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Emmigration and immigration records provide useful information about our ancestors' movement around the world. For every emmigration record there is often a matching immigration record. Often the details differ, so it worth looking for both.

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Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Link:http://www.1820settlers.com/
Description:1820 British Settlers to South Africa
Extra Info:Information about the 1820 British settlers to South Africa, including transcribed letters, photographs and pictures of some of the settlers and a forum.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:1820 Settler Correspondence - Cape of Good Hope
Link:http://www.eggsa.org/1820-settlers/index.php/
Description:Letters from the Settlers of the Cape of Good Hope
Extra Info:This correspondence concerns the immigration scheme for the Cape of Good Hope following the Napoleonic Wars.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Alex Rogers' Website
Link:http://www.reocities.com/SoHo/Workshop/2299/geneal...
Description:Alex Rogers' Website
Extra Info:Includes some lists of passengers to Australia.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Archives Office of Tasmania - Names Indexes
Link:http://www.linc.tas.gov.au/
Description:Archives Office of Tasmania - Names Indexes
Extra Info:Click on Research, then Family History. Includes passenger details, convicts, naturalisations and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Bound For South Australia 1836
Link:http://boundforsouthaustralia.com.au/
Description:Bound For South Australia 1836
Extra Info:Follow the journey of those who sailed to Australia in 1836.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Bristol Home Children
Link:http://emigrated.bafhs.org.uk/index.php
Description:Bristol Home Children
Extra Info:Information on the children from Bristol who were sent to Canada 1869-1939.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:British Home Children
Link:http://www.britishhomechildren.com
Description:British Home Children - Information and Database
Extra Info:Canada's leading organization for the British Home Children.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:British Home Children Website
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:British Child Emigration Scheme to Canada 1870-1957
Extra Info:Over 100,000 British children were sent to Canada by over 50 different child care organisations.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
Link:http://www.bifhsgo.ca/
Description:British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa
Extra Info:Click on projects. Includes lists of the 'home children' the children who travelled to Canada between 1869-1932.
Classification:Newspapers, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Sports Clubs and Associations
Title:British Presence in South Patagonia
Link:http://patbrit.org/
Description:British Presence in South Patagonia
Extra Info:A wealth of information about those British who settled in here.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:British South Africa - A History of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope
Link:http://archive.org/details/britishsouthafri00camp
Description:British South Africa - A History of the Colony of the Cape of Good Hope
Extra Info:Online Book. Lists the names of many settlers and the ships on which they sailed.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Brooklyn Genealogy Information - Passenger Lists
Link:http://bklyn-genealogy-info.stevemorse.org/ImmNat/...
Description:Brooklyn Genealogy Information - Passenger Lists
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Castle Garden Immigration Centre (USA)
Link:http://www.castlegarden.org/
Description:Castle Garden Immigration Centre (USA) - (1820-1892)
Extra Info:Immigration centre prior to Ellis Island. Search by name of the individual fro the 11 million immigrants, or by ship.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Cook County, Illinois Naturalisations
Link:http://www.cookcountyclerkofcourt.org/NR/
Description:Cook County, Illinois, Naturalisation Declarations of Intention
Extra Info:An ongoing project. Search by surname or place of origin (note some peculiar spellings such as Chestshire and Cordiff).
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Cornish People in Latin America
Link:http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/cornishlatin/
Description:Cornish People in Latin America
Extra Info:Surname search for ancestors, may also give details of when and which ship they travelled on, their occupation and other useful dates.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Link:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations
Description:Directory of Scots Banished to the American Plantations, 1650-1775
Extra Info:Includes information on the ships they were sent on as well as the master of the ship.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scots in the Carolinas
Link:Directory of Scots in the Carolinas
Description:Directory of Scots in the Carolinas, 1680-1830
Extra Info:In some cases includes birthdate and place in Scotland as well as occupation.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 1
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 1
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 1
Extra Info:This volume brings together a list of all Scots emigrants appearing in ships' passenger lists before 1825.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 2
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 2
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 2
Extra Info:This volume is based largely on previously published information, such as government serial publications, newspapers, articles in periodicals and family histories. It does however include some previously unpublished ships' passenger lists.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 3
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 3
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 3
Extra Info:This volume has been compiled from Scottish newspapers and magazines. Mainly birth, marriage and death announcements.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 4
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 4
Extra Info:This volume is compiled from the Scots who died in North America, but whom, instead of registering their testaments in Edinburgh, registered them with the prerogative court in Canterbury.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 5
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 5
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 5
Extra Info:This volume has an emphasis on Scottish settlers to Canada, East New Jersey and Virginia. Includes many passengers who travelled on the four ships from Greenock to Quebec in 1821.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 6
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 6
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 6
Extra Info:This volume contains abstracts of all documents pertaining to North America recorded in the Edinburgh Register of Deeds 1750-1825.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Vol 7
Link:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 7
Description:Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825 Volume 7
Extra Info:This volume contains several hundred entries based on monumental inscriptions which identify individuals who settled in Canada, the United States and the West Indies.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Ellis Island Foundation
Link:http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org/
Description:Ellis Island - Port of New York Passenger Records 1892-1954
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Emigration Database
Link:http://www.dunbrody.com/
Description:Emigration Database from the Dunbrody Famine Ship Website
Extra Info:The Dunbrody famine ship carried many Irish passenger to America. Although this website includes a database of Irish emigration many of those on the list are English, Welsh and Scottish.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660
Link:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660
Description:English Adventurers and Emigrants, 1609-1660 From The Records of the English High Court of Admiralty
Extra Info:Includes details of their profession and residence before emigration. Only those who settled in colonial America.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Family History South Australia
Link:http://www.familyhistorysa.info/
Description:Family History South Australia
Extra Info:Includes many ships passenger lists and naturalizations.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England
Link:http://archive.org/details/agenealogicalre02farmgo...
Description:Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England
Extra Info:Online book. Includes family details and for many details of their origin.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Genes Reunited : Search Passport Applications
Link:Genes Reunited : Search passport applications
Description:Search hundreds of UK passport applications between 1851 and 1903.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835-1910
Link:http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~...
Description:Immigrant Ships to New Zealand 1835-1910
Extra Info:Includes details of the dates of the journeys and some occupations and ages of the passengers. Includes ships and lists of the 'Parkhurst Boys' sent to New Zealand in 1842-3.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Immigrants to Canada in the Nineteenth Century
Link:https://personal.uwaterloo.ca/marj/genealogy/thevo...
Description:Immigrants to Canada in the Nineteenth Century
Extra Info:Includes lists of organisations sponsoring the emigrants, information about the Allan Line, arrivals at Grosse Island in 1866, land records for those who bought land and more.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Irish Emigration to New England
Link:Irish Emigration to New England
Description:Irish Emigration to New England through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, 1841 to 1849
Extra Info:Includes emigrant deaths.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Irish Famine Memorial
Link:http://www.irishfaminememorial.org/
Description:Irish Famine Memorial
Extra Info:Database and information about the famine orphan girl ships to Australia. Database includes such details as parents, employment, religion, home town, age etc. 1848-1851
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Irish Immigrants to Virginia
Link:http://files.usgwarchives.net/va/misc/irishva.txt
Description:Irish Immigrants to Virginia
Extra Info:Little Information other than name and date.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Italian Genealogical Group - US Naturalisations
Link:http://italiangen.org/
Description:Italian Genealogical Group - US Naturalisations
Extra Info:Click on Databases Naturalizations, then scroll down the pages for the database search.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Servants / Slaves Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records
Title:Jamaican Family Search
Link:http://www.jamaicanfamilysearch.com/
Description:Jamaican Family Search
Extra Info:Includes many British people in Jamaica. There is also a useful site search.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records, Journals / Diaries
Title:Libraries and Archives of Canada
Link:http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/Pages/browse...
Description:Libraries and Archives of Canada
Extra Info:Includes passenger lists from Liverpool, Southampton, Glasgow, Belfast and Dublin to Canada, immigrant diaries, naturalisations, British Home children and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Link:http://www.ozlists.com/allluceys/
Description:LUCY and LUCEY Genealogy
Extra Info:LUCY and LUCEY's arriving in Australia, convicts, and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Associations and Civil Officials Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Migration Records Including Passenger Lists, Passports and British India
Link:Migration Records Including Passenger Lists, Passports and British India
Description:Find My Past - Migration Records 1793-1960
Extra Info:Includes passport applications and more.
Classification:Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Photographs / Pictures, Journals / Diaries
Title:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Link:http://web.archive.org/web/20140407043350/http://m...
Description:Moving Here - 200 years of Migration to England
Extra Info:This is an archived copy of a site that is no longer active. Most information and photographs still seem to be available.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:New South Wales - State Archives
Link:http://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections...
Description:New South Wales - State Archives
Extra Info:Includes databases of immigrants, convicts and more. Now inlcudes early convict records 1788-1801.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:O'Flynn and Flynn One Name Study
Link:http://www.connorsgenealogy.com/flynn/
Description:O'Flynn and Flynn One Name Study
Extra Info:O'Flynn, Flynn and variants. Includes naturalizations in New York and Georgia, Boston passenger lists and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Passenger Lists to New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigration
Link:New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Description:New South Wales, Australia, Assisted Immigrant Passenger Lists, 1828-1896
Extra Info:Assisted immigrants had their passages subsidized or paid for by another person or agency. This collection is four different series of records. Information listed may include name, age, and native place.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:Passengers in History
Link:http://passengersinhistory.sa.gov.au/
Description:Passengers in History - An initiative of the South Australian Maritime Museum
Extra Info:The passengers data base was produced by staff and volunteers at the South Australian Maritime Museum over 20 years. It includes entries for 328,000 passengers and 20,000 voyages to South Australia between 1836 and 1961.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Other Records, Photographs / Pictures
Title:Public Record Office of Victoria
Link:http://prov.vic.gov.au/provguide-23
Description:Public Record Office of Victoria Online Indexes
Extra Info:Includes passenger lists, plus convicts index 1842-54 and certificates of freedom index within the convict index.
Classification:Commercial / Trade Directories, Street Directories / Gazetteers / Maps, Newspapers, Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Prisoner / Trial / Conviction / Court Records, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records, Occupations / Trades / Apprentices
Title:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Link:Scotland Data from Ancestry
Description:Scotland Data Collection from Ancestry
Extra Info:Includes Emmigrants and Immigrants; Numerous Directories and Gazetteers and more.
Classification:Ships Passenger / Crew / Owners Lists, Migrant / Emmigration Lists and Records
Title:South African Passenger Lists and Settlers
Link:http://sa-passenger-list.za.net/index.php
Description:South African Passenger Lists and Settlers
Extra Info:Includes passenger lists from London, Glasgow, Liverpool etc. to Natal (Durban) and Cape Town. Also includes details of Haidee settlers.

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