Searching two or three years after the build date will probably yield results if the approximate year search does not. Covers clipper ships employed in the Australian trade. The UK National Archives have an online database of Series BT 27: Board of Trade Passenger Lists, Outwards 1890-1960. Familiarize yourself with what sort of records are available and identify which ones you want to search. The site has information of Australian and worldwide interest. The Ships List: Emigrants from Great Britain & Ireland to Australia: 1825-1832extensive collection passenger lists UK Outbound Passenger Lists 1890 - 1960 Passenger lists with over 30 million records from ships sailing to destinations worldwide, free initial search, then fee based Victoria. SHF Coll. - rev. Australian Society of Archivists, 1992. Shipping arrivals and departures Sydney 1788-1844. When using record search, type the ship name or year in the keyword field and then A907 in the reference number field. Passenger lists dating between: 1845-1886 record emigrants selected by the Colonization Commissioners London, whose passage were paid for out of the Emigration Fund. Victory Ship, SHF Coll. Check the website or with your State Library or Genealogical Society for more details on what's currently available and how it's accessible. Dover, 1986. PATRIS 1950, ex BLOEMFONTEIN CASTLE, 1959. Lists vessels and dates of arrival at Fremantle. For those tracing arrivals in New Zealand. Check the relevant state/territory website for research guides to their holdings and do some preparation work for your visit. Migrant. Also includes a historical details of immigration to South Australia, plus the types of ships that arrived there and where they docked. Check this first if your relatives arrived in Brisbane. REF 387.5. And although sailing across the Atlantic in the 19 th century presented many challenges, most Irish ships brought Irish immigrants safely to America to begin their new lives. Shipping arrivals and departures Tasmania 1803-1842. [microfilm] AROSA STAR, ex USS BORINQUEN 1931-1970. info@sea.museum Most of the ships carrying Irish immigrants to America, however, were well built and adequately supplied. Basil Lubbock. 1853-1879 : Passengers to Napier, New Zealand. SS Australia 14 October SS Sydney 25 October SS Neptunia 8 December. WATERMAN 1944-1970. Chapters also discuss Irish orphan immigration and attempts at reform. 910.45 CAN. Ronya and her sister Celia (who arrived in 1910) both listed Abram Friedman, 260 Madison St., NYC as their contact in the US. The ship logo, which is still used in part, was designed and contributed by Pat Walker and Sheila Tate. We encourage people conducting genealogical research to consider joining their local Genealogical Society or family history group for support and access to a huge range of shared resources and expertise (that could save you time and money). If you’re unsure, you can use a range of years, for instance 1962–1963. Auckland University Press, c2006. Contains a mixture of European, British and some American vessels. In addition to the database, there are links to other passenger indexing projects. MOOLTAN 1923-1954, final departure Nov 24, 1953.SHF Coll. Canberra. such complaint SHF Coll. This will restrict your search to passenger lists only. STRATHAIRD 1932-1961. post war postcard. Rare image. Buying books? In addition, the names found in the index are linked to actual images of the passenger lists, copied from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) microfilm, T840, rolls 1-181. CHESHIRE 1927. E. Keble Chatterton. Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild is independently owned. A good general source for information and portraits of merchant sailing ships. 2 Murray Street, Darling HarbourSydney NSW 2000, Australia. A yearly, alphabetical listing of mainly British owned vessels by name compiled by Lloyd's of London. Melbourne University Press, 1995. 1787-1788 : Convicts on the Censor. The National Archives of Australia hold passenger lists for ships arriving in all ports of Australia from Britain, Europe Asia, New Zealand and the Pacific between 1924 and 1964. Ellinis; Australis; Patris; Australian designs the ships that brought Greek migrants to Australia Touched by their migration stories, Michael Brady wants to … NEPTUNIA 1951-1976. Sydney. SURRIENTO 1928-1966. migrant. Available online at, Shipping Gazette and Sydney General Trade List (microfiche) 1844-1860. Many include illustrations. Now on CD-Rom 269 Sydney 1950. Carlton, Vic. As there are no comprehensive inde… Glasgow. SHF Coll. SURRIENTO 1928-1966. migrant.Sydney Feb 21, 1950. Subscribe and discover what’s happening at the museum, 2 Murray Street, Darling HarbourOpen: 10:30 am - 4:00 pm dailyLast boarding time for Vessels – 3:10 pmClosed Christmas Day, Lloyd's Register Historical Research Service, State Records Office of Western Australia, Unassisted Arrivals Victoria British & Foreign Ports 1852-1923, Assisted British Immigrants Arriving Victoria 1839-1871, Assisted Immigrants Port Phillip 1839-1851, Outward Passengers to Interstate, UK, NZ and Foreign Ports 1852-1886 (Victoria), Assisted immigrants search (State Records of New South Wales) 1844-1896 includes Port Phillip 1839-51 and Moreton Bay (Brisbane) 1848-59, Browse Persons on Bounty Ships at State Records of New South Wales, Unassisted Immigrants (State Records of New South Wales), Miscellaneous immigrants (State Records of New South Wales), New South Wales Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists 1828-1896, Unassisted Immigrant Passenger Lists 1826-1922, Western Australia crew and passenger lists 1852-1930, Pictures of ships in the Australian trade, South Australian Assisted passenger lists 1845-1886 can be searched through their catalogue, The State Library of South Australia have the, Sydney Morning Herald (microfilm) 1831- February 5, 1921; 1942. 304.893041 HAS ORMONDE 1929-1973, outbound Sydney, SHF Coll. SHF Coll. ORION 1935-1963, Sydney March 25, 1950.SHF Coll. Sydney Heritage Fleet » Archives & Research » Photographic Collections » SHF General Collection » Migrant ships to Australia. Passenger arrivals information can be obtained from the records search option using passenger names, ship names … EMPIRE BRENT 1946, ex LETITIA 1925.Migrant. Free to search with a charge to view the full entry and download images. Some list the immigrant’s birthplace, residence in Scotland, and education; his or her mother’s maiden name; and his or her father’s name, occupation, and residence. Includes a wealth of other information about ships of the sailing ship era, such as nautical terms and transcripts of old texts. James Brown, 1924. 1957 SS Australia 9 January SS Sydney 20 January SS Neptunia 3 March SS JV Oldenbarnevelt 17 March SS Oceania 27 April SS Zuiderkruis 1 June SS Waterman 7 September SS Begona 23 September SS Australia 25 November SS Oceania 15 December. Ship names must be typed in full, exactly as spelled, or with a wildcard. David MacGregor. MALOJA 1923-1954, damaged postcard. TheShipsList website, online since August 1999, will help you find your ancestors on ships' passenger lists.We also have immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists and more; as well as hundreds of passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa. These records from the National Archives contain information on both immigrants and tourists who arrived in the UK by boat from ports outside of Europe and the Mediterranean. London. This record series can also be searched through Ancestry.com. Please let me know if you will answer e … 994.02 CHA, Michael Cannon. Even searches five years on can be useful. James Brown, 1922. Australia Passenger indexes - passenger lists from ships arriving and departing Australian ports by Jenny Fawcett. Also available online at the National Library's, Australasian Shipping News (microfilm) 1877-1900, Daily Commercial News (microfilm) Jan-Jun Jan 2, 1895-Jun. A list of Australian Archival Institutions can also be found online at National Archives of Australia. Many early vessels to Australia were East Indiamen. Good quality contemporary ship illustrations are not very common, especially for early immigrant sailing ships as this was before popular photography. A similar listing to Lloyd's for vessels registered with the Bureau Veritas. Migrant in Sydney Cove. SHF Coll. The following books give brief histories of sailing vessels in the Australian immigrant trade. List of Dutch immigrants. Sydney 1948. SHF Coll. exp ed. Shipping arrivals and departures Adelaide 1627-1850. 623.82009714 MAR 387.50941 EAS They can also yield articles about new or significant ships visiting Australia as well as wrecks and other shipping disasters. SHF Coll. STRATHEDEN, 1938-1964, postwar postcard. The National Archives hold passenger lists for ships arriving in all ports of Australia from Britain, Europe Asia, New Zealand and the Pacific between 1924 and 1964. Created & Maintained by the ISTG™Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild LLC The New Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild logo was designed by Patty MacFarlane. The following two books are good compilations of 19th century travellers diaries in the age of sail: Edited by Andrew Hassam. Don Charlwood. HWA LIEN,ex MAORI, Jan 28,1947. Hale & Iremonger, 1998. SHF Coll. LARGS BAY, 1921-1957. hand-tinted.SHF Coll. REF 387.5099 NIC For costs and availability of obtaining any of these photos without watermark, as an electronic file, as a print from the original negative (where available) or as some other format, contact the Maritime Records and Research Centre’s Curator on mrrc@shf.org.au or 02 9298 3850, quoting the full file name and giving details of format wanted. Many family history groups and individuals have been transcribing passenger lists and contributing them to various websites. Migrant. The library holds 1776-1880 (microfiche) and 1880 onwards in hardcopy on the reference shelves. Mornington, Vic. Currently the project is focusing on immigrants from France, Germany, Ireland,Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom. They may have arrived as a fare-paying passenger, as an 'assisted' migrant, a member of a ship's … 623.8224 LUB The arrival of an ancestor in Australia is a key moment in a family's history. SHF Coll. Blackwall Frigates. 623.8224 LUB MIC SHI to the sending out of the first immigrant ship under Governmen auspices—th "Artemisia"t e — towards the end of 1848, Some of the ships in which immigrants were brought to Australia about that time were leaky, crazy old tubs which had been previously used for conveying convicts and all sorts of undesirabl cargoes Neo. SHF Coll. It needn't be complete any help is better than no help.There might be some one out there looking for just the info you have. However we've put together some information to help you locate them. UK incoming passenger lists for 1878 to 1960 (Series BT 26) are available online at Ancestry.com. This eclectic collection of images ranges from ‘Box Brownie style’ pictures, surviving from the albums of the time, to professional press images. Includes additional information such as names, ages and occupations for many of the 60,000 local and overseas families and individual passenger arrivals With contemporary illustrations, five documentary appendixes, bibliography and index. SHF Coll. The National Library's Trove manuscripts letters diaries search is the best way of sourcing diaries and manuscripts from Australian collections and includes diary transcripts held in the museum library. A general rule of thumb to apply is, if your ancestors arrived before 1923, the passenger lists can be found at the state archives or records office of the port where they arrived (see the links below). Only some New Zealand information is included. +61 2 9298 3777 623.82240971 WAL Ports other than Ellis Island. The kit is available at libraries around NSW (see a map showing locations). DEVONSHIRE, 1939-1967. troopship. SHF Coll. Early passenger lists typically include the name of the ship, the names of passengers, ages, ports of arrival and departure, date, country of origin, and occupation. 623.8224 LUB Covers clipper ships employed in the Australian trade. Frederick William Wallace. A series of books providing brief entries on voyage by date. Rare image. ORION 1935-1963, outbound Fremantle, pre WW2.SHF Coll. Online shipping arrivals information transcribed from a variety of sources can be found at the Ozships Australian shipping on the net website. Yaroomba, Qld. Covers North American built ships. If you are researching 20th century sailing ships, the PortCities Southampton site is well worth a look. These records cover the names of people leaving UK (and Ireland) for ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean. The Fairsea holds an important place in the memory of many immigrants to Australia during the post World War II period. poor. FAIRSTAR 1957-1997, Sitmar Line c. 1964. HELLENIC PRINCE, ex HMAS ALBATROSS, 1928-1954. OTRANTO 1926-57, passes S and T class RAN destroyers and a c. OTRANTO 1926-1957, outbound passes HMAS MORESBY, postcard. The library holds 1829-1980 on microfilm. STRATHNAVER 1931-1962. postwar. CHARLTON STAR 1921-1960. REF 025.17102594 DIR 1958 SS Australia 10 February SS Sydney 30 March SS Iberia 5 April Thank You To each of You who have contributed to this site. 29, 1895 ; Jan. 2, 1900-March 31, 1971. Compiled by the Battye Library. Remember to look further than the shipping arrivals as vessels new to the Australian trade might receive a short write up about their design, accommodation and sailing qualities on their first voyage to Australia. OCEANIA 1951, VERDI 1963.postcard. ZUIDERKRUIS 1944- 1969. migrant ship.postcard. James Brown, 1922. SHF. The library does have some copies of logs, letters, journals and diaries of voyages to Australia. SHF Coll. REF 929.934 NAT. Information is taken from sources like Lloyds Register and added to the database. She was the first passenger ship of the famous Sitmar Line and the first non-British ship employed to carry assisted immigrants from Britain to Australia. Conway Maritime Press, 1993. As many sailing ships to Australia were built in America and North America particularly, the following books on clipper ships are also very useful. Bound for South Australia: passenger lists 1836-1851 Provides passenger lists for the 3000 overseas and local ships that came to South Australia between 1836-1851. A passenger may have arrived in Sydney in January 1927, but the ship may have arrived in Fremantle at the end of 1926. SHF Coll. Real photo postcard. Also available online at, Sydney Gazette (microfilm) 1803-1842. Use the year that the ship or aircraft arrived in Australia. A very useful website for finding information and career summaries of sailing ships from the later part of the nineteenth century and early part of the twentieth century is the Maritime History Virtual Archives. Read through this site if you are looking for information on U.S. Basil Lubbock. Immigration records vary by state in content and coverage. Allen Lane, 1981 ORION 1935-1963, berthing Sydney pre-WW2.SHF Coll. Quarry Press, 1995. With out your help it would not be possible Also to Susan and P.I.E. Glasgow. Barnoldswick: Milepost Research, [2013?] MIC SHI. Always worth checking to see what’s new Ancestry.com.au has a growing number of Australian passenger lists available to search and link to original documents acquired through digitisation programs with the various state records authorities. Hodder and Stoughton, 1927. 623.82240973 HOW. Scrap 1960.SHF 387.50941 BLA Glasgow. 13" there is notice of funds provided to the British Emigration Commissioners, by colonial revenues, for assisted passage, by New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. Another well respected site containing information about shipping lines, individual ship histories and a myriad of other information related to immigrant shipping is The Ships List. WILLEM RUYS 1948.ACHILLE LAURO, 1965. sunk 1994. postcard. Dave Hollett. SHF Coll. Glasgow. SHF Coll. The books below explain what it was like to travel to Australia during the age of sail - the types of ships, route taken, food eaten, accommodation styles, descriptions of life on board and so on. Back to entry page for SHF General Collection, General Terms and Conditions are available here. Brighton.Teredo Books, 1978. In 2009, following the global financial crisis, the Australian government reduced its immigration target by 14%, and the permanent migration program for skilled migrants was reduced to 115,000 people for that financial year. Similar kits or records on microfilm from the records of other states, including Queensland and Victoria are similarly available. Passenger lists are arranged chronologically by arrival of the ship. 1855-1874 : Assisted Immigrants from Donegal, Ireland Arriving in Lyttleton, New Zealand JOHAN VAN OLDENBARNEVELT 1930-1963 Pyrmont, 1950s. 387.50941 BLA Eileen Reid Marcil. Passages to Australia 1853: In the March 1853 "Colonization Circular No. AKAROA 1914. real photo postcard. MIC BAT Index to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871 Search for names of immigrants from Britain to Victoria, Australia between 1839 and 1871. 623.8224 LUB Twentieth century lists include even more details and can give the town or county of origin, as well as the names of other family members, destination, physical description, and more. 387.5420994 PAR MSB4546. If you have a passenger list that you would like tocontribute. BEGONA 1945-1974. TAMAROA 1922, ex SOPHOCLES, 1926, scrap 1957. postcard. This excellent publication is highly recommended for information on logs, diaries and letters. Unassisted Immigrants 1842-55 - free or unassisted passengers, ship's masters, and from 1854, crew arriving in NSW Unassisted passenger and crew arrivals, 1854-1900 - Covering Shipping Inward lists from the Shipping Master's Office, lists for the 1850s, 1860s and … Scrap 1960.SHF. CHARLTON STAR 1921-1960. Copyright for the majority of these images from the collection is vested in the Sydney Heritage Fleet. FAIRSEA 1942-1969, about 1950. postcard. SHF Coll. The Leaving from Liverpool website at the Merseyside Maritime Museum explores the experience of immigration to Australia in 1858. A transcript of this has been compiled by Mary-Ann Warner and is available to search on the State Records website. Finding out the (approximate) year that the vessel was built will also help considerably. David Hastings.- Auckland, N.Z. SHF Coll. It's often difficult to identify a vessel with a common name when searching registers, so information such as the approximate tonnage and the name of the master can be very useful, especially when using the British Register of Ships. 1782–1821 : Devon Convicts Transported to Australia. 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