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Charles Eeles 24 hus (family 15) Plasterer Prot both Hampshire, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Anne Eeles 21 wife of Charles (family 15) House servant Prot reads Hampshire, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes Julia Ann Eeles 1 dau of Charles (family 15) Prot Hampshire, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Charles Eeles, and Ann baptised male Henry Joseph at Independent Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #1083
Charles Eeles in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Charles Eeles and Anne Mason baptised Walter 1844
Charles Elles waiter Springs Mount Macedon, Source - 1847 Directory

From on Tuesday, 9 July 2013
Thank you Elizabeth....I found my niece's ancestors on your site (Eeles family on the Sir Charles Forbes).....much appreciated...
Cheers Harriet


Anne Egan witness to wedding 4 Dec 1838 of Ralph Compton by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Ann Egan, female wed Benjamin Lewis 1842 #34108 Presbyterian Portland
Catherine Egan Departed from Hobart on 14 July 1839 for Port Phillip, and sailed on 17 July on the Shamrock
Cath Egan wed Michael Mccarthy in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Daniel Egan sponsor for Mary Macsweeny baptised 25 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Daniel Egan and Mary Burke baptised Mary Jane 1841, James 1842, Johanna 1844, William 1846
Daniel Egan, and Mary Burke baptised male James at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36668
Daniel Egan house lane off Lonsdale St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Daniel Egan on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Daniel Egan House Off Little Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Daniel Egan, disqualified by insolvency, formerly a Councillor. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 9 Nov 1844
Daniel Egan, not elected Gipps Ward Municipal election results. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Nov 1844
Daniel Egan, has a nice message for William Clemmings. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Jan 1845
Daniel Egan laborer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
D Egan, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 9 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 5 May, case dismissed as no witness for defendant attended.
D Egan 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
Denis Egan 30 hus (family 12) Shoemaker RC both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mary Egan 36 wife of Denis (family 12) RC both Chester, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Bartholomew Egan 10 , Denis Egan 5, John Egan 3 and Ellen Egan 0 dau of Denis (family 12) RC Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Denis Egan, and May Keveon baptised female Cath at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36436
Denis Egan and Mary Keyburn baptised Mary Anne 1844, Elizabeth 1846
Dennis Egan shop Elizabeth St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Dennis Egan House and shop Elizabeth St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
Denis Egan house Elizabeth St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
Dennis Egan boot and shoemaker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Ellen Egan 24 (single woman 18) House servant RC reads Kilkenny, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Eleanor Egan wed Andrew Lieper in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Francis Egan, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Francis Egan 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
James Egan, arrived from Sydney on the Barque 'Indemnity' as Steerage Passenger on 7 Jan 1840. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Jan 1840
James Egan 22 (single man 3) Shoemaker RC both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
James Egan 37 hus (family 6) Labourer RC neither Kings Co, came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Ann Egan 24 wife of James (family 6), came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Maria Egan 2 dau of James (family 6), came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
James Egan, and Ann Mccaw baptised male Michael at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36304
James Egan and Ann Mccaw baptised Kieran 1843, Anne 1846
James Egan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
James Egan Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
James Egan, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
James Egan, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
James Egan in Melbourne Gaol as a Lunatic to be sent to the Lunatic Asylum at Turban Creek,. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Nov 1845
James Egan Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
James Egan aged 18 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Directory 1847 Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April,
James Egan settler Major's Line Goulburn, Source - 1847 Directory
Johanna Egans 23 (single woman 20) Dairymaid RC neither Limerick, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Johanna Egans wed Alexander Love in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
John Egan 24 hus (family 13) Shoemaker RC both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mary Egan 28 wife of John (family 13) RC both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Egan and Mary Daly baptised Margaret 1843 died, Ellen 1845, Ann 1847
John Egan 27 hus (family 18) Labourer RC Neither Roscommon, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Alice Egan 30 wife of John (family 18) Labourer RC Neither Roscommon, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
John Egan wed Alice Crane in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Directory 1847 labourer, Stephen street
John Egan and Alice Crane baptised Margaret 1845 as tenants in common 160 acres Bourke lot 34., Deeds, 23 Jan 1847
John Egan / Egan 26 (single man 13) Farm servant RC both Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
John Egan arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 3 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 10 Jan 1842
John Egan wed Catherine Beckley in 1842 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne baptised William 1843, Eliza 1845, Francis 1847
John Egan wed Judith Oneill in 1842 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Anne 1843, Elizabeth 1844, Bridget 1846
John Egan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
John Egan, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
John Egan, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
John Egan, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
John Egan Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847,
John Egan & Fredk Correspondence Portland Bay Koroite see also vol 14 p 349, vol 13 p 246 13 94 Transferred from A Paterson
John Egan Owned Property Parish of Merrimu Bacchus Marsh - Freehold Property
John Egan labourer Stephen street, Source - 1847 Directory
In 1848, Irish immgrant John Egan took up land on the future townsite Daylesford (then known as 'Wombat Flat'). He and a party of searchers found alluvial gold in 1851 on ground now covered by Lake Daylesford, thereby initiating the local goldrush.
Margaret Eagan - Egan died 1846 Female at Melbourne
Margaret Egan wed John Collins in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Margaret Egan wed John Leahy in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Martin Egan 21 (Single man 18) Labourer RC neither Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mary Egan wed Thomas Regan in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Margaret Egan, 22 single woman House servant RC, both Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Michael Egan, 26 single man Labourer RC, both Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Michael Egan with Margaret Egan as tenants in common 160 acres Bourke lot 34., Deeds, 23 Jan 1847
Patrick Egan 23 hus (family 3) Labourer, RC, both, Ireland,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Judy Egan 25 wife of Patrick (family 3) Dressmaker, both,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Patrick Egan and Johanna Ryan baptised James 1841, Patrick 1842, Anne 1844, Mary 1846
Patrick Egan, Sponsor of Ellen dau of Michael Carroll Baptised on 7 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Patrick Egan List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Patrick Egan, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
Patrick Egan, fined 20s for being away from his bullocks and dray in Collins St. Source - Melbourne Courier 23 Jan 1846
Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Patrick Hegan Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
Patrick Egan carpenter Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Egan farmer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Egan porter Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Peter Egar, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Settler debt of 425 pounds 0.14% of 56 debts listed
Richard Egan 20 (single man 15) Farm Servant RC both Rosscommon, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Stephen Egan 21 (single man 17) Shepherd, Prot both, Rosena, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Stephen Egan wed Elizabeth Brenan in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Stephen Egan and Elizabeth Brenan baptised Elizabeth 1841, John Fran 1843, Stephen 1845, Patrick 1847
Mr S Egan cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Stephen Egan farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Egan 18 (single man 16) Farm Servant RC both Rosscommon, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Thomas Egan 20 (single man 09) Shepherd RC reads Co Dublin Gone on shore to relatives in Melbourne arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Thomas Egan Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Wimifred Egan, Sponsor of William son of William Watkins Baptised on 30 Dec 1844 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Winifred Egan wed Thomas Baily in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Egan see Cahill & Egan in a partnership farmers St. John's Gully C. Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
George Egerton stole an iron pot, was gived 7 years and arrived on the ship Manlius on 12 August 1830. George Egerton came to Port Fairy, Victoria aboard the Industry, on the 15th of April 1837, accompanied by his business partner William Dibble.
George Egerton Indented Head Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Egerton wed Bridget Sharman in 1842 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised George 1845, Michael Thomas 1846
George Egerton, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
George Egerton, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Bridget Egher List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George Egerton Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
George Egerton settler Bangel Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
John Everett / Egrett 19 (single man 12) Farmer Prot both Cork, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Bridget Egher, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Mr Eicke, Steerage arrived 30 Sep 1842 from London 7 June on the Aden
FW Eicke on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Thomas Eitken, male wed May Mcgee 1842 #35500 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne

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