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New Zealand Pioneer Families 1800-1900

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  • Joseph John Herrick (1831 - 1904)
    HERRICK, J. J., Farmer, “Hill View,” Tai Tapu. Mr. Herrick was born at Islington, London, in 1831, and came to New Zealand with his parents, in the ship “Fifeshire,” which l...
  • William John Herrick (1825 - 1892)
    Mr WILLIAM JOHN HERRICK, sometime of Lower Moutere, was one of the pioneers of Nelson, where he arrived by the ill-fated "Fifeshire" on the Ist of February, 1842. After residing in the Spring Grove dis...
  • Elizabeth Herrick (c.1800 - 1855)
  • Edward William Allen (1807 - 1885)
    Arrived N.Z. with family in 1842 aboard 'Fifeshire'. wifes name given as Elizabeth Wallace (?).
  • Mary Ann Oliver (1839 - 1923)

This project is to catalog the first generation of immigrants to New Zealand in the 19th century, and to organise the information and place them into the ships they arrived on. Please add your pioneer ancestors to the project by going to their profile, click "actions" click "add to project". Please make sure the profile is set to public. all Kiwis are welcome join and contribute :)

Settler Arrivals:

1814

"Active" *The Rev Samuel Marsden, John King, Hannah King

1816

1819 New Zealand was declared a dependency of New South Wales by Gov. Macquarie.

1823

1826

25 March 1826 William Williams

May 1826 Rosanna Passenger List

1829

29 November 1829 City of Edinburgh - Alfred Nesbit Brown & wife Charlotte

1830

1831

1832

1833

1835

1836

26 May 1837 Rattlesnake

1838

1840 Population: 80,000 Māori and 2,050 non-Māori.

3 January 1840 Cuba Passenger List

19 January 1840 Herald

22 January 1840 Aurora Passenger List

31 January 1840 Oriental Passenger List

8 February 1840 Duke of Roxburgh Passenger List

20 February 1840 Bengal Merchant Passenger List

7 March 1840 Adelaide Passenger List

30 April 1840 Bolton Passenger List

15 August 1840 L’Aube

16 August 1840 Comte de Paris Passenger List

29 Aug 1840 Coromandel Passenger List

16 Sep 1840 Anna Watson

14th November 1840 Martha Ridgeway Passenger List

12th December, 1840 London Passenger List

1841 New Zealand was declared a separate British colony, independent of New South Wales.

5 February 1841 Catherine Stewart Forbes Passenger List

17th March 1841 Lady Nugent Passenger List

30 March 1841 William Bryan Passenger List

20 April 1841 Olympus Passenger List

24 May 1841 Lord William Bentinck Passenger List

9 August 1841 Tyne Passenger List

3 September 1841 Amelia Thompson Passenger List

3 October 1841 Regina

16 of October 1841 Arab Passenger List

30 October 1841 Gertrude Passenger List

4 November 1841 Whitby Passenger List

4 November 1841 Will Watch Passenger List

7 November 1841 Oriental Passenger List

1842 Population: 76,900 Māori and 10,992 non-Māori

1 Feb 1842 Fifeshire Passenger List

7 February 1842 Lord Auckland Passenger List

8 February 1842 Mary Ann Passenger List

16 Fwbruary 1842 Lloyds Passenger List

17 February 1842. Clifton Passenger List

24th February 1842 Timandra Passenger List

1 March 1842 Birman Passenger List

15 March 1842 Bolton Passenger List

10 April 1842 London Passenger List

13 May 1842 Clifford Passenger List

19 July 1842 Indemnity

22 August 1842 Sir Charles Forbes Passenger List

9 October 1842 Jane Gifford Passenger List

24 October 1842 St. George Passenger List

25 October 1842 Thomas Harrison Passenger List

28 October 1842 Olympus Passenger List

4 November 1842 New Zealand

19 November 1842 Blenheim Passenger List

12 December 1842 George Fyfe Passenger List

14 December 1842 Bombay

31 December 1842 Prince of Wales Passenger List

1843 Population: 75,400 Māori and 11,848 non-Māori.

4 January 1843 Essex Passenger List

5 February 1843 Indus Passenger List

9 February 1843 Lloyds

29 March 1843 Phoebe

14 June 1843 St Pauli Passenger List

1844 Population: 73,900 Māori and 12,447 non-Māori.

1 September 1844 Skiold Passenger List

1845 Population: 72,500 Māori and 12,774 non-Māori.

1846 New Zealand divided into the two provinces of New Munster and New Ulster, which divided the North Island in half.

18 May 1846 Java

1849 Population: 67,000 Māori and 19,543 non-Māori

1850 Population: 65,650 Māori and 22,108

30 June 1850 Poictiers Passenger List

December 16, 1850 Charlotte Jane

December 16, 1850 Randolph Passenger List

December 17, 1850 Sir George Seymour

December 27, 1850 Cressy Passenger List

1851 Population: 64,350 Māori and 26,707 non-Māori.

1 March 1851 Isabella Hercus

3 September 1851 Simlah Passenger List

1852 Gold discovered at Coromandel

1853 Population: 61,850 Māori and 29,600 non-Māori.

1854 Population: 60,650 Māori and 32,554 non-Māori.

26 Nov 1854 Gypsey Passenger List

1855 Population: 59,500 Māori and 37,192 non-Māori.

1856 Population: 58,300 Māori and 45,540 non-Māori.

2 February 1856 Isabella Hercus

October 11 1856 Inchinnan Passenger List

1856 Lord Burleigh Passenger List

1857 Population: 57,150 Māori and 49,802 non-Māori.

14 February 1857 William & Jane Passenger List

15 May 1857 Alma Passenger List

1860

1860 Motoaka Passenger List

1861 Gold discovered in Otago.

1862

1862 Sarah M

1862 Mystery

1862 Mermaid

1863

1863 Lancashire Witch

1863 Huntress

August 16 1863 British Crown Passenger List

1864

1864 Amoor Passenger List

1865

1865 Lancashire Witch Passenger List

1865 Eastern Empire Passenger List

1872

England

1st September 1872 Høvding Passenger List

1873

20th September 1873 Punjab Passenger List

1874

1874 Merope Passenger List

1874 Isles of the South

27 May 1874 Varuna Passenger List

1876

Howrah

1878

1893 New Zealand women were given the right to vote.

1894

Ruahine

1900 Population: 967,000