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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, 600 tons, Captain J. Meyer, from Hamburg 7th September 1850, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 15th December 1850

South Australian Register Monday, 16th December 1850
Sunday, December 15th.— the ship Australia, 600 tons, Meyer, Master, from Hamburg 7th September, with 115 German passengers.
South Australian Register Tuesday, December 17th.— Passengers per Australia, arrival reported yesterday, for Sydney & Adelaide .... one child died, named John Mictean (Johann Mickan)

Sydney Shipping Gazette January 24th, 1851
Arrived at Sydney.— January 18th, Hamburgh ship Australia, 650 tons, Captain Meyer, from Adelaide the 9th instant.
Passengers.— Mr. W. Kirchner, the Prussian and Hamburg Consul, lady, three children [two son & one daughter] and servant ; Mr. Frederick Bingmann, lady [& son & two daughters] and servant ; Mr. Henry Bingmann, lady, daughter and servant ; Mr. Charles Lintennis ; Miss Louisa Kurz ; Mr. O. Burrmann [Bormann], M.D., and thirty-one in the steerage. [additionally, Christiana Motelos & infant, both died "in childbirth" January 16th]
Cargo.— 49,060 bricks ; 78 packages baskets ; 2,420 deals ; 232 crates, 46 barrels, 79 cases, 301 boxes, 3 bales, 234 packages, 20 quarter casks, 20 half-pipes and 20 demijohns merchandise ; 80 blocks asphalt ; 65 rams and 15 ewes, to order.

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
Cabin Passengers in two Cabins
Barcher T.     72/1    
Bingmann F.          
  & family          
Kirchner Friedrich Wilhelm 32 Landmann 915/3    
  Maria Rosina (Rohig)          
Reuter F.          
Schomburgh Julius (Karl Heinrich Julius) 33       Schomburgk ?
  Theodora Wilhelmina Rosamundt 37        
Single Persons
Breckmann Ferdinand          
Eggers Julius (Carl Friedrich Julius) 22 Landmann 459/3 Brunswick Hanover  
Grosch C          
Sintenis Carl         Charles Lintennis ?
Kurz Louisa     945/2    
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Intermediate Persons
Emmelhains P.          
Hartmann C. (Christopher Peter Ernest) 34 Landmann 887/3    
  Wilhelmine (Krempien) 38        
  J. Friedrich Christoph n/a        
Kramer F.     935/3    
Mickan A. (Andreas) 29 Landmann -   SA582 | to NSW
  Johanna (Haenschke) 33        
  Maria 2        
  Johann inf       died at sea
Milotar J.          
Pech Johann Carl 40 Landmann - Saxony, Germany SA641
  Maria (Freitag) 26        
  Helena 10        
  J. Carl 9        
  Anna 6        
  J. Ernst 3        
  Maria 1        
Schimmel J.          
Schmidt H.B.T.          
Schroder J.          
Schwartze Peter n/a        
  wife n/a        
  Anna 14        
  Johann 10        
  Maria 5        
  Helena inf        
Schultz G.          
  & family          
Zurick J.          
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men
Anthers J. (Johann Fredrick)   Vinedresser 33/3   Anstead 33/2 ?
Blasins J. 41   -   Blasing, Gottlieb
Bollinger Carl (Carl Benjamin)   Merchant 139/3    
Booth / Boerth G.C.     -    
Dettmer Wilhelm 20?   -   Dittmar, W.H.C.
Dobler F.     -    
Dunsterstadt A.     -    
Eckert E.     -    
Gahde M.     -    
Gobel E.     -    
Gobel R.     -    
Goldner C. G. E. (Carl Gustav Charles) 23 Labourer 583/2    
Grafe O. (? Johann Gottlob)     -    
Habersaat J.H.F.     634/1    
Hanschild / Hauschild C. (Hanschke J. Christian)     -    
Kapp Carl     -    
Klein Johann     -    
Kneeze T.     926/1    
Kramer J.     935/3    
Kramer J.C.     935/3    
Kurz C. (J. Wilhelm Carl)     945/2    
Mamers J.     -    
Meyer C.     -    
Nicolai F.     -    
Rayling S     -    
Robawsky J.     -    
Rosenstein F.     -    
Rover F     -    
Schacht J.H.     -    
Straubel B     -    
Sidler A. (Aloys Friedrich Wilhelm)   Carpenter 1486/1    
Von Essens F.U.     -    
Wedekin A.     -    
Single Women
Heinske Sophia          
Heinzen Caroline          

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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