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Joseph Fletcher
Clipper Barque: 672 tons
Captain: John Foster
Surgeon Superintendent: Dr J C Nield
Sailed London June 20th 1853 - arrived New Plymouth September 17th 1853

                                                              Auckland  September 30th 1853

The Joseph Fletcher, a small clipper barque of 672 tons, built by Fletcher, of Limehouse, was one of the earliest vessels to arrive in Auckland (1852). For her size she made more than average passages, and bought out a large number of our early settlers.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Arrival of the Joseph Fletcher

Name Age County Occupation/Comments
Passengers
Baynton T F
Bennett W
Bohenna J
Boyds F C A
Carr R W
Carrick M
J
Chandler H
N
Cox G
Mrs
4 children
Crompton J
Davey J
Dow J
Downing I
Mrs
Dunstan R
Dyer W
C
H H
M
H
A C
East Alfred
Annie
Farmer T A
Fisher Miss
E J
Fowler Miss
Friverton T
Godfrey D
Mrs
4 children
Grace A
Griffiths L
Hancock T
Hethy C
Hitchins A
Mrs
Ireland B
Jeffrey H
Jenkins J H
Jones J
Mrs
2 children
Knight S
Mrs
Lathan S
Mrs
3 children
Lawrence C B
Mrs
5 children
Lawson J R
M
Lewis G
Lloyd H
Mrs
Lonsdale Edward
Sarah
E
S
L
Martin T
McPherson C G
Messenger W
Mrs
6 children
Morgan Mr
Mr
Moxen M J
Nicholls W
Nield Dr J C
Mrs
Julia
John
Frances
Nisbet A
Northey J
Rowe T
W
Samuel Reverend J
Mrs
2 children
Scolley M
3 children
Shipton G
Mrs
3 children
Sinclair Mrs
James
Mary
Jessie
Smith G H
Mrs
Child
Smith W
Trewick S
Uren T
Webber E
Whitford R
                                                 

Copyright Denise & Peter 2006

Reference:
The Taranaki Herald September 21st 1853
The New Zealander September 1853