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Voyage of the Immigrant Ship BERAR to South Australia

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Date: 6 Jun 1867 to 17 Sep 1867
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The Voyage of the Berar to the South Australian Colony in 1867

Berar, 902 tons, Captain William Hall, from London 6th June via Plymouth 22nd June, 1867 arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 17th September 1867.

From the South Australian Advertiser of Wednesday 18 September 1867 we see:

This immigrant ship moored in the Stream on Tuesday evening, after a passage marked by no incident of importance. The people on board are up to the average, and it is pleasing to notice that under the care of Dr. Graham there has been no case of sickness during the voyage.

She left Plymouth on the 22nd June, and cleared the Lizard the following day. Crossed the Equator July 16, and rounded the Cape August 14, arriving off the Leuwin September 9, and made Cape Borda on the evening of September 16, making the passage in 87 days.

Captain Hall reports falling in with fine weather and healthy trade winds both north and south of the Equator ; but on running down easting encountered very heavy weather, interspersed with gales from the southward, which lasted until the arrival in the Gulf.

Passenger List from the ARRIVAL OF THE BERAR. in The South Australian Advertiser of Wednesday 18 September 1867 :

English.—John, Ellen, and Ann J. Champion, Joseph and Mary Candy, Thos., Susannah, Robt. and Ann Davies, William, Rebecca, William, Edward, and David Daniel, John, Eleanor, and Thomas Daniel, John, Hannah, and William Evans, Abraham, Sarah, and Philip Evans, Thomas, Sarah, James, and Thomas Evans, William, Elizabeth, and Ann Howells, Henry, Hannah, John, and Martha Mitchell, Ezekiel, Eliza M., and Eliza C. Saunders, John, Martha, George, and Martha Shaw, Lewis, Jane, Cathe-rine, and Mary Thomas, David, Elizabeth, Mary, and David Thomas, Thos., Ann, John and David Williams, Kitty Back, Elizabeth, Martha, and Elizabeth A. Blanney, Harriet, Mary J., Sarah, and James Chapman, Rebecca, Ann, and Sarah Daniel, Margaret Eddy, Charlotte East, Mary Farndell, Mary and John H. Hender, Helen Kinmanoe, Ellen Martin, Lavinia Mudge, Ellen F. Miners, Jane Symons, Emma Symons, Alder-ada Symons, Mary A. and Hedley J. Symons, Clarina, Caroline, Mary, Clarina, and Elizabeth Thomas. Eliza, and Lucy Taylor, Eliza, Martha, and Walter Foy, Sarah Winterfield, Mary Worrell, Wm. Bennett. John Blanney, Robert Brophet, Richard Champion, Wm. and Edwin Candy, David Davies, John Howell, Robert Howells, Eli Isam, Wm. and Wm. Mudge, jun., Wm. Rowe, Joseph Richard, David Simon, James Wynne, Wm. Taylor, Arthur, Augusta, and Oliver Blackman, Joseph and Elizabeth Coombe, John and Sarah Haster, John, Jane, Emma, and Mary Herobim, William G. B. and Mary L, Lewcock, James and Rachel Martin, George and Fanny M. Mullard, William and M. Rees, Thomas, Grace, and Elisabeth A. (infant) Tonkin, Harriet Awcock, Eliza A. Burrows, Mary Boucher, Ellen Broad, Elizabeth C. Brooks, Ellen Barnes, Ann A. and Roby F. Bradbrook, Lavinia Chapman, Mary Eddy, Anne Eakins, Ann Ford, Caroline Fuller, Ann Giles, Caroline Hand, Mary A. Kinsman, Eliza Mitchell, Elizabeth A. Mitchell, Hannah Pitt, Grace Prout, Hannah Rice, Char-lotte Stubbington, Fanny Short, Caro-line J. Stapley, Sarah Tucker, Elizabeth Tre-darrow, Honora Talbot, Dinah Webb, Absalom Andrew, John Brokenshire, Robert G. Cragg, John Davies, John Dordge, William Ford, Ambrose Grose, James B. Hore, Thos. Horobim, George Harvey, Hugh Jack, John King, Wm. Lewis, John H. Lane, James Lee, Jabez Lean, George Matthews, James Nicholls, James Nash, William Nash, Henry Powell, Richard Searle, George Stubbington, William Thomas, William Tregoring, Henry Treleaden, Richard Whetter, Susan Ford, Emma J. Ford, Sarah A. Hulme, Mary G. Mitchell, Elizabeth A. Steele, Hannah Thomas, George and Fanny Bonner, William and Margaret Edmunds, William, Mary A., Samuel, and Joseph Hulme, Henry and Amelia Morgan, George Aylott, Edwin Billing, Robert Barge, Henry Barge, Samuel Bright, George Bartleet, Abraham Casley, James Driscoll, David Davies, David Davies, Henry Day, Charles Flinn, James Gibson, John Guard, Robert Holt, H. McHall, Henry Hender. John Hayes, Charles, Andrew, and William Hulme, Thomas James, Thomas Mason.Thomas Ma-honey, John Mitchell, Henry Beades, Charles Summers, Henry Steel, J. W. Shepherd, Samuel Woodford, Thos. Webb, Edmund Read.

Scotch.—James and Agnes Johnston, Daniel, and Helen Livingstone, Ann Urquhart, Thos. Henderson, P. McKeown, Henry, Barbara, and Oliver Dalziel, Alexander and Ann Fraser. James and Isabella Graham, Archibald and Ann Galbraith, John and Margaret Hamilton, Wm., Ann, William, Catherine, and Johanna Mason. James and Ann Pollock, Ellen Brown, Jane Cameron, Catherine Cheyne, Mary A. Daniel, Charlotte and Mary Fraser, Barbara Ferriday, Marion Grieve, Elizabeth McKenzie, Janet Christina, Jane and Mary A. Mason, Marion McCallum, Hannah Matthieson, Mary Minian-son, Catherine Pope. Anne, Mary, and Elizabeth Pollock, Catherine, A. Reid, Christina Ross, Catherine Shields, Ann Wilson, Wm. Barneston, Peter Bell, John Currie, William Clarke, John Calder, James Clouston, Robert Clouston, David Coghill, Duncan Cumming, John Cloy, Wm. Davidson, Pat Dale, Wm. Fraser, Wm. Fraser, Donald Fraser, Alexander Fraser, Peter Flett, James Flett, John Gordon, James Grant, Wm. Gray, John Gandie, Andrew Gibson, David McKay, Kenneth Morrison, Richard McDonald, Alex McDonald, Archibald Mclnnes, Neil McLean, James Matches, David McKenna,, Andrew Nicholson, James Phillips, John Ross, Alex. Ross, David Ross, James Sutherland, Alexander Skinner. Wm. Shields, Alexander Twatt, Wm. Williamson, Emma Scott. Charles Fleming, John Jamieson, George Ross, Neil Wallace, John Young.

Irish—Mary Butler, Johannah Dalton, Mary and Anna Laffan, Thomas, Mary, and Ann Bourke, James Bourke, Timothy Curtin, Edward Gilligan, Pat. Hyrus, James Kitchen, Thomas Laffan Mich. McNamara, John Moore, John O'Leary, Thomas Williams, John, Mar-garet, and Catherine Barry, Garret Horgan.


  • ship Berar, 902 tons, Captain William Hall, from London 6th June via Plymouth 22nd June, 1867 arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 17th September 1867. Transcribed and submitted to The Ships List by Robert Janmaat, first accessed 8th of December, 2019 at: http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/berar1867.shtml

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