The CHATHAM departed from London on 29 January 1856 and arrived in New Plymouth on 19 May 1856,

with Captain Cole in command. It then proceeded to Auckland where it arrived on 5 June 1856.


Transcribed from the Taranaki Herald, 24 May 1856, Pg 2.


Passengers for New Plymouth

Mr G. Oliver, Mrs Oliver,

Mr and Mrs Atkins,

Mr and Mrs Purnell, and 6 children,

Mr and Mrs Tucker and 5 children,




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