Shipping News January - April 1865
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Immigration increased during the Otago gold rush so the practice of publishing full passenger lists in newspapers was abandoned. Transcribed by Barbara D. April 2007
Gloriosa* 22/01/1865 Le Bas Gala 22/02/1865 Shaw Lady Ann 8/03/1865 Phillips Saint Vincent* 22/03/1865 Morrison Esmok* 25/3/1865 Montgomerie General Wyndham 29/03/1865 Leslie 40 pass. Jessie Gilbert* 4/06/1865 Stapleton via Bluff URL Lizzie Southard 4/06/1865 Queen of India 21/06/1865 Thornton Matoaka 3/07/1865 Stevens Caribou* 14/07/1865 Kerr
Leichardt* 2/08/1865 Sennett Thracian* 31/08/1865 Tyact Peter Denny* 2/09/1865 Adams 154 pass England* 22/09/1865 Houston Star of Tasmania 7/10/1865 W Culbert Timaru 23/10/1865 Langlands No p Celaeno 2/11/1865 C H Renaut Robert Henderson*7/11/1865 Logan Olive Mount 9/11/1865 Gauver Echunga* 4/12/1865 Cooper Chile* 14/12/1865 Stringer
*List of Immigrants, Debtors to the Provincial Government of Otago for Passenger Moneys.
Otago Witness, 6 January 1865, Page 12
Per Gothenburgh, from Melbourne—January 1:
Daniels Mr Fraser Captain Parsons Mr McLean Mr Matthews Miss 22 in the steerage
Per Albion, from Melbourne—January 2:—
Beckingsale Miss Bentley Mr Blackett Mr J. Cotterell Mr and Mrs Fraser Mr Knowles Mrs Gibson Miss Green Mr Henry Haast Mr T. Heymanson Mr Heymanson Master Hughes Mr Hyman Mr Jago Mr (mail agent) Litchfield Mr McLean Mr McKachern Captain Morrison Mr Nichols Mr and Mrs, and infant Nott Mr Oliver Mr H. Scheiss Mr Selby Mr Walker Mrs Wilkinson Mr Wood Mr and Mrs Yeand Mrs and family (4) and 51 in the steerage.
Per Wellington, from the Bluff, January 2:
Mrs Murdoch, Capt. Carthoys, Messrs Squires and Sprowles, 5 in the steerage, and 3 cabin and 11 steerage for the North.
Per Titania, from Invercargill, —January 2:
Messrs Mowat, Kennedy and Macassay, and 10 in the steerage.
Per Wellington, for Nortberu Ports,— January 4:
Mr, Mrs, and Miss Somerville, Mr S. B. White, and 14 from the Bluff.
Otago Witness, 28 January 1865, Page 12
January 21 — Ramsey, 809 tone, White, master, from London, with cargo and 33 passengers. Dalgety, Ratttray and Co, agents.
January 23 - Sarah Pile, 115 tons, Yull, master, from Sydney, with cargo and 12 passengers. Tickle and Co, agents.
January 28 — Tongoi, 160 tons, Linley, master, from Melbourne, with cargo and passengers. Fickle and Co, agents.
January 24 - Gloriosa, 654 tons, Le Bns, master, from London, with cargo and passengers. H. and E. Youngman and Co , agents.
January 25 — Hero, 765 tons, Logan, master, from Melbourne, with cargo. Bright Bros and Co, agents.
January 26 — H. L. Butgers, 405 tons, Hones, master, from Sydney, with cattle. F. Coxhead, agent.
Jauuary 26 — Alhambrs, 497 tons, M'Lead, master, from Melbourne, with cargo and passenger. Royse, Muaie and Co, agents.
January 26— A. W. Stevens, 476 tons, Brown, master, for Newcastle, in ballast. F. Coxhead, agent
January 27— Lady Young, 418 tons, Morrison, master, for Sydney, in ballast. H. Houghton and Co., agents.
Per Omeo. from Melbourne —January 22 :— Miss Swanhill, Miss Williams, Mrs Hughes, Mrs Neahitt, Mrs Boss, Mrs Williams, Messrs Louisson. Thomson, Rennie, Hodge, Boyce, Hayzen ; and 64 in the steerage.
Per Glorisoa, from London — January 22 : — Cabin:
Edmondson Mr J. E. Litster Dr Litster Mrs, and son 40 in steerage.
Per Hero, from Melbourne— January 24 :—
Saloon— Mr and Mrs Caldwell and family (ix) and two servants, Mr and Mrs Riddiford, Miss Riddiford, Miss Riddiford and four servants, Mr and Mrs Harperand two servants, Count and Counters De Lapasture and servant, Miss Forster, Miss M'Grath, Messrs Pole, Don, Norman, Gerrard, Joseph, Batton, Wells, Maude, Elliot, Crawford, Acland, Gill, Dickson, Johnson, M'Clelland, and Master Richardson ; 34 in the steerage.
Per Alhambra, from Melbourne January 25 : — Mrs Steele, Mrs Tickle and child, Mrs Harvey and child, Mrs Conochie, Miss Holmes, Miss Johnston, Miss Millar, Miss Lees, Messrs Walton, Thompson, Murphy, Wallach, Levy, Rossbotham, Walker, Steele, Master Lees; and 26 in the steerage.
VESSELS IN PORT.
Gala, ship, from Glasgow. Chile, ship, from London.
St. Kilda, s.s., from Bluff Harbor.
Celeeno, ship, from London.
Mount Alexander, schooner, from Waikava.
Robert Henderson, ship from Glasgow.
Mary Jane, schooner, trom Waikava.
Ruby, s.s., from Invercargill.
Aboukir ship, from Glasgow.
Jane Lockhart, schooner, from Sydney.
Cymraes, schooner, from Christchurch.
Tiger, schooner, from Canterbury.
Dolphin, schooner, from Christchurch.
A. W. Steven, barque, from Newcastle.
Lile, barque, from. Mauritius.
Spec, schooner, from Oamaru.
Konig Oscar, barque, from Vancouver's Island.
Lady Young, ship, from Newcastle.
Yarra, schooner, from Waikava. Dart, schooner, from Sydney.
Ramsey, ship, from London. Kate, schooner, from Invercargill.
Struggler, schooner, from Toi-toi.
Gloriosa, ship from London.
Lady Bird, s.s. from Northern Ports.
Sarah Pile, schooner. Sydney.
Daring, schooner, from Picton.
Tongoi, schooner, from Melbourne.
Alhambra, s.s. from Melbourne.
H. L. Rutgers, barque, from Newcastle.
Geelong. p.s., from Oamaru.
Otago Witness Saturday 25 February 1865 pg12
Feb. 18 - Alhambra, 497 tons, McLean from Melbourne, via Bluff Harbor, with cargo and passengers.
Feb 21 - Eclipse, 99 tons, Hunter, master, from Sydney, with cargo.
Feb. 18 - P.C.E., 291 tons, McFarland, master, for Newcastle, with ballast and passengers
Feb. 20 - Louisa, Grant, master, for Hobart Town, in ballast.
Feb. 20 - Malay, 328 tons, Peters, master, for London, with cargo.
Feb. 21 - Remark, 207 tons, Howie, master, for Guam, in ballast.
Feb. 22 - Commodore, 565 tons, Colville, master, for London, with wool, hides &c. Passengers: Mr Jackson, Mr Paterson
Feb. 23 - Tongai, 161 tons, B.S. Linley, master, for Petropaulowski (Kamschatka), in ballast.
Otago Witness, 14 January 1865, Page 12
Per Konig Oscar, from Vancouver's Island — January 11:— Mr Marvin, Mr Wilkin.
Otago Witness, 20 January 1865, Page 12
The passenger returns of the Immigration officer continue to be, each quarter, slightly in favor of the population of the Province. Last quarter the balance in favor of the Province was 329, and during the month past the numbers recorded at the;
Port Chalmers Custom House are — inwards, 668; outwards, 545.
The quantity of gold exported from the Province of Otago during the current year to this date is 15,9380z 12dwt. The quantity previously exported is 1,621,4570z; making a grand total since the discovery of the gold fields of 1,637,3950z 12dwt.
Otago Witness Saturday 4th March 1865 pg 12
Feb. 25 - Alhambra, 497 tons, McLean, master, for Melbourne., with cargo and passengers.
Feb. 27 - Omega, 401 tons, Urquhart, master, for Newcastle in ballast.
Feb. 27 - Gloriosa, 654 tons, Le Bas, master, for Valparaiso, with cargo and 19 passengers. Messrs R. Alexander, A. Croll, T. Barre, H. Horick, V. Eteve, E. Eteve, H. Burton.
Feb. 27 - Gala, 815 tons, Shaw, master, for London, with wool and passengers.Crawford John Alston F.M. Elphinstone J.E. Garnlew T.H., M.A., A.M., T.H., and E.E. Holands Alfred Hollands John Houston Allan Kofed W.H. Lloyd W Lush C.H. and Charles Macmillan M and E Selkirk Andrew Vezner Emily, Nelly, Harry, and Thomas Wrentmore M.A.
Feb. 28 - Ramsey, 839 tons, White, master, for Valparaiso, with cargo. Mr and Mrs Day, Mr E.R. Anderson, Mr D.A. Sherman
Feb. 28 - Prince Alfred, 703 tons, Macain, master, for Sydney via Lyttelton (passenger: Mr Aylmer; and 9 in the steerage) and Nelson, with cargo and passengers.
Feb. 28 - Eclipse, 99 tons, Hunter, master, for Sydney, in ballast.
March 3 - Bengal, Swier, master, for Newcastle, in ballast.
Otago Witness Saturday 18 March 1865 pg10
March 11 - Lady Ann, 688 tons, Phillips, master, from London, with cargo and 24 passengers.
Otago Witness Friday 24 March 1865 pg12
Entered Inwards March 29 - Daniel Watson, 143 tons, Featherston, master, from Hobart Town.
Passengers per St Vincent, from Glasgow March 22Johnston John Mr McNeill Mr John Murdoch Mr W., Russell Mr Alex., 102 in the steerage.
Per ss. Hero, from Melbourne,— March 21 : Mrs Crawford, family (six) and servant, Mrs and Miss Woods, Mr and Mrs Henry Leopold and son, Mrs Wheeler, Mr Tbos Leopold, Mr Geo Leopold, Mr John Weiland, Mr Bullen, Mr Harding, Mr A. Clark, Mr Marlow, Mr Dothie, Mr Wilson, Mr Watson, Mr Darling, Mr Blacklock, Mr J. R. Davis, Mr Nixon, Mr Kendrick, Mr M'Donald, Mr Stevenson, mail agent ; and 30 in the steerage.
Per Albion, for Melbourne, — March 20: —
Miss Richardson, Miss Taylor, Mrs Buckley, Misses Buckley (2), Miss Fisher. Mrs Riordin, Mrs Ross and child, Mrs Melluish, Mrs Steuart and family (4), Messrs Martin, Schiess, Parsons, Isaacs, Lebiginan, Hart, Heymanson, Raton, Smith, Whittngham, Clark, Shaw, Russell, Fisher, Nicholl, G. L. Sise. E. Pearce, W. Forsyth, Meek, P. Moeller, M. Flury, B. Butten, Clais, Pitt, Rattray, Bowman, Bird, Perriman, Capt. Vine Hall; 75 in steerage.
Otago Witness 31 March 1865
Otago Witness 31 March 1865 page 21
Burning of the Danish Ship Najaden, belonging to Messres Puzgaard and Co. Copenhagen, left that place on the 30th Aug last, with a cargo of coals, oakum, and oats for Port Louis, Mauritius. - Rescue of the Crew. Great praise us due Captain Walker of the Trenton
The Missing Ship J.E.H. A list of her passengers and crew - Argus 10th Feb.
Voyage of the Alhambra to Okitiki or Brunner River, West Coast and City of Dunedin and Bruce.
Otago Witness Friday March 31 1865 pg 12
March 25 - Esmok, 854 tons, Montgomerie, master, from London, with cargo and passengers. R.B. Martin and Co., agents.
Camerson Messrs (2) Davidson Mr Gibson G Douglas Mr A and family Duncan Miss Henderson Mr Henderson Miss Graham Mr J McColl Mr McGregor A.G.
Per Tararua from the North - March 25
Baptist Mr Biss Rev. W.M. Biss MrsBrinchley Mr Burke Mrs Burke Miss De Costa Mr Frost Mr Keenan Mr Morrison Mr White Mr J and 4 in the steerage
Per s.s. Wellington, from Northern Ports - March 27
Colman Mr Goodheim Mr Harper Mr Hobday Mr Langley Mr and 20 in the steerage
Per General Wyndham, from London - March 29.
Baker Miss A. Cowans Mr Fenwick Mr and Mrs Fenwick Misses (2) and 5 children Hansom Mr Webster Mr and Mrs and 2 children and 24 in the steerage
Per Airedale for the North March 25:-
Benjamin Mr Chapman Judge Chevannes Mrs and family (3) Gillies James Grieber Mr Isaac Mr McKinnon Misses (2) Warre Colonel and about 40 in the steerage
Per Brothers, for Okitiki - March 28:
Messrs C. Se_by Thomson W.
per Tararua, for Lyttelton, for Lyttelton and the North, March 28th
Baptist Mr De Costa Mr Keogh Messrs (2) and 44 in steerage
Lady Bird - for Lyttelton - March 29
Anderson Mrs Faighney Mr and 6 in the steerage
Per Hero, for Melbourne -March 29:-
Caber Mrs Cards Mrs Green Mr C Lachonan Miss May Mr S Macadam The Hon. Dr Miram Mrs Miram Master Morrison Mr Myers Mrs Myers Mr Joseph Pap Mrs and Master and 45 in the steerage.
Vessels in Port
Celoeno, ship from London
Ronert Henderson, ship from Glasgow
Ruby, s.s., from Invercargill
Annie, schooner, from Oamaru
Defiance, schooner, from Molyneux
Dolphin, schooner from Waikava
Storm Bird, three-masted schooner, from Newcastle
Lady Ann, ship, from London
Sir Francis Drake, schooner, from Mauritius
Midlothian, ketch, from Coast
A.W. Stevens, barque, from Newcastle
Affiance, barque, from Newcastle
Jane Lockhart, schooner from Sydney
Lubra, schooner, from Boston, U.S.
Trader, schooner, from Melbourne
Undine, schooner, from Molyneux
Nora, schooner, from Port Molyneux
Mount Alexander, schooner, from Okitiki
St. Vincent, ship, from Glasgow
Oamaru, schooner, from Oamaru.
Otago Witness Saturday 8th April 1865 pg10
Port Chalmers - April 7. Arrivals:
Phoebe, s.s., Scott, from Northern Ports, with sundries and 41 passengers. G.S, Broderick, agent.
Per Lady Denison, from Hobart Town - April 1: Cabin
Robertson Mr and Mrs and family (5)
Per Queen, from Northern Ports, - April 1:
Saloon Benjamin Mr Birch Mr Lewis Mr Oaks Mr Stewart Mrs and two children Symmes Mr and son Taylor Rev. Mr Treweek Mr Winter Mr And twenty three in the steerage.
Per Wellington, from the Bluff - April 3:
Price Captain Mills Mr Walsh Mrs And 3 for the North in the cabin. 8 in the steerage for Dunedin and 13 for the North
Per Geelong, from Lyttelton and intermediate ports - April 3:
Brown Mr Dewar Miss Frost Mrs Heyward Miss Philips Mr Russell Mr G. G. Williams Mr and Mrs And 15 in the steerage Per Susannah Booth, from Sydney - April 5: Cabin Bourne Mr Chas Mr Downs Mr R. A. Eaton Mr G. Gallaher Mr Holder Mrs Holder Mr Per Phoebe, from the North, April 6: Saloon Aynsley Mr and Mrs Barnett Miss (2) Cole Mr Hewitt Miss McDonald Mr Quilty Rev Mr And 30 in the second cabin Per Wellington, for Lyttelton, - April 4 Bishop Mr A Henderson Mr J Hobday Mrs H and 3 children O'Loughlin Mr J. H. Reid Miss C. Small Mr R. And six in the steerage.
Witness Saturday 15 April 1865 pg 10
Per Albion, s.s., from Melbourne, via Northern Ports, - April 11
Anderson Mr Armson Mr Inverarity Captain and Mrs Cann Mr Cann Miss Casper Mr Cohen Mr Creen Mr Driscoll Rev Mr Dyer Mr Edkins Miss Gerrand Mrs Hook Mr and Mrs and 5 children Isaacs Mr Jargo Mr, mail agent Kenyon Mr Langley Mr Litchfield Mr Lowe Mr Mactiers Mr Moeller Mrs and Mrs Monteith Mrs Moore Mr and Mrs and servant Morrison Mr Smithers Mr Spence Mr Stains Mr Tovel Mr Wilson Mr And 38 in steerage Per Prince Alfred from the North, - April 12: The Hon. Postmaster-General, His Honor Judge Chapman His Honor the Superintendent of Southland Binbridge Mrs Crawford Mr Lyall Mr Lyall Miss Wieland Mr And 22 in the steerage. Per Geelong, from Lyttelton and intermediate ports, - April 12:
Macpherson Miss Munro Mr And 10 in the steerage. Per Gothenburg, from Hokitika, - April 13: Anderson Mr J. Per Phoebe, from the Bluff, - April 13: Balfour Mr Garside Mr Gillon Mr and Mrs Godfrey Captain Marshall Mr Robertson Captain Young Mr 14 in steerage and 14 for the North. Per Phoebe, for the Bluff, April 8: - Bellaire Rev F And one in steerage Per Celaeno, for London - April 8: Saloon Braddell Miss Dakins Mr Morley Mr J Morley Miss Morley Masters (2) Wright Capt Second Cabin Chesney Miss Jessie Drysdale Mr R Edmonds Mr B D Evans D Gowans Mr Walter Jeffries J T and Wm. Lee B H Leslie Mr J M'Leish Margaret and infant McLeish Wm Miller M and infant Nichollas J Page Wm Young Louis Young Thomas Young Mr Samuel Per Queen, for the North - April 8: Gray Mr Wilson And 3 in steerage Per Hydra, for Newcastle - April 11: Jones Mr Thos. Kennedy Mr John Per Alhambra, for Melbourne, - April 12: Borthwick Mr Borthwick Mrs and three children Burnett Miss Clark Mr Cole Mr Griffin Miss Mayd Mrs Mayd Master McDowell Mr Perkins Mrs Perkins Miss Isa Perkins Master and servant Pizey Mrs Renwick Mrs Taggart Mrs And 60 in the steerage For the Bluff: Barnhill Mr T. L Keir Mr James And three in the steerage.
Witness Saturday 22 April 1865 pg 10
Port Chalmers - April 21
Lady Young, ship, 450 tons, Morrison, from Newcastle, coal, 3 passengers. Cargill and Co, agents.
Prince Alfred, s.s, Randall, for Auckland and intermediate ports. G.S. Brodrick, agent.
Trader, schooner, Ward, for Nelson and Hokitika. R.B. Martin and Co, agents.
Per Airedale, from the North, - April 17:
Buckley Mr Buckley Mrs Cameron Mrs Clark Mr Coote Mr Corbett Mr Donne Mr Fenton Mr Henry Mr Jegan Mrs Holmes Miss Mirehouse Mr Panford Mr Ross Miss Ross Miss E. Shirling-Forth Mrs Stephenson Mr Tribe Mr Vosper Mr Wegmott Mr Wright Mr And 45 in steerage. Per Geelong, for Lyttelton and intermediate ports - April 17 Campbell Mr Grant Miss Marryatt Mr F. Moffat Miss Small Mr Thatcher Mr Turnbull Miss Per Albion, for Melbourne, - April 18 Alderson Mrs Anderson Mr Bain Mrs Black Dr Coltherd Miss Davidson Mr J. Edkins Miss Fenton Miss Houghton Miss Jagan Mrs Learmont Mr Learmont Mr and Mrs Lees Miss C. Lees Miss E Shean W. Monteith Mrs Parker Miss Ross Miss Ross Miss E. Vosper Mr Wright Mr Young Sir H. And 53 in the steerage Per Airedale, for the Bluff - April 19: Catton Mr R C.E.Mr Rutton Mr Shaw Mrs Shaw Masters (2) Taylor The Hon J.P. And 1 in steerage Per Lady Young, from Newcastle; Blackmore Mr 2 in the steerage. Vessels in port Eleanor barque, from St John's, N.B. Storm Bird schooner, from Newcastle Lady Ann ship, from London Erwn brig, from Mauritius St Vincent ship from Wellington Esmok ship from London, Caroline schooner from Oamaru General Wyndham ship from London Rumens barque from Tome, Chill Driver barque, from Newcastle Sussanah Booth schooner, from Sydney Coorong barque, from Mewcastle H.B.Wright ship from the Shields Collingwood ship from Newcastle Titania s.s. from Hokitika City of Dunedin p.s., from Hokitika Lloyd's Herald schooner from Hokitika John Bullock schooner, from Hokitika Pioneer schooner, from Hokitika.
Otago Witness Saturday 29 April 1865 pg10
Port Chalmers - April 28
Dispatch, schooner from Wellington
Hero, s.s., Logan from Lyttelton with cargo and passengers
Eclipse, Hunter, from Sydney, general cargo.
Per Lady Darling, from Melbourne - April 23
Syder Mr Watson Mr And 11 in steerage Per Airedale from the North - April 23: Douglas Mr Junor Capt McKenzie Mr Murray Miss Nixon Miss Prince Mr Ross Mr And 4 for the South Per Lady Bird, from North - April 23 Abel Mr Drury Mr Fraser Capt Hall Mr J. Hamilton Mr E. Kirby Mr Meddings Mr Roy Mr A Sheath Mr Simmonds Mr Steele Mr 37 in steerage Per Hero, from Melbourne - April 24 Allingham Mr Bleck Miss Brown Mr Chalmers Mr and servant Lambton Miss Matthewson Mr Newlands Mrs and infant Preshaw Mr Russell Mr Schackele Miss Scheiss Mr Waine Mrs Wellsford Mr Wigglipick Mr And 50 in steerage Per Geelong, from Lyttelton - April 25 Armstrong Mr Cameron Mrs Chisholm Mr Gemmell Mr and daughter Gibbs Mr Howard Mr Moss Mrs and 2 children 7 in steerage Per Wellington, from the North - April 27 Alston Mr Gray Mr McLean MrJ. Morgan Mr O'Loughlin Mr J.H. Wilson Mr And 9 in steerage Per Otago, from Sydney and the North - April 27 Berghoff Mr Bradley Mr Chubbin Mr Clarkeek Mr Falk Mr Gilchrist Mr Goldsmith Mr J. Gregg Mr McIntyre Mr Montford Mr Phillips Mr Solomon Mr Varley Mr And 21 in steerage Per City of Dunedin, for Lyttelton, Wellington and Hokitika - April 24 Cameron Mr A. Campbell Mr Ellis Mr and Mrs Franklyn Mr and Mrs Garratt Mr and Mrs and 4 children Haines Mr and Mrs Heron Mrs Lennon Mr Maddock Mr J.F. McNeil Mr Roberts Mr and Mrs and 7 children Ryan Mr Wetheron Mrs And 55 in the steerage. In all 85 passengers. Per Airedale, for Northern ports - April 25 Bayne Mr Britten Mr Cameron Mr Clark Mr Fawcett Mr Jackson Mr Kershaw Mr Knight Mr Maddings Mr Prince Mr Rowe Mr And 3 in the steerage. Vessels in port Eleanor barque, from St John's, N.B. Storm Bird schooner from Newcastle Erwn brig from Mauritius St Vincent ship, from Wellington Esmok ship, from London Caroline schooner, from Oamaru General Wyndham ship, from London Rumens barque, from Tome, Chilli Driver barque, from Newcastle Coorong barque, from Newcastle H.B. Wright ship, from Shields Collingwood ship from Newcastle Lloyd's Herald schooner, from Hokitika John Bullock schooner, from Hokitika Rons brig, from Mauritius Jeannie Dove schooner, from Hokitika Lady Young ship, from Newcastle Wm Miskin from Bluff Harbor P.C.E. barque, from Newcastle Mary Jane schooner, from Hokitika Wheatland barque, from Valparaiso Louisa brig, from Hobart Town Willie Simpson schooner, from Stewart's Island.