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Indian, Immigrant Voyage to South Australia 1849

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The voyage of the barque Indian to the South Australian Colony in 1849

The barque Indian, 594 tons, Captain J. F. (Isaac Thorney ?) English, from London 10th April 1849 & Plymouth 8th April 1849, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 7th August 1849.

She was the 14th ship from England to South Australia with Government passengers for 1849. Dr. Sanford, surgeon-superintendent.

Passenger Lists etc.

  • 1849 'PUBLIC MEETING OF EMIGRANTS BY THE BARQUE "INDIAN."', Adelaide Observer (SA : 1843 - 1904), 1 September, p. 1. , http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article158928014 Complaints re short rations, molestation, threats, abuse, destruction of personal effects, and the poor conduct of the Captain, the Surgeon-Superintendent, the Second Mate, the Steward, and the Purser.

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