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The Orwell Registers

This page last updated on: Tuesday 5 February, 2002

19th Century Emigration from Orwell

Orwell to Australia

[I have listed complete family or name groups where one or more member has Orwell listed for place of birth/baptism, plus some groups from nearby villages for reference.]


With huge acknowledgements to Alexandra Morton on www.iinet.net.au/~alxandra

Adelaide (1848)

List of local emigrants on board the Adelaide to Port Phillip.

Departure Unknown.
Arrived in Port Phillip 22 June 1848.

For the full passenger list please go to Adelaide Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village Born/Baptised Parents
         
Gideon * William 48 Orwell William and Mary (nee Wilson)
Gideon ** Mary 24 Whaddon William and ???
Gideon Sophia 17 Whaddon William and Emma (nee Crane)***
Gideon Adelaide 13 Whaddon William and Emma (nee Crane) ***
Gideon Jane 11 Whaddon William and Emma (nee Crane) ***
Gideon Stephen 4 Whaddon William and Emma (nee Crane) ***
-        
* alternate spelling: Giddings ** nee Evans (Mary is William's third wife) *** Emma was William's second wife

Duke of Richmond (1852)

List of local emigrants on board the Duke of Richmond from Birkenhead to Portland.

Departure Birkenhead20 October 1852.
Arrived in Portland 4 March 1853.

For the full passenger list please go to Duke of Richmond Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village Born/Baptised Parents
         
Merry * William 25 Orwell William and Ann [nee Collis]
Merry ** Charlotte 22 Orwell James and Elizabeth (nee Storey)
Merry Emma 3 Orwell William and Charlotte (nee Giddings)
Merry * Jane 2 Orwell William and Charlotte (nee Giddings)
Merry * Henry Inf Orwell William and Charlotte (nee Giddings)
Patman *** Stephen 4 Whaddon William and Charlotte (nee Giddings)
Patman *** Samuel 34 Comberton (?) David and Hesther
Patman *** # Rebecca 36 Comberton John and Eleanor
Patman *** David 15 Comberton Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
Patman *** James 13 Comberton Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
Patman *** Seth 12 Little Eversden Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
Patman *** Esther 8 Little Eversden Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
Patman *** Samuel 6 Little Eversden Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
Patman *** William 3 Little Eversden Samual and Rebecca (nee Skinner)
-
* died at sea  ** nee Giddings  *** alternate spelling: Pateman  # nee Skinner

Calabar (1853)

List of local emigrants on board the Calabar leaving Southampton for Adelaide.

Departed Southampton date unknown.
Arrived in Adelaide 1 August 1853.

For the full passenger list please go to Calabar Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village Born/Baptised Parents
         
Prime Phillip 31 Orwell Thomas and Mary (nee Chapman)
Prime * Jane 29 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
Prime Ann 10 Orwell Phillip and Jane (nee Ward)
Prime Jane 11 Orwell Phillip and Jane (nee Ward)
Prime Henry 8 Orwell Phillip and Jane (nee Ward)
Prime Elizabeth 2 Orwell Phillip and Jane (nee Ward)
Webb Edward H 35 Orwell (or Caxton) John and Ann (or John and Mary)
-        
* nee Ward

Genghis Khan (1854)

List of local emigrants on board the Genghis Khan for Queensland.

Departure Unknown.
Arrived in Queensland 18 August 1854.

For the full passenger list please go to Genghis Khan Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village Born/Baptised Parents
         
Parcell Joel 36 Haslingfield Hall and Ann (nee Bernard)
Parcell* Eliza 35 Trinity, Cambridge Richard and Elizabeth (nee Wolard)
Parcell Ann 13 St Giles, Cambridge Joel and Eliza (nee Newman)
Parcell Jane 11 Orwell Joel and Eliza (nee Newman)
Parcell Henry 8 Orwell Joel and Eliza (nee Newman)
Parcell Elizabeth 2 Orwell Joel and Eliza (nee Newman)
-        
* nee Newman

Star Queen (1854)

List of local emigrants on board the Star Queen leaving Southampton for Adelaide.

Departed Southampton 1854
Arrived in South Australian waters 31 December 1854

For the full passenger list please go to Star Queen Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village Born/Baptised Parents
         
Giddings Joseph 18 Orwell John and Lydia (nee Fordham)
Giddings * Emma 18 Orwell William and Mary (nee Pearce)
Rogers George 29 Orwell  
Rogers ** Ann 25 Orwell George and Jemima (nee Rogers)
Rogers *** Charles 2 Orwell George and Ann
Rogers Alfred Inf Orwell George and Ann
Starr Samuel 45 Little Eversden William and Ann (nee Warboys)
Starr Ann 41 Little Eversden Joseph and Mary (nee Risley)
Starr William 17 Little Eversden Samuel and Ann (nee Pink)
Starr Stephen 11 Little Eversden Samuel and Ann (nee Pink)
Starr Berry 8 Little Eversden Samuel and Ann (nee Pink)
Starr Eliza 3 Little Eversden Samuel and Ann (nee Pink)
Starr Peter 20 Little Eversden Samuel and Ann (nee Pink)
Starr # Sarah 17 Harlton Thomas and Mahala (nee Hall)
Storey George 24 Orwell Samuel and Mary (nee Wallman)
Storey Eliza 21    
Ward Job 20 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
Ward ## Mary 17 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Charles 28 Orwell Thomas and Mary (nee Freeman)
Ward + Sarah 26 Kneesworth James and Sarah
Ward Mary A 3 Orwell Charles and Sarah (nee Rosendale)
Ward Abraham Inf Orwell Charles and Sarah (nee Rosendale)
Ward Harriett 14 Orwell William and Emma (nee Giddings)
Ward Naomi 14 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Wilmott Thomas 23 Orwell James and Ann
Wilmott ### Jane 26 Orwell Thomas and Ann
Wilmott *** Alfred Inf Orwell Thomas and Jane (nee Hornsby)
-        
* nee Wilmott   ** nee Bullen   *** Died at Sea  
# nee White   ## nee Giddings   ### nee Hornsby
+ nee Rosendale

Violet (1855)

List of local emigrants on board the Violet leaving Southampton for Adelaide.

Departed Southampton December 1855
Arrived in South Australian waters 13 April 1856
Arrived Port Adelaide 14 April 1856

For the full passenger list please go to Violet Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village
Born/Baptised
Parents
         
Bullen George 17 Orwell George and Jemima (nee Rogers)
Collins James 24 Orwell John and Ann (nee Rogers)
Collins Joel 17 Orwell John and Ann (nee Rogers)
Nunn William 18 Orwell (or Bartlow) George and Sarah
Ward James 39 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
Ward * Rhoda 42 Orwell William and Mary (nee Wilson)
Ward Elizabeth 14 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward John 12 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Jane 11 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward ** Alfred 10 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Joseph 7 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Zacariah 3 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Emma 1 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward David 18 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
         
* nee Giddings  ** Died at Sea

Bee (1857)

List of local emigrants on board the Bee leaving Birkenhead for Geelong.

Departed Birkenhead 14 January 1857
Arrived Geelong 18 April 1857

For the full passenger list please go to Bee Emigrants

Surname Christian Name Age Village
Born/Baptised
Parents
         
Bullen George 17 Orwell George and Jemima (nee Rogers)
Collins James 24 Orwell John and Ann (nee Rogers)
Collins Joel 17 Orwell John and Ann (nee Rogers)
Nunn William 18 Orwell (or Bartlow) George and Sarah
Ward James 39 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
Ward * Rhoda 42 Orwell William and Mary (nee Wilson)
Ward Elizabeth 14 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward John 12

Orwell

James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Jane 11 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward ** Alfred 10 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Joseph 7 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Zacariah 3 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward Emma 1 Orwell James and Rhoda (nee Giddings)
Ward David 18 Orwell John and Mary (nee Hornsby)
         
* nee Giddings  ** Died at Sea

 

 

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