IMMIGRATION RESOURCES

IMMIGRATION RESOURCES

A Select List of Resources held at the Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies, The Genealogical Society of Victoria and the State Library of Victoria


Compiled by Faye Guthrie

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Copyright (C) Faye Guthrie 1995 (1st & 2nd Edns), 1998 (3rd Edn.) ISBN 0 9589415 7 2

ON-LINE SEARCHES

Index to Assisted Passengers 1844-1859, Lists passengers arriving Sydney and Newcastle, published by the State Archives of New South Wales, 1999.

Index to Inward Overseas Passengers From British Ports,1852-1889, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1998

Index to Inward Overseas Passengers from Foreign Ports,1852-1889, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993


A SELECT LIST HELD AT THE AIGS
BOOKS

Australia

Ball, Adrian
Is Yours an SS Great Britain Family? Kenneth Mason, Hampshire, 1988

Evans, Vaughan
Maritime Illustrations Index, Vols. 1-3, AAMH & ANMM, Sydney 1990
Maritime Sources for Historians & Genealogists, in Royal Australian Historical Society Technical Information Service, No. 13, February 1988

Golding, D. J.
The Emigrants Guide to Australia in the 1850s, Hawthorn Press, Melbourne, 1973

Jones, A. E. G.
Ships Employed in the South Seas Trade 1775-1861 (Parts 1 and 2) and Registrar General of Shipping and Seamen Transcripts of Registers of Shipping 1787-1862 (Part 3), Roebuck Books, Canberra, 1986

Matheson, M.
Clippers for the Record, Spectrum Publications, Melbourne, 1984

McBeth, S.
Microfiche Catalogue, July 1994, MacBeth Genealogical Books, Hampton, 1994

Uhl, Jean
Sailing Ships, Shipwrecks and Crime in the Nineteenth Century, AIGS, Oakleigh, 1985

Parsons, R.
Australian Ships Owners and Their Fleets, Vol. 1, South Australia, 1972Australian Shipowners and Their Fleets, Vol. 2, South Australia, 1973

New South Wales

Guide to Shipping and Free Passenger Records, Guide to SANSW No. 17, SANSW, Sydney, 1977

Broxam, G.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Sydney, Vol. 3, 1841-1844, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1988

Cumpston, J.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Sydney, Vol. 1, 1788-1825, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1977

Nicholson, I.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Sydney, Vol. 2, 1826-1840, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1981

South Australia

Hope, Penelope
The Voyage of the Africaine, Heinemann Educational Australia Pty Ltd, South Yarra, 1968

Peake, A.
Alphabetical List of Ships Arriving at Port Adelaide 1836-1900, n.p. n.d.

Parsons, R.
Migrant Ships for South Australia, 1836-1850, Magill, South Australia, 1983

Tasmania

Nicholson, I.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania, Vol. 1, 1803-1833, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1983
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania, Vol. 2, 1834-1842, and Gazetteer of Tasmanian Shipping, 1803-1842, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1985

Pearce, I. & Cowling, C.
Guide to the Public Records of Tasmania,Section 4, Records Relating to Free Immigration Archives Office of Tasmania, Hobart, 1975

Victoria

Baker, W. & McBeth, S.
Family and Local History Indexes in Victoria, MacBeth Genealogical Books, Hampton, 1988

Cadwallader, H.
Diary of the Voyage of the "Royal Bride" Bristol to Melbourne 1859, n.d., n.p.

Hall, W. A.
Hall Manuscript, State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, n.d.

Hughes, Ian
Passengers to Port Phillip from Commonwealth and Foreign Ports, 1838-1851,
Passengers to Port Phillip from Southern England and Ireland, 1839-1842, 1843-1848, 1849-1851
Passengers to Port Phillip from Scotland, 1839-1851
Passengers to Port Phillip from Liverpool, 1839-1851
Coastal Passengers to Port Phillip, 1839, 1840, 1841, 1842, 1843

Moore, O.
Flying the Yellow Flag The First Voyage of the "Glen Huntly" 1839-1840, the author, Ringwood East, 1990

Syme, Marten
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Victorian Ports, Vol. l, 1798-1845, Roebuck Society, Melbourne, 1984
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Victorian Ports, Vol. 2, 1846-1855, Roebuck Society, Melbourne, 1987

Loney, Jack
Bay Steamers and Coastal Ferries, Reed Publishing, 1982

Europe

Schenk, T. & Froelke, R.
The Wuerttemberg Emigration Index, Vols. 1 - 6, Ancestry, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, 1986-1992

Kopittke, E. & R.
Emigrants from Hamburg to Australia, Vols. 1-9, 1850-1872, Queensland Family History Society Inc., 1994

MICROFORM

New South Wales

Holden, K., Grant, D. & Foard, P.
Convict Index, 1788-I842, Genealogical Society of Victoria, Melbourne

Index to Convict Indents, SANSW, Sydney

FIRST FLEET SHIPS

Stemp, P. & Trinder, A.
Ships' Masters to Sydney, 1842-1855, Pastkeys, Rockdale, 1994
Unassisted Arrivals to New South Wales, 1842-1855, Pastkeys, Rockdale, 1994

Tuck, N.
Ships' Musters, Passengers and Crew Departing Sydney, 1816-1825, the author, Ashfield, 1990

Williams, K.
Assisted Immigrants from Kent to Sydney, the author, Cremorne, 1993

Northern Territory

Port of Darwin Northern Territory Passenger Lists, 1873-1914, Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 1988
Port of Darwin Shipping, 1901-1921, Genealogical Society of the Northern Territory, Darwin, 1988

Queensland

Verran, M.
Discharged and Deserted Seamen, Queensland, 1882-1893, Vol. l, the author, Queensland, 1989
Irish and Cornish Immigrants to Moreton Bay, 1898-1859, the author, Queensland, n.d.

South Australia

Alphabetical Index to Incoming Passenger Lists, 1888-1908, State Archives of South Australia, North Adelaide, 1993

Alphabetical Index to Return of Sick and Destitute Emigrants who have Received Relief From the Emigration Department, State Archives of South Australia, Adelaide, 1993

Manifest of Shipping Departing from Port Adelaide, Crew and Passengers, 1841-1844 State Archives of South Australia, North Adelaide, n.d.

Ships' Deserters Register, 1852-1890, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Adelaide, n.d.

313 Index Passengers Arriving, 1847-1886, Mortlock Library of South Australiana, Adelaide, n.d.

Hall, F. W.
Ships' Deserters Spencer Gulf, 1891-1921, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Adelaide, 1987

Deserters From Adelaide, 1910-1913, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Adelaide, 1987

Hodge, M.
Hodge Index - Departures and Arrivals, 1837-1845, 1846-1855, 1856-1859, Mortlock Library of South Australiana, Adelaide, n.d.

Horner, S.
Horner Index - Shipping, 1836-1875, 1876-1887, State Library of South Australia, Adelaide, 1993

Opie, E. A. D.
South Australian Records Prior to 1841, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1998

Pike, Prof. D.
Immigrant Laborers to South Australia, 1836-1841, Mortlock Library of South Australiana, Adelaide, n.d.

Temme, R.
Temme Index of Shipwrecks, 1836-1850, Mortlock Library of South Australiana, Adelaide, 1987

Tasmania

Langston, J.
Index of Assisted Immigrants into Tasmania, 1841-1889, Family History Centre, Kiama, 1992

Towers, S. & Knight, M.
Unassisted Coastal Passengers to Hobart, 1829-1865, MacBeth Genealogical Books, Hampton, 1993

Victoria

Assisted Immigration from the UK, 1839-1871, German Immigrants to Port Phillip 1849 - 1850, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1995
Index to Unclaimed Letters at the Melbourne GPO, Part 1, June - Dec 1851, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1996
Index to Unclaimed Letters at the Melbourne GPO, Part 2, Jan - June, 1852, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1997
Index to Unclaimed Letters at the Melbourne GPO, Part 3, July - Dec, 1852, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1998

Hughes, Ian
Hughes Index: Passengers from Overseas to The Port Phillip District pre 1852, Macbeth Genealogical Books, Hampton, 1991

VPRS 11448/P1
Index to Inward Overseas Passengers from British Ports, 1852-1859, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1998
Registers of Inward Overseas Passengers from British Ports, 1852-1859, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1998
VPRS 8669
Index to Inward Overseas Passengers from Foreign Ports, 1852-1859, 1860-1869, 1870-1879, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993
Registers of Inward Overseas Passengers from Foreign Ports, 1852-1879, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1993

VPRS 8794
Index to Registers of Inward Shipping (Overseas and Colonial Ports), passengers 1846-1847, Ships 1846-1852, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1994

VPRS 3501
Microfilm Copy of Passenger Lists of Unassisted Immigrants from UK, 1852-1881, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1959 (27 rolls)

VPRS 3502
Microfilm Copy of Registers of Assisted Immigrants from UK, 1839-1871, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1959 (15 rolls)

VPRS 3504
Microfilm Copy of Inward Shipping Index (Alphabetical), 1839-1900, Public Record Office of Victoria, Melbourne, 1960 (2 rolls)

Western Australia

Battye Wrecks Index A-Z

Shipping Arrivals from Overseas to Albany, 1873-1899, 1900-1925, West Australian Genealogical Society, n.d.

Shipping Passenger Arrivals Fremantle (Interstate), 1885-1908, West Australian Genealogical Society, n.d.


A SELECT LIST HELD AT THE GSV


Australia

Charlwood, D.
The Long Farewell: Settlers Under Sail, Penguin, Ringwood, 1981, 387.5 CHA

McClelland, J.
Books, 1-3

Melton, J.
Ships' Deserters, Library of Australian History, Sydney, 1986 387.5 MEL

Nicholson, I.
Log of Logs, Vol. l, 1788-1988, Vol. 2, 1788-1993, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1990, 1993, 387.5016 NIC

Peake, A.
National Register of Shipping Arrivals in Australia & New Zealand, 3rd Edn., AFFHO, Sydney, 1992, 387.5 PEA

Archival and other Materials on Italian Emigration to Australia, Italian Historical Society, Melbourne, 198?, F 994.0945, IAC

Pure Merinos and Others: Shipping Lists of the Australian Agricultural Company, ANU, Canberra, 1986, 994.4 PEM

New South Wales

Agents' Immigration Lists, April 1838-January 1896: Immigration to New South Wales 1838-1896 and Moreton Bay, 1848-1859. SANSW, Sydney, 1985, Microfilm, Series 15, 10 reels 35 mm.

Germans on Bounty Ships, 1849-1852, SANSW, Sydney, 1998, 1 microfiche C NSW 50 851

Immigration Deposit Journals, 1853-1900, SANSW, 1988 Microfilm, Series 31 9 reels 35 mm.

Index to Assisted Immigrants Arriving Sydney and Newcastle, 1844-1859, SANSW, Sydney, 1987 F 387.5 NSW ARC

Index to Assisted Immigrants Arriving Sydney, 1860-1879, SANSW, Sydney, 1985, F 389.5 ARC

Index to Assisted Immigrants Arriving Sydney, 1880-1896, SANSW, Sydney, n.d. F 387.5 NSW ARC

Index to Assisted Immigrants Arriving Port Phillip, 1839-1851, SANSW, Sydney, 1976 F 387.5 VIC ARC

Irish Immigrants to New South Wales, 1848-1870, Reid, New South Wales, 198?, 3 microfiche C NSW 50

Lexigraphical Index to All Passengers Sydney NSW, 1828-1842, LDS, Utah, 198?, Microfilm Series 14A 8 reels 16mm.

Members of the Family Colonisation Loan Society, 1854-1857, 1 microfiche C NSW 49 839

Naturalization and Denization Index, 1834-1903, SANSW, Sydney, 1985, 11 fiche C NSW 46 757-0767

Passengers Arriving, 1854 -1900 SANSW, 1985, Microfilm, Series 12A 46 reels 35 mm.

Persons on Bounty Ships Arriving at Port Phillip, 1839-1851, 1985, Microfilm, Series 16 3 reels 35 mm.

Persons on Bounty Ships to Sydney, Newcastle and Moreton Bay, 1848-1891, SANSW, Sydney, 1988, Microfilm, Series 23 41 reels 35 mm.

Wage Agreements and Entitlement Certificates of Persons on Bounty Ships, 1844-1845, SANSW, Sydney, 1988, Microfilm, Series 30 8 reels 35 mm.

Wives and Families of Convicts on Bounty Ships, 1849-1855, SANSW, 1987, 2 microfiche, C NSW 49 837-838

Richards, E.
Visible Immigrants: Neglected Sources, ANU, et al. Canberra, 1989 325.94 RIC

Sheldon, P.
Rags or Riches: Passengers and Ships Sydney to California, 1849-1851, the author, Sydney, 1992 387.5 USA SHE
Rags or Riches: Passengers and Ships From Sydney to California, 1849-1852, the author, Sydney, 1992, 387.5 NSW SHE

Stemp, P.
Index to New South Wales Immigration Deposit Journals, 1853-1900, Pastkeys, New South Wales, 1989, 20 microfiche, C NSW 30

Trinder, A. and Stemp, P.
Index to Unassisted Arrivals in NSW, 1842-1855, Pastkeys, Rockdale, 1994, 12 microfiche, C NSW 588-59

Northern Territory

Index of Shipping, Northern Territory of Australia, Port Darwin, 1901-1921, GSNT, Darwin, 1989 Microfiche C NT 2

Shipping to Port Darwin, 1887 - Inwards & Departures, 1889 Shipping, 1898 Inward Shipping, 1899 Inwards & Outwards, GSNT, Darwin 1988

Queensland

Verran, M.
Discharged and Deserted Seamen Queensland, 1882-1893, 1894-1913, the author, Brisbane, 1989, 4 microfiche, C QLD 114

Card Index to Immigrants, Queensland State Archives, 1988, 2412 microfiche, C QLD 1-101

Index to Assisted Immigrants Arriving Moreton Bay, 1848-1859, SANSW, Sydney, 1985 F 387.5 QLD ARC

Passenger and Crew Lists of Immigrant Ships, 1848-1915, Queensland State Archives, 1988, Microfilm, Series 35, 18 reels, 35 mm.

South Australia

Opie, E. A. D.
South Australian Records Prior to 1841, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1998

Sexton, R.T.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures South Australia, 1627-1850, Gould Books & Roebuck Society, Ridgehaven, 1990, 387.5 SA SEX

Index to Registers of Emigrant Laborers Applying for a Free Passage to South Australia, 1836-1841, Mortlock Library Reprographics, Adelaide, 1988, 52 microfiche, C SA 21-13

Tasmania

Nicholson, I.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania, Vol. l, 1803-1833, Roebuck Society, Canberra, 1983, 387.5 TAS NIC
Shipping Arrivals and Departures Tasmania, Vol. 2, 1834-1842 and Gazetteer of Tasmanian Shipping, 1803-1842, Roebuck, Canberra, 1985, 387.5 TAS NIC

Ships Arrivals and Departures, Dec. 1829-1847, AOT, Hobart, 1987, Microfilm, Series 38 3 reels 35 mm.

Victoria

Argus Index, Melbourne, 1846-1854, 387.5 SHI

Button, M.
Argus Passenger Index, 1846-1851, 1852-1855, 1856-1860 Gisborne, 1993, Microfiche, A VIC 207-8

Chuk, F.
The Somerset Years, Pennard Hill, Ballarat, 1987, 994.5 CHU

Dearnley, C.
The Ship Joseph Somes: a short history, 1845-1857, the author, Geelong, 1993, passenger lists for four voyages, 387.5 DEA

Guthrie, F.
German Immigrants to Port Phillip 1849 - 1850, Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, 1995

Hall, B.
The Sorbs & Wends of Lusatia, Sumptibus Publications, South Australia, 1989, 994.0943 HAL

Hall, W. A.
Indexes to his Manuscript re Ship Arrivals Port Phillip, 1802-1840, 387.5 HAL

Holt, C.
The Assisted Immigrants From Cambridgeshire, 387.5 VIC HOL

Hughes, I. H.
Coastal Passengers to Port Phillip, 1839-1844, 6 volumes, 387.5 VIC HUG

Immigration to Victoria: Overseas and Inter-colonial Ports, 1846-1852, Registers of Inward Shipping and Index, PRO 1994, 8 Microfiche, A VIC 208

Johnson, F.
Martin Immigrants Assisted Shipping to Victoria, 1839-1871 from U.K. to Victoria, FHS of Martin, Croydon, 1988 387.5 VIC JOH

Oliver, V. & Comeadow, L.
OLIVER names in the Assisted Shipping Lists, 1839-1871, PRO, Melbourne, n.d. V 929.39 OLI

Syme, M. A.
Shipping Arrivals and Departures, Victorian Ports, Vol. 1, 1798-1845 Vol. 2, 1846-I855 Roebuck Society, 1984, 1987, 387.5 VIC SYM

The Exiles, GSV, Melbourne, 1986, 387.5 VIC EXI

Ticonderoda List 1852, 387.5 VIC TIC

West Australia

Intercolonial Shipping Lists to Western Australia in the 1890s, WAGS, Perth, no date F 387.5 WA INT

Shipping Passenger Arrivals: Fremantle, 1885-1908, WAGS, Perth, 1992, 12 microfiche, C WA 16-17

Shipping Passenger Arrivals: Albany 1873-1899, WAGS, Perth, 1992, 5 microfiche, C WA 10

Shipping Passenger Arrivals: Albany 1900-1925, WAGS, Perth, 1992, 11 microfiche C WA 12-13


A SELECT LIST HELD AT THE SLV

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THE GENEALOGY PROCEDURE MANUAL
IMMIGRATION AND EMIGRATION


Australia

1860-1869
Index to Emigrants from Hamburg to Australia LTGMF 217

New South Wales

1816-1825
Ships' Musters (Departures) LTGMF 155

1844-1845
Wage Agreements and Entitlement Certificates of Persons on Bounty Ships LTGMF 43

1848-1859
Irish and Cornish Immigration, Moreton Bay LTGMF 215

1848-1891
Persons on Bounty Ships to Sydney, Newcastle and Moreton Bay LTGM 41

1849-1852
Germans on Bounty Ships LTGMF 65

1853-1900
Immigration Deposit Journals LTGMF 38

Index of Immigrants LTGMF 147

Index of Depositors LTGMF 147

1854-1857
Family Colonisation Loan Society Members LTGMF 59

Arrivals in the Colony of New South Wales, Moreton Hay and Port Phillip. (SANSW Genealogical Research Kit)

Northern Territory

1875-1922
Aliens' Death Index LTGMF 34

1888-1922
Aliens' Birth Index LTGMF 34

Queensland

Consult
The Handbook to the Queensland Public Records Historical Resource Kit, Part l. G 027.5943 Q 3 QH

Indexes to Queensland Immigration Records LTGMF 115

1848-1868
Records for Immigration into Queensland Register of Migrants Arriving on Immigrant Ships Entering Queensland LTGM 37

South Australia

1836-1841
Emigrant Free Passage Applications LTGMF 42

1847-1886
Official Passenger Lists, Mainly of Immigrants Arriving in South Australia under United Kingdom Assisted Passage Schemes. Mortlock Library Genealogical Source 313. Index LTGMF 41

Hodge Index to Passenger Lists Published in South Australian Newspapers LTGMF 211

Tasmania

1841-1898
Index to Assisted Passengers into Tasmania LTGMF 256

Victoria

1839-1871
Assisted Immigrants from U.K. Ports (PRO Assisted Immigration Kit)

Pre 1852
Passengers from Overseas to the Port Phillip District (Hughes Index) LTGMF 192

1852-1855
Argus Passenger Index

Western Australia

1829-1890
Fremantle Arrivals LTGMF 238

1873-1925
Albany Passenger Arrivals from Overseas LTGMF 48

PASSENGERS AND SHIPS

Departures from the Colony of New South Wales passengers departing 1816-1825 Microfilm, SANSW 2 reels, 35 mm. LTGM 26

Arrivals in the Colonies of New South Wales, Moreton Bay, Port Phillip Reports of Vessels Arrived, July 1826-December 1853, Passengers Arriving 1854-1900. Microfilm, SANSW 181 reels 35 mm. LTGM 13

Index to Ships, Musters 1816-1825, Passengers and crew departing Sydney, Nonna M. Tuck, 1990, SANSW (Includes Convicts Registers and Passengers) LTGMF 155

Index to Passengers into the Port of Newcastle 1865-1881, Australian Genealogical Education Centre, Kiama. LTGMF 103


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