The march of Civilisation
Came to Port Phillip by 1849
News from Victoria, Australia
© Email spaceHome space Bridget Duggan space Margaret Dunn

Colour code Convict or Here before 1840 Here in 40 Here in 41 Here in 42 Here after 42
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.

Alexander Duncan and Isabella baptised Helen 1841,
Alexander Duncan Gardinerís Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Alexander Duncan, and Isabella baptised female Isabella Ramsay at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Stma 1842 # 788
Alexander Duncan, dwelling house, Moonee Moonee Ponds The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during fifth hour, 1-2pm
Alexander Duncan freehold Yarra Yarra Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Alexander Duncan Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Alexander Duncan Melbourne employed John Stokes 14 (single man 26) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Alexander Duncan Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 1-2 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Alexander Duncan Yarra Yarra freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Alexander Duncan List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Alexander Duncan, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Yarra Yarra Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Alexander Duncan, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Yarra Yarra - Freehold Property Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Alexander Duncan settler Carleton Estate Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander Duncan settler Gardiner's Creek county Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Duncan 22 hus (family 1) Baker, RC, both, Scotland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Margaret Duncan 22 wife of Charles (family 1) Bonnet maker, both, Scotland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Charles Duncan and Margaret Tightly baptised Margaret Isabella 1840,
Charles Duncan, and Margaret Fitzgerald baptised male Charles John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 239
and Agnes Mary Ann 1845, Patrick 1847
Charles Duncan pastry cook Russell street, Source - 1847 Directory
David Duncan 30 with wife aged 24, and James aged 2, employed by Mr Best, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
David Duncan, and Alexina baptised female Mary Alexander at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 # 762
David Duncan and Alexina, baptised David 1846
David Duncan, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 19 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 18 May
D Duncan house lane off Bourke St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
David Duncan, House Lane off Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
David Duncan, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
David Duncan a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
David Duncan and Maria baptised Chisholm Js Bromley 1843
David Duncan merchant Victoria Place, Source - 1847 Directory
See David Duncan in 1848 became a member of the provisional committee to report on the formation of "The Victorian Horticultural Society".
Mr F Duncan Departed from Hobart on 2 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Lookin
Henry Duncan, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
James Duncan wed Mary Reedy in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
John Ducan / Duncan 37 hus (Cabin 3) in Families, after 10, Disqualified Shoemaker RC Both Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Mary Ducan / Duncan 26 (wife of John 4) House keeper RC Both, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Patrick Ducan / Duncan 6 and Anna Ducan / Duncan 1 (dau of John 6) RC Both, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Margaret Duncan 19 (young woman 25) Housemaid Prot neither Newton Stewart, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Ann Duncan died 1847 Female aged 36 at Melbourne
Michael Duncan Melbourne employed William Watts 22 (single man 30) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Mr Duncan with wife not named, came 6 Dec 1839 on the St Mango
Mr Duncan sailed 10-Jul 1840 for Hobart on the Paul Pry
Mr Duncan arrived 7-Sep 1840 from Hobart on the Bandicoot
Mr Duncan arrived 25-Dec 1840 from Hobart on the Bandicoot
Mr Duncan (Cabin) came to Port Phillip Feb and, cleared for Sydney 26 March 1841 on the York
Mr Duncan arrived 1 July 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 24 June, William Hughes
Mr Duncan 27 July 1841 departing Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Thomas Duncan Cabin passenger arrived 6 Dec 1839 from Leith on the St Mango
William Duncan arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan left at Geelong on the Socrates - source Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
William Duncan arrived at Melbourne 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 16 Jan, on the Tamar - source Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Mr W Duncan surgeon, arrived in Hobart 7 Jan from Leith via Port Phillip, 1 Jan, in 1841 Midlothian
William Duncan was charged with the theft from Andrew Stewart source 10 Jan 1843
William Duncan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Mr W Duncan cleared out from Port Phillip 23 August 1843, and sailed from Launceston 26 Aug 1843 for Portland Minerva
WA Duncan, not elected Bourke Ward Municipal election results. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Nov 1844
Duncan & Waldie in a partnership settlers Wydnholm Bunninyong, Source - 1847 Directory
Duncan see Waldie & Duncan in a partnership settlers Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
William Duncanson and Jane baptised Thomas 1842, Arthur William James 1846 died
Mr Dunced 956 acres for 7/3/2 Licences to Occupy sold for 1 year from 1 July 1844 next - Licences 29 May 1844, source local newspapers
Francis Dundas in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Francis Dundas, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Francis Dundas, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Francis Dundas Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Robert Dundell adult came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Edward Dundon, 25 hus Carpenter RC reads Cork arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Ellen Dundon, 22 wife of Ellen Housemaid RC Cork arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Edward Dundon and Ellen Cody baptised Richard 1842, William 1844, Michael 1845,
Francis Dundass List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr J Dunens cleared 26 Feb 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney and arrived 4 March, on the Christina, source local newspapers
Peerry Dunfy, and Johanna Morany baptised female Bridget at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 36402
Captain George B Duniam, master arrived 13 Dec 1842 from Liverpool and Dublin on the Dublin
George Bleckie Duniam, male wed Jemima Job Ham 1842 #4662 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Captain Duniam and Mrs Dunium Cleared out 7 Jan 1843 and Sailed 14 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip and arrived Sydney 18 Jan Dublin
J Dunian Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Captain Dunian master and Mrs Dunian arrived at Port Phillip 17 Sept 1843 from Sydney Dublin
George B Dunain, and Mrs George B Dunain/Duriam, left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
Mathew Dunevan List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Frederic Duniford died 1847 Male aged 27 at Brighton
Robert Duniford died 1847 Male aged 68 at Brighton
Michael Dunfey, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Mr Dunias/Dumas arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse
William Dunkanson, and Jane baptised Thomas at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Burrow Crk 1842 # 12850
Mr Dunkin departed 3 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes - source Launceston Courier7 June 1841
Mr Dunken departing 14 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Mr Dunkin departing 10 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Dunkin see McRea & Dunkin in a partnership settlers Portland district, Source - 1847 Directory
John Dunkley 24 (single man 8) Shepherd, Prot both, Berks, came 1 May 1840 on the China
John Dunkley, wed Ann Mcewen 1842 #848 Independent Melbourne
John Dunkley and Ann Mcewen baptised Samuel Douglas 1843, Alexander Somerv 1844
John Dunkley List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Dunkley labourer Little Brunswick st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Dunkley strew bonnet maker Little Brunswick st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Dunkley Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
David Dunlop wed Mary Mcmaster in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
David Dulop house Elizabeth St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
David Dunlop, Shop and house Elizabeth St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
David Dunlop in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
David Dunlop News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
David Dunlop, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
David Dunlop, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
David Dunlop baker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr F Dunlop Departed from Hobart on 2 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Lookin
Flora Dunlop Mrs Correspondence sold Portland Bay Kona Warren to Van Robertson
James Dunlop departed from Launceston to Port Phillip on the brig 'Fox' 14 Oct 1840 - source Launceston Courier19 Oct 1840
James Dunlop, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 15 May 1843 in jury to hear criminal case for 14 May
John Dunlop - License to slaughter cattle, Bentibck St. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 49, 7 July 1841
John Dunlop 29 (single man 9) Labourer Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John Dunlop wed Maria Glissen in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised John 1844 Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
John Dunlop, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Corio St Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Capt. John Dunlop Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Mr Dunlop arrived 7-Sep 1840 from Launceston on 1 Sep on the Rapid
Mr Dunlop ( Steerage) cleared for London 6 March 1841 on the Rookery
Mr Dunlop Melbourne departed 19 Apr 1841 for King George's Sound on the Singapore
Mr Dunlop A (Intermediate 2 ) Intermediate, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mr Dunlop, cabin arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Liverpool on the Two Sisters
Mr Dunlop Cleared out from Port Phillip 12 April 1843 and Sailed from Port Phillip 14 April 1843 for Sydney arrived 19 Apr Flying Fish
Robert Dunlop, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Thomas Dunlop 19 (single man 8) Labourer Prot both Renfrew, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
William Dunlop, hus of Mary 24, Mason, both Lanarkshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Mary Dunlop, wife of William 23, Housekeeper, both Lanarkshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Elizabeth Dunlop 3, and William Dunlop 1, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Dunlop Macnab &Co see in a partnership merchants Little Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Dulop fishmonger North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Alice Dunn, 22 single woman Dairy maid RC, reads Dublin, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Alice Dunn wed Richard Robinson in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Andrew Dunn, steerage arrived 17 Apr 1842 from Newcastle on the Timbo
Andrew Dun Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Andrew Dunn and Ann Watt baptised James 1844
Anthony Dunne 26 Sawyer came single Jan 1839 on the Hope was employed Jan 1839 by Arundel Wrighte of Melb
Archibald Dunn 24 hus (family 10) Farm servant, Prot both, Co Cavan, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Eliza Dunn 28 wife of Archibald (family 10) Dairymaid, Prot both, Co Cavan, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Archibald Dunn and Eliza 28 baptised George Robert 1841 Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Catherine Dunn 20 (single woman 25) Housemaid, RC neither, Tipperary, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya may be sister of Michael and Mary
Catherine Dunn wed William Moore in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Charles Dinney / Dunn cleared on 18 Oct 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 19 Oct for Port Albert Ettrick, source local newspapers
Charles Dunn, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Christy Dunn 28 hus (family 7) Farm servant RC both Cork, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Ellen Dunn 20 wife of Christopher (family 7) RC both Cork, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Christopher Dunn and Ellen Carroll baptised James 1844, Catherine 1846, Margaret 1847,
Cristford Dun, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Edmund Dunn 22 (single man 17) Labourer Prot both Devonshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Edmund Dunn, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Edmond Dunn, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Edmund Dunn wed Maria George in 1847 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Mr Ed Dunn - (Intermediate 2) came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Edward Dunn, 31 hus Labourer RC, both Queens Co, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
wife died Dunn, during voyage , Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Edward C Dunn accountant Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Edward Carey Dunn, dwelling house, Moonee Moonee Ponds The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Edward Carey Dunn dwelling-house Moonee Moonee Ponds Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
EC Dunn merchant Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden's Colonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Edward Carey Dunn, voted 9-10am Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Edward Carey Dunn Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 9-10am election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Edward Carey Dunn Moonee Moonie Ponds dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Edward Carey Dunne, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Moonee Ponds Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Edward Carey Dunn Directory 1847 Courts of Petty Sessions The Pyrenees, Pettitt's station Clerk of Petty Sessions at Pyrenees-Mr. Feb 1847 Clerk of Petty Sessions Pettitt 's Station, Pyrenees accountant Queen street
Elizabeth Dunn 26 (single woman 16) House Servant Prot both Devonshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Dunn wed William Bennett in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Endicot Dun Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
GC Dunn Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
George Dunn arrived 5 Jan 1843 at Launceston from Portland Bay Minerva
Henry Dunn 28 hus (family 8) Labourer Prot Both Devonshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mary Dunn 38 wife of Henry (family 8) Laundress Prot Both, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Henry Dunn and Mary Murray 28 baptised Marian 1842, Catherine 1844, Bridget 1846, John 1847

Henry Dunn List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
HE Pultney Dunn JP on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
James Dunn 23 (single man 7) Labourer RC both Wales, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
James Dunn 22, hus (family 5) Labourer, Reads Queens County, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
Catherine Dunn 23, wife of James (family 5) Housemaid, Reads, came 17 Dec 1841 on the Agostina
James Dunne, and Catherine Wilkinson baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 58
James Dunn and Catherine Wilkinson baptised Ellen 1844, Cath 1847,
James Dun, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
James Dunne, and Mary Murray baptised female Marian at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Merri Crk 1842 # 36645 baptised Thomas 1843, William 1845, Mary Ann 1847, Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
James Dunn wed Mary Ryan in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong

James Dunn List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Dunn, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
James Dunn, 30 both was Collier, trained as Taylor married crime - theft by house breaking 10 years convicted 31 Dec 1842, at Glasgow, received 13 Feb 1843, at Glasgow, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Mr Learmonth Geelong (List a040 and a35)
James Dunn labourer. off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Dunn 26 hus (family 9) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Margaret Dunn 26 wife of John (family 9) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Marian Dunn 7 dau of John (family 9) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
John Dunn Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
John Dunn 18 (single man 19) Shepherd RC both, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
John Dunn 20 (single man 8) Labourer RC both Cork, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
John Dunn wed Anne Everist in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised Anne 1847 shipwright South Melbourne
John Dunn 22, Labourer, Prot both Dublin, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
John Dunn source CH sailed from Hobart 13 July 1843 for Portland schooner Minerva

John Dunn cleared 24 July 1844 and sailed 24 July from Melbourne, for Portland and Port Fairy Sally Ann, source local newspapers

John Dunn List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office

John Dunlop Limerick Place Geelong Householder List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Dunn, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
John Dunn, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
John Dunn aged 16 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
John Dunn wed Mary Lane in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Dunn shipwright South Melbourne, Source - 1847 Directory
Julia Dunn wed David Window in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne

Homespace Bridget Duggan space Margaret Dunn

Elizabeth Janson's web contributions
began 1st Nov, 1998
This page began on 16 July 2007
Updated 17 Aug 2012 - revised to the end of 1844
See my Resume and list of new web addresses.
© Say thanks to