White Wings Vol II. Founding Of The Provinces And Old-Time Shipping. Passenger Ships From 1840 To 1885
Bangalore, barque, 877 tons, Captain C. Nelson, from London, via Sydney, arrived December 23rd. Brought out Governor Fitzroy, with wife and three children; also Mr. and Mrs. Henry Samuel Chapman, wife and one child. Governor Fitzroy was sworn in as Governor at the old Government House the day after arrival, and on the same day Mr. Chapman was sworn in as the first Judge of the Supreme Court by the Governor. Sir F. Chapman (still living), who held the position of judge of the Supreme Court for many years, is a son of Mr. Henry S. Chapman. The Bangalore loaded a cargo of kauri timber at Waiheke, and sailed for London via Valparaiso on the 13th February, 1844.
Ursula, ship, via Wellington. F. Dillon Bell arrived by this vessel.
Sydney, barque, 350 tons, Captain White, arrived from London June 29.
Nelson, 209 tons, Captain Maclaren, from London, August 10.