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Samuel Stevens 26 (41 single man) Labourer Prot both Perth, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Marquis Of Bute
Sidney James Stephen - Convicts assigned to him is Patrick Watt came on the William Jardine, and John Driver came on the Emma Eugenia (sorry, reference not recorded)
Sydney Stephen, will arrive on the 'Shamrock', brother of Mr Stephen, our judge and Councillor. Source - Port Phillip Herald 9 July 1844
Sidney James Stephen, Judge's Second Clerk Commissioners For Taking Affidavits. Melbourne
Sidney Stephen barrister Lonsdale street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr S Stevens cleared 20 July 1844 and sailed 22 July from Melbourne Tamar, source local newspapers
Mr S Stephens arrived 25 July 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 19 July Shamrock, source local newspapers
Thomas Stephens witness to wedding of 8 Jan 1839 James Gulliver Taylor to Phoebe Turner Ibbett at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Thomas Stevens / Stephens 24 hus (family 28) Farm Servant, Prot both, Co Cavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Catherine Stevens / Stephens 20 wife of Thomas (family 28) Housemaid, Prot both, Co Cavan, came 24 June 1840 on the Andromache
Thomas Stevens and Catherine christened Margaret 1841, George Richard 1843, Alicia 1845, Frederick 1846
Thomas Stevens 22 (29 single man) Carpenter Prot both Somersetshire, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chipman
Thomas Stevens freehold Bourke St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Thomas Stephens Melbourne employed Oliver Johnstone 22 husband of Mary Ann (family 26) arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
TS Stevens, of Gipps Ward, signed letter to Henry Moore. Source - Port Phillip Herald 27 Sept 1844
Captain Stevens sailed 26-Feb 1840 for South Australia. on the Mary Ridgeway
Captain W Stevens master sailed 17-Feb 1840 for Western Port Victoria
William Stephens, and Eli Sarah baptised male Edward John Mear at Independent Melbourne born at Collingwood 1842 #1078
William Stephens and Eli Sarah christened Elizabeth 1844
William Stevens arrived 24 March from Launceston on 19 Mar, in 1841 Industry,
William Stevens cleared 22 May 1844 and sailed 23 May from Melbourne for Portland on the Sally Ann, source local newspapers
William Stevens 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Mr William Stevens arrived 30 Aug 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart on 22 Aug Amity, source local newspapers
William Stephens cleared on 6 Sep and sailed on 7 Sep, arrived 12 Sep 1844 at Hobart Amity, source local newspapers
William Stevens cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
William Stephens, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William Stevens aged 19 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
William Stevens aged 18 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
William Stephens and Mary Stephans christened William 1847
WJ Stephens Subscriber for the Organ at the Episcopal Church source PPH 28 Mar 1843
Stephens & Allen in a partnership settlers Catantell Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Stevens & Thompson in a partnership settlers Water Holes Fiery Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Stevens &Co in a partnership settlers County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory

for Stephenson, see Stevenson

(Steptoe?) William Stepstoe shoemaker off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Samuel Stere, granted Bark and Timber license for Western Port Feb 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 March 1844
Charles Sterk aged 33 came Feb 1842 with 199 on the Regulus with Sarah 28, Mary Anne 0
Charles Sterek, Shop and house Collins St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
Charles Sterck House and shop Collins St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Charles Sterek house Collins St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Charles Sterck, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Charles Sterck and Jane Sarah christened William 1846, Isabella 1847
Charles Sterck baker Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr James Sterling departed 14 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Lady Emma
James Sterling arrived 4 May 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Lady Emma - source Launceston Courier 10 May 1841
James Sterling Owned Property Little Scotland Geelong - Freehold Property
John Sterling and Ann Newton christened Ann 1845
John Sterling storeman Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Richard Sterling Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Mr Stein arrived 15 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from London on 27 July and Falmouth on 6 Aug Royal George, source local newspapers
Henry Stein cleared on 10 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 11 Dec for Portland and Adelaide on the Hawk, source local newspapers
Martha Sterne 18 No Bounty (disallowed 28) House Servant Prot reads Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Samuel Sterne Western Port, License to take out bark and timber, for month of February 1844
William Sterrett wed Eliza Holmes in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne christened Elizabeth 1845
Robert Sterry 28 with wife, Carpenter, Prot from Bridgeham, Norfolk employed on own account, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Sterry 23 wife of Robert, Dressmaker, Prot from Fevish, Kent employed on own account, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Mrs Sterry and 2 chn arrived 7-Sep 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Charlotte
Robert Sterry and Elizabeth Stephens christened William James 1841, Emma Elizabeth 1846, Lillah 1846
Robert Sterry in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Robert Sterry, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Robert Sterry carpenter Hyat street Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Sterry and Elizabeth arrived in Port Phillip, Melbourne (not Sydney) on the ship "Westminster" on 13th December, 1839 as assisted ("bounty") passengers. Robert was aged 28 and his wife (shown as Emily - I assume this is an error) 23. Both could read and write. Robert, profession shown as carpenter, was christened in Bridgham, Norfolk and Emily, profession shown as dressmaker, was christened in Fevish. I couldn't find Fevish in the Gazetteer of England. The closest I could find was Feversham in Kent. Both were protestants.
Archibald Stevenson (3 on list) Cabin from Sydney, came 19 Dec 1841 on the Asia
Captain Stevenson master Arrived at Hobart 11 Sep 1837 from Port Phillip on the Hetty
Captain Stephenson master, sailed from Hobart 21 Sep 1837 for Port Philip on the Hetty
Captain Stevenson Departed from Hobart on 9 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Hetty
Captain Stephenson master Arrived at Hobart 16 Sep 1838 from Port Phillip on 11 Sep on the Hetty
Mrs Stephenson Departed from Hobart on 24 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Hetty
Captain Stephenson master Arrived at Hobart on 4 Nov 1838 from Port Phillip on the Hetty
Captain Stevenson master Departed from Sydney on 6 Oct 1839 for Port Phillip on the Mary Ann
CB Stevenson, with 147 men, was presented to Sir George Gipps at a Levee, Mon 25 Oct 1841in his honour. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 26 Oct 1841
CE Stevenson 12 Feb 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Daniel Stevenson carpenter off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
David Stevenson freehold off Bourke Lane Gipps Ward 183 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
David Stevenson Advertisement - men of Gipps Ward signed letter supporting Mr R Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 20 Oct 1843
David Stevenson Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Oct 1843
David Stevenson List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
David Stevenson, one of 105 who signed letter supporting ministry by Rev Peter Gunn. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Aug 1844
David Stevenson, Burgess for Gipps Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
David Stevenson, jury to hear a criminal case. Source - Melbourne Courier 28 July 1845
David Stevenson wed Ellen Henderson in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Frances Sarah Stephenson wed Hugh Robertson in 1847 at Independent Congregational Melbourne Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
George Stephenson - Master (Staff 1), came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
George Stephenson bachelor of Melbourne, wed 27 March 1841 to Hannah Sinclair Garrow by License at Church of England St James, Melbourne - both signed their names, Witnesses were Florence Garrow and John A (Augustus) Mauton
George Stephenson died 1841 #3604 aged 36
Hannah Sinclair Stephenson wed Alexander Donaldson in 1847 at Presbyterian Geelong
Henry Stevenson, Cabin arrived at Port Phillip 25 March 1843 from Greenock 10 Nov 1842, Rebecca
Henry Stephenson, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Heidelberg Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Henry Stevenson Owned Property Heidelberg - Freehold Property
Mr H Stephenson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
H. Stevenson & P Stevenson in a partnership settlers Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Henry Stevenson farmer Heidelberg, Source - 1847 Directory
I Z Stephenson Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
James Stivinson / Stevenson - (Intermediate 12), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
James Stephenson aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
James Stevenson sawyer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Janet Stevenson 16 dau of John (single woman 45) Housemaid Prot Glasgow, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Janet Stevenson wed William Fraser in 1845 at Presbyterian
John Stephenson 29 (single man 24) Labourer, Prot both, Lishoun, came 1 May 1840 on the China
John Stevenson sailed 19-Dec 1840 for Portland Bay Lively
John Stevenson 37 hus (family 40) Labourer Prot both Glasgow, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
Cath Stevenson 31 wife of John (family 40) House keeper Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
William Stevenson 11, Robt Stevenson 9 and Joseph Stevenson 6 son of John (family 40), came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
John Stevenson, and Cath baptised male John at Presbyterian Portland born at Portland 1842 #33917
John Stevenson and Cath christened Catherine 1844, Violet 1845
John Stevenson settler Wainalla Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
John Stephenson 20 (single man 43) Labourer RC reads Derry, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
John Stephenson Cleared out from Port Phillip 13 May 1843 for Sydney arrived 21 May Christina
John Stevenson Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
Joseph Stevenson, Joiner, Melbourne, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Joseph Stevison in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Joseph Stevenson Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
Joseph Stevenson County of Bourke License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Joseph Stevenson List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph Stevenson, Licensed to depasture stock at Western Port District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Joseph Stevenson settler Christmas Hills Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Josiah Stevenson List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr and Mrs Stevenson Steerage arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Louisa Campbell
Mr Stephenson departed Sydney 3 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Mr Stephenson Arrived at Hobart 21 Nov 1837 from Sydney and Port Phillip on the Lady Wellington
Mr Stephenson cleared out from Port Phillip 23 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 27 Nov and Sydney Shamrock
Mrs Stevenson and 3 chn arrived 15 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from London on 27 July and Falmouth on 6 Aug Royal George, source local newspapers
Patrick Stevenson, Cabin arrived at Port Phillip 25 March 1843 from Greenock 10 Nov 1842, Rebecca
Patrick Stevenson and Charlotte christened Flora Anne Carol 1846 died Owned Property Heidelberg - Freehold Property
Patrick Stevenson, jury for Mon 14 April Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Patrick Stephenson, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Heidelberg Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Patrick Stevenson, voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
P Stevenson see Stevenson H. & P in a partnership settlers Western Port, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Stevenson farmer Heidelberg, Source - 1847 Directory
Robert Stephenson 21 (single man, 2nd part 20) Labourer Prot both Yorkshire, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Robert Stivinson / Stevenson - (Intermediate 13), came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Abrams
Robert Mason Stephenson wed Bridget Mccarthy in 1847 at Church of England Christ Church, Geelong
Sarah Stevenson 20 (single woman 46) Watermaid, Prot, Worcester, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Thomas Stevenson schoolmaster Russell-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Tom Stevenson 24 hus (family 16) Labourer Prot both Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Esther Stevenson 25 wife of Thomas (family 16) Housemaid Prot both Kings Co, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Thomas Stevenson 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
Thomas Stevenson on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Thomas Stevenson House Russell St Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Thomas Stevenson Absent and each fined 40 shillings were News Supreme Court, Criminal Side, jury Fri 12 Dec,
Thomas Stephenson, on Jury for Supreme Court, criminal side Mon 16 Sep. Source - Port Phillip Herald 17 Sept 1844
Thomas Stevenson collector Russell street, Source - 1847 Directory
William Stevenson wed Elizabeth Crawley in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Stevenson wed Mary Mitchell in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
William Stephenson and Mitchell christened Mary 1843
William Stevenson, male wed Isabella Jamieson 1842 #4672 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Stephenson, and Anne baptised male William at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 #792
William Stevenson - Stephenson and Anne christened Margaret 1845, Thomas 1846, Thomas 1847
William Stevenson, 20 single man Farm servant Prot, both Glasgow, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius.
William Stevenson wed Isabella Jamieson in 1842 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened William Brown 1844, twins Isabella and Margaret 1846, 4 more then ending with a set of boy twins in 1861,
William Stevenson is recorded by Dale, and in particular their voyage on the Manlius
William Stephenson Western Port District licensed to strip bark from 1-31 Aug 1843
William Stevenson died 1845 Male aged 22 at Williamstown
William Stevenson, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
William Stevenson, Licensed to cut timber at County of Bourke July 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 18 Aug 1845
Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
William Stevenson settler County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
William Stevenson bullock drive Swamp Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Stevenson see Clifford & Stevenson in a partnership settlers south side Yarra, Source - 1847 Directory
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