The LARKINS departed London on 6 June, 1849 and arrived in Wellington, via Port Chalmers, on 21 October, 1849, with Captain Bruton in command.
Transcribed from the Wellington Independent, 24 October 1849, Page 2
October 31, ship Larkins, 700 tons, Bruton, from London via Otago. Passengers — Misses Smith, Mr. Tanner, Mr. and Mrs. Clarke and two children, Mrs. Battey, Mrs. Clarke, Mr. and Mrs. Partridge and five children, Mr. Sadd, Mr. and Mrs. Addams, Mr. Doran, Mr. Woodhonse, Mr. and Mrs. Guy, Mr. and Mrs. Walmsley and seven children, Mr. & Mrs. Roberts, Mr. & Mrs. Edwards and 3 children, Mr. and Mrs. Funnel, Mr. and Mrs. Hardy and two children, Mr. Levick, Mr. and Mrs. McDonald, Mr. and Mrs. Outridge and one child, Mr. Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. Wright, Mr. York, Mr. & Mrs. Beach.
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