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Ships - emigration and immigration

 

No Java installed - then just click on this box Cyndi's Ships and Passenger lists. - including Shipwrecks - THE SITE for links. - Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Ships & Passenger Lists maintained by Cyndi Howells.
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Emigration of the Nineteenth Century - The Ships they Came On - The information has been extracted from various government records, as well as the odd shipping record (mostly from the Allan Line). It contains, voyage accounts, emigration information, lists of ships sailing to Canada, information on the ports, and on the people. Many of these lists give the name of the ship, Master, Port of Departure, Port of Arrival and other such information. Some list the organization which sponsored the emigrants. Since passenger lists are rarely available for the early ships which came to Canada there are few of those, but other sources are being sought.

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National Archives of Canada Child Emigration Movements UK - Canada Database - Between 1869 and the early 1930s, over 100,000 children were sent to Canada from Great Britain during the child emigration movement. Members of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa are locating and indexing the names of these Home Children found in passenger lists in the custody of the National Archives of Canada.

No Java installed - then just click on this box The Olive Tree Genealogy  INDEX TO PASSENGER LISTS 1800s - 
No Java installed - then just click on this box Scottish Prisoners Transported To America in the Aftermath of Culloden - 1746
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Government Sources for Convicts and Prisoners sent to USA and Australia  1100 - 1986 - During the 18th and the first half of the 19th century, most convicted felons who were not executed were transported to the North American colonies. With American independence in 1776, prisoners were accommodated in disused ships awaiting transportation - Hulks. The establishment of the hulks, moored at Plymouth, Portsmouth, in the Thames and elsewhere, marked the first involvement of central government in the ownership and administration of prisons

No Java installed - then just click on this box Ship Passenger Lists - to North America - Harold Ralston's Ship Passenger lists.
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No Java installed - then just click on this box Ships to America - Tom Langford.
No Java installed - then just click on this box Immigrant Ships - Lou Alfano
No Java installed - then just click on this box Passengers aboard the ship Bowditch  (of Boston), Liverpool to New York, arrived at New York May 27, 1839 
No Java installed - then just click on this box Addie's List of Passengers on the Abigail from London 1635
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No Java installed - then just click on this box Arrivals on the "Germanic" 4 June 1903 Partial list of passengers from Ireland to New York in June,1903
No Java installed - then just click on this box Dave Hunter's Ship Terminology  - with a Prince Edward Island Slant
No Java installed - then just click on this box Dave Hunter's Passenger List of the "Alexander" The Passenger List of the "Alexander", and "The Glenaladale Settlers 1772 - 1997"
No Java installed - then just click on this box Dave Hunter's Passenger List of the "Jane" Passenger List of the "Jane" Departed Drimindarach, Scotland, Jul 12 1790.
No Java installed - then just click on this box American Plantations and Colonies Ships to America. The listing of ships provided here was initially based on A Bibliography of Ship Passenger Lists 1538-1825, compiled by Harold Lancour, Third Edition, The New York Public Library, 1963.
No Java installed - then just click on this box Passenger lists for ships entering U.S. and Canada of Early German-Texan Immigrants
No Java installed - then just click on this box Immigration list of the "Prince of Wales" Left June 28 1813 from Stromness, Orkney, Scotland." - The Prince of Wales left June 28 1813 from Stromness, Orkney, Scotland. They arrived two months later at York factory on the western shore of the Hudson Bay. Also known as the Churchill party ,some of whom walked on snow-shoes to York Factory in April 14th,1814.After a few years of devastation many left Canada going to the Iowa/Ill/Neb areas and areas not mentioned. Names and places are some times mis-spelled due to how old the books where when copied. As a treat I have also made pages with six other lists pertaining to this migration to Canada. They must have been a very brave people to whom I'm honored to a descendant.
No Java installed - then just click on this box Ellis Island immigration Database -  If you're among the more than 40 percent of Americans with at least one ancestor who immigrated through Ellis Island, the American Family Immigration History Center will give you free access to the passenger records they left behind. Each immigrant's entry will contain up to 11 fields of digitized data, including name, ship name and port of origin, arrival date, gender, age on arrival, marital status and last residence. You'll also be able to obtain a reproduction of the ship's manifest on which your ancestor's name appears and a photo of the ship.
No Java installed - then just click on this box Ancestors on Board Records of 30 million passengers on thousands of ships sailing to destinations worldwide. Findmypast.com, in association with The National Archives, is proud to present ancestorsonboard, a new database featuring BT27 Outward Passenger Lists for long-distance voyages leaving the British Isles from 1960 right back to 1890. With ancestorsonboard, you can search for records of individuals or groups of people leaving for destinations including Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA featuring ports such as Boston, Philadelphia and New York. Passengers include not only immigrants and emigrants, but also businessmen, diplomats and tourists. Images of the passenger lists are available to download, view, save and print. www.ancestorsonboard.com/
   
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Canada

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No Java installed - then just click on this box National Archives of Canada - Home Children. Search the Database  - Between 1869 and the early 1930s, over 100,000 children were sent to Canada from Great Britain during the child emigration movement. Members of the British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa are locating and indexing the names of these Home Children found in passenger lists in the custody of the National Archives of Canada.
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No Java installed - then just click on this box Ancestors on Board Records of 30 million passengers on thousands of ships sailing to destinations worldwide. Findmypast.com, in association with The National Archives, is proud to present ancestorsonboard, a new database featuring BT27 Outward Passenger Lists for long-distance voyages leaving the British Isles from 1960 right back to 1890. With ancestorsonboard, you can search for records of individuals or groups of people leaving for destinations including Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA featuring ports such as Boston, Philadelphia and New York. Passengers include not only immigrants and emigrants, but also businessmen, diplomats and tourists. Images of the passenger lists are available to download, view, save and print. www.ancestorsonboard.com/
No Java installed - then just click on this box The British Colonist  This website contains all the issues of the British Colonist (also called The Daily British Colonist, the Daily Colonist, and other variants) from its first issue in 1858 to June of 1910.   Once trapped between its crumbling covers, the chronicle of Victoria and British Columbia is now available at the click of a mouse.

   USA

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No Java installed - then just click on this box Ancestors on Board Records of 30 million passengers on thousands of ships sailing to destinations worldwide. Findmypast.com, in association with The National Archives, is proud to present ancestorsonboard, a new database featuring BT27 Outward Passenger Lists for long-distance voyages leaving the British Isles from 1960 right back to 1890. With ancestorsonboard, you can search for records of individuals or groups of people leaving for destinations including Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA featuring ports such as Boston, Philadelphia and New York. Passengers include not only immigrants and emigrants, but also businessmen, diplomats and tourists. Images of the passenger lists are available to download, view, save and print. www.ancestorsonboard.com/
   

 

Scottish Immigrants to North America, 1600s-1800s Scottish Immigrants to North America, 1600s-1800s

If you want rich, quality information from your Scottish line, access these comprehensive volumes covering Scottish immigration to the United States and Canada. Covering approximately 70,000 immigrants and spanning 16 volumes, this collection was authored by Scottish emigration authority David Dobson.


 

Irish Immigrants to North America, 1803-1871 Irish Immigrants to North America, 1803-1871

Follow your ancestors as they journey from Ireland to a new life! Touching on 46,000 Irish passengers who arrived in the United States and Canada, these records focus primarily on the 19th century. Researching original passenger lists can often be tedious and difficult, but this Family Archive makes finding your immigrant ancestors easier than ever. Fully indexed page images mean searching is a snap! The 12 volumes included were provided by the Genealogical Publishing Company. Passenger lists are important primary sources of arrival data for the vast majority of 19th century immigrants to the United States. With the single exception of federal census records, passenger lists are the largest, most continuous, and most uniform body of population records for the entire country.


 

Irish to America, 1846-1865 Passenger and Immigration Lists Irish to America, 1846-1865 Passenger and Immigration Lists

Between 1847 and 1854, the arrival of more than 1 million Irish marked the first voluntary mass migration to the United States. This Family Archive contains information on approximately 1.5 million individuals who arrived in Boston between 1846 and 1851 and in New York between 1846 and 1865. It was compiled from the original ship manifest schedules filed by all vessels entering United States ports in accordance with an Act of Congress in March of 1819. This resource was produced in collaboration with the Balch Institute Center for Immigration Research and the John F. Kennedy Trust of Wexford County, Ireland. Information was selected, coordinated, and arranged by the Balch Institute and the John F. Kennedy Trust from ship manifest schedules at the National Immigration Archives in Philadelphia. The National Immigration Archives maintains one of the most extensive collections of European immigration data in the Western hemisphere with U.S. passenger lists from 1820 to just before World War I.


Irish to America Passenger and Immigration Lists Volume 2, 1846-1886 Irish to America Passenger and Immigration Lists Volume 2, 1846-1886

Sail across the Atlantic with your Irish ancestors using an all-new volume of Irish to America — completely new details for 550,000+ additional immigrants! Search this fully indexed Family Archive, referencing arrivals in Boston between 1846 and 1851 and New York between 1866 and 1886.


 
International & Passenger Records Subscription International & Passenger Records Subscription

Genealogy.com's new International and Passenger Records Subscription gives you a dynamic online resource for reaching your immigrant ancestors. • Instant, anytime access to 7 million records Receive instant, anytime access to 14 online databases with more than 7 million records! Purchased separately, the resources that make up this collection would cost more than $500. • As our collection grows, yours does too Each new international and passenger title added to the collection will automatically be added to your subscription at no extra cost! Already a remarkable value, the savings only increase as the collection grows!


 
 

Saskatchewan Homestead Index


Thanks to the Global Gazette, Canada's online family history magazine, ( http://globalgazette.net/ ) the Saskatchewan Homestead Index is online. This is a file locator database to the homestead files at the Saskatchewan Archives. It contains 360,000 references to those men and women who, from 1872 to 1930, under the terms of the Dominion Lands Act, took part in the homestead process in the area now known as Saskatchewan.

The Dominion Lands Act of 1872 and its amendments and regulations set policy for how the Department of the Interior was to administer the disposal of western and northern public lands and resources. Homestead land, grants to veterans of the South African War and World War One and the North West Métis Scrip Commissions were some of the programs that came under this Act. The names of those who were involved in these initial land transactions are included in the Saskatchewan Homestead Index.

The database may be searched by name, by land location or by additional remarks. For example, about name changes or the name of the legal representative should the applicant have died. Special grants, such as the Métis scrip can also be identified by searching the remarks field.



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