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Frances Graham, Intermediate arrived 27 Sep 1842 from Liverpool on the Ocean
George Graham wed 25 May 1839 to Catherine Watkins witness William Cogan at St James Cathedral, CofE Melbourne and then wed 26 May 1839 to Catherine Watkins witness William Cogan at St Francis Roman Catholic church
George Graham and Cath Watkins baptised Richard 1840, William 1842
26 May 1839 Fr Geoghegan performed the first Catholic marriage in the Port Phillip district between George Graham and Catherine Watkins
George Graham, and Catherine Watkins baptised male William at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Melbourne 1842 # 27
Letters at Post Office Jan 1847
George Graham, of Melbourne, Carpenter, from Insolvencies, dated 11-Oct and 29-Oct 1842
George Graham, Insolvent debts being checked. Source - Port Phillip Herald 24 Dec 1844
Henry Graham and Ellen baptised Charlotta 1841, George 1845, Jane 1846, Charl died 1846
James Grahame Presbyterian resident Subscriber to build school 1 Mar 1839
James Graham, subscribed 2/12/6 to the Testomonial to be presented to Captain Lonsdale, raising a total of 325 pounds 17s from 76 men. Source - Port Phillip Herald 31 Jan 1840
James Graham, appointed a Trustee of the Savings Bank of Port Phillip, Source - Port Phillip Herald, 2 Nov 1841
James Graham, appointed official assignee of insolvent eststes in the district of Port Phillip. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 10 Feb 1844
James Graham, appointed Trustee in settling estate of Insolvent William Marshall. Source - Melbourne Courier 20 Oct 1845
James Graham, foreman jury to hear inquest on death of Ward Cole Verdict - accidental death. Source - Port Phillip Herald 6 Jan 1846
James Graham, exported 243 bales of wool to UK in the previous year. Source - Geelong Advertiser 28 June 1845
James Graham 20 hus (14 family) Mason Prot neither Belfast, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
Mary Graham 19 wife of James (14 family) Dairymaid Prot neither, came 15 Jan 1841 on the Fergusson
James Graham 20 (11 single man) Labourer Prot both, came 2 Oct 1841 on the Thomas Arbuthnot
James Graham 23 (21 single man) Labourer Prot Both Down, came 16 Nov 1841 on the Wallace
James Graham, Port Phillip Herald 22 Apr 1842 Page 1 advertisement - pleased Queen had a son
James Graham, Melbourne Times 23 Apr 1842 withdrawn Publicans Licence Collins St Edinburgh Castle
James Graham, The Port Phillip Herald Tue, 16 May 1843 in jury to hear civil case for 10 May
James Graham, Tue 27 Jun 1843 Melbourne resident signed supporting William Lonsdale
James Graham, Wharehouse and House Russell St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in La Trobe Ward
James Graham 26 Labourer Prot both Armagh arrived 18 Feb 1844 from London and Cork on the Royal Consort
James Graham, Burgess for La Trobe Ward. Source - Port Phillip Herald 5 Nov 1844
James Graham, jury for Mon 14 April Supreme Court - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
James Graham Esq. to be a Steward at a Ball in honour of Her Majesty's birthday - source Port Phillip Herald 20 May 1845
James Graham wed Mary Alleyne Cobham in 1845 at Presbyterian baptised James Moore 1846, Mary 1846
Directory 1847 harness maker, Elizabeth street
James Graham, of Melbourne wed 24 Sep 1845 at the station of M Nicholson, River Hopkins by Rev JY Wilson, to to Mary Alleyne Cobham youngest dau of late Francis Cobham, MD Esq., Barbados. Source - Melbourne Courier 6 Oct 1845
James Graham and Mary Shannon baptised Edward 1847
Directory 1847 merchant, Russell street
Jane Graham wed Edwin Bath in 1843 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Jared Graham wed Annie Agnew in 1844 at Presbyterian Geelong baptised William 1845
John Graham 22 hus in Colony, sent for family ( Steerage) Prot both Stirling, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Ellen Graham 25 wife of John (1 Steerage) Dairymaid Prot both Stirling, came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
Lilias Graham 3 and George Graham 0 son of John (3 Steerage), came 9 Jan 1841 on the Ariadne
John Graham 23 (24 single man) Labourer Prot both Rosshire, came 17 July 1841 on the England
John Graham 25 hus (14 family) Labourer Prot both Fermanagh, came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
Jane Graham 27 wife of John (14 family), came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
James Graham 3 son of John (14 family), came 30 Nov 1841 on the Allan Ker
John Graham wed Ann Maria Hood in 1844 at Church of England St James Melbourne baptised Agnes Anna Boyd 1845
John Graham, No 7, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 5 Aug 1845 and Oct 1845
John Graham died 1846 Male at Richmond
John Graham Letters at Post Office Jan 1847 Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847 Letters unclaimed at Post-Office, Melbourne, 30th April, 1847 Page 32 letters at Post Office, 3 Feb 1847
John Graham Directory 1847 shoemaker, Darabin Creek
J Graham, 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
Mr J Graham, Cabin For Sydney arrived 2 Dec 1843 on the Midlothian
J Graham, departed from Launceston to Portland Bay on the schooner 'Minerva' 8 Oct 1840 - source Launceston Courier 12 Oct 1840
Margaret Graham 15 (20 single woman) Housemaid RC neither Enniskillen, came 17 July 1841 on the England
Margaret Graham wed William Williams in 1847 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Martin Graham Letter at Post-office unclaimed, 7 April 1847
Mary Graham 21 (27 single woman), came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
Mr Graham cleared 23 May 1840 for Sydney on the China
Mrs Graham and Child With Graham ( Steerage), cleared 7 Aug 1841 for Madres on the Royal Saxon
Mr and Mrs Grahame, arrived 7 Nov 1842 from Glasgow on the Ellen
Patrick Graham, and Ellen Rowan baptised female Mary Ann at Roman Catholic St Francis, Melbourne born at Moorabool 1842 # 36643
Patrick Graham and Ellen Rowan baptised Patrick 1844, Michael 1847
Percival Graham, appointed Poundkeeper at South Geelong, replacing George Knight. Source - Geelong Advertiser 19 Aug 1844
Percival Graham Directory 1847 Geelong Bailiff poundkeeper, South Geelong
Peter Graham, and Helen baptised female Helen at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong born at Melbourne 1842 # 724
Peter Graham and Helen baptised Elizabeth 1844, John 1846
Phoebe Graham 26, 30 g, Housemaid Co Shelrun Prot both, came Sep 1840 on the Himalaya
Phebe Graham wed Joseph Chadwick in 1841 at Church of England St James, Melbourne
Philip Graham 22 (20 single man) Labourer Prot both, came 19 Sep 1841 on the Forth
Richard Graham and Alice Larkin baptised Bridget Mary 1841
Robert Graham 21 hus (42 family) Labourer Prot both Ireland, came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Leonora Graham 19 wife of Robert (43 family), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Susan Graham 0 dau of Robert (44 family), came 3 Oct 1841 on the Agricola
Robert Graham and Leonora/Lavinia baptised Ann 1843
Robert Graham and Savinia Presswick baptised Susannah 1846
Robert Graham wed Catherine Graham in 1843 at Roman Catholic Melbourne & Geelong
Directory 1847 gardener, William street, Collingwood
Robert Graham and Cath Whelan baptised Robert 1847
Robert Graham and Catherine Hassett baptised Maria 1844
Thomas Graham Convict came 1835 on the Royal Admiral assigned to L Mackinnon
Thomas Graham wed Mary Crook in 1840 at Church Of England St James, Melbourne
Thomas Graham, The Port Phillip Herald Fri, 28 Apr 1843 Old Licences renewed for Bush Inn Elizabeth St
Thomas Graham, Licensed House Elizabeth St The Port Phillip Herald Fri 8 Sep 1843 Burgess in Burke Ward
Thomas Graham, license renewed for 'The Bush Inn' Elizabeth St. Source - Port Phillip Herald 7 May 1844
T Graham, in jury for Supreme Court Weds 15 May 1844 to hear a case of murder of one aborigine by another. Source - Melbourne Weekly Courier 18 May 1844
Thomas Graham Saltwater River, employed Mathew and Eliza Adams who arrived 22 Sep 1844 on the Abberton
Thomas Graham, County of Bourke depasturing license for 1-30 Sept 1844. Source - Port Phillip Herald 15 Nov 1844
Thomas Graham, granted Salt Water Punt annual Wine and Beer License - source Port Phillip Herald 17 Apr 1845
Thomas Graham, No 8, letters at Melbourne Post Office. Source - Melbourne Courier 10 Sep 1845
Thomas Graham, Licensed to depasture stock at County of Bourke Sept 1845. Source - Melbourne Courier 3 Nov 1845
Directory 1847 publican, Queen street
William Graham 25 hus, 5 f, Farm servant, Dunshire Edinburgh, came Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
Bridget Graham 20 wife of William, 5 f, Dairy woman, Dunston Edinburgh, came Aug 1840 on the Isabella Watson
William Graham 23 hus (25 family) Labourer Prot Both Co. Tyrone, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
Sarah Graham 20 wife of William (25 family) House Servant Prot Both Co. Tyrone, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
Matilda Graham 1 dau of William (25 family) Prot Co. Tyrone, came 7 June 1841 on the Frankfield
William Graham, and Sarah baptised Alexander at Church Of England St James, Melbourne born at Melb 1842 # 12908
William Graham and Sarah baptised Sarah 1846
William Graham 19 (19 single man), came 17 July 1841 on the Royal Saxon
William Graham, hus of Margaret 22, Labourer, Prot Annandale, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
Margaret Graham, wife of William 22, Housekeeper, Prot Dumfries, arrived 26 Jan 1842 from Greenock on the Robert Benn
From Margaret Grierson Born 3 Jun 1817 at Troqueer, Kircudbrightshire, Scotland. The birth of her daughter Mary names the birthplace and Margaret's marriage as at Curriestanes, which is very near Maxwelltown, Troqueer, Starryheugh Farm and Cargenbridge, all significant places for the family. Bapt 8 Jun 1817 at Troqueer, Kircudbright, Scotland (ref IGI record and Troqueer Register). Marr 24 May 1839 at Dunscore, Dumfries, Scotland (ref IGI record), to William GRAHAM, born c1817 at Annandale, Scotland. Also recorded as being married at Maxwelltown on her DC. The birth certificate of daughter Mary gives the marriage as being on 24 May 1840 at Curriestanes, Dumfriesshire. This date appears to be wrong as ScotlandsPeople has the marriage on 24 May 1839. Ref 1841 census. Lanarkshire, Scotland. Parish of Glasgow St Marys. Address: King St Clase 48, Glasgow. Together with her sister Jane (Broadfoot) and family: Margt Greirson. Female. Age 20. Born Scotland. William Graham. Male. Age 20. Born Scotland. Margaret and William emigrated from Greenock to Victoria in 1842 as assisted passengers on the 'Robert Benn' (see shipping record). The will of Mary Burgess refers to Margaret and William Graham of Arthurs Creek, farmer in 1864. At the birth of daughter Mary in 1858, the previous children were listed as 1 living and 11 dead. The names and place in the records of the birth of the first two children (in the IGI) strongly suggest their connection. Presumably the first two children had died by the time of the 1841 census. Williamina's mother's surname has not been found in the records but it seems likely that she belongs to this family. She would have been the only one living past childhood, although she is not mentioned in Margaret's death certificate, perhaps because she was already married and living elsewhere. Margaret died 31 Mar 1864 at Watery Gully, Diamond Creek, Victoria, Australia (Vic reg 3506), buried at Diamond Creek Cemetery (Protestant). The inquest verdict was "cause of death not known, not sufficient evidence to prove cause". She had a tragic life. No will/probate was found.
William Graham wed Margaret May in 1843 at Presbyterian Melbourne & Geelong baptised Williamina 1844, John 1847
Page 197 Letters at Office, 30th June 1847
William Graham Directory 1847 farmer, River Plenty
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