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Alpine
Ship: 1164 Tons
Captain: Robert Crawford

Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed Glasgow June 10th 1859 - arrived Otago September 12th 1859

One of the finest vessels visiting Otago at that date.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

We would like to thank Lorraine Inns for providing the newspaper from which we transcribed this passenger list and Olwyn Whitehouse for provided the births and deaths on board. That we know of  there is no original from which we can extract further information. If anyone has any information on this vessel we would love to hear from you at dapw@globe.net.nz .

Arrival of the Alpine

Name Age County Occupation
Cabin Passengers
Davidson W H
Davidson Archibald W Ramage
Hall William
Hussey William
Munro G H Binning
Rolland James
Mrs M R
William
Rebecca
Eliza H
Adam
James H
William S
R H
Sutter James H
Mrs C
Taylor Charles
Yule William A
Intermediate and Steerage Passengers
Aitchison David
Aitken Robert
Alison John
Alison William
Allan Mary
Barbara
Betty
Janet
Bell Adam
Mrs
4 Sons
Daughter
Birss Alexander
Black Mrs Ann
4 Daughters
Son Born on board
Boag W Barbara
Brown Thomas
Mrs
Daughter
2 Sons
Brown Archibald
Mrs
Son
Daughter
Brown George
Mrs
2 Sons
2 Daughters
Buchan James
Mrs
Child
Elspeth 10 months Died on board
Calder Elizabeth
Catherine
Johan
Cameron James
Mrs
Campbell Martin
Mrs
2 Sons
Cochrane Margaret
Corbett James
Davidson John
Mrs
Child
Janet 18 months Died on board
Dow Janet
Margaret
Dow David
Mrs
2 Sons
Daughter
Duguid Alexander Frew
Mrs
Catherine (Frew) 7 months Died on board
2 Daughters
Fleming John
Mrs
Child
Gavin James
Gibbs Edward
Gilchrist Millar
Mrs 34 Died on board of consumption
2 Sons
2 Daughters
Gordon Thomas
Gordon Donald
Gordon Mary
John
Gray Robert
Mrs
Harvie John
Hutton John
Hynd James
Isdale Alexander
Mrs
Son
Johnstone Thomas
Justice William
Mrs
Son
Daughter
Keir James
Mrs
Son
Daughter
Kinloch Alexander
Mrs
Daughter
Kinninmouth Andrew
Lees Andrew
Mainland John
Marchbanks David
Mrs
Child
Martin Matthew
Marwick Isaac
Hugh
Mathieson Alexander
Meikle Ann
Mills James
Mrs
2 Sons
Moir William
Murdoch Robert
Mrs
5 Sons
Daughter
Munro Daniel
Mrs
Daughter
McLennan Donald
McColl Archibald
Mrs
5 Sons
2 Daughters
McGregor James
Mrs
2 Sons
Daughter
McDonald John
Alexander
Kenneth
Ann
Sarah
McAra John
McMillan Dugald
Mrs
5 Sons
5 Daughters
McDonald Archibald
McGregor Alexander
Mackinnon Angus
2 Sons
2 Daughters
Mackay James
McIntyre Archibald
McNaughton Alexander
Mrs
Son
Catherine 2 Died on board
McDonald John
Mrs
Potter Henry
Mrs
2 Sons
Daughter
Park Thomas
Mrs
Sons
3 Daughters
Daughter Born on board
Patterson William
Mrs
4 Sons
Daughter
Parker William
Mrs
2 Sons
Daughter
Reid John
Robertson Duncan
Mrs
John 2 Died on board
Daughter
Robertson Margaret
Susan
Seal Thomas
Sibbaid James D
Smith William
Somerville Jane
Janet
Somerville Adam
William
Strachan William
Ann
Elizabeth
Agnes
Sutherland George
Robert
Tannock James
Mrs
2 Daughters
Thomson Richard
Thomson George
Todd Edward
Mary
Edward
James
Janet
Turner Susan
Walker C. R.
Whittack David
Mrs
2 Sons
4 Daughters
Wilson Thomason
Wilson Robert
Westland Mary
Yorston Hugh 47 Rousay, Orkneys
Elizabeth 47
Julia 15
Hugh Magnus 14
Betsy 11
James 9
William 7
Janet 3
Loftus John
Mrs
McDonald Duncan
Tweedie William 43 Lanarkshire
Janet 44
Helen 21
Mary 20
Charles
Janet 17
David 16
John 14
Robert 12
Matthew 10
Hugh 3
Farquharson William
Clark William
Mrs
Marshall Allan
Mrs
Son
2 daughters
Milligan Anthony
Carne??on William
Black John
Mrs
Walker William
Mrs
5 sons
Daughter
Elizabeth 4 months Died on board
Black John
Mrs
Dick Peter
Mrs
Son
Daughter
Son Born on board
Asher William
Park Walter
Mrs
Petrie James
Mrs
Watson Walter
William
Robert
Jane
Agnes
Leith James
McGillivray Robert
Mrs
Waugh Thomas
Mrs
Dods Christianna
McLean Malcolm
Adams Andrew
Mrs
Adams James
Jane
Andrew
Gray William
Hunter Peter
Marshall James
Mrs
3 sons
3 daughters
Diack William
Ginnings Margaret
Provost William
Galbraith
Amelia
Edward
Isabella
James
Amelia
Stewart Peter
Bryce Thomas
Mrs
5 sons
William 3 Died on board
Daughter
Turnbull William
Campbell Charles
Mrs
Colin 18 months Died on board
2 sons
S
6 daughters
McIvens?? Janet
McLean Alexander
Mrs
Son
2 daughters
Florence James
Geary John
Mrs
Child
Wallace James
Mrs
Gillies Daniel
Mrs
Son
Daughter
Dunlop William
Calder William
Dixon James
Carruth John
Daughter
Simpson Margaret
Paul James
Hamilton James
Blackwood William
Mrs
5 daughters
Blackwood Richard
Sinclair Jean Mrs
Jean
Mary
Charles
Carrick Archibald
Haddo Archibald
Murray John
McLew Robert
McConie James
Crossgrove James
Mrs
3 sons
Son Born on board
Dickie Elizabeth
Calder Alexander
Millar John
Mrs
3 sons
3 daughters
McIndoe James
Mrs
2 sons
Daughter
Jenkins William G
McFarlane John
Mrs
McBain Elizabeth
Calder Arthur
Strachan Margaret
Begg Alexander
James
Wallace Charles
Emanuel Turner
Gowans William
Margaret
Duncan
Willam Smith
Agnes
Knox Janet
2 sons
Daughter
Calder M
Mrs
Bennett J
McMillan Catherine
                     

Todd Family:
Edward Todd was born in Bannockburn in 1829 he married Mary Ramsay in 1849.They sailed for NZ with 3 children - Janet, Edward jnr and James. Their 4th son William was born 3 days after their arrival in Dunedin. They settled in Menzies Ferry where they had 6 more children. If you are connected to this family and would like to learn more please contact Kate French.

                     

YORSTON Family
Hugh Yorston was born in 1812 on Rousay in the Orkney Islands, Scotland.  On 07 April 1842 he married Elizabeth Marwick (also born on Rousay in 1812).  In 1859 the couple set sail from Greenock bound for N.Z. with their six children:  Julia, Hugh, Betsy James, William & Janet.  Janet, the youngest was only 3 at the time.  On their arrival in N.Z. they settled in the area, of the Taieri River mouth, south of Dunedin.  If you are connected to this family or can tell me more (or would like to learn more), please contact Kevin Yorston.  

                     

Copyright Denise & Peter 1999 - 2009

Reference:
Otago Witness September 1859

Archives New Zealand Misc 43 pages 2-3