Petone Settlers Data

This database lets users access primary and secondary source data relating to arrivals from the United Kingdom, parts of Europe and Australia to Wellington (Wellington only and Wellington as first port of call) between 1839-1897.

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Details for Record #100788
Name
Family Name
Gender M
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Date of Death
Place of Death
Notes
Record Source PFR
Other Details
Related People
Related ELIZTH. (WIDOW) MINIFIE 2408
Related ELIZABETH COX (MINIFIE) 100787
Child AMELIA 104092
Child ANN JANE 104093
Child JOHN 104094
Child THOMAS 104095
Child JOSIAH 104096
Child WILLIAM 104097
Child MATILDA 104098
Child ELIZABETH 104099
Voyage
Voyage Number
Is NZCO Voyage? No
Vessel Name
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There are over one thousand vessel/voyages held within the database. The system not only includes information about each voyage, including shipping lists.

The database also includes over 600 supplied family history files, containing photographs of individuals or families that were physically on board the vessel at the time of arrival in Wellington.

The original form of this database was developed in 1990 and has been available for use by the public at the Petone Settlers Museum since 1994. The system was updated to allow improved access in 2006 thanks to the support of the New Zealand Lottery Grants Board and Hutt City Council.

Currently there are four major emigration periods for which data may be accessed.  These are:

  1. The New Zealand Company Period (1839 - 1850)
  2. The Provincial Government [Wellington] Period (1853 - 1870)
  3. Vogel Government Period (1871 - 1888)
  4. Social Security Period (1886 - 1910 - records currently finished at 1897)
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