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Anne Oneill wife of David Kelch son Robert Thomas Kelch born 18 Sep 1839 baptised 2 Dec 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Ann Oneil, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Ann Oneill died 1846 Female aged 42 at Portland
Bernard Oneale aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Bridget Oneil wed John Connelly in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Captain ONeil master Cleared out 31 Dec 1842 from Port Phillip for Sydney Glenswilly
Catherine Oneill, wed Charles Ruffle 1842 #618 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Daniel O’Neil shopkeeper Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Daniel O'Neill opened the Crawford Inn in about 1841, the first building in the township of Hotspur on the banks of the Smokey or Crawford River in south western Victoria. Proir to coming to Hotspur he was storekeeper in Melbourne.
Daniel Oneill and Anne christened Daniel 1841
Daniel Oneill Portland Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 July 1843
Daniel Oneil - Creewford River, Crewfor Inn 18 miles not had License before, Name of Surety Joshua Black Portland, and Owen Reilly Portland, 1 year from 1 July 1842. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 53, 19 Apr 1842
Daniel Oneil - Crounford River, Crawford Inn 18 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety Owen Reiley Portland, and William Padfield Portland, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Daniel Oneill at the Crawford 4 miles from Portland dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Daniel Oneill - Crawford River, Crawford Inn 18 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety Joshua Black Portland, and Thomas Hamilton Osborne Portland, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Daniel Oneill - Crawford River, Crawford Inn 18 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety Walter Birmingham Portland, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Daniel Oneill - Crawford River, Crawford Inn 18 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety Owen Reilly Portland, and SH Osborne Portland, 1 July 1846 - 1 July 1847. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 63, 20 Apr 1846
Daniel Oneill - Crawford River, transferee Hector Macdonald Crawford Inn, no Sureties. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 67, 12 Dec 1846
Daniel Oneill, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Crawford St Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
D Oneil, fine of 40s for being absent when called for Jury Duty confirmed. Source - Melbourne Courier 22 Oct 1845
Daniel Oneille, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Daniel O'Niel publican Smoky River, Source - 1847 Directory
David Oneil 29 (single man 22) Farm servant RC Both Galway, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
David Oneil, male wed Ellen Fitzgerald 1842 #35527 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
David William Onial and Ellen Fitzgerald christened William James 1843, Margaret Agnes 1845, Ellen Catherine 1846, Mary Johanna 1847
David William Onial house Duncans Terrace, Flinders Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Mr ONial LaTrobe Ward to meet at William Bourke's "Australian Inn" source PPH 17 Sep 1843
David W Oneil, 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
DW Onail, granted application to transfer publican's license for Lady of the Lake', Springs, Mt Macedon from Henry Hancock. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jan 1846
Directory 1847 publican Springs
David William O'Nial Owned Property Springs Mount Macedon Road - House & Land
David VV. O'Nial publican Springs Mount Macedon road, Source - 1847 Directory
Eliza Oneil 16 (single woman 27) General servant Prot both Carlow arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Hannah Oneil 22 (single woman 53) Housemaid RC neither Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Hannah Oneil wed James Mullins in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Henry O'Neil sailed 19-Jan 1840 for Launceston on the Perseverance - source Port Phillip Herald 21 Jan 1840
Henry O'Neil arrived 24 March from Launceston on 19 Mar, in 1841 Industry, - source Launceston Courier 22 March 1841
Mr H ONeil arrived at Port Phillip 25 Oct 1843 from Launceston on 16 Oct Thomsons
Mr H ONeil cleared out from Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 6 Nov and arrived at Sydney 11 Nov Shamrock
Mr H Oneil arrived at Port Phillip 25 Nov 1843 from Launceston on 16 Nov Thomsons
Mr H ONeil cleared out from Port Phillip 19 Dec 1843 for Launceston arrived 26 Dec Tobago
Mr H ONeil/S Neil departed 8 Jan 1844 from Launceston for Port Phillip arrived 12 Jan on the Skerne, source local newspapers
Henry Oneil paid Steerage 38 hus (family 31) Labourer RC both Perth came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Hanna Oneil 36 wife of Henry (family 31) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Sarah Oneil 9, Fenton Oneil 8, John Oneil 7, Richard Oneil 5, Ellen Oneil 4, Cath Oneil 2 and Infant With Oneil 0 dau of Henry (family 31) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Henry Oneill in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Henry Oneil wed Mary Margaret White in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne Owned Property Brighton - Freehold Property
Henry O'Neil gardener Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Honora Oneill 20 (single woman 8) none listed, RC, Kilkenny, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
James Oneil 19 (single man 35) Labourer RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Johanna Oneil 20 (single woman 52) Housemaid RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
John Oneil 20 (single man 32) Farm worker RC both Cork, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
John Oneil / Oneil 21 (single man, 2nd part 4) Carpenter RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
John Oneile 20 (single man 34) Labourer Prot Both Tyrone Co., came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
John Oneile - Oneil wed Mary Trindles/ Trindell in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne christened David 1845
John Oneil 38 hus (family 50) Labourer RC reads Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Oneil 35 wife of John (family 50) Farm servant, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Michael Oneil 5, Daniel Oneil 2 son of John (family 50), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
John Oneil, and Mary Walsh baptised female Catherine at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #106
John O'neil - Oneil and Mary Walsh christened John 1844 Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
John Oneil 39 hus of Cathne (family 26) Bricklayer RC Carlow arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Cathne Oneil 34 wife of John (family 26) RC Carlow arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Thomas Oneil 14, Anthony Oneil 11 , Mary Ann Oneil 9, Cathne Oneil 6 and Theresa Oneil 2 dau of John (family 26) RC Carlow arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
John Oneil and Catherine Murphy christened John 1845, Frances 1847
John Oneil and Ellen Fahy christened William 1845, John 1846, Richard 1847
John Oneil Owned Property Little Scotland Geelong - House & Land
John Orneill, died 45 male Geelong 1842 #342 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Judith Oneill, female wed John Egan 1842 #35448 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mr J ONeil Cleared out from Port Phillip 29 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 3 June and Sydney Seahorse
Mr J ONeil cleared 25 Jan 1844 and sailed 27 Jan 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston on the Skene, source local newspapers
Margaret Oneal her mark wed 16 Apr 1839 to Patrick M Keilty at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary ONeil arrived 2 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 28 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
Michael Oneil 24 (single man, 2nd part 7 ) Labourer RC both Clare, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Michael Oneil, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Michael Oneal - Oneil and Ann Daly christened Patrick 1847
Michael O'Nial wheelwright. off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr ONeill Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr and Mrs ONeil sailed 3-Aug 1840 for Hobart on the Jean
Mr ONeill arrived 24 March 1841 from Launceston on 19 Mar, in 1841 Industry,
Mr Onial, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 15 Sep 1843 La Trobe on Committee 15 Sep 1843 to meet at William Bourke, 'Australian Inn'
Mr ONeil arrived at Port Phillip 22 Sept 1843 from Launceston on 15 Sep Thompsons
Mr ONeil cleared out from Port Phillip 3 Oct 1843 for Launceston Thompsons
Mr ONeil cleared out from Port Phillip 8 Dec 1843 for Sydney Thompsons
Mr ONeil importing 1 mare departed 8 Jan 1844 from Launceston for Port Phillip arrived 12 Jan on the Skerne, source local newspapers
Mr ONeil arrived 31 July 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 25 July Henry, source local newspapers
Mr ONeal cleared 8 Aug 1844 and sailed 9 Aug from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 16 Aug Henry, source local newspapers
Mr and Mrs ONeil cleared 31 Dec 1844 for Launceston arrived 10 Jan on the Henry, source local newspapers
Pat Oneil 22 (single man 37) Labourer RC neither Ireland came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Patrick O'neil - Oneil and Hannah and Family came 1841 with 175 on the Allan Kerr
Sergeant H. O'Neill - Oneil Mounted Police Hume River
Robert Oneil 21 (single man 18) Carpenter Prot both Antrim, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Susan Oneil, mother of Thomas Downs born 4 May 1841 son of Thomas Downs - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Case - Terence ONeil indicted with stealing a gun value 6 pounds, from Alfred Garrett of Portland, on 6 Jan. Sentence 2 months in gaol. source PPH, 21 Feb 1843
Terence Oneil, awaiting trial for uttering a forged cheque. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 April 1844
Thomas Oniel 14 (single man 35) Labourer Prot both Carlow arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
William Onley - Oneil aged 37 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Directory 1847 carter otf Flinders lane
William O'Neil farmer Lesley Bank Springs Mount Macedon road, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr W ONeal sailed 1 July 1840 for Hobart on the Majestic
Mr W ONeil Projected departure 9 Dec but not yet left on 30 Dec, from Sydney for Guam, William Hughes
William Henry Oneil, male wed Bridget Gorman 1842 #4538 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Henry Oneil wed Bridget Gorman in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Mary 1844. See William O'Neill was transported to Tasmania as a convict in 1832 and had received a pardon in 1839. William O'Neill became engaged to Bridget Gorman (who came with her sister Alice Gorman wife of Martin Alfred Morgan on the Sir Charles Forbes) soon after she arrived in Melbourne. On the day of the wedding, O'Neill demanded £100 to proceed. Bridget, who was pregnant, refused and the Morgans sued O'Neil for breach of promise. The case, which was the first of its type in Victoria, was heard by Judge John Willis who commented on how unusual it was for "persons of the lower orders of society" to take such action. Bridget was awarded £100 damages but, nevertheless, proceeded to marry O'Neil on 9 April 1842. Two days later she gave birth to twins, and had 11 more children.
William Oneil and Bridget Gorman of Springs, 14 miles from Melb., parents of Sarah Oneil born 11 Oct 1846 when aged 22 days, was baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery, Sponsor is Mary Sheehan - see my Chapman page for this event
Samuel Onions, Insolvent granted certificate of discharge. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Apr 1844
Alfred Opie died 1845 Male at Melbourne
Edward Andrew Opie artist Market square, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr and Mrs Opie, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 14 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 17 June 1845
Mr A Oram arrived 7 March 1841 at Melbourne from Adelaide on the Abeona
Allan Oram Melbourne departed 9 Mar 1841 for Hobart town on the Abeona
Adam Orange appears to have arrived with the Liardet family in 1839 as their servant
Adam Orange was born in America about 1812. He was an African-American servant of Wilabraham Liardet, who later became the cook at The Pier ‘Brighton on the Beach’ Hotel at Liardet Beach, Sandridge (now Port Melbourne). Evidence points to him being the first African-American in the Port Phillip District (now Victoria). After some years working as Frankston’s first official gardener, Adam Orange died of bronchitis and heart disease in the Gipps Ward Hospital, East Melbourne on 9 December 1889, aged 77. He had never married and his parentage was unknown. Once rumoured to be buried on the grounds of Ballam Park, his remains actually lie in an unmarked public grave in the Melbourne General Cemetery.
Catherine Orange 23 (single woman 31) Housemaid RC both Wexford, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Catherine Orange, female wed James Atkins 1842 #4632 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Benjamin Oraseter Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Thomas Orchard 32 hus of Susannah (family 25) Labourer Prot reads Buckinghamshire Family forwarded to Geelong arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Susannah Orchard 31 wife of Thomas (family 25) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
William Orchard 11 , John Orchard 9, Lucy Orchard 5 and Joseph Orchard 3 son of Thomas (family 25) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Daniel Orchard, 0 m infant died 9 June 1844 on the Dale Park
Mr Orde arrived at Port Phillip 2 Jan 1841 from Hobart on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mr Orde arrived Sydney 27 March 1841 from Port Phillip on 21 Mar on the Australasian Packet
James and Margaret Ordish, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 18 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 24 June 1845
James Ordish Directory 1847 Collins street
Margaret Ordish wed Thomas Stockdale in 1845 at Methodist / Wesleyan
James Ordish tailor Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Oregan house Wrights Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Mr O'Reilly, cabin arrived 22 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Statesman
Thomas Oregan, male wed Johanna Walsh 1842 #35425 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Oregan and Johanna Walsh christened Cecilia Agnes 1846
Thomas O'Regan farrier Wright's lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas O'Regan Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Bernard Oreilly List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Bernard O'Reilly Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Daniel Oreilly 26 (single man 41) Labourer Prot both Monaghan, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Edward Oriely and Mary Darton christened James 1840
Francis Oreiley signed Oreilly wed 15 May 1839 to Mary Dalson Richard Sadlier and Elenor Sullivan at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Francis O’Reilly tailor Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Oriel aged 32 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
John Oreilly 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
John Oreilly, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Mr JE OReilly Surgeon Superintendent Staff 3 arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mrs OReilly and child Arrived 22 Jan 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Industry
Mrs OReilly and child departed 28 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip and South Australia on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier
Mr OReilly Arrived 22 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Liverpool, 16 Sep, Statesman
Mr ORiely cleared from Port Phillip 13 Feb 1843 for Sydney Statesman
Margaret OReiley cleared out from Port Phillip 18 August 1843 for Hobart arrived 29 Aug, Lillias
Michael Oreily - householder, call to elect new Belfast Road trustees. Source:- Gov Gazette, Page 1841, 7 Aug 1854
Mrs Orieley and child sailed 13 Jan 1841 for Launceston on Industry,
Mr O'Reilley arrived 10 Feb 1841 from Port Phillip 1 Feb, on Maguasha
Owen Oriely and Jane Porter christened Elizabeth 1846
Sarah Oroyley List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Edward Orenshaw aged A came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
William Orerton and Elizabeth christened William James 1841
Peter Ormandy died 1845 Male aged 25 at Melbourne
Agnes Oman / Ormond 24 (single woman 7) House maid Caithorp, came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Elizabeth Esson Ormond wed Adam Swanston Robertson in 1846 at Presbyterian Geelong
Captain Francis Ormond, Master (Staff 1) came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull - his christian name obtained from page 26, "Perilous Journeys to the New Land" by Michael Cannon
Francis Ormond and Isabella Esson christened Alfred Ormond 1843, Isabella Esson Ormond 1844
Owned Property River Leigh Geelong - House & Land
See Francis Ormond born 23 Nov 1827 in Aberdeen, Scotland, son of Francis Ormond and Isabella Esson, came with his parents and by 1850 was established as a pastoralist and also the Geelong district Postman. On 6 Feb 1851 the 'Black Thursday' bushfires burnt west of Geelong, removing the scrub, and when the rains came, grassland grew. On 2 Aug 1851 gold was discovered at Ballarat, then on his 24th birthday, 23 Nov 1851, he wed Ann Greeves, the daughter of a distinguished Doctor, at Christ Church, Geelong. He died 5 May 1889 while visiting Pau in South France. His wife died in 1925. They adopted 2 girls and a boy.
Francis Ormond Senior made several voyages to Australia and in command of the John Bull with free immigrants arrived at Melbourne in January 1840. On returning to England he bought the barque Tuscan and sailed for Port Phillip with his wife Isabella Esson, son Francis christened on 23 November 1829 in Aberdeen, Scotland, and 2 daus.
F Ormond, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Francis Ormond, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in River Leigh Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Francis Ormond Correspondence sold Portland Bay Gherangamerajah to Austin, James & Thomas
James Ormond wed Anne Balfour in 1847 at Presbyterian Geelong
Mr Ormond, cabin arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Liverpool on the Two Sisters
Mr P Ormond esq. Arrived at Launceston on 5 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip on the Black Joke
Robert Ormond, of Melbourne, Wine Merchants, from Insolvencies, dated 20-Dec and 24-Dec 1842
Robert Ormond, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 postponed decision for Caledonian Hotel
Mr R Ormond Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
Robert Omond List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Ormond Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Ellen Ormsby, 25 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Miss Ormsley, arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
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