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the list of ships into NAPIER New Zealand from 1863 -1881

the following is a list of ships into NAPIER from 1843 to 1881

it was taken from NZETC White Wings Vol II
.. part I - Founding the Provinces
.. part II - Old-TIme Shipping
.. part III - Passenger Ships to 1885

this link, PORT of NAPIER tells of:
* Whaling Stations
* Early Coastal Craft
* First Wool Ships
* From London Direct
* Passenger Ships
* Shipping Notes
* Burning Of The Montmorency

INDEX OF SHIPS
into AUCKLAND
into LYTTELTON (Christchurch)
into NAPIER (Hawkes Bay)
into NELSON (Marlborough)
into NEW PLYMOUTH (Taranaki)
into PORT CHALMERS (Dunedin)
into WELLINGTON
- (most of the ships are links at the above site)


1863
Earl of Winsor, ship, 738 tons, Captain Dick, from London, via Wellington, arrived May 27th. Earl of Winsor sailed for Oamaru on June 9th with 3,000 sheep. The heaviest shipment from Napier made to date.

George Canning, barque, 411 tons, Captain F. M. Harries, arrived from London via Nelson.

Royal Bride, 526 tons, Captain Laker, sailed January 29th, arrived June 14th, via Auckland.

Affiance, barque, 401 tons, Captain Simson, arrived from London, via Wellington.

1864
Rangoon, 374 tons, Captain Harwood, sailed from London November 26th, 1863, arrived July 23rd. Owing to casualties and rough weather, the barque did not leave the Downs until January 24th. After a very rough and tedious passage, she put into Sydney on June 2nd for provisions and some repairs. Sailed from Sydney on July 4th, and had another rough passage to port. When off the Bay of Plenty, encountered a terrific gale, which did considerable damage to the ship.

1868
Henry Miller, 433 tons, Captain. Dickson, sailed June 22nd, arrived October 20th. On September 8th, when off the Mauritius, a terrific gale, with huge seas, was encountered, and 30 tons of cargo were jettisoned, the vessel labouring heavily, and shipping heavy seas.

1869
R. T. Turnbull, 367 tons, Captain Cumming, sailed July 2nd, arrived November 9th. The long voyage was due to a succession of heavy gales.

1872
HÖVding, ship, Captain Berg, arrived September 15th from Christiania. Ship made the voyage in 108 days, and landed a large number of immigrants.

1873
HÖVding, Ship, Captain. Nordbye, arrived December 1st, 110 days from Christiania, with a second batch of immigrants. This was a new ship, the Hövding which visited the port the previous year having been condemned on her arrival at Norway.

1874
Winchester, Captain Arnold, sailed May 3rd, arrived July 26th. A fine frigate-built ship, the largest to arrive at Napier to date. She made a smart passage of 84 days, and brought out 437 immigrants.

1875
Clarence, 1105 tons, Captain Emmett, sailed September 24th, 1874, arrived January 5th. She brought 350 immigrants. During the voyage there were 21 deaths, chiefly children.

John Norman, sailed from London January 5th, and Lamlash January 21st, arrived June 11th. A long voyage of 153 days, owing to heavy weather experienced throughout.

1876
Hudson, 597 tons, Captain Colville, sailed October 23rd, 1875, arrived February 13th, with 200 immigrants. Other voyages made by this ship are recorded in Vol I., White Wings.

Madeline, 481 tons, Captain Morrin, sailed January 3rd, arrived April 18th.

1878
Renfrewshire, 898 tons, Captain Beattie, sailed September 29th, 1877, arrived January 4th, 1878, with immigrants. The vessel was placed in quarantine on account of scarlet fever having broken out. Later she proceeded to Wellington, arriving there on February 13th.

1879
Mendoza, Captain Howleson, sailed November 6th, 1878, arrived February 26th.

1881
Mercia, Captain Mosey, sailed November 8th, 1880, arrived February 21st, 1881

ships into NEW PLYMOUTH New Zealand from 1843 -1885

the following is a list of ships into New Plymouth from 1843 to 1885

it was taken from NZETC White Wings Vol II
.. part I - Founding the Provinces
.. part II - Old-TIme Shipping
.. part III - Passenger Ships to 1885

this link, TARANAKI PROVINCE tells of
* The William Bryan
* Dickey Barrett
* The Amelia Thompson
* Wreck Of The Regina
* The Oriental
* A Pleasant Voyage (the Timandra 1842)
* Blenheim And Essex
* The Theresa Falls In With A Pirate

INDEX OF SHIPS
into AUCKLAND
into LYTTELTON (Christchurch)
into NAPIER (Hawkes Bay)
into NELSON (Marlborough)
into NEW PLYMOUTH (Taranaki)
into PORT CHALMERS (Dunedin)
into WELLINGTON
- (most of the ships are links at the above site)


1843
Thomas Sparks, Captain Sparks, left London November, 1842, arrived New Plymouth, via Nelson, May 29th. Having encountered severe gales, she had to put into Capetown to repair damage. She was detained for a long time. By this vessel arrived in New Zealand the first cuttings of the Cape accacia, a good shelter shrub. Among the passengers were Messrs. John and Charles Hursthouse.

William Stoveld, Captain Davidson, from London, via Nelson, arrived October 26.

Himalaya, 477 tons, Captain Creagh, left London September 7th, arrived December 23rd, and proceeded to Nelson, where she arrived January 10th, 1844. Passengers, 21,

Bella Marina, 600 tons, Captain Ashbridge, from London, via Hobart, arrived May 27th, bringing a small batch, of immigrants.

Raymond, barque, arrived August 29th.

1846
Ralph Bernal, 400 tons, Captain Maclaren, from London, arrived October 15th.

1847
Elora, from London, arrived January 30th.

Catherine Johnson, arrived August 31st.

Bernicia, 548 tons, Captain Arnold, from London, arrived October 20th.

1848
Bernicia, 548 tons, Captain Arnold, left Gravesend, July 7th, arrived November 3rd.

Star of China, from London, arrived November 23rd.

1849
Cornwall, 580 tons, Captain Dawson, formerly of the Amelia Thompson, from London, arrived August 18th. This vessel was under charter to the New Zealand Land Company. She afterwards went on to Dunedin, arriving September 23rd.

1850
Pekin, Captain Whitby, left London, August, 1849, arrived February, 1850 (via Port Chalmers).

Berkshire, Captain White, left London October 4th, 1849, arrived January 8th (via Nelson).

Kelso, 500 tons, Captain Innes, arrived October 24th.

Phoebe Dunbar, arrived December 15th.

Poictiers, barque, Captain Beale, left London February 24th, arrived June 30th.

Mariner, arrived October 11th.

Eden, barque, Captain Murdock, arrived October 29th, after a long and stormy passage, on which both food and water ran short. Passengers, 42.

1851
Cashmere, 640 tons, Captain G. Pearson, sailed June 16th, arrived October 10th.

Victory, 700 tons, Captain A. L. Mulling, arrived May 1st.

Simlah, arrived October 12th.

1852
Lord William Bentinck, 600 tons, Captain E. Canney, from London, arrived January 6th. Passengers, 30.

William Hyde, arrived March.

Joseph Fletcher, 672 tons, Captain John Foster, from London, via Auckland, October 8th.

St. Michael, 600 tons, Captain W. Prince, left London July 14th, arrived December 2.

1853
Tasmania, 600 tons, Captain McWilliam, from London, via Wellington, arrived April 19th.

Cashmere, 640 tons, Captain Pearson, from London, via Auckland, arrived July 7th.

Simlah, 600 tons, from London, via Auckland, arrived August 6th.

Sir Edward Paget, 580 tons, Captain Chapman, from London, via Auckland, arrived August 16th.

True Briton, 685 tons, Captain H. W. Norris, arrived January 18th, via Wellington. She brought 17 passengers and some New Zealand Fencibles.

Cresswell, 670 tons, Captain Barnett, from London, arrived August 25th. Passengers, 52.

Joseph Fletcher, 672 tons, Captain John Foster, sailed June 20th, arrived September 17th. Full details of voyage in Vol. I., White Wings. Passengers, 70.

John Taylor, 800 tons, Captain Cawkett, from London, via Wellington, arrived November 28th. Among the passengers were Mr. and Mrs. Wakefield and family.

1854
Hamilla Mitchell, barque, 500 tons, Captain Bradley, from London, via, Auckland, arrived February 3rd. Passengers, 27.

Lady Clarke, 440 tons, Captain Tosvar, from London, via Auckland, arrived April 25th.

Eclipse, 480 tons, Captain Laing, from London, arrived June 17th.

Cashmere, 640 tons, Captain Pearson, sailed April 25th, arrived August 6th, and proceeded to Auckland, arriving August 21st.

Joseph Fletcher, 672 tons, Captain John Foster, sailed June 20th, arrived October 4th. Full details of voyage in Vol. I., White Wings.

Monarch, barque, 600 tons, Captain Duff, from London, via Auckland, arrived October 29th.

1855
Josephine Willis, 786 tons, Captain Cannes, sailed October 23rd, 1854, arrived January 26th. Full details of voyage in Vol. I., White Wings.

Rock City, 597 tons, Captain Cubbins, from London, via Auckland, arrived July 23rd. Among the passengers were Mr. and Mrs. Hoskin.

Duke of Portland, 533 tons, Captain Seymour, from London, via Auckland, arrived August 19th. Brought a detachment of the 58th Regiment and a few passengers.

Egmont, 767 tons, Captain Gibson, from London, via Auckland, arrived November 6th. A few passengers.

Cashmere, 640 tons, Captain Pearson, from London, via Lyttelton, arrived November 22nd.

1856
Euphemus, 586 tons, Captain Harwood arrived March 27th.

Ashmore, barque, 570 tons, Captain Ginders, from London, via Auckland, arrived March 27th.

Chatham, barque, 540 tons, Captain Cole, left London January 18th, arrived May 9th.

Inchinnan, 566 tons, Captain Ennis, left London July 4th, arrived October 11th, via Nelson. She brought a few passengers.

Gipsy, barque, 426 tons, Captain Bolton, left London June 21st, arrived October 11th.

1857
Cashmere, 640 tons, Captain Pearson, sailed from London December 17th, arrived April 5th. Passengers, 31.

Dinapore, ship, 789 tons, Captain Louttit, sailed from London April 17th, via Auckland, arrived October 10th.

William Watson, barque, 480 tons, Captain W. Brown, sailed from London August 24th, arrived December 30th.

Kenilworth, ship, 537 tons, Captain Thorn, arrived July 8th, via Auckland.

1859
Eclipse, barque, 254 tons, Captain Elliott, left London November 8th, 1858, arrived March 4th with 18 passengers.

William Watson, Captain McFarlane, left London October 18th, 1858, arrived February 18th, 1859.

1860
Anne Longton, 700 tons, Captain Mundle, from London, via Nelson, arrived August 27th.

1861
No ships

1862
No ships

In 1860 the Maori War broke out in Taranaki, and for many years things were in a very unsettled state throughout the district. All direct shipping from England to New Plymouth ceased, and no emigrant vessels visited the Roadstead till January 23rd, 1875.

1863
Bard of Avon, 765 tons, Captain Penny, from London, via Nelson, arrived October 12th.

1864
No ships

1865
No ships

1866
Shelburne, 371 tons, Captain Lowe, left London November 30th, 1865, arrived April 11th. A long, uneventful voyage of 130 days. First vessel to come to New Plymouth direct since the Eclipse in 1859.

Lord Clyde, 531 tons, Captain Murphy, from London, via Nelson, arrived October 20th.

1875
Avalanche, 1160 tons, Captain Bishop, sailed October 22nd, 1874, arrived January 23rd, 1875. Passengers, 260.

Halcione, 842 tons, Captain Croker, left May 27th, arrived September 2nd, 1875, with 290 immigrants.

Chile, ship, 707 tons, Captain Alex. Smith, sailed June 17th, arrived September 26th, with 130 immigrants.

Collingwood, ship, 1014 tons, Captain Black. This vessel was listed to sail from London and land 286 passengers at New Plymouth, but fever broke out on the voyage, and the captain put into Wellington, arriving on July 10th. As there were 50 cases of scarlet fever under treatment on board, the vessel was ordered into quarantine. She had 293 passengers, and those for New Plymouth, when released, were taken on by the steamer Taupo. During the voyage of the Collingwood there were 20 deaths, of which 15 were children. There were four births.

1877
Hurunui, 1012 tons, Captain McKelvie, arrived December 2nd, but, owing to a severe gale, the passengers could not be landed, and the ship went on to Wellington, New Plymouth passengers being sent up by steamer.

1881
Adamant, Captain Bowling, left London November 19th, 1880, arrived April 7th. She brought the plant for the New Plymouth Harbour works.

1885.
Pareora, Captain Bonguard, left London August 19th, arrived December 9th. This was the last direct immigrant ship that visited New Plymouth.

The Waikato, HERMIONE, and the Strathnavar had passengers for New Plymouth in 1877, and they were landed at Wellington and sent on by steamer.

the ships into AUCKLAND New Zealand from 1840 -1885

the following is a list of ships into Auckland NZ from 1840 to 1885

it was taken from NZETC White Wings Vol II
.. part I - Founding the Provinces
.. part II - Old-TIme Shipping
.. part III - Passenger Ships to 1885

INDEX OF SHIPS
into AUCKLAND
into LYTTELTON (Christchurch)
into NAPIER (Hawkes Bay)
into NELSON (Marlborough)
into NEW PLYMOUTH (Taranaki)
into PORT CHALMERS (Dunedin)
into WELLINGTON
- (most of the ships are links at the above site)


1840
Tuscan, Captain White, arrived March 8th at Bay of Islands.

1841
James, barque, arrived from London May 6.

1842
Tuscan, brigantine, 181 tons, Captain Osmond, arrived during October with passengers.

St. George, barque, Captain Sughrue, arrived from London October 25th.

Ganges, ship, arrived from Plymouth, after a 105 days' passage.

1843
Bangalore, barque, 877 tons, Captain C. Nelson, from London, via Sydney, arrived December 23rd. Brought out Governor Fitzroy, with wife and three children; also Mr. and Mrs. Henry Samuel Chapman, wife and one child. Governor Fitzroy was sworn in as Governor at the old Government House the day after arrival, and on the same day Mr. Chapman was sworn in as the first Judge of the Supreme Court by the Governor. Sir F. Chapman (still living), who held the position of judge of the Supreme Court for many years, is a son of Mr. Henry S. Chapman. The Bangalore loaded a cargo of kauri timber at Waiheke, and sailed for London via Valparaiso on the 13th February, 1844.

Ursula, ship, via Wellington. F. Dillon Bell arrived by this vessel.

Sydney, barque, 350 tons, Captain White, arrived from London June 29.

Nelson, 209 tons, Captain Maclaren, from London, August 10.

1845
David Malcolm, 600 tons, Captain Cabel, arrived from London during October.

1846
Ralph Bernal, barque, Captain McLean, arrived 11th August, via Wellington and Nelson.

Madras, barque, Captain Hilbury, from London, arrived 9th October, via Wellington and Nelson.

1847
Elora, ship, 338 tons, Captain Turnbull, from London, arrived 7th March, via Nelson and Wellington.

John Wesley, missionary brig, 237 tons, Captain Buck. Sailed from Southampton, via Sydney, arrived 11th April, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Davies, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Malvern, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Ford, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Amos, Rev. Kirk, Miss A. Lawry, Miss Somervill.

Protector, barque, 317 tons, Captain Hunter, from London, arrived 5th September.

Saghalien, barque, 377 tons, Captain Jones, arrived 22nd November, via Wellington and Nelson.

1848
Richard Dart, brig, 270 tons, Captain Potter, sailed from Downs, 27th December, 1847, arrived 19th April.

Clara, barque, 360 tons, Captain Crow. Sailed from London 5th May, arrived 16th September, 134 days passage.

Cornelia, barque, 371 tons, Captain Mickleburgh, arrived 15th October, via Wellington.

Indian, ship, 592 tons, Captain English, arrived during November via Wellington and Nelson.

1850
Clara, barque, 360 tons, Captain Potter, sailed from Downs November 18th, 1849, arrived 23rd March.

Fairy Queen, Captain Doyle, arrived 9th July, 150 days from London.

Barbara Gordon, Captain W. Lilley, sailed 18th May, arrived 10th October, 145 days from Docks.

Camilla, 384 tons, Captain B. Pugh, sailed from Docks 14th July, arrived 12th December, via Wellington, 155 days from Docks.

1851
Stateley, Captain Ginger, arrived 1st June, 120 days from the Downs.

Norfolk, 349 tons, Captain Kreeft, sailed 17th March, arrived 18th August. Protracted passage, 165 days, owing to calms and head winds.

Thames, 407 tons, Captain Hedley. A fine barque, the first of a new line of packets laid on by Hooper and Co., London. Sailed 12th May, arrived 29th August. After landing passengers proceeded on to Wellington and Nelson, arriving at latter port 9th October.

1852
John Wesley, 237 tons, Captain Ryle, sailed from London 26th September, 1851, arrived 26th January, missionary brig. Son of Captain Ryle died during passage. The John Wesley was a smart little vessel and made the passage in 120 days, although adverse winds delayed her until rounding the Cape. She brought out Rev. W. Lawry, Rev. J. Polgrave and 12 other passengers and a large quantity of missionary supplies.

Catherine Stewart Forbes, 457 tons, Captain W. Wright, sailed from London 19th October, 1851, and arrived 9th March. Put into Cape of Good Hope 4th January, 1852, for water and provisions, sailing again 9th January. Encountered furious gale when off the New Zealand coast during which sustained damage and man washed overboard. The passage occupied 140 days. The barque sailed for New Plymouth 12th April.

John Phillips, 369 tons, Captain H. Poole, sailed 23rd December, 1851, arrived 5th April. Notwithstanding a delay caused by gales, she reached Auckland in 100 days from the Downs, a very fine run for so small a vessel.

Berwick Castle, ship, Captain Laltoe, arrived 13th December, 182 days from Docks.

1853
Simlah, barque, 597 tons, Captain Turnbull, sailed from London 19th February, arrived 10th June, with 30 passengers. The Rev. David Bruce came to Auckland in this ship.

Mary Catherine, barque, 336 tons, Captain Robertson, from London, arrived 14th June, 157 days from the Downs.

The Admiral Grenfell, barque, one of Willis' ships, sailed from London 14th May, arrived 12th August, making quick passage of 89 days.

1854
The Baltasara, barque, 330 tons, Captain J. T. Thomas, sailed from Falmouth 9th September, 1853, arrived 20th January, with a staff of miners, clerks, etc., and the machinery for the Company's Copper Mines at Kawau Island. The Baltasara called at Sydney.

Lady Clark, ship, 440 tons, Captain T. Tovar, sailed 17th October, 1853, arrived 25th February. After landing passengers and cargo, proceeded to New Plymouth.

Artemisia, 550 tons, Captain S. Banes, sailed 3rd December, 1853, arrived 4th April with 40 passengers. Later sailed for New Plymouth. The Artemisia experienced rough weather in the Channel and was runaboard by an American clipper, which caused considerable damage.

Eclipse, ship, 400 tons, Captain Laing, arrived 26th June, via New Plymouth.

Balnagileth, ship, 462 tone, Captain A. Smith, sailed 10th December, 1853, arrived 6th July, via Wellington.

Norman Morrison, barque, 530 tons, Captain Burke, arrived 26th October, via Wellington.

Cordelia, ship, 378 tons, Captain McKenzie, arrived 23rd November, via Wellington.

Bank Of England, ship, 726 tons, Captain W. Maxton, was one of Willis' line of ships. She sailed from the Downs 7th September, 1854. The vessel brought out 76 passengers among whom was Mr. J. I. Montefiore. A melancholy accident occurred during the voyage. William Hawkins, one of the passengers, fell overboard. The ship going about seven knots was immediately hove all aback and as the poor fellow was swimming light and strong there was every prospect of saving him. All at once he gave a piercing shriek and disappeared, having been taken, as was supposed, by a shark. Hawkins' wife and child witnessed the scene, and the child died a month later.

1855
Euphrates, ship, 675 tons, Captain Barrow, sailed from Portsmouth 27th December, 1854, and arrived 26th April, 1855. She brought out a detachment of 65th Regiment including Captain McGregor, Lieutenant S. Harris, 160 privates and 22 women and children.

Cornubia, barque, 460 tons, Captain Ellison, sailed from London 23rd December, 1854, and Land's End 5th January, 1855, arrived 30th April, after a tedious passage of 126 days.

Southern Cross, 70 tons, Captain Susten, mission topsail schooner, built for Bishop Selwyn, sailed 28th March, arrived 20th July, 112 days.

Merchantman. This fine ship under Captain G. T. Brown, arrived after a good passage of 99 days from Plymouth, on 5th September, having sailed on the 28th May. She brought out His Excellency, Colonel Gore Brown, the new Governor for New Zealand, Mrs. and Miss Brown, Captain Stewart (private secretary), also 22 saloon and 116 second cabin and steerage passengers for Auckland and Canterbury. Among the passengers by this ship was Mr. Brewer, who held the position of Collector of Customs at Onehunga for very many years. One of his sons, Mr. Chas E. Brewer, who settled on a farm at Wanganui, died at Martinborough on the 7th July, 1926, at the age of 76 years.

1856
Chatham, barque, 540 tons, Captain Cole, from London via New Plymouth, arrived 5th June. She was sadly baffled on the English coast, hanging on and off for 23 days before she cleared the Channel. She arrived at New Plymouth 19th May, 109 days from Land's End, sailing on the 22nd, and eventually reaching Auckland after a passage of 17 days from New Plymouth.

Sandford, ship, 624 tons, Captain R. H. Hughes, sailed from London 7th March, arrived 9th July. In addition to landing 93 passengers at Auckland, the ship had 26 for New Plymouth.

Lord Burleigh. This fine ship, one of Willis' line, was a vessel of 622 tons, in command of Captain A. C. Clarke. Sailing from Gravesend on 18th April, she crossed the Equatorpage 200 22nd May and arrived 8th August. This vessel had hitherto earned a reputation for speed, her previous passage to Sydney having being made in 79 days. On the trip to Auckland for 12 consecutive days she made an average run of 290 miles per diem. She brought out 12 cabin and 128 second and steerage passengers.

Martaban, a fine iron ship of 900 tons, Captain Lawson. She was built by the celebrated builders, Messrs. Scott and Co., of Greenock, two years previous to her visit to Auckland. The "Southern Cross" stated: "She is a noble looking vessel, 170 feet in length, the first constructed of iron that has visited the port." The Martaban sailed from London 16th June and reached Auckland, on 8th October. She landed 108 passengers in excellent health. One of the passengers was Mrs. James Leigh, Clonbern Road, Remuera.

Conference, the first vessel to arrive at Auckland from Liverpool, was an iron ship of 531 tons, under Captain W. Webster. She sailed 16th August, and arrived 29th November.

1857
Euphemus, ship, 586 tons, Captain William Hardwood, sailed from Gravesend 9th October, 1856, arrived 12th February with 114 passengers. Captain Hardwood reported that when off Tristan D'Acunha, the weather being so fine, no less than 26 sails were all within sight of each other.

Viscount Sandon, ship, 510 tons, one of Baines' Black Ball packets, Captain Hughes, sailed from the Mersey 18th October, 1856, arrived 13th February. This vessel met with the same fine weather as the Euphemus and was one of the 26 vessels in sight. She crossed the Equator in exactly the same number of days, 47 from the Mersey. Captain Hughes stated that in the course of many voyages to India and other places he had never encountered so many vessels as during this passage.

Kenilworth, ship, 537 tons, Captain James Thorn, sailed from the Downs 12th January, and arrived 4th May with 63 passengers for Auckland and 18 for New Plymouth.

Harkaway, ship, 898 tons, Captain Stephens, sailed from Gravesend 16th February, arrived 31st May.

Solent, ship, 733 tons, Captain Brookes, sailed from Downs 27th April, arrived 30th July. "The Southern Cross" reporting the ship's arrival, said that "from the time of weighing from Margate Roads until arrival at Auckland, the fore and main topsail sheets were never started." The ship brought 80 all told, 57 for Auckland and 23 for Canterbury.

Dinapore, ship, 789 tons, Captain James Louttit, sailed from Downs 17th April, arrived 5th August. She landed 89 passengers, and then proceeded on to New Plymouth.

Eastfield, 434 tons, Captain John Copland, sailed 6th August, arrived 12th December. The barque was 51 days reaching the Equator owing to light baffling winds. Three deaths occurred during the voyage.

Cornubia, barque, 460 tons, Captain W. Elison, sailed from Downs 7th May, arrived after tedious passage of 121 days. She brought 57 passengers. The Cornubia was the first of John Morrison and Co.'s line to visit Auckland.

Anne Longton, ship, Captain Kirby, arrived 9th October, 118 days from Gravesend.

1858
William Watson, barque, 480 tons, Captain William Brown, sailed from Plymouth 24th August, 1857, arrived 6th January. On 4th October, the cook good-naturedly jumped overboard to recover a cap lost by one of the passengers, the water being quite calm. The poor fellow suddenly disappeared, supposed to have been drawn under the quarter of the ship or seized by a shark. The barque came via New Plymouth and landed 44 passengers.

Tamar, barque, 600 tons, Captain J. Ross, sailed from London 11th October, 1857, and arrived 28th January.

Isabella Hamilton, barque, 280 tons, Captain Whittleton, sailed from Downs 24th December, 1857, and arrived 14th April. Among the passengers were Captain and Mrs. Walmsley.

The Bride, barque, 580 tons, Captain Spowart, sailed 1st February, arrived 21st June. On 24th April one of the sailors, with others, had broached cargo and become very drunk. He was sent aloft and fell from the maintop to the deck, fracturing his skull. In his descent he struck a child, one of the passengers. Both died within a few hours.

Swordfish, 345 tons, Captain J. Cundy, sailed from Downs 21st April, arrived 26th July.

Harwood, ship, 462 tons, Captain Forsyth, sailed from Downs 26th July, and arrived 4th November, the passage occupying only 95 days. She brought out 95 passengers.

Spirit Of Trade, barque, 450 tons, Captain McCulloch, sailed from Cork 3rd August, arrived 1st December. During the passage there were six deaths and six births.

Kingston, ship, 843 tons, Captain Weeks, sailed from Plymouth with 125 passengers, 15th September, arrived 28th December.

1859
William Watson, barque, 480 tons, Captain C. MacFarlane, sailed from London 21st October, 1858, arrived 8th February. The barque brought 160 passengers.

Tornado, ship, 1100 tons, Captain Aitken, the first of the "White Star" line to visit Auckland. She left Liverpool on the 10th June, and arrived at Auckland 24th September, landing 35 saloon, 40 second class, and 210 intermediate and steerage passengers. This ship was the largest to visit Auckland up to that date.

Harwood, ship, 500 tons, Captain Forsyth, sailed from Plymouth 11th August, and arrived on the 16th November, making the passage in 95 days port to port. She left Plymouth with 48 passengersone died on the voyage.

Shooting Star, ship, 1160 tons, Captain Edward James Allen, sailed from Liverpool 11th August, arrived 30th November. The third ship of the "White Star" line to arrive at Auckland. She came into port in a crippled conditionmainmast fished and main topgallant mast downafter a passage of 111 days. She brought 173 passengers. Two deaths and two births occurred during the voyage.

Shalimar, ship, 1402 tons, Captain J. R. Brown. This fine ship, the largest to visit Auckland up to 1859, brought out 225 passengers. She sailed from Liverpool on 12th September and arrived 21st December. On the 6th October a marriage ceremony was celebrated, the Captain officiating. Three children died during the passage.

Boanerges, 1236 tons, Captain Dunn, sailed from Queenstown (Ireland) 13th September, 1859, arrived 22nd December with the second division of the 14th Regiment, consisting of 14 officers, 480 non-com, officers and privates, 42 women and 44 children, in command of Major Dwyer. Four deaths occurred during the voyage.

The Traveller, barque, 462 tons, Captain Ellis, sailed 19th March, and arrived 23rd July, after an unprecedently stormy passage.

1860
Phoenix, 986 tons, Captain R. Brown, sailed from Liverpool 12th October, 1859, arrived 3rd February with 136 passengers (91 English, 29 Scotch, and 16 Irish). The Phoenix came south about and made the Snares 24th June. She was 10 days sailing up the coast to Auckland.

Frenchman, 1156 tons, Captain Renaut, sailed from Downs 8th December, 1859, arrived 21st March with 252 passengers. Smallpox broke out on board a fortnight after leaving England, and there were eight cases but only one fatal.

Avon, 645 tons, Captain Richardson, sailed from Downs 19th January and was anchored in Channel until 31st. This was her fourth voyage. Passengers, 61.

Northern Bride, 853 tons, Captain Betts, sailed from Liverpool 15th June, arrived 12th October. Passengers, 189.

Lord Burleigh, 647 tons, Captain F. W. Smith, sailed from Downs 18th November, 1859, arrived 22nd March. Passengers, 123. The Lord Burleigh previously visited Auckland in 1856, arriving 8th August, Captain Clarke in command.

1861
Morning Star, 1327 tons, Captain Matthews, arrived 14th January, via Melbourne, with 80 passengers. She was sent out by the Black Ball line.

Morning Light, 2377 tons, Captain Gillies, from Liverpool, via Melbourne, arrived 2nd March with 65 passengers. She was a noble vessel, built at St. John's, the largest vessel to arrive at Auckland up to the date.

Mersey, 812 tons, Captain D. Smith, sailed from London 22nd February, arrived 11th June. Passengers, 106. After discharging, the barque loaded kauri timber at Kaipara for London.

Henry Fernie, 1549 tons, Captain W. Hamilton, sailed from Queenstown 24th April, arrived 25th July. This ship brought out 18 officers, 692 men, and 69 women and children of various regiments.

Broadwater, 571 tons, Captain Stockman, sailed from Downs 3rd April, arrived 29th July. After passing Cape, the ship encountered, on 6th June, a heavy gale with hurricane squalls, which increased to a tornado, completely burying the ship and washing away a large portion of the bulwarks. It was impossible for the hands to go aloft to take in sail, so the fore topsails were let fly and the sails blown to ribbons. In a few minutes not a vestage of canvas remained on the yards, but the ship righted and was hove to, labouring terribly. One of the passengers, Mr. Henry Leeson, jumped overboard in a fit of insanity. The body was recovered but life was extinct. The Rev. Thatcher was a passenger.

Black Eagle, 1400 tons, Captain W. Smith, sailed from Plymouth 17th August, arrived 19th November. Passengers, 144. During a heavy gale the day after sailing, two casualties occurred, the first to a seaman, who fell from the rigging, which caused his death, and the second to a passenger, John H. Cobb, who fractured his leg in a fall. In November, 1924, four of the passengers by this ship were living in the Auckland province, viz: Mrs. Hooper, Messrs. William Taylor, R. C. Carr of Remuera, Auckland, and Mr. A. A. Alexander of Okaihau. When the vessel arrived, at Auckland there was not sufficient water to enable her to berth alongside the new wharf, which at that time extended from Quay Street to about half way down the present wharf, consequently the passengers and cargo had to be landed in cutters.

1862
Royal Charlie, barque, 435 tons, Captain Escott, sailed from Downs 16th March, arrived 31st July. She had a long and boisterous passage to the Equator, which was crossed on the 44th day out. She brought out 91 passengers (53 Irish, 23 English and 15 Scotch40 of whom were female servants).

Romulus, 703 tons, Captain Lord, sailed from Gravesend 26th June, and arrived 18th October, with 123 passengers including 80 English, 25 Scotch and 17 Irish.

Shalimar, 1591 tons, Captain G. J. Harley, R.N.R., sailed from Liverpool 25th August, and called at Melbourne 12th November79 days out and landed 360 passengers. The Shalimar brought 115 passengers and cargo for Auckland. She was sent out by the Liverpool White Star Co.

1863
Cairngorm, 1161 tons, Captain H. Auld, sailed from Gravesend 11th September, 1862, arrived 7th January, and landed 118 passengers.

Claremont, 634 tons, Captain McIntosh, sailed from Gravesend 11th December, 1862, arrived 25th March, and landed 98 passengers. On February 20th an albatross was caught with a wooden label attached to its leg, on which was written: "Alarm, New York to Hong Kong, Lat. 39 deg. 10 min. S., Long. 55 deg. E."

Royal Bride, 545 tons, Captain Laker, sailed from the Downs 9th January, arrived 29th Aprilpassengers, 24.

1864
Maxwell, 1000 tons, Captain G. Jones, sailed from the Downs 7th April, arrived 28th Julypassengers, 60.

Amersham, 742 tons, Captain J. B. Henry, sailed 16th March, arrived 7th August143 days from the Downs.

Mary Warren, 955 tons, Captain Hornewood, sailed from London 21st May, arrived 10th Septemberpassengers, 40.

Glendevon, 954 tons, Captain Brown, sailed from London 28th May, arrived 1st Octoberpassengers, 35.

Eagle Speed, 1237 tons, Captain J. Brinsden, sailed from Gravesend 12th June, arrived 16th October126 days port to port. She landed 191 passengers all in good health.

Jumna, 820 tons, Captain Garrick, sailed from Gravesend 4th July, arrived 24th Octoberpassengers, 100.

Ardbeg, 921 tons, Captain Hobson, sailed from London 18th August, arrived 16th Decemberpassengers, 160.

City Of Manchester, 534 tons, Captain Burrell, sailed from the Downs 29th September, 1863, and arrived 10th February after a protracted, passage of 140 days. She was 51 days out before the Line was crossed, owing to gales.

Golden City, 779 tons, Captain R. K. Martin, sailed from Gravesend 13th November, 1863, but owing to severe weather was compelled to put back and laid at the Downs until 19th. She took her final departure from Scilly 26th November. Her average run for a month after leaving the Cape was over 200 miles. The Golden City arrived at Auckland 4th March and landed 103 passengers.

Lord Clyde, 531 tons, Captain Withers, sailed from London 2nd February, and arrived 5th May. She was a fine barque, and coming south about made the passage in 93 days. She brought only 21 passengers. The Golconda, which sailed from London 4th January, nearly a month before the Lord Cldye, arrived at Auckland on the same day.

Statesman, 811 tons, Captain Marshall, sailed from the Downs 1st January, and Land's End 17th, arriving at Auckland 6th March, after a protracted passage of 126 days. Running short of water, Captain Marshall put into Nelson for a supply when the ship was 120 days out. The Statesman brought 101 passengers, including 16 saloon.

Albert William, 505 tons, Captain Walker, sailed 10th August, arrived 5th December. New ship on her second voyage.

Gladiator, 503 tons, Captain Young, sailed 15th November, 1863, arrived 26th March.

1865
Aliguis, 1121 tons, Captain Davidson, sailed from London 26th July, and made a good passage of 91 days, arriving 25th October, with 125 passengers, mostly assisted immigrants.

Armstrong, 817 tons, Captain A. Armstrong, a fine Nova Scotian built ship, sailed from the Downs 5th November, 1864, with 200 passengers, and arrived 16th February.

Ernestina, 1048 tons, Captain W. Fillan, R.N. This fine American built ship sailed from the Downs 28th October, 1864, and arrived 19th February. She brought out the fifth party of immigrants under the auspices of the Church of England Emigration Society, including Mr. Welch, of Birmingham, the general manager. There were on board 380 passengers, of whom 236 were Government immigrants.

Louisa, 900 tons, Captain Hall, sailed from Gravesend 9th November, 1864. The ship was delayed in the Channel with head winds for two weeks and put into Plymouth for water. She arrived at Auckland 28th March, being 139 days out. The Louisa brought 305 passengers, a large number of whom were assisted immigrants, also a small party of the Church of England special settlement.

Belgravia, 902 tons, Captain Jackson, sailed from Gravesend 3rd January, arrived 10th May. Experienced very heavy weather in Channel and was forced to take shelter in Torbay for several days, sailing from the Start 9th January. Passengers, 172.

1866
Viscount Canning, 751 tons, Captain Wright, sailed from London and took her final departure from the Lizard 28th September, with 168 passengers. The barque arrived 21st January, 1866, after a tedious passage of 124 days.

Alexandra, 898 tons, Captain Dalgarno, sailed from London 17th January, arrived 25th May. She brought 39 passengers.

1867
John Scott, 655 tons, Captain M. Penfold, sailed from London 14th December, 1866, arrived 27th April, after a protracted voyage of 135 days.

Regina, 599 tons, Captain Linkehorne, sailed from the Downs 27th November, 1866, arrived 20th March. The Regina had visited New Zealand on two previous occasions, bringing a large number of passengers. In 1858 she arrived at Dunedin from London on 9th November under Captain Thornton. The following year she sailed from London with 283 passengers, on 2nd September, and arrived on 4th December at Lyttleton, Captain Thornton still being in command.

Merrington, arrived 29th August, 141 days.

1868
Racehorse, arrived 8th July, 102 days.

Constance, arrived 24th July, 116 days.

1869
Coulnakyle, Captain Morrison, sailed 13th March, arrived 12th June, making the passage in 90 days from Plymouth. The Coulnakyle and Kate Waters were in company off the Cape and arrived at Auckland on the same day.

Percy, arrived 9th March.

Rapids, arrived 8th March.

John Banfield, Captain Bastian, sailed from London 9th April, arrived 11th August.

Red Rover, 1042 tons, Captain Macauley, sailed from Gravesend 13th July, and Lizard 24th, arriving 19th October, 86 days land to land.

1870
Hasquina, 428 tons, Captain Lowden, sailed from Liverpool 27th January, arrived 22nd May.

Inflexible, 997 tons, Captain Lyall, sailed from Gravesend 22nd December, 1869, arrived 3rd April. Was surrounded with icebergsno less than 21 large bergs being in sight for three days. Passengers, 40.

Estrella, 499 tons, Captain Crowder, sailed from Liverpool 27th June, arrived 20th October.

Argyleshire, 700 tons, Captain Todd, sailed from Glasgow 2nd April, arrived 2nd August.

1872
Naomi, 709 tons, Captain Robertson, sailed 16th November, 1871, arrived 6th March with 32 passengers.

1873
Durham, Captain Sexton, sailed 29th November, 1872, arrived 4th Marchpassengers, 70.

Edinburgh Castle, 627 tons, Captain H. Cape, sailed 4th December, 1872, arrived 14th May. When off Beachy Head the ship collided with the brigantine Fergus, carrying away some of her fore rigging, top gallant bulwarks and anchor stock. The brigantine was also damaged. The Edinburgh Castle put back to Deal for repairs, sailing again on the 28th December. She struck a heavy gale off Eddystone Lighthouse and had to put back to Portland. She made her final start on 24th January.

1874
Dorette, 847 tons, Captain Ayles, sailed from London 19th January, and from the Lizard 25th, arriving at Auckland 14th April after a rapid passage of 83 days port to port. The Dorette was a new ship purchased by the N.Z. Shipping Company, and when she returned to England her name was changed to Waimea. The several voyages made by the Waimea are recorded in Vol. 1, White Wings. The Dorette brought out 319 passengers, and when she arrived in port was placed in quarantine owing to an outbreak of scarletina during the voyage.

Huntly Castle, 423 tons, Captain McAuley, sailed from London 22nd February, under the flag of the Shaw, Savill Co., and arrived 28th May with 26 passengers, after a fair weather passage of 94 days.

1875
Ada, 686 tons, Captain Asuls, sailed from London 20th November, 1874, arrived 8th March.

John Rennie, 874 tons, Captain Nicholson, sailed from Start Point 17th May, arrived 27th August.

White Eagle, 878 tons, Captain Andrews, sailed from Lizard 17th July, and arrived 11th October, after a pleasant and uneventful passage, occupying 86 days. The White Eagle visited Port Chalmers in 1876 under Captain Roberts. She sailed 8th August from London, and arrived 8th November, making the passage in 92 days.

Star Of Germany, Captain Wilson, sailed from London 22nd August, arrived 23rd November.

Shooting Star, 422 tons, Captain Gillies, sailed from Docks 23rd December, 1874, arrived 17th May. The passage occupied 145 days, owing to heavy weather nearly all the way.

1876
La Escocesa, 946 tons, Captain Evans, sailed from London 5th February, arrived 8th May.

Inverallen, 650 tons, Captain McCann, sailed from Gravesend 19th March, arrived 30th June.

1877
No Ships.

1878
Martha Fisher, 811 tons, Captain Morguard, sailed 15th April, arrived 5th August.

Clan Fergusson, 800 tons, Captain lack, sailed 20th September, arrived 18th Decembersmart passage of 89 days.

Apelles, 1030 tons, Captain Blackstone, sailed from Glasgow 16th October, 1877, arrived 27th January with 249 passengers. The Apelles made one voyage to Lyttelton in 1874. She sailed on 17th January and arrived 5th May, 98 days passage, under Captain McLay.

1879
Weymouth, barque, Captain Hamilton, sailed from Gravesend, 28th January, arrived 11th June, after a protracted passage of 133 days.

Isle of Bute, 926 tons, Captain McAvoy, sailed 7th March, arrived 27th June; 113 days from Docks.

Inglewood, 1043 tons, Captain Brocklebank, sailed from Gravesend 25th September, arrived 26th December, with 38 passengers.

1880
Dunloe, barque, Captain Davies, sailed 29th August, arrived 8th December, 101 days from Docks.

1881
No Ships.

1882
Roman Empire, 1542 tons, Captain Adamson, sailed 23rd October, 1881, arrived 19th January, after a fast passage of 89 days from Docks. Passengers, 540. Captain Adamson is still living in Auckland.

Easterhill, 890 tons, Captain D. Evans, sailed 27th March, arrived 10th July, 103 days from Gravesend. Passengers, 27.

1883
Clyde, 1140 tons, Captain Hoyle, sailed from London 1st February, arrived 30th May. Passengers, 38.

East Lothian, 1389 tons, Captain Carve, sailed 19th March, arrived 2nd July. Passengers, 27.

1884
Glenrosa, Captain McEwan, sailed 19th March, arrived 28th June. Rather a stormy passage, vessel's sails being blown away on 31st May. (Shaw, Savill.)

1885
Katherine, 1630 tons, Captain Spille, sailed 19th April, arrived 27th July, 99 days from London Docks.

Duchess of Argyle, 1699 tons, Captain Herd, sailed 30th May, arrived 13th September, 106 days from Gravesend. Passengers, 34.

After 1885 very few passengers arrived by sailing ships at any of the ports

the ships into WELLINGTON New Zealand from 1840 -1885

the following is a list of ships into Wellington NZ from 1840 to 1885

it was taken from NZETC White Wings Vol II
.. part I - Founding the Provinces
.. part II - Old-TIme Shipping
.. part III - Passenger Ships to 1885

INDEX OF SHIPS
into AUCKLAND
into LYTTELTON (Christchurch)
into NAPIER (Hawkes Bay)
into NELSON (Marlborough)
into NEW PLYMOUTH (Taranaki)
into PORT CHALMERS (Dunedin)
into WELLINGTON
- (most of the ships are links at the above site)

1840
Lady Nugent, 500 tons, arrived from Gravesend, October 1st.

The Cuba sailed from Wellington during May with stores for the purchase of Chatham Islands from the natives. Captain Heale and Mrs. Diffenbach were passengers to negotiate with the Maoris.

1843
Essex, 329 tons, Captain Oakley, arrived January 4th.

Thomas Sparks, Captain Sharp, from London, via Cape of Good Hope, arrived January 31st. This vessel brought a number of passengers, including a few immigrants for Nelson. She made a long voyage, the run from the Cape occupying 50 days. When entering Wellington Heads she was fouled by the brig Margaret, from Sydney. The Thomas Sparks had a portion of her bulwarks stove in, and the brig lost her bowsprit.

Tyne, 500 tons, Captain Robertson, sailed from London February 12th, arrived 11th August with 17 passengers. She called at Cape of Good Hope May 12th, and Hobart Town July 31st. The barque was compelled to put into Hobart to replenish her water supply. Here some of the passengers, who had booked for Auckland, were informed of a Maori massacre in New Zealand and refused to come on to the Dominion. Mr. J. Stewart, second officer, fell overboard at the mouth of the River Derwent on July 31st, and was drowned.

Ursula, 490 tons, Captain Martin, sailed from London May 24th, arrived September 12th.

Mandarin, 650 tons, Captain Smith, sailed from London, via Hobart and Auckland, arrived December 10th.

1844
Bella Marina, 600 tons, Captain T. Ashbridge, from London, via Hobart, arrived May 31st.

Sydney, 450 tons, Captain White, from London, arrived May 31st.

Raymond, 489 tons, Captain M'May, sailed May 5th, via Taranaki, arrived September 5th.

1845
Caledonia, Captain Case, sailed from Plymouth August 24th, 1844, arrived January 11th.

Louisa Campbell, 350 tons, Captain Darby, sailed from London March 18th, arrived July 24th.

1846
Mary Catherine, 385 tons, Captain Howlett, sailed from London, 1845, via Nelson, arrived February 2nd.

Madras, 450 tons, Captain Hilbery, from London, via Nelson, arrived September 3rd.

1847
Hope, 500 tons, Captain Marshall, from London via Nelson, arrived January 7th.

Clara, 420 tons, Captain Crow, from London, via Sydney, arrived January 10th.

Elora, 313 tons, Captain Turnbull, from London, via New Plymouth and Nelson, sailed October 12th, arrived February 19th.

Saghalien, 377 tons, Captain Jones, from London, via Nelson, sailed May 27th, arrived October 14th.

Ralph Bernal, 400 tons, Captain Maclaren, from London, via Nelson and New Plymouth, sailed July 23rd, arrived December 17th.

1848
Indian, 591 tons, Captain English, from London, sailed November 18th, 1847, arrived April 2nd.

Elora, 340 tons, Captain Turnbull, from London, sailed February 10th, arrived May 27th.

Bernicia, 548 tons, Captain Arnold, sailed from London July 7th, arrived, via Taranaki and Nelson, November 20th. She brought 78 passengers for Wellington, and 153 all told. Captain Arnold was formerly in command of the Fifeshire, the first Nelson immigrant ship.

1849
Duke of Portland, 533 tons, Captain Cubitt, from London, via Auckland, arrived February 17th.

Mary, 533 tons, Captain Grant, from London, via Nelson and Taranaki, arrived March 14th.

Lalla Rook., 530 tons, Captain Hains, from London, sailed November 8th, 1848, arrived March 15th. Called at Table Bay on January 12th, and resumed the voyage four days later.

Jane Catherine, 420 tons, Captain Wilson, from London, via Auckland, arrived August 16th.

Pilgrim, 450 tons, Captain Francis, from London, sailed April 26th, arrived August 20th.

Cornwall, 580 tons, Captain Dawson, from Deal, sailed April 20th, via New Plymouth and Nelson, arrived September 9th. Landed 90 passengers at Wellington.

Enterprize, 253 tons, Captain Lovering, sailed from London June 9th, arrived September 30th.

Larkins, 700 tons, Captain Bruton, from London, via Otago, arrived October. 21st. 54 passengers.

Kelso, 567 tons, Captain Innes, from London, via New Plymouth and Nelson, arrived November 4th.

Pekin, 562 tons, Captain Whitby, from London, sailed August 9th, via Otago, arrived December 26th.

Thames, 407 tons, Captain Hedley, from London, via Auckland, arrived December 27th.

1850
Cornelia, 372 tons, Captain Mickleburg, from London, via Melbourne, arrived February 9th.

Poiotiers, 750 tons, Captain Beale, from London, via Taranaki and Nelson, arrived August 2nd.

Phoebe Dunbar, 704 tons, Captain Michie, from London, via Otago and Lyttelton, sailed July 10th, arrived November 14th. The Phoebe Dunbar was a new ship on her maiden voyage, and brought 94 passengers. She arrived at Otago on October 24th, and Lyttelton on November 7th.

Barbara Gordon, 338 tons, Captain Lilley, from London, via Auckland, arrived November 23rd.

Eden, 522 tons, Captain Murdoch, from London, via New Plymouth and Nelson, arrived November 28th.

1851
Emu, 382 tons, Captain Smith, from London, via Hobart, arrived March 13th, with passengers, including 15 Native Infantry of Bengal Army.

Cornelia, 372 tons, Captain Mickleburg, from London, via Nelson, arrived April 10th.

Cresswell, 574 tons, Captain Williams, from London, via Auckland and New Plymouth, arrived April 22nd.

Clara, 360 tons, Captain Potter, from London, via Nelson, arrived October 6th.

1852
Chieftain, 382 tons, Captain Chalmers, from London, sailed September 1st, 1851, arrived January 3rd. This vessel brought no passengers. She called at the Auckland Islands, where she picked up the captain and crew of the schooner Countess of Minto, which had been carried on to Macquarrie Island by swell and become a total wreck.

True Briton, 685 tons, Captain Norris, from Deal, sailed August 15th, arrived December 13th. Brought 251 passengers, including officers and men of 58th and 65th Regiments.

1853
Minerva, 829 tons, Captain Johnston, from London, via Melbourne, arrived March 6th.

Tasmania, 542 tons, Captain Norris, from London, arrived March 30th.

Royal Albert, 662 tons, Captain Norris, from London, via Otago, arrived March 30th with 75 passengers.

Admiral Grenfell, 500 tons, Captain MacClennan, sailed from London May 14th, arrived August 12th.

Cornwall, 580 tons, Captain Dawson, from London, arrived August 13th with 112 passengers.

John Taylor, 788 tons, Captain Cawkitt, from London, via Melbourne, arrived November 2nd with 89 passengers.

1854
Constantine, 608 tons, Captain Rogers, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 4th.

Duke of Portland, 600 tons, Captain Seymour, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 12th with 48 passengers.

Norman Morrison, 529 tons, Captain Maundrell, from London, via Hobart, arrived July 29th with 42 passengers.

Cordelia, 378 tons, Captain McKenzie, from London, arrived September 29th.

Thetis, 468 tons, Captain Pook, from London, via Melbourne, arrived October 15th.

Gipsey, 426 tons, Captain Bolton, from London, via Auckland, arrived November 13th.

Pudsey Dawson, 800 tons, Captain Davies, from London, via Otago, arrived December 23rd.

1855
Sea Snake, 500 tons, Captain Gilbert, from London, via Otago, arrived May 25th.

Surge, 543 tons, Captain Jarvis, sailed August 31st, arrived December 16th. 89 passengers.

New Era, 820 tons, Captain Rhind, sailed from London March 20th, arrived June 27th. 180 passengers.

1856
Monsoon, 296 tons, Captain Turnbull, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 23rd.

Westminster, 731 tons, Captain Westgarth, from London January 7th, arrived April 16th. 132 passengers. New ship on maiden voyage.

Libertas, 602 tons, Captain Dobson, sailed from London March 20th, arrived July 8th. 38 passengers.

Lancashire Witch, 1368 tons, Captain Mollison, from London, via Australia, arrived July 20th. Brought 226 passengers, including 149 men of 65th Regiment. Another vessel of the same name, a ship of 1574 tons, made several voyages to New Zealand in the 'sixties. Details are given in White Wings, Vol. I.

Hastings, 596 tons, Captain Carew, from London, via Cape, sailed June 4th, arrived October 14th. 51 passengers.

Philip Laing, 547 tons, Captain Cadenhead, sailed July 31st, arrived December 23rd, after a tedious passage of 146 days. First of the Black Ball Line. She came via Cape of Good Hope. Arrived at Cape October 13th, and left 23rd. Passengers, 56.

1857
Rose of Sharon, 788 tons, Captain Southeron, sailed from London October 1st, 1856, arrived January 19th. 100 passengers.

Indian Queen. 1050 Tons, Captain D. F. Jobson, sailed from London November 5th, 1856, arrived January 30th. 451 passengers.

Myrtle, 621 tons, Captain Mordue, sailed from London, arrived January 31st. 25 passengers.

Heroes Of Alma, 651 tons, Captain Silk, sailed from London January 16th, arrived May 3rd. 37 passengers.

Alma, 1070 tons, Captain Ross, sailed from Liverpool February 14th, arrived May 15th. 405 passengers.

John Mcvicar, 648 tons, Captain Allen, sailed from London August 6th, arrived November 12th. 66 passengers.

Gleaner, 485 tons, Captain Pentecost, sailed from London July 29th, arrived November 19th. 158 passengers.

Ashburton, 689 tons, Captain King, sailed from London August 7th, arrived November 26th. 102 passengers.

1858
Cresswell, 671 tons, Captain Barnett, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 14th. 25 passengers.

Hastings, 800 tons, Captain Carew, sailed from London November 18th, 1857, arrived February 16th. Made New Zealand seventy-eighth day out. Large number of passengers.

Acasta, 387 tons, Captain Halliday, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 27th.

Burmah, 718 tons, Captain Norris, from London, arrived April 16th. 52 passengers.

Ambrosine, 450 tons, Captain Leeman, sailed from Deal February 27th, arrived June 21st.

Harkaway, 658 tons, Captain Graham, sailed April 17th, arrived August 14th. 96 passengers.

1859
Indiana, 852 tons, Captain McKirdy, from London, via Lyttelton, arrived December 14th.

Equator, 480 tons, Captain Sellberg, from London, arrived January 22nd.

Midlothian, 392 tons, Captain Grant, from London, via Nelson, arrived February 5th.

Eclipse, 254 tons, Captain Elliott, from London, November 8th, 1858, arrived March 7th. Called at New Plymouth March 3rd.

Acasta, 385 tons, Captain Halliday, from London, January 7th, arrived April 11th.

Alfred the Great, 649 tons, Captain M'Intyre, from London December 7th, 1858, arrived April 17th. 69 passengers. Contrary weather caused her to put into the Cape on February 26th; remained there 10 days.

Minerva, 600 tons, Captain Merryman, sailed from London March 22nd, arrived July 12th. 70 passengers.

Reullura, 292 tons, Captain Gibbs, from London, arrived June 18th. 24 passengers.

Eaglet, 396 tons, Captain Butcher, sailed March 23rd, arrived August 25th. Long and boisterous passage of 155 days. Several spars carried away. Put into Cork to refit, leaving April 11th. On 13th same month, while lying-to in a gale, foretopmast, jibboom, foretopgallant yard carried away, and foretopgallant mast sprung.

Hastings, 519 tons, sailed June 10th, arrived October 20th, with 39 passengers. Delayed in the Channel 14 days by heavy weather. Captain pitched overboard and drowned off Cape on August 20th. Ship going ten knots at time, and a gale blowing. Captain was a young man, and married only a few days before sailing; formerly first officer on Joseph Fletcher.

Christopher Newton, 417 tons, Captain Menzies, sailed from London July 27th, arrived November 20th.

Countess of Fife, 510 tons, Captain Collie, from London, via Otago, sailed May 26th, arrived September 21st.

1860
Viscount Sandon, 600 tons, Captain Hughes, sailed October 22nd, 1859, arrived February 13th. 76 passengers.

Constantine, 623 tons, Captain Wrangles, sailed February 8th, arrived June 22nd. The Constantine ran to the equator in 26 days, and was then delayed by calms and light winds until rounding the Cape. The New Zealand coast was sighted on the 6th June, when she encountered a succession of S.E. gales, amounting at times to hurricane force. The heavy seas carried away bulwarks, stanchions, skylightspage 222 and boats. The gales continued for 14 days, when land was again sighted on the 20th, and Wellington reached on the 22nd June.

1861
No Ships.

1862
Albemarle, 536 tons, Captain Meritt, sailed August 13th, 1861, took final departure from Dungeness September 2nd, arrived January 5th.

1863
Maria, 747 tons, Captain Teulon, sailed March 6th, arrived June 27th. 20 passengers.

William Carey, 589 tons, Captain Williams, sailed May 18th, arrived September 20th. When off Cape Leuwin encountered heavy storm, during which she shipped heavy seas, carrying away bulwarks and smashing boats.

1864
Bride, 500 tons, Captain Gibson, sailed August 13th, arrived January 3rd. In the vicinity of the Cape experienced two severe hurricanes, but escaped damage. Hove to for four days off Tasmania in gale, and becalmed for eight days off Cape Leuwin. 149 days' passage.

West Australian, 600 tons, Captain Luke, sailed March 23rd, arrived July 1st. Passengers, 87.

1865
Adelaide Baker, 809 tons, Captain Baker, sailed May 6th, arrived October 6th. Pleasant but protracted voyage156 days.

James Lyster, 950 tons, Captain Linklater, sailed July 31st, arrived December 13th. Detained three weeks in Channel. 23 passengers.

1866
Commodore, 562 tons, Captain Colville, sailed October 4th, 1865, arrived January 12th.

Weymouth, 830 tons, Captain Norris, sailed April 1st, arrived July 3rd. Ship suffered considerable damage owing to furious gales after rounding the Cape. Three boats completely smashed, and nearly all port railing carried away. This vessel brought a submarine cable for Cook Straits.

Lord Raglan, 477 tons, Captain Williams, sailed March 3rd, arrived July 29th.

Ensign, 431 tons, Captain Sangster, sailed May 20th, arrived September 9th. Captain Black, who was in command, died at sea, and the chief officer, Mr. R. Sangster, then took charge.

1867
Coleroon, 760 tons, Captain Montgomery, sailed December 6th, 1866, arrived March 29th. 83 passengers.

1868
Henry Adderley, 687 tons, Captain Hartman, sailed April 5th, arrived August 7th.

1869
Cambodia, 806 tons, Captain Escott, sailed November 16th, 1868, arrived March 22nd.

Moss Trooper, 510 tons, Captain McKenzie, sailed December 15th, 1868, arrived June 11th. Until her arrival fears were entertained for her safety. The vessel was detained in the Downs until January 9th. Experienced average weather during passage. The length of the passage was attributed to the manner in which the vessel was loaded, a want of dead-weight in her bottom making it impossible for her to carry much sail.

1870
Firth of Clyde, 689 tons, Captain Dodds, sailed June 17th, arrived October 6th.

1871
No Ships.

1872
No Ships.

1873
Breechim Castle, 1000 tons, Captain Smith, sailed from Greenock December 20th, 1872, arrived March 19th.

Jubilee, 764 tons, Captain Monckman, sailed March 8th, arrived June 21st. 52 passengers.

1874
Cissy, 634 tons, Captain Spencer, sailed October 4th, 1873, arrived January 13th.

Salisbury, 1094 tons, Captain Clare, sailed October 5th, 1873, arrived January 20th. Put into Plymouth, leaving again October 24th. 264 passengers.

Mccallum More, 1668 tons, Captain Smith, sailed February 4th, arrived April 27th. A new ship on her maiden voyage; Made the run from Glasgow to New Zealand coast in 76 days; crossed the line in 23 days.

La Hogue, 1331 tons, Captain Carvasso, sailed February 20th, arrived May 26th. Passengers, 500.

Inverallan, 660 tons, Captain McCann, sailed February 14th, arrived May 28th.

Strathnaver, 1017 tons, Captain Devey, sailed June 2nd, arrived August 31st. The vessel narrowly escaped going on Barrett's Reef, being towed to safety by s.s. Stormbird. Six births and six deaths during the voyage. 391 passengers.

Howrah, 1097 tons, Captain Greeves, sailed August 26th, arrived November 30th. Ten deaths and four births during the voyage. 380 passengers.

1875
Collingwood, 1014 tons, Captain Black, sailed April 16th, arrived July 10th. Nineteen deaths resulted from an outbreak of fever, and one male passenger committed suicide. On arrival there were 50 cases under treatment for scarlet fever. 293 passengers.

Teviotdale, 1260 tons, Captain Nicol, sailed May 15th, arrived August 26th. 24 passengers.

Rodney, 1447 tons, Captain Louttit, sailed from the Downs June 7th, arrived August 29th. 510 passengers. Passed the Lizard June 10th; crossed the Line July 17th; rounded the Cape July 23rd; and made Cape Farewell on August 27tha run of 77 days from the Lizard to Cape Farewell. 11 deaths.

Dilawar, 1306 tons, Captain Dice, sailed May 11th, arrived September 5th. Severe gales towards end of voyage smashed long boat and damaged bulwarks, etc.

Kilfauns Castle, 800 tons, Captain Kidd, sailed July 4th, arrived October 5th.

Border Chief, 1011 tons, Captain Leslie, sailed July 3rd, arrived October 9th. Met with very heavy weather on August 23rd, which necessitated a cargo of gunpowder being thrown overboard, and the hatches battened down. Cargo greatly damaged by water getting below. 30 passengers.

Howrah, 1098 tons, Captain Greeves, sailed July 30th, arrived November 9th. A male passenger was caught stabbing a cat; captain ordered it to be thrown overboard. In accordance with a nautical superstition, the passengers attributed the succession of unfavourable winds which followed to this incident.

Commissary, 900 tons, Captain Hunter, sailed September 4th, arrived December 11th. A saloon passenger fell overboard. When the boat was being launched to pick him up, forward tackle ran out, and the carpenter was also thrown into the water. The second officer had a narrow escape. Passenger and carpenter were drowned. 45 passengers.

1876
Commonwealth, 1343 tons, Captain Cooper, sailed November 1st, 1875, arrived February 5th. 45 passengers.

Penshaw, 740 tons, Captain Airey, sailed from Glasgow January 10th, arrived March 29th. A new vessel, which made rapid passage of 79 days port to port73 land to land. Made the south-east end of New Zealand March 24th.

Midlothian, 1084 tons, Captain Griffiths, sailed May 19th, arrived August 25th. The vessel left Gravesend on May 7th, but shortly afterwards it was found that the steering gear was out of order. She put back, and sailed again on May 19th.

Dunbritton, 1478 tons, Captain Kennedy, sailed May 3rd, arrived August 4th. 50 passengers.

Camperdown, 1487 tons, Captain Paton, sailed April 14th, arrived July 9th. Brought 181 immigrants, 170 of whom were landed at Nelson.

Howrah, 1098 tons, Captain Greeves, sailed July 29th, arrived November 18th. Called at Nelson on November 9th to land 200 immigrants; 86 immigrants were brought to Wellington.

1877
Ben Ledi, 1056 tons, Captain Boyd, sailed January 31st, arrived May 13th. The captain was congratulated for bringing the ship into port without assistance on a very boisterous night. The ship originally left on January 27th. Two days later she encountered a heavy gale. Four men and an apprentice went on to the jibboom to save a jib that had been blown away. A heavy sea struck the ship, and washed three of the sailors and the boy from the boom overboard, and, although the ship was hove-to and boats lowered, no sign was seen of them. The ship put back to the Downs for more hands.

City of Madras, 999 tons, Captain Grainger, sailed April 14th, arrived July 12th. 39 passengers.

1878
Renfrewshire, 890 tons, Captain Peattie, arrived February 13th, via Napier, where she landed immigrants. Trip occupied 97 days to Napier. As there were several cases of scarlet fever on board, the ship was quarantined for several weeks.

Gainsborough, 974 tons, Captain Carter, sailed October 23rd, 1877, arrived March 8th. She called at Nelson February 29th to land immigrants. She had a total of 230 on board for both ports. On November 3rd the bowsprit carried away, and before the ship paid off before the wind she lost her foretopmast and main royal mast. A jury bowsprit and topmast were rigged.

Araby Maid, 837 tons, Captain Cromarty, sailed October 30th, 1877, arrived January 22nd.

Rialto, 1165 tons, Captain Babot, sailed October 9th, arrived January 22nd. Brought a number of passengers. On October 14th a hurricane took away three topsails and the maintopsail yard; hove-to for 14 hours with seas sweeping the decks. Animal pens and several cases of acid were washed overboard, and glass in the skylight was broken by the force of the spray. The gale moderated at noon next day. A smart gale was experienced off Cape Leeuwin, and a number of cabin windows were stove in.

Craigee Lee, 624 tons, Captain Winther, sailed February 26th, arrived October 3rd. Put into Fremantle a complete wreck, sailing again August 29th.

Abeona, 997 tons, Captain Groshard, sailed May 1st, arrived August 19th.

Medea, 1065 tons, Captain Coles, sailed May 1st, arrived August 4th.

Caithlock, 1264 tons, Captain Phillips, sailed March 30th, arrived July 12th.

Firth of Forth, Captain Cowper, sailed March 27th, arrived July 4th.

1879
Duke Of Athole, 963 tons, Captain Elliott, sailed October 31st, 1878, arrived January 29th.

Lorraine, 829 tons, Captain Grondsund, sailed November 2nd, 1878, arrived March 2nd.

City Of Madras, 999 tons, Captain Houston, sailed March 7th, arrived June 20th. Two deaths on voyage.

Beemah, 953 tons, Captain Prideaux, sailed April 29th, arrived August 2nd.

Abethusa, 1272 tons, Captain Stiven, sailed September 3rd, arrived December 7th. There were four deaths and three births during the voyage.

1880
Scottish Prince, 894 tons, Captain Searle, sailed October 3rd, 1879, arrived January 5th. 100 passengers.

Eastminster, Captain Mosey, sailed October 25th, arrived January 18th. Brought a number of passengers for Nelson and Wellington.

Buttermere, 993 tons, Captain Ogilvie, sailed December 3rd, 1879, arrived March 2nd.

Rodell Bay, 1080 tons, Captain Lindsay, sailed from Glasgow May 6th, arrived August 12th. After passing Tasmania experienced a gale which increased to hurricane force. A fierce squall swept away the main topsail yard and the mizen topmast, although there was no canvas set; portion of rail also lost. Weather improved next day.

Stirlingshire, 1178 tons, Captain Alexander, sailed from Glasgow June 11th, arrived September 10th. 53 passengers.

Hannah Landles, 1271 tons, Captain Grey, sailed August 5th, arrived November 13th.

1881
Isle of Erin, 726 tons, Captain McCartie, sailed from Glasgow October 5th, 1880, arrived January 26th.

Wigtonshire, 1000 tons, Captain Mowat, sailed October 30th, 1880, arrived February 1st,

City of Carlisle, 876 tons, Captain Stooks, sailed February 23rd, arrived June 11th.

Mary Low, 855 tons, Captain Alexander, sailed March 30th, arrived July 13th. Severe weather after passing Tasmania. One sea broke three cabin doors and a lifeboat. On arrival, two of crew were handed over to police for refractory conduct.

Unicorn, 449 tons, Captain McCallum, sailed from Glasgow July 9th, arrived November 7th.

1882
Perthshire, 594 tons, Captain Sember, sailed October 29th, 1881, arrived January 23rd.

Port Glasgow, 909 tons, Captain Nicholl, sailed May 2nd, arrived August 24th. Vessel successfully weathered two severe storms, but lost her jib and main topmast staysail when off Wellington Heads.

1883
Montrose, 987 tons, Captain Billett, sailed December 7th, 1882, arrived March 4th. 37 passengers.

Perthshire, 596 tons, Captain Sember, sailed September 8th, 1882, arrived January 3rd.

Duncraig, 669 tons, Captain Storm, sailed October 13th, 1882, arrived January 15th.

Closeburn, 876 tons, Captain Anderson, sailed November 29th, 1882, arrived March 18th.

1884
Villalta, 876 tons, Captain Thompson, sailed October 1st, 1883, arrived January 11th.

Peebleshire, 866 tons, Captain Miller, sailed November 9th, 1883, arrived February 15th.

Peter Stuart, 1447 tons, Captain Vanstone, sailed May 3rd, arrived August 25th.

Cape Clear, 853 tons, Captain M'Lean, sailed June 7th, arrived September 13th.

1885
Dunscore, 1000 tons, Captain Hind, sailed December 30th, 1884, arrived Apri1 1st.

Villalta, 876 tons, Captain Thompson, sailed December 22nd, 1884, arrived April 9th.

Highland Glen, 982 tons, Captain Crane, sailed January 23rd, arrived May 28th.

City of Florence, 1199 tons; Captain Leask, sailed March 26th, arrived June 29th.

Earl Derby, 961 tons, Captain Kerr, sailed April 11th, arrived July 23rd.

Scottish Admiral, 939 tons, Captain Ross, sailed May 22nd, arrived September 4th.

Formosa, 915 tons, Captain McGowan, sailed May 28th, arrived September 4th.

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SMITH marriages in New Zealand - 1851 to 1860 the BRIDES

From the SMITH database

some SMITH marriages New Zealand 1851 to 1860:

the SMITH BRIDES

Agnes Smith
- married Robert Gordon McKenzie in 1855

Alice Harriett Smith
- married John George Miles in 1860

Amy Smith
- married Robert Barker in 1852

Ann Smith
- married William Devett in 1852

Ann Smith
- married Hugh McPhee in 1855

Ann Smith
- married Allport in 1859

Ann Smith
- married Henry Pitt in 1852

Ann Eliza Smith
- married Stephen Cooper in 1856

Ann H Smith
- married ? in 1858

Annie Mary Smith
- married William Coxhead in 1860

Bathia Smith
- married James Wilkie in 1857

Catharine Smith
- married William Morrison in 1851

Charlotte Smith
- married Ebenezer Loader in 1859

Elizabeth Smith
- married Francis Tait in 1855

Elizabeth Smith
- married Thomas Taylor in 1856

Elizabeth Smith
- married John Pattison in 1860

Elizabeth Smith
- married John Westlake in 1860

Elizabeth Smith
- arried William Aitchison in 1855

Frances Campbell Smith
- married John Tully in 1852

Harriet Smith
- married William Prouse in 1850

Helen F S Smith
- married ? in 1859

Jane Smith
- married William Simpson in 1860

Jane Smith
- married George William Woodroofe in 1857

Jane Susannah Smith
- married Thomas Eaton in 1856

Jessamine Jane Smith
- married Thomas Shalders in 1853

Jessie Smith
- married Andrew Bamberry in 1860

Louisa Smith
- married Francis William Knowles in 1861

Louisa Smith Miles in 1860

Louisa Ann Smith
- married James Mitchell Fisher in 1857

Lucy Smith
- married George Salisbury Newman in 1853

Macwood Smith
- married ? in 1858 (Bride or Groom ?)

Margaret Smith
- married William Smith in 1873

Margaret Smith
- married Matthew Fleming in 1856

Margaret Smith
- married John McLauchlan in 1853

Marion Young Smith
- married Hugh Calder in 1858

Mary Smith
- married Henry Joseph McLeod Hawk in 1853

Mary Smith
- married ? in 1860

Mary Ann Smith
- married Thomas Wellbourn in 1859

Mary Ashton Smith
- married James Balfour Wemyss in 1857

Matilda Susannah Smith
- married Benjamin Butterworth in 1855

Rose Ann Smith
- married Edward Thomas Ireland in 1860

Sarah Smith
- married John Kent in 1854

Sarah Smith
- married ? in 1859

Sarah Jane Smith
- married James Bruce McIntyre in 1859

Teresa Smith
- mmarried ? in 1855

the Smith GROOMS

Smith marriages 1840 to 1850

SMITH marriages in New Zealand - 1851 to 1860 the GROOMS

From the SMITH database

some SMITH marriages New Zealand 1851 to 1860:

the SMITH GROOMS

Alexander Augustus Smith
- married Mary Jane Giles in 1857

Arthur William Smith
- married Amelia Lamb in 1860

Charles Smith
- married Eleanor Smith Parker in 1854

Charles Smith
- married Johanna Anson in 1855

David Smith
- married Maria Jones in 1856

David Smith
- married Mary Culbert in 1860

Frederick Smith
- married ? in 1859

George Smith
- married Margaret Scott in 1853

George Smith
- married Judith Cahill in 1856

George Smith
- married Elizabeth Burton in 1860

Henry Smith
- married Mary Ann Batten in 1856

Henry Farr Smith
- married ? in 1859

James Smith
- married Mary Kau in 1851

James Smith
- married Erihapiti Te Awemakere in 1953

James Smith
- married Emma Freeth in 1857

John Smith
- married Elizabeth Sarah Commons in 1851

John Smith
- married Ann Kidd in 1852

John Smith
- married Sarah Kelly in 1853

John Smith
- married Anne Bell in 1855

John Smith
- married Mary Bell in 1856

John Smith
- married Elizabeth Faull in 1857

John Smith
- married Jane Gray in 1858

John Smith
- married Jane Watson in 1860
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the following was researched for Margaret65 after her query on 15-4-2011 .. "I have a John Smith born abt 1834 London England who married a Mary Kimber Hildreth in NZ 1860, have you come across this Smith in your research. I would love to find out where exactly he from and any other family HE may have had. I know all about their 12 children!"

John Smith (1834-1917)
- married Mary Kimber Hildreth (1838-1909) on 4 June 1860 in Waimea South, Nelson
- John was born in London, England in March 1834
- he arrived into Nelson 15 October 1855 on the "Queen Margaret"
- for the first 9 years he was engaged in surveying, farming and teaching (he was a teacher from 1856 to 1907)
- in 1860 he was teaching at River Terrace School
- in 1864 he was appointed headmaster of the Nelson Boys School
- John was the Inspector & Secretary of the Westland Board of Education and receved the appointment in Oct 1890 of Secretary for the Marlborough Board of Education

- they had 12 children

... due to the increasing size of the research on this family it has now been moved to its own journal at:
BRYANT + HILDRETH + SMITH
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John Edmund Smith
- married Matilda Trumble in 1855

John Frederick Smith
- married Mary Ann Howe in 1860

John Smith
- married ? Faull in 1857

John Smith
- married ? Bird in 1859

John E. Smith
- married ? McHardy in 1859

Joseph Smith
- married Margaret Quinty in 1857

Matthew Smith
- married Mary Griffiths in 1854

Peter SMith
- married ? in 1859

Richard Smith
- married ? in 1859

Robert Smith
- marriedMary Ann Homes in 1851

Stephen Smith
- married Sarah Ellen Kotiin 1851

Thomas Smith
- married Elizabeth Franklin in 1852

Thomas Henry Smith
- married Sophia Dorias Baker in 1857

Thomas D. W. Smith
- married ? in 1859

Thomas H. Smith
- married ? in 1857

William Smith
- married Sarah Rotherforth in 1851

William Smith
- married Agnes Reid in 1856

William Smith
- married Margaret Smith in 1857

Williamm Smith
- married Margaret Scott Simpson in 1860

William Smith
- married ? Attwood in 1860

William SMith
- married ? Riley in 1868

the Smith BRIDES

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SMITH marriages in New Zealand - 1840 to 1850

From the SMITH database

some SMITH marriages New Zealand 1840 to 1850

the SMITH GROOMS

Charles Smith
- married Sarah LINES in 1849

Donald Smith
- married ? in 1840

James SMith
- married ? in 1840

James Smith
- married Mararet MARTIN in 1850

John Smith
- married ? in 1840

John Smith
- married Mary MURTEGH in 1840

John Sharpe SMith
- married Mary Anne Ashton SLATER in 184

John Mountifield Smith
- married ? in 1840

John Thomas Smith
- married Mihi NUMANAin 1849

Octavius Smith
- married Anne PEARCE in 1850

Patrick SMith
- married Catherine DRISCOLL in 1848


the SMITH BRIDES

Agnes Ellen Smith
- married ? in 1840

Eliza Smith
- married John DARBY in 1850

Ellen Smith
- married James DOVE in 1850
Harriet Smith
- married William Ludwell in 1848

Jane Smith
- married Jerry WAITE in 1850

Margaret Smith
- married William HORNBROOK in 1843

Margaret Smith
- married David KERR in 1850

Marianne Adamina Grenville Smith
- married George John IRELAND in 1850

Martha Smith
- married Walter Alfred COOK in 1849

Sarah Catherine Smith
- married Peter CONROY in 1848


Smith marriages 1851-1860 - the Brides (with link to the Grooms)

SMITH - IMMIGRANTS to WELLINGTON 1838 - 1853

SMITH on the early ships to WELLINGTON as taken from available Passenger Lists

(will be kept in the SMITH burial database at this time)

20 Sept 1839 TORY
- Smith Henry G. ... Employed to oversee the Companies Wellington interests in Wakefields absence

3 Jan 1840 CUBA
- Smith Captain, William Mein ... Royal Artillery (Surveyor General to New Zealand Company). William Mein Smith, a Captain in the Royal Artillery, was Surveyor General to the New Zealand Company arriving in New Zealand aboard the Cuba. In 1842 he visited Akaroa & German Bay on Banks Peninsula. William Mein-Smith married Louisa and they had a daughter (Louisa) born to them on 29th January 1841 at Port Nicholson. Children of WILLIAM MEIN- SMITH and LOUISA were: i. LOUISA SMITH, b. 1843; d. 1905. In 1860 she married F W KNOWLES, 1860 and in 1887 was re-married to GEORGE STEPHENSON CROTTY.
- wife & children followed on the ADELAIDE (see below)

8 Feb 1840 DUKE OF ROXBURGH
- Smith Frederick 49 Mason
Wife 50
Daniel Thomas 25 Mason
Thomas 19 Mason
Samuel 17 Mason
Mary 15 Sempstress

7 March 1840 GLENBERVIE
- Smith John

10 March 1840 ADELAIDE
- Smith Mrs William Mein ... Husband travelled ahead on the Cuba
Fanny Under 9
George Under 9
Wallace Under 9

29 Aug 184 COROMANDEL
- Smith James 23 (in Cabin)

14 Nov 1840 MARTHA RIDGEWAY
- Smith Thomas 15 Blacksmith

12 Dec 1840 LONDON
- Smith Mr

27 Dec 1840 BLENHEIM
- Smith Mary 19 Housemaid

17 March 1841 LADY NUGENT
- Smith David 31 with wife Agnes & 4 children
Agnes 33 wife of David
James 40 with wife AMy & 5 children
Amy 32 wife of James
James Jnr 14

19 May 1841 LORD WILLIAM BENTNCK
- Smith William 22 Bricklayer

16 June 1841 [url=http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/SirJohnFalstaff1841.htm]Sir JOHN FALSTAFF[/URL
- Smith George ... Sailed London November 23rd & Torbay December 17th 1840 - arrived Sydney April 13th 1841. She sailed for Wellington May 29th 1841 where she arrived June 16th 1841, then sailed for the Hokianga on July 10th 1841

24 June 1841 CATHERINE STEWART FORBES
- Smith Benjamin 27 Carpenter
Martha 24
Son 1
Son Infant, born at sea

8 Sept 1841 WHITBY Whitby was one of three vessels fitted out to carry out a survey for the new settlement at Nelson. It brought to New Zealand, Capain Arthur Wakefield R N (brother to Edward Gibbon Wakefield) along with 59 officals and labourers.
- Smith James T. 29 Sergeant

16 Oct 1841 ARAB
- Smith David 37 Sawyer
Isabel 36
Alexander 15 Labourer
Daughter 13
Son 10
Son 7

22 Oct 1841 ORIENTAL
- Smith James 28
wife Elizabeth 27
dau Sarah 7
son Henry 3
son John

7 Feb 1842 LORD AUCKLAND
- Smith George 27 Millwright
Margaret 22
Mary 5 months

23 May 1848 JOHN WICKLIFFE
- IN CABIN
Smith Charles 30
Smith Charles H 21
- IN FORE-CABIN
Smith John Edmund 20 Clerk Bound for Otago

12 July 1849 [url=http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Mariner.htmMARINER[/URL]
- IN CHIEF CABIN
Smith Robert D 28 to Otago
- IN STEERAGE
Smith John 25 Labourer to Nelson

2 Aug 1849 PILGRIN
- Smith Mr & Mrs in CABIN

24 Oct 1849 KELSO
- IN PAID STEERAGE
Smith James 26 Farmer Bound for Otago
- IN ASSISTED STEERAGE
Smith Margaret 26 Bound for Wellington & went to Otago

24 Oct 1850 PHOEBE DUNBAR
- Smith William 43 on to Nelson
Sarah A 38
William 15
James 13
John 9
Henry 8
Mary 3
Barbara 2
Sarah Infant

22 May 1850 MONARCH
- Smith Henry Disembarked at Akaroa

late 1850 EDEN
- Smith Richard 55 Farmer all bound for New Plymouth
Elizabeth 45
Elizabeth 25
Catherine 21
Mary 20
John 18 Labourer
William 15
Christopher 13
Richard Thomas 13
Esther 13
Lewellyn 10
Maria 6
Emily 5

SMITH burials - BLUFF, Southland, New Zealand - Southland Crematorium

from the SMITH burial database of New Zealand

see page 1 for introduction


The Invercargill City Council maintains the following cemeteries.
- Click this link to search for more information and view headstone photos (where available)

14 SMITH buried in BLUFF Cemetery

503 SMITH buried in EASTERN Cemetery

2 SMITH buried in GREEN POINT Cemetery
25 SMITH buried in St JOHNS Cemetery
- Green Point + St Johns

110 SMITH at SOUTHLAND Crematorium

NOTE some dates may be cremation date


The 110 SMITH in SOUTHLAND CREMATORIUM

SMITH AGNES FERGUSON 87 Years, 25-Sep-2004

SMITH ALAN GEORGE 79 Years, 05-Apr-2010

SMITH ALFRED ALBERT 72 Years, 21-Jan-1979

SMITH ANDREA JAYNE 43 Years, 14-May-2007

SMITH ANTHONY GILBERT 39 Years, 16-Jul-1988

SMITH ARNOLD HARRISON 61 Years, 11-Sep-1997

SMITH BARRY GORDON 32 Years, 12-Feb-1998

SMITH BARRY PETER 69 Years, 29-Mar-2004

SMITH BARRY WILLIAM 68 Years, 01-Dec-1997

SMITH BERNARD JAMES (Kerins) 65 Years, 07-Apr-1994

SMITH BRIAN GARY 52 Years, 14-May-1993

SMITH CLAIRE HELEN MCCOMBIE 72 Years, 02-Nov-1986

SMITH DAVID ALEXANDER 82 Years, 16-Aug-2006

SMITH DAVID JAMES 74 Years, 30-Nov-1986

SMITH DESMOND CAWFORD 69 Years. 01-Aug-1996

SMITH DONALD JAMES 71 Years. 18-Nov-2004

SMITH DOREEN ELIZABETH 50 Years. 03-May-1980

SMITH DOUGLAS GIBSON 87 Years. 01-Jul-2004

SMITH DYLAN JOEL Stillborn. 25-Jul-2002

SMITH EDNA JOCELYN MARY 84 Years. 10-Jun-1999

SMITH EDWARD LEWIS 78 Years. 02-Jan-1995

SMITH ELSIE ALICE 77 Years, 13-May-1983

SMITH ELSIE FLORENCE 84 Years, 22-Feb-1992

SMITH ELSIE MAY 68 Years, 11-Mar-1993

SMITH ELSIE OSCARIA 88 Years, 22-Apr-1992

SMITH FLORENCE ALLEN 88 Years, 04-Mar-2004

SMITH FLORENCE CLOUSTON 82 Years, 15-Dec-1986

SMITH FLORENCE MAY 81 Years, 08-Feb-1988

SMITH FRANCES JANET 74 Years, 06-May-2008

SMITH FRANK HARRISON 84 Years, 02-May-1994

SMITH GEORGE ALFRED 71 Years, 17-Jan-1987

SMITH GEORGINA PEARL 69 Years, 22-Mar-1992

SMITH GLADYS ANNIE 75 Years, 29-Nov-1989

SMITH GLENYS MARION 64 Years, 20-Oct-2008

SMITH GRANT LESLIE 42 Years, 24-Mar-2001

SMITH HALLAM LLOYD 85 Years, 30-Jan-1998

SMITH HAROLD JOSEPH 69 Years, 25-Sep-1999

SMITH HAROLD ROBERT 65 Years, 10-Sep-2000

SMITH HELEN ISABEL 72 Year,s 11-Aug-1990

SMITH HELEN MARR 83 Years, 12-Nov-1993

SMITH HELEN MARY 82 Years, 27-Feb-1996

SMITH HUGH CANDLISH 80 Years, 06-May-1990

SMITH IAN JAMES 61 Years, 23-May-1995

SMITH IRIS JOAN 72 Year,s 20-Feb-2000

SMITH IVAN WALTER 62 Years, 10-Oct-1980

SMITH JAMES CALVERT 84 Years, 03-Apr-1982

SMITH JEANETTE 65 Years, 19-Jul-2008

SMITH JEANETTE BAILEY 60 Years, 05-Jan-2006

SMITH JENNIFER ANNE 52 Years, 22-Apr-2002

SMITH JESSIE ISABELLA 79 Years, 29-May-1990

SMITH Jessie Mackie (Jean) 83 Years, 29-Dec-2003

SMITH JESSIE MCGREGOR 75 Years, 25-Sep-1987

SMITH JOHN DAVID 86 Years, 23-Jun-1997

SMITH JOHN HAROLD 52 Years, 17-Jul-1981

SMITH JOSEPH CHARLES 71 Years, 08-Jun-1988

SMITH JOYCE DOREEN 82 Years, 21-Oct-2009

SMITH KATHLEEN ANNIE 75 Years, 29-Jan-1989

SMITH KEITH ALEXANDRA 59 Years, 15-Jul-2000

SMITH KENNETH ROBERT 54 Years, 03-Jan-2000

SMITH LAURECE FERGUSON 82 Years, 10-Sep-2010

SMITH LESLIE ALEXANDER 71 Years, 21-Mar-1978

SMITH LESLIE ISLAY 68 Years, 19-May-1978

SMITH LESLIE JAMES 73 Years, 24-Aug-2001

SMITH LILIAN YOUNG 88 Years, 30-Jul-1999

SMITH MARGARET ENA 83 Years, 19-Aug-1990

SMITH MARGARET KNOX 80 Years ,30-Aug-1981

SMITH MARGARET SIMPSON 75 Years, 28-Apr-2000

SMITH MARGUERITE ISABEL 84 Years, 15-Sep-1983

SMITH MARIAN LOIS 57 Years, 13-Mar-1990

SMITH MARY 85 Years, 22-Nov-1983

SMITH MARY ISABELLA 86 Years, 25-Jul-1985

SMITH MARY MARGARET 76 Years, 22-May-1986

SMITH MARY WINIFRED 80 Years, 28-Jun-2010

SMITH MILTON ARTHUR 82 Years, 18-Apr-1996

SMITH MURIEL KATHLEEN 82 Years, 01-Jan-1987

SMITH MYRTLE CATHERINE 81 Years, 21-Nov-2006

SMITH NAOMI ANNE 48 Years, 07-Sep-1994

SMITH OLIVE GERTRUDE 81 Years, 18-Jun-1982

SMITH OLIVE MAE 67 Years, 10-Nov-2000

SMITH OLIVER ALFRED BURNS 86 Years, 28-Oct-1983

SMITH PAUL PEMBERTON 22 Years, 25-Aug-1979

SMITH PAUL HENRY 69 Years, 12-Jul-2009

SMITH PETER FRANCIS 29 Years, 25-Apr-1980

SMITH PETER RICHARD 61 Years, 15-Nov-2005

SMITH PHYLLIS ALMA 88 Years, 01-Jan-2004

SMITH RAYMOND LESLIE 64 Years, 03-Jul-1989

SMITH REGINALD BRIAN 68 Years, 25-Jun-2003

SMITH REGINALD HENRY ARTHUR 88 Years, 27-Mar-1983

SMITH REGINALD SCOTT 79 Years, 24-Nov-2004

SMITH RICHARD DAVID 84 Years, 26-Apr-1995

SMITH ROBERT JAMES 82 Years, 20-Apr-1986

SMITH ROBERT PERCY 76 Years, 09-Jul-1991

SMITH ROBERT SCOTT 81 Years, 19-Apr-2003

SMITH ROY ALEXANDER GEORGE 56 Years, 11-Mar-1994

SMITH ROY JAMES 67 Years, 21-Sep-1987

SMITH Ruby Maud 92 Years, 20-Jan-2011

SMITH RUSSELL AUSTIN 85 Years, 25-Jul-2002

SMITH RUSSELL MERVYN 60 Years, 07-Feb-2005

SMITH SHIRLEY MARGARET 83 Years, 06-Aug-2010

SMITH STANLEY EDWARD 79 Years, 22-Sep-1986

SMITH STEWART ROLAND 65 Years, 13-Oct-1992

SMITH Thomas Ferguson 66 Years, 05-Jul-1994

SMITH TREVOR WILLAM 69 Years, 27-Dec-2003

SMITH ULRICH ROBERT 77 Years, 14-Apr-1988

SMITH VINCENT GEORGE 55 Years, 07-Jul-1994

SMITH WALTER ERNEST 66 Years, 23-Feb-1984

SMITH WILLIAM EDWARD RICHARD 62 Years, 29-Aug-1998

SMITH WILLIAM GEORGE 87 Years, 14-Apr-1993

SMITH YVONNE 82 Years, 02-Mar-2011

SMITH DREWRY MCREE jnr 77 Years, 20-Sep-1994

SMITH burials - BLUFF, Southland, New Zealand Green Point + St Johns cemeteries

from the SMITH burial database of New Zealand

see page 1 for introduction


The Invercargill City Council maintains the following cemeteries.
- Click this link to search for more information and view headstone photos (where available)

14 SMITH buried in BLUFF Cemetery

503 SMITH buried in EASTERN Cemetery

2 SMITH buried in GREEN POINT Cemetery

25 SMITH buried in St JOHNS Cemetery

110 SMITH at SOUTHLAND Crematorium

NOTE some dates may be of burial


the 2 SMITH buried in GREEN POINT Cemetery:

SMITH CAVELL MYRA age 72 30-Jun-1999

SMITH Mary Isabel age 87 27-Sep-2007


the 25 SMITH buried in St JOHNS Cemetery

SMITH AARON YOUNG age 91 08-Dec-1939

SMITH ARTHUR age 30 07-Mar-1900

SMITH CHRISTINA age 38 01-Oct-1908

SMITH CONSTANCE AMY age 20 22-Jun-1917

SMITH EDITH ELIZABETH age 7 Months 17-Feb-1881

SMITH EDWARD age 50 22-Aug-1947

SMITH ELIZA age 26 20-Nov-1880

SMITH ELIZA age 56 20-May-1918

SMITH ELIZA ROSE age 81 29-Mar-1937

SMITH ELLEN MAUD age 76 14-Jan-1947

SMITH EVA age 96 08-Jul-1993

SMITH FREDERIC age 5 Months 12-Nov-1892

SMITH GEORGE age 5 Years 07-Nov-1892

SMITH JOSEPH age 77 27-Aug-1898

SMITH KITTY BRANDON age 2 08-Jul-1889

SMITH LOUISA MARY age 5 Weeks 23-Mar-1886

SMITH MARTHA age 3 Months 25-May-1880

SMITH ROBERT age 86 15-Mar-1938

SMITH ROBIN age 3 Hours 28-Sep-1957

SMITH RUTH age 82 03-Feb-1928

SMITH SHEILA MCLEAN age 1 Day 16-May-1923

SMITH SYDNEY BETHEL age 6 Weeks 28-May-1883

SMITH SYDNEY JOHN age 3 Weeks 10-Oct-1915

SMITH TURNER age 34 16-Jul-1883

SMITH WILLIAM age 82 07-Jul-1937