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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.


Maitland (1854)

The 'Maitland' left Portsmouth 03 Jun 1854 and arrived Hobart Town 16 Sep 1854. On board were 301 steerage immigrants made up of 62 male adults, 146 female adults and 93 children under 14 years with 1 cabin passenger, W.C. Collingswood, Surgeon & Supt. During the voyage 1 man aged 34 died of inflammation of the lungs and 1 child aged 10 weeks died of atrophy. There were 2 births on board.

Sources:
CB 7/17/2 Board of Immigration: Emigrants under agreement to repay passage money before leaving Tasmania (Indenture System).
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p96.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 19 Sep 1854, p2.

Passengers
BODKIN, Robert & Catherine
BOLLAND, Margaret
BOURKE, Michael
BOWERS, Margaret Sarah (noted as went to Mauritius)
BRADLEY, Bridget
BRADLEY, Margaret
BREEN, Bridget
BREEN, Thomas & Mary
BRIEN, Catherine
BRIEN, Mary
BROLIN, Robert & Catherine
BUCKLEY, Eliza
BURKE, Honora
BURKE, Sarah
BYRN, John, Eleanor, 2 girls (u 14) & 1 boy (u 14)
CALLAGHAN, Ann
CHAMBERS, Mary
CHILDS, Henry, Eliza, 1 boy (u 14) & 5 girls (u 14)
CLUNE, Margaret
CONNOR, Daniel & Hannah (noted as went to Melbourne)
CONROY, Anne
CRONIN, Mary
CROWLEY, Ellen
CRUISE, Ann
CURRY, John & Eliza (noted as went to Melbourne)
CURTIN, Margaret
CUSACK, Michael & Bridget
DALEWOOD, James, Mary, 3 boys (u 14) & 3 girls (u 14)
DALY, Bridget
DONNELLAN, James & Anne
DOWNES, Michael, Margaret & 1 girl (u 14)
DOYLE, Michael, Mary & 2 girls (u 14)
DUNCAN, Stewart
EARL, Cattie
EDWARDS, Christina
EDWARDS, Richard
EDWARDS, William, Elizabeth, 3 boys (u 14) & 3 girls (u 14)
FAHY, Anne (real name MONING Anne)
FAHY, Catherine (real name LAWLOR Catherine)
FAHY, Elizabeth (real name LAWLOR Elizabeth)
FAHY, James (real name GALWAY John)
FAHY, James, Ann & 1 boy (u 14)
FAHY, Mary (real name WHITE Mary)
FAHY, Michael, Mary, 1 boy (u 14) & 3 girls (u 14)
FLANAGAN, Anne
FLANNAGHAN, Esther
FLOOD, Mary
FLYNN, Ellen
FLYNN, Julia
GALWAY, John (came as James FAHY)
GARVEY, Michael & Nancy
GIBBONS, Ann
GIBBONS, Mary
GIBTON, Bridget (real name MURPHY)
GIBTON, Ellen (real name MURPHY) & 1 girl (u14) & 2 boys (u14)
GIBTON, Jeffrey & Margaret
GIBTON, Julia
GIBTON, Margaret
GIBTON, Robert
GLEESON, Biddy
GOULD, Honora
GRAHAM, Martha
GREEN, Alice with 2 girls (u14)
GREEN, James & Mary
GREEN, John
GREEN, Josias with 1 boy (u14) & 1 girl (u14)
GREEN, Wingfield
HANRAHAN, Biddy
HARRISON, Eliza
HARVEY, Eliza
HASSETT, Mary J.
HAYES, Jane
HAYES, Mary
HAYES, Mary (real name Mary MULLALLY)
HEFFERNAN, William & Margaret
HEMMETT, James M. & Ann with 2 boys (u14) & 1 girl (u14)
HILL, Biddy
HILL, Mary
HINCHEY, Hannah
HOWE, Anne
HOWE, Martha
HUGHES, Patrick & Catherine
HYNES, Anne
KEILY, Judy
KELCHER, Mary
KELLY, Biddy
KELLY, Catherine
KELLY, Honora
KELLY, Maria
KELLY, Patrick, Mary, Thomas, Maria, 2 boys (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14)
KENNEDY, Michael, Esther, Mary, Catharine, 2 boys (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14), (noted as went to Melbourne)
KENNY, Margaret
KENNY, Mary
KEYS, William & Ann
LARKIN, Ellen
LAWLOR, Catherine (aka FAHY)
LAWLOR, Elizabeth (aka FAHY)
LAWSON, Matthew, Sarah & 2 boys (u 14)
LEO, Patrick & Mary
LYNCH, Ann
LYNCH, Honora
M'COFFERY, Catharine
M'CULLY, Ellen
M'GANY, Rose
M'GLEAD, Thomas
M'INTYRE, Catharine
M'LEOD, Anne
M'MAHON, Mary
M'NAMARA, Catharine
M'NAMARA, James & Bridget with 2 girls (u 14)
M'NAMARA, John & Mary with 1 girl (u 14)
M'NAMARA, Michael & Mary with 1 infant girl
MACKAY, John & Jane
MADDEN, Biddy
MALONEY, Biddy
MASON, Thomas & Mary
MEANY, Anne
MOONEY, Margaret with 1 boy (u 14) & 2 girls (u 14)
MOORE, Mary
MOORE, Patrick & Mary
MORRISY, Anne
MORRISY, Michael
MULLALLY, Mary (see HAYES)
MUREHEAD, James & Elizabeth with 3 girls (u 14)
MURPHY, Bridget (aka GIBTON)
MURPHY, Ellen (aka GIBTON)
MURPHY, Patrick & Margaret with 2 girls (u 14)
MURRAY, Eliza
MURRAY, James & Maria
MURRAY, Jane
MURRAY, Philomena
NOLAN, Patrick & Margaret
O'BRIEN, Catherine
O'CONNOR, Michael & Bridget
O'SHAUGHNESSY, Bridget
OAKS, Elizabeth
OAKS, George
OAKS, Samuel & Lydia
OAKS, Sarah, 2 girls (u 14) & 1 boy (u 14)
ORPWOOD, Ellen
ORPWOOD, Matthew & 1 boy (u 14)
PEARSON, Robert & Janet with 3 boys (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14)
PERSE, Henry
PHELAN, Mary Ann
PURCELL, Jane
QUINN, Biddy
RYAN, Ann
RYAN, Catherine
RYAN, Elizabeth
RYAN, Margaret
SEXTON, Honora
SHEHAN, Denis
SLATTERY, Catherine
SLATTERY, Mary
SMITH, Mary
SOUTHCOTT, Sarah
STAPLETON, Thomas & Johanna
STRIBLING, Joseph
SWEENEY, Mary
SYNNOTT, Catherine, 1 boy (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14)
SYNNOTT, James & Mary
TOLE, Emily
TOLE, Richard J.C. & Elizabeth
TRAVERS, Mary
WALSH, Mary with 1 boy (u 14) & 2 girls (u 14)
WALSH, Patrick & Bridget
WHITE, Mary (aka FAHEY)

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Mangana SS (21-10-1882)

Departed Melbourne arriving Launceston 21 Oct 1882.

Sources:
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Monday 23 October 1882, p2.

Passengers
ANDERSON, John & Maria

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mansfield / Manfield (1832)

Arrived Hobart 23 Aug 1832 from London with goods and 107 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p201.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 24 Aug 1832, p2.

Passengers
WOON, James Nightingale & family

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Marco Polo (1854)

The Marco Polo arrived in Melbourne Jan 1854. 23 immigrants went on to Hobart on board the Emma Prescott arriving 14 Feb 1854.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p95.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Thursday 16 Feb 1854, p2.
Newspaper report The Argus, Friday 27 Jan 1854, p6.

Passengers
BACKHOUSE, Richard & Ruth with Thomas

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Marco Polo (1855)

The Marco Polo left Liverpool with 62 immigrants on board arriving in Melbourne 25 Jun 1855. 5 immigrants travelled on to Launceston on the Black Swan arriving 06 Jul 1855. 57 immigrants travelled on to Hobart on the City of Hobart arriving 06 Jul 1855.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p98.
Newspaper report The Argus, Wednesday 27 Jun 1855, p4.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Saturday 07 Jul 1855, p2.

Passengers
MUNDAY, William
OMANT, James & Martha (nee Fielding) with children James, Joseph, Ellen, Rachael & George
WILLIAMS, John

(not a complete passenger listing.)

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Marco Polo (1862)

The Marco Polo left Liverpool arriving in Melbourne 09 Mar 1862. 4 immigrants travelled on to Launceston on the Royal Shepherd arriving 14 Mar 1862.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p107.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Saturday 15 Mar 1862, p4.

Passengers
SHIRLEY, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Marianne (1832)

Departed Liverpool via Cape Town & Sydney arriving Hobart 09 / 10 Jul 1832 with 11 / 120 immigrants / 24 passengers on board (some immigrants offloaded Sydney).

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p89.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p200.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier, Friday 13 Jul 1832, p3.

Passengers
HUDSON, Joseph & Letitia with 2 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mariner (1823)

Departed England 17 Jun 1823 with 57 passengers, arriving Hobart 26 Sep 1823.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p91.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, Saturday 27 Sep 1823, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Martha (28-04-1841)

Departed Sydney 18 Apr arriving Hobart 28 Apr 1841 with passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p197.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 04 May 1841, p2.

Passengers
BLACKWELL, Samuel

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary (1828)

Departed London, England 07 Jul 1828 with 53 passengers arriving Hobart 19 Dec 1828.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p151.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier, Saturday 20 Dec 1828, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary and Sally (1813)

Departed Sydney 16 Sep 1813 arriving in Hobart Sep/Oct 1813.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p33.
Newspaper report Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 18 Sep 1813, p2.

Passengers
REYNOLDS, David

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary Ann (1831)

Departed London, Plymouth 12 Apr 1831 with 37 passengers arriving Hobart 23 Aug 1831.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p188.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Saturday 27 Aug 1831, p2.

Passengers
SUTTON, Sarah (nee TAYLOR)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary Ann (1833)

Departed Plymouth arriving Hobart 12 Aug 1833 with 29 passengers on board (including 8 assisted immigrants).

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p90.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p215.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 13 Aug 1833, p2.

Passengers
BURNS,

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary Ann(e) / Marion (1817)

Departed Sydney 03 Mar arriving Port Dalrymple 16 Mar 1817.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p44.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Southern Reporter, Saturday 29 Mar 1817, supplement, p2.

Passengers
KING, Sarah
SHERLOCK, Samuel

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mary Anne (1829)

Departed London, Plymouth 02 Jun arriving Hobart 26 Oct 1829 with 22 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p162.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier, Saturday 31 Oct 1829, p2.

Passengers
CROCKER, John & Mary (nee Giles) with 7 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mercia (1857)

Departed London arriving Hobart 17 Mar 1857 with 53 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p101.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Thursday 19 Mar 1857, p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Merlington (1854)

Departed London with 136 immigrants on board, arriving Launceston 20 Oct 1854

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p96.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner Tuesday 24 Oct 1854 p2 (reported as Merrington).

Passengers
DAVIES, Anne Wintour
DAVIES, James
DAVIES, James Richard
THOMAS, David

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mermaid (1856) then Fenella

The Mermaid arrived Melbourne Feb 1856 with 40 of the immigrants on board continuing on to Launceston per Fenella arriving 13 Feb 1856.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p100.
Newspaper report Courier, Friday 15 Feb 1856, p2.

Passengers
LIDDLE, Hugh
LIDDLE, Hugh with chn. Elizabeth, Agnes & Andrew
LIDDLE (formerly REID, nee MURDOCH), Helen (Ellen), 2nd wife of Hugh, 1st husb. Hugh Reid, see REID for her children
REID, Elizabeth, Mary, John & Robert (travelled with Hugh & Helen (Ellen) LIDDLE

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Minerva (1822)

Departed Leith, Falmouth 01 May 1822 with 40 passengers, arriving the Derwent 21/22 Sep 1822.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p82.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, Saturday 28 Sep 1822, p2.

Passengers
HINDMARSH, Michael

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Minerva (1832)

Departed Leith 19 May 1832 arriving in Hobart 30 Sep 1832 with passengers (many useful mechanics & families)

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p203.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier Friday 05 Oct 1832 p2.

Passengers
BROCK, James Robinson (Mr)
CRAW, Walter & Jane with daughters Euphemia & Agnes
FORD, John
ROBERTSON, James & Euphemia
ROBERTSON, William & Hanna with daughter Mary
STEWART, Elizabeth (Mrs, wife of Alexander)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Minstrel (1813)

Departed Sydney 14 Jan 1813 via Norfolk Island with settlers, arriving at Port Dalrymple 01/04 Mar 1813.

Sources:
Schaffer, Irene & McKay, Thelma, Exiled Three Times Over!, Profiles of Norfolk Islanders exiled in Van Diemen's Land 1807-13, St David's Park Publishing, 1992, pp229-30.
Wright, Reg, The Forgotten Generation of Norfolk Island and Van Diemens Land, Library of Australian History Sydney, 1986, pp137-138.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p32.
Newspaper report Sydney Gazette & New South Wales Advertiser, Saturday 10 Apr 1813, p2.

Passengers
HERBERT, John Alexander (Scarborough to NSW)
JORDAN, James (Queen to NSW)
JORDAN, James (Queen to NSW)
SALTMARSH, William
WHITE, Anne (nee Pegler)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Minstrel (1821)

Departed England arriving the Derwent 17 Dec 1821 with merchandise and passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p76.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette and Van Diemenís Land Advertiser, Saturday 22 Dec 1821 p2.

Passengers
METCALF, James & Maria Ann (nee Canney)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mona (1843)

Departed London 20 Jun 1843 arriving Launceston 17 Oct 1843 with passengers and merchandise.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p249.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Saturday 21 Oct 1843, p5.

Passengers
CECIL, Charles James Stratton

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Montmorency (1855)

The Montmorency departed from Liverpool arriving in Launceston 28 Jun 1855 with 86 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p98.
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Thursday 28 Jun 1855, p2.

Passengers
ARMSTRONG, Alexander & wife with John, William & Thomas
BAUER, Johan Gottfried
DORNAUF, Ludwig and Christina
HABERLE, Michael Ludwig & Catherine Rosina
HALL, Richard
LEHMANN, Jacob Friedrich
MULLER / MILLER, Frederich & Mary with Magdalene, Christina, Barbara & Augustus
STAMMER, Michael & Christine with Caroline, Frederick & Christian
WELLER, Johann Gottfried

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mooltan (1854)

Departed Southampton arriving Hobart 27 Oct 1854 with 257 immigrants on board.

Sources:
CB 7/17/2 Board of Immigration: Emigrants under agreement to repay passage money before leaving Tasmania (Indenture System).
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, Tuesday 31 Oct 1854, p2.

Passengers
COSTELLOE, Bridget
DAWSON, William Lee (Doctor)
DRAKE, John
JONES, Thomas
SLATTERY, Patrick & Mary with 2 girls (u14)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Mountaineer (1832)

Departed Sydney 30 Sep 1832 with 25 passengers arriving Hobart 06 Oct 1832.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p203.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 09 Oct 1832, p2.

Passengers
CADDEN, Simon (possibly changed to that on arrival)
FORREST, Alexander

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Munro (1842)

Departed Leith 22 Jul 1842 arriving Hobart 03 Dec 1842 with 11 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.
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p242.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 06 Dec 1842, p2.

Passengers
ANDERSON, James
ANDERSON, Thomas & Christina with Joseph, Margaret & Andrew Turnbull
SIME, Robert
YOUNG, Grace

(not a complete passenger listing)

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