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Zealandia
Ship: 1032 tons
Captain: John Foster
Surgeon Superintendent:
Sailed London August 11th 1859 - arrived Lyttelton November 12 1859

There was another ship (this ship) bearing the name which came out to the Dominion in the 'fifties, and she was also a fine vessel of 1032 tons. She was sent out by Willis, Gann and Co., and ran to Lyttelton on her maiden voyage in 1858 bringing out 400 immigrants from London. Captain Foster commanded the ship on each occasion when she came to New Zealand. The first Zealandia made six voyages to New Zealand.
White Wings Sir Henry Brett

Following her arrival at Lyttelton, the Zealandia proceeded on to Wellington where she embarked passengers for London. New Zealand Spectator and Cook's Strait Guardian February 1st 1860

Name Age County Occupation
Chief Cabin
Ainger Mr
Boys Mr
Cole Mr
Dixon Mr
George Miss
Hayworth Mr
Julian Mr
Moss Mr and Mrs & 3 children
Murray Mr
O'Dean Mrs
Rose Mr
Slack Mr
Second Cabin
Baxter Mr
Blacklock Miss
Boggis Mr and Mrs & 4 children
Boot Mr and Mrs & 7 children
Evans Mr
Hiatt Mr C.
Hiatt Mr G.
Lee Miss
Maddison Mr
Munnings Mr
Osborne Mr
Payne Mr
Roy Mr
Smith Mr
Spalding Miss
Spalding Mr
Tacla Mr
Vain Mr
Williams Mr
Steerage
Bugg Samuel and wife
Cole Richard
William
Cumberworth John
Mrs
3 children
Gargary James
Holman George
Hunter James
Johnston Samuel
Land Horace
Lee Henry
Maddison Henry
McCall Robert
McKenzie Thomas
Mrs
Moore Phillip
Scott William
Mrs
Stanhope Joseph
Thompson Andrew
Tunnock James
Mrs
White Hugh
White Thomas
George
Williams Henry
Wilson William
Government Immigrants
Families & Children
Anderson David 25 Forfar Farm Labourer
Agnes
David Born at sea - 12/10/1859
Died at sea - 05/11/1859
Armstrong John 52 Ross Shepherd
Margaret 42
Isabella 20 Trans to s/w
Sarah 18 Trans to s/w
Jane 17 Trans to s/w
Margaret 14 Trans to s/w
Unreadable 11
Mary 10
Alice 9
Jessie 7
Christy 5
John 4
Wilhelmina 2
Aulsebrook John 25 Leicester Baker
Ann 33
Elizabeth Ann 1
Barwell George 28 Middlesex Labourer
Anne 20
Susan 20 Trans to s/w
Beken Thomas 27 Middlesex Carpenter
Eleanor 34
Henry Thomas 3
William Frederick 1
Infant son Born at sea - 11/09/1859
Blake Edward J. 29 Nottingham Labourer
Deborah 29
Edith Louisa 1
Bland James 42 Durham Farm Labourer
Elizabeth 43
Mary 22 Trans to s/w
Elizabeth 17 Trans to s/w
William 11
James 9
John Robert 2
Boyce David 25 Down Agricultural Labourer
Sarah 27
Mary 2
Elizabeth Ann Infant
Bruce John 45 Sutherland Shepherd
Christina 36
William 7
Alexander 5
John 3
Davies Henry 26 Surrey Baker
Sarah Eliza 22
Chappell Mary Ann 16 Trans to s/w Sister of Sarah Davies
John 15 Trans to s/m Brother of Sarah Davies
Calvert William 52 Durham Tinman
Elizabeth 42
William 20 Trans to s/m
Mary Jane 18 Trans to s/w
Elizabeth Eleanor 16 Trans to s/w
Julia Ann 15 Trans to s/w
John Pickering 11
Emma Maria C. 9
Sarah Alice 6
Thomas Edward 3
Carrell Lewis A. 33 Dublin Labourer
Doreas Mary 23
Chivers Charles 23 Somerset Carpenter
Annie 22
Coupe Herbert 25 Nottingham Carpenter
Miriam 21
Miriam Ann 6 mths
Cox Orlando 28 Glostershire Clothworker
Mary Ann 29
Catherine Julia Infant
Cullen John 21 Lancaster Joiner
Ann 19
Davis William 35 Worcester Weaver
Sarah 36
Jane 6
Davis Robert 33 Worcester Weaver
Dixon William 25 Durham Butcher
Jane 29
Sarah Sheldon 4
Robert 1
Dixon Robert 35 Durham Carpenter
Isabella 29
Sarah Jane 7
Mary Thirwell 6
Elizabeth Ann 3
Dolan Ann 16 Trans to s/w Travelled with Dixon
Dixon Joseph Thirwell 36 Middlesex Carpenter
Mary Ann 35
Maria Moore 4
Doig Robert 28 Lanark Cartwright
Janet 30
Dowds John 26 Down Farm Labourer
Mary Ann 24
Sarah Infant
Foley John 26 Middlesex Plasterer and Bricklayer
Elizabeth Ann 26
Mary 17 Trans to s/w
Kate 15 Trans to s/w
Thomas 11
Garlick Robert 49 Middlsex Carpenter
Mary 48
Matilda 15 Trans to s/w
Fanny 14 Trans to s/w
Samuel 10
Catherine 6
Gee Thomas Major 30 Middlesex Schoolmaster
Rebecca 33
Thomas Major 7
Rebecca Jane 1
Grange Thomas 29 Lanark Engineer
Jane 27
Isabella 4
James F. 2
Thomas 9 mths
Griffiths Charles 35 Salop Labourer
Mary 30
Eliza 14 Trans to s/w
Ephraim 6
Asaph ? 2
Infant son Born at sea - 27/09/1859
Hepworth John 24 Nottingham Labourer
Hannah 24
Heslop George 50 Durham Currier
Jane 52
Maria 24 Trans to s/w
Elizabeth 19 Trans to s/w
James 18 Trans to s/m
Charlotte 12 Trans to s/w
Alfred 10
Hill Jacob 26 Worcester Labourer
Alice 27
Charles Herbert 1
Infant son Born at sea - 16/10/1859
Hindmarsh Lancelot 45 Durham Mason
Elizabeth 43
Elizabeth Jane 15 Trans to s/w
John Robert 11
Hitch John 24 Glostershire Tin Plate Worker
Jane 25
Howard Charles 37 Yorkshire Farm Labourer
Maria 36
Charles Smith 11
Alice 7
Joseph 3
Leigh James 43 Surrey Labourer
Mercey 52
James Thomas 16 Trans to s/m
Elizabeth Hannah 14 Trans to s/w
Mary Ann 11
Longley Richard 24 Yorkshire Brickmaker
Elizabeth 28
David Born at sea - 21/10/1859
Died at sea - 23/10/1859
Lye Arthur 26 Surrey Labourer
Amelia 28
Arthur 1
Lyons James 42 Surrey Shoemaker
Agnes 45
Joseph 17 Trans to s/m
Marian 15 Trans to s/w
James 13 Trans to s/m
Amelia 62 Trans to s/w
McDonald Donald 27 Ross Shepherd
Flora 24
McDonald Allan 31 Ross Shepherd
Janet 26
McLeod Hugh 26 Ross Shepherd
Jane 23
Jane 2
Mellett George 35 Northampton Labourer
Mary Ann 30
Georgina Sophia 8
Helen Edith 3
Neil John 30 Armagh Agricultural Labourer
matilda 23
Palmer Thomas 38 Worcester Weaver
Mary Ann 38
Edwin John 15 Trans to s/m
Alfred Thomas 13 Trans to s/m
Thomas Arthur 11
Cousia Jane 7
Charles 3
Amelia 1
Parson Henry 26 Nottingham Carpenter
Martha 26
Arthur 2
William 1 mth
Restieaux Robert Henry Geo. 31 Middlesex Painter
Elizabeth Hannah 33
William 8
Ann Elizabeth 6
Robert Foxhall 4
Ricketts Thomas 41 Worcester Weaver
Mary 42
Sarah E. 17 Trans to s/w
Sampson George 41 Worksop Farm Labourer
Rebekah 39
George 14 Trans to s/m
David 13 Trans to s/m
Mary 11
John 8
Scott William 24 Roxborgh Shepherd
Janet 17
Scott Eli 21 Yorkshire Brickmaker
Martha 20
Mary Elizabeth 1
Smith Albert 22 Glostershire Iron Moulder
Mary Ann 24
Sarah 4 mths
Such John 24 Surrey Farm Labourer
Sarah Ann 23
Thompson Thomas 36 Durham Carpenter
Sarah 34
Thomas 3
Tucker George 28 Bershire Farm Labourer
Mary Anne 29
Waller John 23 Sheffield Joiner
Mary Ann 23
Ann 13 Trans to s/w
Frederick 1 Died at sea - 08/09/1859
Infant daughter Born at sea - 10/09/1859
Watts Thomas 27 Middlesex Plumber
Caroline 29
Thomas 2
Phoebe Infant
Whiting William Henry 32 Putney Domestic Servant
Mary 25
George William 6 mths
Single Men
Aitken Alexander 23 Forfar Farm Labourer
Bennett James 22 Salop Labourer
Calvert William 20 Durham Tinman
Campbell Robert 31 Sutherland Shepherd
Chappell John Croft 15 Surrey Labourer
Copper William 22 Leicester Mechanic
Finlayson John 19 Ross Shepherd
Heslop James 18 Durham Painter
Hunter John 22 Durham Butcher
Leigh James Thomas 16 Surrey Labourer
Lynch Patrick 24 Labourer
Owen 24 Labourer
Lyons Joseph 17 Surrey Labourer
James 13 Surrey Labourer
Matheson John 19 Ross Shepherd
McMillan George 26 Ross Shepherd
Milburn Morris 21 Durham Butcher and Drover
Palmer Edwin John 15 Worcester Labourer
Alfred Thomas 13 Worcester Labourer
Peter James 22 Forfar Farm Servant
Reid Thomas 24 Armagh Farm Labourer
Reid James 34 Armagh Agricultural Labourer
Sampson George 14 Worksop Labourer
David 13 Worksop Labourer
Wallace John 25 Roxbourgh Shepherd
Walls John 28 Aberdeen Joiner
Watts William 32
Wilson Archibald 28 Forfar Farm Labourer
Younger Alexander 26 Fife Farm Labourer
David 22 Fife Farm Labourer
Single Women
Armstrong Isabella 20 Ross Domestic Servant
Jane 17 Ross Domestic Servant
Sarah 18 Ross Domestic Servant
Margaret 14 Ross Domestic Servant
Barwell Susan 20 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Bland Mary 22 Durham Domestic Servant
Elizabeth 17 Durham Domestic Servant
Calvert Mary Jane 18 Durham Domestic Servant
Elizabeth Eleanor 16 Durham Domestic Servant
Julia Ann 15 Durham Domestic Servant
Chappell Mary Ann 16 Surrey Domestic Servant
Crow Mary 21 Midlothian Cook
Cullen Emma 19 Somerset Housemaid
Dolan Abb 16 Durham Domestic Servant
Foley Mary 17 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Kate 15 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Garlick Matilda 15 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Fanny 14 Middlesex Domestic Servant
Glover Mary 24 Yorkshire Domestic Servnat
Griffith Eliza 14 Salop Domestic Servant
Gunn Isabella 22 Sutherland Domestic Servant
Harrington Sarah Ann 17 Suffolk Domestic Servant
Heslop Maria 24 Durham Dressmaker
Elizabeth 19 Durham Dressmaker
Charlotte 12 Durham Dressmaker
Hindmarsh Elizabeth Jane 15 Durham Domestic Servant
Holzer Emma 25 Middlesex Nursery Governess
Howell Louisa Ann 37 Essex Domestic Servant
Ethelbert Thomas 10
Herbert Butler 9
Irwine Letitia 56 Housekeeper
Frances 17
Sarah Gardiner 15
La Mude Mary Elizabeth 37 Surrey Domestic Servant
Layley Ann Elizabeth 23 Surrey Domestic Servant
Leigh Elizabeth Hannah 14 Surrey Domestic Servant
Lyons Amelia 62 Kent Shopkeeper
Maria 15 Kent Domestic Servant
Lynch Ann 50 Louth
Mary 26 Louth Domestic Servant
Anne 17 Louth Domestic Servant
Marshall Margaret 23 Louth Domestic Servant
Matthew Mary Ann 46 Somerset Housemaid
McKaile Catherine 36 Somerset
Henry 9
Catherine 6
William 2
Morrison Jane 27 Aberdeen Housekeeper
Elizabeth 21 Banff Cook
Norfolk Ann 17 Suffolk Domestic Servant
Parkinson Elizabeth 19 Durham Domestic Servant
Reid Elizabeth 29 Aberdeen Domestic Servant
Ricketts Sarah 17 Worcester Milliner
Riddell Sarah 24 Lanark
Silvester Maria 30 Nott
Fanny 1
Sparks Charlotte Maria 33 London Domestic Servant
Thompson Afra 35 Waterford Dressmaker
Kate 10
William 8
Waller Ann 13 Sheffield Domestic Servant

                    

LYONS family:
Joseph LYONS (born 1792) married Amelia CARNEAILL (born abt 1797 in Kent) on February 23rd 1822 at the church of St George the Martyr, Southwark, London, Their children were all baptised at St George the Martyr, James William 21 Jul 1816 Mary Ann Dinah 9 Mar 1823 Catherine 1826 James William LYONS 1816 married 1841 St Mary the Virgin, Surrey, Agnes PATERSON b 1814 Baldernock,Scotland. children, Joseph Francis b 13 Jul 1842 Lambeth, London Marian b 6 Apr 1844 Lambeth, London James William jnr b 14 May 1846 Lambeth, London. This family became converts to Roman Catholicism on 12 Apr 1852 at Church of Our Lady of Victories, Surrey James William LYONS 1816 his wife Agnes and children and Jame's mother Amelia LYONS 1797 (nee CARNEAILL) came to Lyttelton, Canterbury, New Zealand on the ship "Zealandia" arriving 16 Nov 1859. James listed as occ Shoemaker, Amelia as occ Shopkeeper. James William LYONS jnr 1846 went to Sydney, Australia in 1883  Joseph Francis LYONS b 1842 married 13 Feb 1873 Christchurch, New Zealand, Margaret REYNOLDS b 1852 Menlough, Castlegar, County Galway, Ireland. Margaret came to Lyttelton in 1871 on the "Charlotte Gladstone". If you have a connection with this family or would like to know more please contact Peter J Smith.

                    

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Reference:
Archives New Zealand IMCH4/25
Lyttleton Times November 16th 1859