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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 'John Cooper' 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

John Cooper

arrived 4 Apr 1841, 659 tons ship, Capt James Salmon, from Greenock 15 Sep 1840 via Cork 29 Oct, Lisbon 22 Nov and Adelaide 8 Mar 1841, to Melbourne Not reported in Port Phillip Herald, is in Geelong Advertiser 10 Apr 1841
Reported that the John Cooper left for New South Wales with almost one hundred of "the most wealthy and respectable description, taking out an immense capital in money, besides livestock of valuable kinds."
Cabin Passengers Mrs Blair with Mary and Anne Blair, Mr and Mrs Spence, Captain Atkinson with wife and 6 chn, Mr Buckingham with wife and 2 chn, Miss Stewart, Miss Pringle, Messrs Davidson, Boyle, Campbell, Stevens, Stewart, W Pearson and M or H Pearson, Barrett, Rose and Fullerton
22 Intermediate passengers - Messrs Stewart, Shepherd, McDonald, Chirnside, Logan, Churter, Balfour, Hastie, Mitchell and 13 children
19 Steerage - Robert Jamieson, others unnamed, and 27 Bounty passengers Images in folder,
Colour code Staff and Crew, Paid own passage Bounty Immigrant Disallowed Bounty departing PP
Joseph Annand 36 hus (family 1) County of Banff
Jannette Annand 38 wife of Joseph (family 1)
Patrick Annand 16 son of Joseph (family 1) chn all Aberdeen
Joseph Annand 12 son of Joseph (family 1)
Bella Annand 8 dau of Joseph (family 1)
Eliza Annand 6 dau of Joseph (family 1)
John Annand 3 son of Joseph (family 1)
Captain Atkinson with wife and 6 chn (Cabin)
James Bailley 38 hus (family 2) Lancashire
Agnes Bailley 38 wife of James (family 2)
John Bailley 8 son of James (family 2)
Elizabeth Bailley 6 dau of James (family 2)
Margaret Bailley 3 dau of James (family 2)
William Bailley 0 son of James (family 2)
Mr Balfour (Intermediate)
Mr Barrett (Cabin)
Mrs Blair (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Anne Blair (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mary Blair (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mr Boyle (Cabin)
Mr Buckingham with wife and 2 chn (Cabin)
Mr Campbell (Cabin)
Angus Campbell - crew (Staff)
Elizabeth Carmichael 28 (single woman 2) Lanarkshire
Grace Carmichael 26 (single woman 3) Lanarkshire
Martha Chambers 18 (single woman 1) Ireland
Mr Chirnside (Intermediate)
Mr Churter (Intermediate)
Mr Cook - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mr Davidson (Cabin)
Ellen Fogarty 29 (single woman 4) Morayshire
John Fogarty 18 bounty withheld (single man 1) Aberdeen
Mr Fullerton (Cabin)
Robt Hamilton 28 bounty withheld (single man 2) Lanark
Mr Hastie (Intermediate)
Wm Hawthorn - crew (Staff)
Robert Jamieson (Steerage)
Mr Johnson - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
James Johnston 25 (single man 3) Fifeshire
Michael Larkin 26 (single man 4) Louth
Mr Logan (Intermediate)
Thomas Mcboreland 27 (single man 5) Ayreshire
Mr McDonald (Intermediate)
Mr Stewart McDonald - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Chas R Mckellar - Surg Supt (Staff)
Mr Mitchell (Intermediate)
Edward Morrison - crew (Staff)
Mr and Mrs Murphy - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
John Nicol 18 (single man 6) Aberdeen
Mr William Pearson (Cabin)
Mr M or H Pearson (Cabin)
Miss Pringle (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Thomas Robertson 30 (single man 7) Selkirk
Mr T Robertson - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mr R Robertson - departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mr Rose (Cabin)
James Salmon Captain (Staff 1)
Mr Shepherd (Intermediate)
Robert Smith 28 (single man 8) Aberdeen
Beatrice Smith 21 (single woman 5) Aberdeenshire
Mr and Mrs Spence (Cabin) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Mr Stevens (Cabin)
Miss Stewart (Cabin)
Mr Stewart (Cabin)
Mr Stewart (Intermediate) and departing 3 May 1841 for Sydney
Elizabeth Telfer 19 (single woman 6) Douglas
22 Intermediate passengers - ze unknown (Intermediate)
13 children ze unknown (Intermediate)
19 Steerage - ze unknown (Steerage)

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Departed 3 May 1841 for Sydney with passengers Mrs Blair and 2 dau, Miss Pringle, Mr and Mrs Spence, Mr and Mrs Murphy, Messrs Stewart McDonald, T and R Robertson, Johnson, Stewart and Cook, 4 soldiers, a constable and 19 prisoners
May 12 arrived in Sydney from Port Phillip on 8 May, with passengers Mrs Blain, Miss Blain, Miss Ann Blain, Mr and Mrs Spence, Miss Pringle, Mr Stewart, Mr McDonald, Mr Fullerton, Mr Barrett, Mr Robertson, Mr Stewart, Mr Shephard, 5 steerage, 1 corporal, 3 privates, 28th Regiment, 1 constable, 17 male and 2 female convicts.
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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