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Queen Bee
Ship: 726 Tons
Captain: Williams
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London 16 July 1872 - arrived Auckland 26th October 1872

The Queen Bee, a full rigged ship of 726 tons, was one of the earliest vessels to bring out immigrants to New Zealand. Her first port of call was Dunedin, whaer she arrived in 1866. She was a fine roomy vessel, with accomodation superior to  to many of the ships carrying passengers in the sixties. She sank on route to Nelson in 1877 after striking Cape Farewell.
White Wings - Sir Henry Brett

Name Age County Occupation
Families and Children
Codling Elijah 34 Kent Labourer
Mary A. 33
Elijah H. 3 mths
Cumming Thomas 41 Lanrk Labourer
Christina 43
Thomas 11
William 9
Hicks George Henry 28 Cornwall Ag Labourer & Miner
Amelia Jane 26
George Henry 5
Mary W. 3
Elizabeth Jane
Lathrope Loammie? 42 Middlesex Labourer
Dorothea 46
Alexander W. 18 Trans to s/m
Dorothea 15 Trans to s/w
Henrietta L. 10
Ephrat 8
Walter H. 2
MarshaLL William 40 Glostershire Labourer
Louisa 48
Edith 14 trans to s/w
Clara 11
John 9
Eliza 7
William 5
Louisa 11 mths
McCurdy John 33 Antrim Labourer
Catrine 33
Mary 12 Trans to s/w
John 9
Rossan 8
Daniel 4
Catrine 2
Margaret 1
McNasser William 36 Leitrim Cooper
Ellen 30
Mffert Gottfrid 23 Germany Bootmaker
Anne W. 23
Rosser John 41 Glamorgan Builder
Jane 41
William 16 Trans to s/m
John 13 Trans to s/m
Arthur 8
Jane 4
Joseph 2
Sidney Infant
Rosser Thomas 31 Glamorgan labourer
Ann 38
Searchfield Tom 36 Wiltshire Carpenter
Sarah 33
Frank 12 Trans to s/m
Kate 10
Frederick 8
Emma 6
Alice 3
Schiska Anton 56 Bohemia
Elizabeth 40
Marie 15 Trans to s/w
Catherine 11
Anna 6
Zank Frederick 29 Germany Bootmaker
Elizabeth 24
Single Men
Donald William A. 22 Lancashire Harness Maker
Henesy Charles 28 Wicklow Gardener
Jaelar Auton 38 Bohemia Farm Labourer
Lathrope Alexander W. 18 Wilts Labourer
Rosser William 16 Glamorganshire Carpenter
John 13
Searchfield Frank 12 Wilts
Schollum Joseph 25 Bohemia Farm Labourer
Wenzel 15
Stiller John 28 Bohemia Fsrm Labourer
Sutherland Thomas 15 Sutherland
Taylor William 18 Hants Joiner
Walshaw Joseph 17 Durham Black Smith
Wenzlick Adelbert 30 Bohemia Farm Labourer
Wiggins William 16 Kent Farm Labourer
Single Women
Bayer Eva 19 Bohemia Servant
Eagan Georgina 19 Kent Housemaid
Healy Margaret 27 Kerry General Servant
Hicks Eliza Jane 28 Cavan Cook
Fisher Maria 23 Bohemia Servant
Fororaker Braham 28 Bohemia Servant
Jessop Catherine 29 Yorkshire General Servant
Lathrope Dorothea 15 Middlesex
Marshall Edith 14 Glostershire
McCurdy Mary 12 Antrim
Millard M. A. 19 Somersert Cook
Murchie Catherine 46 Glasgow Cook
Anne 20 Glasgow General Servant
Matilda 17 Glasgow General Servant
Oliver Ellen 29 Devon
James H. 6
William 4
Schiska Marie 15 Bohemia Servant
Schollum Dorothea 21 Bohemia Servant
Sutherland Christina 19 Sutherland
Thompson Rachael 21 Cheshire Housemaid
Twinwold Catherine 20 Bohemia Servant
Catherine 18 mths
Walshaw Ann 42 Durham
Ann 15 Durham
Catherine 14 Durham
Williams Elizabeth 20 Monmouth Hoousemaid
            

Copyright Denise and Peter 2000, 2001

Reference:
Archives Nw Zealand  IM15/21

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