Immigrants' writings

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Date: 1998 From: Bohan, Edmund, 1935- : Papers By: Stafford, Edward William (Rt Hon Sir), 1819-1901 Ref: MS-Papers-6593 Description: Stafford left Auckland on 30 Jan 1859 aboard the `Lord Worsley' for Sydney, calling at New Plymouth and Lyttelton on the way. In Sydney he boarded the `Salse...
Date: 1862 By: Heughan, Robert H, -1863 Ref: MS-Papers-11023 Description: Covers the period 1 Jul to 23 Oct 1862, and includes a letter to parents dated 30 Oct 1862. Account of Heughan's death, Oct 1863 Accompanying material - Le...
Date: 2 Jan-1 May 1842 By: Empson, Charles, 1821-1875 Ref: MS-Papers-1152 Description: Account of voyage largely commenting on weather but listing passengers, deaths and extracts from the ship's log 6 Jan-30 Apr 1842; genealogical information o...
Date: 5 Oct 1881 Ref: MS-Papers-1689 Description: Handwritten newspaper, probably made on board the `Jessie Readman' from Glasgow to Dunedin. Comment on shipboard life and article, The Colonial question by R...
Date: 1815-1847 [ca 1940] By: Wakefield, Arthur, 1799-1843 Ref: qMS-2098 Description: Includes one letter from Charles Obins Torlesse to his mother written after arrival at Wellington on the `Whitby' in Oct 1841 Source of title - Supplied tit...
Date: 1880-1881 By: Pearson, George Robert, 1858-1908 Ref: Micro-Ms-0167 Description: Diary kept by Pearson on board the `Lady Jocelyn' for Auckland; he was a 2nd cabin passenger (22 Sep 1880-8 Jan 1881). Includes the signatures of some of the...
Date: 26 Sep 1880-16 Feb 1881 By: Smith, John, active 1880-1881 Ref: MS-1958 Description: Smith began his account on 26 September when he, his wife Jeannie and family embarked on the `Lady Jocelyn' as 3rd cabin passengers. He describes in some det...
Date: 1882-1929 From: Christensen family : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-2243-02A Description: Includes description of his voyage to New Zealand on board the Tongariro Sep-Nov 1886 Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss (photocopy)
Date: 1876-1897, [ca 1980s] By: Shortt family Ref: MS-Group-0254 Description: Cash book of W F Shortt, 1892-1892; diary of W F Shortt on board the Adamant, 1876-1877; diary of S B Shortt on board the Weathersfield to London, 1896-1897,...
Date: 1849-1851 From: Richmond-Atkinson family : Papers Ref: MSY-2771 Description: Includes James Crowe Richmond and Henry Robert Richmond's letters and journals of the voyage to Auckland on board the Victory, Oct 1850-Feb 1851 Quantity: ...
Date: 1853-1860 By: Ronalds, Hugh, 1833- Ref: qMS-1719 Description: The letters describe their life in New Zealand, and include letters describing voyage of the Simlah to Auckland. The majority were written by Hugh, others ar...
Date: 1943 By: Selby, Edwin, 1853-1947 Ref: qMS-1769 Description: Reminiscence of early years in south of England before immigrating to New Zealand on Cartvale in 1874. Includes brief description of the voyage, employment i...
Date: 1949 By: Strachan, Mary Rebecca, 1859-1950 Ref: MS-Papers-10639 Description: Extracts from `A short sketch of my life' by Mary Strachan nee Bowden, 1949. These consist of a reminiscence of the voyage of the `Adelaide Baker' from Welli...
Date: 1862-1863 By: Spick, Robert, active 1862-1863 Ref: Micro-MS-0671 Description: A full account of the diarist's voyage to New Zealand on the Gertrude travelling in steerage quarters with his wife and young family. Quantity: 1 microfilm ...
Date: 1864-1866 By: Hawkins, William Webster, 1842-1918 Ref: MS-Papers-10710 Description: The diary covers the period October 8th 1864 to November 8th 1866. It is an account of trip to NZ from Plymouth on the Wild Duck, and subsequent life and tra...
Date: Aug 1852 By: Elliott, Jane, 1794- Ref: MS-Papers-3194 Description: Letter to Mrs G A Eliot of Guernsey from her nephew, John Chilton Lambton Carter, on the `True Briton' bound for New Plymouth settlement, describing life on ...
Date: 3 Nov 1877-13 Jan 1878 (2000) From: Donaldson, Marsha Penelope, 1945- : Research papers and transcripts By: Fairbairn, Elizabeth, 1845-1934 Ref: MS-Papers-6939 Description: Fairbairn mainly describes her duties as matron, the work assigned to her charges and their conduct. She also mentions the weather daily and particular event...
Date: 23 Apr 1852 Ref: MS-Papers-3491 Description: Ship's newspaper written on board the Persia during voyage to NZ, edited by Patrick Laurie Quantity: 1 folder(s) (5 pages). 0.01 Linear Metres. Physical De...
Date: 7 Jan-25 Feb 1909 By: Hill, Julian, active 1996-2009 Ref: MS-Papers-9649 Description: Shipboard diary of an unknown immigrant, who left Egremont, Cumberland to sail to New Zealand via Hobart. Describes the fairly uneventful voyage in detail; ...
Date: 1881-1886 By: MacGregor, Agnes Susan Craig, 1866-1962 Ref: MS-Papers-4275 Description: MacGregor records the family's activities, shipboard events and travel conditions; later entries describe family life in Dunedin and Oamaru and the diarist's...