The papers consist of various letters, annual reports, vouchers and returns. Also the return of free rations issued daily to immigrants at the Immigration Depot on Marsland Hill for the period 1875 - 1877.
Also included are the passenger lists for the Howrah (1874); the Avalanche (1874); Caroline (1875); Collingwood (1875); Halcione (1875); Chile (1875); Mataura (1875); Hurunui (1875 and 1878) and the Hermione (1878).
Department
Archives
Classification
Production Date
1873-1878
1870-1879

Archive Contents

  Part 1

A. Register of passengers on the Ship Chile, sailed 11 June 1875. Includes a handwritten insert of passengers who remain in Wellington and a list of passengers performing specific duties on board ship

  Part 2

B. Register of passengers on the Ship Caroline, sailed 12 October 1875.

  Part 3

C. Register of passengers on the Ship Mataura, sailed 8 August 1875.

  Part 4

D. Register of passengers on the Ship Hermione, sailed 4 September 1878.

  Part 5

E. Register of passengers on the Ship Collingwood, sailed 13 April 1875.

  Part 6

F. Register of passengers on the Ship Halcione, sailed 27 May 1875.

  Part 7

G. Transcript of passengers per ship Avalanche. Thos. Bishop, master @ Wellington, N.Z. Typed transcript of same.

  Part 8

H. Register of passengers on the Ship Avalanche, sailed 22 October 1874.

  Part 9

I. Register of passengers on the Ship Hurunui, sailed 24 November 1875

  Part 10

J. Register of passengers on the Ship Hurunui, sailed 16 September 1877.

  Part 11

K. Register of passengers on the Ship Howrah, sailed 26 August 1874.

  Part 12

Return of free rations issued daily to immigrants at Immigration Depot, New Plymouth, during the month of June 1875 - February 1877. Includes name of ship, date of arrival, name of immigrant, gender, age, dates of issue of rations and remarks. Includes the names of some passengers from the ships Hannibal, Lammershagen, Collingwood, Halcione, Chile, Helen Denny, Mataura, Howrah, Caroline, Shakespeare, Hurunui, Waipa, Fritz Reuter and Leicester

  Part 13

Folder. Letters, memorandum and reports

1. Letter. To the Immigration Office, Wellington, from the Immigration Office, Taranaki, re questions to be asked of immigrants arriving in New Zealand. 14 October 1873

2. Taranaki, New Zealand, Treasury Voucher for Immigration Department. Signed E. L. Cudd. 1 July 1874. Requisition for supplies. On reverse handwritten names of Salisbury family

3. Taranaki, New Zealand, Treasury Voucher for Immigration Department. Signed E. L. Cudd. 1 July 1874. Requisition for supplies to Depot.

4. Memorandum no. 513. To W. L. Hulke from J. S. Mallard, Accountant of Immigration. 25 July 1874

5. Letter. To W. K. Hulke, Immigration Officer, New Plymouth from W. R. Brown, Registrar's Office, Wellington. 22 Dec. 1874 re returns of immigrants from United Kingdom or European ports.

6. Return of public property in charge of Immigration Department for half-year ended 31 Dec. 1874.

7. Letter. To the Immigration Officer, New Plymouth, from Charles E. Houghton, Immigration Office, Wellington requesting a monthly report, example of report required is attached.

8. Annual report on the Immigration Department at New Plymouth, year ending 30 June 1875, attached to annual report on the Quarantine Depot, New Plymouth.

9/10. Return on public property in charge of Immigration Department for half-year ended 30 June 1875.

11. Measurement of baggage landed per surf boats ex steamer, Wellington for Emigration Department, New Plymouth. 15 July 1875.

12/13. Return on public property in charge of Immigration Department for half-year ended 31 Dec. 1875

14. Annual report on the Immigration Department at New Plymouth, year ending 30 June 1876. Copy

15/16. Return on public property in charge of Immigration Department for half-year ended 30 June 1876

Accession No
ARC2002-138

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