Voyage to Adelaide in 1878

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Voyage to Adelaide in 1878
Under command of Captain Edward Alston
Departure port London
Departure date 21st April 1878
Arrival port Port Adelaide
Arrival date 22nd July 1878
Voyage duration 92 days

On the 21st April 1878 the City of Adelaide began its voyage to South Australia under the command of Captain Edward Alston.



Passenger List

The following is a list of passengers on the voyage that arrived in Port Adelaide on 22nd July 1878 after a 92 day passage.

No. Name in Newspaper /
on Passenger List
Individual
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Family/Household
Wiki (GEDCOM) Page
Cabin Class Birth Date Age Comment Ref.
1 Forbes, Fred Forbes, Fred First Class (Saloon)
2 Gurner, Mr. Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
3 Gurner, Mrs. Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
4 Gurner, Mr. Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
5 Gurner, Mr. Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
6 Gurner, Miss Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
7 Gurner, Miss Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
8 Gurner, Miss Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
9 Gurner, Miss Gurner, Gurner Family - F420 First Class (Saloon)
10 Opperman, Agnes Opperman, Agnes First Class (Saloon)






Crew List

The following is a list of the crew on the voyage.

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Cargo List

The following is a list of the cargo on the voyage identified by the importers.[1] An alternative list that identified the shipments by category and value found that the Declared Value of the cargo was 43,200 pounds sterling.[2]

Importer Goods
D and J Fowler 323 packages
Good, Toms and Co 175 packages drapery
S Mayfield and Sons 6 cases
J J Green 2 trunks, 1 case, 1 bale
George Phillips and Co 4 cases chaffcutters, 64 kegs nails, 2 cases tinware, 4 casks white zinc,

4 cases Bradford's mangles, 1 case solder, 1 cask handsaws, 6 cases Routledge and Son's publications,

5 cases Collins and Son's envelopes, 1 case Delarne's playing cards, 2 cases new books,

including "Boys' Standard" div. 1,2,3,4 and 10, Russell "On the Heart" and Wyld's "Heart and Lung Disease"

Berena Brothers 1 case walking sticks, 1 case Evan's dial clocks, 1 case scissors, 1 case papiermache goods, 1 case saddlery.
Pearce, Wincey and Co 50 tons coal, 142 bundles sheet and hoop iron, 9 packages shafts, picks and galvanised nails.
S Smith, North Adelaide 8 casks and 2 cases drugs.
W and T Rhodes 13 casks assorted glassware, 14 kegs bolts and nuts, 18 kegs nails, 11 cases and 5 casks assorted hardware.


Notes

  1. South Australian Advertiser, 24 July 1878
  2. South Australian Adveriser, 23 July 1838.

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