Sailing Ships, - Names unknown

The 'Bolton'
Ship: 540 Tons
Captain: John Percival  Robinson
Surgeon Superintendent: Dr Richard Godfrey Lowe
Sailed London 10:30am 19 Nov 1839 - arrived Port Nicholson 30 April 1840 

Bolton St, Petone, The sign says 'Bolton St' and below 'Early Settler Ship'

Bolton St
 Petone, NZ
 
Near the landing site of our Nankivells. 
Wellington Harbour in the Background

   Such was the rush of people to emigrate to New Zealand that they could not all be accommodated on the ships already chartered by the company, and a additional vessel put on the berth to take those who had been shut out of previous ships was the Bolton. She left Gravesend on the 19th November, three days later she was off the Isle of Wight and took just under a month to reach Santa Cruz, Teneriffe where she made a call. She was a slow craft and didn't reached Port Nicholson until 30th April 1840. All the Bolton's passengers were landed at Thorndon Beach, and the greater part of them lived in very primitive shanties known as "Bolton Row" until they could build themselves something more substantial. Among the passengers were the Rev's J. F. Churton and J. G. Butler, the second and third clergymen to be sent out by the company.
Source: White Wings, Sir Henry Brett.

 

Notation on passenger list:
"Arrived Port Hardy Sunday April 12th 1840 11:30am. Sailed Saturday April 18th 1840 2:00pm to Port Nicholson. Arrived Tuesday April 21st 1840 at 2:00pm"

 

Hand-written note by Colonel William Wakefield on passenger list:
"I hereby certify that at 3pm of Wednesday May 20th 1840 the last of the cargo on board Bolton was landed and that she this day received her discharge from me."


                                                                                                                       
    W. Wakefield

 

Name Age Occupation Comments
Cabin Passengers
Butler Rev John Gare 57
Hannah 62
Miss Hannah 22
Churton Rev John Frederick 41
Mary
Alexander 11
Catherine 10
Alice 8
Jane 6
Marion 4
Mary 2
Charles Cyril George Infant
Collett John Edward Esq 30
Rachell Teresa 30
Falwasser Sarah 40
Hargreaves Miss Eliza 17
Hargreaves Winter 9
Harrison Henry Shafto Esq 29
Henrietta 29
Louisa Adelaide 7
John Shafto 6
Henry Nevinson 2
Harrison Isabella 22
Harrison Robert John 20
Lowe Richard Godfrey M D  29
Minet Joseph 38
Amie Ann 31
Emily 4
Susan 2
Stephanie 1
John Cross Infant
St Hill Ashton 15
Wadeson Samuel 22
Steerage Passengers
Aitkinson Mary Ann 21 Servant Nursemaid to Harrison
Avery Thomas 37 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 40
Harriet 18 Sempstress
George 16 Agricultural Labourer
Charles 14
Ann 11
Mary 9
Sarah 7
Ellen 5
Stephen 2
Bannister William 35 Agricultural Labourer
Mary 34
John Eades 15 Agricultural Labourer
Edward 12
Robert Elijah 9
Castle John 39 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Churton
Maria 37
Ann 14
Jane 7
James 4
Daughter 1
Catley Zachariah 31 Sawyer
Sarah 29
Sarah 9
John 7
Clara 4
George 13 months
Clarkson William 34 Farmer
Sarah 26
Elizabeth 6
George 5
Ann 4
Thomas 2
Amelia 3 months
Clover Thomas 31 Servant to Butler
Harriet 29
Cowdry Susan 27 Servant
Craven Thomas 30 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Churton
Creamer James 29 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Minet
Cross George 17 Agricultural Labourer
Cross John 27 Agricultural Labourer
Curry Thomas 16 Servant to Minet
Duffield George 29 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Harrison
Martha 26
Edwards James 20 Agricultural Labourer
Farmer John 41 Agricultural Labourer
Mary 33
John Jnr 16 Agricultural Labourer
Jesse 12
James 11
Mary 4
Ann 18 months Died at sea 18/12/1839
Florance John 46 Agricultural Labourer
Jane 48
Elizabeth 30 Sempstress
Jane 20 Sempstress
Ann 17 Sempstress
Ellen 15 Sempstress
Samuel 22 Agricultural Labourer
Mary 22
Goldsworthy John 28 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 24
Elizabeth 4
John 2 ½
Mary 5 months
Gower John 21 Agricultural Labourer
Harris Abraham 29 Labourer & Brickmaker
Sophia 29
Sophia 8
James 6
Edward 4
Walter 2
Thomas 10 weeks
Hunt William 38 Agricultural Labourer
Hannah 34
Mary Ann 15 Sempstress
Edward 13
Stephen 10
Richard 9
Charles 7
James 4
Sarah 2
Jane Born at sea
Hurst William 42 Gardener
Mary Ann 35
Amelia 13
Alfred William 12
Alexander 9
Frederick 6
Selina 7
Clement 2 months
Jones Mary 15 Servant Servant to Churton
Judd William 16 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Minet
Kelly Charles 25 Agricultural Labourer On-shore without leave
King James 28 Agricultural Labourer
Susannah 26
James 4
Lancaster John 25 Cabinet Maker
Lockwood Daniel 27 Agricultural Labourer
Lockwood John 21 Agricultural Labourer
Lovelock Isaac 31 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 28
Sarah 9
Harriet 7
Patience 4
Lucy 2
Lowe Griffith 36 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Churton
Ann 35
Edward 11
Joseph 9
Mary 7
John 5
William 2
Madden Samuel 23 Sawyer Servant to Harrison
Maddox Sarah 16 Servant Servant to Churton
Midgley Henry 18 Smith Servant to Collett
Millgate Thomas 18 Labourer
Nankeville Robert Rogers 28 Miner
Elizabeth (Tremills) 28
John 7
George 6
Selina 4
Thomas 3 Died at sea - 29/1/1840
Robert 1 Died at sea - 30/12/1839
Child   (Avice) Born at sea - 7/4/1840
Nankeville William 20 Agricultural Labourer
Ann  (Crocker) 24
Mary Jane 6 weeks Born at sea 1st March 1840
Nash James Henry 25 Agricultural Labourer
Ann 24
Miriam 5
Norman 3
George 18 months
Packham William 44 Agricultural Labourer
Mary 44
Mary 17 Sempstress
William Jnr 15 Agricultural Labourer Servant to Harrison
Caroline 11
Adelaide 8
James 6
George 1
Pilcher George 20 Labourer
Pinfold Joseph 46 Baker
Mary 39
Matilda 12
Joseph 11
Charles 7
Relf Robert 38 Agricultural Labourer
Ann 35
James 13
Robert 11
Sarah 8
Ann 6
William 4
Mary 18 months
Rumball James 26 Agricultural Labourer
Maria 24
Maria 5
Cornelius 2
Scott George 34 Carpenter Servant to Harrison
Mary 28
Elizabeth 16 Servant Servant to Harrison
George 13
Samuel 10
Alfred 7
Elvina 5
Spackman George 19 Agricultural Labourer
Sarah 22
Spinner Robert 22 Baker Servant to Harrison
Sykes George 24
Jane 20
Sykes William 26 Agricultural Labourer
Bessy 20
Trevarton William 32 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 30
Thomas 11
Elizabeth 7
Mary 5
Trist Jane 29 Servant to Minet
Tyler James 17 Agricultural Labourer
Waggon Edward 33 Agricultural Labourer Widower
Williams William 29 Labourer
Dorothy 28
Maria 5
Elizabeth 3
Fanny 11 months Died at sea 22/12/1839
Wood George Edward 31 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 29
Edward 5
George 3
Mary 18 months Died at sea 04/12/1839
Woodman Thomas 29 Agricultural Labourer
Mary 29
John 8
William 6
Susan 4 Died at sea 18/01/1840
Elizabeth Born at sea
Zillwood Joseph 29 Agricultural Labourer
Elizabeth 26
Thomas 10 weeks
Elizabeth 18 months Died at sea 22/12/1839
  

 

National Archives Reference NZC 34/1 p107

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