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.

PEKIN, 562 tons, sailed from London 6/8/1849, and arrived at Port Chalmers on 5/12/1849. Captain George Whitby; Dr S L Mller, surgeon, who afterwards settled at Taranaki.

Johnstone, Isabella (17) [m. Thomas Brookes (ag., town clerk; Milton); d. 24/12/1917.
Reid, William (26) [tea merchant; d. 1/1/1850]; Jessie ne Johnston (26) [2nd. m. to William Perkins (ex Mooltan); Mataura]; Jessie (2) [m. Thomas Sutton, ag.; Riverton].
Reid, Anne (20) [sister of William; m. Edward Martin, chainman, NZ Company; Milton; d. 28/1/1903].

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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