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Transcribed and submitted to TheShipsList by Robert Janmaat, Adelaide, from a variety of sources, cited below.
Return to German Emigrants to South Australia

ship Australia, 700 tons, Captain W.H. Steeborn / Sleeborn, from from Hamburg May 2nd 1849, via Rio de Janeiro July 23, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 10th September 1849

The South Australian Register Wednesday September 12th 1849
Monday August 10th.— The ship Australia, W.H. Sleeboom, Master, from Hamburg 2nd May and Rio De Janeiro, 23rd July.

The Adelaide Times Monday September 17th 1849
Monday September 10th.— ...passengers per Australia — Messrs. Husching, Albrecht, Miss Meyer, J. and G. Bute Weber in in the cabin, Intermediate,

The Sydney Shipping Gazette Saturday September 29th 1849
Passengers. Mr. E.A. Matthew, Mr. T. Damann. Mrs. Meyer, Mr. W. Hutchsing, Mr. Allemicht, and 264 emigrants.

Letter of Appreciation
We, the undersigned, wish to certify in the name of all passengers of the ship Australia that, during our entire voyage from Hamburg to Port Adelaide, Captain W.H. Sleeboom treated us with friendliness and sureness of leadership. We can also testify to the quality of provisions and water and to the beautiful furnishing of the ship. [signed]
G.G. Steinthal from Hamburg E.T. Eimbke from Hamburg C.Gr. Frey from Hamburg
J.H. Buse from Helgoland J.J. Kruss from Helgoland S. Albrecht from Lautenberg
H. Vithosius from Berlin A. von Hellberg from Berlin M. Wildenbach from Berlin
F. Hahn from Potsdam C. Weber from Frankfurt am Oder F. Thiele from Paderborn
W. Ahle from Paderborn A. Noack from Dresden A. Schlaegel from Dresden
C.H. Uhlmann from Dresden T. Mueller from Dresden A. Huchting from Bremen
C.W. Hentschel from Leipzig C. Koester from Zahrnsdorf A.H.C. Rubini from Neu-Strelitz
H.H. Reimers from Boitzenburg S. Isaacson from Neu-Buckow C. Willmer from Harzburg
C.A. Patzel from Posen    

note.— There are very few surviving original lists of German passengers, so the data below has been compiled from a variety of sources, such as contemporary newspaper(s), internet sources, input from descendants and the South Australian Heraldry Genealogy society, (SAGHS).
I know the list is incomplete and may contain errors, so any feedback with additions or corrections, will be most appreciated. Please contact me using the link above. Regards Robert, Adelaide

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
Babig Mrs. n/a - - -  
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Bethge Wilhelm A.T. n/a        
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
Eckermann Hans Heinrich 40 Farmer 452/1 Zahrendorf, Germany  
  Christine Caroline Elizabeth (Schmaal) 27        
  Johann George Heinrich 6     Granzin, Meckleberg, Schwerin  
  Wilhelm Heinrich Friedrich 4        
  Johann Joachim Theodor 2        
  Joachim Carl Friedrich inf        
Fickert Freidrich Wilhelm 49 - - -  
  Juliane Louise Ida (Linke) 42        
  August 13        
  Agnes 8        
  child 1        
  adult n/a        
Geier / Geyer Christian Wilhelm 48 Miner 562/3 Lautenthal Harz Hanover  
  Christiane Friedricke (Kuhne) 47        
  child n/a        
  Heinrich Carl Christian 13        
  child n/a        
Gerhardy / Gerhady / Gerhardi Heinrich 42 - 560/1 -  
  Johanna (Rowalt) 44        
  J. Wilhelm Heinrich 17        
  Karl Wilhelm 14        
Graefe / Grafe Johann Gottlob 38 - 600/1 -  
  Je Friedricke (Leuschner) 28        
  Ernst Hermann 3     Niederau Germany  
  Carl August 5        
  Anna Victoria inf       born at sea ?
Hannecke J.E. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
Isaacson Solomon n/a - - -  
  Sarah (Wolfe) n/a        
Janssen / Janzen August Friedrich 29 Carpenter - - age ?
  wife n/a        
Kallank / Kallenke Martin n/a - - -  
  Maria 36        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Keisel / Kisel Theodor Ludwig Wilhelm 27 Butcher 882/3 -  
  Wilhelimine (Suhr) n/a        
Keiselbach / Keisebach Johann August 30 Gardener 882/3 -  
  Theodora Leopoldine Louise (Fromm) 28        
  Eugene J.Adolph n/a        
Kerdt Berg n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
Knoll R. n/a - 928/2 -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Koithan Johann Heinrich 50 Landman 932/3 Mariendrebber Germany  
  Dorothea Catherine (Wolschapp) 43        
  Henrietta Catharina 21        
  Johann Friedrich 19        
Koops Johann Heinrich (Heinrich Fritz) n/a - 934/1 -  
  Catharina Maria Dorothae (Reimers) n/a        
  Wilhelm 1        
  Catharina Maria Elisabeth 1        
Koster / Koester C. n/a - 934/1 -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
Krause C.T. n/a - 936/2 -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Krieg Gottlieb 28 - 938/1 -  
  Caroline Adelheid (Schrader) 27        
  Carl Theodor 7        
  Wilhelmina Adelheid 4       name ?
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Kriess / Kruss Jasper Jacob 46 - 940/3 -  
  Maria Ralfs 36        
  child n/a        
  Anna Maria 10        
  Heinrich Ralfs 5        
Kuschmann Bernard 56 - 945/2 -  
  Ernst 8   945/2    
Lecher Friedrich Wilhelm n/a - 962/1 -  
  Friedricka Augusta (Kruger) n/a        
Leopoldt Gerdt n/a - - -  
  Anna (Wilmons) n/a        
Meinck Carl Christoph Theodore 28 Landman SA 557 Eldina Germany  
  Friedricka Carolina (Piper) 25        
  Karl 3        
Mertens Carl Heinrich Friedrich n/a - - -  
  Anna Luise (Muhlnickel) n/a        
  adult n/a        
  child n/a        
Meyer August Heinrich Wilhelm 24 - - -  
  Catherine (MacDougall) 24        
Muller H. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
  adult n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Muller J. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
Neibuhr / Niebour Johann Heinrich Wilhelm n/a - - -  
  Maria (Cremone) 28        
Nitschnke Johann Gottlob 48 Wheelwright 1189/1 -  
  Maria Elisabeth (Witzken) 46        
  Johann Gottlieb 20        
  Je Louise 18        
  Johann Karl 13        
  Je Dorothea 10        
Opitz Gothilf Benjamin n/a Cartwright 1221/1 -  
  Emilie Dorothea (Gotham) n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Pallman E.E. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
Pfeitag A. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
Reimers Hans Heinrich 62 Landman - -  
  Catharina Maria 54        
  Johann Heinrich 18        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Rubini Albert Heinrich Christian n/a Shoemaker - -  
  Magaretha (Trill) n/a        
  Anna n/a        
Ruthmann Carl Christian n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
Schaller Heinrich August 30 - 1435/2 -  
  Caroline Wilhelmine 31       name ?
  adult n/a        
  adult n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Schlegel Freidrich August 24 Joiner 1439/1 -  
  Je Christiane Erdmunthe (Gunther) 21        
Schmaal Wilhelm Christoph Heinrich 52 - 1440/2 Wiebendorf Prussia  
  Anna Catharina Elisabeth (Harten) 48        
  J. George Heinrich 29        
  Magdalena Elisabeth 27        
  Johann Christian Heinrich 21        
  Johan Karl Christian 17        
  Friedrich Heinrich Christian 14        
  Anna Katharina Dorothea 12        
Schneider Friedrich Ludwig n/a Miner - -  
  Wilhelmina (Ulrich) n/a        
  adult n/a        
Schonrogg H. n/a - 1444/3    
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
Schumann Hans Joachim Heinrich 39 Landman SA 743 Dammeritz Germany  
  Caroline Magarethe Elis. (Wiech / Wiechmann) 38        
Thanert C. n/a - - -  
  wife n/a        
  Oscar Emile n/a        
  adult n/a        
  adult n/a        
Theile / Thiele Christian Friedrich 36 Landman 1589/1 Watersfolen Germany  
  Caroline Friedrika (Mansfeld) 31        
  Johann Ferdinand 9        
Tiemann / Tidemann August Ernst Christian n/a - - -  
  Anna Catharina (Martens) 48        
Topperwien Heinrich Philipp 32 Carpenter - Lonau, Hanover  
  Dorothea Julianne Chritina (Bremer) 21        
Wehncke / Wiencke August n/a Goldsmith - -  
  wife n/a        
  child n/a        
Wellner / Willner Johann Heinrich Carl 29 - - -  
  Auguste Christiane Caroline (Eckert) 22        
  Je Auguste inf        
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men
Abeyer Mad C. n/a   3/3    
Ahle Wilhelm n/a Landman -    
Albright / Albrecht Charles David 22 Mining Captain -    
Allemicht M. n/a   -   Cabin Passenger
Balls Stinze n/a   -    
Beyer Wilhelm n/a Landman -    
Bing R. n/a   -    
Blucher Franz Friedrich Heinrich 31 Farmer 134/1 Meckleburg Germany  
Blumner Gothiff Lebrecht Hartmann 22 Gardener 134/1    
Bock L. ? Louis Wilhelm n/a   136/2    
Bohme Carl Emil Julius 23   -    
Bengardt G. n/a   -    
Borgmann Heinrich Friedrich n/a Labourer -    
Bufe T.G. n/a   -    
Bufe T.H. n/a   -   J.H. Buse ?
Chell L.H.F. n/a   -    
Dahlenburg Johann Christian Nicholas 25 Bricklayer 364/2 Kuhlenfeld Meckleburg  
Dahlenburg Heinrich Friedrich Christoph 19 Landman 364/2 Kuhlenfeld Meckleburg  
Dammen Theodor 21 Policeman 368/2   Cabin Passenger
Driemel Hermann Friedrich 23 Farmer 430/1   married ?
Driller n/a   -    
Eckert J. n/a   -    
Edler E.E. n/a   -    
Eimbcke / Eimbke Edmund Theodor n/a Landman -    
Frey C.G. n/a   -    
Gathan S. n/a   -    
Goldammer Friedrich August Oswald n/a Cabinet Maker 582/1    
Grammutz Ernest Wilhelm n/a Wheelwright 603/1    
Hahn Johann Friedrich n/a Provision Dealer 639/1    
Handel J.C. n/a   -    
Hansen Johann Christian n/a Teacher -    
Hardegen Johann Heinrich Joseph 32 Carter -    
Hartmeyer W. n/a   -    
Helberg G.A. n/a   -    
Hentschell C.W. n/a   -    
Hentschell H.L. n/a   -    
Hertel Eduard August Hugo n/a   -    
Hirsch Conrad Wilhelm Herman 20   745/2    
Hirsch Heinrich n/a   -    
Hoklas Joachim Heinrich 31 Landman SA 377 Luettenmark Meckleburg  
Hombsch / Hompsch Carl Friedrich Wilhelm 25 Landman -    
Huching / Hutsching W. n/a   -   cabin passenger
Huchting A. n/a   -    
Klette Carl Reinholdt n/a   - Hamburg  
Kohn Claus n/a   932/3    
Kohne H. n/a   932/3    
Kopcke G.A. n/a   934/1    
Kroncken D.E. n/a   -    
Lehmann C.H. n/a   -    
Linapius Friedrich Julius 25 Landman 1492/3    
Liedler J.A. n/a   -    
Lobeck Louis Robert n/a   -    
Lowe Carl Wilhelm n/a        
Matfeldt H. n/a   -    
Matthew Ernst Augustus n/a Physician -   Cabin Passenger
Meyer J. n/a   -    
Muller E.F. n/a   -    
Muller C.F. n/a   -    
Muller F.T. n/a   -    
Noack August Edward 29   -    
Patzel / Paetz Johann Carl August n/a Landman 1230/1    
Potter P. n/a   -    
Rasch Johann Traugott 30 Locksmith -    
Reinhard Carl Albert n/a Cabinet Maker -    
Rodig C. n/a   -    
Rossler Johann Gottlieb n/a Vine Dresser -    
Rubini Friedrich n/a   -    
Schlemich Johann Heinrich 33 Cabinet Maker 1439/2 Jever Oldenburg  
Schmaal Friedrich Wilhelm Joachim Heinrich n/a Landman -    
Schuldt J. n/a   -    
Schultz A. n/a   -    
Scherl A. n/a   -    
Sickert Johann Carl n/a   -    
Simpsch / Simsch Carl Wilhelm 30 Blacksmith 1492/2 Posen Prussia  
Steben J. n/a   -    
Steinthal Georg Gottfried 20 Storekeeper 1541/1    
Toertsch Paul n/a   -    
Uhlmann Heinrich Carl 21   1636/2    
Uhlmann Heinrich Christian 20   -    
Vithosius H. n/a   -    
Vollmer Friedrich 25   -    
von Schkopp B. n/a   -    
von St. Nicolay W.S. n/a   -    
Weber Carl 21   -    
Weichard Johann Eduard Louis 20 Mason 1690/3 Ulbersdorf  
Weidenbach Maximilian Ferdinand n/a Vintner -    
Wild O. n/a   -    
Winkler C.H. n/a   -    
Winsker G. n/a   -    
Winsker child n/a        
Zapf Ludwig Adolph n/a   -    
Zirck Johann Heinrich Martin n/a Painter -    
Single Women
Ekermann Lena n/a        
Muller Henrietta Wilhelmina 27        
Schmidt Bertha n/a       did not sail
Uhr Mrs. n/a widow      
Zaber Agnes n/a        

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; 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)

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