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Patrick Mccon 34 hus (family 87) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Biddy Mccon 33 wife of Patrick (family 88), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Patrick Mccon 10 and Margaret Mccon 8 dau of Patrick (family 90), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Cathe Mcconachie / Mconachie 17 (single woman 15) Farm servant Prot both Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Mr DS Maconochie Cabin passenger arrived 18 Sep 1839 from Leith on the Caledonia
David Mcconaghty / Mconaghty 21 (single man 13) Labourer prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
John Mcconaghty 25 hus (family 23) Labourer prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Jane Mcconaghty 27 wife of John (family 23) House keeper prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Mary Mcconaghty 3 and David Mcconaghty 1 son of John (family 23) Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
John Mcconaghty and Jane baptised Margaret Jane 1844, Margaret Isabell 1847
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr McConachie Arrived at Sydney on 12 Oct from Leith on 17 Apr and Port Phillip 7 Oct on the Pyramus
Thomas McConachy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
William McConneck, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Mr JS Maconochie / McConochie Sailed 31 Dec 1842 from Port Phillip for Sydney and arrived 9 Jan 1843 Britannia
Mr M'Conchie (Cabin 6) Cabin, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Mr McConnochie arrived at Port Phillip 6 Sept 1843 Sally Ann
John McCoachy - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 07, 1 May 1845
John McConachy - Ordinary Constable, appointed 26 Feb 1842. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, page 03, 31 Mar 1842
John McConachy - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 05, 1 May 1843
John McConochie in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Nov 1843
John McConachy - Ordinary Constable. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 09, 1 July 1847
J McConochie / Mconochie see McConochie W. & J. in a partnership settlers Bryant Creek Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr McConochle arrived 23 Oct 1844 at Melbourne from Portland on 19 Oct Sally Ann, source local newspapers
William Mcconaghty 19 (single man 15) Labourer prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Thomas Mcconnachy 38 hus (family 20) Labourer Prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Margaret Mcconnachy 37 wife of Thomas (family 20) Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Thomas Mcconnachy 16, Samuel Mcconnachy 14, Robert Mcconnachy 12, Margaret Mcconnachy 10, George Mcconnachy 6 and Elizabeth Mcconnachy 3 dau of Thomas (family 20) Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Thomas McConachy List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas McConochie/Mconochie, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Thomas Mcconnachy and Margaret Launders baptised Peter 1847
Thomas McConochie / Mconochie squatter North Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
W & S McConichie Correspondence sold Portland Bay Wandodale to Moodie, John
W & J McConochie 1845 occupied Konongwootong Creek (north east of Casterton, 6,000 acres)
W. McConochie / Mconochie & J. McConochie in a partnership settlers Bryant Creek Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
William Mcconaghty 19 (15 single man) Labourer prot both Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Sarah Mconnell 28 (single woman 10) Dairy maid Prot reads Londonderry, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Sarah Mcconnell wed John Underwood in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary McConnor/Mconnor, alias Hobbs letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Catherine Mcconon wed Michael Mahony in 1845 at Roman Catholic
James Mccord / Mcord 21 (single man 26) Carpenter Prot both Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
James McCord wheelwright Pascoeville Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
John Mccord 18 (34 single man) Labourer Prot both Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
John Macord 27 hus (family 29) Farm servant Prot both Dublin, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Rosa Macord 19 wife of John (family 29) Dairy maid Prot both Dublin, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Robert Mccord 25 (single man 25) Farm servant Prot reads Antrim, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Robert Mccord wed Fany/Frances Murphy in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
baptised Robert 1843, Elizabeth 1845 died, Elizabeth 1847;
Robert McCord 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
Robert McCord / Mcord supert. of treadmill & c. off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas McCordell, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Jane Mccorkell, 23, House or farm servant, Prot reads Donegal, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
John Mccorkell, hus of Elizabeth 29, Labourer, Prot both Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Elizabeth Mccorkell, wife of John 25, Housekeeper, Prot both Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Margaret Mccorkell, 6 months, Prot Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
John McCorkhill; Directory 1847 boot and shoemaker, Bourke street
See my web entry McCorkell, other references include McCorcil, My John McCorkell was born in the townland of Mullennan ( I think ) parish of Templemore and married Elizabeth Holmes of the townland of Scotland parish of Donaghmore at the Donaghmore Presbyterian church on the 14th February 1839 and migrated to Melbourne Australia on the Robert Benn 1842. Donal - The Mullennan townland is in Co. Derry about 3 miles south of the city of Derry and on the border of Donegal . The town land of Scotland is approx 8 miles south west in the Co.Donegal .
From Rootsweb McCORKELL, John. Born Templemore, Co. Derry, c.1803. Married Elizabeth HOLMES in 1837 at Londonderry. Came to Australia, on the "Robert Benn", from Greenock on September 20, 1841, with his wife and baby daughter, Margaret. Arrived in Port Philip Bay, Victoria, on January 20, 1842. He lived in Melbourne, Victoria, until his death on December 28, 1898.
Allan McCormick in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Allan M'Cormick Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
Allan McCormick farmer Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Archibald McCormick / Mcormick farmer Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine Mccormick, 27, (Single woman 33 Disposal list 16 George Langhorne, 20 for year, rations), Dairy maid RC both Westmeath, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Catherine Mccormick wed Levitt Keeling in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Catherine Mcormick wed Siefred Keelang in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Catherine Mccormack wed John Haeton in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Celia Mccormack 23 (single woman 25) House Servant RC Both Mayo, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Cecilia Teresa Mccormack wed David Mathers in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mr D McCormack arrived at Launceston 5 Oct 1844 from Port Louis, Mauritius,vis Swan River and Portland Bay Timbo, source local newspapers
Edward Mccormack aged 35 came Jan 1842 with 202 on the Samuel Boddington with Anne 26, Thomas 3
Edmond Mccormick and Ann Kelly baptised Edmond 1845, Helen 1847
John McCormack Arrived at Sydney 19 Feb 1837 from Port Phillip on 13 Jan via Launceston on 7 Feb on the Success
John Mccormick wed Mary Gilmore in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong baptised Edward 1843, James 1845, Thomas 1846, Helen 1847
John Mccormick 29 (single man 24) Labourer, RC both, Tipperary, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
John Mccormack 18 (single man 14) Labourer RC neither Kings Co, came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
John Mccormack wed Eliza Kenny in 1845 at Presbyterian;
John Mccormick 15 son of Thomas (31 family) Prot Both Ireland, came 27 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
John McCorkhill / Mcorkhill boot and shoemaker Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
John McCormick labourer off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Mccormick and Mary Turner baptised Charles James 1847
Mr Mccormack (Intermediate), came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mr McCormick Cleared out from Port Phillip 23 June 1843 for Portland Jemima
Mr McCormick cleared 15 May 1844 and sailed 16 May from Melbourne for Portland on the Domain, source local newspapers
Neil McCormick in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Theresa Mccormick wed David Mathers in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thos Mccormick 36 hus (family 31), Labourer RC Both Ireland, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Mary Mccormick 33 wife of Thomas (family 31), Housekeeper Prot Both Ireland, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Anne Mccormick 3 and Patrick Mccormick 1 son of Thomas (family 31), Prot Both Ireland, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Thomas McCormick, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Will McCormick buried 16 Aug 1838 Soldier of 28th Reg at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
McCormick / Mcormick see Webster & McCormick in a partnership settlers Towleet Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
John Mccorqudale / Mcorqudale 26 hus (family 23) Labourer Prot both Argyle, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Christina Mccorqudale / Mcorqudale 22 wife of John (family 23) Housemaid Prot both Argyle, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
John Mcorquadale, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
James Macory/Mcory, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Miss Rosey McCort in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Michael Mccouty (Or Couty) - Mcouty (Or Couty) Convict came 1833 on the Norfolk assigned to J W Howey Esq.
Henry McCovey / Mcovey stockkeeper Dadenong Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Mccowliffe baptised Ann 1843
Mary Mccowliffe wed John Wood in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland
Anne Mccoy / Mcoy 25 (single woman 21) General servant Prot both Argyleshire, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Isabella Mccoy / Mcoy 22 (single woman 21) House servant Prot both Co Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
James Mccoy, male wed Alice Grady 1842 #4663 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
baptised Anne 1844, Jane 1844, Martha 1846;
James McCoy List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James McCoy / Mcoy labourer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Mccoy / Mcoy 24 (single woman 20) House servant Prot both Co Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
John McCoy / Mcoy stonemason Russell street, Source - 1847 Directory
Martha Mccoy / Mcoy 20 (single woman 19) House servant Prot both Co Tyrone, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Martha Mccoy wed Joseph James in 1847 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Peter Mccoy, 36 hus Labourer RC, neither Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Margaret Mccoy, 29 wife Housekeeper RC, neither Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Peter Mccoy chn William 7, Catherine 5, Fanney 3, Hugh 0
Peter Mccoy, and Margaret Suffern baptised male Hugh at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Wtown 1842 #36387
Peter Mccoy and Margt Sufferan baptised Ann 1845, Margaret 1847
Peter McCoy / Mcoy fisherman off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Mccoy/Mccoy, 7, Catherine Mccoy/Mccoy, 5, Fanney Mccoy/Mccoy, 3 and Hugh Mccoy/Mccoy, 0 c4 Antrim, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Mary McPartland, mother of Stephen Joseph Roden born 26 Dec 1844 son of Francis Roden - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Barney McPeak, came on the Bussorah Merchant (2) Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Donald Mcphail 22 hus (family 27) Labourer Prot both Castledean, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Isabella Mcphail 25 wife of Donald (family 27) House keeper Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Margt Mcphail 1 dau of Donald (family 27), came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Donald Mcphail and Isabella baptised Mary Straick Mat 1842, Isabella 1844, Jean 1846
Dugald Mcphail, and Isabella baptised female Mary Straick Mat at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #722
Dugald McPhail farmer Springs Mount Macedon Road, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Mcphail wed John Dick in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland
Duncan M'Phee Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
John McPhee Departed from Sydney 18 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Success
Margaret Mcphee wed John Drane in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr McPhee sailed 25-Apr 1840 for Hobart on the Mary Hay
Miss Agnes McPherson Cabin passenger arrived 18 Sep 1839 from Leith on the Caledonia
Agnes McPherson wed 31 Dec 1839 to Lawrence Ormond Butler by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Alexander McPherson Licensed pilot Williamís Town, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Alexander Mcpherson wed Anne Mckillop in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Alexander M'Pherson Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
Captain McPherson master Departed from Sydney 22 Sep 1837 for Launceston and Port Phillip the brigantine on the Albion
Captain McPherson master Arrived at Launceston 31 Oct 1837 from Sydney and Port Philip on the Sarah
Captain McPherson master, Arrived at Hobart on 14 Nov 1839 from Port Phillip on the Shamrock
Captain McPherson master 23 Feb 1841 departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Australasian Packet
Mr D Macpherson arrived 10-Jan 1840 from Hobart Town 31 Dec on the Shamrock
Mr McPherson sailed 26-Nov 1840 for Adelaide on the Scout
Daniel James Mcpherson Ann Frances baptised James William 1844-5 died, Clara Louisa 1847;
Daniel J. McPherson pilot Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Donald McPherson 48 with wife Anne and 7 chn, Farm Labourer in sick quarters with family, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Anne McPherson 48 wife of Donald, with Jessie 14, Allan 10, Flora 8, Alexander 6, Anne 4, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Donald Mcpherson 33 hus (family 3) Labourer Prot both Argyle, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Mary Mcpherson 24 wife of Donald (family 3) Dairymaid Prot both, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Donald McPherson, of Melbourne, Publicans, from Insolvencies, dated 30-Dec and 11-Oct 1842
Donald Mcpherson, and Mary baptised male John White at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #796
Donald Macpherson/Mcpherson, with John Cumming Insolvent partnership. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Oct 1844
Donald McPherson grazier Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
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