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Elizabeth Staff 20 (single woman 47) House servant Prot reads Co Kilkenny, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Elizabeth Staff wed Patrick Gannon in 1847 at Roman Catholic Belfast (Now Port Fairy) & Warrnambool
Edward Stafford, 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
Elizabeth Stafford 18 (single woman 49) Servant RC both Devon arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Elizabeth Stafford wed Edward Rowen in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Marys Geelong
Emily Stafford arrived 12 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 19 July 1841
James Frederick Stafford, and Ann baptised Eliza Ann at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Sydney Nsw 1842 #12793
John Stafford Officer in HM Customs, wife Margaret Caroline son Edward Randal Scott Stafford born 28 Feb 1838 baptised 17 Apr 1838 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
John Stafford tidewaiter wife Margaret Caroline dau Maria Ann Christiana Stafford born 17 Oct 1839 baptised 28 Nov 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
John Stafford, Customs, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Mr Stafford, in Oct 1839 employed Maria Finlay aged 22, House servant, who came on the David Clarke
John Stafford landing waiter and tide surveyor William’s Town, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Stafford, from Insolvencies, dated 18-Mar and 18-Mar 1842
John Stafford, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 Insolvent, first meeting 11 Apr 1842 at the Commissioner's Office
John Stafford, and Margaret baptised George Henry at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12894
John Stafford and Margaret Carol christened Arthur Alexander 1844, Ellen Margaret 1847
John Stafford, House Spring St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
John Stafford landing waiter Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr John Stapel / Staford - (Steerage), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
John Stafford, and Mary Carey baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #411
John Stafford and Mary Carey christened John 1841, Margaret 1844, Thomas 1847
John Stafford house Stephen St Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Stafford House Spring St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
John Stafford aged 23 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Margaret Stafford 27 (single woman 27) Domestic Servant RC reads Antrim came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Margaret Stafford wed Joseph Scott in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Mr and Mrs Stafford and 2 chn Departed from Sydney on 18 June 1837 for Launceston via Port Phillip on the James Watt
Mr Stafford Cabin arrived Port Phillip 14 Sep 1841 on the Tasmania
Mr Stafford arrived 21 Sep 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 10 Sep, on the Agenoria
Mr Stafford cleared 26 Feb 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney and arrived 4 March, on the Christina, source local newspapers
Patrick Stafford Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
John Staghouse 35 hus (family 59) Farm servant Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Eliza Staghouse 30 wife of John (family 59) House Servant Prot neither Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Ellen Staghouse 10, Susan Staghouse 8, Esther Staghouse 5 and John Staghouse 2 son of John (family 59), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mr Stahl Arrived at Port Phillip 11 April 1843 from London 11 Nov and Portsmouth 6 Dec Enmore
Joseph Stain wed Helen Gordon in 1844 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong christened Joseph 1845
Joseph Staines miller & mealman off Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Maria Stain 16 (single woman 48) House servant Prot both Portsmouth, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mary Stain died 1847 Female aged 24 at Melbourne
Henry Stainforth, freehold, Merri Merri Creek The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
Henry Stainforth Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Henry Stainforth Merri Merri Creek freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Henry Stainforth List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Henry Stainforth, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Mervervale Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Mr Stainforth, Mrs Stainforth and family ( Steerage) arrived 28 March 1841 on the Indus
Mr and Mrs Stainforth and family came 28 March 1841 on the Indus, ship, 422 tons, Clarke master, from Calcutta 23 Jan. Also 7 in the Steerage.
John Stainforth Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Robert Stainsby 32 hus (family 29) Shoemaker Prot both Lanarkshire, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Elizabeth Stainsby 33 wife of Robert (family 29) Bonnet maker Prot both Lanarkshire, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Isabella Stainsby 12, Maryann Stainsby 9, James Stainsby 5 chn of Robert (family 29) Prot Lanarkshire, came 2 Jan 1841 on the Salsette
Robert Stainsby and Elizah/Elizabeth christened Robert 1843, Ellen Christiana 1845
Robert Stainsby musician Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Stainsby wed 25 Oct 1827 to Elizabeth Downham at Burnley, Lancashire, England
James Stainsby christened 28 SEP 1834 and also 22 Nov 1836 at Burnley, Lancashire, England
Elizabeth Stainsby nee Downham 1806 - 1873 #6972 aged 67, dau of Ellen and Thomas Downham of Lancashire
Robert Stainsby 1781 - 1857 #2378 aged 76 son of Mary and Robert Stainsby of York
Robert Stainsby 1808 - 1887 #10211 aged 79, son of unknown and Robert Stainsby, died at Geelong
William Stainson fisherman Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Stald, Steerage arrived 11 Apr 1843 on the Enmore
Emily Stalker (servants) Steerage arrived 2 Dec 1843 on the Midlothian
Emily Stalker List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Amelia Stalker wed Richard Mann in 1844 at Presbyterian Campbellfield
Mr G Stall Departed from Launceston on 10 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Industry
Wm Stall Departed from Launceston 31 Oct 1837 for Port Philip on the Rebecca
Alfred Stallard, arrived at Port Phillip from Hobart on the schooner 'Flying Fish' 5 May 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 6 May 1845
Mr Stammers arrived 4 Jan 1844 at Port Phillip from Launceston on the Christina, source local newspapers
Mrs Stammers arrived 11 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 8 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Joseph Stammers Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
William Stamper 19 (single man 39) Labourer Prot Both Cumberland, came 8 Jun 1841 on the Frankfield
Jane Stanbury wed David Harker in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Stancombe arrived 3 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 30 Oct Tamar, source local newspapers
William Stand departed 12 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Dusty Miller - source Launceston Courier 15 March 1841
Charles Staunton - Standin and Mary Ann Mcmahon christened Charles 1842, Patrick 1844, Margaret 1846
Charles Standen house Bourke Lane Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Charles Standen House Little Bourke St Burgess in Gipps Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Charles Standen, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
Charles Standen, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Charles Standen born 1801 in Croydon, Surrey UK, died 16 Nov 1879 at Bulla, Vic. Wed in Tasmania c1838 to Mary McMahon born 1814 Limerick, Clare, Ireland and died 20 Oct 1894 at Bulla, Vic, had Mary Sophia Standen and Louisa Standen in Tasmania, then 8 chn in Vic, first son Charles Standen born 7 Apr 1842 at Port Phillip, died 25 Dec 1904 aged 62, being operated on for gallstones, in Cairns, Qld, wed c1864 in NSW to Sarah Frances Bulley 3 Apr 1843 - 14 Jan 1915 aged 71
Edward Standen, arrived at Port Phillip for Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 8 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 9 Jan 1845
Edward Standen wed Priscilla Niblett in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Richard Standen and Priscilla christened Ellen 1847
Edward Standen died in 1870 #9824 aged 75 son of John and from Essex
Priscilla Standen died 1883 #4518 aged 75, dau of Mary and Isaac Niblett
Ellen Standen born 1847 wed 1863 #3548 to Peter Andrew Johnson 1828 - 10 Nov 1882 aged 54 years son of Christine Daniels and John Johnson of Jacobstad, Sweden after 30 years in Victoria, and had 10 chn, with age when their father died - Edward 17, Peter 14, John 13, Andrew 11, Charles 9, Benjamin 7, Pricella 5, Ella deceased, Albert Lars 2 and Francis aged 5 months.
Ellen Johnson nee Standen wed 1884 to John Currie (from Glasgow) at Charlton and had 2 more chn to 1888 - Elizabeth Niblet Currie 1885 and Janet Reid Currie 1888
Mr H Standing cleared 27 June 1844 and sailed 28 June from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 2 July Tamar, source local newspapers
Martin Standing, Crew drowned when the Cataraqui was shipwrecked 4 Aug 1845, see Account of disaster
Thomas Standing 22 hus of Ann (family 38) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Ann Standing 20 wife of Thomas (family 38) Labourer Sussex arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Hannah Standing cleared 18 June 1844 and sailed 20 June from Melbourne for Portland Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr Standing cleared 18 June 1844 and sailed 20 June from Melbourne for Portland Tamar, source local newspapers
Thomas Standing cleared 27 June 1844 and sailed 28 June from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 2 July Tamar, source local newspapers
Edward Standley 30, hus (family 14) Labourer, reads Co Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the on the Agostina
Ann Standley 23, wife of Edward (family 14) House keeper, neither Co Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the on the Agostina
Edward Standley 4, Thomas Standley 1, Infant With Standley born at Sea, chn of Edward (family 14), Co Tipperary, came 17 Dec 1841 on the on the Agostina
Edward Stanley, and Anne Keaghan baptised male Robert at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #14
Thomas Stanley, died 2 male Melbourne 1842 #38347 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Edward Stanley, and Anne Keaghan christened Ellen 1843, Mary Anne 1846, Johanna 1847
Edward Stanly, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Edward Stanley Directory 1847 labourer Williams Town
John Standring Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Maria Stane christened Mary 1843
Mr G Stanery departed 17 Aug from Launceston, arrived 30 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston Mary one, source local newspapers
Mr J Stanforth Departed from Launceston on 2 Nov 1838 for Port Phillip on the Aquilla
Dr Stanford, curator Ornithology for 1844 officeholder, Mechanic's Institute. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 Jan 1844
Margaret Stanford wed Charles Arnold in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Stanford came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
George Stanhart 26 hus (family 34) Carpenter Prot both Cork, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Christiana Stanhart 30 wife of George (family 34) Housemaid Prot both Cork, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
George Stanhope, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
James Stanhope wed Nora/Hanora Mcneil in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
James Stanhope, and Honora Mcneil baptised male Stephen 1841, and James at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36632 christened James 1842
Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Mary Anne Stanlake wed Thomas Branagan in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Robert Stanlack / Stanlake 23 hus - family on mepnab/s4 (family 24) General servant, Prot neither, Devonshire, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Jane Stanlack / Stanlake 23 wife of Robert (family 24) Dairymaid, Prot both, Devonshire, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Robert Stanlack and Jane christened Margaret Mary 1841, Elizabeth Celia 1843, Samuel 1845, Jane 1847
Robert Stanlake in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Robert Stanlake List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Robert Stanlake, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Robert Stanlake of Saltwater River and Pakenham South (1817-1896).
Two of Victoria’s earliest pioneers, Robert Stanlake and his wife, Jane Webber, arrived in the Port Phillip District of New South Wales upon the “Himalaya” in 1840. Initially employed by His Honour Charles Joseph La Trobe, the Superintendent of the Port Phillip District, they afterwards settled in Melbourne where Robert worked as a carter.
see - family of Robert Stanlake. Robert Stanlake wed twice after the death of Jane, firstly to Juliana Firth, and secondly to Agnes Lovelock, a Scot. Robert died in 1896.
Robert Stanlake carter off Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Stanley in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Edward Stanley labourer Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory
W D Stanly, Crew 1st Mate arrived 21 July 1844 from London and Cork on the Dale Park
William Stanson 28 hus (family 32) Farm Labourer Prot reads Ireland, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Anne Stanson 25 wife of William (family 32) House Servant Prot neither Ireland, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Ann Stanton 22 (single woman 23) Housemaid RC reads Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Anne Stanton wed Charles Hayes in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ann Stanton wed John Russell in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
A Stanton Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
B Stanton arrived 4-Apr 1840 from Hobart on 30 March on the Adelaide - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Apr 1840
Charles Staunton, and Mary Mcmahon baptised male Charles at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #427
Charles Staunton and Mary McMahon of Merri Creek, parents of Charles Staunton born 7 Apr 1842, when aged aged 7 months, was baptised on 7 Nov 1842 by Rev Daniel Macelvey at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne Sponsors are John King and Rose Head (wife of John Char) - see my Chapman page for this event
Ellen Stanton 22 (single woman 62) Housemaid RC neither Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Ellen Stanton wed Patrick Murphy in 1843 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ellen Stanton, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Henry Stanton 3 Jun 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
James Staunton, was entertained by the deserted Wife of William Swords who emptied his pockets of 73 pounds. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Oct 1845
John Stounson / Stanton 30 hus (family 38) Labourer RC both Galway, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Bridget Stanton 28 wife of John (family 38) House servant RC both Galway, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
Bridget Stanton 9, William Stanton 7, Mary Stanton 5 and Judy Stanton 2 dau of John (family 38) RC Galway, came 7 Oct 1841 on the Intrinsic
John Staunton in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
John Stanton - Staunton and Bridget Donohoe christened John 1843, James 1845, Michael 1845 died, Anne 1847
John Stanton, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
John Stanton, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
John Staunton, constable in Melbourne police, sworn, - 'I went to the house of GS Brodie on the 23rd or 24th of Sep, on my second visit, .... found this second cheque', source The Melbourne Argus, Tuesday 19 October 1847
John Stanton constable off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Deaths, 13 Aug 1861, The Argus - on the 11 Aug, at Melbourne, Bridget, beloved wife of Mr John Staunton, aged 45 years.
on Weds 21 Oct 1861 - the Friends of Mt John Staunton are respectifully invited to follow the remains of his late son James to the place of interment, Melbourne General Cemetery. The funeral to move from the residence of Mr Wordie, Woodstock on Tue 22 Oct at 6 oclock am. and passing Merri Creek Bridge about 2pm

from on Sunday, 3 July, 2011

I have some information for you in regard to the names on the 'Intrinsic' passenger list. One of John and Bridget's children is noted on the index as Judy. In fact, her real name is Julia. I'm not sure if you want to add that somewhere in the family's notes.

Some entries may belong
Julia Stanton from Galway wed 1867 #570 to John George Burke
and Julia Maria Burke died 1895 #990 aged 43 dau of Bridgt Donahue and John Stanton
William Stanton died 1856 #433 aged 21, son of John Stanton from Galway
Bridget Stanton died 1861 #6492 aged 45, dau of John Donohoe of Galway
James Stanton died 1861 #8661 aged 16, son of Bridget unknown and John Stanton, born in Victoria
Kate Allen died 1894 #5253 aged 36, dau of Bridget ODonohue and John Stanton
Annie Stanton died 1935 #9787 aged 88, dau of Bridget Donohue and John Stanton

Mr Stanton arrived 5 Apr 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 12 Apr 1841
Mr and Mrs Stanton and 4 chn sailed from Port Phillip 9 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 15 Feb Tamar - source Launceston Courier 20 Feb 1843
Mr Stanton Arrived at Port Phillip 11 April 1843 from London 11 Nov and Portsmouth 6 Dec Enmore
Mr Staughton sailed from Launceston 11 Dec 1843 for Port Phillip, Tamar
Mr Staughton arrived at Port Phillip 18 Dec 1843 from Launceston 14 Dec Scout
Sabina Stanton 20 (single woman 66) Housemaid RC both Galway, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
From Website, James Murphy left Tipperary Ireland in 1941, aged 28, arriving at Port Phillip Bay on the ship the Royal Saxon in 1841. Sabina Staunton left Galway Ireland in 1841 aged 20, arriving at Port Phillip Bay in 1941.
Simon Staughton Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Mr Staughton cleared 10 Feb 1844 and sailed 11 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston and Circular Head, on the Tobago, source local newspapers
Mr Haughton / Staughton cleared 15 Feb 1844 and sailed 16 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 21 Feb, on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Simon Staughton County of Bourke License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Simon Staughton Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Simon Staughton and Susa Mary christened Martha Tasmania 1844
Simon Staughton, letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Feb 1844
Simon Staughton, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Simon Staughton, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
Simon Staughton, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Simon Staughton settler Exeford River Exe, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Staunton and Ellen Roach christened Thomas 1840, William John 1843, Mary Ellen 1845
Thomas Stanton, House Off Little Bourke St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Gipps Ward
Thomas Stanton, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Thomas Stanton labourer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
shared Staughton and Simpson Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 1 to 30 Sept 1843
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