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From: "Anne Lemon" <>
Subject: [nz] "Ajax" passengers
Date: Sat, 28 Feb 2009 15:24:29 +1300


>From the Otago Daily Times and Witness Jubilee Supplement, 1898:

We are indebted to Mr J Elder Brown for the following particulars of the surviving passengers by the Ajax (Captain John Young), which arrived at Port Chalmers on January 8, 1840: -

VALPY, E P, Dunedin, married Henry JEFFREYS, 1852, who died. One son lives with his mother.
VALPY, Catherine H E, Ravenscliffe, Taieri; married (September 22, 1852) late Hon. James FULTON, who died 1891. Three sons and three daughters alive. Mrs FULTON's photo is published in this issue.
VALPY, Miss Juliet, Dunedin; married W MACKWORTH, who died September 1852. One daughter alive. Second marriage, B PIKE. Two sons and two daughters alive.
VALPY, Miss Arabella J, Mornington, unmarried.
VALPY, William Henry, Glenorchy, married Miss P EVERY. Family, five sons and three daughters.
FILEUL, William Gabriel, Nelson. Many years clerk in Magistrate's Court, Oamaru. Family, two sons and three daughters.
LONGUET, Mrs, resides in Bowmont Street, Invercargill, in her 74th year.
LONGUET, Amelia. Now Mrs O'TOOLE, a widow, residing near Invercargill.
LONGUET, Lydia. Now Mrs MASON, a widow, at Outram.
LONGUET, Lewis Alfred, unmarried. A miner, Preservation Inlet and Invercargill.
CHALMERS, Nathaniel, in Fiji since 1869; sugar planter; large family; visited Exhibition 1889-90.
WHITE, Mrs W., resides at Tapanui, aged 77.
WHITE, Agnes, married to John MACKIE. Family, six sons and five daughters. One son minister; two, teachers.
WHITE, Robert, Tapanui, shepherd at Brookside, Tapanui.
WOOLLEY, Samuel jun, Palmerston South, son of Samuel WOOLLEY, builder, Palmerston South.
WOOLLEY, Clarissa, now Mrs NELMES.
WOOLLEY, Eliza, now Mrs ALCOCK.
WOOLLEY, Sarah Lucy, now Mrs Charles HAYNES (ex-Mayor Dunedin)
SUTCLIFFE, Henry and Mrs, both reside at Sawyers' Bay; have had three sons and two daughters since they came to the colony, none when arrived.
STRAIN, James, Dunedin; resides at Dunedin. Family, two sons and two daughters.
STRAIN, William jun, resides at Tokomairiro.
STRAIN, Sarah and David, reside at Tokomairiro.
STEWART, Mrs Duncan, resides near Taieri North. Large family.
GOODSALL, Charles, William, Emilia, Edwin, Walter, Eleen; all reside at Oamaru.
LOTHIAN, Mrs, resides at Dunedin.
MILSTEAD, Miss, Invercargill, married to Mr W B SCANDRETT, Invercargill.
MILSTEAD, Miss, Wellington, married to Mr James GEAR, Freezing Company, Wellington.
GALLIE, Mrs, resides in Dunedin.
McNICOL, Donald and Mrs, reside at Goodwood, held diamond wedding, November 6, 1895, are in 85th and 83rd years, with one daughter born in colony, 23 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
McNICOL, Mary, Waimate, married to Mr KENNARD, Waimate.
CAMPBELL, Robert, resides at St Clair.
PARRY, Thomas, resides somewhere about the harbour.
McPHEE, Hugh, shepherd, near Tapanui.
McPHEE, Miss, resides at Warepa.
CAMPBELL, Mrs, resides Taieri Mouth; aged 88 years.
CAMPBELL, Annie, married to Mr Antonie JOSEPH, Taieri Mouth. Large family.
CAMPBELL, Jane, resides Taieri Mouth.
CAMPBELL, Archibald, resides on farm at Taieri Mouth.
HAY, Mrs, resides at Hilly Park, Romahapa, Clutha, aged 83. Family 8 children, 50 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren - 72.
HAY, William, resides at Romahapa. Family, six sons, five daughters.
HAY, Jessie Margaret, married to Captain BELL, Perth, West Australia. Family, 11.
HAY, George, Glenomaru. Family, four children.
HAY, John, Dunedin; chief surveyor, Dunedin. Family, four children.
(The portraits of this family appear among our illustrations. Mrs Peter MILLER was born after Mr HAY settled at Clutha, and was the first white child born in the district)
SUTCLIFFE, Miss, married to late Mr James ALLAN, Hope Hill, Taieri.
SUTCLIFFE, Henrietta, married to late Mr Joseph ALLAN, Taieri.
BROWN, James Elder, residence Elderlee, Milton.
CULLING, Thomas, managing proprietor, Mataura Paper Mills.
BROWN, Jane, residence near Clarkville - Mrs William MATHESON.


Anne, Amberley



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