Brig Excelsior

Brig Excelsior

Hamilton, Bermuda to New York

16 July 1877


I, W. H. Mayor, Master of the Brig Excelsior do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear that the following List or

Manifest, subscribed by me, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs of the Collection District of

New York, is a full and perfect List of all the Passengers taken on board of the said Brig at Hamilton (Ber) from

which Port said Brig has now arrived; and that on the said List is truly designated the age, the sex, and the

occupation of each of the said Passengers, the part of the vessel occupied by each during the passage, the country

to which each belongs, and also the country of which it is intended by each to become an inhabitant; and that said

List or Manifest truly sets forth the number of said Passengers who have died on said voyage, and the names and

ages of those who have died. So help me, God. W. H. Mayor, Master

Sworn to this 16 July 1877, before me (signature cannot be read).

List or Manifest of all the Passengers taken on board the Br. Brig Excelsior whereof W. H. Mayor is Master, from

Hamilton (Ber) burthen 125 tons.

Columns represent: given name, surname, age, sex, occupation, country to which they belong, country which they

intend to inhabit, and the accommodation.

1 Smith, Ed M.   50 M Mercht. Bermuda Texas Cabin

2 Smith, Ed H.   28 M Mariner Bermuda Texas Cabin

3 Smith, Mary ?.   20 F None Bermuda Texas Cabin

4 Smith, Eliza   18 F None Bermuda Texas Cabin

5 Tucker, Rollin   48 M Mercht. Bermuda Bermuda Cabin

6 Harrison, Dr.  34 M Physician Philad. Phil. US Cabin

7 Allen, Jas. A.   35 M Mariner N. Bedford N. Bedford Cabin

8 Tucker, Ritchie   11 M None Bermuda Bermuda Cabin

9 Trott, J. H.   26 M Farmer Bermuda Bermuda Steerage

10 Burch, Wm. 18 M Farmer Bermuda Bermuda Steerage

W. H. Mayor


Transcriber's Notes: There were no births or deaths on this passage. The use of a ? indicates a word or letters that could not be read due to the

quality of the original document.

3 Smith, Mary ?. - the middle initial might be a D or a P.


(reference: Family History Library Film Number 0295773 ; National Archives and Records Administration, Film M237, Reel 409)

This material made available through the generous permission of the Immigrant Ship Transcribers Guild and the transcriber Eileen Matthew