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John Grening (Greening) - migration 1849

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From Family Search:-

John Grening (35), female (twenty eight) and boy (9) sailed from Plymouth for Australia 19 June 1849.
No further details.

Is there any record of this group's arrival in Australia that might help me identify them more fully?
 

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GREENING John, Susanna (wife), Wm arrived in SA 1849-11-07 aboard Duke of Wellington from London via Plymouth

South Australian (Adelaide, SA : 1844 - 1851) Fri 9 Nov 1849 Page 2 SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.
Nov. 8th-The ship Duke of Wellington, 500 tons, R. M. Miller, master, from London and Plymouth, July 19, with 249 government emigrants.

800 arrived within 6 days !

Deaths

1897 GREENING John undefined Barossa Book/page 247/175

1904 GREENING Susannah John GREENING (DH) Port Gawler Book/page 306/330

1918 GREENING William undefined Port Gawler Book/page 416/151

Date of death and age can usually be found from records in NSW State Library but there may or may not be any other details, eg. no names of parents or pob.

https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/87767294


https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/5590217
 
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1841 HO107/232/10/F12/p20
Cross Town, Lifton, Tavistock
John Greening 25
Ag Lab
Susanna Greening 20
William Greening 2
Not Known 2 days old

Checking the GRO William's mother's mmn was Doidge
The unknown child was Emma registered Jun quarter and unfortunately died Sept quarter.

Marriage
John Greening/Susanna Doidge 10 February 1839 Kelly, Devon
John was Full Age Susanna was Under Age. His father was John Greening, Labourer and hers was William Doidge, Mason.

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Thanks, Trace and Dave for the Australian details. They match the English records listed by Emeltee which is what I had hoped/suspected. There is further supporting evidence on Billiongraves. Problem solved!
 

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South Australian (Adelaide, SA : 1844 - 1851) Fri 9 Nov 1849 Page 2 SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.
Nov. 8th-The ship Duke of Wellington, 500 tons, R. M. Miller, master, from London and Plymouth, July 19, with 249 government emigrants.


What were "government immigrants"?
 

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Passage fully or partially paid by SA Govt. The various Australian States had immigration agents in England, Ireland, ... to select immigrants of various trades. Some with employment already arranged others hired on arrival at the depot in Adelaide. Hire period was usually 12 months and sometimes includes a proportion of rations and a wage. Immigrants had to pass character tests, have a sponsor in England, and had to supply baptism details for children.

SA is unique in that it was the only state that did not have convicts.
 

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An example for one who arrived in Sydney. Not all records survive but I have a full set for the Yeend family. This is one of 6 pages.
 
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