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Golden Era, Immigrant Voyage to New South Wales 1855

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The immigrant ship Golden Era, a clipper, sailed to New South Wales in 1855 under master H A Brown and surgeon superintendent A C Kemball with 455 of which 436 were government Immigrants.

15 - Golden Era, ship 1556 tons, Capt. Brown, from Liverpool, 21st March Passengers - Mr Kemball, sur-geon-superintendent, Mrs. Kemball, Mr. and Mrs. Robinson and 2 children. Rev. Mr. Ashmin, Mrs. Ash-min and 4 children, and 436 Government immigrants.

...The Golden Era is a fine clipper ship, and has made a splendid run of 85 days from Liverpool. She brings out 13 cabin passengers, and 436 Government emigrants all at present enjoying good health. During the passage, however a few cases of scarlet fever occurred with which five infants died. There were, two births on the voyage - June 16. The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser of June 20 1855



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