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1 Lascar

arrived;  1809
country of origin; India
area in New Zealand; Bay of Islands
source; Between Worlds; Anne Salmond
In 1815, when Marsden visited New Zealand on board the Active, he met a "slightly built Indian man"  who had deserted from the City of Edinburgh in 1809. He was living happily among the people of the Bay of Islands, and had a Maori wife.