Indexes and passenger records

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild

There are 12,000+ passenger list transcripts online. Most are to the USA but not all. The site includes lists of departures from the German ports of Altona, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Cuxhaven, Geestemunde, Hamburg, Stettin, Swinemunde (now Swinoujscie, Poland) plus unspecified ports.…

Bremen Passenger Lists 1920-1939

This is a joint project by the Bremen Chamber of Commerce and the Bremen Staatsarchiv. All passenger lists, 1875-1908, were destroyed due to lack of space in the Bremen Archives. All the other lists were lost in World War II,…

Online German Emigration Records – Lists and Indexes

This site, by Joe Beine, lists online resources and links for:• Baden-Wurttemberg• Bavaria• Brandenburg• Hesse (Hessen)• Mecklenburg• Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)• Nordrhein-Westfalen• Rheinland-Pfalz, Palatinate• Schleswig-Holstein• Thuringen (Thuringia) • General and miscellaneous

Ancestry.com – Hamburg Passenger Lists 1850-1934

This database covers 1850-1934 (gap 1915-1919). Digitised images of the passenger lists are available. Currently 1877-1914 have been electronically indexed though there is access to handwritten indexes 1855-1934. Both sets of records are in German.Ancestry also has some free indexes…

CastleGarden.org – America’s First Immigration Center

Castlegarden.org is a free database developed and funded by The Battery Conservancy. It contains and makes available eleven million records of immigrants who arrived at the Port of New York from 1820-1892. It was succeeded by Ellis Island in 1892.

Ellis Island American Family Immigration History Center

This database lists 25+ million arrivals to the USA (1892-1924). A search returns name, nationality, residence, arrival and departure details, age and marital status. Access to digital copies of the original passenger lists requires registration (free). Fees apply to purchase…

Boston Passenger Lists Online 1848-1891

This passenger manifest database, by the Massachusetts Archives, is searchable by name or ship, and returns names, title, ship and date. Passenger manifest information available includes country of origin, age, occupation and other details.

Ancestry.com – Immigration & Travel – Tasmania

This site offers access to indexes and digitised images of Tasmanian records. There is a free name search with various subscription options available to access images of the original records held by the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office. Databases include:•…