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Carnatic
Barque: 871 tons
Captain: Edward M. Moon
Surgeon Superintendent: Doctor Smith
Sailed London 28th September 1874 - arrived Picton 10th January 1875

                                                                                         Wellington 16th January 1875

Built at Sunderland by Pile in 1867, the Carnatic was a fine clipper of  Chartered by the New Zealand Shipping Co. she made three voyages to New Zealand, none of which were noteworthy. At the same time, however, neither were they excessive in terms of time at sea. She was a comfortable sailer. Following her final voyage to New Zealand, Carnatic remained at anchor in Auckland Harbour for six months as very little in the way of return cargo was available. On her return to London, Carnatic sailed to San Francisco.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Name Age Country Occupation
Cabin Passengers
Akerst Doctor
Mrs
Child
Ruck Captain Schoolmaster on board
Smith Doctor Surgeon on board
Six adults and one infant travelled on board from Picton to Wellington
Families & Children
Avis Charles 36 Kent Blacksmith
Ann 30
Barnes John 21 Kent Carpenter
Kate G.
Bassett Samuel 27 Sussex Farm Labourer
Harriet 25
Rose 4
Kate 2
Boyce George 21 Ayr Farm Labourer
Ellen 21
Henry 3
Bristowe George J. 53 Middlesex Wheelwright
Emma 40
George J. 10
Emma 8
Brooks William 21 Kent General Labourer
Harriett 20
Chandler George 29 Bedfordshire Gardener
Lydia 29
Willie 7
Alice 5
Samuel 2
Edith 4 months
Chandler Samuel 28 Kent Labourer
Mary A. 29
Caroline J. 2
Clout William 23 Kent Labourer
Mary E. 20
Edwin W. 1 Died on board
Cornish William 28 Kent Labourer
Louisa 27
Crook Walter 23 Gloster Gardener
Mary Ann 22
Crook George 26 Gloster Farm Labourer
Emma 22
Deverson Thomas 23 Kent Labourer
Mary 20
Dick James B. 39 Lanark Engineer
Margaret D. 36
William 10
Kate 7
Jane 5
Ann 2
George 3 months
Flint Robert 23 Lanark Mechanic
Agnes C.
Fryer William 49 Kent Gardener
Harriett 48
Foster James 47 Kent Farm Labourer
Jane 47
Eleanor 9
Hope Richard C. 23 Kent Labourer
Sarah 20
Hunt Thomas 26 Gloster Carpenter
Harriet 25
Alice
Leonard Martin 39 Kilkenny Labourer
Elizabeth
Mary A. 7
Long Frederick 27 Oxford Carpenter
Louisa 23
Emily L. 9 months
Longman Samuel 31 Middlesex Labourer
Ann E. 28
Mitchell Stephen 41 Kent Farm Labourer
Anna 40
Potter Robert 44 Kent Farm Labourer
Sarah 36
Rose 11
Sarah 7
Ruth 5
Rabbits Edward 28 Middlesex Bootmaker
Emma 20
Anne 2
Robertson Alexander 36 Perth Blacksmith
Jane 38
Alexander 10
Janet 8
John 4
Elizabeth 1
Stallard George 29 Gloster Stonemason
Elizabeth 29
Smith Colvin 28 Forfar Stonecutter
Jessie 26
David 10 months
Tapp William 40 Kent Farm Labourer
Mary 38
Charles 6
Frederick 4
George 2
Tennant James 28 Lanark Labourer
Mary 17
Terry James T. 38 Kent Labourer
Sarah 34
Tory Thomas 33 Bedfordshire Wheelwright
Emma 35
Edith 11
Jane 7
Tory Thomas 33 Bedfordshire Wheelwright
Emma 35
Edith 11
Jane 7
Wadey Thomas 34 Sussex Farm Labourer
Jane 29
Alice 7
Thomas 4
Kate 2
Warren Thomas H. 28 Kent Labourer
Mary A. 27
Mary S. 1
Webster Henry 27 Kent Labourer
Caroline 27
Walter 2
Williams William C. 26 Stafford Boot rivetter
Henrietta 21
Yardley Thomas 27 Warwick Labourer
Selina 25
William 2
George 1
Yore Frank 34 Dublin Labourer
Annie 30
Frank 6
Walter 4
Willie 2
Maria 6 months
Families & Children Selected by Colonist's Aid Corporation
Adams George 36 Sussex Brickmaker
Hannah 33
Ellen S. 10
Ernest 9
Sylvia 7
Kate 5
Ada 2
Minnie 7 months
Andrew Nicholas 25 Cornwall Labourer
Selina 21
Ophelia 2
Andrew Samuel 23 Devon Labourer
Sarah 18
Askwith Joseph 36 Lincoln Carpenter
Jane 33
Minnie 5
Blackett William 37 Kent General Labourer
Louisa 37
Elizabeth 9
William 4
Henry 2
Bull William T. 28 Kent Labourer
Elizabeth 38
John 10
Alfred 4
Elizabeth 1 Died on board
Churcher Isaac 38 Hants Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 40
Charles 10
Albert 5
Frank 3
Lilly 8 months
Johns Joseph 41 Cornwall Farm Labourer
Tamazine 38
Ellen L. 11
John M. 10
Joseph 8
Annie 7
Matilda 5
Charlotte 2
James H. 2
Emma 1
Catherine 2 months
Keen Michael 43 Cork Shoemaker
Mary 42
Frank 10
Thomas 7
John 3
Edward 1
Eliza Carnatic Infant Born on board
Kellow Josish I. 46 Cornwall Labourer
Elizabeth 39
Metard Elinne 42 Switzerland Blacksmith
Honorine 44
Emilia 11
Berthe Infant
Sparrow William 35 Suffolk Carpenter
Ellen 39
Frederick 6
Streeter Charles 37 Sussex Farm Labourer
Sarah 39
Jessie 7
Amy 6
Alice 3
Strubbington Reuben 38 Hants Labourer
Mary 35
Reuben 11
Herbert 7
George 4
Taylor Joseph 31 Staffordshire Labourer
Mary W. 33
Thomas John 24 Cornwall Labourer
Martha 22
Weaver Alfred 30 Middlesex Carpenter
Prudence 32
Emily 5
Wright Thomas B. 34 Edinburgh Labourer
Jane 34
Kate M. 10
Thomas 9
Donald McG. 8
Jessie 6
Maggie McG 1
Single Men
Anderson Peter 28 Stirling Farm Labourer
Andrew William 17 Cornwall Labourer
Bolwright Jeffery 32 Suffolk Platelayer
Bubb Oliver 19 Worchester Labourer
Bubb James Worchester Labourer
Brazier Samuel 41 Kent Farm Labourer
Bruce David 22 Shetland Farm Labourer
Chambers Charles 21 Kent Farm Labourer
Chinn James B. 30 Guernsey Railway porter
Christian William 27 Isle of Man Labourer
Christoper Joseph 39 Dublin Shoemaker
Churcher George 12 Hants
Craven William 19 Antrim Labourer
Cumming Ewen 28 Rosshire Farm Labourer
Dick James 12 Lanack
Douglas Frederick 19 Kent General Labourer
Foster George I. 18 Surrey Farm Labourer
Foster James H. 20 Middlesex Farm Labourer
Foster Thomas 13 Kent
Fryer William 17 Kent Farm Labourer
Fryer James 12 Kent
Gell John 21 Isle of Man Labourer
Glastonbury Alfred 17 Gloucestershire Labourer
Hall William H. 21 Devon Carpenter
Hillman William I. 22 Kent Labourer
Houghton Richard 28 Cornwall Miner
Humphrey William 21 Kent Labourer
Jolley William 22 Northampshire Carpenter
Jones William 12 Kent
Jones Charles 23 Middlesex Farm Labourer
Jupp William 12 Kent Farm Labourer
Keen Michael 14 Cork
Kellow Francis P. 19 Cornwall Labourer
Kellow James 13
Lanning Edward F. 23 Surrey Brickmaker
Leonard John 40 Galway Ploughman
Leslie John 21 Down Farm Labourer
Long Lewis 21 Oxford Carpenter
Metard Gabriel 19 Switzerland Carpenter
Mills George 27 Kent Farm Labourer
Mooreland Andrew 19 Down Miner
Newman Arthur C. 23 Surrey Carpenter
Newman Walter G. 21 Surrey Carpenter
Nicholls John 20 Cornwall Farm Labourer
Nichols James W. 22 Bucks Fitter
Noel Charles P. 20 Jersey Carpenter
Pallot John 23 Jersey Tailor
Pearce George 23 Gloster Blacksmith
Price John 20 Brecon Farm Labourer
Pope James 22 Cornwall Miner
Potter Alfred 18 Kent Labourer
Robus Thomas 20 Kent Farm Labourer
Scully Martin 19 Tipperary Farm Labourer
Smith Frederick J. 21 Gloucestershire Blacksmith Labourer
Tapp Stephen 16 Kent Groom
Tapp William 17 Kent Butcher
White Charles 22 Stafford Fitter
Twomey Jeremiah 24 Kerry Farm Labourer
Single Women
Belsey Rosa 17 Kent Servant
Bristowe Lavinia 15 Middlesex Servant
Carr Margaret 28 Dublin Servant
Churcher Selina 17 Hants Servant
Churcher Rose 14 Hants
Dick Mary D. 14 Lanark
Doughty Sarah 25 Wiltshire Servant
Drummond Ruth 19 Jersey Servant
Foster Susannah 16 Kent Servant
Freeman Emma 19 Devon Servant
Fryer Annie 14 Kent Servant
Sarah 15 Servant
Julia 18 Servant
Hicks Angelina 21 Sussex Servant
Hollands Fanny 21 Kent Servant
Jenkins Susannah 66 Oxford Nurse
Johns Elizabeth 13 Cornwall
Jones Elizabeth 30 Kent Dairywoman
Ellen 6
Levi 3
Jupp Mary J. 18 Kent Servant
Kellow Eliza G. 17 Cornwall Servant
Leslie Sarah 19 Down Servant
May Agnes 27 Gloster Cook
Mills Mary J. 17 Kent Servant
Parks Sarah A. 24 Kent Servant
Potter Elizabeth 16 Kent Servant
Robertson Ann 12 Perth
Rowcliffe Abel 19 Jersey Servant
Silk Emma E. 20 Herts Housemaid
Stapple Elizabeth 16 Staffs Servant
Stevens Emma 23 Oxford Servant
Stallard Elizabeth 12 Gloster
Stonemah Ruth 27 Jersey Servant
Tapp Sarah J. 14 Kent Servant
Tory Lizzie 13 Bedfordshire
FLINT family:
Robert and Agnes arrived in Wellington on board the Carnatic in early 1875. Robert, born August 16th 1851 was the son of John and Marion Flint and Agnes (nee Clark), born July 21st 1855 was the daughter of Captain Andrew Yule Clark. They were married in Patrick, Lanark, Scotland on October 30th 1873. After settling in Wellington they had a family of 7 daughters and 1 son: Ellender Allison (died at 4 months), Marion Keith (1879 to 1959 married Lamb), Ellen Robinson (1882 to 1939 married North), Robert (1894 to 1961), Agnes Euphemia (1896 to 1971 married Munn), Jessie Myrtle (1889 to 1958 married Bowe), Ada Clark (1891 to 1984 married Lindsay) and Margaret Rowan (1894 to 1966 maried Bedingfield). If I can be of any further help regarding our family please contact me - Bob Lindsay.
                  
CHANDLER family:
George Chandler (1844-1923) and Lydia Chandler (nee Geeves) (1844-1926) left their home in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England in 1874 to travel to New Zealand with their 4 children, William, Alice, Samuel and Edith.  They settled in Marlborough where they went on to have two more sons, John James and Edward and two more daughters, Emma and Caroline.  If anyone would like more information on this family please see my website http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~lomas or email me on countrybump99@yahoo.com
                  

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