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Maraval
Ship: 1257 tons
Captain: Ramsey

Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London 31st October 1879 - arrived Wellington January 23rd 1880

Flying the N Z Shipping Co's flag, the ship Maraval, 1257 tons, Captain Ramsey, arrived at Auckland on January 16, 1879, after a passage of 94 days from Plymouth, bringing 328 immigrants. She was then a new vessel, having been built at Dumbarton by McMillan in 1877. The Maraval was in Auckland again the following year, arriving on January 23rd, 1880 [this information is incorrect as she arrived in Wellington on this date]. She had sailed on October 31, 1879, her time on the passage being 84 days.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

This is the best passenger list we can provide. It has been compiled from two sources. Following the Saloon Cabin and Second Cabin there were approximately 250 steerage passengers. We have only been able to locate 18 of them

Name Age County Occupation
Saloon Passengers
Chapman Mr G
Miss
Douglas Reverend J
D'Oyly Miss Helen
Hart Mr
Redman Mr Charles
Vere White Reverend H
White Miss
Second Cabin and Steerage Passengers
Ambler Harold
Bertha
Ayres Richard From diary of Charles Spackman
Mrs
Family
Bateman Miles
Blyth Henry
Bretherton Arthur
Joseph
Castle Mr From diary of Charles Spackman
Cook Paul 24 Scalby, Yorkshire Farm Labourer
Coomer Robert
Dombrowski Joseph 33 Germany Farm Labourer
Augusta 32
Barbara 50
Julia 9
Martha 6
Rosa 4
Infant
Ensnor Mary
Foster Mr From diary of Charles Spackman
Fox Mr From diary of Charles Spackman
Gilruth William
John
Hall Edward
Hill Charles
Jackson John
James Henry From diary of Charles Spackman
Pain Mr Injured in storm. Cared for by Mother.
From diary of Charles Spackman
Parker Mr From diary of Charles Spackman
Pinel Oswald
Robinson Mr From diary of Charles Spackman
Rutherford Wilson
Margaret
Andrew
Schroder Franz 28 Germany Farm Labourer
Francesca 26
Joseph 4
Child 3
Robert Maraval Born on board c 11/01/1880
May be other Schroder family
Schroder Martin 50 Germany Farm Labourer
Bertha 30
Leonard 18
Martha 14
Katherine 12
August 16
Child 4
Slade Archibald
Smyth Charles
Spackman Charles From diary of Charles Spackman
Steer Patience
Tindall John 24 Scalby, Yorkshire Farm Labourer
Trevelyan Edmund
Wardale (Wardle?) Mr A J From diary of Charles Spackman
Webb William
Elizabeth
Sophia
Ada
Frederick
Bessie
Woolley Thomas
Maria
Mary

                       

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Reference:
Archives New Zealand Microfilm
Diary of Charles Spackman