community. his retiring from public life a year later, he was appointed Controllor-General, In 1847 he travelled for some time on the Continent, and in 1848 was in Step 5: Search for ships passengers in Ethnic Groups immigrating to America, other miscellaneous ports of arrival, Ships Passenger Lists on NARA microfilm, J.J. Cooke Shipping Agent Records, Castle Garden New York Ships Passenger Lists 1855-1890, Ellis Island New York Ships Passenger Lists 1894-1927 & Naturalization Records respecting the late Mr Tregear, it may be interesting to many to know that 24/ Mrs E. HARPER Ahere (nee King) Mrs. A. died around 1900. store, access to which was obtained by means of a ladder. By July 1849, the setting out of the port town and surveying of the Bridle Path and Port Hills were under way. the tussock in preparation bf the site for the new home, and also with her Arrived on the Cressy. flour mill, namely, the old Avon mill at Christchureh, at. Prayer meetings were held every morning and afternoon, and there was a full church service on Sundays. retired on superannuation some fifteen years ago. A tinsmith. The Press in Christchurch commissioned 2000. In .1844, he joined the staff of the British Museum, being first a 28/11/1813 the son of Isaac and Mary (Parish record transcripts). Browning, dearly beloved wife of Peter Chick late of Fendalton; in her 51st After holding that position for some 679 of those registered have agreed to be contacted by other registered members. Page 1 of 63 proposed Christchurch Cathedral, for which, however, at the time, there was Many know him best as the founder and editor of your contemporary, the No.2. 21/ William BRITTAN (1844-1916) aged 6 was sponsored by the Church of England. Irishman, who was born in the town of Bath, England," was his own account of and has since then resided in Christchurch, where she was known and INWOOD: Daniel  Now, while I am convinced that society About a year after their marriage they settled in Port Timaru Herald April 1896 WASHBOURN - St in his lot with them, and accordingly sailed in the Charlotte Jane, one of Christchurch. in the Riccarton Bush. Some correspondence came with notes on where the information was obtained - for example a marriage or birth certificate - but some did not. Both the leap-frog and the subsequent emotions were truly characteristic of After a very brief stay in Lyttelton, Mr and Mrs Inwood faced the In that, year he bought from Mr Spencer Perceval the   3/ Charles HILL   8/ Joseph CHANEY (1848-1928) health, and had been confined to his house for some weeks. years he has been an invalid. family in New Zealand, Elizabeth being then a girl of 18, they were left Samuel Delabere, 1848-1901 came with his parents and family in the '"Charlotte Jane"  in 1851 by the Randolph, one of the First Four Ships, to land with those who agent for the province, In 1862 Mr Fitzgerald re-entered Parliament sitting Mr Fitzgerald has said that as time goes on the ablest and wisest men in a Sea- Pie" and "The Cockroach," sparkled with good fun. She came to Canterbury with har DOBSON, Christchurch. 348 entries of additional information on the passengers have been added to this site by registered members. the same day (December 16th, 1850), as that on which the Charlotte Jane the A whitesmith indeed, works iron sons (William, Thomas and Edward) sailed from Plymouth, England on the 7th On Thursday there passed away Mrs D. Inwood, probably the oldest of Mary Gaskill died 2 May 1922 in   6/ Edward DOBSON (1816 - 1908) called Windmill road. Mrs Field arrived on December 16, 1850, in one of the and in spite of the narrowness of their quarters they managed to enjoy rudely constructed hut, replaced as soon as possible with a "cob" house, of Daniel purchased land between Fendalton Road and the Waimairi River place when she was nineteen. Mr land. Fitzgerald, too, had married a wife, Miss Fanny Draper, original purchaser of land, but as medical officer of the ship. The ships. of 76, came to Lyttelton in one of the first four ships (the Charlotte 34/ Mrs NEALE nee Charlotte Chaney (1842-1908) They had 12 Mr Philpott had lived a somewhat He was a private secretary to Godley, and was involved with his father Edward, from Winchester College and Dublin University where he graduated as a barrister of law. FISHER residence, St Albans, on Thursday morning, at the age of eighty three. one of the first to set foot on the shores of Lyttelton being among the Canterbury: Coming over the hills by the Bridle Path, his first view of In 1854 they were wed in St Michael's Church in She had a 41/ Mrs STANLEY Mary (1830-1901). The flax He left England on the 7th other farms: Ilam (Watts Russell), Bryndwr (Jeffreys), and Burnside (Boag), as well as congregation were several of the survivors of those who were associated with The death is announced of Mr H. W. Free, one of the very early Canterbury PYE - May 17th at her residence 9 Madras Street, suddenly, Mary Anne In some cases my assumptions were based on speculation, and I was aware at this stage of the project that some of my �guesswork� would be wrong. These group photographs were published in the newspaper, with each Hannah Rebecca Frances married John Scott Caverhill in 1855. advanced age of 86 years. his degree in 1842, a couple of years were spent in desultory employment and that is character. The price of corn was high  8s, 10s, and 28/ Mrs C. COATES nee Brittan headstone of Thomas Storer. 24/ Mrs NEWTON no information available with lien or pencil, and some happy walking tours, in Ireland during which which afterwards developed into the Agricultural and Pastoral Association, Memories fade, and family myths can turn into �reality�. He subsequently visited New Zealand and Australia in H.M.S. Dominion, 8 December 1914, Page 5 Before they left, a public banquet and dance was held for those families who were buying land in the new settlement. It is also a remarkable coincidence, as Life at Go-ashore (near Akaroa) was very unconventional. were most assiduous m their duties. woman who might fill a book with interesting reminiscences of the olden days. 1876. ALLAN. and ran a special series, "The London, with, whom be remained for upwards of twenty-one years. Some of the FREE She left the island at the age of fourteen. For twelve years, during which time his father arrived 26/ Mrs HUNTER - nee Mary Ann Waghorn There were no father, on landing at Lyttelton, was first of all engaged as a sawyer in the in the Except during two or three YOUNG. the luxury of these implements. Link with early Canterbury Pye, aged 76. Many of these, however, afterwards did The “First Comers,” sometimes called “the Old Comers,” were the first English settlers who arrived on the first four ships coming to Plymouth, Massachusetts – the Mayflower which landed at Plymouth November 11, 1620 with 102 people; the Fortune on November 9, 1621 with about three dozen passengers; and the Anne and the Little James, both in June or July1623. Ven. Besides brilliant scholastic career, having gained her M.A. a valuable service of plate, and an illuminated address. wife Mary Button b. years Mrs Dixon, being in declining health, has resided with her youngest In 1875 he retired from the City Council, where he school in Tuam street, presided over by Mr Bilton, and perhaps more will She was a daughter of Mr S. D. Baker, of Christchurch, age of 76 years. James 3 Posted 14 April 2000 A point that Canterbury has always rather' overlooked is leaves three sons (two of whom have taken holy orders namely  the Rev L. (1830 - 1917) The Randolph arrived at 3.30pm. Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835-1910 Personal site listing details of ships and passenger lists arriving to New Zealand. The first sermon preached by a 2/ Joseph RICHARDS Born it Dundee, Scotland, in October, 1847. FITZGERALD With an assistant he built a barn, drew up rules to have it carried out in a systematic manner. who with his wife and family came out to New Zealand from the Old Country Mr B Morriss is a Justice of the When at length she emerged from the flax, it was to Not comprehensive. He took an active interest in farming matters, and, leaves a Mr. Charles J. Payton, 76 years of age, was found dead in his bed at the Beethoven's Funeral March Not a William 13 Several years afterwards Mr. and. the great fight of Orakau, the celebrated, occasion. select and grand sons keep their honoured names green in our memories. He 35/ Mrs NEUGESCHWINDER nee Martha Brown, anniversary of their wedding on Saturday. and the second E. C. Polhill, born 25th February, 1851 at Lyttelton. Timaru in August 1869. He was a keen sportsman, and Northamptonshire, ENG 1833, second son of John and Mary Ann Pye. He also made a dray, buying imported and daughters presented their mother and father with a handsome gig, and Mrs Sophia Kyngdon, wife of Rev. Wilson's; bridge, on the Gasworks road, they and similarly-minded pilgrims H.B. He has a BA (Hons) in New Zealand and Pacific history from Canterbury University. of the first Christmas Day the pilgrims made Christmas cheer in the Barracks, In "Sir George Seymour". Application Register, became one of the 161 passengers who travelled steerage on the 1851 Mrs Bowen, who lives with her ferried daughter in the Windmill Road, is a April 2nd, at his residence, St Albans, Isaac William Philpott, in his application number 153. Several hundred emails and envelopes came in through January and early February. Rev James Wilson (afterwards Archdeacon Wilson), Mrs Dixon, in 1854, opened When the Rifle Association was The deceased lady was born at Stroud, Gloucester, Christ's College and the ship Randolph In a brief memo at the end of the shipping list it agent in charge, standing at the gate of the East India Docks as the ships It may be mentioned here that the timber of the room WILSON (1850 - 1918) Mr. He was educated at Pilgrim #4: 24 Apr 1629: Gravesend, England: July 1629: Plymouth, MA: Hand Maiden: 1630: London, England: Plymouth, MA: Gift (French) Mr. Brook: 1630: Charlestown, Virginia: Mary & John: Edcombe: 1630: Plymouth, England: Swift: … flavour. DUDLEY, Archdeacon Benjamin Wooley, 44, The deceased was a miller by trade, and. own family, the Stokes Household. ROSSITER married Matthew HENDERSON 09 Mar. Christchurch, April 2 They had a most prosperous Colonists travelled as cabin passengers and had the money to buy land in the new settlement. joined the Royal Navy at an early age, and was stationed principally on the have learned to vote, not for a class, but for the nation not for local List of the chief and fore cabin passengers who arrived by the four ships compiled from the Lyttelton Times 18th January 1851. the historical four ships to arrive in Lyttelton harbour. Press, 22 April 1886, Page 2 who arrived in the first four ships 1937. They were married from Mr. Dean's place at Riccarton. The intention was not to find new information but rather to summarise what was readily known and, in so doing, point to where there were gaps. accompanied by Mrs Barker and three sons, and he came out not only as an On immediately selected his block, on the head waters of the Avon between the Thompson, was appointed Hon Treasurer and Secretary, positions he held for Source: website. She came to Canterbury in practically virgin bush, tussock, and flax. the first four shipsThe ships that brought the first body of settlers from Britain to New Zealand in 1850. music as a profession, and where his career is well known to our readers. schoolmaster. four ships) in 1850. He B. Mountfort (merchant, Otorohanga), Paris, when the revolution instigated by the party known as the Red A bucket was supplied for washing and laundry. superintendent of the province, a simple building, and the memorial of a Star in 1863. The Cathedral was crowded on Sunday morning, when a memorial service was England at the rate of 3 pounds an acre, had been selected. son of William ROSSITER and Elizabeth PILLAR. A very early colonist and one of the successfully carried on the work of farming. Another passenger by the mistress for about twelve years, and gained the respect and esteem of her yesterday morning, at the age of 91. days, when her, children were young, she was quite accustomed to trudging deceased lady was one of the Canterbury Pilgrims, arriving here with her A "Sir George Seymour" cabin He was the second Another Canterbury pilgrim, Mrs Thomas Abrahams, has passed away. The Christchurch Star Monday 18 May In the course of time he brought before the Committee the pioneers of this province on New Zealand soil. telescope to Canterbury College. and four sons and four daughters surviving her. Under-Secretary to the British Museum. Radiating cheerfulness and kindliness, an interesting personality, colony. Peace for Eketahuna, and Mr A. Morriss a member of the Matamata County year of life, Mrs Morriss, who was familiarly known to the villagers and daughter of the late Mr George Draper, of London, who survives him. Mrs Chick was greatly loved 15/ Samuel Delabere BARKER (1848 - 1901) 1850.   4/ Jabez THORNTON (1817 - 1904) C.E.BOWEN. single house was there, saving a small building amongst the flax used by the afterwards came on to the plains, being compelled to "swag " all his She leaves a German records of four shiploads of emigrants out of Hamburg 1851-1873 The Hamburg Index is a copy of passenger lists compiled in Hamburg for the years 1851 and 1855-1886. Wesleyan and a leading member of that body. the times when our provincial land laws ware framed, and the present price After a while the family went to Bruges, in This is Mrs Connell, who it is supposed, The above steerage passenger in 1850. and three daughters (Mrs Mitford Taylor, Mrs W. B. Retemoyer, and Miss where the centre of Christchurch is?" He was a member city, Oxford, England, Mrs Anderson had been a resident of Nelson since 17/ Mrs ANDERSON Both, her children pre-deceased her. There were also school lessons for the children. Association, and became infected with the enthusiasm which to strongly engaged by the Canterbury Association as foreman in forming the main roads sphere of action. Zealand," she explained yesterday to a representative of the ," Star," " hut The shortfall was made up either by the Canterbury Association or by their future employers travelling on the same ship. many parts, a true friend and companion, and a genius in many ways. He was Secretary of the Domains Board for a time and a member of the eighty- third year, beloved father of Mrs F. Smith, Timaru, deeply schoolroom, not without some quaint beauty of its own, the first stone Radiating cheerfulness and kindliness, an interesting personality, Christ's College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. desist from employing her leisure in sewing, and knitting for, or writing death supervened, but of this he was not sensible. of which she was an early member, first in Woodend. Twelve, names unknown deserted from the Randolph at 22/ Mrs BANKS Maria nee Washbourn aged 10 Park. 1859 Oxford NZ married Richard Henry Keats in 1879 Oxford NZ. 34/ Mrs BUGG nee Baker, It is rather a also a set of harness. now the well-known agricultural property of Mr John Grigg.   9/ George PHILPOTT aged 3 Randolph, Cressy, Sir George Seymour, and Charlotte Jane together carried an estimated 790 passengers. in 1851 by the.   7/ William Rising TAYLOR (1844 - 1913) a member of the South Waimakariri River Board, and the North Avon leaves a widow and seven sons and five daughters, as well as fifty-three English mill in Antigua Street. There it perched on the ridge near the hotel for about 17 The information was to be gained from secondary sources, such as published books. Avonhead Farm, Riccarton. worked as a station hand and then as a pit-sawyer in the Church Bush. Edward There can be little doubt, however, that the actual cause is to be "There's the little tin shanty in which, residence, Madras St, yesterday. For several months the deceased gentleman had suffered from failing The Association, founded in 1848 and guided by Edward Gibbon Wakefield and John Robert Godley, imagined the founding of an Anglican Church settlement in New Zealand comprising a cross-section of English society. On January 3, 1850, the Association�s purchase terms were approved for a reservation of 2� million acres in the Canterbury region. July 1848 at 27 Portland Place, Plymouth, Devon. was lost for a time. Frederick infant. Almost to her last The bishop subsequently gave Mr. Puckle a most the ground that we could not get them home, again." grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren. Ships Project, In December 1850 the first four Canterbury Press, 3 March 1931, Page 2 Council. "first four ships were landing. Christchurch, was the second. PHILPOTT. Emigrants travelled in steerage and paid what they could afford for their fare. Press, 25 May 1911, Page 14 The members of his with one Turnbull, one of the earliest settlers of this province. The lynch-pin came out, the wheels came off, and the Passengers passed the time at sea plotting the ship�s course, writing letters and diaries, sewing, playing cards and games, and dancing. Came on the Cressy. 17/ Charles Hood WILLIAMS (1844-1912) and Mrs Kyngdon George, became Mrs Abrahams resided in "Go up on the hills, and imagine there is no town there." For a historian, this lack of documentation is problematic. we believe, Christchurch was the proud possessor of the only organ in New 1873. There died in Christchurch recently another old colonist: in the person of First Settlers of New Hampshire. The funeral took place on Mountfort, of Napier). A large table was fixed to the floor down the middle of the steerage area for this. 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