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Name: Jackson, Gainor
Role: Author (of NZMI article)
Abstract: Author of article published c1991

Source: Settlement by sail. 19th century immigration to New Zealand c1991
Title:[Images of vessels from 'Settlement by sail']
Article Abstract:Discusses the social conditions of Victorian Britain that provided the impetus for immigration. Particularly focuses on the 'first fleets' of the earliest settlements in New Zealand. Describes the typical conditions for immigrants aboard vessels on the voyage out to New Zealand in the 19th century, the sailing routes taken, and the risks of such travel, with illustrations of the dangers of icebergs and fire at sea. Includes brief details of some of the shipping lines involved in the NZ immigrant trade.

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