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Alexander James Clark wed Mary Fitzgerald in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised Mary Susannah 1844, James Richard 1845 died, James Alexander 1847 Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Alexaner Clarke in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Ann Clarke / Clark 20 (single woman 7) General Servant RC Both Galway, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Ann Clerk - Clark wed John Wardrop in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Ann Clarke - Clark wed Thomas Whoolahan in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ann Clarke - Clark aged 8 came Mar 1841 with 500 on the Argyle Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Atkins Clarke - Clark Correspondence sold Portland Bay Pirlmana to Hardie, Peter
Benjamin Clarke Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Captain Clark Ship's Master arrived 8-Jul 1840 from Hobart on 25 June on the Jean
Captain Clarke sailed 3-Aug 1840 for Hobart on the Jean
Captain Clarke master arrived at Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 from Sydney Jean
Captain David Clarke, Master arrived 3 Sep 1842 from Leith on the Duke of Richmond
Captain Clark master cleared out 16 Sep 1842 for Sydney on the Duke of Richmond source Port Phillip Herald Tue 20th September 1842
Captain Clarke sailed from Port Phillip 15 Feb 1843 for London Duke of Richmond
David Clarke - Clark Correspondence off Bourke lane
Catherine Clarke - Clark and Catherine Clarke baptised Jane 1844
Chas Clarke 28 hus (family 3) Labourer 5 Flinders Lane Not engaged, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Anne Clarke 26 wife of Charles (family 3) Housemaid 5 Flinders Lane, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Chas/William Clarke 6 son of Charles (family 8) came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Charles Clarke - Clark and Elizabeth baptised Charles Henry 1843, William 1846 died
Charles Clark town herdsman Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Charles Clarke - Clark wed Margaret Garey in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Catherine 1845, Ellen 1845, Mary 1847
Charles Clarke arrived 15 Oct 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston Tamar, source local newspapers
Charles Clarke - Clark aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Charles James Clarke - Clark came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden William
Charles Chubb or Clark Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Charles Clark shoemaker Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Christina Clarke 21 dau of Nichol (single woman 5) came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Christina Clark wed John Lawford in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
David Clark / Clarke 29 hus (family 6) Farm servant, Prot both, Aberdeen, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Jane Clarke 24 wife of David (family 6) Dairymaid, Prot both, Aberdeen, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Ellen Clarke 5 and John Clarke 3 son of David (family 6) Prot, Aberdeen, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Dr Clarke Arrived at Hobart on 6 April 1838 from Port Phillip on 25 March on the Blossom
Duncan Clark wed Hessey Beckett in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Duncan Clark, and Hessy baptised Ann Jane at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12856
and baptised John James Duncan 1843, Hessy 1845
Duncan Clarke, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Duncan Clarke is a constable in Williamstown gave evidence before the jury for Fri 16 May - Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 20 May 1845
Portland Bay Piggoreet West see also vol 14 p 311 13 94 Transferred from M H Baird
Mr D Clarke Departed from Sydney on 12 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip and went missing Brittannia
Edwd Clarke / Clark 28 hus (family 3) Blacksmith Prot both Naismith?, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Elisa Clarke / Clark 29 wife of Edward (family 3) House keeper, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Edward Clarke - Clark and Elisa baptised William 1845
Edward Clarke 28 hus of Alice (family 04) Labourer RC reads Tyrone arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Manlius source Bounty Immigrants
Alice Clarke 28 wife of Edward (family 04) House Keeper RC reads Tyrone arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Manlius source Bounty Immigrants
William Clarke 7, John Clarke 3 and Edward Clarke 0 son of Edward (family 04) RC Tyrone arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Manlius source Bounty Immigrants
Edward Clark and Alice Steward baptised James 1843, Robert 1846
Edward Clarke 30 hus of Barbara (family 06) Labourer RC reads Co Sussex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Barbara Clarke 25 wife of Edward (family 06) Prot reads Co Sussex arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Earl of Durham source Bounty Immigrants
Edward Clarke 4, George Clarke 2 and Edward Clarke - Clark and Barbara baptised William 1845
Edward Clark, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Edward Clarke, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Edward Clark and Ellen Stewart Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Edward Clark carter Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Clark tailor Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Ellen Clark, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Emily Louisa Clark in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Findlay Clarke 19 (single man 7) Farm Servant, Prot both, Stirling, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Francis Clark, male wed Martha Davies 1842 #4603 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Francis Clark and Martha Davies baptised William Thomas 1843, Mary Ann 1846, Elizabeth Susan 1847
Francis Clark in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Francis Clark house Collingwood Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843 <>Francis Clarke, House Collingwood The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
Francis Clark List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office <>Francis Clarke, Pub (new applicant) refused - not needed. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 4 May 1844 <>Francis Clarke, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844 <>Francis Clarke Collingwood 'Devonshire Arms' new application granted for annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Francis Clark butcher Little Brunswick st. Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Francis Clark settler Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
George Clarke departing 4 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Scout
George Henry Clark - Ordinary Constable, appointed few months. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 09, 1 July 1847
George Clarke - Clark aged 19 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot merchant Portland
George Clarke Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
George Patt Clarke - Clark and Mary Gleeson baptised Sophia 1841, John 1843
Helen Clarke - Clark wed James Stewart Hamilton in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Henry Clarke / Clark 30 hus (family 7) Carpenter Prot both Somersetshire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Anne Clark 21 wife of Henry (family 7) House Keeper Prot both, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Henry Clark 2 son of Henry (family 7) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Henry Clark and Anne baptised Samuel 1843, Mary Ann 1844, William James Wh 1847
from 'Somerset Years', Henry was a skilled chairmaker, and both he and Anne White were chaircaners. Their first child, Ann Jane died as a baby in Bristol, and 12 chn were born in the Colony, only one died in infancy
Henry Clarke - Clark aged 29 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Henry Clark cane worker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Honora Clark in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Honora Clarke - Clark wed Patrick Gerrarty in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Hugh Clark settler Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr H Clark arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on 22 May on the Mary Hay - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
Mr HG Clarke arrived 26 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Blossom
Isabella Clerk - Clark wed James Mcnab Main in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Clarke departed from Launceston Mon 9 May 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Mr J Clarke Departed from Launceston, on 18 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Pickwick
Mr J Clarke source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar 1843 for Portland, schooner Minerva
J Clarke Goulburn River License postponed source PPH, 21 Apr 1843
James Clark Departed from Launceston on 31 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
James Clark Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
James Clark departed Launceston 14 Jan 1843 for Portland Minerva
James Alexander Clarke 30 Jan 1837 was the first schoolmaster.
James Clark schoolmaster St James’ Church Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Clarke 19 (single man 10) Labourer, RC, both, Ireland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
James Clark and Rose Burns baptised Thomas 1841, David 1843, Emily 1847, Rose 1847
wed Rose Byrne in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
James Clarke 37 hus (family 8) Labourer RC both Kildare, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Rosetta Clarke 25 wife of James (family 8) House maid RC both Kildare, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
John Clarke 14 son of James (family 8) RC both Kildare, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Elizabeth Clarke 13 and Ann Clarke 8 dau of James (family 8) RC both Kildare, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
J Clarke arrived 7-May 1840 from Launceston on 3 May on the Charlotte
Mr James Clark departed 31 Dec 1840 from Launceston for Port Fairy, on the Fox
James Clark departed 22 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Fox
James Clark wed Jane Hart in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Clarke arrived 5 Jan 1843 at Launceston from Port Fairy and Portland Bay Socrates
James Clarke List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Clarke / Clark Ships Steward (crew 06) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
James Clarke 3 Jun 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
James Clark Correspondence sold Western Port Stewarts Plains to Murphy & Looker
James Clark Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
James Clark farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
James Clark woodman off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Alex Clark schoolmaster off Bourke streat, Source - 1847 Directory
Janet Clarke 17 dau of Nichol (single woman 6) came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Jane Clarke - Clark Correspondence (Grant) Portland Bay Cherry Tree Hills 14 339 Transferred from Viccary & Roadknight
Jean Clark wed John Munro in 1845 at Presbyterian
Jeremiah Clarke - Clark aged 31 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Jesse Clarke 25 (single man 5) Labourer Prot neither Kent, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Jessie Clark cleared 17 June 1844 and sailed 18 June from Melbourne for Western Port Domain, source local newspapers
Mr JF/MJT Clark Sailed from Hobart 2 Nov 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Francis Freeling
John Clarke - Clark Convict came 1830 on the Duncan Castle assigned to P G King Esq. housekeeper to Club Collins street
John Clarke - Clark Convict came 1837 on the John assigned to W H Galdwyn Esq. journeyman saddler
John Clarke - Clark Convict came 1838 on the Bengal Merchant assigned to Mr J Clapham waiter off Bourke lane
John Clarke 22 hus (family 6) Carpenter Prot both Huntingdenshire, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Emily L Clarke 23 wife of John (family 6) Bonnet maker Prot both Surrey, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Clark / Clarke 31 hus Overseer (family 7) Carpenter RC both Co Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Margaret Clarke 27 wife of John (family 7) RC both Co Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Clarke and Margt baptised Thomas John 1841, Jane Susannah 1841, Martha 1843, Rebecca 1844
Directory 1847 settler Goulburn River
John Clarke and Margaret baptised William Charles 1841, Joseph Thomas 1843, Sarah Ann 1846
William Clarke, died son of J 10m male Melbourne 1842 #3675 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Dr John H Clarke - Surg Supt (Staff 2) came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Jonathan Clarke MD Colonial Assistant Surgeon North Corio Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Dr Clarke medical attendant gave evidence at the trial of John Conolly alias Moloney for the murder of Mr Francis on Sat 17 Sep 1841 at the Supreme Court source Melbourne Times - Sat 22 Oct 1842, page 3
Clarke master arrived 28 March 1841 on the Indus
John Clarke 35 hus (family 5) Shepherd Prot both Kilcardineshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Jane Clarke 27 wife of John (family 5) House Keeper Prot both Kilcardineshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Jessy Clarke 5, Mary Ann Clarke 4 and Jane Clarke 2 dau of John (family 5) Prot Kilcardineshire, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
John Clarke and Jane baptised Julianne 1841
John Clark and Ann baptised Agnes 1841, George 1843, Jane 1846
John Clarke, and Elizabeth baptised Elizabeth Morris at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12941
John Clarke - Clark and Elizabeth Morris baptised Fanny Selina 1844, William Sisley died 1845
John Clarke - Clark aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes and George 16
John Clarke baptised Bridget 1842 died, John 1844, Bridget 1846
John Clark and Louisa Emily baptised William Fran 1841
John Clark innkeeper “Traveller’s Rest” Goulburn River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Clark wine and beer license Goulburn River, Country Licenses Granted source Port Phillip Herald Fri 29th April 1842
Mr John Clark signed support letter for John Matthew Smith source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd December 1842 News Page 3
John Clark Cleared out from Port Phillip 9 March 1843 for Portland, Sally Ann
John Clark not on voters list, signed a letter to Robert Robinson Gipps Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 20 Oct 1843
John Clark Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
John Clark Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
J Clarke, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 21 Apr 1843 Publicans Licence postponed for Goulburn River
John Clarke, House Off Little Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
John Clarke house Flinders Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Clarke House Off Little Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Clarke Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Mr John Clarke arrived at Port Phillip 27 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 16 Nov Isabella Anna
John Clark and Sarah baptised Elizabeth 1845, Sarah Ann 1845, Richard James 1845
Directory 1847 settler Marsh Upper Weiraby
John Clarke Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
John Clark, purchased Allotment 1 and 2 first sale of blocks at Seymour. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Mar 1844
John Clarke, Goulburn 'Travellers Rest' granted general license. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Apr 1844
John Clarke arrived 3 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney via Port Albert on the Coquette, source local newspapers
John Clark Lake Colac employed James Gooding 27 hus of Mary Ann (family 16) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
John Clarke Murray District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Clarke Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Clarke, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Clarke refused Goulburne River annual Wine and Beer License - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
John Clark, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Seymour Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Clarke, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Clarke, Licensed to depasture stock at Murray District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Clarke settler Goulburn River, Source - 1847 Directory
John Clark farrier Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
John Clark housekeeper to Club Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Clark journeyman saddler off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Clark settler Marsh Upper Weiraby, Source - 1847 Directory
John Clark waiter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Patt Clark and Margaret Mccarty baptised Richard Michael 1841, Mary 1843, John James 1845
Jonathan Clarke wed Sarah Rawson in 1838 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised Jonathan Addis 1840, Florence Addis 1847 M.D. Col. Surgeon Malop street Corio
Jonathan Clerke wed 22 Sep 1838 to Sarah Rawson witnesses John Robert Murphy and Elizabeth Murphy by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Jonathan Clerk adopted black child named William baptised 28 Dec 1838 at Geelong Wesleyan Mission
Jonathan Clerke, died 3 male Geelong 1842 #374 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Jonathan Clerke, Colonial Assistant Surgeon The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Johnathan Clarke freehold Malop and Corio Sts Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Jonathan Clarke Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 11-12 am election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Jonathan Clarke Malop and Yarrow ST Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Jonathan Clarke, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Malop and Yarra St Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Dr Jonathan Clerke, is Assistant Colonial Surgeon at Geelong. Source - Melbourne Courier 24 Dec 1845
Jonathan Clerke, M.D. Col. Surgeon Malop street Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Jonathan Clark, Anne Julia and Family drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Joseph Clarke Adult came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Joshua Clark Colac Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Joshua Clarke, wed Catherine Gleason 1842 #621 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Joshua Clarke and Catherine Gleason baptised Margaret 1844, Foster 1846 Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
J Clarke voted in Geelong for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
JWT Clarke, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845

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