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Anne Connor wife of James Quinn son John Quinn born 20 Apr 1839 baptised 29 Dec 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Anne Connors 17 (single woman 14) Nurse Maid RC Reads Co. Tipperary, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Miss Ann Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Anne Connors wed Henry Picknell in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Anne Connors - Connor died 1845 Female aged 35 at Melbourne
Bessy Connor 26 (single woman 12) Dairy Maid RC neither Cork, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Bessy/Elizabeth Connor wed Thomas Coles in 1842 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Biddy Connor 19 (single woman 14) Housemaid RC neither Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Bridget Connors 22 (single woman 15) House Servant RC Reads Co. Clare, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Bridget Connor 21 single woman Housemaid Co Clare RC reads employed by William ? arrived 21 July 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park
Bridget Conners in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Bridget Connor 21 (single woman 08) Housemaid RC reads Clare, employed by William ? arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Bridget Conners List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Bridget Connor wed Daniel Fitzpatrick in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Bridget Connor wed John Hunter in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Bridget Connors wed John Wyatt in 1845 at Church of England
Mr C Connor and child Departed from Hobart on 11 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Sir John Franklin
Catherine Connor and 3 chn Departed from Sydney 29 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Hay
Catherine Conner 22 (young woman 21) Housemaid RC both Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Catherine Connors - Connor wed Thomas Connelly in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Catherine Connor, died 4m female Melbourne 1842 #38311 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr Charles Conner sailed 3 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 16 Apr on the Jane Goudie, source local newspapers
David Conner Convict /Directory 1847
In Vic records as coming on Sarah 1838, assigned to Murchison & Mackenzie
David Conner 19 son of Maurice, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
David Connor wed Honoria Connor in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
David Connor, and Helen Connor baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #23
David Connor List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
baptised David 1843, William 1845, Ellen 1846 labourer Cheetam's lane
David Connor, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
David Connor labourer Cheetam's lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Elizabeth Connor, female wed Thomas Coles 1842 #2c Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Ellen Connor and child Departed from Hobart on 18 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Yarra Yarra
Ellen Connor 27 (single woman 10) Farm servant Prot both Tipperary, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Ellen Connor wed John Edwards in 1844 at Presbyterian Portland
Fanny Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Francis Connor List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Francis Connor and Mary Ann Lynch baptised Ellen 1845
George Connor Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 1 to 30 Sept 1843
George Connor List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George Connors, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
George Connor, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
George Connor publican Little River Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Helen Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Honora Connor 20 (single woman 11) House maid RC neither Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Honoria Connor wed David Connor in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Hugh Connor, and Julia Watson baptised male James at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #330
Hugh Connor, charged with stealing a horse Source - Melbourne Courier 14 Jan 1846
James Connor 20 with wife Farm servant Prot yes Woodford, Galway, came Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mary Connor 21 wife of James Dairy woman Prot yes Woodford, Galway,
James Connor and Mary Mcclure baptised Mary 1844, James 1845, John 1847
James Connor 28 hus (family 4) Farm servant RC neither Cork, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Eliza Connor 22 wife of James (family 4) RC both, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
James Connor and Elizabeth Manning 22 baptised Margaret 1845, Johannah 1846
James Connor departing 24 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Dusty Miller - source Launceston Courier 3 Jan 1842
James Connor the pieman, Police Court Sat 4 June charged with being drunk sentenced to 5 days in the cells source Melbourne Times - Sat 4 June 1842, page 3
James Connor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
James Connor Directory 1847 farmer Calver's Farm Yarra
James Connor aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot North street Collingwood Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Jeremiah Connor 25 (single man 10) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Jeremiah Connoll - Connor aged 22 came Apr 1844 with 257 on the Sea Queen
Jeremiah Connell - Connor wed Margaret Crowe in 1845 at Roman Catholic died 1847 aged 27 at Melbourne
Johanna Connor Junior wed 29 Jan 1839 to Isaac Henry Jones widower at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Johanna Connor senior witness to wedding on 29 Jan 1839 Isaac Henry Jones to Johanna Connor at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Johannah Connor sponsor for John Corcoran baptised 12 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Johanna Connors / Connor 21 (single woman 10) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Joanna Connors 20 (single woman 14) House servant RC neither Clare, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Johanna Connors 27 (single woman 13) Farm Servant RC neither Templemore, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Johanna Connor, wed John Wood 1842 #164 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Johannah Connors - Connor wed Thomas Powell in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Mr J Connor Departed from Hobart on 7 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr J Connor Cleared out from Port Phillip 17 July 1843 for Portland Sally Ann
John/Michael Connor, came on the Clyde (2) Ticket of Leave at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
John Connor Departed Sydney 10 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Siren
John Connor witness to wedding of 6 Apr 1839 Joseph Griffin to Fanny Quinn at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
John Connor wife Hannah MacCarty dau Margaret Connor born 29 Oct 1839 baptised 17 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Margaret Connor baptism sponsors were James Cavanagh and Ellen Mahoney born 29 Oct 1839 baptised 17 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
John Connor witness to wedding 21 Nov 1839 of Charles May at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Hannah Connor witness to wedding 21 Nov 1839 of Charles May at St Francis Roman Catholic church
John Connor 20 with wife, to Sydney, To Sydney, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mary Connor 27 wife of John, To Sydney, came Dec 1839 on the
Westminster
John Conner 20 (single man 5) Farm servant RC both Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
John Connor, and Susan Martin baptised male Daniel at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #212
John Connor and Susan Martin baptised Elizabeth 1844 died John died 1845 Male aged 29 at Richmond Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
John Connor 26 hus of Maria (Family 09) Labourer RC both Kings Co arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Maria Connor 24 wife of John (Family 09) Housemaid RC both Kings Co arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
John Connor house Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Connor Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843 /td>
John Conner sailed from Port Phillip 20 Oct 1843 for Launceston arrived 28 Oct Tamar
John Connor arrived 11 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Portland and Port Fairy Sally Ann, source local newspapers
John Connor, mason signed letter asking for public meeting. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Julia Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Margaret Conner wed William Turner in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Margaret Connnell - Connor wed Thomas Dwyer in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Margaret Connors - Connor wed Eli Smith in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Mary Conner 21 (single woman 33) Housemaid, Prot, Wexford, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Mary Connor 29 (single woman 12) General Servant Prot neither Cork, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Mary Conner 20 not under protection (single woman 05b) Housekeeper RC Neither Galway arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Regulus source Bounty Immigrants
Mary Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mary Ann Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Matthew Connor wed Ann Dora Byrne in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Maurice Conner 48 with wife Ellen, Labourer employed by Mr McNall year, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Ellen Conner 24 wife of Maurice Conner, with John 9, Joanna 6, Michael 3, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Patrick Conner 21 son of Maurice,
David Conner 19 son of Maurice,
Maurice Connor and Ellen Goodwin baptised Maurice 1840, Cath died 1841
Maurice Connors Western District Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Maurice Connors, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
Maurice Connors, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Maurice Connor labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Connor and Catherine Roberts son James Connor, aged 2 months, 4 days, born 7 Sep 1842 baptised on 13 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are Calaghan McCarthy and Mary McCarthy - see my Chapman page for this event
James Connor, aged 2 months, 4 days, son of Michael Connor and Catherine Roberts born 7 Sep 1842 baptised on 13 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are Calaghan McCarthy and Mary McCarthy - see my Chapman page for this event
Michael Connor, male wed Margaret Dwyer 1842 #35468 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Connor and Margaret Dwyer baptised Mary 1844
Michael Connors wed 29 May 1842 to Margaret Dwyer witnesses Denis Moroney, Mark H Bodecen and Mary Moloney 1842 #261 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong by Rev Michael Stephens
MJ Connor on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Michael James Connor - License to slaughter cattle, New Yard at Customs Point. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 50, 14 Oct 1848
ML Connor, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mrs Connor and child Departed Sydney 10 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Siren
Mr Connor Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr Connor Departed from Hobart on 26 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr Connor arrived 18 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 13 Dec on the Industry
Mrs Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mrs Connor Cleared out from Port Phillip 9 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 23 June Lillias
Mr and Mrs Connor cleared 25 May 1844 and sailed 26 May from Melbourne for Sydney via Launceston on 28 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Nora Connor aged 19 came Feb 1842 with 222 on the Thetis
Owen Conner 25 (single man 12) Labourer RC both Kildare arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Owen Connor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Owen Conner Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Patrick Conner 21 son of Maurice, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Patrick Connor/ Cronin 28 hus, family 9, Farmer Ballingary, Co Limerick RC neither, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Margaret Connor/ Cronin 24 wife of Patrick, family 9, Dairymaid, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Norah Connor/ Cronin 14 dau of Patrick, Single woman 5, Dairy maid Limerick RC both, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Patrick Connor 28 with wife, Farmer, RC from Ballingary, Co Limerick Gone up country, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Patrick Connor and Margaret Kennedy 24, baptised Mary 1840, Ellen 1843, William 1847
Patrick Connor 23 (young man 16) Fram Servant RC neither Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Patrick Connor 25 hus (family 11) Labourer RC both Limerick, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Catherine Connor 24 wife of Patrick (family 11) Labourer RC both Limerick, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Connor 1 son of Patrick (family 11) RC Limerick, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Patrick Connor and Catherine baptised James 1842
Patrick Connor 20 (single man 5) Groom RC neither Armay, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Patrick Connor 22 (single man 7) Blacksmith RC both Clare, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Patrick Connors and Anne Mulgroe baptised Barnaby 1843, Honora 1846, Rosannah 1847
Patrick Connor, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Patrick Connor and Jane Field baptised James 1845
Patrick Connors, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Patrick Connor wed Winifred Odonnell in 1845 at Roman Catholic baptised John 1846
Peter Connell sponsor for Anne Murphy baptised 26 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Peter Connor sponsor for John Corcoran baptised 12 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Catherine Connor wife of Peter Connor son George Connor born 30 Aug 1839 baptised 6 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
George Connor baptism sponsors were Edward and Ellen Murphy born 30 Aug 1839 baptised 6 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Catherine Connor sponsor for Maryanne Jones baptised 19 Dec 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Peter Connor cleared out 2 Dec 1842 for Launceston and arrived Launceston 12 Dec from Port Phillip on the Breeze source Launceston Examiner 14 Dec 1842
Peter Connor arrived 28 Dec 1842 from Launceston on 19 Dec - on the Breeze source Launceston Examiner for 21 Dec
Peter Conner freehold off Bourke St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Peter Conner, House Off Little Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
Peter Connor 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Peter Connor, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Peter Connor, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Peter Connor plasterer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Connor Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847 Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Simon Connor 28 (single man 12) Shoemaker, Prot both, Cork, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Thomas Connor Convict came 1830 on the Clyde assigned to Major Davison (has no match in Convict database.) In Vic databook, came 1834 on Clyde, assigned to Major Davidson
Thomas Connor Convict came 1836 on the Waterloo (4) died 19 Mar 1846. From Dublin, 7 years, in Portland Police Station records
Thomas Connor and Elizabeth K/Cavanagh baptised Cath 1839, Joseph 1841, Thomas 1843
19 May 1839 Fr Geoghegan baptised the first Catholic child, that being Catherine Connor.
Catherine Connor born 9 May 1839 baptised 19 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church with baptism sponsors were Anne Curr and John Dunbar
Joseph Connor, aged 9 days, son of Thomas Connor and Eliza Cavanagh born 11 June 1841 baptised on 20 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are John Ball and Anne Cavanagh - see my Chapman page for this event
Mr Thomas Connor Insolvent, Date of Surrender 15 Mar 1842, Liabilities 1235, Assets 169 source Port Phillip Herald Fri 8th April 1842
Thomas Connor Insolvent and Trustee is WJ Sugden source Melbourne Times - Sat 20 Aug 1842, page 3
Thomas Connor arrived 26 June 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip Bay on 18 June, on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Thomas Connor and Johanna Hogan baptised Ellen 1840, male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #80
William Conner, died 1m male Melbourne 1842 #38317 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Connor, and Johanna Hogan baptised Bridget 1843, Margarite 1844, Mary 1846
Thomas Connor From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Thomas Connors in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Thomas Connor butcher Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Timothy Connor wed Mary Ann Brason in 1845 at Roman Catholic
William Connor Convict came 1835 on the Backwell assigned to T & D Macfarlane
William Connor in Convicts of Vic databook as came 1835 on Brackenmoor, assigned to T and D Macfarlane (has no match in Convict database.)
William Connor and Anne Donovon baptised Maurice 1840, William 1844
William Connor came Jul 1842 with 186 on the Martin Luther
W Connor Advertising, signed a support letter for Alexander Chisholm source Melbourne Times - Sat 9 July 1842, page 3
William Conner 18 (single man 4) Labourer RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
William Conor wed Catherine Cronan in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
William Connor 24 (single man 8) Labourer, RC both Clare, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
William Connor and Bridget Froy baptised Bridget 1845 died
William Conner Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Winifred Connor 20 (single woman 12) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Winifred Connors wed John Poole in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Connor see Norton Connor & Hayes in a partnership, Source - 1847 Directory
Timothy Conoran Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Ellen Connossy - Connossy 27 (7 single woman) Nursemaid RC reads Limerick, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Catherine Conougat - Conougat came Dec 1841 with 130 on the Branken Moor

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