1835 to 1910
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PLEASE NOTE!! I DO NOT have any
information on passengers who came to New Zealand in
these ships or any other ships, or any further information beyond what
is contained within these pages.
various links which I have included below. Thank you.
I have included some ships here that I have not been able to find a port of entry for, but carried passengers for New Zealand:-
1. 'PRINCE EDWARD' - a 174 ton Brig, left Charlottetown Harbour, Prince Edward Island, Canada, in 1859, with Captain Edward Nolan in command.
Ports which have been Re-named or were known by another name:-
Ahuriri in New Zealand, is now known as the Port of Napier.
Christiania in Norway, is now known as Oslo.
Invercargill - NZ - ships use to call at New River.
Lambton Harbour, Wellington NZ, is now Port Nicholson, Wellington, NZ.
Queenstown in County Cork, Ireland is now known as Cobh (pronounced 'Cove'). It was originally know as Cobh, but was changed in honour of the first visit by Oueen Victoria.
Victoria Harbour in New Zealand, is now known as Lyttelton Harbour.
Ships that came from Places other than the UK and Ireland:-
1. 'George Henderson' - left Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada, on 4 December 1859 for New Zealand via Cape Town and Sydney. The ship was unfortunately wrecked on the coast at Henui (an area now within New Plymouth City, where the Te Henui stream discharges into the sea) north of New Plymouth on 16 August 1860.
2. 'The Margaret' - a barque, departed from St. Ann's, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on 28 October, 1851 and arrived in Adelaide, South Australia on 10 April, 1852, with Captain Watson in command. A number of these passengers came on to New Zealand.
Shipping and Passengers
To and from New Zealand
Genealogy Web Directory - A large Directory of Genealogy resources and services New Zealand Bound - a must see by Olwyn Whitehouse
Passenger Arrivals at Port Chalmers 1848 to 1851
Immigrant Ships Transcibers Guild The Compass - a guide to assist you in your search for immigrant related information.
Genseek List of Ships - World Wide References - compiled by Jenny Fawcett
Ships Logs, Journals, Pictures and Passenger Lists to Australia and New Zealand - complied by Lenore Frost
Australian and New Zealand Passenger Lists Ships and Passenger Lists - Links to Ships, Passenger Lists and Immigration/Emigration.
Our Stuff - More than 1000 Passenger Lists compiled by Denise and Peter
"Pedigrees and People of the UK" - a large list of passengers to New Zealand and many other places, compiled by Sheila Jones.
"ShipSearch" - a 'surname' search of passenger lists on the Internet.
Mariners and Ships in Australian Waters - this web site also includes a large number of passenger lists of ships which sailed from Australian ports.
Archives New Zealand, Passenger Lists, 1839-1973. Images and index of the ship passenger lists from Archives New Zealand on Family Search.
Yesteryears - Immigrant ships to New Zealand.
Passenger Lists to New Zealand Immigrant Ships to New Zealand - on Wikitree
To and from Other Places
If you have an interest in shipping to Australia from places across the world, 'OZSHIPS' an extensive database presented by Peter Larson is worthy of investigation. It covers Australian shipping arrivals and departures between 1788 and 1968, plus much more.
These pages may be freely linked to but not copied in any way without my written consent.
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