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Otago Witness Saturday December 29 1860 page 4
The "Chile" sailed from the Downs for Otago on the 18th September 1860 and arrived during the past week, has brought an additional 114 souls to the population, amongst whom are more than our usual number of capitalists seeking investments in the Province.
Arrivals. Dec. 26. Chile, 767 tons, Thomas Turnbull (late of the "Bosworth",) from London, with large general cargo. Passengers.Cabin: Ayerst Mr and Mrs Chaplin J.T. Clark John K. Cook George Douglas Thomas Duncan Mr Finlay George B. Goodard Martha Henderson Mr and Mrs and infant Jackson Fanny Jones Alfred Logan J.R. Martin Betsy Murray Catherine Ord Mr., John, Archibald, Christina, James, and Ann Robertson George H. Robinson Henry Rutherford Mr and Mrs and infant Taylor Mr and Mrs Ticehurst Edward Youle Robert Passengers in Intermediate: Anderson Robert Arthur William Ashwin Charles Burton Frederick W. Buick John W. and wife Calcutt Stephen Campbell Margaret and three sons Cove William wife and two daughters Cunninghame Peter Dalton James Faell Frederick Fitzgerald Thomas Frings Edward Hornigan Michael Hunter Adam, Janet, Thomas, Esther, Jane, and Sarah Johnston George Lawrence Henry Loomes William Mack John Mathews Joan Nicol Robert and wife Paterson Alexander Pennell James C. wife and son Petrel Alexander Pilbrow Edward and James Ramsey William wife Redhead George Ross James and wife Saisted Charles Thame Alexander wife and two sons Thompson William Thompson Margaret and Isabella Whitelaw Peter Woodroffle Alfred Assisted Passengers: Aldridge Edward, wife and son Batten Samuel Beckingham James, wife and son (?Buckingham) Bishop Thomas, wife, 3 sons, and 2 daughters Blundell Henry wife, 3 daughters and 1 son (?Brundell)(Eliza Winchester paid £56 passage money to the Provincial Government of Otago) Bramish (?Beamish) Henry wife, 3 sons, 2 daughters Canning Alfred Dawe Mary Ann Howard William Howell Ann Longworth Hannah, son and daughter Ludford John Mill Richard Morgan John and wife Ogilvie Margaret Philip John Potter Edwin Robinson William Ronstead John, wife and daughter Smith Louisa Smith William Thomas Soloman (?Salomon) William, wife, and 2 sons Winter David wife and 2 sons Woodcock William and wife
The above comprise the following occupations:- 2 ploughmen, 10 labourers, 6 carpenters, 1 blacksmith, 1 shoemaker, 2 masons, and 7 domestic servants.
Total number of souls on board, 146; equal to 127½ statue adults. J. Jones and Co., agents.
For London direct. The great speed of the "Chili" renders her an opportunity seldom to be met with for shippers of Wool. For freight or passage apply John Jones & Co. The first-class celebrated clipper ship "Chili," A1 12 years, 1800 tons burden was to take the place of the Black Swan, and leave London on the 15th Sept. The Tornado from Glasgow on the 3rd October, and the Egidia from the same port on the 10th, all with passengers for this Province. The "Chili" is one of the noblest passenger ships afloat. The saloon, spacious and elegant is fitted up with state-rooms furnished with the greatest comfort. The cabins are lofty, large,, and well lighted, and found in bedding, washing-stand with water laid on, and have all the convenience of an ocean going steamer. There is also a Ladies' Private Cabin, 30 feet in length, with piano, &c.
Otago Witness Saturday 14 January 1871 page 13
Port Chalmers. Arrived. Jan 13 - Chile, ship, 767 tons, Culbert, from Timaru. Dalgety, Nichols, and Co., agents. Passenger - Mrs Culbert
The following is a transcript from the The Star Monday 17 February 1879
Arrived Lyttelton Feb. 16 - Messrs' Shaw, Savill and Co.'s barque, Chile, barque, 767 tons, Culbert, arrived from London after a passage of 105 days. Edwards, Bennett and Co., agents. Remarkably fine weather was experienced throughout the whole passage, together with very light winds. There was no sickness or accident of any kind during the voyage. The Chile has part cargo for the Bluff.Passengers- second cabin: Mr and Mrs George Criehton and family (7) Mr Hurley Mr Parker Mr and Mrs W.H. Parry and family (2) Mr Pitcher Mr Trenchard Steerage Mr and Mrs J.A. Westfield and family (3) Mr D. Walsh
Voyage report The Star Tuesday 18 July 1879 page 2
The Star 18th Feb. 1879
The barque Chile, from London arrived at Lyttelton on Sunday evening and was towed up to anchorage by the p.s. Lyttelton at 7.30 p.m. The Chile is commanded by Capt. Culbert, last here as master of the Dover Castle, and previously of the Robert Henderson. The passage has occupied 105 days from London or 98 days from land to land. The Chile brings 25 passengers, all told, second and steerage, the second passengers having been quartered in the saloon. The vessel brings a full cargo, some 400 tons of which are for the Bluff. The majority of the passengers are for Wellington, only two families remaining here. Captain Culbert reports leaving Gravesend on Nov. 2. and took here final departure from the Lizard on Nov. 4. Running of the whole passage was made, 210 miles being run; No ice was seen.
Otago Witness Feb. 11 1865
Entered Outwards Feb. 9 - Chile, 768 tons, Curthoys, master, for London, with cargo and passengers. Cargill and Co., agents.Otago Witness Saturday 18 Feb. 1865 pg12 Per Chile, for London - Feb. 14 Austin Mrs and Miss Binney Mr M Constantine Mrs Crighton Mrs De Groor Mr P Dummic Mr D Fox Mrs Gowan Mr James Halliday Mr C Havenfiled Mr and Mrs Herbert Mr Hill Mr Jas Langdon Mr and Mrs and two children McDonald Mr McLean Mr Minton Mr Charles Prescott Mr W Robinson Mr J Swiney Mr T Thomson Mr J Tudor Mr and Mrs Turnbull Mr J Walker Mr J Wisenden Mr Whiteman Mr and Mrs
Otago Police Gazette pg 9 1 Feb 1865
WILSON, Thomas, Seaman's Cook, died on the British Ship "Chile" 11 January 1865
Inquest 13 Jan 1865; coroner T M Hocken; verdict acute bronchitis.
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