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William Shapman Melbourne departed 9 Mar 1841 for Hobart town on the Abeona
Henry Dwyer Shapter, is owed money by the Port Phillip Bank, has unclaimed dividends. Source - Port Phillip Herald 3 Sept 1844
John Shares, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
Mr P Shark Cleared out from Port Phillip 9 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 23 June Lillias
Biddy/Bridget Sharman 25 Sister (single woman 56) Cook RC neither Tipperary, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Bridget Sharman, wed George Egerton 1842 #622 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Daniel Sherman / Sharman 23 Brother (single man 47) Labourer RC both Tipperary, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Time line mentions Daniel Sharman
John Sharman, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the steamer 'Seahorse' 21 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843
Mr Sharman Departed from Hobart on 26 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr H Sharman Departed from Hobart on 13 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Agnes
Michael Sharmon & P Sharmon in a partnership farmers Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
P Sharmon see Sharmon Michael & P in a partnership farmers Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Sharman cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Anne Sharp 27 (single woman 19) Cook Prot reads Bucks , employed by Joseph Raleigh Melbourne arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Anne Sharp wed James Read in 1845 at Independent Congregational
Christopher Sharp arrived 17 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Challenger - source Launceston Courier 19 July 1841
C Sharpe arrived 26-Jul 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Charlotte
David Sharp Departed from Hobart on 24 June 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
David Sharp, letter at Geelong Post Office 30 Dec 1843. Source - Geelong Advertiser 1 Jan 1844
David Sharpe wed Susan Stewart in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong christened Jean 1846
Owned Property Little Scotland Geelong - House & Land
Captain Edward R Sharpe - (Staff 1) came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Captain ER Sharpe, Master arrived at Port Phillip 17 August 1843 from Liverpool 28 April, Francis
Edward Sharpe and Jessie Paterson christened Johannah 1843, William 1845
Mr HT Sharpe in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
James Sharp, 22 both was Labourer, trained as Shoemaker single crime - sheep stealing 10 years convicted 13 Mar 1843, at Maidstone?, received 7 Apr 1843, at Maidstone?, 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 a139 and a80)
James Sharp wed Rosanna Haydon/Eden in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne christened Margaret 1847
John Sharpe Convict, came on Lady Nugent, TofL 21 June 1841 #41/1309, Labourer
John Sharp 30 (single man 42) Labourer, RC both, Cork, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Mr Joseph Sharpe - (Cabin 18 ) came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
J Sharp cleared for Sydney 4 May 1840 on the India
Mr J Sharp arrived 18 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Hamilton - source Launceston Courier 25 Sep 1841
J Sharp Kelsallís station Moorabool Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mary Sharp 23, Housemaid, from Howick, Norfolk, Prot, reads, employed by Charles Williamson, came Nov 1839 on the Palmyra
Mary Sharp wed Gilbert Livingstone in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr Sharp Departed from Hobart on 4 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Lady Franklin
Mr and Mrs Sharpe arrived 19 Sep 1840 from Launceston on 16 Sep on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 22 Sep 1840
Mr Sharp cleared 25 June from Port Phillip for Launceston, in 1841 Paul Pry
Mrs Sharp in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Nemiah Sharp 25 (single man 43) Farm servant, RC both, Thosbury, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Nehemiah Sharp in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Nehemiah Sharp, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Nehemiah Sharp wed Isabella Murray in 1846 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Nehemiah Sharp farmer Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Peter Sharp, witness for Robert Sutherland and Joseph Sutherland who ceased their partnership. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
Peter Sharp settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Sharpe Arrived at Port Phillip 8 July 1843 from Sydney on 26 June Christina
Thomas Sharpe 23 (single man 40) Shepherd Prot both Galway, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Thomas Sharpe Cleared out from Port Phillip 10 April 1843 for New Zealand Bolina
William Sharp wed Bridget Doyle in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong christened Margaret 1843, William 1845
Mr William Sharp Arrived 22 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Western Port, Black Swan
William Sharpe, Publican The Port Phillip Herald Fri 20 Oct 1843 New Insolvents list liabilities 342 pounds, Assets 279, deficiency near 62 pounds
William Sharpe, transfer of Prince of Wales at the Springs to John Evans. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 Jan 1844
William Sharpe, Proof of Debts listed. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Jan 1844
Mr W Sharpe cleared on 14 Sep 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for Western Port in ballast Emily, source local newspapers
William Sharp List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Sharp 3 Oct 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
William Sharp, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
William Sharp, of Portland Bay granted a Hawker's License. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jul 1845
William Sharp, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
William Sharpe, exported 69 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
William Sharp and Ann Mary christened William Thomas 1846
Directory 1847 Spring street Correspondence sold Portland Bay Morangoorick to Love, Andrew Jnr
William Enfield Sharp and Marion christened Kate Sarah 1847
W Sharp Spring street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Sharran wed Maria Smith in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Sharratt aged 32 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
John Shashall 22 (48 single man) Carpenter Prot both Kent, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Biddy Shaugnassen 21 (single woman 54) Dairymaid, RC neither, Galway, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Bridget Shaughnessy wed John Silcock in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Ellen Shannassy wed Edmund Quigley in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Francis Shaughnessy 22 (single man 64) Labourer, RC, both, Tipperary,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Francis Shaugnessy, male wed Mary Fitzgerald 1842 #35480 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Fran Shannassy and Mary Fitzgerald christened Laurence 1843, Margaret 1845, Johanna 1847
James Shaumaham cleared out from Port Phillip 19 Sept 1843 for Sydney via Launceston arrived 22 Sep Shamrock
John Shaughnessy sponsor for John Doyle baptised 1 Dec 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
John Shannassy, and Margaret Mcdonnell baptised female Marian at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #130
John Shaughnessy, and Catherine Birmingham baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #243
John Shaugnessy Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
John Shaugnessy Portland Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark for 1 to 30 July 1843
John Shaughnessy List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mary Shannassy wed Thomas Corbett in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mathew Shaughnessy 19 (single man 31) Labourer RC both Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Morris Shaughnessy came Jul 1841 with 272 on the Ward Chapman
Mr M Shaughnessy arrived at Port Phillip 29 Nov 1843 from Hobart Lillias
Patrick Shaughessy 26 (single man 34) Shepherd, RC both, Galway, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Patrick Shanesy wed Ellen Clancy in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong christened Mary 1845 died, Michael 1847
Patrick Shaughnessy agriculturist Langhorne's station County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
William Shaughnessy 29 hus (family 27) Shepherd, RC neither, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mary Shaughnessy 27 wife of William (family 27) Dairy maid, RC neither, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Thomas Shaughnessy 4 and Mary Shaughnessy 2 dau of William (family 27) RC, Ireland, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
William Shaugnassy and Mary Gill christened Bridget 1841
William Shaughensay Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Shaughnessy see Glenn & Shaughnessy in a partnership agriculturists Langhorn's station Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
Amelia Shaw, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Sydney Road Wine and Beer Licence
Amelia Naomi Shaw, died female Melbourne 1842 #420 Independent Congregational Melbourne
Amelia Shaw wed John Anderson in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Ann Shaw 23 (single woman 55) House maid RC reads ?, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Biddy Shaw 25 (single woman 64) Housemaid RC neither Waterford, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Mr B Shaw sailed 7-Oct 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 12 Oct 1840
Eliza Shaw wed James Bailey in 1841 at Presbyterian Portland
Elizabeth Shaw wed Archibald Mclachlan in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Bridget Shaw died 1845 Female aged 60 at Merri Ck
Dr. Forster Shaw wed 10th November 1838 at Killenean Church, County West Meath, Ireland to Ellen Boy Webb, 2nd daughter of Major St Laurence Webb (45th regiment).
Dr Forster Shaw - Doctor (Cabin 15) Mrs Shaw - wife and Miss Eliza Shaw 0 dau of Foster came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Foster Shaw Dr Darabin Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Forster Shaw Doctor and Ellen Boyd christened Ellen 1840, Charles Foster Augs 1843, Foster Richard 1845
Edward Lesley Shaw born 1845 wed on 3 Apr 1877 in Christ Church, Geelong to Elizabeth Wills, dau of the Wills family physician at Pt. Henry.
Forster Shaw MD on list of Geelong supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Foster Shaw dwelling-house Corio Terrace Geelong Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Forster Shaw, MD Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Dr Shaw, on Committee for Separation Society, District of Grant. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 June 1844
Foster Shaw, Geelong has submitted his testimonial of qualification as Medical Witness at Inquests is a 'Legally qualified Medical Practicioner'. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 31 Jan 1845
Foster Shaw Corio Terrace Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Foster Shaw, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Corio Terrace Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Forster Shaw surgeon Bayview Cottage North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Foster Shaw Geelong Page 49 Doctors Owned Property Corio Terrace & district Geelong - Freehold Property
George Shaw aged 16 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Henry Steele Shaw, dwelling house, Darebin Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Henry Steele Shaw Darabin Creek dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Henry Shaw, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 3 June 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 3 June 1845
James Shaw Departed from Hobart on 24 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Hetty
James Shaw in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
J.T R. Shaw mariner Corio street North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
J W Shaw and Co Partnership merchants Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
J.W Shaw gentleman St. Kilda, Source - 1847 Directory
Amelia and James Shaw had son John George Shaw baptised 28 Jul 1839 by Rev Wm Waterfield
James Shaw, of Melbourne, Publican, from Insolvencies, dated 21-Feb and 23-Feb 1842
James Shaw, and Amelia baptised female Amelia Naomi at Independent Melbourne born at Brun 1842 #1082
Amelia Shaw wed John Anderson in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Anderson The Port Phillip Herald Fri 1 Sep 1843 killed in a storm, had 6 months ago wed widow of Mr James Shaw
James Shaw publican Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
James Shaw sailed 3 Oct 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
James Shaw List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Shaw cabinet maker off Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
John Shaw 29 (single man 44) Shepherd Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John M Shaw, in Oct 1839 employed Anne Mcfadden aged 23, House servant, who came on the David Clarke
John Shaw List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Shaw aged 19 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
John Shaw wed Ann Halley in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Wyberg Shaw On Disposal list as employer of a passenger from the Hope, Jan 1839, Maria Sloss
John Wyberg Shaw died 1847 Male aged 63 at St Kilda
Joseph Shaw 24 (single man 44) Labourer Prot both Armough came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Joshua Shaw Convict came 1834 on the Fairlie assigned to H Briggs Esq.
Joshua Shaw, one of 376 convicts transported on the Fairlie, 14 October 1833. Convicted at York West Riding Quarter Session for a term of 14 years on 03 July 1833.
Mary Ann Shaw 20 (single woman 51) Nurse Prot reads London, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Mary Ann Shaw christened Emily Johnson 1845
Mr Shaw Arrived at Sydney on 12 Aug 1838 from Port Phillip on the Kate
Mr Shaw Departed from Hobart on 2 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Tasmaian Lass
Mr Shaw Arrived at Sydney on 16 April 1839 from Port Phillip on 5 Apr on the Kate
Mr Shaw arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Launceston on 23 May on the Tamar
Mr Shaw arrived 31-Aug 1840 from Launceston on 25 Aug on the Tamar
Miss Shaw departed 17 Sep 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse steamer
Mr Shaw, Cabin arrived 25 Dec 1842 on the Thomas Hughes
Mr Shaw Cleared out 31 Dec 1842 from Port Phillip for Portland Bay Amity
Mrs Shaw in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr Shaw Cleared out from Port Phillip 3 April 1843 for Liverpool Thomas Hughes
Mr Shaw, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong
Mrs Shaw arrived at Port Phillip 27 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 16 Nov and Launceston on 22 Nov Corsair
Mrs Shaw for Sydney cleared out from Port Phillip 1 Dec 1843 for Launceston and Sydney Corsair
Robert Shan/Shaw, 24 hus, 68 f, Farm Servant Kings Co RC, came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
Eliza Shan/Shaw, 23 wife of Robert, 69 f, House maid Kings Co RC, came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
Wm P Shan/Shaw, 0 son of Robert, 70 f, Kings Co RC, came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
Robert Shaw, and Eliza baptised William Philip 1841, James at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Richmond 1842 #12901
Robert Shaw freehold Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Robert Shaw and Eliza christened Jane 1844
Robert Shaw, dwelling house, 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
Robert Shaw Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 12-1 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Robert Shaw Richmond freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Robert Shaw, Deed of Covenant from Charles Williams, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
Correspondence Western Port Woodside Sawmill 15 2
Samuel Shaw Convict, came on Barossa 1839, TofL 11 Oct 1844, #44/257, Bullock driver
Thomas Shaw - Trooper, Mounted Police reward for capture of Andrew Hunihan. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 75, 9 Jan 1843

Thomas Shaw in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Thomas Shaw List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
William Shaw wed Mary Jordan in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong christened William 1841
Shaw see Bakewell & Shaw in a partnership settlers Camlpaspe River, Source - 1847 Directory
Shaw see Ellis & Shaw in a partnership settlers Barcoon Avoca, Source - 1847 Directory
Shaw see McLachlan & Shaw in a partnership merchants Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss Shawm cleared 9 Apr 1844 and sailed 10 Apr from Melbourne for Launceston on 11 Apr and Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
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