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

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  • William Hooper (1833 - 1916)
    William Hooper The death of Mr. William Hooper occurred at his residence, Main street, Clare, on Saturday. Mr. Hooper was a mechanic, and was 83 years of age. He was born at Alternun, Cornwall, Engla...
  • Jacob Hooper (1839 - 1926)
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  • Susan Brown (1823 - 1911)
    Susan Buzza - Emigrated to South Australia BROWN Edward Hayes Hill, Susan BUZZA, Ed Hayes Hill (b@sea) arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London Baptism Day Month 25-Dec Y...
  • Edward Hayes Hill Brown (bef.1821 - 1884)
    Edward Hayes Hill Brown Baptism Day Month 10-Jun Year 1821 Parish Or Reg District Kenwyn Forename Edward Hayes Surname BROWN Sex Father Forename Nicholas Mother Forename Harriet ...
    George Whiteway Bickford (1820 - 1899)
    George Whiteway Bickford BICKFORD George Whiteway arrived in SA 1846-05-14 aboard Isabella Watson from London Obit from Bendigo Independent 24 July 1899 Death of an Octogenarian.—There passed a...

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.


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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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