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Henry Hungan and Ann baptised Emma 1844, Jane 1847
Andrew Hunihan - convict came on the Caledonia 1838, absconded from Govt Camp, Melb, Apprehension of runaway. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 75, 16 Jul 1842
Matthew Hunniford, male wed Mary Murphy 1842 #4657 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Matthew Huniford dwelling-house Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
Mathew Hunninford, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 30 June 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Portland
Mathew Hunniford, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Apr 1844
Mathew Hunninford Portland voters in the district election source PPH 30 June 1843
Mathew Huniford Portland District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Matthew Hunniford, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Percy St Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Matthew Hunniford - Portland, Surety for James Blastock, The Grange Grange Inn. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 65, 20 June 1846
Matthew Hunniford - Surety for transfer of license for The Fleece Inn, from Robert Taylor Green Hills to Robert herbertson. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 67, 21 Oct 1846
Matthew Hunniford - Portland, Surety for Robert Taylor, Percy St Portland Inn, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 20 May 1847
Matthew Huniford Owned Property Belfast - House & Land
Matthew Hunniford 2 roods Portland lot 29., Deeds dated, 23rd January 1847,
Thomas Hunniford in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Thomas Huninford, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Thomas Hunniford, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
William Hunniford - saddle repair, paid $4/16/-. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 21, 30 Sep 1841
Agnes Hunt 21 (single woman 16) House Servant RC reads Waterford, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Agnes Hunt, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 had shawl stolen from house where she was lodging
Ann Mrs Hunt dressmaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Hunt 14 (single man 17) Labourer Prot both Sussex , employed by Dr Patterson Melbourne arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park,
Mr C Hunter Cabin passenger arrived 13 Aug 1840 from Greenock on the Culdee
George Hunt 24 hus (family 20) Carpenter Prot both Meith, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Hunt 24 wife of George (family 20) Housemaid Prot both Meith, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Jane Hunt born during voyage dau of George (family 20) Prot Meith, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
George Hunt and Mary baptised Mary Elizabeth 1841, Mary Emily Courteney 1843
George Hunt, House Little Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
George Hunt 37 hus of Elizabeth (family 20) Labourer Prot both Sussex Constable during voyage, paid 2 pounds arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park,
Elizabeth Hunt 37 wife of George (family 20) Prot neither Sussex Came into Depot, later left with own resources arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park,
George Hunt, 12, Elizabeth Hunt, 9, Walter Hunt, 8, Harriett Hunt, 6, Fanny Hunt, Prot Sussex arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park,
Louisa Hunt, Infant died 3 June 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park,
George Hunt and Elizabeth baptised Caroline 1845, Edwin 1847
George Hunt House Little Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
George Hunt Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
Mr George Hunt cleared out from Port Phillip 23 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 27 Nov and Sydney Shamrock
George Hunt not on voters list, signed a letter to Robert Robinson Gipps Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 20 Oct 1843
George Hunt, departed from Port Phillip for Portland Bay and Port Fairy on the schooner 'Ellen and Elizabeth' 8 Mar 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 13 March 1845
George Hunt, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
George Hunt, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Mr J Hunt Arrived at Hobart on 26 Jan 1839 from Port Phillip on the Tasmanian Lass
James Hunt 42 with wife and 4 dau, Farmer employed up country, came to NSW on the Garrow and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
James Hunt horsedealer Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Hunt 46 with wife and 4chn, Labourer employed up country, came to NSW on the Garrow and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
John Hunt wood cutter William street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Hunt, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Judith Hunt wed Edward Griffiths in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary B Hunt, 22, (Single woman 28 Disposal list 53 Mr Dean, 20 per year), Dairymaid RC both Sarvent, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mary Bishop Hunt wed Alexander Castle in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Castle wed Apr 1845 to Isaac Davis and had 7 more chn before Isaac died 1862
Mr Hunt Departed from Sydney 15 Oct 1837 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Lady Wellington
Mr Hunt arrived 14 Dec 1840 in Sydney 14 Dec on the William Woolley
Mr Hunt Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
Mr and Mrs Hunt and dau cleared out from Port Phillip 7 Oct 1843 for Launceston arrived 12 Oct Christina
Mr and Mrs Hunt arrived 24 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston cleared on 18 Nov and sailed on 21 Nov Swan, source local newspapers
Mr R Hunt Departed from Launceston, on 10 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Captain R Hunt arrived at Launceston 21 Aug 1843 from Portland Minerva
Richard Hunt cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
Robert Hunt and Eliza baptised Edward 1844, Richard 1844, John 1847 died
Rosanna Hunt Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 21 May Christina
Thomas Hunt Departed from Hobart on 4 March 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Bandicoot
Thomas Boyes Hunt died 1847 Male aged 32 at Melbourne
Thomas Boyes Hunt landing surveyor cus. h. Flinders st., Source - 1847 Directory
William Hunt, in court because their dog is not registered. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Nov 1845
William Hunt shoemaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander Hunter (1821-1892) was a pioneer of Gippsland with his brother John. Both arrived 13 Aug 1840 on the Culdee He wed in 1850 to Eliza Anne Bostock of Hobart Town, by whom he had three sons and two daughters. He died at sea on 16 November 1892 in the Tongariro while returning from a visit to Scotland.
Alexander McLean Hunter Wappang Devilís River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Arundel McLean Hunter Devilís River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
AML Hunter and JH Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Campbell Hunter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Campbell Hunter died 1846 Male aged 27 at Melbourne
Captain Hunter master arrived at Port Phillip 20 Dec 1843 from Hobart Regulus
Colin Hunter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Colin Hunter Steerage arrived at Port Phillip 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug 1843 on the Glentanner
Colin Hunter sailed 17 Feb from Melbourne for Portland, on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
Colin Hunter List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Colin Hunter, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Daniel Hunter 15 son of John (22 family) Prot Antrim c, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
David Hunter farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Hunter, 20 single man Labourer Prot both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Edward Hunter 3 Jun 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Eliza Hunter 18 (single woman 23) Housemaid Prot both Donegal, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mr E Hunter Departed from Hobart on 10 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
FP Hunter, sent cargo of 14 bales wool. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
George Hunter 28 hus (family 16) Smith Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Hanna Hunter 26 wife of George (family 16) House Keeper Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
William Hunter 6 and Robert Hunter 4 son of George (family 16) Prot Tyrone, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
George Hunter, and Hannah baptised Margaret at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12893
George Hunter and Hanna baptised Isabella 1844, Martha Jane 1846,
and Elizabeth Hunter 1849 - 1923 #16654 aged 74, wed Dungan
Children of Hannah Hardbuckle/Erbuckle and George, births registered at Gardiner's Creek,
Hannah Hunter 1855 #814 mother Hannah Harbuckle, death registered as Annie Hunter 1856 - 1923 #10668 aged 67, wed Gyton
George Hunter 1857 #538 - 1884 #3167 aged 27 died at Wandin Yalley
George Hunter whitesmith Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Hannah Hunter nee Arbuckle 1815 - 1887 #10348 aged 72, died at Hawthorn, Vic

From on Wednesday, 29 January, 2014
Hi
This is my mothers side of the family tree. She is Elizabeth Ethel Clarke, Daughter of Albert Charles Callow Clarke
and grand-daughter of
Christina Mary Clarke nee Dungan 1878 - 1957 #4964 aged 79, daughter of Elizabeth Hunter and James Dungan whose birth not registered
Elizabeth Hunter baptised 1849 and died 1923 #16654 aged 74, wed 1869 #2053 to James Dungan who came when aged 34, in Oct 1868, on the ship 'Kate Winifred'.
David Parker, Melbourne, Australia


George Hunter carpenter Russell street, Source - 1847 Directory
H Hunter, Cabin arrived 18 Oct 1842 from Greenock Benares
Henry Hunter was fines 40s for furiously riding his horse through the public streets to imminent danger of two females News, 29 May 1844 , source local newspapers
Henry Hunter, granted Insolvency Certificate 25 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 26 June 1845
Hugh Hunter aged 19 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
James Hunter, Convict came on 'Roslin Castle 3' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
James Hunter, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
James Hunter, fined 35s for allowing 7 cows to stray in Melbourne streets. Source - Melbourne Courier 23 Jan 1846
Mr James Hunter cleared for Sydney 4 May 1840 on the India
James Hunter 20 (single man 17) Shepherd Prot both Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
James Hunter 24 hus (family 16) Farm servant Prot both Mid Lothian, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Ellen Hunter 21 wife of James (family 16) House servant Prot both Mid Lothian, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Ellen Hunter 1 dau of Robert died 2 April (family 16) Prot, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
James Hunter and Ellen baptised James 1840
James Hunter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
James Hunter Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
James Hunter & John Hunter in a partnership farmers Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
James Hunter brother of Alexander, John, Francis was not married, was killed by a bull in the Compton yards near Mount Gambier on 24 September 1854 aged 27, and William in 1851, all came to Victoria.
James Arthur C Hunter came to Sydney 1840, wed Louisa Harriet Utterson and by her had four sons and two daughters, first ones registered in Vic are daus Mary Emily Susannah 1854 and Mary Frances 1855 followed by 3 sons. He died at St Kilda, Melbourne, on 19 December 1889.
James P Hunter listed on the Martin Luther arrived 1 Nov 1840
James Philip Hunter house Collins Lane also has vote in another Ward LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
James Phillip Hunter freehold 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
James Phillip Hunter Warehouse Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
James Hunter List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Hunter sailed 17 Feb from Melbourne for Portland, on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
James Philip Hunter see Arrivals March 28 1844, Abercrombie, brigantine, 144 tons, Petley, master, from the Mauritius, 18th Feb. Passenger ó James Philip Hunter, Esq., of the firm of Hunter, Scott and Co, of Melbourne with 25 bales canvas, 4 gunny bags, 10 bales twine, 80,000 corks, 37 casks brandy, 532 bags salt, 5 hogsheads claret, 30,000 Manila cigars, 30 barrels rosin, 5 barrels molasses, 25 tierces tobacco, 200 empty bags, 84 bags sugar, Hunter, Scott and Co.
James P Hunter, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
James Philip Hunter, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
James Philip Hunter, jury for Mon 14 April Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
JP Hunter, exported 71 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
James Phillip Hunter, did not answer when called upon for duty as Special Constable, by His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
JP Hunter, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Mr J Hunter Arrived at Sydney on 20 Aug 1839 from Port Phillip on 12 Aug on the Martha
J Hunter, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Jane Hunter 22 (single woman 7) Nurse maid Prot both Aberdeen, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Jean Miss Hunter, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Jane Hunter wed Andrew Young in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
John Hunter Convict came 1838 on the Earl Grey assigned to Murchison & Mackenzie
John Hunter convict came on the Earl Grey 1 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald,
John Hunter mark, of Ovens Parish, wed 23 Jun 1839 to Mary Lynch witnesses Charles Cullen and Theo Kenny at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mr John Hunter arrived Launceston 21 Feb 1844 from Portland on the Minerva, source local newspapers
John Hunter Rescued are left Hobson's Bay on 18 June and encountered boisterous conditions. Isabella, source local newspapers
John Hunter cleared 18 July 1844 and sailed 22 July from Melbourne Sea Queen, source local newspapers
John Hunter arrived 13 Aug 1840 on the Culdee with brother Alexander Hunter (1821-1892). He held a property at Mount Napier in 1841-42, but was soon in financial difficulties. Later he settled in South America where he married Martena Ariola. On 17 February 1868 he died of cholera at Buenos Aires, survived by two daughters; his two sons predeceased him.
John Hunter Certificate postponed Insolvency, 6 Dec 1844 , source local newspapers
John Hunter 38 hus (family 22) Carpenter Prot both Antrim, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Ellen Hunter 38 wife of John (family 22) Prot both Antrim, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Daniel Hunter 15, James Hunter 14, William Hunter 11 and Mary Hunter 7 dau of John (family 22) Prot Antrim, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Dau Hunter died 11 Nov 40 (family 22) Prot Antrim, on the Georgiana
From a FF2001 page, John Hinter 1802 - 1892 was born at Whiteabbey, Co Antrim, his wife was Ellen Rea 1801 - 1868 born at Magheramorne, Co Antrim
James Hunter wed 1860 #3932 to Helena/Alena Moore and lived at Yan Year, registered 10 chn
John Hunter - (Cabin 23), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
John G Hunter - (Steerage 9), came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
John Hunter, 21 single man Carpenter Prot, both Glasgow, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
John Hunter News - Insolvents source PPH 17 Mar 1843
John Hunter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John Hunter, Insolvent and James Watson, firm trading as "Watson and Hunter". Source - Port Phillip Herald 18 Oct 1844
John Hunter, of Watson and Hunter, did not attend. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Nov 1844
John Hunter, Insolvency Certificate postponed. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Dec 1844
John Hunter, Cabin passenger will sail Monday 14 July 1844 for Liverpool on the Sea Queen
John Hunter wed Bridget Connor in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Hunter Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
John Hunter see Hunter James & John in a partnership farmers Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
John Hunter baker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Hunter carpenter Punt Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
John C Hunter Esq Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
JH Hunter and AML Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Jos Hunter Departed from Hobart on 2 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip on the Tasmanian Lass
Joseph Hunter, 21 single man Labourer Prot both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mr JP Hunter cleared from Port Phillip 21 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 27 Feb Tobago
Mr JW Hunter imported 1 package Arrived 1 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Sydney Ellen
Mary Hurton / Hunter 22 (single woman 16) House Servant Prot Reads Newcastle, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Hunter, 22 single woman House servant Prot both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mary Hunter in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Mary Hunter List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mathew Hunter aged 15 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Hunter Departed from Sydney on 21 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the John Barry
Mr Hunter Cabin passengers arrived 1 Nov 1840 from Greenock on the Martin Luther
Mr and Mrs Hunter and child departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, arrived 23 Jan 1841 from Launceston on the Charlotte
Mr Hunter arrived 12 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Tamar
Mr Hunter arrived 2 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 29 July on the Christina
Mr Hunter arrived 8 August at Port Phillip from Corner Inlet, in 1841 Corsair,
Mr Hunter departed 19 Oct 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Mr Hunter departed 11 Nov 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Miss Hunter, arrived 7 Nov 1842 from Glasgow on the Ellen
Mrs Hunter Sailed from Launceston 26 Jan 1843 for Portland, Will Watch
Mr Hunter Cleared out from Port Phillip 1 March 1843 to Launceston arrived 3 March and departed 4 March, arrived 9 March at Sydney, Sea Horse
Mr and Mrs Hunter Cleared out from Port Phillip 5 April 1843 for Sydney arrived 17 Apr Rebecca
Mr Hunter cleared out from Port Phillip 23 August 1843, for Hobart arrived 4 Sep Flying Fish
Mr Hunter cleared out from Port Phillip 22 Sept 1843 for Hobart arrived 4 Oct Lillias
Mr Hunter sailed 28 Sep from Port Phillip to Hobart arrived 4 Oct Lillias
Miss Hunter arrived at Port Phillip 11 Dec 1843 from Sydney on 7 Dec Shamrock
Mr Hunter at Melbourne 28 Mar 1844 from the Mauritius sailed 18 Feb, on the Abercrombie, source local newspapers
Mr Hunter cleared 15 June 1844 and sailed 18 June from Melbourne for London and Leith Isabella, source local newspapers
Mr Hunter wrecked at Flinders Island July 1844. Shipwreck , source local newspapers
Captain Peter Hunter and the "Enterprise" made trips between Launceston and the new settlement at Port Phillip from 16 Aug 1835. During 1838 he purchased a piece of land in Elizabeth Street, Melbourne (as the settlement had been officially named in March 1837), with a frontage of 78 feet, on which he built a four-roomed brick cottage, according to the ground plan and elevation now in the possession of Mr. Dickson.
Captain Hunter arrived at Launceston, 16 March 1836 from Port Phillip, the schooner on the Enterprise
Mr Hunter sailed from Launceston 29 Mar 1836 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter arrived at Launceston 18 Aug 1836 from Port Phillip, on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston 27 Feb 1837 from Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master, Departed Launceston on 9 March 1837 for Port Phillip, on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston 13 Mar 1837 from Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston 18 April 1837 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston 25 May 1837 from Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 2 June 1837 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 2 August 1837 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston 1 Sep 1837 from Port Philip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston 6 Sep 1837 for Port Philipon the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master, Arrived at Launceston 9 Oct 1837 from Port Philip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master, Departed from Launceston 16 Oct 1837 for Port Philipon the Enterprise
Mr Hunter Arrived at Hobart 21 Nov from Sydney and Port Phillip on the Lady Wellington
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston 27 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston 15 Dec 1837 for Port Philip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston 17 Jan 1838 from Port Phillip on 12 Jan on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 27 Mar 1838 for Port Phillipon the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston on 13 Apr 1838 from Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston on 22 May 1838 from Port Phillipon the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 4 June 1838 for Port Phillipon the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master, Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Bee
Captain Hunter master, Departed from Launceston on 1 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston on 14 Jan 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 5 Feb, 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Arrived at Launceston on 8 Apr 1839 from Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter master Departed from Launceston on 17 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Captain Hunter sailed 13-Jan 1840 for Launceston on the Paul Pry
Captain Peter Hunter, after a stay of little more than a year, left his home and proceeded to London, from whence he embarked as a passenger on the vessel "Sultan", on 1st September 1841, bound for Melbourne. Unfortunately, when off the Cape of Good Hope on 3rd January 1842, Captain Hunter fell overboard and, although picked up, he shortly after died from the effects of the accident. He was aged 67 years.
See Master of the schooner 'Enterprise', Peter Hunter was born in early September 1775, the second son of a farmer named George Hunto and his wife Mary (nee Johnston), at Scorn, a croft situated two miles south of Birsay, on Mainland, the largest of the cold windswept Orkney Islands, which are separated by Pentland Firth from the mainland of Scotland.
Peter Hunter, intestate estate has JD Pinnock official collector of rent for his cottage. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1844
Peter Hunter, has assets of about 400 pounds, deceased intestate, estate placed in charge of Deputy Registrar James Denham Pinnock, for collection. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 March 1845
Peter Hunter wed Rosanna Fitzpatrick in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Hunter 32 hus (family 18) Farm servant Prot both Dumfesline, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Anne Hunter 31 wife of Robert (family 18) Farm servant Prot both Dumfesline, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Robert Miller Hunter, - Captain came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mr R Hunter Departed from Hobart on 9 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Robert Hunter wed Maria English in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne

from on Tuesday, 29 November 2011
Robert Hunter wed Maria English in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Robert was a Miller and had a run at Mordialloc, Vic. the license for the station was taken out in the joint names of Robert Hunter and his brother James Hunter a Fellmonger. Robert died from TB, aged 31 years on 11.4.1849 and he is buried at the Little Brighton Cemetery. Maria English then married William Ballingal.
James Hunter lived in Sydney for a number of years before moving down to Melbourne where he married. He worked as a Woolclasser mostly up around the Ovens area of Vic. Other sisters and brothers emigrated in later years.
this is the source of my original query -
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW:1842-1954) Friday 21 April 1843 Page 3
JAMES HUNTER, Fellmonger. Who arrived here by the ship Perfect, in 1841, is hereby informed, that his brother Robert is at present on board the brig Islay, lying at the head of Darling Harbour.


Robert Hunter 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Robert Hunter, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Robert Hunter, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Robert Hunter baker Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Somervail Hunter Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
William Hunter 19 (single man 12) Labourer Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
William Hunter, Insolvent 270, Western Port carpenter debts 66 deficiency 17. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 8 June 1844
William Hunter, Carpenter Western Port liabilities 66 deficiency 36. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
William Hunter farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
WF Hunter Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
WM Hunter Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
William Hunter carpenter Western Port New Insolvent, 7 Jun 1844 , source local newspapers
WM Hunter Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
William Hunter List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
WM Hunter, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
WM Hunter, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
W. M. Hunter Directory 1847 settler, Tarrangowan, Western Port
W.M. Hunter settler Tarrangowan Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Hunter see Watson and Hunter Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
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