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They came by the 'Coromandel' as Self-funded and as Bounty Immigrants in 1840
Coromandelarrived 10 July 1840, ship, 650 tons, William Loader/Lobbin master, from London 4 Jan and Plymouth 10 Jan 1840 to reach Port Phillip. The three-masted, ship Coromandel was built in 1834 in Canada. The Rootsweb account of arrival in New Zealand reports Emigrants embarked from St Katherine's Docks 9th Dec 1839 at 4 o'clock
(New South Wales State Records Port Phillip Arrivals Index 1839-51, Reel 2143A.) Have Vic list as 10 fiche pages, has families including children, but hard to read. NSW Images 54-57, only list adults, missed page families number 13-30, Vic list 49-88
Biggest families are Cabin passengers Dr Wilmot with 5 chn, John and Bridget Molan with 4.
Bounty 190 people - 34 families with 95 souls, 1249 pounds, 30 single men, 540 pounds, 46 single women 828 pounds. Extra list of 19 people who were put on a special list, bounty later approved.
34 Passengers Cabin
Miss Jane Devereux,
Captain A and Mrs Grant,
Mr J Hay, Miss Hay and Isabella Hay,
Dr John Meyers with wife and infant,
Mr Charles Miles,
Mr Hy Porter 20,
Dr Forster Shaw with wife Ellen (dau of StL Webb) and infant dau Eliza.
The Bounty names
After leaving Plymouth, she encountered very heavy gales in Bay of Biscay and was detained six weeks, while 17 vessels in her vicinity were lost. She called at St Jago in the Cape Verde Islands, and later at the Cape of Good Hope to replenish supplies. This resulted in the immigrants reaching Melbourne in good health.
Has notes on William and Elizabeth Broomfield, Thomas and Mary Ann Carter, and Caroline Hooper of Somerset.
11 August, Coromandel sails for Sydney with passengers Captain Grant, Mrs Grant and child, Miss, Miss I and Mr J Hay, Captain Carmichael, Mr Eascoe. Intermediate Miss Harrick. 26 in Steerage, and part of her original cargo from London.|
Bounty passengers who went to Sydney are Nancy Allan 19, Samuel Atchison 30, Rebecca Atchison 28, Catherine Atchison 6, Isabella Atchison 4, Robert Cadden 30, Grace Cadden 24, Sophia N Corby 29, Charlotte Furmayer 29, John Furminger 26, Martin Hayes 27, Catherine Manning 23, Bridget Marony 24, James Mathews 23, Susan Mcinerbery 22, Ann Murray 20, Bridget Murray 19, Catharine Pearline 20, Anne Jane Purveyance 25, Catherine Purveyance 23
19 Aug, reported in Stream, ready to sail for India
Port Phillip reported - Sat 27 Aug - departed on Thursday, Ship Coromandel, Captain Ryan, with sundries, passengers Mr Walker, Mr Guyrton, Mr Earp, Mr Ridgways, Honorable H Petrie, Major Baker, Mr Blyth, Mr Ball, Mr Leisk, Mr Smith, Mr Crawford, Mr Evans, Mr Foster, Mr Mires and 14 in the steerage.|
2 Sep arrived Sat 29 Aug from Port Phillip whence she sailed 23rd, Captain Lobban, with passengers Captain Grant, Lady and child, Mr and two Misses Hay, Mr Enscoe, Captain Carmichael, Dr Wilmot, Miss Harrick and 28 in the steerage, about to discharge cargo
9 Sep reported ad East side of cove, Sydney, refitting, also 16th,
Sep 23 reported The Coromandel from this port, had arrived at Port Nicholson
Left London 13 Dec 1839, Arrived Port Nicholson, New Zealand 29 Aug 1840 with 44 passengers, Captain Edward French, Surgeon Dr Alston, and from Sydney 200 sheep, 20 bullocks, 4 horses.
From Rootsweb the Coromandel arrived in New Zealand with Captain: Edward French
Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Alston, 12 Cabin and 9 families with 22 chn, and Elizabeth Green. In Steerage:- J. and A. Annear; T. C. Butler; E. Cherry: — Green; B. Hook; J. and M. Pawson; Stephen Pilcher; Susan Pilcher; E. and A. Swallow; and E. A. Walsh, Walker
Sydney's 'Commercial Journal' Nov 14 reports the departure of barque Coromandel for Port Phillip on Saturday last, with sundries. Passengers Mr and Mrs Williams, Mr and Mrs Strode, Mrs Sewell, and Mr Langhorne, 3 in the steerage
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