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Alfred Turner, Convict came on 'Bussorah Merchant'
Alfred Turner, one of 170 convicts transported on the Bussorah Marchant, 24 March 1828. Convicted at Middlesex Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years.
Alfred Turner wed Ruth Mistake in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong christened Elizabeth 1843, Mary Jane 1845
Alfred Turner in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843
Alfred Turner, Convict came on 'Bussorah Merchant' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Alfred Turner, Insolvent 273, cabinet maker Melbourne debts 227 deficiency 182. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 29 June 1844
Alfred Turner cabinetmaker Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Benjamin Turner Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Edward Turner journeyman baker off Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Ellen Turner List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Frederick Turner Convict came 1837 on the John assigned to A Kemmis Esq. (S)
Frederick Turner, one of 260 convicts transported on the John, 27 September 1836. Convicted at Lancaster. Liverpool Quarter Session for a term of 7 years.
Frederick Turner and Jane Oleary christened Ann Elizabeth 1846
G Turner Steerage arrived 8 June 1840 from Liverpool on the Majestic
George Turner 21 (single man 75) Labourer Prot both Cork, came 17 July on the England
George Turner, wed Hannah Lilly 1842 #856 Independent Melbourne
George Turner wed Cath Roberts in 1847 at Church of England Belfast (Now Port Fairy)
George Turner - Portland, Surety for James Foggan, Percy St Portland Inn, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
George Turner Owned Property Gawler Street Portland - House & Land
Helen Jane Turner died 1847 Female at Melbourne
Henry Turner aged 30 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Henry Hill Turner Owned Property Fyans Street Geelong - House & Land
Hill/Neil Turner aged 27 came Dec 1839 with 418 on the Westminster with Eliza 22 christened Eliza 1840
Hill Turner wed Jane Pulvertoft in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Hill Harvey Turner, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Collingwood Wine and Beer Licence
Hill Harvey Turner, Publican's License granted Wine and Beer License Collingwood, p3 - 23 April 1842 Melbourne Times
Hill Harvey Turner, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 21 Apr 1843 Publicans Licence renewed for Richmond Hotel Richmond
Hill Harvey Turner dwelling-house Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Hill Harvey Turner Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 1-2 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Hill Harvey Turner, Richmond 'Richmond Hotel' granted Annual License. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 April 1844
Hill Harvey Turner, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Richmond Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Hill Harvey Turner Richmond dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Hill Harvy Turner, granted application to transfer publican's license for Richmond Hotel' to George Wyse. Source - Port Phillip Herald 8 Jan 1846
H.Harvey Turner cabinetmaker Charles st. Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Hugh Turner arrived at Port Phillip 27 Nov 1843 from Sydney on 16 Nov and Launceston on 22 Nov Corsair
Hugh Turner Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
J Turner, arrived at Launceston from Portland Bay on the brig "Brazil Packet' 8 Feb 1841 - source Launceston Courier 15 Feb 1841
James Turner Cabin passenger arrived 6 Dec 1839 from Leith on the St Mango
James Turner wed Agnes Aitken in 1841 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Agnes Turner died 1847 Female aged 32 at Melbourne
James Turner 25 (single man 40) Sawyer Prot both Bath, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
James Turner wed Eleanor Connell in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
christened William 1843, James 1846
James Turner and Ellen Connell parents of Catherine Turner born 4 Sep 1844 and when aged 3 months 19 days, was baptised on 23 Dec 1844 by Rev PB Geoghegan, Sponsors are Mat Caffery and Cathe Caffrey - see my Chapman page for this event
James Turner in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
James Turner, Steerage, (12 for Port HPhillip and 13 for Sydney) arrived 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug Glentanner
James Turner List No 6, 30 June 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Turner and Mary Mccarthy christened Ellen 1847
James Turner clerk Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Job Turner came Jan 1846 with 59 on the Stratheden
John Turner 32 hus (disallowed 64) baker Prot both Somersetshire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Elizabeth Turner 34 wife of John (disallowed 64) House Servant, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Elizabeth Turner 8, Henry Turner 5, Joseph Turner 3 and James Turner 1 son of John (disallowed 64) came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Family disallowed Bounty because father had trade not 'Approved' on list of instructions.
John Turner Arrived at Port Phillip 8 July 1843 from Sydney on 26 June Christina
John Turner wed Mary Hoare in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Robert Turner and Anne Leeson christened Caroline 1846
Joseph Turner Departed from Launceston on 1 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Enterprise
J Turner arrived 8 Feb at Launceston from Portland Bay in 1841 Brazil Packet
Mr Josiah Turner arrived 25 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Scout
J Turner arrived 12-Feb 1840 from Hobart on 5 Feb on the Lillias
Mr J Turner arrived 8 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Brazil Packet
Mr J Turner arrived 18 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 13 Dec on the Industry
Mr J Turner sailed 4 Jan 1844 for Sydney and arrived 12 Jan on the Glentanner source local newspapers
Margaret Turner died 1846 Female aged 26 at Pascoevale
Martha Turner wed Charles Brodie in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mary Turner wed Paul Weston in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr and Mrs Turner and 4 chn Departed from Hobart on 7 Nov 1839 for Port Phillip on the Britomart
Mr Turner arrived 6-Aug 1840 from Sydney on 8 July on the Mary Ridgeway
Mr Turner arrived 17 Nov 1840 from Launceston on 7 Nov on the Gem
Mr Turner departed Sydney 3 Jan 1841 for Port Phillip on the Jewess
Mr Turner arrived 25 May 1841 at Geelong from Melbourne on the Lucy
Mr Turner arrived at Hobart 25 June 1841 from Port Phillip on 22 June, on the Sea Horse
Mr Turner arrived 29 Nov 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr Turner departed 18 Dec 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Miss Turner cleared from Port Phillip 18 Feb 1843 for Sydney arrived 2 March Perseverance
Mr Turner Arrived at Port Phillip 1 April 1843 from Sydney on 19 March Perseverance
Mr Turner cleared 19 June from Port Phillip for Hobart, in 1841 Sea Horse
Mr Turner sailed from Sydney 27 Feb 1844 bound for Port Phillip via Port Albert on the Coquette source local newspapers
Mr P E Turner (Intermediate 6) came Jul 1840 on the Coromandel
The Rev Mr Turnbull and lady Arrived at Sydney 17 Dec 1838 from Madras 18 Aug, Swan River then Port Phillip on 7 Dec on the Caledonia
Richard Turner, male wed Jane Olary 1842 #34127 Presbyterian Portland
Thomas Turner Arrived at Launceston on 11 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Perseverance
Thomas Turner mark witness to wedding 16 May 1839 William Loveland to Ellen Honslow at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Thomas Turner and Hannah christened Sarah 1841
Thomas Turner aged 18 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Thomas William Turner died 1846 Male aged 23 at Hobsons By
William Turner - convict came on the Planter 1832, absconded from Govt Works, Melb, Apprehension of runaway. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 75, 9 Jan 1843
Kell/Will Turner 27 with wife, Cabinet maker, Prot from Clonmel, Co Tipperary employed in Melb, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Eliza Turner 22 wife of Kell, Housemaid, Prot from Clonmel, Co Tipperary employed in Melb, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
William Turner wed Margaret Connor in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
William Turner and Margaret Turner christened William 1841, James 1844, Joseph 1844, Jane 1846 died, Sarah 1846 died, Jean 1847
William Turner, arrived 21 Sep 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the schooner Minerva - source Launceston Courier 25 Sep 1841
William Turner arrived 21 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Portland Bay on the Minerva
William Turner departing 1 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay, on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 8 Nov 1841
William Turner 20 (single man 39) Labourer Prot both Northamptonshire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
William Turner, steerage arrived 17 Apr 1842 from Newcastle on the Timbo
William Turner, The Port Phillip Herald Tuesday, 3 Jan 1843 signed public notice supporting John Stephen to be a Councillor for the La Trobe Ward
Wiliam Turner, arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 2 Mar 1843 - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843
W Turner, jury for criminal session 15 Jan 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 20 Jan 1844
William Turner arrived 3 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney via Port Albert on the Coquette source local newspapers
William Turner, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
William Turner and Jane Oleary christened William 1844
WC Turner, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 19 Feb 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 20 Feb 1845
William Turner, 22 both was Labourer, trained as Carpenter single crime - House breaking 10 years convicted 14 Feb 1843, at Chelmsford, received 23 Mar 1843, at Spring field, became an Exile and received a Royal Pardon 10 Oct 1844, arrived at Geelong 18 March 1845 on the Sir George Seymour, and was employed by Mr Roadknight Geelong (List a160 and a68)
W Turner Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
W Turner Portland Monthly list of Licenses to cut timber for 1 to 30 July 1843
William Turner cleared from Port Phillip 25 Feb 1843 for Launceston arrived 2 March Tamar
Mr W Turner sailed 27 May 1844 from Launcston for Port Albert on the Alpha source local newspapers
William Turner wed Margaret Killean in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Turner wed Mary Cochrane in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Turner Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
William Turner market gardener Pascoeville Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
William Turner stockholder Dandenong Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
William Turner storekeeper Corio street North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
William J Turner Western District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 Sep 1843
H Turnley, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
Mr Turnley arrived 31 July 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 25 July Henry source local newspapers
Mr Turnley cleared 8 Aug 1844 and sailed 9 Aug from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 16 Aug Henry source local newspapers
Mr Turnley arrived 28 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 24 Dec on the Henry source local newspapers
Samuel Turphy and Judith christened Isaac 1846
Alice Turpin 18 (single woman 59) Housemaid Prot both Dublin, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Alicia Turpin wed Peter Robert Bennett in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
John Turpin 22 hus (family 29) Farm servant Prot both Tipperary, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Martha Turpin 20 wife of John (family 29) Farm servant Prot, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
John Turpin and Martha christened Samuel Thomas 1843, Susannah Matilda 1845, Sarah Jane 1847 died Letter at Post-office unclaimed 27th February, 1847
John Turpin house Queen St Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
John M Turpin Owned Property Moorabool Street Geelong - House & Land
J.M Turpin linen draper Marrahool street North Corio, Source - 1847 Directory
Susan Turpin 20 (single woman 58) Housemaid Prot both Dublin, came 26 Jul 1841 on the William Metcalfe
Susan Turpin, female wed John Myles 1842 #4a Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne
George Turvey, wed Margaret Murphy 1842 #611 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
George Turvey and Margaret Murphy christened Catherine 1845
Mrs John Turvey, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
John Turvey labourer off Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Toohey - Tuthy and Jane Sullivan christened Cornelius 1844
Joseph Tute, letter at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 2 Jan 1844
Mr and Mrs Tutt arrived Adelaide 22 Mar 1844 from Sydney via Belfast and Port Fairy, out 26 days, on the Emma source local newspapers
John Tutty / Tutly 28 hus (family 18) Bricklayer RC both Dublin, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
Margt Tutty / Tutly 20 wife of John (family 18) Housemaid RC both Dublin, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Mary Nixon
John Morris Tutty and Margaret Toole christened Mary 1843, James 1845, William 1847
John Tutty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 April 1843
John Tutty List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Margaret Tutty, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
John Tutty bricklayer off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr WW Tuxford in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Walsingham Tuxford, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
WW Tuxford, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
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