State Records of South Australia - Special Lists, Indexes and Official Passenger Records 1847-1855

These lists and indexes cover a wide variety of records including: Census; Chief Secretary's Office; Companies; Despatches; Divorce; Employment: Police, Railways and Teachers; Gaols; Honours and Awards; Hospitals; Immigration: Assisted passage, Schedules of free passage, Ship’s papers, Ships arriving from overseas, Passenger lists; Inquests; Land; Maps; Mental Health; Military; Photographs; Police and Correction; Royal visits; Social welfare: Destitution, Fostering and boarding out, Industrial school, Lying-in homes, State Children’s Department; Women’s Suffrage.
There is also a link to the Official 'assisted passage' passenger lists 1847-1855. These record emigrants selected by the Colonization Commissioners, London, whose passages were paid for out of the Emigration Fund. The lists  give passengers' names, and most give ages, occupation and marital status, while some give county of origin. Not all lists have survived. The lists are grouped into years and then arranged numerically within each year. An alphabetical name index to these records is available - Index to Official Passenger Lists.