Mary I also chcked the Marine BDMs 1853-1920 Victoria, thinking they may
have been registered in the Jan. of 1853, no luck.
There was a John PATON whose death was recorded aboard the "Hampshire"
sailing from Gravesend on 7 Apr 1879 to Melbourne arr 1 Jul 1879.
May 9th 1879 Lat. 0.39S Long. 19.38W
John PATON a Passenger,
Parental details Unknown,
Witness John E Fenton Chief Officer Hampshire,
Sign. of Capt. or Master Where Reg. Lat. and Long. is signed by Robt.
Buried May 9th 1879,
Name and Religion of Minister or Name of Wit. to Burial Arch. Deacon Potter
C of E,
Where Born If Married etc. were all recorded as Unknown.