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Ships which brought Manchester Block Immigrants
 to New Zealand



The Emigrant and Colonists' Aid Corporation Scheme



Be aware that not ALL passengers on these ships were destined for the Manchester Block.



Transcribed from the Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1874 Session I, D-08.
 
"The pioneer party of immigrants sent out under the Corporation's auspices arrived in the Colony by the "Duke of Edinburgh" in January of this year, and up to the present date (31 July 1874) the following shipments have been made:-


SHIP            
PORT OF DEPARTURE
DATE OF DEPARTURE
PORT OF ARRIVAL
DATE OF ARRIVAL
PASSENGER LIST
Notes







 Duke of Edinburgh    
 Gravesend
 8 September 1873
 Wellington
 28 December 1873
 Yes
Arrived with 25 statute adults
 Salisbury
 London
 5 October 1873
 Wellington
 19 January 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 62 statute adults
 Ocean Mail
 Gravesend
 9 November 1873
 Wellington
 2 February 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 89 statute adults
 Mongol
 London
 12 December 1873
 Wellington
 26 February 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 10 statute adults
 Woodlark
 London
 9 December 1873
 Wellington
 24 March 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 59 statute adults
 Golden Sea
 Gravesend
 29 Jan 1874
 Wellington
 1 May 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 54 statute adults
 La Hogue
 Gravesend
 20 Feb 1874
 Wellington
 26 May 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 59 statute adluts
 Waikato
 London
 18 March 1874
 Wellington
 11 July 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 22 statute adults
 Euterpe
 London
 27 April 1874
 Wellington
 30 August 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 102 ststute adults
 
 
 

 
 





Other ships that brought immigrants for the Manchester Block.


SHIP
PORT OF DEPARTURE
DATE OF DEPARTURE
PORT OF ARRIVAL
DATE OF ARRIVAL
PASSENGER LIST
Notes







 Douglas
 London
 2 July 1874
 Wellington
 22 October 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 107 statute adults
 Star of India
 London
 30 July 1874
 Wellington
 10 November 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 55 statute adults
 Howrah
 London
 26 August 1874
 Wellington
 30 November 1874
 Yes
Arrived with 40 statute adults
 Carnatic
 Plymouth
 22 September 1874
 Picton
 10 January 1875
 Yes
Arrived with 73 statute adults
 Berar
 London
 18 October 1874
 Wellington
 22 January 1875
 Yes
Arrived with 55 statute adults
 Hindostan
 London
 10 February 1875
 Port Chalmers
 22 May 1875
 Yes
Arrived with 9 statute adults
 Collingwood
 London
 13 April 1875
 Wellington
 10 July 1875
 Yes
Arrived with 8 statute adults
 Himalaya
 London
 24 July 1875
 Lyttelton
 17 November 1875
 ???
Arrived with 4 statute adults
 Waipa
 Gravesend
 17 December 1875
 Wellington
 2 April 1876
 Yes
Arrived with 52 statute adults
 Waimea
 London
 2 July 1876
 Wellington
 4 October 1876
 Yes
Arrived with 56 statute adults
 Howrah
 London
 29 July 1876
 Wellington
 18 November 1876
 Yes
Arrived with 9 statute adults
 Fritz Reuter *
 Hamburg, Germany
 11 April 1876
 Wellington
 4 August 1876
 Yes
Arrived with 65 statute adults
 Hurunui
 Plymouth
 23 September 1876
 Wellington
 18 February 1877
 Yes
Arrived with 22 statute adults
 Leicester
 Gravesend
 21 October 1876
 Wellington
 20 January 1877
 Yes
Arrived with 22 statute adults
 Rakaia
 London
 17 November 1876
 Wellington
 28 February 1877
 Yes
Arrived with 10 statute adults
 Loch Dee
 Gravesend
 20 November 1876
 Port Chalmers
 21 February 1877
 ???
Arrived with 8 statute adults
 Northampton
 London
 16 December 1876
 Wellington
 12 April 1877
 ???
Arrived with 46 statute adults
 Wennington
 London
 24 February 1877
 Wellington
 19 June 1877
 ???
Arrived with 21 statute adults
 City of Madras         
 Gravesend
 14 April 1877
 Wellington
 12 July 1877
 Yes
Arrived with 23 statute adults
 Waimate
 London
 6 June 1877
 Lyttleton
 3 September 1877
 ???

 Wairoa
 London
 7 July 1877
 Wellington
 20 October 1877
 ???

 Hurunui
 Plymouth
 8 September 1877
 Wellington
 12 December 1877
 Yes

 Gainsborough
 London
 23 October 1877
 Wellington
 8 March 1878
 Yes

 Waikato
 London
 19 January 1878
 Lyttelton
 27 April 1878
 Yes

 Abeona
 Gravesend
 27 April 1878
 Wellington
 19 August 1878
 ???

 Stad Haarlem
 Plymouth
 15 February 1879
 Wellington
 18 April 1879
 ???

 Rakaia
 Plymouth
 30 May 1879
 Wellington
 9 September 1879
 Yes

 Eastminster
 London
 25 October 1879
 Wellington
 18 January 1880
 ???









* These immigrants were, by arrangement with the Government, selected by Mr. Halcombe for settlement
on the Manchester Block.   
The number of statute adults (above) per ship were taken from the:-      

   Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1877 Session I, H-27      





For more information on "The Emigrants & Colonists Aid Corporation" or the "Manchester Block", check out the following websites:-


The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District] - Feilding

The Cyclopedia of New Zealand [Wellington Provincial District] - Halcombe

The Settlement of Feilding and the Manchester Block

The Manchester Block

The Fielding Settlement (Report on the progress and present condition of).

Emigrant and Colonist's Aid Corporation (Limited)

Correspondence relating to the introduction of immigrants under the contract with the Emigrant and Colonist's Aid Corporation

The Feilding Settlement - Chapter I - Chapter II

The Feilding Settlement - Report by A. Follett Halcombe

Halcombe to Ashhurst





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Updated:- 4 December 2013
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