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Thanks gibbo.

Yes. Have the right deaths now.

Last bit would be arrival. Can't find on Assisted to NSW.
Christian's obit

The Maitland Daily Mercury (NSW : 1894 - 1939)
Mon 17 Aug 1914
"died suddenly this morning at his residence, Waverley, at the advanced age of 80 years. The late Mr. Poppenhagen arrived in Sydney from Germany in May 1853, and went to Singleton in 1859."


I found the below which states May 1853 but nothing else

NSW unassisted
POPPENHAGEN Miss, - Ship - San Francisco Departed London 1853-05-08 status P
Remarks Mr Poppentragen in SMH Reel #1280
Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-1855
Thanks gibbo.

They had a sister going by the funeral notices.

Richard Bramly/Bramley. Must be a daughter not the one who arrived from Germany.

Daughter born 1869.

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I had a look for Anna Lucinda Sharp and didn't find a birth or baptism around 1843 or her arrival.

I looked in all of England not just Devon.

Can't find a tree.
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In 1853 99% of the hits in Trove for 'San Francisco' are for the place not the ship.
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Unassisted in NSW archives, using San Francisco London 1853-05-08 as keywords these come up.
Found a Townsend famiy on the San Francisco, coincidence??

Poppenhagen previously posted.
POPPENHAGEN Miss San Francisco London 1853-05-08 P Mr Poppentragen in SMH 1280 Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-1855

TOWNSEND E Miss San Francisco London 1853-05-08 P
See Townsend Fam in SR list Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-1855

TOWNSEND M A Mr San Francisco London 1853-05-08 P
See Townsend Fam in SR list Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-1855

TOWNSEND Mr, Mrs, Son, 2Dau San Francisco London 1853-05-08 P
See Mr M A & Miss E Townsend in SMH 1280 Unassisted Immigrants Index 1842-1855
Thanks gibbo.

This is the one in my tree so no connection found yet to those.

Marriage 3028/1872 TOWNSEND THOMAS - MUTTON LUCY A - ORANGE * 6 Feb


Death 12238/1887 TOWNSEND THOMAS - WILLIAM - REBECCA - ORANGE * 2 Jul 1887
Can't see a death yet for Mr M A Townsend in NSW.

Bathurst Free Press and Mining Journal (NSW) - Thu 7 Jul 1887 p.3
Death of an Old Settler.-Mr. Thomas Townsend, an old settler in the district of 40 years' standing, expired at his residence, West End, on Saturday, ... He was interred in the Wesleyan Cemetery on Monday afternoon.
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Arrived and married as Poppenhagen but changed his name in 1916.

The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW) - Sat 8 Jun 1895 p.1
POPPENHAGEN - TOWNSEND.-On May 22, at the Manse, St. John's Church, Orange, by the Rev. W. G. Maconochie, M.A., Frederick Poppenhagen, jun., of the District Survey Office, Orange, to Caroline Louisa (Carrie), fifth daughter of the late Thomas Townsend, Esq., of Orange.

Caroline's father going by his obit arrived before 1848.
If the obit was wrong and if Thomas was the son on board that vessel then father on his death reg would have initials M A.

Several possible marriages for E Townsend after 1853 but not near Orange.

Would be good to know where that Townsend family ended up in NSW.
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Not sure if this helps..

Frederick Poppenhagen
Birth c1828
Birth Place: Hamburg Germany
Date Arrived: 1858
Naturalization Date: 17 Sep 1861
[Per 'Sylphide']


Not easy to work out arrivals.. one record has Nov 1858 another Dec 1858?

Thanks Geoff.

Thanks gibbo.

JCC arrived 1853 but we assumed his brother arrived at the same time.

Naturalization looks ok but name on the image reads as transcribed Pappasheim.