The Children's Friend Society Ships
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Ships with no embarkation lists
Master South African List are marked ✔
Ship No 5
Departed England in July 1833 for Algoa Bay with one boy - name unknown
Ship No 8
Departed England on 27 Nov 1833 for Cape Town with 4 boys. No embarkation roll is known - names unknown.
Ship No 11
Captain Selwyn or Swinton. Only one child
- James English as servant to Capt. Selwyn
Ship No 14
Departed England 20 August 1834 for Port Elizabeth with two girls - no records.
- Burness Thomas L (Possibility according to Master List)
- Casey Thomas (Possibility according to Master List)
Ship No 15
Departed England on 30th August 1834 for Port Elizabeth - 1 boy, name not known.
- Cooper Thomas (Probability according to Master List)
- Duggan (Probability according to Master List)
- Douglas (Probability according to Master List)
Ship No 16
Departed from Dover on 9th November 1834 for Cape Town with 16 boys. No embarkation roll is known to exist - boy's names not known.
- Brown John (Probability according to Master List)
- Doggan Benjamin(Probability according to Master List)
Ship No 23
Departed England on 4th May 1836 for Algoa Bay with one boy. No embarkation roll is known to exist - the boy's name not known.
Ship No 26
Departed from England on the 21st August 1836 for Algoa bay with one boy and five girls. No embarkation roll is known to exist - names not known.
Ship No 28
Departed from Liverpool on 28th December 1836 with 15 boys. No embarkation roll is known to exist - boy's names not known.  Ref CC 2/14 CO424
Ship No 29
Left Portsmouth 9 January 1837, arrived at Cape Town 29 March 1837 - 24 males.
- Nes, William (probability, according to Master List)
Ship No 31
Departed Downs 4 May 1837 - Cape Town 8 Aug 1837 30 males
Ship No. 32
Departed Downs 27 June 1837 - Cape Town 15 September 1837 - 20 males
Ship No. 33
Departed Portsmouth 18 August 1837 - Cape Town 12 November 1837 - 21 males
Ship No. 34
Departed Downs 21 September 1837 - Cape Town 30 November 1837 - 20 males
Ship No. 35
Departed Plymouth 5 November 1837 - Cape Town 3rd January 1838 - 20 males
Ship No. 36
Departed London 10 March 1838 - Cape Town 22 May 1838 - 28 Males.
- The Society announced in May 1838 that "on the 8th March of this year, the Rev. J W Saunders, ........, set sail for the Cape, in the company with a detachment of 28 of the Society's emigrants." (CFS 8th Annual Report p3). The probably sailed on the Dauntless
Ship No. 37
Departed Portsmouth 13 August 1838 - Cape Town 2 November 1838 13 males 32 females
Ship No. 38
Departed Plymouth 14 August 1838 - Cape Town 2 November 1838 - 20 males
Ship No. 39
Departed London 16 September 1838 - Cape Town 5 December 1838 -24 males
Ship No. 40
Departed Plymouth 1 January 1839 - Cape Town 5 April 1839 - 12 males, 10 females
Ship No. 41
Departed Downs 24th July 1839 Cape Town 9 October 1839 - 12 males
Ship No. 42
Departed London 24 Febuary 1841 Cape Town 15 May 1841 - 23 males
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.