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Edward Dogherty labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J Dogherty and wife arrived 17 Jun 1840 from Sydney 13 May on the Emma
Mr Dodsworth departed Launceston 22 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip on the Mary cutter - source Launceston Courier25 Jan 1841
Joseph Dogal, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Mary Dogherty 20 (single woman 15) House maid RC reads Wested?, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Catherine Doherty died 1847 Female aged 45 at Melbourne
Charles Doherty 25 (single man 08) Labourer RC neither Co Clare Gone on shore to relatives arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Charles Doherty, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
David Doherty wed Honora Sherlock in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised William 1844, Mary 1846
David Doherty and Honora Sherlock of Richmond, parents of Mary Doherty, aged 7 days, born 26 Oct 1846 baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery, Sponsors are Robert Joyce and Catherine Hannipark - see my Chapman page for this event
David Dougherty stonemason Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Dougherty, has lost his Certificate of Freedom. Source - Port Phillip Herald 29 March 1844. Finder please return it.
Edward Doherty wed Margaret Condon in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised John Thomas 1844
Edward Dogherty - Doherty wed Mary Ann Drew in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Directory 1847 labourer off Bourke lane
Ellen Doherty 23 (single woman 16) House Servant RC neither Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Ellen Doherty, female wed James Andrews 1842 #4612 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Ellen Doherty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Ellen Doherty, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Ellen Dogherty died 1846 Female aged 26 at Melbourne
George Doherty, male wed Agnes Lyon 1842 #4548 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
George Doherty and Agnes Lyon baptised John 1844
James Doherty 20 (single man 12) Farm Servant RC neither Donegall, came 17 July 1841 on the England
James Dougherty, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
John Doherty 30 with wife, Stonemason, Prot from Whitechurch, Co Clare employed in Williamstown, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Doherty 30 wife of John with James 11, Dairymaid, Prot from Whitechurch, Co Clare employed in Williamstown, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
James Doherty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
John Doherty 33 hus (family 16) Labourer Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Martha Doherty 26 wife of John (family 16) Labourer Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Eliza Doherty 7 and John Doherty 6 son of John (family 16) came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
John Doherty, and Martha baptised James Edward at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 # 12775
J E Doherty, died J 1 Melbourne 1842 #3709 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Doherty and Martha baptised Agnes 1843, Edwin 1843, William 1845 died, Rachal 1847
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
John Dudhert/Doherty 27 hus (family 9) Labourer RC reads Kildare came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Betty Dudhert/Doherty 30 wife of John (family 9) came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
John Doherty house off Bourke Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Doherty Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
John Doherty, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Doherty settler Salt Water River, Source - 1847 Directory
John Doherty night-watchman Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Dougherty 27 (Single woman 17) Housemaid RC neither Donegal, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Margaret Doherty, died 28 female Melbourne 1842 #38375 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Doherty wed Jeremiah Moloney in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Mary Dougherty 22 (Single woman 16) Housemaid RC neither Donegal, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mary Dougheny, wed Charles Carter 1842 #224 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mr Docherty sailed 31-Aug 1840 for Hobart on the Lillias
Patrick Dougherty 20 (single man 13) Ploughman RC Reads Co. Kilkenny, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Patrick Doherty, male wed Bridget Walsh 1842 #35525 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Doherty and Bridget Walsh baptised Cath 1843, Ellen 1845
Patrick Doherty bridge-keeper South Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Susan Doherty wed John Burgess in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Dogherty, died 1 male Melbourne 1842 #38332 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr W Dougherty and wife arrived 6-May 1840 from Hobart on 25 Apr on the Lord Sidmonth
William Doherty 26 with wife, Bricklayer, Prot from Kilrush, Co Clare employed in Williamstown, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Bridget Doherty 25 wife of William, Housemaid, Prot from Kilrush, Co Clare employed in Williamstown, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
William Doherty and Bridget baptised Margaret 1840, William 1841, Susan 1844, Edward 1846 died
William Doherty 26 hus of Elizabeth (family 11) Mason Prot both Clare Gone on shore to relatives arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Elizabeth Doherty 20 wife of William (family 11) Prot both Clare arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
John Doherty 14 months son of William (family 11) Prot Clare arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
William Doherty and Elizabeth baptised William 1845, Jane 1847
William Doherty shoemaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Dogg / Doig 27 (single man 14) Labourer Prot Both Forfar, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Mrs Dole, 2 chn cleared 16 Aug 1842 for Singapore via Sydney. on the Platina
Jane Dolin, 27 single female House Servant RC, neither Co Tyrone, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Jane Dolin - Dolan wed Michael Dolan in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Dolen, Shop and house Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
John Dolan wed Catherine Diamond in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised James 1846
Directory 1847 shoemaker Collins lane
Martin Dolan, accused Frederick Lowe of stealing clothing - it fell off the back of his dray Guilty, he knew who the owner was. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 17 Jan 1845
Mary Dolan 27 Widow with James 5, Catherine 3, on Jan 1840 Disposal list for Westminster To Sydney
Michael Dolan 27 (single man 11) Labourer RC reads Tyrone, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Michael Dolan, and Caroline Dolan baptised female Bridget at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 155
Michael Dolan wed Jane Dolan in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Dolan labourer off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Dolan 28, 20 m, Farm servant Kings Co RC, came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
Thomas Dolan List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Dolan, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Thomas Dolan, Sponsor of Margaret dau of Michael Molloy Baptised on 30 Oct 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Michael Dolanan, 26 single man Labourer RC both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mr Dole Departed from Sydney on 21 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the John Barry
Mr Dole arrived 27-Oct 1840 from Sydney on 20 Oct on the Bright Planet
David Dole, widow resides in Sydney, deceased intestate, estate placed in charge of Deputy Registrar James Denham Pinnock, for collection. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
William Doleg 35 hus (family 11) Labourer Prot Neither Co. Kent, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Ellen Doleg 25 wife of William (family 11) Housekeeper Prot Neither Co. Kent, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Caroline Doleg 9, John Doleg 3 and William Doleg 2 son of William (family 11) Prot Co. Kent, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
William Doleg - Dolley and Ellen Parker baptised Mary 1845, William Dolley and Ellen Parker had Mary 1845, Amelia 1848, Hannah 1851, Eliza 1852 and Rachael 1854, who becomes Reuben when he died aged 26, 1870 "DOLLEY","William","D","James","Hannah","52","","KENT","",1858,"1957","","","" "DOLLEY","John","M","BARNES","Mary Ann","","","KENT","",1869,"2203","","",""
John Dolen House and shop Collins St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
John Dolen a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
John Dolen shoemaker Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Delaney / Dolany 20 (single man 16) Labourer RC Neither Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
James Doley settler Tea Tree Creek county Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Dollard - Dollard came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
Ann Dolin 19 (single woman 10) Housemaid RC neither Galway, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Thomas Dolan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Thomas Dolling Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Catherine Doly 19 (single woman 18) House Servant RC reads Kings County, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Caroline Dolly wed Joseph Pritchett in 1847 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
Charles Dolly, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Benjamin Dolman in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Benjamin Dolman, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Norbert Dolobrowski, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Mr J Dolson arrived 10-Jun 1840 from Sydney 24 May, on the Jewess
James Dolson, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Mr W Drumand / Domain arrived 29 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, in 1841 Tamar
Thomas Domine 27 hus of Lydia (family 12) Labourer Prot neither Somersetshire, employed by Joseph Raleighy Melbourne arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Lydia Domine 27 wife of Thomas (family 12) Prot reads Somersetshire arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
John Domine 7 and Thomas Domine 2 son of Thomas (family 12) Prot Somersetshire arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
from 'Somerset Years', Thomas Dominey was baptised 21 Apr 1816, son of Hannah and Samuel Dominey at Meare, Somerset. He wed Lydia Read.
James Don 25 hus (family 8) Farm servant RC both Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Mary Don 21 wife of James (family 8) Farm servant RC both Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Nora/Hannah Donaghoe 25 (single woman 13) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Johanna Donaghue 22 (young woman 26) Housemaid RC both Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Margaret/Mary Donaghoe / Donagher 21 (Single woman 18) Laundress RC reads Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Marianne Donaghue 20 (young woman 27) Housemaid Prot neither Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Donaghu 28 (single woman 17) Cook Prot reads Limerick, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Michael Donaghoe 22 (single man 8) Labourer Prot Both Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Donaghew - wheelwright off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Donahoe 23 hus (family 13) Groom RC reads Co Clare, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Mary Donahoe 21 wife of John (family 13) Cook RC reads Co Clare, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Julia Donehoo / Donahue 23 (single woman 18) Dairy maid, RC neither, Co Cork, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Julia Donoughoe wed Timothy Rourke in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret/Mary Donaghoe, 21, single woman, List no. 18, Laundress, RC reads, Clare, arrived 28 Mar 1841 fron London on the Neptune
Michael Donahoe labourer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr and Mrs Donaghoe and family Cleared out from Port Phillip 23 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 June Lady St Kilda
Patrick Donahoe 32 hus (family 10) Joiner RC neither Co Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Johanna Donahoe 30 wife of Patrick (family 10) Servant neither Co Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Catharine Donahoe 9 and John Donahoe 4 son of Patrick (family 10) neither Co Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Pat Donaghu, Sponsor of Caroline dau of Benjamin Colston Baptised on 6 June 1841 by Rev Geoghegan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Donaghue carpenter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Donaha, mother of Elizabeth Cavanagh born 10 May 1841 dau of James Cavanagh - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Patrick Donahue and Mary Higgins parents of Michael Donahue, aged 1 month, 4 days, born 20 May 1841 baptised on 24 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are John Holian and Cath Dakin - see my Chapman page for this event
Jane Donahy, Sponsor of James son of Thomas Burke Baptised on 6 June 1841 by Rev Geoghegan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event

A Donald arrived 18 Sep at Hobart from Port Phillip on 8 Sep in 1841 Truganini

Mr McDonnell / Donald arrived 27 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 20 Apr, on the Tamar, source local newspapers

William Donald 4 Nov 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office

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