Each link is directed arrived an image of a list of passengers for that particular ship. Unfortunately the information on some may not be 100% accurate, as they were transcribed from microfilmed of the 'South Australian Register' newspaper of the day. Where possible the list has been compared with photocopies of actual passenger lists (many of which are difficult arrived read).

1836-37         1838         1839         1840         1841-1845     1846-1850     1851

1836 AFRICAINE from London with Captain J.T. Duff, arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Holdfast Bay Nov 4th
1836 AUSTRALIA from Gothenburg arrived Port Adelaide in 1836 - No passengers
1836 BUFFALO H.M.S from Portsmouth with Captain John Hindmarsh and Founding officials & migrants,
      arriving Port Lincoln-Holdfast Bay Dec 28th with 176 passengers
1836 CREMONA arrived Port Adelaide in 1836 from Mortlock records: o/s arrival
1836 CYGNET from London with Captain John Rolls and 84 passengers
      arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Sep 11th. Cygnet assisted Col. W. Light with surveying
1836 DUKE OF YORK from London with Captain Robert Clarke Morgan,
      arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) July 27th - 42 passengers
1836 EMMA from London with Captain John Nelson, arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Oct 5th
1836 ISABELLA from Launceston arrived Port Adelaide in 1836.
1836 JOHN PIRIE from London with Captain George Martin,
      arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Aug 16th - 28 passengers
1836 LADY MARY PELHAM from Liverpool with Captain Robert Ross and 29 passengers
      arriving Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) July 30th
1836 RAPID from London with Captain William Light, arrived Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Aug 20th 24 passengers
      Colonel William Light was the first official surveyor for SA
1836 TAM O'SHANTER from London with Captain Whiteman Freeman and 74 passengers
      arrived Nepean Bay (Kangaroo Island) Nov 20th

1837 ABEONA from Hobart arrived Pt Adelaide - Oct 22nd - Passengers (number not known)
1837 ABEONA from Mauritius-via Swan River, arrived Adelaide Jul 28th 1837 - 24 passengers
1837 ABEONA from Sydney arrived Nepean Bay - Jan 23rd

1837 ABERCROMBY from Sydney arrived Pt Adelaide - Nov 12th - No Passengers
1837 AFRICAINE from Hobart arrived Glenelg - Jan 29th Passengers (number not known)
1837 AFRICAINE from Launceston arrived Holdfast Bay - July 14
1837 AFRICAINE from Launceston arrived Pt Adelaide - Apr 19th - 1 Passenger

1837 ALICE from Sydney arrived Pt Adelaide - Sep 7th - No Passengers
1837 ANN from Sydney arrived Pt Adelaide - Sep 1st - No Passengers
1837 COROMANDEL from London - Captain Wm. Chesser, arrived Holdfast Bay on 12-01-1837 - 156 passengers (124 adults, 32 children)
      First migrant ship after proclamation of the province.
1837 CURRENCY LASS from Sydney arrived Pt Adelaide - Sep 5th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Glenelg arrived Kingscote - Jan 7th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Kingscote arrived Glenelg - Jan 13th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Glenelg arrived Rapid Bay - Jan 20th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Rapid Bay arrived Glenelg - Jan 23th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Glenelg arrived Nepean Bay - Feb 23th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Hobart arrived Encounter Bay - June 20th - No Passengers
1837 CYGNET from Encounter Bay arrived Nepean Bay - July 1st - No Passengers
1837 ELIZABETH (51t schooner) from Launceston arrived Pt Adelaide - Sep 7th - No Passengers
1837 EMMA from Hobart arrived Holdfast Bay - March 5 1837
1837 EMMA from Glenelg arrived Nepean Bay - May 2nd - No Passengers
1837 EMMA from Hobart arrived Nepean Bay - June 20th - No Passengers
1837 EMMA from Nepean Bay arrived Encounter Bay - Aug 26th - 1 Passenger

1837 EUDORA from Hobart arrived Pt Adelaide - Nov 27th Passengers (number not known)
1837 FANNY
1837 FRANCIS FREELING from Sydney arrived Encounter Bay - June 4th - No Passengers
1837 GEM from Launceston arrived Glenelg - Oct 24th - No Passengers
1837 GEM from Launceston arrived Pt Adelaide - Dec 22nd - (number not known)

1837 HARTLEY from London - Captain Thomas Fewson, arrived Port Adelaide on 22-10-1837 - 108 passengers
1837 HENRY from Launceston arrived Pt Adelaide - Aug 25th - No Passengers
1837 HIGHLANDER from Encounter Bay - Jul 1st whaling No Passengers arr date approx
1837 HIND from Sydney arrived Encounter Bay - Mar 18th arr of Capt Blenkinsopp 1 Passenger
1837 HIND from Sydney arrived Encounter Bay - June 30th - No Passengers
1837 INDUSTRY from Launceston for Holdfast Bay- July 23rd 1837
1837 ISABELLA from London - Captain John Hart, via Launceston 28/1/1837 arrived Port Adelaide on 9-02-1837 with passengers
1837 ISABELLA from Launceston - never arrived, wrecked on March 30th Cape Nelson

1837 JOHN DENISON
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Hobart arrived Pt Adelaide - Feb 14th Passengers (number not known)
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Hobart arrived Nepean Bay - Apr 28th - No Passengers
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Encounter Bay arrived Kingscote - July 15th Passengers (number not known)
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Kingscote arrived Glenelg - Aug 5th - 1 Passenger
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Pt Adelaide arrived Encounter Bay - Sep 18th - No Passengers
1837 JOHN PIRIE from Hobart arrived Pt Adelaide - Nov 14th - 3 Passengers

1837 JOHN RENWICK from England - Captain W. Linnington, arrived Port Adelaide on 10-02-1837 - 140 passengers
1837 JUSTITIA from Batavia arrived Adelaide April, 1838- no passengers
1837 KATHERINE STEWART FORBES from London - Captain Alfred Fell, arrived Port Adelaide on 17-10-1837 SHIP HISTORY
1837 LADY EMMA from London - Captain Hurst, arrived Port Adelaide on 4-12-1837 - 109 passengers
1837 LIVELY from Encounter Bay arrived Nepean Bay - Dec 28th No Passengers
1837 LIVELY from Nepean Bay arrived Encounter Bay - Dec 30th 1 Passenger

1837 LORD HOBART from Cape of Good Hope, arrived Port Adelaide in July 1837 with stock and supplies. No passengers listed
1837 MARY AND JANE from Cape of Good Hope arrived Holdfast Bay Feb 21st, 3 passengers (3 adults)
1837 MARY ANN from Pt Adelaide arrived Nepean Bay - Nov 20th 2 Passengers
1837 MARY ANN from Nepean Bay arrived Encounter Bay Nov 24th - 1 Passenger

1837 NAVARINO from London - Captain Warming, arrived Port Adelaide on 6-12-1837 - 217 passengers
1837 PETER PROCTOR from Calcutta arrived Pt Adelaide - Nov 23th Passengers (number not known)
1837 RAPID from Sydney arrived Glenelg - Apr 23th No Passengers
1837 RAPID from Kingscote arrived Glenelg - May 21st No Passengers
1837 REGIA from Sydney arrived Glenelg - May 6th No Passengers
1837 ROYAL GEORGE from Sydney arrived Glenelg - May 12th No Passengers
1837 SARAH AND ELIZABETH from Hull 26-09 1836 - Captain J. Wakeling, arrived Port Adelaide on 24-04-1837
1837 SARAH AND ELIZABETH from Nepean Bay Nepean Bay - Sep 4th No Passengers

1837 SCHAH (aka SHAH) from London Jan.8, 1837 - Captain E. Smith, arriving Adelaide May 4th, wrecked Dec. 1837
1837 SIR CHARLES MCCARTHY from Launceston arrived Glenelg - Oct 8th Passengers (number not known)
                  shipwrecked in November 1837 near Glenelg during a gale.
1837 SIREN from Launceston arrived Glenelg - Oct 12th Passengers (number not known)
1837 SOLWAY from Hamburg - Captain R. Pearson, 52 Migrants arrived Port Adelaide on 16-10-1837
1837 SOLWAY from Kingscote arrived Encounter Bay - Dec 20th
- no passengers. Wrecked Dec 21 near the South Australian Company at Encounter Bay
1837 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN from Plymouth - Captain Alex. Allen, arrived Port Adelaide on 22-04-1837 - 63 passengers
1837 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN from Kingscote arrived Encounter Bay - May 23rd 3 Passengers
1837 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN from Encounter Bay arrived Nepean Bay - Oct 19th No Passengers
1837 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN from Nepean Bay arrived Encounter Bay - Nov 25th
No Passengers
                        wrecked December 8th, 1837 while at Encounter Bay
1837 STATESMAN from Salem arrived Encounter Bay - May 12th No Passengers. Whaler; arrival date approx.
1837 Unknown Means of Arrival prior December 31st, 1837
1837 VICTOR HMS from Sydney arrived Glenelg - Apr 17th 1 Passenger
1837 VICTOR HMS from Glenelg arrived Encounter Bay - Apr 26th No Passengers

       Surveyed VICTORIA Harbour (later Victor Harbor declared a port Jun 28th)
1837 WILLIAM [CUTTER] from Kingscote arrived Pt Adelaide - Feb 5th 1 Passenger
1837 WILLIAM [CUTTER] from Pt Adelaide arrived Kingscote - Feb 19th 1 Passenger
1837 WILLIAM from Launceston arrived Glenelg - Feb 22nd No Passengers
1837 WILLIAM [BRIG] from Launceston arrived Glenelg - Apr 5th No Passengers
1837 WILLIAM [BRIG] from Launceston arrived Glenelg - May 12th 1 Passenger
1837 WILLIAM [CUTTER] from Nepean Bay arrived Pt Adelaide - July 14th 1 Passenger

1837 WILLIAM HUTT from London 12 - 08 1836 - Captain Fleming, arrived Port Adelaide on 14-01-1837
       One of the first ships to use South Australia's first port (Port Misery) - possibly more than one passenger (adult)

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