TERRIBLE SHIPWRECK 1887 - list of those lost and rescued
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>From The Newcastle Weekly Courant, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, EnglandFriday, February 4, 1887; Issue 11064.
NEARLY 300 PERSONS DROWNED.
The French barque "Ulysse" arrived at Bahia, on Monday, having on board
some of the crew of the ship "Kapunda" bound for Australia from London, which
was lost at sea, having been run down and sunk by a vessel, name unknown.
The "Kapunda" sailed on December 11th from London for Freemantle, Western
The names of those saved by a French barque the "Ulysse" , and landed at
Bahia, are as follows:-
William REECE , 40, Spennymore; wife and seven children drowned.
Henry BARNES , 19, single, Notting Hill, London.
Philip DALY , 27, single, Dublin.
Robert SANDFORD , 23, single, Downpatrick.
Robert WIGGINS , 18, Notting Hill, London.
Cornelius O'Callaghan , 26, Ballyhorgan, Ballyduff.
Noah BROADHURST , 42, married, Ilkeston. This man's wife and 8 children
A passenger named RUSSELL was saved, but it is not known which of the
three men named RUSSELL he is.
Wm. COTTRELL , first mate.
Andrew FORBES , carpenter.
F. MEICK , emigrants' baker.
A. ANDERSON , able seaman.
T. GORDON , able seaman.
J. HUGHES , able seaman.
W. NORMAN , ordinary seaman.
L. MAUNTER , ordinary seaman.
The list of the passengers who sailed in the ill-fated "Kapunda" has been
corrected and revised by the owners, and the ages, occupations, and places
of origin of most of the passengers added, and the list which follows may
be accepted as conclusive :-
William FIELD , schoolmaster, his wife, and two children, Croydon.
PAYING STEERAGE PASSENGERS.
Malcolm GRAHAM , 22, Dublin.
Horace TARBUCK , 19, Southport.
Wm. N. COOKE , 30, Chiswick.
Samuel GREEN , 30; Kate GREEN, 27; and four children ; and Rosina GREEN ,
sister, 30, Whitchurch, Hants.
Matthew SHARP , 35, Dublin.
Symington GIBSON , 25, Dublin.
Samuel HARPER , 30, Cornwall.
Thomas HOLYOAKE , 26; Edith HOLYOAKE , 24 - booked from London.
Alice WHITTLE , 67, London.
Alfred M. HADDOW , London.
The following passengers, thirty-four in number, were shipped under the
auspices of the West Australian Land Company, being booked by agents of the
company as from places named:-
Michael BOLANS , wife, and four children, Limerick.
Patrick GREEN , Balinalee.
Philip DALY , Dublin.
William King RUSSELL , Dublin.
John PHELAN , Dublin.
William ESSEX , Birmingham.
George GILLILAND , Newry.
John BROAD , wife and four children, Winchester.
John MARTIN , Winchester.
William BURGOYNE , Cardiff.
John KENEALY , Dublin.
Elisha GRIFFITHS , wife, and six children, Oakengates, Salop. (
Joseph LIDDLE , wife, and two children, Newry.
John McSHERRY and Thomas McSHERRY , Newry.
The following were nominated by friends in the colony to the emigration
agents at Perth for a free passage to go out and join them. They simply paid
for their sea-kit, but had to find their way to Portsmouth to embark :-
Noah BROADHURST , 42; Emma, wife 38; and seven children, Middlesborough.
Joseph Henry BROWN , quarryman, 23, his wife, and children, Wingate,
William REECE , 40, labourer; Susannah, his wife, 40; and six children,
James TIETEN , 26, compositor, Belfast.
George ANDERSON , 24, labourer, Blackburn.
Thomas APLIN , 17, labourer, Newport ( Mon. ).
Catherine BAIN , 20, domestic servant, Wick.
Charles BROWN , 35; his wife, Martha, 35; and five children, mill
labourer, Pentonville, London.
Henry BAKER , 33; his wife, Ellen, 30; and four children, farm labourer,
Henry BARNES , 19, carpenter, Notting hill, London.
James BOURKE , 40; Mary, his wife, 43; and five children; miller's
labourer, Clare Castle, County Clare.
John BUCKLEY , 22, farm labourer, Limerick.
Arthur Frederick BURROUGHS , 32, harness maker; wife and child; Maidstone.
John BYRNE , 22, farm labourer, New Ross.
Margaret CARTER , 22; Helen CARTER , 19, domestic servants, Moy Cullen,
James CASEY , New Ross.
James CASEY , 26, carpenter; Mary CASEY , 25; William CASEY , 27; Tom
CASEY , 1; Homerton, London.
Samuel COLLINS , 20, labourer, and wife, Nottingham.
George COOK , 39, brickmaker; Emily, his wife, 31; and five children,
Thomas DANBY , 28, labourer; Eliza, his wife, 25; and child, Gainsborough.
Thomas DOWLING , 40, navvy; Hannah, his wife, 40; and child, Bermondsey.
Thomas FLANNAGAN , 24, farm labourer, Ennis.
James FROST ,26; Joseph FROST , 24; farm labourers, Ennis.
Arthur GLOSTER , 19; Rebecca GLOSTER , 18, farm servants, Tralee, Kerry.
George GRIGGS , 34, bricklayer; Sarah GRIGGS , 33; and four children,
Alexander GRAHAM , 44, married, Liverpool; on the way to join her husband.
W.G. HALLIDAY , 21, van driver, Manchester.
Isaac HIGH , 35, carpenter; Harriet, his wife, 35; and child, Norwich.
Amos HOOLEY , 18; Samuel HOOLEY, 17; miners, Stockport.
Fred JOST , 42, painter; Mary, his wife, 36; and five children, Bethnal
Patrick KEELEY , 39, painter; Jane, his wife, 35; and child; Wigan.
James LEADER , 33, carpenter; Sarah, his wife, 37, and child, Tottenham.
Annie LOCKWOOD , domestic servant, Sheffield.
James LOVE , 23, labourer,. Cavan.
Henry McINEREY , 22, tailor, Ennis.
Patrick McMAHON , 24, baker, Ennis.
John MORRIS , 27, bricklayer's labourer; Mary, his wife, 23; and two
John McBRIDE , 20, gasfitter, Belfast.
Bridget MOYLAN , 20, domestic servant, Cree, co. Clare.
Hannah WARKHAM , 17, servant girl, Labesheeda, co.Clare.
Patrick NYHAN , 17; Julia, 16, Camborne, Cornwall.
Cornelius O'CALLAGHAN , 26, farm labourer, Ballyhorgan, Ballybuff.
Thomas Henry PLATTS , 23, ironmoulder; his wife, Annie, 22; and child,
James POWER , 30, tailor; Mary, his wife, 29; and child, Wigan.
Christiania REYNOLDS ,36; Samuel, her son,18 miner, Redruth, Cornwall.
Matilda RICE , 24, and three children, Glasgow.
Joseph ROBERTS , 26, navvy; Frances, his wife, 23, and two children,
Michael RUSSELL , 28; John RUSSELL , 32, farm labourers, Ennis.
Hannah SALT , 23, servant, Derby.
Robert SANDFORD , 23, compositor, Portadown.
William SHAW , 19, compositor; Eliza SHAW , 38, his widowed mother.
James SHERIFF , 45, forman of works; Ann, his wife, and seven children,
Broughty Ferry, N.B.
Frederick William SHRIVE ,24, engine tenter; his wife, Ada, 20 ; and
Frederick SNEYD , 31, carpenter, Sheffield,
William George SPRIGGS , 15, gardener, Long Ditton, Surrey.
William THOMPSON ,38, carpenter; Jane, his wife, 38, Tottenham Court Road,
Stephen FOLLADAY , 38, soapboiler, and three children, Sudbury, Suffolk.
Robert TURNBULL , 32, carpenter; and Jane, his wife 32, Hammersmith.
James WALLER , 34, bootmaker; Charlotte, his wife, 32; and child, London.
William H. WEBB , 21, labourer, Brightlingsea.
Aaron WEISS , 28, carpenter, London.
Thomas WHITTLE , 37, coachbuilder; Nancy, his wife, 36, and five children,
Maurice WHITTLEY , 27, printer; Martha, his wife, 24; and three children,
Robert WIGGINS , 18, plasterer, London.
Jas. WILSON , 26, joiner; Mary, his wife, 25, Belfast.
Barbara YOUNG ,18; John YOUNG ,16, New Rose.
Charles WOOD , 37, brewer; Elizabeth, his wife, 35, and four children,
The following were domestic servants selected by the Crown agents :-
>From Brighton:-Emma GAULKER , 35, cook.
Martha FIELD , 23, nurse.
Emily BLAKE , 19, nurse.
Emily SCRUTTON ,27.
Esther ELLIS , 21.
>From Addlestone, Surrey :-Agnes SARGENT , 16, laundress.
Elizabeth TELLING ,15, laundress.
Mary Ann WRIGHT ,16, laundress.
Frances ALEXANDER , 21, Finsbury.
Louisa JACQUES , 23, nurse, Eastcheap.
Eleanor SHAW , 23, cook, London.
Harriet BROWN , 21, nurse, Kingston -on-Thames.
Rosa BROWN , 21, Housemaid, London.
Esther ELLIS , 21, Brighton.
Ada BLAKE , 18, laundress, Upper Tooting.
Eliza Mary THANE , 20, nurse, Dublin.
Agnes PURCER , 22, housemaid, Cheltenham.
Alice Emma THICK , 18, housemaid, London.
Mary Jane SKELTON , 34, Dublin.
Mabel SKINNER , 18, London.
Annie WARNER, 19, cook, London.
Mary Ann DAWSON , 28, Whitechapel.
Mary POSTLETHWAITE , nurse, Sheffield.
Eliza DARNLEY , 18. Birmingham.
Jane IRVINE , 24, Armagh.
Emma HOOPER , 18, Edmonton.
Mary EVANS , 29, nurse, New Hampton.
Charlotte ADAMS , 18, London.
Catherine HONEY , 16, Southsea.
Emily HALL , Wantage.
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