Findmypast.com.auFindmypast.com.au is a family history and genealogy website, which launched in May 2010.
With millions of records covering Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific Islands. The great variety of records satisfies the family history buff as well as the social and local historian alike.
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.
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Parent site of ancestorsonboard.com and home to over 400 million records for tracing British family history. The first website to publish the complete official indexes of birth, marriage and death for England & Wales from 1837 to date. Also home to four censuses, a wide range of military records (including Waterloo, the Boer War, the Great War and WW2), various directories and professional lists. The Living Relatives section enables researchers to locate missing and newly identified family.
Home to records of British government departments past and present. Excellent online catalogue and downloadable research guides on a multitude of subjects. Home of the original paper records which are being digitised and brought to the web by ancestorsonboard.com.
Between 1892 and 1924, more than 20 million passengers arrived at the Port of New York and were processed at Ellis Island. It is estimated that more than 40% of all American's can trace at least one line of their family heritage through an Ellis Island immigrant.
The lesser-known precursor of Ellis Island in NY, Castle Garden was the first official US immigration station, located at the Port of New York. Officially opened in 1855, Castle Garden continued to process immigrant arrivals till 1890, when it was closed prior to the 1892 opening of Ellis Island. The website contains data on Port of New York arrivals (not solely arrivals through Castle Garden) from 1820 to 1913.
The National Archives of Canada and the Pier 21 Society (Halifax, Nova Scotia) have transcribed the passenger list indexes for Canadian arrivals, 1925 to 1935.
The Society of Genealogists. The foremost family history library in Britain.
This site offers a pre 1875 Norwegian emigrant database, ship pictures and images in connection with the emigration process as well as articles about shipping lines and their ships, genealogy, emigration and the travelling process. There are yearly or alphabetical ship indexes, sailing schedules, and other related databases to help people narrow their search for passenger lists.
A comprehensive website containing biographies of every passenger and crew member on the Titanic.
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