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New Zealand Settler Ships - Cuba 1840

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  • Amos Burr (1822 - 1906)
    Arrived on the “Cuba” on January 4th, 1840, One of the most fascinating stories of early New Zealand must be that of Amos Burr. The victim of a ghastly accident within days of his arrival, he had to ...
  • William Mein Smith (1799 - 1869)
    William Mein Smith (1798 – 3 January 1869) was a key actor in the early settlement of New Zealand's capital city, Wellington. As the Surveyor General for the Wakefield's New Zealand Company at Port Nic...
  • Charles William Keys (1818 - 1900)
    Charles William Keys emigrated to New Zealand on the CUBA which left England 2 Aug 1839, arriving in Port Nicholson (Wellington) on 3 Jan 1840. He was listed as a 21 year old, servant to Captain Smith.
  • Wellington Carrington (c.1814 - 1890)

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  • Ship: 273 tons
  • Captain: John Newcombe
  • Surgeon Superintendent: W. G. Haddy
  • Sailed England 2nd August 1839 -
  • Arrived Port Nicholson 3rd January 1840

Passengers

  • Allen
    • William 25 Butcher Single man.
  • Anderson
    • Edward 23 Bricklayer Single man.
  • Batten
    • George Bolton 27 Wheelwright Single man.
  • Bennett
  • Bennett
    • John 29 Labourer Married man. Wife and child to be sent in next ship. (Wife 22yrs, son 11 weeks)
  • Bethune
    • Kenneth 14
  • Burr
  • Carrington
  • Davis
    • John 21 Carpenter Single man.
  • Grigg
    • Richard 30 Smith Single man.
  • Hanson
    • R. D.
  • Hast
    • John 24 Gardener Single man.
  • Heaphy
    • William 24 Labourer Single man.
  • Heymans
    • Arthur 23 Miner Single man.
  • Jackson
    • Henry 22 Gardener Single man.
  • Keys
    • Charles William 21 Servant to Captain Smith
  • Lee
    • Michael 20 Sawyer Single man.
  • Muttheim
    • William 22 Clerk Single man. - Died at sea
  • Oulds
    • George 25 Gamekeeper Single man.
  • Park
    • Robert 27
  • Shannon
    • Michael 30 Gardener Married man. Wife and child to be sent in next ship. (Wife 22yrs, daughter 1 yr)
  • Smith
  • Stitchbury
  • Stokes
    • Robert
  • Storah
    • James 20 Labourer Single man.
  • Stratford
    • John 26 Gamekeeper Single man.
  • Trigg
    • Joseph 23 Labourer Single man.
  • Webb
    • Charles 20 Bricklayer Single man.
  • Wythe
    • Robert 27 Timber Feller Single man.