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Re: [TSL] "Success" arrived Hobart Nov. 1849
Shipper <shipper@theshipslist.com> on 11/02/2016

apologies if this has already arrived, but not showing in my email or 
the archives, so re-sending from different address

Hi Brett,

Here is the arrival notice from
" The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840 - 1859)
Sat 24 Nov 1849 Page 2"
http://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/2964315/638908

SHIPPING. NEWS,
PORT OF HOBART TOWN".
November 21 -Arrived the ship Success, 621 tons,
Stewart, from London 1st August, with 218 emigrants for
Hobart Town and Sydney.- Cabin passengers-James
Ecclestone, Esq., B. A., Master of the High School, Mrs.
Ecclestone two children and servant. Surgeon Super-
intendent, . John Thornton, Esq.

Here also are 1849 fares to the British Colonies, on private ships ; 
three classes, with and without provisions

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/fares/1849.shtml

They would have sailed around the Cape

Sue

On 11/2/2016 3:58 AM, Brett Weinberg wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My GGG Grandmother, Rosanna Ogle, arrived in Hobart on “Success” in November 1849 with her 5 children, aged 10, 13, 14, 18&  20 years of age, to reunite with her convict husband, John Ogle. I haven’t been able find the exact date that the ship arrived or when it left England. I’d be interested to know what the route may have been that it took, too.
>
> According to a letter Rosanna wrote in 1849,  “ … i came out with my famley from England in the ship “SUCCESS”i paid 70 pound to Government for our pasages heare …”. This seems like a large sum of money for 1849 and I wonder if that was the usual fare ?
>
> I’d appreciate any help.
>
>
> Thanks,
>
> Brett Weinberg
> Buninyong, Victoria, Australia
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