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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 John Banks, 765 tons, Captain James Walker, from Plymouth 16th February 1855, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 28th May 1855

South Australian Register Wednesday 30th May 1855

Monday May 28th, 1855:- the ship John Banks, 765 tons, J. Walker, Master, from Plymouth February 16th.
Passengers: G. Beresford Esq.; Mrs. W. Beresford ; Miss Mary Beresford : Mr. & Mrs. T.F. Smith ; Mr. W. Curr ; Misses E. & E. Potts ; Mrs. Mayne ; Miss Mayne ; Miss F. Alexander ; Mrs. Clementine Askew ; Mr. Robert Thomas McCowan, surgeon-superintendent in the cabin and the following emigrants in the steerage. . . .
18th ship from England to S.A. with government passengers for 1855 ; 6 births and 3 deaths on the passage ; Robert Thomas McCowan, surgeon-superintendent.

ship John Banks
Arrived on the 28th May, from Plymouth, bringing to the colony 292 souls. Six births and three deaths were the casualties at sea. The ship arrived in very good order. She was commanded by Mr James Walker. Dr. Robert Thomas McCowan was the surgeon-superintendent
 
The South Australian Government Gazette 1866 p. 90
Name Age Date of Death Cause of Death Where buried
Williams, John 7mo. April 6th 1855 General debility at sea
Rowe, Henry Podger 3hrs May 21st 1855 Premature birth at sea
Rowe, Robert Thompson 4hrs May 21st 1855 Premature birth at sea
         
Surgeon Superintendent Report
Name of Mother   Date of Birth Sex of Infant  
Lake, Eliza   9.15 pm March 23rd 1855 male - William Thomas Banks  
Burton, Eliza Jane   11 pm. April 29th 1855 male - Harry James Walker  
Reid / Reed, Mary Maria   1 pm. May 15th 1855 girl - Jessie Thomas McCowan  
Rowe, Amelia   midday, May 21st 1855 premature birth, Henry Podger  
Rowe, Amelia   midday, May 21st 1855 premature birth - Robert Thompson  
Higgs, Mary   3am. May 22nd 1855 male - Phillip Steven Walcott  

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
Ambery William 23 Miner 21/1 West Dean, Gloucester  
  Mary (Graham) 20        
Appleby William Frederick 27 Labourer 34/3 Bristol Bedmister
  Eliza (Bishop ?) 27        
  Frederick 8        
  Marianne 5        
  Harry inf        
Aston Edward 24 Miner 42/2 Newland, Gloucester  
  Ann 22        
Atwell / Atwill Charles 29 Labourer 45/1 Langport, Somerset  
  Mary (Reade) 23        
Bryant George 21 Gardener - Somerset  
  Mary 25        
  Henry 5        
  Elizabeth 3        
Burton Henry 17 Miner 211/3 Lanlivery, Cornwall  
  Eliza Jane (Rundle) 17        
  Harry James Walker inf       born at sea, April 29
Butler Thomas 27 Miner 216/1 Redruth, Cornwall  
  Mary 28        
  Mary inf        
Caddey John 28 Carpenter 223/2 Milton Abbas, Dorset  
  Sophia (Moulam) 30        
Callanan / Callinan Daniel 25 Labourer 228/1 Dromsally, Cappamore, Limerick age 20
  Margaret (Keogh) 20        
Cann James 23 Labourer 235/1 Devon  
  Elizabeth 24       Elizabeth (Conibeare ?)
  Dorothy Ellen ? 2        
  Anna Mary inf        
Carlyon Henry 33 Carpenter 237/3 St. Austell, Cornwall  
  Elizabeth (James ?) 32        
  Elizabeth 10        
  Henry 9        
  John 1        
Cassey William 31 Labourer 248/3 Devon county ?
  Ellen 25        
  John 4        
  Sarah 2        
Clayton William 23 Miner 282/2 Monmouth  
  Eliza 23        
  Heather inf        
Coley Peter 47 Labourer 298/2 Cavan  
  Bridget 43        
  Owen 25        
  John 23        
  Eleanor 23        
  Catherine 21        
  Peter 20        
  Mary 18        
  Margaret 17        
  Bridget 15        
Cottle Henry 29 Sawyer - Somerset  
  Eliza 24        
Couzens Edward 25 Labourer 329/2 Somerset Couzins ?
  Susan 20        
Curtis Joseph 59 Labourer 361/2 Somerset 1851 census, living in Gloucestershire
  Elizabeth 40       age 54 in 1851 census
2 sons 1 daughter below?
Desmond Thomas 28 Labourer 400/3 Tipperary  
  Mary 39        
Dunscombe William 34 Labourer - Devon  
  Mary 39        
Foot William 57 Labourer 592/1 ? Liskeard, Cornwall  
  Mary Ann 54        
  Emeline 11        
Garland James 40 Labourer 549/2 Castle Cary, Somerset  
  Sophia 42        
  Mary Ann 18 Servant      
  George 15 Labourer      
  Jane 14 Servant      
Goodyear John 37 Sawyer 591/2 East Stonehouse, Devon  
  Elizabeth (Wilton) 37        
  Eliza 10        
  Elizabeth 7        
  Emily 4        
  Susan 2        
Grigg Abraham 26 Miner 621/2 St. Dennis, Cornwall  
  Ann (Bassett) 23        
Harris Henry 30 Labourer 677/1 North Molton, Devon 1851 census, age 36
  Ann 27       1851 census, age 31
  Ann 10        
  Nancy 4       1851 census, name Mary
  Sarah 1        
Hawken Henry 24 Miner 697/1 St. Austell, Cornwall  
  Susan (Coad) 18        
  Jour ? 1       Thomas ?
Hawken John 30 Mason - St. Columb, Cornwall  
  Mary (James ?) 27        
Hawken Nicholas 21 Mason 698/2 Bodmin, Cornwall  
  Jane (Bray) 18        
Hayman William (Hugh W.) 30 Labourer 703/2 Bedminster, Somerset  
  Emily 30        
  Emily F. 9        
  William 5        
Higgs George 36 Miner 735/3 Trevethin, Monmouth 1851 census, age 38
  Mary 37       1851 census, age 28
  Mary n/a       1851 census, age 8
  William n/a       1851 census, age 2
  Susan n/a        
  Phillip Steven Walcott inf       born at sea, May 22
Hoad see Noad (below)          
Holman Charles 46 Miner 766/1 Newlyn, Cornwall  
  Mary 40        
  Mary Jane 9        
  Henrietta 7        
Jewell Richard 24 Labourer 842/2 Cornwall  
  Matilda (Moore) 33        
  Elizabeth 1        
  Thomas inf        
Jones John Watson 28 Mason 860/3 Somerset  
  Caroline 24        
  Frank / Frederick 2        
  Charles 1        
Kemp William Henry 26 Labourer 891/3 Paul, Cornwall  
  Hannah (Matthews) 25        
  William H. 4        
Lake John 37 Labourer - Tormoham, Devon  
  Eliza 37        
Guest Eliza 12 step-daughter      
Guest Elizabeth 9 step-daughter      
Lake John 2 son     1851 census, age 3
  Mark n/a        
  William Thomas Banks inf       born at sea, March 23
Lloyd John 30 Collier 979/2 Llanfrechfa, Monmouth  
  Mary 27        
  Daniel 3        
Lorrain !! Joseph 33 Mason - Glamorgan Lorren ?
  Susan 28        
  Agnes 1        
Martin Henry 31 Labourer - Arlingham, Gloucester 1851 census, age 27
  Caroline 31       1851 census, age 29
  Frederick 2        
  Sarah A. inf       1851 census, age 3
Merritt Francis 27 Mason 1097/2 Redruth, Cornwall  
  Rosina (Jory) 22        
Morgan John Thomas 32 Smith - Taunton St. Mary Magdalen, Somerset  
  Jane (Strong) 36        
  Edwin John 2        
  Emma Jane 1        
Moulds Christopher 42 Labourer 1140/1 St. Budeaux, Devon  
  Nancy (Lewis) 40        
  John 13        
  Sarah Jane 11        
  Ann 6        
  Maria 3        
Niess William 26 Mason 1186/1 Ashton, Devon  
  Elizabeth (Keen) 24        
  John 4        
Noad William 22 Labourer - Swainswick, Somerset ? Hoad, Samuel William ?
  Sarah 18       Sarah (Lester ?)
Parnell Edward Venning 20 Miner 1240/3 Trewen, Cornwall  
  Zebunah ? (Dunn) 20       Susannah ?
Peters Cornelius 28 Miner 1272/2 Monmouth  
  Jane 33        
  Sarah 3        
  Emma 1        
Powell Stephen 25 Miner - Monmouth  
  Ann 22        
  Martha inf        
Reddaway George 26 Labourer 1335/3 Okehampton, Devon  
  Phoebe (Brimblecombe) 25        
Reed John 34 Miner - Tywardreath, Cornwall  
  Mary Maria (Nettle) 32        
  Joel 10 son      
  Patience Nettle 8 daughter      
  Mary Ann 3 daughter     1851 census, age 2
  William John Nettle 3 son     1851 census, age 1 month
  Sophia 1 daughter      
  Jessie Thomas McCowan inf daughter     born at sea, May 15th
Richards Mary 46   1350/2 Perranzabuloe, Cornwall joining husband Ralph
  Thomas 21 Labourer     1851 census, age 17
  George 16       1851 census, age 5
  Richard 14 Miner     1851 census, age 10
  Emily 9       1851 census, age 2
  Louisa 7       1851 census, age 12
Rowe William Matthews 25 Smith 1396/2 Cornwall Paul, Cormwall ?
  Amelia (Matthews) 28        
  Maria inf        
  Henry Podger inf twin     born & died at sea, May 21
  Robert Thompson inf twin     born & died at sea, May 21
Sharman George 47 Carpenter 1469/3 Inverness ??? former residence
  Sarah 45        
  Sarah 19 Servant      
  Mary Ann 14 Servant      
  Elizabeth 21 Servant      
Shute Henry n/a Labourer 1484/3 Devon  
  Anne E. 20        
Shute William Frederick 27 Plumber 1485/1 Inverness from Gloucester ?
  Catherine 24        
  Kate 1        
Snowden John D. 37 Carpenter 1515/2 East Stonehouse, Devon  
  Ann 36        
  James 10        
  Elizabeth 1       1851 census, age 1
Stapleton William M. 21 Miner 1535/2 Redruth, Cornwall  
  Amelia (James) 20        
Stokes Robert 36 Smith 1553/1 Somerset  
  Mary Ann (Matthews) 28        
  Elizabeth 10        
  Julia 7        
  Robert 5        
  Kate n/a        
Symons William M. 53 Shoemaker 1571/3 Devon  
  Jane 47        
  William 11        
Wall Richard n/a Labourer 1663/2 Kilkenny  
  Mary n/a        
Wellington Abraham 29 Labourer - Penzance, Cornwall  
  Priscilla (Mathews) 30        
  Agnes 4        
Wheadon Charles n/a Labourer 1685/3 Langport, Somerset 1851 census, age 22
  Jane (Porter) n/a       FreeBMD, married 3rd quarter 1852
  Isaac John n/a       FreeBMD, born 4th quarter 1853
Williams Hannibal 31 Labourer 1716/3 Cornwall Redruth or Helston ?
  Elizabeth Jane n/a        
  John inf       died at sea, April 6th
Wotton William 26 Labourer 1747/1 Plymouth, Devon  
  Emma (Thomas) 28        
  Elizabeth 2        
 
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men
Best William 24 Miner 121/1 Cornwall  
Bettison Elias 23 Miner 121/3 St. Austell, Cornwall  
Bettison Moses 18 Miner 121/3 St. Austell, Cornwall Beteson / Betason
Burton Samuel 23 Miner 212/2 Lanlivery, Cornwall  
Curtis Edgar / Egan 21 Labourer 361/1 Somerset  
Curtis John 17 Labourer 361/1 Somerest  
Day Thomas 18 Mason 389/2? Gloucester  
Deeble James 19 Miner 394/1 Cornwall  
Fisher William 33 Sawyer - Devon  
Foot John 14 Labourer - Liskeard, Cornwall with parents
Goodfellow John 26 Schoolmaster 589/1 Middlesex  
Holman Charles 17 Miner 766/1 Newlyn, Cornwall with parents
Holman James Luke 19 Miner 766/1 Newlyn, Cornwall with parents
Hop—? John 34 Baker 772/3? Cornwall Hopgood / Hopegood ?
Matthews Josh 70 Labourer 1039/2 Cornwall  
Moulds William 18 Labourer 1140/1 St. Budeaux, Devon with parents
Neal John 20 Miner 1168/1 Cornwall  
Oliver Charles 24 Miner - Cornwall  
Pascoe Henry 21 Miner 1244/2 Devon  
Sheppard John 20 Miner 1477/3 Cornwall  
Tonkin Absalom 26 Miner 1610/3 Cornwall  
Waters Francis 34 Miner 1679/3 Cornwall  
Williams Joseph 21 Miner - Cornwall McWilliams ?
 
Single Women
Anderson Elizabeth n/s Servant   Derry  
Biggin Dinah 22 Servant   Castle Cary, Somerset  
Boyd Sarah n/a Servant   Derry  
Bunster Sarah 21 Servant   Cornwall  
Butler Mary 28 Servant   Tipperary  
Carey Elizabeth 19 Servant   Devon  
Carey Sarah 21 Servant   Devon  
Chubb Clara 28 Servant   Devon  
Cook Christina 19 Servant   Cornwall  
Crewe / Crew Sarah 19 Servant   Derry  
Crocker / Croker Ann 23 Servant   Limerick  
Curtis Susan 25 Servant   Somerset  
Darby Eliza 20 Servant   Wicklow  
Doody Alice 21 Servant   Gloucester Dooayr ?
Dwyer Julia 19 Servant   Tipperary  
Farrell Margaret 23 Servant   Dun ?  
Farely / Faisley Margaret / Mary 22 Servant   Dublin assumed real name, Mary Cohen
Fogarty Margaret 20 Servant   Kilkenny  
Foot Ann 16 Servant   Liskeard, Cornwall with parents
Foot Prudence 18 Servant   Liskeard, Cornwall with parents
Fox Grace 18 Servant   Plymouth Charles The Martyr, Devon  
Grimes Ellen 22 Servant   Kilkenny assumed real name, Ellen Cohery
Haggon / Haddon Eliza n/a Servant   Inverness  
Harris Julia 24 Servant   Cornwall  
Henry Jane n/a -   -  
Higgins Mary 19 Servant   Cornwall  
Hodge Mary Ann 22 Servant   North Molton, Devon with Harris Family
Holman Elizabeth 14 Servant   Newlyn, Cornwall with parents
Horwood Susan 23 Servant   Somerset  
Humphreys Mary 18 Servant   Kilkenny  
Kinsella Honoria 21 Servant   Wicklow Kensill
Langrell Anne 30 Servant   Wicklow  
Maggs Mary 20 Servant   Somerset  
Matthews Anne 34 Servant   Cornwall  
McCawley Sarah 22 Servant   Derry  
McGuirk Bridget 19 Servant   Dublin  
McHenry Margaret / Jane 18 Servant   Kilkenny assumed real name, Jane Cohen
McKensey Mary 18 Servant   Derry  
McManus / McMannus Elizabeth 21 Servant   Cavan  
Molochny / Molochney Margaret 18 Servant   Kilkenny  
Moloughney Judith 24 Servant   Kilkenny  
Morony Biddy 24 Servant   Clare  
Moulds Mary 15 Servant   St. Budeaux, Devon with parents
Nowland Biddy 21 Servant   Kilkenny  
O'Brien Kate 24 Servant   Clare  
Palseng / Palrang Ellen 21 Servant   Limerick  
Payne Maria 25 Servant   Dublin  
Sharman Eliza 16 Servant   Somerset  
Spargo Mary 21 Servant   Cornwall  
Summers Mary 22 Servant   Wales  
Trett / Trott Eliza 21 Servant   Somerset  
Wakenham Emily 21 Servant   Devon  
Walsh Biddy 28 Servant   Kings county  
Ware Ellen 17 Servant   Somerset  
—ia Honor 21 Servant   Tipperary Kinna ?

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) ; FreeBMD ; 1851 UK census'

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