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Anthony Neale List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Catherine Nealy sponsor for Ellen Beane baptised 15 Aug 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Captain Neal arrived 23 Mar 1840 from Launceston 21 Mar, on the Gem
Charles Neal, Convict came on 'Lloyds' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
James Neate in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
James Neate Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Dennis Nehill labourer off Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss ELizabeth Neale arrived 2 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney, on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Frank Neale settler Dudson Gipps Land, Source - 1847 Directory
George Neill, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
George Neil, arrived at Port Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Lillias' 2 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
GN Neil arrived 9 Apr 1840 on the Indiaand 4 May India cleared for Sydney
Honora Neil 20 sister of John (single woman 46) Housemaid, RC both, Cork, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Hannah Neil wed John Sullivan in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
James Nick / Neil 24 hus (family 62) Farm Servant Prot both Moasley, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Sarah Nick / Neil 21 wife of James (family 62) Farm Servant Prot both Moasley, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Charlotte Nick / Neil 2 months dau of James born on board (family 62) Farm Servant Prot Moasley, came 17 July 1841 on the England
James Neil, died hus, on the Manlius
Ellen Neil, 28 wife Housekeeper Prot, both Co Derry, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Jane Neil, 5 c1 Co Derry, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
James Neill, and Ellen baptised male James at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #769
James Neill, died male Melbourne 1842 #341 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Nealer wed Alice Karr in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Healer / Neale cleared 27 Mar 1844 and sailed 28 Mar from Melbourne for Hobart arrived 6 Apr, on the Flying Fish, source local newspapers
James Neilor, Elizabeth St Old Irish Harp' refused annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
James Nellie, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Jane Neill - Neil wed John Simpson in 1847 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
John Neal arrived 23-Feb 1840 from Launceston 18 Feb, on the Perseverance
John Neal / Neil 26 bro of 2 (single man 26) Blacksmith, RC both, Cork, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
John Neal, male wed Joanna Cloney 1842 #4634 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Neal - Neil and Joanna Cloney christened Catherine 1843, Joanna 1846
John Neal 21 (paid 33), came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Neill - Neil wed Ellen Fahy in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
John Neill List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Neill, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
John Neil Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Julia Neil 22 (single woman 20) General servant RC neither Cork, came 26 July 1841 on the Brilliant
Julia Neil, female wed William Howard Hannard 1842 #35485 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Margaret Neil 20 (single woman 56) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Margaret Neill, female wed William Kennedy 1842 #35395 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Neil 19 sister of John (single woman 45) Housemaid, RC both, Cork, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mary Neil wed James Bennet in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Neil 17 (single woman 43) Housemaid Prot both Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Niel - Neal wed Charles Septimus Uppleby in 1846 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
M Neil/M'Neil, arrived June 8 1840 on the Majestic
Michael Neil - Neal and Anne Daly christened Margarite 1843, Daniel 1845
Mr Neil Arrived 5 Oct 1840 from Port Phillip on the Thomas Laurie
Mrs Neale arrived 27 Dec 1840 from Launceston on the Industry
Mr Neil departed Sydney 3 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Mr Neale departed 15 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Henry - source Launceston Courier 22 March 1841
Miss Neale arrived Sydney 2 July 1841 from Port Phillip on the Timbo
Mr Neale, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the barque Jupiter 12 July 1841 - source Launceston Courier 19 July 1841
Mr Neil arrived 2 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Lowestoft
Mr and Mrs Neal Cleared out 24 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip for Hobart and arrived at Hobart 5 Feb from Port Phillip Lillias
Miss Neale cleared 7 Mar 1844 from Sydney for Port Phillip, on the Thomson, source local newspapers
Miss Neal arrived 25 May 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 20 May on the Corsair, source local newspapers
Pat Neilan - Neil aged 26 came Jul 1840 with 231 on the Theresa
Mr Robert Neill Passengers for Port Phillip and Sydney--- arrived 9 Apr 1840 from Greenock on the India and on 4 May 1840 the India cleared for Sydney.
Sarah Neall - Neal wed John Lyle in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Susan Neil 18 (single woman 42) Housemaid Prot both Wicklow, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Susan Niel - Neal wed Samuel Watson in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
from 'Somerset Years', Susan Neall/Noyle wed Samuel Woodhouse Watson, a book-keeper from Malta, and they settled at Emerald Hill.
William Neil 29 hus (family 24) Carpenter, Prot both, Clare, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mary Neil 22 wife of William (family 24) Housekeeper, Prot both, Clare, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
William Neil and Mary Neil christened Sarah Margaret 1841, John Isaac 1846, Mary 1846, William James 1846
William Neil Directory 1847 settler South Beach County Grant
W Nell, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Schoolmaster debt of 101 pounds 0.03% of 56 debts listed
WM Neil, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mr W Neale arrived 29 July 1844 at Launceston from Adelaide and Port Fairy Will Watch, source local newspapers
William Neil Seaman (crew 21) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
William Neil, County of Grant depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
William Neil, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
William Neil settler South Beach County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
James Neate - (n 16) Cabin, arrived 1 May 1840 on the China
Patrick Nilan / Neilan 26 (single man 9) Labourer, RC, reads, Clare,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mr Neish Arrived 27 Dec 1840 in Sydney from Port Phillip on the Perfect
Mr Neish arrived at Port Phillip 17 Sept 1843 from Sydney Dublin
Mr Neish, left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
Alexander Nelson 28 hus (family 27) Farm Labourer, Prot both, Yoland, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Lydia Nelson 28 wife of Alexander (family 27) Housemaid, Prot both, Yoland, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Infant With Nelson 0 son of Alexander (family 27), Prot, Yoland, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Alick Nelson 25 (single man 48) Labourer Prot Neither Co. Fermanagh, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Alexander Nelson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Alexander Nelson List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Arenith Nelson 16 (single woman 29) House Maid Prot Reads Manchester, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
David Nelson 22 (single man 50) Labourer Prot both Clare, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Ellen Nelson 25 (single woman 29) House Servant RC Neither Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Ellen Nelson wed Charles Baker in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
James Nelson and child arrived at Hobart 26 Aug 1843 from Port Albert on 13 Aug Industry
John Nelson plasterer La Trobe-parade Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Nelson List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Nelson and Mary Anne Quinn christened Henry 1844, Emma 1846
John Nelson arrived at Port Phillip 22 Oct 1843 from Launceston on 14 Oct Scout
John Nelson, Western Port District monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
John Nelson, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
John Nelson aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Margaret Nelson 21 (single woman 32) General Servant, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Margaret Nelson wed Geoffrey Keating Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Martha Nelson 18 (single woman 33) General Servant, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Mr Nelson cleared on 12 Sep and sailed for Hobart Flying Squirrel, source local newspapers
Mr Nelson cleared on 25 Sep 1844 and sailed 25 Sep from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 2 Oct Christina, source local newspapers
Mr Nelson arrived 10 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 28 Oct Christina, source local newspapers
Patrick Nelson 28 hus (family 45) Labourer RC Both Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Nelson 26 wife of Patrick (family 45) Housekeeper RC Both Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Andrew Nelson 7 and Maria Nelson 3 dau of Patrick (family 45) Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Patrick Nelson and Mary Reilly parents of Patrick Nelson born 9 Nov 1842 when aged 5 days,was baptised on 14 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are Patrick McDermott and Cath Reilly - see my Chapman page for this event
Patrick Nelson and Mary Reilly christened Catheirne 1845
Rose Nelson 22 (single woman 28) House Servant RC Reads Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Rosa Nelson, killed when cart hit a stump and she fell under the wheel, Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1842 Page 2.
Rose Neilson, died 21 female Melbourne 1842 #38430 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
William Nelson Sailed from Launceston 21 Jan 1837 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
Janet Nerne - Neme 28 wife of Peter who died 7 May 1841 from fever (30 family) Widow Dairy Maid Prot both Dumfesline, came 27 July 1841 on the William Abrams
James Neme 4 and Janet Neme 2 dau of Peter (family 30), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
John Nerbill, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Seahorse' 3 Mar 1843 - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843
Henry Neromad Seaman (crew 22) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
F Nesbit, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Rev J Nesbit, is owed money by the Port Phillip Bank, has unclaimed dividends. Source - Port Phillip Herald 3 Sept 1844
John Nesbitt 3rd Mate (Staff 5), came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Margaret Nesbit 24 (single woman 8) Nursery maid Caithorp, came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Mr and Mrs Nesbitt arrived 21-Aug 1840 from Sydney on 5 Aug on the Caroline
Mr Nesbit Cleared out from Port Phillip 8 April 1843 for Launceston arrived 11 April then Sydney Sea Horse
Mr Nesbitt Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Mrs Nisbett / Nesbit cleared on 21 Sep 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for Hobart arrived 27 Sep Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Mrs Nesbitt cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Patrick Nesbitt 21 (single man 11) Labourer, RC, both, Ireland,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Thomas Nesbitt baker off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Andrew Ness Portland Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 July 1843
Andrew Ness, County of Grant depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Andrew Ness, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Andrew Ness, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Anna Ness 20 (single woman 23) House servant Prot both Perthshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Ann Ness christened Joseph 1843
Miss Ann Ness, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Andrew Ness 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Andrew Ness County of Grant License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
A Ness tanner & currier breakwater Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Nancy Nester, wed John Lorton 1842 #626 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Anne Neston 26 (single woman 47) General Servant RC both Clare, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
William Nettleship and Naomi Nestrup christened Ellen Hammond 1844 died
William Nettleship, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
William Nettleship, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 July 1845
William Nettleship dau Eda infant child of W aged 1M died 1846 at Heidelberg
William Nettleship grazier Carlton Estate Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr L Netral Departed from Launceston, on 18 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Pickwick
Charles Neville landing waiter Elizabeth-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
E. M. Neville Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Isaac Neville wed Eleanor Calcutt in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Neville 30 with wife Bridget and 3 chn, Ploughman employed at day work Melb, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
Bridget Neville 27 wife of James, with Dennis 7, Connor 5, Mary 3, came to NSW on the British King and Apr 1839 on the John Barry
James Neville wife Bridget Ryan dau Margaert Neville born 4 Jul 1839 baptised 9 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Margaret Neville baptism sponsors were Michael Bourke and Mary Macmahon born 4 Jul 1839 baptised 9 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Bridget Neville sponsor for James Bourke baptised 9 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
James Neville - Neville and Bridget Ryan christened Margaret 1839,
James Nevil, and Bridget Ryan baptised male James at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #128
and Michael 1844, John 1846
James Neville witness to wedding 1 Aug 1839 Thomas Capel to Margaret Hegarty at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James Neville sponsor for James Bourke baptised 9 Oct 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
James Neville and wife Ellen Ahern son James Neville born 12 Mar 1839 baptised 26 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
James Neville baptism sponsors were Patrick Dunn and Margaret Hogarty born 12 Mar 1839 baptised 26 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Ellen Ahern Neville mark witness to wedding 1 Aug 1839 Thomas Capel to Margaret Hegarty at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James Neville and Ellen Ahern christened James 1839, Jane 1840, John 1842, Bartholomew 1845
James Neville and Ellen Ahern parents of John Neville born 31 Oct 1842 when aged 7 days, was baptised on 7 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are Edward Cott and Mary Magrett - see my Chapman page for this event
James Neville carpenter Little Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Neville house off Lonsdale St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
James Neville on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
James Neville House off Bourke Lane Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
James Neville Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
James Nevil, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
James Neville, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
James Neville, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
James Navil, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
James Neville carpenter Harrison & Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Neville, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Mr Neville 15 July 1841 arrived at Sydney from Port Phillip on 10 July on the Jewess
Mr Neville arrived 1 August at Port Phillip in 1841 Australasian Packet
Mr Neville arrived 6 August at Port Phillip from Sydney, in 1841 Anne
Mr Neville, 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
Mr Neville on committee to overse list of Burgesses for Bourke Ward source PPH, 21 Apr 1843
Mr Neville arrived at Port Phillip 1 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 24 Oct Shamrock
Pat Nevil / Neville 28 hus (family 22) Labourer RC neither Galway, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mary Nevil / Neville 20 wife of Patrick (family 22) Housekeeper RC both Galway, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander Pat Nevil 28 hus (22 family) Labourer RC neither Galway, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mary Nevil - Nevil 20 wife of Patrick (22 family) Housekeeper RC both Galway, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Richard Neville, wed Anne Whitney 1842 #722 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Richard Neville and Anne Whitney christened Lucinda Maria 1845, Richard 1846
Richard Neville, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Grant Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Rosana Nevill wed Patrick Rooney in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Samuel Neville and wife Departed from Hobart on 17 Apr 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Neville see Bourke & Neville in a partnership settlers Minton's Creek Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
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