London to Lyttelton, New Zealand 1877
The Star, Thursday 9th August 1877
Arrived Lyttelton, 9th August, Merope, ship 1054 tons, Capt. Sutherland, from London. 82 days from London, and 79 days from land to land. She brings 50 passengers, all told, and all well and a large cargo. Messrs Dalgety, Nichols, and Co., are her agents. Messrs Shaw, Savill, and Co.'s favourite ship from London May 15, and Deal May 16. She had fine weather to Kerguelen's Island. Crossed the Equator on the 18th May, and the meridian of the Cape on the 10th July. Made the Snares on the 6th August. Arrived this morning. She brings 50 passengers, all well.
Davidson J. Francis Porey G. Francis Marey A. Jennings J. Kidman William Melhuish R.T. Melhuish Mary Melhuish Mary L. Melhuish Edward Squire H. Thompson J.G. Verity C. W. [C.H. Verity] Verity H.W. Wilks Rev G. Wilks Jane Wilks Alice L. Wilks Minnie
Chapman Thomas P. Davis J.H. [J.H. Davies] Parfitt T. Parfitt Mrs Perkins A.G.F. Roberts Elizabeth Roberts Louisa M.E. Williams F.H. Williams Lucy
Baseley J. Baseley Mrs M. Baseley Elizabeth Baseley Jessie A. Cochrane John [John Crockran] Gaskin Edward Hulme Emma Hulme William Keys Josephine Massey Jessie A. Meikle Miss Parkinson Alice Parkinson Leonard Parkinson Robert Scott Matthew Smith Alice Smith Annie Smith Arthur Smith Emma [Check] Smith Edward Smith George Smith George Wright Elizabeth Wright Frank Wright Walter
August 9 - Taranaki, s.s. 327 tons, Malcolm, from Port
Passengers: saloon -
Ahflid Mr Aitken Mr Collins Mrs Lingkey Miss Meares Mr Skeech Mr Walker Mr Welsh Mr and Mrs Steerage- Buchanan Mrs Huff Mr Pepper Mr Plante Mr Singleton Miss Vornry Mrs and 80 for forward ports.
August 9 - Taupo, s.s., 462 tons, Andrews, from Northern Ports. Passengers: saloon -
Adams Mrs Allison Mr Chisholm Mr Coster Mr and Mrs Duncan Mr Gibson Mr Gleeson Mr Hobbs Mr and Mrs Norton Mr O'Neil Mr P Reeves Mr Shrimakl Mr Spears Mr Steward Mr Stevenson Mr Volwles Mrs and 6 in steerage
August 8 - Tui, s.s., 61 tons, Wills, from Kaikoura, Wellington and Foxton. Passengers -
Erskine Mr Gilbert Mr Martin Mr Rainshaw Mr Wayfand Mr