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Culdeebarque arrived 13 Aug 1840, 387 tons, John Campbell master, from Greenock 17 Feb, reached Adelaide 7 July with 21 passengers and departed Adelaide 8 August. Image Scotland 104
Passengers from Greenock - Messrs John Brown, Wm Cottreux/Guttreiux, Wm Henry, C Hunter, George McCready, John Macredie, Dugald McPherson, Ed Morton, Wm H Scott, Wm Taylor, James Turnbull, Also Dr Stoddart, David Graham from Adelaide
Intermediate - Mr David Farquhar, David Hanston, Isabella Harris, Robert Harris, Thomas Harris, Neil Johnson, Mr Wm Richardson and 8 in Steerage
20 Aug Cleared for Sydney, Passengers Cabin Messrs Brown, Scott and Graham, 7 in the steerage
See visit to Adelaide of Culdee recorded by Di Cummings.
Dauntlessship arrived 15 Aug 1840, 698 tons, Captain William Miller master, from Greenock 17 Feb, arrived Adelaide 10 July with 85 passengers, and left Adelaide 8th Aug. Image Scotland 105-6 has 22 + 8 Cabin names, 12 in the steerage and 5 convicts (prisoners) with 2 constables
Dr Fletcher Surgeon Superintendent, Passengers Mrs Fletcher, Messrs A and G Fletcher, Misses A and E Fletcher, Mr Clarke Mr Inglis, Mr Wallace and Mrs or Miss Wallace,
Passengers from Adelaide - Miss Rickets, Mr and Mrs Deseke, Messrs Baddley/Baderly, Cooker, Dabrill, Gogerty, Wurr
Passengers for Sydney from Adelaide - Messrs Ball, Crumpton, Gill, Townsend, Miss Laimmon Mr and Mrs Fisher and 6 chn, Mr Dunbar, Mr Grant, Mr Cochrane Mr Hay Mr Daw,
4 Sep cleared for Sydney with part of original cargo, passengers Miss M Wyne, Mr Jennings,
See visit to Adelaide of Dauntless recorded by Di Cummings.
Duchess of Kentarrived 20 June 1840, Barque, 342 tons, Captain Newby master, from Gravesend 17 Jan and Plymouth 17 Feb.
Passengers Messrs J Nicholson, Edward Hughes, Edwin Haviland, Francis Haviland, R Trope MD, and one in steerage.
DumfriesArrived 14 Dec 1840 ship, 468 tons, Captain Thompson master, from London,
Passengers Rev John Bolden lady and 4 chn, Mr and Mrs Shepherd and 2 chn, Messrs Alpin, Burchell, Henry, Messinger, R Thomas, Wharton and 3 servants, 7 in the steerage.
Reported Port Phillip Herald, 14 Dec - The Dumfries from London was ashore at the Heads yesterday evening, and Captain Lewis had gone to her assistance in the revenue cutter Prince George. The Dumfries was advertised to sail from the Downs on 15 Aug 1840.
Rev. J. S. Bolden, with his wife, four children, and two servants, reached Melbourne in the Dumfries from London on 14 December 1840, the day that the Vesper from Liverpool brought goods for 'L. & A. Bolden'. The Dumfries carried no cattle, and the Durham (shorthorn) bull, cow, and calf that arrived in the Orient from London the day before may not have been shipped by John Bolden; but Australia's 'greatest early bull — Mussulman (4525)' apparently was, and arrived about the same time, with other pedigreed beasts.
Eaglearrived 30 Sep 1840, ship, 438 tons, Captain Buckley master, from London 2 June,
Passengers Mrs LeSouef and 2 chn, Miss Fyans, Miss Cussen, Mr and Mrs Kirby, Mr and Mrs Palmer, Mr and Mrs Poblam,
Messrs Allen, Belcher, Bolden, Budd, James, Jebb, Leman, Phillips, Pohlman, Smith, Wollaston, and 11 in the steerage
East Londonarrived 29 Aug 1840, ship, 409 tons, Captain Lewis master, left London 18 Apr 1840, cargo of merchandise
Passengers Cabin Messrs Mountford, Tooth, Polson and Rollaston, Bounty - Sophia Phillips and Thomas Phillips both aged 25
Glenhuntlyarrived 17 April 1840, left Greenock, Scotland 14 Dec 1839 and reached Port Phillip 17 April 1840, Captain John Patterson Master, Superintendent Surgeon James Brown.
Appears to be a total of 154 survivors - 114 people in families, 12 single females over 14 yrs, and 28 single men over 17 yrs
- For more details and list see my Glenhuntley page.
Helen Thompsonarrived 12 Jan 1840, ship 544 tons, from Greenock 8 Aug 1839 reached Adelaide 12 Dec 1839 and Port Phillip 12 Jan 1840 with Captain James Wilson, Leslie Sibbaud/Sibbard Surgeon sperintendent
Passengers Messrs William M Bell, Isaac Buchanan, Pullar, Thomas L Cochrane and 14 in steerage - James and Catherine Donaldson, Martin and Phoebe Handley with son Edward, Dr Robert Kirk, Grace nee Gillies, sons Archibald , Robert and Daniel, John McKenzie wife and dau, David and Agnes Young.
See visit to Adelaide of Helen Thompson recorded by Di Cummings.
Himalayaarrived 30 Sep 1840 - Master Hew Burn, barque, 477 tons, Left Plymouth 29 June 1840 with Surgeon Superintendednt Mr Monk. Have 6 fiche pages,
Himalaya 1840 constructed in Sutherland, owned by E Arthur, registered in London, a barque sheated in yellow metal.
Passengers 7m, 5f in Cabin - Dr and Mrs DL Long and 3 daus and 3 sons, Mr and Mrs T W Mr Dallimore and Mr E E Maunsell,
Intermediate 20m, 10f -
William and Mrs Burns, Mr Pat and Mrs Hamilton, Captn and Mrs Hargrave, Mrs Harlin/Harling, Mr and Mrs G W Langford and 3 dau, son, Mr and Mrs Jason Withers/Wethers,
Messrs Robert Mr Allen, William Ames 59, Mrs Anderson 50 Chas Atkinson, Edw Barlow, R Bell, Edwd Boyd/Balme, Henry Chas Boyd, Henry Coulter/Gaulter, Thos Delany, Henry Jones/Jonce, Henry Mr North, John Mr Pepper, John Mr Ross, Joseph P Tapp,
steerage 30 families, 28 single males, 58 single females
Bounty passengers total 169, 31 families with 80 souls, 32 males and 57 females, paid 2812 pounds.
- For more details and list see my Himalaya page.
Indemnityhas a busy year 1838, in Australian waters
Sydney 'Commercial Journal and Advertiser', from the Ferguson Project web site, reported
23 March 1839, Indemnity arrived yesterday from London, having sailed 11 Nov 1838, with merchandise, passengers Mr S Lyons, Mr A Lyons, Mrs, Miss and Master Harris, Mr John Smith, John Griffiths, John Daley, James Hewett, wife and 4 chn,
27 March, in stream, just arrived
10 Apr - at Campbells Wharf, discharging
27 Apr - In Cockle Bay, Sydney, refitting
8 May - departed yesterday for Norfolk Island with Government stores
19 June - arrived from Norfolk Island with 8,000 bushels maize for Government, passenger Mr Kerr
13 July - departure for Norfolk Island, with Government stores
7 Sep - Indemnity arrived at Sydney from Norfolk Island having left the 22 Aug, with convicts, etc
2 Oct - The Indemnity resumed her passage to Hobart on Monday last, cargo of rice, passengers Sydney Stephen with lady, family and 3 servants, Mrs Mason and child, Mrs Arthur and Sarah Wade.
2 Nov arrived on Weds last, from Hobart Town, with rice. Passenger Mr White
6 Nov at Darling Harbour, discharging
23 Nov, loading for London, then on Dec 7, loading for Port Phillip and Launceston, Dec 18, moved to Queens Wharf, loading
1 Jan 1840 Indemnity sailed on Sunday last, for Port Phillip and Launceston, with 14 named passengers and 23 in the steerage. Name variants are Miss Barber, Mr Henchcliffe, Fraser
Indemnityarrived 7 Jan 1840, barque, 505 tons, Captain Roberts, from Sydney Dec 29, cargo, sundries, passengers. Cabin Rev W Hamilton, Rev Douglas, Major Fraser/Frazer, Mr JH Barsten, John Coonal, J Hinchcluffe, Alexander Ross, WH Yaldwyn, Rev Wilson with Lady and 2 chn, Miss Marian Bartlet
Steerage Michael Regin & wife and 5 chn, Thomas Regin, William Weddall & wife, James Egan, Richard Martin, Robert Mahoy & wife and 2 chn, Richard Babbington, Henry Jackson, William Howell & wife and 2 chn,
Brought goods for J Allan, JP Fawkner, R Fletcher, W Langhorne, plough for Skene Craig, Alexander MchinlayMachinlay, Henry N Mason, one house in frame for Messrs Campbell & Woolley
Indiaarrived 9 Apr 1840, ship, 493 tons, Capt Hugh Campbell from Greenock 5 Oct 1839 via Adelaide. Image Scotland 100. Passengers 8 in Steerage, reached Adelaide 23 Feb Arrived at Port Phillip 9 Apr
18 as Cabin - Alexander Scott, Lady and dau, Kenneth McKay and family, Rev Andrew Love, Mrs Catherine Love and family, Mrs and Master David Gardner, Mr James Campbell and Misses Julia Campbell and Flora Campbell,, Messrs A McCallum, Robert Neil, W Ansley, JB Gilmore,
6 as Intermediate - Messrs David Oliphant and Ebenezer Oliphant, D Robertson, J McLaren and William McCarter or Carter
and 8 in Steerage
See visit to Adelaide of India recorded by Di Cummings. The barque India reached Adelaide 23 Feb, 38 passengers to Adelaide, Passengers for Port Phillip and Sydney --- Rev Mr Love, his lady and family, Mr and Mrs Gardner, Mr and Mrs Scott and family, Mr and Mrs McKay and family, Misses Stewart, Julia Campbell, Flora Campbell, Messrs James Campbell, Godfrey McNeill, N Hill, John Crowe, Robert Neil, E. and O. Oliphant, A S Robertson, William McCarter, Joseph Gillespie, Robert Fitzgerald, Colin Campbell, William Lochhead, JC Gilmore, Thomas Annersley, Thomas Darchy, John Dickson, Robert Wigmore, George Bell and Robert Bell, and a number in the steerage.
'Port Phillip Herald' reported - March 20, first sighting, anchored at Williamstown, believed to be India. Reported 10 Apr
The following was published in the South Australian Register, 23 February 1840 - The barque INDIA, 493 tons, Hugh Campbell, commander, from Greenock, having left on 5 October, by way of Cork and Porto Prio, with a cargo of sundries.
Passengers for Port Phillip and Sydney --- Rev Mr Love, his lady and family, Mr and Mrs Gardner, Mr and Mrs Scott and family, Mr and Mrs Mackay and family, Mr and Mrs Scott, Misses Stewart, Julia Campbell, Flora Campbell, Messrs Robert Neill, James Campbell, Godfrey McNeill, N Hill, John Crowe, E. and O. Oliphant, A S Robertson, William McCarthur, Joseph Gillespie, Robert Fitzgerald, Colin Campbell, William Lochhead, J C Gilmore, Thomas Annersley, Thomas Darchy, John Dickson, Robert Wigmore, George and Robert Bell, and a number in the steerage.
Indusarrived 15 March 1840, barque, 560 tons, Captain McFarlane from Leith on 29 Sept 1839 and via Adelaide 6 March arrived 15 March. Image Scotland 99
Passengers, Cabin Miss Ann Drysdale, Mr and Mrs John? Gibson, James Ayton,
Intermediate Peter Huchinson, John Dobie and James Kidd.
Steerage William Brown and family, Mr Kidd and family, Miss Elizabeth Brown 22, Wm Thain, From Adelaide Mrs Watson and 3 dau,
Port Phillip Herald, 17 March 1840 - The Indus, on her passage out, encountered most severe weather. In the Channel she lost some of her spars and was obliged to put into Cork, to refit. At Cape Leuwin she was struck with lightning and lost some of her masts. Again while approaching Kangaroo Island, a white squall carried away several of her masts and spars - fron 'South Australian'.
25 April Indus, ship, 368 tons, M'Farlane master, for Calcutta, in ballast, and back in Adelaide 6 June with 6 passengers and cargo from Calcutta
She identifies the Brown family as William Brown and his wife Elizabeth nee OGorman, with John Brown, Mary Brown, William Brown, Thomas Brown, Eliza Baxter Brown, and James Brown.
Isabella Watsonarrived 11 Aug 1840, ship, 515 tons, Capt John A McDonald master, from Leith 11 Apr 1840. Have 4 fiche pages,
Passengers Cabin - Mr and Mrs Anderson and family, Mr and Mrs Henderson with masters T and W, Misses M and E; Miss M Hogg, Captain J Reid, Mrs M Reid, Masters John, William Reid, S and Agnes Reid,
Messrs W Ogilvie, James Laurence, John Carfrae, J Miller, J Bland, C Pentland, and W Jennings MD; 41 bounty emigrants (30 to proceed to Mr Thomas Barker's estate in Sydney and the other 10 to a gentleman in Geelong) and 40 steerage - , have 61 names.
Had 5 couples, 8 single women and 1 single man, bounty 342 pounds for 19 adults. There was no payment for the 7 children, who came at parent's expense. Problem over who is to receive Bounty seems to include some of the Steerage passengers. 10m and 12 f remained in Melbourne, 26 wanted to go to Sydney.
- For more details and list see my Isabella Watson page.
8 Sep cleared for Sydney with part of original cargo, passengers Messrs Mr OConnell, Mr McArthur, Mr Manton, Mr Ryrie, Miller, Mr J Lorimer, Pentland, Ogilvie, and Mr Jenkins, Judge Donithorne/Donnithorne, Mrs Ley and 38 in the steerage.
Arrival in Sydney reported Sep 25.
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