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Passenger list of Solway, sailed 9 June 1837 from Hamburg

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Date: 9 Jun 1837 to 21 Dec 1837
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Ship Solway, 337 tons, Captain R. Pearson, from Hamburg 9th June 1837 with 52 migrants, arrived at Port Adelaide (after migrants disembarked at Kangaroo Island, South Australia 16th October, 1837) .

28 emigrants have been identified as being "Old Lutherans" (25 from Pomerania, 3 from Silesia). Other German migrants come from Hamburg (3) and Bavaria (2).

The Solway left Kingscote Dec 20th to moor in Rosetta Harbour, Encounter Bay. Severe gales caused the Solway to slip moorings and it was wrecked on Dec 21st 1837.

Warning! Migrants who traveled to South Australia in steerage between 1836 and 1841 were not individually named in the ship manifest, only the small number of passengers who traveled in cabins. Different researchers have reconstructed passenger lists from newspaper reports and family histories. This page was created to compare and collate different lists of German passengers on board the Solway. Some errors are possible. Please feedback any suggestions or corrections to Steve Thomas.

This space is linked to a landing category Solway, Arrived 16 Oct 1837


Bagaus/Bagans, Johann Frederick n/a Agriculturalist (no more records have been identified for Johann so this profile has not been added to Wikitree)

Bauer, Carl Leonard Friedrich 29 Baker Baden, Prussia

Beyerkoehler, Johann Georg n/a Shoemaker -(no other records found so profile not added to Wikitree)

Bremer, Lanritz 29 Baker - wife n/a child n/a child n/a (Research notes: BREMER Lanritz/Lauritz (29), wife, 2 ch arrived 1837-10-16 on Solway from Hamburg 37-06-09, BREMER Charles, Caroline ERNST, parents of child born 1849-05-07 named Caroline Amelia at (TMu) BREMER Friedrich Wilhelm, Christiane Johanne KAEHNICKE arrived 1846-10-28 on Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel from Bremen 46-06-27 BREMER Friedrich Wilhelm, Johanne KAEHNIKE, parents of child born 1856-12-07 named Weley Emma at Adelaide)

Christian, Johann Gottlieb 29 Farmer Prussia

Christian, Wilhelmine Friederike 23 Schnatow married F.W. Kleemann

Debus, Johann Christian Philip 34 Carpenter - wife n/a child n/a child n/a (Research note:DEBUS Christian arrived in SA by 1840 No other records have been found so this profile has not been added to Wikitree)

Dies / Diese, Leonard 27 Labourer - (not added to Wikitree)

Drebing / Diebing, August Heinrich 36 Labourer - (not added to Wikitree)

Drese / Dress, Louis n/a Labourer - (not added to Wikitree)

Fleim / Flem, Georg 29 Agriculturalist - (not added to Wikitree)

Fortsch/Faertch, Conrad 31 Agriculturalist Bavaria Mary (Hegerson) n/a child n/a child n/a (Research notes: FORTSCH Conrad, Mary (wife), Adam, child (Carl?) arrived 1837-10-16 on Solway from Hamburg 37-06-09 FORTSCH Conrad, Mary (wife), ch arrived 1839-01-29 on Lord Hobart from Hobart FORTSCH Conrad, Mary ?, parents of child born 1841-08 named Mary Ann at Blumberg FORTSCH Conrad, Mary ?, parents of child born 1842-10-26 named [f] at Blumberg FORTSCH Conrad, Mary HARKISON married 1849-08-26 at St Patrick, Ade, aged ~43 (w), 19 FORTSCH Conrad, Mary HARKISON, parents of child born 1852-08-31 named Ann at Talunga FORTSCH Conrad, Mary HARKISON, parents of child born 1860-04-21 named Catherine at Blumberg Given Name(s): Catherine Last Name: FORTSCH Birth Date: 1860, April 21 Gender: F Father: Conrad FORTSCH Mother: Mary HEGERSON Birth Place/Residence: Blumberg District: Talunga Symbol: Book/Page: 19/194 )

Gramp, Johann 18 Baker / Vigneron Bavaria http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/gramp-johann-3651

Grunhagen/Gruenhagen unknown n/a former Police Officer (village Mayor?) Polchow Auguste (Triglaff) n/a son 8 son 6 son 5 (Names listed in The Ship's List and by Graeme Moad. Grünhagen, in Lutheran emigrant list and Biographic Index of South Australians. BISA1. No other records found so not added to Wikitree)

Hanson, Louis 24 - Heligoland (Research notes -HANSEN / HANSON Lewis/Louis (crew?) arrived 1837-10-16 on Solway from Hamburg 37-06-09 HANSEN / HANSON Lewis, Eliza SHANNON married 1841-08-03 HANSEN / HANSON Lewis, Eliza SHANNON, parents of child born 1842-06-12 named Catherine Ann at Albert Town Given Name(s): Emily Georgina Last Name: HANSON Birth Date: 1861, May 24 Gender: F Father: Louis HANSON Mother: Eliza SHANNON Birth Place/Residence: Woodside District: Adelaide Symbol: Book/Page: 20/112)

Hauser, Wilhelm Jacob 23 Agriculturalist - (Research notes -HAUSER Wilhelm, Rosina SILBERNAGEL, parents of child born 1857-07-30 named Paul Herman at Lyndoch Vy Given Name(s): Paul Herman Last Name: HAUSER Birth Date: 1857, July 30 Gender: M Father: Wilhelm HAUSER Mother: Rosina SILBERNAGEL Birth Place/Residence: Lyndoch Valley District: Barossa Symbol: Book/Page: 12/531 SILBERNAGEL Anna Rosina (w), dau Johanne Pauline arrived 1856-08-17 on August from Hamburg 56-05-07)

Hutsch, K. n/a Labourer - (no other records have been found so this profile has not been added to Wikitree)

Kleemann, Friedrich Wilhelm 39 Farmer Raddack, Prussia

Kramer, Ludwig 33 Agriculturalist -

Lage, Frederick (David) n/a Baker - (not added to Wikitree)

Milde, Wilhelm 38 Baker Hamburg

Neander, Wilhelm Gottlieb 31 Carpenter - Mary n/a Louis 10 Mark 3 Amelia n/a (No other records found, profiles not added to Wikitree)

Oelrich, Friedrich Hermann Otto n/a Agriculturalist - (not added to Wikitree)

Oppel, Johann Nicol 34 Labourer - (not added to Wikitree)

Pfeuffer / Pfeiffer Georg Gottlieb 29 Agriculturalist - (not added to Wikitree, the only records for Georg Pfeiffer were related to the 2 who immigrated on 'Zebra')

Prophet, Ulric 22 - - (not added to Wikitree)

Pipkorn/Piefkorn, David 31 Agr. Labourer (Raddack, Cammin, Stettin, Pommern, Preussen) (b. 11 Mar 1805, Fritzow, Prussia (possibly Fritzow, Cammin, Stettin, Pommern, Preussen as other migrants also came from Cammin) ch. im. 16 Oct 1837, ‘Solway’, age: 32 d. 10 Sep 1878, Minyip, Vic, age: 73 br. Murtoa, Vic

Schaeffer/Schaffer — n/a Unknown female from Cammin child n/a (Not added to Wikitree, Research note of possible marriage - Groom Given Name(s): Johann Carl G Groom Last Name: KESSLING Bride Given Name(s): J Augusta Bride Last Name: SCHAFFER Marriage Date: 1848, February 10 Marriage Place: Holy Trinity Church Adelaide Groom Age: 31 Groom Approx. Birth Year: 1817 Groom Marital Status: S Groom Father: Bride Age: 26 Bride Approx. Birth Year: 1822 Bride Marital Status: S Bride Father Name: District: Adelaide Symbol: V Book/Page: 2/197)

Schmidt Sebastian Anthony 24 Agriculturalist - SCHMIDT Sebastian Anthony (24) arrived 1837-10-16 on Solway from Hamburg 37-06-09 O'DEA Margaret, girl (15,12) arrived 1840-12-07 on Birman from Greenock via Cork 40-08-24 SCHMIDT Sebastian Anthony, Margaret O'DEA married 1842-10-30 at Adelaide, aged ~29, 17 Given Name(s): Sebastian Last Name: SCHMIDT Death Date: 11 Jul 1893 Gender: M Age: 80y Approx. Birth Year: 1813 Marital Status: N Relative 1: Relative 2: Residence: Wonna Death Place: Wonna District: Burra Symbol: Book/Page: 211/108

Sturn, Frederick Christian 24 - - (not added to Wikitree)

Theilmann, Adolph Ludwig 24 - - (not added to Wikitree)

Wallschläger, Christian Friedrich 26 Agriculturalist Schnatow

Wallschläger, Marie Luise Wilhelmine 14 Sister of Christian

Zilm, Andreas 50 - - (not added to Wikitree)

Zilm, Conrad 18 - - (not added to Wikitree)


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