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Richard McNamara Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Angus Mcnab 53 with wife Mary 54, and 9 chn, Farmer Perth, employed by Mr Power Melb, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mary Mcnab 54 wife of Angus with Margaret 11, Catherine 10, Finlay 8, Angus 3, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Angus McNab List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Angus McNab farmer Beveridge Hill Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Donald Mcnab 18 son of Angus Shepherd Perth, employed by Mr Gibson, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Duncan Mcnab 16 son of Angus, employed by Mr Cameron up country, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mr F McNab sailed 13 July 1840 for Sydney on the Statesman
Francis McNab merchant William street, Source - 1847 Directory
James McNab in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Janet Mcnab 21 dau of Angus Dairymaid Perth, employed by Mr Toot, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Janet Mcnab wed Ewen Robertson in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Mcnab 20 son of Angus Shepherd Perth, employed by Neil Campbell, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mary Mcnab 15 House servant Perth, employed by Mr Kettle, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Mr Macnab / Mcnab (Intermediate 2) Intermediate, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Mr McNale / McNab (Cabin) Departed for Sydney 2 Feb 1841 on the Ariadne
Mr McNab cleared 7 Mar 1844 from Sydney for Port Phillip and Launceston via Boyd Town and Broulee, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Macnab / Mcnab arrived 12 March 1844 from Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr McNabb cleared 25 Mar 1844 and sailed 27 Mar from Melbourne for Launceston to arrive 1 April, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Mr Macnab / Mcnab arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Macnab see Dunlop Macnab &Co in a partnership, Source - 1847 Directory
Macnab see Dunlop Macnab & Co in a partnership merchants Little Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert McNab in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Robert McNabb List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Macnab, 13 n, Cabin, arrived 1 May 1840 from London via Plymouth 27 Nov, and Cape of Good Hope, on the China
William Macnab, 12 n, Cabin, arrived 1 May 1840 from London via Plymouth 27 Nov, and Cape of Good Hope, on the China
Mr W McNab sailed 13 July 1840 for Sydney on the Statesman
Captain James McNair, master arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Liverpool on the Two Sisters
James Mcnair, - single man, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
James McNair in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
James McNair List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr John McNall, in Apr 1839 employed Michael Burke aged 24, Ploughman, who came on the John Barry
Mr McNall, in Apr 1839 employed Maurice Conner aged 48, Labourer, who came on the John Barry
Mr McNall, in Apr 1839 employed Michael Fitzgerald aged 40, Labourer, who came on the John Barry
Mr McNall, in Oct 1839 employed Neil Matheson aged 25, Clerk, who came on the David Clarke
Mr McNall, in Oct 1839 employed Francis Rogerson aged 20, Stock farmer, who came on the David Clarke
J McNall, in Oct 1839 employed Peter/John Foreman aged 26, who came on the David Clarke
John McNall, in Jan 1839 employed Angus McDonald aged 35, Farm labourer, who came on the Hope
John McNall Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
McNall Oct 1838 stillborn infant Presbyterian burial
Mr J McNall arrived 3-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 1 Mar, on the Tamar Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Mar 1840
John McNall butcher Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John McNall, of Melbourne, Butcher (1st estate), from Insolvencies, dated 21-Mar and 21-Mar 1842
John McNall, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 Insolvent, first meeting 19 Apr 1842 at the Commissioner's Office
John McNall, of Melbourne, Butcher (2nd estate), from Insolvencies, dated 23-May and 23-May 1842
John Mcnall, and Sarah baptised male John at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Moon 1842 #794
John McNall has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
John McNall 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
John Mcnall Directory 1847 and Sarah lodging-house keeper, Bourke lane
Miss McNall sailed 29 Oct 1840 for Launceston on the Fox
Sarah McNall, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
S McNally Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Sarah McNall lodging-house keeper Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Mcnalley - Mcnally wed William Mcclelland in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Catharine Mcnally 20 (Single woman 54) Housemaid RC reads Louth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Catherine Mcnally, female wed Peter Tierney 1842 #35428 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine McNally, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Edward Mcnally - Mcnally wed Cath Mulloney in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Edward Mcnally, and Catherine Moloney baptised Bridget 1841, female Mary Anne at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #378
Bridget Mcnully/Mcnally, died 1 female Melbourne 1842 #38340 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Edward Mcnally, and Catherine Moloney baptised Catherine 1845, Margaret 1846 Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Francis McNally wed Anastasia Hoynes in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne;

Francis Mcnally, died 9d male Melbourne 1842 #38384 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Francis McNally House Lane off Little Flinders St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Francis McNally Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
Francis McNally, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Francis McNally Owned Property Marrabool Street Geelong - Freehold Property
Francis McNally carpenter Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Mcnally 25 (single man 46) Labourer RC Both Co. Tyrone, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Mary Mcnally wed Charles Kiernon in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Mcnally aged 22 came Mar 1841 with 300 on the Neptune with Catharine 20
Thomas Mcnally, died male Melbourne 1842 #93 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Denis McNamara wed Winifrid Mara in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Denis Mcnamara, and Winifred Mara baptised Michael Fran 1841, female Mary Anne at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36558
Denis Mcnamara, and Winifred Mara baptised Thomas 1844, John 1846;
Denis Mcnamara, male wed Bridget Hogan 1842 #35417 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Denis McNamara and Bridget Hogan baptised Patrick 1843, Michael 1844, Denis 1845;
Denis McNamara, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Dennis McNamara, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Denis Mcnemara and Bridget Tobin baptised John 1847
Dennis McNamara carter Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Dennis McNamara carter off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Mcnamara 30 hus of Mary (family 23) Labourer RC reads Kilkenny Left to join his brother at the Young Queen public house arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mary Mcnamara 29 wife of Edward (family 23) RC neither Kilkenny arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Anastatia Mcnamara 3 dau of Edward (family 23) RC Kilkenny arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Robert Mcnamara 0 son of Edward (family 23) RC Kilkenny arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Edward Mcnamara and Mary Corcoran baptised John 1845, Mary 1847;
Edward McNamara farmer Pascoeville Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Eliza Mcnamara, 22 single female House servant RC reads Limerick arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Elizabeth Mcnamara wed James Russell in 1845 at Roman Catholic
James McNamara died James Mcnamara 28 hus (family 12) Farmer, RC, both, Ireland, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Bridget Mcnamara 24 wife of James (family 12) Housemaid RC, both, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
James Mcnamara, and Bridget Murray baptised Catherine 1840, male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #471
James Mcnamara and Bridget Murray 24 baptised Anne 1845, Patrick 1846

From on Tue 27 Apr 2010
My interest is in the families of James and Bridget McNamara, and Francis and Margaret Lo(c)key, both came 1840 on the Theresa. Francis Lokey's first wife Margaret appears to be sister to this James McNamara, whose Death Notice is in the Melbourne Argus for Sat 10 Feb 1855 Page 4

James McNamara and 3 chn arrived at Port Phillip 23 August 1843, from Sydney 16 Aug and Launceston on 21 Aug Shamrock
James McNamara List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James McNamamra cleared 21 Aug 1844 from Melbourne for Portland Sally Ann, source local newspapers
James McNara died 1845 Male aged 35, buried by St Francis Roman Catholic church at Melbourne
James Mcnemara and Ellen Obrien baptised Patrick 1846
James Macnamara / Mcnamara 23 (single man 21) Labourer RC both Kilkenny Left on his own resources arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
James Mcnamara and Margaret Keogh baptised Ellen Margaret 1846
James McNamara and Mary Kennedy baptised Mary 1844, Anne 1846;
James McNamara farmer Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
John McNamara 5 October 1836 Tide Waiter arrived on the Stirlingshire
John Macnamara / Mcnamara Arrived at Sydney 28 Jan 1839 from Port Phillip on 20 Jan, on the Kate
John Mcnamara 23 (single man 52) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Mcnamara and Catherine Gorman baptised Michael 1844, Patrick 1845, Mary Anne 1846, Judith 1847;
John Mcnamara 27 hus (family 47) Farm servant both Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Judith Mcnamara 24 wife of John (family 47) House Servant reads, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Mcnamara 2 dau of John (family 47), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
John Mcnamara, and Judith Healy baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36586
John Mcnamara and Judith Healy baptised Thomas 1844, James John 1847;
John McNamara labourer off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Mcnamara wed Mary Glasgow in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne baptised Maria 1843;
John McNamara, freehold, Williams Town The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during third hour, 11-noon
John McNamara freehold Williamstown Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John McNamara Williamstown freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John McNamara, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Williamstown Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John McNamara custom house officer Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
John McNamara freehold Collins Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John McNamara on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
John McNamara, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
John McNamara, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
John McNamara carpenter Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J McNamara with wife and 2 chn departed 28 Feb for Sydney and landed at Boyd town on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr J Macnamara / Mcnamara arrived 26 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 22 Nov on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
McNamara cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
L McNamara, in jury enpannelled 7 Ap 42, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
Mary Mcnamara / Mcnamara 25 (Single woman 44) Housemaid RC both Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mary Mcnamara 16 (single woman 22) House Maid RC Reads Fermanagh, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Mary Mcnamara 18 (single woman 45) House maid RC neither Clare, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Mary Mcnamara 20 (single woman 38) House maid Prot both Forfar, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mary Mcnamara wed Arthur Hamilton in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Mcnamara wed John Sweeney in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Michael McNamara, Asia 3, Ticket of Leave to be collected from Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Michael McNamamra convict came on the Asia 8 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
Michael McNamamra Asia 8 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
Michael Mcnamara 24 (Single man 48) Labourer RC both Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Michael McNamara, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 10 Jan 1843 in jury for the day
Michael McNamara, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Brien Born Queen St
Michael McNamara house Little Collins St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Michael McNamara on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Michael McNamara, House Queen St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward on Committee 15 Sep 1843 to meet at Michael McNamara, 'Brien Boru'
M McNamara tailor Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden's Colonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Michael McNamaea Lonsdale Ward to meet at his "Brien Boru" source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Michael McNamara Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
Mr M McNamara to James Cavanaugh Publicans' Transfers of Licences granted 14 Mar 1844 - Licences - Port Phillip Herald 15 March 1844
Michael Mcnamara 26 (single man 28) Labourer RC both Cork arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Michael McNamara Western Port District License to depasture for month of Feb 1844
Michael McNamara, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Michael McNamara, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Michael McNamara tailor Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Michael McNamara tailor Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr McNamarra tide-waiter Departed from Sydney 24 Sep 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Stirlingshire
Mr McNamara arrived 28 Aug 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 25 Aug on the Sea Horse
Mr McNamara on committee to overse list of Burgesses for Lonsdale Ward source PPH, 21 Apr 1843
Mr McNamara Arrived at Port Phillip 27 July 1843 from Sydney Shamrock
Mr McNamara Lonsdale Ward to meet at Michael McNamaea's "Brien Boru" source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Patrick Mcnamara 20 (single man 25) Labourer RC neither Clare, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Patrick McNamara wed Catherine Clancy in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Patrick McNamara and Cathe Clancy parents of Thomas McNamara born 8 Dec 1844 when aged 15 days, was baptised on 23 Dec 1844 by Rev PB Geoghegan, Sponsors are Michael Clancy and Mary Clancy - see my Chapman page for this event
Patrick McNamara, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
baptised Michael 1846;
Patrick McNamara labourer North street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Mcnamara 25 (single man 30) Labourer Prot Both Kilkenny, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Robert McNamara Original Notice, dated 27th April , 1844 . Re-licensed , May 27, 1846., Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Robert McNamara farmer Pascoeville Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
William McNamara, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
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