Voyage to Adelaide in 1879

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Voyage to Adelaide in 1879
Under command of Captain Edward Alston
Departure port London
Departure date 15th May 1879
Arrival port Port Adelaide
Arrival date 16th August 1879
Voyage duration 93 days

On the 15th May 1879 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 16th August 1879 after a 93 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 Alston, Mrs. Francis, Grace Charlotte - I798 Alston Family - F2010 First Class (Saloon)
2 Alston, Child Alston, Roland Athel Edward - I896 Alston Family - F2010 First Class (Saloon) 18 Dec 1877 1 Born ( 18 Dec 1877) at sea on City of Adelaide and died (16 January 1885), aged 7, at sea on City of Adelaide.
3 Alston, Nurse of Unknown First Class (Saloon)
4 Clarke, Dr. Wm. Clarke, Dr. Wm. First Class (Saloon)
5 Dickenson, Mr. Dickenson, Dickenson Family First Class (Saloon)
6 Dickenson, Mrs. Dickenson, Dickenson Family First Class (Saloon)
7 Herman, Mr. Herman, First Class (Saloon)
8 Hollege, Mr. Hollege, Hollege Family First Class (Saloon)
9 Hollege, Mrs. Hollege, Hollege Family First Class (Saloon)
10 Hollege, Child Hollege, Hollege Family First Class (Saloon)
11 Hollege, Child Hollege, Hollege Family First Class (Saloon)
12 Hollege, Child Hollege, Hollege Family First Class (Saloon)
13 Mann, Mr. F. Mann, F. First Class (Saloon)
14 More, Mr. J. More, J. First Class (Saloon)
15 Morrison, Mr. J. H. Morrison, J. H. First Class (Saloon)
16 Muller, Mr. Muller, Muller Family First Class (Saloon)
17 Muller, Mrs. Muller, Muller Family First Class (Saloon)
18 Muller, Child Muller, Muller Family First Class (Saloon)
19 Raye, Mrs. Raye, Raye Family First Class (Saloon)
20 Raye, Child Raye, Raye Family First Class (Saloon)
21 Raye, Child Raye, Raye Family First Class (Saloon)
22 Taylor, Mr. W. Taylor, W. First Class (Saloon)






Crew List

The following is a list of the crew on the voyage. It is held by the Maritime History Archive, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada.

Template:Crew List to Adelaide in 1879


Cargo List

The following is a list of the cargo on the voyage. The value is given in pounds sterling.[1]

Goods Value Goods Value Goods Value
Plain cottons 1570 Coloured cottons 810 Printed cottons 1390
Woollens & worsteds 2250 Flannels 30 Linen in bales 360
Linen in cases 1110 Cotton & woollens 2410 Silk & woollens 140
Waterproof goods 340 Silk & velvets 30 Millinery 650
Stays 160 Hosiery 1520 Sewing thread 630
Haberdashery 5790 Umbrellas 230 Cotton handkerchiefs 90
Cotton & linen shirts 610 Apparel 6060 Carpets & rugs 1070
Toilet & table covers 50 Counterpanes 10 Straw hats 68
Silk hats 60 Felt hats 620 Wrought leather 830
Saddlery 570 Floor-cloth 370 Table-baize 190
Agricultural implements 190 Rails & general machinery 1170 Books 100
Stationery 580 Paper-hangings 40 Upholstery 310
Tinware 40 Brushware 40 Pianos 130
Corks 200 Perfumery 100 Safety matches 30
Iron tanks 144 Hardware cutlery 900 Paint colours 174
Flint glass 76 China & earthernware 356 Glass bottles 87
Canvas 12 Lines & twines 78 Marbles 25
Preserved fish, not rated 107 Sardines 707 Assorted oilmen's stores 290
Peel 33 Apothecary-ware 120 Condensed milk 106
Goods Quantity Goods Quantity Goods Quantity
Paper 394 cwt Chain & anchors 1 ton Bar & rod iron 5 tons
Hoop iron 8 tons Sheet iron 15 tons Plate iron 12 tons
Tinplate 200 boxes Iron nails 9 tons Wire & wire rope 26 tons
Whiting 25 tons Pitch & tar 10 barrels Coals 30 tons
Cement 475 barrels Brandy in bulk 900 gallons Rum 1202 gallons
British spirits in bulk 1220 gallons Perfumed spirits 76 gallons White wine 43 gallons
Beer (glass) 48 barrels Malt 390 quarters Hops 230 cwt
Bacon & hams 50 cwt Vinegar 1250 gallons Foreign salad oil 210 gallons
Nuts 29 cwt Patent grates 60 cwt Candles 224 cwt
Soap 34 cwt Raisins 76 cwt Currants 654 cwt
Sugar (refined) 100 cwt Coffee 48 cwt Cream of tartar 3 cwt



Notes

  1. South Australian Register, 16 August 1879.

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