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Arrivals in 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848,
voyage of the Georgiana 1841 recounted by the Surgeon Superintendent,

They came by the 'David Clark' as Bounty Immigrants in 1839

Passenger lists - NSW lists as families or singles, Victoria has age of individual, or C=child, A=Adult.
Some are not on both lists, people slip between the lists - Vic includes crew and maybe the paying passengers.

David Clark

arrived 27 Oct 1839, Master WP Mills, Superintendent Archibald Gilchrist, notes
According to J. Phipps' 'Register of Ships built in India' (Calcutta 1840) p. 107, the 'David Clark', 608 Tons, was built at Clive Street yard on the Hooghly in 1816 by S. Teague.
The 1st ship to sail from the United Kingdom with immigrants direct to Port Phillip was the 600 ton David Clarke commanded by Capt. J.B. Mills, left Greenock 15 June 1839 with the first shipload of assisted immigrants (mainly Scots) and arrived on 27th Oct 1839 when the population of Port Phillip was 4000.
During this trip, Capt. Mills stayed 14 days in Rio De Janeiro on August 15th, and took in fresh water and provisions, Their stay had to be prolonged as 8 of the Liverpool Irishmen had landed themselves in gaol for 8 days and their fines had to be paid for by Capt. Mills.

Wonderful tales had been brought back by the members of the 73rd Highlanders who were in garrison in Sydney in 1809. There were about sixty families aboard, including John Grierson and family and others who had previously been out with the 73rd Regt.
235 people - 102 females and 133 males, or 41 daughters, 57 sons, 31 married couples, 45 males and 30 females or
87 children under 16, 31 married couples, 51 single males and 35 single females
The children are in 25 families, McLaren 10 chn, McNab 9 chn, McEwan, Kennedy and Armstrong each 8 chn, McMillan 14 chn in 2 families and we have a comprehensive Shipping Disposal record.
Archibald Mcintire was employed as Superintendent of Convicts, Neil Mcmillan was employed on the Revenue Cutter and 101 others were employed by 63 employers - Capt Brown employed Agnes Edgar aged 21, and 5 young men of the 21 members of the McMillan family

From notes were written as a family memoir by John Burton Grierson. The ship David Clark left Greenock for Melbourne on June 15th 1839 having 229 Government emigrants on board. The vessel put into Rio De Janeiro on August 15th, and took in fresh water and provisions. After remaining about 10 days she resumed her voyage and arrived at Port Phillip Bay on October 27th.

As the Yarra at that time was unnavigable for a ship the size of the "David Clark", the passengers were landed in boats at Sandridge (now Port Melb), the women being carried ashore by the sailors and men. Then came a long walk across the ti-tree flats and sandhills over what is now known as Fishermans Bend, Emerald Hill, (now Sth. Melb.) to the Queens Falls where they crossed the Yarra. Their chattels were brought on by dray and bullock wagon.

Passengers included Quinton Dick wed Agness Edgar, Christina Stewart who came as a widow with her son Duncan, and her brothers Alex and James Menzies from Glenlyon, Perthshire, Scotland, also John Arthur who died in 1849 after 3 years as the first superintendent of the Botanic Gardens

BarqueCouplesdau>14dau>7dau<7sons >14sons>7sons<7infants menwomenwidowerswidowstotal
David Clark 3314239193063452812245

Bounty passengers - each link is to notes on each family or individual, including details from the shipping lists

David Aitkin,
Agnes Aitkin,
William/Thomas Armstrong,
John Arthur,
John Barr,
John Beith,
William Bell,
John Bowlas,
Thomas/William Brownlee,
James Campbell,
John Cook,
Peter Dewar,
Quenttin Dick,
James Douglas,
David Duncan,
Agnes Edgar,
Janet Farquharson,
Maria Finlay,
Peter/John Foreman,
John Grierson,
John Halliday,
Samuel Hawkins,
Andrew Impleton,
William Johnstone,
James Joyce,
James Kennedy,
James Lawrie,
Alexander Luckie,
Mary Mansie,
Archibald Matheson,
Francis Maver,
Archibald Mcarthur,
Neil Mcdonald,
John Mcdonald,
John Mcewan,
James Mcfadden,
Alexander Mcfadden,
Archibald Mcintire,
John Mcintosh,
Allan/John Mckenzie,
Donald Mckinley,
Alexander Mclachlane,
Archibald Mclaren,
Duncan Mclaren,
Colin Mclaren,
Margaret Mclaren,
Walter Mclaren,
John Mclean,
Thomas Mcmaster,
Archibald Mcmillan,
Peter Mcmillan,
Angus Mcnab,
James Mcnay,
Alexander Menzies,
James Menzies,
Hugh Middlemas,
Daniel Peacock,
James Renald,
Alexander Robertson,
Hugh/Henry Robinson,
Catherine Robinson,
Francis Rogerson,
Eliza Shields,
Maria Sloss,
Margaret Smith,
Thomas Smith,
Christina Stewart,
Robert Stewart,
William Thomson,
David Walker,
Niel Walker,
Robert Walker,
Andrew Walsh,
Jane Walsh,
Veronica Walsh,
Arrivals in 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1847, 1848,
voyage of the Georgiana 1841 recounted by the Surgeon Superintendent,
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