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"Posthurous" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1849

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  • Sarah Catt (1798 - 1865)
  • Henry Catt (1831 - 1876)
    Henry CattEngland Births and Christenings, 1538-1975* Henry Catt* Christening: Nov 26 1831 - Newington-Next-Sittingbourne, Kent, England* Parents: Charles Catt, Sarah CattHenry was the "child Catt" nam...
  • Jesse Clifford Catt (1836 - 1919)
  • Thomas Hall (c.1820 - d.)
    Thomas Hall HALL Thomas , Sarah CATT nee KNOTT, Hrt Penelope CATT, Chas Hy CATT, Alf CATT, Isobel CATT, Jesse Clifford CATT, Alex CATT, child CATT arrived in SA 1849-06-20 aboard Posthumous from London...
  • Alexander Catt (bef.1838 - 1872)
    Alexander CattHALL Thomas, Sarah CATT nee KNOTT, Hrt Penelope CATT, Chas Hy CATT, Alf CATT, Isobel CATT, Jesse Clifford CATT, Alex CATT , child CATT arrived in SA 1849-06-20 aboard Posthumous from Lond...

The barque Posthumous arrived in SA 20th June 1849 aboard Posthumous from London via Plymouth on the 13th of March 1849.

This is part of the Bound for South Australia - Ships Lists Portal Project


This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM, Irish ; German and Prussian ; English ; Cornish ; Scottish ; Lancastrian

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

Passengers as published at the time

in the cabin;

  • Messrs F and E Duffield
  • E. Parr
  • W Colman wife and child
  • Mr Matyar
  • Mr Darwent
  • E R Bower, surgeon-superintendent

in the intermediate;

  • Messrs Neirsonde Coursey
  • C Schwabe
  • G E Bowley
  • J Clearson

in the steerage;

  • Ewart Mehruts
  • B Edmondson
  • Mr Williams
  • F Fedorel
  • J Watkinson
  • Alfred Watkinson
  • Wm Watkinson
  • Wm Matts
  • Edwin Laff
  • Henry Laff
  • Wm Edwards wife and child
  • Sarah Tiffin
  • Josh Betts
  • John Miskin
  • Henry James
  • James King
  • Louis Alex. Perdusal
  • Charlotte A Bull Bryan
  • Wm Harris
  • Charles Crawford
  • G C Foat,
  • John Papple
  • Charles Rocks
  • Josh. Wicker wife and five children
  • Jas. Fielder
  • Mary Fielder
  • Frances Hall
  • Eliz. Beechin
  • Harriet Beechin
  • G Hamlin
  • J Salmon
  • Henry Heath
  • S Baird
  • J Botterell,
  • Mary Ann Baird
  • Walter Scott
  • T Noble
  • J Clarke
  • W Ransdehn
  • T Evans
  • J Neate
  • Josiah Oldfield
  • E Bryant wife and three children
  • W Lewellen
  • John Edwin Smyth
  • W Cook wife and eight children
  • C Hodson
  • T Hall wife and seven children (listed above in detail)
  • R M Wray
  • T Hopkinson
  • Rubina Walker
  • Emma Sea
  • Mary Ann G Hoye
  • Rosina Gale
  • Mrs Biggs
  • Sarah Taylor, John, Geo., Mary Ann, Eliza, Susan, and Margaret Murray
  • James Jordon wife and three children
  • J Treeman Notts wife and two children
  • J J Walker
  • Wm Southgate
  • Henry Elborough and wife
  • J Hammon
  • R G Durham wife and six children
  • Susan Duncan
  • Susan Duncan
  • Walter Ransome
  • S B Pitt
  • C Webb and wife
  • Henry Baker wife and two children
  • Alex. Wood
  • Wm Andrew
  • Eliz. Collis
  • Ulrich Spikly
  • Alex. Sims
  • John Harvey wife and two children
  • Alex. J L F Chanmont
  • Wm. Brsceide and wife
  • Mr Morris wife and three children
  • Louisa Ransome
  • Louisa Chalmers
  • Wm. Akhurst wife and infant
  • James Combe wife and six children
  • David Wheeler and wife
  • Augustus Raymond and wife
  • Henry Gove wife and four children
  • Robert Thompson wife and three children
  • Alex. Anderson
  • Mr Moyle wife and three children
  • Jean F Amiet
  • Louis Amiet


  • The Honorable Alfred Catt was a child on this voyage, his father had dies 3 years earlier and his mother and 6 siblings sailed for South Australia with Thomas Hall.

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