The search results are presented in family groups to enable you to better visualize the family you're researching and therefore make it easier to construct branches of your family tree. Any spelling errors and inconsistencies that occur in the original source documents may result in out-of-order records here unless they've been corrected.
Note that 'Ade' is frequently used as an abbreviation for Adelaide whereas '(Ade)' refers to the BDM registration district of Adelaide.
The individual components of this colonial pioneers database give more information on sources and acknowledgments:—
Early shipping and passenger arrivals,
Births (1836 to 1860),
Marriages (1836 to 1857).
You may also be interested in the related searchable deaths database (1836 to 1855).