'Lady Nugent' 1851
The 'Lady Nugent', built in 1813 and rebuilt in 1843, 668 tons, sailed 30 May from London and arrived Lyttelton 18 September and reached Nelson 23 Oct. 1851. Rates for Canterbury Province. Provisions, medicine and medical comforts provided. Each person 14 years and upwards. Chief cabin 42, second cabin 25, steerage 16.
A List of Persons whom the Canterbury Association have authorized to embark for Canterbury, New Zealand, as Passengers per ship Lady Nugent. John Pasons, Commander. Frederick Young, Manager of Shipping. May 28 1851. Shipping Office, Canterbury Association, 74, Cornhill. To John Robert Godley, Esq.
Aylmer, Rev'd W. 45 [died Akaroa]
Aylmer, Elizabeth 42
Aylmer, Justin 18 boy
Aylmer, Selisa 17 boy
Aylmer, William 15
Aylmer, Callsesom 13 girl
Aylmer, Arthur 7 for Nelson or Plymouth
Aylmer, Henry 5 for Nelson or Plymouth
Bertie, Hon. & Rev'd.
Bush 23 M School Master Creasy R.J. 26 M Y 1 for Nelson Creasy Sarah 35 F Y 1 and infant, for Nelson Crosthwaite David 39 M Hemming F.B. unk M Laking Ann 15 F for Nelson Laking Ellen 9 F for Nelson Laking Frank 12 M for Nelson Laking Frederick 2 M for Nelson Laking Mrs 39 F 4 for Nelson MacKay Miss 30 M Allowed to go on to New Plymouth by Mr Godley Miller Robert 19 M Smith E.A. 17 M Woodroff John 25 M New Plymouth
Ansell Adelaide 13 F Ansell Alfred 4 M Ansell Ambrose 16 M Ag. Labourer Ansell Emily 6 F Ansell Mary Ann 11 F Ansell Mary Ann 41 F Y 6 Ansell Sarah 14 F Ansell William 43 M Y 6 Ag. Labourer Anson Ann 6 F Anson Anne 35 F Y 4 Anson John 40 M Y 4 Labourer Anson Joseph 12 M Anson Mary 10 F Anson Thomas 14 M Farm Labourer Anson William 5 M Amgood Edward 20 M Ag. Labourer Amgood John 48 M Ag. Labourer Amgood Robert 15 M Ag. Labourer Boyle William 19 M Gardener Burgess Charlotte 33 F Y 4 Burgess Ellen 7 F Burgess John 11 M Burgess John 34 M Y 4 Quarryman Burgess Thomas 13 M Burgess William 4 M Cattermole Elizabeth 6 F Cattermole John inf M Cattermole Mary 32 F Y 4 Cattermole Mary 4 M Cattermole Sarah 2 F Cattermole William 31 M Y 4 Ag. Labourer Coxhead Ann 36 F Coxhead Edwin 35 M Y 3 Carpenter Coxhead James 3 M Coxhead John 5 M Coxhead Theresa 7 F Cullen Henry 23 M Gardener Cullen Henry Thomas 21 M Ag. Labourer Edgeworth Caroline 19 F Domestic Servant Elms Mary Anne 40 F Carpenter's Cope Nelson or New Plymouth Farmer Bridget 30 F Domestic Servant Hedgeman Emily 20 F Domestic Servant Hedgeman Samuel 22 M Labourer Hedgeman Charles 14 M Labourer Hedgeman Eleanor inf F Hedgeman Eliza 18 F Domestic Servant Hedgeman Martha 11 F Hedgeman Mary Ann 44 F Y 4 Hedgeman Rosa 6 F Hedgeman Samuel 49 M Y 4 Carpenter Soades - an adopted child Hedgeman Sarah 24 F Domestic Servant Hedgeman Walter 2 M Inwood Arthur inf M Inwood Frances 32 F Y 3 Inwood Francis 2 M Inwood Henry 10 M Inwood Henry 33 M Y 3 Ag. Labourer Jackson Thomas 27 M Tailor Lanley S. unk M Marsh Isaac 7 M Marsh Isaac 44 M Y 2 Farm Labourer Marsh Lousia 29 F Y 2 Marsh Robert 10 M Marsh Sarah 14 F Domestic Servant Marsh Thomas unk M Farm Labourer Martin Archibald 11 M not going Martin Atenas inf M not going Martin Edward 38 M Y 6 Carpenter not going Martin Helena 9 F not going Martin Huslaches 5 M not going Martin Mary 34 F Y 4 not going McGilverey John 23 M Gardener McHardie Alexander 8 M McHardie Alexander 40 M Y 4 Labourer McHardie Ann 6 F McHardie Jean 36 F Y 4 and infant McHardie Mary 4 F Morgan ?Morse 34 M Y 4 Ag. Labourer Morgan Ann 11 M Morgan Eliza inf F Morgan Sarah 7 F Morgan Sarah 31 F Y 3 Morgan Thomas 3 M Moss Edward 13 M Moss Eliza 32 F Y 5 Moss Emma 6 F Moss James inf M Moss Mary 10 F Moss Thomas 32 M Y 5 Labourer Moss Thomas 4 M Pannett Eliza 35 F Y 6 Pannett Eliza 4 F Pannett Henry 11 M Pannett John 1 M Pannett Lucy 7 F Pannett Thomas 9 M Pannett Thomas 40 M Y 6 Ag. Labourer Pannett Sarah 3 F Porter Augustus 20 M Ag. Labourer Ragg Francis 37 M Laborer for Nelson Richardson Henry 25 M Gardener Smith Elizabeth 8 F Smith Emma inf F Smith Hannah 5 F Smith Maria 7 F Smith Mary 2 F Smith Stephen 39 M Y 6 Ag. Labourer Smith Susannah 36 F Y 6 Smith Thomas 10 M Soades William 4 M An adopted child of Hedgman Spittal Ellen 25 F Stace Ablert 7 M Stace Arnold 7 M Stace Caroline 5 F Stace Eliza 15 F Domestic Servant Stace Elizabeth 42 F Y 4 Stace John 42 M Y 4 Wheelright Stace Leonard 17 M Labourer Stace Mary 21 F Domestic Servant Stace Owen 11 M Y Stace Sion 19 M Labourer Tubb William 21 M Servant for Bertie Nelson or New Plymouth Wall Ann 3 F not going Wall David 33 M Y 3 not going Wall Rebecca 1 F not going Wall Sarah 2 F not going Wall Sarah 33 F Y 3 not going Ward Ann 31 F Y 4 Ward Anne 4 F Ward Frances inf F Ward Louisa 7 F Ward Mary 2 F Ward Thomas 32 M Y 4 Shepherd Wootten John 21 M Servant for Bertie Nelson or New Plymouth
Y = spouse
# = children
Reference: Canterbury Association Shipping Office (London, England) Lyttelton Shipping List Published: Salt Lake City, Utah. Copy of passenger lists of some Canterbury Association emigrant ships held in the Canterbury Museum. Available on microfilm at Family History Centres worldwide through their loan programme. Item #1066515
Summary Chief Cabin 13 souls = 11� adults Second Cabin 15 12 Steerage 124 89 including 7 paid passages 152 112� J.K. left Wall and Martin families
McHardie: The McHardy (McHardie) family appearing on the list were on the Forfar Census for Scotland in 1851 prior to departing. Alexander is listed as a hand loom weaver on the census, and was born in Kirriemuir Parish in Forfarshire. His wife Jean Turnbal and eldest son Alexander (9 years old on the census) are both listed as yarn winders. Information courtesy of Andrew McHardy. Posted September 15, 2000.
Chaplain's report - images
Lyttelton Times, Volume I, Issue 41, 18 October 1851, Page 4
Oct. 11, ship Duke of Portland, 533 tons, Cubitt, for Auckland. Passengers, Mr. and Mrs. Adams, Mr. and Mrs. Palmer and family, Messrs. Hooper, Butterworth, Powell, and Pearse.
Oct. 12, ship Lady Nugent, 668 tons, Parsons, for Nelson. Passengers, Hon. and Rev. Mr. Bertie, Mr. and Mrs. Creasey and child, Miss McKay, Miss Hemming, Mrs. Lakeing and 4 children, Messrs. Marreson and Percival, and 5 in the steerage.
Oct. 14, cutter Fly, 22 tons, Ceinino, for Wellington, in ballast.
IN PORT. Barque Midlothian, 414 tons, Gibson.
Schooner Twins, 41 tons, Davis.
She made at least three migrant voyages out to NZ, probably four.
- Ward's Early Wellington page 80. March 1841 arrival. The Lady Nugent sailed from Gravesend Oct. 21, 1840 under the command of Capt. Santry bringing out 263 passengers for the New Zealand Company for the Wellington settlement. She had put into Hobart to replenish the water. Eade's Roll of early settlers and descendants in the Auckland Province prior to the end of 1852 17 March, 1841 arrival.
- Hocken, T. M. Contributions to the early history of New Zealand. Appendix F. She sailed Dec. 7, 1849 to Port Chalmers and arrived March 26, 1850 with 110 passengers. Godley and his wife Charlotte left Plymouth, England on 13 Dec. 1849 on board the 'Lady Nugent' to Port Cooper, later renamed Lyttelton via Otago. Jerningham Wakefield accompanied them.
- A passenger list for the 18 Sept. arrival can be found in the 20 Sept 1851 Lyttelton Times at New Zealand Room, the Canterbury Public Library, Christchurch, New Zealand. The Canterbury Museum holds the Canterbury Association shipping papers as well as the passenger list. Passenger Lists of Canterbury Association Ships published in 1900 will contain additional details on the above passengers.
LADY NUGENT : sailed from Madras on May 10th, 1854, for Rangoon with more than 300 of the 25th Regiment of Madras Native Infantry aboard. Nothing further was heard from the ship and it was assumed she foundered in a monsoon. This page may be freely linked to but not duplicated in any fashion, wholly or in part, except for private study.
The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Canterbury Provincial District] 1903
Burgess, Thomas, Farmer, Willow Farm, East Eyreton; Postal address, Clarkville.
Mr. Burgess was born on the 12th of March, 1837, at Macclesfield, England, and was brought up to country life. He came out to Lyttelton in the ship Lady Nugent in 1851, and found employment as a shearer and in bush work till 1863. In that year he settled in East Eyreton district, where he had previously purchased 107 acres of land, which was then in its natural condition, and contained a good deal of boggy ground. Mr. Burgess has brought it into a good state of cultivation, and has increased his holding to 370 acres. He is a member of the Kaiapoi Lodge of Druids. Mr. Burgess was married in 1862 to a daughter of Mr S. Kember, of Green-park, one of the very early settlers, who landed in Lyttelton from the ship Castle Eden in 1851, and has seven sons and four daughters.
Press, 10 July 1889, Page 3 MR T. A.
Another of Canterbury's early settlers Mr T. A. Pannett, of Lincoln, died on June 31st, having reached the age of seventy-two. Mr Pannett was a native of Sussex. For some twenty years he was engaged in business as a farmer, but the low price of grain immediately following the repeal of the Corn Laws, led him to decide to emigrate to New Zealand, and he arrived at Lyttelton, in the ship Lady Nugent, in September 1851, Christchurch then consisting of some twenty houses. He resided for some years at Riccarton having leased the well-known Newbigger farm, and at the expiration of the lease took up new land at Lincoln, near where the School of Agriculture now stands, In his new surroundings he soon won for himself a name for industry and integrity, and enjoyed the respect of all his neighbors. Throughout his life Mr Pannett took an active interest in public affairs. He was for a considerable time Chairman of the Springs Road Board. He started the first Sunday school in the district, and helped onward by personal service and true liberality every work which had for its end the welfare of the community. Mr Pannett took part in the formation of the Baptist churches at Christchurch and Lincoln, continuing a member of the latter until his death.
Press 28 July 1938 Page 2 MRS ELIZA
The death occurred on Tuesday of Mrs Eliza Nicoll, mother of Mr Archibald F. Nicoll, one of New Zealand’s best-known artists. Mrs Nicoll, who was 92 years of age, was one of Canterbury’s pioneers. With her parents, the late Mr and Mrs T. A. Pannett, she left her home in Sussex, England, and arrived at Lyttelton in the Lady Nugent in April, 1851. On their arrival the family shared a hut in Hagley Park, the other half of the hut being occupied by Dean Jacobs’s family. Later they settled at “Newbiggin,” off Burnside road. Mrs Nicoll attended Miss Thompson’s school She retained many memories of her early life in Christchurch. and her keen interest in the affairs of the community contrasted with her quiet and retiring nature. She married Mr Alexander Nicoll, who arrived from Perthshire in 1869. Mrs Nicoll will be sadly missed by a large circle of friends and acquaintances. She is survived by three daughters, Mrs C. K. Sams (Christchurch). Miss Susan Nicoll (Egypt), Miss Betty Nicoll (Christchurch), and three sons, Messrs T. A. Nicoll (Wellington), W. P. Nicoll (New Plymouth), and Archibald F. Nicoll (Christchurch). There are five grandsons and one granddaughter.
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