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"Agra"

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Otago Witness Saturday October 27, 1858  page 4 & 5

The "Agra," from London direct, arrived here on the 24th instant, after a passage of some 113 days. She has brought about 90 passengers, of whom 36 are cabin, and the remainder second and steerage, besides a considerable cargo of merchandise - all for this place. Very great dissatisfaction has been expressed at the treatment of the passengers during the voyage.

Shipping News 

Arrived. Oct. 27. Agra, 714 tons, Ackland Boyle, from London. Passengers listed.

Angelo  	Mr
Argles		Mr
Benson		C
Camelo		Hannah, George and Samuel
Cantrell	Mr and Mrs and 2 children (one born on board)
Cargill		Mr and Mrs E.
Collins		B
Currie		Miss
Davidson	Miss
Desmond		Mary
Desparde	Mr 
Dickens		A
Dorothy		A.J.
Ford		C.
Gordon		Mr
Gunn		A 
Hawkes		Charles, Susan, and Charles  
Hawkes		H. 
Headland	Alfred, Thomas, and Amelia			
Holland		Mr
Hirst	 	Mr
Horton		Mr J
Jones		John		
Knowles		W
Knowles		Christina
McAuley		A
McDonald	J
McGrathie	D
McKenzie	Miss
McKenzie	Mr
McLaren		A
Manning		Sarah
Mathieson 	J.
Mathieson	Helen	
Mathieson	Donald		
Mathieson	Jane		
Mathieson	William		
Mathieson	John		
Mathieson	Eliza		
Mathieson	Ann		
Mathieson	George		
Mathieson	Alexander
Mielville	Mrs and Mrs	 and 2 children
Miller		J
Mitchell	William and James
Monckton	Surgeon	Francis	A. 
Murray		Mr and Mrs 		
Murray    	Mr. G. and 3 children		
Murray         	Mr T
Musgrave	Mr and Mrs
Neven		J
Oakes		Mr
Revel		M
Roberts         Mr
Simms      	Mr H
Simms		Mr G
Simpson		J.
Steel		J.
Stephens	Mr
Stewart		A., J., and J
Stoddart	H
Sutherland	A
Todd		Ann and Annie
Townsend	Mr E
Wylde-Brown	Mr	

Another listing
Peter's listing from Archives NZ

What was her name?
New Zealand Tablet
Dec. 16 1909 pg 15 Obituary 
Mrs John Hosty, Waikouaiti
There passed away on December 8, a very old identity in the person of Mr John Hosty, who resided at Waikouaiti for the last 42 years. She came to New Zealand in the ship Agra in 1858 with Mr Musgrove and family, and lived with them for some time at Milton. She was married in 1867 at Waikouaiti. Her husband survives her.

Mary
The NZSG Burial Index has John and Mary HOSTY buried in the Southern Dunedin cemetery. She was buried in 1909, age 79 years and he in 1912, age 82.
The NZSG Marriage Index has no record of a John HOSTY marriage, but it does have a John HASTY marrying a Mary DESMOND in 1867. From the list of passengers on the 1858 voyage of the "Agra" there appears to be only one Mary, and that is Mary DESMOND.

"Across the pathless sea"