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WESTLAND







The WESTLAND sailed from Clyde on the 29th January, 1879 and arrived at Port Chalmers 
on the 21st April, 1879, with 167 immigrants.
The ship, which was on her maiden voyage, was under the command of Captain Thomas Wood.






Passenger list of Assisted Immigrants transcribed from Archives New Zealand. Ref. Repro Im 15/347.






A report on the journey as published in the Otago Daily Times of 20 May 1879, can be viewed here.






Family




Name
AgeCountyOccupation






RIDDELLJohn27Roxburghsh'Millman

Mrs26



Thomas5



William4



Mary1


SIMPSONJohn26Selkirksh'Powerloom Turner

Mrs26



Gilbert6



Charles4


SMILLIEJohn26Ayrsh'Farm Labourer

Mrs27


STEWARTJohn28Ayrsh'Ploughman

Mrs21



Thomas2



Jane6/12


WATTJohn30LanarkshirePlumber

Isabella27



James2


WATSONJohn24Ayrsh'Farm Labourer

Agnes27



James2


WALKERPringles28PeeblesCarver

Jessie25








NOMINATED




GIBSONJames41LanarkshireFarm LabourerDunedin 3738

Mary32

(m.s. Dumbreck)

Adam10



Mary8



Catherine5



Margaret1


MATHEWSJohn43StaffordshireMarket Gardner

Fanny41



Eliza10



Emma5


WILSONThomas33PeeblesEngine ManSara/Jane/Mary/John on singles list

Mary31



James11



Alexander9/12


JOHNSTONJas43LanarkshireFarmer

Mrs37

Christinia/Ann/Jeanie on singles list

William12



Elizabeth10



Esther5



Janet4/12


McLELLANDuguld36Ayrsh'Gamekeeper

Ann26



John?

(can not read)

Duncan5/12








Single Men




ANDERSONHenry27RossJoiner
BROWNJames18DumfriesFarm Lab
CAMPBELLWm21Perthsh'Shepherd
CONNOLLYJohn20TyroneFarm Lab
CREAVENSteven38GalwayFarm Labdaughter Ellen on single list
CREAVENPatrick18GalwayFarm Lab
FOULDSHugh19Ayrsh'Farm Lab
FRASERDonald18Perthsh'Ploughman
HALLORANMick22ClareFarm Lab
HUNTERHugh18LondonderryPloughman
HUNTERJohn15LondonderryLabourer
HUNTERSamuel13LondonderryLabourer
JAMIESONWalter29RenfrewFarm Lab
MATHEWSJohn15StaffordLabourer
McAFFREYPat22LanarkFarm LabWife Mary on singles list
McCORMICKA.L35Ayrsh'Farm Lab
McHUNCHYJas22Ayrsh'Farm Lab
McKENZIEJohn21RoxburghFarmer
McNEILJames18AntrimFarm Lab
MORRISONRobt24ForfarFarm Lab
MOSCROFTJonathon23DurhamEngineer
MULLINRobt27RoxburghTweed Maker
SANGSTETGst21Abbortsh'Farm Lab
SULLIVAN?18MidlothianPloughman(can not read)
WILSONJohn24Aberdeensh'Farm Servant






Single Women




BOURKEMarg'19DublinSvt
BOYLEMary24KilkennySvt
CAMPBELLAnn20AntrimSvt
CASEYMary20RosscomonSvt
CHILLICKEliza17FermanaghSvt
CONNORJohanna21KerrySvt
COYLEMarg'21AntrimSvt
EDMISTONEliza25DerrySvt
FRANKLINMarg'21Ayrsh'Svt
GALLAGHERSusan18DublinH/maid
GENTLEMANChristina35StirlingCook/H/keeper
GIBSONFrances20FermanaghSvt
GILLENJane20AntrimSvt
GILMOREEliza24FermanaghSvt
GREERSarah19DonegalSvt
HILLEliz'19KilkennySvt
HILLMarg'17KilkennySvt
HUNTERMary25DonegalG/Servt
JOHNSTONChristina17LanarkSvt
JOHNSTONAnn16LanarkSvt
JOHNSTONJeanie14LanarkSvt
KELLYMary17DonegalSvt
KENNEDYMarg'18DenySvt
KENNEDYEliz'21LanarkSvt
LOGUEMary20TyroneSvt
LUNNYMary22TyroneSvt
LYONSRachel24TyroneSvt
MACKEVILLELizzie21DerrySvt
MAQUIRECath'19DerrySvt
McCLELLANSarah21AntrimSvt
McCROSSANEliza19DonegalSvt
McGAUGHLINSarah20TyroneSvt
McILHINNEYMarg'20DonegalSvt
McKELVIEJane21DonegalSvt
McKELVIECath'19DonegalSvt
McMILLANAgnes18LanarkSvt
MUNROEIsabella22RenfrewSvt
MURPHYKate10Dublin

PATTERSONJane20TyroneSvt
PIKEWilhemina21DenySvt
PIKEAnna Bella26DerrySvt
QUIGLEYFanny20DonegalSvt
REAGANMarg'25CorkSvt
REIDEliza27CumberlandSvt
ROBERTSONJane27Ayrsh'Svt
SHEARERJessie35StirlingSvt
SHEARERJessie19StirlingSvt
SHEARERCath'17StirlingSvt
SHEARERAgnes15StirlingSvt
SHEARERMary13StirlingSvt
SHEAREREliza8Stirling

SHEARERWilhemina6Stirling

SPRONLLEEliza21TyroneSvt
SUTHERLANDJessie22SutherlandSvt
SUTHERLANDEliz'20SutherlandSvt
TESSMatilda22DonegalSvt
THOMPSONHelen17MidlothianSvt
TONERBridget20DonegalSvt
WILSONJane18DerrySvt
WILSONNancy21DerrySvt
WRIGHTMary21DenySvt






NOMINATED




Single Woman




BRANAHAMCath'21KerrySvt
CREAVENEllen16GalwayServant
DONAHUEMarg'42GalwaySvt
DONAHUEWinifred11Galway

DONAHUETeresa10Galway

DONAHUEAnnie8Galway

FAHEYMarg'17GalwaySvt
GLYNNCath'19GalwaySvt
GLYNNMarg'21GalwaySvt
GLYNNHonara19GalwaySvt
GLYNNBridget17GalwaySvt
HENDERSONEliz'21MidlothianSvt
HENDERSONMary5Midlothian

HENDERSONJames7Midlothian

HORANAnn17QueensSvt
HUNTERSarah44DenyDairymaid
HUNTERMary8DerrySvt
KIRBYHannah24CorkSvt
MATHEWSSarah21StaffordshireServant
MATHEWSJane19StaffordshireServant
MATHEWSFanny17StaffordshireServant
MATHEWSMary Ann13StaffordshireServant
McALLISTEREmma25CariowTeacher
McALLISTERWalter C2Cariow

McCAFFREYMary19LanarkServant
McGUINESSMarg'22ClareFarmServ
O'BRIENMinnie21LimerickFarm Serv
ROBINBridget20TipperaryServant
RUDDYCath'21ArmaghServant
TIVATTMary23ShetlandServant
WARDSarah21GalwayServant












Additional Information on the WESTLAND from Lloyd's Register of Shipping.







Official No. 80423. Signal Code WVPC


Built Port Glasgow, 1878. Builder, Duncan


Rig/Description. Iron ship (3 masted, square rigged)

Tonnage 1186 gross. 1116 net.



Dimension (in feet) Length 222.8 Breadth 35.1 Depth 21.0

Flag, British. Master T Wood. (Thomas Wood was born in Montrose 1844 and held a masters certificate
No. 31482 (Dundee, 1871)



Owner, Albion Shipping Co. Ltd. James Galbraith, 15 St. Vincent Place, Glasgow. 
Class at Lloyds - +100 A1.






 

 


















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