Title: The Wreck of the Hydrabad

Author: Ian Church

Publication details: Dunmore Press, 1978, Palmerston North

Digital publication kindly authorised by: Ian Church

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The Wreck of the Hydrabad



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Nautical Information (all chapters)

Bisset, Sir James, Sail Ho (Sydney 1958)

Gaby, James, Mate in Sail (Sydney 1974)

MacGregor, David R., Square rigged Sailing Ships (Watford 1977)

Chapter 1 :

Lloyds Records of Hydrabad's voyages

Edwardes, Michael, Bound to Exile: The Victorians in India

Keay, John, Into India (London, 1973)

Chapters 2 and 3 :

South Australian Register for February-July 1878

South Australian State Papers No. 45, 31 May 1878

Bernard, Marjorie, A History of Australia

Chapter 3 :

Palmer, A. N., New Zealand's First Railway (1962)

Pierre, W. A., Canterbury Provincial Railways (1964)

Troup, Gordon (Ed.,) Steel Roads of New Zealand (1973)

Hight, J & Straubel C. R. History of Canterbury Province Vol. II (Christchurch 1971).

New Zealand Railway Magazine 1 May 1934

Appendices to the Journals of the House of

Representatives (AJHR) 1877, 1878, Papers El and E3

Lyttelton Times for 1878

Australian Encyclopedia, Vol. II (Angus and Robertson)

Information from R. F. Hay, Mardon, South Australia.

page 115

Chapter 4 :

New Zealand Times for 1878-79

Lyttelton Times for 1878

Evening Post for 1878

New Zealand Pilot (1875)

Chapters 5 and 6 :

New Zealand Times

Manawatu Herald for 1878-81

Outward Letter Book, Bethune & Hunter, 1879

Chapter 6 :

Otago Daily Times, September 1879

The Dominion April, 1932, May 1937

The Chronicle, Levin, Hydrabad file

Foxton Harbour Board, Outward Correspondence 1929

Letter from S. Jonson, Stoke

Notebook of Mrs E. F. Horneman, former Waitarere Librarian

Chapter 7 :

re Holmwood: information from Charles and Jack Holmwood (grandsons) and Mrs P. Hyde (great-grand-daughter)

re McLean: Mr & Mrs McLean, Wanganui

re Worrall: U.S.S. Co. files (per J. Henry)

Otago Daily Times for 1910

Otago Boys High School Centennial Register

Information from D. McLennan, Palmerston North

General: Manawatu Times for 1878, 1880

Cargo: as for Chapters 2 and 3

page 116

Chapter 8 :

Brett, Sir Henry: White Wings (Auckland 1924)

Farquhar, I.].,Union Fleet 1875-1975(Wellington 1976)

Ingram, C. W. N., New Zealand Shipwrecks 1795-1970

(Wellington 1972)

Simcox, F.S. Otaki (Wellington 1952)

A.J. H.R., Annual Reports of the Marine Dept. 1878-1888

Contemporary newspapers: New Zealand Times, Evening Post,

Wanganui Chronicle, Wanganui Herald

Newspaper articles in: Free Lance, 9 January 1929;

Rangitikei Mail 12 May 1977.

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For researchers interested in fuller details of the sources, copies of newspaper extracts, letters, etc., will be deposited with the Ship and Marine Society's Library which is housed in the Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum.