Genealogy Projects tagged with Port Nicholson on the Geni Family Tree

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  • New Zealand Settler Ships - London 1842

    Ship: 700 tons, Captain: Thomas Atwood, Surgeon Superintendent: W M Turnbull M D, Sailed Gravesend 2nd January 1842 - arrived Port Nicholson 1st May 1842 Cabin Passengers * Attwood** Susanna Wife of Captain Attwood* Kelham** James ** Georgenia*Empson **Charles *Sheppard **Mrs William *Torre **Mrs Henry *Wills **Mrs Margaret Intermediate Passengers *Abbott **Edward M. E. *Calvert ...

  • Wellington, New Zealand

    Wellington has a long and colourful history. Maori legends date back as far as 950 AD when Kupe first discovered Wellington. In the 1840s european settlers began to arrive and colonise the region.Later the seat of government of New Zealand would move from Auckland to Wellington, to become the capital city as it remains today.==Naming of Wellington==The harbour that surrounds Wellington city, an...