Tasmanian Immigrant Ships List - "W" 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.


Wanderer (1855)

Departed from London & The Downs arriving Hobart 13 Feb 1855 with 185 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.
Colonial Times, Wednesday 14 Feb 1855, p2.

Passengers
GOLDING, John
LOWE, John & Sarah with Sarah, Thomas & 3 boys under 14
RIDGERS, William

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Wanstead (1828)

Departed London, Lands End 30 Dec 1827, arrived Hobart 18 / 20 May 1828 with 23 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p143.

Passengers
DENHOLM, Alexander
DENHOLM, George
DENHOLM, John
STEELE, George
TORLESSE, Henry Boden

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Wanstead (1830)

Departed London, via Swan River, arriving Hobart 11 / 14 Apr 1830 with 44 passengers and 4 prisoners on board.

Prisoners names (not on AOT Convict index):
William AXFORD
Patrick RILEY
Thomas GRIFFITHS
Archibald M'ALLISTON

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p171.
Newspaper report Colonial Times Friday 16 April 1830 p2.

Passengers
COOPER, Rosa (Rosanna)
COOPER, Sarah
COOPER, Thomas
COOPER, Thomas Paul

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Waterlily (23-12-1848)

Departed Adelaide 12 Dec 1848 arriving Hobart 23 Dec 1848 with 5 passengers on board.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p145.
Newspaper report Colonial Times, Tuesday 26 Dec 1848 p2.

Passengers
LIVINGSTON, Jane (nee Martin) with Eleanor Matilda (John Bagshaw from Singapore)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Wellington (1832)

Departed Liverpool 29 Mar 1832 arriving Hobart 10/11 Aug 1832 with 19 passengers and 45 pensioners on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p201.
Newspaper report The Hobart Town Courier, Friday 17 August 1832, p3.

Passengers
WOOD, Joshua

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Wellington (1854)

Departed from London arriving Hobart 05 Nov 1854 with 15 immigrants on board.

Sources:
CB 7/17/1 Board of Immigration.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p97.

Passengers
COOK, Rachel
COOK, Rachel
LORDEN, Thomas Lewis & Mary with baby Lewis
STACEY, Edward
STACEY, Frederick & Georgina with 1 boy (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14)
STACEY, John
STACEY, John & Elizabeth with 3 boys (u 14) & 1 girl (u 14)
STACEY, Susan

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Westmeath (1884)

Departed London arriving Hobart 22 Jun 1884 with 121 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p123.

Passengers
DOBSON, Sarah with Frances E, Fred W & Arthur W
FAULKNER, William & Mary (nee Cornwall)
HESLOP, Edward
HESLOP, Jane (nee Kitchener)
PEARCE, Ann (Mary Ann Ophelia - known as Annie)
PEARCE, Ann Emily Rosalind
PEARCE, George Earnest Anthony
PEARCE, George Edward
REYNOLDS, George
RILEY, Joseph
WRIGHT, Francis & Mary Elizabeth (nee Broom) with George, Esmerelda, Horace & May (born on board)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Westmorland (1821)

Sailed from Leith, Portsmouth 14 Dec 1820 with 41 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p70.

Passengers
ANDERSON, Jannet
BROWN, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Whirlwind (1855)

The 'Whirlwind' arrived in Launceston 31 Mar 1855 having departed from London with 255 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.
Also see:
Immigrants Recruited by the Launceston Immigration Aid Society: 1855 - 1862 by Kevin Green.

Passengers
BOBEY, Pamela
DICKERSON, Othanial (DIXON Othniel)
JAMES, William & family
JOHNSON, David & family
LING, William & Eliza
MANNING, James & Lucy with James, Sophia, Susan & Robert
OAKLEY, Judd & Susannah with 5 children
RUSSELL, Gregory & Miriam with 3 children
SAYER, William Butters
SKIPPER, Emma
SKIPPER, Susanah

(not a complete passenger listing)

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White Star (1855)

The 'White Star' departed Liverpool arriving in Melbourne with 144 immigrants on board. 132 of these immigrants left Melbourne on the 'City of Hobart' arriving in Hobart 24 Jul 1855.

Sources:
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p98.

Passengers
BOAG, Andrew

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Wilhelmsburg (1855)

Arrived Hobart 26 Aug 1855, departed Hamburg with 476 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, p99.

Passengers
CRAMER, Christian

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William (31-01-1830)

Departed Sydney 24 Jan arriving Hobart 31 Jan 1830 with 10 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p169.

Passengers
HORNE, Thomas William & Maria with 2 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William (08-03-1833)

Arrived Hobart 08 Mar 1833, departed London 06 Nov 1832, Liverpool, General Cargo & 23 passengers.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p209.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William (12-06-1840)

Departed Sydney 07 Jun 1840 arriving Launceston 11/12 Jun 1840 with 11 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p167.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Courier & Van Diemen's Land Gazette, Friday 19 Jun 1840, p4.

Passengers
BUMFORD, John & Mary Ann with 2 children

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William (24-06-1842)

Departed Sydney 13 Jun 1842 with 7 passengers arriving Launceston 24 Jun 1842

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p229.

Passengers
LYNCH, Bernard & Catherine

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William (16-04-1852)

Departed Sydney arriving Launceston 16 Apr 1852 with 12 passengers.

Sources:
Newspaper report Launceston Examiner, Saturday 17 Apr 1852, p2.

Passengers
GRAY, Ann (Tippoo Saib to Sydney, William possible arrival to Launceston)

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William Hammond (1854)

Arrived Hobart 25 Dec 1854, departed Plymouth with 257 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.

Passengers
TOBIN, Mary Anne

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William Jardine (1849)

Departed Plymouth 30 May 1849 arriving Hobart 26 Aug 1849 with 6 cabin passengers & 148 immigrants on board.

Sources:
Broxam, Graeme, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1843-1850, Roebuck, 1998, p163.

Passengers
BIRNEY / BIRNIE, Elizabeth with children Alexander, Catherine, Elizabeth, Margaret, Mary, Rebecca & Sarah
DEAKES, John
MAPLEY, Fanny (nee Goss) with Fanny, Sarah, Joseph, Thomas, John, Johsua, Jane, Sarah, Mary Anne & Hannah
STANFORD, Richard
STANFORD, Richard

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William Metcalfe (1837)

Arrived Hobart 24 Jan 1837, departed from London 3-17 Oct 1836 with 238/289 free female immigrants.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p76.
Pearce, Ian & Cowling, Clare, Guide To The Public Records Of Tasmania, Section Four, Free Immigration, Archives Office of Tasmania, 1975, p91.

Passengers
BARWICK, Edward & Elizabeth with Eliza & William Medcalfe
BARWICK, Joseph & Elizabeth (died on board) with Jane, Richard (died on board) & Thomas (died on board)
DYKES, William
ELLIOTT, Samual & Mary with family
ELLIOTT, Samuel & Mary with family
FOWLER, Louisa (Lucy)
SMITH, Binnie
WALSH, James

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William Shand (1822)

Departed London / England 01 May 1822 arriving the Derwent 19 Aug 1822 with 24 passengers on board.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p82.
Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen's Land Advertiser Saturday 24 Aug 1822 p2.

Passengers

No current listings

(not a complete passenger listing)

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William Wise (1841)

Departed London 10 Jun with 31 passengers on board arriving Hobart 10 Oct 1841.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1834-1842, Roebuck, 1985, p209.

Passengers
BONWICK, James
LOW, John James

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Woodcote (1856)

Departed London arriving Hobart 29 Dec 1856 with 62 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.

Passengers
CRONIGAN, Ellen
GOULD, Louisa Emily
GOULD, Mary Anne
KEAN, Frances
PINKARD, Francis
SHEPPARD, John
TAYLOR, James

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Woodlark (1823)

Departed Downs 09 Mar 1823 with 22 passengers arriving Hobart 08 Jul 1823.

Sources:
Nicholson, Ian Hawkins, Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Tasmania, 1803-1833, Roebuck, 1983, p89.
Newspaper report Hobart Town Gazette & Van Diemen's Land Advertiser, Saturday 12 Jul 1823, p2.

Passengers
POWELL, John

(not a complete passenger listing)

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Updated: 03-Aug-2014