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George Stanway freehold Queen St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
George Stanway House Queen St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
George Stanway, jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844 being unable to agree, were locked up for the night. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
George Stanway, license renewed for 'Stanways Hotel' Little Flinders St brother of John who was not in a fit state to keep the license. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
George Stanway Stanway's Hotel Little Flinders St Publican's License transferred from brother John listed on 7 May 1844
George Stanway, Little Flinders St Stanways Hotel' granted annual Publican's license - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
George Stanway, applied for transfer of License of Stanways Hotel Little Flinders St to John Tighe. Source - Port Phillip Herald 29 Jul 1845
George Stanway, Little Flinders St publican fined 40/- for being absent from jury duty. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 Aug 1845
George Stanway, fine of 40s for being absent when called for Jury Duty confirmed. Source - Melbourne Courier 22 Oct 1845
Greorge Stanway wed Catherine Brown in 1846 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne christened George 1847
George Stanway publican Brunswick, Source - 1847 Directory
John Stanway, and Mary baptised Mary at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12796
John Stanway, Publican's License granted Shaws Hotel Little Flinders St, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John William Stanway, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Little Flinders' St Shaw's Hotel
John Stanway, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Stanways Hotel Little Elizabeth St
John Stanway, House Little Flinders St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
John Stamway Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
John Stanway Stanway's Hotel Little Flinders St Publican's License refused, Licence to be transferred to his brother George listed on 7 May 1844
Mr John Stanway late innkeeper Little Flinders Lane was committed to jail as a dangerous lunatic on joint certificate of News 28 Sep 1844 , source local newspapers
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr Stanway arrived 8 Oct 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston 2 Oct 1844 Scout, source local newspapers
W Stanway Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
William Stanway freehold 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 Stanway Stanways Hotel granted a Publican's Night License source PPH 27 June 1843
William Stanway House Queen St Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
William Stanway and Mary Barret christened George 1843
William Stanway, The Port Phillip Herald Tue 27 Jun 1843 Publicans licence granted for Stanways Hotel
W Stanway, foreman jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844 being unable to agree, were locked up for the night. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
William Stanway, Jury to hear domestic case. Source - Port Phillip Herald 14 June 1844
Mary Mrs Stanway lodging house keeper Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Stanway ulpholsterer Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr John Stapel ( Steerage), came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mr J Staples Departed from Hobart on 7 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Britomart
Mr Staples sailed 13-Jan 1840 for Hobart Town on the Camilla
Mrs Staples and 2 chn arrived 14 June 1840 from Hobart - on the Branken Moor
Ensign Stapleton Departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Bee
Mr Stapleton Arrived at Sydney 2 Jan 1839 from Port Phillip on 26 Dec, on the Success
Granville William Chetwynd Stapylton, Surveyor, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
James Stapleton Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Johanna Stapleton 18 (single woman 60) House servant RC reads Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Johanna Stapleton wed Darby Kennedy in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Judith Stapleton 23, Single woman 36, arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Judith Stapleton 23, on Jan 1840 Disposal list for Westminster To Sydney
Judith Stapleton, mother of Barnaby Keough born 30 Oct 1841 son of Barnaby Keough - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Judith Stapleton 20 (single woman 43) House servant RC reads Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Judy Stapleton, mother of Anastatia Handrahan born 30 Nov 1844 dau of Pierce Handrahan - see my Chapman page for details of this event
Judith Stapleton wed Michael Buckley in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Mary Stapleton - (Steerage 7), came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mary Stapleton 25 (single woman 26) Dairy Maid RC neither Kilkenny arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Mary Stapleton wed Robert Craig in 1845 at Roman Catholic
Mr Stapleton sailed 1 Oct 1840 for Hobart on the Flying Squirel
Mrs Stapleton sailed 9 Nov 1840 for Honart on the Flying Squirel
Patrick Stapleton 22 (Single man 69) Shepherd RC both Tipperary, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Patrick Stapleton wed Margaret Phillips in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Patrick Stapleton, and Margaret Phillips baptised female Margaret at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #481
Margaret Stapleton died 1845 infant Female aged 2 at Melbourne
P. Stapleton ser. of town police Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Stapleton 28 hus (family 31) Labourer RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Ellen Stapleton 27 wife of Richard (family 31) House maid RC neither Tipperary, came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
W Stapleton, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Innkeeper a new Insolvent debt of 307 pounds 0.10% of 56 debts listed
William Staret 20 (single man 48) Labourer RC both Kings Co, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Charles Starch in list of Burgesses asking George Sinclair Brodie to stand for LaTrobe Ward, dated 20 Sep 1843
Charles Starck News - signed letter 29 Sep 1843 supporting George Sinclair Brodie for LaTrobe Ward
John Stark, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Baker a new Insolvent debt of 1051 pounds, 0.34% of 56 debts listed
Mr Stark, departed from Port Phillip for Portland Bay on the schooner 'Providence' 3 Nov 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 Nov 1845
William Stark in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
Mr and Mrs Stark with son and 2 dau sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner, source local newspapers
Mr and Mrs Starkey and 2 chn arrived 29 July 1844 at Launceston from Adelaide via Port Fairy Will Watch, source local newspapers
John Starling, wed Ann Newton 1842 #842 Independent Melbourne
Mary Starn died 1847 Female aged 24 at Melbourne
John Starr arrived 28 Sep 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 19 Sep Amity, source local newspapers
Kevill Starsmond - convict came on the Pekeo 1840, (name and ship does not match with references) has not called for his ticket, Ticket of Leave. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 99, 7 Jun 1843

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Edward Stavely, and Anne Keoghan baptised male Robert at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36207
Catherine Slavin aged 26 came Aug 1841 with 236 on the Strathfieldsaye wed Benjamin Johnson in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Ann Stavin wed George Landers in 1845 at Church of England
W.J Stawell settler Rathescar Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
William Foster Stawell, granted depasturing license for Western Port for March 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Apr 1844
William Foster Stawell, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
William Stawell, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
William Stawell, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
William Stawell barrister William street, Source - 1847 Directory
Honora Stawnton wed Michael Dermott in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Thomas Staysay 20 (Single man 66) Labourer Prot both Herts, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Eliza StClare, 20 single female House servant Prot both Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Eliza Stclair, female wed John Davison 1842 #5b Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne
George StClair, 24 hus Labourer Prot both Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Eliza StClair, 20 wife of George Servant Prot both Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
Robert StClair, 0 2 months Prot Clare arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
George StClair, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
George St.Clair bootmaker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
David Stead 9 Nov 1835 with Batman brought 500 sheep for members of the Port Phillip Association
Francis Diana Stead wed Charles Osburne in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
shared Stead and Cowey Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 1 to 30 Sept 1843
Stead see Cowie & Stead in a partnership settlers Bungletop Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Captain Steains master Departed from Sydney on 12 Dec 1839 for Port Phillip and South Aust on the Caroline
Captain Steains Ship's Master sailed 21-Jan 1840 from Port Phillip for Sydney on the Caroline
James Steaninson Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
Alexander Steele 19 (single man 26) Gardener, Prot, both, Fife,, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Anne Steel, 23 single female House Servant Prot, both Glasgow, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Anne Steel wed Daniel Mcbath in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Ann Steel, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Dorah Steele 22 (single woman 42) Housemaid RC both, came 12 Apr 1841 on the Argyle
Dorah Steel wed Simon Finegan in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Mr D Steel sailed 5 Mar 1840 for London on the Magnet
Edward Steele in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Edmund Steel Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Edward Steel labourer Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
J Steel arrived 25-Jul 1840 from Sydney on 6 May on the Curlew - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
James Steel Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Steele from Collinsburgh,Fifeshire; (steerage 16) perished on the India, reported 22 Oct 1841 on the Grindlay
John Steel and Mary christened Charles Henry 1847 Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
M Steel Steelís Creek Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
M Steel Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Michael Steele, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
Michael Steel settler Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Steele see Black and Steele Partnership, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Mr Steel Departed from Hobart on 7 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Adelaide
Miss Steel Cabin passengers arrived 1 Nov 1840 from Greenock on the Martin Luther
Miss Steel sailed 6-Nov 1840 for Sydney on the Bright Planet
Miss Steele Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 21 May Christina
Mr Steele cleared 2 May 1844 from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 8 May on the Tamar, source local newspapers
Miss Hall / Steele cleared 25 May 1844 and sailed 26 May from Melbourne for Sydney via Launceston on 28 May on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Robert Steel, and Mary Dunne baptised female Ellen at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #332
Robert Steel and Mary Dunne christened Mary 1844
Robert Steel in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Robert Steele cleared 9 Apr 1844 and sailed 10 Apr from Melbourne for Launceston on 11 Apr and Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Robert Steel List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Robert Steele, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Robert Steel, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Robert Steele, is a license publican, keeps a house on the Marrabool Creek, on the Buninyong Rd. Source - Melbourne Courier 24 Dec 1845
Robert Steele & Thomas Steele in a partnership settlers Malfivallock Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Susan Steel 21 (single woman 33) Housemaid Prot both Mentown, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Susan Steel, wed Lawrence Burrell 1842 #691 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Steel in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Thomas Steel, letter at Geelong Post Office 26 Feb 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 26 Feb 1844
Thomas Steel, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Thomas Steele see Steele Robert & Thomas in a partnership settlers Malfivallock Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Steele see Black & Steele in a partnership settlers St. Enoch's. Fiery Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
William Steele 20 hus (family 36) Farm servant Prot both Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Jane Steele 16 wife (family 36) Farm servant Edinburgh, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
William Steel, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
William Steele, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William George Steele 28 (single man 47) Shepherd Prot both Devonshire, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
William George Steel 28 (Intermediate 8), came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Mr WR Steele Esq. Departed from Sydney on Fri 24 Aug 1838 for Port Phillip on the Paul Pye
W. R. Steel, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
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