Shipping and migration

Peter Madden’s Emigrant Databases – Ireland and Scotland

There are databases for Galway, Ireland, 1828-1864, Tipperary, Ireland, 1828-1865 and Inverness, Scotland, 1828-1866. These databases record the details of assisted emigrants from these counties to New South Wales and Queensland with some to Victoria. They list name, age, year…

Pastkeys Genealogical Indexers

Pastkeys, established in 1986, have been compilers of indexes to the NSW Immigration Deposit Journals, the Unassisted Arrivals to Sydney NSW, Convicts & Employers and other records relating to immigration, and has always had a particular interest in indexing lesser…

Migration Heritage Centre New South Wales

This Centre is a virtual immigration museum and identifies, records, preserves and interprets the heritage of migration and settlement 1788 to the present day. Use this gateway to learn about the State’s migration heritage through community collections, family belongings, people’s…

Queensland State Archives – Immigration

The records contain lists of immigrant ships and their passengers travelling directly to Queensland from Europe from 1848.  There are guides, videos and other information to help you. The records include: • Assistant Immigration Agent Maryborough 1875-1884 • Assistant Immigration…

Ancestry.com – Queensland Immigration Indexes

There is a free name search with subscription, or pay to view, options available to access further information. Indexes available include: • Index to Registers of Passengers on Immigrant Ships arriving in Queensland 1848-1912 from ports in the UK and…

German Emigrants to South Australia 1837-1864

This database, by Robert Janmaat, is on the The Ships List site and currently this site has transcripts of the passenger lists 1837-1864 available plus useful background information from a variety of sources. 

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:•…