Talavera

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FOR LONDON. THE first-class clipper ship TALAVERA, 1000 tons, A1 for 13 years, Thomas Scott, commander, will sail on the 1st December next. This fine vessel was built in 1850, as an Indian passenger ship, and has just performed the outward voyage in 83 days. Her accommodations for Cabin, Intermediate, and Steerage passengers are unequalled by any vessel in the Australian trade. Apply to Captain Scott, on board; or to SMITH, CAMPBELL, AND CO., 3353 Macquarie-place.[1]


The Talavera left Southampton June 1st 1853. The Talavera has made a fine passage of 85 days from Southampton. She brings 377 emigrants, all of whom have arrived in good health, but during the voyage 25 cases of measles made their appearance amongst the children, in consequence of which she has been placed in quarantine. This vessel arrived off Sydney 25th August 1853, but due to the outbreak of measles among children onboard, was placed in quarantine until the 6th September. (25 cases of measles on the voyage. Three deaths and one birth occurred.) She departed to return to London on December 1st. [2]

MARRIED AND SINGLE MALE IMMIGRANTS, PER SHIP TALAVERA. THE Married and Single Male Immigrants by the above vessel can be hired on board the ship, to-morrow, Thursday, the 8th instant, between the hours of 12 and 4 p.m., and on following days, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Their several callings, and the number of each calling, are as follows, viz, : .... Married.. Single.

Agricultural labourers ....12 .. 5

Road makers .... 3 .. 0

Shepherd.... 1 .. 0

Carpenters.... 2 .. 0

Wheelwright .... 1 .. 0

Blacksmith.... 1 .. 0

Gardener .... 1 .. 0.

Grooms .... 2 .. 0

Masons .... 6 .. 0

Sawyer .... 1 .. 0

Baker .... 1 .. 0

House servants .... 0 .. 3

Shoemakers .... 2 .. 0

Bricklayers .... 2 .. 0

Engine Smith .... 1.. 0

Policeman .... 1 .. 0

Schoolmaster .... 0 .. 1

Total ....37 .. 0

Those immigrants by the above vessel who have come out to this colony under the Immigration Remittance regulations, will be ready to join their friends to-morrow, Thursday, at noon. The ship will be anchored of Dawes's Point, at the usual anchorage Immigration Office,

Sydney, 7th September, 1853.[3]
  1. 1853 'Advertising', Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875), 10 September, p. 1. , viewed 03 Jan 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article61327707
  2. 1853 'BRITISH SHIPPING.', Adelaide Times (SA : 1848 - 1858), 18 July, p. 2. , viewed 06 Jan 2021, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article207119767
  3. https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Space:Talavera%2C_Immigrant_Voyage_to_New_South_Wales_1853