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New Zealand Settler Ships - Ganges 1865

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  • Mary Jane Hart (1862 - 1865)
    Mary Hart arrived in New Zealand with her parents John and Mary Ann and brother John James, as passengers on the immigrant ship GANGES, docked Auckland 14 February 1865. Death: 1865/4829 HART Mary Ja...
  • John James Hart (1860 - 1948)
    John James Hart arrived in Auckland with his parents John and Mary Ann Hart and his sister Mary. They were passengers on the settler ship GANGES, docked Auckland 14 February 1865.
  • Mary Ann Hart (1836 - 1925)
    The GANGES departed Queenstown (Cohb, Ireland) on 4 November 1864 and arrived in Auckland on 14 February 1865.. John and Mary Ann Hart arrived with their two small children, son John and daughter Mary....
  • John Hart, Jnr (1829 - 1882)
    The GANGES departed Queenstown (Cohb, Ireland) on 4 November 1864 and arrived in Auckland on 14 February 1865, with Captain Thomas Funnell in command. John and Mary Ann Hart arrived with their two smal...
  • Sarah Dilworth (Whitten) (1846 - 1906)
    Birth date unverified. Married at age 17 to James Dilworth on 12 Oct 1864 at St Gobhan, Seagoe Parish Church, Portadown, Northern Ireland. Death certificate gives date of death as "on or about the 2n...

QUEENSTOWN, IRELAND TO AUCKLAND 04 NOVEMBER 1864 — 14 FEBRUARY 1865

The Ganges came to New Zealand under the Waikato Immigration Scheme of the 1860s. She became known as the death ship as of the 474 passengers onboard, 54 children and 2 adults died during the voyage mostly from bronchitis and whooping cough.

Passenger List: https://www.sooty.nz/ganges1865.html