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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.

GF DelaFosse List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
GF DelaFosse, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Captain DeGrainduaigne master sailed 31 Dec from Hobart for Port Phillip, in 1841 Faune
Mr DeGraves departed from Launceston to Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 6 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 10 Jan 1842
Mr DeGraves arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 17 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier24 Jan 1842
Catharine Dalhernty aged 22 came Nov 1841 with 281 on the Diamond
Catherine Delahunty wed Edward Magrath in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Martin Dalhunty 23 (single man 10) Farm servant RC both Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Martin Delahanty - Delahunty wed Mary English in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised James 1845, John 1846
Martin Dalhunty labourer Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Delahunty, 21 single female Housemaid RC, both Co Clare came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
See Dallimore - Mr Delamore and wife arrived 1 Oct 1840 on the Himalaya
Andrew Delany / Delaney 35 hus (family 21) Farm Servant RC neither Ballamister, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Margaret Delany / Delaney 20 wife of Andrew (family 21) Farm Servant RC neither Ballamister, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Andrew Delaney died 1846 Male aged 50 at Salt
Anne Dalagney / Delagney 25 (single woman 14) Housemaid RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Ann Delany, female wed Edward Thisselton 1842 #35403 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
A Delaney List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Biddy Delany 23 (single woman 11) House Servant RC Neither Carlow, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Biddy Delany - Delaney wed Joseph Plummer in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mr and Mrs Delaney arrived at Sydney 17 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip and Adelaide on the Adelaide
Capt Delaney Arrived at Sydney on 10 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip on 8 Feb, on the Success
Captain Delaney Departed from Sydney on 14 May 1839 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Skene
Captain Delaney master Arrived at Sydney 25 June 1839 from Port Phillip on 15 June on the Susannah Ann
Captain Delanoy master Arrived at Sydney on 28 Oct 1839 from Port Phillip 23 Oct on the Jewess
Mr Delany Departed from Sydney on 16 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Captain Delaney arrived 9 May 1840 from London via Launceston 3 May on the Arab
Catherine Delany, female wed John Tanner 1842 #35513 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Delaney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Charles Delaney and Margaret Ryan baptised Patrick 1840,
Charles Delany, and Margaret Ryan baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 36306
Cornelius Delaney, 24 single man Labourer RC, reads Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Danl Delany / Delaney 23 hus (family 11) Labourer RC both Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Anne Delany / Delaney 21 wife of Daniel (family 11) Labourer RC reads Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Daniel Delaney/Delany, and Anne Genor baptised female Jane at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Darebin Cr 1842 # 36250
Daniel Delany and Anne Gainor baptised Anne 1843, Honora 1845, James 1847
Daniel Delany List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Daniel Deley, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Denis Delvey / Delaney 36 hus (family 20) Farm Servant Prot both Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Mary Delvey / Delaney 30 wife of Denis (family 20) Farm Servant Prot both Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the England
William Delvey / Delaney 10 , Fanny Delvey / Delaney 8 , Patrick Delvey / Delaney 4 and Maria Delvey / Delaney 1 dau of Denis (family 20) Prot Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Denis Delany Western District Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Dennis Delany in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Denis Delany, and Mary Conron baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 36542
baptised Sarah Elizabeth Ann 1846
Denis Delany, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Dennis Delaney Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847 and 7 April 1847
Dennis Delaney carpenter Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Dennis Delaney settler W Creek county Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Delaney / Delany 27 (single man 17) Labourer RC Neither Queens Co., came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Edward Delaney wed Mary Sweeney in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Ellen Delaney 19 (single woman 9) Dairymaid, RC, Kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Eleanor Delany wed Michael Mark Woodlock in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ellen Delany, female wed Michael Larkin 1842 #35494 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Henry Delay 28 hus (family 9) Carpenter, RC reads, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mary Delay 29 wife of Delay (family 9) Dairymaid, RC neither, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Anne Delay 3 and William Delay 0 son of Delay (family 9) RC, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Henry Delany/Delahay, and Mary Dodd baptised male Henry at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 36670 baptised Margaret 1841, Bridget 1844, James 1846 Original Notice, dated 27th April , 1844 . Re-licensed May 27, 1846.
James Delaney 20 (16 single man) Labourer RC Neither Cavan, came 16 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
James Delaney wed Bridget Hyland in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Mary 1845 died, Bridget 1846
John Dehaney / Delaney 26 hus (family 12) Farm servant RC both Kilkenny, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Ellen Dehaney / Delaney 26 wife of John (family 12) Farm servant RC both Kilkenny, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Catherine Dehaney / Delaney 1 dau of John (family 12) RC Kilkenny, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
John Deily mark wed 27 Jul 1839 to Mary Ann Mason at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Lawrence Delaney for Launceston cleared 29 Aug 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Shamrock, source local newspapers
Margaret Delaney sponsor for Thomas Courney baptised 22 Sep 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Margaret Delany mark witness to wedding 27 Jul 1839 John Deily to Mary Ann Mason at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary Delany 16, (single woman 10) Farm servant, RC neither Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
Mr Delanoy left Sydney 17 Nov 1839 had heavy gales with 16 days in Bass Strait arrived Melbourne 6 Dec 1839, on the Jewess
Napoleon Delere wed Jane Brown in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Napoleon Delany Corio St Geelong Householder List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Napoleon Delaray - Delaney and Jane baptised Josephene 1845
Napoleon Delaray, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Corio St Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Napoleon DelaRay confectioner Yarra st North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Delaney - convict, at Belfast, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843
Mr Thomas Delany - (Intermediate 10) wed Ann Flinn who came Nov 1840 on the Diamond, brother of John who came 1855 with wife Bridget and 6 chn, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Thomas Delaney List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Delany c1815 - 21 May 1860, wed Ann Flinn, who arrived Nov 1840 on the Diamond. She died Jan 1857 and Thomas wed 9 Sep 1857 to Mary Wilson - from Dennington web site
Thomas Delany, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Thomas Delany a Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Thomas Delaney settler Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
William Delaney / Dalery 26 hus (family 9) Mason RC reads Queens County, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Eden Delaney / Dalery 21 wife of William (family 9) Housemaid, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
William Delany - Delaney and Elizabeth Dickson baptised Thomas 1841
William Delany, and Mary Thomas baptised male David at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 421
William Delany - Delaney and Mary Thomas baptised Daniel 1842, Michael 1844, John 1845, Edward 1847,
William Delany, bricklayer signed letter asking for public meeting. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
William Delaney stonemason off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Delaney labourer Victoria place Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss DeLaRoche cleared 20 July 1844 and sailed 22 July from Melbourne Tamar, source local newspapers
Henry De Little, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
H DeLittle see DeLittle R. & H in a partnership settlers Meesunga Wannon River, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss DeLittle arrived 30-Apr 1840 from Launceston on 26 April on the Tamar - source Port Phillip Herald 1 May 1840
Miss DeLittle sailed 6-May 1840 for Launceston on the Tamar
Robert De Little, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
R. DeLittle & H DeLittle in a partnership settlers Meesunga Wannon River, Source - 1847 Directory
John Dell Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Gem
Benjamin Deller aged 16 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes wed Elizabeth Camel in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised Benjamin 1847
Catherine Dellienty came Nov 1841 with 281 on the Diamond
Mr Delion cleared 19 June from Port Phillip for Hobart, in 1841 Sea Horse
Mr Dellon 25 June 1841 arrived at Hobart from Port Phillip on 22 June, on the Sea Horse
Henry Delmote 23 hus (family 12) Farm Servant both Limerick, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Catherine Delmote 19 wife of Henry (family 12) Farm Servant both Limerick, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
John Delwood sailmaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Delwood wed Agnes Talbot in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised John 1845, Robert 1846
Elizabeth Demagere wife of Thomas Hobbs dau Jane Hobbs born 30 Apr 1839 baptised 15 Sep 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
James Demanarth - Demaworth and Catherine baptised William 1846
Mr DeMaria departing 10 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Adolphe de Meuron - deMeuron Correspondence sold Western Port Yereng to De Costella, Paul
Anne Depsey / Dempsey 16 (single woman 8) House Servant RC both Bristol, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Anne Dempsey wed James Odonnell in 1842 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Anne Dempsey, 24 single woman House servant RC reads Roscommon came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Anne Dempsey, female wed James Odonnell 1842 #34793 Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Mr A Demprey sailed 7-Oct 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier12 Oct 1840
Catherine Dempsey arrived 25-Jul 1840 from Sydney on 6 May on the Curlew
Catherine Dempsey, 26 single woman House servant RC both Roscommon came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Catherine Dempsey arrived at Port Phillip from Portland Bay on the schooner 'Ellen and Elizabeth' 3 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
Catherine Dempsey wed John Odonnell in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Catherine Dempsey wed Michael Darcy in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Edward Dempsey 21 hus (family 6) Labourer RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Mary Dempsey 22 wife of Edward (family 6) Labourer RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
James Dumpsy / Dempsey 38 hus Employed (family 14) Labourer RC both Co Cork, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Dempsey 32 wife of James (family 14) Housemaid, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Ann Dempsey 7 dau of James (family 14) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
John Dempsey 0 son of James (family 14) born on board, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
James Dempsey and Mary Hawkins baptised Isabella 1844
Directory 1847 settler Murringee Murray District
Julia Dempsey 21 (single woman 14) House maid RC reads Cork, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Julia Dempsey wed Charles Brettenal in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Dempsey arrived 25-Jul 1840 from Sydney on 6 May on the Curlew
Mary Dempsey wed Henry Wallis in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Mary Dempsey settler Murringee Murray District, Source - 1847 Directory
Maurice Dempsey and Cath Mcnamara baptised Charles 1843
Maurice Dempsey settler Merah Upper Weiraby, Source - 1847 Directory
Mrs Dempsey with Mary and Catherine Dempsey arrived at Port Phillip from Sydney on the schooner Curlew 25 July 1840 - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
Mr and Mrs Dempsey arrived 1 Oct 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 8 May on the Caroline
William Dempsey 26 (single man 8) Labourer Prot both Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
William Dempsey wed Mary Cleary in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Anastatia 1845, Ellen 1846
William Dempsey and Mary Cleary of Green Mount, parents of Ellen Dempsey, aged 1 month 6 days, born 26 Sep 1846 baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery, Sponsors are William Wall and Margaret Cleary - see my Chapman page for this event
Captain Dempster arrived at Launceston, 18 March 1836 from Portland Bay, on the Thistle
Captain Dempster Sailed from Launceston 3 Jan 1837 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Arrived at Launceston 19 Jan 1837 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Arrived at Launceston 20 Feb 1837 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Sailed from Launceston 21 Feb 1837 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master, arrival at Launceston on 11 March 1837 from Port Fairy the on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Departed from Launceston on 15 March 1837 for Portland Bay the on the Sally Ann
Captain Demster master Arrived at Launceston on 24 March 1837 from Portland Bay Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Departed Launceston 29 March 1837 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Arrived at Launceston 17 April 1837 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Departed from Launceston 28 April 1837 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Arrived at Launceston 25 Oct 1837 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Dempster master Arrived at Launceston 23 Dec 1837 from Port Philip on the Pickwick
Captain Dempster master Departed from Launceston on 12 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Captain Dempster master, Departed from Launceston on 31 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick

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