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Frank Nial - Nial To Depasture Stock. Gippsland Page 67 31 Jan 1847
John Nibble, Common Jury empannelled, p3 - 7 May 1842 Melbourne Times
Mr John Nerbill /Nibble Cleared out from Port Phillip 1 March 1843 to Launceston arrived 3 March and departed 4 March, arrived 9 March at Sydney, Sea Horse
Mr Niblet arrived 18-Apr 1840 from Hobart on the Maria
Mr Nibblet arrived 14 June 1840 from Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Mrs Nibly and child Nibly ( Steerage) arrived 18 Dec 1841 on the Mary Hay
Frederick Niblett arrived 15 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 6 Mar 1844, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Mr Niblet Cleared out from Port Phillip 3 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 17 June Flying Squirrel
Priscilla Niblett wed Edward Standen in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Using FamilySearch there is a Priscilla Niblet, dau of Isaac and Mary, born 26 Apr 1805 at Rodborough, Gloucestershire, christened 25 Aug 1805 by the Calvinist Methodists
with an IGI submitted marriage of Isaac Niblett 8 Sep 1798 to Mary Franklin at Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire

From on Tuesday, 20 October, 2009

Edward Standen who married Priscilla Niblett. Priscilla Niblett's Father was Isaac he is my 4th great grandfather. Isaac Snr had a son also callled Isaac and this is the line which I come down from.


William Nibley cleared out from Port Phillip 18 August 1843 for Launceston arrived 24 Aug Scout
John Niblock List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Master Alexander Nicholls arrived 17-Mar 1840 from Hobart on 5 March on the Lillias
Alexander Nicol carpenter Elizabeth St Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Nicol see Young and Nicol Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Alexander Nicholls son arrived at Port Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Lillias' 14 Mar 1840 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Mar 1840
Ann Nichols Arrived at Port Phillip 15 May 1843 from London and Plymouth 19 Jan Parkfield
Ann Nicholls - Nicholas wed Henry Hangan in 1844 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Benjn Nicol / Nichol 26 hus (family 60) Labourer Prot both Fifeshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Henrietta Nichol / Nichol 23 wife of Benjamin (family 60) died 9 July consumption on the England
Benjamin Nicol wed Mary Gordon in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Captain Nichol master Arrived at Port Phillip 30 April 1843 from Greenock 20 Nov Gannet with Mr D Nichol, Cabin
Captain Nichols master Arrived at Hobart 28 Aug 1837 from Portland Bay on the Cheviot
Captain Nichols master sailed from Hobart 20 Sep 1837 for Portland Bay on the Cheviot
Mr Nicholas Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr Nicholls Arrived at Launceston on 18 Oct 1838 from Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr Nicholas Departed from Launceston, on 21 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Captain Nicholls master Departed from Hobart on 17 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Lord Hobart
Captain Nicholls master Arrived at Hobart on 27 Nov 1839 from Port Phillip on 30 Oct on the Lord Hobart
Captain Nicholls arrived 19-Jan 1840 from Launceston 14 Jan 1840 on the Lord Hobart
Captain Nicholls master Departed from Sydney on 25 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Australasian Packet
Captain Nicholas arrived 29-Nov 1840 from Hobart Swan River Packet
Captain Nichols master, in 1841 Australasian Packet
Captain Nicholls 10 March 1841 arrived Melbourne from Sydney, on the Australasian Packet
Captain Nichols Cleared out from Port Phillip 9 May 1843 for Launceston Henry
Captain Nichols master Arrived at Port Phillip 11 June 1843 from Launceston on 6 June Henry
Captain Nichols master Arrived at Port Phillip 28 June 1843 from Launceston on 26 June Henry
Captain Nichols master, Arrived at Port Phillip 26 July 1843 from Launceston Henry
Captain Nicholls master arrived at Port Phillip 17 August 1843, from Launceston on 11 Aug Henry
Captain Nichols master sailed from Port Phillip 19 Sept 1843 for Launceston arrived 25 Sep Henry
Mrs Nichols and 3 chn cleared out from Port Phillip 18 Sept 1843 and sailed from Port Phillip 19 Sept 1843 for Launceston arrived 25 Sep Henry
Mrs Nichols and 3 chn arrived at Port Phillip 11 Nov 1843 from Launceston on 2 Nov Henry
Captain Nichols master arrived at Port Phillip 11 Nov 1843 from Launceston on 2 Nov Henry
Captain Nichols master arrived at Port Phillip 2 Dec 1843 from Launceston Henry
Captain T Nichols master sailed from Launceston 14 Dec 1843 for Port Melbourne Henry
Captain Nichols master arrived at Port Phillip 22 Dec 1843 from Launceston Henry
Captain Nichol master arrived 8 Jan 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on the Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Nichols master arrived 8 Jan 1844 at Port Phillip, departed 3 Jan 1844 from Launceston on the Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Thomas Nichols master arrived 15 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 6 Mar 1844, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Nichols master cleared 25 Mar 1844 and sailed 27 Mar from Melbourne for Launceston to arrive 1 April, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Nichols master arrived 10 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 6 Apr on the Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Nichols master, arrived 27 Apr 1844 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Henry, source local newspapers
Capt Nichols arrived 15 June 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston sailed 8 June Henry, source local newspapers
Captain Nichols cleared on 16 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 18 Nov for Hobart arrived 27 Nov Flying Squirel, source local newspapers
Mr D Nichol Arrived at Port Phillip 30 April 1843 from Greenock 20 Nov Gannet
Gilbert Nicol, to be postmaster of a new Post Office at Seymour on the Goulburn River on the Sydney Road. Source - Port Phillip Herald 9 July 1844
Gilbert Nichol Seymour signed an encouraging letter printed 28 Sep 1844 for Rev Peter Gunn News 28 Sep 1844, source local newspapers
Gilbert Nicholson, granted Seymour 'Seymour Inn' annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Gilbert Nicol, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Seymour Goulburn River Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Gilbert Nicol Owned Property Warrnambool - Freehold Property
Gregory Nicholls -, Steerage 35, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Gregory Nicholas List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry Nicholls wed Margaret Machlan in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mr H Nicholls departing 4 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Scout
Mr H Nichols cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
Hugh Nicol - 2nd Mate (Staff 5), came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Jane Nicol 36 mother (Widow 5), came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Eliza Nicol 14 dau of Jane (Widow 5) Nursery maid Not engaged, came 17 April 1840 on the Glen Huntley
Elizabeth Nichol wed John Langden in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Miss Jessie Nicholls arrived 17-Mar 1840 from Hobart on 5 March on the Lillias
John Nicholas Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
John Nicol 18 (single man 6) Labourer Prot both Aberdeen, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
John Nichols, master. arrived 11 Apr 1842 from Leith on the Ben Nevis
John Nicol wed Louisa Thwaites in 1847 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Joseph Nicholls Departed from Hobart on 20 Apr 1838 for Port Phillip on the Lady Franklin
Mr JD Nichols departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Australasian Packet
Mr JD Nichols and servant 5 Oct 1841 departed from Sydney for China on the Australasian Packet
Lilly Nicholl Departed from Hobart on 1 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Agnes Lily McNicoll with consent of Official Guardian wed 24 Dec 1839 to William Mortimer at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Margaret Nicoll 22 Bounty, went on to Sydney (Steerage 9), came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Miss Margaret Nicholl to port Sydney arrived 02/08/1840 on the Andromache
Mr Nicholls Departed from Hobart on 4 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Lady Franklin
Mrs Nicholls arrived 17-Mar 1840 from Hobart on 5 March on the Lillias
Mr and Mrs Nichol and 3 chn sailed 28 Dec 1840 for Hobart on the Flying Squirel
Mr and Mrs Nicholls and three children arrived at Hobart 13 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip, 5 Jan, on Flying Squirrel
Mr Nichols arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse
Mr and Mrs Nichols arrived at Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 from London 11 July and arrived at Adelaide 9 Nov, Imaun of Muscat
Messrs Nicoll Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mr and Mrs Nichols, Steerage arrived 1 Dec 1843 on the Imaum Of Muscat
Mr Nichols arrived 16 May 1844 from Launceston on 11 May on the Henry, source local newspapers
Mr N Nichols departing 4 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Scout
Mr N Nichols cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
Peter Nicoll 27 Bounty, went on to Sydney (Steerage 8) Stockman, Dunster, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Richard Nicholls departed 23 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 30 Aug 1841
Robert Nichol 35 hus (family 30) Labourer Prot both Antrim came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Ellen Nichol 27 wife of Robert (family 30) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Robert Nichol 4, Mary Nichol 2 and John Nichol 0 son of Robert (family 30) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Robert Nichol and Helen Hood christened Jane 1844, Robert 1846
William Nicoll 30 hus, 23 f, Carpenter Aberdeen Prot both, came Jun 1840 on the Andromache
Ellen Nicoll 27 wife of William, 23 f, Laundress Aberdeen Prot both, came Jun 1840 on the Andromache
William Nicoll and Ellen christened Euphemia Isabella Fr 1844
William Nichol, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
William Nicoll 30 hus (family 23) Carpenter, Prot both, Aberdeen, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Ellen Nicoll 27 wife of William (family 23) Laundress, Prot both, Aberdeen, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
William Nicol List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Ann Nicholas dealer in delph & c. Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine Nicholas 18 (single woman 44) Housemaid RC both Galway, came 17 July 1841 on the England
George Nicholas died 1847 Male aged 35 at Melbourne
Gregory Nicholas blacksmith Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Nicholas 25 hus (family 48) Labourer RC reads Wales, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Susan Nicholas 25 wife of James (family 48) House Keeper, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
David Nicholas 3 son of James (family 48), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Robert Nicholas 29 hus of Anna (family 24) Labourer Prot both Somersetshire Constable during voyage, paid 2 pounds arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Anna Nicholas 28 wife of Robert (family 24) Prot both Somersetshire Came into Depot, later left with own resources arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Elizabeth Nicholas 3 dau of Robert (family 24) Prot Somersetshire arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Walter Jno Nicholas 9m son of Robert (family 24) Prot Somersetshire arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
from 'Somerset Years', Robert Nicholas born 1815 at North Cheriton, son of Rachel Mitchell and Walter Nicholas, wed April 1840 to Anna Hannam born 1816 at Horsington, dau of Anna Welchman and William Hannam
Robert Nicholl List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Robert Nichol 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Robert Nicholls, at Dandenong was robbed - house entered when the family was away. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
Robert Nicholas, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Robert Nicholas, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Robert Nicholas, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Robert Nicholas, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William Nicholas wed Martha Davis in 1845 at Presbyterian Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Nicholas see Curren & Nicholas in a partnership squatters Cordinia Rivulet Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Nicholas & McKeon in a partnership squatters Dandenong Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Nicholls aged 31 and John 16 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Agnes Nicolson Source CH - sailed from Port Albert 18 June arrived at Hobart 23 June Agenora
Ann Nicholson died 1846 Female aged 23 at Melbourne
Mr A Nicholson source CH - arrived at Hobart 16 July from Port Albert on 13 July schooner Agenoria
Mr A Nicholson arrived at Hobart 22 Aug 1843 from Port Albert Agenoria
Mr A Nicholson sailed from Port Albert 7 Sept 1843 for Hobart arrived 11 Sep Agenoria
Catherine Nicholson Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mr CH Nicholson arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan via Geelong on the Socrates
Mr Nichols MD ( Cabin) from London arrived 20 Oct 1841, on the Brothers and cleared 19 Nov 1841 for Sydney, on the Brothers
Dr Nicholson arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843
Dr C Nicholson Cleared out from Port Phillip 5 April 1843 for Sydney arrived 17 Apr Rebecca
Charles Nicholson freehold at the cultivaton allotments abut 2 miles from Portland Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
Charles Nicholson, freehold, Merri Merri Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Charles Nicholson freehold 2 miles from Portland also has vote in another Ward Electors in District of Port Phillip sourcePPH, 6 June 1843
Charles Nicholson freehold Merri Merri Creek Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Charles Nicholson freehold Moorabool River also has vote in another Ward Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Charles Nicholson Barwon River 12 miles from Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Charles Nicholson Merri Merri Creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Charles Nicholson Correspondence Murray Tilwong
Charles Nicholson MLA Port Phillip , M.D
Charles Nicholson, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Barwon River 12 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Mr and Mrs G Nicholson, Steerage arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
Germain Nicholson and Eleanor christened Eleanor Jane 1845, James Cuthbert 1847 died
Germaine Nicholson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Germain Nicholson house King St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Germaine Nicholson Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
G Nicholson grocer Collins Elizabeth & King streets, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Nicholson 25 (single woman 19) Housemaid Prot both Kerry, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mr J Nicholson sailed 4 May 1840 for Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Mr J Nicholson arrived 20 June 1840 from Greenock on the Duchess of Kent
Mr J Nicholson, Steerage arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
J Nicholson, jury for Supreme Court Tue 20 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
J Nicholson, in second jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
Mr JD Nichols departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Australasian Packet
Mr JD Nichols and servant 5 Oct 1841 departed from Sydney for China on the Australasian Packet
M Nicholson Correspondence sold Portland Bay Junction of Hopkins & Blacks River to Tozer, Francis
Mark Nicholson Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Mark Nicholson, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Mark Nicholson wed Elizabeth Howie Cobham in 1845 at Church of England christened Francis Cobham 1845
Mary Ann Nicholson wed Richard Parker in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Nicholson sailed 4 May 1840 for Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Mr and Mrs Nicholson, cabin 13 Dec 1842 from Plymouth on the Glenswilly
Nicholson Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Mr and Mrs Nicholson, is departing for London on the Abberton - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1845
Mr Nicholson - Merri Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
P Nicholson Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Ralph Charles Nicholson and Elizabeth christened Sarah Elizabeth 1844
Ralph Charles Nicholson, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Roger Nicholson wed Sarah Charles in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr T Nicholson, Steerage arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
Thomas Nicholson 20 (single man 13) Smith Prot both Down, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Thomas Nicholson Messenger, Survey Department
Thomas Nicholson, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 28 July 1845
Thomas Nicholson wed Ann Rawlings in 1845 at Church of England christened Jane Eleanor 1846 died
T. Nicholson mes. to survey department Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Nicholson grocer Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Nicholson was a Census collector in the Port Phillip District - From 1841 Census on 2 March 1841. He was paid 10 shillings a day
Mr and Mrs W Nicholson, Steerage arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
William Nicholson and Sarah christened John 1843, Joseph James 1844, Miles 1846, Isabella Jane 1847
William Nicholson house Collins Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Nicholson in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
William Nicholson House and shop Collins Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William Nicholson News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
William Nicholson, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 July 1845
William Nicholson, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
William Nicholson, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
William Nicholson, sworn in as a Special Constable before His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
William Nicholson schoolmaster Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Nicholson grocer Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Nicholson Government boatman Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
W Nicholson, jury for Supreme Court Tue 20 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
W Nicholson, in second jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
WF Nicholson, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
W.F Nicholson settler Clarke's station Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr W H Nicholson, arrived 21-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Will Watch
W H. Nicholson settler Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
shared Nicholson and Higgins Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
Nicholson & Higgins in a partnership settlers Hopkins River Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Nicholson & Myres in a partnership settlers Sandy Creek Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
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