Passenger arrivals at Port Chalmers,
New Zealand, 1848 -1851

(Expanded and corrected from Dr Hocken's 1898 lists)


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1. This list includes corrections and additions provided by Eleanor Leckie and the Otago Settlers' Museum.

2. All ship lists are also being updated as a result of additional research plus information supplied by families of passengers and crew.

3. Dates are  in dd/mm/yyyy format.

4. Names underlined and coloured red are family members who travelled on the ship.

BERKSHIRE, 582 tons, left London on 2/10/1849. Captain John White. She ran aground at Nelson on 1/2/1850. Her forward passengers were carried to Wellington by the Woodstock, and those for Otago, six in number, by the schooner Perserverance, arriving 12/3/1850.

Aitken, Christina Mrs.
McGregor, Niel Joseph Bruce (32) [d. 8/3/1891]; Margaret née Ogilvie (28), wife; [d. 23/5/1873[; Alexander (6) [d. 27/4/1909]; Margaret (2) [d. Timaru 14/2/1935].
Williams, Mr.

Please don't ask us about Port Chalmers passenger arrivals later than 1851. Try Australia and New Zealand Passenger Lists. It's not our area of expertise. Also, please don't ask what individual passengers did after they arrived In New Zealand. All we know about them is in these lists.

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