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Item: 103104
Surname: -
First Name: -
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 1838 19 May
Place: Sydney
Source: SG
Details: Arrival of the Orontes from London via the Cape having departed 3rd December. Captain Short with 212 emigrants under the superintendence of Dr. Brock


 
Item: 103103
Surname: Cooper
First Name: Alice
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Daughter of Thomas Johnson Cooper and Rosetta Lockwood. Spouse Robert Brown. See Pioneer Register Entry 144 for more information


 
Item: 103257
Surname: Cooper
First Name: Edward
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Son of Thomas Johson Cooper and Rosetta Lockwood. Spouse Hannah Gawdy. For more information see Pioneer Register Entry No. 266


 
Item: 171159
Surname: Cooper
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 18 May 1838
Place: -
Source: State Records Online Shipping List
Details: Butcher from Leicestershire age 38. Arrived with wife and eight children on the Orontes. Engaged for employment with W. Buckland at Newtown on arrival. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.asp?Page=NRS5313/4_4780/Orontes_18%20May%201838/4_478000025.jpg&No=1


 
Item: 103262
Surname: Cooper
First Name: Thomas Johnston
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Spouse Rosetta Lockwood. For more information see Pioneer Register Entry No. 271


 
Item: 104306
Surname: Cooper (Taylor)
First Name: Rosetta Ann
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Born 1822 London. Spouse John Taylor. For information about descendants see Pioneer Register Entry No. 1462


 
Item: 178186
Surname: Hopwood
First Name: George F
Ship: Orontes 1838 (came free)
Date: 6 November 1839
Place: Newcastle gaol
Source: Newcastle Gaol Entrance Book. State Archives NSW. Roll 136
Details: Sawyer from London. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Patrick Plains. Sentenced to be confined 3 months for breach of agreement


 
Item: 171155
Surname: Paine
First Name: John
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 18 May 1838
Place: Wollombi
Source: State Records Online Shipping List
Details: Farm labourer from Suffolk age 33. Free emigrant. Engaged for employment with W. Bowen at Wollombi on arrival


 
Item: 104052
Surname: Pryor
First Name: James
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: -
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Born 1800 Hertfordshire, England. Spouse 1. Ann Atkins. Spouse 2. Sarah Agar. Spouse 3 Anna Moore. For information about descendants see Pioneer Register Entry No. 1214


 
Item: 171156
Surname: Pryor
First Name: James
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 18 May 1838
Place: -
Source: State Records Online Shipping List
Details: Farm labourer from Hertfordshire age 35. Arrived with wife four sons and a daughter. Engaged for employment by Charles Wentworth at Windermere...http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.asp?Page=NRS5313/4_4780/Orontes_18%20May%201838/4_478000026.jpg&No=2


 
Item: 104055
Surname: Pryor
First Name: Philip (Phillip)
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: Oswald
Source: Maitland Family History Circle's Pre 1900 Pioneer Register
Details: Spouse Mary Reeves. For information about descendants see Pioneer Register Entry No. 1216


 
Item: 169141
Surname: Pryor
First Name: William
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 1 March 1924
Place: Tamworth
Source: Singleton Argust
Details: Maitland Pioneer - William Pryor died at Tamworth age 96 years had spent 85 years in NSW. He arrived by the emigrant ship Orontes after a six months voyage in May 1838 with his parents. The family settled at Maitland an engaged in agricultural pursuits. Seven of his grandsons saw active service in the Great War and four made the supreme sacrifice being buried in four different countries - Palestine, France, England and Australia


 
Item: 171158
Surname: Williams
First Name: Thomas
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: 18 May 1838
Place: Patrick Plains
Source: State Records Online Shipping List
Details: Unmarried. Apothecaries assistant from London. Engaged for employment with Mr. Atkinson at Patrick Plains on arrival. http://srwww.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.asp?Page=NRS5313/4_4780/Orontes_18%20May%201838/4_478000026.jpg&No=2


 
Item: 134352
Surname: Williams
First Name: Thomas Hugh
Ship: Orontes 1838
Date: -
Place: George St. Singleton
Source: Singleton Pioneer Register p. 94
Details: Born c 1814 in London, son of Edward and Elizabeth Williams. Spouse Elizabeth May. Occupation Chemist, Druggist. See Pioneer Register for details of descendants



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