Emigration to New Zealand
This page compiled from the research of Val
Maxwell and Joyce Kucija firstname.lastname@example.org
See also the following website
Born in Ayrshire
Taken from Settlers to Otago Pre 1861- New Zealand
Compiled by Val Maxwell - 1989
Allan Hugh Arrived New Zealand Storm Cloud, 1860. Single
Born Kilmarnock. Bullock Driver. Died 1860.
Allan James Arrived New Zealand 1846/48, Single, 22yrs
Storekeeper Wellington. Born 1824
Survey Party Store Keeper, Dunedin.
Farmed Taieri Dunedin . Died 1891.
Allan John Arrived 184?, Weaver. Wife + 5 children (3 over 12yrs)
Seaman, born Irvine Ayrshire.
Farmed Andersons Bay and East Taieri Dunedin.
Begg Adam Arrived on the Blundello 1848, 35yrs Station Master. + Wife
Born Straiton Ayrshire. Farmed Andersons Bay Dunedin
Blair James Buchanan Arrived on the Cornwell 1849. 21yrs, Single, Farmer.
Born Colmonell Ayrshire. Farmed Green Island, Otokaia
and Brighton all Dunedin. Died 1873.
Blair Robert Arrived on the George Canning 1857, 46yrs. Wife + 5 children
Born Ayrshire 1810. Farmed East Taieri Dunedin
Burns Arthur J. Arrived on the Philip Laing 1848. 18yrs Single.
Apprentice, Merchant Navey. Born Monkton Ayr, 1830
Farming and businessman in Dunedin. Died 1901
Burns Thomas Arrive on the Philip Laing 1848, 57yrs. Minister. Wife + 5 daughters
Born Mossgiel Ayr.
Campbell Charles Arrived on the Alphine 1859, 47yrs. Farmworker Scottish Highlands.
Wife + 2 sons.6 Daughters
Born Ayrshire 1812. Farmed Hampden North Otago. Died 1902
Cuddie Thomas Arrived on the Philip Laing 1848, 27yrs, Cotton Handloom Weaver
Born Maybole Ayrshire. Wife + 1 son. Labourer Port Chalmers Dunedin.
Farmer Saddlehill Dunedin, 1855, 34 acres. Died 1871.
Drinnan James Arrived on the Jura 1858. Born Symington
Farm Servant. Farmed Lower Kaikorai Dunedin and
Tokomairiro South Otago.
Finlay John Arrived on the Strathallan 1858, 24yrs, Single
Born Fenwick Ayrshire 1824. Goldming Australia 1852.
Farmed Taieri Dunedin, 475 acres. Died 1903
Gebbie James Arrived on the Mooltan 1849, wife + 3 children
Born Riccarton Ayrshire, Nurseryman North East Valley Dunedin.
Kirkland James Arrived on the Maori 1852. Born
Carter, Green Island, Dunedin.
Kirkland William Arrived on the Maori 1852. Wife + 2 sons 2 daughters
Born 1799 Ayrshire. Farmed Green Island Dunedin
Langlands Lachlan Arrived on the Victory 1848, 20yrs, Single.
Born Ayrshire. Customs and Postal Dunedin,
Farm Managing in Otago and Southland.
Secretary of the Early Settlers Museum.
Mackie John Arrive on the White Swann 1859, 19yrs Single
Born Ayrshire 1840, Farm Worker.
Farm Worker Caversham Dunedin. Farmer Tokomairiro
South Otago 1860. Gold Digging (unsucessful).
Foreman Roader Tokomairiro South Otago.
McKerrow James Arrived on the Cheviot 1859 + Wife. Born Beansburn
Survey Assistant and Chief Surveyor in Dunedin.
Parkinson Richard Arrived on the Robert Henderson, 1858, 72yrs Single
Agric. Labourer, Dunedin. Born Maybole Ayrshire
Seaton James Arrived on the Philip Laing 1848, 26yrs. Wife + 1daughter (over 12)
Born Ayrshire 1822, Cotton Dresser.
Farming Portobello Dunedin Purchased farm 1858.
Immigration Agent. Died 1882
Templeton Thomas Arrived on the Gil Blas 3.3.1860. Wife + 2 children.
Born Kilmarnock, 26.9.1833. Married 1857, Rahnan Melbourne,
Wife Sussah MacFie born
Goldfields in Victoria, Australia. Brickmaker, Waikouiti Otago
during 1860 to 1884. Contractor on the roads.
1884 Farming Southland 150+ Acres.
Thomson William Arrived on the Ajax 1849, 24yrs, Single
Born Dundonald Ayrshire. Carter Dunedin.
Wilson James Arrived on the Thomas Henry from Melbourne on 16.3.1856, 42yrs
+ 2 children. Born Prestwick, Monkton Ayrshire 1814.
Gold digging Victoria Australia. Runholder Southland N.Z.
Some Passengers ex Ayrshire from
Zealand Bound Website
Passengers by the 'Mermaid' to
Lyttelton, NZ December
27 1862 from London include:
Gray Grace Ayrshire Domestic
Gray Charles Ayrshire Labourer
Paton James Ayrshire Labourer
Smith David Ayrshire Stonecutter
IMMIGRANTS PER BROTHER's PRIDE
which sailed on 23rd July 1863
From the "Lyttelton Times,"
December 8, 1863
Dunlop David Ayrshire Ploughman
wife and 1 child
Wallace George Ayrshire Mason
wife and three children
Wallace Robert Ayrshire 25y Mason
May 24, 1862 ship Zealandia, 1032
tons, from London.
Bowie John Ayrshire Farm Labourer
wife and four children
Colter Henry Ayrshire Farm
Labourer wife and two children
Duff William Ayrshire Shepherd
M'Caw William Ayrshire Shepherd
Welch John Ayrshire Farm Labourer
The David G. Fleming arrived
Lyttelton December 9
1863, 1467 tons, from London
Brown James Ayrshire Farm Laborer
Nelson William Ayrshire Carpenter
wife and four children
The "Bombay" sailed 4 May, 1866
from London. Arrived Lyttelton
18 Aug. 1866.
Patrick John 24 M Slater Ayrshire
Lyttelton June 12, 1864 'Ivanhoe', ship,
1034 tons, Dunn, from London.
Gordan J. Ayrshire Farm Laborer
wife and five children
Kennedy William 22 Ayrshire
Stewart J. Ayrshire Ploughman
The 'Huntress' to
Lyttelton April 1863
Love John Ayrshire Ploughman and
Mays John Ayrshire Ploughman
Reid James Ayrshire Ploughman
Reid John Ayrshire Ploughman