One was a convict vessel making several trips to NSW between 1800 and 1839.
The three ships bringing Fencibles for Howick in 1847 were the "Minerva", "Sir Robert Sale", and "Sir George Seymour". The Minerva, a Barque of 691 tons, reached Auckland from London on October 8, 1847 with 80 rank and file Royal New Zealand Fencibles, 69 women and 147 children. During the voyage one woman and six children died, and six children were born. Many adults were plagued with scurvy and dysentery.
Stephen in partnership with others was a seller of all sorts of things at various times.
Angel Paisley Low - 13 Bridge St
Name Age Ward Enum Page Line Occupation
Samuel 23 464 3 9 7 Starcher
Janet 22 8 Warp Winder
Anne 3 9
Samuel 8mo 10
Mary Clymont lodger 28 Weaver warp winder Paisley, Renfrew
Thomas Clymont 6 Paisley, Renfrew [England]
John Clymont 4 Paisley, Renfrew [England]
ANGEL SAML 27 - SEP 1854 'FITZJAMES' B 076 011
Arrived 12 Sep from Liverpool.
25 SEP 1854
'Argus' missing friends index 1854-1855.
Author/compiler: Button, Marion.
YOUR BROTHER STEPHEN WISHES YOU TO WRITE TO HIM
Civil Parish: Paisley Low Church
Registration District: Paisley Low Church
Address: 7 Stow Street
Janet ARROL Head 37 Millworker Paisley, Renfrewshire
Janet ARROL mother 72 Paisley, Renfrewshire [Ann]
Mary ARROL dau 6 Paisley, Renfrewshire
Christina McKAY boarder 18 Millworker Paisley, Renfrewshire
Christina ARROL dau 1 Mo Paisley, Renfrewshire
There is a report in the Port Phillip Herald 15/1/1856 p. 7 col 3 of an inquest on Samuel Angel who died in an industrial accident at Corduory Bridge near Ballaarat. Inquest held on 10th - Injured in boiler explosion on 7th and died on 8th.
1855 ANGE MARY CLARK F ABBEY BURGH /RENFREW 559/01 0036
1855 Births in the Parish of Abbey in the Burgh of Paisley Registered by Robert Waterston
No. 36 - Angel, Mary Clark (Present) - Female - 1855 February Nineteenth 9h. 0m. A.M. - 3 Neilson street Paisley - Samuel Angel Labourer (Presently in Australia) 28 Years, Paisley - 1847  Paisley, 1 Boy Living, 2 Boys and 1 Girl deceased - Janet Angel Maiden Name Arrol Her 5th child, 28 years Paisley - ? Clark Grandmother - 1855 February 23rd at Paisley Robert Waterston Registrar
This was hard to read so it may not be 100% accurate from the Paupers Book in Paisley Library
Index to Paupers 1839-1883 - Series 11 Vol 11/1-11/20
Statement #6478 17 Feb 1853 Angell Samuel
Samuel Angel age 27 and wife aged 26 of Charleston Abbey - Samuel 2 1/2 and John 5/12
Place of Birth: 99 Causeyside - Can read - cannot write
Parents: Thomas Angel Dead Mary Clark Dead
John Arrol Dead Ann Tytler Alive
99 Causeyside 1826-1832
13 Prussia St 1832-1846
13 Bridge St June 1846 - Feb 1853
Employed as a Starcher by Tho, Dykes - No Means - Earnings 11/- Weekly from Parish.
Has a brother Thomas in England and his family chargable Feb Mar Apr 1853
Samuel went from Paisley 10 June 1854
and died 9 Jan 1856 Carduory ? near Melbourne, Vic.
Widow applies living in 3 Smith Sq Abbey Parish since June 1854 prior 13 Bridge St June 1846 - June 1854.
Works in Rodgers Mill - Has average 6/- weekly - Lives with Mother who keeps children in her absence.
John 4 yrs on 13th Ult.
Mary 18mo on 19th Ult.
Dovesland, a suburb in Abbey parish, Renfrewshire, on the S side of Paisley. It forms part of Charleston district, was mainly built after the year 1830, and has a large population, chiefly weavers.