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Emigrants from Rye to New York 1828   PDF  E-mail 

New York Passenger List of 1828


Departures from the Port of Rye in East Sussex - A port of Embarkation to America.


Information taken from U.S. National Archives in Washington D.C.  Ref: Reel 237 11 List Number 238 New York Passenger Lists Nov 1827 June 30th 1828


April 2009 - Corrections to the original list posted back in 1998 have been kindly supplied by Nancy Hodgkinson who lives in Springfield, Oregon, USA, and, whose ancestors were passengers.  Thank you Nancy.


Vessel: British Brig William. Berths: 108 74/94 Tons. Master: Sam Vidler

Port of Embarkation, Rye, England Date of Arrival; May 21st 1828

Name                                       Age            Occupation

DUNK John,                            30            Wheelwright, Rye, England

Dunk Jane                                29

Dunk Anne                               7

Dunk Sarah                              5

STACE William                      23            Farmer

Stace Sophia                          20

INMAN William                    28            Farmer

HOOK Thomas                      58            Farmer

? Mary Anne                          43

HOOK Thomas                      17            Farmer

HOOK Stephen                     15            Farmer

CHESTFIELD Mary              25            * shown as CHEXFIELD in England

Chestfield Samuel                    6

POTS Stephen                       25

TOMPKIN James                  22

HOPPER George                   26

CATT Joseph                       24

CATT Isaac                           22

BUTCHER Wm                     23            Baker

CHESTFIELD Geo               19            Farmer

WEST John                           21            Farmer

West James                           18

West Wm                               22

POLHILL John                      22

ROBERTS Mitchell              24

GILES James                         29

Giles William                         27

WICKENS John                   23

WICKENS Charlotte           20

PAINE Thomas                    46

Paine Sarah                           45

Paine Mary                           19

Paine John                            17

Paine Thomas                      15

Paine Hannah                      12

Paine William                      10

Paine Charles                        8

Paine Eliza                             5

Paine Alfred                         4

WELLER Thomas              40            Potter

Weller Charlotte                 37

Weller Aaron                     13            Potter

Weller Rhoda                       8

Weller Luke                          6

Weller Emily                        4

Weller Mark                        2

LINKHURST William        37            Farmer

Linkhurst Susannah          35

Linkhurst Ann                    12

Linkhurst Eliza                      8

Linkhurst William                6

Linkhurst Thomas               3

Linkhurst Clark                    6months


All of the above departed from Rye in Sussex and gave the United States as the country they were intending to inhabit.  Quite possibly LINKHURST is really PANKHURST, of whom there were quite a few in the Brede-Westfield Area                                    


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