JOHN GLASS last appears in Scotland 1861 census, occupation Baker
which is his main trade when he arrived in NZ.
Possible arrival in NZ An "Address (or acknowledment) to
Sir George Grey in 1886 signed by 10,000 people,
includes in passenger arrivals - John Glass arrived 1864,
Source GNZ MSS 275, p. 2
Unforntunatly 1863/64 was the Gold rush with the resulting
in a flood of emigrants to Otago, shipping lists are few
and incompleat, however there is a Mr. Glass arrived
on the Alhambra, from Melbourne - Dec. 23: 1864.
Since its arrival from UK in sep1862 the Alhambra ferried pioneers between
Melbourne and NZ, so its not clear if John had worked in Australia before comming to NZ.