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Forfarshire
Ship: 1238 Tons
Captain: Fox
Surgeon Superintendent: Dr A M McDougall
Sailed London 16th November 1872 - arrived Wellington 2nd March 1873

The Forfarshire, a fine large well-appointed ship of 1238 tons, made frequent visits too New Zealand and Australia was build in 1867. She did not run continuously to the colony, having only made six voyages from 1873 to 1900. Nothing eventful occured on any of the passages to New Zealand or home. The Forfarshire carried some of the wives and children of the men who were sent out under special arrangment with Messrs Brogden & Sons. The men arrived by the Schiehallion.
White Wing Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Forfarshire

Name Age County Occupation
Cabin
Sewell Rev William School Master and Chaplain
Families and Children
Allerby George 28 Oxon Gardener
Sarah Ann 28
George 6
James 4
Francis 3
Bassett (o)? 6 mths
Anderson Anders 27 Denmark Farm Labourer
Johanne O 28
Baker Walter 38 Glostershire Labourer
Elizabeth 39
Elizabeth 14 Trans to s/w
Walter C 11
John 6
Blomquist Niels 48 Denmark Farm Labourer
Anna C 46
Carl M 8
Amanda C 4
Doughty George 35 Warwickshire Ag Labourer
Harriet 23
Hall William Robert 6 Travelled with Doughty
Enerson Christian 38 Norway Carpenter
Elise E 37
Karl E 6
Johannes M 4
Hall Albert 32 Warwickshire Blacksmith
Bethsheda 32
Alfred 10
John 9
Jacobs William George 43 Kent Shoemaker
Sarah H 47
Jane Charlotte 22 Trans to s/w
George William 20 Trans to s/m
Adnet John 18 Trans to s/m
William Norley 16 Trans to s/m
Joseph 14
Lund Nis 35 Denmark Farm Labourer
Anna Maria 25
Berthel N 3
Maren F 6 mths
Miles Anthony 38 Herefordshire Farm Labourer
Sarah Ann 37
Charles A 15 Trans to s/m
Henry 13 Trans to s/m
Alice Sarah 10
Nielsen Jens 25 Denmark Farm labourer
Caroline 24
Nielsen Johannes 24 Denmark Farm Labourer
Mathilde 23
Olsen Anders 33 Norway Labourer
Helen S 30
O Frederick 3
Petersen Hans 43 Denmark Farm Labourer
Marika 34
Anna K 8
Nicoline 3
Christine 1
Price Thomas 43 Dublin Gardener
Elizabeth 29
Robert T 13 Trans to s/m
Charles 10
John William 1
Scadden George William 37 Dorsetshire Navvy
Elizabeth 37
Barnett G 13 Trans to s/m
Betsie 9
George 7
William 2 mths
Simpson James 26 Berkshire Fram Labourer
Ann 29
Svendsen Hans 24 Norway Joiner
Sara 32
Louis 9
Johanne 8 mths
Syversen Bernt 34 Norway Labourer
Anne 36
Petra 9
Caroline 7
Andreds 4
Axel 1
Wackron Carl 45 Denmark Farm Labourer
Elna 43
Maria 17 Trans to s/w
Carl 14 Trans to s/m
August 12 Trans to s/m
Sophia 9
Wilhelm 5
August (female) 3
Carl 6 mths
Whelhan John 40 Kilkenny Gardener
Mary J 26
Margaret 7
Mary J 5
Catherine 3
Colonial Nominated
Fenner Thomas S 39 Berks Labourer
Soizah ? A 33
Wiliam Albert 8
Elizabeth 7
Hinton George 49 Kent Tailor
Maria 47
Maria 9
McKenzie Alexander 32 Inverness Labourer
Helen 26
O'Connor James 25 Tipperary Labourer
Mary 23
Scott Gideon 33 Selkirk Shepherd
Helen 36
Robert 6
Henry William 4
Single Men
Baiesen Nis Edward 29 Denmark Labourer
Bailey Benjamin 21 Wiltshire Carpenter
Bartlett George 23 Cornwall Labourer
Charlton Richard 19 Yorkshire Labourer
Davies William 26 Middlesex General Engraer
Fredericksen Hermann 23 Norway Labourer
Frizel Charles 33 Middlesex General Labourer
Hannam Leon 20 Middlesex Labourer
Hefty Johan F 44 Norway Labourer
Hill Thomas 19 Wiltshire Farm Labourer
Holt Edwin J 26 Middlesex Stockman
Howard William 26 Dublin Labourer
Jacobs George William 20 Surrey Labourer
Albert J 18 Surrey
William N 16 Surrey
Joseph 14 Surry
Johansen Niels P 32 Denmark Labourer
Lyders Frederick 18 Middlesex Labourer
Miles Henry 13 Middlesex
Charles A 15 Middlesex Errand Boy
Nielsen Magnus 20 Denmark Labourer
Papps Joseph Frederick 24 Wiltshire Carpenter
Price Robert T 13 India
Ryan Patrick 23 Tipperary Labourer
Scadden Barnett 13 Dorsetshire
Smith John 36 Wiltshire General Labourer
Stace Daniel 18 Devon Farm Labourer
John 30 Devon
Wackron Fritz 19 Denmark Labourer
Carl 14 Denmark Labourer
August 12 Denmark
Colonial Nominated Single Men
Dempsey William 23 Queens Farm Labourer
Hannam Herbert 18 Middlesex Porter
Kirnan Peter 20 Louth Farm Labourer
Ann 20 Trans to s/w
Mary 22 Trans to s/w
Maher Micheal 24 Tipperary Labourer
McLaughlin William G 21 Londonderry Farm Labourer
Morrison Lachlan 20 Inverness Shepherd
Angus 18 Inverness Farm Labourer
Northcott John 22 Devon Miner
O'Neill Michael 24 Clare Labourer
Thomas 22 Clare Labourer
Ann 20 Trans to s/w
Petersen Sophia 44 Germany Trans to s/w
Joachim 22 Germany Farm Labourer
Heinrick 18 Germany Farm Labourer
Maria 16 Trans to s/w
Joachim 17 Germany Farm Labourer
Phelan John 23 Waterford Ploughman
Smeaton Agnes 46 Lanarkshire Trans to s/w Housekeeper
Robert 24 Lanarkshire
Jessie Hay 19 Trans to s/w Weaver
James M 17 Lanarkshire Apprentice
William 15 Lanarkshire
Agnes 13 Trans to s/w
Matthew 9
Young James 20 Fife Baker
Single Women
Allday Caroline 19 Middlesex Cook
Arnesen Berths 25 Norway Servant
Baker Elizabeth 14 Glostershire
Bengston Christine 32 Denmark Servant
Brown Emma 30 Devon Domestic Servant
Candrick Margaret 20 Tipperary Housemaid
Carrigan Ann 21 Tipperary Housemaid
Clements Louisa 18 Berkshire Servant
Davis Sarah T 34 Oxon Nurse
Ekberg Christine 18 Denmark Servant
Gunter Jane 22 Middlesex Nurse
Halloran Bridget 18 Tipperary Housemaid
Hansen Kasi 18 Norway Servant
Henry Sarah 24 Galway Servant
Jacobs Jane C 22 Surrey Housemaid
Matthews Emily 20 Oxon Servant
Mitchell M A 16 Berkshire Servant
Olsen Kakine O 16 Norway Servant
Ryan Bridget 20 Tipperary Servant
Smith Elizabeth 25 Lanarkshire Cook
Stephens Elizabeth A 23 Cornwall Servant
Taylor Emily 20 Berks Servant
Wackron Mana 17 Denmark Servant
Walke Sarah A 18 Devon Domestic Servant
Colonial Nominated Single Women
Crane Mary A 41 Middlesex Nurse - MATRON
Donald Margery 26 Lanarkshire Servant
Catherine 17 Lanarkshire Servant
Higgins Eliza 18 Queens Dressmaker
Kirwan Ann 24 Louth Servant
Mary 22 Louth Servant
Neill Ann 40 Moray Housekeeper
Mary J 12
Ann 10
O'Neill Ann 22 Clare Servant
Peterson Sophia 44 Germany Housewife
Maria 16 Germany Servant
Phelan Alice 26 Waterford Dairymaid
Smeaton Agnes 46 Lanarkshire Housekeeper
Jessie Hay 19 Lanarkshire Weaver
Agnes 13 Lanarkshire Weaver
Stewart Ellen 19 Down Dressmaker
Tunbridge Mary A 24 Galway Cook
Women and children assisted by Messres John Brogden & Sons
Annear Uriah 36
John 13
Margretta 11
William 7
Bertha 5
Frederick 2
Chesham Harriet 40
Joseph 7
Randle Elizabeth 32
Walter 16
Henry 10
Joseph 5
James 2
Reynolds Mary 30
John 9
Mary 7
Bessie 6
James 3
Searle Mary 40
William 14
John 13
Harriet 10
Starke Susan 40
Henry 7
William 4
Alice 2
                      

PAPPS Joseph:
Joseph Frederick PAPPS was born in Wiltshire in 1848. In November 1872 he emigrated to New Zealand on the Forfarshire, arriving in March 1873. He settled in Richmond, Nelson and married Selina Timms in 1874. After his wife's death in 1892 he married Bertha Win.

                      

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