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Michael Kennedy 25 hus (family 26) Labourer RC neither Kings Co, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Margaret Kennedy 19 wife of Michael (family 26) Housekeeper RC neither Kings Co, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Michael Kennedy and Margarite Keeshan baptised Daniel 1843, Roger 1845
Michael Kenedy List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Daniel Kennedy, 21 month old child of 'No Good Damper' Creek, strayed a month ago, found dead in the bush. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 6 Oct 1844
Mr M Kennedy cleared out from Port Phillip 19 Sept 1843 for Sydney via Launceston arrived 22 Sep Shamrock
Mr Kennedy departed from Launceston Weds 11 May 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Douglass
Mr Kennedy Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr and Mrs Kennedy arrived 15-Feb 1840 from Launceston 4 Feb, on the Pickwick
Mr Kennedy arrived 15-May 1840 from Adelaide on 6 May on the Perseverance
Mr Kennedy Passengers Cabin - arrived 8 June 1840 from Liverpool on the Majestic
Miss Kennedy 19 Mar 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 27 Mar, on the Jewess
Mrs Kennedy and family arrived 1 July 1841 at Port Phillip from Hobart, in Maguasha
Kennedy and Cockburn Partnership River Acheron Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr Kennedy, arrived 3 Sep 1842 from Leith on the Duke of Richmond
Mr Kennedy Sailed 8 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip, arrived 20 Jan at Hobart, Flying Squirrel
Mr Kennedy Source LE - Arrived at Launceston 27 March 1838 from Portland, Amity
Mr Kennedy on committee to overse list of Burgesses for LaTrobe Ward source PPH, 21 Apr 1843
Mr Kennedy Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
Mr Kennedy Cleared out from Port Phillip 6 June 1843 for Sydney and arrived 13 June Parkfield
Mr Kennedy LaTrobe Ward to meet at William Bourke's "Australian Inn" source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Mr and Mrs Kennedy and child arrived at Launceston 20 Nov 1843 from Port Albert Alpha
Neil Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Neil Kennedy Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Patrick Kennedy witness to wedding 3 Dec 1839 William Holland to Mary Furlong at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Patrick Kennedy boot and shoe maker Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Patrick Kennedy 28 (single man 21) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Pat Kennedy 36 hus (family 34) Labourer RC neither Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Kennedy 30 wife of Patrick (family 34) Housemaid, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Ann Kennedy 10 and John Kennedy 6 son of Patrick (family 34) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Patrick Kennedy, and Mary Hartigan baptised female Mary Anne at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #401
Patrick Kennedy, 25 hus Labourer RC, both Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Ellen Kennedy, 25 wife Servant RC, both Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Patrick Kenneday, 20 single man m23, Labourer, RC, neither, Co Galway, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Patrick Kennedy wed Mary Costelloe in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Winifred 1844, Anne 1845 died, Mary 1847
P Kennedy, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Patrick Kennedy, Shop and house Collins Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward on Committee 15 Sep 1843 to meet at William Bourke, 'Australian Inn'
Patrick Kennedy wed Mary Brien in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne baptised Andrew 1844, Anne 1846, Catherine 1847
Patrick Kennedy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Patrick Kennedy house Collins Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Patrick Kennedy Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Patrick Kennedy Portland Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark for 1 to 30 July 1843
Patrick Kennedy, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Patrick Kennedy shoemaker Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Kennedy labourer off Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Kennedy labourer Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
R. Kennedy Licenses To Cut Timber Bourke, March 12, 1847
Mr R Kennedy with wife and child arrived 4 July 1844 at Melbourne from Port Albert Lucy, source local newspapers
Robert Kennedy, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Sarah Kennedy 30 (disallowed) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Terrence Kennedy, 19 single man Labourer RC both Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Thomas Kennedy 24 hus (family 65) Plasterer RC neither Limerick, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Mary Kennedy 23 wife of Thomas (family 66) came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Thomas Kennedy, and Mary Made baptised female Eliza at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #13
Thomas Kennedy and Mary Made 23 baptised Mary Anne 1843, Catherine 1845, John 1847
Thomas Kennedy, 27 single man Mason RC, both Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Thomas Kenn - Kennedy and Margaret Hill baptised Julia 1842, Mary 1844, Patrick 1847
Thomas Kennedy 25 March 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Thomas Kennedy dealer Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Susan Kennedy witness to wedding 3 Dec 1839 William Holland to Mary Furlong at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Thomas Kennedy 22 (single man 23) Labourer RC reads Ballymore, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Thomas Kennedy came Jul 1842 with 186 on the Martin Luther with Mary
Thomas Kennedy, letter at Geelong Post Office 25 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 25 Mar 1844
Thomas Kennedy, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William Kennedy 23 (single man 29) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
William Kennedy Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
William Keanedy 18 (single man 14) Farm servant Prot both Leicester, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
William Kennedy, male wed Margaret Neill 1842 #35395 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
William Kennedy and Margaret Neill baptised Elizabeth 1843, Mary 1843, Thadeus 1844, Michael 1846 died, Jane 1846, John 1847
Wm Kennedy, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
William Kennedy, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
W Kennedy labourer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Kennedy & McClelland in a partnership settlers Bridgewater Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
John Kenery wed Ellen Kennedy in 1842 at Presbyterian Portland baptised Richison 1843, Ellen 1846 Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
John Kennery wed Mary Barnes in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mrs Kennessy and child Departed from Hobart on 14 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Mary Kennevey - Kennery wed Michael Hynes in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
H Kenning Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Bridget Kennison 21 (single woman 24) House maid, Prot both, Agincourt, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Elizabeth Kennison 22 (single woman 25) House maid, Prot both, Agincourt, came 1 May 1840 on the China
William Kennon and Margaret baptised William James 1847
Mr W Kenneth Esq. Departed from Launceston on 2 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Anna Kenny 18 (single woman 32) Housemaid RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Catherine Kenny in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Col Kenny, lady and 3 chn, cabin 13 Dec 1842 from Plymouth on the Glenswilly
Daniel Kenny 21 (single man 39) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Edward Kenny 21 (single man 30) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Edward Kenny in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Edward Kenny Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
Eliza Kenny 20 (single woman 31) Housemaid RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Eliza Kenney Arrived at Port Phillip 16 March 1843 from Launceston on 8 Mar, Tamar - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843
Eliza Kenny wed John Mccormack in 1845 at Presbyterian
E Kenney Esq. arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Seahorse' 21 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843
Eyre Evans Kenny and Anne Francis baptised Eyre Evans 1843, Edward Gray 1844, Gertrude Elizabeth 1845 died, Ellen 1847 died
EE Kenny in list of landholders asking Mayor to hold a meeting dated 29 Sep 1843
Mr EE Kenny News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting H Condell, Mayor of Melbourne
Eyre Evans Kenny house off Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Mr EE Kenny got Lot 4 Licences to Occupy sold for 1 year from 1 July 1844 next - Licences 29 May 1844, source local newspapers
E Kenny landowner & farmer Camphill Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
James Kenny aged 23 came Mar 1841 with 300 on the Neptune
James Kenny Convict came on the Norfolk assigned to Border Police
John Kenny 17 son of William (family 14) Labourer Prot both Fermanugh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
John Kenny/Kenney, male wed Ellen Kennedy 1842 #34109 Presbyterian Portland
John Kenny, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Kenny Owned Property Yarra Street Geelong - House & Land
John Kenny settler Bridgewater Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
John Kenny settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Letitia Kenny, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Margaret Kenny farmer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Kenney cleared out from Port Phillip 17 August 1843, for Port Albert Mariner
Mr Kenney Cleared out from Port Phillip 1 March 1843 to Launceston arrived 3 March and departed 4 March, arrived 9 March at Sydney, Sea Horse
Patrick Kenny labourer Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Patrick Kenny, and Anne Mulally baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #96
Patrick Kenny and Ann Mulholland baptised Bridget 1845
Patrick Kenny baker Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Kenney 23 hus (family 17) Farm servant RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Margaret Kenney 23 wife of Thomas (family 17) Farm servant RC neither Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Thomas Kinney, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
William Kenny, Convict came on 'Fairlie' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Theo Kenny witness to wedding 23 Jun 1839 John Hunter to Mary Lynch at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
William Kenny 38 hus (family 14) Labourer Prot neither Fermanugh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Letitia Kenny 38 wife of William (family 14) Fermanugh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Elizabeth Kenny 13, Thomas Kenny 7 and Margaret Kenny 4 dau of William (family 14) Fermanugh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
William Kenny, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
William Kenny - Mrs L, Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
William Kennie 28 (single man 25) Carpenter Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
W Kenny farmer Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Keniss 18 (single man 26) Shepherd Prot both Nottingham, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Thomas Kenovan 25 (single man 19) Shepherd RC both Clare, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
David Kensey, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 3 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
George Kensington Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Miss Kensett sailed 6-Nov 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Miss Kensett Arrived 4 May 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Augustus
Abraham Kent Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Charles Kent labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
D Kent arrived 8 Feb at Launceston from Port Phillip, in 1841 John Pirie
Dr Kent at Melbourne arrived 21 Jan 1841 from Adelaide on the John Pirie and cleared out 23 Jan 1841 for Launceston on the John Pirie
M.D. Kent surgeon Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
George Kent Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Gower S. Kent Mrs Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
John Riches Kent and Harriet baptised William Henry Warden 1847
Mrs Kent and 2 chn sailed 7 Jul 1840 for Launceston via Geelong on the Emma - source Port Phillip Herald 10 July 1840
Mr Kent arrived 3 Sept at Port Phillip from London 12 May in 1841 Deva
Mr Kent Customs in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr Kent cleared out from Port Phillip 29 August 1843 for Hobart, Abercombie
Robert Kent aged 24 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland Watch
Thomas Kent - convict came on the Asia 1837, employed by Mr Strachan has Ticket of Freedom, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843
Thomas Kent Convict came 1837 on the Asia, tried at Kent, a Seaman given 7 years, Granted Freedom, in Portland Police Station records
Thomas Kent arrived 27 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Thomas Kent departing 1 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva
Thomas Kents wed Mary Ann Dickson in 1844 at Presbyterian Campbellfield baptised Thomas 1844
W. Kent To Cut Timber. Bourke., Jan 1847
William Kent wed Phillipa Jenkins in 1845 at Methodist / Wesleyan baptised William 1846
William Kent wed Mary Smith in 1840 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
William Kent aged 25 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
William Kent sawyer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Eliza Kentland 20 (young woman 38) Housemaid RC neither Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Henry Kentonon aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Benjamin Kenworthy List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Kenworthy Cleared out from Port Phillip 1 March 1843 to Launceston arrived 3 March and departed 4 March, arrived 9 March at Sydney, Sea Horse - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843
Mrs Kenworthy and 3 chn arrived 23 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 18 July Thomas Hughes, source local newspapers
Robert Kenworthy cleared out from Port Phillip 16 Dec 1843 for Hobart arrived 22 Dec Flying Fish
John Kenyon 34 husband of Helen (family 28) Labourer RC both Lancashire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Helen Kenyon 28 wife of John (family 28) RC both Lancashire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
James Kenyon 10, Ann Kenyon 8 and Richard Kenyon 5 son of John (family 28) RC Lancashire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Kenyon, shoemaker had his shop entered and boots and shoes stolen. Source - Port Phillip Herald 18 Oct 1844
John Kenyon boot and shoemaker Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Kenyon and Jane baptised Anna Maria 1847
Robert Kenyon aged 19 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
David Kenzie departed 22 Feb 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Mr Kenzie departed 27 Apr from Launceston for Portland Bay in 1841 Dusty Miller
Mr Keoble arrived 16 Jul 1840 from Launceston via Sydney on the Industry
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