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Ships Passenger Lists to Australia & New Zealand 1860-present

1860-1870
Between 1788 and 1900 over 1,000,000 people immigrated to Australia. Most of them were from the British Isles, but some were from Europe and Asia. Before 1900 there were 4 classes of immigration:

  1. Convicts sentenced to Australia for various periods of time, depending on the crime. Usually from British Isles or colonies
  2. Bounty immigrants chosen by Australian colonists to come from the British Isles.
  3. Assisted immigrants came through the financial assistance of the government, organizations, or wealthy individuals.
  4. Paying passengers came through their own means.
Australian immigration records for the first three classes almost always give each individualís name, age or date of birth, place of birth, trade or occupation, physical description, marital status, and number of children. Passenger lists for paying immigrants usually list only names.

Over 160,000 convicts (most from the British Isles) were sent to Australia. The British Government first sent convicts to New South Wales, Australia in 1788, after the American Revolution. Because of their own population growth, NSW refused to accept convicts after 1842. Convicts were sent to Tasmania (formerly Van Diemens Land) in 1803. Western Australian accepted male convicts only from 1850 to 1868.

The National Archives of Ireland has a searchable index database on the Internet for transportation records of Irish convicts sent to Australia between 1788 and 1868

Australia Convict Records Search the Australian Convict Records
Over 160,000 convicts (most from the British Isles) were sent to Australia. The British Government first sent convicts to New South Wales, Australia in 1788, after the American Revolution. Because of their own population growth, NSW refused to accept convicts after 1842. Convicts were sent to Tasmania (formerly Van Diemens Land) in 1803. Western Australian accepted male convicts only from 1850 to 1868.

Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListIndex to Assisted British Immigration 1839-1871 Search for names of immigrants from Britain to Victoria, Australia between 1839 and 1871. These immigrants were 'assisted', meaning in most cases that their passage was subsidised by the Victorian Government.
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListIndex to Unassisted Inward Passenger Lists to Victoria 1852-1923 Search for names of passengers who boarded ships to Victoria, Australia from overseas ports between 1852 and 1923. Unassisted passengers' fares were not subsidised by government.
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListIndex to Outward Passengers to Interstate, U.K. and Foreign Ports, 1852-1886
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger List Assisted immigrants arriving in Sydney Australia, 1860-1879
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger List Assisted immigrants arriving in Sydney Australia, 1880-1896
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListPalmerston Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1861
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListLincelles Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1862
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListNorwood Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1862
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListYork Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1862
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListMerchant Man #1 Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1863
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListClyde Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1863
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListLord Dalhousie Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1863
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListPakeha 1863 P.E.I. Canada to New Zealand
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListClara #2 Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1864
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListMerchant Man #2 Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1864
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListRace Horse Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1865
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListVimeira Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1865
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListBelgravia Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1866
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListCorona Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1866
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListNorwood #2 Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1867
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListHougoumont Convict Ships UK to Western Australia 1868

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Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListLammershagen Hamburg to Morton Bay Australia on 8th Jan 1873.
Not an Olive Tree Genealogy Ships Passenger ListCorlic Glasgow to Brisbane Australia 1875
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Olive Tree Genealogy free ships passenger list Ventura 1920 San Francisco to Honolulu and Sydney Australia

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