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Bridget Day 24, z 8, General Servant Co Clare Prot reads for Sydney, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Bridget Day 24, Servant, To Sydney, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Captain Day 1841 master on the Mary
Mr C Day Arrived at Port Adelaide on 19 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Henry Freeling
Charles Day Departed from Hobart on 20 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry Freeling
DW Day, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Wine merchant debt of 900 pounds 0.29% of 56 debts listed
George Day and Ellen Roberts baptised Ann 1844, Ellen 1845
Henry Day, 20 single man Labourer Prot both Wiltshire arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Henry Day in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Henry Day List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry Day painter and glazier Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Day 23 (single man 20) Labourer RC both Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
James Day 25 hus (family 13) Farm servant RC neither Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Mary Day 22 wife of James (family 13) Farm servant RC neither Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
James Day and Mary/Maria Nolan 22 baptised James 1841, Anthony 1844, Bernard 1846,
Directory 1847 labourer Brunswick
James Dee - Day wed Bridget Kavanagh in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Daniel 1845, Thomas 1846, William 1847,
James Day labourer Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
John Alfred Day and Jane baptised Jane 1840, William Benton 1841, John Alfred 1847, Martha Jane 1847 and lives at Barwon Lakes
John Day settler Barwon Lakes county Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
John Day arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates - source Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
John Henry Day wed 1840 #4269 to Mary Perrott at Church Of England St James, Melbourne baptised Richard 1841, Harriet 1843, Mary Jane 1844, Charles 1846
John Day wed 1840 #4274 to Carol/Catherine Langton at Church Of England St James, Melbourne baptised John William 1841, Joseph 1843, Charles 1845, and lived at Collingwood
John Day joiner Albert Terrace Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John Day plasterer Albert Terrace Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John Day in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John Day, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
John Day, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Joseph Day aged 22 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Joseph Day and Ann Baker baptised Frederick 1847 believed to be their third child, and another 11 were born in Brunswick. More details here
Margaret Day 19 (single woman 15) House maid RC neither Clare, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mathew Day and Sarah Kay baptised Ellen 1844
Mr J Day sailed from Launceston 18 Aug 1836 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Mr J Day Arrived at Launceston on 9 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, the brig on the Henry
Mr J Day arrived 3-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 1 Mar, on the Tamar
Miss J Day Arrived 21-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 15 Mar, on the Paul Pry
Mr Day arrived 6-Apr 1840 from Sydney on the Jewess
Mr Day sailed 10-Jul 1840 for Hobart on the Paul Pry
Mr Day (a prisoner of the Crown) arrived 7 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr Day sailed from Port Phillip 1 Feb 1843 arrived Sydney 15 Feb Christina
Richard Surg Supt Day, - Doctor arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mr Richard Day arrived 17 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 5 Nov Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Mr Richard Day cleared on 22 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 23 Nov for Sydney arrived 1 Dec Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Robert Day 29 Sept 1836 district constable came via HMS Rattlesnake
Robert Day 10 January 1837 had been dismissed as District Constable
Thomas Day wed Bridget Nolan in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Day, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
Catherine Day, Sponsor of George son of Thomas Chapman Baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
William Henry Day wed Margaret Mcbrea in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Daniel Dayley, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
John Dayley arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 20 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1845
Mr Dayle Departed from Hobart 2 Mar 1838 for Portland Bay and Calcutta on the Mary
Mr Dayly Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
Mr Daypter sailed 8-Aug 1840 for Hobart on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mr Daynton arrived 26-Aug 1840 from Launceston on the Lowestoft
Edward Daynes aged 20 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Samuel Dayton, tried for stealing sheep Supreme Court Thur 15 Feb 1844 belonging to John Brock. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Feb 1844
Samuel Dayton, per ship Fairlie, Ticket-of-Leave holder Insolvent, debtors to report to Bench of Magistrates Selling his dark bay mare, and 3 working bullocks. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 March 1844
William Dayton - convict came on the England 1835, absconded from Lieut Garland, Apprehension of runaway. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 75, 4 Jul 1842

John Dcrnull arrived at Hobart 13 Jan from Port Phillip, 5 Jan, in 1841 Flying Squirrel
Bridget Dea 20 (22 Steerage), came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Bridget Dea, mother of Mary Lynch born 4 June 1841 dau of John Lynch - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Henry Deacon wed Sarah Pyers in 1841 at Presbyterian Portland baptised Margaret Elizabeth 1844
Henry Deacon settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Deacon Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Samuel Deacon List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Bartholomew Deane 23 hus (family 8) Farm Labourer, Prot both, Kildare, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Catherine Deane 24 wife of Bartholomew (family 8) Housemaid, Prot both, Kildare, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Captain Deane Ship's Master sailed 24 Feb 1840 for Launceston on the Fox
Charles Dean, male wed Margaret Scott 1842 #4571 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Charles Dean, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Charles Edmund Deane and Margaret Scott baptised Charles Edmund 1845, Frederick 1847
Charles Edward Deane stonemason Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Deane settler Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Elizabeth Ann Sunder Dean wed David Boyd in 1843 at Independent Melbourne
Emma Dean Sailed from Port Phillip 7 April 1843 for Launceston arrived 11 Apr Tamar
George Dean departing 3 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier6 Dec 1841
George Dean arrived Launceston 5 Jan 1843 from Portland Minerva
Mr George Dean Cleared out from Port Phillip 25 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June Jane and Emma
George Dean wed Ellen Carrol/Cahil in 1844 at Presbyterian Portland baptised Thomas 1847
George Dean - Surety for change name from Portland Inn, to be called Shepherds Arms, License held by Robert Taylor Very St. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 73, 25 Nov 1847
George Dean - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, Percy St Portland Inn, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 73, 25 Nov 1847 and Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
James Deane Carpenter Spring-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Dean freehold Yarrow St Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
James Deanes Yarrow St Geelong Householder List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Mr J Deane and wife Departed from Sydney 29 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Hay
John Deane 32 husband of Phillis (family 13) Labourer Prot reads Oxfordshire Remains in the Depot as the wife is taken unwell arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Philis Deane 29 wife of John (family 13) Prot reads Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Deane 12, Mary Deane 9, Ann Deane 6, James Deane 4, Joseph Deane 2 and Edward Deane 0 son of Thomas (family 13) Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
baptised Eden Thomas 1845, John 1847 Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
John Deane, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 19 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 18 May
John Dean in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
John Dean List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
JH Deane arrived 26-Jan 1840 from Hobart Town 16 Jan on the Adelaide
Mr J Deane arrived 26-Jan 1840 from Hobart Town 16 Jan on the Adelaide - source Port Phillip Herald 28 Jan 1840
JD Deane on 10 June 1840 purchased suburban allotment in Prahan of 19 acres - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
Mr J Deane arrived 20 Sep 1840 from Hobart on 12 Sep on the Flying Squirel
Margaret Deenes wed James Keating in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Deane wed William Doby in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Mary Dean, female wed Thomas Forster 1842 #4642 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Dean wed Thomas Forster in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
M Deane, 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
Mr Dean arrived at Sydney 17 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip and Adelaide on the Adelaide
Mr Deane Arrived at Sydney on 18 April 1839 from Port Phillip on 9 Apr on the Paul Pry
Mr Deane Cabin - arrived 24 April 1840 from Sydney on the Strathfieldsaye
Mr Deane, in Dec 1839 employed Mary B Hunt aged 22, Dairy maid, who came on the William Metcalfe
Mr Deane arrived from Sydney 9 May 1840 on the Strathfieldsaye
Mr Deane sailed 26-Dec 1840 for Launceston on the Paul Pry
Mr Dean Arrived 6 Jan 1841 at Launceston from Port phillip on the Paul Pry
Mr Deane arrived 1 June 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 28 May, on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Dean arrived 14 Sep 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Tamar
Mr Deane arrived 25 Sep 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 23 Sep on the Sea Horse
Mr Dean departed 19 Oct 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Miss Deane cleared from Port Phillip 24 Feb 1843 and sailed from Port Phillip 26 Feb 1843 for Hobart arrived 7 March Flying Fish
Mr Deane Cleared out from Port Phillip 11 July 1843 and sailed 14 July for Sydney arrived 20 July Amiga
Mrs and two Misses Deane Cleared out from Port Phillip 15 July 1843 for Hobart arrived 24 July Flying Fish
Miss Deane cleared out from Port Phillip 23 August 1843, for Hobart arrived 4 Sep Flying Fish
Mr Dean, special meeting Insolvency hearing The Port Phillip Herald Tue 26 Sep 1843
Pricilla Deane 17 dau of Thomas (single woman 19 also g19 ) House servant Prot reads Fermanagh arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Priscilla Dean wed Denis Kelly in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
R Deane on 10 June 1840 purchased a town allotment - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
Robert Deane and Elizabeth Mcsweeny baptised Eugene 1843
Robert Deane office Little Collins st Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Robert Deane 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Robert Deane, solicitor assets to be sold. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 Oct 1844
Robert Deane, Insolvent, comfirmed plan of distribution Due by the estate, 14 pounds 8/- Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 19 Oct 1844
Samuel Deane 14 son of Thomas (single man 10) Labourer Prot reads Oxfordshire with parents arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Thomas Deane 40 husband of Sophia (family 12) Labourer Prot reads Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Sophia Deane 34 wife of Thomas (family 12) Prot reads Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Timothy Deane 11, Henry Deane 8, Sophia Deane 6 and Abraham Deane 3 son of Thomas (family 12) Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Thomas Deen wed Barbara Forbes in 1844 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Dean and Zilpah baptised Jabez 1845, John Thomas 1847
Mr Wm Deane departed 23 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier30 Aug 1841
Mr Wm Deane arrived 30 Aug at Port Phillip from Launceston on 26 Aug, in 1841 Tamar
Deane and O’Cock Partnership solicitors Church Square Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Deane and Parrott Partnership Colac Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Deane & Perrott in a partnership settlers Lake Colac, Source - 1847 Directory
W Dean-Forbes arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
Bernard DeAngloe boatman Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr E Dear sailed from Sydney May 5 for Port Phillip, on the Gem
Patrick Dear in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Mr P Dearton arrived 6-May 1840 from Hobart on 25 Apr on the Lord Sidmonth
John Deaveis, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Alexander Deaves shoemaker North street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Mrs James Deaves in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
A Deblin, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Joseph Debnam witness to wedding 24 Dec 1839 Thomas Davies to Margaret Jetson at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mrs Debrumple, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
David Debrumple, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Mrs Debus arrived 18 June 1844 at Melbourne from Port Adelaide on 7 June Dorset, source local newspapers
Mrs Debus, Master and Miss Debas cleared 25 June 1844 and sailed 27 June from Melbourne for Sydney Dorset, source local newspapers
Henry DeCarle, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
David Decaux wed Mary Ann Moore in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
David DeCaux Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Mrs Decoy sailed 22-Aug 1840 for Sydney on the Jewess
David Dee 29 (single man 12) Labourer RC neither Waterford, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
David Dee wed Ellen Shea in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong baptised Michael 1844, William 1847
Johanna Dee, 24 single woman Bounty immigrant arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
John Dee 19 (single man 16) Shoemaker, RC both, Tipperary, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
John Dee, Shop and house Collingwood The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Gipps Ward
John Dee wed Catherine White in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Anne 1844
William Dee cleared 17 Apr 1844 for Port Albert and sailed 20 Apr from Port Phillip, arrived Sydmey 29 Apr on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Edward Deegan 24 (single man 12) Carpenter RC Both Co. Wicklow, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
George Deeks came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
William Deelery came Jul 1841 with 272 on the Ward Chapman with Eden
Patrick Deer 22 hus (family 6) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Peggy Deer 23 wife of Patrick (family 6) Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Patrick Deer and Margaret Ryan/Peggy 23 baptised William 1843, Maria 1845, John 1847,
Rannulph Deere freehold Yarra Yarra Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Chas Deering -, Steerage, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mr and Mrs Deering, and child Intermediate arrived 9 Dec 1842 from Gravesend and 20 Dec 1842 cleared to sail for Sydney. on the Posthumous
Mr and Mrs Deering and child Arrived Sydney 3 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip, sailed 21 Dec 1842 Posthumous
David Dees and Helen Shea baptised Mary 1847
Robert Deeverson adult came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Alexander Deeves 39 hus (family 7) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Margaret Deeves 37 wife of Alexander (family 7) House keeper RC, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Margaret Deeves 14 and Alexander Deeves 10 son of Alexander (family 7) RC, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Alexander Deeves, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Alexander Deeves Directory 1847 shoemaker North street
Biddy Deeves 18 (single woman 14) Nursemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Bridget Deevis wed Daniel Obrien in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Henry Davis / Deeves (Cabin 2) Cabin passenger, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache may be connected to Ann Davis and Mary Davis came as Bounty Immigrants
James Deens, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Mary Deeves 27 (single woman 15) Nursemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Mary Deeves 19 (single woman 13) Nursemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 27 Aug 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Mary Deeves, female wed Michael Donoughoe 1842 #35506 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
H Deevis Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843

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