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Archibald Small 26 hus of Margaret (family 35) Mason Prot both Midlothian arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Margaret Small 34 wife of Archibald (family 35) Prot arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Archibald Small 3 son of Archibald (family 35) Prot arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Robert Small 0 born on board son of Archibald (family 35) Prot arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Arcbibald Small and Margaret Wilkie christened Alexander 1846
George Small, Cabin arrived 18 Oct 1842 from Greenock Benares
Mr J Small Departed from Hobart on 7 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Britomart
Mr Small left Sydney 30 Dec 1840 and was Shipwrecked 2 Jan 1841 on the Clonmel
Mr W Small Cleared out from Port Phillip 23 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 June Lady St Kilda
William Small wed Mary Ann Coleman in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
S Smallgrove arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Sydney on 9 June on the Caroline
John Smallman 28 hus (family 54) Carpenter Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Judith Smallman 26 wife of John (family 54) Housekeeper Prot Both Manchester, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
John Smallman and Judith christened John 1843
Mrs Smallman cleared out from Port Phillip 13 Dec 1843 for Sydney via Launceston on 16 Dec Shamrock
John Smallman List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Judith Smallman died 1847 Female aged 32 at Melbourne
John Smallwood aged 20 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Ann Staunton Smart has a Deed of Grant received by Sub-Treasury, and ready for delivery upon payment of the regulated fees, source Melbourne Times, 18 March 1843, page 3, Government Notices
Ann Staunton Smart 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
J Smart and wife Arrived 27-Dec 1840 at Port Phillip from Launceston in 1841 Industry,
James Smart aged 21 adult male emigrants - arrived 15 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from London on 27 July and Falmouth on 6 Aug Royal George, source local newspapers
James Smart, 20 both was Labourer, trained as Taylor single crime - Felony 7 years convicted 26 June 1843, at Winchester, received 24 July 1843, at Winchester, 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 Chirnside Portland Bay district (List a141 and b75)
John Smart departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Charlotte
John Smart, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Mr Smart Departed from Launceston on 3 Aug 1838 for Port Fairy on the Elizabeth
Mr Smart Sailed from Sydney 22 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip and South Australia on the Regis
Mrs Smart arrived 21-Aug 1840 from Sydney on 5 Aug on the Caroline
Mr Smart departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Charlotte - source Launceston Courier 25 Jan 1841
Philip Stuart / Smart arrived 11 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 8 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Sam Smart arrived Sep 1836, on 9 Nov 1836 is living in his fishing boat, growing half acre vegetables.
Thomas Smart, Surg Supt - Doctor, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Mr Smeak ( Cabin 4), came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
James Smeary, in jury enpannelled 7 Ap 42, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
Mr Smeathman Passengers Cabin listed on the Caroline arrived 8 Feb 1840 from London via Adelaide
Charles Smeathman Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Charles Smeathman, dwelling house, Heidelbery The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Charles Smeathman List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Charles Smeathman Heidelberg dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
C Smeatham, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Robert Smee, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Mrs Mary Ann Smee, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Thomas Smee, died R 1 male Chelscoort 1842 #3731 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Smeaton wed Henry Hancock in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Smedley aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Richard Smerdon Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Julia Smiddy / Smithy 19 (single woman 43) Housemaid, RC both, Youghall, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Julia Smiddy wed Alexander Anderson in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Michael Smiddy / Smiddy 21 (single man 41) Farm labourer, RC both, Co Cork, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
John Smidmore Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Robert Smee List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George Smellie List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Smiles List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Margaret Smilie 16 (single woman 33) House Servant Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Smilie 21 (single woman 31) House Servant Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Mary Jane Smilie List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mary Jane Smylie wed Henry James in 1844 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Nicholas Smoley Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
Samuel Smillie sailed 15-Feb 1840 from Launceston 12 Feb, on the Socrates - source Port Phillip Herald 18 Feb 1840
Samuel Smiley 23 (single man 48) Labourer Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Samuel Smylie, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Sarah Smilie 19 (single woman 32) House Servant Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Thomas Smyley 35 hus (family 29) Labourer Prot both Co Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Jane Smyley 34 wife of Thomas (family 29) House Servant Prot both, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Smyley 7 and James Smyley 3 son of Thomas (family 29) Prot both, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Thomas Smiley, and Jane baptised Hugh at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #13049
Hugh Smiley, died T 14d male Melbourne 1842 #3809 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Elizabeth Smiley wed 1 Oct 1858 to John Whitelaw and had 10 children, 2 infant deaths.
James Smiley wed 1866 #1267 to Mary Ann Ballard 1847 - 1897 #12527 aged 49 dau of Harriet Rowbotham and Ballard from London, and had 10 children, 2 infant deaths.
The Will of Thomas Smiley was signed December 1868, appointed John Whitelaw one of his Executors, together with his son James Smiley
Jane Smiley died 1877 aged 74, dau of unknown Flanaghan. Thomas Smiley died 1887 aged 82, parents unknown.
William Smiley 19 (single man 49) Labourer RC Both Galway, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
William Smiley 18 (single man 50) Labourer Prot Both Antrim, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Aaron Smith 19 (single man 60) Farm Servant Prot both Armagh, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Adam Smith and Jane christened Sarah 1841, Thomas 1843
Adam Smith, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Adam Smith settler Bank Vale County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Agnes Smith 16 (single woman 65) Housemaid RC neither Limerick, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Agnes Smith died 1846 Female aged 44 at Melbourne
Agnes Smith wed James Liston in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mr A Smith arrived 23-Mar 1840 from Hobart on 11 Mar on the Tasmanian Lass
Mr A Smith departed 20 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes
Mr Alexander Smith departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
Alexander Smith, and Honora Casey baptised Charles 1841, male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Keela 1842 #36571
Alex Smith source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar 1843 for Portland, brig Fox
Alexander Smith and Honora Casey christened Janett 1847, John 1847
Mr Alfd Smith - (Intermediate 7) came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Alfred Smith chemist & druggist Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Alfred Roy Smith aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Alley Smith 28 (single woman 49) Farm servant RC neither Co Kanav, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Alice Smith wed James Gilby in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Alice Smyth, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Alice Smith, mother of William Gilbey born 27 Nov 1844 son of James Gilbey - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Alice Campbell Smith wed William Wallace in 1846 at Presbyterian Geelong
Amelia Smith Convict, came on Surrey 1840, TofL 11 Oct 1844, #44/2445, employed as House maid by Captain Harrison of Plenty
Amelia Smith wed Philip Young in 1845 at Presbyterian
Andrew Smith 32 hus (family 6) Labourer Prot both Dumfries, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Elizabeth Smith 28 wife of Andrew (family 6) Housemaid Prot both, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Andrew Smith, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Geelong resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Ann Smith wed William Gale in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Anne Smith 22 (young woman 62) Housemaid Prot both Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Ann Smith 25 (single woman 48) House servant Prot Both Greenwich, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Ann and James Smith passengers from Sydney Arrived at Port Phillip 26 May 1843 from Sydney on 15 May, and from Launceston 24 May Sea Horse
Ann Smith died 1847 Female aged 25 at Melbourne
Ann Smith died 1847 Female aged 37 at Stone Quar
Ann Smith Female dau of T aged 41 died 1846 at Melbourne
A Smith, departed from Launceston for Port Phillip on the brig 'William Hughes' 20 Apr 1841 - source Launceston Courier 26 Apr 1841
J/T A Mr Smith, Steerage arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
Mr AB Smith arrived 31 Jan 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 23 Jan on the Jewess
Mr A Smith departed 20 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes
Mr A Smith departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
Mr A Smith arrived at Port Phillip 17 Sept 1843 from Sydney on 9 Sep Shamrock
Mr Alexander Smith departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
Aphera Smith 20 (single woman 54) General servant, Prot both, West Meath, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Archibald Smith Arrived at Port Adelaide on 19 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Henry Freeling
B Smith Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
B Smith, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the brig 'William Hughes' 26 Mar 1841 - source Launceston Courier 29 March 1841
Beatrice Smith 21 (single woman 5) House servant Prot both Aberdeenshire, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Bernard Smith 18 (single man 33) Labourer, RC both, Cavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Bernard Smith source LE, departed from Launceston 4 March 1843 for Portland, schooner Amity
Miss Betsy Smith in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Mr B Smith departed 26 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes
Mr B Smith Melbourne departed 27 Sep 1841 for Sydney on the Alexandrina
Capt Smith, in Oct 1839 employed John Arthur aged 38, who came on the David Clarke
Mrs Smith, in Dec 1839 employed Harriet Kittan aged 24, House servant, who came on the William Metcalfe
Capt Smith and Mrs Smith came 4 Feb 1840 on the Madras cleared for Launceston on London.
Captain Smith master listed on the Thomas Harrison arrived 31 Oct 1840
Capt D Smith Ship's Master sailed 4 May 1840 for Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Captain David Smith - Master (Staff 1 ), came 12 Apr 1841 on the Branken Moor
Captain Smith and Mrs Smith Arrived Launceston on 25 March 1837 from Port Phillip on the Domain
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 25 Dec 1837 from Port Philip on the Bandicoot
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 26 Jan 1839 from Port Phillip on 21 Jan, on the Bandicoot
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 27 Mar 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Bandicoot
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 19 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Bandicoot
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 13 Mar 1838 from Port Phillip on 6 March on the Swan River Packet
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 10 April 1839 for Port Phillip on the Swan River Packet
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 15 July 1838 for Port Phillip on the Blossom
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 7 Aug 1838 from Port Phillip on the Blossom
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 2 Jan 1839 for Port Phillip on the Tasmanian Lass
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 5 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Tasmanian Lass
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 12 March, 1839 for Port Phillip on the Tasmanian Lass
Captain J Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 15 Apr 1839 from Port Phillip on 4 Apr on the Tasmanian Lass
Captain Smith Arrived at Sydney 1 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip on 19 Jan, on the Hope
Captain Smith and lady Departed from Sydney on 21 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the John Barry
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 14 July 1839 for Port Phillip, and sailed on 17 July on the Shamrock
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 6 Aug 1839 for Port Phillip on the Shamrock
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 30 Aug 1839 from Port Phillip on 25 Aug on the Shamrock
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 24 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 4 Sept 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 2 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 29 Nov 1839 from Port Phillip on 23 Nov on the Adelaide
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 29 Sept 1839 for Port Phillip on the Britomart
Captain Smith master Departed from Hobart on 3 Sept 1839 for Port Phillip on the Shamrock
Captain Smith master Arrived at Hobart on 7 Dec 1839 1839 from Port Phillip on the Lilias
Captain Smith master arrived 6 Jun 1841 from Hobart town on the Lillias
Mrs Smith arrived at Port Phillip 2 Jan 1841 from Hobart on the Lillias
Captain Smith master arrived 6 Jun 1841 from Hobart town on the Lillias
Mrs Smith arrived 17 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip with on the Lillias
Captain Smith master Arrived 21 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Hobart on 17 Jan, Lillias
Smith master arrived at Hobart 5 Feb from Port Phillip Lillias
Smith master, arrived at Port Phillip 19 Feb 1843 from Hobart Lillias
Captain Smith master Arrived at Port Phillip 22 March 1843 from Hobart, Lillias
Captain Smith master Arrived at Port Phillip 28 April 1843 from Hobart Lillias
Captain Smith master and Mrs Smith Cleared out from Port Phillip 9 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 23 June Lillias
Captain Smith master Arrived at Port Phillip 12 July 1843 from Hobart on 6 July Lillias
Mrs Smith Cleared out from Port Phillip 15 July 1843 for Hobart Lillias
Captain Smith master arrived at Port Phillip 16 August 1843, from Hobart 10 Aug Lillias
Captain Smith master sailed 28 Sep 1843 from Port Phillip to Hobart arrived 4 Oct Lillias
Captain Smith master, arrived 5 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Captain Smith master, arrived 17 July 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart Lillias, source local newspapers
Captain Smith master from Port Phillip 29 Aug, arrived 5 Sep 1844 at Hobart Lillias, source local newspapers
Captain Smith master, three masted schooner arrived 1 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 26 Oct Lillias, source local newspapers
Captain Smythe arrived 21-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 16 Mar, on the Tamar
Captain Smith arrived at Port Phillip 4 Feb 1843 from Launceston on 31 Jan and sailed from Port Phillip 9 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 15 Feb Tamar
Capt Smith Ship's Master sailed 1 July 1840 for Hobart - on the Majestic
Captain and Mrs Smyth arrived 2-Jul 1840 from Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
Captain Smith arrived 11 April 1841 at Hobart Town from Port Phillip on 1st April on the Brothers
Captain Smith master from Port Phillip on 22 June 1841 arrived at Sydney 26 June, on the Alexandrina
Captain Smyth, 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
Captain Smith master Cleared out from Port Phillip 12 April 1843 for Port Albert Domain
Captain Smith master arrived at Port Phillip 12 Nov 1843 from Sydney Marayshire
Captain Smith master arrived at Port Phillip 14 Nov 1843 from Hobart Winchester
Captain Smith master arrived 25 Oct 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart via Scruten Island David, source local newspapers
Captain Smith master cleared on 1 Nov 1844 from Melbourne for Geelong and sailed on 6 Nov for Hobart David, source local newspapers
Captain Smith master, arrived 27 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 18 Nov on the David, source local newspapers
Mr C Smith and 2 chn Passengers - Cabin arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Lord Goderich
Caroline Smith 18 steerage arrive 30 June 1841 on the Caroline
Caroline Smith, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Catherine Morris Smith with consent of parents wed 17 Dec 1839 to Daniel Stodhart Campbell at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Catherine Smith 23 (single woman 53) Cook RC both Dublin, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Catherine Smith arrived 1 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair - source Launceston Courier 8 Nov 1841
Catherine Smith sailed from Launceston 26 Aug 1843 for Portland Minerva
Catherine Smith aged 25 came Jul 1844 with 248 on the Dale Park wed William Outen in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Charles Smith, and Phillis baptised Mary at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12830
Charles Smith, granted depasturing lience in Portland district for Feb 1842 Source - "Geelong Advertiser" 14 Mar 1842
Charles Smith Crew arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Charles Smith sailed 3 Oct 1844 from Launceston for Portland Lowestoft, source local newspapers
Charles Smith aged 24 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Charles Smith clerk Flinders street, Source - 1847 Directory
Charlotte Smith 23 (single woman 46) Housemaid, Prot both, Cork, came 1 May 1840 on the China
David Smith wed Ann Mills in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Mary 1843, Robert 1844 died, Robert 1845, David 1846
David Smith 26 hus (family 41) Farm servant Prot both ?, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Mary Smith 23 wife of David (family 41) Farm servant Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
David Smith and Mary Wynne christened Cath 1843
David Smith Master (1 on list), came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
David Smith and Mary Ann Finlayson christened Alexander 1843, Jane Low 1843 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
David Smyth, and Maria baptised William Henry at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #13063
David Smyth, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
David Smythe wed Maria Leedom in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
David Smythe, Shop and house Elizabeth St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
D Smith, jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844 being unable to agree, were locked up for the night. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
David Smyth, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
David Smyth, on Jury for Supreme Court, criminal side Mon 16 Sep. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
David Smyth - Smyth died 1847 Male aged 51 at Melbourne
David Smith and Agnes christened Duncan 1845, Frances 1845
David Smith butcher Elizabeth street, Source - 1847 Directory
David Smith carter Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
David Smith carter Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
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