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I first began this site 16 July 2007, and this revision began 18 Dec 2013 as my 76th birthday present given to you.
The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

Barthemew Shea witness when Ellen Ryan wed 29 May 1842, to Patrick Shea
Bridget Shea, female wed John Ley 1842 #4530 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Catherine Shea 20 (single woman 69) House maid RC Both Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Catherine Shea 16 (single woman 64) House servant RC neither Waterford, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Catherine Shea witness at wedding of Ellen Ryan wed 29 May 1842 to Patrick Shea at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
Eliza Shea 20 (single woman 64) House maid Prot Both Limerick, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Ellen Shea 26 (single woman 63) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Ellen Shea wed Daniel Dee in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong
George Shea aged 18 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
John Shea 29 (single man 62) Labourer RC both Clare, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
John Shea 28 hus (family 27) Farm servant RC neither Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Mary Shea 25 wife of John (family 27) Housemaid RC neither Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Pat Shea 10, James Shea 8 and John Shea 2 sons of John (family 27) Co Clare, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
John Shea, died 33 male Melbourne 1842 #38442 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Shea Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
John Shea, owed 9 pounds wages by insolvent James Dawson. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 Sep 1845
John Shea aged 18 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
J J Stapleton Shea Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Mary Shea 25 (Single woman 67) Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mary Shea wed Joseph Phillips in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Shea wed Patrick Conroy in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Shea, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Mr M Shea Departed from Hobart on 4 March 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Blossom
Michael Shea, died male Melbourne 1842 #131 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Shea, 21 hus Labourer RC, both Cork, arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Catherine Shea, 25 wife Housemaid RC, both Cork, arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Michael Shea and Catherine Splean christened Edmond 1840, Ellen 1842, Daniel 1843, Patrick 1846, Anne 1847
Michael Shean, and Caroline Phean baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #164
Mick Shea witness when Ellen Ryan wed 29 May 1842, to Patrick Shea
Michael Shea, House off Lonsdale St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
Mary Shea, died 1d female Melbourne 1842 #38376 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mick Shea witness at wedding of Ellen Ryan wed 29 May 1842 to Patrick Shea at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church
Michael Shea, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
Mrs Shay Departed from Hobart on 21 May 1839 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Mr Shea cleared on 2 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 3 Nov for Hobart arrived 8 Nov Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Patrick Shea 25 (single man 13) Labourer, RC, Limerick, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Patrick Shea, male wed Ellen Ryan 1842 #35467 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Shea wed 29 May 1842 to Ellen Ryan witnesses Michael Grady, MH Bodecan, Mick Shea and Catherine Shea 1842 #263 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong by Rev Michael Stephens
P Shay, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Philip Shea 23 hus (family 51) Farm servant, RC, Limerick, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Catherine Shea 23 wife of Patrick (family 52) House maid, RC, Limerick, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Phillip Shea wed Catherine Cunningham in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Phillip Shea, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Richard Shea departed 26 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip 11 Sep 1841 when Paul Pry was shipwrecked on the Paul Pry - source Launceston Courier 30 Aug 1841
Robert Shay agriculturist Gardiner's Creek County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
William Shea 23 (single man 41) Labourer Prot reads Somerset, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Biddy Shean 21 (single woman 33) Farm servant RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Bridget Sheahan, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Bridget Sheahan, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Biddy Shean wed Patrick Conway in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Dennis Sheahan in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Denis Sheahan, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
William Sheahan List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Eliza Shean 23 (single woman 44) Dairymaid, RC both, Newmarket, Cork, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Eliza Sheen wed George Howes in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Shean 21 (single woman 45) Dairymaid, RC both, Newmarket, Cork, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Mary Sheen wed Edward Lyons in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Sheahan, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Mrs Shean Cleared out from Port Phillip 28 July 1843 for Launceston Shamrock
William Shean cooper New Town Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Elizabeth Sheahy Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Sheady 23 (single man 36) Labourer RC reads Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Michael Sheady 25 (single man 35) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Mr Sheam departed 26 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes - source Launceston Courier 29 March 1841
John Shearer, wed Catherine Mackenzie 1842 #653 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Shearer and Catherine Mackenzie christened Margaret 1843
John Shearer house Bourke St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Shearer House Off Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Shearer Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843
John Shearer arrived at Port Phillip 29 Nov 1843 from Hobart Lillias
John Shearer, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
John Shearer, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Shearer, 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
John Shearer aged 26 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
John Shearer carpenter Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Bartholomew Shearie aged 14 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Shearing Arrived at Hobart on 16 June 1839 from Port Phillip on the Adelaide
John Shearhay / Shearhog 22 hus of Alice (family 33) Labourer Prot reads Northampton, employed by Mr Roadknight Geelong arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Alice Shearhay / Shearhog 19 wife of John (family 33) Prot reads Northampton arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mr and Mrs Shearman departed 17 Sep 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Richard Shearman 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Richard Shearman List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Richard Shearman, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William Shearman, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 21 Aug 1845
Henry Shearn and Eliza christened Henrietta Eliza 1847
William Sheddon, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 21 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Aug 1845
John Shedy 28 hus, 4 f, Labourer, Ireland, RC, came Jul 1840 on the Theresa
Mary Shedy 22 wife of John, 4 f, Dairymaid, came Jul 1840 on the Theresa
John Sheean 30 hus of Johanna (family 39) Labourer RC neither Co Cork Received into Depot arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Johanna Sheean 23 wife of John (family 39) RC neither Co Cork arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Judy Sheean 9 weeks dau of John (family 39) RC Co Cork arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
John Sheahy and Johanna Jeffrys christened Julia Charl 1844-1846
Bridget Sheedy 18 (single woman 45) Farm Servant RC both Kings County, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Bridget Sheehy 23 (single woman 59) Thorough Servt Prot Both Co. Tipperary, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Gilmore
Bridget Sheehy wed Owen Burns in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Catherine Sheedy 20 (single woman 45) House Keeper RC reads Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Catherine Sheedy wed Martin Ford in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Nora Sheedy, 23, Housemaid, RC, neither, Clare, arrived 28 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Honora Sheedy wed Thomas Boham in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Mr J Sheddy with wife and 4 chn Departed from Hobart on 1 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
John Shedy 28 hus (family 4) Labourer, RC, both, Ireland,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mary Shedy 22 wife of John (family 4) Dairymaid, both,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
John Shedy and Mary Fogarty christened Margaret 1842, Catherine 1846
Directory 1847 farmer Pascoeville Moonee Ponds May be connected to Bryan Cummins and Margaret Shady
From the web site for Margaret Cummin, also aboard the 'Theresa" was John Sheedy/Mary Fogarty of the Newport/Killoscully region of Tipperary.
His brother Martin Sheedy/Bridget Ryan also came to Australia, his other brother James Sheedy/Ellen Kilmartin had gone to Ohio in America.
John Sheady 23 (36 single man) Labourer RC reads Tipperary, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
John Sheedy, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
John Sheedy, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
John Sheedy farmer Pascoeville Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
Martin Sheedy 25 hus (family 29) Farmer RC reads Tipperary, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Bridget Sheedy 22 wife of Martin (family 29) Housemaid RC neither Tipperary, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Martin Sheedy and Bridget Ryan 22 christened Margaret 1841,
Margaret Sheedy, died 1 female Melbourne 1842 #38331 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Martin Sheedy and Bridget Ryan 22 christened James 1846, Michael 1847
Martin Sheedy carter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Sheady 25 (35 single man) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Michael Sheedy wed Cath Guinan in 1845 at Roman Catholic christened John 1846, Mary 1847
Michael Sheedy wed Margaret Greenan in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Nora Sheedy 23 (Single woman 68) Housemaid RC neither Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Patrick Sheedy 22 (Single man 68) Labourer RC both Clare, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Patrick Sheedy 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Patrick Sheedy wed Bridget Ryan in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Sheedy See Family page
Mr and Mrs T Sheedy and family arrived at Port Phillip 27 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 16 Nov and Launceston on 22 Nov Corsair
Thomas Sheedy and Catherine Costello christened Francis 1845, Catherine 1847
Thomas Sheedy shoemaker off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Catherine Sheehan, female wed John Slattery 1842 #35457 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Daniel Sheehan, 35 hus Labourer RC, neither Cork, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Ellen Sheehan, 28 wife Housemaid RC, neither Cork, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Martin Sheehan, 1 son Cork, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Daniel Sheeham labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
David Sheehan 22 (single man 35) Carpenter RC both Cork, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
David Sheehan, and Ellen Bryan baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #61
David Sheehan and Ellen Bryan christened Daniel 1844, Mary Anne 1847
John Sheehan Convict came 1835 on the Hive assigned to Mr Templeton
John Sheehy, and Maria Fogarty baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #310
Mr J Sheen Arrived at Launceston on 11 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Perseverance
Mary Sheehan, mother of Ellena Doolan born 1 Jun 1846 dau of David Doolan - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Mary Sheehan, Sponsor of Sarah dau of William Oneil Baptised on 2 Nov 1846 by Rev John Joseph Thiery at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Michael Shehan 24 hus (family 17) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Margaret Shehan 20 wife of Michael (family 17) Farm servant RC both Clare, came 4 Oct 1841 on the Enmore
Maurice Shehan / Sheehan 24 (single man 34) Labourer RC both Co Limerick, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Michael Shehan and Margaret Ward christened John 1843, Jeremiah 1844, Honora 1846
Patrick Sheenahan, and Mary Burke baptised male John at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #345
Thomas Sheehan/Sheran 28 single man Labourer Co Cork RC both employed by Thomas Graham Melbourne arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
William Sheehan, 28 single man Labourer RC, both Cork, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
Joseph Sheekleton farmer Port Fairy, Source - 1847 Directory
William Sheen witness to wedding 5 Apr 1839 of John Sheppard by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
W Sheehan Western Port District Monthly list of Licenses to strip bark for 1 to 30 July 1843
W Sheehan Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
William Sheen wed Catherine Shannahan in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Michael Sheenah, and Alice Fitzgerald baptised male Richard at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #270
William Sheenan Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mrs Sheerer has completed loading ready to leave for Liverpool, on the Mary Lloyd, source local newspapers
Mr W Sheerer cleared out from Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 6 Nov and arrived at Sydney 11 Nov Shamrock
William Sheeverton died 1846 Male aged 50 at Bacchus Ma
Thomas Sheffield aged 18 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Mr Sheen arrived 5-Dec 1840 from Sydney 1 Dec on the Clonmel
John Sheen departed 13 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 20 Sep 1841
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