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Elizabeth Richey wed Thomas Gordon in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Gavin Richie 21 (single man 22) Smith Prot both Edinburgh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
Gavin Ritchie, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Malcolm Richie farmer Bare Hill Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Richey dealer Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
Sydney Rickards puntkeeper Heidleberg Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Rickard arrived June 8 1840 on the Majestic
Mr Rickard - Great Red Bluff Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Rickards & Gillion in a partnership settlers Gipps Land, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Ricker, departed from Launceston for Portland Bay on the brig 'Minerva' 9 Aug 1841 - source Launceston Courier 16 Aug 1841
Miss Rickets arrived 15 Aug 1840 on the Dauntless
Anne Ricketts wed Bertram Mitford in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Benjamin Rickets / Ricketts 25 (single man 27) Labourer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
David C Rickets 19, Single man 36, Gardener Deal, Kent, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
David C Rickets 19, Gardener, employed by M Gibb, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Owned Property Moorabool Street Geelong - Freehold Property
David Bicketts 31, hus, (family 5) Smith, Prot, both, Gloucestershire, arrived 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman,
Ann Bicketts 36, wife of David, (family 5) arrived 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman,
Crusla Bicketts 4, dau of David, (family 5) arrived 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman,
Albert Bicketts 2, son of David, (family 5) arrived 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
David and Ann Rickets son William Henry baptised 1844 #32114 in the Methodist Church, Geelong
Ann Ricketts died 1875 #6904 aged 72, dau of Mary Watkins and William Gibbons of Gloucester
Elizabeth Ricketts 22, Single woman 34, Dressmaker Deal, Kent Prot both, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster. Appears to be sister of David and Thomas Ricketts
Elizabeth Ricketts 22, Dressmaker, employed by Mr Carrington, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Rickets wed John Grigg in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Rickey Port Fairy Portland Bay, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Rickett and wife arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 15 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 20 Feb1843
Joseph Rickett, 23 both was Labourer, trained as Carpenter single crime - Felony 14 years convicted 28 Mar 1843, at Warwick, received 9 May 1843, at Warwick, 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 a124 and b40)
Mr Ricketts arrived 11 April 1841 at Hobart Town from Port Phillip on 1st April on the Brothers
Thomas Rickets 21, Single man 35, Gardener Deal, Kent, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Thomas Rickets 21, Gardener, employed in Melb, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Thomas Johnson Ricketts, male wed Margaret Stickland 1842 #4520 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Johnson Ricketts and Margaret Stickland christened Caroline Ellen 1846
Directory 1847 gardener Brighton
Thomas Rickey departed 9 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Thomas Ricketts Mission Station Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Thomas Rickett on 29 Apr 1842 granted License to slaughter cattle, at Military Camp, Portland Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 49, 29 Apr 1842
Thomas Johnson Ricketts gardener Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Riknell / Ricknol 22 (single man 17) Farmer Prot both Armagh, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
James Ridd aged 19 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
James Ridd died 1863 #4231 aged 33 son of unknown from Devon
BW Riddall, Crew Steward arrived 21 July 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park
JC Riddell, 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
J Carr Riddell, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
HC Riddle, fined 40 shillings, failed to attend for jury duty. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 March 1844
John Carre Riddell/Riddle, of Mount Macedon appointed a Magistrate. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 6 April 1844
JC Riddell, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
John Garr Riddell, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Moonee Ponds Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Carre Riddell - Riddell wed Mary Anne Sibella Stephen in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong christened Jane Georgina Vereke 1847
Owned Property Moonee Moonee Ponds - Freehold Property
John Carr Riddell Mount Macedon Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mary Riddle 20 (single woman 20) Nurse maid Prot both Glasgow, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Mary Riddle - Riddell wed Alexander Gordon in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr and Mrs Riddle, and 3 chn cabin arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Richard Riddall, Crew AB arrived 21 July 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park
Thomas Cosby Riddle, and Sophia baptised male Thomas Vere at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #727
TC Riddell, 154 barrels porter, cargo arrived 5 Apr 1842 from Liverpool on the Two Sisters
Thomas C Riddle, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Thomas Cosby Riddle, Counting-house Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Thomas Cosby Riddle, House Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
TC Riddle, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 19 Dec 1843 in Jury to hear criminal cases of the day
Thomas Cosby Riddle - Riddell and Sophia christened Henry Thompson 1845
Thomas Cosby Riddle, granted depasturing license for Bourke Feb 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 March 1844
TC Riddle, Foreman Jury to hear domestic case. Source - Port Phillip Herald 14 June 1844
TC Riddle, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Mr Riddle, has again opened his Swimming Baths. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 Nov 1844
TC Riddle, has opened the public Baths for the season, charge 10/6 for the quarter, 10am-4pm costs 1s, before and after is 6d. Ferry ride is free to bathers. Source - Melbourne Courier 17 Dec 1845
Thomas Cosby Riddle, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Owned Property Malop Street Geelong - House & Land
Thomas Cosby Riddle hotel keeper North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
William Riddell 22 (16 single man) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 27 July 1841 on the William Abrams
Riddell and Hamilton Partnership Mount Macedon Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
William Riddell 22 (single man 16) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Riddell & Hamilton in a partnership settlers Pleasant Bank Mount Macedon, Source - 1847 Directory
John C Ridelday (Steerage), came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Riddin / Riddon 28 hus (family 24) Farm servant RC both Limerick, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Biddy Riddon 24 wife of John (family 24) RC neither Limerick, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
John Reddin and Bridget Mackey christened Margarite 1843
Peter Riddin / Riddon 26 hus (family 26) Labourer RC reads Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Margaret Riddon 28 wife of Peter (family 26) Housemaid RC both Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
John Riddon 2 son of Peter (family 26) RC Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Ryder Partners had Convicts assigned to them - William Kirkwood came 1837 on the Calcutta, is William Jordan came 1833 on the Heraine, is Thomas Mclaughlin came 1835 on the Hive, is Thomas Doyle came 1838 on the William Jardine, is Joseph Looms came 1828 on the Phoenix, is John Norton came 1837 on the Hebe, is James Smith came 1836 on the Susan, is Henry Shewell came 1836 on the Susan, is Edward Farrell came 1837 on the Hebe
Edward Ryder aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Thomas Ryder and Mrs Ryder, 12 Cabin Passenger, came Jun 1840 on the Andromache
George William Rider and Emma christened Emma 1840
Emma Ryder aged 29 died 1840
Jonathan Rider 25 hus (family 48) Shiphand Prot Both York, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Rider 28 wife of Jonathan (family 48) Housekeeper Prot Both York, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Rider 3 dau of Jonathan (family 48) York, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Jonathan Rider and Mary christened William Felix 1843, Mary Ann 1845, Sarah 1845 Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847 Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
Mr Ryder, left 10 Oct 1843 barque clearing for London on the Dublin
Patrick Rider, 26 single man m32, Labourer, RC, both, Co Galway, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Robert Rider aged 17 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
William Ridgeway, 22 single man Labourer Bucks Prot reads employed by George Armitage Geelong arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Harriet Ridley 19 sis (single woman 48) Dressmaker, Prot both, Wexford, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Harriet Ridley wed Abraham Ward in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Harriet Ridley immigrated on 27 Jun 1840 to Port Phillip, Vic on the ship Andomache, listed as coming from Wexford, Ireland; she was 19 years of age, a dressmaker, of the Protestant religion, and could read and write. Also on the ship was a Sarah Ridley, who also came from Wexford, she was 16 years of age, and also a dressmaker. Sarah was possibly Harriet's sister.
Martha was christened in 1820 daughter of Edward Ridley and Jane Taylor, wed on 21 Sep 1840 to Abraham Dathe Ward at Parish of St James Melbourne, Bourke, Vic, Australia. They were married by banns by Rev Rochfort Burrow Grange. They had 13 children.
Martha's first child, also named Martha, was the only recorded instance of Aborigines killing a European child in the Portland District, something that could not be said of the local white population regarding Aboriginal children.
John Ridley, 27 single man m30, Labourer, Prot, both, Hertfordshire, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Sarah Ridley 16 sis (single woman 49) Dressmaker, prot both, Wexford, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Sarah Ridley wed John Harrison in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Riece 28 hus (family 36) Labourer Prot both Co Meath, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Elizabeth Riece 25 wife of Thomas (family 36) Housekeeper Prot both Co Meath, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Anne Riely wife of James Kelly dau Ellen Kelly born 3 Feb 1839 baptised 26 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Edmund Ridley Melbourne, employed Anne Collins arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Eliza Rigby wed John Wheeler in 1846 at Presbyterian Portland
Jeremiah Rigby 24 hus (family 28) Farmer Prot both Lancashire, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Ann Rigby 26 wife of Jeremiah (family 28) Prot neither Kilmarnook, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
John Rigby 1 son of Jeremiah (family 28) Prot, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Jeremiah Rigby and Ann Farmer christened Jane 1843, William 1845, Sarah 1847
Jeremiah Rigby, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Jeremiah Rigby woodcutter Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
John Rigby aged 29 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Joseph Rigby 31 hus (family 47) Labourer Prot Reads Warrington, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Mary Rigby 29 wife of Joseph (family 47) Laundress Prot Reads Manchester, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
William Rigby 5, James Rigby 3 and Catherine Rigby 1 dau of Joseph (family 47) Prot Manchester, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Joseph Rigby, and Mary baptised Flavius Josephus at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Collwood 1842 #13039
Joseph Rigby and Mary Danies christened Thomas 1845
Joseph Rigby tanner Roach Terrace, Source - 1847 Directory
Peter Rigby aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
William Rigby, and Mary Lester baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #368
Mary Rigby, died 1m female Melbourne 1842 #38313 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Charles Riggs, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 9 May 1843 caught with goods belonging to Charles Graden
Charles Riggs alias Panton, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 23 May 1843 sentenced to 6 months in Melb gaol
John Rigg and Isabella christened James 1841
John Rigg Mercerís Vale Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Rigg, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
John Rigg, sent cargo of 8 bales wool. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
J Rigg, exported 16 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
John Rigg, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
John Rigg settler Mercer's Vale Murray, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Rigg wed Malcolm Mcinnes in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
Elizabeth Riggleby wed William Murray in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Catherine Rigney / Risby 22 (single woman 74) House maid RC both Kings County, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Eliza Rigney 24 (single woman 53) Housemaid RC both Tyrone, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Eliza Rigney, female wed Martin Fitzgerald 1842 #35441 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Henry Riknell 22 (17 single man) Farmer Prot both Armagh, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette

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Ann Rine came Jul 1841 with 201 on the George Fife
James Ring aged 23 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Patrick Ring, and Alice Mena baptised female Mary at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36507
Henry Ringsford aged 39 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr Ringley / Ringley (Cabin 6) Cabin, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
David Rintoul Crew (Staff 5) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Henry Rintwell, expected at Port Phillip left Launceston 3 July schooner 'Gem' - source Port Phillip Herald 21 July 1840
Mr Rintwell arrived 17-Jul 1840 from Sydney on 23 June on the Bright Planet
William Rippen/Kipper, Cabin arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
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