William Metcalfe ship from England to Port Phillip [assisted emigrant passengers] 1839 [Nov 24]|
Have Chapter 14 of Historical Records of Victoria, Volume 4, edited by Michael Cannon and published 1985, which has lists and other details
With Captain Phillipson they sailed from Plymouth Harbour 26 July and reached Port Phillip after 113 days, on 15 Nov 1839 with 230 immigrants, 82 paid own fare and 168 bounty. Counted from the ship list, there are 24 families including children, 58 under 16, 34 females, 42 wives, 39 husbands and 66 single men totalling 237 souls. Bounty was claimed for 37 families - 1331 pounds, 31 single men and 37 single female at 18 pounds each adult, children aged 7 to 14, - 10 pounds, between 1 and 7 - 5 pounds,
Jonathan Binns Were may have chartered the ship William Metcalfe, in which he sailed with his wife, infant son Jonathan Henry, 4 yr old daughter Sophia Louisa, his brother-in-law Robert Stevenson Dunsford and two servants.
Other passengers included William Fry, Adam Orange, and the artist Wilbraham Frederick Evelyn Liardet in steerage with his four older boys and wife Caroline and the five youngest children travelled intermediate class.
63 Passengers paid their own way, Cabin - 15 gentlemen, 4 ladies, 3 chn, Intermediate - 6 gentlemen, 3 ladies, 10 chn, Steerage males 16, females 1 and 5 chn.
Parents paid for 22 younger Children - Cahill 4, Croaker 1, Fisher 1, Fry 2, Gary 2, Gorman 2, Gorman 2, Hefferman 4, Hogan 1, Malhoney 1, Ryan 1, Shanahan 1,
There were 144 people on Bounty consisting of 37 couples, 68 males (31 single) and 72 females (37 single) and 4 children Fry 2, Heffernan 1, Shanahan infant, for which was paid 2555 pounds.
There were 4 births and 11 deaths, being Mary Ryan 38, May Hogan 36, Walter Joyce 5, Patrick Powel 18m, Eliza Crossdale 12m, Thomas Ryan infant, Michael Fleming 18m, William Malony 2, Margaret Gorman 4, Mary Cahill infant, Judith Gorman 18.
Commercial Journal, William Metcalfe arrived in Sydney from Port Phillip on Sat 14 Dec 1839 with passengers Dr Holland, wife and child, Rev Mr Williams, wife and 2 chn, Miss Barbur, Messrs James, Incho, Campbell, Bourne, M'Laren, Souchey, also 13 in the Steerage, 14 prisoners of the Crown, one constable, one sergeant and 3 privates of the 28th regiment.
Captain Phillipson was the first to bring Bounty immigrants directly to Port Phillip , organised privately by John Marshall, who received 2555 pounds for his efforts. They sailed from Plymouth Harbour 26 July and reached Port Phillip after 113 days, on 15 Nov 1839
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Names are open to different interpretaions
Mr A Aiden, Mr L Aiden, John Anderson, Miss Barber, Bridget Canrick, Mr G Clayne (George Playne), Mr F Dunsford, Mr F W Forbes, Mr D Jennings and wife, Mr H H Scote, Mr J and JH Scote, Mr A Suchet, Mr J B Were, Mrs Were, girl Were, boy Were, Mr R Wild, Revd J Wilson and Mrs Wilson and child
Intermediate - Mr Herbert Cobb, Mr W Preston Cobb and Mr Thomas Cobb, C Evans A, Mrs C Liardet A and 4 children, Mr John Mathews, Mr James Orr A, Miss Orr A, and 5 children, Alice Ryan 21 and John Yabsley A
Steerage - Mr George Coldham and Mr John Coldham, P Evans, James Hooke, John Joachim, William Keame, Robert Knox, Patrick Langrick 24, Mr F Liardet and 5 sons, Mathew Mcdonald, Malachi Odonnel, James Patten, Francis Porden, Patrick Quin 22, John Ryley 24, John Seller and wife, William Spry, Mr George Thomas, Henry Weymack 22, Thomas Wiseman,
Plus 24 children of Bounty passengers, for whom the parents paid so they would have better food.
Passengers who paid own way, Cabin - 15 gentlemen, 4 ladies, 3 chn, Intermediate - 6 gentlemen, 3 ladies, 10 chn, Steerage males 16, females 1 and 5 chn. Bounty passengers 58 souls in families, 31 single males and 37 single females for which was paid 2555 poinds.|
There were 4 births (Thomas Ryan, Mary Cahill, Richard Murphy and Metcalf Doyle) and 11 deaths, being Mary Ryan 38, May Hogan 36, Walter Joyce 5, Patrick Powel 18m, Eliza Crossdale 12m, Thomas Ryan infant, Michael Fleming 18m, William Malony 2, Margaret Gorman 4, Mary Cahill infant, Judith Gorman 18m,
|'Historical Records of Victoria' edited by Michael Cannon and published Melbourne 1985, has clear lists. Numbers are the family or individual's place in these lists. Each is listed as a passenger, some also appear on the Children's and Disposal lists.|
Protestant is abbreviated to Prot, and Roman Catholic to RC. Literacy is shown as Yes if can read and write.
The Bounty names