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Thomas Blagden departed 9 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 16 Aug 1841
John Blagg / Blagg 22 hus (family 2) Bricklayer neither Nottingham, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Mary Blagg / Blagg 24 wife of John (family 2) Dressmaker neither Nottingham, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
David Blaig arrived 12-Feb 1840 from Hobart 1 Feb on the Bandicoot
Charles Blaine 31 hus of Eliza (family 02) Labourer Prot Both London arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Eliza Blaine 29 wife of Charles (family 02) House Keeper Prot Both London arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
James Blaine 9, Charles Blaine 7 1/2 and Sarah Blaine 0 dau of Charles (family 02) Prot London arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Sarah Blann, died 4m female Melbourne 1842 #3720 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Charles Blann and Mary OHara christened Ellen 1843, Mary 1846, Benjamin 1849, John 1851 lived 3 years, Elizabeth Rhoda 1856 #11071 lived 4m
Ellen, eldest dau of Mr Charles Blann, Emerald Hill, wed on 17 Nov 1859 to William Henry Caldwell youngest son of Mr William Cardwell of Sheffield, at St Lukes Church, Emerald Hill by Rev RB Dickenson. Source The Argus, Melbourne, Thursday 24 November 1859. Wm Hy Cardwell died at Inglewood 1882 aged 45, 3rd son Alfred Staniforth lived 4m
Charles Blann holder of a publican's licence for Junction Inn, situated in Whitehall St, Footscray, ... gives notice to transfer Licence to Ellen Cardwell out of Footscray, 28 Nov 1870. Source The Argus, Melbourne, Tuesday 6 December 1870
The Argus, Melbourne, Friday 27 May 1870 death by accident reported in Bendigo Advertiser, at Coy's Diggings when Motten and Charles Blann fell 150ft down the mine shaft.
Mary, youngest dau of Mr Charles Blann, wed on 11 June 1864 to Mr George Frederick Rolke of Melbourne, at St Peters Church, by the Rev HHP Handfield. Source The Argus, Melbourne, Monday 13 June 1864. 5chn
Mary OHara died 1884 #1152 aged 72, at Footscray
From Chestnut Blue web page, Charles Blann was born in July 1811 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Blann and Elizabeth Best. Charles Blann died on 5 March 1890 #5263 aged 78, at the Woolpack Hotel, Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.
Anne Blair (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney on the John Cooper with mother and sister
Mr Blair the Police magistrate for Portland, sailed 17 Oct 1840 from Sydney for Portland Bay on the Prince George
James Blair - Police Magistrate, 25 pounds monthly, date appointed Oct 1840. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 01, 21 Nov 1840
James Blair departed Melbourne 19 Apr 1841 for Hobart town arrived 24 Apr on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Blair departed 10 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Paul Pry James Blair - Police Magistrate, 25 pounds a month. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, page 03, 31 Mar 1842
James Blair - Police Magistrate. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 05, 1 May 1843, Page 07, 1 May 1845, Page 09, 1 July 1847
James Blair Melbourne departed 19 Apr 1841 for Hobart town arrived 24 Apr on the Flying Squirrel
James Blair The Port Phillip Herald Fri 10 Mar 1843 purchased a half acre lot in Portland
James Blair and Margaret Lomesney christened Margaret Elizabeth 1844, Marion 1844, Ellen Mary 1846
James Blair, purchased land at Mount Clay, Portland. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
J and J Blair, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
James Blair Police Magistrate Portland Bay, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Blain Cleared out from Port Phillip 2 May 1843 for Launceston Tamar
James Blair has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
James Blair freehold Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
James Blair freehold Portland Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
James Blair 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
James Blair in Jan 1844 purchased 59 acres and 52 acres, Portland land sales, at 1 pound an acre, Portland, source local newspapers
James Blair 12 Feb 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
James Blair, appointed Police Magistrate, Commisioner of Insolent Estates at Portland. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
James Blair, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
James Blair, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
James Blair, Police Magistrate at Portland was born a daughter on 16 Dec. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Dec 1845
James Blair, Commissioners For Taking Affidavits. Portland Bay Commissioners For Taking Acknowledgments Of Married Women Portland Portland Commissioner
James Blair, J.P Police Magistrate Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
James Blair 22 (single man 6) Farm Servant Prot both Monaghan, came 17 July 1841 on the England
John Blair Departed from Hobart on 12 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Industry
John Blair 29 (single man 5) Farm Servant Prot both Monaghan, came 17 July 1841 on the England
John Blair shop Elizabeth St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Blair Crew 08 Carpenter arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
John Blair wed Isabella Hamilton in 1845 at Presbyterian
John Blair, 22 was Labourer, trained as Shoemaker single sheep and cattle stealing 7 years convicted 27 April 1843 at Glasgow received 16 June 1843 Glasgow became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Were & Gill Portland Bay district - List a014 and b60,
John Howard Blair tailor Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Letitia Blair 19 (single woman 4) House Maid Prot Reads Conroy, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Letitia Blair wed William Brewster in 1846 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Mary Blair and child Departed from Hobart on 29 May 1838 for Port Phillipon the Blossom
Mary Blair (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney on the John Cooper
Mr Blair Departed from Hobart on 17 Apr 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mrs Blair arrived 20 Sep 1839 from Greenock 6 Apr 1839 via Adelaide 9 Sep, Cabin passenger on the Ariadne
Mrs Blair, Anne Blair and Mary Blair arrived 4 Apr 1841 as Cabin passengers of the John Cooper and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney, on the John Cooper
Mrs Blain, Miss Blain and Miss Ann Balin arrived May 12 1841 in Sydney from Port Phillip on 8 May on the John Cooper
Mr Blair departed 10 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Paul Pry - source Launceston Courier 14 June 1841
Mr Blair, Steerage arrived 30 Sep 1842 from London 7 June on the Aden
Mr Blair arrived 9 Jan 1844 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Blair arrived 15 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart, on the Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Robert Blair 20 (single man 03) Labourer Prot both CoDerry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Manlius source Bounty Immigrants
Robert Blair in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Robert Blair List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Robert Blair Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
William Blair 20 (young man 1) Shepherd Presbyterian both Londonderry, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
William Blair 32 hus (family 2) Carpenter RC both Armagh, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mary Ann Blair 24 wife of W (family 2) Housemaid RC both Armagh, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Maria Blair 18 months dau of W (family 2) RC both Armagh, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
William Blair and Mary Ann christened Catherine Elizabeth 1841, William James 1844,
William Blair in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
William Blair, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
William Blair shoemaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Alicia Blake, Cabin arrived 13 Dec 1842 from Liverpool and Dublin on the Dublin
Mr F W Blake - (Cabin 1) and to Sydney on the Neptune
George Blake wed Ann Hale in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
George Blake Shoemaker Roach’s-terrace Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George died 1847 Male aged 45 at Melbourne
Henry Blake convict came on the Camden Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 16 granted ticket-of-leave 9 Jun 1840
Old Bailey 16th September 1830, case 1681, Henry Blake was indicted for stealing on 23 July, 1 handkerchief, value 2s, the goods of John Enoch Abell, from his person. In St James' Park about three oclock - it was the day the King went to the House of Lords. Found Guilty. Aged 17. Transported for 14 years.
Henry Blake, one of 198 convicts transported on the Camden, 21 March 1831. Sentence details: Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 14 years on 16 September 1830. Vessel: Camden. Date of Departure: 21 March 1831. Place of Arrival: New South Wales
Henry Blake, male wed Martha Lever 1842 #4670 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Henry Blake and Martha Lever christened John 1843, Charles 1845, See the letter at Martha's page
Henry Blake house Flinders Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Henry Blake List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Blake wed 13 Mar 1839 to Grace Burns witnesses John Jones and Mary Ann Austen by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
James Blake carpenter, wife Grace son James Blake born 16 Nov 1839 baptised 1 Dec 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James Blake and Grace Burns christened John 1844,
James Blake, stole a bag of sugar from Alexander Sim tried before second jury for Supreme Court Mon 18 Nov 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Nov 1844
James Blake, charged with robbing a dray to be transported for 7 years. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Nov 1844
John Blake departing 14 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Joseph Blake arrived 6 Nov 1844 at Geelong from Hobart on 26 Oct Tropic, source local newspapers
JB Blake, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Michael Blake 24 (single man 6) Farm servant, Prot both, Limerick, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Mr and Mrs Blake and 2 chn Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mrs Blake and child arrived 24 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr Blake and child departing 29 July 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mrs Blake and 2 chn arrived 11 Sep 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch - source Launceston Courier 13 Sep 1841
Mr and Mrs Blake and 2 chn arrived 25 July 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Tue 26th July 1842
Mr Blake arrived 8 Aug 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Tue 9th August 1842
Mr Blake, arrived 12 Aug 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair
Mr and Mrs Blake cleared out 20 Dec 1842 and Arrived Sydney 3 Jan from Port Phillip, Posthumous
Mr Robert Blake hus of Alicia arrived 13 Dec 1842 from Dublin - on the Dublin source Port Phillip Herald Fri 16th December 1842
Mrs Alicia Blake wife of Robert arrived 13 Dec 1842 from Dublin - on the Dublin
Shedrick Blake Police Court Mon 30 May charged with being drunk fined five shillings source Melbourne Times - Sat 4 June 1842, page 3
Shadrach Blake wed Mary Casey in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Thomas 1847
Mr T Blake Departed from Launceston on 21 Feb 1839 for Portland Bay, on the Mary
Thomas Blake sailed from Launceston 16 Dec for Port Fairy and Portland Lowestoft
Catherine Blakely arrived 17-Jul 1840 from Launceston on 13 July on the Lowestoft - source Port Phillip Herald 21 July 1840
Eliza Blakely / Blackley 22, (single woman 7) House servant, RC, reads, Tyrone, arrived 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Eliza Blakely wed Dennis Thornton in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Rebecca Blakely / Blackley 20, (single woman 8) House servant, RC, reads, Tyrone, arrived 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Rebecca Blakeley wed William Creamer in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Edward Blakestone 24 hus of Mary (Family 02) Labourer Prot both Somersetshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Mary Blakestone 24 wife of Edward (Family 02) Housekeeper Prot both Middlesex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Mrs Blakiston, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Edward Blakestone - Blakiston and Mary christened Jessy 1845, Mary 1845, Julia 1847
from 'Somerset Years', Edward born at King Weston, Somerset, wed 1841 to Mary Blondell at Lambeth
James Blastock - The Grange, Grange Inn 15 miles not had License before, Name of Surety AE Alexander Portland, 12 months from 1 July 1846. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 65, 20 June 1846
James Blastock - The Grange, Grange Inn 15 miles not had License before, Name of Surety Matthew Hunniford. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 65, 20 June 1846
Mr Blakney, has a 2 year old horse he is riding in first race Melbourne Races this day and lost because his horse threw him and broke his arm. report. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Mar 1840
Mr Blamey surgeon departed from Port Phillip for London on the Persian 12 Mar 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 March 1845
Charles Blamire Esq. to be a Steward at a Ball in honour of Her Majesty's birthday - source Port Phillip Herald 20 May 1845
Henry Mortimer Blanch born 1817 wed 1839 to Harriet Mary Barton, born George Dendy 1844, Mary Adelaide Barton 1847, total of 13 chn.
Directory 1847 Owned Property, settler Bourke st. and Brighton Brighton - Freehold Property
Henry is brother to John, killed in an accident caused by a careless customer, sons of Ann Mortimer, (daughter of Jackson Mortimer) and John Blanch
Henry Mortimer Blanch settler Bourke st. and Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
John Blanch, subscribed 2/2/- to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale, raising a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840,
Master J Blanch (Cabin) departed for London 3 Apr 1841 on the Indemnity,
Master W Blanch (Cabin) departed for London 3 Apr 1841 on the Indemnity
Mr and Mrs Blanche and 2 chn Cabin arrived 1 Dec 1843 on the Imaum Of Muscat
John Blanch aged 26 and Sarah Blanch aged 22, killed on December 16th, 1839, of the surviving two, neither it is expected will survive the injuries received; their names are Henry Griffin and Charles Deering. ... Their three children, John, William Harnett and Ann Eleanor, were out walking with their maid when the accident occurred. There is no mention of them - or of their recently arrived relatives - in the newspaper account.
John Blanch died 18 Dec 1839, 26 years Gunsmith at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Sarah Blanch died 17 Dec 1839 22 years wife of John Blanch at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Genealogy of Blanch - John Blanch 1812 son of John Blanch, wed 1833 to Sara Witt in 1833. The orphaned William Harnett Blanch, born 1836, grandson of the founder and son of the eldest son John, returned from Australia to be apprenticed to his uncle William in 1851.
Sarah Blanch died 17 Dec 1839, 22 years wife of John Blanch at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mrs Blanchard with 3 chn and 1 servant arrived 18 May 1842 from Newcastle on the Lady St Kilda source Port Phillip Herald Fri 20th May 1842
Mr and Mrs Blanchard 3 chn and servant cleared out 15 Sep 1842 for Valparaiso via Launceston on the Vesper source Port Phillip Herald Fri 16th September 1842
Thomas Blanchard Departed from Launceston on 16 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Mr and Mrs Blanche and 2 chn arrived at Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 from London 11 July and arrived at Adelaide 9 Nov, Imaun of Muscat
Mr J Bland (n 14) Cabin, listed on the Isabella Watson arrived 11 Aug 1840
J Bland, Port Phillip Herald 10 Jun 1842 Page 2 Committee Mechanics Institution Annual Report
James Bland, Insolvency in firm of Carfrae and Bland, auctioneers Melbourne liabilities 922 deficiency 503. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Feb 1844
J Bland, foreman in jury for Supreme Court Sat 16 Mar 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
John Bland 23 Widower (family 2) Labourer Prot both Dublin, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mrs Bland - wife of John died 30 Jan 41 after premature birth (family 2) Prot, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Bland, wed Matilda Mcclelland 1842 #663 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
J Bland Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
John Bland Counting house CollinsSt Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Bland House Collingwood Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Bland Warehouse Collins St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Bland Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
John Bland not on voters list, signed a letter to Henry Moor Bourke Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 31 Oct 1843
John Bland, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
John Bland christened Eliza Anne 1845, James 1847,
John Bland jurors empannelled source Port Phillip Herald Fri 17th June 1842
John Bland (foreman) Jury for 20 May source Melbourne Times - Sat 18 June 1842, page 3
Mr John Bland signed support letter for John Matthew Smith source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd December 1842 News Page 3
John Bland sworn in as a Special Constable before His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845, 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
John Bland tinsmith Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J Bland (Cabin 18) came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Thomas Bland wed Mary Ann Bennett in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
G Blandford, letter at Geelong Post Office 12 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 12 Feb 1844
George Blandford List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Blandford 28 hus of Grace (family 01) Carpenter Prot Both Dorsetshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Grace Blandford 27 wife of Joseph (family 01) House Keeper Prot Both Dorsetshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Albert Blandford 6 son of Joseph (family 01) Prot Both Dorsetshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Joseph Blandford, of Melbourne, Hairdresser, from Insolvencies, dated 19-Dec and 31-Dec 1842
Joseph Blanford, and Eliza baptised male Nelson at Independent Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #1079 and Ellen 1843,
Joseph Blandford Shop Elizabeth St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
J Blandford, hairdresser in Melbourne. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 Jan 1844
Joseph Blandford a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Mr Blandge sailed 17 Oct 1840 for Launceston - on the Indemnity
Mr Blane arrived 23 Apr 1840 from Lauceston on 14 April, on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 24 Apr 1840
Margaret Blaney 23 (single woman 4) Housemaid RC both Cavan, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Mr Blanman departed 15 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Henry - source Launceston Courier 22 March 1841
Sarah Blann, died 4m female Melbourne 1842 #3720 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Charles Blann and Mary OHara christened Mary 1846
From Chestnut Blue web page, Charles Blann was born in July 1811 at Upper Beeding, Sussex, England. He was the son of John Blann and Elizabeth Best. Charles Blann died on 5 March 1890 #5263 aged 78, at Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.
John Blanshaw farmer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
James Blanthorn came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes adult and Thomas 19
G. Blastock Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
James Blastock / Blastrock 28 hus (family 8) Labourer Prot both Yorkshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Jane Blastock / Blastrock 19 wife of James (family 8) House Keeper Prot both Yorkshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
James Blastock Correspondence The Grange Postmaster sold Portland Bay River Station Morella to Fraser, W
Mr and Mrs Blastock arrived at Port Phillip 24 Dec 1843 from Portland Sally Ann
Joseph Blaxhan / Blaxon 33 hus (family 3) Labourer RC both Sunderland, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Catherine Blaxon 30 wife of Joseph (family 3) Housemaid RC reads Sunderland, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Margaret Blaxon 7, Andrew Blaxon 6 and William Blaxon 4 son of Joseph (family 3) RC Sunderland, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Infant With Blaxon 0 dau of Joseph born on board (family 3) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
John Blaxland Cleared out from Port Phillip 2 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 10 May Winscales
Mr and Mrs Blaxland From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mr Blaxland arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Blaxland cleared 25 May 1844 and sailed 26 May from Melbourne for Sydney via Launceston on 28 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
James Blay Directory 1847 shoemaker Portland Bay
John Blay Owned Property Gawler St Portland - House & Land
John Blay and Elizabeth christened John 1840, Elizabeth Conset 1843,
John Blay, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
James Blay shoemaker Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J Blay with wife and 3 chn Departed from Hobart on 10 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Swan River Packet
William Blay and Margaret christened Carol 1841, Elizabeth 1841, Margaret 1841, William James 1843
Mr Wm Blaze arrived 24 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston cleared on 18 Nov and sailed on 21 Nov Swan, source local newspapers
Jane Bleanur / Blemine 22 (single woman 2) House servant Prot both Haddington, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Jean Blemmer, wed William Shillinglaw 1842 #660 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Jean Bleamiers, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Isaac Bendall / Blendall 37 hus (family 3) Labourer Prot reads Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Blendall 32 wife of Isaac (family 3) Housemaid, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Elizabeth Blendall 9, Louisa Blendall 7 and Hanah Blendall 3 dau of Isaac (family 3) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Angus Blees arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 20 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1845
Alice Mary Blessington wed Charles Henry Sayers in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Alice Blessingham, a dress maker and reside in Elizaabeth St. I know Sarah Ellerby and her daughters. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 June 1845
(from The Melbourne Courier), 18 June, 1845, she worked as a dressmaker, teaching Sophia Lavinia Ellerby to make straw bonnets
Charles H Blesington and M Alice christened Edmund 1847
Joseph Blevan 25 hus (family 5) Labourer Prot both Armagh, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Frances Blevan 27 wife of Joseph (family 5) House servant Prot both Armagh, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Mr and Mrs Blevin and son arrived Adelaide 22 Mar 1844 from Sydney via Belfast and Port Fairy, out 26 days, on the Emma, source local newspapers
Joseph Blevins farmer Gardiner's Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Blevin and Margaret christened Isabella 1844
Eliza Blewitt christened William Absalom 1847 died
John Blewitt wed Eliza Hannan in 1845 at Church of England
John William Pen Blick, Insolvent confirmed Insolvency certificate of discharge. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Apr 1844
James Bligh 22 (single man 5) Farm Servant RC both Meath, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
James Bligh, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Mr Richard Bligh (Intermediate 1) came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mr Bligh cleared out 1 June 1842 for Portland and Port Fairy on the Sally Ann source Port Phillip Herald Fri 3rd June 1842
David Blight, licensed to cut timber County of Grant. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
Mr GG Blight Esq. sailed 21 Feb 1840 for New Zealand. on the Earl Stanhope
Mrs Blinkensorp and child Arrived at Sydney on 29 Oct from South Australia on 2 Oct and Portland Bay on 25 Oct on the Hope

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