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Collingwood
Ship: 1014 tons
Captain: Black

Surgeon Superintendent: A P Hamilton
Sailed London, Gravesend 8th April 1875 -arrived Wellington 9th July 1875

This vessel was listed to sail from London and land 286 passengers at New Plymouth, but fever broke out on the voyage, and the Captain put into Wellington, arriving on July 10th. As there were 50 cases of scarlet fever under treatment on board, the vessel was ordered into quarantine. She had 293 passengers, and those for New Plymouth, when released, were taken on by the steamer Taupo.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the ship Collingwood  (New Zealand Mail)
Arrival of the ship Collingwood   (New Zealand Times)
Report of the Surgeon Superintendent
Report from Somes Island
Testimonial to Captain Black 

Name Age Native County Occupation
Passengers for Wellington
Families and Children
Boxall Thomas 40 Middlesex Plasterer
Rose 39
Sarah J 17 T/F to s/w Servant
Florence 12 T/F to s/w
Annie 9
Garibaldi 7
Lizzie 5
Rose M 4
Laudham C H Born on board 19/04/1875 Died on board 08/07/1875
Bronchitis
Cain George 30 Surrey Plasterer
Margaret 20
George 6 mths Died on board 15/06/1875
Congestion of lungs
Coker Samuel 36 Buckinghamshire Labourer
Harriet 37
Thomas 16 T/F to s/m Labourer
Sophia 13 T/F to s/w
Henry 12 T/F to s/m
William 8
Harriet 6
Mary 18 mths
Cressey George 40 Middlesex Plasterer
Margaret 41
George 13 T/F to s/m
Deasey Micheal 39 Surrey Plasterer
Mary Ann 39
Bridget 15 T/F to s/w Servant
Margaret 11
Charles 6
Mary A 18 mths
Gallagher Archibald 35 Middlesex Printer
Mary 28
Heath Thomas 23 Kent Plasterer
Eliza M A 22
Horner Robert E 33 Dublin Farm Labourer
Eliza A 26
Landridge John 22 Middlesex Plasterer
Emma 20
Florence 1
Smith Edwin 32 Hertfordshire Carpenter
Annie 32
Annie 7
Edwin 5
Rose M 3
Minnie 18 mths
Worth William 38 Cornwall Navvy
Ellen 32
John 15 T/F to s/m
Thomas 11
Ben 8
Merina 8
Male Child Born on board 18/06/1875
Nicholes John 37 T/F to s/w Travelling with Worth
Single Men
Coker Thomas 16 Buckinghamshire Labourer
Henry 12 Buckinghamshire
Creasy George 13 Middlesex
Dales Robert J 20 Tyrone Farm Labourer
Dixon George 24 Surrey Plasterer
Downham Thomas 23 Hertfordshire Gardener
Dudley John 33 Middlesex Ploughman
Evenden Robert 24 Kent Plasterer
Garity Samuel 21 Tyrone Ploughman
Golden Thomas 20 Rosscommon Labourer
Gubbins William 29 Warwick Labourer
Hickey Maurice 23 Limerick Farm Servant
Holt George 25 Wiltshire Plasterer
King Charles 23 Somerset Saddler
Masters Charles 22 Hertfordshire Labourer
Nicholes John 37 Devonshire Bricklayer
Shingleton Alfred 23 Surrey Plasterer
Somersell Thomas 18 Sussex Labourer
Thornton Edmund 32 Lancashire Farm Labourer
Voak Charles Joseph 13 Surrey
Walsh John 20 Tyrone Carpenter
Warren Joseph 20 Hertfordshire Cowman
Winter Robert 21 Surrey Plasterer
Worth John 15 Cornwall
Single Women
Boxall Sarah J 17 Middlesex Servant
Florence 12 Middlesex
Coker Sophia A 13 Buckinghamshire
Deasey Bridget 15 Surrey Servant
Jones Elizabeth 24 Pembrokeshire Housemaid
Kingsford Fanny 37 Kent MATRON
Meneer Elizabeth 21 Guernsey Housemaid
Oliver Sarah 17 Linclonshire Servant
Voak Margaret 34 Surrey Laundress
Bridget 17 Surrey Servant
Charles 13 T/F to s/m
Margaret 8 Surrey
William Henry 6 Surrey
Skeet Elizabeth 21 Kent Servant
Wright Ellen 21 Guernsey Housemaid
Died on board 11/06/1875
Typhoid fever
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Families and Children
Foden Arthur W 21 Lancashire Labourer
Mary J 20
Martin Ronald 45 Inverness Farmer
Carlin 36
Mundo 13 T/F to s/m
John 11
Gregor 9
Jessie 7
Donald 5
Norman 3
James 3 mths
McGregor Jessie 60 T/F to s/w
Sparkes William A 33 Middlesex Carpenter
Lucy 31
William 14 T/F to s/m Died on board 01/07/1875
Typhoid fever
Elizabeth 10
Samuel 8
Lucy E 6
Henry 1 mths Died on board 19/06/1875
Congestion of lungs
Walker William 28 Nottinghamshire Labourer
Mary 26
William H 8
Charles T 6
Mary L 4
Wallace Charles 47 Renfrew Shoemaker
Ann J 45
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Single Men
Black Thomas G D 18 Kent Cooper
William Henry 15 Kent
Burgess Frederick A 15 Essex
Harry W 14 Essex
Foden Charles Henry 19 Lancashire Labourer
Fox John H 19 Norfolk Wheelwright
Haplin Patrick 17 Limerick Farm Labourer
Jones Edward 36 Kings Co Labourer
Kennedy Patrick 21 Kings Co Labourer
Martin Murdo 13 Inverness
Sparks William 14 Middlesex
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Single Women
Anderson Annie 18 Lanark Servant
Bible Mary A 18 Devonshire Servant
Black Lucinda 40 Kent
Thomas G D 18 T/F to s/m
William Henry 15 T/F to s/m
John William 11
Charles J 8
Angus A 6
Burgess Frances 27 Essex
Frederick 15 T/F to s/m
Harry W 14 T/F to s/m

  

Emily C 13 Essex

  

Halpen Mary 18 Limerick Farm Servant
Patrick 17 T/F to s/m
McDonald Jessie 20 Inverness Nurse
McGregor Jessie 60 Argyle
Selected by the Immigrants & Colonist Aid Corporation
Arnott William 38 Lincoln Labourer
Henrietta 28
Albert 12 T/F to s/m
Jemima 11
William H 8
Caroline 2
Robert 1mths
Oliver George 43 Lincolnshire Labourer
Elizabeth 47
Thomas 20 T/F to s/m
Sarah 17 T/F to s/w
Passengers for Westland
Families and Children
Dillon James 35 Tipperary Farm Labourer
Mary 29
John 11
Mike 5
Ellen 3
Ruth 2 months
O'Donnell Michael 26 Tipperary Shepherd
Mary 26
Andrew 3
Mary 1
Single Men
Ahern Michael 30 Limerick Labourer
Conway Patrick 21 Limerick Groom
Corbet Patrick 28 Tipperary Labourer
Gibbins William 35 Tipperary Labourer
Keating Michael 20 Tipperary Labourer
O'Brien Terance 33 Tipperary Labourer
O'Donnel Thomas 19 Tipperary Labourer
Ryan Michael 26 Limerick Gardener
Ryan Michael 25 Tipperary Labourer
Single Women
O'Brien Margaret 20 Tipperary Servant
O'Donnell Honora 20 Tipperary Servant
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Families and Children
Conway Johanna 20 Limerick Servant
Freebourne Ann 21 Fermanagh Housemaid
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Single Men
Conway Cornelius 23 Limerick Labourer
Harker Timothy 35 Yorkshire Miner
Roberts Edward 22 Cornwall Miner
Samuel 26 Miner
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Single Women
Harker Margaret E 10 Yorkshire
Ambrose 7 Yorkshire
Mary 4 Yorkshire
Passengers for Taranaki
Families and Children
Boud Christopher 25 Lincolnshire Labourer
Sarah 23
John Edward 4
Robert William 18 months
Barker Charles 30 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Eliza 32
George 7
William 5
Fanny 3 Died on board 07/05/75
Scarlet fever
Clara A 2 months
Button Alfred 26 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Died on board 30/05/75
Suicide by drowning
Rebecca 25
George 3
Tom 2
Harriett 1 Died on board 13/06/75
Congestion of lungs
Cartwright George 38 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Ann 38
William W 11
Betsy A 6 Died on board 20/04/75
Enteric fever
Charles 3 Died on board 06/07/75
Congestion of lungs
Clough Abraham 28 Lincolnshire Labourer
Elizabeth 30
Hudson Edward 25 Lincolnshire Shepherd
Duial 29
Ada 6 months
Culleton Luke 48 Wexford Tailor
Mary 50
Mary 21 T/F to s/w
David 17 T/F to s/m
Ellen 15 T/F to s/w
Peter 10
Hodson Frank 29 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Deonia 27
James 6
Thomas 4
George 3
Robert 9 months Died on board 18/06/75
Congestion of lungs
Kirk John 40 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Maria 30
Mary J 11
Aaron 7
Joseph 4
Betsy A 1
Marshall Henry J 40 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Charlotte 37
Mary J 6
Charlotte 4 Died on board 09/05/75
Scarlatina
Robert J 2 Died on board 21/06/75
Mumps after measles
Fanny J 5 months
McCormick Edward 35 Donegal Farm Labourer
Mary 36
Susan 18 T/F to s/w
Frederick 15 T/F to s/m
George 13 T/F to s/m
Petch George 35 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Eliza 38
Elizabeth 13 T/F to s/w
Robert 12 T/F to s/m
William 10
Harry 8
George 7 Died on board 04/06/75
Enteric fever
John 6
Mary A 4 Died on board 07/07/75
Ship fever
Joseph 3 Died on board 18/06/75
Enteric fever
Harriet 1
Female Child Born on board 05/06/75
Skeels Phillip 39 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Isabella 39
Mary J 11
Lillie 8 Died on board 09/06/75
Enteric fever
Alice A 5
George 3
Caroline 7 months
Toplis Christopher 25 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Jane 28
Jessie 8
Maria 3
George 1 Died on board 07/06/75
Marasmus
Tomlinson Charles 28 Lincolnshire Labourer
Elizabeth 26
Anne 1
Waters Mathew 39 Lincolnshire Farm Labourer
Maria 32
George 8
Arthur 6
Albert 5
David 15 months Died on board 05/05/75
Suppressed scarlatina
Female child Born on board 10/05/75
Single Men
Culleton David 17 Wexford Labourer
McCormick Frederick 15 Donegal Labourer
George 13 Donegal Labourer
Petch Robert 12 Lincoln
Andrews Charles 22 Lincoln Miller
Matthew 27 Lincoln Carpenter
Button Frederick 23 Lincoln Farm Labourer
Huich Richard 24 Lincoln Farm Labourer
Hotson George 19 Lincoln Farm Labourer
Lanning Edward A 20 Dorset Smith
Woodhouse John H 35 Devon Labourer
Single Women
Culleton Mary 21 Wexford Servant
Ellen 15 Wexford Servant
McCormick Susan 18 Lincolnshire Servant
Kingcoure Amelia 35 Devon Servant
Sarah 28 Devon Servant
Passengers for Nelson
Families and Children
Cox John 47 Bedfordshire Labourer
Ann 47
Eliza 18 T/F to s/w
Mary 16 T/F to s/w
Jane 14 T/F to s/w
Cox Mark 25 Bedfordshire Labourer
Susannah 25
William 4
George 1 Died on board 15/06/75
Congestion of lungs
Hennan Henry 29 Bedfordshire Labourer
Sarah 26
William 7
John 5
Jane 3
Eliza 9 months
McNamara John 40 Clare Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 29
John 11
Mary A 9
Bridget 4
Single Men
Angus Alexander 28 Fife Cooper
Clarke George 18 Bedfordshire Labourer
Charles 20 Bedfordshire Labourer
Dunlay Thomas 22 Limerick Farm Labourer
Magher Thomas 22 Limerick Ploughman
Ellen 19 T/F to s/w
Single Women
Cox Eliza 18 Bedfordshire Servant
Mary 16 Bedfordshire Servant
Jane 14 Bedfordshire Servant
Magher Ellen 19 Limerick Dairymaid
Colonial Nominated Immigrants - Single Women
Brown Mary A 38 Buckinghamshire Lacemaker
Maud M A 2 Buckinghamshire
Line Belinda 13 Buckinghamshire Lacemaker
Louisa 11 Buckinghamshire

A further four people died on Somes Island during quarantine bringing  the total deaths to 24. One child was born on Somes, a son to Thomas and Eliza Heath. An account of the voyage written by Thomas Heath is available at the Alexander Turnbull Library.

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