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Ann Wigram wed George Cox in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Wigram and Mary christened Elizabeth 1846
M Wigram Page 197 Letters at Office 30th June 1847
Nealey/Mary Wigram 17 (single woman 54) General servant Prot reads Cavan arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mary Wigram, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
Charles Wigwood 26 (single man 66) Labourer Prot both Somersetshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
John Wigwood 21 (single man 67) Farm Servant Prot both Somersetshire, came 30 July 1841 on the Westminster
Mr Wilard arrived 25 May 1841 at Geelong from Melbourne on the Lucy
John Wilby came 1835 as a convict on the Royal Sovereign. Farm servant and butcher from Norfolk convicted of stealing poultry. He had sandy whiskers, and was bald. A Ticket of Leave was issued for the district of Port Phillip
John Wilby, one of 170 convicts transported on the Royal Sovereign, 25 July 1835. Convicted at Norfolk Quarter Session for a term of 14 years.
John Wilby List No 2, 29 feb 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Wilby, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845
J Wilbore came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Japhet Wilcock Owned Property Corio Terrace Geelong - Freehold Property
George Wilcox and Betsy christened Elizabeth 1847 Page 32 letters at Post Office 3 Feb 1847
Harriett Wilcox wed James Robinson in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland
Miss M Willcox sailed 23-May 1840 for Launceston on the Joshua Carroll
Ann Wild departed from Launceston on 7 Dec 1838 for Port Phillip on the Perseverance
Mrs Wild Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
Charles Wyld - Wild came Jul 1841 with 198 on the William Abrams
James Wildams, 2 Jan 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
John Wild and Ann christened Thomas 1844
John Wilde and Hannah christened Henry Thomas 1847
Joseph Wild adult came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland wed Catherine Welsh in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne christened Elizabeth 1844
Mr R Wilde, (Intermediate), came 24 Nov 1839 on the William Metcalf
Thomas Wild in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 29 May 1843 source PPH
Thomas Wild List No 3, 31 Mar 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Thomas Wilde 27 hus of Ann (family 35) Smith Prot both Perthshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Ann Wilde 23 wife of Thomas (family 35) Prot reads Perthshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Henry Wilde 5 son of Thomas (family 35) Prot reads Perthshire arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Thomas Wilde and Ann christened John 1845, Elizabeth 1846
Thomas Wild blacksmith Collins lane, Source - 1847 Directory
William Wild aged 25 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
Michael Wildan, 25 Bounty arrived 2 Dec 1842 second journey, left Plymouth Sarah Two
Mr Wilder arrived 13-Jun 1840 from Sydney on 6 June on the Cumberland
Mrs Wilding (Cabin) arrived 28 Feb 1841 from London via Launceston, Tasmania on the Thomas Crisp
George Wildish 24 hus (family 31) Groom, Prot both, Newminster, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
Anne Wildish 26 wife of George (family 31) Cook, Prot both, Shields, came 30 Sept 1840 on the Himalaya
George Wildish, No 9, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 13 Oct 1845
Chas.A Wildman clerk in Customs Swamp Collingwood, Source - 1847 Directory
John Whiteman / Wildman 27 husband of Mary (family 52) Stone mason Prot both Berkshire Employed by RW Rust arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mary Whiteman / Wildman 22 wife of John (family 52) Prot both Berkshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Hanah Whiteman / Wildman 3 dau of John (family 52) Prot Berkshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
John Wildman and Mary christened George 1845
William Weldon / Wildon 28 hus of Ann (family 32) Carpenter RC both Cork arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Ann Weldon / Wildon 28 wife of William (family 32) RC both Cork arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Captain Wildridge Arrived at Launceston on 18 Feb 1839 from Port Phillip, on the Abercrombey
Wildridge and Piper Partnership Pastoria Mount Macedon Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Capt P Wildridge, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Henry Wills / Wiles 22 hus (family 74) Carpenter Prot both Caermarthenshire?, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
Mary Wills / Wiles 23 wife of Henry (family 74) House Servant reads, came 16 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chapman
George Wilis 3 July 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
David E (MD) Wilkie Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
David E Wilkie MD Elizabeth-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
David Elliott Wilkie, wed Mary Elizabeth Clow 1842 #709 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
David Elliot Wilkie house Swanson St LaTrobe Ward 225 voters Voters in the town of Melbourne 1 June 1843 to 1 June 1844 source PPH 16 May 1843
David Elliott Wilkie, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
David Elliott Wilkie and Mary Elizabeth Clow christened Daniel 1843, Margaret 1845
David Elliot Wilkie, MD Melbourne has submitted his testimonial of qualification as Medical Witness at Inquests is a 'Legally qualified Medical Practicioner'. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 31 Jan 1845
David Elliot Wilkie physician Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
GA Wilke (Cabin) came 9 Jun 1841 on the Britannia
Mr George A Wilkie, Cabin arrived 10 Dec 1842 from Leith on the Britannia
Mr Wilkins cleared out from Port Phillip 4 Nov 1843 for Launceston arrived 6 Nov and arrived at Sydney 11 Nov Shamrock
Peter Wilkie, 28 hus Shepherd Prot, both Forfarshire, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Barbara Wilkie, 26 wife Housekeeper Prot, both Forfarshire, Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from Greenock on the Manlius
Barbara Wilkie died 1883 aged 68 dau of Isabella Lundy and James Harwell
Peter Wilkie and Barbara christened Alexander Morison 1844-6 died, Robert Wilson 1845, Elizabeth 1847 6 chn christened in Melb
Charles Wilkins aged 23 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland
John Wilkins List No 11, 30 Nov 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
John Wilkins Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne 30th April, 1847
Mr J Wilkins departed 5 Dec 1844 from Launceston for Portland on the Minerva, source local newspapers
Mary Wilkins 28 (paid 45) came 3 Jun 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberland
Robert Wilkin Cabin passenger arrived 15 June 1839 from Leith 29 Feb 1839 via The Downs 15 Mar, on the Midlothian
Mr Robert Wilkin arrived 26 Nov 1844 at Melbourne from Sydney on 22 Nov on the Shamrock, source local newspapers
Wentworth Wilkins in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 30 June 1843 source PPH
William Wilkins List No 7, 31 July 1844 Unclaimed letters at Melbourne Post Office
Anne Wilkinson 21 (single woman 57) Housemaid Prot reads Dublin, came 23 Jul 1841 on the George Fyfe
Ann Wilkinson wed Edward Preston in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Edmund Wilkinson Crew arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
Eliza Wilkinson cleared 23 Aug 1844 and sailed 26 Aug from Melbourne for Launceston Scout, source local newspapers
Elizabeth Wilkinson, housekeeper for William Fenwick. Source - Port Phillip Herald 16 July 1844
Elizabeth Wilkinson, claimed assault by Thomas Kenivan he was found not guilty by jury for Supreme Court Tue 20 Aug 1844. Source - MWC 24 Aug 1844
Emma Wilkinson, 24 single woman House maid Prot both Co Limerick arrived 13 Jan 1842 from London and Cork on the Samuel Boddington
Emma Wilkinson wed John Mitchell in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
E Wilkinson arrived at Launceston 5 Oct 1844 from Port Louis, Mauritius,via Swan River and Portland Bay Timbo, source local newspapers
Mr Edmund Wilkinson Crew arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
George Wilkenson 38 husband of Mary Anne (family 53) Labourer Prot both Chester, Derbyshire Employed by Mr Duggan, Yarra Hotel Melb, as relations arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Mary Ann Wilkenson 37 wife of George (family 53) Prot both Chester, Derbyshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
William Wilkenson 15 son of George (single man 43) Labourer Prot both Derbyshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Miss H Wilkinson arrived 8 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the John Pirie - source Launceston Courier 15 Feb 1841
Henry Wilkinson 21 (Single man 75) Labourer RC both Down, came 29 Mar 1841 on the Neptune
Henry Wilkinson in list of unclaimed letters held at Post Office 31 Jan 1843 source PPH - 31 Jan 1843
Henry Wilkinson 1st Officer (crew 03) arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Henry Wilkinson, arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 22 Oct 1845. Source - Port Phillip Herald 23 Oct 1845
Henry Wilkinson wed Sarah Flemming in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne christened Henrietta 1847
James Wilkinson, 38 imperfectly was Labourer, trained as Shoemaker widower crime - sheep stealing 10 years convicted 25 March 1843, at Liverpool, received 4 May 1843, at Kirksdale, 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 Harrison Geelong (List a165 and b32)
James Wilkinson Ed. of Portland Mercury Portland Bay, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Wilkinson 21 report (single woman 70) Housemaid Prot both Kilkenny, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Jane Wilkinson, female wed William Pimlott 1842 #4585 Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Jane Wilkinson shopkeeper Flinders lane, Source - 1847 Directory
Jane Wilkinson was second wife of Thomas Matheson who married her in 1848, his first wife died 19 Jan 1841, aged 28 years, leaving 4 chn. Jane had arrived in Port Phillip aboard "Strathfieldsaye" in 1841 and had then gone to Sydney. Jane had five children, Amelia 1844, Isabella 1846, Georgina 1849, and Charity 1852-4 who died young, and Thomas 1854. Jane died in Sydney in 1864, and was buried at the Baptist Cemetery. Thomas had died in 1862,
John Wilkinson departed from Hobart on 21 Oct 1838 for Port Phillip on the Francis
Mr J Wilkinson Esq. arrived at Hobart on 6 Dec 1838 from Port Phillip on 27 Nov on the Francis
John and Mary Wilkinson, Steerage, (12 for Port Phillip and 13 for Sydney) arrived 12 Dec 1843 from Liverpool on 23 Aug Glentanner
John Wilkinson aged 17 came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland wed Ann Tannahill in 1847 at Presbyterian Portland
John Wilkinson aged 20 came Sep 1847 with 306 on the Joseph Somes
Louisa Wilkinson wed Theophilus Dredge in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
M.B Wilkinson teacher Swanston street, Source - 1847 Directory
Mary Wilkinson arrived 8 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Industry - source Launceston Courier 15 March 1841
Mary Wilkinson arrived 8 Mar 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Industry
Mary Wilkinson 22 (single woman 71) Housemaid Prot both London, came 30 Aug 1841 on the Strathfieldsaye
Mary Wilkinson tailoress Stephen street, Source - 1847 Directory
Michael Wilkinson 26 hus (family 16) Labourer RC neither Sligo, came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Mary Wilkinson 31 wife of Michael (family 16) came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Margt Wilkinson 5 and Biddy Wilkinson 0 daus of Michael (family 16) came 29 Nov 1841 on the Frances
Michael Wilkinson and Mary Brady christened Mary 1843, Jane 1846
Miss Wilkinson arrived 18 Oct 1840 and cleared 17 Nov for Sydney on the London
Mr Wilkinson with Mr R Wilkinson, Melbourne cleared out 23 Jan 1841 John Pirie for Launceston on the John Pirie
Mr Wilkinson - hus (Cabin 43) on to Sydney on the Neptune
Mrs Wilkinson - wife of (Cabin 44) on to Sydney on the Neptune
John Wilkinson 9, Mary Wilkinson 5, Susan Wilkinson 3 and Richard Wilkinson 0 chn of Mr (Cabin 48) on to Sydney on the Neptune
Mrs Wilkinson, Cabin on to Sydney where she died 1844
Mr Wilkinson, Cabin on to Sydney and to New Zealand where he drowned with the children in shipwreck 1843
Miss Wilkinson with servant (Cabin) came 9 Jun 1841 on the Britannia
Miss Wilkinson and servant, Cabin arrived 10 Dec 1842 from Leith and cleared for Sydney 28 Dec 1842 on the Britannia
Miss R Wilkinson arrived 8 Feb 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the John Pirie - source Launceston Courier 15 Feb 1841
two Misses Wilkinson and servant Sailed 31 Dec 1842 from Port Phillip for Sydney and arrived 9 Jan 1843 Britannia
Mr Wilkinson arrived at Port Phillip 19 Feb 1843 from Hobart Lillias
Mr Wilkinson cleared from Port Phillip 22 Feb 1843 for Hobart Lillias
Mr/Mrs Wilkinson sailed from Port Phillip 23 Feb 1843 for Hobart Lillias
Mr and Mrs Wilkinson arrived 5 Feb 1844 at Melbourne from Hobart, on the Flying Fish, source local newspapers
Mr R Wilkinson at Melbourne arrived 21 Jan 1841 from Adelaide on the John Pirie and cleared out 23 Jan 1841 for Launceston on the John Pirie
Miss R Wilkinson arrived 8 Feb at Launceston from Port Phillip, in 1841 John Pirie
Rev Mr and Mrs Wilkinson and child departed Sydney 23 Feb 1841 for Port Phillip, and arrived 10 March 1841 at Melbourne on the Australasian Packet
Rev S Wilkinson, 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
Rev Mr Wilkinson arrived 11 Dec 1841 at Sydney from Port Phillip on 7 Dec on the Sea Horse
Samuel Wilkinson and Elizabeth christened Anna Maria 1841
Revd S Wilkinson, with Lady, 2ch, Serv arrived from Liverpool 4 Aug 1842 on the Westbrook
T Wilkinson, and ES Parker conveyance to Thomas Trotman, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
Mr Thomas Wilkinson and family arrived 18-Apr 1840 from Lauceston on the Joshua Carroll - source Port Phillip Herald 21 Apr 1840
Thomas Wilkinson and Louisa christened Rebecca Jane 1841, Thomas 1844
Thomas Wilkinson landowner Lonsdale-street Melbourne, source 1841 Kerr's Almanac transcribed by Lenore Frost
Thomas Wilkinson - painting forms, paid $2/-/-. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 23, 20 Aug 1842
Thomas Wilkison dwelling-house Portland Bay Electors, resident within the County of Normandy, in Police District of Portland source PPH 9 May 1843
Thomas Wilkinson 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
Thomas Wilkinson Portland voters in the district election source PPH- 30 June 1843
Thomas Wilkinson, The Port Phillip Herald Fri 30 June 1843 voted in election 20 June 1843, resident of Portland. Owned Property Julia Street Portland - House & Land
Thomas Wilkinson 1 Deed of Grant ready when fee is paid 9 Jan 1844
Thomas Wilkinson Portland District 23 Apr 1844 voted at election of Representatives for Legislative Council
Thomas Wilkinson Portland dwelling house List 10 Sep 1844 of Elector in Port Phillip 1 June 1844 to 31 May 1845
Thomas Wilkinson - Portland, Surety for Richard Lewis, Emu Creek Wool Pack Inn, from 1 July 1844 to 30 June 1845. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 57, 24 Apr 1844
Thomas Wilkinson, voted in Geelong to elect two members to sit in Legislative Council. Source - Port Phillip Herald 30 Apr 1844
Thomas Wilkinson, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
Thomas Wilkinson, and ES Parker sold to John Lush, Archibald McLachlan as Trustee has the Title Deeds for collection. Source - Melbourne Courier 25 July 1845
Thomas Wilkinson, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Julia St Portland Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
Thomas Wilkinson, voted in Portland for Mr Blac, but Mr Curr was returned as Member of Council to succeed Mr B Boyd. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 Oct 1845
Thomas Wilkinson - Portland, Surety for Abraham F Barrett, Julia At Confectioners License, 2 Oct 1848 to 30 June 1849. Source:- Portland Police Magistrate Book, Page 81, 6 Sep 1848
Mr W Wilkinson at Melbourne arrived 21 Jan 1841 from Adelaide on the John Pirie
William Wilkinson departed 12 Mar 1841 from Launceston for Portland Bay on the Dusty Miller - source Launceston Courier 15 March 1841
William Wilkenson 15 single man son of George Labourer Prot both Derbyshire arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
William Wilkinson, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
William Wilkinson 8 Aug 1844 unclaimed letter at Geelong post office
William Wilkinson publican Bourke street, Source - 1847 Directory
Miss Wilks departed 22 Apr 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 26 Apr 1841
Mr and Mrs Wilks Arrived at Port Phillip 6 June 1843 from Sydney Enmore
Henry Will, and Mary Stephens baptised male Charles at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 #36242
Hannah Williams Willacott wed Henry Lilley in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Willard Owned Property Barwon Terrace Geelong - House & Land
William Willard, wed Mary Ann Mcmann 1842 #718 Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong
James Willen, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 20 May 1844
Agnes Elizabeth Willer 24 (single woman 57) Farm servant Prot reads Sussex, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Elizabeth Agnes Willer, wed Henry Nicholas Moss 1842 #876 Methodist/Wesleyan Melbourne
Richard Willer - (Family ineligible for bounty 50) Husband died before coming on board the Alexander
Elizabeth Willer 40 ( Widow ineligible 20) Farm servant Prot reads Sussex, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Jane Willer 18 dau of Elizabeth (single woman 55) Cook Prot reads Sussex, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Arthur Willer 14 son, Lucey Willer 12, Emma Willer 10 and Nelson Willer 6 son of Elizabeth 24) Prot reads Sussex, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Jane Willer 18 dau of Elizabeth (50 single woman) Cook Prot reads Sussex, came 27 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Mary Ann Willer 22 (single woman 56) Farm servant RC Both London, came 24 Dec 1841 on the Alexander
Jane Willesworth wed James Morran in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Captain Willey Ship's Master arrived 1 Aug 1840 from Sydney on 15 July on the Goshawk
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