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Emigrant Ships To Australia, Cape of Good Hope & Natal in 1859-1861

from British Parliamentary Papers: 1861 [2842] Emigration Commission. Twenty-first general report of the Emigration Commissioners. ; internet sources

Queensland | New South Wales | Victoria | South Australia | Western Australia | Tasmania | Cape of Good Hope | Natal | India

Appendix No. 8

Queensland

Return of Ships and Emigrants despatched by Public Funds to Queensland, in 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1860 1860                        
Montmorency 668 17 : 17 : 00 07 July 16 Oct 101 William Donaldson 136 117 17 20 300 1 2 - - 3

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 9

New South Wales

Return of Ships and Emigrants despatched by Public Funds to New South Wales, in 1859, 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of
Vessel
Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of
Departure
Date of
Arrival
No. of
Days on
the
Voyage
Name of Surgeon
Superintendent
Number
of Emigrants
Number of Deaths
on the Voyage
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
M F M F
M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1859                        
Sapphire 749 14 : 19 : 03 03 Feb 24 May 110 August Edward Davies 138 134 8 8 288 - 1 1 2 4
Palmyra 706 14 : 06 : 09 13 Feb 26 May 102 William Holman 109 120 26 27 282 - 1 2 2 5
Glentanner 610 14 : 09 : 08 23 Feb 04 July 131 Henry Scott 103 93 35 26 257 3 1 10 9 23
Queen of England 1,256 15 : 09 : 03 18 Mar 08 July 112 Ambrose Newbold M.D. 195 165 32 37 429 1 1 1 3 6
Lady Emma Bruce
Lady Elma Bruce
966 15 : 19 : 01 07 April 14 July 98 William Donaldson 142 147 16 12 317 - 1 - - 1
Parsee 1,060 15 : 02 : 01 07 June 14 Sept 99 J.S. Wilkinson 160 166 44 48 418 - - - 1 1
Abyssinian 1,072 14 : 18 : 10 22 June 17 Sept 87 William Arthur 188 151 45 20 404 1 - 1 - 2
Caribou 1,065 17 : 19 : 00 07 July 04 Oct 89 James Peter Hill 176 167 19 23 385 1 - 2 - 3
Shackamaxon 1,100 14 : 14 : 00 06 Aug 22 Nov 108 Charles Hutchison Graham M.D. 157 116 31 25 329 - - - 1 1
Annie Wilson 1,119 13 : 18 : 09 05 Sept 14 Dec 100 James Wallis M.D. 162 167 38 38 405 - 2 7 5 14
        1860                        
Alfred 1,289 14 : 14 : 03 08 Oct 06 Jan 89 F.W. Johnson M.D. 190 165 41 49 445 1 1 1 2 5
Fitzjames 1,307 15 : 00 : 00 13 Nov 20 Feb 99 Arthur David White M.D. 178 175 42 37 432 - 8 4 1 13
Dirigo 1,182 14 : 14 : 08 27 Dec 13 Apr 108 Thomas Slater 200 183 30 32 415 No death
      1860                          
Hannah Moore 1,130 16 : 09 : 09 12 Feb 06 May 84 Henry Rickards 162 135 38 37 372 - - - 3 3
Chance 972 15 : 19 : 05 03 April 13 July 101 Joseph C. Sanger M.D. 165 133 26 34 358 No death
Tudor 1,786 15 : 03 : 09 09 May 17 Aug 100 Francis Nathaniel Greene 164 172 37 25 398 - - 1 - 1
Telegraph 1,148 15 : 09 : 09 08 July 15 Oct 99 James Sheridan Hughes M.D. 159 163 23 26 371 - 1 - 1 2
Lady Macdonald 678 15 : 06 : 06 21 Aug 14 Dec 115 William Gordon Gun 124 113 9 16 262 No death
        1861                        
British Trident 1,340 15 : 06 : 03 10 Oct 07 Jan 80 Thomas Slater 201 163 25 42 431 2 - 3 5 10
Hotspur 1,670 15 : 09 : 11 03 Dec - - David B. North 206 167 40 29 442 - - - - -
Queen Bee 726 15 : 17 : 06 28 Dec - - James Peter Hill 170 94 14 18 296 - - - - -
      1861                          
Nile 716 16 : 12 : 06 29 Jan 15 May - William Holman 127 119 16 8 270 - - - - -

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 10

Victoria

Return of Ships and Emigrants dispatched by Public Funds to Victoria, in 1859, 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of
Vessel
Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of
Departure
Date of
Arrival
No. of
Days on
the
Voyage
Name of Surgeon
Superintendent
Number
of Emigrants
Number of Deaths
on the Voyage
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
M F M F
M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1859                        
Herald 1,195 14 : 17 : 02 22 Feb 01 June 99 Joseph C. Sanger M.D. 63 321 23 18 425 - 1 1 - 2
Telegraph 1,118 14 : 08 : 09 18 April 23 July 86 George E. Farncombe Hatch 44 295 20 15 374 - 1 1 - 2
Commodore Perry 2,143 14 : 07 : 00 28 May 23 Aug 87 Ed. W. Doman 50 319 16 18 403 No death
Herald of the Morning 1,355 14 : 18 : 11 02 Aug 05 Nov 93 Horatio Costerton 54 328 21 12 415 No death
        1860                        
Prince of the Seas 1,316 15 : 14 : 11 24 Nov 20 Feb 88 William Henry Pearse M.D. 30 300 12 12 414 - - 2 2 4
      1860                          
Atalanta 930 16 : 12 : 00 05 Mar 30 May 86 John S. Ireland M.D. 28 297 9 11 345 - 1 - - 1
Ocean Home 596 15 : 14 : 07 30 April 20 Aug 112 William Holman 20 229 6 6 261 1 1 - - 2
Wanata 1,287 14 : 09 : 03 14 June 28 Sept 106 Ambrose Newbold M.D. 30 322 15 18 385 - 1 - - 1
Merlin 937 15 : 18 : 07 01 Aug 24 Oct 84 George Mottley 20 287 8 6 321 No death
        1861                        
Shackamaxon 989 14 : 17 : 03 07 Nov 29 Jan 83 J.T.S. Jolley 31 283 13 19 346 1 - 1 - 2
Ascendant 517 15 : 17 : 03 25 Dec 24 Mar - John O'Brien 23 164 11 17 216 - - - - -
      1861                          
Utopia 949 15 : 17 : 06 24 Mar 25 June - Charles Hutchison Graham M.D. 39 239 7 15 300 - - - - -

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 11

South Australia

Return of Ships and Emigrants despatched by Public Funds to South Australia, in 1859, 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of
Vessel
Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of
Departure
Date of
Arrival
No. of
Days on
the
Voyage
Name of Surgeon
Superintendent
Number
of Emigrants
Number of Deaths
on the Voyage
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
Adults Children
under 14
Total
Souls
M F M F
M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1859                        
James Jardine 810 14 : 13 : 11 19 Feb 28 June 131 James Sheridan Hughes M.D. 115 132 52 52 351 - 1 - 2 3
Escort 765 15 : 19 : 05 30 April 09 Aug 101 Matthew Moorhouse 116 137 29 34 316 - - 2 - 2
Lady Anne /
Lady Ann
745 15 : 19 : 00 08 July 01 Oct 85 William Booker 111 124 17 10 262 No death
David McIver /
David McIvor
862 14 : 15 : 03 27 Aug 28 Nov 93 Frederick Edmund West 248 152 34 51 385          
      1860 1860                        
Grand Trianon 1,049 15 : 17 : 05 10 Jan 23 April 104 August Edward Davies 155 133 39 33 360 - 1 - - 1
Ramillies /
Ramilies
740 15 : 07 : 06 05 Aug 11 Nov 95 Robert Robertson 106 117 34 30 287 - 2 1 - 3
Schah Jehan 757 15 : 16 : 06 23 Aug 01 Dec 100 William Rutter 112 117 43 47 319 - - - 2 2

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 12

Western Australia

Return of Ships and Emigrants dispatched by Public Funds to Western Australia in 1859, 1860, and up to 31st March 1861.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1859                        
Hamilla Mitchell 540 14 : 18 : 06 14 Jan 06 April 82 Henry Rickards 138 134 8 8 288 No death
* Travancore 582 20 : 00 : 00 19 April 08 Aug 112 -- 8 2 - - 10 No death
West Australian 599 15 : 07 : 06 12 July 20 Oct 100 George Mottley 22 119 8 6 155 - - 1 - 1
        1860                        
* Dolphin 370 20 : 00 : 00 07 Oct 18 Jan 103 -- 5 - - - 5 No death
* Oryx 281 20 : 10 : 00 15 Dec 18 April 125 -- 4 1 - 1 6 No death
* Gloucester 530 10 : 10 : 00 22 Dec 18 April 118 -- 4 3 - 1 8 1 - - - 1
      1860                          
* Rubens 360 20 : 00 : 00 20 Mar 30 June 102 -- 4 4 1 2 11 No death
Escort 671 14 : 13 : 05 08 Sept 26 Dec 109 Alexander Cumming M.D. 51 180 21 15 267 - - 1 - 1
        1861                        
* Dolphin 370 21 : 00 : 00 04 Dec 23 Mar 109 -- 14 10 - 1 25 - - - - -

* Private vessels

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 13

Tasmania

Return of Ships and Emigrants dispatched by Public Funds to Tasmania in 1858, 1859, 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1858 1858                        
* Constance [578] 16 : 00 : 00 07 May 02 Sept 118 -- 3 4 1 - 8 No death
* Percy -- 18 : 00 : 00 31 July -- -- -- 2 4 - - 6 No death
      1859                          
* Broadwater -- 18 : 00 : 00 22 Feb -- -- -- - 8 - 1 9 No death
* Peter Maxwell -- 16 : 00 : 00 19 April -- -- -- 3 6 1 1 11 No death
* Harmonides -- 16 : 10 : 00 18 July -- -- -- - 8 - - 8 No death
      1860 1860                        
* Hope -- 16 : 10 : 00 08 Mar 13 July 127 -- - 6 - - 6 No death
* Lightning -- 16 : 10 : 00 06 Aug 30 Oct 85 -- - 4 - - 4 No death
      1861                          
* King of Algeria -- 18 : 00 : 00 25 Mar -- -- -- - 3 3 - 3 !  

* Private vessels

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 14

Cape of Good Hope

Return of Ships and Emigrants dispatched by Public Funds to Cape of Good Hope in 1859, 1860, and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1859                        
Aurifera 459 13 : 10 : 00 24 Feb 19 May 84 Charles W. Kitching, junior 76 77 45 37 235 - - 2 1 3
New Great Britain 570 14 : 09 : 05 24 Mar 29 May 66 Andrew Thom M.D. 109 69 47 50 275 No death
Bride 565 13 : 17 : 09 17 April 26 June 70 William Henry Pearse M.D. 92 73 47 45 257 - - 1 2 3
Schah Jehan 758 12 : 17 : 00 02 May 08 July 67 John E. Dyer 133 93 39 23 288 No death
Burlington 676 12 : 14 : 06 30 May 21 July 53 Spencer L. Crane 99 104 33 31 267 - - - 1 1
Coldstream 756 12 : 18 : 02 06 June 03 Aug 58 J.E. Coward 113 86 29 25 253 No death
Lord Raglan 753 12 : 18 : 06 20 July 23 Sept 65 William Gordon Gun 158 63 26 22 209 No death
Chatham 539 13 : 19 : 00 04 Aug 24 Oct 81 James R. Tunmer 104 66 41 28 239 No death
Matilda Atheling 676 13 : 06 : 00 13 Aug 27 Oct 75 S. Treadwell 148 84 36 20 288 - - - 3 3
Bermondsey 507 13 : 01 : 06 25 Aug 16 Nov 83 William Rutter 105 60 31 34 230 - 1 2 1 4
John and Lucy * 1,236 11 : 07 : 03 04 Sept -- -- Robert Tracey Wylde 230 103 37 36 406 - - 7 2 9
Ascendant 517 13 : 02 : 09 28 Sept 25 Dec 88 Arthur Peter Goullet 104 77 39 32 252 - 1 2 2 5
Jalawar 726 11 : 09 : 00 02 Oct 16 Dec 75 Alexander Cumming M.D. 98 80 22 16 222 - 2 - - 2
        1860                        
Maria Soames 786 13 : 09 : 00 22 Nov 02 Feb 72 Robert Robertson 129 99 12 12 252 No death
Tudor 1,064 12 : 19 : 00 03 Dec 22 Feb 81 W. Campbell 150 110 31 27 318 - - 10 6 16
      1860                          
Wellington 588 13 : 07 : 00 25 Feb 06 May 71 T.G. Skardon 119 82 9 15 225 No death
John Masterman 608 13 : 08 : 06 25 Mar 12 June 79 Ed. W. Doman 130 74 26 15 245 1 - 1 - 2
Sedgemoor 921 12 : 08 : 00 29 May 21 July 53 James Peter Hill 132 67 15 16 230 No death
Royal Charlie 480 11 : 11 : 08 15 June 31 Aug 77 J.E. Dyer 88 93 23 22 226 No death
        1861                        
Bride 565 13 : 13 : 05 Oct. 07 Jan 86 J.G. Campbell 105 82 31 16 234 - - 3 - 3
Royal Albert 663 11 : 15 : 00 25 Dec 01 Mar 66 P. Adair 93 91 18 22 224 - - 6 2 8
      1861                          
Rajasthan 700 11 : 02 : 00 27 Mar -- -- Samuel Smith 102 99 30 33 264 - - - - -

* This vessel was totally wrecked on the Garcas Rocks off the coast of Brazil on the 9th October 1859.

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 15

Natal

Return of Ships and Emigrants dispatched by Public Funds to Natal in 1858, 1859, 1850 and up to the 31st March 1861.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1858 1858                        
* Lady of the Lake 329 10 : 00 : 00 20 Mar -- -- -- 5 3 5 1 14 No death
Phantom 211 14 : 00 : 00 23 Apr 09 July 75 J.L. Wright 32 31 31 23 116 - - - 1 1
* Rydal 222 18 : 00 : 00 25 Aug -- -- -- 4 4 2 3 13 No death
        1859                        
Priscilla 244 17 : 10 : 00 13 Dec -- -- W. Arthur 23 17 10 8 58 No death
* Lady of the Lake 329 15 : 15 : 00 17 Feb -- -- -- 7 3 2 4 16 No death
Rydal 222 18 : 00 : 00 28 July 21 Oct 85 J.G. Campbell 15 24 10 17 66 No death
      1860 1860                        
Lady of the Lake 329 15 : 15 : 00 31 Jan -- -- -- 30 33 15 17 95 No death
Priscilla 244 17 : 00 : 00 09 June 15 Sept 98 S. Poyser 27 26 26 23 102 No death
Leila 267 14 : 10 : 10 24 Nov -- -- J.H. Ruoff M.D. 33 44 23 33 136 - - - - -
* Lady of the Lake 329 14 : 19 : 10 11 Dec -- -- -- 15 16 3 1 35 - - - - -
      1861                          
Barbadoes -- 17 : 00 : 00 26 Feb -- -- Henry Stokes 32 20 13 13 78 - - - - -

* Private vessels

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

Appendix No. 16

India

Return of Ships chartered by the Emigration Commissioners for the Conveyance to India of Soldiers' Wives and Families during the years 1859, 1860.

Name of Vessel Tonnage Contract
Price
per
Statute
Adult
Date of Departure Date of Arrival No. of Days on the Voyage Name of Surgeon Superintendent Number of Emigrants Number of Deaths on the Voyage
Adults Children under 14 Total Souls Adults Children under 14 Total Souls
M F M F M F M F
    £ :: s :: d 1859 1860                        
Lord Dalhousie 912 15 : 19 : 05 24 Sept 26 Jan 124 John G. Winstone 10 165 92 104 371 1 - 3 16 20
Vertigern 910 15 : 15 : 00 28 Sept 31 Jan 125 Isaac Burrows M.D. 8 181 104 95 388 - 1 21 17 39
* Taymouth Castle 682 16 : 02 : 06 29 Sept 24 Mar 177 George Spicer 7 142 91 102 342 - 1 10 12 23
  Accrington 1,932 13 : 12 : 06 01 Oct 20 June 273 John Carroll 15 240 135 126 516 - 7 46 37 90
Emma Colvin 560 15 : 02 : 00 04 Oct 25 Feb 144 Henry J. Smith 7 135 73 70 285 - - 17 12 29
¤ Clara 938 13 : 00 : 00 02 Oct 09 Mar 159 J.T.S. Jolley 11 122 52 54 239 - 1 2 12 15
Dudbrook 601 15 : 19 : 06 06 Oct 05 Mar 151 Henry Lannigan 10 140 76 70 296 - 1 17 27 45
Clifton Belle 1,081 15 : 19 : 03 08 Oct 04 Mar 148 John Carleton Bury 13 223 96 113 445 - 2 4 15 21
Monica 1,346 13 : 17 : 03 14 Oct 26 Jan 104 Edward Kearney 27 248 167 141 583 - 2 36 31 69
Cossipore 834 14 : 02 : 06 08 Oct 07 April 189 Charles Kitching senior 16 174 112 94 396 - 4 30 30 64
Statesman 874 15 : 06 : 00 11 Oct 02 Feb 114 Patrick Culhane 14 169 106 93 382 - 1 15 8 24
Euxine 1,082 15 : 16 : 06 14 Oct 23 Jan 101 C. Chapman 9 215 136 102 482 - 1 45 28 74
Lancashire Witch 1,386 15 : 01 : 03 25 Oct 18 Feb 116 G. Anderson 16 230 136 150 532 - 3 21 29 53
        1861                        
Star of the South 1,148 17 : 00 : 00 21 Aug 01 Jan 133 Arthur Peter Goullet 26 80 46 46 198 - - - 1 1
Conway 1,148 16 : 09 : 03 24 Aug -- -- George Anderson |
T.T. Le Blanc
71 142 75 79 367 - 1 3 3 7
        1860                        
Salamanca 981 16 : 15 : 03 01 Sept 08 Dec 98 S.L. Crane M.D. |
W.H. Pearse M.D.
48 106 46 42 242 - - 2 4 6
Speedy 1,031 16 : 14 : 05 08 Sept 30 Dec 113 John G. Winstone 21 102 41 40 204 No death
        1861                        
Aliquis 1,125 16 : 03 : 06 18 Sept 02 Jan 106 William Arthur |
T.L.V. Gregory
23 186 96 94 399 - 4 9 7 29

 * Put into Lisbon on 22nd October to repair damages ; sailed again on 14th November.
  Put into Pernambuco on the 4th December in consequence of master and chief officer having been poisoned ; sailed again on 20th February.
 ¤ Struck on the Narehead rocks off Falmouth on 3rd October ; put back to Plymouth to repair damages ; sailed again on 19th November.
  Put into Mauritius on 1st February to repair damages ; sailed again on the 27th February.
 
This vessel was wrecked on the 8th and abandoned on the 9th of September, 300 miles north-west of Madeira. Passengers and crew all saved, and taken into Madeira by the Storm Cloud. Passengers sent on in the Chatsworth from Madeira on the 21st November, and arrived on the 6th March 1861, under the medical superintendence of Frederick Gourlay, M.D., vice Anderson, deceased, and Le Blanc.

Government Emigration Board,
8, Park Street, Westminster, 30th April 1861.

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