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Elizabeth Bunan 15 (4 single woman) Children's maid Prot both Cornwall, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Eliza Bunnan 21 (2 single woman) House maid Prot neither Cornwall, came 22 Oct 1841 on the Lysander
Mary Bunbury - Bunbury wed Christopher Had Bowker in 1846 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Capt Richard Hanmer Banbury / Bunbury hus came to be Magistrate Cabin (1 on list), came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
Mrs Banbury / Bunbury and child Banbury / Bunbury Cabin (3 on list) on paper's list, came 1 Mar 1841 on the Argyle
from Web page, Sarah Susanna Bunbury was the eldest of the three children of Robert Clement Sconce, a naval secretary, and his first wife Sarah, née Knox. She grew up in Kent and at Malta, marrying Captain Richard Hanmer Bunbury in England in 1838. When their son Harry was a year old the family left for Port Phillip (Melbourne) in the Argyle, bringing a nurse for Harry. Sarah gave birth to her second son, Cecil, on the voyage out, her sister-in-law Elizabeth Catherine Sconce and a fellow passenger, Georgiana McCrae, assisting at the birth. Sarah used her watercolour sketches to document her family's travel and life experiences and share this with her family in England
from 'Somerset Years', on arrival at Port Phillip Heads, no Pilot was available, and the Argyle had difficulties, became stranded on sands off Swan Island. One passenger, Richard Hanmer Bunbury, became Harbour Master of Williams Town
Captain Bunbury, 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
RH Bunbury, Melbourne Times 10 Sep 1842 Page 3 Assessor for Bourke Ward Melbourne Municipal Corporation
Richard H Bunbury Captain The Port Phillip Herald Tue 10 Jan 1843 had been employing William Rafter
RH Bunbury The Port Phillip Herald Tue 31 Jan 1843 in a special jury to hear case between Ledbeater and Cavenagh
RH Bunbury The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 9 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 10 May
Richard Hanmer Bunburry dwelling house, Williams Town The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 26 May 1843 District of Port Phillip Electoral List of 291 names voted in election 20 June 1843, during third hour, 11-noon
Captain Bunbury of Williams Town The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 19 May 1843 grew largest pumpkin, of Napolitan species, only gentleman with seed of this species.
Capt Bunbury, employed Martha Condron who arrived 16 Feb 1844 on the Wallace
Richard Hanmer Bunbury, appointed Harbour Master in the district of Port Phillip. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Feb 1844
RH Bunbury Harbour Master Immigration Board of Inspection for arrival 16 Apr 1844 of the Sea Queen
RH Bunbury, Portland Bay District depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Richard Hanmer Bunbury, one of 469 voters who qualified by Dwelling house in Williamstown Electors List District of Bourke. Source - Melbourne Courier 8 Aug 1845
RH Bunbury, Licensed to depasture stock at Portland Bay District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
wife Sarah took a trip to Sydney in 1846 to see her brother and his family, visiting St Thomas's Church of England at Mulgoa, near Penrith, where Robert Knox Sconce had been incumbent in 1842-43 before being appointed to Sydney. (He scandalously converted to Roman Catholicism in 1848.)
Directory 1847 Owned Property Williamstown - House & Land
Captain Richard Hanmer Bunbury (1813-1857), youngest son of Lt. General Sir Henry Bunbury (1778-1860, 7th Baronet, author of works on military history. Served in Royal Navy. In 1838 married Sarah Susanna Sconce, son of Robert Sconce, Chief Commissary of Navy at Malta. Bunbury and his wife, together with Robert K. Sconce (later Anglican minister at St. Andrews, Sydney) and his wife, emigrated to Port Phillip on the Argyle, arriving in March 1841. Bunbury was appointed a magistrate in 1841, Superintendent of Water Police at Williamstown in 1842 and Harbour Master at Williamstown in 1844. He returned to England in 1857.
Thomas Bunbury - Bunbury Directory 1847 carter Victoria Parade Collingwood
Hook Bunce - Bunce collect money Feb 1847
Jane Buncer - Buncer wed John Lancaster in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
John Buncle, hus of Ellen 22, House carpenter, Prot both Edinburgh, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Ellen Buncle, wife of John 21, House servant, Prot both Edinburgh, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn records voyage - which transported the Buncles to Melbourne. The master was Captain Richie and it sailed from Greenock
Carol Bunkin, died 2m female Melbourne 1842 #38395 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Francis Bunnell - Bunnell wed Ellen Herne in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
James Bunnell - Bunnell Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
Anne Bunson 24 (4 single woman) Housemaid Prot both Tyrone, came 23 July 1841 on the George Fyffe
Redmond Bunsfield Seaman arrived 16 Apr 1844 on the Sea Queen
Charlotte Bunston, 27 Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from London on the Lady Fitzherbert
Wm Bunston, 23 Bounty arrived 23 Aug 1842 from London on the Lady Fitzherbert
William Bunston, County of Bourke monthly license for 1-31 August 1844 to strip Bark and cut timber. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
William Bunston, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Hugh Bunten - Buntine wed Agnes Davidson in 1840 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong, Correspondence 1844 Alberton 1 179,
Directory 1847 settler at Brothers' Creek Gipps Land
From Hugh Buntine and Mary SYMINGTON (who died of Typhus soon after the 497 ton barque "William Rodger" in Sydney) were married on 4 Nov 1825 in Fenwick Ayrshire Scotland. Children were: Jane Symington BUNTINE, John BUNTINE, Robert BUNTINE, Mary-Ann BUNTINE, Hugh Symington BUNTINE, Alexander BUNTINE.
Hugh and Agnes Children were: Albert Alexander BUNTINE, William Addle Raymond BUNTINE, Agnes Adamson BUNTINE, Sarah Wallace BUNTINE, Kate BUNTINE, Isabella BUNTINE. Hugh Buntine 1803-1867 and his second wife Agnes Davidson 1822-1896 both came from Little Netheraith, Ayrshire. They wed 30 October 1840 and in September 1841 Agnes gave birth to Albert, thought to be the first white child born in Gippsland.
Hugh Buntine, Gipps Land depasturing license for 1-31 August 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 22 Oct 1844
Hugh Buntine, Licensed to depasture stock at Gipps Land District Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Known as an intrepid rider, bushwoman and farm-worker in her youth, Agnes was described in later years as a 'big rough looking woman', eccentrically dressed in short skirts, long leather leggings, thick blucher boots, and a loose jumper adorned by a bright neckerchief.
On 17 February 1873 at Sale, with Presbyterian forms, she married 29-year-old Michael Dawe Hallett, an English-born farmer, and retired as a bullocky.
George Buntly - Buntly came Jul 1841 with 376 on the England aged 29 and Cath 20
Charles Bunworth 35 hus (1 family) Labourer RC both Cork, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Ellen Bunworth 29 wife of Charles (1 family) Housekeeper RC Cork, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Hanora Bunworth 14, Julia Bunworth 12, Ellen Bunworth 10, Eliza Bunworth 5, Peter Bunworth 4 and Jane Bunworth 2 dau of Charles (1 family) RC Cork, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Brankinmoor
Charles Bunworth/Bumoorth, died 1 male Melbourne 1842 #38336 Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
Ellen Bunworth Directory 1847 green grocer Collins lane
Mary Buras 24 (5 single woman) Housemaid RC reads Tipperary, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mr Burchell arrived 20 June 1840 from Greenock on the Dumfries
Charles Burchett or Burdett came 11 Mar 1839 on coastal ship Speculator
Charles Burdett arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 28 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1845
Ellen Burdett arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 28 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1845
Henry Burchett or Burdett came 11 Mar 1839 on coastal ship Speculator
C. G. and H Burchett Directory 1847 settlers The Gums Mount Rous
Messrs. Burchett - Directory 1847 tanners office Little Collins st To Depasture Stock. Portland Bay Page 67 31 Jan 1847
Alderman Burdekin, is sick, has to resign. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 6 April 1844
George Burden 24 (8 single man) Farm Servant Prot both Nottingham, came 29 July 1841 on the Westminster
James Burden 19 (7 single man) Smith Prot both Nottingham, came 29 July 1841 on the Westminster
Stephen Burden 21 hus Labourer Cornwall Prot reads arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Elizabeth Burden 16 wife Cornwall Prot reads arrived 22 Aug 1844 on the Lord William Bentinck
Stephen Burden, No 11, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Dec 1845
Catherine Burdett wed 22 Oct 1838 to Edward Stephens by Rev James Forbes Presbyterian
J Burfitt, Melbourne Times 28 May 1842 Page 2 Storekeeper Insolvency debt of 938 pounds 0.30% of 56 debts listed
Emily Burford 19 No Bounty (3 Steerage) House Servant Prot both Gloucestershire, came 12 Dec 1841 on the Ward Chipman
Emily Burford wed George Holderz in 1843 at Independent Melbourne
Ann Burg - Burg wed William Hate in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Nathaniel Burges 29 hus (5 family) Blacksmith Prot both East London, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Burges 29 wife of Nathaniel (5 family) House Servant Prot both Loughton, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Honor Burgess 42 Widow (9 Steerage), came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Ann 20, Nancy 19, Elizabeth 17, Susan 15, Agnes Burgess 8 and Thomas Burgess 5, chn of Honor (13 Steerage), came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Ann Burgess 20 dau of Honor (3 single woman) Housemaid Prot both Devonshire, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Ann Burgess wed George Castles in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne
Catherine Byess/ Burgess 21, Single woman 1, Housekeeper Ballylane RC neither, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster Catherine Burgess 21, House servant, To Sydney, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Elizabeth Burgess 17 dau of Honor (1 single woman) Nurse Prot both Devonshire, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Elizabeth Burgess, third dau of the late John Burgess of Witheridge, Devon, England was married by Special License at St James Church, Melbourne by the Rev AC Thomson to Samuel Goode prinnter of Melbourne. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 6 July 1844
George Burgess departed 23 June 1841 from Launceston for Port Phillip on the Challenger
George Burgess, letter at Geelong Post Office. Source - Geelong Advertiser 29 Aug 1844
George Burgess, Geelong Post Office has an unclaimed letter. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 May 1845
George Burgess departed from Launceston for Port Phillip on the schooner 'Challenger' 23 Jun 1841 - source Launceston Courier 28 June 1841
John Burgess mark witness to wedding 17 Jun 1839 John Budd to Jane Mathews at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
John Burgess 27 hus, family 5, Farm Servant Eckleson, Kent Prot both, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Harriet Burgess 27 wife of John, family 5, Dairymaid, in Historical Records of Vic, Vol 4, immigrants arrived 13 Dec 1839 on the Westminster
John Burgess 27 with wife, Servant, Prot from Eckleson, Kent, employed by William White, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
Harriet Burgess 27 wife of John, Servant, Prot, employed by Mr Vicars, came Dec 1839 on the Westminster
John Burgess arrived 26 July 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip, on the Paul Pry
John Burgess arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Scout' 28 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1845
John Burgess wed Susan Doherty in 1847 at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne
John Burgess Directory 1847 carpenter Collins lane
Lawrence Burgess - Burgess Page 153 letters atPost Office 31st May 1847
Mary Burgess witness to wedding 17 Jun 1839 John Budd to Jane Mathews at St James Cathedral, Melbourne
Mary Burgess / Burgess 28 (2 single woman) Housemaid Prot both Dumfries, came 16 Dec 1841 on the William Mitchell
Nancy Burgess 19 dau of Honor (11 Steerage), came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Mr P Burgess arrived 13 August 1841 at Launceston from Port Phillip on the Tamar - source Launceston Courier 16 Aug 1841 <>P Burgess arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 15 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 20 Feb 1843 <>Peter Burgess departed from Launceston for Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 18 Feb 1843 - source Launceston Courier 27 Feb 1843 <>Peter Burgess arrived at Launceston from Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 2 Mar 1843 - source Launceston Courier 6 Mar 1843 <>Peter Burgess departed from Launceston for Port Phillip on the schooner 'Tamar' 8 Mar 1843 - source Launceston Courier 13 Mar 1843 <>Peter Burgess arrived at Port Phillip from Launceston on the brig 'Henry' 28 Jan 1845 - source Port Phillip Herald 30 Jan 1845
Stephen Burgess, No 6, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 4 July 1845
Susan Burgess 15 dau of Honor (4 single woman) Housemaid Prot both Devonshire, came 3 June 1841 on the Duchess Of Northumberlan
Susan Burgess died 1845 Female aged 19 at Melbourne
Thomas Burgess came Nov 1846 with 334 on the Maitland aged 19
P Burgin, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 3 baker advertising he has a soup cook
Phillip Burgin, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 granted Publicans Licence Collins St Confectioners Licence
Philip Burgin House Queen St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 22 Sep 1843 applied to be added to the Burgess in Lonsdale Ward
Phillip Burgins - Burgess Directory 1847 billiard marker Collins street Letter at Post-office unclaimed 7 April 1847
William Burgoine, List No 7, 31 July 1844 letter at the Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Aug 1844
William Burgoyne, List No 9, 30 Sep letter to be collected from Melbourne Post Office. Source - Port Phillip Herald 1 Oct 1844
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