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Hon. Henry William Petre MP (c.1820 - 1889)

Henry William Petre (1820 – 3 December 1889) was colonial treasurer of New Munster Province. He was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 31 December 1853 to 6 November 1860, when...

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Francis Alexander Molesworth (1818 - 1846)

Francis Alexander Molesworth was a Wellington pioneer, taking up land in the Hutt and supplying cattle and horses. He was injured while tree felling and returned to England where he died in 1846. He ...

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Dudley Sinclair (1818 - 1844)

Dudley Sinclair, came out to Wellington in the "Oriental" in January, 1840 and served as a contact for his uncle‟s business. He was part of Edward Jerningham Wakefield‟s immediate circle,...

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Edward Catchpool (1805 - 1874)

Edward sailed to New Zealand, arriving in Wellington by the "Oriental," on January 31st ,1840. Published a short-lived Wellington newspaper, The New Zealand Colonist. Updated from FamilySearch Fa...

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Edward Betts Hopper (1798 - 1840)

Edward Betts Hopper, Esq. A Director of the N.Z. Company. Arrived by the “Oriental,” 1840, and was drowned in the Hutt River, 17th September, 1840. Death of Mr. Betts Hopper. Another ...

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George Duppa (1819 - 1888)

George Duppa was born in 1819 at Hillingbourne House near Maidstone in Kent. He was the fifth and youngest son of Baldwin Duppa and of Mary, daughter of Major-General Gladwyn. In May 1839, for ...

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Jemima Nicholls (deceased)

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Mary Ann Pote (deceased)

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Benjamin Bishop MP (1833 - 1923)

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Walter Bishop MP (1832 - 1905)

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Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell MP (1820 - 1895)

Walter Baldock Durrant Mantell (11 March 1820 – 7 September 1895) was a 19th-century New Zealand scientist, politician, and Land Purchase Commissioner. He was a founder and first secretary of th...

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Harriott Sarah Spiers (1807 - 1867)

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James Frederick Spiers (1812 - 1872)

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John Baker (deceased)

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Elizabeth Baker (deceased)

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George Nye MP (1826 - 1907)

“Oriental” 1840

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Benjamin Levy MP (1817 - 1853)

Esther Solomon and Benjamin Levy were married on June 1, 1842 in Wellington, New Zealand, according to the document in Hebrew, witnessed by Abraham Hort, Jr. and another early Jewish emigrant, Nathanie...

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Richard Burgess Sayer MP (1817 - 1854)

Entry in Ancestry.com 1813 to1880 Baptism Project, East Rudham St Mary : Event Ref No 119; Event Date 17/08/1817; Richard Burgess SAYER Father: Richard SAYER , Butcher Mother: Sarah -...

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Abraham Hort, Jr. MP (c.1822 - 1862)

Arrived in Wellington in Feb. 1840 on the Oriental.

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Charles Henry Kettle MP (1821 - 1862)

Charles Henry Kettle was born in Kent, England, probably on 6 April 1821; his father was Matthew Kettle. Much of his early life remains obscure. Reputedly from a respectable, if impecunious, background...

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Solomon Levy MP (1817 - 1883)

Arrived in Wellington in Feb. 1840 with brother Benjamin on the Oriental.

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