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James Rule, Jury enpannelled 16 May, p3 - 14 May 1842 Melbourne Times
James Rule, House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
James Rule, failed to attend for jury duty had a good reason. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 March 1844
James Rule, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
James Rule, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
James Rule Owned Property Richmond Flat - Freehold Property
James Rule builder Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Rule, female wed Frederick Perkins Stevens 1842 #4576 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Rule, Mrs and Miss Rule and 4 chn arrived 15-Nov 1840 from Hobart on 3 Nov on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Miss Rule sailed 1-Apr 1840 for Hobart. on the Lillias
Mr Rule arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on the Lillias
Robert Rule, letter at Geelong Post Office 26 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
Robert Rule, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Robert Rule Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
William Rule aged 20 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Captain J Rulls arrived 5 Oct 1840 from Launceston - on the Indemnity
Patrick Rully came Aug 1845 with 411 on the Cataraqui
Matthew Rumbell, wed Isabella Purvis 1842 #641 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mathew Rumbell and Isabella Purvis christened Mary Ann 1843, Rebecca 1845, Matthew 1847
Matthew Rumbell builder off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Runbold 22 Dec 1840 cleared for Swan River and India. Passengers on the Thomas Harrison
David Rumble, and Susannah Nowlan baptised male David at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #148
Mr Geo Rumboldt departed 26 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes - source Launceston Courier 29 March 1841
Mr Rumbold, cleared 16 Aug 1842 for Singapore via Sydney on the Platina
James Rummondes Bank clerks Portland 27th April, 1847.
Isabella Rusk 28 (50 single woman) House servant Prot neither Monaghan, came 23 July 1841 on the George Fyffe
James Rush Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Richard Rush Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Francis Rushbrook aged 18 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Edward Rushton, granted Bark and Timber license for Western Port Feb 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 March 1844
Elizabeth Rushtin / Rushton 18 (single woman 46) House servant Prot Both London, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Elizabeth Rushton wed Thomas Mahony Crosbie in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
George Rushton, 25 both was Farm servant, trained as Weaver married crime - Felony 7 years convicted 16 Feb 1843, at Preston, received 28 Feb 1843, at Preston, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Mr Reid Geelong (List a132 and a54)
A Russell Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Andrew Russell, 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
Andrew Russell, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 20 Jun 1843 was the Returning Officer for election of member to serve in new Legislative Assembly
Andrew Russell, Wharehouse and House Collins Lane The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Andrew Russell, appointed JP The Port Phillip Herald Tue 12 Dec 1843
Andrew Russell wed Jessie Fishen in 1845 at Presbyterian christened Elizabeth Inglis 1845, John 1847
Directory 1847 J.P. merchant Collins lane
Andrew Russell Corporation Of Melbourne La Trobe Owned Property Saltwater River - Freehold Property Letter at Post-office unclaimed
A Russell, Alderman Council of the Town of Melbourne. Source - Melbourne Courier 14 Nov 1845
Andrew Russell, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
Andrew Russell J.P. merchant Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Ann Russell Convict came 1840 on the Surry assigned to Mr W H Dutton
Anthony Russell 23 (single man 35) Labourer Prot Both Donegal, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Anthony Russell, died 18 male Melbourne 1842 #291 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Benjamin Russel / Russell 29 hus (family 57) Sawyer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Esther Russell 25 wife of Benjamin (family 57) House Keeper, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
William Russell 6 and George Russell 0 son of Benjamin (family 57) born on board, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Benjamin Russell and Esther christened Elizabeth 1843, Charlotte 1845
Benjamin Russell, larceny. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 13 July 1844
Benjamin Russell, stealing fixtures tried before the criminal court. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 July 1844
Benjamin Russell nightman off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Charles Russell Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mr D Russell departed 26 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes - source Launceston Courier 29 March 1841
Edward Russell aged 18 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Francis Russel 23 hus (family 25) Labourer Prot both Meath, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Margaret Russel 21 wife of Francis (family 25) Milliner Prot both Meath, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Helen Russel 1 dau of Francis (family 25) Prot both Meath, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Francis Russel and Margaret christened Andrew 1844, Jane 1844, Elizabeth 1846
Francis Russell Crew Seaman arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Francis Russell labourer∑ Roach Terrace, Source - 1847 Directory
George Russell Clyde Companyís Station River Lee Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanactranscribed by Lenore Frost
George W Russell, and child cabin arrived 27 Sep 1842 from Liverpool on the Ocean
George Russell, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Apr 1844
George Russell, on a Committee to hold a meeting at Mack's Hotel, Corio, of all inhabitants of the Western District. Source - Geelong Advertiser 10 May 1844
George Russell, sent cargo of 47 casks tallow. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
George Russell, exported 284 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
George Russell, of Gullhill, River Leigh, appointed Magistrate to the territory - source Port Phillip Herald 26 June 1845
George Russell, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Leigh 26 miles from Geelong Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
George Russell Owned Property River Leigh Geelong - Freehold Property
George Russell J.P manager of Clyde County River Leigh County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry DE Russell Woburn Mount Rouse Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanactranscribed by Lenore Frost
Henry Russell 34 hus Carpenter Prot both Devonshire Forwarded to Geelong, Forwarded to Geelong, arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Esther Russell 35 wife Prot both Devonshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Alexander Russell 5, Robert Russell 4, Andrew Russell 3 and Wallace Russell 0 born on board Prot arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Henry Russell and Esther christened Henry 1844, Jennet 1845, James 1847
Henry Russell Owned Property Little Scotland Geelong - House & Land
HG Russell, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
James Russell, convict came per 'Lord Lynedoch' Ticket of Leave for county of Port Phillip appears in Government Gazette of 29 Jan 1840. Source - Port Phillip Herald 28 Feb 1840
James Russell - 2nd Mate (Staff 4) came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
James Russell wed in 1841 to Margaret West at Church of England St James, Melbourne He may be the James Russell who died 1847 aged 35
James Russell wed Mary Barrett in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong christened Ellen 1844, Mary 1846
James Russell wed Elizabeth Mcnamara in 1845 at Roman Catholic christened William 1847
James Russle died 1847 Male aged 24 at Melbourne
James Russell labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Russell 31 hus (family 29) Shepherd Prot reads Bent?, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Anne Russell 30 wife of John (family 29) House maid Prot reads Bent?, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Harriet Russell 9 and Mary Anne Russell 10 weeks dau of John (family 29) Prot Bent?, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
John Russell 25 (single man 25) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
John Russell wed Ann Stanton in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Russell paid Steerage 37 hus (family 37) Mason Prot both Glasgow came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Margt Russell 37 wife of John (family 37) came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
John Bussell - Russell aged 28 came Sep 1844 with 283 on the Abberton with Miriam 30 30th June 1847
John Russell, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
John Russell carter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Lieut Russell mounted police and troop, left Sydney 30 Dec 1840 and was Shipwrecked 2 Jan 1841 on the Clonmel
Lieut Russell (Cabin) Departed 21 June 1841 to Sydney on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Lieut Russell arrived 21 June 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 13 June on the Australasian Packet
Louisa Russell 34 (single woman 60) House maid RC neither Tipperary died on the Royal Saxon
Margaret Russell 23 (single woman 46) Housemaid Prot both Glasgow, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Margaret Russell, wed William Lawson 1842 #600 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr Russell, on Married side, first innings caught by Chisholm, 4 runs in first recorded Cricket match against the Bachelors. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Mar 1840
Misses Russell arrived 13 Jun 1840 from Launceston via Geelong on the Fox
Mr Russell arrived 6 Jan 1840 from Launceston Dec 30 on the Henry
Mr and Mrs Russell arrived 30-Apr 1840 from Launceston on 26 April on the Tamar - source Port Phillip Herald 1 May 1840
Mr Russell arrived 17-Jul 1840 from Launceston on 13 July on the Lowestoft
Mr Russell sailed 8 Aug 1840 for Launceston on the Gem
Mr Russell sailed 25-Aug 1840 for Launceston on the Water Lilly
Mr Russell, departed from Launceston to Port Phillip on the schooner "Dusty Miller' 17 Oct 1840 - source Launceston Courier 19 Oct 1840
Mr Russell (Cabin 6) came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Mr Russell arrived 12 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Tamar
Mr Russell arrived 22 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Gem
Mrs Russell and child departed Launceston 14 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip. on the Paul Pry - source Launceston Courier 18 Jan 1841
Mr Russell arrived 12 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Tamar
Mr and Mrs Russell arrived 22 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Gem - source Launceston Courier 29 March 1841
Mr and Mrs Russell, from Launceston arrived 26 Feb 1844 on the Ellen barque from London to Port Phillip via Launceston.
Oliver Russell Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Rev Mr Russell, departed from Launceston for Port Phillip on the schooner 'Sir John Franklin' 25 Jan 1842 - source Launceston Courier 31 Jan 1842 /td>
Mr R Russell Passengers cabin - listed on the India arrived 9 Apr 1840
R Russel, on 10 June 1840 purchased a town allotment - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
R Russell, 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
R Russell, appointed a Committee member to begin the Cricket Club. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 2 Nov 1841
Richard Russell aged 22 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Robert Russell 5 October 1836 assistant surveyor arrived on the Stirlingshire
In March 1838 appointed Clerk of Works, but prefered to attractive watercolours of early Melbourne, and 'resigned' in June 1839. Did not purchase land in early Melbourne, 1809-1900 died almost penniless
Friday, January 3, 1840 The Port Phillip Herald reports on Page 3, Marriage of Robert Russell on Tues 17 Dec 1839 to Mary Anne Smith dau of James Smith, witnesses Charles Le Souef at St James Cathedral, Melbourne same day as her sister Catherine Morris wed Daniel Stodhart Campbell
Robert Russell and Mary Anne Collis Smith baptised Mary 1841, Robert 1843, John Leslie 1846
Directory 1847 architect, Bourke street. Letter at Post-office unclaimed
Robert Russell, Surveyor, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Mr Russell, in Oct 1839 employed Samuel Hawkins aged 20 Storekeeper and Andrew Mcewan aged 15, who came on the David Clarke
R Russell cabin - 4 May 1840 the India cleared for Sydney
Robert Russell architect O Melbourne Chambers PR Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanactranscribed by Lenore Frost
Russell see Anderson and Russell Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanactranscribed by Lenore Frost
Robert Russell arrived in Sydney in 1833 at the age of 25, was in Port Philip as an assistant surveyor 1836, returned as Clerk of Works in March 1838 only to be dismissed again in June 1839. Russell died on a government pension. In private practice, Russell surveyed Port Albert and Wilsonís Promontory, (1843) designed the first Bank of Australasia in Melbourne (1840-41) and his best known building, St James Old Cathedral, 419-435 King Street (1839-41) the earliest Anglican Church in Victoria. As a member of polite society, he was a foundation member of the Melbourne Club in 1838.
Mr R Russell cleared for Sydney 4 May 1840 on the India
Robert Russell, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 advertisement - pleased Queen had a son
Robert Russell, Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1842 Page 2 standing for office of Town Surveyor
R Russell, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Engineer debt of 1083 pounds, 0.35% of 56 debts listed
Robert Russell, House Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
Robert Russell, 1 matted trunk cargo came 2 Dec 1843 from Leith on the Mid Lothian The Port Phillip Herald Tue 5 Dec 1843
Robert Russell, subscribed 5/5/- to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale, raising a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Robert Russell, fined 40 shillings, failed to attend for jury duty. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 March 1844
Robert Russell, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Robert Russell, did not answer when called upon for duty as Special Constable, by His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
Robert Russell architect & c Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Samuel Russell 33 Labourer came with wife and 4chn, Jan 1839 on the Hope was employed Jan 1839 by William Coghill of Melb
Jane Russell 30, wife of Samuel Russell, with Mary Russell 8, Margaret 5, William 3, and Agnes Russell infant came Jan 1839 on the Hope
Samuel Russell carpenter, wife Jane dau Agnes born 3 Dec 1838 baptised 13 Jan 1839 by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Samuel Russel - Russell and Janet Moore christened Agnes 1839, John 1840, Jane 1843, James 1846
Samuel Russell, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Sarah Russell 19 (single woman 46) Housemaid Prot both Antrim, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Sarah Russell 18 (single woman 51) House servant Prot reads Donegal, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Sarah Russell, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Sarah Russell wed James Dobson in 1845 at Independent Congregational
Thomas Russell 18 (single man 36) Labourer Prot both Belfast, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
William Russell Cabin passenger arrived 15 June 1839 from Leith 29 Feb 1839 via The Downs 15 Mar, on the Midlothian
William Russell wed Bridget Hassed in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
William Russell - new License holder for The Grange Inn, formerly belonged to George Green The Grange Name of Surety William Sinclair Sutherland and Thomas Boldil Tullock. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 55, 5 March 1844
William Russell - The Grange, The Grange Inn 20 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety William Sutherland Portland, and Joshua Black Portland, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
William Russell, to be Postmaster new Post Office at the Grange on the Portland Road. Source - Geelong Advertiser 18 July 1844
William Russell, to be Postmaster at the Grange. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 3 Aug 1844
William Russell, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
William Russell, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Grange 60 miles from Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
William Russell - The Grange, Grange Inn 20 miles yes had License before, Name of Surety Joshua Black Portland, and Wm Sinclair Sutherland Portland, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
Wiliam Russell Directory 1847 publican Grange Portland
Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
William Russell publican Grange Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Russell see Anderson & Russell in a partnership settlers Buninyong, Source - 1847 Directory
Russell see Fogarty & Russell in a partnership confectioners Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Russell & Simpson in a partnership settlers Carngham Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
William Rust, 21 imperfectly was Labourer, trained as Rug and mat maker single crime - Felony and Larceny 10 years convicted 10 Jan 1843, at Bury St Edmonds, received 16 Feb 1843, at Bury St Edmonds, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Mr Roadknight Geelong (List a133 and a37)
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