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The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

James Neale / Nagle 28 hus (family 28) Carpenter RC both Clare, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Nagle 25 wife of James (family 28) Housemaid RC both Clare, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Nagle 7 and Catherine Nagle 0 dau of James (family 28) RC Clare, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
James Nagle and Mary Fitsgibbon christened Catherine 1841, Thomas 1843, Ellen 1844 died, Margaret 1846
James Nagle house off Bourke Lane Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Mr Nagle, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward on Committee 15 Sep 1843 to meet at Peter Whelan, 'Daniel O'Connell'
Mr Nagle Gipps Ward to meet at Peter Whelan's "Daniel OConnell" source PPH 17 Sep 1843
Mr Nagle Bourke Ward to meet at John Brettargh's "St John Tavern" Mr Davies source PPH 17 Sep 1843
James Nagle house Off Bourke St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
James Nagle List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Nagle, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
John Neagle, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 31 Oct 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 Nov 1845
Michael Neagle, 26 Hus Wheelwright RC both from Mallow arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Eliza Neagle, 20 Wife Housemaid RC reads Mallow arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Michael Nagle, Sponsor of Ellena dau of David Doolan Baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Michael Negal - Nagle and Eliza Townsend christened Patrick 1842, David 1844, Eliza Ann Nagle 1850
Ellen Neagle dau of Eliza Townsend and Michael Neagle, christened 1846 #1781 at Roman Catholic, St Francis, Melbourne
Eliza Anne Nagle 1850 #5217 Roman Catholic, St Francis, Melbourne
Eliza Nagle aged 30 years, buried 1853 #45340, Roman Catholic, St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Nagle 1800 - 1884 #2294 aged 84, died at Murchison
Son Patrick Nagle wed 1865 #3935 to Mary Ann McCullough/McCulloch, and lived at Heathcote, Woodend, then Murchison
1. David Nagle 1866 #21759
2. John Nagle 1869 #12564
3. Elizabeth Nagle 1870 #27144
4. Michael Nagle 1872 #27241
5. Mary Ann Nagle 1875 #4368
6. James Nagle 1876 - 1879 #8678 lived 2 years
7. William Philip Nagle 1877 #10481
8. Catherine Nagle 1883 #4308 - 1883 #2662 lived 10 months
9. Edward Henry Nagle 1884 #19107
10. Ellen Nagle 1887 #13442
Therew was a family of Michael Nagle born ca. 1820 in the area of Clonakilty, Cork, Ireland
Thomas Neagle carpenter Russell street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Nail, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 17 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 24 Jan 1842
Mary Naile, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Michael Nail, male wed Anne Daly 1842 #35405 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr G Nail Lady 2 chn and 2 female servants sailed 15 April 1840 from Port Phillip for Sydney on the Seppings
Peter Naile in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Catherine Nailor List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Nailon wed Honora Rowan in 1845 at Roman Catholic christened Patrick 1845, Daniel 1847
George Nailer 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
George Nailor 40 acres Grant lot 31. Deeds 23 Jan 1847
Honora Nailor wed Patrick Donohoe in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Nailor stockkeeper Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Naimby arrived 25-Dec 1840 from Adelaide on the Sisters
Dir. Nairne Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
Peter Nairn / Nairne 26 hus died 7 May from fever (family 30), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Janet Nerne / Nairne 28 wife of Peter Widow (family 30) Dairy Maid Prot both Dumfesline, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Mr Robert Nairn sailed 1 Aug 1843 from Launceston for Port Phillip, steamship Shamrock
Owen Nally 38 hus (family 35) Labourer RC reads Mayo, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Bridget Nally 30 wife of Owen (family 35) RC reads, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
William Nally 13 son of Owen (family 35) RC reads, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Sal Nally Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
Alexander Namara in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr Nankaville Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Thomas J. Nankwell accountant B. of Australasia Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Nantes, freehold, Merri Merri Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Charles Nantes freehold Merri Merri Creek Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Charles Nantes Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Charles Nantes, voted 9-10am Melbourne to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
Charles Nantes Merri Merri Creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Charles Nantes List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Charles Nantze, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Merri Merri Creek Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Charles Nantes Letters at Post Office Jan 1847,
Charles Nantes Owned Property Merri Merri Creek - Freehold Property and Owned Property Moorabool Street Geelong - House & Land
Chas Napier Steerage 09 arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Charles Napier cleared 29 May 1844 and sailed 30 May from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 1 June on the Corsair, source local newspapers
Mr C Napier left Melbourne and arrived 1 June 1844 at Launceston on the Corsair, source local newspapers
Charles Napier cleared 25 June 1844 and sailed 26 June from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Corsair, source local newspapers
George F Napier Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Henry Napier Steerage s arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Henry Napier cleared 29 May 1844 and sailed 30 May from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 1 June on the Corsair, source local newspapers
Henry Napier cleared 25 June 1844 and sailed 26 June from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Corsair, source local newspapers
Marie Anne Martha Ce Napper - Napier wed Edward William Hobson in 1846 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Mrs Napier sailed 7 Sep 1837 from Hobart for Port Phillipon the Adelaide
Thomas Napier Departed from Hobart 7 Mar 1837 for Port Phillip on the Tasmanian Lass
Thomas Napier Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Thomas Napier, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
By the end of 1839, Thomas Napier had taken out the first license for the land on the west side of Dandenong Creek opposite James Clow's Corhanwarrabul Station, building his hut somewhere in the present Jell's Park. After a year Napier was dissatisfied with the available pasture and sold his lease to Alexander Scott.
See note from the Port Phillip Pioneer Register,
Thomas Napier and Jessie Patterson christened Hector 1838, Theodore 1845, Eleanor 1847
Thomas Napier freehold Collins St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Thomas Napier in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
Thomas Napier House Collins St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Thomas Napier News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
Thomas Napier, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
Thomas Napier landholder Rose Mount Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Napier watch and clock maker Collins-st Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Naplan, County of Bourke monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Frederick Napper in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr Napper cleared 13 July 1844 from Melbourne and sailed 14 July Martha and Elizabeth, source local newspapers
James Narroway 26 died during voyage husband of Jane (family 33) on the Wallace
Jane Narroway 27 wife of James (family 33) Housekeeper Prot both Oxfordshire Widow continues to be supplied with rations by Govt arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Julia Narroway 5 dau of James (family 33) Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Beatrice Narroway 4 dau of James (family 33) Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Emma Narroway 2 dau of James (family 33) Prot Oxfordshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
James Narroway and Jane christened James 1844
Widow Jane Narroway nee Shepherd wed Lancelot Cheney in 1846 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Jane Cheney nee Shepherd died 1873 #11451 aged 55, dau of Mary Arden and Thomas Shepherd of Oxfordshire, lived at Williamstown
Julia Narroway Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847 Julia Narroway wed 1854 #1010 to Charles Moon - 5 chn
Beatrice Narroway wed 1854 #1746 to Charles Francis Tovey - 4 chn
Mr J Nash Departed from Hobart 1 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Elizabeth Henrietta
John Nash in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Henry Howard Nash and Ann Mary christened Clara Matilda 1847
John Nash, letter at Geelong Post Office 12 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 12 Feb 1844
John Nash cleared 3 June 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for London Cecilia, source local newspapers
Joseph Nash aged 35 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Joseph Nash - Nash aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Nash 14 Dec 1840 cleared for Sydney on the Perfect
Mrs Nash and 2 chn sailed 29 Feb 1840 1840 for Sydney on the Jewess
Susan Nash wed George Carmichael in 1846 at Presbyterian Portland
Thomas Nash soldier of 80th Reg., wife Elizabeth son Thomas Nash born 2 Feb 1839 baptised 20 May 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Elizabeth Nash witness to wedding 18 Apr 1838 of Paul McMillan by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Thomas Nash wed Johanna Mcsweeny in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne christened Margaret 1845
William Nash List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Dr Charles Nathan - Surg Supt (Staff 2), arrived 6 Feb 1841 on the York
Mr Nathan son of Doctor (Cabin) came to Port Phillip Feb and, cleared for Sydney 26 March 1841 on the York
Mrs Nathan wife of Doctor (Cabin) came to Port Phillip Feb and, cleared for Sydney 26 March 1841 on the York
dau Nathan dau of Doctor (Cabin) came to Port Phillip Feb and, cleared for Sydney 26 March 1841 on the York
Edward Nathan & Michael Nathan in a partnership clothiers Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Nathan see Nathan Edward & Michael in a partnership clothiers Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Nathan, Mrs Nathan and family Nathan Cabin came to Port Phillip 24 Feb 1841 on the York and, cleared for Sydney 26 March 1841 on the York
Mr M Nathan departed 2 July 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Christina
Mr and Mrs Nathan arrived 4 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr Nathan sailed 7 Jan 1844 for Sydney via Launceston on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Nathaniel Nathan shop Elizabeth St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Nathaniel Nathan christened Samuel 1843
Nathan Nathan cleared 29 July 1844 from Melbourne and sailed 30 July, for Launceston arrived 1 July, reached Sydney 7 Aug from Launceston on 4th and Boydtown on 6th Shamrock, source local newspapers
Nathaniel Nathan Shop Little Collins St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
N Nathan, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Nathan Nathan clothier Red House Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Solomon Nathan and Miriam christened Benjamin Albert 1846
Catherine Navin 20 (single woman 39) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Catharine Naylor 19 (single woman 20) Housemaid Prot reads Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Michael Naylan / Nayham (single man ) Request that Bounty be paid for him, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Catharine Naylor 19 (20 single woman) Housemaid Prot reads Cork, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Catherine Naylor wed John Jennings in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
From the web site Catherine wed 1841-11-05 to John Jennings
James Naylor and Alice christened James 1841, Elizabeth 1844, John 1847
Corporal John Naylor, of the 4th (The King's Own) Regiment of Foot was born c1811 in Great Horton, Yorkshire, England had married Ann Caffrey (born c1819 in Belfast, Ireland) at St. Phillip's, Sydney on 18 July 1836.
John Naylor and his wife Anne has a son Charles Naylor born 10 April 1837 at Port Phillip and after the family returned to Sydney on the Revenue Cutter "Prince George", he was baptised 25 June 1837 at St. Phillip's, Sydney.
Mr Naylor Departed from Launceston on 27 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
See note from the Port Phillip Pioneer Register, they later went to Belgaum, India ( where the next son Isaac was born c1840); Secunderabad, India ( where a daughter, Elizabeth was born c1842); Kamptee, India ( where the next son, John, was born c1846 ) and then back to England where a further son, William George was born in Portsmouth, Hampshire and baptised 7 April 1850 at St Thomas, Portsmouth. By the time of the 1851 census they were all living at Granby Barracks, Devonport in the census place of Stoke Damerel, Devonshire, England.
The Reverend Joseph Beazley Naylor 30 April 1837 preached in the church in William Street, solemnised the first marriage and also christened the son of James and Mary Gilbert, the first white child born at the Settlement, John Melbourne Gilbert. These were the first marriage and christening.
Thomas Neads Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
All Neal, Nealor listed with Neil
Gottloph Neander and Hannah christened Robert 1844, William 1844
AM Neate, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Mr James Neate, 16 Cabin, arrived 1 May 1840 from London via Plymouth 27 Nov, and Cape of Good Hope, on the China
Mr James Neate departed 10 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Lady Emma
James Neate, male wed Mary Macrae 1842 #4482 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Neate and Mary Macrae christened William Hulbert 1843, James Henry 1846
James Neate, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Mr Neate arrived 15 August at Port Phillip from Launceston, in 1841 Lady Emma
Mathew Neave 28 hus (2 family), came 3 Apr 1841 on the Fortitude
Elizabeth Neave 23 wife of Matthew (2 family), came 3 Apr 1841 on the Fortitude
James Neave 1 son of Matthew (2 family), came 3 Apr 1841 on the Fortitude
Mathew Neave and Elizabeth christened Mary Ann 1846
Matthew Neave publican Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Nee 20 hus (family 30) Farm servant RC neither Galway, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Mary Nee 21 wife of James (family 30) Cook RC neither Galway, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
James Nee and Mary Darcy christened Jane 1841, Thomas 1843, Peter 1844, Patrick 1846
Job Needham aged 19 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Maria Needham wed Ralph Holding in 1845 at Presbyterian
Samuel Needham arrived 12 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 10 Dec on the Johnstone, source local newspapers
Ann Neenan wed Joseph Boyce in 1847 at Church of England Belfast (Now Port Fairy)
Ann Neenon Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
John Neeson and Anne Branken christened John 1841, William 1843, Anne 1845, Henry 1847
John Neeson house off Collins St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Neeson, House Off Flinders Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
John Neeson House Off Flinders Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Neeson Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Neeson plasterer between Collins st. & Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Francis Nefton died 1846 Male aged 42 at Melbourne
Michael Negal, and Eliza Townsend baptised male Patrick at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #162
J Neibel, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Edward Neighbour aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Robert Neighbour wed Margaret Gorman in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Neighbour, and Margaret Gorman baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Meln 1842 #184
and christened Elizabeth 1844
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