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Tuesday 4 May 1875

Ship -  Tintern Abbey  -  from London  - 006
a very long column  about the journey of the Tintern Abbey --- left London with 323 souls,   18 died, all being young children, except on e man named HITCHING who died from exhaustion after a severe attack of jaundice ------ passage of 114 days  ----  left on 7 Jan. the ship carried an aviary  with a very large number of birds for the Acclimatisation Society  ---   about 1000   birds  ---  partridges,  blackbirds,  starlings,  thrushes,  redpoles,  linnets,  100 each,  goldfinches,  110,  hedgesparrows,  140,  and 160 yellow-hammers. -----  long column  -------

SUNBEAM   -  CARTER -  007
Mr Joseph Carter, for many years a tide waiter in her Majesty's customs,  died suddenly in the cabin of the Sunbeam this afternoon,  while checking over the days work.  He laid his head on the cabin table and expired without movement.


Friday 7 May 1875
Ship  -  Lady Jocelyn  -  for London  -   010
Passengers  -  Saloon -
Mr and Mrs E.Jackson,        Mr and Mrs Morris,      Mr F.Vincent,      Mr,  Mrs and Master A.R. and F.F.Willot,     Mrs Mason,     
Mr, Mrs, Miss and Master Blake,       Messrs Firby,      J.T. Scott,  Morris,      H.B.St John,      Mrs Jenkins,

2nd Cabin -   
Mr, Mrs and Miss Margaret Livingstone,      Messrs T.Cholmondeley,      J. Douglas,

Steerage -
Messrs R. Ranby,      J. Weedon,      J.Palmer,      E.G.Grant,      R.Judge,      E.Green,      M.Tanguey,      S. Todd,      J. Denny,      J.Huddlestone,      W.Gray,  A.Cassels,      J.McArthur,      Miss F.Greeway,      Mr, Mrs and Misses  Edith, Annie, Mary,  Esther Lee,     Mrs E.Hammond and child,      Mrs Harwood, 
Mrs M.A. Burcher,      Mrs and Misses Platow (2)


Monday 10 May 1875  
Lady Jocelyn  015
Finally cleared customs on Saturday aft.   passengers number 61,  equal to 51 and half adults
 -  added passengers  are -
Saloon -  Mrs J.D. Macpherson and family (4)  and servants.
2nd cabin  -  Mr Luscombe,  Mr H.Toone.


Monday  17 May 1875
Shipping  -  025
LADY  JOCELYN   for London  -   The Lady Jocelyn got under way at 9am this morning after waiting nearly a week for the weather to clear -------
INVERENE  -   arrived today from Napier   will sail for London at an early date -------


Wednesday 19 May 1875
Shipping  -  032
CICERO  -  from London --- brings 227 immigrants   voyage in 106 days --- 1 infant died duting the voyage ---   


Thursday 20 May 1875
Ship  Circero  -  from London  - 033
The single girls came under the care of Mrs Friend,  matron, numbering 36. ----28 married families  and about 60 children  ----  Dr W.J.Davidson, Surgeon-Superintendant  ----  left Plymouth 1 February  ---   a very long column  about the voyage ------


Tuesday 25 May 1875
Wellington  -    Arrival of Emigrant ship  Hindostan  from London -  042
after a passage of 101 days   with 190 immigrants,  all well.

Port Chalmers  -  Shipping    -  043
Arrived  -  City of Cashmere  after a voyage of 91 days ---- 24, 1st class passengers,  14 steerage,  James Irvine  jumped overboard on 28 Feb.  also arrived
Rosanna Rose,  from Boston USA  after a voyage of 145 days.


Thursday 27 May  1875
Ship White Rose  -  046
The following is a list of trades and occupations of the immigrants from the White Rose  now due.
Farm labourers - 26,  general labourers -19. gardener - 1,   miners - 6,  ploughman - 1,   bricklayer - 1,  brickmaker - 1,  masons - 2,  carpenters - 5,  jouner - 1,  coach builders - 2,  smith - 1,  toolmaker - 1,  engine-fitter - 1,  engineer - 1,  tailor - 1,  shoemaker - 1,   plumbers - 2,  butcher -1,  baker - 1,  pastrycook - 1,  
carter - 1,  carman - 1,  mill-hand - 1,  painter - 1,  

Single Women-
General servants - 11,  tailoresses - 2,   housekeepers - 2,  housemaids - 2,  dressmakers - 2,  dairymaid - 1,  weaver -1,  twistors on cotton mill - 2,
Summary  -  male adults 88,  female adults, 60,   male children 18,  femaile children 19,   infants 7,  total 192 souls  --------

Beverley Evans
Christchurch NZ
28 June 2010

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