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Kindly transcribed and submitted to TheShipsList by Robert Janmaat, Adelaide, from a variety of sources, cited below.
Return to SA Passenger Lists,1847-1886

barque Duke Of Portland, 468 tons, Captain Cubitt, from London 10th April 1850 / Portsmouth 21st April 1850 / Isle of Wight, arrived at Port Adelaide, South Australia 2nd August 1850.
(Port Phillip arrivals: August 23rd 1850, Duke of Portland, ship, Cubitt, from Adelaide 14th August with 85 passengers and 23 distressed needlewomen.)

This transcription is extracted from the South Australian Register only (ship information from Sydney Shipping Gazette); there is some futher information available from various indexes about the immigrants in this list. Robert

The South Australian Register Friday 8th August 1850:-
The ship Duke Of Portland, Cubitt Master, from London 10th April and Isle of Wight 21st April.— 6a ship from England to S.A. (183 passengers) for 1850 ; C. Cousins, surgeon-superintendent ; two deaths on the passage.
Name   Date of Death Cause of Death Where buried
Mrs. Johnson   June 29, 1850 no record at sea
Miss Hague   July 16, 1850 no record at sea
Passengers: Cabin
Mrs. Cubitt F.W. Zabell Esq. Mrs. Hulkes
Mrs. A Stillman Mr. R.C. & Miss Mead Mr. H. McLeod
Miss H. Cumming Miss Ann Dodd Mr. E. Johnson
Passengers: Steerage / Intermediate
Thomas Clarke M.C. Cropley J. Cropley
S. Cropley C. Canadan J. Fitzgerald
Maria Friend J. Favell Sarah Favell
Elizabeth Favell E. Fowler S. Grosmyth
J. Favell E. Favell G. Harley
W. Hall Agnes, Joseph & Sarah Hague John Hurry, wife & five children,
Miss H. Hurry R. Hall A.M. Johnson
Ann Johnson R. Sand, wife & five children T.H, J.W. & J. H. Matthews
P. Malony Mr. & Mrs. Matthews A. Meane
A.C. Truscott Ellis Theobald & wife H., M., M., N. & C. Theobald [?]
W.J. Turner E. Beaumont & wife Sarah Beaumont
S.J. Edwards, wife & two children Arthur Stellman G. Smith
D. Reece J. Webb H. Young
James Bennett John Richard Edward Edwards
W. Benham William Beham [?] & wife Anthony Allchin
J.H. Box, wife & three children J. Bilham, wife and five children E. Brookes
E.W. Beazley G. Brown, wife & four children C.E. Brackett
W. Biggings W. Butcher A.F. Butcher
A. Constable & Mary Constable    
  . . . . . and 63 needle woman in the steerage.

This partial list of the Needle Women mentioned above . . .from the shipping record at the State Library.
Ann Atkins Mary Barry Bridget Berry
Mary Busby Mary Ann Beacon Sarah Biggins
Eliza Chalkin Ann Chandler Amelia Collins
Ellen Collins Ellen Crowley Margaret Duty
Mary Downey Frances M. Gleeson Catherine Green
Mary Hefferan Mary Hagerty Charlotte Hewett
Elizabeth Lowden Fanny Liddau / Liddan Mary Ann Lee
Mary Leon Ellen Manly Ann Mauritz
Elizabeth Monis / Morris Jane Mullins Isabella Paul
Ann Riggau / Riggan Eliza Jercombe Mary Gilford [Jercombe]
[Jercombe] Catherine Tiffin Maria Walker
Maria Walker Frances Maria Bailey Ellen Emma Rigby
Susannah Thomas Eliza Thomas  

Sources: State Library South Australia, official passenger lists, mainly of immigrants arriving in South Australia under United Kingdom assisted passage schemes, 1847-1886 GRG 35/48a (formely ACC 313); Sydney Shipping Gazette; South Australian Register.

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