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Came to Port Phillip in 1841
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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 'William Mitchell' 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

William Mitchell

arrived 17 Dec 1841 barque 338 tons, master Francis Harvey from Leith 22 July 1841 via Rio de Janiero, to Port Phillip with a general cargo of merchandise. Images a146 also 190-192 recorded
Passengers 45 cabin, intermediate and steerage - listed Tuesday, December 21, 1841 The Port Phillip Herald - Cabin Major William Firebrace, wife and chn, Robert, Edward, John, Mary, Catherine and Elizabeth Firebrace, Mr and Mrs Henry, Mr Line (from Rio). Intermediate Mr and Mrs Donaldson and John and James Donaldson, Mr John Winter, Margaret, John and James Winter, Mr John Dickon, Johanna, Grace, John, Elizabeth and Peter Dickon, Miss Strachan
Six steerage and 13 Bounty emigrants - Ellen Bain, Thomas Browne, Mary Burgess, Fanny Byers, Margaret Donaldson, Joseph Forsayth, Ellen Gugie, Thomas Hamilton, G and William Hamilton, James Mair, John and Sarah McDonald, Prinet McDonall, Mary McLachlin, Betty Smith,
William McKenzie Surgeon Superintendant

Colour code Staff and Crew, Paid own passage Bounty Immigrant Disallowed Bounty departing PP
Ellen Bain 20 (single woman 9) Edinburgh
Thomas Brown 19 (single man 6) Edinburgh
Mary Burgess 28 (single woman 10) Dumfries
Fanny Byers 28 (single woman 11) Dumfries
John Craigie - Crew Staff 4)
Mr John Dickon / Dixon Intermediate 10)
Johanna Dixon Intermediate 11)
Grace Dixon Intermediate 12)
John Dixon Intermediate 13)
Elizabeth Dixon Intermediate 14)
Peter Dixon Intermediate 15)
Margaret Donaldson 20 (single woman 12) Fifeshire
Mr Donaldson hus Intermediate 1)
Mrs Donaldson wife Intermediate 2)
child Donaldson dau Intermediate 5)
John Donaldson son Intermediate 3)
James Donaldson son Intermediate 4)
William Firebrace hus Cabin 1)
Mary Ann nee Wade Firebrace wife Cabin 2)
Adelaide Grace Firebrace infant Cabin 9)
Robert Tarver Firebrace son wed 1858 Cabin 5)
Edward Bell Firebrace son wed 1875 Cabin 7)
John Firebrace son Cabin 8)
Mary Anna Firebrace dau wed 1845 Cabin 3)
Catherine/Christian Mehetabel Firebrace dau Cabin 4)
Elizabeth Firebrace dau Cabin 6)
Joseph Forsayth 25 (single man 7) Dumfries
Ellen Gogie / Gugie 26 (single woman 13) Edinburgh
Thomas Hamilton 24 hus (family 3) Galway
Gisel Hamilton 32 wife of Thomas (family 4)
William Hamilton 7 months son of Thomas (family 5)
Francis Harvey - Captain Staff 1)
Mr Henry hus Cabin 10)
Mrs Henry wife Cabin 11)
Mr Line From Rio Cabin 12)
James Mair 21 (single man 8) Aberdeen
John Mcdonald 21 hus (family 1) Glasgow
Sarah Mcdonald 20 wife of John (family 2) Glasgow
Prenet Mcdonall 22 (single man 7) Ross
Wm Mckinzie / Mckenzie - Surg Supt Staff 2)
Margaret Mclachlin 20 (single woman 14) Outer Hraw?
Elizabeth Smith 17 (single woman 15) Outer Hraw?
Miss Strachan Intermediate 16)
Mr John Winter Intermediate 6)
Margaret Winter Intermediate 7)
John Winter Intermediate 9)
James Winter Intermediate 8)
John Young - Crew Staff 3)
ShipTotalStaffOtherDiedBorn CouplesWith chnHusWivesSons DausChnBountyFamiliesUn malUn fem
William Mitchell 204000112210116547

11 Jan 1842 departed for Sydney

James Winter (1834-1885) and William Winter-Irving (1840-1901) were born in Edinburgh, the sons of John Winter and his wife Janet Margaret, nee Irving, of Lauder, Berwickshire, Scotland. In 1841 John brought his family to Australia in the William Mitchell settling near Ballarat he acquired Bonshaw Estate and in 1850, Junction Station.

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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