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Michael Coolahan 29 hus (family 66) Farm servant, RC, kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Mary Coolahan 27 wife of Michael (family 67) House maid, RC, kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Michael Coolhon in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Sarah Cooley 23 (single woman 10) Housemaid Prot reads Nottingham, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Alexander Coombe Crew arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Ann Coombes wed Edward Dewey in 1841 at Independent Melbourne
Mr E Coombe Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Edward Coombes, stealing money, before the Supreme Court Fri 15 Mar 1844 under false pretences, from John Corbett Pleaded age 62yrs. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
George Coombes gave evidence about murder of Peter Winstanley trial reported - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
Mr J Coombes Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Gem
Captain John J Coombs - Staff 01 arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Captain Coombes master, arrived 21 July 1844 at Melbourne from London 17 March and Cork 30th Dale Park, source local newspapers
Mary Ann Coombes - Coombs died 1847 Female aged 45 at Heidleberg
Mr Coombes arrived 16 April 1840 on the Louisa Campbell
Dr Robt Gordon Coombe - Surg Supt (Staff 2) came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Thomas Coombes arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843
Thomas Coombes in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Mr and Mrs Thomas Coombs arrived 4 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 1 Feb, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Mr F Coomer Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Gem
John Coonal Cabin passenger listed on the Indemnity arrived from Sydney 7 Jan 1840
John Coonan 20 (single man 3) Farm servant RC reads Templemore, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
John Coonan, and Mary Cousin baptised female Hannah at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #260
John Cooner, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Mary Coonan 21 (single woman 12) General Servant RC reads Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Mary Coonan wed Richard Carter in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Michael Corcoran / Coonan 20 (single man 2) Farm servant RC both Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Michael Coonan wed Anne Gleeson in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Margaret 1845, Cath 1847 died
Michael Coonan carter Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Coonan, and Shea Johanna baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Yarra 1842 #36610
Sarah Coonan 23 (Single woman 17) House servant RC both Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
John Cooner, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Honora Cooney 23 (single woman 8) Dairy Maid RC neither Limerick, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Honora Cooney, female wed Patrick Cosker 1842 #35538 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Maurice Cooney 28 (single man 6) Labourer RC both Limerick, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Maurice Cooney Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Patrick Cooney 22 (young man 17) Groom RC both Limerick, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Alice Coonin - Coonin wed John Cousins in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Alfred Cooper, from Insolvencies, dated 11-Nov and 16-Nov 1842
Alfred Cooper in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Alfred Cooper dwelling-house Corio St Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Alfred Cooper, Insolvent has left the district, taking all his goods with him. Issued warrant for his aprehension. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Dec 1844
Captain Cooper master arrived 12 Oct 1842 from Sydney via Port Albert on the Falcon source Port Phillip Herald Fri 14th October 1842
Captain Cooper master arrived 11 Nov 1842 at Sydney from Port Phillip - on the Falcon source Australiasian Chronicle Sydney 12 Nov 1842
Charles Cooper Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Charles Cooper, Portland Bay District monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Charles Cooper came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Edward Cooper sailed 23 Sep 1843 from Launceston for Portland Minerva
Elizabeth Cooper cleared 29 June 1844 and sailed 30 June from Melbourne for Sydney Christina, source local newspapers
Ellen Cooper List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Ellen Cooper wed William Kimber in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Frances Cooper 17 (single woman 4) Housemaid Prot both London, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Frances Cooper arrival at Launceston on 11 Apr from Port Phillip on the Corsair source Launceston Examiner 18 Apr 1842
Fanny Cooper Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Mr Fred Cooper signed support letter for John Matthew Smith source Port Phillip Herald Fri 2nd December 1842 News Page 3
Frederick Cooper shop Collins St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Frederick Cooper Shop Collins St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
F Cooper chemist Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
F Cooper a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Frederick Cooper, Licensed to cut timber at County Grant Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Frederick Cooper druggist Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
George Cooper 28 hus (family 8) Smith Prot Both London, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Eliza Cooper 21 wife of George (family 8) House keeper Prot Both, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Sarah Cooper 1 dau of George (family 8) Prot Both, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
George Cooper, and Elizabeth baptised Sarah Jane at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12809
Mrs G Cooper and child Cleared out from Port Phillip 11 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 20 July Amiga
George Cooper in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
George Cooper and Elizabeth Lou christened Eliza Louisa 1844, Jessie Elizabeth 1846
Mrs George Cooper, with Mrs William Knight have founded the Dorcas Society. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 June 1845
George Cooper, on jury for Tue, 20 Jan 1846. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Jan 1846
G Cooper Bookbinder Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Hannah Cooper 19 (single woman 10) House maid Prot both Co Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Hannah Cooper wed Christopher Collins in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Horatio Cooper had dau born 25 Aug 1837 who wed Daniel McKenzie. Second white girl born in the settlement
Horatio Cooper and Jane born Elizabeth christened 1838, Emma 1839, Henry 1841,
Oratio Cooper, and Jane baptised male John at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne born at Darg 1842 #1117, Jane 1844, Sarah 1846
Horatio Cooper Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Horatio Cooper, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Horatio Cooper, in Jan 1839 employed Thomas Beavy aged 30, Farm servant, who came on the Westminster
Horatio Cooper, in Jan 1839 employed James Kane aged 34, Labourer, who came on the Hope
Mr Cooper, in Oct 1839 employed Janet Grierson aged 15, and William Johnstone aged 21, Farm servant, who came on the David Clarke
Horatio Cooper Jurors for Tues 16 Aug 1842 source Port Phillip Herald Fri 19th August 1842
1847 Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne
Horatio Cooper settler Cooper's Hill Darabin Crceek, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Cooper cleared out 25 Jan 1841 from Melbourne arrived 5 Feb at Launceston on the Gem
Mr Horatio Cooper departed Launceston 20 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip on the Gem- source Launceston Courier 22 Feb 1841
Horatio Cooper, Foreman The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 15 May 1843 in jury to hear criminal case for 14 May
Horatio Cooper, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 19 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 18 May
Horatio Cooper, freehold, Darebin Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Horatio Cooper, 1 box apparel cargo came 2 Dec 1843 from Leith on the Mid Lothian The Port Phillip Herald Tue 5 Dec 1843
Horatio Cooper Melbourne employed William Head 21 (single man 17) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Horatio Cooper Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 1-2 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Horatio Cooper Darebin employed Richard Watkins 21 (single man 28) arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Horatio Cooper Darebin Creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Horatio Cooper, voted 1-2pm Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Horatio Cooper, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Darebin Creek Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Isabella Cooper List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
J Cooper Convict assigned is Patrick Candan /Condon came 1838 on the Westmoreland
J Cooper Daerbin Creek, employed Mary Osullivan who arrived 22 Sep 1844 on the Abberton
James Cooper Departed from Hobart on 24 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Hetty
Mr James Cooper arrived 17 July 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 16th Scout, source local newspapers
James Cooper arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 6 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 8 Apr 1845
James Cooper hairdresser Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Cooper aged 28 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr J Cooper arrived 14 June 1840 from Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Mr J Cooper arrived 17 July 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 16th Scout, source local newspapers
J Cooper Daerbin Creek employed Mary Osullivan 16 (single woman 16) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Judge Cooper listed on the Tomatin arrived 9 Apr 1840
Mary Cooper wed Jonathan Smith in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mrs Cooper Departed from Hobart 2 Mar 1838 for Portland Bay and Calcutta on the Mary
Mr Cooper Arrived at Hobart on 13 June 1838 from Port Phillip on 6 Juneon the Adelaide
Mr Cooper arrived 9 April 1840 at Port Phillip - on the Seppings
Mr Cooper arrived 16 April 1840 at Port Phillip on the Louisa Campbell
Mr Cooper ( Steerage) arrived 28 Feb 1841 from London via Launceston, Tasmania on the Thomas Crisp
Mr Cooper from Port Phillip on 22 June 1841 arrived at Sydney 26 June, on the Alexandrina
shared Cooper and Thomson Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Mr Cooper arrived 18 Sep 1843 at Launceston from Portland Minerva
Mr Cooper cleared on 9 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 12 Nov for Port Fairy and Portland Mary, source local newspapers
Paul Cooper aged 22 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Cooper Esq. Comptroller of Customs Departed from Sydney 19 Apr 1837 for Port Phillip on the Prince George
Mr R Cooper Comptroller of Customs Departed from Sydney 21 May 1837 for Port Phillip on the Prince George
Mr Cooper Esq. Comptroller of Customs Arrived at Sydney 19 June 1837 from Port Phillip on 4 June and Launceston on 14 June the Revenue Cutter on the Prince George
Sarah Cooper 20 (single woman 9) House maid Prot both Exeter, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Sarah Cooper wed James Leage in 1841 at Independent Melbourne
Sarah Cooper Cleared out from Port Phillip 2 March 1843 for Western Port and Corner Inlet, Black Swan
Sarah Cooper wed William Howden in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Cooper Departed from Launceston on 12 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Thomas Cooper cleared 25 Mar 1844 and sailed 27 Mar from Melbourne for Launceston to arrive 1 April, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Thomas Cooper aged 15 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
TS Cooper gentleman Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
William Cooper departed from Launceston to Port Phillip on the schooner 'Paul Fry' 17 Dec 1840 - source Launceston Courier 21 Dec 1840
W Cooper, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
William Cooper freehold Bourke Lane also has vote in another Ward Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Cooper house Collins 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
William Cooper House and shop Collins Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William Cooper arrived 15 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 6 Mar 1844, on the Henry, source local newspapers
William Cooper, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
William Cooper, (blacksmith) sold to EJ Brewster and B Baxter, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection,. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
William Cooper aged 22 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland and Ann Mary baptised Mary Elizabeth C 1847
William Cooper aged 25 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
William Cooper blacksmith Stephen street, Source - 1847 Directory
WH Cooper, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Cooper see Thomson & Cooper in a partnership settlers Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine Coote, 28 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Pat Coote, 31 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Patrick Coote labourer Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
George Cootts settler Korong Ranges Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Johanna Cougan, 24 single woman House servant RC, reads Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
John Copack innkeeper Little River Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Eliza Hall Cope died 1846 Female aged 35 at Newlands
Francis Cope aged 18 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr and Mrs Cope with 3 chn and servant cleared 14 Mar 1844 from Sydney for Port Phillip with sundries, on the Christina, source local newspapers
Mr and Mrs Cope with 2 chn and servant arrived 16 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Christina, source local newspapers
William Henry Copa, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. and Murray District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
William Henry Cope, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Merri Merri Creek Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William Henry Cope wed Emma Athorn in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Directory 1847 Letter at Post-office unclaimed farmer Merri Creek
William Henry Cope farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
John Copeland, Rebecca and Family drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Thomas Hotchin Capland/ Copeland Cabin passenger arrived 18 Sep 1839 from Leith on the Caledonia
Thomas H Copeland Rubicon creek Goulburn River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
TH Copeland drowned in the Goulburn River 1841, was in partnership with D Dickson, and Mr Manton claimed he had lent the partners 700 pounds, wants it back. (Port Phillip Herald 18 Jan 1842)
Thomas Hotchkin Copland deceased of Merri Creek left affairs to be settled source Port Phillip Herald Fri 4th March 1842
William Copeland wed Mary Keenan in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Copeland see Dickson and Copeland Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Copeland see Dickson & Copeland in a partnership settlers Rubicon Creek Goulburn, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Copins List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
TS Copner, Cabin passenger will sail Monday 14 July 1844 for Liverpool on the Sea Queen
Mr TS Copner cleared 18 July 1844 and sailed 22 July from Melbourne Sea Queen, source local newspapers
Charles Copous and Bridget baptised John 1844
William Coppinger and Judith Mara baptised Alicia 1841, Patrick 1843, Margaret 1845 Page 32 letters at Post Office Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mr and Mrs Copping arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 14 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 17 June 1845
John Coppock in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
John Coppock Letters at Post Office Jan 1847

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