Bolton

Ship Details:

Ship Name: BoltonBolton
Ship Information:
The Bolton, 540 tons gross / 518 tons reg. Built at Liverpool in 1822 for the owner John Bolton and commanded by Captain Robinson for the voyage to Nelson in 1842. Her previous voyage was to Wellington with some of its first immigrants in 1840. The ship was on a voyage from Sydney to Callao, Chile in 1852 with a cargo of stone to build a fort and was lost when the cargo shifted and opened up the hull in a gale, 300 miles off Callao, the crew took to the ships longboat and five days later made it safely to port. \viewkind4\uc1\pard\f0\fs17 \par }

Voyage Details:

Voyage Name:Bolton
Tonnage:540
Departure Port:Gravesend
Destination Port:Nelson
NZC Ref:34/2, pp.222-31
Examiner Ref:19 March 1842, p.8
Voyage Information:
Captain J P Robinson commander, George T Morgan surgeon superintendent. Sailed from Gravesend for Nelson 29 October 1841. Arrived Nelson 15 March 1842 (Examiner) entered at Customs 19 March.

Passengers on The Voyage:

SurnameFirst NameAge on ArrivalProfession
AndrewsWilliam42mason
AndrewsJoseph19mason
AndrewsThomas17mason
AndrewsLucy18wife
AndrewsMary Ann33wife
AndrewsJohn11child
AndrewsWilliam5child
AndrewsGeorge1child
AndrewsCharles20mason & quarryman
BairdJames child
BairdJanet31wife
BairdJohn30carpenter
BentonJames26gardener
BentonHarriet3child
BentonHarriet27wife
BrightHenry11child
BrightThomas9child
BrightWilliam7child
BrightAlfred5child
BrightThomas33carpenter
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