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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 J.W.A. Lorentzen, 492 tons, Captain J.A. Braren / Brarenfor, from Hamburg 20th July 1854, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 4th November 1854

The South Australian Register, Monday November 6th 1854:—
Arrival: Saturday November 4th, the ship J.W.A. Lorentzen, 692 tons, J.A. Brarenfor, Master from Hamburg the 20th. July 1854.
Passengers:— Messrs. Burmester, Heiner, Egenhusen, L. Harms, Eggers, Baik, Witt, Janicke, Marquardy, Dorosa, Solf, in the cabin ; and 97 in the steerage.
An index from the State Library South Australia (SLSA) shows that 108 Prussian emigrants should have been on the ship J.W.A. Lorentzen, I have been able to find 107 as listed below.— Regards Robert.

The Argus Melbourne, Vic., Thursday 7th December 1854, p. 4
December 6th.— J.W.A. Lawrenson, ship, 492 tons, J. A. Braren. from Hamburg via Adelaide.
Passengers:— cabin : Mr. and Mrs. Garside, Messrs. Niarquarat, Egenhusen, Witt, Haines, and twenty-four in the steerage. C.E. Bertheau, agent.

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
BBI Brandenberg Index from Ancestry

note: where maiden name of wife is indicated, it has been included in the given name column within ( )

Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Drogemuller Johann Wilhelm Diedrich 42 Shoemaker 431/1 Hankensbuttel, Hannover Drogenmuller | GMI
  Maria Dorothea Magdalena (Winkelmann) 38        
  Johann Joachim Heinrich 18       NAA 3170786
  Friedrich Wilhelm 10       NAA 3186401
  Friedrich 7        
  Carl August Ernst 2        
  Johann Wilhelm August 1        
Drogemuller Johann Heinrich Christoph n/a Landmann - Hannover GMI
  wife n/a        
  child 8        
  Johann Heinrich Christopher (Carl) 6       NAA 40964
  child 2        
Guthwassar Peter Friderick August 37 Locksmith 631/3 Hamburg NAA 3173076
  Caroline 24        
  Bertha Frederika Caroline 2        
Geormann F. n/a Carpenter - Hamburg  
  wife n/a        
  son 8        
Gaden Carl Otto Hans 32 Carpenter 541/2 Holstein NAA 3170845
  Charlotte Eleanore Margretha (Bagung) n/a        
Holtzgreve / Houlgrave Christian n/a Landmann - Hannover  
  wife n/a        
  child 12        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child n/a        
  child inf        
Hartmann Christian n/a Tailor 687/3 Hannover  
  wife n/a        
  son 2        
Mendemann Carl n/a Shoemaker - Hannover  
  Amalie n/a        
Peters J.N. n/a Joiner - Hamburg  
  Hennrietta n/a        
Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Single Men & Women
Anderson C.J   Merchant - Sweden  
Baik Mr.   - - -  
Beissel Joachim   Landmann - Preussen  
Bobsien Heinrich   Carpenter - Mecklenburg  
Braunwarth V.   Painter - Preussen  
Bruhn Freidrich   Painter - Mecklenburg  
Burmester Christian Heinrich   Merchant - Hamburg  
Christiansen Ch.   Seaman - Mecklenburg  
Classen Johann   Landman - Hannover  
Damm C.   Merchant - Sweden  
Dresden J.H.   Joiner - Holstein  
Egenhusen H.   Merchant - Hamburg  
Eggers Heinrich   Merchant - Hamburg  
Eggers John 32 Tinsman 459/3 Hamburg  
Ehrhard Johann   Butcher - Holstein  
Engelk Joachim   Butcher - Mecklenburg  
Engelk Sophia 8 daughter - Mecklenburg  
Falcks Carl   Merchant - Mecklenburg  
Freier Henrica 8 - - Mecklenburg  
Harms L.   Cooper - Holstein  
Harms Lorenz   Merchant - Hamburg  
Heinsch Jurgen   Carpenter - Holstein  
Hummel Johann   Landmann - Preussen  
Jahnke A.   Tanner - Norwegian  
Jensen J.P.   Merchant - Holstein  
Joschko Carl   Soapboiler - Preussen  
Klocke Heinrich   Merchant - Holstein  
Kockschmidt   Merchant - Hamburg  
Krehe Johann Christian   Labourer - Mecklenburg  
Kreuzfeldt F.   Merchant - Holstein  
Krupfer Fritz   Tailor - Mecklenburg  
Lange Adolph   Landmann - Preussen  
Lange August   Landmann - Preussen  
Lange Margaretha   - - Preussen  
Lunquist / Lundquist J.M.   Merchant - Sweden  
Ludders J.P.C.   Wheelwright - Hamburg  
Marquardt C.E.   Merchant - Hamburg  
Matties Julius   Joiner - Christianstadt  
Mearschel C.F.   Wheelwright - -  
Meyer George Heinrich Christoph 24 Land Broker 1100/2 Hannover  
Mickleson Louis 29 Labourer 1103/2 Denmark  
Molkenbuhr H.   Labourer - Hannover  
Molkenbuhr Johann   Labourer - Hannover  
Moller Moritz   Merchant - Preussen  
Muller Cornelius   Saddler - Preussen  
Mundt Maria   - - Mecklenburg  
Neuling H.   Chemist - Norway  
Noren S.   Merchant - Sweden  
Ohlen Paul   Carpenter - Holstein  
Plotzer J.H.A.   Spinner - Hamburg  
Raecke H.L.   Merchant - Braunschweig  
Rencke Olken   Landmann - Oldenburg  
Rienitz Gerhard   Landmann - Oldenburg  
Rintelmann Paul   Wheelwright - Hamburg  
Rundschu Michael   Tailor - Preussen  
Santf August   Baker - Preussen  
Schulenburg Otto   Landmann - Preussen  
Scriever B.   Merchant - Hamburg  
Sommerfeld Abraham   Merchant - Berlin  
Steger Johann   Goldsmith - Holstein  
Steinfurth F.   Merchant - Hamburg  
Stoeber Eduard   Merchant - Preussen  
Toren L.   Merchant - Sweden  
Ulrich Sebastian   Watchmaker - Preussen  
Verngren C.   Merchant - Sweden  
Von Duve Julius   Merchant - Holstein  
Vorbeck Ludwig   Merchant - Mecklenburg  
Werner Wilhelm   Miller - Mecklenburg  
Witt Adolph 19 Merchant - Hamburg  
Witthack Friedrich   Shoemaker - Preussen  

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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