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Re: [TSL] INDUS, 1876
marj@uwaterloo.ca on 01/14/2014

Ray

 From the London Times come the following reports:
Friday, Sep 1, 1876
Point De Galle, Aug 31
The Peninsular and Oriental Company's steamer Indus, with the china  
and Australian mails, left for Suez, &c., at 6 p.m. yesterday.

Monday, Sept 18, 1876
Suez, Sept. 16,
The Peninsular and Oriental Company's steamer Pera, with the homeward  
India, China, and Australian mail, arrived at 6 a.m. to-day, and the  
Indus at 3 p.m. on the 14th inst, from Bombay and China respectively.

Monday, Sep 25, 1876
"...expected at Southampton...and the Indus, Captain S.D. Shallard, on  
Sunday, with the heavy India, China, and Australian mails.
Monday, Oct 2, 1876

"The Peninsular and Oriental company's steamship Indus, Captain S.D.  
Shallard, from China, via the Suez Canal, arrived at Southampton  
yesterday morning, bringing the heavy India, china, and Australian  
mails and passengers, a large cargo, and 954,375 pounds in specie, of  
which 491,000 pounds was from Sydney, 355,318 pounds from Melbourne,  
7,525 pounds from Yokohama, 34,804 pounds from Shanghai, 62,379 pounds  
from Bombay, and the remainder from Mediterranean ports."

Regards..

Marj

Quoting RAY JONES <nantwich@rogers.com>:

> According to a Brisbane newspaper the Barque, INDUS, sailed from  
> Brisbane, Australia, on Sept.5th, 1876 to London, England via New  
> Zealand. On board were my g grandmother, Alice Pritchard nee Cox,  
> and her infant daughter, Georgina. Alice had arrived pregnant and  
> newly widowed in Brisbane on board the OPHELIA from England one year  
> earlier. She married my g grandfather, Albert Gomer Jones, in CREWE,  
> Cheshire, in July, 1877.
> I would appreciate any information you might have regarding the 1876  
> INDUS trip from Brisbane to London, England, including dates of  
> arrival in New Zealand and London, England.
>
> RAY JONES,
> ONTARIO,
> CANADA
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