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 #42507
Name CAROLINE E.
Family Name FRANDSEN
Gender M
Date of Birth
Place of Birth DENMARK
Date of Death
Place of Death
Notes
Record Source VOGEL
Other Details
Womans age 18
Occupation or calling SERVANT
Assisted Y
Source IM-15/48 'HALCIONE' NATIONAL ARCHIVES
Related People
none
Voyage
Voyage Number 5
Is NZCO Voyage? No
Vessel Name HALCIONE
Date of departure 1873-04-18
Ports of loading LONDON (843 TONS)
Date of arrival 1873-07-14
Ports of discharge WELLINGTON
Captain/Officers CAPTN: BISHOP, J.B. BESTEY, MATRON: MRS HESSEL (? PSM)
Unassisted - Cabin/steerage immigrants 25
Assisted immigrants 254
Sources and comments IM-19 NAT. ARCHIVES. COMBER INDEX.,MADE NUMEROUS VOYAGES TO N.Z. - (21) 1869-1890 (PSM),AKL: WN. MAR
Image File HALCIONE
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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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