The march of Civilisation
Came to Port Phillip by 1849
News from Victoria, Australia
© email spaceHome space Thomas Kirkhamspace Patrick Labey

Colour code Here before 1840, Here in 40 Here in 41 Here in 42 Here after 42
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.

Henry Knight, male wed Sarah Carpenter 1842 #4516 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Henry Knight and Sarah Carpenter baptised Elizabeth 1843, Emma Eliza 1845, Sophia 1847
Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
Henry Knight and Elizabeth Odonougel baptised Harriet 1840
John Knight Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Joseph Knight and Elizabeth baptised Frederick Augustus 1846
Mr Knight Arrived at Hobart on 7 July 1839 from Port Phillip on the Agnes
Knight with wife and son Departed from Sydney on 6 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
Miss Knight Cabin arrived 6 April 1841 on the Byker
Mr Knight, Cabin arrived 9 Feb 1842 from Leith on the William Nicholl
Mr and Mrs Knight and family arrived at Port Phillip 22 August 1843, from Sydney on 10 Aug Christina
Mr and Mrs Knight and two children, leaving for London on 28 Mar 1844 as Intermediate passenger on the Aden, source local newspapers
Miss Knight cleared 22 May 1844 and sailed 24 May from Melbourne for Portland on the Coquette, source local newspapers
Mr T Knight Departed from Hobart on 6 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Agnes
Thirza Knight wed Edward Parker Bedwell in 1845 at Presbyterian
Titus Knight, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Titus Knight superintendant Pentridge, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr William Knight Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
William Knight, 23 hus Smith Prot both London arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Elizabeth Knight, 26 wife of William Housekeeper Prot both London arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
William Knight List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Knight, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Mrs William Knight, with Mrs George Cooper have founded the Dorcas Society. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 June 1845
William Knight tinman Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Knight see Alison and Knight Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Knowlton - Knolton wed Honora Oloughlin in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Charles Knott, Rebecca and Family drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Joseph Knott 23 hus of Eliza (family 22) Shepherd Prot reads Lincoln, employed by Miss E Gavan Brighton arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Eliza Knott 22 wife of Joseph (family 22) Prot reads Lincoln arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Joseph Knott and Eliza baptised William 1844
Mr Knowlage arrived at Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 from Sydney Barbara
Alexander Knowles, 26 only in Disposal list, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and went to Melbourne (List a094)
Conrad Knowles, died after a short but severe illness, son of Rev John Knowles, Wesleyan minister. Source - Port Phillip Herald 21 May 1844
Mr Knowles, died suddenly. He was valued for the Theatre perfonaces he ran. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 25 May 1844
Mrs Mary Knowles, given extension of Theatrical License for the Victoria Theatre. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 1 June 1844
Mr F Knowles Projected departure 9 Dec 1841 but not yet left on 30 Dec, from Sydney for Guam, William Hughes
Mr and Mrs Knowles sailed 4 Aug 1843 from Launceston for Port Phillip the Tamar
Mr Knowles arrived 28 June 1844 from Sydney on 16 June Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Knowles cleared 3 July 1844 and sailed 4 July from Melbourne, for Sydney and arrived 6 July at Launceston Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Knowles arrived 23 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 18 July Thomas Hughes, source local newspapers
Mrs Knowles cleared on 5 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 6 Dec for Launceston arrived 9 Dec on the Swan, source local newspapers
James Knowlton, male wed Honora Oloughlin 1842 #4546 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Knowlten List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Alice Knox 22 (single woman 42) Dressmaker Prot both Fife, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Andrew Knox 34 hus (family 22) Farm servant Prot both Glasgow, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Margaret Knox 28 wife of Andrew (family 22) Farm servant Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Euphemia Knox 2 dau of Andrew (family 22) came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Ann Knox aged 22 came Aug 1841 with 236 on the Strathfieldsaye
Miss Knocks, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Paul Pry' 20 Apr 1841 - source Launceston Courier 26 Apr 1841
Elizabeth Bud Knox dressmaker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Knox 24 (single man 20) Labourer Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
James Knox slater & shingler off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Knox / Nox 25 (single woman 50) Housemaid RC both, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Janet Knox 21 (single woman 19) House servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Janet Knox, female wed William Paul 1842 #4522 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Knox 22 hus (family 23) Blacksmith Prot both Yorkshire, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Ann Knox 22 wife of John (family 23) Housemaid Prot both Yorkshire, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Elizabeth Knox 16 months dau of John (family 23) Prot Yorkshire, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
John Knox Cleared out from Port Phillip 19 June 1843 for New Zealand, arrived Hobart 4 July Gannet
John Knox Cleared out from Port Phillip 30 July 1843 for London Enmore
John Knox and Jane baptised Mary Jane 1844, Alice Craven 1846
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
John Knox engineer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Knox and his family spent time in and around Melbourne then moved to Kings River, the birth/baptism of three children being registered as follows in Bourke County: Mary Jane Knox (birth) 30 June 1844, Alice Craven Knox (birth) 28 May 1846' John Knox (birth) 3 August 1848. Other younger children David and Sarah Anna.
Mr John Knox, Cabin cleared 30 July for London on the Enmore
Miss Knox Departed from Hobart on 4 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip on the Caroline
Miss Knocks arrived 20 Apr 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Paul Pry
Mary Knox, female wed Thomas Chapman 1842 #3923 Presbyterian Portland
Mr Knox Arrived at Port Phillip 30 April 1843 from Greenock 20 Nov Gannet
Mr R Knox in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Robert Knox, A, (Steerage, farmer), came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Rob Knox 26 hus (family 21) Labourer Prot both Dorset, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Eliza Knox 22 wife of Robert (family 21) Housemaid Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
James Knox 0 son of Robert born on board (family 21) came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Robert Knoz house Russell St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Robert Knox, William Monger's estate owes him 18 pounds Bill of Exchange The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843
Robert Knox, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Robert Knox slater and shingler off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Noy / Nox 20 (single man 59) Labourer Prot both Derry, came 17 July 1841 on the England
William Knox in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
William Knox, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
William Knox, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Mr Knuckley arrived 1-Apr 1840 from Lauceston on 26 March via Geelong on the Lowestoft
Philip Koghern 27 (single man 19) Carpenter Prot both Isle of Man, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Lewis Kolz Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
Alicia Konan 28 (single woman 41) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Bridget Kondoch, 16, (Single woman 25 Disposal list 39 Captain Scott, 32 for year, rations), Dairymaid RC both Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mrs Korf and two sons, E Korf and Master G Korff Passengers Cabin - arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Louisa Campbell and on 12 May 1840 Cleared for Sydney, on the Louisa Campbell
J Korff, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Ship-builder debt of 5672 pounds, 1.82% of 56 debts listed
James Kowe arrived at Launceston 26 Dec 1843 from Portland Minerva
John Kruse wed Isabella Louisa Hendricken in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised John William 1844, Frederick Augustus 1846
John Kruse shipwright Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Bridget Kurl, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Mr S Kusgrave source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar for Portland, schooner Minerva
W Kutledge Convict assigned to is Henry Eloredge came 1837 on the Charles Kerr
Andrew Kuyser Cleared out from Port Phillip 10 April 1843 for Launceston arrived 17 Apr Henry
Andrew Kuyzer arrived 3 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 30 Oct Shamrock, source local newspapers
EC Kyffin, List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Kiffen, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 20 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1845
Purser Mr John Kyffin arrived 16 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 3 Nov (104 days), on the Wallace, source local newspapers
Ambrose Kyle / Kylie 19 (single man 25) Farm servant, Prot both, Neugh, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Caroline Kyle, 21 single woman g24, House servant, Prot, both, South Sheilds, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
John Kyle 37 hus (family 20) Labourer Prot both Lamond, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Margaret Kyle 33 wife of John (family 20) House keeper Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Margaret Kyle 12, William Kyle 8, John Kyle 3 and Andrew Kyle 0 son of John born on board (family 20) came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John Kyle and Margaret baptised Jean 1843, James Stewart 1846
John Kyle, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
John Kyles town herdsman Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
William Kyle aged 8, arrived on the Thomas Arbuthnot in October 1841. William married Sarah Ann Lobb in 1854 and they had nine children in Brunswick, Kilmore, Kal Kallo and Echuca. A grandson of William's is Albert Roy Kyle who at the age of 98 in 1995 was still living in Belmont, Geelong.
William Kyle's memories are recorded of encounters with the Wurundjeri people, including the battle that took place in 1843-4 between tribes from the Yarra Yarra, Goulburn River and River Plenty on one side and the tribes from Lal Lal, Barrabool Hills and Corio on the other.
Robert Kyle, 27 hus f23, Carpenter, Prot, both, Co Durham, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Maryanne Kyle, 25 wife f23, House servant, Prot, both, Co Durham, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Alexander Kyle, 3 f23, Prot, Co Durham, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Ambrose S Kyte, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Little Flinders' St Confectioners Licence
Ambrose Spencer Kyte, male wed Sarah A Finnin 1842 #4647 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Ambrose Spencer Kyte wed Sarah Ann Finnin baptised Margaret Hooke 1844, Mary 1845-7 died, Hugh 1847
Directory 1847
Ambrose died 1868 aged 46 from Ireland, dealer, off Bourke lane
Phillip Kyte 22 (24 single man) Labourer Prot both Galway, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
HomespaceListspace Thomas Kirkhamspace Patrick Labey

Elizabeth Janson's web contributions
began 1st Nov, 1998
This page began on 16 July 2007
Updated 16 Jan 2012 - revised to the end of 1844
See my Resume and list of new web addresses.
© Say thanks to