White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
People Who Came In First Ships
People Who Came In First Ships.
Dunedin has a very interesting reminder of old times in its Early Settlers' Hall, where there is a unique collection of old things and old documents referring to the pioneer days. Thanks to the complete manner in which they keep their records down there, I have been able to make a short list of the surviving passengers by the first five ships, to which I have added the names of two people who landed at Waikouaiti in 1840 from the Magnet, because although they had nothing to do with the founding of Dunedin, they were in every sense pioneers, and landed eight years beforepage 91 the arrival of the John Wiekliffe and Philip Laing. The survivors with their ships are:—