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George Carnall 19, Single man 7, Labourer Finerton, Devon, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Frederick Carnabey arrived 9 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr HF Carnerty arrived 9 Jan 1844 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Sydney Carnabey arrived 9 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Carne Departed from Sydney on 25 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip and then China, on the James Laing
Mr DW Carnegy Cleared out from Port Phillip 17 March 1843 for London Ellen
Adam Carnes cleared 14 Feb 1844 and sailed 15 Feb from Melbourne for London, on the Lord Keane, source local newspapers
Arthur Carnes, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Bridget Carney, died 30 female Melbourne 1842 #38371 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ellen Carney 21 (single woman 6) Housemaid RC reads Tipperary, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Elleanor Carney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Mr H Carney Departed from Sydney on 14 May 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Skene
James Corney / Carney arrived 24 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston cleared on 18 Nov and sailed on 21 Nov Swan, source local newspapers
John Carney, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Builder Insolvent debt of 1443 pounds, 0.46% of 56 debts listed
Margaret Carnie - Carney wed George Parsons in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Carney wed 28 May 1838 to Michael Wilmott by Rev James Clow Presbyterian
Mr Carny arrived 14 Oct 1842 from Launceston on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Tue 18th October 1842
Mr Carney arrived Launceston 17 Jan 1843 from Portland Amity
Nicholas Carney and Betsy baptised Mary Ann 1846
Pierce Carney 27 hus (family 7) Farm Servant both Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Johanna Carney 25 wife of Pierce (family 7) Farm Servant both Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Pierce Carney and Johanna /Julia Mcgrath baptised Mary 1846
Robert Carney wed Ellen Anderson in 1846 at Presbyterian Geelong Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Ross Carney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Samuel Carney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Samuel Carney and Catherine Loyd baptised Thomas 1846
Tracey Carney wed John Jones in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Carney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
William Stephen Carney wed Rowan Robertson in 1846 at Presbyterian Portland baptised Robert William 1847
Frederick Carnoby arrived 5 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Feb, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
George Carnoby sen arrived 5 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Feb, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
Geo Carnoby jun arrived 5 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Feb, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
Thomas Carnoe, Glenarona beyond the Goulburn, signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Sept 1844
Thomas Carnoe Glenarona signed an encouraging letter printed 28 Sep 1844 for Rev Peter Gunn News 28 Sep 1844, source local newspapers
Ann Caroll Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Ann Carolan with consent of Official Guardian wed 7 Oct 1839 to Donald Kennedy at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Cornelius Carolan and Ellen Brown baptised Mary Anne 1847
Matilda Carolin wed Frederick Fitzgerald in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr P Carocan arrived 6 Jan 1840 from Launceston Dec 30 on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1840
Sarah Carocan arrived 6 Jan 1840 from Launceston Dec 30 on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1840
Charles Carpenter Crew Surg Supt drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Daniel Carpenter 28 hus of Eliza (family 13) Carpenter 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
Eliza Carpenter 42 wife of Daniel (family 13) 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
John Carpenter 14, Eliza Carpenter 12 and Daniel Carpenter 5 son of Daniel (family 13) Prot Surry arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Daniel Carpenter, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Daniel Carpenter Directory 1847 farmer Brighton
Edward Carpenter Crew Assistant Surgeon drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Henry Carpenter house Little Flinders St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Henry Carpenter, House Little Flinders St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Henry Gibbins Carpenter and Louisa Charlotte baptised Maria Mary 1843, Thomas John 1845
Henry Carpenter, on jury for Tue, 20 Jan 1846. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Jan 1846
H Carpenter a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Johanna Carpenter 25 (single woman 8) Cook Prot Both Oxfordshire, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Johanna Carpenter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Joanna Carpenter wed Richard Cater in 1845 at Church of England
John Carpenter convict came on the Countess Harcourt Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 41 - 7
John Carpenter convict came on the Countess Harcourt Tickets of Leave to be collected page 218 - 12 granted ticket-of-leave 25 Mar 1840
John Carpenter, male wed Margaret Bible 1842 #4584 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Carpenter and Margaret Bible baptised Charles 1844, Margaret 1846
John Carpenter, granted depasturing license for Western Port for March 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
Sarah Carpenter, female wed Henry Knight 1842 #4516 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Dr Wm B Carpenter - Surg Supt (Staff 2) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
William Carpenter, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 21 Apr 1843 Publicans Licence renewed for Bridge Inn River Plenty
Carpenter & Babington in a partnership settlers Glenlyon Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Agnes Carr wed Frederick Broughan Green in 1846 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Alexander Carr died 1845 Male aged 38 at Melbourne
Anne Curr sponsor for Catherine Connor baptised 19 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Anne Carr wed Thomas Fuller in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Captain Carr master at Melbourne arrived 26 Apr 1841 from Hobart town on the Naiad
Captain Carr master arrived 18 May 1842 from Hobart on the Naiad source Port Phillip Herald Fri 20th May 1842
Captain Carr master arrived 5 July 1842 from Hobart on the Naiad source Port Phillip Herald Tue 12th July 1842
Captain Carr master cleared out 12 Aug 1842 for Hobart via Geelong on the Naiad source Port Phillip Herald Tue 16th August 1842
Captain Carr master arrived 13 Aug 1842 from Hobart on the Naiad source Port Phillip Herald Tue 16th August 1842
Catherine Carr Supreme Court for Thurs 15 Dec, Criminal Side claimed that William McDonald entering her house and stealing several articles of clothing Jury found him Guilty, sentenced to transportation for 10 years source Melbourne Times - Sat 17 Dec 1842, page 3
Charles Carr sailed from Hobart, 16 March 1836 for Portland and London on the Boadicea
Charles Carr Source CH - sailed from Port Albert 18 June arrived at Hobart 23 June Agenora
Daniel Core - Carr 24 hus (5 family) Farm servant RC both Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Biddy Core - Carr 24 wife of Daniel (5 family) Farm servant RC both Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Daniel Corr - Carr and Bridget Bradley born Anne 1844, James 1846 Owned Property Kardinia St Geelong - House & Land
Daniel Carr of Portland Bay granted a Hawker's License. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jul 1845
Daniel Carpenter farmer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Curr Esq departed Launceston 21 Nov 1840 for Port Phillip on the Eagle
Edward Curr Esq. arrived at Port Phillip 20 Jan 1842 from Circular Head on the Eagle source Port Phillip Herald - Tues 25th Jan 1842
Mr E Curr Esq. lady and family arrived 14 Mar 1842 from Sydney on the Eagle source Port Phillip Herald Tue 15th March 1842
Edward Curr, and Elizabeth Micklethweit baptised female Flor Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36352
Edward Curr, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 24 Jan 1843 standing for election to Council
Edward Curr, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 16 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 13 May
Edward Curr, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 20 Jun 1843 elected as member to serve in new Legislative Assembly
Edward Curr, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 23 June 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, during third hour, 11-noon Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mr E Curr arrived 11 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 8 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Curr cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Edward Curr, Foreman jury called for criminal cases. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
Edward Curr, granted depasturing license for Western Port for March 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
Edward Curr, voted 11-noon Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Edward Curr, voted 11-noon Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Edward Curr, to serve as a Warden of the District Council, Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 29 June 1844
Edward Curr Murray District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Edward Curr Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Edward Curr donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
Mr Curr is now both a Magistrate in Supreme Court and Member of Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 Oct 1845
Edward Curr, fine of 5 pounds for being absent when called for Jury Duty remitted Medical certificates from 3 medical men. Source - Melbourne Courier 22 Oct 1845
Edward Curr, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Edward Curr, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
three Masters Curr, Cabin arrived 22 July 1842, from Gravesend on the Platina
Edward Micklethwaite Curr, (1820 - 1889) Curr Managed his father's properties in Victoria 1841-50,
Edmond Curr - Carr Correspondence Depast lic Murray Dist no 89 (Refund 23/11/1844) PPEA 10/212
Edward Carr on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Edward Carr Cleared out from Port Phillip 11 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 20 July Amiga
Edward Carr Western Port District License to depasture for month of Feb 1844
Edward Carr St Heliers Yarra Yarra freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Edward Curr - Carr and Elizabeth born Agnes Henrietta 1846, Arthur 1846, Charles Henry 1846, Elizabeth Sarah 1846
Directory 1847 settler St. Heliers Yarra
Edward Curr - Carr and Elizabeth born Julius 1846, Marmaduke 1846, Montague 1846, Richard Taylor 1846, Walt 1846 Owned Property St Heliers Yarra Yarra - Freehold Property
Edward Carr, and Eliz Micklethwait baptised female Florence Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #159
Edward Curr - Carr and Elizabeth Micklethweit baptised Geraldine Mary 1843, Augusta Mary 1846, Edward Miclethwait 1846
Edward Carr freehold off Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Edward Carr, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in St Heliers Yarra Yarra Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Edward Curr settler St. Heliers Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Ellen Carr 20 (single woman 11) General Servant RC reads Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Henry Carr News - Insolvent Court first hearings source PPH 3 Feb 1843
Henry Carr, Insolvent debts being checked. Source - Port Phillip Herald 24 Dec 1844
I Stanley Carr Correspondence sold Portland Bay Lyne to Nowlan & Carr
John Carr sailed 11-Jul 1840 for Launceston on the Pickwick
John Carr labourer Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Curr farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Carr convict came on the Recovery 1819 sentenced to life assigned to Mr Clowes Mt Macedon
Joseph Carr convict came on the Recovery Nominal List of Ticket of Leave page 41 - 12 granted ticket-of-leave 7 Sep 1840 Tickets of Leave to be collected page 216 - 1 Shepherd
Joseph Carr Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mary Jane Carr wed James Thomson in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Michael Carr arrived Nov 1835, 9 Nov 1836 report had thatch residence, half acre potatoes, household of 4 men
Michael Carr, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Michael Carr, in Jan 1839 employed John Haggarty aged 32, Farmer, who came on the Hope
Mr Carr, in Apr 1839 employed David Fitzgerald aged 25, Farm Labourer, who came on the John Barry
Michael Carr buried 15 Oct 1839 aged 36 years at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Michael Carr 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
Moses Carr 42 with wife and 7 chn Labourer employed up country, came to NSW on the Garrow and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Moses Carr labourer South Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Moses Carr and first wife baptised son Mary Jane about 1824, Alice Aug 1820 at Ballymeanallan, Tullylish, Down, Ireland
Moses Kerr and Isabella Bowden baptised at St James Melbourne, then at Broadmeadows, Esther 1843, Moses 1845, William James 1846, Elizabeth 1848, Oliver 1850, buried James 1853, baptised Isabella 1857
Moses Kerr son of Mary Kelly and John Kerr of Down, Ireland, died 1862 #6391 aged 66,

From on Thursday, 22 January, 2009

John Bowden, came with wife Elizabeth and seven of his eight children aboard the Garrow as you have listed. An older son David travelled on the same voyage and gave his age as 19 (he was in fact 23). Father John was listed as 45 years of age when in fact he was closer to 55. On the same voyage was the eldest Bowden daughter Isabella travelling with her husband Moses Kerr, three of his children from a previous marriage and their son together, David aged 18 months. The final Bowden daughter Ann (Nancy) emigrated with her husband and four children in 1851.
Kindest regards, Jenny

Mr Carr Sailed from Sydney 30 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip the ship on the Denmark Hill
Mr Carr Cabin passenger arrived 10 May 1840 from London on the Orissa
Mr Carr departed Sydney 10 June 1841 for Port Phillip and Hobart Town on the Sea Horse
Mr Carr, Steerage arrived 30 Sep 1842 from London 7 June on the Aden
Mrs Corr - Carr 25 Widow and infant Corr - Carr 0 dau of Mrs (2 Steerage), came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Mr Carr departed Sydney 10 June 1841 for Port Phillip and Hobart Town on the Sea Horse steamer
Mr Caw arrived 24 Feb 1840 on the Columbian
Mr Carr sailed 1 Sep for Port Phillip on the Henry source Launceston Examiner 3 Sep 1842
Robert Carr Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Thomas Corr - Carr wed Margaret Kelly in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Isabella 1847, Mary 1847
Thomas Carr aged 17 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Mr W Carr arrived at Launceston 15 Apr 1944 from Adelaide and Portland on the Hero, source local newspapers
William Carr boot and shoemaker Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Talbot Curr - Carr died 1846 Male aged 24 at St Helvin
Isabella Carragan - Carragan wed John Clements in 1842 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Carrigan - Carragan wed Catherine Cahill in 1845 at Roman Catholic baptised Margaret 1843, Ellen 1845, Mary 1846, Daniel 1845
Michael Carragan List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Catherine Carray 21 (9 single woman) Dairy maid RC both Kilkenny, came 30 Sep 1841 on the Middlesex
Anne Carrick 19 (single woman 9) House servant RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Ann Carrigg List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Ann Carrig, guilty of concealing the birth of her child, and body not found. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Aug 1844
Ann Carrig, guilty of concealment of child birth and death of child sentenced to 9 months imprisonment by second jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
Ellen Carrick 22 (single woman 13) House servant RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Ellen Carrig wed Charles Miles in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
John Carrick 23 (single man 13) Labourer RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Carrig List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mary Carrick wed 7 Dec 1839 to Samuel Smith at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mr Carries sailed 18-Sep 1840 for Adelaide on the Rapid
Isabella Carrigan 26 (single woman 12) House maid Prot neither Fremaghan, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Isabella Carragan, wed John Clements 1842 #674 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Carrigan 27 hus (family 4) Farm servant RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Catherine Carrigan 26 wife of Michael (family 4) Farm servant RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Patrick Carrigan 16 months son of Michael (family 4) RC Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Michael Carrigan Western District Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Patrick Carrigan labourer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory

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