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From: "Clartiere" <>
Subject: Re: [nz] Joseph HOWARD d.1893 Christchurch
Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2011 09:02:40 +1300
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> I _suspect_ that Joseph and Jane Ann emigrated to New Zealand on the
> ship "Canterbury", which departed Greenock in 1879
> (http://www.angelfire.com/az/nzgenweb/otherOtago.html found via the NZSG
> shipping database). Is "Jas" a shortening of "Joseph"? This Jas has
> the right age, and listed after him is Mrs Jane Annie Howard. According
> to the Otago Daily Times dated 28 Jan 1880, page 2, the "Canterbury"
> arrived at Port Chalmers from Glasgow, under Captain Leslie.
> I'd love to know of a full passenger list for this sailing, if one can
> be found. The one at
> http://www.yesteryears.co.nz/shipping/passlists/canterbury.html says it
> is incomplete.
None of the people in the passenger list on
http://www.angelfire.com/az/nzgenweb/otherOtago.html appears in the
passenger list on
We know that the YesterYears information matches that of
www.familysearch.org and perhaps can conclude that this is the passenger
list for the 1879-1880 sailing of the Canterbury.
Perhaps Joseph and Jane Ann did not emigrate on the Canterbury. Perhaps the
Canterbury's manifest is incomplete as Corey suggests.
Perhaps the Angelfire names are passengers who boarded the Canterbury at
Port Chalmers, for onward travel to another port in NZ.
Not sure what to make of this yet. I'd like to know the source of the