PIONEERS AND SETTLERS BOUND FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

PRINCE GEORGE FROM GERMANY 1838



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1838 Spring: Official consent was finally given for emigration.
Friday June 8th: Departure of over 200 people took place from Tschicherzig on barges down the River Oder
Sunday June 17th: They arrived at Berlin
Sunday July 8th: The PRINCE GEORGE left Hamburg. The BENGALEE left the following day.
Monday July 23: The PRINCE GEORGE reached Plymouth, where Pastor Kavel embarked.
Tuesday July 31: The PRINCE GEORGE set sail from Plymouth.
Tuesday October 2: They passed Capetown
Sunday November 18: They reached Holdfast Bay, SA.
The BENGALEE had arrived two days earlier than the PRINCE GEORGE.
Sunday November 25: A thanksgiving service at Port Adelaide was conducted by Pastor Kavel.

View the list of passengers on board the PRINCE GEORGE in 1838,
as published in THE AUSTRALIAN LUTHERAN, November 27, 1963.

Read about Pastor KAVEL and The Journey to South Australia
Passenger List updated in 2011


CLICK HERE to see an older version of the list above.

Special thanks to the various families who contributed to this research,
and to the WENDISH HERITAGE SOCIETY AUSTRALIA [www.wendishheritage.org.au]

REFERENCES
[1] Schubert, D. Kavel's People Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide, 1985.
[2] Bright, C.H. The Confidential Clerk Elizabeth H Bright: Adelaide, 1983.
[3] Sexton, R.T. Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia 1627-1950 Gould Books: Ridgehaven, SA, 1990 (p 42).
[4] Henry Capper Capper's South Australia 3rd edition, London, 1839.
[5] Thomas J (ed.) South Australians 1836-1885South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1990
        [vol 1 p 263 (Flaxman), vol 2 p 740 (Schubert), p 742 (Schultz), p 744 (Schumann), p 799 (Kalleske)]
[6] Statten, J (ed.) Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1986.