Lord Auckland

Ship Details:

Ship Name: Lord Auckland
Ship Information:
Barque, 628 tons new / 516 tons old, 480 tons reg. Built at Calcutta, India in 1836, for Messrs Brown and Co of London and commanded by Captain Jardine. This ship arrived in Nelson with immigrants from London on 26th of February 1842 and one of the passengers, J. Barnicoat, made several drawings of the ship during the voyage. The Lord Auckland also made 4 voyages to Hobart, Tasmania in 1844, 1846, 1849 and 1853 with convicts. On the voyage to Nelson the ship had on board 171 passengers, 42 crew, 18 sheep, 18 pigs, numerous geese, ducks and chickens for food and 95 tons of fresh water. Two deck plans exist, one giving immigrants allotted personal areas on the ship. Length 114ft x breadth 29ft 6in x depth 21ft 6in, with a square stern and sham quarter galleries, and with a man’s bust figurehead, her hull was coppered in 1838 and 1849.

Voyage Details:

Voyage Name:Lord Auckland
Tonnage:482
Departure Port:West India Docks
Destination Port:Nelson
NZC Ref:34/2, pp.151-80
Examiner Ref:
Voyage Information:
Captain Jardine master. George Samuel Lidbetter surgeon. Emigrants embarked 21 September 1841 West India Docks. Total 155 souls. 1 adult and 4 children died on voyage, and two babies were born.

Passengers on The Voyage:

SurnameFirst NameAge on ArrivalProfession
BarnicoatJohn Wallace27surveyor
BurnEliza16dressmaker
BurnRebecca45dressmaker
BurnDaniel23baker & bricklayer
BurnRobert18tin man
BurnEleanor10child
BurnsFrances23wife
BurnsJohn27joiner
CalmanDavid27carpenter
CalmanMargaret33wife
CalmanJohn child
ColeThomas8child
ColeWilliam6child
ColeMary Ann30dressmaker
CoombsHenry35sawyer
CoombsSarah30wife
CoombsJane12child
CoombsEliza10child
CoombsHenry8child
CoombsMaria6child
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