RELIANCE 1851

Captain H.B. Fell tried the system of great circle sailing on the passage out to this colony.
On July 10th they reached the Brazil Coast, near Pernambuco
      Latitude 5, 40S / Longitude 34, 50W
July 21st - Latitude 7, 48S / Longitude 33, 55W
      having nothing but light variable airs from the southward all the time off the coast.
July 31st - Latitude 29, 43S / Longitude 29, W57
August 9th - Lat.45, 32S / Longitude 6, 24E crossed the meridian of Greenwich,
August 14th - Latitude 51, 36S / Longitude 18, 21E
      being about the longitude of the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE
August 21 - Latitude 53, 48S / Longitude 54, 48E
August 28 - Latitude 52, 52S / Longitude 90, 7E
September 5 - Latitude 49, 3S / Longitude 116, 30E
September 11 noon - Latitude 53, 48S / Longitude 54, 48E
Made Kangaroo Island about 7.15pm but owing to the strong N.W. wind,
      with a very high sea, had to stand to the southward all night
September 12th - made Kangaroo Island at daybreak next morning.
September 13th - came on the south side by Backstair passage and got a pilot
      on board at 10.45am and anchored at the North Arm about 5pm.
NOTE: the above was very hard to read.
The RELIANCE left Liverpool via Plymouth on June 10th, 1851.

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RELIANCE arrived Port Adelaide on 13-09-1851
PASSENGERS include: Dr J. ROBERTSON (Surgeon Superintendent) - cabin.
REMEMBER TO COMPARE BOTH LISTS - as there are quite a few variations.
THE SHIPS LIST - RELIANCE 1851
sources include the Original Passenger List
and possibly the BISA (Biographical Index of SA.)
Reported SA REGISTER: September 15th 1851
Allen James 25 Agr. Labourer 17/3 Aberdeen - single ALLAN, James
Alley Frances 22 Servant Queen's Co. - single ALLEY, F
Alley Henry 24 Agr. Labourer 20/1 Queen's Co. - single ALLEY, Henry
Anderson James 27 Carpenter 26/2 Ayr
   Cathe. 22
ANDERSON, James and family
Anderson John 21 Cartwright 27/1 Ayr - single   
Anderson William 24 Agr. Labourer 28/3 Ayr - single   
Anderson Thomas 35 Agr. Labourer 28/2 Coleraine
   Dorothea 36
ANDERSON, Thomas and wife
Badwin Alexander 23 Agr. Labourer - Somerset Baldwin ? - single BADMIN, Alexander
Ball George 38 Agr. Labourer 67/1 Devon
   Margaret 24 died at sea, Jul 17
BALL, George (husband of Mary)
BALL, Mary A. 24 died July 17 Disease of heart, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Ballie John 22 Agr. Labourer 57/2 Lanark - single BAILLIE, John
Bantick John / Thomas 24 Agr. Labourer 70/3 Suffolk - single BANTICK, John
Barrett George H. 37 Agr. Labourer 81/2 Norfolk
   Elizabeth 33
   George H. 8
   Caroline 4
   John 3
BARRETT, George and family
Barwis Hodgson T. 47 Policeman 90/2 Northampton    Harriet 34
   Jane 12
   Harriet 10
   Hodgson 7
   Alice 5
   Joseph 3
   Alfred inf
BARVIS, Hodgson and Harriett and 6 children
Belcher David 33 Agr. Labourer 106/1 Wiltshire - single BELSHER, David
Bell Thomas 28 Agr. Labourer 108/2 Antrim, Ire.
   Elizabeth 22
BELL, Thomas and wife
Bremner Joseph did not sail
   Elizabeth 46 Servant 170/2 Aberdeen
  Margaret 24 Farm Servant
   Helen 22 Servant
   Elspeth 18 Farm Servant
   William 20 Labourer
   Joseph 16 Clerk
   John 14 Labourer
   Robert 11
   Mary A. 9
   Janet 7
   Christian 5
BREMNER, Elizabeth and family (as listed in SA REGISTER)
BRENNER, Elspel, Helen and Margaret (as listed in SA REGISTER)
BRENNAN, William (as listed in SA REGISTER)
BRENNAN, Joseph (as listed in SA REGISTER)
BRENNAN, John (as listed in SA REGISTER)

Family research indicates the following:
BREMNER, Elspeth nee Reid (46, widow) came to South Australia
   with her 10 children.
Her husband Joseph died 1845 in Kennethmont, Aberdeen
Her sister Christina and husband Robert arrived Adelaide in 1839.
Bennett Joseph 28 Shepherd 112/2 Dorset - single BENNETT, Joseph
Bickford Joseph 20 Agr. Labourer - Devon - single
Bickford Stephen 25 Shepherd - Devon - single
BICKFORD, Joseph and Stephen
Brett Benjamin 27 Agr. Labourer 171/3 Suffolk - single BRETT, B
Brown James 24 Miner 187/2 Cornwall - single BROWN, James
   BROWN, Mary
Brown Ann 32 Servant Cornwall - single   
Brown Margaret 30 Servant Down, Ire. - single   
Byrne Ann 23 Servant Wicklow - single BRYNE, Ann
Byrne James 28 Agr. Labourer 220/1 Wicklow
   Marcella 23
BYRNE, James and wife
Caskey Sarah 19 Servant Suffolk - single CASKEY, Sarah
Caskey John 25 Agr. Labourer 248/2 Argyle
   Elizabeth 26
   James 1
   John inf
CASKEY, John and family
Chapman William 20 Agr. Labourer 261/2 Suffolk
   Harriet 23
   Thomas inf died at sea, Sep 11
CHAPMAN, W and wife
  and child Thomas 8mths died Sept 11 Inflammation of lungs,
  buried at sea - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Chubb William 18 Agr. Labourer 273/2 Cornwall - single CHUBB, W
Clift William 20 Miner 286/1 Cornwall
   Mary 20
CLIFT, W and wife
Clyne James 23 Agr. Labourer - Caithness died at sea, Aug 20 - single CLYNE, James 21 died Aug 20 Consumption, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Clyne Elizabeth 21 Servant Caithness died at sea, Aug 1 - single CLYNE, Elizabeth 23 died Aug 1 Fever, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Collins Rebecca 24 Servant Queens Co. - single COLLINS, Rebecca
Cox Rachel 27 Servant Somerset - single COX, Sarah
Cox Sarah 32 Servant Somerset - single COX, Rachel
Crisby George 26 Agr. Labourer 342/1 Dorset - single CRISBY, George
Crisp William 20 Agr. Labourer 342/2 Norfolk - single CRISP, William
Cronin Daniel 29 Agr. Labourer 345/1 Cork, Ire. - single RONIN, D
Crossman Henry 23 Agr. Labourer 348/2 Somerset
   Pamela (Badman) 31
   Sarah 1
   Rachel or "Robert Cropman" 10 mo. died at sea, Aug 31
CROSSMAN, Henry and wife and 2 children
   son Robert 10mths died Aug 31 Inflammation of lungs,
   buried at sea - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Cuzner Stephen 22 Agr. Labourer 362/3 Wiltshire - single
Cahill Leonard 22 Agr. Labourer 224/2 King's Co. - single
CUZNER, Leonard S
Davey Charles 22 Agr. Labourer 374/2 Cornwall
   Mary 18
DAVEY, Charles and wife
Davies Evan 26 Agr. Labourer - Monmouth - single DAVIES, Evan
Downie James 31 Agr. Labourer 425/2 Orkney
   Elizabeth 32
   William 4
DOWNIE, James and wife and child
Dunne William John 20 Agr. Labourer ? 441/2 Antrim, Ire. - single DUNN, W H
   EAMES, E
Earle Samuel 24 Agr. Labourer - Devon - single EARLE, S
Errington Margaret 18 Servant Cumberland - single ERRINGTON, Margaret
Farrow William 18 Agr. Labourer 487/2 Suffolk - single FARROW, William
Ferguson Alexander 27 Miner 492/2 Lanark
   Grace 31   Margaret 3
   Elizabeth 1
FERGUSON, Alexander and family
Frissle Letitia 19 Servant Londonderry - single FRIZZLE, Letitia
Game Edward 25 Agr. Labourer 545/2 Suffolk - single   
George Isaac 22 Miner 558/2 Cornwall
   Elizabeth 19
GEORGE, J and wife
Gillard William 30 Agr. Labourer 571/3 Devon - single GILLARD, W
Gray Alexander 28 Mason 606/2 Orkney
   Ellen (Jack)
   Alexander 1
GRAY, Alexander and wife and child
Gray Samuel 18 Agr. Labourer 608/3 Dorset - single
Gray William 17 Agr. Labourer 608/2 Dorset - single
GRAY, S and W
Gruer Elizabeth 18 Servant Aberdeen - single
Gruer Flora 20 Servant Aberdeen - single
GREEN, Flora and Elizabeth
Hancock John 23 Agr. Labourer - Northampton - single HANCOCK, John
Hanlon Elizabeth 23 Servant Dublin - single   
Hannah Richard 21 Agr. Labourer - Monaghan - single HANNAH, Richard,
Harris James 25 Agr. Labourer 677/3 Cornwall
   Grace 20
HARRIS, James and wife
Hart Benjamin 28 Agr. Labourer 685/1 Cambridge - single HART, B
Hatton Henry 25 Miner - Cornwall   
  Mrs 25   
Hawke Richard 43 Miner 697/3 Staffords.
  Jane 43
   Richard 19 Miner
   William 17 Miner
   James 14 Miner
   John 11
   Margaret 7
   Mary 4
   Nathaniel 2
As listed in SA REGISTER:
Jas, Richard William, Richard John,
Jane, Mary, Maria, Nathaniel HAWKE,

Family research indicates the following:
HAWKE, Richard (Richard William ?)
  and Jenefer nee RENFREY from Kea, Cornwall, UK
  and children John, James Renfrey, Maria, Mary Jane,
  William and Richard
Hawker William 22 Agr. Labourer - Cornwall - single HAWKERS, W
Hawkes George 26 Agr. Labourer - Berks. - single HAWKES, George
Hawkins Christian 27 Agr. Labourer - Cambridge - single HAWKINS, C
Hodge John 28 Miner 753/1 Cornwall
   Susannah 28
   Elizabeth inf
HODGE, John and wife and 3 children
Hodge William 21 Miner 753/3 Cornwall
   Nancy 19
  
Henry James 29 Agr. Labourer 721/2 Aberdeen - single   
Hollis George 21 Agr. Labourer ? 765/1 Lincoln - single HOLLINS, G
Hore Henry 32 Miner 774/2 Devon
   Maria 33
   William 4
   John 1
HOSE, Henry and wife and 2 children
   HUNT, E
Hunt George 20 Agr. Labourer 796/2 Suffolk died at sea, Jul 23 - single HUNT, George 22 died July 23 Committed suicide, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Hutchinson James 32 Blacksmith 804/1 Lanark
   Anne 28
HUTCHINSON, James and family
Jack Thomas 31 Miner 817/1 Linlithgow
   Jean 34
JACK, Thomas and Jane
Jackson James 26 Agr. Labourer 818/3 Berks. died at sea, Jul 27
   Maria (Hunt) 24
JACKSON, James 26 died July 27 Diarrhoea, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
JACKSON, Mrs
James James 25 Agr. Labourer 826/3 Monmouth - single JAMES, James
Jamieson James 21 Agr. Labourer 829/3 Antrim, Ire.
   Anne 18
JAMIESON, James and wife
Jarvis Joshua 18 Agr. Labourer 833/2 Norfolk - single JARVIS, Joshua
   JOEL, Thomas
Johnston John 28 Joiner 853/1 Cumberland
   Margaret (Errington) 32
   George 2
JOHNSON, John and Margaret and child
Kelly Robert 24 Agr. Labourer 888/2 Wicklow
   Mary (Delemere) 22
KELLY, R and wife
Kelly Jennie 16 Servant Clare - single KELLY, J
Kierle Benjamin 35 Agr. Labourer 906/1 Somerset
   Susannah 36
   George 4
   Sidney 2
KEIRLE, W and wife and 2 children
Kierle George 19 Agr. Labourer 906/1 Somerset - single KIERLE, George
Kirrane Michael 35 Agr. Labourer 917/1 Clare, Ire.
   Margaret 34
   Ellen 12
   John 10
   Michael 7
   Nancy 2
KERRANE, Michael and family
Lawry William 21 Agr. Labourer - Cornwall - single LAURY, W
Liddle Thomas 19 Agr. Labourer - Antrim, Ire.
   Mary 21
LIDDLER, Thomas and Mary
Ling James 19 Agr. Labourer - Suffolk - single LING, James
Little George 22 Sawyer 978/3 Kent - single LITTLE, George
Locke John 30 Agr. Labourer - King's Co.
   Elizabeth 27
   William 3 died at sea, Sep 1
   Elizabeth 1
LOCKE, John and wife and 2 children
  incl. William 3 died Sept 1 Inflammation of lungs, buried at sea

   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Loughton William 27 Agr. Labourer - Cambridge
   Ann 24
LOUGHTON, William and wife
Lutton William 23 Agr. Labourer - Down, Ire.
   Ann 25
  
Mannaring William 46 Shepherd - Kent Mannering ?
   Letti. 34
   Elizabeth 15 Servant with parents
   Ellen 10
   Julia 9
   Letti. 4
MAINWARING, William and family
Manning Charlotte 24 Servant Suffolk - single MAINWARING, Charlotte
McAleavy Hugh 29 Agr. Labourer 1048/1 Armagh, Ire. - single McCLEARY, Hugh
McAmish Christian 19 Servant Stirling - single McAINCH, Christian
McDonald Peter 21 Agr. Labourer - Ross, Ire. - single McDONALD, Peter
McIntyre Archibald 36 Agr. Labourer - Ayr - single McINTYRE, Archibald
McNamara John 25 Agr. Labourer - Clare, Ire. - single McNAMARA, John
Meddling James 20 Miner 1090/1 Cornwall
   Hannah 21
MEDDLING, James and wife
McCallum John 26 Shepherd 1052/2 Peebles
   Elizabeth (Tait) 19
McCALLUM, J and wife
McClure Charles 24 Agr. Labourer - Down, Ire.
   Mary 26
McCLURE, Charles and wife
Merrigan John 29 Agr. Labourer 1097/3 Wicklow
   Elizabeth 30
   Mary inf
MERROGAN, John and wife and child
Merrigan Bridget 23 Servant Wicklow - single
  
Michele Fred. 21 Agr. Labourer 1102/2 Cornwall - single
Michele John 18 Agr. Labourer 1102/2 Cornwall - single
MITCHELL, F and J
Miller William 20 - single MILLER, W
Moore Charles 29 Agr. Labourer - Suffolk - single MOORE, Charles
Mott Robert 29 Agr. Labourer 1139/2 Suffolk, Mary 33 Walter 6
   Rosella 3 died at sea, Aug 7
NOTT, R and family - their daughter Rosena 3 died Aug 7
   Mesenteric disease, buried at sea - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Nobbs Martha 19 Servant Wiltshire - single NOBBS, Martha
Parslow Thomas 24 Agr. Labourer 1242/1 Gloster - single PARSLOW, T
Pierce John 26 Agr. Labourer - Wicklow
   Janet 20
PIERCE, John and wife
Pople Edwin 26 Agr. Labourer 1300/1 Dorset died at sea, Sep 10 - single POPLE, Edwin 26 died Sept 10 Diarrhoea, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Prater Isaac 23 Agr. Labourer 1306/2 Berks.
   Mary 21
BAKER, Isaac and wife
Price John 26 Agr. Labourer 1310/1 Dublin
   Jane 30
   Thomas 1
PRICE, John and wife and child
Radford George 24 Agr. Labourer 1325/3 Dorset - single RADFORD, George
Renfrey Jane 65 Servant Staffords. - single RENFREY / RENFREW, Jane
  (sister of Mrs Jenefer Hawke - also on voyage)
Reynolds John 21 Miner - Cornwall
   Martha 18mths died at sea, Sep 3
   Elizabeth 2mo died at sea, Aug 31 - not listed
REYNOLDS, John and wife
   Martha 18mths died Sept 3 Diarrhoea, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
  Elizabeth 2mths died Aug 31 Inflammation of lungs,
  buried at sea - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Rickard Richard 28 Miner 1354/2 Cornwall
   Jane 26
RICHARD, R and wife
Rose Edward 25 Agr. Labourer 1385/2 Suffolk
   Sarah 21
   Emma 2 died on shore, Sep 18
ROSE, Edward and wife and family
   Emma 2 died Sept 18 Fever, buried on shore
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Rose George 27 Agr. Labourer 1385/2 Suffolk
   Fanny 23
   Alfred inf

  
Rowe David 27 Miner 1393/2 Cornwall
   Elizabeth 25
ROWE, David and wife
Scott Elizabeth 28 Servant Antrim, Ire. - single SCOTT, Elizabeth and Jane
Scott Jane 21 Servant Antrim, Ire. - single   
Seymour Alfred 18 Agr. Labourer 1466/3 Somerset - single SEYMON, A
Shobrook John 24 Blacksmith - Devon
   Hannah 19
   Thomas inf
SHOBROOK, John and wife and child
Sim James 30 Agr. Labourer 1487/3 Aberdeen
   Christina 32
SIM, James and Christian
Sinclair William 24 Agr. Labourer 1493/1 Caithness - single SINCLAIR, William and James and Alexander
Sinclair Janet 17 Servant Caithness - single   
Sinclair Alexander 21 Agr. Labourer - Caithness - single   
Smith Joseph A. 25 Agr. Labourer 1508/1 Somerset
   Ann 25
SMITH, Joseph and wife
Smith Joseph 24 Shepherd - Durham
   Jane 30
SMITH, James and wife
Smith Thomas 33 Carpenter - Orkney
   Mary 30 died at sea, Sep 7
   Thomas 2 died on shore, Sep 15
  
SMYTH, Mary 30 died Sept 7 Consumption, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
SMITH, Thomas 3 died Sept 15 Convulsions, buried on shore
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Stabb Phillip 36 Agr. Labourer - Devon
   Sarah 29
   Phillip 2
STABLES, Phillip and wife and child
Stanley Charles 27 Agr. Labourer 1533/2 Worcester - single   
Steer Thomas 22 Agr. Labourer 1539/2 Devon - single STEERS, Thomas
Stewart John 19 Agr. Labourer 1548/3 Kincardine - single STEWART, John
Sutherland James 21 Agr. Labourer - Caithness - single SUTHERLAND, James
   SUTTON, William and wife
Syms Henry 38 Agr. Labourer - Dorset - single SYMES, Henry
Taylor James 31 Agr. Labourer 1579/3 Orkney
   Jean 29
   Margaret 7
TAYLOR, James, J and M
Telford Leonard 26 Farm Labourer - King's Co. - single TELFORD, Leonard
Thoday Henry 20 Agr. Labourer 1589/3 Cambridge
   Maria (Cooke) 20
THODLEY, Charles and family
Thrower, Edmund - single THROWER, Edmund 35 Aug 15 Diarrhoea, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Tomlin Thomas 36 Carter 1610/1 Kent
   Elizabeth 35
   Walter 10
   Mary 8
TOMLIN, Thomas and family
Tr . . . Edmund 35 Agr. Labourer - Suffolk died at sea, Aug 15 - single
  
Trebilcock William 32 Miner - Cornwall - single TREBLECOCK, W
Tregoning William 24 Miner - Cornwall
   Elizabeth 23
   William H. 2
TREGONING, William and wife and child
Truscott John 32 Miner - Cornwall - single TRUSCOTT, J
Voce Thomas 21 Agr. Labourer 1650/2 Lincoln - single   
Wade James 21 Agr. Labourer 1654/3 Cambridge - single WADE, James
Walton Randell 30 Agr. Labourer - Norfolk Randall ?
   Elizabeth 29
   Thomas 3
   Sarah 1
WATSON, Randell and family
Warren John 42 Agr. Labourer 1677/1 Suffolk
   Mary 32
   Elizabeth 16 Servant Suffolk with parents - single
   George 14
   Charlotte 8
   Emma 6
   Oliver 4
   Montifior 1 died at sea, Aug 31
WARREN, Elizabeth and family including:
   George
   Montefiori 18mths died Aug 31 Inflammation of lungs,
     buried at sea - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
   WARRINGTON, Bridget
Waters Joseph 34 Agr. Labourer 1680/1 Cornwall
   Elizabeth 31
  Elizabeth inf died on shore, Sep 16
WALTERS, Joseph and wife
  and child Elizabeth 10mths died Sept 16 Fever & convulsions,
   buried on shore - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Watkins Benjamin 32 Miner 1680/2 Monmouth
   Anne 24
   Ruth 2
   Elizabeth inf
WATKINS, Benjamin and Ann and 2 children
Watson Janet 23 Servant Midlothian died at sea, Aug 1 - single WATSON, Janet 23 died Aug 1 Fever, buried at sea
   - Deaths Return, SAGov.Gazette 1866
Williams John 22 Miner - Cornwall - single   
Williams James 34 Groom - Monmouth
   Ann 30
WILLIAMS, James and Ann
Williams Thomas 54 Agr. Labourer - Hereford
   Elizabeth 55
   William 17
   Caroline 7
WILLIAMS, Thomas and wife and child
Williams George 20 Agr. Labourer 1716/1 Hereford
   Ann 19
   Thomas 2
   Henry 1
WILLIAMS, George and wife and 2 children
Willoughby George 20 Agr. Labourer - Lincoln - single WILLOUGHBY, George
Wilson Andrew 34
   Jane 28
WILSON, Andrew and Jane
Wilson John 30 Sawyer - Lanark
   Janet 28
   Mary 4
   John 1
WILSON, John and family
Wise Alfred 31 Carpenter - Oxon [?]
   Emily 26
   Harry inf
WISE, Alfred and family
Wright Robert 19 Agr. Labourer - Suffolk
   Susan 19
   Henry . . . inf
WRIGHT, R and family