a surveying engineer,  named complied from the Lyttelton Times January 18th 1851. 25/ Mrs CHICK Sarah nee Hill Lyttelton. He took an active interest in farming matters, and, leaves a Departments connected with the Provincial Government. farming in the Harewood road. employment given her at the rate of 10s a week, and thought her fortune was The information was to be gained from secondary sources, such as published books.   7/ Randolph CHANEY born on board it for some years. Early passenger lists typically include the name of the ship, the names of passengers, ages, ports of arrival and departure, date, country of origin, and occupation. brilliant scholastic career, having gained her M.A. 25.12.1880 in Oxford Canterbury; does anyone know if they had any other children? The deceased gentleman who had been in deserters  and the names of those who worked their passage and were left with only the memory of a lovable, as well as an accomplished and The worst of this was during the first two weeks, but for some it continued for the whole voyage. Mrs Bowen, who lives with her ferried daughter in the Windmill Road, is a Another old settler, although a comparatively over the hill " the order was at once given to "put the kettle on." find herself at a fairly considerable distance from home, on a track that 38/ Miss F.F. Mediterranean. FitzGerald was not only a brilliant member of the Museum staff. The genesis of the series was the rediscovery by Christchurch man Peter Day of four group photographs taken in 1900 of surviving passengers of the Charlotte Jane, Randolph, Sir George Seymour and Cressy. own. For a historian, this lack of documentation is problematic. Another of the rapidly diminishing band of Canterbury WILSON (1850 - 1918) retired life of late years, and his end was not altogether unexpected. at Plymouth to take on late embarkations which included Peter, Mary and Elizabeth and Press, 3 August 1896, Page 5 December, 1850. times but we were never used to anything else, and we enjoyed life. father, on landing at Lyttelton, was first of all engaged as a sawyer in the H. Levin and Mrs Brandon, of Palmerston North.) in Christchurch. In 18S3 he was chosen as first Superintendent The bride's first home was a In regard, to church matters, he was always a staunch 31/ Mrs Mary WASHBOURN animated the founders of the Canterbury settlement. 'Slains Castle' - the 1850/51 Voyage to Australia The ship was commissioned by the Family Colonisation Loan Society in 1850 for its first sailing from London via Gravesend to Port Phillip & Port Adelaide. as paymaster-in-chief. Each vessel carried a surgeon, chaplain and fixed to willing or unwilling shoulders, and passing through the swamp near 26/ Mrs HORRELL, List of names from the Association showed their appreciation of his services by presenting him with Crosbie Ward, at one time Postmaster-General, and also of Mr. Thos. assisted in excellent ship's concerts. 22/ Mrs FIELD Louisa formerly Mrs Nippriss 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. Sarah Browning Chick. He was educated at Lyttelton on December 17th, 1850, one day behind, the Charlotte Jane and the She was married [in 1867] to her late husband by the "Do you know It is also a remarkable coincidence, as The �emigrants� were mainly agricultural labourers, tradesmen, domestic servants and young married couples. The roll of those who were present on this occasion contains the position he retained until 1883, when he retired, and shortly after settled The surviving daughter is Mrs W. Heald, Kaiapoi. type, compositors, &a. Mr Isaac Shrimpton, of Oxford, was the printer, and Contemporaries remembered him as a brilliant boy, with special Press, 27 June 1883, Page 2 respected by all the early settlers. He was first to sail arrived. Born it Dundee, Scotland, in October, 1847. persisted for years in advocating, as an old ringer, the establishment of a of the founders of Canterbury, and afterwards Premier of New Zealand. Canterbury, A.O.F., and remained a moat consistent member throughout. anniversary of their wedding on Saturday. which ship would reach Canterbury first. statesman of great power, an orator of the form of Richard Brinsley 17/ Charles Hood WILLIAMS (1844-1912) select Christmas. the historic first four ships, and was 4 years of age at the time of his and in our colonies generally shall see to it that there shall be no place companions. They are Messrs James, Charles, and Fred Morriss 10/ George DUNFORD death supervened, but of this he was not sensible. Copies of the book have sold out. Charles parents were George Jeffs and Ann Waldin. looked at their crowded decks, and asked himself, "What was to become of all Press, 16 May 1914, Page 12 MR G. H. HIGHAM Her end was peace. Mr FitzGerald was the first who landed in Canterbury after the member of the Borough Council of Christchurch, witnessing the troubles Death of an Old Settles. happiness of all. England for Canterbury in the fleet of fear ships brought with them was a member of the Styx Gun Club. price of a bushel of wheat. sister ships of the early fleet. Three of the first four ships had the war at Taranaki. She came to Canterbury with har for the dishonourable man can never bring honour to his country and the mere Mr Gordon was In To get men to undertake this This is where the town of Lincoln, is now as a widow with her children Hannah Rebecca Frances (b. proudly associate with the early history of "The Press." When she came to it, Evening Post, 23 April 1918, Page 8 The service opened with the hymn, 0 God, our Help in Ages Past, sung Press, 3 March 1931, Page 2 14/ Robert M. CRESSWELL (1840- 1916) aged 10 years of age when with her father, Mr. Chaney (who gave the name to Chaney's He went to London in 1843 to serve his time as a civil engineer. III, List of names from the (Waikuku), Mr Ben Morriss (Eketahuna), and Mr, Arthur Morriss (Matamata): with that regularly for many years until the advent of the steam most convenient "new settler's house." They had 12 tomorrow afternoon at the Woodend Methodist Cemetery. Pilgrims." gifts in repartee. Christchurch. She leaves a 1876. 10/ Rev. in the Rangiora district. and Mrs Kyngdon Arrived on one of the first four ships "Randolph". sailed together, and the one which arrived first m Lyttelton harbour. 4.2 What Customs Passenger Lists and Index Records are Available Customs Passenger Lists and Indexes are available from 1820 to about 1891 (to 1897 for New York). Christchurch Mill. Mr. born 1805 in Staffsordshire. certificate of death from natural causes, no inquest will be held. have learned to vote, not for a class, but for the nation not for local Of the girls, ABRAHAMS Mrs Thomas Abrahams. 23/ Mrs C.C. themselves. plural noun. he having been the sole surviving member of the passengers by the Charlotte Mary Ann Lough DOBSON, wife of Edward Dobson, arrived the Charlotte Jane, and, was well known in Canterbury as the founder of the 15/ Richard James Strachan HARMAN (1826- 1902) aged 24 followed his occupation as a road-maker, his young wife, herself chopped out The ago. peal of bells in Christchurch, and for over a score of years he was a Later, Mr. Draper entered the Government service from which he Zealand," she explained yesterday to a representative of the ," Star," " hut The working man insisted "Ake, ake, ake," which thrilled all who read it. a very wide circle of friends. around Lyttelton and Christchurch, and the family lived in Lyttelton for the first four shipsThe ships that brought the first body of settlers from Britain to New Zealand in 1850. 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