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Hesperus, Immigrant Voyage to South Australia 1884

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Date: 8 Aug 1884 to 14 Nov 1884
Location: South Australiamap
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The Immigrant ship Hesperus's voyage to South Australia in 1884 was under the command of Captain Thomas Rowe Harry RNR and Dr. Freeland the Surgeon-superintendent carrying 450 immigrants.

The sailing ship Hesperus, which left Plymouth on August 15, bound direct to Adelaide, is expected to arrive within the next few days. The immigrants on board are classified as follows:— Colonial passage certificate holders— English, 143 ; Scotch, 26½ ; Irish, 143 ; foreign States, 10½. Colonial full-paid passage, certificate holders— English, 8 ; - United Kingdom assisted passages, 3 ; ditto free passages, 57. There are in all 450 souls, equal to 391 adults, 108 being children under twelve years of age." in the South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900) on the Wed 22 Oct 1884, Page 7. https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/43805199


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