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Margaret Ocallaghan, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Patrick Ocallaghan List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Timothy Ocallaghan house Bourke Lane Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Timothy Ocallaghan, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
Timothy O'Callaghan blacksmith off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
R Oclock, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
Richard O’Cock solicitor of Deane and O’Cock Duncan-terrace Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Richard Ocock and Mary Rebecca christened Alfred Ferrie 1841, Frederick William 1843, Ann Sophia 1845 died, William 1846 died
Richard Ocock, and Mary Rebecca baptised Isabella Sophia at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12727
Isabella Sophia Ocock, died R 5m female Melbourne 1842 #3681 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Richard O'Cock, Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1842 Page 2 standing for office of Town Clerk He is an attorney
Richard Oclock, freehold, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during fifth hour, 1-2pm
Richard Oclock, House Market Square The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Richard Ocock, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 11 Aug 1843 asked to pay 100 pounds as shown in Promissary note
Richard Ocock Richmond freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Richard Ocock, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Richmond Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Richard Ocock, voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
Richard O'Cock Freehold Property solicitor Elizabeth street & Richmond Page 197 Letters at Office
Richard O'Cock solicitor Elizabeth street & Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
O’Cock see Deane and O’Cock Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Captain OConnell for Sydney cleared out from Port Phillip 13 Dec 1843 for Sydney via Launceston on 16 Dec Shamrock
Catharine Oconnel / Oconnell 19 (single woman 47) Nursemaid RC both Limerick, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Catherine Oconnel wed Thomas Fitzgibbon in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Charles Maurice Oconnell 23 Apr 1844 Candidate for election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Daniel Oconnell 30 hus, family 45, Agriculturalist, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Nora Oconnell 28 wife of Daniel, family 45, Dairymaid, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Daniel Oconnell and Honora Mulcahy christened Owen 1840, Hannah 1843, Honora 1844, Daniel 1846
Daniel Oconnell and Mary Clancy christened Mary 1843
Daniel OConnell, Insolvent Bourke St postponed Annual License. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 4 May 1844
Daniel Oconnell, Bourke St ? granted annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Daniel O'Connell carter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
David Oconnell - Oconnell wed Sarah Mchale in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Ellen Oconnel / Oconnell 23 (single woman 49) Nursemaid RC neither Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Eugene Oconnel 27 (Steerage), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Eugene Oconlan, male wed Anne Oconnor 1842 #35521 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Eugene Oconnell, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
George O’Connell butcher Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George OConnell, House Collins Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
George Oconnell, Insolvent 245, liabilities 3643, deficiency 1783. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 17 Feb 1844
George OConnell, Insolvent late butcher Melbourne debts 3643 deficiency 1783. Source - Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1844
Hannah Oconnel 18 (single woman 54) Housemaid RC reads Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Hugh OConnell, letter at Geelong Post Office 26 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
Jane OConnell, Steerage, (12 for Port HPhillip and 13 for Sydney) arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
John Oconnell - Oconnell and Catherine Gormon christened Ellen 1844
John O'Connoll labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John O'Connell auctioneer Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John O'Connell - Oconnell aged 20 came Dec 1839 with 418 on the Westminster
John Oconnell, and Mary Shannon baptised male Michael at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #377
John OConnell house 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 Oconnell in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
John OConnell House and shop Collins St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John OConnell Jury Supreme Court, Civil side, Weds 22 Nov source PPH 24 Nov 1843
J OConnell, jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
John OConnell, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
John Oconnell, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Oconnell, Sponsor of Honora dau of Daniel Howell Baptised on 23 Dec 1844 by Rev PB Geoghegan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
John Oconnell, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 July 1845
Directory 1847 auctioneer Collins street Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Liardet O'Connell - Oconnell collect money Feb 1847
Mary O'Connell aged 29 came Dec 1839 with 418 on the Westminster wed William Roycroft in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Maurice Charles OConnell, Esq nominated for election to Legislative Council. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 April 1844
Maurice Charles O'Connell MLA Port Phillip
Michael OConnell 23 hus (family 28) Painter, RC both, Ireland, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Margaret OConnell 23 wife of Michael (family 28) Dressmaker, RC both, Ireland, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Michael O'Connell and Margaret Cunningham 23 christened Cath 1843, Edward 1845, Mary Ann 1847 died
Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Michael O'Connell house painter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr O'Connell 8 Sep cleared for Sydney with part of original cargo, passengers listed on the Isabella Watson arrived 11 Aug 1840
Mr OConnell arrived 18-Oct 1840 from Sydney on 11 Oct on the Lord Saumarez
Mr OConnell departed Sydney 12 March 1841 and arrived 19 Mar at Melbourne on the Christina
Miss OConnell sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner, source local newspapers
Nora O'Connell aged 28 came Dec 1839 with 418 on the Westminster
Peter Oconnell, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Peter O'Connell plasterer Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Oconnor - Oconnell and Catherine Cronan christened Michael 1843, Bridget 1843, Johanne 1845, Patrick 1846
William Oconnell, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
William Oconnell and Mary Ryan christened Patrick 1845
William Oconnell house Bourke Lane Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Oconnell on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
William OConnell house Off Bourke St claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
William Oconnell, in court because their dog is not registered. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Nov 1845
William O'Connell plasterer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Oconnor 21 (single woman 45) Nursemaid RC both Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Anne Oconnor 18 (single woman 41) House servant RC Both Liverpool, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Anne Oconnor, female wed Eugene Oconlan 1842 #35521 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ann Oconnor wed John Creswick in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Biddy Oconnor 22 (single woman 46) Nursemaid RC both Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Bridget Oconnor, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Biddy/Bridget Oconnor wed Thomas Simons in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Catherine Oconnor, female wed Jonathan Brierly 1842 #35450 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Francis Oconnor, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Bermont Terrace Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Mr D OConnor sailed 6-Jul 1840 for Launceston on the Tamar
Francis Oconnor 1 Apr 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Hugh Oconnor 21 hus (family 21) Farm servant RC both Co Meith?, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Julia Oconnor 20 wife of Hugh (family 21) Farm servant RC reads Dublim, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Jeremiah Oconnor - Oconnor and Margaret Crough christened John 1846
John Oconnor 20 hus, Single man 33, Groceryman Gooseberry Hill, Cork, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mary Oconnor 27 wife of John, z 6, Servant, arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
John Oconner 25 hus (family 27) Farm servant RC both Limerick, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Biddy Oconner 24 wife of John (family 27) Farm servant RC both Limerick, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Ellen Oconner 1 dau of John (family 27) RC Limerick, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
John Oconnor, and Bridget Shean baptised male Bartholomew at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36529
John O'Connor and Bridget Sheahan/Biddy christened Catherine 1844, Timothy 1846, Elizabeth 1847
John Oconnor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Oconnor List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John O'Connor mason off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
J Oconnor, third jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
Margaret Oconner 20 (single woman 48) Nursemaid RC neither Limerick, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Margaret Oconnor, female wed William Rose 1842 #4526 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Oconnor 20 (single woman 26) General servant Prot reads Cork arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Mary Ann Oconnor wed Charles Creswick in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Morris Oconner 27 hus (family 109) Farmservant RC both Tipperary, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Eliza Oconner 18 wife of Morris (family 110), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Maurice Oconnor, died 18m male Melbourne 1842 #38322 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Maurice OConnor Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Michael OConnor arrived 28 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart, on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Mr OConnor sailed 22-Jul 1840 for Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
Mr O'Connor arrived 14 Sep 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Tamar
Mr OConnor arrived 2 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Lowestoft
Mr OConnor departing 24 Dec 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr OConnor cleared and sailed 22 July 1844 from Melbourne Hawk, source local newspapers
Mr N OConnor sailed 6-Jul 1840 for Launceston on the Tamar
Nicholas Oconnor 22 (single man 23) Labourer RC Both Kilkenny, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Nicholas OConnor, House Swanson St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
Nicholas Oconnor, Shop and house Elizabeth St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Nicholas OcOnnor, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Nicholas O'Connor Directory 1847 chemist & druggist Elizabeth street 2 roods Warringal lot 21. Deeds dated 13 Jan 1847
Nicholas O'Connor Purchased land ,Page 89 24th February, 1847
Nicholas O'Connor chemist & druggist Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Norman Roderick Oconnor, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
Owen O'Cornor farmer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Oconnor in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Patrick Oconnor, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Patrick Oconnor aged 16 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Robert Oconnor 21 (single man 30) Plasterer RC both Limerick, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Sarah Oconnor 28 (single woman 42) House servant RC Both Kilkenny, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Terence O’Connor Gardiner’s Rivulet Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Terence Oconnor Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Terence Oconnor List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Terence Oconnor, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Terence Oconnor, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Terence O'Connor settler Cordinia Rivulet Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Oconner, 28 hus, (family 4), Farm servant RC Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Joannah O'connor, 19 wife of Thomas, (family 4), House servant RC Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Thomas O'Connor died 1846 Male aged 36 at Melbourne
Thomas Oconnor 24 (single man, 2nd part 6) Labourer RC both Dublin, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Thomas Oconnor List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
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Thomas OConnor wed 14 May 1853 #1669, to widow Jane Halford Bell at Roman Catholic St Mary's Church Geelong, record preserved in Melbourne. Jane died 23 July 1879 at Forbes, NSW
Thomas OConnor born 1817 died 7 Oct 1904 at Bathurst, NSW, son Patrick Bonaventure OConnor was borm 19 Aug 1855 at Geelong, and dau Elizabeth OConnor 9 May 1857 at Ryde, NSW
Mr William OConnor arrived 2-Jul 1840 from Launceston on the Tamar
Mr W O'Connor departed 23 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
William Oconner 28 (single man 33) Labourer RC both Co Clare, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
William Oconnor, and Ann Odonovan baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #441
William Oconnor and Ann Odonovan christened Mary 1842, Eugene 1846
William Oconnor, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mr W OConnor arrived 30 Aug 1841 at Port Phillip from Launceston on 26 Aug, onTamar - source Launceston Courier 30 Aug 1841
William Oconnor on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
William Oconnor and Catherine Coonan christened Patrick 1846
William O'Connor joiner off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William O'Connor settler Woodstock Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
O'Connor & Hayes in a partnership settlers Connabal Creek Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Dr Uday / Oday Assistant doctor (Staff), came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mathew Odare 24 (single man, 2nd part 9) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Margaret Oday wed William Ball in 1845 at Church of England Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Richard Oddie, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Richard Oddie, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Heidelburg Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Richard Oddie farmer Heidleberg, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Odea 20 (single woman 41) Housemaid RC reads Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Bridget Dea / ODea 20 (paid 22), came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Bridget Odea 15 (single woman 42) Housemaid RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Odea 18 (single man, 2nd part 8 ) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Odea, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John O'Dea & Patrick in a partnership settlers junction of Goulburn & Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Odea 22 (single woman 43) Housemaid RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Patrick Odea / Oday 39 hus (family 24) Labourer RC both Co Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Anne Odea / Oday 38 wife of Patrick (family 24) House servant RC both Co Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Patrick Odea / Oday 7 son of Patrick (family 24) RC Co Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Patrick Odea, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Patrick O'Dea see O'Dea John & Patrick in a partnership settlers junction of Goulburn & Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas O'Dell lst landing waiter Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Odell 24, Single woman 30, Dressmaker Tipperary RC both, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Ann Odell 24, Dressmaker, employed in Melb, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Anne Elizabeth Odell wed Peter Dawson in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr Odell passengers from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
Thomas Odell and Elizabeth Kavenagh christened Thomas Alexander 1847
Directory 1847 Melbourne First Landing Waiter
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