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Alexander McGill 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Alexander McGill, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Corio St Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Ann Mcgill 17 arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Ann Mcgill wed Thomas Wells in 1845 at Presbyterian
Catherine Magill wed John Mcwey in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Francis Magill 21 hus (family 12) Shoemaker, Prot both, Co Cavar, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Anne Magill 21 wife of Francis (family 12) Housekeeper, Prot both, Co Cavar, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Francis Mcgill and Anne Mathews baptised Frances Maria 1841, Eliza 1844, Ann 1845, Margaret 1847
Francis McGill in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Francis McGill freehold Corio St Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Francis McGill Corio St freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Francis McGill, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Francis McGill, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Corio St Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Francis McGill - McGill Owned Property Corio Street Geelong - Freehold Property
Mr John Magill - (Intermediate) came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
John McGill Burrumbeet employed Edward/Edmund Morris 22 (single man 29) arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
J McGill arrived 25-Jul 1840 from Sydney on 6 May on the Curlew - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
John McGill Burrumbeet, employed Edmund Morris arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Mr M'Gill - M'Gill ( Steerage) arrived 20 Aug 1841 on the John Campbell
McGill, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong
Patrick Magill, 28 hus Labourer RC, reads Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Susanna Magill, 35 wife Housekeeper RC, reads Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Patrick Magill, 13, Margaret Magill, 11 , Susanna Magill, 2 and Ellen Magill, 0 Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Patrick Magill fisherman Beach, Source - 1847 Directory
Ross McGill - McGill Correspondence sold Portland Bay Tatyoon, Lanengerin Burrumbeep to Rodger & Wright
W McGill Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
William Magill Burrumbeet, employed John Hipwell and Richard Murphy arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William McGill, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
William McGill Burrumbeet employed David Dinnis / Denis 22 (single man 14) arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William McGill Burrumbeet employed William Colcill / Colsill 28 (single man 13) arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William McGill Barwonbipp employed Thomas Banbury 23 (single man 03) arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William McGill Burrumbeet employed Henry Heffer 14 (single man 23) arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
William McGill settler Campaspe River, Source - 1847 Directory
McGill see Boyd McGill & Rose in a partnership settlers Burnambeet Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
McGill see Boyd, McGill & Rose in a partnership, Source - 1847 Directory
James Mcgillan / Mcgillan 29 (single man 34) Labourer, RC both, Gordon, Tipperary, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
James Mcgellan Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Bruce McGillswie departed 19 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Industry
Mr McGilvrie arrived 13 Dec 1840 from Leith on the Midlothian
Alexander Mcgillivray and Isabella Gallan baptised Christina Jessie 1847
McGillioray, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong
Alexander McGillivray Owned Property Bellerine Street Geelong - Freehold Property ;
A McGilvery farmer Bete's farm County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander McGillivery, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Alexander McGilvery, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Balarine Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Archibald Mcgillivray, and Janet baptised males Donald 1842 #809, Duncan 1842 #810 and Charles 1842 #811 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne
Arch McGilvery farmer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Bruce McGillswie departed 19 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Industry
Alexander McGilvery freehold Bellerim St Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Alexander McGillvery Geelong District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Alexander McGillivray Belerim St Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Francis McGillivery, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
John McGillivray carpenter North Corio Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr L McGilloway Departed from Launceston on 17 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Mr and Mrs McGillivray arrived 21-Oct 1840 from Hobart on 5 Oct on the Lord Sidmonth
Mr and Mrs McGillivray sailed 31-Oct 1840 for Launceston on the Mona
Martin McGilvery in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Neil MacGillvey one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
James McGin 30 single Labourer employed by Mr Meek solicitor, came to NSW on the Garrow and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Mr McGinn to consider applicants for position of Kalkallo Poundkeeper after Mr Reeves was dismissed. source PPH 17 Oct 1843
Martin McGinn, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Martin McGlinn, House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
John M'Ginarskin Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Alexander Mcginnis 39 hus (family 25) Labourer Prot both Fermanagh, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Margaret Mcginnis 35 wife of Alexander (family 25) Servant Prot both Fermanagh, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Peter Mcginnis 14, Betty Mcginnis 13 and Jemima Mcginnis 6 dau of Alexander (family 25) Prot Fermanagh, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Margaret McGin in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
A. McGinnis tailor Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Eliza Mcginness, 22 single woman Dairymaid RC both Co Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Margaret Maginnis 21 (single woman 13) Farm servant Prot reads Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Margaret Maginnis wed John Donaldson in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland
Neil Mcginnis 23 (single man 25) Shepherd Prot both Argyleshire, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Patrick Mcginnis, and Catherine Larkin baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #25
Patrick McGinnes Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Patrick McGinness Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Robert Maginnis 37 hus (family 17) Labourer Prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Isabella Maginnis 38 wife of Robert (family 22) Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Thomas Maginnis 14 and Jane Maginnis 10 dau of Robert (family 22) Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Robert Maginnis 18 son of Robert (family 22) Labourer Prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Robert McGinness - Ordinary Constable, appointed June 1843. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 05, 1 May 1843
Robert McGinness - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 07, 1 May 1845
Robert McGinness - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 09, 1 July 1847
Robert McGinnis 26 Mar 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Win M'Ginness Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
John McGlashan sailed 29-May 1840 for Adelaide on the Perseverance
James Mcgleish died 1847 Male aged 47 at Melbourne
Bridget Macglin sponsor for Mary Collins baptised 8 Dec 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Bridget Mcglinn 22 (young woman 44) Dairymaid RC reads Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Catherine Mcglinn 17 (single woman 39) Housemaid RC both Stanlane, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Cath Mcglinn, died 19 female Melbourne 1842 #38318 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Daniel Maglinn 27 hus (family 20) Farmer RC reads Scotand, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Isabella Maglinn 23 wife of Daniel (family 20) Housemaid RC reads Scotand, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Daniel McGlyn house off Lonsdale St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Daniel McGlin in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Ellen Mcglinn 25 (single woman 40) Housemaid RC reads Stanlane, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Ellen McGlinn in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Ellen Mcglynn wed Thomas Bolan in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Francis Mcglinn 17 (single man 34) General Servant RC both Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Hugh Mcglin / Mcglyn 21 (single man 24) Labourer RC both Tyrone, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Hugh Mcglin wed Margaret Ready in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Mary 1844, Margaret 1846 Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Johanna McGluire / Mcglinn 19 (young woman 43) Ladys maid RC both Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Johanna Mcglynn - McGlinn wed George Glanwright in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Mcglinn 26 (single man 36) Farm Servant RC both Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Margaret Mcglinn 19, 4 single woman, Dressmaker Tyrone RC reads, arrived 14 Dec 1840 from Liverpool on the Vesper
Martin McGlim / Mcglinn 21 (young man 34) Labourer RC both Limerick, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Martin Mcglinn wed Fanny Lane in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Catherine 1844, Thomas 1845, Maria 1847;
Martin McGlinn on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Martin McGlinn house Bourke St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
Martin McGlinn, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Martin McGlinn cleared on 16 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 17 Dec for Hobart on the Flying Squirel, source local newspapers
Martin McGlinn cooper Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Mcglinn 21, 5 single woman, Housemaid Tyrone RC reads, arrived 14 Dec 1840 from Liverpool on the Vesper
Mary Mcglinn 18 (single woman 38) Housemaid RC both Stanlane, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary McGlinn, in Melbourne Gaol as a Lunatic to be sent to the Lunatic Asylum at Turban Creek,. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Nov 1845
Mary Mcglinn wed Michael Obrien in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Charles/Oliver Mcglinn 21 (single man 37) Farm Servant RC neither Kilkenny, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mr T McGlen Departed from Launceston, on 16 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Perseverance
P McGinnis, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 3 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 10 Jan 1842
Patrick McGinnis, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
R McGinnis, arrived at Port Phillip from Portland Bay on the schooner 'Ellen and Elizabeth' 3 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
Francis McGoff, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
James Macgonagle/Mcgonagle, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 20 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1845
John Mcgonigle, 21 single man Labourer RC, both Co Derry, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
John McGonigel in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John McGonnigel List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Mcgonegle, hus of Elizabeth 22, Labourer, RC both Co Antrim, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Elizabeth Mcgonegle, wife of William 22, Housekeeper, RC both Co Antrim, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Sarah Mcgonegle, infant 0, RC both Co Antrim, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
William Mcgonegle - Mcgonnikle and Elizabeth Little baptised Elizabeth 1845, John 1846
William McGonigel in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Edward McGorman, new arrival, from Van Dieman's land, taken into custody for an 'interview'. Source - Port Phillip Herald 14 Aug 1845
Betty Mcgoudey - Mcgoudey 27 (47 single woman) Housemaid Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Frances McGough List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Mcgowan, male wed Margaret Phillips 1842 #4615 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Mcgowran - Mcgowan and Margarit Phillips baptised Jane 1844, Mary 1845, Margaret 1847
John McGown, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Robert Mcgowan 19 (single man 7) Labourer, Prot, Tipperary, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Thomas McGraa, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Suburb half a mile from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Margaret Mcready / Mcgrady 20 (single woman 33) General Servant Prot reads Shropshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Margaret Mcgrady wed Connor Powel in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Thomas McGran Suburbs Geelong Householder List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Alice Mcgrannahghan wed Thomas Edward Inwood in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Elsie Mcgranahan 21 (single woman 21) House Maid RC Neither Donegal, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Seragh/Sarah Mcgraph, female wed Michael Dunn 1842 #35466 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Sarah Mcgraph wed 22 May 1842, to Michael Dunn solemnised by Rev Michael Stephens, reference 1842 #260 at Roman Catholic church Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Mcgraph and Mary Hore baptised Mary 1843, Thomas 1844, Margaret 1846
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