Passenger List Slains Castle 1850/1851

PASSENGER LIST - COMPOSITE LIST OF EMIGRANTS KNOWN TO HAVE TRAVELLED

ON THE BARQUE "SLAINS CASTLE"

Departed London Sept. 28th. 1850, Gravesend 1st. Oct 1850

Arrived Port Phillip 25th. Jan 1851 and Port Adelaide 21st. Feb, 1851

First sailing of members of  the Family Colonisation Loan Society which was originated by Mrs. Caroline Chisholm

Compiled from the list of names contained in Mr A.L. Whitby's diary (1), the Melbourne Argus newspaper list of passenger arrivals (2), the Adelaide newspaper list of passengers who travelled on to South Australia (3) and an official but only partial list (4).

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Families or persons marked # were those who continued on to Port Adelaide.


ALLEN Mr. James, wife & Family






BAILEY (Bayley) Mr. M






BAINES Mr. F. wife &  5 children


1 baby girl born on board 10/11/1850

#

BASTARD

Mr. Stephen






BASTINGS Mr. W. wife & child






BECK Sophia Genl. Servant 20   London Episcopalian Read & Write

BECK Mr.




Only mentioned on Mr. Ashby's list, probably meant to be Miss Beck above

BISHOPP (Died on voyage  21/1/1851) Elizabeth (or Emma) Governess 26
Brixton, Surrey

#

BLECHMORE (Bleechmore,Bleachmore,Bletchmore) James Dyer 55       City of London Wesleyen Read & Write


Mary Housekeeper 50 Wife " " "
# BLACKABY (Blackeby, Blackenby/Blackley) Joseph Shoemaker 62   Hackney, Middlesex Independent "


Esther Housekeeper 56 Wife " " "

BLACKBOURNE (Blackburn) Jas. Berry Carrier 31   Norwich Episcopalian "


Sophia Housekeeper 31 Wife " " "


Chas. Berry Son 8   " " "


Harriett Daughter 6   " " "


Amelia

"

10 months " " Neither

BLACKBURN Mrs. Sarah  (a widow) 21
nr Settle, Yorkshire
Sister of passenger Charles Duckett. Widow of Robert Blackburn d. 1850 Slaidburn, Yorkshire. Later married John Potter, also a passenger. Additional information comes from Margaret Watts:  (mwatts2@bigpond.net.au)
# BLACKLEY Mr. William & wife




This was almost certainly Joseph & Esther/Hester Blackaby who are known from newspaper reports to have been in Adelaide soon after

BROUGHTON Mr. T.H. wife &  3 children






BURGH (BIRD) Letitia Nursemaid 20   Navestock, Essex Episcopalian Read & Write

BASTINGS senior (BUSTINGS) Mr.W., wife (?) &  2 daughters






CARTER Jane Tailoress 22   Stepney, London " "
  CHATTLE (Chettle, Chittle) Henry Laborer 21   Brixton, London Episcopalian Read & Write


Selina Governess 23   London " "


Frances Never in Service 14   Liverpool " "
# COHEN Miss Mary Anne            

COLTON Mrs. & Family (Father already in Melbourne)

London
Not on any lists - information comes from diary of Eliza Lucas. Thanks to Jenny Cooper (jennyc3@optusnet.com.au)
# CROOM (CROOME) Mr. J. & wife            

#

CROSSLAND Jno. Michl. Portrait Painter 50   York " Read & Write


Jane Housekeeper 36 Wife City of London " "


John  Laborer 16   " " "


William     " 15   " " "


Francis Son 11   " " "


Henry " 10   " " "


Emily Daughter 5   " " Neither


Edward Son 2   " " "


Marion Daughter

Inf

  born on board " "

DALEY (DILLY, DALLY, DALY) Ellen Laundress 41   Cork Roman Catholic Read only


John Baker 22   Clapham " Read & Write


Daniel Farm Laborer 16   " " "

DANIELS (DANNIELS, DANIELLS) Francis Rough Carpenter 21   Kingsland, London "       Read & Write (born 3rd Aug 1829)


Frederick Laborer 20   "         " "        "                  (born 30th Dec 1830)


Henry (Henry Octavius)     " 16   "          " "         "                 (born 2nd Nov 1835)


Louis Septimus (also Lewis)     " 16   "          " "         "                 (born 2nd April 1834) Additional information provided by James Daniel.
# DANZELL (Damsell, Danisell) Mr. W. or Henry






DAVIS Thomas Baker 21   Lambeth, Surrey Episcopalian Read & Write

DAVIS (could be same persons as Davis above or Davy below ) Mr. & wife




Almost certainly Mr & Mrs Davy who went on to Adelaide - see below

DAVIS Matilda







Hannah





# DAVY (could be Davis) Mr. & wife





# DEACON (Decreon) Firmin Frame Maker 24   Ipswich " Read & Write


Anne E. Housekeeper 22 Wife " " "


Firmin W. Son 1   " " Neither
# DEACON Mr. W.





# DECREON Mr. & wife




Almost certainly Firmin Deacon & his wife see above who are known from newspaper reports to have been in Adelaide soon after

DOYLE Margaret Needewomen 22   Wexford Roman Catholic Read & Write


Mary        " 20   " " "

DUCKETT Mr. Charles
22
nr. Settle, Yorkshire
Brother of passenger Sarah Blackburn. Additional information from Margaret Watts (mwatts2@bigpond.net.au)

DUNFORD Elizabeth Bonnet Maker 60   Clapham, London Baptist "


child of above




Only mentioned on Mr. Ashby's list

EDWARDS Mr. Charles, wife & 3 children






FIELD Mr. John Bootmaker 38
London
Additional information provided by Ryk Field


Maria
33 Wife Westbury, Wiltshire
(rf@eucalypt.com)


Maria Harriet 
12
Middlesex



Harriot
4
Middlesex



John Howieson
2
London

# FILESTON Miss or Mr. Thomas






FRANCIS George Butcher 24   Norfolk Episcopalian Read & Write


Sophia Housekeeper 25 Wife " " "


Henry Son 1   " " Neither

FRENCH Miss Ellen






GEORGE Mr. Henry, wife, son & daughter




Names given on Argus list - Henry, Jasper John Elizabeth Henry and Richard - not sure who belongs to which names and whether John (below) was a member of the same family

GEORGE John Carver 17   Cornwall " Read & Write

GIBLETT (GIBBLET) James Wine Cooper 30   Bristol " "


Mary Housekeeper 30 Wife " " "


Jas. Bartlee Son 5 months " " Neither

GORMAN (GOMAN) Mr.A. & wife






GROVES C.




Only appears on Argus newspaper list

HARVEY Sarah Housekeeper 27   Erish, Kent Wesleyan Read & Write

HAY (Probably KEY below) Mr. John & wife




Only appears on Argus newspaper list so probably Mr & Mrs Key, below

HEATH Mr. W






HENSHAW (Henshall, Hinshull) Alfred Plasterer 16   St. Pancras, London Episcopalian "
  HORNBLOWER Mr. John & wife            
  HUNTER Mr.William            


Eliza






JACKSON Miss Ellen






JEFFEREY (Jeffrey, Jaffray) Charlotte Dressmaker 50   Marylebone, London Episcopalian Read & Write
# JOHNSON (Johnston) Miss E.            
  KILPATRICK Willm. Laborer 44   St. Anne, Soho, London " Read & Write


Hannah Housekeeper 42 Wife " " Read only


William Engineer & Printer 19   Westminster " Read & Write


Thomas Son 12   St. Anne, Soho, London " "
  KILPATRICK (probably William above) Mr.            
  KING Mr. Whalley            
  KEY (Kay, Hay) John Saddler 50   Glenlee, Wigton Episcopalian Read & Write


Rebecca Housekeeper 50 Wife London " "

 

(RAY)

Elizth. Margaret Governess in School 18   Leicester Sq., London " "

KNEWSTAB (KNEWSTUB) Mr. R.






LAWSON (prob. same pers. as Mary Leeson) Miss






LEE Letitia A. Housemaid 17   Kilkenny Roman Catholic Read only

LEESON Mary Childs Maid 15   Co. Wicklow " "
# LUCAS Joseph Laborer 37   Maidwell, Northampton Baptist Read & Write

Additonal information from Jenny Cooper (jennyc3@optusnet.com.au)



Eliza Ann Housekeeper 36 Wife (Kingsthorpe) " Read & Write


Eliza Ann Daughter 6   Maidwell, Northampton " Read only


John Wm. Son 4   " " Neither


Frances Daughter 2   " " "

LUTZ Mr. Thomas, wife &  2 children






McCREENA (MACGREGOR) Rosanna  General Servant 24   Cephalonia, Mediterranean Episcopalian Read & Write
(Rosanna McCreanor, daughter of Mary Rexter, actually born in Glynn, Limerick, Ireland. Information from Jim Taylor)

MCPHERSON (MACPHERSON) Miss Sarah






MAIDMENT (MAIDMEAL) Wm. Hy. Carpenter 30   Poole, Dorset Episcopalian "


Mary A. Housekeeper 33 Wife " " "


Sarah Daughter 7   " " "


Elizabeth

    "

5   " " Neither


Wm. Hy. Son 4   " " "


Caroline Daughter Inf   Born on board ship " "
  MASKELL Mr. William, wife &  5 children            
  MARSH James Stonemason 49   Swanage, Dorset " Read & Write


Eliza Housekeeper 44 Wife " " "

 


Eliza General Servant 25   " Wesleyan "

 


Rachael A.     "            " 21   " " "


Amey Daughter 11   " Episcopalian "
# NOONAN or NORMAN Messrs. x 2

Peter and John

Peter Joseph & John James

both had trades

17 15
Liverpool, UK

Came to Adelaide but both later moved to NZ


(1 appears on Adelaide Newspaper  list & 2 appear on Mr. Ashby's list - nowhere else)

Additional information available from Laraine McNally (raynee8210@gmail.com)

# NORTH  Charles (or George) Plasterer 20   Cheltenham, Gloucester " "
# NORTON Mr. B., wife &  3 children Butcher

Used to live in Drapery in Northampton (Maidwell?)
Additonal information supplied by Jenny Cooper (jennyc3@optusnet.com.au)
# NORTON Mr. F






NUGENT Mary Ann Dressmaker 22   Girley, Meath Roman Catholic Read & Write

O'BRIEN Madeline V. Governess 26   St. Paul's, Dublin "          " "

PARSONS William Laborer 21   Ripley, Derby Episcopalian "

PENN (PENNY) Mr. Samuel





# PENNY Mrs. Eliza &  3 children





# PETERS (PETTERS) Mrs.Fanny





# POOLE Miss Eliza






POTTER Mr. John
17


Later married Sarah Blackburn, another passenger.

Additional information from Margaret Watts (mwatts2@bigpond.net.au)

# REES (Reece) David Typefounder 23   Tooley St., Surrey " "

REXTER (KISTER) James Laborer 45   Fermanagh " Read & Write


Mary Housekeeper 45 Wife " " Neither


Willm. Jas. Son 12   " " Read & Write

REXTER Miss




Only mentioned on Mr. Ashby's list, actually Rosanna McCreanor, Mary Rexter's daughter. Information from Jim Taylor.

RISDALE Miss S.






SANDERSON Mr. George






SHEPHERD Joseph Baker 22   Sundford, Berks Baptist "


Mary Housekeeper 23 Wife " " "

SMITH Daniel Weaver 46   Gloucestershire Independent "


Julia Housekeeper 40 Wife " " "


Julia Daughter (adopted) 11   " " "
# SORRELL John







Anna

born 1818








William Whittle







Isabella Petrie

born 1845







TAYLOR - Is a married woman. Her husband remains in England Ann Housemaid 45   Surrey Episcopalian "


Emma Domestic Servant 24   St. Giles', London " "
# THREADGOLD William Carpenter 28   Colchester " Read & Write


Mary Housekeeper 28 Wife City of London " "


William Son 3   Colchester " Neither

TILLEY, Junior Thos. Agl. Laborer 24   Surrey Episcopalian Read & Write


Mary Ann Housekeeper 26 Wife " " "


Thos. H. Son 2   " " Neither


William   " 8 months " " "

TILLEY, Senior Thomas Henry Agl. Laborer 45
Worplesdon, Surrey " Additional information provided by Barry Tilley (bredanic@internode.on.net)


Rebecca Shopkpr. Chandler 45 Wife Egham, Surrey " "


Elizabeth Ann
20 Dau " " "


Rebecca
18

"

" " "


Jane
16

"

" " "


Harriet
12

"

" " "


Catherine
10

"

" " "


Richard
8 Son " " "


George Henry Roseblade
4

"

" " "

TURNER Mrs. Ellen






WARD (may have been Thomas WOODS who later married Elizabeth Tilley) Mr.




Additional information provided by Barry Tilley but does not appear on any lists.

WEBSTER Mr. Alex






WEBSTER Mr. & family




Only mentioned on Mr. Ashby's list
# WEBSTER Mrs. &  4 children





# WELLS Mrs. Julia & son






WHATTON (WALTON) John Tailor 44   London Episcopalian Read & Write


Anna Housekeeper 45 Wife " " "

WHEELER (widow) Elizabeth Shopkeeper 64 Widow Kensington, London " "


Margaret

Dau



WHITBY (WHITELY) Mr. A.L.







Mrs. Eleanor







Archie Charles







Frederick George







Ellen






WILLIAMS James Laborer 46   Devonshire " Read & Write


Sophia Housekeeper 34 Wife " " "


Margaret Daughter 10   " " "


William Son 9   " " "


Sophia Daughter 3   " " Neither

 

  1. Mr. Whitby's entire diary was  published as part of an article authored by Allan Hillier in the The Genealogist magazine issue December 1981volume 111, No. 8, page 251. The magazine is published quarterly by the  Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Inc and copies are available at some  libraries and genealogical societies. The AIGS is also able to photocopy the article on request, email this address.

  2. The Argus newspaper in Melbourne published a list of passenger arrivals on 27th. January, 1851 and this article may be viewed at the National Library of Australia Australian newspapers website at:- http://ndpbeta.nla.gov.au/

  3. Susan Pearce and Diane Cummings have transcribed this newspaper passenger list for the "Bound for South Australia" website, see it here.

  4. Official but partial list of passengers prepared by Immigration Department, Melbourne - Passenger List Partial Slains Castle

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