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RELIEF

 

The South Australian Government Gazette

Published July 26, 1855

 

Return of Families at present receiving Relief whose Fathers are at the Victoria Diggings

 

Names

Age

Residence of Family

No. of Children

Arrived in Ship

Remarks

ASHLEY

32

Grenfell Street

4

Olivia

Husband absent about 10 months

BLOCKWICK

27

Dry creek

2

Canton

Husband absent about 2 years

BENNETT

42

Franklin St.

4

Indian

Husband absent about 1 year, never sent any money

BUTTLE

40

Kermode St

6

Navarino

Husband away 3 years, never heard of him since

BURGESS, Elizabeth

21

Wright St

2

Merope

Husband absent about 2 years, sent £20 about 12 months since

benson, Margaret

39

Logan St

4

Chatham

Husband absent about 16 months

Broadbent, M.A.

21

Para

1

Elgin

Husband went to the diggings with a threat never to return to his family

BONES, Martha

32

Elizabeth St

-

Duke of Wellington

Husband gone to the diggings soon after his arrival in the colony

BERTRAM

23

Irish Town

4

John Caesar

Husband left her when he had been a few weeks in the colony, and left no money behind

CONOLAN

27

Myrtle St

2

Catherine

Husband went away 12 months ago, took all their money, left her destitute

CLARK

27

Grey St

-

James Fernie

Husband away about 9 months

CAINS

27

Bent St

3

Trafalgar

Husband away about 3 years

COLLEY, Mary

37

Brompton

8

Duchess Northumberland

Husband away about 12 months, sent £13

DAVIS, Catherine

-

Hindmarsh

5

Emerald Isle

Is a Welshman, left his family a few weeks after arrival, sent a letter in June, but no money

DAW, Susannah

30

Bowden

4

Winchester

Husband away about 2 years, £10 14 months since was sent

DAVIES, Ann

20

Sturt St

2

Elgin

Husband away about 12 months

DARLING, Rosina

30

Near the Windmill,

North Road

5

---

Husband away 1 year, received £23, now destitute

DOWLING, Rose

30

Pulteney St

5

Trafalgar

Husband away, received £7 the 2nd of July

EY, Henritta

-

Norwood

4

---

Husband absent

FORTUNE, Margaret

22

Weymouth St

1

Trafalgar

Husband away about 15 months

GAIL, M.A.

23

Robert St

1

Clipper

Left by her husband at the Diggings, came over to Adelaide seeking him; has since heard that he has returned there

GODFREY, Ann

35

John St

-

Mount Stuart

Husband away about 16 months

GOODMAN

28

Nailsworth

4

William Mitchel

Husband away for 2 years, not heard from him for 10 months

HAULEY

-

Brown St

3

---

Husband in Melbourne, suppose to be insane

HENDRICKSON

45

Ackland St

-

D’Auvergne

Husband away for 3 years, sent no remittance for 2 years

HESLOP

50

Kermode St

6

Epaminondas

Husband away about 2 years

HOWELL

30

Blyth’s Buildings, Hindley St

4

Lysander

Husband away about 20 months

HUTCHINS

35

Field St

8

Macedon

Husband away about 15 months

HARRIDEN

37

Field St

4

Sir Edward Parry

Husband away about 6 months

HAMMOND, Mary

25

Philips St

2

Caroline

Husband left here about 3 years since

SAFFORD

21

Rosina St

2

Charlotte Jane

Husband away about 3 years

KEARNES, Julia

27

North St

1

Epaminondas

Husband absent about 2 years

LAMBLEY

35

Thebarton

5

Jos. Cripps

Husband away about 2 years

MCKENZIE

31

Bentham St

5

Sea Queen

Away about 2 and a half years, remitted £20

MURNAHAN

40

Weymouth St

4

Osceola

More than 12 months absent, and never sent any money

MEALY, Elizabeth

58

Sturt St

3

Lord Raglan

 

MACKENZIE

31

Grey St

1

James Fernie

Husband away 2 years, sent in all £20

MAIR, Margaret

53

Dover Castle

3

Circassian

Husband and 2 sons sway two years, wife received five ounces of gold

MILLER

35

Elizabeth St

2

Navarino

Husband absent about 12 months

MELANY

27

Currie St

3

Princess Royal

Husband away about 12 months

MCNEIL

-

Destitute Asylum

3

James Fernie

Husband left wife and family at Gilles Plains

NORMAN

19

Hindmarsh

3

Navarino

Husband away about 12 months

NAUGHTON

32

Marryatville

2

 Phoebe

Husband away about 14 months

PETTY

28

Rundle St

4

 Princess Royal

Husband away 2 years

PHILLIPS, Mary

38

Hindmarsh

3

 Marion

Husband left for the Diggings on his arrival in the colony

PAGE, Jane

37

Jerningham St

3

Ramilies

Husband away about 2 years

PRICE, Margaret

29

Hindmarsh

3

Lady McDonald

Husband away since landing

RAYNER, Mary

38

Logan St

2

Chatham

Husband absent about 12 months

ROBINS

25

Rundle St

4

Brightman

Husband away about 5 months

ROSENTHAL

28

Stepney

2

---

Husband away about 18 months

SEARLE, Margaret

40

Cox’s Creek

8

Prince George

Eldest boy away with his father

STRATFORD, Hannah

30

North Adelaide

5

Birman

Husband absent since May 1852

STONE, Emily

24

Solomon St

1

Flora

Husband went to the Diggings soon after landing in the colony

STAPLE, Jane

31

Thebarton

2

Belle Alliance

Husband away about 18 months

STOBB

30

Freeman St

2

---

Husband away about 20 months

SANDERS, Esther

37

Thebarton

2

Constance

Husband away about 14 months

TRAINER, Esther

35

Irish Town

3

---

Husband away about 1 year

TANKIN

25

Destitute Asylum

-

Standard

Husband away 8 months

WEAR, Mary

30

Morphett Vale

5

Waterloo

Husband away more than 2 years

WEBBER

32

Bowden

3

Immigrant

Husband away about 18 months

WEBBER M.A

28

Sturt St

-

Telegraph

Husband away about 2 months

YOUNG, Margaret

-

Franklin St

6

Lord Goderich

Husband left about 2 years since

 

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