Return of the British trade within the Ports of Buenos Ayres
during the Year ending the 30th June 1831

Shipping Returns for 1826-7    1828    1829    1830    1831    1832    1833    1834    1835

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ARRIVED AT BUENOS AIRES IN 1831   DEPARTED FROM BUENOS AIRES IN 1831
Date of Entry in 1831 Name of Vessel Name of Master Tonnage (to nearest ton) No. of Crew Where from Nature of Cargo Est. Value of Cargo £   Date of Clearance in 1831 Where bound Nature of Cargo Est. Value of Cargo £
see 1830 table George Bentinck Joseph McKinney 167 9         07-Jan Liverpool Ox Hides and Horns 6,500
see 1830 table Zoe Thomas Dick 263 15         12-Jan Bahia in Ballast
see 1830 table Traveller J. Bonamy 180 12         26-Jan Liverpool Ox Hides, Horns, Nutria Skins 5,534
see 1830 table Treasurer Samuel Riches 215 12         19-Feb Bahia Shin Bones 100
see 1830 table Brothers David Spittal 189 10         22-Feb Liverpool Ox Hides 6,416
03-Jan Ann William Waller 205 10 Liverpool General Cargo 33,891   26-Mar Liverpool Ox Hides, Nutria Skins 8,666
04-Jan Mercury Peter Pearce 250 13 Rio de Janeiro Wine & Brandy 2,716   04-Feb Bahia Salt, etc 699
06-Jan Olive Branch Nicholas Hocquard 125 9 Rio de Janeiro Brandy, Wine & Iron 1,803   20-Jan Bahia in Ballast
07-Jan Iberia Pearey Kirton 174 10 Cadiz Wine, Salt, etc. 3,293   18-Mar Liverpool Ox Hides, Nutria Skins 5,698
12-Jan Union Daniel Macllard 150 10 Rio de Janeiro Salt 295   01-Mar Guernsey Ox Hides 4,353
12-Jan Three Sisters Nicholas Le Mesurier 220 13 Rio de Janeiro Wine, Oil & Brandy 2,828   08-Feb Bahia Jerked Beef 583
18-Jan Pursuit Alexander Alexander 136 8—7 Malaga Wine, Oil & Brandy 4,948   26-Mar Liverpool Ox Hides, Nutria Skins 7,170
01-Feb Simpson Joseph Mathews 332 22—25 London in Ballast   14-Mar Barbadoes Mules 1,100
02-Feb Floraville William Stephenson 200 10 London General Cargo 30,912   20-May Montevideo Ox Hides, Horns 1,580
09-Feb James Duncan Wright 161 9—8 Liverpool General Cargo 11,579   10-May Liverpool Ox Hides, Nutria Skins 7,916
18-Feb Britannia David Black 107 8 London General Cargo 4,224   23-Apr Liverpool Ox Hides, Nutria Skins 4,491
19-Mar Byker Luke Bruce 230 11 Gibraltar Wine, Brandy & Oil 4,492   see table below      
21-Mar Tyrian John Cunningham 226 12—11 Cadiz Salt, Wine & Oil 2,942   18-Jun Liverpool Ox Hides, Horse Hides, etc. 11,900
28-Mar Swan Hugh Moore 203 11—12 Liverpool General Cargo 32,617   08-Jun Havannah Jerked Beef, Tallow 1,600
02-Apr Luna Samuel Collinson 203 10 Cadiz Salt 460   18-May Bahia Jerked Beef 1,350
02-Apr Louisa Thomas Lenfesty 170 11—12 Tarragona Wine, Brandy & Olive Oil 2,834   09-Jun London Ox Hides, Horns 5,745
14-Apr Susanna John Walker 232 13 Cadiz Salt and Fruit 1,723   see table below      
14-Apr Palladium Andrew Pithethly 145 6—7 London General Cargo 2,349   30-Apr Montevideo in Ballast
19-Apr Elizabeth Peter McGow 204 12 Liverpool General Cargo 20,111   see table below      
09-May Prompt John Dickinson 240 12 Cape de Verds Salt and Coals 612   see table below      
10-Jun Walsingham Benjamin B. Wood 272 12 Montevideo in Ballast   see table below      
17-Jun Griffin Thomas Ansell 166 8 Cadiz Wine, Salt, etc. 7,189          
17-Jun Plata William White 211 10 Cape de Verds Salt & Coals, etc. 145   see table below      
20-Jun Beatrice George Pryde 174 10 Gibraltar Wine & Olives 4,598   see table below      
20-Jun Hannah James Barrell 146 8 Liverpool General Cargo 20,233   see table below      
20-Jun Brothers William Black 151 9 Liverpool General Cargo 17,070   see table below      
    Total 5,033 277     213,864         81,401
    British Consulate, Buenos Ayres, 30th June 1831                    
    Woodbine Parish,                    
    H. M. Consul Genl.                    

Return of the British Trade arrived within the Ports of Buenos Ayres
during the Half Year ending the 31th December 1831

ARRIVED AT BUENOS AIRES IN 1831   DEPARTED FROM BUENOS AIRES IN 1831
Date of Entry in 1831 Name of Vessel Name of Master Tonnage (to nearest ton) No. of Crew Where from Nature of Cargo Est. Value of Cargo £   Date of Clearance in 1831 Where bound Nature of Cargo Est. Value of Cargo £
see table above Elizabeth Peter McGow 204 12         06-Aug Liverpool Ox and Horse Hides 9,508
see table above Walsingham John Bruce 272 12         09-Aug Liverpool Ox Hides and Horns 9,982
see table above Prompt John Dickinson 240 11         11-Aug Liverpool Ox Hides, Horse Hair & Nutria Skins 14,700
see table above Hannah James Barrell 146 8         20-Aug Amsterdam Ox Hides 5,597
see table above Byker Luke Bruce 230 10         24-Aug Liverpool Ox Hides, Horse Hair 5,570
see table above Susanna John Walker 232 15         25-Aug Isle of France Mules 658
see table above Brothers William Black 151 9         19-Sep Cadiz Ox Hides & Horse Hair 5,658
see table above Plata William White 211 10         20-Sep Liverpool Ox Hides & Horse Hair and Hides 11,491
see table above Beatrice George Pryde 174 9         23-Sep Liverpool Ox Hides & Horse Hair 8,482
21-Jul Carraboo Thomas London 212 12 Lisbon Salt and Flag Stones 675   11-Oct Liverpool Ox Hides & Horse Hair 8,866
26-Jul Lima David Smith 195 12 Liverpool General Cargo 20,328   07-Oct Liverpool Ox Hides, Horse Hair and Nutria Skins 8,487
10-Aug William & Ann Robert Lyall 152 9 Malaga Wine and Oil 5,281   25-Oct Liverpool Ox Hides and Horns 7,087
29-Aug Porcia John Burnet 149 10 Montevideo Yerba Maté and Rice 802   18-Oct Liverpool Ox Hides 7,040
26-Sep Cleopatra Nicholas Walsh 161 10 Liverpool General Cargo 21,770   25-Oct Montevideo Ox Hides and Horns 3,412
30-Sep Adelphi William McAlpine 337   Halifax Lumber and Salty Fish 384          
07-Oct Brooke William Bruce 258 12 Cape de Verds Salt 913   10-Dec Liverpool Ox Hides, Horse Hair & Ox Horns 9,712
17-Oct George Bentinck J. McKinney 167 9 Liverpool General Cargo 12,012   15-Nov Rio de Janeiro in Ballast
18-Oct James William Perry 118 8 London General Cargo 3,468   21 Nov Falmouth Ox Hides and Ox Horns 4,404
21-Oct Matilda Robert Casson 214 14 Montevideo Iron, etc. 272   09-Dec Gibraltar Ox Hides 11,900
24-Oct Hercules John Peile 245   Montevideo in Ballast   see 1832 table      
02-Nov Brothers David Spittal 189 11 Cadiz Wine, Brandy, Salt, Oil, etc. 3,630   03-Dec Bahia in Ballast
07-Nov Mediterranean Packet Joseph Mondel 151 10 Liverpool General Cargo 14,220   26-Nov Montevideo in Ballast
09-Nov Gondolier Robert Rhodes 220 13 Cadiz Wine, Spirits, Fruit, etc. 5,141   15-Dec Brazils in Ballast
14-Nov Jane Vesey Luckett 154   Liverpool General Cargo 12,696   see 1832 table      
21-Nov Agnes William W. Roe 123   Barcelona Wines 2,263   see 1832 table      
30-Oct Shepherd W. K. J. Wilson 217   London General Cargo & Salt 632   see 1832 table      
22-Dec Themis Francis Le Bas 178   Tarragona Wine & Brandy 3,047   see 1832 table      
27-Dec Hebe Robert Douglass 162   Cadiz Salt & Wine 3,618   see 1832 table      
    Totals 3,602       111,152         132,554
    British Consulate, Buenos Ayres, 31st December 1831                    
    Charles Griffiths, for Woodbine Parish                    
    HM's Consul General                    

Source: The National Archives, FO 6/32, ff. 184-5, FO 6/35, ff. 101-2
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