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The following list was extracted from Appendix A of the Shipping Guide.

The following list was extracted from Appendix A of the Shipping Guide which is available in the reading room. It includes records from the following series:

NRS 5328, Immigration Agent; Ships papers, 1835-91 [9/6276-91]
It should be noted that the Ships papers may not contain information about all the immigrants on board the particular ship.

NRS 5239, Immigration Agent; Letters received, 1846–97 [9/6189–260, 9/9169–71]
This series includes Matrons diaries, [9/6212-13]

Journals of Surgeon Superintendent (PRO Reels)
Consult the Convict Guide for the listing by the name of the ship.

NRS 5256, Immigration Agent; Reports by surgeons on health of immigrants during their passage (Medical Journals), 1838, 1880, 1882-83, 1886 [4/4698. 1-.6], Reel 2852

NRS 906, Colonial Secretary, Special bundles:
Immigration: Disputes and inquiries. Ships ‘Sir Charles Napier’ and ‘Panama’, 1842–53 [4/1149.1]
Immigrant ship reports — ‘Araminta’, ‘Plantagenet’, and ‘Sabrina’, 1854 [4/1881.3]
Immigrant ship "Rose of Sharon" — report of irregularities on board and arrival, 1855 [4/1881.6]
Inquiry by Immigration Board into conduct of surgeon of the ‘Samuel Plimsoll’, 1879 [4/817.2]

This list is arranged alphabetically by name of ship:

Ship Date of arrival in NSW Item no. Remarks
Abyssinian 29 May 1862 [9/6281.6] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Adam Lodge 14 February 1840 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Alfred (at Moreton Bay) September 1858 [9/6276.10] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Alfred 6 January 1860 [9/6279.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Aliquis 16 March 1839 [9/6276.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Annie Wilson 8 April 1862 [9/6281.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Araminta 29 July 1854 [4/1881.3] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, immigrant ship reports
Argyle (at Moreton Bay) July 1852 [9/6276.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Austral 20 February 1888 [9/6291.7] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Austral 26 June 1888 [9/6290.10] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Austral 22 February 1889 [9/6291.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Austral 27 June 1889 [9/6291.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Blair Athole 4 March 1879 [9/6290.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
British Commodore 24 April 1873 [9/6289.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
British Trident 7 January 1861 [9/6280.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Burlington 16 February 1867 [9/6287.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Bussorah Merchant 3 September 1839 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Canning 8 January 1873 [9/6289.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cardigan Castle 20 August 1883 [4/4698.5], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journal
Chance 13 July 1860 [9/6279.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Charles Kerr 8 January 1839 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Clyde 13 May 1880 [4/4698.2], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journal
Coldstream 18 January 1863 [9/6282.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Crescent 11 February 1840 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Cuzco 3 April 1888 [9/6290.8] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cuzco 6 August 1888 [9/6290.11] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cuzco 14 September 1891 [9/6291.10] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cuzco (3) 4 April 1889 [9/6291.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cuzco (4) 6 August 1889 [9/6291.6] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Cuzco (5) 9 December 1889 [9/6291.9] NRS 5328, Ships papers
David McIvor 24 September 1858 [9/6277.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Devonport 31 July 1868 [9/6287.4] NRS 5328, Ships papersIncludes papers of William and Mary arriving 21 November 1849
Dirigo 13 April 1860 [9/6279.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Dunbar Castle 28 September 1871 [9/6288.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Eastern Empire 29 November 1862 [9/6282.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Escort 11 March 1858 [9/6276.8] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Eveline 25 January 1862 [9/6281.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Fairlie 29 April 1863 [9/6282.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Fitzjames 1 April 1857 [9/6212] NRS 5239, Matron’s diary
Fitzjames 20 February 1860 [9/6279.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Florist 26 October 1839 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Forest Monarch 21 December 1858 [9/6277.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Garrow 2 March 1839 [9/6276.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Garrow 2 March 1839 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Golconda 25 May 1857 [9/6213] NRS 5239, Matron’s diary
Hawkesbury 5 March 1871 [9/6288.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Herefordshire 27 May 1857 [9/6213] NRS 5239, Matron’s diary
Hero 26 September1839 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
Highflyer 16 March 1864 [9/6284.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Hornet 3 March 1859 [9/6277.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Hotspur 24 February 1861 [9/6280.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Hotspur 18 July 1862 [9/6282.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Hyderabad 19 February 1848 [9/6276.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Irene (at Moreton Bay) February 1858 [9/6276.7] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Ironside 9 May 1863 [9/6282.6] NRS 5328, Ships papers
James Pattison 8 February 1840 PRO Reel 3213 Journal of Surgeon Superintendent
John and Lucy 6 May 1857 [9/6213] NRS 5239, Schoolmasters report and matron’s diary
John Masterman 2 August 1861 [9/6281.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
John Temperley 1 August 1863 [9/6283.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
La Hogue 7 September 1872 [9/6289.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Lady Head 16 June 1858 [9/6276.9] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Light Brigade 21 May 1867 [9/6287.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Liguria 6 October 1887 [9/6290.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Lusitania 21 January 1888 [9/6290.6] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Lusitania 27 December 1888 [9/6290.14] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Mary Ann 19 March 1857 [9/6212] NRS 5239, Matron’s diary
Montmorency 29 November 1864 [9/6285.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Montrose 27 March 1864 [9/6284.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Nile 4 May 1861 [9/6280.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Nimroud 7 April 1859 [9/6278.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Ocean Empress 28 September 1862 [9/6282.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Ocean Empress 18 January 1864 [9/6284.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Orient 10 December 1887 [9/6290.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Orizaba (1) 14 May 1888 [9/6290.9] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Orizaba (2) 17 September 1888 [9/6290.12] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Ormuz (1) 12 November 1888 [9/6290.13] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Ormuz (2) 28 October 1889 [9/6291.8] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Oroya 19 August 1887 [9/6290.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Oroya (2) 7 January 1889 [9/6291.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Oroya (3) 16 May 1889 [9/6291.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Oroya (4) 16 September 1889 [9/6291.7] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Panama 12 January 1850 [4/1149.1] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, disputes and inquiries
Parthia 13 January 1886 [9/6290.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Peerless 6 June 1866 [9/6286.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Persia 10 May 1863 [9/6283.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Peterborough 23 December 1882 [4/4698.3], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journal
Plantagenet 28 July 1854 [4/1881.3] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, immigrant ship reports
Port Victor (1) 8 July 1886 [4/4698.6], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journal
Queen Bee 31 March 1861 [9/6280.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Queen of the East 30 April 1864 [9/6284.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Racehorse 22 September 1866 [9/6286.4] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Rose of Sharon 13 April 1855 [4/1881.6] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, report on irregularities on board and arrival
Roslin Castle 1 March 1883 [4/4698.4], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journal
Sabrina 10 July 1854 [4/1881.3] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, immigrant ship reports
Samuel Plimsoll 12 June 1879 [4/817.2] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, Inquiry by Immigration Board into conduct of surgeon
Sandringham 26 June 1864 [9/6284.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sapphire 24 May 1859 [9/6278.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Scythia 26 June 1871 [9/6288.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Severn 10 October 1863 [9/6283.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sir Charles Napier 10 April 1842 [4/1149.1] Colonial Secretary; NRS 906, Special bundles, disputes and inquiries
Sir Robert Sale 29 October 1864 [9/6285.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sir Robert Sale 13 December 1867 [9/6287.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sirocco 3 October 1864 [9/6285.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sobraon 28 December 1870 [9/6288.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Sovereign of the Sea 1 September 1861 [9/6281.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers
St Hilda 13 January 1865 [9/6286.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Stornaway 17 October 1861 [9/6281.3] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Strathdon 19 December 1871 [9/6288.5] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Susan 1 February 1839 [4/4698.1], Reel 2852 NRS 5256, Medical journals
Telegraph 3 February 1858 [9/6276.6] NRS 5328, Ships papers
Thunderbolt 11 May 1865 [9/6286.2] NRS 5328, Ships papers Thunderbolt to Melbourne, Wonga Wonga to Sydney
Wanata 3 September 1864 [9/6285.1] NRS 5328, Ships papers
William and Mary 21 November 1849 [9/6287] NRS 5328, Ships papersPapers with those for Devonport arriving 31 July 1868