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Ship No. 4

Departed Downs on 28 May 1833 and arrived at Cape Town 16 Aug 1833. captain Ferris.

[Listed in this order - Apprentice, in what capacity to Master]

Master South African List are marked ✔

  • Thomas Arpin as a Farm servant to M.van Breda ✔
  • James Baines as a House servant to John Phillips DD
  • Thomas Baldwin as a Farm servant to M.van Breda ✔
  • William Brimmer as a Seaman to George Twycross ✔
  • William Campbell as a Groom to Benjamin Stone ✔
  • John Ellis as a Tailor to Morris Hart ✔
  • Francis Everson (Brother to W. Everson) Came to W. Province, but in E. Province in 1846. App as a House servant to Alexander Chiappini ✔
  • Thomas Fenton as a Cooper to H.C.Jarvis ✔
  • Richard Finnessy as a Gardener to J.A.van Breda ✔
  • Joseph Garland as a farm and House servant to J.W.J Versfeld ✔
  • Thomas Graham as a House servant, groom and gardener to Charles Stuart Pellans ✔
  • Henry Holmes apprenticed as Blacksmith, Wheelwright to J.M.Spangenber ✔
  • John Kennedy as a Groom to Richard Stone ✔
  • William Lee as a Farm servant to Benjamin Moodie ✔
  • John Murts as a Baker to William Hunt ✔
  • Charles Phelps as a Baker to William Hunt ✔
  • James Rutter as a House & Store Servant to M.Thalwitzer ✔
  • Henry Savage as a Cook and House servant to George Twycross ✔
  • Henry Shepherd as a Farm servant to D.S.van Breda ✔
  • Michael Stubbs as a House Servant & Groom to James Horn ✔
  • Joseph Taylor as a House Servant,Groom & Gardener to Robert Cooper ✔
  • Thomas Taylor as a farm Servant to Benjamin Moodie ✔
  • William Tobin as a farm servant to M.van Breda ✔
  • Benjamin Wellings as a saddler to Robert Muter ✔


Additional Reference The Children's Friend Society - Juvenile Emigrants to Western Australia, South Africa and Canada 1834 - 1842 by Geoff Blackburn. This book can be obtained from Access Press, P.O. Box 132, Northbridge, Western Australia.

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