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New Zealand Settler Ships - Oriental 1840

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  • Charles Henry Kettle (1821 - 1862)
    Charles Henry Kettle was born in Kent, England, probably on 6 April 1821; his father was Matthew Kettle. Much of his early life remains obscure. Reputedly from a respectable, if impecunious, background...
  • Abraham Hort, Jr. (c.1822 - 1862)
    Arrived in Wellington in Feb. 1840 on the Oriental.
  • Richard Burgess Sayer (1817 - 1854)
    Entry in Ancestry.com 1813 to1880 Baptism Project, East Rudham St Mary : Event Ref No 119; Event Date 17/08/1817; Richard Burgess SAYER Father: Richard SAYER , Butcher Mother: Sarah R...
  • Solomon Levy (1817 - 1883)
    Arrived in Wellington in Feb. 1840 with brother Benjamin on the Oriental.
  • Benjamin Levy (1817 - 1853)
    Esther Solomon and Benjamin Levy were married on June 1, 1842 in Wellington, New Zealand, according to the document in Hebrew, witnessed by Abraham Hort, Jr. and another early Jewish emigrant, Nathanie...

The barque “Oriental,” 506 tons, commanded by Captain Wm. Wilson, with Dr. J. Fitzgerald as surgeon superintendent, sailed from London on the 15th September, 1839, and arrived at Port Nicholson on the 31st January, 1840. There were on the Register (the New Zealand copy) 66 married couples, 29 single men, 3 single women, 17 children between nine and fourteen, and 9 between one and nine. There were 8 births and 2 deaths on the voyage. The names of the passengers were:—

Name, Age, Wife's Age, No. of Children

  • Anderson, James 22 23 —
  • Anderson, David 20 — —
  • Anderson, Jas. (widower) 40 — —
  • Anderson, John 24 — —
  • Baker, John 29 27 1
  • Bannister, Wm. (See “Bolton”) — — —
  • Barnard, James 26 27 —
  • Betts, Henry 20 — —
  • Binns, Richard 29 28 2
  • Boyton, H. — — —
  • Brooks, Albert 25 21 —
  • Bryant, Uriah, 22, John 17 — —
  • Burgess, W. B. — — —
  • Catchpool, Ed., and lady — — —
  • Clark, George 20 — —
  • Cockburn, James 29 29 3
  • Constantine, Rob. 26 20 2
  • Cormacher, Peter 20 — —
  • Crouther, Isaiah 30 36 2
  • Crump, James 34 — —
  • Dean, Jabez 21 19 1
  • Detcham, R. 38 — —
  • Detheridge, Henry 25 24 —
  • Downey, John 23 23 1
  • Draper, Sarah 28 — —
  • Duppa, George — — —
  • Dyer, Joseph 28 25 1
  • Eaton, R. A. (widower) 53 — 2
  • Elsdon, William 25 — —
  • Esdale, Andrew 37 29 —
  • Esdale, Thos. 15 — —
  • Esdale, Jas. 21 — —
  • Estaugh, Samuel 21 22 —
  • Everett, Wm. 20 — —
  • Fairbrother, Richard 23 22 —
  • Fardon, Wm. 16 — —
  • Fitzgerald, Dr. J. — — —
  • Foulds, William 25 — —
  • Garner, John 36 29 3
  • Garrod, Henry 37 23 —
  • Gatley, Chas. 22 23 —
  • Grant, Wm. 20 — —
  • Grigg, George 28 29 1
  • Grimm, Mary Ann 15 — —
  • Hodges, A. — — —
  • Hodges, Mary Ann 28 — —
  • Holmes, James 26 24 1
  • Hopper, E. Betts — — —
  • Hornbrook, A. — — —
  • Hort, Abraham — — —
  • Ingram, Samuel 16 — —
  • Isaac, Francis 27 29 2
  • Johnson, John 30 32 2
  • Kentish, John 29 29 —
  • Kettle, Chas. Henry 18 — —
  • Ladd, John 25 — —PAGE 26
  • Lenan, Donald 19 — —
  • Levy, Solomon 23 — —
  • Levy, Samuel 21 — —
  • Lewis, David 34 35 —
  • Lewis, J., and Miss — — —
  • Linfoot, Richard 27 26 —
  • Lot, James 23 — —
  • Mantell, W. B. D. — — —
  • Mason, Edward Thos. 21 19 1
  • McKay, Alexander 26 — —
  • McKenzie, Thos. 20 — —
  • Meech, Henry 28 25 —
  • Molesworth, F. A. — — —
  • Moreing, H. — — —
  • Morris, Thos. 16 — —
  • Morris, Thos. 15 — —
  • Newman, Thos. 25 29 1
  • O'Brien, John 22 25 —
  • Packwood, Laborne H. 20 20 —
  • Palfrey, John 51 31 —
  • Payne, George 29 22 —
  • Petre, Hon. H. — — —
  • Richardson, James 30 — —
  • Robinson, Wm. 23 — —
  • Rodgers, Charles 29 20 —
  • Salmon, John 20 20 —
  • Sayer, Richd. Burgess 21 — —
  • Seed, Richard 27 25 —
  • Shand, A. W. and lady — — —
  • Sinclair, Dudley — — —
  • Smith, John 31 29 1
  • Spencer, Abel 27 23 —
  • Spiers, James 27 30 —
  • Sutherland, Alexander 29 28 1
  • Tarvis, Alexander 24 — —
  • Taylor, William 29 27 —
  • Tucker, Josiah 17 — —
  • Walker, John 26 21 1
  • Walton, Ann 27 — 1
  • Webb, Sarah A. 24 — —
  • Welch, W. 33 32 7
  • Wrigley, Thos. 15 — —

Source: http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WarEarl-t1-body-d3-d2.html