The Culbert Family Genealogy Project:
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William J. CULBERT

Male 1817 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name William J. CULBERT  [1, 2, 3
    Born 24 Dec 1817  Dundee, Angus, Scotland, U.K. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Aft. 1833  [5, 6
    Mariner, Foreign Trade 
    Travel Jan 1861  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Travel Apr 1873  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I14610  Culbert
    Last Modified 10 Jul 2016 

    Children 
    +1. Andrew CULBERT,   b. 1846, Broughty Ferry, Forfarshire, Scotland, U.K. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1906, At sea off Cape Horn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)  [Birth]
    Last Modified 3 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F5925  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 24 Dec 1817 - Dundee, Angus, Scotland, U.K. Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - Captain William Culbert, Ship Vistula, from a foreign port - Jan 1861 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTravel - Arrival from a New Zealand port - Apr 1873 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Documents 2 documents

    Histories
    William Culbert, 1817-?, Mariner
    William Culbert, 1817-?, Mariner
    Newspaper articles from New Zealand newspapers

    Albums  William J. Culbert, 1817-? (3)
    Ships Captain, Foreign Trade, 1858-?

  • Notes 
    • See spreadsheet "Ships to New Zealand" for details.

      http://www.abc.net.au/hobart/stories/s877409.htm; New Zealand Wrecks, p. 133; and http://thor.prohosting.com/~hughw/anz7.txt, viewed 21 Jul 2002
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      Star of Tasmania. Ship, 632 tons. Built at Aberdeen, 1856. Whilst loading wool for England, went ashore in a storm, wrecked, Oamaru, New Zealand, 3 Feb 1868. Under the command of Captain William Culbert. Two children and three crew died.

      http://www.crewlist.org.uk/data/official%20numbers%20alpha/S.html
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      Log of Logs by Ian Nicholson
      Star of Tasmania, clipper ship, 632 tons, of White Star Co., Captain Culbert
      1862-1868 - Six voyages, U.K. to Dunedin, New Zealand, until wrecked at Oamaru
      Praecis of passages and Account of wreck [Misc. MS 554, Hocken Library, Univ. of Otago, Dunedin, NZ.]

      White Wings, vol. 1., by Brett
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      diary of 1863 voyage, by Jn Bathgate & family

  • Sources 
    1. [S1683] Miscellaneous Manuscript MS 554.
      See Notes

    2. [S2180] RootsWeb Freepages Website, Ships to New Zealand, Port Chalmers, http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~shipstonz/portchalme rs1.html.
      See 1857-58 occupation record

    3. [S10] Masters and Mates Certificates Index, William Culbert, Masters Certificate of Service No. 36.804, 30 Dec 1850.
      Image available

    4. [S10] Masters and Mates Certificates Index, William Culbert, Masters Certificate of Service No. 36.804, 30 Dec 1850.
      Index record:
      Name: William Culbert
      Estimated Age: 33
      Birth Date: 24 Dec 1817
      Birth Place: Dundee, Forfar
      Issue Date: 30 Dec 1850
      Issue Port: Arbroath
      Certificate Number: 36.804
      Image available

    5. [S10] Masters and Mates Certificates Index, William Culbert, Masters Certificate of Service No. 36.804, 30 Dec 1850.
      Image available. Served for 17 years as of 1850.

    6. [S10] Masters and Mates Certificates Index, William Culbert, Masters Certificate of Service No. 75.464, 26 May 1868.
      Index record:
      Name: William Culbert
      Estimated Age: 51
      Birth Date: 1817
      Birth Place: Dundee, Forfar
      Issue Date: 26 May 1868
      Issue Port: Dundee
      Certificate Number: 75.464
      Image available

    7. [S2755] Victoria, Australia: Index of Inward Passenger Lists for British, Foreign and New Zealand Ports 1852-1923, Fiche 076, p. 001, Jan 1861.
      Capt. William Culbert, ship Canterbury, from a foreign port

    8. [S2755] Victoria, Australia: Index of Inward Passenger Lists for British, Foreign and New Zealand Ports 1852-1923, Fiche 123, p. 001, Jan 1861.
      Capt. Culbert, ship Alhambra, from New Zealand, age 49