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Phebe Osgood 20 (disallowed 45) Dairy maid Prot both Devonshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Ann Oshaughnessy 27, (single woman 30) House servant, Prot Reads Co Galway, came 17 Dec 1841 on the on the Agostina
John O'shaugnessy, 22 hus, (family 13), Farmer RC neither Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Margaret O'shaugnessy, 23 wife of John, (family 13), House keeper RC neither Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
P Oshaughanessy, 8 child of John, (family paid Steerage 13), came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
John Oshanasy and Margaret Mcdonnell christened Marian 1842, Margaret 1843, John Stephen 1845, Matthias Patrick 1847, Michael 1847 died
John Oshannassy, Publican's License granted 'Australia Hotel' Little Collins St, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John Oshannassy, Common Jury empannelled, p3 - 7 May 1842 Melbourne Times
John Oshanasay Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 1 to 30 Sept 1843
John Oshanassey, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
John Oshanassy, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John O'Shanassy &Co in a partnership linen drapers Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary O'shaughnessey, 25 single woman g30, House servant, RC, both, Galway, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Miss OShaughnessy departed Sydney 10 June 1841 for Port Phillip and Hobart Town on the Sea Horse
Ellen Oshea 23 (single woman 51) Housemaid RC reads Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Honoria Oshea 22 (single woman 21) Housemaid RC reads Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Honora Oshea, female wed Bartholomew Dyer 1842 #35535 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Oshea 33 hus (family 26) Baker RC, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Sarah Oshea 22 wife of John (family 26) RC, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mary Ann Oshea 9 and John Oshea 7 son of John (family 26) RC, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Oshea, and Susann Fitzgerald baptised male David at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #134
John Oshea, House Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
John Oshea and Sarah Fitzgerald christened Edward 1844
John Oshea, Little Flinders St 'Friend-in-hand' granted Annual License. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 4 May 1844
J Oshae, in second jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
John Oshea, Little Collins St 'Friend-in-hand' granted annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
J Oshea, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
John Oshea Friend in Hand Little Flinders St Publican's License granted till June 1845 listed on 7 May 1844
John OShea 'Friend in Hand', Flinders St for disposing of a pint of ale on Sunday 16 June, before one oclock, fine 10/- and 7/6 costs Breaches of the Publican's Act - 22 Aug 1844, source local newspapers
John O'Shea publican Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Oshea house Bourke Lane Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Margaret Oshea wed Charles Michael Chessell in 1845 at Church of England
Mary Oshea wed John Weils in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Oshea, son Michael died 11m male Melbourne 1842 #38423 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Oshea in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Michael Oshea and Catherine Fane christened Margarite 1844,
Michael Oshea and Catherine Fane parents of Catherine Mary Oshea born 11 Oct 1846 when aged 22 days, was baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery, Sponsors are John Cross and Mary Ann Templeton - see my Chapman page for this event
Michael O'Shea soda water manufacturer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Phillip Oshea, and Catherine Cunningham baptised male Thomas at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #457
Phillip Oshea and Catherine Cunningham christened Margaret 1844, John 1846
Phillip O'Shea labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Oshean, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 July 1845
Michael Oshenasy died 1847 Male at Melbourne
Sarah Oslatten died 1847 Female aged 27 at Wood
James Osmond agriculturist Lonsdale st Yarra Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Osmond Departed from Hobart for Port Phillip on 30 Aug 1838 on the Adelaide
Mr and Mrs Osmond Departed from Sydney on 16 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Mrs Osmond in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr R Osmond Departed from Hobart on 10 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Thomas Osmond 35 hus (family 22) Gardener & Labourer Prot Both Coster?, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Hanna Osmond 28 wife of Thomas (family 22) House Keeper Prot both, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Charles Osmond 2 and Anne Osmond 0 dau of Thomas (family 22) Prot, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Thomas Osmond and Hanna christened Elizabeth 1845, John Thomas 1845
Thomas Osmond Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Thomas Osmond List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Osmond off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine Osullivan 18 (single woman 15) House maid RC reads Co Cork, employed by Mr McLachlan Melbourne arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Connor Osullivan 44 hus of Judy (family 30) Labourer RC reads Cork arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Judy Osullivan 43 wife of Connor (family 30) RC neither Cork arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Ellen Osullivan 8, John Osullivan 7, Teddy/Teetely Osullivan 4 and Daniel Osullivan 1 son of Connor (family 30) RC Cork arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Denis Osullivan 23 (single man 20) Labourer RC reads Co Cork, employed by Philip Press Melbourne arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
John Osullivan and Bridget Dinahin christened Michael 1847
Margaret Osullivan 15 (single woman 17) Nursery maid RC reads Co Cork, employed by Mary Denton Williamstown arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Mary Osullivan 16 (single woman 16) House maid RC reads Co Cork, employed by J Cooper Daerbin Creek arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Mathew Osullivan and Margaret Callaghan christened Daniel 1845, Sarah 1847
Owen Osullivan and Catherine Brien christened Owen 1843, John Thomas 1845
David Oswald, 25, (Single man 6 Disposal list 24 Clyde Co, Geelong, 35 for year and rations), Shepherd Prot both Perthshire, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
David Oswald Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
David Oswald Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
David Oswald sup. of Steele's station Mount Macedon, Source - 1847 Directory
John Oswald 23 (single man 37) Carpenter Prot both Edinburgh, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
He may be the John Oswald died 1853 aged 32, from Perthshire
Mr and Mrs John Oswald and child, arrived 20 Dec 1844 on the Vixen
John Oswald (18 Nov 1822 - 1878 #5127 aged 54, son of Strachan Neaves and James Oswald of Edinburgh wed 8 Jan 1844 at Dundee, Angus, Scotland to Mary McLaren) with wife Mary (died 1862 #4999 aged 40, dau Jane Gall and William Mclaren of Dundee), and child (dau Jeannie died 1863 #4814 aged 19, dau Mary McLaren and John Oswald)
John Oswald with wife and child arrived 20 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Glasgow 30 Aug and Greenock 2 Sep on the Vixen, source local newspapers
John Oswald clerk Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John and Mary christened Agnes Roy 1845-8, Mary 1847, James Strachan 1849 wed 1880 to James Clarke Morton, William 1850 - 1874 aged 23, John 1856 - 1882 #5440 aged 26, Peter Feathers 1857 lived 7 weeks, Arthur 1860 lived 4 months.
Strachan Oswald nee Neave died 1871 #3452 aged 81, dau of Elizabeth and William Neave of Forfarshire Scotland.
William Oswan agriculturist Kilby Lodge Elgar's Survey, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Oswin wed Robson Coltish in 1845 at Church of England
William Oswin Owned Property South Yarra - Freehold Property Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
William Ottens millwright River Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
George Otter, is owed money by the Port Phillip Bank, has unclaimed dividends. Source - Port Phillip Herald 3 Sept 1844
Mr Otway arrived 31 Aug 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip with on the Henry
William Ouden Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
Mr Ougan Intermediate Passengers, arrived Mon 24 Feb 1840 from Liverpool on the Columbian
William Outen wed Cath Smythe in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Elizabeth 1841, John 1847
William Outer Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
William Outer seaman Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Outley cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Ouyan arrived 24 Feb 1840 on the Columbian
David Ovens and Mary christened Jane 1847 died
Dennis Ovens List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Overton departing 28 May 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch - source Launceston Courier 31 May 1841
Mr Overhand arrived in Sydney 25 Sep 1840 From Port Phillip on the the Caroline
James Overton and Mary christened Mary 1844
Mr Overton, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 10 Oct 1843 Insolvents Court special meeting
William Overton, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Mr Overton, in Oct 1839 employed Alexander Beith aged 21, Baker, who came on the David Clarke
William Overton Baker at Melbourne, and wife Elizabeth dau Elizabeth Overton born 25 Jun 1839 baptised 7 Sep 1839 at Melbourne Wesleyan Mission
William Overton and Co Partnership bakers and confectioners Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Overton and Elizabeth James christened Henry Edward 1843, Emily 1845, John Alfred 1847
Directory 1847 baker Swanston street
William Overton, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 16 July 1845
William Overton baker Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Daniel Owens 35 hus (family 13) Labourer RC both Cork, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Mary Owens 30 wife of Daniel (family 13) Housekeeper Prot both Liverpool, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Daniel Owens, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Daniel Owns - Owens Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Dennis Owens 24 hus (family 20) Labourer RC, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Johanna Owens 24 wife of Dennis (family 20) Housemaid RC reads Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Benjamin Owens 3 and Ellen Owens 0 dau of Dennis (family 20) RC, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Dennis Owens and Johanna Flynn christened Cornelius 1843, Julia 1845
Denis Owens, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Dr Owen from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
Dr Owen Cleared out from Port Phillip 14 June 1843 for Launceston Tamar <
Eliza Owen 24 (single woman 32) Housemaid RC both London, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Eliza Owens, wed William Bryan 1842 #712 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Eliza Owens, wed William Bryan 1842 #851 Independent Melbourne
Evan Owens wed Elizabeth Macelroy in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Even Owens, and Elizabeth Machelroy baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Richmond 1842 #36389
Even Owens, and Elizabeth Machelroy baptised John 1843, George 1845, Thomas 1847
Evan Owens, freehold, River Plenty The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Even Owen in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Evan Owens freehold River Plenty Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Evans Owens River Plenty freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Evans Owens, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in River Plenty Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Even Owens, Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847 Owned Property River Plenty - Freehold Property
George Owen 19 (single man 29) Blacksmith, Prot neither, Bath, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
George Owens, 31 both was Smith, trained as Shoemaker married crime - Felony 7 years convicted 2 Mar 1843, at Kensington, received 27 Mar 1843, at Kensington, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and employment was not specified (List a111 and a71)
Giles Owen - Owens aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Humphrey Owen - Owens aged 21 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
James Owen, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 20 Apr 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1845
James M Owen sailed 7-Oct 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 12 Oct 1840
James Owen schoolmaster Mercer's Vale, Source - 1847 Directory
Sir John and Lord Owen Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Mr Owen and Desailly source MT, 14 Jan, Depasturing Licences in Portland Bay
Sir John Owen Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Sir John Owen, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Joseph Owens Sponsor of Thomas son of Thomas Downs Baptised on 9 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Julia Owen 28 (single woman 50) Nursemaid RC neither Co Cork, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Julia Owen - Owens wed Peter Scott in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr J Owen arrived 21 June 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 13 June on the Australasian Packet
Mary Owens 20 (single woman 40) Housemaid Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Mary Owens, female wed William Rafter 1842 #4602 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Owen arrived 12 Nov 1840 from Sydney, on the Isabella Watson
Mr Owen ( Steerage) arrived 28 Feb 1841 from London via Launceston, Tasmania on the Thomas Crisp and cleared for Sydney 17 March 1841 on the Thomas Crisp
Mr Owen arrived 24 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr Owen arrived 12 Nov 1841 from Sydney on the Isabella Watson
Mrs Owen and 2 chn arrived 23 May 1844 from Sydney on 17 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Perry Owen ( Steerage) arrived 28 Feb 1841 from London via Launceston, Tasmania on the Thomas Crisp
Robert Owen ( Steerage) arrived 28 Feb 1841 from London via Launceston, Tasmania on the Thomas Crisp
Master T Owen arrived 21 June 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 13 June on the Australasian Packet
William Owens 38 hus (family 29) Carpenter Prot both Antrim, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Anne Owens 38 wife of William (family 29) Housekeeper, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
John Owens 17, William Owens 15, Mary Owens 13, Jane Owens 11, Francis Owens 10 and Anne Owens 7 dau of William (family 29), came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
William Owen / Owyen 31 Father (disallowed 49) Widower Labourer, wife died before coming on board, no Bounty Prot both Taunton, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Margaret Owen / Owyen 7 dau of William (disallowed 49), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
William Owens List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Owens wed Margaret Wilson in 1845 at Roman Catholic
William Owens, a young man in town after working in the bush, had his horse bolt, and he died of injuries received when he was thrown. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Dec 1845
Mr J Owenson Departed from Launceston on 10 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Thomas Oweston settler County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
William Owyn died 1846 Male child aged 9 at Plenty
Owen & Mulien in a partnership settlers Mojalimbi Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Overton - Oweston came Sep 1841 with 223 on the Middlesex
Directory 1847 County Grant
Edward Oxenham wed Catherine Fleming in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Charles Oxley 27 hus (family 33) Labourer RC both Dublin, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Mary Oxley 22 wife of Charles (family 33) Housekeeper RC neither Dublin, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Charles Oxley, and Mary Mcloughnan baptised female Catherine at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #483
Charles Oxley and Mary Mcloughnan christened Esther 1843, John 1847
Charles Oxley List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Oxley, a Ticket-of-leave man withdrew charge of theft by Catherine Perkins. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 March 1844
William Oxley and Sarah christened Robert 1846
Mr Ozanne( Steerage) arrived Port Phillip 28 Aug 1841 on the William
A Ozanna Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Mr Ozanne came 2 Apr 1847 on the Shamrock, from Sydney for Melbourne
AT Ozanne, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Albert Thoume Ozanne with William Keith and Frederick Bernard Blondel, purchased 6 town allotments in North Melbourne, 30 Aug 1847
Ozanne, Albert Thoume, Born Aug 11 1825 in Guernsey, St Peter Port, wed in UK 1863 to Patience Manning, Died Mar 18 1904 in England,Chichester. Albert Thoume Ozanne possibly son of Richard Mansell Ozanne and Elizabeth Thoume
A J Ozanne settler Lamplough Pyrenees, Source - 1847 Directory
Judith Ozanne Directory 1847 Lamplough Pyrenees
Judith Ozanne wed 1854 #1274 to George Teakel, dau Amelia Jane Teakel registered 1867 #3889 at Myrtleford.
Chas Wm Teakel died 1936 #17961 aged 80, son of Eliz Ozanna and John Teakel, at Myrtleford
George Teakel died 1892 #7660 aged 67, son of Sophia Gilman and John Teakel
She may be Judith Ozanne born 5 Nov 1825 at Vale, Guernsey, first dau of Rachel Corbet 1802 - 1880 and Richard Ozanne 1806 - 1866
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