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"Shackamaxon" (Ship) - Colonists to South Australia - 1853

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The ship Shackamaxon, 1090 tons, Captain H.W. West, from Liverpool, 4th October 1852, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 19th January 1853.


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

Some of the passengers:

Speck John 32 Farm Labourer 1520/3 Cambridge

  • Sophia (Bowgen) 33
  • James 11
  • Thomas 9
  • Samuel 1


Speck William 34 Agr. Labourer 1520/3 Cambridge

  • Sarah (Coral) 36
  • John 13
  • Hannah 10
  • Mary Ann 7
  • Robert 3
  • Rebecca inf

As they have the same name, same number and came from the same area, it is being presumed on the tree that they are brothers.


MARRIED. South Australian Register, Monday 28 February 1853, p. 2 On board the emigrant ship Shackamaxon at sea, on the 20th of November last, by Capt W. H. West, according to American usage, and again on the 26th instant, by the Deputy Registrar, at his office, Victoria-square, Adelaide, James Fawcett [sic] Esq., late of Chalfont, St Giles, in the County of Bucks, England, to Elizabeth Cooper Viney, daughter of the late William Viney, Esq., Collector of Customs, Margate, Kent.

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