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I first began this site 16 July 2007, and this revision began 18 Dec 2013 as my 76th birthday present given to you.
The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

Captain Robert Dambrill, master arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
William Damiker 37 hus (3 family) Labourer RC neither Limerick, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Bridget Damiker 21 wife of William (3 family) Housemaid RC neither Limerick, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
William Damiker - Danaher and Bridget Murphy baptised William 1843, Catherine 1845
James Damyon wed Mary Anne Philpott in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
baptised James Philipott Byer 1844, Agnes Suzannah 1845
James Damyon merchant Brunswick street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
James Damyon settler Glenferry county Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Dan, Shop and house Bourke Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
Henry Edmund Pultene Dana wed Sophia Walsh in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne baptised William Henry Pulten 1845, Cecile Sophia 1846
Dana and Savage Partnership Glenelg River Portland Bay, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Dana & Savage in a partnership settlers Wangulla Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Native Police Commandant,
Jane Dannyhurst - Danaher wed Robert Baxter in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Danahoe - Danaher and Margaret baptised born Elinor 1846, Thomas Edward 1846
James Danaley 29 (11 single man) Farm servant RC neither Waterford, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Mr Dancer Source CH - sailed from Port Albert 13 June 1843 to Hobart on 20 June Industry
W Dander, jury to hear inquest on death of Ward Cole Verdict - accidental death. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Jan 1846
Mr Dane cleared 1 Sept 1841 from Port Phillip for Hobart arrived 9 Sep Catherine
Mr Dane sailed 3 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 16 Apr on the Jane Goudie, source local newspapers
Charles Dane - Dane and Margaret baptised Elizabeth 1843
Mathew Dangan 25 (single man 08) Carpenter RC both Meath arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
John Danger - Danger Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Richard Doogerfield / Dangerfield 29 (single man 9) Labourer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Richard Dangerfield, died 21 male Melbourne 1842 #3780 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Samuel Dangerfield 18 (single man 11) Labourer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Samuel Dangerfield and Mary baptised Samuel 1845
Mary Danhanny, female wed Charles Carter 1842 #35435 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Cornelius Daniel 29, on Jan 1840 Disposal list for Westminster To Sydney
Henry Daniel and Voilet baptised William 1846, Mary Ann 1847 see Violet Ellingham on the Evans family page
John Daniel 21 (single man 12) Carpenter Prot both Caermarthenshire?, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
John Daniel wed Ellenor Hughes in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Daniels arrived at Port Phillip 17 August 1843, from Launceston on 11 Aug Henry
John Daniels - Daniel aged 20 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Joseph Daniels - Daniel and Mary baptised George 1847
Mr Daniels sailed from Launceston, 7 May 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Chilli
Mr Daniels Departed from Launceston on 4 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Domain
Mr Daniel Arrived at Launceston on 16 Mar 1839 from Port Fairy, on the Truelove
Mr and Mrs Daniels sailed 5 Nov 1840 for Launceston on the Dusty Miller
Mrs Daniels From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mrs Daniels and child Cleared out from Port Phillip 29 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June and Sydney Seahorse
Robert Daniels wed Mary Mcpherson in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Samuel Daniel wed Margaret Michael in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Timothy Isaac Daniel 25 hus (family 7) Farm Labourer, Prot both, Wales, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Anne Jane Isaac Daniel 28 wife of Timothy (family 7) Dairy woman, Prot neither, Wales, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Eliza Isaac Daniel 6 dau of Timothy (family 7) Prot, Wales, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
David Isaac Daniel 4 son of Timothy (family 7) Prot, Wales, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Isaac Isaac Daniel 12 months son of Timothy (family 7) Prot, Wales, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
William Daniels Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Charles Danker and Margaret baptised Patrick 1847
Mr Dankin arrived 29 May 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, William Hughes
Catherine Dann wed John Simmons in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
HEP Dann Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
James Dann 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Mr and Mrs Dann and child Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Mr and Mrs Dann Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 June 1843 for Sydney British Isle
Thomas Dann wed Priscilla Price in 1845 at Church of England
William Dann aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
James Dannes, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Abraham Dansey aged 22 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Richard Danson aged 28 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr Dansford ( Cabin) from London arrived 20 Oct 1841, on the Brothers
Mr Danver departed 12 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Christina
John Danvers Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Jeremiah Danworth labourer Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr James Daplin arrived 12 May 1844 from Sydney 28 Apr on the Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
James Darbell, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
George Darby sailed 28 Feb from Launceston for Portland Bay and Port Fairy, G&F Fisher agents, on the Lowestoft, source local newspapers
George Darby aged 15 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Gerard Darby shoemaker Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Darby, 19 single man Labourer RC both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
James Darby Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Jarrard Darby, and Sarah baptised William Robert at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 12713
Jared Darby, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Jeremiah Darby - Darby and Sarah baptised Margaret 1844
Samuel Darby, 25 hus Bounty immigrant arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mary Anne Darby, 23 wife Bounty immigrant arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mr and Mrs JR D'Arcy Departed from Sydney 24 Sep 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Stirlingshire
John Dacey - Darcy Convict came on the Portsea assigned to J Arnold Esq.
Louisa Darcey - Darcy aged 19 came Jan 1842 with 202 on the Samuel Boddington
Frederick Robert D'Arcy 5 October 1836 assistant surveyor arrived on the Stirlingshire
Frederick Darcy with William Darke had first arrived in Port Phillip from New South Wales in 1836 as assistant surveyors to surveyor Robert Russell who had been charged by the NSW colony's governor, Sir Richard Bourke, with surveying the Port Phillip district - work taken over by Robert Hoddle. Frederick was later involved in horse breeding, and horse racing, and is remembered as having bred a Melbourne Cup winner.
Mr R Darchy Passengers cabin - cleared for Sydney on 4 May 1840 on the India
Mr Thomas Darchy Passengers for Port Phillip and Sydney--- arrived 9 Apr 1840 from Greenock on the India
Margaret Darcey 20 (single woman 12) Housemaid RC neither Wexford, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Margaret Darcy, female wed James Faulkner 1842 #35429 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary/Margaret Darcy wed Henry Thomas in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong
Maria Darcy sponsor for Maurice Power baptised 19 Sep 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Maria Darcy wife of Daniel Courney son Thomas Courney born 22 Jul 1839 baptised 22 Sep 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Mary Darcey 20 (single woman 11) Housemaid RC both Londonderry, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary DArcy 18 (single woman 16) Housemaid RC neither Clare, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Michael Darcey 23 (single man 9) Labourer RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Michael Darcy 29 hus (family 6) Farm servant RC both Dublin, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Maria Ann Darcy 27 wife of Michael (family 6) Farm servant RC both Dublin, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Anne Darcy 3 dau of Michael (family 6) RC Dublin, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Michael Darcy, and Marian Dunn baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 145
Michael Darcy and Marian Dunn/Maria Ann baptised Francis 1844, Catherine 1846, Michael 1847
Michael Darcy wed Catherine Dempsey in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
baptised Patrick 1843, Mary 1847
Michael Darcy, male wed Bridget Mackay 1842 #35509 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Darcy and Bridget Mackay baptised James 1843, Thomas 1846
Michael Darcy house off Lonsdale St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Michael Darcey, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Michael Darcy settler Glen Vale River Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Darcy Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Mr Darchy (Cabin) Departed for Sydney 2 Feb 1841 on the Ariadne
Mr DArcy cleared from Port Phillip 24 Feb 1843 for Hobart arrived 7 March Flying Fish
Patrick Darcy 24 (single man 13) Labourer RC neither Clare, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Ranulph D'Acre - Darcy Owned Property Yarra Yarra - Freehold Property
Thomas Darchy arrived 9 Apr 1840 on the India and 4 May India cleared for Sydney
Mr Darchy (Cabin) Departed for Sydney 2 Feb 1841 on the Ariadne
James Dardel, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
James Dardell settler Lewis's station County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Monsieur Dardell, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Mr Dare sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner, source local newspapers
J Darey, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Rev R Darey Passengers Cabin arrived 18 Jul 1840 from London on the Theresa
James Darg, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Mary Dargan 20 (single woman 18) Housemaid RC both Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Mary Daryon 20 (21 single woman) Housemaid RC neither Co Cork, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Michael Dorgan, 23 single man Labourer RC both Tipperary arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Michael Dargen Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Michael Dargon arrived at Prt Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Lillias' 2 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
Henery Dark, 25 Hus Farm Labourer Prot both Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Anne Dark, 25 Wife Housemaid Prot both Tipperary arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Henery Dark and Anne baptised Sarah 1843, Elizabeth 1846 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr JC Darke Arrived at Hobart on 20 May 1838 from Port Phillip on 12 Mayon the Blossom
Mr JC Darke in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr JC Darke Cleared out from Port Phillip 14 June 1843 for Launceston Tamar
Mr Darke Departed from Launceston 9 Feb 1836 for Port Phillip and the Mauritius, on the Maria
Mr Dark Arrived at Sydney 29 Jan 1838 from Launceston and Port Phillip the steamer on the James Watt
Mr and Mrs Darke and 2 chn and servant Cleared out 31 Dec 1842 from Port Phillip for Sydney Glenswilly
William Wedge Darke Gentleman, wife Isabella dau Isabella Wemyss Darke born 26 Apr 1839 baptised 22 Aug 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Isabella Wemyss Darke born 26 Apr 1839 dau of William Wedge Darke and wife Isabella baptised 22 Aug 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
William Darke Convict came 1832 on the Florentia assigned to Mr Stogg
Mr W Darke Departed from Sydney 24 Sep 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Stirlingshire
Mr W Darke Departed from Sydney on 14 May 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Skene
William Wedge Darke 5 October 1836 assistant surveyor arrived on the Stirlingshire
2 Convicts assigned to him are William Gordon came 1830 on the J S Forbes, and William Bone /Bane came 1836 on the Moffat
William Wedge Darke and Isabella baptised Isabella Wemyss 1839,
WW Darke, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841 in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
William Wedge Darke assistant surveyor New Town Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Wedge Darke, and Isabella baptised Elizabeth Mary Louis at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 # 12728
William Wedge Darke, of Melbourne, Contract Surveyor, from Insolvencies, dated 12-May and 12-May 1842
Mr and Mrs Darke, and 2 chn, and servant cleared for Sydney 31 Dec 1842 on the Glenswilly
Mr E Darkin Departed from Sydney on 14 May 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Skene
JS Darkins, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Mr G Darler sailed on 16 Nov 1844 from Launceston for Portland Timbo, source local newspapers
DB Darling is Secretary of the Melbourne Debating Society - Source - Port Phillip Herald, 5 Nov 1841
Mr Darling arrived at Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 from London 11 July and arrived at Adelaide 9 Nov, Imaun of Muscat
Mrs Darling arrived 28 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart, on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Mr Darling cleared on 12 Oct 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 16 Oct for Launceston, arrived 18 Oct Shamrock, source local newspapers
Phoebe Darling 25 (single woman 12) General servant, Prot both, Kent, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Phebe Darling, female wed George Milner 1842 #4639 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Bell Darling freehold Queen St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Thomas Bell Darling House and shop Elizabeth St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Thomas B Darling in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
Thomas Bell Darling, Shop and house Elizabeth St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Thomas B Darling sworn in as a Special Constable before His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
Thomas Bell Darling druggist Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Job Darlington aged 15 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Darlot Arrived at Launceston on 8 Sep 1838 from Portland Bay on the Hartley
Mr Darlot arrived 26 Jun 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Aphrasia
Henry Darlot Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Henry Darlot, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Darlot, 3rd meeting The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Insolvency hearing
James Mucton Darlot, estate debts The Port Phillip Herald Tue 12 Sep 1843 owes BC Harrison account 36 pounds
Darlott, special meeting Insolvency hearing The Port Phillip Herald Tue 26 Sep 1843
James Mockton Darlot, Insolvent settler insolvent applying for Certificate. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Sept 1844
James M Darlot applying for Insolvency Certificate 19 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
James Monckton Darlot settler Wimeira River, Source - 1847 Directory
Darlot see Dutton, Simson and Darlot Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Darlot see McLachlan & Darlot in a partnership settlers Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Darnell arrived 8 Feb 1840 from London via Adelaide on the Caroline
James Darnel, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
James Robson Darnell Correspondence sold Wimmera Warranooke to Ayrey, Alexander & Nichol, Henry
Mr J Darnfield Passengers - Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
David Darrant, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845

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