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Francis Porden Steerage, Working jeweller, came Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Michael Poron 27 (single man 56) Labourer RC both Templemen, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mary Anne Porrison came Feb 1844 with 391 on the Wallace
George Portbury, male wed Elizabeth Jones 1842 #4497 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
George Portbury and Elizabeth Jones christened Matilda Elizabeth 1843, Thirza Louisa 1844, Mark Brunton 1845
George Portbury dealer McKillop street, Source - 1847 Directory
R Portbury cabinet maker & upholsterer Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
J and A Portens, letter at Geelong Post Office 12 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 12 Feb 1844
James Portens Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Edgar Porteorey 18 (single man 21) Shepherd Prot both Fifeshire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Anne Porter arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Launceston on the Charlotte
Captain Porter Ship's Master arrived 11-Feb 1840 from Launceston on 5 Feb on the Joshua Carroll
Captain Porter arrived 18-Apr 1840 from Lauceston on the Joshua Carroll
Captain Porter sailed 23-May 1840 for Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
Captain Porter arrived 20-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Porter
Miss and Master Porter arrived 20-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Porter
Mrs Porter arrived 20-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Porter
Captain Porter master arrived at Hobart 8 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip on 5 Jan on the Porter
Mrs, Miss and Master Porter arrived at Hobart 8 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip on 5 Jan on the Porter
Elizabeth Charlotte Porter, eldest dau of George Porter of Eastern Hill, Melb wed 30 Apr 1844 by Special License, Ephraim Howe 3rd son of William Howe of Glenlee,. Source - Port Phillip Herald 3 May 1844
George Porter had 4 Convicts assigned to him, William Chappell came 1837 on the Earl Grey, John Hawkes came 1837 on the Earl Grey, John Thorp came 1837 on the Earl Grey, John Morris came 1838 on the Earl Grey is Patrick Vissard came 1837 on the Earl Grey
George Porter Esq. sailed 21-Jan 1840 for Sydney on the Caroline
Mr George Porter imports building materials arrived 30 Apr 1840 from Sydney on 3 April. on the Emily
GW Porter, 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
G Porter, 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
George Porter, owed 79 by CS Barrett who went to Uk, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
George Porter, Port Phillip Herald 3 Jun 1842 Page 1 Market Commission member
George Porter, 25 hus Labourer Prot, neither Co Derry came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Harriett Porter, 22 wife of George Prot, neither Co Derry came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Henry Porter, 3 and George Porter, 2 son of George Co Derry came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
George Porter and Harriett christened James 1844-6 died, William 1846, Emma 1847
George Petter/Porter, 31 hus Labourer Prot, reads Sussex came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Mary Petter/Porter, 34 wife of George Prot, reads Sussex came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Anne Petter/Porter, 11, Walter Petter/Porter, 9, Sarah Petter/Porter, 5 and Thomas Petter/Porter, 0 son of George Sussex came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
George Porter, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 16 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 13 May
George Porter, House Flinders St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
George Porter, freehold, Heidelbery The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during second hour, 10-11am
George Porter, granted depasturing license for Murray, for Jan 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 13 Feb 1844
George Porter, employed William Buckley as his coachman,. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 July 1844
George Porter, property was burgled, case heard by second jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
G Porter, jury for Supreme Court Mon 19 Aug 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Aug 1844
George Porter, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
George Porter, of Heidelberg had both his legs broken by a dray, one was amputated. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 23 Nov 1844
George Porter, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
George Porter, Deed of Covenant to Peter Ferrie, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection,. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
George Porter, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Heidelburg Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
George Porter wed Charlotte Alderton in 1846 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
George Porter Owned Property Heidelberg - Freehold Property
George Porter laborer Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
George Porter landed proprietor County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
George W. Porter Banks Melbourne Branch Local Directors Teller
Mr Hy Porter 20 (Cabin 18) came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Hy Porter, with Mrs arrived 17 Apr 1842 from Newcastle on the Timbo
Henry Porter, 25 hus Blacksmith Prot, both Co Derry came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Jane Porter, 25 wife of Henry Prot, both Cork came 18 Jun 1842 from Gravesend as Bounty immigrant on the Earl of Durham
Henry Porter, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Henry Porter and Jane Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Henry Porter Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
James Porter Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mr John Porter Passengers cabin - 4 May 1840 the India cleared for Sydney.
John Porter, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 9 May 1843 elected auditor for the borough
John Porter, Counting-house Little Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
John Porter merchant William street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John E Porter Cleveland Estate Yarra Yarra Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
JA Porter, 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
John Alfred Porter Commissioners For Taking Affidavits. Melbourne Commissioners For Taking Acknowledgments Of Married Women Melbourne Judge's Chief Clerk
Joseph Porter arrived 3 July 1845 on the Cashmere barque 375 tons, captain H Mackie master from Glasgow 27 Feb with long list of cargo.
Mary Porter 23 (single woman 45) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mr Porter ( Steerage) cleared for London 6 March 1841 on the Rookery
Mr Porter died of Jaundice (Cabin 7 ) before 22 Oct 1841 on the Catherine Jamieson
Mr Porter Cabin Passengers, arrived Mon 24 Feb 1840 from Liverpool on the Columbian
Mr Porter Cabin Passengers arrived 10 July 1840 from Plymouth on the Coromandel
Mr Porter sailed 1-Apr 1840 for Hobart. on the Lillias
Mr Porter arrived 6-Apr 1840 from Sydney on the Jewess
Robert Porter merchant & ironmonger Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Porter 28 hus (family 17) House servant, Prot reads, Belfast, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Eliza Porter 28 wife of Thomas (family 17) Housemaid, Prot reads, Belfast, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Thomas Porter 2 son of Thomas (family 17), Prot, Belfast, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Thomas Porter with wife and child arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Corsair' 3 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 10 Jan 1842
Thomas Porter and Eliza/Elizabeth christened John 1847
William Porter 35 hus (family 23) Labourer Prot both Armath, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Alice Porter 31 wife of William (family 23) House Servant Prot neither, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
William Porter and Alice christened Joseph 1845
Mr W Porter arrived 1 Jun 1840 from Launceston on 28 May on the Henry
Mrs W Porter Projected departure 9 Dec 1841 but not yet left on 30 Dec, from Sydney for Guam, William Hughes
William Porter, Common Jury empannelled, p3 - 7 May 1842 Melbourne Times
W Porter, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Henry' 1 June 1840 - source Port Phillip Herald 2 June 1840
William Edward Porter, Murray District depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Porter see Pullar (brothers) and Porter Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Porter and White Partnership merchants Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Porter see Fleming & Porter in a partnership blacksmiths &c. Bunninyong, Source - 1847 Directory
William Portins / Porteus 25 hus (family 81) Farm servant, Prot, Co tipperary, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Lydia Portins / Porteus 22 wife of William (family 82) House maid, Prot, Co tipperary, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Fanny Portins / Porteus 0 dau of William (family 83), Prot, Co tipperary, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
William Portins - Porteus and Lydia christened Fanny 1840, Mary Ann 1843, Rebecca 1845, John 1847
Mrs Porteous, 25 Apr 1843 cleared for Sydney Enmore
William Porteus, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
William Porteous agriculturist Carlton Estate Plenty, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr James Pastlethwaite and Mrs Pastlethwaite Cabin Passengers arrived 13 Dec 1840 from London on the Orient
Edward Parkeswaite and William Parkeswaite -, Cabin, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
"The Somerset Years", by Florence Chuk, page 41 records William as expressing delight at seeing the well-built and well laid out town ... founded only five years.
Messrs Postlethwaite, in Jan 1839 employed George Milner aged 21, Shepherd, who came on the Westminster
George Postlethwaite, in jury enpannelled 4 May 42, p3 - 7 May 1842 Melbourne Times
Mr James Postlethwaite - hus (Cabin) came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Mrs Postlethwaite - wife of James (Cabin) came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
James Postlethwaite and Annie christened Charles James 1841, Beatrice Mary 1843
Charles James Postlethwaite, died J 8m male Newtown 1842 #3667 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mr James Postlethwaite, Mrs Postlethwaite and child, Cabin passenger, departed 12 Feb 1844 for London on the Lord Keane,
Mr John Postlethwaite - (Cabin) came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
John Postlethwaite, and Maria Susannah baptised John at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12824
J Postlethwaite, applied to practise as solicitor, etc, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John Postlethwaite, House Flnders Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
John Postlethwaite, Office Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
John Postlethwaite, dissolved partnership with Edward Sewell witness Charles Palmer. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 Jan 1844
John Postlethwaite, departed 10 Feb 1844 for Liverpool on the Imaum of Muscat
T Postlethwaite and W Partnership Goulburn River Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Parkeswaite -, Cabin, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster with Edward Parkeswaite
William Postlethwaite, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
William Postlethwait Correspondence Portland Bay Paning Gollish Forest Station Richardson & Scott 14 293
Captain Porter master arrived at Hobart 8 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip on 5 Jan on the Porter
Mrs, Miss and Master Porter arrived at Hobart 8 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip on 5 Jan on the Porter
James Potter, male wed Agnes Martin 1842 #4591 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Potter and Agnes Martin christened Caroline Martin 1846
James Potter - convict came on the Woodridge, absconded from Mr Pickering's Survey Party. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 77, 9 May 1844
Mr John Potter and wife arrived 26 Jul 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
John Potter, 36 imperfectly reads, was weaver, trained as Weaver married crime - Felony 10 years convicted 15 Mar 1843, at Derby, received 17 Apr 1843, at Derby, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, (List a86)
John Potter, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
John Potter wed Sarah Blackburn in 1845 at Church of England
John Potter wed Julia Kelly in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mrs W Porter planned to leave, projected departure 9 Dec but not yet left on 30 Dec 1841, from Sydney for Guam, William Hughes
Thomas Potter, 37 only in Disposal list, 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 a120)
William Potter wed Mary Ann Cue in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Potter wed Sarah Lawson in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne christened William 1843, Thomas Henry 1845
William Potter waterman Little Nelson place Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Potts, 37 hus of Mary anne arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Maryanne Potts, 30 wife of Edward arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
George Potts, House Collingwood The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
George Potts and wife Steerage Departed 7 Nov 1843 for Valparaso with part of original cargo. on the Margaret Connell
Mr and Mrs Potts, Intermediate 13 Dec 1842 from Plymouth on the Glenswilly
Mr Potts, Cabin 20 Dec 1842 cleared to sail for Sydney. on the Posthumous
Martin Pouch died 1847 Male aged 14 at Barrabool
Henry Pouchard Convict came 1836 on the John Barry assigned to J Mcarthur Esq.
His story - see Ponchard, surname was also Panchard
John Poulson reporter Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Thomas Poulson 20 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Joseph Poulter died 1847 Male aged 35 at Merri Crk
Judith Pound wed Martin Shanahan in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
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