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"Steppings" (Barque) - Colonists to South Australia in 1839

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  • William Gilchrist Lambert, Jnr (1823 - 1860)
    William Gilchrist Lambert JnrHotel License: William Gilchrist Lambert, the younger, Club House Hotel/ Hindley-street (Adelaide, South Australia) 1847 'PUBLICANS' GENERAL LICENCES.', Adelaide Observer (...
  • William Gilchrist Lambert, ESQ. H.R.I.C.S (c.1800 - 1862)
    William Gilchrist LambertLAMBERT William Gilchrist, Sarah (wife), 5 ch inc Wm, (Chas, Geo?) arrived in SA 1839-06-29 aboard Seppings from London 39-03-12 for Adelaide's first shire council - extract - ...
  • Sarah Hillier (c.1799 - 1862)
  • Emma Alston (c.1834 - 1890)
    Emma LambertMarriagesAt the 11th ultimo at Trinity Church Adelaide, by Reverend Dean Farrell, George Alston ESQ., to Emma, only daughter of W.G. Lambert ESQ. H.R.I.C.S. and sister of Mr. W.G. Lambert, ...

The barque Steppings from London 12 - 03 1839 with Captain Corry Rawlings and 36 passengers, arrived Port Adelaide on 29-06-1839

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

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Some of the passengers:


Adelaide, July 6th, 1839 Dear Sir, We are anxious to take the earliest opportunity of conveying to you in the most public manner our warmest acknowledgements for your invariably kind and affectionate attention during our passage from England to this colony, in the barque SEPPINGS, under your command. The sincere anxiety which you have testified during the voyage, in promising the comfort and happiness of your passengers, has won the esteem and regard of all; and we feel it to be not only a real pleasure, but our bounden duty, to assure you thus publicly, of our grateful recollections of your kind and gentlemanly conduct. Wishing you success to all you undertakings, and every blessing,

  • Thomas Taylor, Solicitor
  • Edward Rowlands
  • Mary Ann Rowlands
  • John and Charlotte Hance
  • Wm Gilchrist and Sarah Lambert
  • Adam and James Scott Young
  • Henry Rothwell Pounsett
  • Elizabeth Herbert Pounsett
  • Henry Elliott
  • Caroline Elliott
  • Emily Lester
  • Caroline Lester

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