1. Family History South Australia http://www.familyhistorysa.info/
(See: Early SA History Timeline)
2. HISTORY South Australia http://www.historysouthaustralia.net/
3. State Library of South Australia http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/
(See: Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 [only available on CD-
ROM at library]; Timeline - Events in South Australian History 1848-51 (view on
4. State Records of South Australia http://www.archives.sa.gov.au/
5. Family history resources compiled by Graham Jaunay http://www.jaunay.com/
Unfortunately there is no mention of the name MAWBEY on any of them.
Civil registration of births deaths and marriages in SA began on 1 June 1842, six years after European settlement of the area.
The first census was not conducted until 1841.
My great great grandparents left Adelaide in 1840.
Looks like I have to take a trip to South Australia ...
Or as the old sea shanty or song called, [Bound for] "South Australia", says, I'm bound for South Australia!