The following is a partial (28) passenger list of those who travelled
on the "Thames" from Gravesend in 1949 and has been extracted from
Archibald Clark's diary of the journey by John Stevenson and kindly donated for all to use. John's ancestors are the Clark family.
The ship departed London on the evening of the 19 July 1849 and arrived in Auckland on the 26 November 1849.
A journey of 131 days. The passenger list totaled 34 and the ship was captained by John Hedley and had a crew of nineteen.
Partial List of Passengers
James McCosh Clark
Agnes Thomson Clark
Mrs. Mitchell – Mary Clarks sister
Julia Hedley Holland – born on board ship 10th September
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The two ministers may have had children, but are not mentioned in Archibald Clark's diary.
The following is a list of passengers extracted from the "New Zealander newspaper for Wednesday, 28 November, 1849.
Mr, Mrs & Miss MABAN
Rev. Mr BARKER & Mrs BARKER
Rev. Mr LANFEAR & Mrs LANFEAR
Messrs. M WHYTLAW & FITZGERALD
Mr & Mrs Archibald CLARK & 4 children
Messrs. Andrew & James CLARK
Mr & Mrs HOLLAND & 3 children
Mr R LUSK
Mr & Mrs JOSLIN
Copyright Gavin W Petrie - 20/05/2006