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The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

James Anthony Cowie 9 Nov 1835 with Batman brought 500 sheep for members of the Port Phillip Association
James Cowie arrived in Hobart 7 Jan from Leith via Port Phillip, 1 Jan, in 1841 Midlothian
James Cowie wed Eliza Layton in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised Eliza 1844, James 1846 died
James Cowie freehold Corio St Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
James Cowie, 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
James Cowie on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
James Cowie Corio St Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
James Cowper Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Anthony Cowie Esq., of Bangeeltap, Port Phillip wed on 14 Sep, at Ballane by the Rev A Thomson, at the residence of John Von Steiglitz Esq., to Charlotte Christina, youngest daughter of the late Henry Lewis Von Stieglitz, Esq., Cookstown, Ireland, source Port Phillip Herald Fri 16th September 1842
JA Cowie, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
James Cowie, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Corio St Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
James Cowie saddler Corio street North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss Cowie Departed from Launceston on 22 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Albatross
Mr Cowey Arrived at Launceston on 9 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, the brig on the Henry
Mr Cowie cleared out 20 Apr 1842 for Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Fri 22nd April 1842
Mrs Cowie arrived 5 July 1842 from Launceston on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Tue 12th July 1842
Mr and Mrs Cowie cleared out 2 Dec 1842 for Launceston - on the Scout Launceston Examiner for 14 Dec has arrival 12 Dec - lists
Mr and Mrs Cowie From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Miss Cowie arrived at Port Phillip 15 Nov 1843 from Launceston on 3 Nov Scout
Cowie and Stead Partnership Moorabool Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Cowie & Stead in a partnership settlers Bungletop Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Cowl Departed from Launceston 16 Oct 1837 for Port Philip on the Enterprise
Daniel Cowley, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Cooper Insolvency debt of 252 pounds 0.08% of 56 debts listed
Timothy Cowley, died 50 male Melbourne 1842 #38387 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Charles Cowper, Murray District depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Charles Cowper, Licensed to depasture stock at Murray District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Charles Cowper settler Currijong Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
James Cowper Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
James Cowper, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
James Cowper, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
James Cowper Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
James Cowper settler Airdpatrick Loddon and Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Cowper, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
William Cowper arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 3 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 10 Jan 1842
Michael Cowrick labourer Woodstock Merri Crrek, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Cowtan master ad Mrs Cowtan sailed 1 Nov from Launceston for Port Fairy and Portland Lowestoft
Captain Cowton master Departed from Launceston on 11 May 1839 for Portland Bay on the Socrates
Captain Cowton arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates
Captain Cowton sailed 4 August 1843 from Launceston for Portland, Socrates
Mr J Cowton departed 31 Dec 1840 from Launceston for Port Fairy, on the Fox- source Launceston Courier 4 Jan 1841
Mr Cowton departed 2 Feb 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip and South Aust, on the Fox
Mr John Cowtan arrived 13 Oct 1842 from Launceston Launceston Examiner 1 Oct reports departure on 24 Sep on the Dusty Miller source Port Phillip Herald Fri 14th October 1842
John Cowton Sailed 1 Jan from Launceston for Port Fairy, in 1841 Fox
John Cowtan 375 acres Normanby lot 31. Deeds 29th April 1847
Emma Cox arrived 17 Mar 1841 from Launceston on 14 Mar on the Corsair source Port Phillip Herald Fri 18th March 1842
Emma Cox cleared out 11 May 1842 for Launceston and arrived 21 May 1842 at Launceston from Port Phillip Henry source Launceston Examiner - Sat 28th May
Francis James Cox wed Margaret Mcmillan in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Francis James Cox, and Margaret baptised Frances Margaret 1841, Isabella Jane at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #763
Francis James Cox baker and grocer Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Francis James Cox, of Melbourne, Baker, from Insolvencies, dated 15-Jul and 15-Jul 1842
Francis James Cox Insolvent has Trustees Alfred Woolley and William Westgarth source Melbourne Times - Sat 20 Aug 1842, page 3
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Francis Joseph Cox settler Berrabool Hills, Source - 1847 Directory
George Cox wed Ann Wigram in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Cox, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
James Cox wed Mary Ann Lenord in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Miss Jane Cox departed 25 Jan 1844 from Launceston for Portland on the Minerva, source local newspapers
Miss Cox arrived 2 Apr 1844 at Launceston from Portland, on the Lowestoft, source local newspapers
John Cox Convict came 1838 on the Charles Kerr assigned to T B Alexander Esq.
Mr Cox and Mrs J Cox departed 14 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Lady Emma - source Launceston Courier 19 Apr 1841
J Cox Esq. and Mrs John Cox departing 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Fairy, on the Fox
Mr John Cox Esq. departing 21 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Port Fairy, on the Essington - source Launceston Courier 6 Dec 1841
Mr J Cox Esq sailed 4 Apr 1842 for Portland Bay on the Essington source Launceston Examiner 8 Apr 1842
Mr J Cox arrived 1 June 1842 from Port Fairy on the Essington source Launceston Examiner 4 June 1842
Mr and Mrs Cox and 2 chn Cleared from Launceston 14 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the EssingtonLaunceston Examiner 16 Nov 1842
John Cox and Frances baptised Frances 1843
John Cox Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
John Cox arrived at Launceston 30 Nov 1843 from Portland Essington
John Cox Esq. of Port Fairy District appointed magistrate, 6 Jan 1844 by His Excellency the Governor source PPH News 6 Jan 1844, source local newspapers
John Cox, JP of Port Fairy appointed Guardian of Minors for that dtrict. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 9 Mar 1844
John Cox, JP on a Committee to hold a meeting at Mack's Hotel, Corio, of all inhabitants of the Western District. Source - Geelong Advertiser 10 May 1844
John Cox, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
John Cox, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Belfast Port Fairy Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Cox owed 12 pounds bill of exchange by insolvent James Dawson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 Sep 1845
John Cox, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Cox settler Weirangout Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Cox Cleared from Launceston 14 Nov 1842 for Port Phillip - on the EssingtonLaunceston Examiner 16 Nov 1842
Mr Cox arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the brig 'Charlotte' 3 Jan 1840 - source Launceston Courier 4 Jan 1841
Mr J Cox Esq and Mrs John Cox departing 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Fairy, on the Fox
Mr J Cox Esq arrived 8 May 1844 at Launceston from Portland on the Lowestoft, source local newspapers
Mr J Cox Esq. sailed 7 June 1844 from Launceston for Port Fairy and Portland Minerva, source local newspapers
John Cox Belfast dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Cox Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Cox cleared on 7 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 9 Nov for Launceston arrived 14 Nov Scout, source local newspapers
Mr J Cox cleared on 9 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 12 Nov for Port Fairy and Portland Mary, source local newspapers
Mr Cox Departed from Sydney on 6 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Mr Cox arrived 14-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Clonmel
Mr Cox arrived 3 Jan 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Charlotte
Mr Cox and Mr J Cox departed 14 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip and arrived 20 Apr 1841 from Launceston on the Lady Emma
Masters Robert Cox sailed 3 Oct 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
Thomas Cox Departed from Hobart on 12 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Agnes
Thomas Cox, wed Ellen Kelly 1842 #162 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Cox, and Ellen Hogan baptised female Elizabeth at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Moonee Pnd 1842 #36656
Thomas Cox and Ellen Hogan baptised Michael 1844, Elleanor 1846
Thomas Cox, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Thomas Cocks bullock driver Salt Water River, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Cox aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Williamm Cox 21 hus (family 7) Gardener Prot both Somersetshire, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Caroline Cox 21 wife of William (family 7) House Servant Prot both Somersetshire, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
William Cox, and Caroline baptised Mary Maria at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Wtown 1842 #12902
William Cox and Caroline baptised Matilda 1843
William Cox wed Rebecca Winterbine in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
baptised William 1845, Elizabeth 1846
William Cox Darlington Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Cox Mount Rouse Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Cox, overseer to JHL Foster The Port Phillip Herald Tue 11 Apr 1843 in case of Phoebe Watts forging a note
William Cox and wife arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 21 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Aug 1845
William Cox, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
William Cox aged 21 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Directory 1847 Collins lane
William Cox and Honora Rifall baptised William 1846
Directory 1847 George's Burn Sydney Road
William Cox and Jane baptised Charles 1847 died
Page 32 letters at Post Office
William Cox J.P George's Burn Darlington Port Fairy, Source - 1847 Directory
William Cox labourer Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Cox labourer Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
William Cox settler George's Burn Sydney Road, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Coxford departed from Launceston for Portland on the schooner 'Minerva' 3 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 6 Feb1843
Thomas Coxhead source LE - departed Launceston 3 Feb for Portland, Minerva
Samuel S Coy Crew arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Samuel S Coy - Cox and Mary baptised Mary Louisa 1847
SG Cox, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
S Cox, jury to hear inquest on death of Ward Cole Verdict - accidental death. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Jan 1846
Ann Coyle, female wed John Henry Walters 1842 #4475 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Biddy Coyle 20 (single woman 8) Housemaid RC neither Longford, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Bridget Coyle, wed John Brown 1842 #843 Independent Melbourne
James Coyle Western Port District licensed to cut timber from 1-31 Aug 1843
James Coyle and Catherine McSweeney baptised James 1844, John Thomas 1845
James Coyle shoemaker off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Master L Kayle / Coyle arrived 19 Oct 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool 21 May 1844 via Sydney 9 Oct Mary White, source local newspapers
Mr Coyle sailed 29 Oct 1844 for Adelaide Mary White , source local newspapers
Mary Coyle 20 (young woman 17) House Servant RC neither Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Coyle 26 Mar 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Edward Cozens wed Hellen Baxter in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised Henry Edward 1844, James 1846
Edward Cozens groom off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J Cozens Departed from Hobart on 24 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
J Cozens Arrived 27-Dec 1840 at Port Phillip from Launceston in 1841 Industry,
William Cussens / Cozens cleared 4 July 1844 and sailed 5 July from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 8 July Scout, source local newspapers
John L Crabbe Arrived at Port Phillip 16 March 1843 from Launceston on 8 Mar, Tamar - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843
Mr JL Crabbe Cleared out from Port Phillip 25 July 1843 for Launceston arrived 29 July Tamar
Jonathan Crabtree, Licensed to cut timber at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
John Crack Departed from Launceston 31 Oct 1837 for Port Philip on the Domain
Michael Crack Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Cracknell 34 hus of Susan (family 07) Labourer Prot reads Suffolk arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Susan Cracknell 30 wife of John (family 07) Prot reads Suffolk arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
David Cracknell 9, Phoebe Cracknell 6 dau and Ephraim Cracknell 4 son of John (family 07) Prot Suffolk arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
John Cracklin List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Miss Cracroft arrived at Port Phillip 9 Dec 1843 from Hobart Flying Fish
James Crayford/ Cracksford 26 hus Labourer RC both Oxford employed by Mr Ashurst, Melbourne employed by Mr Ashurst, Melbourne arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Crayford/ Cracksford 27 wife RC both Oxford arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Francis Crayford/ Cracksford 5 and Ruben Crayford/ Cracksford 3 RC Oxford arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Richard Cradden and Elizabeth baptised Elizabeth 1844
Catherine Craddock 19 (single woman 11) Housemaid RC both Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Mr AR Craddock Cabin passenger, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
'Perilous Voyages' page 65 notes - AR Craddock brought with him a large amount of trading goods, including 100 casks of bottled beer valued at 690 pounds, and a dozen cases of shoes, ironmongery, cheese and haberdashery valued at 195 pounds.
Catharine Craffy wed William Harber in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Crafort in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843

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