Indexes and passenger records

FamilyHistoryWA – Perth Western Australia

FamilyHistoryWA formerly known as Western Australian Genealogical Society offers free access to a significant number of free online databases. Select Indexes > Online database search > Public. These include:• Perth Technical College Register 1924-1931• Cemetery Inscriptions• Memorials index – public•…

National Archives of Australia – Immigration and Citizenship

The National Archives collection includes thousands of records documenting Australia’s rich migrant history. Research your family’s migration to Australia, find out more about Australian citizenship and discover a wealth of information about post-World War II immigration.Records covered include:• Passenger arrival…

Passengers in History – Arrivals to South Australia 1836-1964

This free site brings together two wonderful resources: • A passengers database developed by the SA Maritime Museum volunteers. The database lists 328,000 passengers who came to South Australia 1836 -1964 plus 600 pages listing passenger diaries, letters and ship…

FamilySearch – South Australia, Immigrants Ship Papers, 1849-1940

Immigrants ships papers contain a record of births and deaths aboard, 1849-1867 and 1873-1885. Indexed records in collection include passenger lists arriving and departing from South Australia. Information on images varies but may include ship’s name, master’s name, tonnage, where…

The GG Archives – A Social and Cultural History Archive

The Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives or GG Archives, launched in 2000, is a privately held archives of genealogy, military and other ephemera dating from the mid-1800s to 2000 in 12 topical areas. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA it offers free unrestricted access…

National Archives of Australia – Destination Australia

This site features more than 22,000 photographs of migrants who arrived in Australia from all over the world post World War II, 1946-1999. You can use this site to share your story, read about other migrants’ memories and explore the…

Ozships: Australian Shipping 1788-1968

This site lists shipping arrivals and departures. It also includes 92,000+ passenger list entries which can be browsed alphabetically. These are linked to transcripts of the passenger lists. Please note that this site has not been updated since November 2006.

Family History South Australia – FamilyHistorySA

FamilyHistorySA, by Barry Leadbeater, aims to provide free information for family history and genealogy research on South Australians and their ancestors at home and abroad. The searchable databases include:• Pioneer family arrivals, births and marriages• Early shipping arrivals and passenger…

Findmypast – Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924.

The Victoria Coastal Passenger Lists, 1852-1924, held by the Public Record Office of Victoria, detail 3.2+ million passengers people arriving in Victoria from overseas and as well as other Australian ports, especially during the gold rush era of the 1850s…