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Brahmin
Ship: 1264 tons
Captain: James J Sowells
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London November 23rd 1882 - arrived Auckland March 1st 1883

The NZ Shipping Co.'s ship Brahmin, 1264 tons, arrived at Auckland on March 1, 1883, aftera 9-day voyage from Gravesend. She was an almost new vessel, having been built by Robert Steel and Co. on the Clyde in 1877. She brought some 50 passengers to Auckland. On January 14, six days after passing Tristan d'Acunha, the Brahmin met several icebergs, from 250ft to 300ft high. In 1889 she was again in New Zealand, and twice in 1890.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Brahmin

Name Age County Occupation
Saloon Passengers
Crockett Hugh
Duppy Thomas
Jackson Robert
Swire William R
Steerage Passengers
Bellamy Thomas
Mrs
Family
Body Thomas
Mrs
Family
Campbell Marie
2 children
Cook Henry
Hood Edward
Mrs
Family
Hussey George
Mrs
Family
Daughter Born on board - 22/02/1882
Jole Samson
Knight George
Mrs
Family
Lane Henry
Levinsohn Marka
Moller Mary
Pacey Thomas
Mrs
Family
Sharp Isaac
Tinball Robert
Walker James
Government Assisted Steerage Passengers
Guihen John 20 Roscommon Farm Labourer
Jones James 25 Middlesex Basket Maker
Malladine Elizabeth 28 Middlesex
Elizabeth 5
Emily C 4
Eliza M 2
                                                                             

Copyright Denise & Peter 2001

Reference:
Archives New Zealand IM5/4/37 page 494
New Zealand Herald March 2nd 1883

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