Taken from the Belfast Gazette [Vict Aust]
Nov 10 1871..
there are references to John FERGUSON.fireman aboard the steamer "Wellington" fell of the ONCHUNGA Wharf and drowned...
W.H.PAY, a passenger from Dunedin to Melbourne per "Claude Hamilton" jumped overboard and drowned..left a wife and five children.. the eldest only 7..
Dr CARR was fined 5 pounds for breaking a drapers nose for selling an illfitting pair of gloves...
REF: email to AUSTRALIA-L@rootsweb.com by Jenny Fawcett on 17 August 1998