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The BRITISH KING departed Plymouth on 15 March, 1884 and arrived in Auckland on 2 May, 1884 with Captain Kelly in command.


Transcribed from the Auckland Star, 15 April 1884, Page 2





The New Zealand Shipping Cos. steamer British King, from London for this port, is now 31 days out. She brings 315 immigrants, including 19 for Hawke's Bay, 41 for Wellington, 14 for Taranaki, 15 for Westland, 7 for Nelson, 5 for Marlborough, 72 for Canterbury, and 115 for Auckland. The following is the list of the Auckland immigrants (excepting 30 received on board after the list was made up):—

William, Johanna, Kate, and Hannah Barrett

Thomas and Frances Hoskins

Frederick and Caroline Hoskins and infant

Christopher, Mary, George, Frank, Harold, and Lucy Leek

John, Ellen, and Herbert Leigh

Charles, Lucy, and Harriet Lippitt

Harry, Mary, and Harry Morris

John, Sarah, and Harriet Oldbury

Ferdinand, Lenor, Bertha and Esther Peltzer

Thomas, Phillis, John, Kate, and Richard Pringle

Arthur and Mary Smith

James, Elizabeth, Jane, Mary, Janet, Mary, and Agnes Smith

James and John Barrett

Giovanni Bond and wife

Walter Bradley

David Braner

Patrick Farrell

Daniel Fitzgerald

Peter Gillan

Carl Glinke

Alfred Haine

Martin Hanson

William Henderson

Herbert Hough

John Keith

John Kelly

Harry Moorhead

John Morris

Martin Mullins

Ernest Querer

James and David Roach

Alex. Robinson

Edward Russell

Wm. Stewart

William Turnbull

Wilhelmina and Anna Audt

Ellen and Mary Barrett

Mary Barry

Esther Beavin

Mary Bradley

Pauline Braner

Maggie Clarke

Ann Constant

Mary Curtin

Alice Daniel

Bridget Fitzpatrick

Annie and Kate Gallagher

Lydia Henderson

Eliza Hollingsworth

Florence and Sarah Hoskins

Sarah Irwin

Lydia Johnson

Bridget Lawler

Mary Lewis

Rachael Longsford

Bedelia Lyons

Jessie Maraval

Esther and Mary McDonald

Ellen McNeish

Mary McRobert

Mary Meredith

Lucy, Caroline, Florence, and Lucy Morris

Mary Nesbit

Fanny Noble

Emma Pick

Annie Roach

Jane Robinson

Eliza Russell

Lina Stainpyle

Mary White

Elizabeth and Alice Williams


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