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The Site is being rebuilt, with two indexes - ships listed per year, and people in alpha order, combining details.

Magnus Smith departed 13 Sep 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 20 Sep 1841
Margaret Smith 26 House servant Fife, unknown, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Margaret Smith 18 sister of Thomas, House servant Dumfries, employed by William Gardiner, came Oct 1839 on the David Clark
Margaret Jane Smith wed 13 Dec 1839 to John Quinn by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Margaret Smith 24 (single woman 51) Housemaid, RC reads, Coavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Margaret Smith 24 (single woman 51) Housemaid RC both Cavan, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Margaret Smyth wed George Murphy in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Margaret Smith wed Peter Stewart in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Margaret Smith, female wed Charles Hutton 1842 #4609 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Margaret Smith died 1845 Female aged 50 at Melbourne
Margaret Smith died 1847 Female aged 30 at Melbourne
Maria Smith wed Thomas Hanley in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Maria Smith wed William Sharran in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Maria Smith aged 22 came May 1840 with 246 on the China
Mark Smith Convict, came on Lady Nugent 1835, TofL 8 Aug 1844, #44/516, Stockman
Martha Smith 22 (single woman 48) Housemaid, Prot reads, Co Tipperary, came 1 May 1840 on the China
Mary Smith buried 4 June 1839 aged 20 years wife of labourer Presbyterian burial
Mary Smith witness to wedding 17 Dec 1839 Daniel Stodhart Campbell to Catherine Morris Smith at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary Smith witness to wedding 17 Dec 1839 Robert Russell to Mary Anne Smith at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary Anne Smith with consent of parents wed 17 Dec 1839 to Robert Russell at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary Smith wed William Kent in 1840 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mary Smith 26 (single woman 50) Housemaid, RC reads, Cavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Mrs Mary Ann Smith and 2 chn departed 31 Dec 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Naiad - source Launceston Courier 4 Jan 1841
Mrs Mary Ann Smith Sailed 1 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Portland, Minerva
Mary Smith arrived 31 Aug 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip with on the Henry
Mary Smith 26 (single woman 52) House servant RC neither Monaghan, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Mary Smith arrived 31 Aug 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip with on the Henry
Mary Smith, 19 single woman House servant RC both Cavan came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mary Smith, 21 single woman g34, House servant, Prot, reads, London, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mary Smith aged 17 came Jul 1844 with 248 on the Dale Park
Martha Smith wed John Remmington in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mary Smith wed Robert Collier in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mary Smith Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mary Ann Smith wed William Johnson in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland
Mary Anne Smith wed George Taylor in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mathew Smith and Elizabeth christened Matthew 1846, William Thomas 1847
Mr Smyth arrived 20 Sep 1839 from Greenock 6 Apr 1839 via Adelaide 9 Sep, Cabin passenger on the Ariadne
Mrs Smith Passengers 4 Feb 1840 Madras cleared for Launceston with part of original cargo from London.
Mr Smith, on Married side, first innings bowled by Powlett, duck, in first recorded Cricket match against the Bachelors. Source - Port Phillip Herald 10 Mar 1840
Mrs Smith and 3 chn arrived 28-Jan 1840 from Launceston 21 Jan left at Geelong on the Socrates
Mrs Smith arrived 30-Jan 1840 from Hobart 25 Jan on the Agnes and Elizabeth
Mr Smith arrived 12-Feb 1840 from Hobart 1 Feb on the Bandicoot
Mr Smith arrived 14-Feb 1840 from Launceston on the Lord Hobart
Mrs Smith arrived 1-May 1840 from Hobart on 23 April on the Lillias
Mr Smith arrived 1-Jun 1840 from Hobart on the Lillias
Mr Smith arrived 10-Jun 1840 from Hobart 29 May on the Bandicoot
Mr Smith arrived 20 June 1840 from London on the Eagle
Mr and Mrs Smyth Passengers Cabin arrived 18 Jul 1840 from London on the Theresa
Mrs Smythe sailed 4 August 1840 for Sydney - on the Duchess of Kent
Mr Smith sailed 31-Aug 1840 for Hobart on the Lillias
Mr Smith arrived 10-Sep 1840 from Sydney on 2 Sep on the Bright Planet
Mrs Smith arrived 28-Sep 1840 from Hobart on 23 Sep on the Lillias
Mr Smith arrived 1-Oct 1840 from Launceston on the Paul Pry
Mr Smith sailed 17 Oct 1840 for Launceston on the Gem
Mr Smith 17 Nov 1840 cleared for Sydney, Passengers on the London
Mr Smith arrived 29-Nov 1840 from Sydney on the Christina
Mr Smith sailed 17-Dec 1840 from Port Phillip for Hobart on the Maquasha
Mr Smith left Sydney 30 Dec 1840 and was Shipwrecked 2 Jan 1841 on the Clonmel
Mrs Smith Geelong departed 12 Jan 1841 for Hobart town on the Lillias
Mr Smith (Intermediate), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mr and Mrs Smyth arrived at Port Phillip late last night 11 March 1841, from Sydney, William Hughes
Mr Smith departed 2 Apr 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Augustus
Mr Smyth Melbourne departed 19 Apr 1841 for Hobart town arrived 24 Apr on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Smith departed 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Mr Smith Arrived 4 May 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Augustus
Mrs Smith departed 8 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip William Hughes
Mr Smith departed 19 May 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Mr Smith arrived 1 June 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 28 May, on the Flying Squirrel
Mr Smith departed 25 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Miss Smith arrived Sydney 2 July 1841 from Port Phillip on the Thetis
Mr Smith arrived 12 Aug 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on the Flying Squirrel
Miss Smith arrived Sydney 2 July 1841 from Port Phillip on the Thetis
Master Smith departed 20 Oct 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, William Hughes
Mr Smith, Steerage arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
Mr Smith, arrived 13 Aug 1842 from the Mauritius on the Belle Creole
Mr Smith, cleared 16 Aug 1842 for Singapore via Sydney. on the Platina
Mr Smith, arrived 3 Sep 1842 from Leith on the Duke of Richmond
Mr Smith, Cabin passenger came 10 June 1843 on the Amiga
LT Smith Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Mr P Smith Arrived at Sydney on 18 April 1839 from Port Phillip on 9 Apr on the Paul Pry
Mr R Smith Departed from Hobart on 24 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Mr S Smith with wife and child Departed from Hobart on 18 Apr 1839 for Port Phillip on the Sir John Franklin
Mr S Smith source CE sailed from Launceston 7 Mar for Portland, schooner Minerva
Mr and Mrs Smith departed from Launceston Mon 9 May 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Champion
Miss Smith Sailed from Hobart 4 Oct 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Adelaide
Mr Smith Departed from Sydney on 18 June 1837 for Launceston via Port Phillip on the James Watt
Mr Smith sailed from Sydney on Tues 13 Sept 1837 for Port Phillip on the James Watt
Lieut Smith Departed from Hobart 2 Mar 1838 for Portland Bay and Calcutta on the Mary
Mr and Mrs Smith and 2 chn Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr Smith Departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
Mr Smith Arrived at Sydney on 12 Aug 1838 from Port Phillip on the Kate
Mr Smith Arrived at Sydney on Sun 19 Aug 1838 from Port Adelaide on 3rd and Port Phillip on 12 Aug on the Henry Freeling
Mr Smith Departed from Hobart for Port Phillip on 30 Aug 1838 on the Adelaide
Mrs Smith Departed from Launceston on 14 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Perseverance
Mr Smith Arrived at Launceston on 16 Oct 1838 from Port Phillip on the Perseverance
Mr Smith Departed from Hobart on 29 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Maria
Mr Smith Arrived at Sydney on 14 Dec 1839 from Greenock and Port Phillip 9 Dec on the Palmyra
Mr Smith Cleared out 31 Jan 1843 from Port Phillip for London Aden
Mr and Mrs Smith and servant Arrived at Port Phillip 25 March 1843 from Alberton, Gipps Land, Black Swan
Mr Smith Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
Mr Smith Sailed from Port Phillip 9 April 1843 for Launceston on 13 Apr and arrived Sydney 17 April Sea Horse
Mr Smith Arrived at Port Phillip 10 June 1843 from Liverpool 16 Feb Amiga
Mr Smith Source CH - sailed from Port Albert 13 June to Hobart on 20 June Industry
Mrs Smith arrived at Port Phillip 23 August 1843, from Sydney 16 Aug and Launceston on 21 Aug Shamrock
Mr Smith cleared out from Port Phillip 29 August 1843 for Hobart, Abercombie
Mrs Smith cleared out from Port Phillip 29 August 1843 for Hobart, Abercombie
Mr Smith arrived at Port Phillip 22 Sept 1843 from Launceston on 15 Sep Thompsons
Miss Smith cleared out from Port Phillip 1 Oct 1843 for Portland and Port Fairy Sally Ann
Mr Smith cleared out from Port Phillip 1 Oct 1843 for Portland and Port Fairy Sally Ann
Mr, Mrs and Miss Smith arrived 3 Jan 1844 at Port Phillip from Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Smith of 'The Young Queen', employed Thomas and Sarah Hales who arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Smith, 'Young Queen', Sydney Rd, employed Ellen Newell who arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Symthe cleared 15 Feb 1844 and sailed 16 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 21 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Smith employed Ellen Newell 20 (single woman 39) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Smith of 'The Young Queen' employed Sarah Hales 20 widow of William (family 18) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Smythe cleared 23 Feb 1844 and sailed 24 Feb from Melbourne, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Smyth arrived 26 Feb 1844 at Launceston from Port Philip and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mrs Smith arrived 28 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart, on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Mrs Smythe sailed 29 Feb 1844 for Port Phillip and arrived 8 Mar 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Smith sailed 12 Mar from Launceston, and arrived 24 Mar 1844 at Melbourne, on the Scout, source local newspapers
Mr Smith arrived 12 March 1844 from Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mrs Smith and child cleared 9 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Hobart arrived 19 Apr on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Mr Smyth departed 19 Apr for Hobart town arrived 24 April at Melbourne in 1841 Flying Squirrel
Mrs Smith cleared 25 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney on the Christina, source local newspapers
Mr Smith cleared 2 May from Melbourne for Hobart on the Margaret, source local newspapers
Mr Smith arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, in 1841 Tamar
Mr and Mrs Smith cleared 3 July 1844 and sailed 4 July from Melbourne, for Sydney and arrived 6 July at Launceston Shamrock, source local newspapers
Miss Smith arrived 9 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 2 Aug Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Smith arrived 8 August at Port Phillip from Launceston, in 1841 Scout
Mr Smith Teacher Independent have 112 scholars School attendance of children aged (ranges from 2 to 5) up to 14 years of age News 10 Oct 1844 , source local newspapers
Mr Smith arrived 3 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 30 Oct Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Smith cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock , source local newspapers
Mrs Smith and child arrived 23 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on the David, source local newspapers
Patrick Smith convict came on the Sir Godfrey Webster 2 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
Patrick Smith Sir Godfrey Webster 2 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
Patrick Smith, came on the Sir Godfrey Webster (2) Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Patrick Smyth sponsor for Ellen Kelly baptised 26 May 1839 at St Francis Roman Catholic church
Patrick Smith 18 (single man 46) Labourer RC Both Cavan, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Patrick Smith, 20 single man, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Pat Smith, 42 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Patrick Smythe - Smyth Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Peter Smith arrived 1-Feb 1840 on the Lookin - source Port Phillip Herald 4 Feb 1840
Peter Smith 14 (Steerage 15) Shepherd Prot both Ayreshire, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Peter Smith Licenses To Cut Timber Bourke March 12, 1847 Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Philip Smith 23 (single man 32) Labourer, RC both, Cavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Phillip Smith 21 (single man 44) Labourer RC both Galway, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Philip Smyth, male wed Mary Donoghhere 1842 #35484 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Phillip Smith and Mary Donaher christened Peter 1843, William John 1845, Jane 1847
Phillip Smyth, wed Margaret Murphy 1842 #275 Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong Marriages Jun 1852 (>99%) Day Thomas Hitchin 3a 250 Fitzjohn George Hitchin 3a 250 Giles Sarah Hitchin 3a 250 Harradance Maria Kimpton Hitchin 3a 250
Phillip Smith, Sponsor of William son of James Gilbey Baptised on 23 Dec 1844 by Rev PB Geoghegan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Phillip Smith wood-cutter Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Phillis Smith 23 (young woman 64) Nurse Prot reads Yeovil, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Phoebe Smith 24 (young woman 63) Nurse Prot both Cork, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Rebecca Smith / Smyth 26 (single woman 29) House Servant Prot reads Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Rebecca Smyth wed James Barnett in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
R Smith, 19, (Single man 24), Farm servant RC both Tyrone, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
R 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
Richard Smith Convict, came on Mangles 1840, TofL 5 Dec 1844 #44/2861, Labourer
Richard Smith house off Bourke St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Richard Smith House Collins Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Richard Smith died 1847 Male aged 34 at Melbourne
Robert Smith Convict, came on Moffatt, TofL 21 June 1841, not listed, employed as carter
Robert Smith 31 hus (family 53) Brick maker, Prot, Co kent, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Catherine Smith 30 wife of Robert (family 54), Prot, Co kent, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Robert Smith departing 19 Feb 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Dusty Miller
Robert Smith - Ordinary Constable, 4 Mar 1841 resigned May 1841. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 01, 21 Nov 1840
Robert Smith 28 (single man 8) Labourer Prot both Aberdeen, came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Robert Smith 29 (single man 62) Farm Servant Prot both Yorkshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mr Robert Smith arrived 13 August 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 22 Feb 1841
Robert Smith shop Collins St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Robert Smith Shop Collins St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Robert Smith wed Margaret Craigmile in 1844 at Independent Congregational Melbourne
Directory 1847 farmer Irish Town
Robert Smith and Margaret christened Alexander 1845
Robert Smith wed Maria Lilly in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Robert Smith, Merchant, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
R Smith, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Robert Smith aged 19 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Robert Smith wed Agnes Burke in 1847 at Church of England Belfast (Now Port Fairy)
Robert Smith farmer Irish Town Darabin Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Smith grocer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Smith died 1847 Male aged 37 at Kilmore
Master Ronald Smith Arrived Launceston on 25 March 1837 from Port Phillip on the Domain
Rose Smith 22 (single woman 29) General servant RC reads Westmeath arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Rose/Rosanna Smith wed Patrick Butler in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Samuel Smith wed 7 Dec 1839 to Mary Carrick with James Laurin and Elizabeth Hobbins at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mr Samuel Smyth / Smith Hus (Cabin 1), came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mrs Eliza Smyth / Smith wife of Samuel (Cabin 2), came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Samuel Smith died 1846 Male aged 36 at Melbourne
Samuel Smith wed Mary Taylor in 1847 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
Samuel Smith and Susan christened Elizabeth Susan 1841
Samuel Smith, and Mary baptised George at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Hberg 1842 #12978
Samuel Smith and Mary son George 1842-6 died
Samuel Smith - crew 22 arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Samuel Smith wheelwright Victoria place, Source - 1847 Directory
Sarah Smith wed Richard Griffin in 1843 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Sarah Smith wed Thomas Finn in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Sarah Ann Smith wed Henry Bloore in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Sidney Smith aged 16 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Smith John Matt Smith and Elizabeth Johnston christened John Mathew 1846 died
Sophia Smith wed George Hayward in 1847 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Sydney Smith settler Port Fairy, Source - 1847 Directory
Sylvester Smith, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
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