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Ann Esther Elden List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Hannah Elden 22 (single woman 11) House servant RC reads London, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Ann Esther Elden, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Mr Elder arrived 14-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Clonmel
Mr Elder Arrived at Port Phillip 1 April 1843 from Sydney on 19 March Perseverance
Thomas Elder and Isabella baptised Anna 1845
Thomas Elder ironturner Victoria place, Source - 1847 Directory
Capt William Elder, - Captain arrived 9 Feb 1842 from Leith on the William Nicholl
James Eldret, male wed Mary Kelly 1842 #4650 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Eldret died 1845 Male aged 45 at Unwins Sur
Margaret Eldret - Eldret wed Robert Fleming in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Miss Eldridge arrived 29 Dec 1841 at Port Phillip from London 5 Aug, in 1841 Salus
Caroline Eldridge wed George Gowty in 1845 at Presbyterian
Miss Frances Eldridge Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Miss F Eldridge cleared on 22 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 23 Nov for Sydney arrived 1 Dec Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Francis Eldridge wed Henry Mcgregor in 1845 at Church of England
Henry Eldroge in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Henry Eldridge farmer Carlton Estate Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
John Eldridge and Elizabeth baptised Frances 1843
Mr Eldridge Departed from Hobart on 2 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Tasmaian Lass
Mrs Ekdridge and 3 chn Departed from Hobart on 1 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Job Element aged 25 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
James Eles shoemaker Charles street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John Elford 28 hus of Jane (family 13) Labourer Prot neither Hampshire, employed by Alexander Highett Geelong arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Jane Elford 40 wife of John (family 13) has her chn surnamed Bath Prot neither Hampshire arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Jonathan Elford and Ann had Henry Elford christened 1848 at Christ Church, Geelong, he was born 29 Jan 1845 at Ceres, Port Phillip.
Jane Alford died at Inverleigh 20 June 1882 #5811 aged 86, dau of Jane and Thomas Shepherd
Also on the Sea Queen are the children of Jane Bath -
Anne Bath 17, Charles Bath 15, Thomas Bath 13, William Bath 11, John Bath 7, Sarah Bath 5 step chn of John Elford Hampshire Prot arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen. Using FamilySearch, Jane Shepherd 1804 - 20 Jun 1882, wed Thomas Bath 25 Nov 1826 at Vernham Green, Hampshire, UK, who was buried 18 Apr 1838, and then wed 18 Oct 1838 to Jonathan Alford 1815 - 25 May 1888.
Henry Elgar in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Henry Elgar freehold Yarra Yarra Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Henry Elgar Yarra Yarra freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Mr and Mrs Elgar and servant arrived 11 Sep 1840 from Manilla on 15 June, on the Dryade
Mr and Mrs Elgar and servant sailed 19 Sep 1840 for Sydney on the Dryade
Mr Elgar departure 4 Apr 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Henry Elgar, freehold, Yarra Yarra The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Henry Elgar, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Yarra Yarra Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Henry Elgar Owned Property Yarra Yarra - Freehold Property
Thomas Elkirn 1st Mate (Staff 3), came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Jane Elkington, died 26 female Melbourne 1842 #3782 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
George Ellard, came on the Recovery (3) Ticket of Leave at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Convicted at Central Criminal Court for a term of life on 06 April 1835. Vessel: Recovery. Date of Departure: 26 October 1835. Place of Arrival: New South Wales.
Mr Ellard junior arrived 5-Dec 1840 from Sydney 1 Dec on the Clonmel
Mr Ellard arrived 5-Dec 1840 from Sydney 1 Dec on the Clonmel
Mr Ellard departed 19 Jan 1841 for Sydney - on the Clydesdale
Wm Ellard / Elliot 24 hus (family 7) Smith RC both Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Biddy Ellard / Elliot 20 wife of William (family 7) Housemaid RC reads Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
William Ellard, and Bridget Gregory baptised female Catherine at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #9
William Ellard, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
William Ellard and Bridget Gregory baptised George James 1844, John 1846
William Ellen and Polly baptised Reuben 1843
Sarah Ann Ellerby, mother of 2 girls A lady trying to earn money for drink. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 June 1845
(from The Melbourne Courier), 18 June, 1845 Sarah Ann Ellerby had 2 daughters Sophia Lavinia Ellerby aged 13 y 5 m, and Harriet aged about 8, baptised in Tasmania.
Sophia Lavinia Ellerby, was taken from her mother's care by James Gilligan. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
Sarah Ellerby died 1846 Female aged 44 at Melbourne
Horatio Ellerman, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Charles Ellershaw accountant Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
C Ellershaw Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Charles Ellershaw House Off Little Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Charles Ellershaw took on business Feb 1847 merchant, off Bourke lane
Charles Ellershaw merchant off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
G Ellershaw freehold off Bourke St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Ellershaw see Williams & Ellershaw in a partnership auctioneers & commission agents Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Edmond Elligat List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Archibald Eliot, Insolvent granted certificate of discharge. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Apr 1844
Mr Edward Elliott arrived 13 Jan 1840 from Launceston 7 Jan, on the Hind - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Jan 1840
Edward Elliott, on a burglary charge. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 June 1844
Eliza Elliot and Eliza died 1845 Female aged 28 at Melbourne
Elizabeth Elliott 25 (single woman 20) General servant Prot reads Oxfordshire, employed by Mrs Hawdon, Heidelberg arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Elliott List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Elizabeth Elliott wed John Sheran in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Fanny Elliot 22 (single woman 15) House Servant Prot Reads Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Fanny Elliott arrived 21 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 12 Dec on the Agenoria
Felix R Elliot and Male child of W aged 9 died 1845 at Melbourne
Francis Elliott arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 3 Feb 1842 - source Launceston Courier 6 Feb1842
George Elliott wed Catherine Bradly in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised George 1844, Mary Ann 1846, John 1847
Mr George Elliott arrived 22 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from London via Cork Lord William Bentinck, source local newspapers
George Elliott 28 Steerage 01 arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
George Elliott, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
George Elliot, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
George Elliott Owned Property Off Marrabool St Geelong - Freehold Property
G McKenzie Elliott, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
George M Elliott, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
George M Elliot Correspondence sold Western Port Coryurah Springs to Jardine, Thomas
G.W. Elliot settler Springs near Karong Point Western Point, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Elliot, and Jane Elliot baptised Harriet at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12763
Henry Elliot Cleared out from Port Phillip 10 April 1843 for Launceston arrived 17 Apr Henry
Henry Elliott in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Henry Ellette - Elliot wed Mary Mcdonald in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Henry Elliot Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Mr J Elliott Arrived at Hobart on 7 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip on the Adelaide
J W Surg Supt - Elliot came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
James Elliot and Mary baptised John Melbourne 1837
James Elliott arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates - source Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
James Elliott 27 hus (family 11) Labourer Prot neither Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Anne Elliott 20 wife of James (family 11) House Keeper Prot both Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
James Flood Elliott wed Ellen Blunden in 1845 at Presbyterian and baptised Thomas 1845
James Elliott and Ellen baptised John 1843, Martha 1847, Thomas 1847
Their first child, John, died at Carisbrook 1886 aged 42. They had 10 children christened or registered, two naed Thomas 1845 and 1847, James 1849, Cath 1852, Abtaham Elysian 1858, Dominico Perenghury 1860 appears to have been called Sandy when he was buried aged 2 years in 1862, Ellen 1863 and Sarah Ann 1865
Jane Elliot, female wed John Morris 1842 #4510 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Elliott Page 153 letters at Post Office, 31st May 1847
Mary Elliott 18 (single woman 21) General servant Prot reads Cavan Left on her own resources arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mary Elliott wed Henry Hinson in 1845 at Church of England
Mr Elliott Arrived at Sydney on 4 Sep 1839 from Port Phillip on 23 Aug on the Jane and Emma
Mr Elliot, in Oct 1839 employed Archibald Matheson aged 14, who came on the David Clarke
Mr Elliott arrived 3-Mar 1840 from Sydney 29 Feb on the Bright Planet
Mr and Mrs Elliott and 2 chn arrived 25-Jul 1840 from Hobart on 6 July on the Lady of the Lake - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
Mr Elliott arrived 20 Jan 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip 9 Jan, on the Anne
Mr Elliott Cabin arrived Port Phillip 14 Sep 1841 on the Tasmania
Mr Elliott departing 11 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Mr Elliot - Faithful-creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr Elliott Sailed from Port Phillip 11 April 1843 for Launceston arrived 17 April Henry
Mr Elliott cleared 13 July 1844 from Melbourne and sailed 14 July Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
Richard Elliot aged 35 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Thomas Elliot arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 18 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 24 June 1845
Thomas Elliot wed Susannah Waters in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Elliot tailor Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr W Elliott Departed from Hobart on 18 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Sir John Franklin
William Elliott, and Eliza baptised Martha Ann at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12766
William Elliott and Eliza baptised William Henry 1843, Felix Robert 1845 died
Mrs Eliza Elliott, aged 27 and her infant aged 8 months were found drowned Inquest told her brother Mr Lang, helped find his sister's body. Source - Melbourne Courier 14 Nov 1845
W Elliott, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
William Elliott house Bourke St also has vote in another Ward Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Elliott freehold Collins Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Elliott in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
William Elliott, Shop and house Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
William Elliot, House off Collins Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
William Elliott News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
William Elliott 19 Steerage 3 arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
W Elliott, in jury for Supreme Court Thurs 16 May 1844 to hear 4 small cases. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 18 May 1844
William Elliott, license renewed for 'Mechanics Arms' Little Collins St. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
William Elliott, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
William Elliot and Jane baptised William 1846
William Elliott publican Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr WT Elliot in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
W.F. Elliott settler Honeysuckle Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Heriot Elliot Barrabang Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Elliot & Heriot in a partnership settlers Barrabong Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander Ellis, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Anne Ellis 17, House servant, Prot reads Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Anne Ellis wed Charles Chander in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Charles Ellis 33 hus (family 8) Smith RC both Carlow, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Elisha Ellis 28 wife of Charles (family 8) Servant RC both Monmouth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Charles Ellis 11, Annette Ellis 9, Thomas Ellis 7 and John Ellis 5 son of Charles (family 8) Prot reads Monmouth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
C Ellis, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Charles Ellis and Eliza/Elisha baptised Robert 1844, William Henry 1845 died, Henry Matthew 1847
Charles Ellis List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Charles Ellis and Catherine baptised Adeline 1843
Directory 1847 waiter, Springs, Mount Macedon
Elias Ellis and Rebecca baptised Amelia 1847
George Ellis wed Eliza Coleman in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
George Ellis aged 33 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Henry Ellis died 1846 Male aged 39 at Melbourne
J Ellis, exported 82 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
Captain James Henry Ellis - (Staff 1), came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Captain Ellis of the Enmore in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Captain Ellis master Arrived at Port Phillip 11 April 1843 from London 11 Nov and Portsmouth 6 Dec Enmore
Captain Ellis master Arrived at Port Phillip 6 June 1843 from Sydney Enmore
James Ellis in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
James Ellis, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
James Ellis, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
James Ellis Correspondence Wimmera Kadnook 13 94 Transferred from W M Bell
James Ellis Correspondence sold Western Port Avoca Forest to Mc Callum, A
James Ellis Correspondence sold Wimmera Avoca Forest to Mc Callum, H
John Ellis 26 with wife, dau and 3 sons, Farmer employed at day work, came to NSW on the Garrow and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
John Ellis, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
John Ellis and Catherine baptised Susanah 1840 Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Miss M Ellis 27 July 1841 departing Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Martha Elliss - Ellis wed John Ross in 1847 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Miss Ellis arrived 28 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 25 Aug on the Sea Horse
Miss Ellis arrived 12 Oct 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 9 Oct on the Sea Horse
Miss Ellis departed 11 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Miss Ellis, Steerage arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
Miss RE Ellis 27 July 1841 departing Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Mr R Ellis sailed 7 June 1844 from Launceston for Port Fairy and Portland Minerva, source local newspapers
Sarah Ellis 19, House servant, Prot reads Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Sarah Ellis wed James Simpson in 1847 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Stephen Ellis 18 (Single man 19) Labourer Prot neither Tipperary, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
William Ellis Convict came on the Mangles assigned to W Lithgow Esq.
William Ellis, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
William Ellis, a ticket of leave holder in employ of Mr Hughes, given credit for capture of James Hanlon at the Goulburn. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Apr 1844
William Ellis, a ticket-of-leave holder working for Kent Hughes of Avenal hepled capture John Hanlon a runaway convict,. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 April 1844
William Ellis, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
William Ellis, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
William Ellis wed Margaret Child in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William Ellis and Elizabeth baptised Elizabeth 1843, Anne 1844
William Ellis 21, Labourer, Prot both Co Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
William Ellis 12 Feb 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
William Ellis List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Ellis & Shaw in a partnership settlers Barcoon Avoca, Source - 1847 Directory
Ellis see Bowden & Ellis in a partnership settlers South Side Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Ellison Departed from Launceston 3 Nov 1837 for Portland Bayon the Thistle
Thomas Elliston Convict came on the Lloyds assigned to W Lithgow Esq.

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