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"Eden" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1838

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  • James Spottiswood Wilson (1813 - d.)
    Biography== James Spottiswood Wilson was born in 1813 in Newry and Mourne, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. James married Sarah Wilson (Spottswood) on September 28, 1837 in Newry and Mourne, Northern ...
  • Sarah Wilson (1814 - 1849)
    Biography== Sarah Wilson (Spottswood) was born in 1814 in Newry, Newry and Mourne, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. Her father was John Spottswood . Sarah married James Spottiswood Wilson on September...
  • Robert Laundy Ingham (1813 - 1864)
    Robert Lanndy Ingham Robert, Susan and young Stephen were some of the earliest settlers in Adelaide. They arrived in Adelaide on the Eden on June 24, 1838. Robert had been a tanner in England and he co...
  • Stephen Laundy Ingham (1835 - 1915)
    Stephen came to Adelaide from England in 1838. He was 3 and the ship was called the Eden. At about 17 he came to Bendigo with a mate to have go at gold mining. He did that for a short while until he ob...
  • Susan Ingham (1815 - 1841)
    Susan Ponder Has her born in Middlesex, London to Stephen Ponder and Mary Plimpton

The ship Eden left Portsmouth on February 26th 1838. However their journey was delayed for almost a month due to the mouth of the River Thames being frozen. They finally arrived in South Australia on June 24th 1838


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