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Halcione
Ship: 1869 tons
Captain: Croker*
Surgeon Superintendent: Richard Davies
Sailed London March 24th 1874  - arrived Napier July 10th 1874

*Captain was originally Captain Wright. Found dead in his bed (reportedly of apoplexy) during the voyage on May 31st and buried at sea on June 1st, 1874. The First Mate took command of the vessel

Our sincere thanks to Helen Turner for sending us this list.

Arrival of the Halcione

Name Age County Occupation
Steerage Passengers
Families & Children
Alden William 38 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Jane 36
Emma 15
Harriet 13
Mary A 12
George 9
Sarah 7
John 5
William 3
Infant daughter Born on board 29/06/1874
Alderton Charles 22 Norfolk Labourer
Elizabeth 20
Allen John 41 Surrry Moulder
Mary 39
John 20
Ann 16
Mary 13
Ellen 11
Margaret 9
Charles 7
William 5
Kate 3
Andrews William 26 Canada Labourer
Mary 28
Elizabeth 11
Ann 10
Martha 8
Arnold William 34 Dorsetshire Railway Labourer
Harriet 30
Blackmore John P Z C 36 Middlesex Boiler Maker
Louisa 32
Louisa 11
John 4
Fanny 4 months
Bulled William 39 Devonshire Farm Labourer
Caroline 38
Caroline 11
Susan 9
William 7
Hannah 6
Priscilla 5
Thomas 5 months
Burrett James 31 Kent Labourer
Ellen 27
Matilda 4
Burtenshaw Charles 32 Sussex Farm Labourer
Eliza 32
William 13 T/F to single men
Charles 11
Thomas 5
Alfred 2
Arthur 3 months Died on board 15/06/1874 Bronchitis
Buttwell George 31 Warwickshire Labourer
Charlotte 27
Henry 6
Frederick 4
Catherine 11 months
Chillam Alfred 35 Wiltshire Labourer
Mary 33
Fanny 12
Agnes 11
George 8
Elizabeth 3
Martha 1
Lydia 6 months
Connor Thomas 29 Middlesex Bricklayers Labourer
Rose 24
Cook Robert 26 Middlesex Bricklayer
Eliza 26
Maria 4
Francis 3
Emma 1
Davey James 27 Devonshire Labourer
Susan 26
James 6
Fanny 3
John 10 months
Dinan Thomas 24 Middlesex Plumber
Catherine 24
Donohoe Hugh 47 Jersey Labourer
Elizabeth 28
Mary 14
Margaret 11
Drinkwater Henry 25 Oxfordshire Labourer
Sarah 24
Edwards Rowlands 24 Buckinghamshire Engine Fitter
Mary 23
Thomas 2
Exeter Thomas John 22 Middlesex Carpenter
Maria 20
Faulkner Alfred 27 Buckinghamshire Platelayer
Jane 23
Mary 5
Alfred 1
Ferris Robert 34 Middlesex Carpenter
Elizabeth 26
Elizabeth 3
Harnett Caroline 22 Travelled with Ferris
Franklin Joseph 22 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 20
Sarah 1
Franklin Lawrence 45 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Hannah 45
Walter 17
Elizabeth 15
Gordine Alfred 30 Middlesex Sawyer
Sarah 25
William Halcione Infant Born on board 06/05/1874
Hatherill George 37 Wiltshire Platelayer
Jane 40
Henry 9
Albert 2
Hewlett William 38 Somerset Mason's Labourer
Hannah 37
Howard James 35 Yorkshire Blacksmith
Louise 20
William 3 weeks
Howell Edward 38 Sussex Labourer
Harriet 36
Alice 13
Jackson William 31 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Ruth 26
Hannah 6
Emma 5
Henry 3
Sarah 1
Key George 43 Middlesex Tin Smith
Elizabeth 33
James 14
Anne 11
Louisa 10
Levinia 7
Emily 5
Langlois John 42 Jersey Labourer
Elizabeth 38
Elizabeth 14
Mary 12
Madelina 10
John 8
Ann 5
Philip 2 months
Limbrick William 29 Gloucestershire Railway Labourer
Euphemia 27
Henry 6
William 4
Thomas 3
Lister Albert 31 Middlesex Wood Turner
Harriet 33
Clare E 7
Mary H 3
Albert T 18 months
George A 4 months
Lowe Henry 35 Middlesex Painter
Eliza 32
Henry 11
Mill John 32 Edinburgh Fireman
Jane 35
Elizabeth 17
Roseanna 15
Edna 13
Robert 7 Omitted from original passenger list
William 3
Bush John 22 Travelled with Mill
Pegram Alfred 30 Cambridgeshire Labourer
Agnes 24
Perkis James 27 Hamptonshire Housekeeper
Mary 33
Emily 5
George 2 months
Pile Samuel 31 Middlesex Plumber
Elizabeth 31
Alice 5
Putman Thomas 40 Middlesex Labourer
Elizabeth 39
Elizabeth 19
Mary 16
Jessie 9
Thomas 3
Pyne Daniel 28 Middlesex Labourer
Martha E 27
Daniel 4
Martha 2
Alice 5 months
Reeves Frederick 26 Essex Pavior
Sarah 26
Ruston Joseph 32 Middlesex Engineer
Mary 31
Rosena 9
Joseph 7
Alice 4
Edith 10 months
Sandoe William 25 Middlesex Carpenter
Amelia 23
William 6
Sandoe James 23 Middlesex Carpenter
Jane 19
Snowsill Joseph 26 Middlesex Gas Fitter
Ellen 26
Herbert 3
William 2
George 4 months
Stanley Theodore 37 Dorsetshire Carpenter
Helen 38
Theodore 15
Alfred 13
Harry 11
William 8
Louisa 6
Richard 1
Taylor James 43 Essex Engine Fitter
Emily 38
William 14
James 6
Thomas James 34 Jersey Labourer
Kate 33
James 8
Charles 7
Herbert 4
Walter 1 month
Timins Philip 38 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Sarah 39
Townsend William 25 Hampshire Labourer
Ellen 22
Twiddy (Turddy) William 32 Devonshire Engineer
Elizabeth 23
Elizabeth 1 month
Wakefield Thomas 26 Leicestershire Pavior
Louisa 22
Waters James 42 Oxfordshire Farm Labourer
Emily 38
Frederick 18
Sarah 16
Mary 14
Benjamin 10
Emma 8
Fanny 6
Alice 4
James 2
Williams Daniel 32 Middlesex Labourer
Sarah 27
Sarah 4
Downey Hannah 22 Travelled with Williams
Haley Joseph 14
Colonial Nominated Families & Children
Shanley William A 36 Middlesex Working Jeweller
Nominated in Hawkes Bay
Mary A K 32
William J 8
Agnes M 4
Winifred M 3 months
Wilkins William John 33 Kent Labourer
Nominated in Hawkes Bay
Bridget 29
Sarah E 9
James E 6
Royal 3
William John 1
Single Men
Allen John 20 Surrey Moulder
Arscott George H 19 Middlesex Labourer
Barrow William 21 Kent Labourer
Blackburn James 24 Middlesex Ropemaker
Bounds Thomas 23 Middlesex Blacksmith
Brown Charles W 24 Middlesex Pianoforte Maker
Edwin 21 Middlesex Plumber
Bunning Samuel 20 Middlesex General Labourer
Burtenshaw William 13 Sussex
Bush John 22 Essex Labourer
Butterworth John Henry 33 Cumberland General Labourer
Cadman Charles 23 Essex Carman
Carthy John 21 Clare Farm Labourer
Ceapelin George 26 Sussex Farm Labourer
Chandler George 25 Surrey Labourer
Clenow (Clemow) William Henry 20 Sussex Farm labourer
Connell James 28 Clare Farm Labourer
Cornwell John James 28 Middlesex Labourer
Dolman John E 20 Middlesex General Labourer
Franklin Walter 17 Oxfordshire Labourer
Garner Alfred 22 Middlesex Cabinet Maker
Goldsmith Henry 40 Sussex Painter
Mary A 13 T/F to single women
Joseph 11
Charles 9
Edward 7
Louisa 4 T/F to single women
Gregory William 23 Middlesex Cooper
Haley Joseph 14 Middlesex
Higgins George 15 Sussex Labourer
Holliday Frederic 18 Middlesex General Labourer
Holton Charles T 21 Yorkshire Carpenter
Horn Thomas 33 Warwickshire Labourer
Hull William 22 Essex Wheelwright
Hunter John M 20 Middlesex Labourer
Idenden Thomas 20 Kent Printer  Died on board 08/04/1874
Key James 14 Middlesex
Lucas Alfred 22 Essex
McLaren Archibald 19 Lanark Labourer
Meads Frederick 24 Middlesex
Metherell Edwin 22 Jersey Labourer
Miles William James 19 Surrey
Mitchener Harry A 38 Sussex General Smith
Moyle James 21 Middlesex
Nash Henry E 23 Surrey
Probey Henry 30 Middlesex
Robson Thomas 19 Middlesex Labourer
Robert 25 Middlesex
George 32 Middlesex Labourer
Rogers Henry 20 Surrey General Labourer
Spratley Frederick G 20 Surrey
Stanley Theodora 15 T/F to single women Servant
Alfred 13 Dorsetshire
Stephens Henry 30 Devonshire
Taylor William 14 Essex
Taylor Frank B 23 Middlesex
Tuck George 21 Surrey
Vagg William 21 Middlesex
Wale John 20 Middlesex
Waters Frederic 18 Oxfordshire Labourer
Watts Charles 25 Surrey Hammerman
Williams James 21 Surrey Carpenter
Woods Charles C 25 Norfolk Police Constable
Samuel 23 Norfolk Farm Labourer
Wright John 21 Suffolk Labourer
Colonial Nominated Single Men
Steel John 20 Kent Hammerman
Nominated in Hawkes Bay
Single Women
Alden Emma 15 Oxfordshire Housemaid
Harriet 13 Oxfordshire
Mary 12 Oxfordshire
Alexander Elizabeth 17 Leicestershire Nursemaid
Allen Ann 16 Surrey Servant
Mary 13 Surrey
Brown Lucy 39 Gloucestershire Domestic Servant
Anne 22 Gloucestershire Domestic Servant
Venn Martha 27 Gloucestershire All Domestic Servants
Travelled with Brown
Lucy 23 Gloucestershire
Jessie 17 Gloucestershire
Burns Mary 18 Clare Servant
Chillam Fanny 12 Wiltshire
Donohoe Mary 14 Jersey
Dowding Ann 32 Wiltshire Servant
Downey Hannah 22 Middlesex Servant
Franklin Elizabeth 15 Oxfordshire Servant
Goldsmith Mary 13 Sussex
Louisa 4
Harn Amelia E 21 Kent Housemaid
Harnet Caroline 22 Middlesex Servant
Howard Mary 25 Clare Servant
Howell Alice 13 Sussex
Innis Rhoda 29 Middlesex MATRON on board
Elizabeth 3
Kettle Louisa 21 Middlesex Housemaid
Langlois Elizabeth 14 Jersey
Mary 12 Jersey
Le Mesurier Stella 17 Jersey Servant
Martin Isabella 20 Middlesex Housemaid
Mill Elizabeth 17 Oxfordshire Housemaid
Roseanna 15 Oxfordshire
Edna 13 Oxfordshire
Munro Driscilla (Priscilla) 19 Suffolk Housemaid
Murray Jane 60 Surrey
Edith 23 Surrey Servant
Powell Eliza 19 Middlesex Servant
Putman Elizabeth 19 Middlesex Servant
Mary 16 Middlesex Servant
Sherwood Alice 13 Wiltshire
Skelly Florence J 21 Middlesex Housemaid
Ellen 20 Middlesex Housemaid
Stanley Theodora 15 Dorsetshire Servant
Tasker Charlotte 17 Sussex Servant
Waters Sarah 16 Oxfordshire Servant
Mary 14 Oxfordshire
                                                                                            

Copyright Denise & Peter 2006

Reference:
Archives New Zealand IM15/120
Archives New Zealand IM 5/4/9 No 96
Hawkes Bay Herald July 7th 1874