Start My Family Tree Welcome to Geni, home of the world's largest family tree.
Join Geni to explore your genealogy and family history in the World's Largest Family Tree.

"Eliza" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia in 1840

« Back to Projects Dashboard

Top Surnames

view all

Profiles

  • Ann Letchford (c.1825 - d.)
  • William Hillier (1823 - 1903)
  • Priscilla Hannah Hillier (bef.1798 - 1883)
    Priscilla Hannah Fry Birth: May 28 1798 - Bristol, Gloucester, England Parents: Joseph Storrs Fry, An Marriage: June 1 1820 - Horsley, Gloucester, England Husband: John Hillier
  • John Hillier (bef.1796 - 1859)
    John Hillier Christening: Apr 10 1796 - Horsley, Gloucester, England Parents: John Hillier, Ann
  • Elizabeth Snelling (1825 - 1901)

1840 Eliza from London 4th Jan 1840 - Captain John Mann and 159 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 14th May 1840. The Eliza left Adelaide on June 8th for Timor put back through stress of weather and for repairs. She had got to the westward as far as 125 degrees, when she encountered a tremendous gale of wind from the westward, which drove her back to within a short distance of Kangaroo Island. Having lost her jib-boom and some of her spars, and sustained other damage, Captain Mann then bore up for Port Adelaide for repairs.

Sources:

If you have information on passengers or need help locating them on the tree, start a discussion here..

Some of the passengers:

Stories

Related Projects:

This project is included in The History Link Project - Trace your ancesters! you can add projects here