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Ellen Bramer departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Charlotte - source Launceston Courier 25 Jan 1841
Mr Bramfield arrived at Port Phillip 26 Sept 1843 from Launceston on 19 Sep Tamar
Eliza Brammor 20 (single woman 05) House servant Prot reads Monaghan, employed by Mr Stephens, Melb, a relative arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
James Bramsden came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes aged 17
James Bramsden came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot adult
Capt Bramwell arrived 25 Dec 1842 from Liverpool - on the Thomas Hughes source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th December 1842
Captain Bramwell Sailed 14 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip and arrived Sydney 18 Jan Dublin
Capt Bramwell bounty? left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
Mr Bran arrived 19 June 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Thomas Branigan, 26 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Thomas Branagan, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Thomas Branagan wed Mary Anne Stanlake in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
William Branch, male wed Bridget Reilly 1842 #35492 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Isaac Branchett - came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 28
T B Branco - Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Bridget Brand stay and corset maker Flinders street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Brand porter Flinders street, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Brandley carpenter Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Brandon wed Mary Ann Allen in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Henry Brandreth convict came on the Prince George now Free Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 27 granted ticket-of-leave 12 May 1841
Henry Brandreth, one of 250 convicts transported on the Prince George, 20 December 1836, Convicted at Bristol City Quarter Session for a term of 7 years.
Henry Brandrith, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 Prince George for Melbourne Ticket of Leave granted
'Perilous Voyages' page 95 notes - events on the Manlius arrived 15 Feb 1842, with typhoid-stricken migrants. Henry Brandreth, former convict dispenser at Melbourne Hospital, was sent to assist Dr Watson in the care of sufferers in the sick camp, but he became a victim of the disease. Two more former convicts Bartholomew Burns/Byrnes and James McKenzie, were employed to bury the 17 who died after arrival.
John Branderick List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Brannican, and Anna Tereza Brian baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Newtown 1842 #36483
Eliza Branning - Browning came Jan 1840 with 273 on the John Bull aged 21
John Brannon came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 20
William Brannen, and Sarah baptised Maria Caroline at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12848
William Branonn Page 32 letters lying in this Post Office 3 Feb 1847
William Branonn tinsmith Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Bransgrove arrived 20 May 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Tue 24th May 1842
George Bransgrove - Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
John Bransgrove died 1847 Male aged 54 at Melbourne
John Brant wed c1846 to Martha Fitzgerald b 1820 Wexford, Ireland d 1877 #11213 at Harrow, Victoria
Charles Branton passengers from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
Mr C Brantam Cleared out from Port Phillip 29 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June and Sydney Seahorse
Mr Branyon arrived at Port Phillip 31 Dec 1841 from London 11 June, and Rio de Janeras 3 Oct - on the Sarah source Port Phillip Herald - Tue 4th Jan 1842
Mrs Braslington arrived at Port Phillip from Sydney on the steamer 'Thistle' 30 July 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jul 1845
John Brasman, and Anne Adison baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #289
Mary Ann Brason wed Timothy Connor in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Denis Brassil, and Margaret Skeene baptised male Michael at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #193
Mr Brassy (Cabin) came 26 July 1841 on the Stratheden and cleared for Sydney 26 Aug 1841 on the Stratheden
Mr Bray Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Miss Bray arrived 20 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 13 Dec on the Swan, source local newspapers
Patrick Bray, indicted for shooting at Patrick Sullivan with duck shot, blinding him in one eye. Source - Geelong Advertiser 25 Apr 1844
Sophia Bray 15 (single woman 02) Housemaid Prot both Devon, employed by L McKinnon Melbourne arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Thomas Bray in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Abraham Braybrook Convict came 1834 on the Hooghly (s) assigned to H N Carrington Esq.
Abraham Braybrook, one of 260 convicts transported on the Hooghley, 25 July 1834, Convicted at Essex Assizes for a term of life on 03 March 1834.
Abraham Braybrooke convict came on the Hooghly 1834 assigned to HN Carrington Assigned Servants page 5 - 8 granted ticket-of-leave
Abraham Braybrooke convict came on the Hooghley (4) 1834 sentenced to life assigned to Mr Bowerman River Plenty Tickets of Leave to be collected page 212 - 4 granted ticket-of-leave 4-Mar-43 Labourer
Abraham Braybrook, male wed Eliza Francis 1842 #4592 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Alexander Braybrook shoemaker River Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Brayley sailed on 13 Dec 1844 from Launceston for Portland on the Timbo, source local newspapers
Mr Brayon, Cabin arrived 1 Jan 1842 from London on the Sarah
Michael Bregue / Brayne 24 (single man 3) Labourer RC Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
William Breach, wed Bridget Reilly 1842 #284 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Moses Breard fined 5/-/- for persons drunk being found on his premises; source Port Phillip Herald Tue 14th June 1842 page 3, Police Intelligence, Friday 10 June
Mark Brealey Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
R. Breaspur Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
William Breathurst 22 hus (family 7) Shepherd Prot both Whitehaven, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Hanah Breathurst 23 wife of William (family 7) Dairymaid Prot reads Whitehaven, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Thomes Brebent cabinet maker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Breck sailed 31-Oct 1840 for Launceston on the Paul Pry
T. Bredan Depasture Licenses Bourke March 12, 1847
Thompson Bredin / Breden 37 hus of Mary (family 08) Labourer Prot both Louth Came into Depot later left in his own resoirces arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mary Bredin / Breden 33 wife of Thomson (family 08) Prot both Louth arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Jane Bredin 12, Mary Anne Bredin 10, George Bredin 8, Martha Bredin 6, Eliza Bredin 4 dau of Thomson (family 08) not Prot Louth arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Susan Bredin 1 infant died 7 June 1844 during voyage on the Dale Park
James Briden/Bredin 14 single man Labourer Co Louth Prot both Geelong arrived 21 July 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park
Williem Breedman labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Breen Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Miss Mary Breen in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Terence Breen Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Michael Bregue / Brayne 24, (single man 3) Labourer, RC, Tipperary, arrived 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Thomas Brehaut wed Rachel Mccallister in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Brehant List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Eleanor Buhannet / Bakemet 21 (single woman 9) Housemaid Mayo, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Eleanor Breheany wed James Rodges in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Hugh Brehamy - appointed 2 months. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 09, 1 July 1847
Eliza Breim 20 (single woman 10) Laundress RC neither Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Nicholas Brekenshire Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mr B Brelane arrived 24 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 16 Apr on the Scout, source local newspapers
Mr Brelett arrived 24 May 1842 from Sydney on the Sea Horse source Port Phillip Herald Fri 27th May 1842
Bridget Brennan 19 (single woman 3) Housemaid RC reads Limerick, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Bridget Brennan wed John Clancy in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Catherine Brendy 25 (single female 03) Housemaid RC both Dublin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington source Bounty Immigrants
Catherine Brennan, died aged 2, female Melbourne 1842 #38304 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr Charles Brennand arrived 20 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Charles Brentani watch & clockmaker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Deborah Brennan wife of Florence Donoughoe son John Donoughoe born 2 Jun 1839 baptised 9 Jun 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Dennis Brenan expected at Port Phillip left Launceston 3 July schooner 'Gem' - source Port Phillip Herald 21 July 1840
Edward Brennan 28 hus (family 1) Carpenter RC both Limerick, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Johanna Brennan 32 wife of Edward (family 1) Housekeeper RC both Limerick, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Edward Brennan 30 (Single man 03) Labourer RC both Kings County arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Edmond Brenan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Edward Brennan Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Edward Brenan, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Edward Brennan Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Eliza Brennan wed Joseph Lee in 1845 at Presbyterian
Elizabeth Brenan wed James Mcdonnel in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Elizabeth Brenan wed Stephen Egan in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Elizabeth Brennan, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Ellen Brennan sponsor for Mary Ann Ward baptised 7 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Ellen Brennan sponsor for John Donoughoe baptised 9 Jun 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Francis S. Breman Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
J D Brennand - Brenan Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mr J Brennan sailed 18-Jul 1840 for Valparaiso on the Cumberland
James Brennan 18 (single man 02) Labourer RC both Tyrone arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
James Brennan - Brenan wed Mary Ann Milton in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Brennan - convict came on the Larkins 1829, (ship does not match with name) has not called for his ticket, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843
John Brenan 19 (single male 11) Labourer RC neither CoGalway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Samuel Boddington source Bounty Immigrants
Margaret Brenan / Brennan 18 (young woman 4) Housemaid RC reads Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Margaret Brennen 18 (single woman 06) House servant RC reads Armagh Left on her own resources arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Margaret Brennan, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Margaret Brennan wed Matthew Doogan in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Margaret Brennan wed William Aitken in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Martin Brennan convict came on the Lord Admiral now Free Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 11 granted ticket-of-leave 5 May 1840
Martin Brennan, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 informed his Ticket of Leave was found, will be returned if he pays cost of the advertisement
Patrick Brennan, came on the William Jardine Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Patrick Brennan 24 (young man 2) Labourer RC both Meath, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Patrick Brennan 26 (single man 6) Labourer RC Neither Tipperary , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Patrick Brenan 20 (single man 4) Labourer RC both Galway, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Patrick Brennan wed Bridget Manning in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne.
This identification from a query by Eleanor Toal. - Patrick Brennan, a Bootmaker, b.ca.1821 in Woodford, Co Galway. Parents' names unknown. Arrived at Port Phillip, Melbourne 04.10.1841 on the Agricola and married in 1847 to a fellow passenger, Bridget Manning from Ballanakill.
Patrick Brennan List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847 and unclaimed 7 April 1847
Richard Brennan 34 hus (family 4) House Servant both Co Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Brennan 22 wife of Richard (family 4) Labourer RC reads Co Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Richard Brennan, and Mary Murray baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #222
Richard Brennan witness at wedding of Henry Alridge wed 22 May 1842 to Bridget Kennedy at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
Richard Brennan Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
Richard Brennan Western Port District Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark for 1 to 30 July 1843
Stephen Brenan came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 16
Timothy Brennan 21 (single man 7) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Timothy Brennan wed Winifred Tougher in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Timothy Brenan, and Winifred Tooher baptised male Thomas at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Merri Ck 1842 #36259
William Breemer / Brennan 24 hus of Sarah (Family 03) Smith Prot both Middlesex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Sarah Breemer / Brennan 26 wife of William (Family 03) House maid Prot both Middlesex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Sarah Breemer / Brennan 2 dau of William (Family 03) Prot both Middlesex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
WA Brennan Western Port District licensed to cut timber from 1-31 Aug 1843
Brennan Glen Allen Derabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Brennan see Toogood & Brennan in a partnership settlers County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Brentan arrived 23 Jan 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 19 Jan on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Charles Brentani arrived 27 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 20 Apr, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr C Brentaine cleared on 12 Oct 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 16 Oct for Launceston, arrived 18 Oct Shamrock, source local newspapers
Charles Brenton arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 27 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 29 Apr 1845
Charles Brentani Directory 1847 watch & clockmaker Collins street
Mr Brenton arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Launceston on 30 May on the Paul Pry
Mr Brenton Arrived at Port Phillip 10 June 1843 from Liverpool 16 Feb Amiga
Richard Brentan 29 hus (3 family) Labourer Prot Both Cornwall, came 27 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Anne Brentan / Brentan 33 wife of Richard (3 family) House keeper Prot Both, came 27 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Margaret Bresna wed 21 Jul 1839 to Daniel Leahy at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Timothy Bresnon, and Margaret Lander baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36305
Timothy Bresnane Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
G Breston arrived at Port Phillip for Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 8 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 9 Jan 1845
James Brett, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Mr Brett Arrived at Launceston on 23 Oct 1838 from South Australia and Portland Bay on the Africaine
John Brettargh Bourke Ward to meet at his "St John Tavern" Mr Davies source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Robert Bretargh wed Mary Pender in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Brettargh Adelphi Hotel Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Robert Brettargh 'St John's Tavern' Queens St, Publicans License granted source Port Phillip Herald Fri 29th April 1842
Robert Brettargh, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Queen St St John's Tavern
Robert Brettargh, of Melbourne, Publican, from Insolvencies, dated 13-Jun and 13-Jun 1842
Robert Brettargh The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 postponed decision for St Johns Hotel
Robert Brettargh News - Jury for Feb 15 1843
Robert Brettargh News - Jury for Supreme Court 17 Feb 1843
Robert Brettargh Insolvent, applying for Certificate source PPH, 28 Feb 1843
Robert Brettargh house Queen St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Robert Brettargh on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Robert Brettargh Licensed House Queen St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Robert Brettargh Licensed House Queen St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
R Brettargh, in jury for Supreme Court Sat 16 Mar 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
Robert Brettargh, license renewed for 'Adelphi Hotel' Little Flinders St postponed to 14 May. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Charles Brettenal wed Julia Dempsey in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Bretton List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
G W Bretts Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847

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