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Mr John Shackley arrived 20 Feb 1840 from George Town 17 Feb, on the Fox Source - Port Phillip Herald 25 Feb 1840
William Shackley, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
J Shachloch Buried son William C Shachloch aged 8 died 1847 at Melbourne
Susan Shacklock wed Abraham Barrett in 1841 at Presbyterian Portland
Susan Shacklock wed Abraham Field Barnell in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland
George Shadbott aged 18 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Benjamin Shadd and Sarah christened Benjamin 1847
George Shaddock and Eliza christened Elizabeth Ann 1846, Thomas James 1847
Mr Henry Shadforth Arrived at Port Phillip 11 July 1843 from Sydney on 3 July Prince George
Mr Shadforth Committee formed St James Church meeting chaired by Bishop of Australia source PPH 17 Oct 1843
Mr Shadforth departed 28 Feb for Sydney and landed at Boyd town on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Shadforth arrived 12 March 1844 from Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Shadforth for Sydney cleared 29 Aug 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Shamrock, source local newspapers
RW Shadforth, gave evidence he knows handwriting of the Colonial Secretary, E Deas Thomson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 28 Oct 1845
Robert William Shadforth Commissioners For Taking Affidavits. Melbourne Commissioners For Taking Acknowledgments Of Married Women Melbourne
R.W Shadforth Judge's secretary Brunswick st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr and Mrs Shadgate arrived 15 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from London on 27 July and Falmouth on 6 Aug Royal George, source local newspapers
Thomas and Jane Shadget cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Charles Shadows arrived 2 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 28 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
John Sheedy - Shady and Mary Fogarty christened Mary 1844
Marian/Martin Shady, and Bridget Ryan baptised female Bridget at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36594
Michael Shae labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Shaft arrived 30 Aug 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay, on the Minerva
Mr R Shaft Departed from Launceston on 1 Feb 1839 for Portland Bay, on the Sally Ann
Robert Shaft departed 13 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 20 Sep 1841
Peter Shagrave arrived 22 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Kings Islandon 8 Feb, on the Mary, source local newspapers
George Shaisby and Jane christened Mary Ann 1845, George 1847, John 1847
William Shakerley in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Ferdinand Shakspeare Convict came 1839 on the Theresa assigned to Mr J Watson TofL 15 mar 1844, #44/893, employed as Nailer
Ferdinando Shakespeare, one of 266 convicts transported on the Theresa, 05 October 1838. Convicted at Worcester Assizes for a term of 10 years.
Catherine Shalow, female wed Michael Murtagh 1842 #35404 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Shaw / Shan 24 hus (family 68) Farm Servant, RC, Kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Eliza Shaw / Shan 23 wife of Robert (family 69) House maid, RC, Kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Wm P Shaw / Shan 0 son of Robert (family 70) RC, Kings Co, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Bridget Shanahan, 18, (Single woman 17), Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Catherine Shanahan 20 (single woman 61) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Catherine Shanaghan 36 Widow (family 19) Housekeeper RC neither Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Catherine Shannahan wed James Doran in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
Catherine Shannahan wed William Sheen in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Dennis Shanahan Dennis Shanahan, 36 hus, (family 11), Farm labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mary Shanahan, 30 wife of Dennis, (family 11), House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Mary Shanahan, 3 and Thomas Shanahan, born at sea, chn of Dennis, (family paid Steerage 11), RC Tipperary, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Dennis Shanaghan sailed 22-Apr 1840 for Sydney on the Jewess
Denis Shanahan, died 35 male Melbourne 1842 #107 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Dennis Shanahan, died 3 male Melbourne 1842 #38398 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ellen Shannahan wed Charles Rochford in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
James Shanaghan 24 (single man 37) Gardener/Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
James Shanahan / Shannaghan 30 hus (family 32) Labourer RC both Waterford, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Ellen Shanahan 23 wife of James (family 32) Dairymaid RC both Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Ellen Shanahan 3 dau of James (family 32) RC Tipperary, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
Infant With Shanahan 0 son of James male infant born on board (family 32) male infant born on board RC, came 21 Jan 1841 on the Sir Charles Forbes
James Shanahan and Ellen Morris christened Thomas 1843, Bridget 1846 James died 1846 Male aged 37 at Brighton
Directory 1847 fruiterer Swanston street
James Shanahan, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
James Shannon, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
James Shannahen Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
James Shanahan fruiterer Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Shanahan / Shanihan 23 (single man 42) Shepherd RC neither Tipperary, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
John Shanahan 28 hus (family 15) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Jane Shanahan 21 wife of John (family 15) Housekeeper reads Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
Johanna Shanahan 3 and Sylvester Shanahan 14 Weeks son of John (family 15) Born on board Tipperary, came 3 Dec 1841 on the Branken Moor
John Shannahan and Jane Shanahan christened Silvestor 1841
John Shanahan, died 30 male Melbourne 1842 #38359 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Shanahan, died 9d male Melbourne 1842 #38434 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Judith Shannahan 18 (single woman 43) Farm Servant RC neither Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Judith Shanahan wed James Doyle in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Julia Shanaghan for Launceston cleared 29 Aug 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston and Sydney Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr J Shanachan cleared 27 June 1844 and sailed 28 June from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 2 July Tamar, source local newspapers
Margaret Shannahan 20 (single woman 44) Farm Servant RC neither Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Margaret Shanahan wed Joseph Maidment in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Margaret Shanaghan arrived 2 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 28 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
Martin Shannaing 27 (single man 47) Labourer Prot both Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Martin Shanehan wed Judith Pound in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne christened Mary 1847
Martin Shanahan, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Martin Shanahan settler River Richardson Pyrenees, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Shanahan 25 (single woman 62) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Mary Shanahan wed Denis Costigan in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Mathew Shanahan 23 (single man 50) Labourer RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Michael Shanahan 28 hus (family 39) Labourer RC reads Co Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Anne Shanahan 26 wife of Michael (family 39) Housekeeper RC both Co Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Michael Shannahan, and Anne Ryan baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #467
Michael Shanahan and Nancy Ryan christened Honora 1843, Anne 1844 Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Michael Shanathan 21 hus (family 25) Stone Mason RC Both City Of Limerick, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Alice Shanathan 20 wife of Michael (family 25) House Maid RC Both City Of Limerick, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Michael Shanahan, and Alice Fitzgerald baptised male Richard at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36464
Mr Shanahan sailed 21-Jan 1840 for Sydney on the Caroline
Miss and Mr Shanahan cleared 1 May 1844 and sailed 2 May from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 4 May and Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
John Shand Crew 07 Boatswain arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Patrick Shannihan 23 hus (family 41) Labourer RC neither Co Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Mary Shannihan 23 wife of Patrick (family 41) Housekeeper RC neither Co Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Patrick Shannahan, and May Burke baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36539
Patrick Shannon and Mary Bourke christened Laurence 1843, Philip 1845 - Philip Shanahan died 1845 Male at Darebin Ck
Patrick Shannon and Mary Bourk christened Anne 1846
Patrick Shannon 39 hus (family 30) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Biddy Shannon 29 wife of Patrick (family 30) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Martin Shannon 11, James Shannon 9, Patrick Shannon 7 and Daniel Shannon 5 son of Patrick (family 30) RC Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Patrick Shanahan and Bridget Oneil christened Bridget 1843-5 died
Patrick Shannon, died 33 male Melbourne 1842 #144 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Richard Shanahan / Shanaghan 35 hus (family 67) Farm Servant RC reads Tipperary, came 17 July on the England
Mary Shanahan / Shanaghan 25 wife of Richard (family 67) Farm Servant RC reads Tipperary, came 17 July on the England
Denis Shanahan 2 and Michael Shanahan 9 months son of Richard (family 67) RC Tipperary, came 17 July on the England
Richard Shanahan and Mary Carey christened Mary 1843
Richard Shanahan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Richard Shanahan List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr R Shanahan with wife and 2 chn cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock , source local newspapers
John Shangnessy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
John Shannassy and Catherine Birmingham christened John 1842, Patrick 1844, Michael 1846
John Shanassy and Margaret Macdonnel christened Edward 1840
John Shanassy labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Margaret Shanasy aged 23 came Nov 1839 with 284 on the William Metcalfe
Mr Shannessey in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Terence Shannassy / Shanaghey 28 (young man 59) Labourer RC both Waterford, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Shand, Crew Boatswain arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Mr Shandy in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Shane Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Robert Shankland List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry Shanks, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Market Square Hotel Market St
James Shanks and Honor Mcneal christened Jane Margaret 1846 Correspondence Wimmera Lochart & Coniag 13 94 Transferred from Pearson
Jane Shanks 29 (single woman 50) Housemaid Prot both Edinburgh, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Jane Shanks in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Jane Shanks wed William Cathcart in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Shanks wed Elizabeth Shields in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne christened John 1841, John Luke 1843
John Shanks publican Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Shanks, died J 10m male Melbourne 1842 #3747 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Shanks, Publican's License granted Royal Highlander Queen St, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John Shanks, of Melbourne, Publican, from Insolvencies, dated 1-Aug and 1-Aug 1842
John Shanks, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Royal Highlander Queens Wharf
John Shanks, freehold, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during third hour, 11-noon
John Shanks, House Flinders St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
J Shanks, jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844 being unable to agree, were locked up for the night. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
John Shanks Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 3-4 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
John Shanks, Queens Wharf 'Royal Highlander' granted Annual License. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 4 May 1844
John Shanks Royal Highlander Wharf Publican's License granted till June 1845 listed on 7 May 1844
John Shanks, Flinders St 'Royal Highlander' granted annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
John Shanks, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
John Shanks, has moved his lodging business to the 'Royal Highlander' on Queens Wharf. Source - Melbourne Courier 26 Jan 1846
John Shanks publican Flinders street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Shanks Arrived at Port Phillip 11 April 1843 from London 11 Nov and Portsmouth 6 Dec Enmore
Robt Shanlin 22 (single man 42) Shepherd Prot both Perth, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John Shanby / Shanly 19 (young man 60) Labourer RC both Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
James Shanby / Shanly 25 hus (family 32) Printer RC both Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Shanly 34 wife of James (family 32) House Servant RC reads Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Margaret Shanly 10, Catherine Shanly 8, Theresa Shanly 4 and James Shanly 1 son of James (family 32) RC Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
James Shanley agriculturist Elgar's Survey, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Ann Shanby / Shanly 17 (young woman 61) House Servant RC reads Clonwell, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Darby Shannon 29 hus (family 31) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Ellen Shannon 24 wife of Darby (family 31) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Thomas Shannon 4 and Patrick Shannon 0 son of Darby (family 31) RC Clare, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Edward Shannon, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Fras Shany aged 21 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Henry Shannon, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
James Shannahan arrived 23 May 1844 from Launceston on 11 May on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Shannachan cleared 18 June 1844 and sailed 20 June from Melbourne for Portland Tamar, source local newspapers
James Shannon cleared 3 June 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for London Cecilia, source local newspapers
Jeremiah Shannon and Ellen Oneill christened Jeremiah 1843, Ellen 1845 died
Kitty Shannon 25 (single woman 42) Dairy maid RC neither Tipperary, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Mary Shannon 25 (young woman 67) Housemaid RC both Waterford, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Margaret Shannon 25 (67 single woman) Housemaid RC both Waterford, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Michael Shannon and Alice Fitzgerald christened Richard 1842, William 1844, Michael 1846
Michael Shannon, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Mr Shannon arrived at Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 22 Feb Sea Horse
Mr Shannon Cleared out from Port Phillip 1 March 1843 to Launceston arrived 3 March and departed 4 March, arrived 9 March at Sydney, Sea Horse
Captain Shannon master Arrived at Sydney on 28 Dec 1839 from Greenock, South Aust and Port Phillip 21 Dec on the Superb
Captain Neil Shannon arrived 28-Apr 1840 from Hokianga, New Zealand on the Superb
Richard Shanohan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Susan Shanon 22 (single woman 34) House Servant RC Neither Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Susan Shannon arrived 21 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 12 Dec on the Agenoria
Thomas Shannon, died 8m male Melbourne 1842 #38301 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
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