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Agnes Steen, 16, dau of James, House servant, Prot reads Derry, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
James Steen, hus of Ellen 35, Sawyer, Prot both Dumbartonshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Ellen Steen, wife of James 35, Housekeeper, Prot both Dumbartonshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Ellen Steen, 14, James Steen, 12, Daniel Steen, 6, and Margaret Steen, 4, Prot both Dumbartonshire, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Maria Steen wed John Little in 1847 at Methodist / Wesleyan Melbourne
Mary Anne Stanwick / Steenwick 23 (single woman 22) Housemaid RC both Devon , employed by Mr LP Green arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
John Steers Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Mr Steer departing 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Dusty Miller - source Launceston Courier 3 May 1841
Margaret Steers 25 (single woman 54) House maid RC reads Kings Co, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
Margaret Steers, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Mr Steer, departed 27 Apr from Launceston for Portland Bay in 1841 Dusty Miller
Richard Steers Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847 Letter at Post-office unclaimed
JJ Steigenberger, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
George Steigenhager in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
CA von Steiglitz, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
CA Von Steiglitz, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
John Lewison Stieglitz 9 Nov 1835 with Batman brought 500 sheep for members of the Port Phillip Association
Mr J Steiglitz arrived at Launceston 30 July 1836 from Port Phillip, on the Henry
John Von Steiglitz, of Upper Weirabi, Port Phillip, appointed a Magistrate. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 14 Sept 1844
John von Steiglitz, Western Port District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Mr Steightey arrived 12-Nov 1840 from London via Launceston on the Rookery
Mr and Mrs Steiglitz arrived 3 Jan 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Charlotte - source Launceston Courier 4 Jan 1841
Mr Steiglitz arrived 29 May 1841 at Melbourne, from Launceston on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 22 March 1841
Mr Steighlitz departing 27 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar
Mrs Steizlitz From Launceston Arrived at Port Phillip 7 April 1843 from Sydney via Launceston on 5 Apr Sea Horse
RW Steiglitz, to be Postmaster new Post Office at Ballan on the Portland Road. Source - Geelong Advertiser 18 July 1844
RW Steiglitz, to be postmaster of a new Post Office at Ballan on the Weirebee River on the Portland Road. Source - Port Phillip Herald 9 July 1844
RW Steiglitz, to be Postmaster at Ballan on the Weiribee River. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 3 Aug 1844
RW Steiglitz, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Robert Stieglitz, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
Robert William Stieglitz wed Marcella Belcher in 1845 at Church of England
Captain James Stein Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Mr Stein, Intermediate arrived 16 Nov 1844 on the Royal George
Stellard & Donell in a partnership settlers Lower Crawfords Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
John Stenhouse Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
Mowbray Stenhouse arrived at Port Phillip 23 Sept 1843 from Leith via Rio Janiero then Adelaide Camoena
Mr Stenhouse sailed from Hobart 21 Sep 1837 for Port Philip on the Hetty
Mr Stenhouse cleared out from Port Phillip 23 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 27 Nov and Sydney Shamrock
Mr N Stenhouse, Cabin arrived 23 Sep 1843 on the Camona
shared Stenican and Fitzgerald Depasturing Licence for Western Port, from 31 July 1843
B Stenicon settler County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Anne Stenlow 23, Single woman 37, Servant Galway RC both, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Anne Stenlow 23, Servant, not engaged, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Thomas Stenah - Stenner 22 ( Steerage), came 12 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chipman
Thomas Stenners died 1847 Male aged 28 at Sth Yarra
Michael Stenson, 26 single man Labourer RC, reads Tipperary, Bounty arrived 9 Feb 1842 from London on the Martin Luther
JJ Steigenberger List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
WH Steigenberger List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr Steiglitz arrived 11 Jan at Launceston from Port Phillip, in 1841 Tamar
Mr and Mrs Strighlitz/Speighty / Steiglitz arrived 26 Mar at Melbourne, from Launceston in 1841 Tamar
CA Von Steiglitz Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
RW Steiglitz Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Von Steiglitz Western Port District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Thomas Stevens / Stenner 22 (single man 29) Carpenter Prot both Somersetshire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Thomas Stenah / Stenner 22 (disallowed ), came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Thomas Stenor sawyer W. Creek County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Stenson came Jul 1842 with 186 on the Martin Luther
Ann Stephens wed William Reynolds in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Captain CR Stephens, Master arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
Charl Stevens wed George Sherbrooke Airey in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
David Stephen, on the jury inquiring into death of Ellen Quirk. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Jul 1845
Edward Stephens wed 22 Oct 1838 to Catherine Burdett witnesses William Dodds and Edward Peers by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
Edward Stephens, and Carol baptisedEdward 1840, Emma at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 #12950
Emma Stephens, died Ed 1m female Melbourne 1842 #3791 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Edward Stephens and Catherine/Carol Burdett christened Elizabeth 1844, Richard 1846, Mary Ann 1847
Edward Stephens bricklayer Little Collins-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Edward Stephens in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Edwin Stevens, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Elizabeth Stevens in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 March 1843
Mr E Stevens Departed from Launceston on 9 Mar 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Adelaide
Francis John Sidney Stephen Swanston street Attorneys, Solicitors, And Proctors.
F.I.S Stephen solicitor Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Frederick Perkins Stevens, male wed Jane Rule 1842 #4576 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Frederick Perkins Stephens and Jane Rule christened Frederick Sylvester 1844 died, Ernest James 1845, Emily Jane 1847
Frederick Perkins Stevens House Bourke St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Fred P Stevens, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Frederic Perkins Stephens, shopman, employed by Messrs Benjamin. Source - Port Phillip Herald 20 Jan 1846
Owned Property Belfast - House & Land
F.P Stevens clerk to Benjamin Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
George T Stephens 30 hus (family 35) Bricklayer, Prot both, London, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Elizabeth Stephens 35 wife of George (family 35) Housemaid, Prot both, London, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
Sarah Stephens 5 dau of George (family 35), Prot both, London, came 22 Jan 1840 on the John Bull
George Stevens butcher Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Thomas Stevens, of Melbourne, from Insolvencies, dated 21-Feb and 25-Feb 1842
Mr G Stevens sailed 3 Apr 1844 from Melbourne for Sydney arrived 16 Apr on the Jane Goudie, source local newspapers
George Stephens List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George Thomas Stevens - gave notice of their intention to apply to the Commissioner for the allowance of their certificates Insolvency Certificates 25 June 1844 , source local newspapers
GT Stevens, Insolvent, granted Certificate of Relief. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 16 Nov 1844
G.T. Stevens Mrs Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
George T Stevens butcher Batman's Swamp, Source - 1847 Directory
George Stevens aged 23 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Joseph Henry Stevins house Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Henry Stevens, 21 both was Shoemaker, trained as Shoemaker single crime - Larceny 7 years convicted 28 Nov 1842, at Co C Court, received 21 Dec 1842, at Newgate, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was Working for himself (List a146 and a04)
Isabella Stevens 20 (single woman 22) Domestic Servant RC reads Edinburgh came 24 Dec 1841 on the Allan Ker
Isabella Stevens wed James Mclintock in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Stephens, hus of Ellen 36, Sawyer, Prot both Dumbarton, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Ellen Stephens, wife of James 35, Housekeeper, Prot both Dumbarton, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Margaret Stephens, 9, Prot both Dumbarton, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Marion Stephens, 6, Prot both Dumbarton, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Alexander Stephens, 4, Prot both Dumbarton, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
James Stephen sawyer off Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
James Stevens aged 20 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
John Stephens carpenter, wife Jane son John Day Stephens born 11 Sep 1839 baptised 29 Sep 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
John Stephens and Jane christened Elizabeth 1841
Jane Stephens 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
Mrs John Stephens in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Stephen North-west Ward, Melbourne Market elected Commissioner announced 5 Nov 1841
John Stephen assistant editor Port Phillip Gazette Little Bourke-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Stephens wed Sarah May in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Stephens, and Sarah baptised male William at Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne born at Collingwood 1842 #1128
John Stephens, Junior The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 listed as a new Insolvent, deficiency of 209 pounds
John Stephens, Junior estate debts The Port Phillip Herald Tue 12 Sep 1843 Owes Robert Robinson 9 pounds and Thomas Bohena wages 32 .10.0
John Stephens, and Sarah christened George 1844
Sarah Stevens and 3 chn cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Directory 1847 settler St. Stephen
Mr and Mrs John Stephens, with son and dau, Cabin arrived 30 Jan 1842 from Liverpool on the Arkwright
John Charles Stephen, Steward of Amateur Theatricals, p2 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
John Stephen, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 Hon. Manager Amateur Theatricals Burke St
John Stephen, Port Phillip Herald 10 Jun 1842 Page 2 Secretary Mechanics Institution Annual Report
John Stephen, Port Phillip Herald 3 Jun 1842 Page 1 Market Commission member
John Stephen, Port Phillip Herald 13 Dec 1842 Page 2 standing for office of Town Clerk
John Stephens, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 acceped public notice to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
John Stephen house Bourke St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John Stephen, House Cnr Bourke St and Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Latrobe Ward
John Stephen Counting house Market Square claim to be added to Burgess list source PPH 22 Sep 1843
John Stevens arrived 24 March from Launceston on 19 Mar, in 1841 Industry,
John Stephen Portland Bay District License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
John Stephen in LaTrobe Ward win 76 votes Municiple Elections held to select councillors for the next 3 years News 3 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
John Stephen on a Special Jury was impannelled - News 27 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
John Stephen, called for Jury for Supreme Court, criminal side Mon 16 Sep asked for exemption as he was prosecutor in a case to be heard. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
John Stephen, was re-elected Town Councillor for Ward of La Trobe. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 2 Nov 1844
John Stephen, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
John Stephen, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
John Stevens cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
John Stephen, Councillor Council of the Town of Melbourne. Source - Melbourne Courier 14 Nov 1845
John Stephen Corporation Of Melbourne La Trobe Directory 1847 advocate Bourke street
John Stevens carter off Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Stephens settler St. Stephen, Source - 1847 Directory
John Stephen advocate Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
JW Stephen, on 10 June 1840 purchased 3 town allotments - source Port Phillip Herald 12 June 1840
J Stephen, 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
JW Stevens, appointed a Committee member to begin the Cricket Club. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 2 Nov 1841
J W Stevens Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
John Whitehill Stevens, of Cheviot Hills, Goulburn appointed a Magistrate. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 26 Oct 1844
JW Stevens, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District August 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 29 Sep 1845
J.W Stephens settler Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Stevens / Stevans 18 (single man 32) Labourer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Louisa Stevens source MT, 14 Jan, Depasturing Licences in Western Port
Louisa Stevens Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Mary Stevens 17 (single woman 27) House Servant Prot reads Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Stevens, 18 single woman g33, House servant, Prot, reads, Galway, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mary Stephens wed Daniel Conley Beith in 1845 at Methodist / Wesleyan
Rev Michael Stephens celebrated weddings at Melb and Geelong Roman Catholic Church in 1842
Michael Stevens Belerim St Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Mrs Stephens Departed from Sydney 15 Oct 1837 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Lady Wellington
Mr Steavans Arrived at Hobart on 16 June 1839 from Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Mrs Stevens Departed from Hobart on 24 July 1839 for Port Phillip on the Adelaide
Mrs Stephens arrived 15-Feb 1840 from Hobart 4 Feb on the Maria
Mr Stephens arrived 13 Jun 1840 from Launceston via Geelong on the Fox
Mr Stevens (Sydney) and family arrived 12 Nov 1840 from Sydney, on the Isabella Watson
Mr Stevens (Cabin), came 4 Apr 1841 on the John Cooper
Mr Stephens arrived 7 June 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Paul Pry
Mr Stephens 14 Aug 1841. departed Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Mrs Stevens, cabin arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
2 chn Stevens, cabin arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
2 servants Stevens, cabin arrived 2 May 1842 from Liverpool on the Hopkinson
Mrs Stephens Arrived at Port Phillip 10 June 1843 from Liverpool 16 Feb Amiga
Mr Stevens Cleared out from Port Phillip 22 July 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 August Christina
Mrs Stevens and child Cleared out from Port Phillip 28 July 1843 for Launceston Shamrock
Mr Stephen arrived at Port Phillip 14 Sept 1843 from London Lord Keane
Mrs Stephens and child arrived at Port Phillip 7 Oct 1843 from Sydney on 3 Oct Shamrock
Mr Stephens, Melb, a relative employed Eliza Brammor 20 (single woman 05) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mr Stevens, Meb, or relatives employed John Hollier 29 (single man 26) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Stevens cleared on 29 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 30 Nov for Launceston on the Shamrock , source local newspapers
Mr Stephens arrived 20 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 13 Dec on the Swan, source local newspapers
Master Stephen arrived 22 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Port Albert on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Miss Stephen arrived 22 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Port Albert on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
P Stephen arrived 10-Jun 1840 from Sydney 24 May, on the Jewess
R Stevens came 1839 to Portland on the 'Sally Ann' with the Hentys.
Richard Stephens Convict, came on Neptune 1838, TofL 9 Feb 1844, #44/516 Labourer
Richard Stevens wed Elizabeth Hill 1842 #4561 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Richard Stevens and Elizabeth Hill christened William George 1845, Richard 1847
Richard Stevens, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
R Stephens customs boatman Williams Town, Source - 1847 Directory - see my Richard Stevens web page for more about this pioneer family with letters from on Sat, 9 Feb 2008
Robert Stephen departed 9 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 16 Aug 1841
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