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Connery see Corney and Connery Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr D Conney arrived 7 May 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Lowestoft
Ann Connery - Connelly wed James Chandler in 1842 at Presbyterian Portland
Biddy Connolly 22 (single woman 4) Dairy maid RC neither Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Bridget Conolly wed Peter Higgins in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Connolly wife of John Hennessy dau Catherine Hennessy born 13 Oct 1839 baptised 3 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Captain Connolly master Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Ellen Connossy 27 (single woman 7) Nursemaid RC reads Limerick, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Ellen Connolly 17 (single woman 6) Farm servant Prot reads Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Ellen Connolly wed Richard Blackburn in 1845 at Church of England
Mr E Conolly and 2 chn. arrived 17 Jun 1840 from Sydney 13 May on the Emma
James Connolly in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
James Conolly aged 20 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr Connolly arrived 31 Oct 1840 on the Thomas Harrison
James Mayne Harrison is identified on web site Geelong Lawyer, as the man on the Thomas Harrison. He was admitted to legal practice in April 1841, by Judge Willis
James M Conolly solicitor Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr James M Connolly signed support letter for John Matthew Smith source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd December 1842 News Page 3
James Mayne Conolly Esq., admitted to practice as solicitors, etc in Supreme Court of the District formerly of Dorking, in County of Surrey source Melbourne Times - Sat 23 Apr 1842, page 3
James Mayne Conolly solicitor, Melb Insolvent, source Port Phillip Herald Fri 23th December 1842 News Page 3,
James Mayne Conolly 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
James Mayne Conolly house William St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
Mr JM Conolly News - Insolvent Court meeting Mon 9 Feb 1843
JM Conolly solicitor on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 24 June 1843
JM Conolly solicitor Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden's Colonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
TM Conolly Esq Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
James Mayne Conolly, House William St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in
James Mayne Conolly, Insolvent, to come before the Chief Commissioner on 4 Dec at 11am for allowance of his Certificate of Relief, a new law passed in Sydney. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 30 Nov 1844
James Mayne Conolly/ Connolly, Insolvency Certificate conffirmed. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1844
James Mayne Conolly, Insolvency Certificate granted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Dec 1844
James Mayne Connolly, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Julia St Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
James Mayne Conolly voted in Portland for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 Oct 1845
James Mayne Conolly Little Malop St Geelong - House & Land 2nd weigher
James Mayne Connolly 2nd weigher Customs Melbourne, Source - 1847 Directory
James Mayne Connolly solicitor Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
The Geelong Advertiser reported his death on 24 Dec 1848, after a protracted illness. His wife was Charlotte, dau of Colonel Thomas Charlton and he left a son in UK. He was born about 1793, son of Jonathan Conolly of county Donegal, Ireland.
Jane Conolly arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 22 Oct 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
John Conolly and Hannah Maccarty 25 baptised Margaret 1839, Anne 1841 Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
John Conolly 25 hus (family 8) Carpenter RC both Co Meath, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Elizabeth Conolly 26 wife of John (family 8) RC both Co Meath, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Conolly, and Elizabeth Boilen baptised Patrick 1841, female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #171
John Conolly and Elizabeth Boylan 26 baptised Catherine 1844 died, Mary Anne 1845
John Conolly alias Maloney attacked Thomas Green, up before the Jury 7 Oct source Port Phillip Herald Tue 18th October 1842
John Conolly alias Moloney Supreme Court on Mon 17 Oct indicted for murder of Mr Francis on Sat 17 Sep 1841 source Melbourne Times - Sat 22 Oct 1842, page 3
John Conolly 30 hus (family 6) Farm servant RC neither Carlow, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Nora Conolly 24 wife of John (family 6) Farm servant RC neither Carlow, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
John Conolly and Honora Obrien baptised John died 1846, Mary 1846
John Conolly 26 hus (family 8) RC neither Co Clare, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Honora Conolly 25 wife (family 8) RC neither Co Clare, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
John Conolly 21 (single man 4) Labourer RC both Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
John Connelly, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
John Connelly wed Bridget Oneil in 1845 at Roman Catholic
John Connolly and Bridget Oneill baptised Michael 1846
John Conoley in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
John Connelly on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
John Connolly List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Conoly labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Julia Conolly 19 (single woman 10) House maid RC reads Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Julia Connelly, female wed Henry Nicolas Quick Quirk 1842 #35505 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Lawrence Connerly accused of stealing a cow source Port Phillip Herald Tue 12th April 1842
Michael Connolly 27 May 1835 merchant Launceston; Members of the Port Phillip Association
Mr M Connolly 12 bales Arrived at Launceston 7 April 1837 from Port Phillip - on the Enterprise
Michael Connell/Oconnell, 29, 6 m, Labourer Meath RC both, came Dec 1840 on the Orient
Michael Connell wed Cath Roberts in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised James 1842
Michael Connel 31 hus (20 family) Farm servant RC Both Tipperary, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Margaret Connel 30 wife of Michael (21 family), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Mary Connel 7, Ann Connel 5 and Michael Connel 2 chn of Michael (22 family), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Michael Conoly - Conolly and Margarite Slattery baptised Margarite 1843, Catherine 1847 died, Judith 1847, Bridget 1847
Michael Connolly 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
M Connolly sailed from Launceston 26 Aug 1843 for Portland Minerva
M Connolly sailed 23 Sep 1843 from Launceston for Portland Minerva
M Connolly arrived at Launceston 30 Nov 1843 from Portland Essington
Michael Conolly 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Michael Connolly, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Belfast Port Fairy Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Michael Conolly owed 316 pounds for goods by insolvent James Dawson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 Sep 1845
Owned Property Collins lane Belfast - House & Land Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Michael Conoly labourer Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
M Conolly, is owed money by the Port Phillip Bank, has unclaimed dividends. Source - Port Phillip Herald 3 Sept 1844
Mrs M Connolly departed 25 Jan 1844 from Launceston for Portland on the Minerva, source local newspapers
Mrs Connely and family Departed from Hobart on 7 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr Connelly cleared out 8 Sep 1842 for Launceston on the Lowestoft source Port Phillip Herald Fri 9th September 1842
Mrs Connolly and son arrived 26 Feb 1842 from London 28 Sep and Plymouth 30 Oct on the Himalaya source Port Phillip Herald Tues 1st March 1842
Mr Connolly steerage cleared out 16 Aug 1842 for Singapore via Sydney on the Platina source Port Phillip Herald Fri 19th August 1842
Mr and Mrs Conolly and servant cleared 15 Jan and sailed 16 Jan 1844 from Melbourne for Port Fairy and Portland on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
Patrick Conolly 18 (young man 15) Farm Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Patrick Connally (single man 11) Labourer RC neither CoTyrone arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Manlius source Bounty Immigrants
Mr Pat Connerty keeper of the town herd, and John McManus, butcher, charged with receiving 7 stolen cattle, property of Mr Francis William Cobb of Pascoevale source Port Phillip Herald Fri 25th March 1842
Patrick Connors List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Patrick Connell wed Mary Kennedy in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Peter Connolly 28 (single man 06) Labourer RC Neither CoGalway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Peter Conell House Off Collins Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Peter Connelly wed Bridget Fahy in 1845 at Roman Catholic baptised Ellen 1846
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Peter Conoly shoemaker off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Pilam Connelly, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Sarah Conolly 25 (single woman 10) House servant RC Reads Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Himalaya source Bounty Immigrants
Thomas Conolly wed Catherine Riely in 1840 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Connolly - Connelly and Cath Rielly baptised Edward 1841 Frederick 1845, James 1847
Thomas Conolly 24 (young man 18) Tailor RC reads Limerick, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Thomas Conolly 19 (young man 11) Blacksmith RC neither Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Thomas Conolly / Connolly 19 (single man 10) Farm servant RC Templemore, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Thomas Connolly - Connelly wed Catherine Connors in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Connolly, and Catherine Connor baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #252
Thomas Connolly - Connell and Catherine Connor baptised Charles 1845, Edward 1845, Thomas 1847, James 1847
Directory 1847 hairdresser Little Collins street
Thomas Connelly, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Thomas Conolly Police Court Thurs 2 June charged with being drunk sentenced to one month in the cells source Melbourne Times - Sat 4 June 1842, page 3
Thomas Conneley - Connell wed Ellen Newell in 1845 at Church of England
Thomas Conolly - Connelly and Ellen baptised Caroline Betsy 1846
Thomas Connolly 27 hus of (family 07) Labourer RC both Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Sarah Connolly 25 wife of Thomas (family 07) Housekeeper RC both Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Thomas Connolly Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Thomas Conolly, and Cath Connor baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36446
Thomas Conolly List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Conolly Seaman (crew 12) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Thomas Connelly, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Thomas Conoly blacksmith off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Connolly and Griffiths Partnership Port Fairy Portland Bay, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Connolly & Griffiths in a partnership settlers Port Fairy, Source - 1847 Directory
William Connels 27 drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Ann Connery, female wed James Chandler 1842 #3920 Presbyterian Portland

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