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John Mcroddon - Mcrudden and Eliza Conovan baptised Anne 1841, John 1843, Elizabeth 1846
Anne Mccroe, female wed Archibald Mcdonnell 1842 #35491 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
James McRoey labourer off Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr McCron Sailed from Port Phillip 9 April 1843 for Launceston on 13 Apr and arrived Sydney 17 April Sea Horse
Peter Mcronald 34 hus (Sydney list 1) Shoemaker, Prot, both, Banef On list for Sydney, arrived 18 Jul 1840 on the Theresa and on Aug 8 departed for Sydney Theresa
Jane Mcronald 25 wife of Peter (Sydney list 1) Housekeeper Prot, both, Banef, arrived 18 Jul 1840 on the Theresa and on Aug 8 departed for Sydney Theresa
Peter Mcronald 4 son of Peter (Sydney list 1) not Bounty Prot Banef, arrived 18 Jul 1840 on the Theresa and on Aug 8 departed for Sydney Theresa
James Mccrorey 29 hus (family 23) Labourer RC both Belfast came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Sarah Mccrorey 30 wife of James (family 23) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Ellen Mccrorey 6, Philip Mccrorey 4 and Geo Mccrorey 1 son of James (family 23) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
James Mccrorey - Mcroary and Sarah May baptised Mary 1843, Anne Jane 1846
James McRoey labourer off Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr McCrosty arrived at Port Phillip 22 Feb 1843 from Launceston on 18 Feb Tamar
Mr McCrosly cleared from Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 2 March Tamar - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843
Ann Mccrow and Francis Nesbit baptised Hannah Maria 1845
John McRudden and Eliza Canavan parents of Elizabeth McRudden born 3 Oct 1846, when aged 30 days, was baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery, Sponsors are James Maginn and Catherine Gilbraith - see my Chapman page for this event
Richard Mccrudden, male wed Elizabeth Arthur 1842 #4626 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Richard McRudlin, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Richard McCrudden/Mcrudden, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
William McCrudden in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
William McCrudden List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William McCrudden, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Mrs Macruthers and 2 chn arrived at Sydney 17 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip and Adelaide on the Adelaide
Mr J McSkaine Departed from Launceston 20 Dec 1837 for Port Philip on the Industry
Bryan Mcsweeny, 29 single man Labourer RC both Cork arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Bryan McSweeney List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Elizabeth Mcsweeny baptised Eugene 1843
Eliza Mcsweeney wed Charles Benjamin Hutton in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Johanna Mcsweeny wed Thomas Nash in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
John Mcsweeny died 1846 Male aged 30 at Melbourne
Margaret Mcsweeny wed James Mayne in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Michael McSweeney cleared 14 Feb 1844 and sailed 15 Feb from Melbourne for London, on the Lord Keane, source local newspapers
Peter McSwiney 32 Cooper came with wife, Jan 1839 on the Hope was employed Jan 1839 by John Mills of Melb
Hannah McSwiney 24 General servant, wife of Peter McSwiney, came Jan 1839 on the Hope
Peter Macsweeny wife Hannah Mohan dau Mary Macsweeny born 9 Oct 1839 baptised 25 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Mary Macsweeny baptism sponsors were Daniel Egan and Catherine Hagerty born 9 Oct 1839 baptised 25 Nov 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Peter Mcsweeny and Hanna Meehan baptised Mary 1839, Michael James 1841, Cath 1843, Eugene Bryan 1845, John 1847;
Peter McSweeney cooper Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Mcswine 22 hus (family 34) Labourer Prot reads Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Sarah Mcswine 20 wife of Henry (family 34) Prot reads, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Captain McTaggart arrived at Geelong 6 Jan 1841 from Launceston on the Socrates - source Launceston Courier 4 Jan 1841
Captain McTaggart arrived 1 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Henry
Capt Malcolm McTaggart Arrived at Port Phillip 25 March 1843 from Greenock 10 Nov 1842, Rebecca
Mr Mactaggart / Mctaggart arrived at Port Phillip 15 Nov 1843 from Kings Island Bandicoot
Captain McTaggart for Sydney cleared out from Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 for Launceston and Sydney Corsair
Dugald McTaggart in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
John Mctaggert, 34 hus Labourer Prot, both Belfast, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Rebecca Mctaggert, 33 wife Housekeeper Prot, both Belfast, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Elizabeth Mctaggert, 4 and Thomas Mctaggert, 1 c2 Belfast, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
John Mctaggert and Rebecca baptised Robert 1843
Mr McTaggart Departed from Launceston 1 Sep 1837 for Portland Bay on the Africaine
Mr McTaggart departed 18 Dec 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse, arrived Melbourne 22 Dec from Sydney
Mr McTaggart arrived 1 Jan 1842 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 28 Dec 1841 on the Sea Horse steamer
Andrew Mctamany 18 (single man 27) Farmer RC both Derry, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Donald McTavish, cabin arrived 27 Sep 1842 from Liverpool on the Ocean
Donald McTavish - McTavish Gaol Clerk to Gaol
Mr McTuret Cabinetmaker, Melbourne employed Cornelius Green 20 hus of Sarah (family 19) arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
James Mccue / Mcue 20 (single man 46) Farm Servant RC reads Co Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
John McCulkloch cleared out from Port Phillip 19 August 1843 for Launceston arrived 29 Aug, Henry
Margaret Mccullagh / Mcullagh 20 (single woman 24) House Maid Prot Both Antrim, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Michael McCulla house Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Michael McCullie on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Michael McCullar Workshop and House Bourke St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Michael McCulla Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
Michael Mcculla and Catherine Harold baptised Mary Anne 1845
Michael Joseph McCulla / Mculla auctioneer & c Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Duncan Mccullen Convict came 1837 on the James Patterson assigned to B Baxter Esq.
Mr McCullem / Mcullem left Sydney 17 Nov 1839 had heavy gales with 16 days in Bass Strait arrived Melbourne 6 Dec 1839, on the Jewess
Mr McCullam / Mcullam departed 18 Dec 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse arrived Melbourne 22 Dec from Sydney steamer
A McCulloch/Mculloch, third jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
Eliza Mcculloch / Mculloch 16 (single woman 16) House Keeper Prot both Down, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Eliza Mccullough, wed John Mcdonald 1842 #717 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Harriet Mcculloch, died 40 female Colac 1842 #33162 Presbyterian Geelong
Hugh Mccullugh 35 hus (family 33) Carpenter Prot neither Down, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Margery Mccullugh 38 wife of Hugh (family 33) Servant Prot neither Down, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Hugh Mccullugh 12, Isabella Mccullugh 9, ames Mccullugh 6 and Hanna Mccullugh 2 dau of Hugh (family 33) Prot Down, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Hugh McCullock / Mcullock sawyer Cheetham's lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Mcculloch died 1845 Female aged 28 at Melbourne
John Mcculloch / Mculloch 20 (single man 31) Carpenter Prot both Down, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
John McCullock in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847
John Mcculloch died 1845 Male aged 36 at Melbourne
Margaret Mccullagh 20 (24 single woman) House Maid Prot Both Antrim, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
Margaret Mccullock / Mcullock 28 (single woman 46) House Servant Prot Reads Co. Armagh, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Margaret Mccullock wed James Cust in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Margaret Mcculloch baptised Sarah Anne 1843 wed Joseph Penston in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong
McCulloch/Mculloch, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong
Michael McCullie, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Michael McCulloch/Mculloch, Workshop and House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward on Committee 15 Sep 1843 to meet at John Brettargh, 'St John's Tavern'
Mrs McCulloch / Mculloch cleared out 21 Jan 1841 from Melbourne for Sydney on the Sisters
Mr McCullock / Mcullock departed 23 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Mr McCulloch / Mculloch arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr and Mrs McCullock departed Launceston 14 Jan 1843 for Portland Minerva
Mr McCullagh on committee to overse list of Burgesses for Bourke Ward source PPH, 21 Apr 1843
Mr McCulloch cleared out from Port Phillip 18 August 1843 for Launceston arrived 24 Aug Scout
Mr McCulloch Bourke Ward to meet at John Brettargh's "St John Tavern" Mr Davies source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Robert McCullock in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Robert McCullock 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
Robert McCulloch freehold Colac, 50 miles from Colac Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Robert McCulloch Cleared out from Port Phillip 11 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 20 July Amiga
Robert McCullock/Mcullock, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Robert McCulloch Colack 55 miles from freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Robert McCullock/Mcullock, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Colac 55 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Robert McCulloch - Mculloch Owned Property Colac 50 miles from Geelong - Freehold Property
TW McCullock Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Thomas William Mcculloch and Anne baptised David James Horsa 1844;
TW McCullock Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Directory 1847 Glenelg River Correspondence Assessment Refund 9/4/1845 PPEA 10/286 15/178 Depast Lic Glenelg River Apr 1845
Thomas McCulloch, 1840 occupied Retreat (north of Casterton, 10,750 acres)
TW McCullock/Mcullock, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
T.W. McCullock / Mcullock settler Glenelg River, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexander McCullum in list of landholders asking Mayor to hold a meeting dated 29 Sep 1843
Alexander McCullum News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting H Condell, Mayor of Melbourne
Alexander McCullum List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
A McCulom/Mculom, jury for Supreme Court Tue 20 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
Alexander McCullum/Mcullum, Insolvent had plan of distribution approved allowing 2s 1d in the pound. Source - Melbourne Courier 20 Oct 1845
Alexander M'Cullum Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 27th February, 1847
Martha Mccullum wed James Runting Parsons in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mr McCullum employed Jabez Cosby / Crosby 22 (single man 06) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
William Mccullum and Ann Mcdermott baptised Louisa Jane 1846
Alexander Mccurdy 25 hus (family 35) Labourer Prot both Antrim, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Joanna Mccurdy / Mcurdy 30 wife of Alexander (family 35) Servant Prot both Antrim, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Alexander Mccurdy / Mcurdy 11 months son of Alexander (family 35) Prot Antrim, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Alexander Mccurdie and Hannah Mcclarty baptised John 1843, James 1845
G. McCurdie / Mcurdie &Co in a partnership settlers Mount Hesse Plains Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Dr McCurdy Departed from Sydney 17 Aug 1839 for Port Phillip on the Christina
Samuel Macurdy Doctor of medicine wife Anna son John born 14 Nov 1839 baptised 25 Nov 1839 by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Henry Mccurry/Mcurry, wed Catherine Fitzwilliams 1842 #658 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Henry Mccurri - Mcurry and Catherine Fitzwilliams baptised Henry 1843, George 1844, Mary Ann 1846
MA McCustlem List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Patrick Mccustol 22 ( single man) Labourer RC Both Co. Tyrone, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Ann McVea, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Alexander McVie Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
Alexander McVie Western Port District Monthly list of Licenses to cut timber for 1 to 30 July 1843
Hugh Mcveagh / Mcveah 20 (single man 44) Farm Servant Prot both Co Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
John Hugh Mcvean - McVea wed Hannah Hill in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong baptised Anne 1845
John McVey Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John McVie, in jury enpannelled 7 Ap 42, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John McVean settler County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Mcvie, 26, single woman, House or farm servant, Prot both Co Down, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Mary Ann Stewart Mcvea wed John Watt in 1847 at Presbyterian Geelong
Thomas Mcvie, 24, single man, Mason, Prot both Dublin, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Thomas McVea shoemaker off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr TB McVea in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
William McVee wed Ann Patton in 1844 at Presbyterian Campbellfield baptised Margaret Jane 1845;
William McVee farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Alexr Mcvicar, - Crew arrived 9 Feb 1842 from Leith on the William Nicholl
Peter Mcvicar and Mary baptised Margaret 1844, Peter 1847
Peter McVicar, letter at Geelong Post Office 25 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 25 Mar 1844
Peter Macvean/Mcvean, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
John McVillar departing 29 July 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch - source Launceston Courier 2 Aug 1841
Mr McVite arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Sydney on 6 June on the Cumberland
Mr McVitie departed Sydney 9 April 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Itana
Mr TE Macvitte / Mcvitte arrived at Port Phillip 2 Dec 1843 from Leith Mid-Lothian
Mr McVitie cleared out from Port Phillip 11 Dec 1843 for Sydney arrived 25 Dec Midlothian
William McVitie Sub-Treasury Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
W McVitie, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841 in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
W McVitie, appointed Treasurer to begin the Cricket Club. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 2 Nov 1841
William Vine Macvitie wed Jane Train in 1842 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
William Vine McVitie freehold Collingwood Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
WV Macvitie / Mcvitie on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
WV McVitie Chief Clerk, Treasury Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
William Vine McVitle House Collingwood Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
W MacVitie/McVitie, auditor for 1844 officeholder, Mechanic's Institute. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 Jan 1844
William V McVitie, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
William Vine McVitie, gentleman charged with embezzling 40 pounds, while working as a clerk in the Sub-Treasury Office at Melbourne. acquitted, bookkeeping errors. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 July 1845
John Mcwalter 20 (single man 15) Farmer Prot both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Mcwalter wed Catherine Stokes in 1844 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
baptised Michael 1844, John 1844, Catherine 1845, Mary 1847
John McWalters, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Joseph McWalter List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr McWalter Departed from Sydney on 16 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Mary McWalters List No 5, 31 May 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mary Mcwalters wed George Thomas Arabin in 1844 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Sampson McWaters Original Notice, dated 27th April , 1844 . Re-licensed , May 27, 1846. Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847;
Sampson McWaters accountant Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr and Mrs McWay and child arrived 26-Jul 1840 from Hobart on 23 July on the Mary Hay - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
John Mcwey wed Catherine Magill in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong;
John McWey, dwelling house, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
John McWey dwelling-house Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
John McWey List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John McWay ginger beer brewer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Mcwhaten aged 24 came 1841 with 175 on the Allan Kerr with Margaret;
Directory 1847 settler, County Bourke
Mr McWhirter, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
Ebenezer M'Whitter - McWherton Letters at Post Office Jan 1847 Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
David McWilliam (Steerage), came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
They are also recorded on Georgiana as David Williams aged 26 (born c1816), and Catherine Williams aged 29, (born c1813)
David Ross John Mcwilliam wed Sep 1840 to Catherine Haswell at Old Luce, Wigtown, Scotland (Extracted reference in IGI)
David Mcwilliams, and Catherine baptised female Mary at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #757
David Mcwilliams and Catherine baptised Andrew 1844 at Belfast and James Alexander 1848 at Portland also Belfast (recorded twice)
David McWilliam List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
David McWilliams died 1873 #5727 aged 50, also another David McWilliams died 1874 #11267 aged 42, both from Scotland
Catherine Hasnell died 1877 #3331 aged 65 dau of Andrew of Scotland
Mary McWilliams wed 1860 #2925 to Alexander Hamilton and died 1866 aged 24 after her 3rd daughter was born, Andrew McWilliams wed 1876 #24 to Mary Elizabeth Pike, James Alexander McWilliams wed 1880 #2163 to Elizabeth Anderson
John McWrighten settler County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
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