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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
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) 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)
# BLACKLEY Mr. William & wife Only mentioned on Adelaide newspaper list (may have been coastal passengers)
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 (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 " "
Frederick Laborer 20   "         " " "
Henry     " 16   "          " " "
Louis Septimus (also Lewis)     " 16   "          " " "
# DANZELL (Damsell, Danisell) Mr. W. or Henry
DAVIS Thomas Baker 21   Lambeth, Surrey Episcopalian "
DAVIS (could be same persons as Davis above or Davy below ) Mr. & wife
DAVIS Matilda
Hannah
# DAVY (could be Davis) Mr. & wife
DEACON Firmin Frame Maker 24   Ipswich " Read & Write
Anne E. Housekeeper 22 Wife " " "
Firmin W. Son 1   " " Neither
# DEACON Mr. W.
# DECREON Mr. & wife Only mentioned on Adelaide newspaper list (may have been coastal passengers)
DOYLE Margaret Needewomen 22   Wexford Roman Catholic Read & Write
Mary        " 20   " " "
DUCKETT Mr. Charles
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
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
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
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

(1 appears on Adelaide Newspaper  list & 2 appear on Mr. Ashby's list - nowhere else)
# 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
# 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
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) 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  info@aigs.org.au.

  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 list and it may be viewed at  the "Bound for South Australia" website, at http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/fh/passengerlists/1851SlainCastle.htm

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

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