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Portland
Ship: 871 tons
Captain: Peters
Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Robert T Corbett
Sailed Downs May 28th 1864 - arrived Auckland August 31st 1864

Arrival of the Portland

Name Age County Occupation
Alston Mr
Mrs
Arnold Charles
Atkinson John
Bernard Henry
Elizabeth
Beaufield Colin B
Bird Joseph
Breneton Ellen
Bright Samuel
Mary
Susan
Hannah
Samuel
Annie
Brosnan Catherine
Bryson Thomas
Burge Susan
Campbell George 24 Aberdeen Brass Moulder
Christina 20
Rachel 2 months
Carleton Hugh
Mrs
Carry Ellen
Champion William
Clarke John
Agnes
Connell Patrick
Mary
Mary
Connor Henry
Robert
Cooper Harry
Jane
Jane Elizabeth
Corbett Dr Robert T
Jane
Lorimer
Grace
Jessie
Helen
Sarah mary
Jane
Robert
Fred
Curran Helen
Davis John
Deans Elizabeth
Elizabeth
Diso Edwin B
Dowd Mary
Downey Richard B
Ellen
Richard
Drenman Ellen
Drennan Ann J
Dunlop John
Dyer Helen
Edward Henry W
Edwards Isabella
Elmore M E
Falkner Matthew
Forgham Thomas
Mrs
Fossett Charles
William
Fossett Mary A
Amelia
William
Henry
Foster Letitia
Foster Robert
Eliza
Foster William
Frampton Robert
Frazer Ann
Catherine
Rachael
Mary
Sarah
Frith Elizabeth
Gillichan John
John
Hadfield George S
Hall Patrick
Bridget
Thomas
Joseph
Halliwell Frank
Harvey Abigail
Annie
Healy Thomas
Higginson John
Kearne Patrick
Kenworthy James
Jane
Sarah
Ann
Ralph
King Mr
Mrs
Kingham David
Laheen Catherine
Laheen John
Lavendar William
Lawson John
Laybourn Adam
Mary Ann
Susan
Margaret
Thomas
Mary Ann
Maria
Annie
Adam
Robert
Mark E
Leahy Michael
John
Lomas William 29 Lancashire
Sarah Elizabeth 23
Sarah Ann 5
Alfred Born on board 31/08/1864
Lucas E A
McDermot Bridget
McGehan Anne
McGehan Owen
Mary
McLeod James
Mackay George
Maher Hugh
Daniel
Marson James T
Ann
Emily
Sarah
Massey John
Catherine
Mawson John
May James
McDonald Robert
McKeller Mary
McQuistin Thomas
Mary
Thomas
Amelia
Millar Jane
Mitchell James
Mitchell William
Sarah Ann
Moase William
Mary Ann
Henry
Thomas
William R
Mary L
James G
Elizabeth
Moors Henry J
Neil Thomas
Ellen
Nile Edward
Mary
O'Brien Eleanor
Orlands Ann
Edward
Frederick
John
Page Eliza
Emily
Charles H
Aathier
Park Robert
Joseph
Parker John
Parker Susannah
Samuel
Sarah
William
Susannah
Charles John
Jane E
Peachy John
Peck Thomas
Pheasant Edward
Phelan Daniel
Posnar Harris
Poyner George
Ann
James
Pulsford George
Rea William
Rochail George
Rose Robert
Rusby William
Sharpham William
Sinclair Isabella
Sinclair William
Skuter William
Smith Charles
Smith Susan
Bessy
Staple Samuel
Stephenson Jane
Stephenson William
Elizabeth
Charles R
Sternman Helana
Stone Samuel
Tickker Harriet E
Tiddy James
Louisa
Toner Patrick
Mary
Townsend John
Wallace Joseph
Walmot Harriet
Warren William
George T
Wells Mary
Susan M
Willar William
Wright Ralph
                              
CAMPBELL family:
George CAMPBELL was born at St. Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland in 1840 to George Campbell and Margaret Weir. He was a brass moulder by trade. Before departing for New Zealand he married Christina Fraser, daughter of George and Rachel (nee Gray) Fraser, born January 12th 1844, at St. Nicholas, Aberdeen, Scotland. They arrived in Auckland on August 31st 1864 on board the ship "Portland" with their baby daughter, Rachel born in Aberdeen on March 19th 1864. Their  fare had been paid by Christina's brother, George FRASER, who owned a successful Engineering Works and Foundry at Mechanics Bay in Auckland who was to employ his brother-in- law on their arrival. Ten more children were born at Parnell in Auckland:
1)   Georgina Fraser, born May 20th 1866 - died January 19th 1907
2)   Annie McNicol born October 29th 1868 - died August 8th 1912
3)   Catherine Munro born January 26th 1871- died July 16th 1921
4)   John born May 21st 1873 - died October 10th 1938
5)   Jean born September 9th 1875 - died December 3rd 1935
6)   Christina born November 8th 1877 - died April 20th 1939
7)   Alexander born January/February 1879 - died December 1st 1879
8)   Margaret Weir born January 6th 1881 - died May 12th 1927
9)   Elsie born January 8th 1884 - died February 12th 1941
10) George born July 9th 1886 - died November 11th 1918
Both Margaret and Christina jnr went to WW1 and nursed at the front line. George jnr, was a victim of the Great Flu Epidemic. George snr died on May 9th 1904 at Parnell. His wife Christina died on May 17th 1929 at Ponsonby in Auckland. Both are buried at Symonds Street Cemetery, Auckland. If anyone can connect with this family or wishes to know more please contact Cynthia Glover.
                              

Copyright Denise & Peter 2002

References:
New Zealand Herald September 1st 1864

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