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Emigrants to Australia, Canada and New Zealand


Important note - I haven't updated this site for many years so links may not work. Enjoy them if they do !


These are Passenger Lists for emigrants, from the UK and Continental Europe, listed in date order. Where the word "Qualified" is used, this indicates that the names are taken from Naturalization Records.

Don't forget to check out the Irish Ships links for passengers from Ireland to the US.

You should also check out the National Archives and Records Administration pages, which will give information on how to obtain microfilm records of passenger arrivals.


Online Register of immigrants to the United States - search by name.

Reference Books as listed by the Clayton Library, Houston, Texas, in two parts -
Alabama thro' New York and North Carolina thro' Wisconsin. - 60Kb files that list sources available at this library, but which may be of use to anyone looking for immigrants to the US.

Bergen, Norway, Emigration List for the years 1874 to 1924, with a search on Surname or Given Name. At the top of this page is a search on the Census of Norway from 1801.

The "Mayflower", 1620, History & Genealogy

"Supply" - was the companion ship to the Mayflower. It left 3 weeks late from England and, unlike the Mayflower, it found it's way to Virginia (recorded in Virginia 29th. January 1620).

The Winthrop Fleet of five ships that sailed April 8th. 1630 from Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, and arrived at Salem around June 13th. There are further details of these and other ships around the same time.

"Lyon" - William Peirce, Master, sailed from London 22nd June 1632 and arrived 16th September 1632 at Boston.

"Bonaventure" from London to Virginia, 2nd. January 1634. Includes lots more information of ships to Virginia and Barbados.

"Francis" John Cutting, captain, 30th. April 1634, bound for New England (landed at Plymouth or Boston, MA).

"Griffin" arrived Boston, 18th. September, 1634, from England - partial passenger list.

"Planter" of London, Nicholas Trerice, Master. She sailed from London about 10th April, 1635 and arrived at Boston on Sunday, 7th June, 1635.

"Angel Gabriel" - departed England around June 4, 1635. The ship was wrecked on her way to port, off Pemaquid Point, Maine on Aug. 15, 1635.

"Defence" of London, Edward Bostock, Master. She sailed from London about the last day of July, 1635, and arrived at Boston October 8, with about one hundred passengers.

"Hector" sailed from London, England to Massachusetts, arriving 26th. June 1637.

"Martin" - sailed from England to Boston in the first half of 1638.

"Confidence" of England, John Gibson, Master, sailed from Southampton, England, for Boston, 30th. April, 1638.

Ships from the Netherlands - 25 Ships from 1657 to 1664.

"Martha" , a Fly Boat, Thomas Wildbuys or Wildcup, master, from Hull, England, to New Jersey, 1677.

"Kent" Master, Gregory Marlow, from London to New Jersey 19 March to 31 March 1677.

"Greyhound" - October 1677 from London to Wickaco, Delaware River, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Shield" of Stockton, England, (probably sailed from Hull), Daniel Towers (or Towle or Towes), master, arrived at Burlington, New Jersey, in December 1677.

"Success" Stephen Nichols, master, loaded for New Jersey at London from 19 Aug. to 7 Sept. 1678; arrived April 1679.

Chester County, PA - 26 ships from 1681 to 1687, some of which may be duplicated in other links on this site.

"Bristol Factor" - arrived December 15, 1681, at Upland, Pennsylvania.

"Welcome" Robert Greenway, Master, arrived August 1682 at Upland, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Amity" - August 8, 1682 arrived at Upland, Pennsylvania.

"Submission" - arrived November 2, 1682, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"America" - arrived June 20, 1683 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Endeavour" - July 1683 arrived at Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Lion" - arrived August, 14, 1683, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Vine" William Preeson, Master, possibly from Wales, arrived July 17, 1684, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Henry and Francis" from Scotland in 1685 to the USA, arrival port unknown.

"Francis & Dorothy" - arrived August 12, 1685 at Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Rebecca" - arrived August 31, 1685, Chester County, Pennsylvania.

"Mary and Ann" Huguenot refugees August 12, 1700, James City, Virginia.

"Peter and Anthony" Galley of London, Daniel Perreau Commander, French refugees to James River in Virginia, 20th. September 1700.

"La Loire" Colonists from Hainhaut to Louisianna in 1720.

"Britannia" of London, Michael Franklyn, master, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, to Philadelphia in 1727.

"William and Sarah" William Hill, Master, from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, 18th. September, 1727.

"James Goodwill" D. Crocket, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Portsmouth. Qualified 30th. September, 1727 .

"Molley" John Hodgrson, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Deal. Qualified 30th. September, 1727.

"Adventurer" John Davies, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 2nd. October, 1727.

"Friendship" of Bristol, John Davies, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified Oct. 16, 1727.

"Mortonhouse" John Coultas, Master, from Deal. Qualified 24th. August, 1728.

"Albany" Lazarus Oxman, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 4th. September, 1728.

"James Goodwill" David Crocket, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 11th. September, 1728.

"Mortonhouse" James Coultas, Master, from Rotterdam, but last from Deal, arrived Philadelphia, 19th August 1729.

"Allen" James Craigie, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 16th. September, 1729.

"The Thistle of Glasgow" - August 29, 1730 from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Alexander & Anne" - September 5, 1730 Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Joyce" William Ford, Commander from Boston arrived Philadelphia, 30 November 1730.

"Samuel" Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 17th. August, 1731.

"Pennsylvania Merchant" John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 11th. September, 1731.

"Brittania" of London, Michael Franklin, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 21st. September, 1731.

The Snow "Louther" Joseph Fischer, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 14th. October, 1731.

"Norris" Thomas Lloyd, Master, from Boston. Qualified 15th. May, 1732.

"Samuel" of London, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam Qualified 11th. August, 1732.

"Pennsylvania" John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam, last from Plymouth. Qualified 11th. Sept, 1732.

"Johnson" Galley, of London, David Crocket, Master, from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Qualified September 18, 1732 .

The Pink "Plaisance" John Paret, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 21st. September, 1732.

"Adventurer" Robert Carson, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 23rd. September, 1732.

"Loyal Judith" of London, Robert Turpin, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 25th. September, 1732.

"Mary" of London, John Gray, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 26th. September, 1732.

"Dragon" Charles Hargrave, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified Sept. 30, 1732.

"Pleasant" J. Morris, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 11th. October, 1732.

"John and William" , a Pink, of Sunderland, Constable Tymperton, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 17th. October, 1732.

"Samuel" of London, Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 17th. August, 1733.

"Elizabeth" Edward Lee, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 27th. August, 1733.

"Hope" of London, Daniel Reed, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 28th. August, 1733.

"Pennsylvania Merchant" a brigantine of London, John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 18th. September, 1733.

"Richard and Elizabeth" a brigantine, Christopher Clymer, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 28th. September, 1733.

"Charming Betsy" John Bull, Master, from London. Qualified 12th. October, 1733.

The Pink "Mary" of Dublin, James Benn, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 29th. September, 1733.

An Additional List ,no ship mentioned, but filed in 1733.

Original Georgia Salzburger Settlers - covers passengers on the following ships from 1734 to 1752: Purysburg, Prince of Wales, London Merchant, Two Brothers, Charles, Loyal Judith, Judith, Charles Town Galley, Charming Martha, Antelope and one unknown vessel.

"St. Andrew" John Stedman, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 12th. September, 1734.

"Hope" Daniel Reid, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 23rd. September, 1734.

"Mercury" William Wilson, Master, May 25, 1735 from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Mary" of Philadelphia, James Marshall, Master, from London. Qualified 28th. June, 1735.

"Billander Oliver" Samuel Merchant, Master, from South Carolina. Qualified 25th. August, 1735.

"Harle" of London, Ralph Harle, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 1st. September, 1736.

"Princess Augustus" Samuel Merchant, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 16th. September, 1736.

"Perth-Amboy" George Frazer, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 19th. October, 1736.

"Samuel" Hugh Percy, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 30th. August, 1737.

The Snow "Molly" John Howell, Master from Amsterdam. Qualified 10th. September, 1737.

"Virtuous Grace" John Bull, Master, from Rotterdam. Qualified 24th. September, 1737.

"St. Andrew" Galley, John Stedman, Master from Rotterdam, qualified Sept. 26, 1737.

"Winter" Galley, September 5, 1738 from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Lydia" ,Captain James Abercrombie from Rotterdam, last from Cowes, arrived Philadelphia, 19 September 1743.

"Johnson" - Captain William Pemberton arrived 17 July 1747 at Port Oxford, Maryland.

"Gildart" - Captain Richard Holme, sailed from Liverpool and arrived in Port North, Potomack, Maryland on 5th August 1747, with Scottish "rebels".

"Patience" Captain John Brown, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, September 16, 1748 at Pennsylvania.

"Christian" Captain Thomas Brady, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes in England, arriving in Philadelphia in Sept 1749 (courtesy of Dennis Mansker).

"Patience" Captain Hugh Steel, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes in England registered in the Court House at Philadelphia, Sunday, 19th. September, 1749.

"Patience" Captain Hugh Steel, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes August 11, 1750 at Philadelphia.

"Brotherhood" Captain John Thomson, from Rotterdam and last from Cowes, November 3, 1750 at Philadelphia.

"Sandwich" - November 30, 1750 from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Patience" Captain Hugh Steel, from Rotterdam and last from Cowes in England to Philadelphia. Names listed in Philadelphia Monday, the 9th September 1751.

"Phoenix" John Spurrier, Commander, from Rotterdam but last from Portsmouth in England, at Philadelphia, 2nd. November, 1752.

"Patience" Captain Hugh Steel, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes in England registered in Philadelphia, Monday, the 17th. of September, 1753.

"Peggy" Captain James Abercrombie, from Rotterdam to Pennsylvania, 24th. September, 1753.

"Henrietta" - October 22, 1754 Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

The Snow "Chance" - November 10, 1756 from London to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (originally from Rotterdam?).

The Snow "Squirrel" - October 21, 1761 from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"Hero" Ralph Forster, from Rotterdam, but last from Cowes, October 27, 1764 at Philadelphia.

"Freemason" - various arrivals 1764 to 1766 from Ireland. Destinations unknown.

"Myrtilla" - September 21, 1765 Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

"The Countess of Sussex" Captain Thomas Gray, from Rotterdam to Philadelphia, October 1765.

Passengers to Charleston, South Carolina in 1768 - original destination was to be Nova Scotia!

"Edinburgh" - voyage from Campbeltown, Scotland to Cape Fear, North Carolina in 1770 and to Island of St. Johns (Prince Edward Island) in 1771.

"Hope" - December 29, 1772 Rotterdam to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Passengers to South Carolina in 1774/5 - 23 ships in total.

"Forbay" - Prison ship in Charles Town Harbour, North Carolina, 18th May, 1781.

"Wilmington" 160 tons, Thomas Woodward, Master, from Belfast to New York in 1803.

"Prince of Wales" - June 28, 1813 - August 1813, Stromness,Orkney, Scotland to Hudson Bay, New York.

"Marmion" - sailed from Liverpool to Philadelphia arriving on April 24, 1826.

"Franklin" of New York, Robert L. Taylor, Master, from Liverpool to New York, June 22, 1827.

"Bowditch" 578 tons, Jacob W. Thompson, Master, Liverpool to New York, arrived at New York May 27, 1839.

"Tay" - a British Barque, Langwell master, arrived at New York on 18 August 1840, 50 days out from Greenock, with a cargo of 150 tons and 193 steerage passengers.

"Marianne" from Bremen to Baltimore, Arriving on September 25, 1843.

"Isabella Bath" Captain J. Francis Kelly, arrived in New York on 19th. December, 1846, from Rotterdam after 65 days.

"Guy Mannering" - sailed from Liverpool on 22nd. May 1849 and arrived New York, June 28th.

"Fanny" - sailed from Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island to California on 12th. November 1849, carrying passengers lured by the Gold Rush.

"Charlotte Harrison" - sailed from the UK and arrived in New York in July 1850.

"Sarah G. Hyde" from Antwerp to New York in 1854

"Ben Nevis" from Liverpool in the first week of September, 1854, via Queenstown, Ireland, departing there on 22nd. October, 1854 and arriving at Galveston, Texas in early December.

Name Index to immigrants from Bühlertal, Baden, Germany, in the Ships "Cotton Planter", "F. W. Bailey", and "Desdemona" to New Orleans in 1855.

"Gessner" from Bremen to New York in 1872.

"Abyssinia" sailed from Liverpool via the port of Cork City, Ireland, and arrived in New York City on 24th May 1872.

"SS Vincenzo Florio" from Palermo to New York, January 7th. 1881 - name search from this page.

"Salier" - Captain C. Wiegand, a Mailboat that sailed from Bremen to New York on 3 May 1882.

"Hohenzollern" - from Bremerhaven in 1885 for Galveston, Texas.

"Weser" - from Bremerhaven September 13, 1885 for Galveston, Texas.

Palatine Ships - a list of 26 ships that sailed between 1727 and 1749. Also part of the Olive Tree pages.

"RMS Titanic" - her passengers and crew. Did YOU have a relative on this ill-fated vessel?


Emigrants to Australia, Canada and New Zealand

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