Free Settler or Felon?
   Home   Convict Ships Index
Search Button


# Surname First Name Ship Date Place Source
102501 Dempsey Island - - 1844 2 November near Newcastle MM
Allotments of land for sale

168097 Dempsey Island - - 23 June 1849 Newcastle MM
Martin Richardson Growing cotton on Dempsey's Island from seed brough from America by Dr. Harrington

168098 Dempsey Island - - 8 January 1851 Newcastle MM
Patrick Hickey and Francis Hughes apprehended at Dempsey Island by Constable John Moses Murphy

168099 Dempsey Island - - 23 April 1850 Newcastle Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle. Burials p20
John Baker, settler, died aged 80 at Dempsey Island

168100 Dempsey Island - - 8 October 1837 Newcastle Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle. Baptisms p30
Baptism of Caroline Baker, daughter of John Baker, market gardener of Dempsey Island

168104 Dempsey Island - - 29 October 1844 Newcastle SMH
Sale of allotments on Dempsey Island

168107 Dempsey Island - - 4 November 1854 Newcastle MM
Small farm delightfully situated on Dempsey Island containing 16 acres of rich alluvial soil offered for sale. Well adapted for a Market Garden being only a short distance from the commercial and prosperous city of Newcastle etc

168109 Dempsey Island - - 18 July 1855 Newcastle Empire
Louisa Pullen residing on Dempsey Island

168110 Dempsey Island - - 24 March 1870 Newcastle MM
Dempsey Island flooded to a greater extent than the oldest inhabitants had seen it

168112 Dempsey Island - - 29 July 1871 Newcastle MM
A child of three years of age belonging to Mr. Eggleston of Dempsey Island fatally burned

168113 Dempsey Island - - 19 August 1871 Newcastle Australian Town and Country Journal
Members of the Half holiday Association proceeded up the river as far as Dempsey Island where they landed and enjoyed themselves for the rest of the afternoon. Tea was provided in one of the gardens situated there and various sports were indulged in till dusk compellsed the pleasure seekers to return

168116 Dempsey Island - - 12 May 1860 Newcastle MM
At Dempsey Island on 8th May in her 40th year, Mrs. Luisa Clark widow of Adam Clark, drowned near Newcastle on the 28th April leaving 8 children to deplore their loss

168117 Dempsey Island - - 12 May 1860 Newcastle MM
On 9th May at Dempsey Island by Rev. W. Chaucer, Mr. George James Fraiser to Miss Louisa Clark both of Newcastle

168114 Dempsey Island (environment) - - 18 September 1871 Newcastle Empire
On Thursday last a black snake, measuring four feet nine inches in length, and five inches in girth was brought to the Newcastle Chronicle office by Mr. Eggleston of Dempsey Island. Mr. Eggleston has given the following account of its capture. On Wednesday evening last while working in his garden he saw the reptile gliding along the ground. A wiry haired dog was with him and this he set at the snake which by this time had retreated into a hole, leaving about a foot of his tail exposed. This the doge seized and dragging out his snakeship, commenced a most savage attack onhim. The encounter lasted says our informant, fully twnety minutes when the dog apparently being about to get the worst of it Mr. Eggleston took up a stick intending to despatch the snake. This this dog objecting to seized the snake in his mouth and made off with it hammering its head on the ground as it went till in the end he illed it. The dog was bitten several times during the fight but his rough coat protecting him, he suffered no ill effects

168111 Dempsey Island Salt Works (Manufacturning) - - 31 December 1870 Newcastle MM
The Dempsey Island Salt Works in a forward state. The proprietor, Mr. Dixon being desirous of commencing operations as soon as possible

168106 Dempsey Island, Moscheto Island, Spit Island - - 21 January 1854 Newcastle MM
Sale of Crown Land at Moscheto, Dempsey and Spit Islands - purchasers - Lister, Fisher, Captain Pattison, Captain Lodge, Jordan, Read, Tully, W.H. Whyte and M. Magney