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Bridget Mcgrath 22 (single woman 49) Dairy maid RC neither Clare, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Biddy Mcgrath 22 (single woman 40) Nursemaid RC both Limerick, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Catharine Magrah / Mcgrath 20 (Single woman 53) Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Catherine McGrath arrived 23 Jan 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 19 Jan on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Catherine McGrath, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Daniel Magrath and Anne Mckiernan baptised Peter 1847;
Daniel McGrath miller off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Mcgrath 25 (single man 33) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Edward Magrath and Catherine Delahunty baptised Bridget 1844, Sarah 1845 To Cut Timber.Burke, Page 67 31 Jan 1847
Ellen Mcgrath 19 (single woman 46) Housemaid RC reads Tipperary, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Ellen McGranch arrived 1 Oct 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 22 Sep on the Caroline
Ellen Mcgrath - Mcgratt wed John Hughes in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Ellen McGrath, owed 5 pounds wages by insolvent Alexander Sutherland. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 March 1844
Honoria Mcgrath, female wed Henry Reid 1842 #4586 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Mcgrath 22 (young man 35) Labourer RC both Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Mcgrath 25 hus (family 21) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Kitty Mcgrath 20 wife of John (family 21) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
John Mcgrath, and Mary Dempsey baptised female Catherine at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #21
John Mcgrath - hus (Cabin 23) on to Sydney on the Neptune
Catharine Mcgrah / Mcgrath wife of John (Cabin 24) on to Sydney on the Neptune
Infant With Mcgrath 0 son of John (Cabin 25) on to Sydney on the Neptune
John McGrath List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Mcgrath and Cath Casey baptised Jeremiah 1843, Mary 1845
John McGrath, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
John McGrath, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
John McGrath, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
John Mcgrath and Anne Regan baptised Fran 1843
John Mcgrath and Mary Ryan baptised Patrick 1845, Julia 1847
John McGrath shoemaker Flinders street, Source - 1847 Directory
John McGrath carter Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Magrath / Mcgrath 19 (single woman 36) House servant RC reads Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Mary Magrath / Mcgrath 21 (single woman 37) House servant RC reads Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Mary Magrath / Mcgrath 20 (single woman 38) House servant RC neither Limerick, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Mary M'Grath Mrs Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Michael Mcgrath 18 (single man 53) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Michael Mcgrath Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Mr McGraft Arrived in Sydney on Weds 21 Mar 1838 from Port Phillip on 17 Mar on the Sarah
Mrs McGrath and 2 chn arrived 4-Apr 1840 from Hobart on 30 March on the Adelaide - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Apr 1840
Miss McGrath Arrived at Port Phillip 30 March 1843 from Hobart, Flying Fish
Patrick Mcgrath 21 (single man 50) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Peter Mcgrath, and Judith Walsh baptised male Patrick at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36232
Peter Mcgrath and Judith Walsh baptised Thadeus 1844 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Richard McGrath sponsor for John Donoughoe baptised 9 Jun 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Richard Mcgrath, and Mary Mahony baptised male Richard Grow White at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36285
Richard McGrath freehold Bourke Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Robert McGrath in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Sarah Mcgraph wed 22 May 1842 to Michael Dunn witnesses RC Ballurner, Eliza Ryan, Corney Moore and John Mullane 1842 #260 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong by Rev Michael Stephens
Terence Mcgrath 19 (single man 40) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Timothy McGrath Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Timothy McGrath carpenter off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Magrath / Mcgrath 25 hus (family 13) Gardener, RC reads, Kildare, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Anne Magrath / Mcgrath 25 wife of William (family 13) Housekeeper, RC reads, Kildare, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Anne Magrath / Mcgrath 2 dau of William (family 13), RC, Kildare, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
William Mcgrath and Bridget Mcgrath 22 baptised Mary 1843, Ellen 1844, Edward 1847
Mr McGrattie, Intermediate arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
Peter M'Greal - McGreal Page 153 letters atPost Office, 31st May 1847
A McGregor, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Baker debt of 621 pounds 0.20% of 56 debts listed
Donald or Robert McGregor 29 from Tillicoultry ( widow and children saved.); (steerage 10) perished on the India, reported 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Donald McGregor, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Donald McGregor, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Donald M'Gregor Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Dougald McGregor Cleared out from Port Phillip 2 May 1843 for Launceston Tamar
Dugald McGregor, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 14 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 17 June 1845
Duncan McGregor wed Eliza Bryan in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne baptised Jane 1847;
Duncan McGregor, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
Duncan McGregor, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Duncan McGregor farmer Glenferry Gardiner's Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Elizabeth Mcgregor 22, (Shepherd and Dairywoman from Argyleshire) Bounty arrived 8 Nov 1840 from Greenoch on the Perfect
Elizabeth Mcgregor, female wed Edwin Callow 1842 #4625 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Mcgregor, 20 single female House Servant Prot, reads Co Perth, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Francis Mcgregor 23 hus (family), came 8 Nov 1840 on the Perfect
Elizabeth Mcgregor 22 wife of Francis (family), came 8 Nov 1840 on the Perfect
Francis Mcgregor and Elizabeth 22 baptised Ellen Stevenson 1845
Francis McGregor, gave evidence about the death of Robert Wylie died 25 March 1845. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 March 1845
George McGregor Goulburn River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Macgregor / Mcgregor settler Goulburn River, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Mcgregor 20 (single man 16) Labourer Prot both Fermanugh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Henry McGregor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Henry McGregor wed Ann Francis Eldridge in 1845 at Church of England baptised Sarah Elizabeth 1846
Henry McGregor, Sponsor of Michael John son of Martin Hill Baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Henry McGregor,Native Police Sergeant,
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr J McGregor Sailed from Hobart on 2 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
James McGregor and Bounty arrived 8 Nov 1840 from Greenoch on the Perfect
Jean McGregor sailed 1-Apr 1840 for Hobart on the Agnes and Elizabeth
John Mcgregor 40 hus (family 11) school master, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
John Mcgregor 12 son of John (family 11) Labourer, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
John Mcgregor, 28, Labourer, Prot both Dumbartonshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
John McGregor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John McGregor News - Insolvent Court first hearings for
John McGregor, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
John McGregor, Insolvent debts being checked. Source - Port Phillip Herald 24 Dec 1844
John M'Gregor - McGregor Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
John McGregor lodging house keeper Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss Mcgregor - (Cabin 2), came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Miss McGregor arrived 2 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 29 July on the Christina
Mr McGregor sailed 9 Nov 1840 for Honart on the Flying Squirel
Samuel McGregor and Louisa baptised Samuel Alexander 1847 Correspondence Portland Bay Ardonachie 10 Transferred from S Gourie
Samuel McGregor List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Mcgreger 24 hus (family 27) Agriculturist, Prot, both, Edinburgh, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mary Jane Mcgreger 21 wife of William (family 27) House maid, both, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
McGregor see Campbell & McGregor in a partnership teachers Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
McGregor see Hooton & McGregor in a partnership lodging house keeper Little Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
James McGrog Page 153 letters atPost Office, 31st May 1847
Henry McGrotty Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
William McGrotty, Cabin passenger will sail Monday 14 July 1844 for Liverpool on the Sea Queen, source local newspapers
Patrick McGrun 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 Mcguane - Mcguane 19 (29 Steerage) House Servant RC reads Clare, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Wm McGuffy Departed from Launceston on 27 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Francis
Edward McGuigan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Anne Mcguin -, p 31, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
William Mcguin -, p 32, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mrs McGuiness and 3 chn Steerage arrived 8 June 1840 from Liverpool on the Majestic
Richard Mcguiness - Mcguiness died 1847 Male aged 13 at Geelong
Mr and Mrs McGuiness and 3 chn arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on 22 May on the Mary Hay - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
Patrick McGuiness eating house keeper Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Patrick McGuiness, Shop Little Flinders St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Patrick Mcguane 19 disallowed (Steerage 29) House Servant RC reads Clare, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Patrick McGuinness shop Little Flinders St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Patrick F McGuane List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Peter Mcguiness 22 hus (family 21) Labourer RC Both Co. Armagh, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Rosey Mcguiness 22 wife of Peter (family 21) Housekeeper RC Reads Co. Armagh, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Mr P McGuiness arrived 1 Jun 1840 from Launceston on 28 May on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
Thomas Mcguinness 18, Single man 30, Servant boy Tyrane, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Thomas Mcguinness 18, Servant, employed by Mr Anketon, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Alice Mcguire 17 (single woman 37) House maid RC reads Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Alice Mcguire wed Thomas Best in 1844 at Presbyterian Portland
Anne McGuire, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Catherine Mcguire wed John Cooke in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Elizabeth Mcguire 21 (single woman 37) House maid, RC both, Cookstown, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Elizabeth Mcguire wed 27 March 1841 to William Middleton bachelor of Melbourne, by Banns at Church of England St James, Melbourne - William signed his name and Elizabeth put her Mark, Witnesses were Richard Searle and Mary ? of Melbourne
Esther Mcguire 22 (single woman 31) General servant RC neither Galway, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Esther Mcguire wed William King in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
George McGuire, Convict came on 'Royal Charlotte' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Helen Mcguire, wed Joseph Whittaker 1842 #721 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr J McGuire Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Yarra Yarra
James McGuire was charged with the theft from Andrew Stewart source 10 Jan 1843
Jane McGuire Red Lion Lonsdale St Publican's License granted till June 1845 listed on 7 May 1844
John Mcguire and Martha Donely baptised John 1847
Michael Maguire / Mcguire 23 hus (family 25) Groom RC both Armagh, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Sarah Maguire / Mcguire 22 wife of Michael (family 25) House servant RC reads Armagh, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Mr MacGuire / McGuire Departed from Hobart on 26 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr and Mrs McGuire and 2 chn arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on 22 May on the Mary Hay - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
Patrick Mcguire 20 (single man 32) Farm servant, RC both, Waterford, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Patrick Mcguire and Mary Bergin baptised Patrick 1847
Patrick McGuinnes settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas M'Guire - McGuire Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
William Mcguire, and Jane Elizabeth baptised Elizabeth Jane at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Collwood 1842 #12804
William McGuire, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Collingwood Wine and Beer Licence
William McGuire, Publican's License granted Wine and Beer License Collingwood, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
William McGuire Criminal Court jury on Tue 10 Jan 1843
William McGuire, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Derwent Wine Vaults (from New Town) Lonsdale St
William McGuire house Collingwood Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William McGuire Licensed House Lonsdale St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William McGuire Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
William McGuire not on voters list, signed a letter to Henry Moor Bourke Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 31 Oct 1843
William McGuire, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 28 Nov 1843 in Jury to hear criminal cases of the day
William Mcguire and Jane Elizabeth baptised Jessie 1844
Jane McGuire, executrix of the late William McGuire, Lonsdale St 'Red Lion' granted Annual License. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 4 May 1844
Jane McGuire, license renewed for 'Red Lion' Lonsdale St. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Elizabeth Jane McGuire, Lonsdale St 'Red Lion' granted annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Eliza Jane McGuire publican Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Mcgunigull, and Elizabeth Little baptised female Catherine at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #105
Michael Mcgynn and Sarah Donnelly baptised John 1841
Patrick McGunn, House Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Latrobe Ward
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