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Cornish Passengers on the
Star of India

Photograph courtesy of Alexander Turnbull Library Collections, Wellington, New Zealand
Ship Star of India: Photographer unknown
John Dickie Collection: Reference number: G-16346-
Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, must be obtained before any re-use of this image

Ship: 1045 tons
Captain: Charles Holloway

Sailed from London: 26 September 1873
Arrived Lyttelton: 31 December 1873


George, 25, Farm Labourer
Mary J, 25
Ellen, 4

Richard, 30, Labourer
Mary E, 29
Mary E, 3

John, 26, Labourer
Mary J, 19

WRIGHT - Colonial Nominated
Henry, 35
Jane, 38
Henry, 14 (Transferred to Single Men)
Joseph, 12 (Transferred to Single Men)
Mary, 10
Elizabeth, 8
William J, 5
Sarah J, 3
John, 9 mo

Single Men:

Benjamin TREMEWAN, 24, Agricultural Laborer
James NORTHAM, 26, Blacksmith
Henry WRIGHT, 14
Joseph WRIGHT, 12

Single Women:

Helen BUCK, 60

From details on a Promissary Note entered at the back of the passenger list, it appears that Helen BUCK was travelling with Henry & Jane WRIGHT and family.

Ref: IM 15 / 74, (Assisted Immigration), Archives New Zealand, Wellington

Further Material about this Voyage:

Surgeon's Report and list of Births, Marriages & Deaths

Information obtained from Immigrants

Here is the full list of assisted immigrants and a description of the voyage.

This map shows the shipping routes to and from New Zealand.

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