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Jeffray Welter 25 (single man 32), Shepherd Prot neither Sussex, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Mr Wemyss and Passengers Cabin - arrived 7 Apr 1840 from London on the Louisa Campbell and cleared for Sydney, 12 May 1840 on the Louisa Campbell
William Windower/Wendover, 24 single man Labourer Prot both Deal arrived 17 Feb 1842 from London and Cork on the Thetis
William Wentland? - Portland, Surety for Thomas Field, Henty St Lamb Inn, 7 Apr 1848 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 73, 18 Apr 1848
John Wenstanley - Wenstanley and Charl christened Jemima Harris 1847
Mr G Wenter Esq. sailed 7-Oct 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Mr Wentworth clerk to the Bench sailed from Sydney on Tues 13 Sept 1837 for Port Phillip on the James Watt
Charles Henry Seymour Wentworth, Clerk Of Bench, Geelong, 1939 Directory of Port Phillip
Charles Henry Seymour Wentworth was a Census collector in the Port Phillip District - From 1841 Census on 2 March 1841. He was paid 10 shillings a day
C H S Wentworth Killembeet Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Charles Wentworth 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
Charles William Wentworth freehold Swanson St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Charles Wentworth 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Mr Wentworth departed Sydney 18 Apr 1841 for Melbourne on the Australasian Packet
Mr Wentworth arrived Aug 17 1841 from Port Phillip on 12 Aug on the Australasian Packet
Mr Wentworth to consider applicants for position of Kalkallo Poundkeeper after Mr Reeves was dismissed. source PPH 17 Oct 1843
Mr Wentworth cleared 9 August from Port Phillip for Sydney, in 1841 Australasian Packet
Mr Wentworth arrived 8 August at Port Phillip from Corner Inlet, in 1841 Corsair
Mr WC Wentworth arrived 27 Apr 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney, on the Australasian Packet
David Wear in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Mr Weare /Wedge Arrived 11 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Launceston 3 Jan, Tamar
Mr Were departed from Hobart on 3 Nov 1837 for Port Philip on the Eudora
George Were, 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
George Were Killembeet Geelong, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Were, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Mr George Were, Passengers from Melbourne Departed 6 Sep 1843 for Sydney with cargo and passengers from Liverpool. on the Francis
George Were, Counting-house Market Square The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
G Were, appointed a Committee member to begin the Cricket Club. Source - Port Phillip Herald, 2 Nov 1841
George Were and Maria Emma Kidd christened Emma 1843
George Were freehold Flinders St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
George Were on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
George Were Counting house Market Square Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Mr George Were cleared out from Port Phillip 11 Sept 1843 for Sydney arrived 23 Sep Frances
George Were merchant Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Brothers Were and Co Partnership merchants Little Flinders street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
George Were of Were Brothers & Co Partnership PR Little Flinders-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
J B Were A with wife, Mrs Were A wife of JB, with 2 chn Cabin, came Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
JB Were witness to wedding 23 Nov 1839 George Brunswick Smyth to Constantina Matthews Alexander at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mr JB Were Imports arrived 20 June 1840 from Greenock on the Duchess of Kent
Agent JB Were arrived 7 Feb 1840 from Adelaide on the William Barres
Mr JB Were arrived 19 June 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Corsair
Mr JB Were arrived 1 July at Port Phillip from Launceston, in 1841 Tamar
Jonathan B Were a householder or proprietor of south-eastern Ward of Melbourne in list dated 12 Oct 1841, requesting meeting to elect representatives for Melbourne Market .
JB Were, 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
Jonathan Binns Were JP of Were Brothers and Co PR Flinders-street Meblourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Jonathan B Were, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 JP advertisement - pleased Queen had a son
JB Were, owed 112 by CS Barrett who went to Uk, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
Jonathan Binns Were, freehold, Big Brighton The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
Jonathan Binns Were, Counting-house Market Square The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Jonathan Binns Were, Counting-house Market Square The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied for name to be removed from the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Jonathan Binns Were 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Mr JB Were Esq. fined five pounds each, at the Police Office, Williamstown by the Harbour Master, for boarding the Royal Consort, immigrant ship, before being visted by the proper officers of the bay, when she brought up the bay. in Court 26 Feb 1844 , source local newspapers
Jonathan Bins Were Big Brighton Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Jonathan Bins Were Corio Terrace Geelong freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
JB Were of Brighton employed John P Hubbert 23 hus of Anne (family 18) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
JB Were Brighton employed Anne Croswell 24 (single woman 03) arrived 22 Sep 1844 from Cork on the Abberton
Mr JB Were (foreman) Jury empannelled for Common Law cases 13 Nov 1844 News 12 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
Jonathan Binns Were (foreman) Special Jury impannelled for Fri 22 Nov - News 24 Nov 1844 , source local newspapers
JB Were, sworn in as Assessors for the Court of Requests Source - 'Port Phillip Herald' 5 Jan 1844, page 2,
JB Were Brighton, employed Anne Croswell who arrived 22 Sep 1844 on the Abberton
JB Were of Brighton, employed John P and Anne Hubbert who arrived 22 Sep 1844 on the Abberton
JB Were, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
JB Were, a Burgess in Lonsdale Ward voted for John Joseph Fawkner who won the seat. Source - Port Phillip Herald 12 Aug 1845
Jonathan B Were, voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
Jonathan Binns Were, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Brighton Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Brothers Were merchants Market square, Source - 1847 Directory
George Were merchant Market square, Source - 1847 Directory
J.B Were merchant Brighton, Source - 1847 Directory
Jonathan Binns Were had 9000 pounds to invest, may have chartered the ship William Metcalfe, in which he sailed with his wife, infant son Jonathan Henry, 4 yr old daughter Sophia Louisa, his brother-in-law Robert Stevenson Dunsford and two servants. It is certain the bulk of the cargo was his - included a house ready for erection, a number of tents, and at Oporto he purchased port wine in gallon glass decanters engraved with the name J B Were. On arrival he purchased a site on the south western corner of Collins and Spring Sts at 3 pounds 10 shillings an acre, and erected his house - on the outskirts of the settlement.
Mr JB Were News - Special Petty Sessions His Worship the Mayor Chairman source PPH 17 Oct 1843
Mr JB Were Advertisement - men of Lonsdale Ward signed letter supporting Mr JR Murphy Robinson, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 27 Oct 1843
Jonatha Binns Were freehold Big Brighton Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Jonathan B Were JP on list of supporters of William Lonsdale, Sub-Treasurer source PPH 27 June 1843
Jonathan Binns Were office and stores Market Square Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Jonathan Binns Were Counting house Market Square Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Jonathan Binns Were Counting house Market Square claim to not be Burgess source PPH 22 Sep 1843
Jonathan Bions Were 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
W Were accountant Melbourne subscribed in advance to Arden'sColonial Magazine source PPH 12 Sep 1843
Mr W Were cleared out from Port Phillip 19 Dec 1843 for London James
Mr Were /Weir Arrived 16 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Launceston on 11 Jan, Scout
Mr Were Cleared out from Port Phillip 3 June 1843 for Hobart arrived 17 June Flying Squirrel
Mr Were cleared 4 Mar 1844 from Melbourne for Hobart and arrived 18 Mar, on the Lillias, source local newspapers
Were Brothers and Co Agents (have 290 names) arrived 15 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from London 29 Nov and Cork 4 Jan on the Sea Queen, source local newspapers
Mr Were, Cabin arrived 13 Aug 1842 from London on the Caledonia
Mr Were arrived 21-Mar 1840 from Launceston on 16 Mar, on the Tamar
Mr Were sailed 17 Oct 1840 for Launceston - on the Indemnity
Mr Were arrived 21-Nov 1840 from Hobart on the Majestic
Mr Were arrived 12-Nov 1840 from London via Launceston on the Rookery
Nicholas Were County of Bourke License to depasture stock, for month of Sept 1844
Nicholas Were, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Nicholas Were, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Nicholas Were settler Fisherman's Point County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Thomas Were, committed from Geelong bench for wilful murder of Thomas Simpson and received into her Majesty's gaol at Melbourne. Source - PPH 6 Jan 1846
William Were 25 hus (family 36) Labourer Prot both Cornwall, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Harriett Were 21 wife of William (family 36) Dairymaid Prot both Cornwall, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
William Werne Arrived at Port Phillip 28 June 1843 from Launceston on 26 June Henry
Mr Wersley arrived 8 Feb 1840 from London via Adelaide on the Caroline
Mr Wert 17 Nov 1840 cleared for Sydney, Passengers on the London
Isaac Westcoll / Wescott 22 (single man 40) Bricklayer, Prot both, Somersetshire, came 13 Dec 1840 on the Orient
Isaac Wescott wed Mary Ann Maynard in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Thomas Westcowt 1845, Frederic Wescot 1846, William Westcowt/Westcourt 1848, Maria Westcott 1851, Rebecca Alice Westcott 1855
Isaac Westcott, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
Abraham West, 18 single man Labourer Prot both Roscommon came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Abraham West, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Ann West wed Henry Phillips in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr A West cleared on 6 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 7 Nov for Launceston arrived 8 Nov Shamrock, source local newspapers
Edwin West 23 (single man 35) Labourer Prot both Gloucestershire, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mr E West cleared 25 Jan 1844 from Melbourne for Western Port on the Ettrick, source local newspapers
Ellen West died 1846 Female aged 40 at Wood
Henry West 19 (single man 48) Labourer RC both Galway, came 1 Oct 1841 on the Middlesex
James West plasterer, wife Sarah son James West baptised 23 Dec 1838 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James West died 2 Jan 1839 child aged 3 months at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James West plasterer, wife Anne dau Susannah West born 24 Oct 1839 baptised 22 Dec 1839 at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
James West, and Sarah baptised Mary Ann at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #13027
James West and Sarah christened Jane 1845, William 1847
James West and Margaret West christened Thomas 1845, Lillo 1846
Jane West died 1847 Female aged 41 at Newtown
John West, 38 hus Labourer Prot both Galway came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Anne West, 37 wife of John Housekeeper Prot both Galway came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
see Susan West, 21, Abraham West, 18, Louisa West,
John West 28 hus of Ann (family 34) Labourer Prot both Glamorganshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Ann West 27 wife of John (family 34) Prot both Glamorganshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Catharine West 2 dau of John (family 34) Prot Glamorganshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
John West and Ann Newby christened Sarah Ann 1844, Elizabeth 1846, Sarah Ann 1847
John West in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843
John West List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John West 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
John West wed Sarah Rock in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong christened John 1845
John West farmer Moonee Ponds, Source - 1847 Directory
John West wiredrawer Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph West 35 hus of Elizabeth (family 38) Labourer Prot both Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Elizabeth West 35 wife of Joseph (family 38) Prot reads Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
John West 13 son of Joseph (family 38) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Maria West 11, Solomon West 8, Eliza West 6, Mary Anne West 4 dau of Joseph (family 38) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Caroline West 0 infant dau of Joseph (family 38) Prot Buckinghamshire arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Joseph West List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Joseph West, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Joseph West and Elizabeth christened Frances 1846
Joseph West Page 197 Letters at Post Office
Joseph West blacksmith Roach's Terrace, Source - 1847 Directory
Louisa West, 16 single woman House servant Prot both Roscommon came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Mr L West cleared on 6 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 7 Nov for Launceston arrived 8 Nov Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mrs Margaret West and 4 chn Steerage came 26 Jan 1841 on the Nimrod
Mr West died 22 Jan 1841 on the Nimrod
Margaret West wed James Russell in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne He may be the James Russell who died 1847 aged 35
Margaret West wed William Stuckey in 1845 at Presbyterian
Mary West arrived at Launceston on 23 Nov 1838 from London on the Children (my error corrected) see the Cornwall Chronicle (Launceston, Tas. : 1835 - 1880) Saturday 24 November 1838 Page 2
Mr West arrived 18 Oct 1840 on the London and cleared for Sydney 17 Nov 1840 on the London
Mr West arrived Sydney 23 Jan 1841 from Port Phillip 10 Jan on the Vesper
Mr and Mrs West arrived 28 Oct 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Fox
Mr West, Steerage, (12 for Port Phillip and 13 for Sydney) arrived 12 Dec 1843 on the Glentanner
Mr West Steerage arrived at Port Phillip 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug Glentanner
Mr and Mrs West and 6 chn arrived 17 July 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart Flying Squirrel, source local newspapers
Mr West from Melbourne and sailed 6 Aug 1844 for Western Port Cascade, source local newspapers
Mrs West cleared on 6 Nov 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 7 Nov for Launceston arrived 8 Nov Shamrock, source local newspapers
Nathaniel West, Convict came on 'Camden 1' Certificate of Freedom now at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 19 March 1844 and - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Nathaniel West, one of 198 convicts transported on the Camden, 21 March 1831. Convicted at Hertford (Liberty of St Alban) Quarter Session and Gaol Delivery for a term of 7 years on 21 October 1830.
Mr R West and wife arrived at Launceston on 23 Nov 1838 from London on the Children (my error corrected)
Susan West, 21 single woman House servant Prot both Roscommon came 19 Feb 1842 as Bounty Immigrants on the Regulus
Susan Emily West in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Susanna Amelia West wed John Cross in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
William West, male wed Mary Campbell 1842 #34124 Presbyterian Portland
William West and Mary Campbell christened Mary Anne 1846
>William West wed Mary Craney in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
William West grazier Elgar's Survey, Source - 1847 Directory
George Westaway List No 8, 31 Aug 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
George Westaway Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
George Westaway settler County Bourke, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward Westbury adult came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Mr and Mrs Westby 3 chn and 2 servants departed 19 Oct 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip on the Sea Horse
Edmund Westby, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 16 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 13 May
Edmund Westby, freehold, Williams Town The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during fifth hour, 1-2pm
Edmond Westby house William St also has vote in another Ward Bourke Ward 212 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Edmond Westby Warehouse Flinders Lane Burgess in LaTrobe Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Edmund Westby source MT, 14 Jan, Depasturing Licences in Western Port
Edmund Westby freehold Flinders Lane also has vote in another Ward LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Edmund Westby freehold Williamstown Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
Edmund Westby Western Port District Monthly list of Depasturing Licenses for 1 to 30 July 1843
Edmund Westby House William St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Edmund Westby Advertisement - men of Bourke Ward signed letter supporting Mr Henry Moore, asking him to stand for upcoming election source PPH 24 Oct 1843
H Edmund Westby 66 votes Result of election, LaTrobe Ward source PPH 22 Oct 1843
Mr Westby merchant, have been appointed Magistrates of Melbourne source PPH 5 Dec 1843
Edmund Westby, appointed JP The Port Phillip Herald Tue 12 Dec 1843
Edmund Westby and Catherine christened Henry Moore 1844, Alfred Ashby 1847
Edmund Westby Melbourne District 23 Apr 1844 voted 12-1 pm election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Edmund Westby Williamstown freehold List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Edmund Westby, Esq JP living in LaTrobe St. inquest held at his house for death of George Hyde. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 1 June 1844
Edward Westby, Portland Bay District depasturing license for Aug 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 31 Oct 1844
Edmund Westby, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
Edmund Westby, donated to the Building Fund for the new hospital - source Port Phillip Herald 1 March 1845
E Westby Esq. to be a Steward at a Ball in honour of Her Majesty's birthday - source Port Phillip Herald 20 May 1845
Edmund C Westby, had an employee robbed on his way from Richmond. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Edmund Westby, one of 469 voters who qualified by Freehold in Williamstown Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Edmund Westby, voted in Melbourne for Mr Curr as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Sep 1845
Edmund Westby, Councillor Council of the Town of Melbourne. Source - Melbourne Courier 14 Nov 1845
Edmund Westby merchant Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Edmund Westby Owned Property Williamstown - Freehold Property
Frederick Westby, owed 88 by CS Barrett who went to Uk, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
George Westby, in jury enpannelled 7 Ap 42, p3 - 9 April 1842 Melbourne Times
George Westbury aged 24 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr Westby cleared 3 Feb 1844 and sailed 4 Feb from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 6 Feb, and Sydney, on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mrs Westby cleared on 3 Dec 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 4 Dec for Hobart arrived 11 Dec on the Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Thomas Westby, House William St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
Charles Westcott aged 20 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Isaac Westcott 1 Apr 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
Thomas Westerly, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
Mr F Westgarth cleared 28 Dec 1840 for Hobart town on the Midlothian
Mr J Westgarth cleared 28 Dec 1840 for Hobart town on the Midlothian
Mr Westgarth departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Australasian Packet
Mr Westgarth 10 March 1841 arrived Melbourne from Sydney, on the Australasian Packet
Mr Westgarth departing 30 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Mr William Westgarth arrived 13 Dec 1840 from Leith on the Midlothian and cleared for Hobart town 28 Dec 1840 on the Midlothian. Within two years, however, he was caught in the economic crisis and made a settlement with his creditors.
William Westgarth arrived in Hobart 7 Jan from Leith via Port Phillip, 1 Jan, in 1841 Midlothian
Mr Westgarth departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, on the Australasian Packet and arrived 10 March 1841 at Melbourne from Sydney, on the Australasian Packet
Mr Westgarth departing 30 Nov 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Corsair
Mr Westgarth, 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
William Westgarth arrived 12 Sep 1842 on the Caledonia. In 1842 he was one of the founders of the Melbourne Mechanics' Institute He went into business as a merchant and general importer, and the firm was later in Market-street under the name of Westgarth, Ross and Spowers. Westgarth was in every movement for the advancement of Melbourne and the Port Phillip district.
Mr W Westgarth Arrived 18 Jan 1843 at Port Phillip from Sydney 12 Jan via George Town, Sea Horse
William Westgarth, dwelling house, Richmond The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names
William Westgarth stores Little Collins St Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
William Westgarth dwelling-house Richmond Electors in District of Port Phillip source PPH, 6 June 1843
William Westgarth House Lonsdale St Burgess in Bourke Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
W Westgarth, curator Conchology for 1844 and treasurer for 1844 officeholder, Mechanic's Institute. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 27 Jan 1844
Mr W Westgarth cleared 9 Apr 1844 and sailed 10 Apr from Melbourne for Launceston on 11 Apr and Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Mr Westgarth arrived 28 Apr 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
William Westgarth Richmond dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
William Westgarth, attorney owed money. Source - Port Phillip Herald 11 Sep 1845
He soon flourished as a general import merchant, in partnership with Alfred Ross from 1845; In April 1853 Westgarth again left the colony for Britain and did not return for eighteen months. Perhaps one leading motive was to 'run home for a wife' early in 1854 he married Ellison Macfie, by whom he had three daughters.
Mrs Westhead and 4 chn arrived at Launceston on 16 Oct from Sydney via Port Phillip on the Siren
Arthur Westlick 31 hus of Mary (family 34) Labourer Prot both Devon arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Mary Westlick 24 wife of Arthur (family 34) Prot neither Devon arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Arthur Weatlake 41 new immigrants in steerage - cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
MC Westlake 41 new immigrants in steerage - cleared 4 Sep 1844 and sailed 5 Sep from Melbourne for Port Adelaide arrived 14 Sep Hawk, source local newspapers
Arthur Westlake labourer Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Westlake schoolmistress Richmond, Source - 1847 Directory
William Westlake and wife cleared on 31 Oct 1844 from Melbourne and sailed on 1 Nov for Port Fairy and Portland Sally Ann, source local newspapers
George Westley aged 22 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Francis Westman, and Catherine Reid baptised female Jane at Roman Catholic St Marys, Geelong born at Geelong 1842 #517
Francis Woosnam - Westman and Catherine Reid christened Julia Emily 1843
Captain Westmoreland master departed from Launceston on 11 June 1838 for Portland Bay on the Albatross
Captain Westmoreland master, departed from Launceston on 22 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Albatross
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