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Palestine 1853 - Ship Tree

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Date: 29 Nov 1852 to 28 Apr 1853
Location: Western Australiamap
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Ship Arrival at Fremantle
Palestine, 1853

The Palestine sailed from Plymouth, England on 29 November 1852 heading for Perth, Western Australia It had an eventful trip with 12 deaths and six births prior to arriving on 28 April 1853.

Resources - Western Australian Group, with Crew and Passenger Lists 1852-1930
The Palestine sailed from Plymouth 1852 - via the pages of Jenny Brandis
William John Brandis (1811 - 1853)
Charlotte Lamb (1815 - 1891)
The Palestine (466 tons) left England on the 30th December, [1]
experienced a stormy passage, put in at the Cape, where she remained three days, taking in a supply of water, and arrived here on the 28th instant.
She conveys 223 immigrants, men, women, and children, under the charge of Surgeon Superintendent Charles Cooper.

People - LifeTree

Shipping Intelligence

List of Immigrants per Palestine.—Broomhall, mason, wife and 2 children ;
Bishop, bricklayer, wife and 4 children ; Beecroft, butcher, 4 children;
Brooks, wife and 4 children ; Booth, painter, wife and child;
Brandis, laborer, wife and 5 children; Craddock, smith, wife and 2 children ;
Cutting, carpenter, and wife ; Chapman, wheelwright, wife and child ;
Carmody, laborer, wife and 4 children ; Dubberton, shoemaker, wife and 3 children ;
Dimond, farm laborer, and wife ; Farady, plasterer, and wife ;
Herbert, wheelwright, wife and 2 children ; Gilbert, carpenter, and wife ;

Heighton, blacksmith, wife and 4 children ; Halliday, carpenter, wife and 5 children;
Howlett, laborer, wife and 8 children ; Hope, tinman, and wife;
Larwood, farm laborer, wife and child ; McCullum, ditto, wife and 6 children ;
Martin, carpenter, and wife ; Martin, joiner, wife and 4 children;
Pompey, farm laborer, wife and child; Pearce, painter, wife and 3 children ;
Quillinan, mason, wife and child; Robinson, farm laborer, wife and 9 children ;
Snook, ditto, wife and 3 children ; Sherwood, carpenter, wife and 4 children,
Snowball, ditto, wife and 3 children ; Tolhill, smith ;

Whittaker, bricklayer, wife and 4 children ; Connor, mason, wife and 2 children ;
Campbell, farm laborer, wife and 4 children ; O' Brien, smith and farrier, wife and 3 children; Mrs Andrews and child ; Mrs Fetley and 6 children; Mrs Ogle;
Mrs Pickersgill and 2 children ; Mrs Phillips and child.
Mrs Amos, matron - Ann Archer,
M. Border, S. Burrow, S. Evans, J. Mayne, J. Neille, M. Rawlings, H. Stillmon,
C. Cunninghem, M. Geraghty, M. Flanagan, M. Flynn, B. Staunton, M. Taylor, M. Egan,
B. Fitzgerald, E. Hansberry, W. Warde, M. Kilroy, B. Fully, M. Cunningham, S. Pinder,
M. Butler, M. Heavy, M. Flynn, B. Concannon, M. Noon, M. Kilfoyle, C. Hughes, M. Neille,
M. Lowe, M. Egan, C. Coldhan C. Glynn, M. Cooke, M. Mannion, M. Dooley, C. Fully,
E. Carberry, M. Carberry, E. Arnold, C. Coleman, M. Alkins, and M. Hall.
from Palestine Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News (WA : 1848 - 1864) Friday 6 May 1853 Page 2 - Palestine

Shipping Intelligence. (1853, May 6). The Perth Gazette and Independent Journal of Politics and News
(WA : 1848 - 1864), p. 2. Retrieved January 3, 2023


  1. Arrival of the Palestine and the Pyrenees from England. (1853, May 4.)
    Inquirer (Perth, WA : 1840 - 1855), p. 2. Retrieved November 14, 2020
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