Homeyer, Mary

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Mary Homeyer (d.1882) and her family arrived in New Zealand on the passenger ship Mariner from Gravesend, a town in northwest Kent, England. Arriving at Port Chalmers in Otago on 2 August 1850, the family remained onboard until the ship reached New Plymouth on 11 October 1850. This collection includes Mary's diary, entitled "The Narrative Of A Voyage In An Emigrant Ship From London To New Zealand". Written in a narrative style, it describes the events, weather, entertainments and passengers on the voyage to New Zealand between 3 April and 13 October 1850.
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1. Diary

2. Transcript of diary (41 pages)

3. Transcript of diary (creator and date of creation unknown)

4. Index to the diary compiled by Margaret Smith, 1985

5. Notes on the Homeyer family

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Transcript of the diary and a copy of the index

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