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"The Blundell" Immigrant ship to Otago New Zealand

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  • Robert Law (1844 - 1907)
    Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Jun 25 2016, 5:10:14 UTC
  • William Somerville (1832 - 1898)
    Family Profiles on Ancestry: William is of Janet and John's lot that came over to Otago on the Blundell. He was a Clerk of the Magistrate supposedly. Not only that but he and his son James Cleland Ha...
  • Robert Somerville (1826 - 1879)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 17 2018, 5:46:06 UTC * Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 17 2018, 5:46:06 UTC
  • Source: https://www.ancestry.com/family-tree/person/tree/119310283/person/430179116255
    Agnes Somerville (bef.1807 - 1873)
    AGNES SOMERVILLE (aka AGNES SOMERVILLE) SOMERVILL AGNES ROBERT SOMERVILL/JANET AITKIN FR303 (FR303) F 10/09/1807 680/ 10 309 Cranston Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jun 24 2018, 2:37:...
  • Isabella Somerville (1815 - 1895)
    ISABELLA SOMERVILLE (aka ISABEL SOMERVILLE) SOMERVILLE ISABEL ROBERT SOMERVILLE/JANET AITKIN FR375 (FR375) F 00/07/1815 680/ 20 14 Cranston SmartCopy Reference Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - Sm...

One of many important ships that came over, while it wasn't the first or last, it carried many important families.

The Blundell, a barque of 573 tons, was built at Moolmein in Burma. She made several voyages to Australia and New Zealand.

 8 Jul 1844 - 9 Nov 1844 Woolwich, England to Norfolk Island (captain Henry Neatby) convict transport 
 4 Apr 1848 - 21 Sep 1848 Gravesend, England to Port Chalmers, New Zealand (152 passengers)* (captain Charles Renaut)) 
 to Port Phillip (voyage commissioned by Caroline Chisolm) 
 17 Jan 1853 - 5 May 1853 from Plymouth to Port Jackson, Sydney (311 passengers)**
 18 Jun1856-11 Oct 1856 from Southhampton to Adelaide (master A Lumley)

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