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Edward Broderibb / Broderick 32 hus appointed Overseer (family 4) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Margaret Broderipp 28 wife of Edward (family 4) RC both Tipperary, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mary Broderipp 4 dau of Edward (family 4) RC Tipperary, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Ann Broderick 16 (single woman 2) House Servant Prot Both Galway, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Bridget Broderipp / Broderick 22 (Single woman 07) Farm servant RC neither Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Bridget Broderick, female wed Samuel Matthews 1842 #35447 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Broderick 29 (young woman 3) Housemaid RC neither Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Catherine Broderick, female wed Edward Bolan 1842 #35497 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Broderick 15 (single woman 5) Nurse RC Neither Galway, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
David Broderick wed Cath Mcgere in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Edward Broderick cleared 3 July 1844 and sailed 4 July from Melbourne, for Sydney and arrived 6 July at Launceston Shamrock, source local newspapers
Edward Broderick List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Ellen Broderick 24 (young woman 2) Housemaid RC reads Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Ellen Brodericke wed Charles Moloney in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Broderick 18 (young man 4) Carpenter RC both Hatton, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Broderick 19 (single man 5) Labourer RC Both Galway, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Margaret Broderick 17 (single woman 03) House servant RC reads Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Margaret Broderick, female wed Michael Ahern 1842 #35510 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Alexander Brodie 23 Employed as Hospital Assistant (disallowed 3) Farm servant Prot both Wales, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Alexander Brodie - attending to police horses, paid $2/1/-. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 22, 30 June 1842
Alexander Brodie - medicine for horses, paid $2/7/-. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 22, 30 June 1842
Alexander Brodie, was charged with trying to blow up the Portland Bay Hotel with gunpowder at about 2am, Weds 19 Feb 1845. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Brien Brodie 26 (single man 2) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Mr Brodie and 2 sons, (Cabin) cleared 15 May 1841 for London on the Platina
Brothers Brodie - Brodie Directory 1847 Deep Creek
Brothers Brodie - Brodie Original Notice, dated 27th April , 1844 . Re-licensed May 27, 1846.
Charles Brodie house Bourke St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Charles Brodie House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Chief Constable Brodie Seized of strong whisky illegally distilled by Mr David Young News 31 May 1844, source local newspapers
Charles Brodie succeeded Falkiner as Chief Constable, and in 1844 was placed in charge of the Bourke District, his place being taken by William J. Sugden, who resigned in 1848.
Mr Brodie, resigned as Chief Constable. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 31 Aug 1844
Mr Charles Brodie was Chief Constable of Melbourne is now Chief Constable in the County of Bourke moved from Chief Constable of Melbourne News 28 Sep 1844, source local newspapers
Charles Brodie, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Charles Brodie - Brodie wed Martha Turner in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne to be bailiff Jan 1847 County Bourke Chief Constable Page 83 Chief District Constable. 17 March 1847
Charles Brodie dis. chief constable Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
George Sinclair Brodie Arrived with sheep in 1836
George Sinclair Brodie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Mrs Brodie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
George Sinclair Brodie storekeeper wife Mary dau Helen born 4 Mar 1839 baptised 8 Sep 1839 by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
GS Brodie, in Dec 1839 employed John Coveney aged 30, Farm servant, who came on the William Metcalfe
GS Brodie, in Dec 1839 employed Alice Ryan aged 21, Dairy maid, who came on the William Metcalfe
Mr George Sinclair Brodie, arrived 3 Sep 1842 from Leith on the Duke of Richmond George Sinclair Brodie - Brodie and Cornwall Insurance Agent for Melbourne Purchased land, Page 89 as tenants in common 1 rood and 35 perches Melbourne lot 10.
GS Brodie imported 15 bags barley and 7 bags wheat from Launceston schooner 'Joshua Carroll' 15 May 1840 - source Port Phillip Herald 19 May 1840
George Sinclair Brodie auctioneer Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr GS Brodie (foreman) News - Jury for Feb 15 1843 -
Mr GS Brodie (foreman) News - Jury for Supreme Court 17 Feb source PPH, 21 Feb 1843
George Sinclair Brodie has 2 Deeds 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
George Sinclair Brodie freehold, Darebin Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during fifth hour, 1-2pm
George Sinclair Brodie freehold Darebin Creek Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
George Sinclair Brodie Shop and house Bourke St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
George Sinclair Brodie Shop Collins St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Geo S Brodie auctioneer Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden's Colonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
George Sinclair Brodie Store and House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied for name to be removed from the Burgess in Bourke Ward
George Sinclair Brodie Shop Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied for name to be removed from the Burgess in La Trobe Ward
George Sinclair Brodie Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
Geo S Brodie Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
George Sinclair Brodie not on voters list, signed a letter to Henry Moor Bourke Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 31 Oct 1843
George Sinclair Brodie, elected Assessor for Bourke Ward, replacing Benjamin Baxter disqualified. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 Jan 1844 News 11 Jan 1844, source local newspapers
George Sinclair Brodie Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 9-10am election of Representatives for Legislative Council
George Sinclair Brodie Darebin creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
GS and R Brodie Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
GS Brodie, foreman jury for Supreme Court Mon 18 Nov 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Nov 1844
GS Brodie arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 18 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 24 June 1845
George Sinclair Brodie, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Darebin Creek Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
George Sinclair Brodie voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
George Sinclair Brodie - Owned Property auctioneer Lovedale & Elizabeth street. Darebin Creek - Freehold Property
Geo.Sinclair Brodie auctioneer Lovedale & Elizabeth street., Source - 1847 Directory
George Sinclair Brodie, Auctioneer in Collins Street, (Melb) from 1840 onwards. Arrived with sheep in 1836 and held Bulla Bulla Run; Kilmory, Portland Bay, 1844-46, Campaspie 1845-53 and with A.R.Cruikshank, Auctioneers, 1843-45, Wonwondah February 1843- August 1845. Died in 1880. Neither Brodie nor Cruikshank ever lived at Wonwondah, the station being controlled by a manager.
George Brodie is credited as being the first man to auction wool in Melbourne, the sale being set down for 12 o'clock on November 7th 1845. The sale reported in the Port Phillip Patriot was "8 bales of fine, washed wool, selling for 12.25 pence per pound". It was said to be of "good quality but poorly got up".
George Sinclair Brodie left his wife Mary in NSW, and returned with his children to Scotland 1851 and later to Middlesex where he sued for divorce on 21 Apr 1861 - granted because he established residency in UK, and wife stayed in Australia.
JS Brodie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
J Sinclair Brodie 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 Sinclair Brodie 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
James Sinclair Brodie - Brodie Owned Property Bulleen Bourke - Freehold Property
James Alexander Brodie settler Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Brodie 18 (single woman 3) House maid RC neither Clare?, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mr Brodie Arrived at Launceston on 12 Aug 1838 from Port Phillip on the Gem
Mr and Mrs Brodie and 3 chn Departed from Launceston on 10 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Industry
Mr Brodie arrived 3 Sep 1842 from Leith on the Duke of Richmond source Port Phillip Herald Tue 6th September 1842
Mr Brodie arrived 27 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 21 Sep Lillias, source local newspapers
Mr Brodie cleared on 16 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 17 Dec for Hobart on the Flying Squirel, source local newspapers
Nicholas Brody Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Richard Brodie arrived 12 May 1836, sheep for self and brothers
Richard Sinclair Brodie, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Richard Brodie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Richard Brodie engaged 3 men to shear sheep, but they did not finish the job. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
Richard Brodie settlers Deep Creek Mount Macedon, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Brodie 24 (single man 03) Mason Prot both Scotland arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
Robert Brodie, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Robert Brodie Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Robert Broddy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Robert Brodie cleared 14 Feb 1844 and sailed 15 Feb from Melbourne for London, on the Lord Keane, source local newspapers
Robert Brodie List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Sutherland Brodie collect money Feb 1847
Mr William Bradin / Brodie (Cabin 1) Cabin passenger, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
William Leaney Brodie dwelling house, Moonee Moonee Ponds The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
William Leaney Brodie dwelling-house Moonee Moonee Ponds Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
WL Brodie Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
WL Brodie Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
William Leaney Brodie Moonee Moonee Ponds dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Mr Brodie Moonie Ponds employed Henry Berswick / Kerslake 21 (single man 18) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
William Leaney Brodie, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Moonie Ponds Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William Leaney Brodie Owned Property Moonee Moonee Ponds - House & Land Top
W. L. Brodie Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Brodie Brothers in a partnership settlers Deep Creek Mt. Macedon, Source - 1847 Directory
Frank Brodribb List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Adams Brodribb 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
WA Brodribb List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Captain Broggs Departed from Launceston 9 Feb 1836 for Port Phillip and the Mauritius, on the Maria
Mrs Brogg arrived 15 Feb 1840 from Sydney 5 Feb, on the Elizabeth
Catherine Broghan 27 not under protection (single woman 03b) Housekeeper RC both Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Ann Brohan 28 (single woman 2) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Anne Brohun in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mrs Harriet Brome List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Davenport Bromfield The Port Phillip Herald Fri 15 Sep 1843 sailed from Geelong leaving his creditors, has a wealthy brother in India. On 3 Oct his return from van Diemans land was noted, he has satisfied his creditors of his honourable conduct
Thomas H Bromfield came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
Mr C Bromley Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
E Bromley Steerage arrived 8 June 1840 from Liverpool on the Majestic
Edward Bromley aged 14 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
George Bromley Police Court Fri 29 July indicted of being drunk fined five shillings source Melbourne Times - Sat 30 July 1842, page 3
James Bromley witness to wedding of 29 Apr 1839 Samuel Morton to Eliza Cambell at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James Bromley wed Annie Gloss in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Bromley tailor and clothier Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr R Broomlie Departed from Hobart on 12 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Agnes
William Bromly / Bromley 24 hus (family 4) Labourer Prot reads Kent, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Hannah Bromly / Bromley 21 wife of William (family 4) Housemaid Kent, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Stephen Bromly / Bromley 2 and Edward Bromly / Bromley 0 son of William (family 4) Kent, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
William Bromley Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Mr Bronridge arrived 17 Nov 1840 on 7 Nov on the Gem
John Booker / Brooker 22 hus of Mary (family 18) Labourer Prot both Surry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Mary Booker / Brooker 19 wife of John (family 18) Prot both Surry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Thomas Brooker Brooks 24 hus (family 2) Labourer, Prot both, Yorkshire, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Anne Brooker Brooks 19 wife of (family 2) House maid, Prot neither, Yorkshire, came 1 May 1840 on the China
1st Mate A Brooking (Staff 4) came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Ann Brooks / Brookes 25 (single woman 3) Housemaid RC both Shropshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Anne Brooks 16 (single woman 01) House servant Prot reads Bucks Left the ship on her own resources arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Ann Brooks, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Clara Brooks 19 (single woman 02) Housemaid Prot reads Oxfordshire arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Clara Brooks wed Thomas Aldous in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
George Brooks, died on landing, about end of 1841, came on Georgiana from Liverpool deceased intestate, estate placed in charge of Deputy Registrar James Denham Pinnock, for collection. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
Mrs Brooks died 16 Dec 40, family back in Ireland (Cabin 3) , came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Henry Brook, Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
J & T L Brooke Correspondence Murray Warrough 13 94 Transferred from Andrew Brown
J G Brooke Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
James Brooks / Brookes 27 hus (family 2) Farm Servant Prot both Yorkshire, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Marion Brooks / Brookes 24 wife of James (family 2) Farm Servant Prot both Yorkshire, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Kitty/Kezia Brooks / Brookes 2 dau of James (family 2) Prot Yorkshire, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
James Brooks, and Miriam baptised James Jordan at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12909
James Brooks in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Jane Brooks 18 (12 single woman) House maid Prot both Falkirk, came 26 Jul 1841 on the Brilliant
Jane Brook sailed from Port Phillip to Launceston arrived 11 Oct 1843 on Shamrock
John Brooks cleared out 18 Mar 1842 for Hobart on the Adelaide source Port Phillip Herald Tue 22nd March 1842
John Brooks Cleared out from Port Phillip 30 July 1843 for London Enmore
John Brooks arrived 3 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney via Port Albert on the Coquette, source local newspapers
John Brook Mt Macedon employed Jeremiah Connell / Connoll 22 (single man 05) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
John Brook at Mt Macedon employed William Ford 25 hus of Charlotte (family 16) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
John Brooke, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
John Brooke Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
John Brooke settlers Longwood Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Brooks arrived at Port Phillip 3 Feb 1842 from Port Phillip on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 28st Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 6 Feb 1842
Mr JG Brooks arrived 19 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart Lillias, source local newspapers
Mr Brooks sailed from Sydney 27 Feb 1844 bound for Port Phillip via Port Albert on the Coquette, source local newspapers
Mr Brooks and son arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Robert Brooks convict came on the Florentine 11 August 1830 tried Lancaster Quarter Session, Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 18 granted ticket-of-leave 14 Feb 1840
Robert Brooks sailed 17-Feb 1840 for Launceston on the Socrates
Robert Brooks arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 21 Aug 1845
Samuel Brooks 30 (single man 8) Farm Servant Prot both Shropshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Sand Brooks in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Samuel Brooks List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Sarah Brook died 1845 Female aged 27 at Rvr Plenty
Thomas Brooks List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Brooks arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig ' Swan' 31 Oct 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 Nov 1845
Thomas Brooks Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Thomas Brooks brickmaker Batman's Swamp, Source - 1847 Directory
Brooks see Wilson & Brooks in a partnership settler County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brooksbank in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John Brooksbank settler Lampleigh Pyrenees, Source - 1847 Directory

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