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The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

David Bilton came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 22
James Bilton departed from Port Phillip for Portland Bay and Port Fairy on the schooner 'Ellen and Elizabeth' 8 Mar 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 13 March 1845
John Bilton Convict life on the Susan assigned to V J Clow
John Bilton convict came on the Susan (1) assigned to Rev Clow Assigned Servants page 5 - 9 granted ticket-of-leave
John Bilton List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Captain Lewis Bilton (Staff 1) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Captain Bilton master source Port Phillip Herald, Fri 4th Feb 1842
Captain Bilton master cleared out 5 Feb 1842 for Bombay on the Ward Chipman source Port Phillip Herald Tue 8th Feb 1842
Mr Bilton arrived 21 Sep 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 10 Sep, on the Agenoria
William Bilton convict came on the Susan (1) 1834 sentenced to life assigned to Judge Donnithorne Mt Macedon Tickets of Leave to be collected page 212 - 2 granted ticket-of-leave 16 Aug 1842 Bullock driver
John Bin Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
James Bingley List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Bingby departed 19 May 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Thomas Bingle Arrived at Hobart 20 Oct 1837 from Port Philip on the Adelaide
John Binnie Honeysuckle Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Binnie see Speed, Anderson and Binnie Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Anna Binnel 22 (single woman 4) Laundress, Prot both, Hampshire, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Andrew Binns 38 hus (family 3) Labourer Prot Both Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Binns 39 wife of Andrew (family 3) Housemaid Prot Both Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
William Binns 9, Sarah Binns 7, Mary Binns 5 and Andrew Binns 9 months son of Andrew (family 3) Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Ann Binn / Binns 19 (1 single woman) House Servant Prot Both Lancashire, came 16 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
William Binns 18 (single man 8) Labourer Prot Both Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
William Binns in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Mr C Binny arrived 12-Feb 1840 from Hobart on 5 Feb on the Lillias
Mr Charles Binny (Cabin) cleared 15 May 1841 for London on the Platina
Martha Binny / Binny 28 Paid own fare, Right arm & hand much deformed. Shrunk and useless. (Steerage sw4) Governess Prot Both Yorkshire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Martha Binney, female wed Fairley Lindsay 1842 #4c Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
James Binson sailed 28 Sep 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
James Bintage arrived 23-Feb 1840 from Launceston 18 Feb, on the Perseverance
Mr A Birch Departed from Launceston 6 Sep 1837 for Port Philipon the Enterprise
A Birch Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
A and CS Birch Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
E Birch and C Birch Partnership Seven Hills Loddon River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
A. Birch & C Birch in a partnership settlers 7 Hills Loddon River, Source - 1847 Directory
A and C Birch, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Mr C Birch Departed from Launceston 6 Sep 1837 for Port Philipon the Enterprise
C Birch Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Cecil Birch Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Cecil Birch, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Charles Birch wed 29 Oct 1838 to Jessie Stodart witnesses William Lord and Edward Peers by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Charles Birch and Jessie Stodart christened William 1840,
Charles Birch, and Jessie baptised Elizabeth at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #13029 and Mary 1846
C Birch and E Birch Seven Hills Loddon River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Charles Birch The Port Phillip Herald Tue 11 Apr 1843 accused of stealing a yoke and bow from GA Greaves, aquitted
Mr Birch 7 Hills Station employed John Haris / Harris 37 hus of Alice (family 19) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
C Birch see Birch A. & C in a partnership settlers 7 Hills Loddon River, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr JH Birch Passengers - Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
John Birch, male wed Catherine Riley 1842 #35487 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Birch and Catherine Reily christened Francis 1843
Joseph Birch Crew reports possibly lost 1838 on the Sarah
Mr Birch sailed 21 Feb 1840 for New Zealand. on the Earl Stanhope
Mr Birch sailed 24-Feb 1840 for Hobart on the Wallaby
Mr Birch arrived 7-Ap 1840 from Hobart on 31 March on the Mary Hay
Mr Birch arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Launceston on 23 May on the Tamar
Mrs Birch arrived 30-Oct 1840 from Launceston on 24 Oct on the Charlotte - source Launceston Courier 26 Oct 1840
Mrs Birch sailed 10-Nov 1840 for Launceston on the Charlotte
Mr Birch arrived 14 Mar 1842 from Hobart on the Lillias source Port Phillip Herald Tue 15th March 1842
Mr Birch arrived 13 Oct 1842 from Hobart on the Lillias source Port Phillip Herald Fri 14th October 1842
Mrs Birch is departing for London on the Abberton - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1845
Richard Birch - crew (Staff 3) came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Samuel Birch aged 18 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
W Birch settler Loddon subscribed in advance to Arden's Colonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Mr A Birchett Cleared out from Port Phillip 12 July 1843 for London Glenbervie
George Birchfield, Cabin passenger arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Mr Henry Birchin sailed from Hobart, 16 March 1836 for Portland and London on the Boadicea
Alexander Bird Fogorigg River Hopkins Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Henry Bird Page 153 List of letters lying in this Post Office 31st May 1847
Henry Bird bricklayer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Bird came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
Mr Bird arrived 10-Jan 1840 from Hobart Town 31 Dec on the Shamrock Source - Port Phillip Herald 14 Jan 1840
Mr Bird arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on the Lillias
Mr Bird sailed 29 Oct 1840 for Launceston in ballast on the Fox
Mrs Bird for Launceston cleared 15 Mar 1844 and sailed 16 Mar from Melbourne, arrived at Launceston 19 March, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Patrick Bird - convict came on the Woodbridge 1840, has not called for his ticket, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843
Patrick Bird Convict came on the Woodbridge 1840, sentence 10 years, granted Ticket of Leave 18 Aug 1845, holder at Portland Police Station
Thomas Bird arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Thomas Bird departed from Launceston to Port Phillip on the brig Fox 14 Oct 1840 - source Launceston Courier 19 Oct 1840
Thomas Bird departed 3 May 1841 from Launceston for Port Fairy on the Fox - source Launceston Courier 10 May 1841
Thomas Bird sailed 4 Apr 1842 for Portland Bay on the Essington source Launceston Examiner 8 Apr 1842
T Bird, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Surveyor Insolvency debt of 1038 pounds, 0.33% of 56 debts listed
Thomas Bird in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Thomas Bird List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr William Bird Cleared from Launceston 14 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the EssingtonLaunceston Examiner 16 Nov 1842
William Bird, male wed Esther Pallas 1842 #3930 Presbyterian Portland
William Bird owed 23 pounds wages by insolvent James Dawson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 Sep 1845
William Thomas Bird wed Bridget Fitzgerald in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland christened Matilda 1846, William 1847,
William Bird Owned Property Belfast - House & Land
Mr WK Birkell in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Captain Birkenshaw master Arrived at Sydney on 29 Oct 1839 from Port Phillip 20 Oct on the Kate
Captain Birkinshaw Ship's Master arrived 24-Feb 1840 from Sydney 16 Feb on the Christina
Mrs Birkinshaw 6 April 1841 arrived from Port Phillip 3 Apr, on the Christina
Mrs Birkinshaw departed 12 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Christina
Mrs Birkinshaw arrived 27 Dec 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 22 Dec on the Christina
Captain Birkinshaw master arrived 23 Sep 1842 from Sydney on the Christina source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th September 1842
Mrs Birlikshaw arrived 23 Sep 1842 from Sydney on the Christina source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th September 1842
Captain Birkenshaw master cleared out 9 Dec 1842 for Sydney - on the Christina source Port Phillip Herald Tue 13th December 1842
Captain Birkenshaw master Arrived 16 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Sydney Christina
Captain Birkenshaw master Arrived at Port Phillip 1 May 1843 from Sydney Christina
Mrs Birkenshaw and child Arrived at Port Phillip 1 May 1843 from Sydney Christina
Mrs Birkenshaw and child Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 21 May Christina
Captain Birkenshaw master Arrived at Port Phillip 8 July 1843 from Sydney on 26 June Christina
Mrs Birkenshaw and child Arrived at Port Phillip 8 July 1843 from Sydney on 26 June Christina
Mrs Birkenshaw and child Cleared out from Port Phillip 22 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 August Christina
Captain Birkenshaw master arrived at Port Phillip 22 August 1843, from Sydney on 10 Aug Christina
Captain Birkenshaw master, arrived 2 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney, on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Mrs Birkinshaw and child cleared 7 Mar 1844 from Sydney for Port Phillip, on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Captain Birkenshaw master cleared 17 Apr 1844 for Port Albert and sailed 20 Apr from Port Phillip, arrived Sydmey 29 Apr on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Captain Birkenshaw master and Mrs Birkenshaw and dau arrived 12 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 17 Oct Wave, source local newspapers
Mrs Birkenshaw and dau cleared on 18 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 19 Nov for Sydney Wave, source local newspapers
Captain Birkenshaw master and Mrs Birkenshaw and dau arrived 16 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 5 Dec on the Wave, source local newspapers
Captain Birkenshaw master and Mrs Birkenshaw and dau cleared on 21 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 23 Dec for Sydney on the Wave, source local newspapers
Mr Joseph Birkett Intermediate arrived 12 Sep 1842 from Liverpool Oceanlist from image Liverpool 258 and 259, source Port Phillip Herald Fri 30th September 1842
Joseph Birekett Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr William Birkett Intermediate arrived 12 Sep 1842 from Liverpool Oceanlist from image Liverpool 258 and 259, source Port Phillip Herald Fri 30th September 1842
WK Birkett, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Jonathan Birkine and Rosannah christened Elizabeth 1841
Robert Birkmire 27 (single man 10) Joiner Prot both Port Glasgow arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
Mr Birknell sailed 4 Aug from Launceston for Port Phillip the Tamar
Walter Birmingham, painter, 26, convicted of theft of silk valued 18/13/6 from Henderson - source Sydney Morning Herald Tue 24 Sep 1829,
Walter Birmingham Arrived at Sydney 19 Feb 1837 from Port Phillip on 13 Jan via Launceston on 7 Feb on the Success
Mr Birmingham arrived 23-Oct 1840 from Launceston on 10 Oct on the Mona
Mr Birmingham sailed 31-Oct 1840 for Launceston on the Paul Pry
Walter Birmingham departing 3 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 6 Dec 1841
Walter Birmingham born in Ireland, and Mary Dunne christened Sarah 1844, Mary 1844, Eliza 1846
Walter Birmigham Portland dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Walter Birmingham, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Walter Bermingham, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Walter Birmingham Owned Property Portland - Freehold Property
Died 1850, 8 June 1850 probate granted to Mary Birmingham, widow. In Portland, in County of Normandy, District of Port Phillip. Supreme Court. Saturday, June 8, 1850. In Insolvency. Before His Honor the Resident Judge. In Re Henry Hughes. On the motion of the Chief Commissioner, the certificate granted to this insolvent was confirmed. Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction. In The Will Of Walter Birmingham, Deceased. On the motion of Mr. Wilkinson, probate of the last will and testament of Walter Birmingham, deceased, late of Portland, in the County of Normanby, in the District of Port Phillip, carrier, was granted to Mary Birmingham, widow of deceased.
Mary Birmingham wed 1851 to John Bryan Fitzgerald 1821 - 1871 #4016 aged 50, son of Mary Finn and Bryan Cunningham Fitzgerald and had 3 sons and 3 daus
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Geo Dale, Bentruck St Commercial Inn, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- PPMB (Portland Police Magistrate Book), Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Samuel Hutchinson, Bentruck St Steam Packet Inn, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- PPMB, Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Wm Frost, Percy St Portland Inn, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- PPMB, Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Cronin, Golden Fleece, 1 year from 1 July 1843. Source:- PPMB, Page 55, 23 Apr 1843
Walter Browning Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Higgins, Portland London Inn, 1 year from 1 July 1843. Source:- PPMB, Page 55, 23 Apr 1843
Walter Birmingham Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Richard Nolen Arrenoonony Travellers Rest, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for William Bourne, Bentinck St, Portland Commercial Inn, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Samuel Hutchinson, Bentruck St, Portland Steam Packet Inn, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Wrymis, Gawler St London Inn, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Toggan?, Perry St, Portland Portland Inn, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for The Travellers Inn, from Abraham Ward Arrendoorong to Richard Nolan. Source:- PPMB, Page 57, 25 May 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Higgins, Gawler St, Portland London Inn, 9 Sep 1844 to 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 59, 16 Aug 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, Green Hills The Fleece, 1 Dec 1844 to 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 59, 13 Nov 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for William Bourne, Bentinck St, Portland Commercial Inn, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Daniel Oneill, Crawford River Crawford Inn, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Lewis Richard, Emu Creek Woolpack Inn, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for James Earl, Fitzroy River Halfway House, from 1 Jan 1845 to 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 23 Dec 1844
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for David Edgar, Fitzroy River Bush Tavern, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Michael Robinson, Mount Sturgeon The Woolpack, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Wiggin, Portland London Inn, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- PPMB, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for John Higgins, Bentinck Julia Sts Portland Saloon Inn, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Martha Bourne, Bentrinck St Commercial Inn, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Richard Lewis, Emu Creek Woolpack Inn, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for David Edgar, Fitzroy River Bush Tavern, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, Green Hills The Fleece, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for James Foggan, Percy St Portland Inn, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, The Fleece, from 1 Dec 1845 to 1 July 1846. Source:- PPMB, Page 63, 4 Nov 1845
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for Commercial Inn, from Martha Bourne Bentinck St, Portland to Thomas Cleghorn Strachan. Source:- PPMB, Page 67, 9 Dec 1846
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for The Steam Packet Inn, from John Burns Bentinck St, Portland to Robert Herbertson. Source:- PPMB, Page 67, 2 March 1847
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for Portland Inn, from James Foggan Very St, Portland to Robert Taylor. Source:- PPMB, Page 67, 2 March 1847
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for The Fleece Inn, from Robert Taylor Green Hills to Robert herbertson. Source:- PPMB, Page 67, 21 Oct 1846
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Richard Lewis, Emu Creek Woolpack Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for David Edgar, Fitzroy River BridleJane Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Sarah Higgins, Julia and bentinck Sts Portland London Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Robert Herbertson, Julia St Britannia Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for London Inn, from Sarah Wiggins Julia and Bentinck Sts to James Holman. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 1 July 1847
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Conway Ferrons, Woodford on the Glenelg Woodford Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 69, 7 May 1847
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for James Holman, Cnr bentinck and Julia Sts London Inn, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for Thomas Cameron, Cnr Gawler and bentinck Sts Portland Hotel, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for David Edgen, Fitzroy River Bush Tavern, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
Walter Birmingham - Portland, Surety for James Foggan, Percy St Portland Inn, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- PPMB, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
Walter Birmingham - Surety for transfer of license for Britannia Inn, from John Sealey Julia St to Robert Herbertson. Source:- PPMB, Page 81, 24 Apr 1848
Bermingham & Reilly in a partnership settlers Mullough Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Birnell departed 24 Jan 1844 from Launceston for Portland on the Lowestoft, source local newspapers
Agnes Birnie List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Anne Birnie wed Charles Ruff in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Daniel Birnie Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Daniel Birnie botanist Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Francis Birrel sailed 19 Feb 1844 from Hobart for Port Albert in ballast, on the Agenoria, source local newspapers
James Birrell Bunninyong Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Birrell settler Bunniyong, Source - 1847 Directory
John Birt List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Birt aged 29 adult male emigrants - arrived 15 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from London on 27 July and Falmouth on 6 Aug Royal George, source local newspapers
Mary Birtwhistle 20 (single woman 04) House servant Prot reads Queens Co arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Captain Biscoe master Arrived at Sydney on 1 Sep 1839 from Port Phillip on 21 Aug on the Emma
Captain Biscoe master, arrived 14 August at Port Phillip from Hobart, in 1841 Truganini
Captain Biscoe master, cleared 2 Sept from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 18 Sep, in 1841 Truganini
Miss Bisdee Arrived at Port Phillip 16 July 1843 from Launceston on 12 July Scout
Miss Bisdee sailed from Port Phillip 8 Sept 1843 for Launceston arrived 12 Sep Scout
John Bish 27 hus of Sarah (family 17) Labourer Prot reads Surry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Sarah Bish 26 wife of John (family 17) Prot neither Surry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
John Bish and Sarah christened George 1844, Mary 1846,
Ann Bishop 19 (single woman 3) Nursery maid, Prot both, Lornesshire, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Ann Bishop wed James Elsey in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Captain Edward Bishop Ship's Master arrived 23 Mar 1840 from Launceston on 20 Mar, on the Enterprise
Captain Bishop sailed 11-Sep 1840 for Sydney on the Perseverance
Captain Bishop Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 July 1843 for Western Port Alpha
Captian Bishop arrived at Port Phillip 12 Sept 1843 from Western Port Diana
John Bishop convict came on the Patriot 1838 sentenced to life Tickets of Leave to be collected page 214 - 7 granted ticket-of-leave 7 Mar 1846 Labourer
John Bishop 21 (single man 03) Labourer Prot Both CoCork arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
John Bishop List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Bishop Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Mary Bishop 27 (single woman 5) House maid Prot both Kilkenny, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Mary Bishop wed Thomas Hale in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Bishop Arrived at Launceston on 8 Aug 1838 from Port Phillip and Sydney on the Siren
Mr Bishop Cabin arrived 18 Oct 1840 from London on the London
Mr Bishop Cleared from Launceston 7 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the Sir John Franklin Launceston Examiner 9 Nov 1842
Mr Bishop arrived at Port Phillip 10 Feb 1843 from Sydney Tobago
Robert Bishop source CH sailed from Hobart 13 July 1843 for Portland schooner Minerva
Thomas Bishop, and Mary baptised Thomas at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12818
Thomas Bishop, died T 14m male Melbourne 1842 #3746 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas and Mary Bishop/Hislop and 2 chn cleared out from Port Phillip 7 Dec 1843 for Launceston arrived 11 Dec Henry
William Bishop 28 (single man 3) Carpenter Prot both Somersetshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
William Bishop and Mary Bishop christened Clemintina 1841, Thomas 1842,
William Bishop, Hannah and Family drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
William Dunn Bishop, letter at Geelong Post Office 26 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
D Bispham arrived at Port Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Lillias' 25 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 29 Apr 1845
Betsy Bissell 17 No Bounty (disallowed 3) House Servant Prot reads Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
George Bissnett 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Joseph Bissell jurors empannelled source Port Phillip Herald Fri 17th June 1842
Joseph Bissell (foreman) Jury for 20 May source Melbourne Times - Sat 18 June 1842, page 3
Mr Joseph Bissell shopkeeper, had goods stolen source Port Phillip Herald Tue 19th July 1842
Mr Bissell of the Padlock, had a snuffer and tray stolen by John Palmer, source Melbourne Times - Sat 16 July 1842, page 3
Joseph Bissele esq Cleared from Launceston 19 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the ScoutLaunceston Examiner 23 Nov 1842
JG Bissell Advertising, signed a support letter for Alexander Chisholm source Melbourne Times - Sat 9 July 1842, page 3
JG Bissell, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Joseph Bissel News - Jury for Feb 15 - available but not called
Mr Bissell arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Launceston on 23 May on the Tamar - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
Mr Bissell arrived 30 Oct 1840 from Hobart on 22 Oct on the Flying Squirel
Mr Bissell sailed 9 Nov 1840 for Honart on the Flying Squirel
Mr Bissell arrived 1 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 26 Nov, on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Bissell arrived at Port Phillip 14 Feb 1841 from Hobart on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Bissell 'The Goose and Gridiron'; Publicans' Licenses granted source Port Phillip Herald Fri 6th May 1842
Mr Bissell arrived 30 Aug 1842 from Launceston on the Scout source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd September 1842
Mr Bissell cleared out 3 Sep 1842 for Launceston on the Scout source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th September 1842
Mr Bissell cleared out 22 Oct 1842 for Hobart on the Flying Squirrel source Port Phillip Herald Tue 25th October 1842
Mr Bissell Arrived at Port Phillip 28 April 1843 from Hobart Lillias
Mr Bissell Cleared out from Port Phillip 3 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 17 June Flying Squirrel
Mr Bissell arrived 24 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 16 Nov Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Mr Bissett cleared on 5 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 6 Dec for Launceston arrived 9 Dec on the Swan, source local newspapers
Samuel Bissell Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Captain Bissett master arrived Sydney 2 July 1841 from Port Phillip on the Thetis
William Besset / Bisset 19 (single man 2) Shepherd Prot both Fifeshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
William Bissett wed Ann Ryan in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened William 1846
William Bissett List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847 Page 153 also in list dated 31st May 1847
William Bisset and Ann Sealy christened Thomas 1845
Ann Bissett died 1880 aged 67, dau of Mary Freeman and William Seary.
William Bissett, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
William Bester/Bister 23 Labourer Cambridge Prot neither arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Mr Bitsell sailed 26-Jun 1840 for Launceston on the Charlotte
Mr Bitten sailed 22-Apr 1840 for Sydney on the Jewess

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