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Agnes Meighan, 16, House servant, Prot both Glasgow, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Agnes Meegham wed James Gullivin in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne;
Directory 1847 dressmakers, Collingwood Flat
Ellen Meighan, 17, House servant, Prot reads Glasgow, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
John Meighan, hus of Rosanna 37, Labourer, RC reads Glasgow, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Rosanna Meighan, wife of John 38, Housekeeper, RC reads Glasgow, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Susanna Meighan, 12, Peter Meighan, 10, Mary Meighan, 8, John Meighan, 2, and Jannette Meighan, infant 0, RC Glasgow, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
From Meighan, my Great great Grand Father John Meighan was born in Donegal, Ireland in 1794, and died 1880 Wangaratta Victoria Australia, wed in Campsie, Stirling Scotland to Roseannah Green born 1805 Stirling Scotland died 1866 Wangaratta Vic Australia, daughter of Helen SCOTT (b.1760-Stirling Scotland) and: William Green (b.1760-Stirling Scotland m.1786)
7 Children born in Stirling Scotland are Ellen Scott Meighan 1827, Agnes Meighan 1828, Susannah Meighan 1830, Elizabeth Meighan 1831, Peter Meighan 1832, Johanna Callaghan Meighan 1854, Mary Ann Meighan 1835, Margaret Meighan 1836, may also have been born in Ireland, John Meighan 1839 born Donnegal Ireland
Family came to Australia where Margaret Meighan 1843 and Jane Meighan 1845, were born at Wangaratta Vic Aust.

Pioneers of the Alpine Region of Victoria Australia, part owner of Cobungra Station. Victoria Australia
Mary Meighan 22 (Single woman 40) Dairymaid RC reads Louth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
A person on Genforum wrote Mary Ann Meighan was my ggrandmother wed James Leighan Parslow, and he owned a large property with John Meighan, then owned Cobungra Hotel Omeo Vic Australia.
George Meikle, granted depasturing license for Portland Bay for March 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
Robert Meikle, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Robert Meikle, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Alexander Meiklejohn and Mary baptised John 1843, Agnes 1847, Flora 1847
Robert Meiklejohn, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Mrs Meir 16 May 1841, departing from Sydney for Port Phillip, on the Anne
William Mekevias Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Sarah Melampy wed John Hall in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
James Melavin wed Catherine Carroll in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Jeremiah Melbourne, arrived at Geelong from Hobart on the schooner 'Lillias' 21 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 23 Jan 1845
Thomas Meldrum 23 (single man 30) Labourer Prot both Fife, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Mr Melham arrived 18-Apr 1840 from Lauceston on the Paul Pry
Ebenezer Milledge - Meldge and Joanna baptised Thomas William 1841, Ebenezer 1845
James Meldrum wed Mary Lacey in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Meldrum 23 (30 single man) Labourer Prot both Fife, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Thomas Meldrum, letter at Geelong Post Office 26 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
Thomas Meldram, charged with hitting Adam Marr and fined 20s. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 March 1844
Thomas Meldrum, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Patrick Melevan and Elizabeth Chapman baptised James 1840
John Meley witness to wedding 18 Jun 1838 of Richard Tancard by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Mr Melham, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the schooner 'Paul Pry' 18 Apr 1840 - source Port Phillip Herald 21 Apr 1840
John Melia witness to wedding 3 Oct 1839 of Joseph Maidmont at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Mrs Melia witness to wedding 3 Oct 1839 of Joseph Maidmont at St Francis Roman Catholic church
John Melin/Melia, died 45 male Melbourne 1842 #38333 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Alex Mell & George Mell in a partnership labourers off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
George Mell see Mell Alex & George in a partnership labourers off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Mells, House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Philip Mellen wed Lydia Baker in 1845 at Church of England
Charles Mellina wed Mary Purtell in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
John Mellintock aged 23 came Jul 1841 with 376 on the England
James Mellor, came on the Guldford (5) Ticket of Leave at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Joseph Mellon wed Mary Ann Thompson in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Henry Melmoth aged 21 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
John Meloni came 1841 with 175 on the Allan Kerr
Ellen Melony 20 (single woman 23) Housemaid Prot reads Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Phillip Melrick Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Andrew Melrose, 1 box cargo came 2 Dec 1843 from Leith on the Mid Lothian The Port Phillip Herald Tue 5 Dec 1843
Andrew Melrose wed Elizabeth Wilson in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong baptised Andrew 1845, James Bryden 1846
Ihomas Meltrivish Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Alexr Gordon Melville, - Doctor x came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Patrick Melville, and Arabella Cullen baptised Mary Ann 1840, male John Edwards at Presbyterian Geelong born at Geelong 1842 #772
Patrick Melville and Arabella Cullen baptised James 1843, Michael 1845, Joseph 1847
Patrick Melville, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Owned Property Yarra Street Geelong - Freehold Property
Robert Melville, 18 was Blacksmith, trained as Shoemaker single crime - Theft house breaking 7 years convicted 19 April 1843, at Stirling, received 10 June 1843, at Stirling, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, (List b56)
Thomas Melville, 19 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 a107)
William Mellville and Christina baptised James 1844, Charles 1846
John Melvin disallowed 24 (single man 29) Shepherd RC neither Inverness came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
George Memory, and wife arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 21 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Aug 1845
Mrs Meniugh sailed 13 July 1840 for Sydney on the Statesman
John Menley milkman Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
John Menno came Oct 1841 with 164 on the Catharine Jamieson
Peter Mensergh, freehold, Springmount near Pentridge The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during sixth hour, 2-3pm
Peter Mensergh, voted 1-2pm Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Peter Menserph, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Spring Mount near Pentridge Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Peter Mensergh Owned Property Spring Mount near Pentridge - Freehold Property
Timothy Meny and Ellen Nonan baptised John 1844-7 died
A. Menzies shoemaker Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander/Archibald Menzies 25 bro of James Shepherd Perthshire, employer by Mr Seeker Melb, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Alexander Menzies wed Marion Dunn in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Archibald Menzies, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Duncan Menzie, Steerage, (12 for Port HPhillip and 13 for Sydney) arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
Eliza Menzie wed Archibald Mcmillin in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Isabella Menzies wed Henry Mcclure in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Menzies 31 with wife Jane 33 and 4 chn, Tailor Dumfries, In lodgings, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Jane Menzies 33 wife of James with Archibald 10, John 8, Jane 6, Leebuck 2, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
James Menzies 23 bro of Alexander Shepherd Perthshire, employed by Captain Bacchus Melb, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
John Menzies Cabin passenger arrived 18 Sep 1839 from Leith on the Caledonia
Mr Menzies, Cabin passenger will sail Monday 14 July 1844 for Liverpool on the Sea Queen
George Mercer, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Barabool Hills 4 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
George Mercer, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
George Mercer Owned Property Marrabool River Geelong - Freehold Property
George Mercer settler Portland district, Source - 1847 Directory
George Duncan Mercer 27 May 1835 retired Major, Edinburgh. Members of the Port Phillip Association
George Duncan Mercer, Geelong, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
G Mercer Correspondence sold Portland Bay Cattle Station to Cunningham, A F
George Duncan Mercer manager Port Phillip Bank Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George D Mercer, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 advertisement - pleased Queen had a son
GD Mercer, sworn in as Assessors for the Court of Requests Source - 'Port Phillip Herald' 5 Jan 1844, page 2,
George D Mercer, ceased to employ George Mercer as Overseer on 15 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
GD Mercer, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
George D Mercer, JP on a Committee to hold a meeting at Mack's Hotel, Corio, of all inhabitants of the Western District. Source - Geelong Advertiser 10 May 1844
GD Mercer, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
GD Mercer, exported 70 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
G. D. Mercer Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
George D. Mercer Correspondence sold Portland Bay Weatherboard to Harding, William Original Notice, dated 27th April , 1844 . Re-licensed , May 27, 1846.
JP Mercer, sworn in as Assessors for the Court of Requests Source - 'Port Phillip Herald' 5 Jan 1844, page 2,
Major Mercer, on 10 June 1840 purchased 2 town allotments - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
Major Mercer Melbourne arrived 23 Jan 1841 from Circular Head on the Eagle
Major Mercer ( Steerage) cleared 29 March 1841 for London., on the Eagle
Mr Mercer, arrived 1 Jun 1842 from London on the Seppings
Robert Misser / Mercer 42 (died 9) hus died 9 Apr, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Euphemia Mercer 32 wife of Robert (single woman 18) House maid, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
D Misser / Mercer 2 (died 8) died 5 Feb, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Isabella Misser / Mercer 1 (died 7) died 13 Dec 1839, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
William Mercer and Harriet Cross baptised John William 1844
William Mercer aged 22 came Nov 1841 with 322 on the Wallace with Mrs, Margaret 1
William Mercer Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William Mercer 22 Widower (family 41) Smith Prot Reads Ashton, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mrs William Mercer - died at Sea (family 41) Ashton, died on the Wallace
Margaret Mercer 1 dau of William (family 41) Ashton, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
William Mercer, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
William Duncan Mercer, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Suburb 1 mile from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William Duncan Mercer Owned Property Corio district near Geelong - Freehold Property
George Merchant wed Amelia Keating in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Mary 1845
George Merchant, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
John Merchant plasterer North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Peter Merchant Gentleman, wife Sarah Matilda son Peter Merchant born 16 Oct 1839 baptised 3 Nov 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Rachel Merchant, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Mr Mercuitt, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the schooner 'Souvenir' 7 Sep 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 9 Sep 1845
Mary Jane Merdin, female wed John Williams 1842 #35438 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Anne Meredith wed James Wallace in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
John Meredith wed Agnes Dunsmore in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Robert Meredith 26 (29 single man) Carpenter Prot both Cork, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Robert Meredith and Mary baptised Jane Ellen 1847
Robert Meredith Directory 1847 architect's assistant, off Bourke street, Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Thomas Meredith Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
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