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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 Kennedy, 24 single man Shepherd Prot, both Inverness shire arrived 22 July 1842 from Gravesend on the Platina
Alexander Kennedy Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Alexander Kennedy, granted depasturing license for Western Port, for Jan 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Feb 1844
Alexander Keenedy, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Alexander Kennedy, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Alexander Kennedy and Margaret baptised Janet 1847
Alexander Kennedy settler Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Angus Kennedy arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Angus Kennedy and Anne baptised Catherine 1843
Angus Kennedy, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Angus Kennedy, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Angus Kennedy carpenter off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Kennedy wed John Thomas Coates in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ann Kennedy, Sponsor of Thomas son of Thomas Downs Baptised on 9 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Biddy Kennedy 20 (single woman 33) House maid RC neither Galway, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Bridget Kennedy, wed Henry Alridge 1842 #259 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Bridget Kennedy wed 22 May 1842 to Henry Alridge witnesses Richard Brennan and Mary Kennedy 1842 #259 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong by Rev Michael Stephens
Captain Kennedy master Arrived at Launceston on 9 Apr 1838 from Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Kennedy master Departed from Launceston on 14 Apr 1838 for Portland Bay on the Sally Ann
Captain Kennedy master, Departed from Launceston on 31 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Pickwick
Captain Kennedy master Arrived at Launceston on 12 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, the cutter on the Pickwick
Captain Kennedy master Departed from Launceston, on 18 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Pickwick
Captain Kennedy master Arrived at Launceston on 16 Mar 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Pickwick
Caroline Kennedy, 20, (Single woman 16 Disposal list 41 Dr Cotter, 20 for year, rations), Ladys maid Prot both Waterford, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Katherine Kennedy, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the brig 'Henry' 24 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 31 Jan 1842
Catherine Kennedy, 22 single woman Housemaid Prot, reads Inverness shire arrived 22 July 1842 from Gravesend on the Platina
Charles Kennedy 19 (single man 29) Labourer Prot neither Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Charles Kennedy Licenses To Cut Timber Bourke, March 12, 1847
Christina Kennedy wed Thomas Hill in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Daniel Kennedy 26 hus (family 21) Carpenter RC both Galway, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Judy Kennedy 25 wife of Daniel (family 21) Farm Servant RC both Galway, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Daniel Kennedy, and Judith Doban baptised male James at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #497
Daniel Kennedy and Judith Doban baptised Thomas 1844, James 1846
Daniel Kennedy List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Daniel Kennedy aged 21 months found dead Weds 2 Nov after being lost from his parents residence No-Good-Damper Creek about a month ago News 6 Oct 1844, source local newspapers
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
D Kennedy & Donald Jamieson in a partnership settlers Coxton Mt. Sturgeon, Source - 1847 Directory
Daniel Kennedy wheelwright Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Darby Kennedy / Kenedy 25 (single man 25) Labourer RC both Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Darby Kennedy wed Johanna Stapleton in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Michael 1845, Mary 1846, Sarah Ann 1847
Darby Kennedy carter off Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
David Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
David Kennedy List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
David Kennedy, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
David Kennedy wed Betsy Carmichael in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland Correspondence Portland Bay Union 14 330 Transferred from G & T Carmichael Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Donald Kennedy wed 7 Oct 1839 to Ann Carolan witnesses John Thomas Smith and Ralph Walton at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Donald Kennedy 25 (single man 7) Shepherd Presbyterian both Anrtrim, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Donald C Kennedy mariner Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Donald Kennedy clerk Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Donald Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Donald Kennedy sailed from Port Albert 21 Sep 1843 for Hobart arrived 26 Sep Industry
Donald Kennedy 3 Jun 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Donald Kennedy Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Donald Kennedy, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Donald Kennedy Correspondence Letters at Post Office Jan 1847 Portland Bay Linlithgow Plains 11
Donald Kennedy baptised 1810? (Glenroy, Lochaber, Inverness-shire) Died 29 February 1864. (Melbourne) Parents: Angus, farmer, and Grace, nee Cameron. Marriage: Jessie Grace Shannon; no children, Occupation: Pastoralist, Religion: Presbyterian, Career: Emigrated NSW c1834; arrived Port Phillip 1840; grazing Penshurst district 1843-1858; with brother, Duncan Cameron, held large leases Croxton and Linlithgow Plains, Mt Sturgeon near Dunkeld and had property at Moonee Ponds; promoted scientific agric. President Port Phillip Farmers' Society;
Donald Kennedy Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Donald Kennedy see Kennedy D. and Donald in a partnership settlers Coxton Mt. Sturgeon, Source - 1847 Directory
Duncan Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Edward Kennedy 19 (Steerage 10) 14 Accountant, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Edward Kennedy, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mr EB Kennedy Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Portland Sally Ann
Edward Kennedy on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Edward Kennedy List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Edward Kennedy, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Edward Kennedy, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Edward Kenidy - Kennedy died 1846 Male aged 30 at Melbourne
Edward Kennedy Page 153 letters at Post Office, 31st May 1847
Elizabeth Kennedy 26 (single woman 18) Housemaid RC reads Kilkenny arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Elizabeth Kennedy wed Thomas Fitzpatrick in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Elizabeth Kennedy wed Andrew Doyle in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Ellen Keneady 19 (single woman 18) Housemaid Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Ellen Kennedy 25 Bounty refused, she had 'no protection' (single woman 38) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Ellen Kennedy, female wed John Kenney 1842 #34109 Presbyterian Portland
Ellen Kennedy sailed 8 July 1844 from Launceston for Port Albert Alpha, source local newspapers
Gilbert Kennedy Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
the Hon.Gilbert Kennedy gentleman William street, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Kennedy aged 15 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Hugh Kennedy 34 hus (family 21) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Kennedy 29 wife of Hugh (family 21) House servant RC both Tipperary, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Hugh Kennedy and Mary Gorman 26 baptised John 1841, Honora 1843, Catherine 1846
Hugh Kennedy Directory 1847 labourer , off Bourke lane at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Jeremiah 1842
Hugh Kennedy labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Kennedy 48 with wife 42, and 8chn, Dyer Perth, in lodgings, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mrs Kennedy 42 wife of James with Margaret 13, Grace 9, John 7, Jane 6, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Robert Kennedy 19 son of James Farm servant Perth, employed by Mr Walsh, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Charles Kennedy 17 son of James, employed by Capt Barber, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Christina Kennedy 15 dau of James House servant Perth, with parents, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Hugh Kennedy 13 son of James, employed by Mr Wright, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
James Kennedy wed Judith Cahill in 1841
James Kennedy 19 (single man 25) Labourer Prot both Devon, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
James Keaneedy / Kennedy 39 hus (family 22) Farm servant Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Mary Kennedy 38 wife of James (family 22) Housemaid Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
James Kennedy 14, Daniel Kennedy 12, Mary Kennedy 9, Jane Kennedy 7 and Hannah Kennedy 4 dau of James (family 22) Prot Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
James Kennedy / Kenedy 27 (single man 26) Labourer RC both Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
James Kennedy, and Judith Cahill baptised male Jeremiah at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #406
Mr James Kennedy arrived 16 May 1844 from Launceston on 11 May on the Henry, source local newspapers
James Kennedy sailed 28 Sep 1844 from Launceston for Portland Minerva, source local newspapers
James Kennedy sailed 28 Sep 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
James Kennedy, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
James Kennedy agriculturist Elgar's Survey Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Kennedy 19 star (single woman 39) Housemaid, Prot both, Wexford, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Jane Keneady 16 (single woman 17) Housemaid Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
John Kennedy wed Margaret Kennedy in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised John 1847
John Kennedy, 29, (Single man 10), Mason RC both Carlisle, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
John Kennedy 29 hus (family 16) Farm servant RC reads Kings County, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Catherine Kennedy 28 wife of John (family 16) Farm servant RC reads Kings County, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Biddy Kennedy 10 and Catherine Kennedy 2 dau of John (family 16) RC Kings County, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
John Kennedy, and Cath Dooley baptised female Sally at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36225
John Kennedy and Cath Dowley baptised James 1844, Mary 1846
Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
John Kennedy 28 (single man 17) ? RC both Limerick, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
John Kennedy 21 (single man 21) Labourer Prot both Limerick, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
John Kennedy 35 hus (family 9) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Judeth Kennedy 25 wife of John (family 9) Housekeeper RC neither Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Johanna Kennedy 3 and John Kennedy 18m son of John (family 9) RC Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
John Kenneday and Judith Harrington baptised Patrick 1842, James 1844, Andrew 1845, Margaret 1847
John Kennedy, and Julia Hingarty baptised male Patrick at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #102
Mr J Kennedy source MT, 14 Jan, Depasturing Licences in Portland Bay
John Kennedy arrived 20 Jan 1843 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 8 Jan, Flying Squirrel
John Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Kennedy List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr John Kennedy and for Sydney cleared 15 Mar 1844 and sailed 16 Mar from Melbourne, arrived at Launceston 19 March, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr John Kennedy sailed 3 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 16 Apr on the Jane Goudie, source local newspapers
John Kenedy, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
John Kennedy settler Surbarbin Herd Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Kennedy 19 (single woman 36) House maid RC neither Limerick, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Margaret Kennedy 20 (single woman 19) House servant RC reads Clare, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Margaret Kennedy, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Margaret Kennedy wed John Kennedy in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Kennedy aged 19 came Nov 1841 with 281 on the Diamond
Mary Kennedy 18 (single woman 40) Housemaid, RC neither, Wexford, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Mary Kennedy 18, 40 single woman, Housemaid Wexford RC neither, came Dec 1840 on the Orient
Mary Kennedy 20 gave problem during voyage, Bounty witheld (single woman 38) Dairy woman, RC reads, Cornwall, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Mary Kennedy 27 (single woman 33) Housemaid RC reads Waterford, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Kennedy 20 (single woman 26) Housemaid RC reads Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Kennedy 24 (single woman 32) House maid RC reads Kilkenny, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Mary Kennedy 21 (single woman 22) General servant RC reads Limerick, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Mary Kennedy, 18 single woman Farm servant RC, reads Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Mary Kennedy, 15 single woman House servant RC, neither Cork, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Mary Kennedey/Kennedy, 20 single female House servant RC neither Kings Co arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Mary Kennedy witness at wedding of Henry Alridge wed 22 May 1842 to Bridget Kennedy at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
Mary Kennedy, wed Martin Bolger 1842 #167 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Kennedy, female wed John Halloran 1842 #35533 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Kennedy 3 July 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Mary Kennedy wed Anthony Devin in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Mary Kennedy wed John Mcmahon in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Kennedy wed Patrick Connell in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Kennedy wed Thomas Marshall in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne midwife, Richmond
Mary Agnes Kennedy, wed Jestus Bowles 1842 #601 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Kennedy midwife Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Matthew Kennedy Departed from Launceston on 4 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Mathew Kennedy, male wed Maria Byrne 1842 #35504 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mathew Kennedy and Maria Byrne baptised James 1843, Mary 1844, Margaret 1846
Matthew Kennedy carter Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
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