Emigration and immigration : report of the acting Immigration Agent upon colonial emigration and immigration for the year 1854

Corporate Author: Victoria. Immigration Dept.
Other Authors: Rusden, George William, 1819-1903
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1855
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1855-56, no. A 7
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Item Description: "Laid upon the Council table by the Chief Secretary by command of His Excellency the Governor and ordered by the Council to be printed 28th November 1855"
"G. W. Rusden, Acting Immigration Agent"
Contents: Report and 19 numbered appendices all signed G. W. Rusden (Acting Immigration Agent) and dated Immigration Office, Melbourne, 31st July, 1853
Appendix No. I. Return shewing the names of the ships chartered for the conveyance of immigrants which arrived in the Colony of Victoria during the year 1854, the names of the Surgeons Superintendent, the length of the passages, the no. of births and deaths which occurred on board, the no. of immigrants introduced, and the cost of their conveyance and superintendence
Appendix No. II. Return of the sex and age of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. III. Return of the condition of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. IV. Return of the religious persuasions of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. V. Return of the occupation of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. VI. Return shewing the state of education of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. VII. Return shewing the state of education as compared with the religious persuasion of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. VIII. Return shewing the state of education as compared with the age of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. IX. Return shewing the number of children under fourteen years of age in the families of the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. X. Return shewing the periods of engagement and the average wages obtained in Melbourne, Geelong and Portland by the assisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria during 1854
Appendix No. XI. Return of the nominations for passages to Victoria under the remittance regulations of 1st June 1853 during 1854
Appendix No. XII. Return classifying the unassisted immigrants who arrived in Victoria by sea during 1854
Appendix No. XIII. Return classifying the emigrants who departed from Victoria by sea during 1854
Appendix No. XIV. Statement shewing the prosecutions instituted under the Passengers' Acts by the Emigration Officers and Assistant Emigration Officers during 1854
Appendix No. XV. Return of the amounts collected at the several ports of Victoria during 1854 as a passenger rate under the Act of Council 16 Victoria No. 17, distinguishing the places whence the immigrants have arrived
Appendix No. XVI. Return of persons other than those introduced in government ships who have been received into the Immigration Depot during 1854
Appendix No. XVII. Return shewing the wages, prices, and miscellaneous charges current in Melbourne during June, 1855
No. XVIII. Statement compiled from Returns furnished by the Commissioners of Crown Lands shewing the rates of wages, the demand for laborers, and the principal productions of each district in Victoria during 1854
Ports of arrival listed in Appendix I p. 22-23: Geelong, Melbourne, Portland
Ports of departure listed in Appendix I p. 22-23: Greenock, Liverpool, Plymouth, Southampton,
Appendix No. XIX. Return shewing the prices, wages, and miscellaneous charges current at the various gold fields of Victoria during June 1855
Ships listed in Appendix I p. 22-23: Admiral Boxer (1116 ton), Agincourt (660 ton), Agra (714 ton), Almora (1238 ton), America (690 ton), Apolline (453 ton), Arabian (580 ton),Black eagle (1327 ton), Blenheim (808 ton), Bloomer (342 ton), Boomerang (1823 ton), Bride of the sea (1344 ton), Chandernagore (620 ton), City of Manchester (1108 ton), Clara (708 ton), Conway (1148 ton), Edward Johnston (997 ton), Geelong (397 ton), Hilton (1440 ton), Hooghl[e]y (456 ton), Hornet (1286 ton), Indian Ocean (1080 ton), Joshua (804 ton), Kent (815 ton), Lady Peel (593 ton), Lord Stanley (769 ton), Maria Hay (1007 ton), Marshal Bennett (353 ton), Matoaka (1323 ton), Medway (653 ton), Merchantman (1018 ton), Neleus (982 ton), Nestor (458 ton), Omega (765 ton), Ontarion (696 ton), Panama (743 ton), Parsee (1170 ton), Persia (2002 ton), Persian (1132 ton), Phoebe Dunbar (704 ton), Poictiers [i.e. Poitiers] (756 ton), Prince Alfred (931 ton), Stamboul (1275 ton), Truro (694 ton), Tudor (1064 ton), Utopia (949 ton), Violet (561 ton) and Wanata (1442 ton)
Surgeon superintendents listed in Appendix I p. 22-23: Robert E. Allsop, George Anderson, John Baird, H[enry] G. Brock, J[ohn] H. Brownfield, John M. Burke, John Carroll, J. G. Carstairs, John Coates, Denis B. Daly, W[illiam?] Davidson [died 1890?], T. J. [i.e. John Thomas] Dillon, John Farmer, James F. Fraser, James Gibson, John F. Grace, George Graham, G[eorge] Francis Hartin [given as Martin], L. Hillars [i.e. Hillas], R[obert] S. Jeffs, J. T. S. Jolley, F. W. Johnston, Richard Jones, Patrick Kane, A. C. Kemball, E. C. Lewis, David Macosh, William Mateer, W[illiam] W. McCreight, M. E. B. Nicholson, D[avid] B. North, J. F. Park, G[eorge] W. Paynter, W[illiam] H. Pearse, W. J. Rowland, William Rutter, Joseph C. Sanger, Thomas Slater,, George Tallis, Samuel Thomas, Charles Turner, James Wallis, R. J. Webber, Henry Wilkinson, Robert Wilson, John G. Winstone and T. J. Vallance
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