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William Miles
Ship: 1103 tons
Captain: Lilley
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed Bristol 6th May 1860 - arrived Lyttelton 21st August 1860

Name Age County Occupation
Cabin Passengers
Baldwin Messers
Bridge Mrs and two children
Cox
Day
Eason Charles
Edward
Forster Miss
Francis
Harrison
Le Fleming Miss
Maskell W.M.
McDougal
Noble Mr and Mrs
Powell Miss
Slater Mr and Mrs
Slater Miss
Slater W.
Willis Miss
Families and Children
Ambrose Thomas Benjamin 38 Lanark Carpenter
Mary 27
Thomas William 5
John Andrew 1
Bagworth John 28 Lincolshire Labourer
Sarah 22
Barr James 22 Ayrshire Miner
Agnes 20
John 18 months
Bolton Richard 22 Wiltshire Farm Labourer
Caroline 21
Sarah Jane 1
Callaghan Patrick 25 Cork Farm Labourer
Mary 23
John Edward 4 months
Cassin Hugh 27 Queens Co. Farm Labourer
Anne 28
Cattrick George 24 Yorkshire Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 19
Clifford William 30 Somerset Gardener
Euphemia 30
Euphemia 9
Anne 5
Agnes 3
Arthur 1
Davis Arthur Ephrain 21 Gloucester Gardener
Emily Amelia 19
Diteley Eugene 40 Rochfort Joiner
Zelie 26
Ester 4
Doyle Michael 20 Dublin Labourer
Bridget 18
Evans David 29 Middlesex Labourer
Sarah 24
Alfred Inf
Gallacher Patrick 30 Lanark Farm Labourer
Jane 32
Mary 3
Gill Patrick 32 Mayo Shepherd
Bridget 30
Thomas 8
Patrick 2
James Inf
Grant John 38 Forfar Farm Labourer
Margaret 30
Jane 17 Trans to s/w
Helen 15 Trans to s/w
John 11
Daniel 10
Ann 8
Thomas 6
Agnes 4
Margaret 5 months
Hannah William 24 Ayrshire Groom
Elizabeth 20
Isabella 6 months
Hardy Francis 31 Cork Farm Labourer
Margaret 28
Harrap John Thomas 31 Northampton Plate Layer
Mary Ann 27
Elizabeth 4
Catherine 3
John Thomas Inf
Hennelly Patrick 28 Galway Farm Labourer
Mary 26
Patrick 1
James Charles 34 Somerset Labourer
Jane 35
Sarah Jane 9
Elizabeth 5
Caroline 3
Keand John 30 Wigton Ploughman
Elizabeth 27
William 7 months
Kingston Henry 22 Somerset Sawyer
Hester 25
Littlejohn George 26 Ayrshire Collier
Jeanie M. 24
Magher Patrick 27 Cork Shepherd
Wife 27
Anastalia 5
Bridget 4
Margaret Inf
Micheal 9 Brother to Patrick
Sarah 11 Sister to Patrick
Marvel Luke 30 Farm Labourer
Eliza 22
McPhee Duncan 25 Inverness Shepherd
Mercy 22
Martyn Patrick 28 Mayo Ploughman
Eliza 27
Patrick William 24 Ayrshire Miner
Wife 18
Pitcaithley James 33 Lanark Labourer
Euphemia 34
James 5
Christina Wordlow 3
David Inf
Reid Alexander 31 Lanark Farm Labourer
Ellen 28
Alexander Walter 6
Rennie William 29 Durham Sawyer
Ann 27
George H. 1
Roper Robert 25 Suffolk Farm Labourer
Charlotte 26
Smith James Thomas 32 Middlesex Compositor
Eleanor 31
James 10
William Sydney 7
Thomas George 5
Annie 4
Samuel 1
Stevens Andrew 27 Cork Farm Labourer
Catherine 25
Stevens Thomas 23 Cornwall Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 48
Louisa ? 11
William Henry 9
Thompson Anthony 38 Waterford Blacksmith
Ellen 29
George 14 Trans to s/m
Francis 11
Trott Henry 34 Somerset Farm Labourer
Ann 36
John 11
George 7
Sarah Ann 2
Turton Edward 52 Flintshire Farm Labourer
Ann 51
Turton Frederick Walker 25 Flintshire Farm Labourer
Annie 23
Wells William 23 Down Farm Labourer
Mary 21
Single Men
Adam Robert 26 Aberdeen Farm Labourer
Amesbury Henry 20 Somerset Farm Labourer
Anderson William 23 Aberdeen Farm Labourer
Ballock John 28 Stirlingshire Farm Labourer
Campbell Robert 19 Down Farm Labourer
Campbell John 17 Down Farm Labourer
Cleland Samuel 20 Down Farm Labourer
Cowie James 26 Stirlingshire Ploughman
Eastwick Thomas 18 Suffolk Farm Labourer
Elms Robert 25 Somerset Farm Labourer
Golding Richard 21 Shropshire Mason
Greig William 25 Aberdeen Farm Labourer
Grinter Robert 19 Dorset Schoolmaster
Hinds William 21 Down Farm Labourer
Jenkins John 22 Glamoranshire Farm Labourer
Johncock William 22 Kent Iron Moulder
Jones James 28 Shropshire Farm Labourer
Knock Samuel 24 Suffolk Farm Labourer
Lalor Joseph 24 Queens Co. Farm Labourer
Mark 18 Queens Co. Farm Labourer
Layfield Henry Augustus 34 Yorkshire Carver and Gilder
MacQuire Joseph 28 Lanark Farm Labourer
Marshall Robert 29 Somersetshire Farm Labourer
McConvill John 19 Armagh Farm Labourer
McLaren John 24 Forfar Farm Labourer
McLean Allen 28 Argyle Shepherd
Neil 25 Argyle Ploughman
Moore James 24 Stirling Ploughman
Oliver Thomas 21 Worcester Farm Labourer
O'Neil Samuel 24 Ayrshire Farm Labourer
Rowe Robert 20 Dorset Gardener
Smith Francis Thomas 13 Middlesex
Smith John Mosley 20 Worcestershire Farm Labourer
Smyth William 23 Armagh Farm Labourer
Stevens Thomas 26 Cornwall Farm Labourer
James 24 Cornwall Farm Labourer
John 20 Cornwall Farm Labourer
Thompson George 14 Waterford Labourer
Turton Edward Walker 20 Flintshire Farm Labourer
Ward James 23 Queens Co. Farm Labourer
Williams Thomas 14 Surrey
Withers Edward 18 Berkshire Domestic Servant
Single Women
Brett Mary 21 Cork
John 2
Byron Mary 21 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Cowen Anne 23 Roscommon Domestic Servant
Margaret 18 Roscommon Domestic Servant
Dillon Ann 35 Carlow Domestic Servant
Farmer Ann 18 Worcestershire Dressmaker
Golding Maria 48 Shropshire Laundress
Graney Bridget 14 Galway
Grant Jane 17 Forfar Domestic Servant
Hellen 15 Forfar Domestic Servant
Hunter Jemima 26 Forfar Domestic Servant
Keand Minnia 32 Wigtown Domestic Servant
Jane 27 Wigtown Domestic Servant
Kilburn Sarah 30 Oxfordshire Domestic Servant
Lalor Mary 22 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Honora 20 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Catherine 16 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Pearce Blanche 19 Gloucestershire Domestic Servant
Reading Jane 15 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Robinson Jane 40 Somerset Cook
Smith Sarah Ann 18 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Smith Louisa 30 Worcestershire Governess
Fanny 25 Worcestershire Governess
Smith Emily Jane 14 Derbyshire
Stevens Amelia 21 Cornwall Dairymaid
Elizabeth 19 Corwall Needlewomen
Mary Ann 17 Cornwall Domestic Servant
Grace 15 Cornwall Domestic Servant
Fanny 13 Cornwall
Thwaites Ellen 22 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Turton Jane 22 Flintshire Domestic Servant
Agnes Walker 18 Flintshire Domestic Servant
Ward Sarah 21 Queens Co. Schoolmistress
Rebecca 19 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Amelia 17 Queens Co. Domestic Servant
Jane 24 Queens Co. Dairymaid
Watts Ann 24 Staffordshire Domestic Servant
Westlake Sarah 27 Somerset Ironer
Thomas 7
Lavinia 5
Agnes 5 months
Williams Eliza Mary 44 Surrey Matron
Mary Ann 16 Surrey Domestic Servant
                  

BARR family:
James Porteous BARR was born on August 16th 1837 at Riccarton in Ayrshire. On December 31st 1857 he married Agnes THOMSON  in Dreghorn, Aryshire. 2 years later with their infant son John they emigrated to New Zealand on board the William Miles. James and the family farmed at Courtenay in Canterbury then moved to 'Mountain View Farm', Annat and farmed there for 20 years until it was sold to the WRIGHT family in 1892. The family moved up to Gisborne in 1891 where James became a managing partner for a farm syndicate there. James's parents John and Ann BARR (nee SMITH) came out on the ECHUNGA 1862, his father dying on December 3rd during the voyage . Agnes's parents were Robert THOMSON and Ellen (Helen) WHITE. After her husband died, Ellen came out to NZ where she remarried George ROBERTSON 1892 in Christchurch.
James BARR died on August 9th 1894 at Gisborne and Agnes died on July 9th at Christchurch. If you have a connection with this family or are intersted in learning more please contact Christine Sheehan.

Copyright Denise & Peter 2000, 2001

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