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Hotspur, Immigrant Voyage to New South Wales 1860-61

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The Hotspur sailed from London on the 19th of November 1860 for Sydney - arriving 24th of February 1861

Master: Captain B. Stacey

Surgeon superintendent: D. B. North

EMIGRATION

The Government emigrant vessel Hotspur, 1670 tons, Captain B, Stacey, belonging to Mr. George Seymour, of London, sailed from Plymouth on the 3rd December for Sydney, New South Wales, with 33 married couples, 174 single men, 134 single women, 39 boys between the ages of 1 and 12, 25 girls between the same ages, 1 male and 4 female infants; making a total of 443 souls, equal to 406 statute adults, under charge of surgeon superintendent D. B. North, assisted by the services of Ellen Lee, matron, and Simon Cullen, schoolmaster

from The Sydney Morning Herald of Monday 18 February 1861, Page 4. at: [1]

SHIPS' MAILS.

The Hotspur, Captain Stacy, from Plymouth, arrived yester-day, after an excellent passage of 82 days. She has been placed in quarantine ; ten deaths (four adults and six children) having occurred during the passage from measles. She brings 432 im-migrants, classified as follows : 38 married couples, 174 single men, 120 single women, and 58 children. No vessels have been spoken. The Hotspur is one of the finest vessels that have arrived in this port for some months, and is consigned to Messrs. George A. Lloyd and Co.

from The Sydney Morning Herald of Monday 25 February 1861, Page 4. at: [2]

Newspaper Coverage

ENGLISH SHIPPING. from The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) of Thursday 17 January 1861, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13051423?

SHIPPING GAZETTE. from the Sydney Mail (NSW : 1860 - 1871) of Saturday 19 January 1861, Page 5. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/166688975?

VESSELS EXPECTED IN SYDNEY. from the Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) of Friday 1 February 1861, Page 5. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60492824?

EMIGRATION. from The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) of Monday 18 February 1861, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13052888?

SHIPS' MAILS. from The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) of Monday 25 February 1861, Page 4. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13053245?

MERCANTILE AND MONEY ARTICLE. from The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) of Monday 25 February 1861, Page 5. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13053279?

Note these ones include a passenger list:

Advertising. from The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) of Tuesday 26 February 1861, Page 2. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/13053309?

Advertising. from the Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) of Tuesday 26 February 1861, Page 6. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/60493187?

Advertising. from the Freeman's Journal (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1932) of Wednesday 27 February 1861, Page 7. at: https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/115760727?

PASSENGER LIST

NRS5316/4_4796/Hotspur [1]_24 Feb 1861/ from the Assisted Immigrants (digital) Shipping Lists on the New South Wales State Archives and Records website at: http://indexes.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.aspx?series=NRS5316&item=4_4796&ship=Hotspur%20[1]





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