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"Isabella Watson" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1846

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  • Susan Brown (1823 - 1911)
    Susan Buzza - Emigrated to South AustraliaBROWN Edward Hayes Hill, Susan BUZZA, Ed Hayes Hill (b@sea) arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from LondonDay Month 25-Dec* Year 1823* Parish Or R...
  • Edward Hayes Hill Brown (bef.1821 - 1884)
    Edward Hayes Hill BrownBaptism* Day Month 10-Jun* Year 1821* Parish Or Reg District Kenwyn* Forename Edward Hayes* Surname BROWN* Sex * Father Forename Nicholas* Mother Forename Harriet* Residence St C...
    George Whiteway Bickford (1820 - 1899)
    George Whiteway BickfordBICKFORD George Whiteway arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from Londonfrom Bendigo Independent 24 July 1899Death of an Octogenarian.—There passed away at the resid...

The Barque Isabella Watson had 3 masts under the command of Captain A. G. Thompson departing from London arriving in Port Adelaide on the 14th May 1846.

First assisted voyage since 1840 after the resumption of the scheme.


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

Some of the passengers:

  • King Family
  • Cook Family
  • Smyth Family
  • Collins Family


  • Birth of Isabella Thompson Hooper, named after the ship and its captain, Parents Jacob Hooper and Selina Catherine Lavinia Peters. The little girl died in October that same year at Bowden, SA. Their daughter Lavinia travelled with them, and married another passenger Simon Aunger on the 22 Aug 1846, in Adelaide, South Australia.

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