GLENBERVIE Terrace, Thorndon, Wellington - 1866
the following list from NZETC was written about 1926
... Glenbervie Terrace, Thorndon, off Tinakori Road, near Hill Street, was spelt “Glenburvie” on a survey map of 1848.
This name is thought to have originated from the ship ** “Glenbervie,” which arrived 7th March, 1840, and has generally been accepted as such.
Residents of this locality in 1866 were: Messrs
* W. Cooper,
* A. G. Swanson,
* F. Bright and
* C. Johnston.
The name of Glenbervie Road was changed to Sydney Street in 1926.
** the Glenbervie, Barque: 387 tons
Captain: William Black
Sailed London October 2nd 1839 - arrived Wellington March 7th 1840
A fast, well built craft of 382 tons, she was armed with eight guns and small arms for the ship's company, and filled with ample stores and provisions, and goods for barter with the Maoris. She was manned with a picked crew, and in the forecastle there were, oddly enough, a Maori and a native of the Marquesas Islands. Captain E M Chaffers, R N, a skilful navigator, was in command, and the total number of people on board was thirty-five.
the passengers were:
* Heaver Mr R
* I Inglis Mr R
* Northwood Mr T
* & Mrs
* Smith John
* Watt Mr
* & Lady
* Clark Mr David
* Wallace William E
* McDonald Mr W H - Manager/Accountant first bank in NZ - Union Bank of Australia - now ANZ