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Passenger list of the Hartley
Title : Passenger list of the Hartley Passenger list of the Hartley
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Creator : South Australian Company. South Australian Office
Source : BRG 42/146/4
Date of creation : 1837
Format : Manuscript
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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List of emigrants on the Hartley (ship) from London, which arrived in South Australia 28 October 1837. The list includes William Giles and William Beavis Randell, soon to be company officials in the colony, and their families, the Rev. Thomas Quinton Stow, first Congregational minister, and his family and John Banks Shepherdson, the first school teacher, and his family. It also includes the baby George Hartley Giles, born at sea and named for the ship.

Hartley was a three-masted ship built at Sunderland in 1836. Her owner/captain was Thomas Fewson. The vessel was 89 x 23.6 x 18.4 feet.
Passenger lists for ships sailing to South Australia are kept in the Family History collections at the State Library in a variety of formats: paper, microform and electronic. Search the catalogue for 'Passenger lists ships South Australia'.
Related names :

Randell, William Beavis, 1799-1876

Giles, William, 1814-1875

Stow, Thomas Quinton, 1802-1862

Shepherdson, John Banks

Coverage year : [1837]
Period : 1836-1851
Place : Adelaide, South Australia
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Chronological list of ships arriving from overseas with key to sources on the arrival of passengers 1836 to 1845 [Adelaide: South Australian Archives], 1979

Haines, Robin. Life and death in the age of sail: the passage to Australia Sydney, N.S.W.: University of New South Wales Press, 200

Parsons, Ronald. Migrant ships for South Australia, 1836-1866 Gumeracha, S.A.: Gould Books, 1999

Charlwood, DE. The long farewell Ringwood, Vic.: Allen Lane, 1981

Hassam, Andrew. Sailing to Australia: shipboard diaries by nineteenth-century British emigrants Carlton, Vic.: Melbourne University Press, 1995

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