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Transcribed and submitted to TheShipsList by Robert Janmaat, Adelaide, from a variety of sources, cited below.
Return to SA Passenger Lists,1847-1886

ship Amazon, 796 tons, Captain Frederick Coote, from Plymouth 2nd January 1856, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 8th April 1856

South Australian Register Wednesday 9th April 1856

Tuesday April 8th, 1856:- the ship Amazon, 796 tons, F. Coote, Master, from Plymouth January 2nd.
Passengers: Dr. E. Doman, surgeon-superintendent in the cabin and the following emigrants in the steerage. . . . — 7th ship from England to S.A. with government passengers for 1856 ; 0 births and 1 death on the passage ; Dr. Edward W. Doman, surgeon-superintendent.

ship Amazon
three-masted barque, built 1850 in Dundee, Registered London. . . owned by Somes Bros.
The Amazon arrived on the 7th April with 297 souls ; one child, two years old, died on the voyage ; there were no births. The immigrants by this ship appeared to be a well selected class of persons. In 12 days from the date of arrival every immigrant had left the ship.
The Amazon seemed well adapted for the conveyance of immigrants. Mr. Frederick Coote, the master of the ship, and Mr. Edward Doman performed their duties with zeal, kindness, and efficiency.
 
The South Australian Government Gazette 1866 p. 91
Name Age Date of Death Cause of Death Where buried
Buckland, Frederick 2 February 2nd, 1856 Inflammation of the lungs at sea

note: where maiden name of wife is indicated, it has been included in the given name column within ( ) ; the passenger list comprises three sections arranged alphabetically, i families, ii single men, iii single women & children ; transcriber notes in italics

Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Families
Adams James 30 Labourer 6/1 Renfrew  
  Agnes 28        
  Alexander 1        
Allwood Charles 44 Labourer 21/1 Saffron Hill, Middlesex  
  Hannah (Lucas) 45        
  Eliza Ann 12        
  Francis 9        
  Sarah 7        
Ashton William O. 22 Shoemaker 41/3 Stony Stratford West, Buckingham  
  Emma 19        
  Anne inf        
Ball George 30 Wheelwright 67/1 Lambeth, Surrey  
  Emma Miriam (White) 34        
  Emma Matilda 2        
  George inf        
Berry John 35 Labourer 118/2 Devon  
  Elizabeth 30        
  Elizabeth 3        
  Susan 1        
Brazill John 27 Carpenter / Joiner 169/1 Warwick  
  Margaret (Collins) 26        
  Michael 1        
Buckland John 34 Carpenter 197/3 Hertfordshire 1851 census, living Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
  Amy (Butler) 44        
  John 8       1851 census, son of William & Jane
Buckland William 34 Carpenter 197/3 Watford, Hertfordshire  
  Jane 34        
  Henry 11       1851 census, nephew of John & Amy
  Emily 7        
  Edmund 4        
  Frederick 2       died at sea, Feb. 2nd
Cook Thomas Allwood 41 Shoemaker 312/2 Middlesex 1851 census, Trowbridge, Wiltshire
  Rhoda (Tilley) 40        
  James 19 Shoemaker      
  William Tilley 18 Carpenter      
  Thomas Allwood 16 Mason      
  Anna Maria 15        
  Susannah 11        
  Joseph Howell 9        
  Richard 7        
Cooksley Timothy 36 Labourer - Middlesex ?  
  Johanna 30        
  James 7        
  Catherine 2        
  Alice inf        
Cowan John Bibby 44 Labourer 329/2 Holborn, Middlesex  
  Priscilla Jane (Barber) 44        
  Hannah Priscilla 11        
  George John 8        
  Louisa Maria 6        
Cross Phillip 33 Brickmaker 347/3 Ely St. Mary, Cambridge with brother & sister, below
  Lydia (Bullman) 30        
  Sarah 9        
  James 7        
  Ann 5        
  Lydia inf        
Davies David 22 Miner 378/1 Brecon  
  Anna 19        
Dawson George 44 Labourer 387/1 Stirling  
  Catherine (Meikljohn) 40        
  William 13        
  Elizabeth 11        
  Ann 8        
  Catherine 6        
  Margaret 3        
Dicker Thomas 45 Carpenter 403/1 Carshalton, Surrey with family
  Ann 43        
  John Thomas 11        
  Jane Barbara 9        
  William 6        
  Walter Spencer 2       Walter Robert ?
Ellis John 32 Labourer 466/3 Middlesex  
  Jane 22        
  William 7        
  Frederick 2        
  Elizabeth inf        
Ferguson Thomas 26 Labourer 493/2 Renfrew  
  Elizabeth 20        
  Sarah 2        
  William inf        
Findlater Alexander 39 Labourer 499/3 Lanark  
  Elizabeth (Livingston) 30        
  Daniel 2        
Fraser Kenneth 35 Labourer 529/3 Ross & Cromarty  
  Margaret 22        
Friars Josiah 25 Labourer 533/3 Armagh  
  Isabella 16        
Goodfellow William 22 Labourer 589/1 Armagh  
  Mary (McLoughlin) 25        
  Mary inf        
Griffiths Patrick 36 Labourer 621/1 Hampshire  
  Mary 37        
Gundry John 35 Miner 629/1 St. Erth, Cornwall with family
  Elizabeth 36        
  Elizabeth 12        
  Ann 10        
  Julia 6       daughter ?
  Amelia 3       1851 census, age 1
Gray / Grey Charles 31 Bricklayer - Armagh  
  Caroline 34        
  Emma 13        
  Martha 12        
  Walter 9        
  Sarah 7        
Gwillum / Gwillim Morgan 25 Miner 632/2 Berwick ? Neath, Breconshire and Glamorgan ?
  Margaret (Evans ?) 22        
  Thomas 3        
  Richard 2        
Gwillum / Gwillim David 32 Miner 632/2 Berwick ? Llandilofawr, Carmarthenshire ?
  Ruth (Davies ?) 29        
  Mary 7        
  Anne 5        
  Elizabeth 2        
Harris Lewis 33 Miner 679/2 Berwick Abergavenny, Monmouthshire ?
  Irene 26        
  Gwellyyan / Gwenilian / Gwenllian 1        
Higham Thomas Newbold 30 Labourer - St. Pancras, Middlesex  
  Louisa (Hockham) 38        
  Thomas Pearse 1        
Holmes Daniel 25 Labourer 766/3 Newmarket, Cambridge  
  Sarah (Cross) 20        
  William 4       age ?
Hortop Daniel 40 Mason 688/2 ? Devonport, Devon with family
  Mary A. 39        
  Johanna / Joanna 10        
  Emily 1       age 4 ?
Howes Charles 37 Carpenter 786/1 Chippenham, Wiltshire
(in 1854)
BISA shows Oxford | 1851 census living in the Parish of Oxford, town Cholsey, Berkshire
  Priscilla (Stone) 37        
  Charles 11       born Oxfordshire
  Sarah 9       born Oxfordshire
  William 5       born Oxfordshire
  Priscilla Jane 1       born Wiltshire
James James 30 Sawyer - Surrey  
  Jane 29        
  Jonah 3       born Llanelly, Wales ?
Maxwell James 21 Labourer 1043/3 Monaghan  
  Mary 20        
McCabe John 46 Labourer - Carlow  
  Ann 44        
  Patrick 13        
  Catherine 7        
McCleary William 33 Labourer 1055/1 Armagh  
  Margaret 34        
  Stewart 2        
McFarland William 21 Labourer - Armagh  
  Mary (Lock) 20        
McMahon Patrick 27 Labourer 1080/1 Armagh  
  Bridget (Bessy) 25        
Monson William Henry 28 Carpenter 1128/1 Durham name ? county ?
  Elizabeth 24        
  Ellen M. 6        
  William G. 3        
Pugh William 44 Labourer - Shoreditch, Middlesex  
  Sarah (Jones) 28        
  Elizabeth inf        
Stevens / Stephens Enoch 26 Labourer 1545/2 Talley, Carmarthen FreeBMD married district of Llandilofawr
  Margaret (Thomas) 28        
  Jonathan 2        
  Margaret 3        
Sherwood Charles 41 Labourer 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge  
  Mary (Perry) 41        
  Arthur 13        
  Allen 11        
  Elizabeth 10        
  Maryann 7        
  Stephen 4        
  Frederick 2        
Stone James 48 Mason 1553/3 Plymouth Charles The Martyr, Devon with family
  Harriet 47        
  Nathaniel 11        
  James Murch 6        
Tanner William 30 Labourer 1574/3 Shropshire  
  Jane 31        
  Elizabeth 4        
  Ann 2        
Yeatman Henry 37 Labourer 1754/1 Middlesex  
  Sophia (Dalton ?) 45        
  George 8       FreeBMD born Woodstock, Oxfordshire?
Young George 40 Labourer 1755/3 Cornwall  
  Anne 33        
 
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men
Bates George 20 Mason 93/3 Middlesex  
Bennett John 26 Labourer - Armagh  
Berry William 22 Labourer 118/3 Middlesex  
Blacker / Blackler Tobias 23 Labourer - Wandsworth, Surrey  
Bowden George 23 Carpenter 153/2 Middlesex William ?
Brady James 23 Servant 163/1 Armagh  
Burns Joseph 19 Labourer 209/1 Tyrone  
Byers William 19 Labourer 219/3 Donegal  
Callaghan Thomas 26 Labourer 227/2 Cork  
Carey Matthew 20 Labourer 237/2 Armagh  
Chandler Percival 25 Labourer 257/1 Surrey  
Clayton Thomas 26 Labourer 282/2 Armagh  
Cook James 18 Labourer 311/2 Bath Cooksley ? entered above
Cross George 17 Labourer 347/1 Ely St. Mary, Cambridge with brother Phillip, above & sister Sarah, below
Cross James 21 Labourer 347/2 Tyrone  
Crozier John 20 Labourer 352/2 Fermanagh  
Curnow Paul 21 Labourer 359/1 Cornwall  
Dale William 19 Labourer 365/2 Sussex  
Daley / Dally John 24 Baker - Middlesex  
Davies John 22 Miner 378/3 Glamorgan  
Dillon William 22 Servant 405/2 Armagh  
Dyke Richard 29 Carpenter 447/1 Surrey  
Evans James 21 Smith - Carmarthen  
Fitzgerald James 22 Labourer 504/3 Clare  
Fitzpatrick Michael 14 Labourer 507/2 Clare with sister Hannah
Flanigan Michael 21 Labourer 508/3 Clare  
Flynn Patrick 20 Labourer 514/3 Clare with sister Margaret
Fricker William 21 Labourer 534/1 Buckingham  
George Richard 21 Labourer 558/3 Cornwall  
Glendon James 24 Labourer 577/1 Kilkenny Glindon 577/2
Griffiths Thomas 15 Labourer 621/1 Brecon, Wales with family ?
Grogan James 19 Labourer 623/3 Armagh  
Gundry Elijah Holman 16 Miner 629/1 St. Erth, Cornwall with parents
Hake Archibald 20 Labourer 642/3 Armagh  
Hale William 21 Miner 644/1 Cornwall  
Harrop William 20 Labourer 684/2 Cambridge  
Hortop Robert 14 Labourer - Devonport, Devon with parents
Hubbard James 18 Labourer - Swansea  
Hubbard Thomas 27 Labourer - Swansea  
Hurcomb Charles 18 Labourer 800/2 Gloucester  
Jackson William 26 Labourer 820/1 Armagh  
James William 29 Labourer - Cornwall  
Jeffery Henry 24 Miller 835/2 Dorset  
Johnston Andrew 20 Labourer 851/3 Fermanagh  
Jowin Thomas 21 Labourer 867/1 Armagh  
Kane William 28 Labourer 874/2 Londonderry  
Kelly Michael 23 Labourer 887/3 Kings co.  
Lovett Zaccheus / Zachariah / Zacharias 22 Labourer 986/2 Bradenham, Buckingham  
Maginnis James 20 Labourer - Armagh  
McCabe James 26 Labourer 1051/1 Londonderry  
McCabe John 17 Labourer 1051/1 Londonderry  
McKee Robert 25 Labourer - Armagh  
Mintern James 18 Miller - Somerset brothers ? | 1851 census at Lyncombe & Widcome, Somerset ?
Mintern John 20 Miller 1117/3 Devon
Mitchell William 19 Labourer 1121/3 Somerset  
Mulholland David 24 Labourer 1146/2 Armagh  
Murphy James 27 Labourer 1153/3 Armagh  
Pawsey Edward / Edwin 20 Carpenter - Middlesex Pausey / Pinsey
Pelham Matthew 21 Labourer 1262/1 Middlesex  
Pocock James 17 Labourer 1292/3 Surrey  
Prothero Evan 19 Labourer - -  
Quinn James 21 Labourer 1322/2 Armagh  
Rees Thomas 23 Carpenter - Inverness  
Rodgers Anthony 18 Labourer 1357/1 Donegal  
Rowley Frederick Gelham 21 Carpenter 1398/2 Middlesex  
Rule James 18 Labourer 1402/1 Cornwall  
Russell Edmond 19 Labourer 1405/2 Gloucester  
Shanahan John 25 Labourer 1467/3 Cork  
Sherwood Albert 21 Labourer 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge with parents
Sherwood Charles 20 Labourer 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge with parents
Sherwood William 18 Labourer 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge with parents
Smith James 18 Labourer - Tyrone  
Smith Thomas 22 Labourer - Wexford  
Smith William 20 Labourer - Buckingam  
Spinney Robert 26 Labourer 1524/2 Devon  
Stone David 14 Carpenter 1553/3 Plymouth Charles The Martyr, Devon with parents
Stone John 21 Mason 1553/3 Plymouth Charles The Martyr, Devon with parents
Sullivan Hugh 18 Labourer 1562/3 Armagh  
Teague William 18 Mason 1583/3 Surrey  
Temby Samuel 21 Labourer 1586/1 Cornwall  
Waight Francis 28 Labourer 1656/3 Armagh  
Walker Henry 20 Carpenter - Kingswood, Gloucester ? Henry Kerry 1660/2 ? | brother of Samuel ?
Walker Moses 23 Labourer 1661/2 Donegal  
Walker Samuel 21 Carpenter - Kingswood, Gloucester ? brother of Henry ?
Walsh Patrick 24 Labourer 1667/2 Tipperary  
Ward Robert 19 Labourer - Fermanagh  
Winter Daniel 26 Labourer - Tyrone  
 
Single Women
Agall / Ayatt Emma 20 Servant   Kent  
Allwood Hannah 14 Servant   Saffron Hill, Middlesex with parents
Berry Sarah 19 Servant   Middlesex  
Cook Susannah 12 Seamstress   Middlesex entered above with family
Cross Sarah 18 Servant   Ely St. Mary, Cambridge with brothers Phillip and George
Daily Charlotte 29 Servant   Middlesex  
Dicker Julia Ann 14 Servant   Carshalton, Surrey with parents
Fitzpatrick Hannah 19 Servant   Clare with brother Michael
Flynn Margaret 22 Servant   Clare with brother Patrick
Fryer Jemima 21 Servant   Armagh  
Goodren Eliza 30 Domestic Servant   Middlesex  
Griffith Elizabeth 30 Servant   Berwick  
Hamilton Anne 33 Servant   Argyle  
Healey Mary 16 Servant   Clare with family ?
Henley Mary 17 Servant   Clare with family ?
Hewlett Charlotte 18 Servant   Wiltshire  
Hickley Mary 17 Servant   Clare with family ?
Hortop Mary A. 15 Servant   Devonport, Devon with parents
Jones Anne 18 Servant    
King Sarah 23 Servant   Buckingham  
McCabe Bridget 23 Servant   Carlow  
McLardy Flora 16 Servant   Renfrew  
Palmer Anne 19 Servant   Middlesex  
Phillip Hannah 18 Servant   Glamorgan  
Prince Mary 18 Servant   Middlesex  
Sherwood Elizabeth (Smith) 65 widow / Servant 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge mother of Charles Sherwood
Sherwood Harriet 18 Servant 1480/1 Foulmire, Cambridge with parents
Skinner Alice 28 Servant   Middlesex  
Vaughan Mary 22 Servant   Hampshire  
Walsh Mary 22 Servant   Tipperary  
Woodhouse Sarah 19 Servant   Norfolk  

Sources: State Library South Australia, official passenger lists, mainly of immigrants arriving in South Australia under United Kingdom assisted passage schemes, 1847-1886 GRG 35/48a (formely ACC 313); Sydney Shipping Gazette; South Australian Register; The South Australian Government Gazette; GRG 35/48/2 Crown lands and Immigrant ships papers; Biographical index SA 1836-1885 (the B-index column indicates individuals who may be found in that index, with corresponding reference number for further research) ; "1857 Session 2 (306) Papers relative to Emigration to Australian Colonies: ..... Part II. S. and W. Australia, Van Diemen's Land" ; FreeBMD ; 1851 UK census'

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