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C McLaean, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Insolvent Engineer debt of 292 pounds 0.09% of 56 debts listed
John McClafferty/Mclafferty, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
George McLagan, Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1842 Page 2 standing for office of Town Surveyor
George McLagan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
Peter McLamon 4 Nov 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
William McLangham, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
David McLane, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Neil Mcclane - Mclane and Sarah baptised Malcolm 1843. Henry 1845
Mr McLaner arrived 2 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 29 July on the Christina
Alexander McLarin in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Alexander Mc'Laren Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Archibald Mclaren 30 Shepherd Perth, Not engaged, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Archibald McLaren Cleared out from Port Phillip 20 March 1843 for Auckland, New Zealand, Jemima
Archibald Mclean - McLaren aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes;
Archibald McLaren master of lugger on Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Colin McLaren Source CH - sailed from Port Albert 18 June 1843 arrived at Hobart 23 June Agenora
Mr C McLaren source CH - arrived at Hobart 16 July from Port Albert on 13 July schooner Agenoria
Mr C McLaren arrived at Hobart 22 Aug 1843 from Port Albert Agenoria
Colin Mclaren wed Catherine Harkins in 1845 at Presbyterian
Cunninghame McLaren settler Dandenong Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
David McLaren Esq and D McLaren jun at Melbourne arrived 21 Jan 1841 from Adelaide on the John Pirie
Mr D McLaren and D Mclaren jun Melbourne cleared out 23 Jan 1841 for Launceston on the John Pirie
D McLaren jun. arrived 8 Feb at Launceston from Port Phillip, in 1841 John Pirie
Duncan Mclaren 46 with wife 45, Labourer Perth, in lodging, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mrs Mclaren 45 wife of Duncan, with sons Gilbert 17, James 16, Duncan 15, and daus Elizabeth 8, Janet 5, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Gilbert Mclaren 17 son of Duncan, in lodging, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
James Mclaren 16 son of Duncan, employed by Mr Harper, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Duncan Mclaren 15 son of Duncan, employed by Mr Cameron, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
may be family - Walter Mclaren 35, Margaret Mclaren 22, Colin Mclaren 20, Archibald Mclaren 30 and John Mclean aged 29
Duncan McLaren shoemaker Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
George McLaren List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Hellen McLaren wed 24 Dec 1839 to Ralph Nixon at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James Mclaren 34 hus (family 14) Tailor, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Anne Mclaren 30 wife of James (family 14), came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
J McLaren Esq. arrived 8 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on John Pirie
James Mclarren, 22 single man Labourer Prot, both Co Tyrone, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
James McLaren Merri Merri Creek dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
James McLaurin, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
James McLaren, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Merri Merri Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
James McLaren tailor Rosebank Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Mcclaren / Mclaren 20 (single woman 15) Nurse maid Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Jane Mclaren wed Ebenezer Miller in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Mclaren and Cath Mccarthy baptised Isabella 1843
John Mcclanfy - Mclarin and Sarah Mcclanfy baptised Cath 1843, Cath Jennit 1846 died
John Barclay McLaren soapboiler Batman's Swamp, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J McLaren Intermediate - arrived 9 Apr 1840 from Greenock on the India
Mr J McLaren and D McLaren junior arrived 8 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the John Pirie - source Launceston Courier 15 Feb 1841
John Cunningham McLaren, owed 56 pounds costs by TB Alexander. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1844
Mr JC McLaren Esq arrived 14 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 13th Scout, source local newspapers
John Cunningham McLaren Union Bank Inspector of Colonial Establishments
David McLaren Esq and D McLaren jun at Melbourne arrived 21 Jan 1841 from Adelaide on the John Pirie
Mr D McLaren and D Mclaren jun Melbourne cleared out 23 Jan 1841 for Launceston on the John Pirie
John McLaren Departed from Hobart on 2 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Margaret Mclaren 22 Dairymaid Perth, employed by JW Thurlow, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Margaret Mclaren wed Donald Stewart in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr McLaren sailed 4 May 1840 for Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Mr McLaren arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Sydney on 6 June on the Cumberland
Mr McLaren sailed 5-Aug 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Mr McLaren arrived 18 July 1841 at Geelong, and 20 July at Port Phillip, from Launceston on 16 July, on Lady Emma
Mr McLaner arrived 2 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 29 July on the Christina
Mr McLaren Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mr McLaren inspector of the Union bank, Came April 1843 on the - Seahorse
Mr McLaren Cleared out from Port Phillip 2 May 1843 for Launceston Tamar
Mr McLaren arrived 27 Aug 1844 at Melbourne, cleared 22 Aug from Sydney Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr McLaren for Launceston cleared 29 Aug 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr McLaren cleared on 23 Sep 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 27 Sep Shamrock, source local newspapers
Peter Mclaren 18 (single man 31) Smith RC both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Peter Mclaren wed Mary Jean Noble in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Mary Jane Noble and Peter McLaren lived at Corio, then Geelong when children were Christened at Roman Catholic, St Marys, Geelong
1. Francis McLaren 1845 #1043 born at Corio
2. William John McLaren 1848 #2974
3. Catherine McLaren 1850 #4824 born at Geelong
4. Peter James McLaren 1852 #6377
5. Ann Jane McLaren 1854 #1952
Walter Mclaren 35 Shepherd Perth, employed by Mr Gardiner, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
David Mclarey wed Maria Boulger in 1845 at Church of England
Mr N Maclarlane / Mclarlane arrived 3-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 1 Mar, on the Tamar
Michael Mclarkin 29, 16 single man, Labourer Wexford RC, came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
Donald Mclarly 19 (single man 34) Shepherd Prot both Argyle, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Alexander Mclarne 24 (single man 44) Shepherd Prot Both Perthshire, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
David Mclarny / McSarny 21 hus (family 43) Farm Servant RC reads Derry, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Jane Mclarny / McSarny 24 wife of David (family 43) Farm Servant RC reads Derry, came 17 July 1841 on the England
David McLary, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Alexander McLarry 3 July 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Alexander Mclarty wed Catherine Miller Walker in 1845 at Presbyterian baptised Ivor Alexander 1846;
Directory 1847 South Geelong Herd
Alexander McLarty, has dissolved the partnership with John Whelen as Town Herdsmen. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Alexander McLarty, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Alexander McLarty Correspondence sold Portland Bay Ellingamite to Mc Nicol, Donald
Alexander McLarty settler South Geelong Herd, Source - 1847 Directory
Donald McLarty 4 Nov 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
D McLary settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory

See Mclachlan for Mclaughlin and Mclauckling, Mcloughlin

John McClafferty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
James McLaurin List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John M Maclaurin / Mclaurin book-keeper Gazette Office Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
David Mcclaws/Mclaws, 23 hus Carpenter, Prot, both, Stirlingshire, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Elizabeth Mcclaws/Mclaws, 22 wife Housekeeper Prot, both, Stirlingshire, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
David McClaws Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
David Mcclaws - Mclaws Owned Property Belfast - House & Land Top
Hugh McLay - McLay Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
James Mclay, 24 was Miner, trained as Carpenter married crime - Larceny 7 years convicted 8 May 1843, at Co C Court, received 8 May 1843, at Newgate, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Mr Roadknight Geelong (List a105 and b51)
Patrick McLay Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
Peter Mcclay / Mclay arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
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