Sir Charles Forbes

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Ship Name: Sir Charles ForbesSir Charles Forbes
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Voyage Details:

Voyage Name:Sir Charles Forbes
Tonnage:363
Departure Port:Gravesend
Destination Port:Nelson
NZC Ref:34/2, pp.330-42
Examiner Ref:27 August 1842, p.98
Voyage Information:
Captain Thomas Bacon commander, William Henry Kater surgeon superintendent. Emigrants embarked at Blackwell 29 April 1842, sailed from Gravesend 1 May 1842. Arrived Nelson 22 August 1842, emigrants landed 23 August. Voyage 96 days land to land. First vessel to sail from London to Nelson direct. Total souls 169 - of these, eleven women were suckling, and eleven women pregnant at time of embarkation.

Passengers on The Voyage:

SurnameFirst NameAge on ArrivalProfession
AlderSamuel23carpenter
AlderCecelia23wife
AlexanderHelen17dressmaker
AtkinsThomas32farm labourer
AtkinsJane28wife
AveryEliza24wife
AveryJohn32farm labourer
AvisAnn26wife
AvisMartha3child
AvisJames26miner & limeburner
BestCharles23agricultural labourer, shepherd & flax-dresser
BestEliza23wife
BestAnn22wife
BestDaniel child
BestJob21agricultural labourer
BoothJames13child
BoothSarah11child
BoothWilliam5child
BoothLucy37wife
BoothCharles Fane36gardener & warehouseman
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