Harriet Wood (Harrison) (c.1840 - 1929)

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Birthplace: Camberwell, Greater London, United Kingdom
Death: Died
Managed by: Jason Walsh
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1840
February 26, 1840
Camberwell, Greater London, United Kingdom
1841
March 30, 1841
Age 1
New Plymouth, New Zealand

Valentine Harrison set sail with his 3rd Wife Jane, 2nd eldest son Thomas and 2 other children, on 19th November 1840 and fianally arrived at New Plymouth on 30th March 1841. Please read the below extract about the voyage.

William Bryan
Ship: 312 Tons
Captain: Alexander McLean
Surgeon Superintendent: Henry Weeks
Sailed Plymouth 19th November 1840 - arrived New Plymouth 30th March 1841

William Bryan was the first of the New Zealand (Plymouth) Company's ships to arrive at the settlement of New Plymouth. This pioneer vessel left Plymouth Sound, England on November 19th 1840 and anchored in Cloudy Bay, Cooks Strait on March 19th (20th in the NZC records) 1841. From here Mr Cutfield, who was in charge of the expedition, hired a cutter to take him to Wellington where he visited Colonel Wakefield. At his request, Mr Cutfield was given a Pilot to guide them to the Taranaki settlement. After receiving orders to make ready to proceed to Taranaki on March 25th, Willaim Bryan set sail three days later on March 28th and arrived on March 30th. Mr (Dicky) Barrett had arranged for the building of houses to accomodate the new arrivals and they commenced, almost immediately, to move their belongings to the site of the new town - New Plymouth.

1860
November 18, 1860
Age 20
1862
October 10, 1862
Age 22
1929
November 28, 1929
Age 89
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