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Departed London 5 Dec. 1861 and arrived Lyttelton, New Zealand 30 Mar. 1862.
The emigrant ship S.S. Victoria, Capt. Forss, arrived in
Lyttelton on Sunday morning after a rather protracted passage of 109 days from the
Downs. She lands her passengers in good health, who appear to be above the average
stamp of immigrants. The Victoria made a bad start, meeting with contrary winds in
the Channel, which caused her to be over 40 days before crossing the line. She was
afterwards detained by putting into Pernambuco for fresh water, the water in the casks on
board being unfit for use. She brings 139 adults passengers.
Lyttelton Times, 2 April 1862, Page 4
March 30, ship Victoria, 524 tons, Forss, from London.
Passengers - cabin:
Mr. and Mrs. Knight
Rev. H. and Mrs. Cocks
Rev. L. Williams
Messrs. Moor, Eckersley, Welsh, and Maling.
Second cabin Messrs. Hiorns and Grimes.
Steerage: John Patterson and wife;
William Arnott, wife and child
Alfred Denman and wife
Henry Fletcher and wife
Donald, John and Duncan McIntyre
Francis J. Bennett,
Isabella, Jeannie, Christina, Catherine, and Margaret McIntyre, Isabella McKenzie.
The following is the
LIST OF GOVERNMENT IMMIGRANTSMarried Couples - Alexander, John 21 Down Farm Labourer wife & infant Alexander, Alice 19 Bailey, Francis 48 Kerry Farm labourer Bailey, Margaret 48 [wife & five children] Bailey, William 26 Bailey, Robert 22 Bailey, Anne 20 Bailey, Eliza 18 Bailey, Margaret 16 Bailey, Cornelius 13 Bailey, Sarah 10 Bailey, Frances 8f Bailey, Ellen 6 Bailey, Jane Mary 4 Bailey, Francis infant Barnard, Wilte 39 Galway Carpenter Barnard, Mary 28 Barnard, Barnard 6 Barnard, Mary 2 Barnard, Eliza 2 Barnard, Jane infant Bell, Daniel 35 Renfrewshire Carpenter Bell, Jane 28 Wife Bell, James 7 Bell, Jane 5 Clarke, Alexander 30 Aberdeenshire Gardener Clarke, Mary 25 Crawford, Malcolm 32 Renfrewshire Ploughman Crawford, Janet 32 Davison, Hugh Robert 22 Antrim Farm labourer Davison, Karrey 22 [wife] & child Davison, Alexander infant Davison, George 15 brother Dobbin, Charles 26 Antrim Farm labourer Dobbin, Catherine 22 [wife] Dobbin, Edward 4 Dobbin, Eliza Jane 2 Falloon, Robert 25 Armagh Farm Labourer wife & 3 children Falloon, Matilda 25 Falloon, Ann Jane 5 Falloon, Sarah Matilda 3 Falloon, John infant Halliday, John 22 Kirkcudbrightshire Farm labourer Halliday, Henritta 26 [wife] Halliday, Mary 3 Halliday, Marion 1 f McFarlane, Archibald 27 Lanarkshire Labourer McFarlane, Isabella 27 [wife] McFarlane, Stewart 31 Lanarkshire Millwright McFarlane, Jane 30 [wife] McFarlane, Ann 8 McFarlane, James 5 McFarlane, Ann infant McGregor, Peter 29 Perthshire Farm laborer McGregor, Ann H.M. 27 wife McGregor, Jane 5 McGregor, Margaret 3 McGregor, John J. infant Pattison, Robert 29 Renfrewshire Laborer Pattison, Jane 34 Pattison, Robert 4 Pattison, Jane 8 Pattison, Thomas infant Preudeville, Ellen 48 travelling with the Bailey family Rainey, Hugh 21 Down Farm labourer Rainey Eliza 19 [wife] Tibbott, David 29 ?? Labourer Tibbott, Margaret 28 [wife] Smith, Edward 23 Lanarkshire Labourer Smith, Margaret 19 [wife] Stevenson, John 26 Lanarkshire Millwright Stevenson, Margaret 24 [wife] Wilson, Daniel 24 Antrim Farm labourer Wilson, Sarah A. 21 [wife] Witte, Bernard wife & four childrenSingle Men Banks William 19 Caithness Carpenter Baunerman George 20 Caithness Farm Labourer Bealty John 22 Down Farm Labourer Birnie William 26 Aberdeenshire Ploughman Boyce Nathaniel 26 Down Farm Labourer Burns Robert Crosbie 23 Kirkcudbrightshire Farm Labourer travelling with Halliday Close James 25 Atrium Farm Labourer Davison George Dunn Patrick 23 Lanarkshire Ploughman Fraser Alexander 25 Aberdeenshire Farm Servant Fraser Charles 23 Aberdeenshire Farm Servant Grant John 23 Invernessshire Ploughman Gunson Jeremiah 29 Dunbartonshire Farm Labourer Hawkins Robert 22 Lanarkshire Joiner Hislop William 23 Rewfrewshire Blacksmith Joyce John 32 Down Farm Labourer Kane Samuel 21 Antrim Ploughman Kirk Andrew 23 Lanarkshire Blacksmith Magee John 21 Down Farm Labourer Magee Thomas 17 Down Farm Labourer McFarlane Donald 18 Lanarkshire Joiner McWilliam Alexander 24 Wigtown Farm Labourer Menzies Thomas 25 Lanarkshire Joiner Morrison James 31 Rewfrewshire Joiner Morrison James 22 Aberdeenshire Farm Labourer Morrison David 19 Aberdeenshire Farm Labourer Overend Thomas 25 Armagh Farm Labourer Smith Robert 29 Lanarkshire Labourer Smyth Hugh 20 Atrium Farm Labourer Stewart James 33 Banffshire Ploughman Whiteside John Wilson James 21 Down Farm labourer travelling with John JoyceSingle Women Boyle Mary 24 Kerry Domestic Servant Boyle George infant Kerry Broadley Ann 20 Lanarkshire Dairy Women Caldwell Mary Ann 21 Atrium Farm Servant Campbell Ellen 28 Lanarkshire Cook Campbell Betsy 24 Lanarkshire Domestic Servant Connor Margaret 28 Lanarkshire Dairy Women Dalziel Florence 18 Surrey Nursery Governess McFarlane Jean 19 Lanarkshire Domestic Servant McFarlane Janet 47 Lanarkshire Domestic Servant McGregor Isabella 20 Perthshire Farm Servant McNair Christina 24 Argyllshire Domestic Servant Major Julia 22 Middlesex Nursery Governess Major Jane 20 Middlesex Nursery Governess
References: One page of passenger list from Archives New Zealand, Christchurch Office.
"Lyttelton Times" 2 April 1862
Family Search Canterbury 1862
A ship in the harbour is safe but that's not what ships were made for.