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Arrivals from Overseas - Vessels named Agostina, Ariadne, Deva, Frankfield, Hamilton, Middlesex, Sir Charles Forbes, Westminster,
Coastal shipping - Abeona, Devonshire, Maguasha, Shamrock,

They came by the 'Alexander' as Self-funded and as Bounty Immigrants in 1841

Use the list of Notes on over 41,500 people, to find the page with details of individual passengers -
this list omits details from the ship list of calling, religion and ability to read and write. Other details of life in Port Phillip are being sought

Alexander

arrived 24 Dec 1841, barque 550 tons, Ramsay master, from London 1 Aug and left Plymouth on 21 Aug 1841 to Port Phillip [assisted emigrant passengers]Images 126-134, notes, 220 Bounty under Dr Campbell under medical supervision of Dr Campbell
103 Protestants and 128 Roman Catholics, In reading and writing, 114 adults do both, 34 can read only and 41 can do neither.
The record left of the Bounty does not give every individual a number. The count as qualified, is - 58 single females, 33 single males, 49 married women and 49 married men, children - males above 15, 2, aged 7 to 15 6m and 6f, aged 1 to 7 - 13m and 7f, under 1 - 3m and 5f, total 232 souls in families 140 worth 2112 pounds, males bounty 627 and females 1102, total bounty 3841 claim.
My list is a combination of Vic and NSW records. Includes 25 Steerage excluded from Bounty payments, 2 Intermediate and 9 in Cabin, Doctor and Ship's Master. About 25 other crew not known

ShipTotalStaffOtherDiedBornCouplesWith chnHusWivesSonsDausChnBountyFamiliesUn malUn fem
Alexander 26954103133143435039812391684427
11 others, who paid own fare - JC Langden Esq and lady, Mrs Mossman and 4 chn, Messrs Ledden and Smeak, Intermediate Messrs John Wally and Page.
In all 26 were ruled ineligible for Bounty, incl widow and chn who sailed after Mr Willer died before coming on board.

Have 269 names of passengers and crew

The Bounty names

In this ship list, people are numbered within the classified group - families or single male or single female.
In this ship list, people are classified families or single male or single female, and each person has a different number.
Colour code Staff and Crew, Paid own passage Bounty Immigrant Disallowed Bounty departing PP
George Adams 30 hus (family 1) from Hampshire
Anne Adams 28 wife of George (family 1)
George Adams 2 son of George (family 1)
James Bailee / Baliie 30 (single man 2) from Cumberland
William Barnett 31 hus (family 2) from London
Susan Barnett 26 wife of William (family 2)
Esther Barnett 7 dau of William (family 2)
Patrick Bourke / Burke 20 (single man 1) from Co Galway
Honor Bowen 19 (single woman 3) from Co Manx
Mary Bowley 21 (single woman 2) from Wiltshire
Margaret Bradley 28 (single woman 1) from Co Galway
Richard Brentan / Bunton 29 hus (family 3) from Cornwall
Anne Brentan / Bunton 33 wife of Richard (family 3)
Thomas Cain 35 hus (family 10) from Galway
Biddy Cain 25 wife of Thomas (family 10)
Mary Cain 13 dau of Thomas (family 10)
Patrick Cain 11 son of Thomas (family 10)
John Cain 8 son of Thomas (family 10)
John Cain 32 hus (family 11) from Co Mayo
Biddy Cain 30 wife of John (family 11)
Martin Callanane / Callahane 19 (single man 7) from Galway
Dr Campbell Doctor 2 Staff
Johanna Carpenter 25 (single woman 8) from Oxfordshire
Joseph Chambers 25 hus (family 7) from London
Janet Chambers 25 wife of Joseph (family 7)
Joseph Chambers 5 son of Joseph (family 7)
Mina Chambers 1 dau of Joseph (family 7)
John Champion 22 hus (family 9) from Sallop
Elizabeth Champion 22 wife of John (family 9)
May Ann Clifford 21 (single woman 7) from Tipperary
Catherine Clunane 22 (single woman 6) from Galway
Thomas Coatsworth / Colesworth 28 (single man 4) from Middlesex
Patrick Colaghan / Caloghan 29 hus (family 4) from Cork
Mary Colaghan / Caloghan 26 wife of Patrick (family 4)
John Colaghan / Caloghan 1 son of Patrick (family 4)
Henry Coleman 34 hus (family 6) from Tablin
Elizabeth Coleman 22 wife of Henry (family 6)
John Coleman 0 son of Henry (family 6)
Biddy Connolly 22 (single woman 4) from Galway
Michael Conway 24 (single man 3) from Galway
Thomas Cook 26 hus (family 5)
Eliza Cook 22 wife of Thomas (family 5)
Thomas Cook 2 son of Thomas (family 5)
George Cooper 28 hus (family 8) from London
Eliza Cooper 21 wife of George (family 8)
Sarah Cooper 1 dau of George (family 8)
Thomas Corbeld 23 (single man 6) from Galway
Ellen Coty / Coly 26 (single woman 5) from Kilkenny
John Cover 21 (single man 5) from London
Bedilia Dillon 18 single woman afer 10, ineligible 1 x from Galway
Michael Donaghoe 22 (single man 8) from Galway
Patrick Dooley 20 (single man 9) from Galway
Richard Dowley 27 hus (family 12) from Tipperary
Jane Dowley 28 wife of Richard (family 12)
Margaret Dowley 0 dau of Richard (family 12)
Ellen Drumgool 23 (single woman 9) from Dublin
Mary Drummond 19 single woman after 8, ineligible 2 x from Co Canarv
John Ducan / Duncan 37 hus 3 x from Galway
Mary Ducan / Duncan 26 wife of John 4 x
Patrick Ducan / Duncan 6 son of John 5 x
Anna Ducan / Duncan 1 dau of John 6 x
Margaret Dunbar 23 (single woman 10) from Rossmonon
Hannah Elden 22 (single woman 11) from London
Bridget Fahey 19 (single woman 12) from Co Galway
John Ferguson 25 hus (family 13) from Scotland
Martha Ferguson 29 wife of John (family 13)
Susan Ferguson 5 dau of John (family 13)
James Ferrie 28 (single man 11) from Glasgow
William Fewcett 22 hus (family 14) from London
Jane Fewcett 24 wife of William (family 14)
Catherine Finnigan 28 (single woman 15) from Dublin
Bridget Fitzgerald 21 (single woman 16) from Co Mayo
Pat Fitzpatrick 23 (single man 10) from Galway
John Flanagan 27 hus (family 15) from Galway
Biddy Flanagan 27 wife of John (family 15)
Patrick Flanagan 0 son of John (family 15)
Mary Ford 19 (single woman 13) from Co Galway
Ellen Ford 25 (single woman 14) from Co Galway
John Galbraith 30 (single man 12) from Gibralter
Rose Galbraith 17 (single woman 20) from Rossmonon
Sarah Gardner 26 (single woman 18) from London
Betsy Gillis / Gilles 24 (single woman 19) from Manster
Patrick Gollogho / Gallagho 26 (single man 13) from Co Rosewarren
Catherine Greetish / Grealish 27 (single woman 17) from Galway
Richd Hadfield 24 hus (family 18) from Yorkshire
Harriett Hadfield 23 wife of Richard (family 18)
Clara Hadfield 1 dau of Richard (family 18)
Stephen Hair 25 hus (family 22) from Co Galway
Margaret Hair 24 wife of Stephen (family 22)
William Haisman 25 hus (family 21) from London
Jane Haisman 22 wife of William (family 21)
Jane Haisman 3 dau of William (family 21)
Mary Ann Haisman 0 dau of William (family 21)
 
Sarah Havers 22 (single woman 23) from Portsmouth
John Head 20 hus (family 16) from Dublin
Letty Head 18 wife of John (family 16)
James Hewston 27 hus (family 19) from Armaugh
Catherine Hewston 24 wife of James (family 19)
Jane Hind 21 single woman after 20, ineligible 7 x from Devonshire
Mary Hoarty 28 (single woman 21) from Co Galway
William Honison 25 hus (family 17) from Yorkshire
Mary Ann Honison 23 wife of William (family 17)
Honora Hughes 29 (single woman 22) from Co manx
John Hyves 32 hus (family 20) from Co Mayo
Catherine Hyves 26 wife of John (family 20)
Jane Jeffries 24 (single woman 25) from London
Margaret Joice / Joyce 18 (single woman 24) from Co Galway
Mary Kean 24 (single woman 26) from Co Galway
Bridget Kelly 25 (single woman 27) from Co Galway
Judith Kelly 18 (single woman 28) from Kings County
James Kepple 24 (single man 14) from Cork
Anne Killing 21 single woman after 25, ineligible 8 x from London
Margt Kitcherman 17 single woman after 25, ineligible 9 x from London
William Lane 27 hus (family 26) from Cork
Elizabeth Lane 28 wife of William (family 26)
Joseph Lane 2 son of William (family 26)
JC Esq Langden 1 Cabin
lady Langden 2 Cabin
Mary Larbey 26 (single woman 29) from Co Galway
Lucey Lawrence 21 (single woman 30)
Mr Ledden 3 Cabin
Isaacs Leech 39 hus (family 23) from London
Mary Leech 34 wife of Isaac (family 23)
Mary Ann Leech 14 dau of Isaac (family 23)
Frederick Leech 11 son of Isaac (family 23)
Alfred Leech 9 son of Isaac (family 23)
Catherine Leech 7 dau of Isaac (family 23)
Henry Leech 5 son of Isaac (family 23)
Patrick Linane / Lunane 24 (single man 16) from Clare
William Locas 25 hus (family 24) from London
Mary Locas 21 wife of William (family 24)
William Locas 2 son of William (family 24)
John Louther 38 hus (family 25) from Whitsmouth
Ellen Louther 38 wife of John (family 25)
Thomas Louther 17 son of John (family 25)
Kate Louther 13 dau of John (family 25)
Anna Maria Louther 11 dau of John (family 25)
John Lowther 19 son of John (single man 15)
Elizabeth Lowther 16 dau of John (single woman 31)
Peter Magraw 28 hus (family 28) from Galway
Judy Magraw 18 wife of Peter (family 28)
Michael Maher 32 hus (family 27) from Dublin
Bridget Maher 26 wife of Michael (family 27)
Eliza Maher 19 (single woman 37)
Michal Mahon 27 (single man 20) from Galway
Mary Mahon 24 (single woman 32) from Co Galway
Bridget Maraghan / Monaghan 16 (single woman 39) from Kildare
Thomas Mason 20 (single man 19) from Clare
Pat Mccann 22 hus (family 33) from Rossmonon
Mary Mccann 22 wife of Patrick (family 33)
Thomas Mccann 4 son of Patrick (family 33)
John Mccann 1 son of Patrick (family 33)
Thos Mccormick 36 hus (family 31) from Ireland
Mary Mccormick 33 wife of Thomas (family 31)
John Mccormick 15 son of Thomas (family 31)
Anne Mccormick 3 dau of Thomas (family 31)
Patrick Mccormick 1 son of Thomas (family 31)
Wm Mcdonnell 25 hus (family 32) from Dublin
Mary Mcdonnell 25 wife of William (family 32)
Lawrence Mcdonnell 5 son of William (family 32)
Terrance Mcdonnell 0 son of William (family 32)
Betsy Mcgann 24 (single woman 34) from Rossmonon
Bridget Mcgann 22 (single woman 35) from Rossmonon
Mary Ann Mckinley 19 (single woman 38) from Armaugh
Geo Mcmanus 23 (single man 21) from Mayo
Sarah Mcmanus 18 (single woman 36) from Co Mayo
Henry Mcswine 22 hus (family 34) from Galway
Sarah Mcswine 20 wife of Henry (family 34)
Philip Monaghan 21 (single man 18) from Canarv
Cat Monaghan 17 (single woman 33) from Co Canarv
Pat Moran 34 hus (family 29) from Galway
Margaret Moran 28 wife of Patrick (family 29)
Thomas Moran 27 (single man 17) from Galway
Mary Morow / Moran 25 (single woman 40) from Galway
Frederick Morris 25 hus (family 30) from Dorsetshire
Anne Morris 25 wife of Frederick (family 30)
William Morris 3 son of Frederick (family 30)
Mrs Mossman 5 Cabin
4 chn Mossman 9 Cabin
Barbara Muir 18 single woman after 33, ineligible 10 x from London
Owen Nally 38 hus (family 35) from Mayo
Bridget Nally 30 wife of Owen (family 35)
William Nally 13 son of Owen (family 35)
 
Thomas Nolan 20 Single man after 21, ineligible 11 x from Co Rosewarren
Sarah Oconnor 28 (single woman 42) from Kilkenny
Nicholas Oconnor 22 (single man 23) from Kilkenny
Anne Oconnor 18 (single woman 41) from Liverpool
James Odonnell / Odonald 30 hus (family 36) from Galway
Bridget Odonnell / Odonald 28 wife of Charles (family 36)
Michael Oflanigan / Oflanagan 20 (single man 24) from Mayo
David Oneil 29 (single man 22) from Galway
Mr Page 1 Intermediate
Sarah Palmer 20 (single woman 43) from Warwickshire
William Patterson 22 single man, after25, ineligible 12 x from London
Charles Pember / Pomber 29 hus (family 39) from Middlesex
Catherine Pember / Pomber 20 wife of Charles (family 39)
Mary Pendergass 19 single woman, after 43, ineligible 13 x from Co Canarv
Laurence Philips / Phillip 19 (single man 25) from Essex
John Price 25 hus (family 40) from Co Wicklaw
Sarah Price 21 wife of John (family 40)
John Purcel / Parson 26 hus (family 38) from Galway
Biddy Purcel / Parson 26 wife of John (family 38)
Arthur Purton 24 hus (family 37) from Sunderland
Anne Purton 23 wife of Arthur (family 37)
Ramsay Master 1 Staff
James Reilley / Reily 20 (single man 27) from London
Ann Reilly 15 single woman, after 43, ineligible 14 x from London
Sophia Renolds 20 single woman, after 42, ineligible 15 x from Middlesex
Mary Rowan 26 (single woman 44) from Co Galway
Edward Rowan 21 (single man 26) from Galway
Catherine Rowley 22 (single woman 47) from Co Kilkenny
Mary Ruane 20 (single woman 45) from Co Galway
Elizabeth Rushtin / Rushton 18 (single woman 46) from London
George Ryan 27 hus (family 41) from London
Jessey Ryan 22 wife of George (family 41)
Henry Sanson 25 ineligible 16 x from London
Frederick Scales 23 (single man 28) from Isle of Mann
Anne Scembell 20 single woman, after 51, ineligible 17 x from Co Galway
Mary Ann Shaw 20 (single woman 51) from London
John Sherlock 23 hus (family 42) from Ireland
Margaret Sherlock 23 wife of John (family 42)
Edward Shortell 28 hus (family 43) from Kilkenny
Ellen Shortell 24 wife of Edward (family 43)
Maria Shortell 4 dau of Edward (family 43)
Catherine Shortell 0 dau of Edward (family 43)
Mary Slater 21 (single woman 50) from Co kerry
Mr Smeak 4 Cabin
Ebeneza Smith 23 hus 18 x from London
Fanny Maria Smith 24 wife of Ebenezer 19 x
Ann Smith 25 (single woman 48) from Greenwich
Alley Smith 28 (single woman 49) from Co Kanav
Elizabeth Staff 20 (single woman 47) from Co Kilkenny
Mary Swords 16 (single woman 52) from Co Galway
Sally Tarpy 26 (single woman 54) from Co Galway
Robert Taylor 29 hus (family 44) from Galway
Mary Taylor 26 wife of Robert (family 44)
Michael Taylor 39 hus (family 45) from Galway
Biddy Taylor 24 wife of Michael (family 45)
William Thomson / Thompson 26 (single man 29) from Staffordshire
Mary Ann Thomson / Thompson 20 (single woman 53) from London
William Valentine 27 hus (family 46) from Wicklaw
Margaret Valentine 28 wife of William (family 46)
Francis Valentine 4 son of William (family 46)
John Wally 2 Intermediate
Mary Ann Watkins 18 (single woman 60) from London
John Watts 25 hus (family 49) from London
Margaret Watts 21 wife of John (family 49)
Thirisa Watts 1 dau of John (family 49)
William Weller 21 (single man 30) from Sussex
Daniel Welsh 26 hus (family 48) from Galway
Mary Welsh 22 wife of Daniel (family 48)
James Welsh 1 son of Daniel (family 48)
Jeffray Welter 25 (single man 32) from Sussex
William Whelow / Whelan 26 hus (family 47) from Dublin
Eliza Whelow / Whelan 24 wife of William (family 47)
Peter Whelow / Whelan 1 son of William (family 47)
John White 24 (single man 31) from Dublin
Catherine White 19 (single woman 58) from London
Elizabeth Willer 40 Widow ineligible 20 x from Sussex
Richard Willer - Family ineligible for bounty 50 z
Jane Willer 18 dau of Elizabeth (single woman 55)
Arthur Willer 14 son of Elizabeth 21 x
Lucey Willer 12 son of Elizabeth 22 x
Emma Willer 10 dau of Elizabeth 23 x
Nelson Willer 6 son of Elizabeth 24 x
Agnes Elizabeth Willer 24 (single woman 57) from Sussex
Mary Ann Willer 22 (single woman 56) from London
Elizabeth Winter 22 single woman, after 54, ineligible 25 x from Middlesex
James Wyteman / Wylesman 26 (single man 33) from Berwickshire


Alexander, ship, Ramsay master, arrived 24 Dec 1841 at Melbourne from Plymouth with 220 immigrants, and on 26 Jan 1842 cleared out from Melbourne for Sydney
Sydney Free Press and Commercial Journal for Sat 12 Feb 1842 reported the arrival 10 Feb of Alexander, with sundries and passengers Mrs Mossman and 4 chn, Monsieur and Madame Gastrot, Mrs Wallace, Mr and Mrs Chambers and 2 chn, and 12 in the Steerage.
on Thurs 3 March reported her Projected departure today, for China, and eventually departed 8 Mar 1842
Other lists - Agostina,space Agricola,space Alexander,space Allan Ker,space Argyle in March,space Argyle in April,space Ariadne,space Branken Moor,space Brilliant,space Catherine Jamieson,space Diamond,space Duchess of Northumberland,space England,space Enmore,space Ferguson,space Forth,space Frances,space Frankfield,space George Fyffe,space Georgiana,space Gilmore,space Grindlay,space Intrinsic,space John Cooper,space Lysander,space Marquis of Bute,space Mary Nixon,space Middlesex,space Neptune,space Royal Saxon,space Salsette,space Sir Charles Forbes,space Strathfieldsaye,space Thomas Arbuthnot,space Wallace,space Ward Chapman,space Westminster,space William Abrams,space William Metcalf,space William Mitchell,space York,

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