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John Broom 22 (single man 3) Labourer Prot both Devonshire , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Robert Broom List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Captain Brooman master Departed from Launceston 31 Oct 1837 for Port Philip on the Rebecca
Captain Brooman master Arrived at Launceston 10 Dec 1837 from Port Philipon the Rebecca
James Broomfield List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Broomfield 23 hus (family 4) Farm Servant Prot neither Queens Co, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mrs Broomfield - wife of Joseph (family 4) died on voyage on the Fergusson
Sarah Broomfield 0 dau of Joseph born on voyage (family 4) came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mr Broomfield arrived 24 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip Will Watch
Mr Broomfield arrived 8 August 1841 at Port Phillip from Launceston, Scout
Mr TD Broomfield arrived 20-Feb 1840 from Launceston on the Charlotte
J. D. Bromfield Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
J.D Broomfield settlers Ion Court Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Broomfield arrived 24 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr Broomfield departing 4 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Scout
Thomas Broomfield, Licensed to depasture stock at Gipps Land District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
William Broomfield 33 hus (family 8) Wool sorter, Prot reads & writes, Co ?, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Elizabeth Broomfield 32 wife of William (family 9) Shoebinder, Prot, Co ?, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Elizh Mary Broomfield 5, Caroline Broomfield 3 and Matilda Broomfield 0 dau of William (family 12) Prot, Co ?, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
'Somerset Years' lists him as born in Surrey, with wife and children born at Bristol
John Brophy Advertising, signed a support letter for Alexander Chisholm source Melbourne Times - Sat 9 July 1842, page 3
J Brophy The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
John Brophy freehold off Bourke St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Brophy clerk in Herald office Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brophley Crew arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Timothy Brosnahan List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Anne Brothers 22 (single woman 3) Housemaid Prot reads Ireland, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Anne Brothers wed William Grass in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Patrick Brothers 18 drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Alexander Brough 32 hus (family 1) Labourer Prot both Perth, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Anne Brough 31 wife of Alexander (family 1) House keeper prot neither Perth, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Robert Brough 11, David Brough 9 and Margaret Brough 6 dau of Alexander (family 1) Perth, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Christina Brough 25 (single woman 3) Farm servant Prot both Perth, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
John Brough convict came on the Westmoreland 1835 sentenced to 14 years assigned to Alex Deunean Bulleen Tickets of Leave to be collected page 212 - 8 granted ticket-of-leave 4 Sep 1842 Labourer
John Brough, one of 220 convicts transported on the Westmoreland, 03 March 1835, Convicted at Lincoln. Boston Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery for a term of 14 years.
Nicholas Brough convict came on the Westmoreland now Free Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 28 granted ticket-of-leave 14 Sep 1842
none named Nicholas on Westmoreland, or Nicholas Brough, as matches on Convicts database
Robert Brougham Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Robert Brougham, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
JA Broughton, Licensed to depasture stock at Murray District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
J.A Broughton settler Ginjellock Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Broughton 35 hus (family 1) Shepherd Prot both Rowanshire, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Tomisan Broughton 35 wife of Richard (family 1) Housemaid, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
John Broughton 12, Edmund Broughton 9 and Caroline Broughton 2 dau of Richard (family 1) came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Thomas Broughton died 1847 Male aged 31 at Melbourne
Sarah Brow 20 (single woman 11) House maid RC both Cork, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mrs Amelia Brown in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Amelia Brown Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Andrew Brown Barwon River Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Andrew Brown Mount Shadwell Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Andrew Brown, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Andrew Brown List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Andrew Brown 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Andrew Brown wed Mary Jellie in 1846 at Presbyterian Portland Correspondence Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847 sold Murray Warrough to Brooke, J & T L
Andrew Brown Owned Property Belfast - House & Land
Andrew Brown settlers Mount Napier Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Brown 21 (single woman 2) Housemaid Prot neither Ireland, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Ann Brown, female wed Robert Latells 1842 #4476 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Anna Brown, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Archabald Brown - 3rd Mate (Staff 5) came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Mr A Brown arrived 23 Mar 1840 from Hobart, on the Gratitude
Mr A Brown Arrived 30 August 1840 from Sydney on 8 Aug on the Thomas Laurie
Benjamin Brown convict came on the Morley (5) Tickets of Leave to be collected page 214 - 11 granted ticket-of-leave 3 Jun 1839
Bridget Browne wed John Dascombe in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Bridget Brown lodging-house keeper Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Brown master, cleared at the Custom House Launceston, on 1 July 1836 for Portland Bay, on the Elizabeth
Captain Brown master Departed from Launceston 11 May 1837 for Port Fairy on the Elizabeth
Captain Brown master Arrived at Launceston 5 June 1837 from Port Fairy on the Elizabeth
Captain Browne master Departed from Launceston 21 June 1837 for Portland Bay on 17 June on the Elizabeth
Captain Brown master Arrived at Launceston on 7 July 1837 from Portland Bay on the Elizabeth
Captain Browne master Arrived at Launceston 1 Oct 1837 from Port Fairy and St Vincents Gulf on the Elizabeth
Captain Browne master Arrival at Launceston, on 29 Nov 1837 from Portland Bay Children
Captain Brown master Sailed from Sydney 30 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip the ship on the Denmark Hill
Captain Brown Arrived at Sydney on 1 Mar 1839 from Port Phillip on 27 Feb, on the Denmark Hill
Captain Brown Arrived at Sydney 3 June 1839 from Port Phillip on 24 May on the Paul Pye
Captain Brown master Arrived at Sydney on 14 Dec 1839 from Greenock and Port Phillip 9 Dec on the Palmyra
Captain Brown sailed 8-Jun 1840 for Batavia on the Orissa
Captain Brown and 2 boys arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Launceston on the Charlotte
Captain Browne arrived 25 Feb 1841 from Sydney on 20 Feb on the Sea Horse source Port Phillip Herald
Capt Brown cleared out 3 Feb 1842 for Sydney on the Seahorse source Port Phillip Herald, Fri 4th Feb 1842
Captain John Brown - Captain (Staff 1) came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Capt Brown (Steerage 3) came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Captain Brown master arrived at Port Phillip 4 Jan 1842 from London 16 Aug 1841 on the Bolina source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 7th Jan 1842
Captain Brown master cleared out 18 Feb 1842 for New Zealand on the Bolina source Port Phillip Herald Tue 22nd Feb 1842
Captain Brown master sailed from Port Phillip 4 Jan 1842 for Sydney - on the Supply source Port Phillip Herald - Fri 7th Jan 1842
Captain Brown master Aug 1842 for Portland Bay and Adelaide on the Hawk source Launceston Examiner 20 Aug 1842
Captain Brown master with Mrs Brown and child cleared 8 Mar 1844 from Sydney for Adelaide via Port Phillip, on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master, with Mrs Brown and child cleared 20 Apr 1844 and sailed 23 Apr from Melbourne for Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master with Mrs Brown and child arrived 5 July 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 24 June Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master with Mrs Brown and child cleared and sailed 22 July 1844 from Melbourne Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master, with Mrs Brown and child cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master with Mrs Brown and child arrived 20 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 12 Nov Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master with Mrs Brown and child cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Captain Brown master arrived 24 Sep 1842 from Sydney on the Thomas Lord source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th September 1842
Catherine Brown 16 (single woman 5) Housemaid RC neither Dumfreyshire, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Catherine Brown 20 (single woman 2) Housemaid RC neither Castle Cornell, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Catherine Brown wed Frederick Boyds Ratcliffe in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Catherine Brown wed George Stanway in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Chas Brown 23 (single man 4) Shepherd Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Charles Brown 23 hus (family 5) Bricklayer Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Brown 22 wife of Charles (family 5) Housemaid Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Henry Brown 10 months son of Charles (family 5) came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Charles Browne, died 1d male Melbourne 1842 #38396 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne registered also Charles Brown, died male Melbourne 1842 #105 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Charles Brown 25 (single man 4) Gardner Prot Both Co. Derry , came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Charles Brown house Collingwood Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Charles Brown 4 Nov 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Charles Brown arrived 6 Nov 1844 at Geelong from Hobart on 26 Oct Tropic, source local newspapers
Charles Brown, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Charles Brown wed Esther Acklay in 1845 at Presbyterian
Charles Brown bricklayer Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Brown publican Golden Fleece Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Charlotte Browne 22 (single woman 05) House servant Prot reads Dublin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Charlotte Brown wed Robert Keys in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Christian Brown settler Stephen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Deacon Brown cleared out 14 Mar 1842 for Launceston arrived 23 Mar on the Scout source Port Phillip Herald
Mr Duncan Brown with wife and family Departed Mon 21 Jan 1839 from Sydney 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Abercrombie
Duncan Brown, and Margaret baptised female Mary at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #806
Duncan Brown, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Duncan Brown Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Mr D Brown arrived 18 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Mary cutter
Mr E Brown Departed from Hobart on 2 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Lookin
Ebenezer Brown Cabin passenger arrived 18 Sep 1839 from Leith on the Caledonia,
Ebenezer Brown coach builder and wheelwright Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Ebenezer Brown, male wed Ann Sim 1842 #4597 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Ebenezer Brown freehold Lonsdale St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Ebenezer Browne House Lonsdale St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Mr Ebenezer Brown Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
Ebenezer Brown, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Ebenezer Brown coach builder Lonsdele street, Source - 1847 Directory
Edmund Brown Sailed from Port Phillip 5 April 1843 for Liverpool Thomas Hughes
Edward Brown, accused of stealing a basin, frying pan and boiler - not guilty Source - "Geelong Advertiser" 21 Feb 1842
Edward Brown Criminal Court Wedst 15 June on trial for stealing clothing from Henry Horter source Melbourne Times - Sat 18 June 1842, page 3
Edward Brown lodging-house keeper Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Eliza Brown 19 (single woman 2) Dairy maid, Prot reads, Hampshire, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Eliza Brown wed Richard Venvall in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Eliza Brown 27 (single woman 3) Housemaid Prot reads Kings Co , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Eliza Browne 22 (single woman 01) House servant Prot both Co Meath arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Eliza Brown wed Thomas Pyers in 1845 at Presbyterian
Eliza Jane Brown 16 (single woman 5) House Maid Prot Both Donegal , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Elizabeth Brown 22 (Steerage 2) House maid, ?, came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson arrived 11 Aug 1840
She continued to Sydney, see here
Elizabeth Brown wed Charles Greenwood in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Browne, wed Richard Parsons 1842 #720 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Elizabeth Corientia Brown wed William Walker in 1845 at Church of England
Emily Brown dressmaker Stephen steeet, Source - 1847 Directory
Garrett Brown Convict came 1834 on the Hero assigned to Hinchson & Masterson (S)
Garrett Brown convict came on the Hero 1834 Murchison Assigned Servants page 5 - 10 granted ticket-of-leave
Garrett Brown convict came on the Hero 1835 sentenced to life assigned to JH Campbell Goulburn River Tickets of Leave to be collected page 212 - 17 granted ticket-of-leave 10 Mar 1845 Labourer
Query on Convicts database gives no result
George Brown Sailed from Hobart 21 Dec 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Eagle
George Brown esq Source LE - Arrived at Launceston 3 April 1838 from Portland, Fox
George Brown 39 hus (family 3) Stonemason Prot neither Edinburgh, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Elizabeth Brown 21 wife of George (family 3) Housemaid Prot neither Manchester, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
George Brown, and Elizabeth baptised female Mary at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #721
George Brown 24, hus (family 1) Carpenter, RC Write Co Limerick, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
Fanny Brown 20, wife of George (family 1) House servant, both, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
George Brown, and Fanny Washington baptised female Elizabeth at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #343
George Brown 20 (single man 1) Labourer Prot Both Co. Galway , came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
George Brown brickmaker Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Browne 29 (single man 02) Labourer Prot both Co Westmead arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
George Brown Portland Bay Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark 1 to 30 Sep 1843
George Brown wed Margaret Tyrer in 1844 at Presbyterian Portland
George Brown, County of Grant monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
George Brown wed Emma Lowe in 1845 at Presbyterian
George Brown Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Geo Brown carpenter Little Brunswick st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Georgiana Brown - (Steerage 5) came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon maybe wife of Samuel
Gilbert Brown 29 (single man 5) Labourer Prot Both Fyfe , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
GR Brown arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 18 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 24 June 1845

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