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Passengers to Otago Harbour
1860 1861 1862
BDM's 1863 The shipping lists below were kindly transcribe by Joan N. Thanks Joan.
Nelson 25/12/1880 52 passengers Piako 04/01/1881 101 passengers Auckland 05/01/1881 9 passengers Canterbury 19/01/1881 52 passengers Palala 20/01/1881 19 passengers Wellington 24/01/1881 32 immigrants Oamaru 27/02/1881 38 passengers William Davie 22/03/1881 33 passengers Westland 25/03/1881 5 passengers Otago 23/04/1881 10 passengers Benvenue 30/04/1881 5 passengers Cumbrian /05/1881 6 passengers Invercargill 18/05/1881 4 passengers Waitangi 13/06/1881 36 passengers Napier 15/06/1881 13 passengers Lyttelton 18/07/1881
Crusader 27/07/1881 Loch Fergus 29/07/1881 30 passengers Wild Deer 18/09/1881 35 passengers Sam Mendel 19/09/1881 29 passengers Padishah 20/09/1881 19 passengers Waikato 02/10/1881 Jessie Readman 24/10/1881 101 passengers Sea Toller 26/10/1881 No passengers Timaru 29/10/1881 23 passengers Otaki 31/10/1881 47 passengers City of Lucknow 15/11/1881 27 passengers Dunedin 27/11/1881 53 passengers Taranaki 08/12/1881 26 passengers Loch Fleet 14/12/1881 Canterbury 16/12/1881 13 passengers Nelson 23/12/1881 60 passengers Hurunui 26/12/1881 42 passengers (unable to find the arrival info on six vessels)
From the Otago Witness, January 1st 1881 page 14
Nelson, ship 1247 tons
Capt.Fullarton from Glasgow (September 29)
Cargills, Gibbs and Co, agents.
Cabin Passengers; Aitken Mr and Mrs and child Houston Mrs Single women Houston McPherson Single men Houston (2) Brown Sharp Caisman Picking Second class and steerage; Keys Mr and Mrs Henderson Mr and Mrs Johnson Mr and Mrs and 2 children Bartholomew Mr and Mrs and 3 children Reid Mr and Mrs Women; Ritchie Sowerby Watson and child Single men; Ferguson Cunningham White Barton Grant Dagg Hutchinson Warnock Brown
P. 15 Otago Witness Jan 1st 1881
ARRIVAL OF THE NELSON
The Albion Company's clipper ship Nelson, from Glasgow, arrived off Otago Heads on the forenoon of December 25th, and was towed up to the anchorage off Deborah Bay at 8.15 p.m. Here she was met by the Customs authorities, and on Capt. Fullarton stating that several cases of measles and diptheria had occurred during the voyage out, it was decided not to clear the vessel in until next day. At the same time Capt. Fullarton stated that the last case of illness had been declared convalescent on November 21st, a period of 34 days, in which time all traces of the disease had been effectually stamped out, thanks to the supervision of Capt. Fullarton and Dr. Hyde, the surgeon in charge, whose efforts in controlling the epidemic proved eminently successful. At 10 a.m. on the 26th of December the Customs steam launch proceeded off to the Nelson, taking Capt. W. Thomson and D. McCallum, health officers, Mr. J.R.Monson, Customs surveyor, and Capt. P. Logan, marine superintendent to the Albion Shipping Company. We regret to state that through severe indisposition Dr. Drysdale, the medical officer of the local Board of Health, was prevented from being present. On reaching the ship the official party were met at the gangway by our old friend Capt. Fullarton, who promptly informed them of the state of affairs, and introduced Dr. Hyde, the surgeon superintendent. That gentleman having explained the state of affairs, the Commissioners decided to clear the vessel in, and the obnoxious yellow flag was promptly hauled down, to the evident satisfaction of both passengers and crew. The representatives of the Press, who were promptly alongside, were most courteously received by Capt. Fullarton, who kindly supplied them with ample details of the vessel's passage from Glasgow to Otago. From the very exhaustive report furnished by him, we find that the voyage from anchor to anchor has occupied 87 days, and from land to land 84 days-rather a long passage, it will be said, for so smart a ship as the Nelson admittedly is, and so competent a commander as our old friend Capt. Fullarton, who, as usual, has gained golden opinions from all classes of his passengers for the kind and constant attention he has displayed towards them. But this is easily explained by the fact that she met with little or no trade winds, and after passing the meridian of the Cape of Good Hope encountered very unsteady winds. The Nelson brings 52 passengers and 1850 tons of cargo, of which 800 tons is dead-weight and the remainder measurement goods. In addition to her cargo the Nelson brings three polled angus cattle- two bulls and a heifer, with 12 sheep, all of which have been under the supervision of Mr. Dagg. The cattle are superb specimens of their class, and are, we are told, consigned to the Hon. Mathew Holmes; while the sheep consist of southdown and Cheviot of the highest acknowledged strains. And it is indicative of the care displayed by Capt. Fullarton that the animals have arrived in such perfect condition.
The measles is confined to the Northumberland's second-class and steerage passengers. Six cases were rather severe. The disease only appeared about three weeks ago. The cabin passengers were isolated, and with the ship will probably be released on Thursday.
Capt. R. Paynter, from London, on October 27th, for Port Chalmers
Second cabin Carpenter Mr. Alfred Dawson Mr. William Hepplethwaite Mrs Susan A. Hepplethwaite Mr Charles W. Hepplethwaite Samuel A. Hepplethwaite Alfred G. Hepplethwaite Alice A. Steerage Slater Susan Slater Alfred Brackenbury John Brackenbury Emma Brackenbury Beauchamp Brackenbury Charles Lewis Margaret Lewis Hannah Lewis James Bell George Caird John Caird Grace Per P and O Co.'s s.s. Australia From Southampton October 27th For Dunedin Fraser Mr E.
Otago Witness, January 8th 1881 Page 15
Piako, ship, 1186 tons, from London, September 25th, Capt. Boyd, NZS Company, agents.
Saloon Passengers Gibbs Mrs Gibbs Master Jennings Miss Scott R.A.E. Capt.R.N. Scott Mrs Scott Misses (4) Scott Mr R Scott Masters (4) Thompson Mrs John (nurse to Scott family) Warren Mr Guy Second Cabin Shoppie Mr Shoppie Mrs Steerage Baker Mr Baker Mrs Baker children (3) Ball Mrs (senior) Ball Mr W Ball Mrs Ball children (5) Essex Mr Essex Mrs Essex children (6) Fallowfield Mr Fallowfield Mrs Fallowfield children (9) Molson Mr Molson Mrs Molson infant Calver Mr Lawson Mr Newton Mr Quigley Mr
Auckland, ship, 1245 tons, from London, October 12th Capt. McDougall. N M and A Company agents.
Saloon Passengers Messrs Cumine Moller Second Cabin Messrs Agnew Flowers Gell Gilmore Moore Sadler Tait
Otago Witness Saturday 29th January 1881 page 14 column 4
Palala, barque, 999 tons, Paynter, from London October 27th. N.Z.S. Company, agents. Passengers:
Second Cabin - Mrs Hebblethwaite and family (4), Messrs Dawson, and Carpenter.
Steerage - Mesdames Burns, Slater and 2 children, Lewis, Misses Lewis and Caird, Messrs Lewis and Caird
Canterbury ship, 1245 tons, Leslie, from Glasgow, November 3rd. Cargills, Gibbs, and Co., agents.
Passengers: Saloon Chalmers Mrs Chalmers Miss Cunningham Miss Kinross Mr and Mrs and child Mitchell Mr J H Sparrow Mrs Scott Mr W F Second Cabin and steerage Alexander Mr Aitken Miss Cameron Miss Drummond Mrs and 2 children Ellis Mrs and 2 children Ewing Mr Gardiner Miss Goodeley Mr Hamilton Miss Haggarty Mr Melles Mrs Paisley Mr Pollock Mr and Mrs and 6 children Robertson Mr (2) Simpson Mr Stevenson Mr and Mrs and 2 children Stewart Mrs and 3 children Taylor Mrs J M and child Traynor Mr Wray Mrs and child Young Mr Dr Sparrow medical officer
Wanaka, s.s, 278 tons, McGillivary, from the North, J. Mills, agent.
Passengers - Beazley Miss Box Mr and Mrs Chapman Miss Cottam Mr Davies Mr Fraser Mr Fulton Mr and Mrs Gibson Mr Harvey Rev N Martin Mr and Mrs Milner Mr Simpson Miss White Mr (2) Whittaker Mr Wild Miss and 5 in steerage
Wellington, ship, 1245 tons, Cowan, from London November 4, N M and A Company agents.
Passengers: Saloon Binnie Mr Fox Mr Gill Mr Hunter Mr Second class and steerage Dyson Mr and Mrs Hall Mr Hobson Mr James Mr and Mrs Quinn Mr Rutledge Mrs and family (4) Spears Mr and Mrs and 4 children Stringer Mrs Stringer Miss Stringer Mr Tindall Mr and Mrs and family (5) Te Anau, s.s., 1650 tons, Carey from Melbourne, via Hobart and the Bluff. J Mills, agent. Passengers - Betz Mr Brooks Mr Brown Professor Buck Mr Burchett Mr Campbell Mr Chalmers Mr and Mrs and family Connell Mr Dalrymple Miss Dalrymple Mr Derham Mr Eckhold Miss Fancourt Mr Flanagan Miss Fulton Major-general Fulton Mrs and family Geddes Mr Gillies Miss F Hume Mr Lester Mr Mackay Mr MacLymont Miss MacLymont Mrs Miller Mr (2) Mills Mr A J Smith Mr and Mrs Stoving Mr Ross Mr Town Mr and 34 in steerage From Hobart Dow Mr Horne Miss Somerville Mr Thompson Miss Tolmie Mrs and party (4) Tombs Mr and Mrs From the Bluff - Captain McDougall
Taiaroa, s.s., 228 tons, McGee from Timaru. J Mills, agent
Passengers Broon Mr Brown Mr Mainland Mr Shaw Miss Shaw Mr Snelgrove Miss Solomon Miss Symons Miss And 3 steerage
Albion, s.s., 640 tons, Garrard, from Auckland, via the East Coast. J Mills, agent.
Passengers - Churton Master Elliot Master Featherstone Miss Gabites Mrs Gow Miss Harty Mrs and child Kelly Mr Martin Mrs Moore Captain M Rainbow Mr Robinson Mr Smith Mr Stonehouse Mrs Strode Mr Walsh Mr and 6 steerage
Outwards Taranaki, ship, 1130 tons, Hird, for London Dalgety and Co., agents.
Passengers: Saloon Begg Mrs 4 children and nurse French Mr F E Second Cabin - Mann Mr A C Steerage - Steer Mr Stimpson Mrs Stimpson Miss White Miss
Rotomahana, s.s., 1727 tons, Underwood, for Melbourne, via intermediate ports. J Mills, agent.
Passengers: For the Bluff - Skey Mrs and infant Townsend Mrs Townsend Misses (2) Wilkinson Miss McDougall Captain For Hobart - Daniels Mr Harris Mr F Johnson Miss Stephenson Mr Walker Mr and servant For Melbourne Anderson Mrs R Anderson Mr (3) Birfield Mr Cleary Mr Dench Mrs Donaldson Mr and Mrs and family Gordon Miss A Hewitt Mr and Mrs Harold Mr Harrison Mr Heath Mr Holder Mr Hooper Miss Hutchinson Mr Isaacs Mr Landers Mr Lovejoy Mr McFalloch Mr Mills Mr Morgan Mr and Mrs Murray Miss Murray Mr Smith Mr Spath Mr Taylor Mr Whitelaw Miss J Young Miss J
Wanaka, s.s., 278 tons, McGillivray, for the North. J. Mills, agent. Passengers:
For Lyttelton- Brackenbury Mr and family (3) Holland Mr Lewis Mr Lewis Misses (2) Pye Mr Slater Mrs Tylie Mr For Nelson Wright Mr For Auckland Carmalt Mr Dunning Mr Farndell Mr and Mrs and family Stewart Mrs and family (3)
Page 14 Otago Witness March 5 1881
Oamaru, ship, 1306 tons, from London arrived Monday Capt. Wight, N M and A Company agents.
Saloon Passengers Aldridge Mr Aldridge Mrs Aldridge Misses (6) Birch Capt. Messrs Green (2) Hart Jennings Ross Mrs Ross family (5) and servant Second Cabin Beswick Mr Beswick Mrs Beswick child Harris Mr Harris Mrs Harris children (2) Holmes Mr Holmes Mrs Holmes family Messrs Griffiths Hill Pickup Wolde
Page 14 Otago Witness 26 March 1881
William Davie, Barque, 841 tons, from Greenock, (December 9th)
Capt. Woods, Cargills, Gibbs and Co. agents.
Saloon Passengers Colney Mr Walter Second class and Steerage Blackie Mrs Blackie children (6) Cadzon Mr Cadzon Mrs Cadzon Misses (7) Davis Mr Davis Mrs Davis Miss Davis Master (2) Marshall Mrs Marshall children (3) Misses McCarthy Watson Messrs Macfarlane McCarthy Ogilvie (2) Robbie
Page 14 Otago Witness April 2nd 1881
On Friday, Westland, ship, 1116 tons, from London.
Capt. Moffat, N M and A Company, agents.
On 13 & 16 April & 20 May 1881, The Otago Witness
Passengers for Otago per Messers Shaw, Savill and Co's �Invercargill�, Captain Muir, from London February 17th. Steerage: W.W. Glass, W.M. Duffield, Louisa Duffield, and E. Johnson,
and on 20 May 1881, the �Otago Daily Times lists them as Miss L Duffield, Messrs W. Duffield, E Johnson, W. Glass.
[Louisa Duffield came out to New Zealand accompanied by her
father, William Munro Duffield. She was born in Torquay on 26 June 1856 and was
living and working in Devon in 1871. Soon after arriving in Dunedin, she gave
birth to a baby boy on 23 July 1881. She married William Davidson in June 1884
and they lived in the Ashburton area. Louisa’s father, William left a wife and
family back in England and never returned. He died in Wellington on 8 July 1894
and had been living in the Old Men's Home in Ashburton.]
[Contact Maureen if you have any additional information or would like information. Posted 23 April 2011.]
Page 14 Otago Witness April 30th 1881.
Otago, ship, 992 tons, from Glasgow, January 19th
Capt Peebles, N M and A Company agents
Passengers Bruce J Gorman W Gorman Miss Hardy R Melvin J Miller R Stewart Mrs Stewart Messrs (2) Scully L
The Formosa arrived from England but I couldn't see any more about it on this page.
Page 14 Otago Witness. May 7th 1881
Benvenue, ship, 999 tons from London, February 11th
Capt. McGowan N Z S Company agents.Passengers, 2nd Cabin Diamond Misses (2) Harvey J C Murray J Nesbitt J
Cumbrian, barque, 1053 tons, from London, January 17th
Capt. Little, Dalgety and Co agents
[also see English Shipping Otago Witness, 26 March 1881, Page 15]Passengers Grieves Mr [George Grieve] Stewart Mr Hugh A. Stewart Mrs Elizabeth Stewart children (3) Sarah, Jane and Elizabeth
Page 14 May 28th mentions only Invercargill, ship, from London,
arrived Thursday nothing else, no passenger list.
Page 14 Otago Witness June 18th
Waitangi, ship, 1160 tons from London (March 16th) arrived Monday
Capt. Friston, New Zealand Shipping Company, agents
Passengers. Saloon Aishton Blick Miss Blaschkie Miss Clatworthy Miss Edwards Miss Friston Miss Gray Miss Fergusson Mr Fergusson Mrs Levitt Messrs (2) Steerage Berringham Mrs Berringham children (2) Bowman Mr Bowman Mrs Bradley Mrs Bradley children (2) Edwards Mr Edwards Mrs Edwards children (8) Messrs Hackler Hutton Hutton J McMahon Miss Messrs Norton Ridley
Napier, (ex James N. Fleming)15/06/1881ship,
from Glasgow (March 7th) arrived Wednesday
Captain Wilson, Cargills, Gibbs and Co, agents.
[also see Otago Witness, 30 April 1881, Page 14 English Shipping]
Saloon Passengers Barclay Mr W. Barclay Mrs Nelson Mr Adam Second Cabin and Steerage Campbell J.C. Cousins [Jessie M. Cousin] Fraser Mrs Anne Fraser Misses Christina Messrs Garden James Grey Thomas R [Gray] Jamieson (2)Robert W Logan David Smith John Turnbull W
Nothing from London for May 14th, and May 21st. June 4th, June 11th
Page 14 Otago Witness June 25th
Per Messrs P. Henderson and Co's Loch Fergus from Glasgow (April 28th)
Captain Cumming, consigned to Messrs Cargills, Gibbs, and Co, Dunedin.
Saloon Passengers Falconer Mr Hunter Mr Second Cabin Mackay Alexander Mackay Mrs Thomson James Thomson Jane Ann Thomson Agnes Jessie Thomson George Thomson Lillas Porteous Thomson Harry Knight Thomson Mary Hutton Thomson David Hugh Steerage Passengers Bell John Robert Bradshaw Esther Earl Margaret Mackay Flora McHardy James McLachlan James McLachlan David McLachlan Mrs Jemima Shaw Annie Stevens Jane Smith Joseph Smith Thomas Watson Ellen E Watson Emma Watson William W Watt Robert Watt Mrs Lizzie Webster Robert
Otautau Standard and Wallace County Chronicle, 11 October 1932, Page 2
MRS JOHN FISHER [Jane Anne Thomson arrived on the "Loch Fergus" and married John Fisher in 1906]
Amongst her friends, which took place yesterday morning, at her home. "Aldersyde". Born Dalkeith, Midlothian, Scotland, deceased received her education at Miss Moutar's private school in that town, finishing at the Watson Academy in Edinburgh.... The eldest daughter of a large family, bereft of her mother at an early age, she assumed control of the household and practically "brought up" her younger brothers and sisters. Deceased, with her father and the rest of the family arrived in Port Chalmers by the ship "Loch Fergus" on 1st August 1881, and after stay of two years in Dunedin, the family settled in Timaru. Mrs Fisher, as a young woman had a rich cultivated contralto voice and was a member of various Choral Societies and Church Choirs. In 1906, she married Mr John Fisher and had since lived in Otautau, with the exemption of brief periods when visiting other parts of the Dominion and Australia. Buried at the new Otautau Cemetery. Rev. W. H. Howes performed the service.
Otautau Cemetery (New)
FISHER, Jane Anne Age: 71 years
DOD 10 Oct 1932 Age 71 Matches the death notice in the Otautau Standard
Location of Grave Block A X 1 Grave Markings Concrete wall, concrete ground
FISHER, John Given Age: 87 years
Undertaker W R Ireland
Date of Death 02 Nov 1950 Age 87
Location of Grave Block A X 1 Grave Markings Concrete wall, concrete ground.
Timaru Herald, 6 January 1888, Page 2 Marriage
Fisher�Thomson, At the residence of the bride's father, Munorcroft, on the 4th inst. Gillies, John Fisher, of Invercargill, to Lilian Porteous, third daughter of Mr James Thomson, Timaru, late of Dalkoith, Scotland.
Saturday 24 September 1881 pg 14
Arrivals for the Week Saturday - Wild Deer, from Glasgow Sunday - Sam Mendel, from London Tuesday - Padishah, from London
also see [Otago Witness, 20 August 1881, Page 14]
Wild Deer, ship, 1016 ton, from Glasgow (June 8) N.M and A. Co., agents Passengers: Saloon Munn Mrs and family (4) Wm., Henry, Joseph, Jeannie McCallum Miss Jennie Second Cabin - Aitken Mrs Baird Mr Andrew Brown Mrs Davidson Mr William Emson Mr [David Ennson] Forrester Miss J M Graham Mr FL and Mrs Margaret and family (8) [Elizabeth, John F., Jane, James Thomas, Martha, Wm., Jessie Ann, Maggie] Gray Mrs and child, Alex. Inglis Mr Henry and Mrs E. and child Thomas Leslie Mrs and child Clinton Macdonald Dr (medical officer) McNaught Mr James Melrose Mrs Agnes Paterson Mr John and Mrs Sidford Mr [Murie Mrs A., Mr A., Wm., Robert M., James, M.F. Murie]Sam Mendel, barque, 1034 tons, Crowell, from London (June 3). Dalgety and Co. agents. Passengers Saloon - Christie Mr William Field Mr and Mrs Joan [Ada Field] Second Saloon and steerage - Bradshaw Mr David Brown Mr and Mrs and 6 children [see Brownridge] [Brownridge James, Maria, Robert, Wm., James, Susan, Charles] Bruce Miss H. Clough Miss M. Gordon Mr William M. Hargraves Messrs (2) Frederick & Percy Haywood Mr William and Mrs Margaret and infant Hodgert Mr A. and Mrs Kelly Mr Mence Miss [F.A. Mince] Metcalfe Mr C.B. Nevllie Mr [Thomas F. Nevill] Peach Mr James Wadham MrPadishah, ship, 1246 tons, Minns, from London (June 29) Dalgety and Co. agents. Passengers -Arundell Mr Barber Mr Edwards Mr Feltham Mr Gollen Mr Land Mr Lucas Mr and Mrs and 4 children Ogilvie Mr and Mrs and child Readman Messes (2) Reidell Mrs Smith Mr
Otago Witness, 17 September 1881, Page 13
Per Messrs Shaw, Savill, and Co.'s Padishah, Captain Minns, from Gravesend June 29th.� For Otago : Second cabin� Charles T. Lucas, Letitia Lucas (2), Charles T. Lucas, Robert Lucas, Joseph Lucas, Joseph Feltham, Mrs P. Rendall, Joseph Woods, T. B. Arundel, Robert Readman, and Mr S. Collin. Steerage� Samuel Smith, Charles E. Bland, T. Roadman, W. Ogilvy, Mrs Bench, Caroline Bench, H.C. Edwards, and G. Barber.
Otago Witness, September 1881, Page 13
Per Messrs Shaw, Savill, and Zealandia, Captain G. Sellars, from Gravesend June 37th.� For Auckland and Otago : Chief cabin� H. M. Porter, Miss Goodwyn, Edward Brown, Mrs Brown, John Brown, Herbert Brown, Miss S. March, Dr Rygate, H. S, Peake, and A. B. Oddie. Second cabin- H. S. Peake, T. B. Smith, Mary Smith, Edith Smith, Lillian Smith, John Robinson, Frederick Hands, Samuel Blyth, N. Beaumont, L. D. Beaumont, W. Le Feaux, A. F. Allwood, E. H. Edwards, Mrs Edwards, Mr F. Verner, Mrs Verner, and G. R. Mayers. Steerage � J. M. Shackleton, Mary Shackleton, Catherine Shackleton, Robert Bell, John Williams, Mrs Williams, Miss S. Williams, Miss K. Williams, Miss M. Williams, Miss E. Williams, Thomas Williams, Robert Archibald, Joseph Wood, Mary Wood, James Adams, Hannah Adams, James Admas, Robert Adams, Samuel Adams, Thomas Adams, Robert Layer, Mercy Layer, Maria Layer, Henry Layer, Ellen Larer, Charles Layer, Mrs Patterson, William Patterson, Mary Carter, Charles Carter, John Hough, Robert Thompson, Catherine Goodley, Joseph Goodley, George Goodley, W. H. Carter, Susan Carter, Alice Carter, Emily Carter, Hannah Carter, William Carter, Lucy Carter, Mr Nicholson, Mrs Nicholson, Flora Nicholson, Donald Nicholson, Margaret Nicholson, Henrietta Cook, Annie Cook, George Sage, Agnes Sage, John Sage, Mary Sage, Agnes Sage, and William Clifton.
Witness Saturday 1st October 1881 pg 14
English Shipping - European Mail
Per New Zealand Shipping Company's Otaki, Captain Holbeehe, from London 28th July 1881, for Otago New Zealand. Consigned to New Zealand Shipping Company
Saloon Hunt Miss Isabella Graham Miss Nora Johnson Mr Michie Mr H E Michie Mrs Schlesinger Mr Adolph Schlesinger Mrs Frances Stratton Miss Agnes Second Cabin Bowman Mr Joseph Bowman Mrs Bowman Mr William Forsdich Harvey Haynes Emma Haynes Thos. Lindlay Mr George Lindlay Mrs Lindlay Miss Edith Lindlay Mr Charles W Lindlay Mr George Weidman Emily Wood George Wright George P Steerage Browne Henry Hurley Jeremiah Hull Harriet Kemp John Kemp Edith Kemp Eliza McKenzie James McKenzie Agnes McKenzie Gordon McKenzie Maxwell McKenzie Flora Mckenzie John A Mckenzie William H Mckenzie Eva Mckenzie Agnes A. Mullane Daniel Mullane Kate Niling Martin Niling Patrick Owen Mary Owen Geo. Owen Annie Owen Amelia Owen Albert Wilson Mark
Saturday 1st October 1881 pg 14
Per P & O Co's Steamer "ROHILLA" Captain Barratt W.
To leave South Hampton September 21st
For Dunedin: Mendershausen Mr & Mrs Max
Otago Witness Saturday 22nd October 1881 pg 14
Arrived, Tuesday, 18th October 1881, From Melbourne, s.s. Rotomahana, 1727 tons, Underwood, from Melbourne via Bluff. J. Mills, Agent
Passengers Colvin Mr Hogg Mr Hogg Mrs Kissock Mr Laing Mr Laton/Layton Mrs Moss Mr Layton Miss Short Mr Stuart Mr Thompson Mr Thompson Mrs Waddell Mr and 20 steerage
Beautiful Star, s.s., Berneeh, from Timaru. Passengers -
Eskett Mr Macgregor Mr Molhouse Mr Morgan Captain Reid Mr Roughton Mr Rutte Mr Rutte Mrs Smith Mr 3 steerage
Otago Witness Saturday 22nd October 1881 pg 15
Depart from London, 19th August, 1881. For Otago, New Zealand, City of Lucknow - Captain Halley, Shaw Savill & Co. Consigned to Dalgety & Co.
Second Cabin Featherstone S.E. Featherstone Mrs Featherstone Tom Featherstone James Harly Joseph Harly Sarah Harly Joseph Harly Helen Harly Janet Harly Margaret Harly Marion Harly Alice Harly Annie Harly May Newton HenryThird Cabin McFarlane Andrew McGregor G. Durham Charles Feeney Ellen Feeney John Gordon Mrs Gordon Tom Hutchings Herbert Stewart John Williams Edwin
Saturday 19 November 1881 pg 15
Arrival of: City of Lucknow - Tuesday 15th of November 1881 From London, 1195 tons. Departed: London on the 18th August 1881Passengers: Durham Mr Early family x 8 Early Mr Early Mrs Featherston family X 2 Featherston Mr Featherston Mrs Feeny child Feeny Mrs Gordon child Gordon Mrs Hutchings Mr McFarlane Mr McGregor Mr Newton Mr Stewart Mr Williams Mr
Saturday 29 October 1881 pg 14
On Friday, Padishah, ship, departed for San Francisco.
Arrived on Monday - Jessie Readman, Patrick Henderson's and Co.'s ship, 462 tons, Gibson, from Glasgow (July 15). Cargills, Gibbs, and Co, agents. Passengers: Saloon �
Saloon: Cameron Mr Charles MacGregor Rev Dr. MacGregor Mrs MacGregor Family 7 William, James, Helen, Agnes, Grace, Catherine, Margaret, Charlotte McGaw Mr A. McGaw Mrs Powell Mrs Powell Miss Anna Steerage: Barry Masters x 3 Eugene, Morris Barry Miss Elizabeth, Helen Basset Mr [William Bassett] Black Mr David Burn Mrs Allen Mr [John Allan] Downie Mr Considine Mr [James Conadoni] Dempsey Miss Selina Fallow Mr James Fallow Mrs Margaret Fallow family 5 Elizabeth, Margaret, Ellen, A.J., Hearn Miss Honors Holden Mrs Janet Holm Mr Ingram Mr Garden King Mrs McLellan Mr [Allan McLean] McLeod Mr [Murdoch Macleod] McVicar Mr Alexander McVicar Mrs McVicar family 4 Mary, Alice, William, Hugh McIntosh Mrs Margaret McLean Mr [Hugh McLennar] Madden Miss Ellen Marques Mrs N [Marquis] Marques children x 2 Mary & Annie Mitchell Mr John Mitchell Mrs Mitchell Mr John Mitchell Mrs [Maggie, Jeannie, Johanna, Euphemia] Mitchell Mr Richard Mitchell William Mansen Mrs [Isabella Mason] Moore Mrs Eliabeth J. Moore children x 2 Edith and William Moore Reed Mr [John Reid] Rees Messrs 2 David & Benjamin Rees Rogan Misses x 2 Ellen and Elizabeth Rogan Rutherford Mr Alexander G. Rutherford Mrs Rutherford family 5 Jane, Helen, Thomas, Mary, catherine Rutherford Mrs x 2 Jane, Janet Sandilands Mrs Christina Sandilands children x 4 Catherine, David, Christopher, Peter Simons Miss [Blanche Symons] Strutton Mrs Strutton children x 4 Turnbull Mr Richard Walker Mr David Watson Mr William Watson Mrs C. Watson Mary Watt Mr John Watt Mrs Mary Watt child William & Mary Wattlisted under English Shipping Otago Witness,17 September 1881, Page 13 [2nd cabin A.B. Downes Mr E. Strachan James Strachan Miss Elizabeth Strachan Henrietta Strachan George Strachan James Strachan David C. Helm Mrs Burns] Steerage Margaret Brown Marion Ramage
Rotomahana, s.s., 1727 tons, Underwood, from the North.
J Mills, agent. Passengers -
Mrs Chappell, Misses Veal, Fosberry, Messrs Griffen, T G Marlow,
W Dixon, A Fulton, K Ramsay, F Vennell, Holmes;
and two in the steerage.
Arawata, s.s., 623 tons, Sinclair, from Melbourne, via Hobart and the Bluff.
J Mills, agent. Passengers �Mesdames Murray, Campbell, Misses Cleghorn, Dexter, Messrs Hardie, Hills, Fritt, Murray. Hamilton,
Gibson, Peacock (2), Harrison.
Arawata, s.s., 623 tons, Sinclair, for the North. J. Mills
agent. Passengers -
For Lyttelton - Messres Leonard, Holmes
For Wellington - Mr and Mrs Aldrich and 2 children, Messrs Stenhouse, Christie, Birch, Barton
For Nelson - Mr Rowe
For Gisbourne - Miss Valpy
For Auckland - Mrs Smith, Messrs Platt, Kelly, Dalgleish, Rone
For Sydney - Messrs I and R Cumine
Otago Witness Saturday 5 November 1881 pg 14
Arrived Saturday, Timaru from London
Arrived Monday - Otaki from London.
Otago Witness, 17 September 1881, Page 13
Booked per P. and Co.'s steamer, to leave Southampton September 21st.- For Dunedin, New Zealand - Mr and Mrs Max Menderhausen.
Per Messrs Shaw, Shavill, and Co.'s Timaru, Captain Duncan Fullerton, from London July 2nd.- For Otago, New Zealand : Saloon Mr W. Phillips, Mr Bartlett, Christiana Ness, Lydia Ness, Mrs Ness, Maria Ness, Jessie Ness, and Philip Ness ; second cabin John Urie, Margaret Urie, Minie Urie, Jessie Urie, John Grant, Mr Grant, John Urie, Mr Wood, and Mr Braine. Steerage - Mr Moore, Mr Scott, Mr Barbery, Mary Scott, J. A. Walter, John Stack, Margaret Hamilton, and James Hamilton.
Otago Witness Saturday 5th November 1881
Arrival of the S.S. "Te Anua" 1650tons, Captain Carey. Agent: J Mills.
From Melbourne via Bluff
Passengers: Eveleigh Mrs Beeby Mr Thomson Mr Mcmasters Mr McMasters Mr Thorp Mr Howard Mr Kroulimier Mr Morse Mr Ridley Mr Steerage passengers x 20
Arrival of s.s. "Rotomahana" 1727 tons, Captain Underwood,
Tuesday 8th November 1881
From Melbourne via the Bluff. Agent: J Mills
Passengers: Begg Mrs Begg family x 8 or 3 Begg Mr Bousey Mr Brookes Mr J.H. De Beer Miss Fowler Mr Frank Mrs Hart Mrs Hart M Hollings Mr T.B. Le Cren Mr H Leonard Miss B Mather Mr Orr Mr O'Martrell Mr Waters Mr C.A. Wilkinson Mr T.B. Montague Turner Company - Montague Miss A Godfrey Miss C Bell Miss Williams Miss Field Miss Scheer Miss Deakin Miss J Heath Miss Martin Mrs Carron Mrs Farley Mrs Morrison Mrs Morrison child Balfour Mr Carron Mr Cox Mr Denham Mr H Devereau Mr Drager Mr Farley Mr Gordon Mr Gotsch Mr Hall Mr G Kokaschek Mr Le Couteur Mr Martin Mr Morecombe Mr H Morrison Mr Quin Mr Shannon Mr Skinner Mr Thompson Mr W Thompson Mr W.A. Turner Mr C Wilson Mr Steerage passenger x 41
5 November 1851 Passengers for Otago
Per Messrs P. Henderson and Co., Dunedin, Captain Whitson, from Glasgow August 23rd: For Port Chalmers (consigned to the National Mortage and Agency Company, Limited)
Saloon Gartshon Mr A. Inglis Mr James Middlemas Mr William Mitchell Mr A.S. Stout Mrs Stout Mr Thomas Wood Mr L Second cabin Fergusson Charles Malcolm Mr MacArthur Duncan MacArthur Grace MacArthur Susan Taylor James Taylor Mrs Eliza Taylor Mary Ann Steerage Aberdeen Robert Carr James Carr William Carson John Carson Miss Jane Cory Jane Gilmour John Gilmour Mrs Gilmour Mary Gilmour Janet Gilmour Alex. Gilmour Robert Harkness Robert Henderson Mrs Henderson Robert Henderson William Henderson Lizzie Kemp John W. McDevitt Hannah McDevitt Joseph McDevitt Joseph McDonnell William McFarlane David McFarlane Mrs McDonnell William McGregor William McGregor Jessie Ann McKay Christina McKay Isabella McKay John McMillan James Reid Hugh Reid Eliza Reid Margaret Reid William Hugh Reid Annie Reid John Reid Carleton
Per Messrs Shaw, Savill, and Co's Taranaki, Captain Hird, from London, September 6th: For Otago, N.Z.;
Saloon Beal Miss N Beal Charles A Branigan Miss Amy Drabble Miss Ruth Drabble Ethel Drabble Lottie Ibbotson William Milne Mrs Milne Mary Milne Frank Milne William Second Cabin - Aslin Fred Barth Arthur J Barth Ellen Barth Beatrice Barth Harold Barth James Barrow Walter Boydell Harry S. Boydell Charles Boydell Arthur J Boydell Mrs F Boydell Harry Hickley Thomas Jones James H
Otago Witness Saturday 12 November 1881 Departed Wild Deer, ship, 1015 tons, Kerr, for London. NM and A. Co. Passengers - Robertson Mrs Mary K and two children Ross Mr W.
Saturday 19 November 1881 pg 15
Arrival of: "DON DEIGO" Thursday 10th November 1881 From: Melbourne
Arrival of: "ANNABEL" Thursday 10th November 1881 From: Newcastle
Arrival of: "RIO GRANDE" Monday the 14th November 1881 From: Foo Choo
Arrival of: "CITY OF LUCKNOW" Tuesday 15th of November 1881 From London
19 Nov. 1881 Passengers Inwards
Waitaki, s.s., 228 tons, Holmes, from Northern ports. J. Mills, agent. Passengers -Denham Mr Fortheringham Mr Holden Mr McFarlane Mr Martin Mr and Mrs Watson Mrs Webb Mr Wilson Mr and five in steerage
Saturday 26 November 1881 pg 15
Arrival of: "ALHAMBRA" Thursday 15th November 1881
From Melbourne, via Hobart and the Bluff
Arrival of "RINGAROOMA" Tuesday the 22nd November 1881
From Melbourne via the Bluff
1 December 1881
Per Messrs P. Henderson and Co.'s Nelson, Captain Taylor, from Glasgow, September 27th, and Greenock 28th. For Otago (Consigned to Messrs Cargills, Gibbs and Co.);
Saloon - Andrews Mr Thomas Forsyth Mrs Forsyth Mr James Forsyth Sarah Forsyth Ebenezer Forsyth Agnes B Forsyth Jessie B Forsyth Maggie B Forsyth Sarah Forsyth James Forsyth Robina Forsyth Alexander A Mackenzie Mr D.A. Stubbs Mr Charles Wallace Mr George Wallace Mrs Wallace Ann Wallace George Wallace Margaret Second cabin - Adams John Arthur John P Arthur Mrs Davidson William Durie Mr James Durie Mrs Durie Agnes Durie Jessie Durie Helen Durie Alexander Durie Jennie Durie James Durie Martha Hunter James Telfer George Telfer Mrs Emma Telfer ColinSteerage Adams George Cameron Duncan Cameron John Creighton James Ford Mrs Ford Helen Ford James Ford Margaret Ford Margaret Kane James Lane John Lane Mrs Lane Andrew Lane Alex. Lane William McCallum Ann McNie Annie McRae Alexina Milne Margaret Miller Elliot Mullen Patrick Paterson Lizzie Smith James Turner George
1 December 1881
Per New Zealand Shipping Company's Loch Eck (Captain Peter Taylor), from London, October 19th, for Otago, New Zealand (consigned to the New Zealand Shipping Company Limited):
Saloon - Barley Mr Frederick H. Cayzer Mr James Gardiner Mrs Gardiner Mr Allen F Gardiner Mr William Marsh Miss Francis Roberts Mr Herbert Taylor Miss Susan Stalker Mr Daniel Second Cabin - Cardlin Mr Patrick Errand Miss Sophia Innes Mr David Mason Mr Thompson Miss Jessie Thompson Master Gilbert Thompson Master George Turnbull Mr Walter P Strange Mr Walter Steerage - Chapman Edward Colclough John Colclough Thomas Fooley Margaret Fooley Mary Fooley Margaret Fooley Jeremiah Fooley Bridget Fooley John Fooley Catherine Leffler J Lynch Jeremiah Lynch Bridget Pearce Cludie Sullivan Edward Sullivan Josephine Thomas David Thomas Harriet Thomas Elizabeth Turberville Franklin Wells Alfred Wells Mary A Wells Richard Wells Richard Williamson Mary A
Saturday 24 December 1881 pg 18 & 19
Arrival of: "EAST LOTHIAN" Friday 16th December 1881 From: Newcastle
Passengers: None listed in this paper
Arrival of: "CANTERBURY" Friday 16th December 1881 From: London
Passengers: None listed in this paper
Otago Witness, 3 December 1881, Page 14
ENGLISH SHIPPING. PASSENGERS FOR OTAGO. Per Me3srs Shaw, Savill, and Co.'s Canterbury, Captain M'Millan, from London (September 29th).� For Otago (N.Z.) : Second cabin - Mr Henry Richardson, Mr and Mrs E. Percy, and Mr H Littlewood. Steerage� Mr George Giles, Mrs Jane Giles, Mr A. Broad, Mr W. Grahame, Mr J. Fergusson, Mr T. Rahill, Mr G. Poyser, Mr H. Poyser, and Mr D. Killane.
Arrival of: "FAIRLIE" Saturday17th December 1881 From: Sydney
Passengers: None listed in this paper
Arrival of: "ALHAMBRA" Sunday 18th December 1881 From: Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff
Passengers: None listed in this paper
Saturday 24 December 1881 pg 18 Page 19 on Website
Arrival of: S.S. Albion 840 tons, Webster Arrival date: ? Melbourne via Hobart and the Bluff. Agent: J MillsPassengers: Braby Master Braby Mr Cameron Mr Greer Miss F Q Griffiths Mr Griffiths Mrs Letville Mr Moore Mr Moore Mrs O'Brien Mr Steuart Raven Mr Raven Mrs Rollett Mr F Seagrave Mr Smith family x ? Smith Mrs G V Somerville Mr Somerville Mrs Stammers Mrs Vincent Mr Vincent Mrs Wheeler Mr Williamson Mr Williamson Mrs Steerage: Passengers x 13
Otago Witness, 3 December 1881, Page 14
Per New Zealand Shipping Company's Hurunui, Captain John Haslewood, from London (September 14th).�
For Otago :
Mr W. Robert M'Kenzie, Mr Tom Russell, Mr W. S. Trotter, Mrs Trotter, Miss J. Trotter, Mr Richard Barkly, and Dr Vance.
Second cabin �
Miss Elizabeth Davie and Miss Margery Davie.Steerage- Baker Alfred Brown Lee William Brownlee Catherine Bellamy Samuel Bellamy Evangeline Bellamy William Church Erne Dawson Robert Debenham Alfred Debenham Annie Dougherty John Flaherty Johanna Flaherty John Flaherty Mary Flaherty Thomas Flaherty Bridget Flaherty Morgan Flaherty Johanna Flaherty Ellen Flaherty Catherine Flaherty Patrick Holmes Henry Hutton Anne Hutton William Hutton Theophilus Hutton Annie L. Hyde John Hyde Mary A. James William Knowles Richard Knowles Richard , jun. McCormick Mary William T. Milward
Per, P. and O. Company's s.s. Deccan, from Southampton (September 28th).� For Port Chalmers : Mrs. Davidson, Mr Moore.
Per P. and O. Company's steamer Clyde, from London (October 12th). - For Dunedin : Mr Jollie.
Shipping snippets from Papers Past "Star"
Christchurch - March 1881
The "Star" was Christchurch's evening newspaper
Wednesday 2 March 1881 page 2
shipping - arrived "Oamaru" ship from London
Saturday 5 March 1881 page 3
shipping - Adelaide
arrived - the Orient Co.'s steamship "Cotopaxi" from Plymouth
Tuesday 8 March 1881
arrived the "Elizabeth Graham" from London, 10 passengers.
English shipping. page 3
The steamer Norfolk, loaded by Messers Shaw Savill & Co was to have left for Lyttelton and Wellington on 20 February, but being completely ice bound in the docks, could not leave until the 28th. She carries 181 passengers but the majority and a large portion of cargo are for Sydney. She will be followed by the Durham, also loaded by Shaw Savill for Lyttelton.
The "Merope" leaves for Auckland on 4 March with Fitzgibbon Zouch's?
special letters for Whangarei.
Friday 18 March 1881 page 2
shipping - The ship "Marlborough" from London arrived this morning. She left Gravesend on 12 December and was off the heads last evening, when the tug went out to her, but her assistance was declined.
Saturday 19 March 1881 page 2
shipping - The ship "Marlborough" of the Albion Shipping Co. fleet arrived from London yesterday, after a passage of 98 days from Gravesend. and 89 days from land to land.------- lots more. The ship brings 16 passengers.
Tuesday 24 March 1881
shipping - the SS Norfolk is now 51 days out from Plymouth today. Messers Dalgety & Co received advice by the Suez mail that the steamer was coming consigned to them. She goes from here to Wellington & thence to Sydney.
Saturday 26 March 1881
shipping - Lyttelton - arrived "Norfolk" SS 2327 tons, O'Callaghan from London.
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