HELENSLEE - SAILING FROM GLASGOW TO AUCKLAND

From the New Zealand Herald, 23 Dec 1864

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Copyright (c) 

Mrs Judy Thompson, 

15 Constance Street, 

New Plymouth, 



Whose Great-grandmother, Janet BOWES, was among the passengers, 

along with other WRIGHT relations.



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HELENSLEE, 798 tons, sailed from Clyde, 10th September 1864; 

arrived at Auckland (Queens Wharf), on 23rd December 1864

(101 days)

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Captain Brown; 

Medical Superintendent : Dr. John Wilmhurst. 

Agent: Mr Walter Grahame



The 334 passengers, were selected by the agent for the Auckland 

Government in Glasgow and landed on the Queen Street wharf by 

means of cargo boats.  During the voyage there were 9 births and 14 deaths, 

Mr Pitkethley, aged 21, from continued sea sickness and debility; and, Mrs 

Mary Latta, aged 23 years from diarrhoea:  the remainder were infants. 





A list of the passengers who arrived on the ship "HELENSLEE"  to Auckland 

on 23 Dec 1864



PASSENGERS:-



ALLEN       Alexander, Mary, Ellen & Alexander

AULD        Agnes

BARRETT  John, Anna & Agnes

BATHGATE  Charles, Barbara & Charles

BEITH      James, D, Margaret, William, Thomas & Mary Ann

BLAIR      Joseph, Agnes, Barbara, Margaret, Agnes, Jane, Thomas & Robert

BOWES     Janet

BUCHANAN  Thomas

BUCHANAN  Alexander, Margaret, Archibald, Euphemia & Alexander

BURNS     Andrew

CAMACHAN  Daniel, Elizabeth, Foxmaule, Landerdale & Catherine

CAMERON   Mary

CAMPBELL  Alexander, Hannah, John, Ann & Alexander

CAMPBELL  Hugh & Elizabeth

CAMPBELL  Arthur, Ellen, John & Francis

CASSIDY   James

CHISHOLM  John, Susan & John

CLARK     John, Margaret & Margaret

COCHRANE  James & Charlotte

CRAIG     Alexander, Isabella, John, Samuel & Alexander

CRICKET   Samuel & John

CRICKETT  Samuel, Mary, Mary, Margaret, Robert, Agnes, Marion & Helen

CUNNINGHA David, James, William, Mary, Robert & Margaret

DEAN      William, Catherine, William & Jane

DEAN      John, Margaret, Margaret, William, Matthew, Margaret & Mary

DEWAN     Ann

DOUGLAS   William & Rachel

DOUGLAS   Alexander

DUNLOP    Thomas

FERGUSON  Ivy

FERGUSSO  Jean, Hugh, Margaret & John

FRIARS    Ann

GALL      John, Euphemia, James, Janet, Grace & Adam

GORDON    Thomas, Jane, Robert, Douglas, Thomas, Samuel & Jane

GOVAN     Joseph

GRAHAM    James, Janet & Mary

HENDERSON Thomas

HUGHIE    James, Janet, Esther, Stewart & Janet

HUNTER    William, Mary & Andrew

IMRIA     Mary

JACKSON   Campbell, Jane & Hugh

JAMIESON  Boyd

KELLEY    James, Elizabeth & James

KING      John

LAKE      William & Jane

LATLA     Thomas & Sophia

LAW       Alexander, Janet, Janet & Alexander

LITTLE    Robert, Margaret & John

LIVINGSTON William & Sillias

LOCKIE    Alexander, James Alexander, Ellen & Joseph

LOW       John, Jane & Margaret

MAXWELL   John

MAXWELL   David Mary, Mary Ann, David, Jane, Eliza, Alexander, Sarah &John

McCONNELL James, Mary, William & Margaret

McCOWETT  George

McCULLAM  John

McDONALD  Angus

McEWAN    Joseph

McFARLANE Robert, Sarah & Sarah

McGILL    John, Sillias, John, Archibald, David, Angus, Gilbert, Thomas, Allan & Duncan

McGLYNE   William, Ellen, Margaret, Ellen, Elizabeth, Jane, Arthur &  Joseph

McGREGOR  Stewart

McGUIRE   Peter

McINTYRE  Peter & Elizabeth

McKENZIE  David

McKENZIE  Peter

McLEAN    Donald

McLEAN    N., Rachel, Flora, Isabella, Mary, Alexander, Marion & John

McLEOD    Norman, Ann & Christian

McNEISH   John & Esther

McNEISH   Elizabeth

McPHEE    Neill

McPHERSON Peter, Ellen, Isabella & Thomas

McPHERSON William, Mary, James, William, George & Mary Jane

MILLS     Alexander, Madeline, William & Alexander

MITCHELL  Thomas & William

MUIR      Hugh, Isabella, John & William

MURRAY    Thos. J, & Isabella

MURRAY    Thos., Susan & Anthony

NAPIER    John, Catherine, William & John

PATTERSON William, Jean & Ellen

PAUL      Matthew, Isabella & Matthew

PEAT      George, Elizabeth, Elizabeth & Mary

PEAT      John & Margaret

PENDERGAST Robert, Mary, Robert, John, Catherine & William

PERRITT   George, Isabella, Isabella, William, John, James, Christena & George

PHILLIPS  James

PITKETHLEY George, Lawrence, Margaret, George, John, George, Jane, Mary, Agnes, John, David, James, Robert & William

SAMSON    James, Marion, David, Janet, James & William

SCOTT     Alexander, Mary & Agnes

SHANKS    Robert & Jane

SIMPSON   William

SLOAN     William & Mary

STEWART   Charles, Margaret, Robert & John

WALKER    James, Isabella, James, Isabella & Margaret

WARN      John, Bridget & Richard

WELSH     Isabella

WILL      William, Francis & William

WILLIAMSON Thomas, Agnes, Agnes & Thomas

WRIGHT    John, Ellen, William, Peter, Jane & Thomas

WRIGHT    David

WRIGHT    John & Alexander



- W. GRAHAME,  Agent