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Mr A McMahon and wife Departed from Hobart on 24 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Hetty
John Mcmahan 23 hus (family 17) Groom, RC, both, Ireland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mary Mcmahan 25 wife of John (family 17) Housemaid RC, both, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
John Mcmahan and Mary baptised James 1841, Henrietta Caroline 1843, Jane 1847
James Mcmahon and Mary Dannaher 25 baptised Catherine 1840, Thomas Mobray 1843;
John Mcmahan, 27 hus Labourer RC neither Co Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Sarah Mcmahan, 30 wife of John House servant RC neither Co Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
John Mcmahan, 2 son of John RC Co Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
John Mcmahon, and Sarah Curtell baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #160
John Mcmahan and Sarah Curtain baptised Patrick 1845
Alfred Mcmahon 20 son of John (family 23) Farmer Newry, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Arthur Mcmahon was found drowned Tue 3 May 1842, near the Punt, was deranged by drunkedness. His clothes were found on the punt with his dog sitting beside them.
Ellen Mcmahon wed Thomas Jackson in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
James Mcmahon 22 (single man 33) Farm servant, RC both, Neuagh, Chippingway, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
James Mcmahon 28 hus (family 9) Groom, RC, both, Ireland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mary Mcmahon 22 wife of James (family 9) Dairymaid RC, both, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
James Mcmahon 35 hus (27 family) Labourer Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Maria Mcmahon 26 wife of James (27 family) Housemaid Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Robert Mcmahon 5, John Mcmahon 4 and Celina Mcmahon 0 son of James (27 family) Prot Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Selina Crawford McMahon 1840 - 1931 #1209 aged 91, dau of Maria Kelly and James McMahon, wed 1868 #3836 to John Keys
James Mcmahon and Winifred Boland baptised Patrick 1841, John 1846, Margaret 1847 Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
James Mcmahon, and Winifred Boland baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Bushy Part 1842 #36648
James McMahon, pleaded guilty of having an illicit still on his premises. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 1 June 1844
James McMahon town herdsman Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John Mcmahon 19 son of John (family 23) Farmer Newry, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
John Mcmahon 39 hus (family 23) Farmer Prot both Newry, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Jane Mcmahon 38 wife of John (family 23) Dairymaid Newry, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Barnard Mcmahon 16, William Mcmahon 13, Hugh Mcmahon 11 and James Mcmahon 7 son of John (family 23) died at Sea 27 Decm fractured cranium on the Salsette
John McMahon Western Port District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 July 1843
John McMahon 26 Feb 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
John McMahon cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
John McMahon List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Mcmahon wed Mary Kennedy in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Macmahon sponsor for Margaert Neville baptised 9 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Mary McMahon, mother of Charles Staunton born 7 Apr 1842 son of Charles Staunton - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Mary Mcmahon 20 (single woman 43) Nursemaid RC reads Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Mary Mcmahon wed Thomas Moylan in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Mortimer Mcmahon 32 (family 45) House Keeper, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Mcmahon 36 (family 45) Labourer RC neither Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Murdoch McMahon labourer off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Mcmahon Charlotte baptised Samuel 1846
Thomas Macmahon wed 18 Aug 1839 to Mary Fitzgerald witnesses Joseph Gorman and Mary Wright at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Thomas Mcmahon, and Mary Fitzgerald baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #152
Thomas Mcmahon and Mary Fitzgerald baptised Thomas 1840, William 1842, Mary 1843
William Mcmahon and Thereza baptised William 1847 died
William Mcmahon, 27, Labourer, Prot both Dumbartonshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
William Mcmahen wed Margaret Keys in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong;
William Mcmahen and Margaret baptised Eliza Jane 1847
Directory 1847 grocer, Flinders lane
William McMahon Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William McMahon grocer Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine McMaines Page 153 letters atPost Office, 31st May 1847
Arthur McMann, suffered theft of clothes and pistol, but witness too drunk to give evidence against John Cousins alias Wellbank Source - "Geelong Advertiser" 21 Feb 1842
Alexander McMann, arrived at Port Phillip from Western Port on the cutter "Alice' 13 May 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 15 May 1845
James McMann sawyer Dandenong Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Ann Mcmann, wed William Willard 1842 #718 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Mcman 25 (single man 24) Shepherd RC both Clare, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Edward Mcmanis 35 hus (family 42) Labourer RC Neither Tyrone, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Anne Mcmanis 34 wife of Edward (family 42) House Maid RC Neither Tyrone, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Catherine Mcmanis 12, Patrick Mcmanis 10, Bridget Mcmanis 4 and Margaret Mcmanis 2 dau of Edward (family 42) RC Tyrone, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Edward Mcmanis and Anne Maguire baptised Edward 1843
Ellen Mcmanus 25 (single woman 48) Farm Servant RC Reads Co. Fermanagh, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Francis Mcmannus 29 (single man 32) Labourer RC neither, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Geo Mcmanus 23 (single man 21) Labourer RC Both Mayo, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
George McMannis, dwelling house, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during second hour, 10-11am
George McManis Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
George McMannus dwelling-house Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
George McMannus, voted 10-11am Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
George McManus Richmond dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
George McManus List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George McManus, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Richmond Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
George McManus, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
George McManus, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
George McManus town herdsman Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
John McMannus, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 28 Nov 1843 in Jury to hear criminal cases of the day
John Mcmanus aged 17 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Luke McManus Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Mary Mcmanus wed Charles Murray in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Sarah Mcmanus 18 (single woman 36) House servant RC Both Co Mayo, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Sarah McManus, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Sarah Mcmanus wed John Mcclure in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Terence McManus sailed from Hobart 15 Sep 1837 for Port Philip on the Lady Franklin
Thomas Mcmanus Convict came 1838 on the Westmoreland assigned to J Murchison Esq.
William Mcmanas, 27 hus Labourer RC both Co Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Eliza Mcmanas, 21 wife of William Housekeeper RC both Co Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Elizabeth Mcmanas died 1845 Female aged 25 at Springs
William McManus, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
William Mcmanus wed Anne Tranor in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Patrick 1847
William McManus; Directory 1847 farmer, Springs, Mount Macedon Road
William McManus farmer Springs Mount Macedon Road, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Mcmara 22 hus (family 26) Shoemaker RC both Tyrone, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Bridget Mcmara 21 wife of Patrick (family 26) Shoebinder RC neither Tyrone, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Patrick Mcmanus, and Bridget Hazlet baptised Eleanor 1841, and male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36531
Patrick McManus and Bridget Haslet baptised Mary Jane 1844,
Patrick Mcmannis and Bridget Trezler baptised Patrick 1846
Patrick McManus shoemaker off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
William McManus List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mary Mcmarara wed Patrick Dillon in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
David McMary Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Alex McMaster, Intermediate - arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner and For Sydney
Alexander McMaster sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner, source local newspapers
Isabella Mcmaster 15 dau of Thomas Dairymaid Dumfries, employed by Mr Purves, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Isabella Mcmaster wed John James in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Mcmaster 27 hus (family 19) Farmer Prot both, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Mary Mcmaster 24 wife of John (family 19) Housemaid Prot reads, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Thomas Mcmaster 2 son of John (family 19) died at sea on 9 Sep, pneumonia on the Salsette
John Mcmaster and Mary baptised William 1841, John 1847 died, Sarah 1847;
John McMaster Steerage arrived at Port Phillip 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug Glentanner and For Sydney
John McMaster farm servant Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Mcmaster 16 dau of Thomas House servant Dumfries, employed by Mr Rees, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
The girl on the passenger list as Margaret McMaster appears to die as
Mary Mcmaster wed 1841 #638 to David Dunlop at Presbyterian, Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Elizabeth Dunlop nee Mcmaster 1825 - 1888 #395 aged 63, daughter of Margaret Thomson and Thomas Mcmaster, died at Beechworth
Mary Mcmaster 21 (single woman 19) Housemaid Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Mary Mcmaster wed Henry Botting in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Mcmaster 43 with wife Isabella 39, and 5 chn, Boat Builder Cornwall, unknown, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mrs Mcmaster 39 wife of Thomas, with Isabella 15, Robert 10, Jane 8, James 6, Margaret 3, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Thomas Mcmaster and Margaret baptised Julia 1840, Thomasina 1843
Thomas McMasters, of Portland Bay granted a Hawker's License. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jul 1845
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Thomas Mcmaster wed Mary Peterson in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised Peter Patterson 1847
Thomas McMaster farm servant Victoria Parade Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
William McMaster clerk Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary McMenamon in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Nov 1843
John McMermay Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
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