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Hanmer Edward Brown settler Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Browne arrived 12 May 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 8 May on the Caroline
Henry Brown 30 hus (family 6) Farm servant Prot both Kings Co , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Sydney Brown 26 wife of Henry (family 6) Farm servant Prot both Kings Co, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Matilda Brown 5 dau of Henry (family 6) Prot Kings Co , came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Sidney Brown, died 30 (came on) Stra 1842 #334 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Matilda Browne wed 1855 to Thomas Preston, and named her first daughter born 1864, Sydney Elizabeth Preston and her first son was John Henry born 1856.
Henry Brown 22 hus (family 4) Bricklayer Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Brown 22 wife of Henry (family 4) Housemaid Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Henry Brown house Church Square Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Henry Brown house Little Collins St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Henry Brown House Lane off Bourke St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Mr Henry Brown Melb employed Mary Mccanna / Mcanna 20 (single woman 32) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Henry Brown Correspondence Portland Bay Moppiananum 640 acres 15 1
Henry Brown Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Henry Brown brickmaker Swamp Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Hugh Brown Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr H Brown Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Mr H Brown arrived 1 Jun 1840 on the Henry from Launceston on 28 May
Mr H Brown sailed 4 Apr 1842 for Portland Bay on the Essington source Launceston Examiner 8 Apr 1842
Isabella Brown wed John Miller in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Brown convict came on the Surry Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 39 - 20 granted ticket-of-leave 10 Apr 1840
James Brown convict came on the Surry (4) Tickets of Leave to be collected page 214 - 9 granted ticket-of-leave 13 Apr 1840
a match on Convicts database only gives - James Brown, one of 160 convicts transported on the Surrey, 02 October 1822, Convicted at York Assizes for a term of life on 20 July 1822.
James Brown Departed from Launceston on 3 June 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Gem
James Brown Sailed from Launceston 9 Jan 1837 for Port Phillip on the Hetty
Mr James Brown Departed from Hobart on 9 Nov 1837 for Port Philipon the Hetty
James Brown Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
James Brown Departed from Sydney on 7 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Abercromby
James Brown -, Steerage, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Doctor James Brown Doctor (Staff) came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
James Brown (Cabin) cleared 15 May 1841 for London on the Platina
James Brown / Browne 35 hus (family 6) Carpenter Prot both Limerick, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Mary Browne 23 wife of James (family 6) House maid Prot both Limerick, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Richard Browne 3 and Mary Ann Browne 0 dau of James (family 6) Prot Limerick, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
James Brown baker Little Collins & Elizabeth-streets Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Brown carpenter Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Brown landholder Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Browne 28 hus of Jane (family 04) Wheelwright Prot Both Paisley arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Jane Browne 22 wife of James (family 04) House Keeper Prot Both Montrose arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Jane Browne 2 months dau of James (family 04) Prot Both Montrose arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
James Brown (foreman) Jury for 20 May source Melbourne Times - Sat 18 June 1842, page 3
James Brown jurors empannelled source Port Phillip Herald Fri 17th June 1842
James Brown Police Court Tues 26 July indicted of being drunk fined five shillings source Melbourne Times - Sat 30 July 1842, page 3
James Browne employed by Mr Timothy Horgan to do job of plastering, but they stopped due to wet weather, would not continue. Contract cancelled. source Port Phillip Herald Fri 16th December 1842
James Brown, and Sarah baptised Albert at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12782
James Brown, and Catherine baptised Joseph at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Ovens Rivr 1842 #12769
Joseph Brown, died James 6m male Melbourne 1842 #3703 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Brown in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
J Brown The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
James Brown News - Jury for Feb 15 1843 - available but not called
James Brown News - Jury for Supreme Court 17 Feb 1843
James Brown house Bourke St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
James Brown freehold Parish Keelbundora Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
James Brown freehold, Yarra Yarra The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during seventh hour, 3-4pm
James Brown Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
James Brown Shop Elizabeth St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
James Brown House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
James Brown Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
James Brown 21 (single man 06) Stone mason Prot both Lancashire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Mr James Brown arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
James Brown Parish Keilbundona freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
James Brown Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
James Brown Crew 13 arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
James Brown Fined 40s for failing to appear for Jury duty on 16 Mar 1844 Officers 15 Mar 1844, source local newspapers
James Brown a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
James Brown convict guilty of robbing Joseph Raleighy to be transported to Sydney. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Nov 1845
James Brown wed Elizabeth Craig in 1847 at Presbyterian Geelong
James Brown wed Cath Crawford in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Brown 1847 Owned Property Belfast - House & Land
Jamea Brown steward of steamer Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Brown carpenter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Brown labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Jas Brown settler Bourke st & Grange Burn Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Brown wed William Mourt in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Jane Brown 20 (single woman 6) House Servant Prot reads Belfast, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Jane Brown 22 (single woman 4) Domestic Servant Prot both Antrim came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Jane Brown wed Napoleon Delere in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
John Browne Arrived at Sydney Tue 20 Feb 1838 from Port Phillip on 10 Feb the Revenue Cutter on the Domain
Mr John Brown Arrived at Sydney on 10 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip on 8 Feb, on the Success
John Brown Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
John Browne on 10 June 1840 purchased suburban allotment in Prahan of 63 acres - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
John Brown Cabin passenger arrived 13 Aug 1840 from Greenock on the Culdee
Mr Brown 20 Aug Cleared for Sydney, on the Culdee
John Brown 27 (Steerage 1) came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Dr John Brown - Surg Supt (Staff 2) came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
John Brown departed 22 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 26 Apr 1841
Mr J Brown on 19 Apr 1841 arrived at Geelong from Melbourne on the Lucy
John Brown departed 22 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
John Browne / Brown 30 hus (family 5) Labourer Prot Both Perthshire , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Isabella Browne / Brown 27 wife of John (family 5) House Maid Prot Both Perthshire , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
John Browne / Brown 1 son of John (family 5) Prot Perthshire , came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
John Brown, and Isabella baptised female Janet at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #793
John Brown, died 2 male Melbourne 1842 #315 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Brown - Ordinary Constable, 19 Aug 1841. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 01 started on 21 Nov 1840
John Brown Captain, (Staff 1) arrived 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Mr J Brown departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
John/Thomas Bryan / Brown 26 (single man 1) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
John Brown departing 11 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
John Brown Barwon River Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Brown compositor Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Browne 26 hus of Martha (Family 03) Blacksmith RC both Co Cork arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Martha Browne 25 wife of John (Family 03) Housemaid RC neither Co Cork arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
John Brown, and Margaret Dorney baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #347
John Brown, wed Bridget Coyle 1842 #843 Independent Melbourne
John Brown, and Helen baptised male Robert at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #715
John Brown wed Charl Henriett Pearce in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Directory 1847 Point Richards county Grant
John Capt Brown came Oct 1841 with 272 on the Thomas Arbuthnot Capt Correspondence sold Portland Bay Mt Napier to Phillips, Henry
John Brown in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Brown 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
John Brown freehold Lonsdale St also has vote in another Ward Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Browne freehold Flinders Lane also has vote in another Ward LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Browm freehold Darebin Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
John Brown freehold Darebin Creek Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John Brown in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
John Brown House Lonsdale St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Brown House Off Collins Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Brown Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
John Brown News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
John Brown Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
John Brown cleared out from Port Phillip 7 Dec 1843 for Portland Sally Ann
John Brown 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
John Brown Seaman (crew 10) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
John Brown, supporting a Committee to hold a meeting at Mack's Hotel, Corio, of all inhabitants of the Western District. Source - Geelong Advertiser 10 May 1844
Mr John Brown arrived 13 June 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart Lillias, source local newspapers
John Brown Darebin creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Brown County of Grant License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Brown 106 signed in support of Rev Peter Gunn published in The Melbourne Weekly Courier on Saturday 10th August 1844
John Brown 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
John Brown, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Brown, has commenced buiness in Geelong as a cooper. Source - Geelong Advertiser 4 Nov 1844
John Brown cleared on 14 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 16 Dec for Launceston on the Scout, source local newspapers
John Brown arrived at Port Phillip from Portland Bay on the schooner 'Ellen and Elizabeth' 1 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 4 Jan 1845
John Brown arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Tobago' 18 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
John Brown is a master builder said never paid below 5/- a day jury for Mon 14 April - Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
John Brown, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Darebin Creek Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Brown, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Heidelberg on Yarra River Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Brown, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845 Correspondence sold Portland Bay Western Elephant to Anderson Brothers
John Brown convict guilty of robbing Joseph Raleighy to be transported to Sydney. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Nov 1845
John Brown came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot aged 20
John Brown wed Eliza Jane Bond in 1846 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
John Brown came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes aged 18
John Brown blacksmith Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown farmer Heidleberg, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown labourer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown merchant Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown merchant Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown merchant Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown painter Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown sailmaker. off Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown settler Mount Elephant, Source - 1847 Directory
John Brown settler Point Richards county Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
John H Brown - Surg Supt arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
John H Dr Surg Supt Brown Doctor Directory 1847 blacksmith Bourke street
John James Brown Directory 1847 farmer Heidleberg Owned Property Off Corio St Geelong - House & Land
Joseph Brown 25 (single man 3) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Joseph Brown List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Brown for Launceston cleared 15 Mar 1844 and sailed 16 Mar from Melbourne, arrived at Launceston 19 March, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Joseph Brown wed Ann Newman in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Joseph Brown, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Joseph Brown came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 17
Joseph Brown wed Ann Dwyer in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Joseph Brown came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes aged 31
Joseph Brown labourer High street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Josiah Brown arrived 18 Jan 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on the Truganina
Mr J Browne Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Yarra Yarra
Mr J Brown with wife and 4 chn Departed from Hobart on 21 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Francis
Mr J Brown Departed from Hobart on 21 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Francis
Mr J Brown Departed from Launceston on 1 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr J Brown Departed from Launceston on 1 Mar 1839 for Portland Bay Fairy, on the Sally Ann
Mr J Brown Departed from Hobart on 7 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Britomart
Mr J Brown Arrived at Sydney on 14 Dec 1839 from Greenock and Port Phillip 9 Dec on the Palmyra
J Brown arrived 13 Aug 1840 on the Culdee and 20 Aug the Culdee Cleared for Sydney
J & G A Brown Correspondence sold Portland Bay Mount Emu to Brown & Marjoribanks
Mr J Brown departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
J Brown 'Settlers Home' Kilmore, Country Applications Rejected source Port Phillip Herald Fri 29th April 1842
Mr J Brown sailed 23 Sep 1842 for Launceston arrival on 27 Sep on the Sir John Franklin source Port Phillip Herald Tue 27th September 1842
J Brown house Alfred place off Collins St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
J Brown jury for Tue 15 April - Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Mr JA Brown arrived 6-Jul 1840 from Hobart on 28 June on the Lord Sidmonth
JS Browne (foreman) Jury for 16 July source Melbourne Times - Sat 16 July 1842, page 3
JS Brown landed proprietor Heidelberg subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Mr JW Brown Arrived at Launceston on 1 Dec 1838 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann

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