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Margaret Whitlock 14 (died aged 13) died 31 Dec 1839, on the Glen Huntley
Anne Whitty - Whitly aged 16 came Jan 1840 with 273 on the John Bull wed William Erskine in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Harry Whitly - (Cabin 42) and to Sydney on the Neptune
Mr Whitman departed 15 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Henry - source Launceston Courier 22 March 1841
Charles Whitemarsh sailed from Launceston on 29 Sept 1837 for Port Phillipon the Mary
Charles Whitmon aged 18 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Hephzibah Whitmore, 16 single woman g38, House servant, Prot, reads, Middlesex, arrived 26 Feb 1842 from Plymouth on the Himalaya
Mary Agnes Whitmore milliner George st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
William Whitmore wed Ellen Kimber in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Frederick T Whitnall aged 32 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Ann Whitney / Whiting 16 (Single woman 71) Nurse Prot both Cork, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Anne Whitney, wed Richard Neville 1842 #722 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Hannah Whitney in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Lucy Whitney 24 (single woman 31) Housemaid Prot both Cork arrived 21 July 1844 from Cork on the Dale Park
Albert Whittaker 17 son of William (36 family) Prot Samskillen c, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Caroline Whittaker 16 dau of William (27 single woman) Housemaid Eameskillen, came 23 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mr Whittaker departed from Hobart on 23 June 1838 for Port Phillip on the Isabella
John Whittaker, and Ann baptised David at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #12828
John Whittaker and Ann christened Edward 1843, Robert Arthur 1846
Joseph Whittaker, wed Helen Mcguire 1842 #721 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
Thomas Whittaker wed Mary Sparks in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
William Whittaker 38 hus (family 36) Painter Prot both Samskillen arrived 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Elizabeth Whittaker 27 wife of William (family 36) Dressmaker Prot both Samskillen arrived 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
William Whittaker 38 hus (family 36) Painter Prot both Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Elizabeth Whittaker 27 wife of William (family 36) Dressmaker Prot both Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Albert Whittaker 17 son of William (family 36) Prot Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Caroline Whittaker 16 dau of William (single woman 27) Housemaid Eameskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Charlotte Whittaker 10 dau of William (family 36) Prot Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
William Whittaker 2 son of William (family 36) Prot Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Georgiana Whittaker 0 dau of William born at Sea (family 36) Prot Samskillen, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
W Whittaker, jury for Fri 16 Feb 1844. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 24 Feb 1844
William Whittaker carver & gilder Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
James Whittie aged 23 came Jul 1840 with 231 on the Theresa with Johanna 28
James Whittie aged 28 came Jul 1840 with 352 on the Coromandel with Mary 18
John Whittington and Catherine Mayne christened Eliza 1844
Anne Whitty 16, 49 single woman, came Jan 1840 on the John Bull
James Whitty, male wed Catherine Parlin 1842 #35423 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
James Whitty and Catherine Parlin christened James 1844, Mary 1847
James Whitty farmer Woodstock Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Johanna Whittie 28 (single woman 30) House maid, Prot, both, Tyrone, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Johanna Whitty wed Patrick Egan in 1840 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Whitty and Cath Murphy christened Mary 1843
John Whitty in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
John Whitty cleared out from Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 for Valparaiso Margaret Connal
John Whitty, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
John Whitty farmer Woodstock Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Whittill / Whittell 18 (single woman 17) Dairymaid, RC, Wexford, came 10 July 1840 on the Coromandel
Mary Whitty wed Patrick Whitty in 1841 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Mrs Whittle arrived 17 Nov 1840 at Port Phillip from Sydney on 5 Nov on the William Woolley
Peter Whitty farmer Woodstock Merri Creek, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Whitty / Whittey 26 (single man 67) Baker, RC, reads, Wexford, came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Patrick Whitty wed Mary Whitty in 1841 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
P Whitty, and Mary Whitty baptised male Richard at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36
and christened Richard 1842, Mary 1844, Annie 1847
Patrick Whitty List No 12, 31 Dec 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Mr and Mrs Whyatt and servant Arrived Sydney 3 Jan from Port Phillip, sailed 21 Dec 1842 Posthumous
Mr TF Wickens sailed from Sydney on 9 Oct 1836 for Port Phillip, on the Success
John Wickenton and Catherine Mcmanus christened Sarah 1846
Alicia Wickham, 27 single female House Servant RC, reads Dublin, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Alicia Wickham wed Tobias Toole in 1844 at Roman Catholic St Francis Melbourne
Edward Wickham Depasturing Licence for Portland Bay, from 31 July 1843
Edward Wickham, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Mr FD Wickham departed from Launceston on 20 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr FD Wickham Esq. arrived at Launceston on 18 Oct 1838 from Port Phillip on the Henry
Mr FD Wickham Esq. arrived 6 Jan 1840 from Launceston Dec 30 on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1840
Mr Wickham sailed 5 Mar 1840 for London on the Magnet
Fr Dawe Wickham has 2 Deeds 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
Mr JD Wickham hus of Mrs Cabin 01 arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Mrs Wickham wife of JD Cabin 01 arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Francis Dawe Wickham, admitted as an attorney, solicitor. Source - Port Phillip Herald 18 June 1844
Francis Dawe Wickham and Natalie Cornalie christened Whallay Hill Edmund 1847
Francis Dawe Wickham solicitor Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr J Wickham Esq., Commander Arrived at Sydney on 9 Mar 1839 from Port Phillip on 1 Mar, on the Beagle
Wickham Messrs in a partnership settlers Lough Marsh Port Fairy, Source - 1847 Directory
William Wicking aged 18 came May 1847 with 338 on the Sir Thomas Arbuthnot
Mr Wickins (Cabin) came 14 Sep 1841 at Port Phillip from Gravesend on the Tasmania
Thomas Wickliffe and Honoria Regan christened Frances 1841
Mr Wicks departed Sydney Sun 16 Sep 1838 for Port Phillip and Launceston on the Siren
Mr Wicks arrived 19 May 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Will Watch
Thomas Wicks Page 153 letters at Post Office 31st May 1847
William Wicks 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
William Wicks wed Fanny Clark in 1844 at Presbyterian Campbellfield christened Jane 1846
William Wicks shoemaker Collins street, Source - 1847 Directory
John Wickson, and Mary baptised male James at Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne born at Geelong 1842 #1187
John Widdicombe, and Grace baptised John at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #12764
John Widdicombe, died 2m male Melbourne 1842 #3697 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
John Widdicombe in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Aug 1843
Mrs Widdicombe, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
John Widdicombe butcher off Bourke lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Joseph Weddowson, came on the Moffat (2) Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Joseph Widdowson, one of 399 convicts transported on the Moffatt, 05 May 1836. Convicted at Central Criminal Court for a term of 7 years.
William Widdicombe, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
George Widgett aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Mr Widmouth departed from Launceston 16 Oct 1837 for Port Philipon the Enterprise
Joseph Widows mark witness to wedding 17 Jun 1839 John Budd to Jane Mathews at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Joseph Widows mark wed 24 Dec 1839 to Lydia Sparks witnesses Edward Butler and Mary Ann Cheetam at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Joseph Widdows, and Lydia baptised female Mary Ann at Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #1225
Joseph Widdows and Lydia Sparks christened Jane 1844
Joseph Widdows 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
Mr Widders sailed 15 Jan 1844 and arrived 20 Jan at Launceston on the Scout, source local newspapers
Joseph/Geo Widdows arrived 4 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Launceston on 1 Feb, on the Henry, source local newspapers
Joseph Widowson wed Margaret Callan in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Joseph Widdowson died 1845 Male aged 36 at Bacchus Ma
James Widop / Widafe 26 hus (family 64) Labourer Prot Both Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
Lidia Widop / Widafe 35 wife of James (family 64) Housekeeper Prot Both Lancashire, came 26 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
James Widdup List No 4, 30 Apr 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Widop Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
James Widdup, List 4, 30 Apr 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
Walter Widdup - Widop 26 (43 single man) Mason Prot Both Louth, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
Widdup see Broadbend & Widdup in a partnership settlers Goose Lagoon Portland, Source - 1847 Directory
Patrick Wiffin alias Vivian convict came on the Bengal Merchant 2 Certificates of Freedom are in Melbourne Police Office for collection, 2 Feb 1844 - source Port Phillip Herald
Peter Wiffin, alias Vivian came on the Bengal Merchant (2) Certificate of Freedom at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 28 Feb 1845
Mr Wigan Departed from Launceston, on 21 Feb 1839 for Port Phillip, on the Henry
Frederick Wigan, subscribed 5/5/- to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
Mr F Wigan sailed 13-Jan 1840 for Hobart Town on the Maria - source Port Phillip Herald 14 Jan 1840
Frederick Wigan accountant Union Bank Queen-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Frederick Wigan 2 Deeds of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Mr Wigaell sailed 7-Dec 1840 for Launceston on the Clonmel
Mary Wigeram Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Ellen Wiggen wed Robert Dillon in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Eliza Wiggens wed Robert Hepburn in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Elizabeth Wiggins 19 (Single woman 73) Housemaid Prot both Louth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Elizabeth Wiggins Letter at the Post Office unclaimed 30 Sep 1843 source PPH
Elizabeth Wiggins, List 5, 31 May 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 4 June 1844
Elizabeth Wiggins wed John Munro in 1846 at Presbyterian Portland
John Wiggins, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 30 June 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Portland
John Wiggins - Wiggins and Sarah christened Sarah Martha 1843, Eliza Laura 1846
Mr J Wiggins arrived at Port Phillip 6 Sept 1843 Sally Ann
John Wiggins dwelling-house Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
Mr Wiggins sailed 9 Feb from Launceston for Portland Bay, in 1841 Minerva
Mr J Wiggins arrived Launceston 21 Feb 1844 from Portland with wool, on the Minerva, source local newspapers
John Wiggins Portland District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council voted in Geelong Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Apr 1844
John Wiggins Portland dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
John Wiggins, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
John Wiggin - Portland, London Inn yes had License before, Name of Surety Thomas Hamilton Osborne Portland, and Walter Birmingham Portland, 12 months from 1 July 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 61, 22 Apr 1845
John Wiggins died 1846 Male aged 44 at Portland
Sarah Wiggins - Julia and Bentinck Sts, transferee James Holman, London Inn Name of Surety George Claridge, and Walter Birmingham, 1 July 1847 to 30 June 1848. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 69, 1 July 1847

Sarah Wiggins wed James Holman in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland
Mary Wiggins 20 (Single woman 72) Housemaid Prot both Louth, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Mr Wiggins arrived 7 Oct 1840 from Launceston to Port Phillip on the Gem
Mr Wiggins sailed 17 Oct 1840 for Launceston from Port Phillip on the Gem
Mr and Mrs Wiggins and 3 chn sailed 18 Nov 1840 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva
Mr Wiggins departed 9 Feb 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Minerva - source Launceston Courier 15 Feb 1841
Mr Wiggin (Cabin) cleared for Sydney 1 March 1841 on the Nimrod
Robert Wiggins innkeeper Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
Mr Wigglesworth departed 25 Feb 1841 from Sydney for Port Phillip, on the Anne
Mr Wigglesworth arrived 25 May 1841 at Geelong from Melbourne on the Lucy
J Wigglesworth, letter at Geelong Post Office 6 Mar 1844. Source - Geelong Advertiser 6 Mar 1844
James Wigglesworth List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
James Wigglesworth tanner Breakwater Geelong, Source - 1847 Directory
Edward B Wight, 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
Edward Byam Wight freehold Market Square Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Edward Byam Wight freehold Market Square Lonsdale Ward 239 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
Edwin Byam Wight Counting house Market Square Burgess in Lonsdale Ward source PPH 8 Sep 1843
Edward Bryan Wight wed 1845 #4910 to Catherine Philpot at Church of England, St James, Melbourne News 10 June 1844 , source local newspapers
Edward Byam Wight wed Catherine Philpott in 1845 at Church of England christened Catherine Marian 1846
E.Byam Wight merchant Great Brunswick st Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Wight 22 (single woman 67) House servant RC neither Tipperary, came 4 Nov 1841 on the Diamond
Mr Wight arrived at Port Phillip 23-Mar 1840 from Sydney on 8 Mar on the Curlew
Mr Wight arrived at Port Phillip 15-Dec 1840 from Portland Bay on the Blossom
Mr Wight (Cabin) arrived at Port Phillip 6 Feb 1841 on the York
Mr Wight Committee formed St James Church meeting chaired by Bishop of Australia source PPH- 17 Oct 1843
Mr Wight arrived 12 Dec 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 4 Dec on the Christina, source local newspapers
Mr W Wight as Steerage passenger came 15 Dec 1840 from Leith on the Anne,
WT Wight List No 9, 30 Sep 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Wight see Watson, Wight & Philpot in a partnership, Source - 1847 Directory
Janet Wighton 17 (Steerage 20) came 11 Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
She continued to Sydney, see here
Mary Wighton in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843 source PPH - 31 Jan 1843
Mary Whighton / Wighton 23 (single woman 51) Housemaid Prot both Ellorsdale, came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Mary Wighton in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843
Captn Wigmore (Intermediate 11) came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mrs Wigmore (Intermediate 12) came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Miss Mary Wigmore 13, Miss Susan Wigmore 7 (Intermediate 14) came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Master Richd Wigmore 14, Master Josh Wigmore 11, Master Henry Wigmore 9 and Master William Wigmore 6 (Intermediate 18) came 18 July 1840 on the Theresa
Mr and Mrs Wigmore and family arrived Hobart 9 March 1841 from Port Phillip on 4 Mar, on the Agenoria
Captain Wigmore, 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
Captain Wigmore arrived 1 Dec 1841 at Hobart from Port Phillip on 26 Nov, on the Flying Squirrel
Henry William Wigmore 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
Job Wigmore, departed from Launceston for Portland on the schooner Minerva 7 Mar 1843 - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843
Margaret Wigmore wed John Crimp in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Mr Robert Wigmore arrived 9 Apr 1840 from Greenock and cleared for Sydney 4 May on the India
Catharine Wigmore 27 (single woman 25, sister of Rev Thomas) Housemaid Prot both Cork, came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Revd Thomas Wigmore - hus Irish clergyman (Intermediate 13) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mrs Wigmore - wife of Thomas nee Mary Ann Wilkinson (Intermediate 14) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Richard Wigmore 14 son of Thomas Richard born in Cork died 1862 aged 35 in Victoria (Intermediate 15) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Ellen Wigmore 12 dau of Thomas wed 13 Jan 1848 to Robert Whiteway at Bothwell,Tasmania (Intermediate 16) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Eliza Wigmore 11 dau of Thomas wed 01 Mar 1851 to Matthew Kennett at Hobart,Tasmania (Intermediate 17) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Mary Wigmore 5, William Wigmore 3 and Louisa Wigmore 0 dau of Thomas (Intermediate 21) came 19 Feb 1841 on the Georgiana
Sophia Wigmore dau died 6 Dec 40 (Intermediate 18) on the Georgiana
Mr and Mrs Wigmore and family arrived Hobart 9 March 1841 from Port Phillip on 4 Mar, on the Agenoria
John Wigmore born in Tasmania 1842, died in Victoria 1877 aged 35
George Wigmore born in Launceston 1848, Tasmania died in Victoria 1872 aged 24
Mr William Wignell arrived 6 Jan 1840 from Launceston Dec 30 on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 7 Jan 1840
Mr Wignall arrived 26 Jul 1840 from Launceston on 23 July on the Henry - source Port Phillip Herald 28 July 1840
Mr Wignell arrived 14-Dec 1840 from Sydney on the Clonmel
Mr Wignall arrived 5 Apr 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 12 Apr 1841
Mr William Wignell departing 14 Aug 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip, on the Henry, also on board is Samuel Sherlock Senior and his family of 6, including Frances
William Wignell wed Frances French Sherlock in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened William Walter 1844,
William Wignell in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 Nov 1843 source PPH -
Henry William Wigmore 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Mr and Mrs Wignell cleared on 23 Sep 1844 and sailed from Melbourne for Launceston arrived 27 Sep Shamrock, source local newspapers
William Wignett List No 10, 31 Oct 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
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