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Timothy Coran in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Thomas Corbeld 23 (single man 6) Labourer RC Both Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Anne Corbit / Corbitt 28 (single woman 9) Nursemaid RC both Co Clare, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Anne Corbett, died 5 female Brig 1842 #319 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Betty/Ann Craig / Corbet 18 (single woman 6) Domestic Servant Prot both Kerry came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Bridget Corbett 20 (single woman 15) House maid RC both Tipperary, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Bridget Corbett - Corbet wed Patrick Bourke in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Cornelius Corbett / Corbet 24 (single man 8) Farm servant RC both Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Cornelius Corbett, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
David Corbit / Corbet 29 hus (family 3) Labourer Prot neither Down came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Eliza Corbit / Corbet 28 wife of David (family 3) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Elizabeth Corbit / Corbet 3 dau of David (family 3) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
David Corbet and Elizabeth baptised James 1843, William 1843, Marianne 1847
James Corbet, child of 3 years wandered away and was found The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Dec 1843
David Corbett - Elizabeth died 1846 Female child aged 8 at Newtown
Donald Corbett 25 (single man 28) Farm servant, RC, Limerick, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel May be brother of Johanna
D Corbett Portland Bay District licensed to strip bark from 1-31 Aug 1843
Edward Corbet 21 (single man 6) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Edward Corbett cleared out 18 Mar 1842 for Hobart on the Adelaide source Port Phillip Herald Tue 22nd March 1842
Edward Corbitt List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Corbet 21 (single man 7) Labourer Prot reads Co Down came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
James Corbett 40 hus of Marion (family 11) Carpenter Prot both Lanarkshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
Marion Corbett 30 wife of James (family 11) died shortly after arrival at Melbourne Prot both Lanarkshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
see dau Marion aged 14
Jane Corbett 8, Anne Corbett 5, Alexander Corbett 2, and Agnes Corbett, infant 0, Prot Lanarkshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
James Corbett wed Helen Folks in 1846 at Presbyterian Geelong
James Corbert - Corbet and Helen Crooke baptised William 1847
Jean Corbet Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Joannah Corbett 22 (single woman 37) Child's maid, RC, Limerick, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel may be sister of Donald
John Corbet 27 hus (family 8) Labourer Prot reads Down came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Sarah Corbet 28 wife of John (family 8) Servant came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
John Corbet 2 and Infant With Corbet 8 months son of John (family 8) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
John Corbet and Sarah baptised James 1841, Agnes 1844, Andrew 1846
John Corbett, and Catherine Dwyer baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #71
John Corbett, before the Supreme Court Fri 15 Mar 1844 had money stolen by old man, Edward Coombes. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Mar 1844
John Corbet, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Mr J Corbett sailed 16 Aug 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
Marion Corbett 14 dau of James (family 11) Prot both Lanarkshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Robert Benn source Bounty Immigrants
Marion Corbett wed Solomon Reece in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Michael Corbit 23 (single man 6) Farm servant RC neither Tipperary, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mrs Corbett and 3 chn Corbett arrived 10 May 1840 on the Orissa
Richard Corbett - Corbet Convict came 1837 on the Prince George assigned to Mess'rs Ryrie
Sarah Corbett - Corbet wed Thomas Ayres in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Thomas Corbett - Corbet and Mary Gill baptised Elizabeth Jane 1841 died, Patrick 1844, Catherine 1846
Thomas died 1846 Male aged 36 at Brighton
Thomas Corbett - Corbet wed Mary Shannassy in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Corbet, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Thomas Corbett, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Thomas Corbett, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Thomas Corbett farmer Darabin Creck, Source - 1847 Directory
William Corbitt 21 (single man 3) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Cath Corboy wed William Hovel in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Corby arrived 5 July 1841 at Port Phillip from Hobart, Lord Hobart
Sophia N Corby 29 (single woman) (went to Sydney 6) Housemaid, Prot, London, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel and continued to Sydney
Darby Corcoran 23, (single man 7) Labourer, RC neither Co Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
Henry Corcoran wheelwright Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Jeremiah Corcoran - Corcoran and Mary Sweeny baptised Bridget 1847
John Corcoran, and Maria Heartner baptised male Andrew at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36466
John Corcoran and Maria Heartner baptised Denis 1845, John 1847
John Corcoran, and Mary Nicholson baptised male Andrew at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #272
John Corcoran Directory 1847 brickmaker Brickfields Richmond
John Corkerine - Corcoran and Mary Thirtnon baptised Denis 1845
Directory 1847 shoemaker Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
John Corcoran, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 Neptune 4 for Melbourne Ticket of Leave granted
John Conoran wed Bridget Okeefe in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Catherine 1844, Mary died 1846
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
John Corcoran brickmaker Brickfields Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
John Corcoran shoemaker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Corcoran aged 20 came Dec 1841 with 113 on the Agostina
Mary Corcoran 20 (Single woman 18) 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
Mary Corcoran - Corcoran wed Charles Anderton in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Mary Corcoran wed Patrick Joyce in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Michael Corcoran, male wed Anne Phelan 1842 #35537 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Corcoran and Anne Whelan/Phelan baptised Patrick 1843, Mary Ann 1847
Michael Corcoran, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Peter Corcoran - Corcoran and Mary Temple baptised Margaret 1845, Daniel 1847 Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Peter Corcoran - Corcoran and Sarah Gorman baptised Mary Ann 1843
Peter Corcoran List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Peter Corcoran, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Timothy Corcoran 26, (single man 5) Carpenter, RC both Co Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
Timothy Corcoran wed Honora Doran in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Winefred died 1846
William Corcoran wife Catherine Walsh son John Corcoran born 21 Sep 1839 baptised 12 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
John Corcoran baptism sponsors were Peter Connor and Johannah Connor born 21 Sep 1839 baptised 12 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
William Corcoran - Coghlan and Catherine Walsh baptised John 1839, Marian 1842, Margaret 1844, Catherine 1846, William 1847
William Corcoran died 1846 Male aged 35 at Melbourne
Winifred Corcoran, mother of Mary Boyle born 14 Aug 1842 dau of William Boyle - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Mr J Cordage Arrived at Hobart on 7 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip on the Adelaide
FH Cordell, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Mr J Cordell sailed 21-Mar 1840 for Launceston on the Socrates
Thomas Cordell 22 (single man 11) Shepherd Prot both Westholme, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
TH Cordell Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
TW Cordell Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Bridget Cordy 21 (single woman 9) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mr R Cordy Departed from Launceston on 1 Mar 1839 for Portland Bay Fairy, on the Sally Ann
Richard Cordey wed Mary Gray in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne Page 197
Richard Cordey Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Catherine Corve / Core 24 (single woman 7) Dairy maid RC both Clare, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Sally Cove / Core 18 (single woman 9) House Maid RC Neither Tyrone Co., came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
George Coreney 23 (Single man 15) Labourer Prot both Cork arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Thetis source Bounty Immigrants
Mr H Corey arrived 19 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Western Port Emily, source local newspapers
James Corfield, wed Margaret Bennet 1842 #850 Independent Melbourne
Ellen Corgan 20 (single woman 9) Childs maid, RC both, Cork, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mr and Mrs Corker cleared 22 May 1844 and sailed 23 May from Melbourne for Portland on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
Reuben Corker Departed from Launceston on 4 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Black Joke
Jane Corkery 18 (single woman 53) House servant RC reads Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from from London 1 Sep and Cork 21 Sep 1841, on the Martin Luther source Bounty Immigrants
Reuben Corkhill wed Elizabeth Moor in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Corkhill wed Margaret Thomson in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Corkhill, and Margaret baptised William Henry at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12708
W Corkhill Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Mary Corkran, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
James Corlette, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Mr F Corman arrived 18-Apr 1840 from Lauceston on the Joshua Carroll - source Port Phillip Herald 21 Apr 1840
Anne Cormack cleared out 20 Oct 1842 for Launceston on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Fri 21st October 1842
Mr Cormick, on Bachelor's side, won in first innings bowled by Cavenagh in first recorded Cricket match against the Married men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Mar 1840 ,
Lieut Cormack cleared 16 Sep 1840 for Sydney on the William Woolley
John Cormack passengers from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
John Cormick - Cormack and Mary Gilmore baptised Honora 1845
Margaret Cormack wed Thomas Ramage in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Cormick / Cormack 20 (single woman 8) Housemaid, RC reads, Tipperary, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Mary Cormack 26 (single woman 8) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Mary Cormick, Sponsor of Mary dau of William Boyle Baptised on 7 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Mary Cormick wed James Blows in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Cormick, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Mr Cormick, on Bachelor's side, won in first innings bowled by Cavenagh in first recorded Cricket match against the Married men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Mar 1840
Thomas Cornhill / Cormill 22 (single man 07) Labourer Prot neither Limerick arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
John Corn aged 15 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Thomas Corn cleared 23 Mar 1844 and sailed 26 Mar from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar, source local newspapers
John Cornan 23 hus (family also Steerage 51) Labourer Prot both Kings County, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Sarah Cornan 26 wife of John (family also Steerage 51) Housekeeper Prot both Kings County, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Mr H Adult Corne came Jul 1841 with 39 on the Brilliant
Thomas Cornhill/Cormill 22 Labourer Prot neither Limerick arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Thomas Cornail wed Ann Mccaill in 1845 at Church of England baptised Elizabeth 1846
Cornal and Jamieson Partnership Mooreealla Britannia Bay Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
R Cornelius, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Auctioneer Insolvency debt of 2946 pounds, 0.94% of 56 debts listed
Jessey Corner 20 hus (family 7) Labourer Prot Both Co Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mary Corner 19 wife of Jessee (family 7) House maid Prot reads, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Jessey Corner and Mary baptised Edward 1844, John 1844
Betty Cornett 20 (Single woman 16) 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

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