Location: New South wales
Voyage of the Fairlie to New South Wales in 1841
The FAIRLIE, was described as a barque; and her Master for this voyage was Mr Garrett and Mr. W. Pratt was the Surgeon-superintendent.
sailed from: Cork, Ireland on the 17th of July, 1841.
arrived: New South Wales on the 5th of November, 1841.
carrying: 308 Bounty immigrants and other Passengers
How the Fairlie's arrival was announced in the press
- From The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser (NSW : 1803 - 1842) of Saturday 6 November 1841, Page 3
- Ship News.
The ship Fairlie, arrived yesterday, from Cork, with 308 bounty immigrants, and a number of cabin and intermediate passengers, under the superintendence of Dr. Pratt—-six deaths occurred on board, four of which were children under five years of age. The Diamond was to leave Cork with emigrants, for Port Phillip, a few days after the Fairlie sailed. The Strathfieldsaye, from Sydney, bound to India, was spoken by the Fairlie, in Bass's Straits, on Sunday last, all well.
- From The Sydney Monitor and Commercial Advertiser (NSW : 1838 - 1841) of Monday 8 November 1841, Page 3.
- Shipping Intelligence.
ARRIVAL — FRIDAY.
FAIRLIE, barque, Garrett, master, from Cork, on the 17th July, with 308 immigrants. Passengers — Mr. and Mrs H.J. Gore, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gore, Miss Gore, Miss Isabella Gore, Mrs. Baldock, Miss Baldock, Miss Agnes Baldock, Miss Eliza Baldock, Rev. Mr. and Mrs. John Longfield, Miss Mary Longfield, Miss Longfield, Mr. M. Longfield, Mr. J. Longfield and four children, Mr R. Gore, Mr. W. Gore and Mr Bellasrira.
News - 'The Fairlie' spoke the 'Strathfieldaye' and 'William' brig, both from Sydney, the one bound to Bombay, the other to Launceston, in Bass Straits. The 'Dawson' brig, Price, master, was laid on at London for Sydney. The 'Diamond' was to sail from Cork for Sydney, to follow the 'Fairlie.' During the voyage one of the seaman of the 'Fairlie' was missed, and is supposed to have jumped overboard.
Fairlie barque Captain Garratt, the barque departed Sydney 29 Dec 1841 for Port Phillip and thence Calcutta, with passengers including: Colonel Woodhouse, Lieut Lake, Dr Jennings, 3 privates and 2 women of the 50th regiment.
Passenger Lists etc.
- New South Wales State Archives & records: Assisted Immigrants (digital) Shipping Lists; Reel 2134, [4/4788]
- "Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842" Database with Images. FamilySearch.  : accessed 2017. Citing State Archive. Western Sydney Records Centre, Kingswood.
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