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William Splane and Eleanor Ahern born Richard 1841
Mr E Splatt Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Mr J Splatt Arrived at Port Phillip 13 April 1843 from Liverpool 16 Dec Winscales
Thomas Splatt Correspondence sold Western Port St Germains to Burchett, Fred
F W Splatt 30 Steerage (s 14) Stockman, listed on the Theresa arrived 18 Jul 1840 Steerage paid and stayed in Melb
WF Splatt Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
William Francis Splatt stores Queen St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Francis Splatt House Queens St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
WF Splatt Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
William Francis Splatt 1846 occupied Roseneath (north west of Casterton, 48,000 acres)
William Francis Splatt Directory 1847 Owned Property St. Kilda - Freehold Property merchant St. Kilda & Queen street To Depasture Stock.Murray
Anne Spliacy wed Edward Fitzgerald in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Thomas Mr Spurrell - (n 19) Cabin, listed on the John Bull arrived 22 Jan 1840
William Splane and Eleanor Ahern parents of Richard Splane born 5 May 1841 and when aged 1 month, 4 days, was baptised on 9 June 1841 by Rev Michael Ryan at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsor is Mary Burke - see my Chapman page for this event
William Splane and Eleanor Ahern christened Richard 1841
Mr E Splatt, Intermediate arrived 13 Apr 1843 on the Winscales
Mr J Splatt, Intermediate arrived 13 Apr 1843 on the Winscales
Thomas Splatt Correspondence sold Western Port St Germains to Burchett, Fred
F W Splatt 30 (Steerage 14) Stockman, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
WF Splatt, owed 45 by CS Barrett who went to Uk, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
William Splatt, Jury enpannelled 11 May, p3 - 14 May 1842 Melbourne Times
William Francis Splatt, House Queen St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
WF Splatt, owed 35 pounds goods sold to George Sherwin. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Jan 1844
William Francis Splatt, Trustee for deceased estate with John Thomas Furniss for insolvent estate of George Sherwin. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 6 Jan 1844
WF Splatt, jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
Mr WF Splatt owed $7 by George Sherwin Insolvent 5 Jan 1844 , source local newspapers
Mr WG Splatt Jury empannelled for Common Law cases 13 Nov 1844 News 12 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
Mr WF Splatt on a Special Jury was impannelled - News 27 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
William Francis Splatt, Foreman on Jury for Supreme Court, criminal side Mon 16 Sep. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
William F Splatt, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for George Annand but John Joseph Fawkner won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
WF Splatt, sworn in as a Special Constable before His Worship the Mayor 21 Oct 1845 72 enrolled, all publicans exempted. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
William Francis Splatt 1846 occupied Roseneath (north west of Casterton, 48,000 acres)
WF Splatt Owned Property St. Kilda - Freehold Property To Depasture Stock.Murray
W.F Splatt merchant St. Kilda & Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Splatt see Pinceut & Splatt in a partnership settlers Norton River Wimeira, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Spliacy wed Edward Fitzgerald in 1845 at Roman Catholic
William Spong List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Spooner Cleared out from Port Phillip 23 May 1843 for Launceston arrived 29 May Tamar
Alexander Spot, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
George Spottiswood, on Jury for Supreme Court, criminal side Mon 16 Sep. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
John Spottiswood waterman, wife Anne son John Spottiswood born 7 Aug 1839 baptised 28 Nov 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
J.S. Spotswood (arrived in 1839) in a land sale in 1847, purchased 119 acres to be used as a dairy farm. The price for this land was 26 shillings per acre. The area known as Edom was re-named in honour of George Spotswood due to his long term residency in the area. He was born in Little Nelson Street in 1840, and later moved to Hudsons Road Spotswood.
Mr J Spottiswoode sailed 22-Jul 1840 for Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
John Stewart Spotswood - Spotswood wed Anne Normandale in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne born John 1839, George 1841, Elizabeth 1842 died, Elizabeth Ann 1845
John Stewart Spotiswood, and Ann baptised Elizabeth at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Wtown 1842 #12999
Mr Spottiswood source CTH - arrived at Hobart 14 Feb 1843 from Portland 9 Feb, Naiad
JS Spotswood, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 21 Apr 1843 Confectioners Licence for Wiliams Town
John Stewart Spotswood, freehold, Yarra Yarra 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 Stewart Spottiswood Williamstown freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
J Stewart Spotswood, licensed to cut timber County of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 21 Sept 1844
John Stewart Spoteswood, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Williamstown Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Stewart Spotswood, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
JS Spotswood, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
J.S Spotswood Owned Property Williamstown - Freehold Property
J.S Spotswood general dealer Connors st Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Spottiswood arrived 27-Aug 1840 from Hobart on the Lord Sidmonth
Mr Spottiswood arrived 7-Sep 1840 from Hobart on the Bandicoot
Mrs Spotswood, Williamstown employed Ann Bannon 25 (single woman 03) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr RR Spottiswood arrived 20-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Porter
Mr RC Spottiswood arrived at Hobart 8 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip on 5 Jan on the Porter
Captain Spoule arrived 16 Jul 1840 from Launceston via Sydney on the Industry
William Spouse and Flora Mcdonnell christened Christina 1843
Henry Spragg aged 31 came Mar 1845 with 189 on the Sir George Seymour
Henry Spragg, 31 both was Labourer, trained as Taylor Widower crime - Larceny from his master 7 years convicted 25 Feb 1843, at Oxford, received 22 Mar 1843, at Oxford, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was Dismissed for refusing to hire (List a145 and a67)
Henry Sprake List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry Sprake, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
Alex Spratt, Cabin arrived 18 Oct 1842 from Greenock Benares
Andrew Sprat Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
T Spratt, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Swan' 21 Aug 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 26 Aug 1845
George Spreadbow Convict, came on Exmouth, TofL 25 Mar 1840, #40/785, Hawker
Mr Spreint / Sprynt arrived 23 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Liverpool on 18 July Thomas Hughes, source local newspapers
Ann Sprigg / Sprig 20 (single woman 24) Housemaid Prot reads Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Ann Spriggs wed John Manks in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Sprigs, on the jury inquiring into death of Ellen Quirk. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Jul 1845
Mr Sringth, arrived in Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Industry' 22 Jan 1841 - source Launceston Courier 25 Jan 1841
Jane Spring single woman, son Peter William Spring born 10 Dec 1837 baptised 18 Apr 1838 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Jane Spring wed 27 May 1839 to John Gunn by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Mary Anne Spring, 21 single female House servant RC both Tipperary arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
William Spring Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Patrick Springam / Sprinegan 21 (single man 38) Labourer RC reads Meath arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
William Springam / Sprinegan 19 (single man 37) Labourer RC reads Meath arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
William Springham, died 43 male Melbourne 1842 #3673 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Sprynt, Intermediate arrived 23 Nov 1844 on the Thomas Hughes
Mr Alexander Sproat imported 2 ploughs and 2 carts in parts Arrived 1 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Sydney Ellen
A Sproat Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 1 to 30 Sept 1843
Alexander Sprot, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Alexander Sprot, on a Committee to hold a meeting at Mack's Hotel, Corio, of all inhabitants of the Western District. Source - Geelong Advertiser 10 May 1844
Alexander Sprot Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Alexander Sprot, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Charles Sprott List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Sproat Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
John Sproat, on 10 June 1840 purchased a town allotment - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
John Sproat MD Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr Sproat, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Geelong
John Sprout, House Queen St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
John Sproat, MD Melbourne has submitted his testimonial of qualification as Medical Witness at Inquests is a 'Legally qualified Medical Practicioner'. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 31 Jan 1845
John Sproat wed Emmiline Langlands in 1846 at Independent Congregational Melbourne christened Thomas 1847
J Sproat surgeon & accoucher Queen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Sproat of Ballyrine Hills appointed magistrate, 15 Jan 1844 by His Excellency the Governor source PPH News 6 Jan 1844 , source local newspapers
Thomas Sproat of Indented Head appointed new magistrate by His Excellency the on the Governor, source local newspapers
Thomas Sproat Belerim St Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Thomas Sproat, County of Grant depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Thomas Sproat, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Balarine St Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Thomas Sproat Bellerine Street Geelong - Freehold Property
Thomas Sproat settler Indented Head County Grant, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Sproul Ship's Master arrived 26 Oct 1840 from Launceston on 22 Oct on the Dusty Miller
Mr Sprouls departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Charlotte
Rev Mr Sprout / Sproat (Cabin) Cabin, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Rev Mr Sproull List No 1, 31 Jan 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Charles Sprott List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Sproat freehold Malop St, Corio Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Thomas Sproat, of Ballyrine Hills in district of Port Phillip appointed to be a magistrate. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 Jan 1844
Thomas Sprout, of Ballareen Hills was sworn in a Magistrate of the territory. Source - Geelong Advertiser 22 July 1844
Captain Sprout master in 1841 Deva
Mr Sprouls departed 18 Jan 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Charlotte
Andrew Sproule, 18 single man Labourer Prot, both Co Tyrone, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Alexander Sprout Portland Bay Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
John Sprout freehold Flinders Lane LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Sproat House Queen St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Sproat Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
John Sproat not on voters list, signed a letter to Henry Moor Bourke Ward, giving him support, source PPH, 31 Oct 1843
William Spry A Steerage Baker, came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
William Spruggs arrived 27 May 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 15 May on the Ellen, source local newspapers
Charles Spudbury Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Catherine Spuhan 25 (single woman 67) Housemaid RC reads Kilkenny, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Catherine Spruhin, wed Michael Jackman 1842 #632 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Spunks found with his throat cut, is making slow recovery in care of Dr Sanford News 11 Jan 1844 , source local newspapers
Mr Thomas Spurrell - (Cabin 19),,, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
J Spurry sailed 23-May 1840 for Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
J Spurry arrived 2-Jul 1840 from Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
Mr and Mrs Spyers sailed 6-Nov 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Mr S Spyers arrived 7 Dec 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Royal Mail
Mary Squire 27 (single woman 50) Housemaid Prot both Devonshire, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Ann Squires, female wed Francis Bryan 1842 #4596 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Stacey wed Catherine Monahan in 1843 at Presbyterian Portland christened Mary Ann 1845, Robert 1845, Mary Anne 1847
Henry Stack, Cabin For Sydney - arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
Catherine Stack, Elizabeth Stack, Henry Stack, and Jane Stack, Cabin For Sydney - arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
Mr J Stack sailed 7 Jul 1840 for Launceston via Geelong on the Emma - source Port Phillip Herald 10 July 1840
Thomas Stack 30 hus of Mary (family 28) Labourer Prot both Cavan Family forwarded to Geelong arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mary Stack 28 wife of Thomas (family 28) Prot Cavan arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Catherine Stack 7 and Mary Anne Stack 5 dau of Thomas (family 28) Prot Cavan arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
William Stack 20 (single man 26) Farm servant Prot both Lancashire, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
John Stackhouse with wife and 5 chn cleared from Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 2 March Tamar - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843
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