Within the Passenger List for the Calista shown below, there are links to the Australian Dictionary of Biography for the names in bold blue italics, and those in plain bold italics text are linked to other websites.
The following links are contemporary reference articles for the Calista on the National Library of Australia, Australian Newspapers digitisation project website:
News of the Swan River Colony - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser - Thursday 26 November 1829.
Shipping Intelligence - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser - Tuesday 8 December 1829.
Swan River - The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser - Tuesday 3 November 1829.
Extract of letter by J.S. Roe to Mr James Wood of Hobart Town dated October 31, 1829 - The Hobart Town Courier - Saturday 12 December 1829.
The following item is an extract from the Settlers Gazette.
Newsletter of the Swan River Pioneers 1829 - 1838
from Issue No.9, December 1996
Date - 5th August 1829 1pm
Masters Name - Samuel HAWKINS
No. of Tons - 320
Where from - London
Nature of Cargo - Passengers & Stock
Sailed from - Portsmouth 5th March
|Ships Name - Calista
Nation - English
No. of Guns - 4
Where bound to - Sydney
To whom consigned - Market, Sydney
Touched at Portsmouth & Rio Janiero
Names of Passengers
Mr & Mrs WELLS
Messrs SAMPSONS (2)
Mr & Mrs KENT (consigned to Sydney)
Mr & Mrs WESTBROOK & family (5) (consigned to Sydney)
Mr LEAKE (LEAKE additional link)
Mr & Mrs KENTON & family (6)
Messrs WADE & CLINT (CLINT additional link) (2) (consigned to Sydney)
Mr & Mrs SPENCER & 2 children (4)
FINNIGAN & BELL (2)
COCKMAN & PAIN (2)
Mr & Mrs JECKS (2)
CHAPMAN & CLARKE (2)
HARRISON & COLEMAN (2)
Mr LEWIS (consigned to Sydney)
SCOTT & KNIGHT (2)
Mr & Mrs MAIDWELL & child
Mr & Mrs GAWLER & family (5)
KING wife & 2 children (4)
Mr SMITH wife & 5 children (7)
ALICK & BUTT (2)
PETTIT & HUNTER (2)
BRIGHT & NIGH (2)
EARL, wife & child (3)
NORTHEAST, wife & child (3)
CHRISTMAS , wife & family (6)
(signed) MJ Currie, Harbourmaster.
Reference: Battye Library Acc 36 Vol 1/134
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 May 2010 )