Highland and Island Emigration
The HIES Ship List information was generously supplied by
William "Bill" Clarke.
LIST OF EMIGRANTS ASSISTED BY THE HIGHLAND & ISLAND EMIGRATION SOCIETY, AND EMBARKED ON BOARD THE SHIP `BRITISH QUEEN' WHICH SAILED FROM LIVERPOOL FOR VICTORIA ON THE 8TH JANUARY 1853 ARRIVED MELBOURNE 3rd MAY 1853.
Surnames - McKINNON, McFARLANE.
McFARLANE Donald 40 Tobermory Aros
(424) Effy 35
Sally 8 Months
Has been a croftor. Was disposed of his land about 10 months ago by Mr Clarke of Ulva. Has supported his family by catching lobstors and other shell fish. Price of lobstors 2 shillings pe doz. Has not earned 20 shillings for the past month. Inhabits one room for which he pays 7 pence per week. Very destiture family. The Rev Mr. Ross states that he found McFarlane and two of his children, last winter, lying on a bed in a state of exhaustion for want of food.
McKINNON Donald 26 Lord MacDonald
Landed from the Hercules with fever ( HIES 385)
There were 308 passengers who boarded the British Queen (of which 10 were sponsored by HIES. I have outlined the other surnames below for your convenience.
You can view the complete list at http://www.cohsoft.com.au/cgi-bin/db/ship2.pl
AITKEN, ALLEN, ALEXANDER, ANDERSON, ARMSTRONG, AUSTIN, BEATTIE, BEGG, BENNETT, BENCE, BINGHAM, BISHOP, BLANKSLY, BOLGER, BOLTON, BOUREY, BOYD, BROWN, BYRNES, CAHILL, CAINE, CAIRNS, CAMERON, CAMPBELL, CASSIDY, CLARK, CLEARY, CLEMSON, COATTS, COUSINS, CRAWFORD, CROMBIE, CULLEN, CUMMING, DAVIES, DAVEY, DONALD, DOYLE, DUNNE, DUNSMORE, EGAN, FACEY, FAUCETT, FOLEY, FORREST, GADDIES, GAINS, GIBBS, GOULD, GRAHAM, GRIFFITH, HAYDEN, HEFFERMAN, HENDERSON, HEATHERTON, HOWARD, HUNT, JELLARD, JOHNSTON, JUKES, KEARNEY, KERR, KIRBY, KNIGHT, LAIDLAW, LEONARD, LINDSAY, LIGHTBODY, LUGG, LUTON, MAHONEY, MAHONY, MAXWELL, McBAIN, McDONALD, McINDOE, McINTOSH, McKENZIE, McMANUS, McNABB, McQUEEN, McRAE, MEER, MURPHY, MURRAY, MYERS, NEAVE, NEIL, NIGHT, NOAD, PARRY, QUIGLEY, RAINEY, ROBERTSON, ROBINSON, ROSE, ROSS, ROUGH, ROUSE, RYAN, SHEDDEN, SINCLAIR, SMELLIE, SPORN, STANTON, STEWART, SUTHERLAND, TAUNTON, TAYLOR, TODD, TOOHEY, TYRELL, WATT, WAUGH, WEIR.
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