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Sir Edward Parry, Immigrant Voyage to New South Wales 1847-48

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Superintendent's Office,

4th January 1848.

INFORMATION is hereby given to Parents, who availed themselves of the advantages held out by the Govern-ment Notice of the 26th of May, 1846, and entered applications at the Superin- tendent's Office, for the conveyance to this colony children left behind in Great Britain at the time of their emigration, that information has been received that the ship Sir Edward Parry has been chartered by Her Majesty's Government, for the conveyance of a certain number of these children to Port Phillip, and that her arrival may be looked for without delay.

This preliminary notice is given, in order that parents who may reside at a distance from Melbourne, and who may have reason to expect their children, may be prepared to take early steps for their removal from, town, as soon as possible after the notice of the arrival of the vessel, and of the names of the children on board may be published.


from GOVERNMENT NOTICE. from The Melbourne Argus (Vic. : 1846 - 1848) of Tuesday 11 January 1848, Page 1. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/4762980?



February 1. — Sir Edward Parry , 575 tons, Freeman, master, for Sydney. Pas-sengers— Mrs. Beaumont and 94 bounty emigrants.

from SHIPPING AND COMMERCIAL GAZETTE. in the Port Phillip Gazette and Settler's Journal (Vic. : 1845 - 1850) of Wednesday 2 February 1848, Page 2. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/223152493?


Arrivals to Port Phillip January 1848

Arrivals to Sydney February 1848

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