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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 Woden, 300 / 233 tons, Captain H. Matthiesen, from Hamburg 24th May 1853, via Plymouth, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 8th September 1853

The South Australian Register, Saturday September 9th 1853:—
Arrival: Friday September 08, the ship Woden, 300 tons, Matthiesen, Master, from Hamburg the 24th May 1853 and Bahia 22nd June.
Passengers: Mr. and Mrs. Bertheau, 2 Misses Bertheau, Master Bertheau and four servants ; Messrs Jeost, Jaeger 2 , Stoldt, and Meyer in the cabin.

The Argus, Thursday October 13th 1853:—
Arrival: October 12, Wadan, Danish ship, 233 Tons, H. Mathiessen, from Hamburg 24th May, via Adelaide 27th ult. Passengers: -cabin Mr .and Mrs. Bertheau , two daughters, and servants ; Messrs. Layer (2) and Joorst.......

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 ( )

Names Age Occupation B-index Residence Remarks
Last Given
Bertheau Mr. -     -  
  Mrs. -        
  Miss -        
  Miss -        
  Master -        
- -   Servant      
- -   Servant      
- -   Servant      
- -   Servant      
Jeost Mrs. -        
Jaeger Mr. -        
Jeager Mr. -        
Meyer Mr. -        
Stoldt Mr. -        

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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