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Re: [TSL] HEBER - UK > AUS - 1837
Kathy Thompson <kmthomster@gmail.com> on 07/05/2013

Oh that's interesting!
Thanks Marj :)



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On 5 July 2013 02:44, <marj@uwaterloo.ca> wrote:

> Kathy
>
> Found this one in the Parliamentary Papers "The finance accounts I. VIII.
> of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, for the year 1837,
> ended fifth January 1838." 1837-1838 (240)
>
> Captain Brandreth, R.E., stated to be the Balance due to the Public on his
> Accounts of the Convict Ships "Heber" and "Calcutta." the amount was 77
> pounds 13 shillings and 2pence.
>
> In "1837-38 (669) Report from the Select Committee on Transportation;
> together with the minutes od evidence, appendix, and index."
>
> Herber sailed March 1837, 443 tons, at the expense of 3,311 pounds 18
> shillings and 8pence.
>
> Regards..
>
> Marj
>
>
> Quoting marj@uwaterloo.ca:
>
>  The London Times of June 28, 1837 reported the Heber was spoken with
>> "The Heber, from Sydney to Dublin, on the 5th ult, in lat. 20 S.,
>> long. 26 W." On June 8, 1837 there is a letter about the Heber taking
>> emigrants to Quebec (these are what Canadians call the Petworth
>> Emigrants.
>>
>> She next appears in the paper on Feb 24, 1838 "Arrivals at Batavia
>> previous to Nov. 5--The Heber, from New South Wales, and was chartered
>> for Europe, to call at Cowes;"
>>
>> Regards..
>>
>> Marj
>>
>>
>> Quoting Kathy Thompson <kmthomster@gmail.com>:
>>
>>  Looking for a free settler / soldier list of those aboard the *Heber* as
>>> well as the type of vessel the *Heber* was please.
>>>
>>> *Heber*  travelled from Dublin, Ireland to Port Jackson, New South Wales,
>>> Australia with convicts and the 80th Staffordshire Regiment, as well as 6
>>> soldier's wives and children.
>>>
>>> I believe that one of the soldiers was Abel Hardman, and I am hoping
>>> that 3
>>> of the "soldier's wives and children" are his wife Mary, and their two
>>> daughters Sarah & Hannah.
>>>
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