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Voyage of the Immigrant ship Jessie to the New South Colony in 1837-1838

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Date: 7 Sep 1837 to 19 Jan 1838
Location: Colony of New South Walesmap
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The Voyage of the immigrant ship Jessie to the New South Colony in 1837-1838

Departed: Liverpool, 7 September 1837 - via Dublin
Arrived: New South Wales, Friday 19 January 1838
Master: Captain Bell
Passengers: Bounty Immigrants

From the Ship News., from The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser of 20 January, 1838 we see:

The barque Layton, Captain John Austin, arrived yesterday evening from Bristol, England, having sailed the 8th Sept. ...
The barque Jessie, Captain Bell, arrived at the same time as the Layton, having sailed from Liverpool, England, the 7th September, with a cargo of merchandize. No vessels belonging to this port were spoken by the Jessie ; she experienced fine weather nearly the whole passage. The following are the names of the passengers :-Cabin Mrs. Barker, Miss Clark, Miss M. Clark, Mr. R. Campbell, Mr. R. Rutledge, Mr. B. Cohen, Mr. F. M'Donnell and Miss M'Roberts ; Mr. W. Atkins, Mr A. Little, Mr. C. Woolford, Mrs. Woolford and 2 children, Mrs. Scott, Mr. West, Mr. Harris, and Mr. John Smith. Steerage - James Dolan and wife, Patrick Riley, William Stafford, Patrick Banaan. David Smith, Thomas M'Namara and wife, James Cullen, John Jack and Edward Thomas. The steerage passengers are all labourers engaged by Mr. Rutledge and brought out here by him. Agents for the Jessie, Messrs. A. B. Smith and Co., Harrington-street The Jessie passed 2 ships on Thursday, supposed to be the Augusta Jessie and Emeretta from this port bound to England.

Passenger Lists etc.

  • search results from Australia, New South Wales, Index to Bounty Immigrants, 1828-1842 via the Family Search database. first accessed online on the 9th of May 2020. [1]

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