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JUBILEE GATHERING OF OLD COLONISTS
ROLL OF PIONEER SETTLERS WHO ARRIVED IN WELLINGTON
HELD 22 JANUARY 1890, WELLINGTON

Our Pioneers Muster Roll
From the Evening Post newspaper of 23 January 1890 p2.

Please note that this is by no means all the pioneers still living in 1890 who arrived in Wellington but just those listed in the above article of the jubilee.

ALLEN George 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
ALLEN T - - Born in Wellington in 1848. Parents came on the Catherine Stuart Forbes
ASHTON H 1848 Blundell -
BANNISTER E 1840 Bolton -
BARRETT G 1848 Bernicia -
BASSETT T 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
BELL G 1842 Birman -
BENGE J D 1841 Olympus -
BENTON T 1842 London -
BEVAN T 1841 Lady Nugent -
BIDMEAD J 1842 London -
BILLS J 1842 Clifton -
BRADEY Francis 1840 Adelaide -
BRADEY Fred 1840 Adelaide -
BRODIE C W 1842 Cuba -
BROWN C W - - Born at the Hutt in 1841. His parents arrived on the Martha Ridgway
BROWN G 1841 Blenheim -
BROWN J 1840 Blenheim -
BRYANT J C 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
BRYANT J W* 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
BUCK Eli 1842 Birman -
BUCK G 1842 Birman -
BURGESS Robert Mrs (nee Petherick) 1840 Aurora -
CAHILL E 1846 Java -
CALDERS Hugh - - Born here in 1848. Parents came on the Blenheim
CALDER Mrs 1840 Blenheim Has lived at Kaiwarra ever since arrival. (nee Jane McKenzie?)
CAMPBELL T - Lady Nugent Was unable to be present but was represented by his son Thomas Campbell
CLARIDGE T 1842 London -
CLARK D 1840 Glenbervie -
COCKING W 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
COLLETT H 1840 London -
COLLIS Charles 1842 Birman -
COLEMAN Mrs 1840 Blenheim Has lived at Kaiwarra ever since arrival. (nee Flora McKenzie?)
COOPER F 1841 Oriental -
CRUICKSHANK D 1850 Phoebe Dunbar -
CUDBY J 1843 Thomas Parkes -
DAVIS R 1840 Aurora -
DAVISON J c1840 Marion Kelly -
DAYSH John 1841 Gertrude -
DICK D (Jnr) - - Born here in 1840 - parents came on the Bengal Merchant
DICK David 1840 Bengal Merchant -
DODDS W 1841 Lady Nugent -
DORREEN W - - Born at Petone in 1840
EAGER H F 1842 Scotia From Sydney
EDWARDS W 1849 Larkins -
EGLINTON H 1849 Slain's Castle -
EPUNI Mrs - - Representing Native Old Identities
EVANS Caroline Mrs 1840 Adelaide -
EVERY George 1840 Bolton -
FREETHY Thomas 1840 Justine French vessell
GEE Mrs 1840 Blenheim Has lived at Kaiwarra ever since arrival. (nee Margaret McKenzie?)
GELL John 1842 Bombay -
GOODEN C W 1840 Martha Ridgway -
GOODEN P 1840 Martha Ridgway -
GOODEN W 1841 Arab -
GREEN H 1853 Rajah -
HARDING J 1842 Birman Of Waipukurau, Hawkes Bay
HARRIS D 1842 George Fyfe -
HARRISON B Mrs 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
HAWKE J 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
HAWKINS G H - - Born in Wellington in 1844
HAYWARD T 1846 Driver -
HEWIT R 1840 Adelaide -
HEWITT C 1846 Levant -
HILL J 1841 Arab -
HOBBS D 1843 Birman -
HOBBS G 1842 Birman -
HOLMES Lancelot - Until lately Chief Pilot of Wellington. Born Petone March 1840. Said to be 1st European child born in Port Nicholson**
HOOK Mrs - Mautoki Cannot recall date
HOUGHTON J H 1840 Aurora -
HOWE W B 1841 Clifton -
HOWE J - Clifton -
HOWELL T 1840 Martha Ridgway -
HUME P 1840 Lady Lilford -
HUNTER David 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
HUNTER Robert 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
HUTCHINGS E A 1848 William Alfred -
JAMES Joseph 1849 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
JENKINS W 1836 Henry Freeling Was in the Colony before the NZ Company settlers having arrived in the Henry Freeling in 1836
JUDD G 1840 Martha Ridgway -
KEYS C W 1840 Cuba -
KNIGHT James 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
KNOWLES John 1841 Gertrude -
KNOWLES John 1841 Oriental -
LAYFIELD G L 1853 Northfleet -
LEWIS David 1840 Oriental -
LINGARD James 1841 Gertrude -
LOCKYEAR E 1842 London -
LUXFORD G H 1840 Adelaide -
LUXFORD W N 1840 Adelaide -
MAANI ? M Mrs - - Representing Native Old Identities
MACKINTOSH T 1842 Levant To Nelson
McKENZIE T W 1840 Adelaide -
McLEOD Rebecca Mrs 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
MEECH A R - - Born here in 1845. Parents came on the Oriental
MILLER R 1840 Blenheim -
MONAGHAN P 1846 Java -
MORGAN T 1842 Birman -
MUDGWAY C 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
MUDGWAY C Mrs 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
MUDGWAY G 1841 Catherine Stuart Forbes -
MURRAY A 1841 Tyne -
O'CONNOR M 1846 - -
O'LOUGHLIN T - - Born here in 1843
O'MALLEY T 1846 Lord Auckland -
O'MEARA J 1842 Planet -
PAKAU Wi Hapi - - Of the Hutt. One of the few Maoris alive who recollect the arrival of the pioneers of Wellington
PARKER H 1845 Gertrude -
PARKER Ward 1862 - Came to Adelaide by Poietiers in 1848 and came to NZ in the Mary Ray in 1862
PATTINSON John 1840 George Fyfe -
PETHERICK E W 1840 Aurora -
PETHERICK F G 1840 Aurora -
PETHERICK J 1840 Aurora -
PHILPS J 1841 Lord William Bentinck -
PLIMMER John 1842 Gertrude -
PRINGLE A 1840 London -
PROUSE R 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
RAWSON Joseph 1846 - Came from Sydney in 1846
RETTER J 1841 Lord William Bentinck -
RETTER Jane Mrs 1841 Lord William Bentinck -
REVELL F W - - Born in Taranaki in 1843. Parents came by William Bryan, 1st ship to Taranaki
ROBINSON James - - Born here in 1842. His parents came on the Martha Ridgway
ROBINSON T H 1841 Lady Nugent -
ROGERS Thomas - - Born at Petone in 1840. Disputes Mr L Holmes claim to be the 1st European child born in the district.***
ROWE W 1859 Wild Duck -
RUDMAN A W 1842 Phoebe To Nelson
RUDMAN H - - Born in Nelson in 1843. Parents came on the Phoebe
RUSH J G 1842 Lady Nugent -
SAMPLE G 1845 - -
SAYWELL C 1840 Martha Ridgway -
SHIRLEY T A 1841 Arab -
SIEVERS E 1849 Mariner -
SIMMONDS C 1856 Ann Wilson -
SINCLAIR Duncan - - Born here in 1849. Parents landed at Kapiti in 1846
SMITH J E 1842 Tomatine To Auckland
SMITH James 1840 David Whaling ship
SMITH James 1850 Lancashire Witch -
SMITH Margaret Mrs 1841 Lady Nugent -
SMITH Samuel 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
SOUTHEE H 1841 Lady Nugent -
SPACKMAN G 1840 Bolton -
STOCKBRIDGE James 1842 London -
STUART C 1842 Birman -
TICEHURST Edwin 1840 Adelaide -
TONKS G 1842 Birman -
TONKS W 1842 Birman -
UDY Hart Mr (Jnr) 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
UDY Hart Mr (Snr) 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
UDY J 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
UDY W 1840 Duke of Roxburgh -
VALENTINE J 1846 Java Landed 1st in Auckland
VALENTINE N 1846 Java Landed 1st in Auckland
VILE J 1841 Arab -
WAITE E - - Born here in 1850. Parents came on Sir Robert Peel
WALL A 1841 Lord William Bentinck -
WALLACE J H 1840 Lady Lilford -
WEBBER J 1841 Lady Nugent -
WEBBER John Mrs 1841 Lady Nugent -
WISE A 1850 - From Melbourne
WOODMAN R - - Born here in 1840. Parents came in the Bolton
YULE J 1840 Bengal Merchant -

* John William BRYANT was born in Petone on 30 May 1840 after his parents arrived on the Duke of Roxburgh on 7 February 1840.

** According to the IGI Lancelot Holmes was born 25 March 1840 at Brittania or Petone and was the son of James Holmes and Ann nee Armitage.

*** According to the IGI Thomas Rodgers was born 29 February 1840 Petone, Wellington, the son of Charles Rodgers and Cecilia Eliza Herbert.

For other early Wellington births see EARLY WELLINGTON - by Louis Ward. However this book has many errors and ommissions including Louisa Ann HAWKINS born 10 Sep 1841, Wellington.

Also - Evening Post, Volume LIV, Issue 114, 10 November 1897, Page 4
A book of 46 tickets in the Natives' Association art union was offered by the local branch of the association to be awarded to the oldest native-born New Zealander of European extraction present on the Basin Reserve yesterday. Competitors were in person to record their names and ages, and lodge proof of birth, with the Sports Secretary. The awards were made as follows - Joseph Pudney, aged 57 years 4 months (prize 23 tickets), 1 ; Arthur Thompson, 56 years 10 months 1 day (prize 13 tickets), 2; Miss Heaphy, 55 years 10 months (prize 10 tickets), 3. Other entrants were- Mrs. Harvey, 55 years 7 months; Geo. Tattle, C. W. Brown, and W. F. Cheeseman, 55 years 4 months. Miss Heaphy was born on Anniversary Day in 1842.


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