Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "E" Ships

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Below are short descriptions of particular voyages made by ships that brought immigrants to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). The passengers, found so far, are also listed with links to researchers.


Eagle (30-01-1831)

Departed Swan River 11 Jan 1831 with 43 / 72 passengers, arriving Hobart 30 Jan 1831.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p180.
The Hobart Town Courier, Saturday 05 Feb 1831, p2.

Passengers
DUDLEY, Thomas

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Earl of Chester (1855)

Departed London 13 Sep 1854 arriving Hobart 05 Jan 1855 with 23 immigrants on board

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p97.
Newspaper report The Hobarton Mercury, Monday 08 Jan 1855, p2.

Passengers
EDWARDS, Gomer
EVANS, William Edwin
SEALY, Frances Elizabeth
SEALY, George Broughton
SEALY, James Broughton
SEALY, Matilda

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Edward Colston (1833)

Departed Liverpool 15/18 Jun 1833 with general cargo & 74 passengers, arriving in Hobart 09/10 Oct 1833.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p217.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 11 Oct 1833, p3.

Passengers
AUST (later AUSTIN), Thomas with Susannah, Charlotte Augusta, Uriah Thomas, Sarah, Selina & Amelia
FORBES, Jane
NEIL, Bridget
WALSH, Jane Elizabeth
WEBB, Thomas & Eliza Belinda with Hannah, Eliza, Thomas & Mark
WILLIAMS, Daniel & Charlotte (nee Barwise) with Joseph Barwise & John Thomas

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eliza (02-05-1831)

Departed London 28 Aug 1830 arriving Hobart 02 May 1831 with 37 / 38 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p183.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Saturday 07 May 1831, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eliza (30-04-1833)

This arrival is listed on the Archives Office of Tasmania Arrivals Index with the source reference of GO3/1/1 Despatches Received from the Secretary and Under-Secretary of State relating to advances to emigrants.
Nicholson does not list an arrival of the Eliza on this date.

Sources:
Archives Office of Tasmania, Index to Passengers & Ships Arrivals - 19th Century.

Passengers
BYRNE, Elizabeth
BYRNE, George
BYRNE, George
KEAN, Hugh

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eliza (03-11-1833)

Arrived Hobart 03 Nov 1833, departed Dublin 09 Jul 1833 with general cargo and 103 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p218.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 08 Nov 1833, p3.

Passengers
CUTHBERT, William & Jane
PENDER,

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Elizabeth (1823)

The ship Elizabeth, Captain R. Dacre, from England the 10th of March, touching at Madeira on her passage, with a valuable cargo of merchandise, and upwards of 40 passengers. Arrived on Saturday July 12 1823.

Sources:
Hobart Town Gazette 19 July 1823 courtesy of Sally Steel.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, Saturday 12 Jul 1823, p2.

Passengers
SIMMONS, Frances Lintorn
SIMMONS, James
SIMMONS, Jane Anne Ryrie
VINCENT, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Elizabeth (1825)

Departed Sydney 06 Jul 1825 arriving Hobart 21 Jul 1825 with 5 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p106.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette, Saturday 23 Jul 1825, p4.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Elizabeth (1836)

Departed Sydney 18 Mar arriving Launceston 04 Apr 1836 with 4 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p58.
Newspaper report The Cornwall Chronicle, Saturday 09 Apr 1836, p2.

Passengers
WEYMOUTH, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Elizabeth & Jane (1843)

Arrived Launceston 08/09/13 Feb 1843, departed London with general cargo, 13 cabin passengers & 53/57 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p92.
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p239.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Wednesday 15 Feb 1843, p5.

Passengers
BOOTH, Hannah
DOBSON, William
FROST, John
GUEST, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Elphinstone (1847)

Departed London 04 Dec 1846 with 65 passengers (1 died on voyage) arriving Hobart 27 Mar 1847.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p98.
Hobart Town Courier 31 Mar 1847 courtesy of Ron Hume.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 30 Mar 1847, p2.

Passengers
BROOKE, A. & wife with 3 children
BURGESS, Robert & wife
FINLAYSON, John & child
GURNETT, George & family
HAMLIN, Michael & wife with 5 children
HUME, Thomas & Ann (nee Kaye) with Thomas Reynold, Augusta Sarah & John Reynold
MADEW, William & wife with 4 children
MATHESON, James & wife
McARTHUR, John & wife with 4 children
McCAULEY, John & wife with 7 children
MORRISON, William & wife with 3 children
PALMER, Philip, Rev. M.A.
POFFNEE, Andrew & wife with 3 children
REEVES, Thomas W. & wife with 1 child

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Emerald (1821)

Departed from London 08 Nov 1820, arrived Hobart Town 13 Mar 1821. Captain ELLIOTT, with a valuable cargo of merchandise, including merino sheep, stopovers at Tenneriffe and the Cape of Good Hope. Privately chartered by Josiah ARCHER of Longford.

Sources:
Cabin passenger listing transcribed from Hobart Town Gazette, Saturday 17 Mar 1821, courtesy of Douglas Burbury.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p69.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemenís Land Advertiser, Saturday 17 Mar 1821, p2.

Passengers
AMOS, Mr. & Mrs. with family
ARCHER, Mr.
BAKER, Mr. & Mrs. & family
BANKS, Mr.
CHARLTON, Mr.
CHRISTY, Mr.
COMPTON, Mr.
COOPER, Mr.
DECELLY, Mr.
DRYDEN, Mr.
FARNELY, Mr.
GIM, Mr.
GREGSON, Mr. & Mrs.
KERR, Mr.
MEREDITH, George Esq & Lady with family
NOCKELS, Charles, Mr.
PEEVOR, Mr. & Mrs. with family
THOMPSON, Mr. & Mrs. & family
THORNTON, Mr. & Mrs.
WATSON, Mr. & Mrs. & family
WILLIAMS, John

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Emilie (1853)

Departed London 22 Apr 1853 arriving Tasmania 04 Aug 1853 with 17 passengers on board.

Sources:
Newspaper report The Courier, Friday 05 Aug 1853, p2.

Passengers
CHOPPING, Mr & Mrs

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Emma (27-09-1849)

Departed Sydney 15 Sep 1849 arriving Hobart 27 Sep 1849.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p165.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Friday S8 Sep 1849 p2.

Passengers
WHITAKER, William (Harbinger to NSW)

(not a complete passenger list)

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Empire of Peace (1860)

Departed Liverpool 28 Dec 1859, arriving Melbourne 30 Apr 1860, 16 immigrants departed Melbourne per Royal Shepherd, arriving Launceston 07/09 May 1860.

Sources:
Information courtesy of Bryan Pready.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p103.
Newspaper report The Argus, Wednesday 02 May 1860, p4.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Tuesday 08 May 1860, p2.

Passengers
THORNBURY, William & Maria with Elizabeth, Ellen, William & Henry

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Emu (1841)

Departed London 17 Aug 1841 arriving Circular Head 19 Dec 1841 with 101 passengers and 30 indentured servants for VDL Co. The ship went on to Hobart with many of the passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p215.
Newspaper report The Courier, Friday 31 Dec 1841, p2.
Newspaper report The Courier, Friday 07 Jan 1842, p2.

Passengers
ATKINS, Samuel & Jane (nee Ayres) with 4 children
BUCKENHAM, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Essex (1841)

Departed London arriving Launceston 05/07 May 1841 with 9/17/70 assisted immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p91.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p197.
Newspaper report The Courier, Friday 14 May 1841, p2.

Passengers
ELLIOTT, George
ROCKLIFF, Henry
ROCKLIFF, Henry & wife with 2 children
ROCKLIFF, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Essex (1873)

Departed Plymouth 09 Nov 1872 arriving Melbourne 30 Jan 1873. 34 men for the Main Line Railway, and other passengers, some went on to Launceston per S.S. Tamar arriving 02 Feb 1873.

Sources:
Newspaper report The Argus, Friday 31 Jan 1873, p8.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Tuesday 04 Feb 1873, p2.

Passengers
BURBURY, Ambrose
TAYLOR, Joseph Thorpe & family

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Estramina (1808)

Departed Norfolk Island 19 May 1808 with 62 passengers arriving the Derwent 05 Jun 1808.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p23.
Newspaper report Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Sunday 12 Jun 1808, p1.

Passengers
THOMAS, Elizabeth
THOMAS, James
THOMAS, Mary
THOMAS, Thomas
THOMAS, William aka WATERSON
WATERSON, James
WATERSON, William aka THOMAS

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eucalyptus (09-10-1853)

Departed Melbourne arriving Hobart 09 Oct 1853 with passengers and 12 assisted immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p94.
Newspaper report The Courier, Monday 10 Oct 1853, p2.

Passengers
SCRUBY, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eucalyptus (01-11-1854)

Departed Melbourne arriving Tasmania 01 Nov 1854 with passengers & 16 assisted immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p96.
Newspaper report The Courier, Thursday 02 Nov 1854, p2.

Passengers
AUSTIN, Edward & Harriet & family (Emily 1852 from England)
AUSTIN, Edward & Harriet (Emily 1852 from England)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eugenie (1872)

Departed Hamburg 20 Oct 1871 arriving Hobart 23 Mar 1872, with 203 passengers and immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p116.
Newspaper report The Mercury, Monday 25 Mar 1872, p2.

Passengers
ANDERSEN, Anders Peter
ANDERSEN, Johannes
ANDERSEN, Maren
APPELDORFF, family
BENTSEN / BENTZON, Marianne
JOHANSEN, Ole
MACHEJEFSKI, Ludwig
PETERSEN, Jens
WESSING, Peter Hvaisel & family

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eveline (1834)

Departed London/Plymouth 15 Aug 1834 with 42 passengers arriving Hobart 07 Dec 1834.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p26.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier, Friday 12 Dec 1843, p3.

Passengers
COWIE, Emma
COWIE, Georgiana
COWIE, Jane
COWIE, May
COWIE, Rachel (nee Buxton)
McBEATH, Mr & Mrs with 5 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Eveline (1836)

Departed from Portsmouth 26 Feb 1836, arrived Hobart Town 12 Jul 1836, general cargo, 14 passengers.

Sources:
Transcribed from CSO 92/2 F71, courtesy of Douglas Burbury.
Contact the Archives Office of Tasmania Archives Office of Tasmania for CSO 92/2 F71 - giving the passenger name and ship name and date.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p64.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 12 Jul 1836, p3.

Passengers
BARCLAY, Elizth, Miss
BARCLAY, Mr.
COOK, Mr.
CRAIG, Mr.
EXTON, Elizabeth
HOME, Dr.
McLEOD, Mr.
NATHAN, Mr.
PATTERSON, Jessie, Miss
SHEPHARD, Mr.
THOMAS, Mr.

(cabin passenger listing only)

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Updated: 16-Feb-2014