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Forum: Emigration

  1. Nansen passport

    As I understand it 'Nansen' passports were issued to stateless persons from 1920. How would I find out if someone was such a passport holder?Is there an index of some sort?

    Started by ch0pend0z‎, 27-04-2010 8:29 PM
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    27-04-2010, 9:12 PM Go to last post
  2. How did they arrive in the UK?

    My gt-grandfather and his half brother (same mother, two different fathers) came to the UK (probably not at the same time) successfully ran businesses and raised families in the UK - from whence I came - voila! Now herein lies the mystery....when did they arrive in the UK? I've tried several ...

    Started by British Viking‎, 19-04-2010 7:01 PM
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    23-04-2010, 1:44 PM Go to last post
  3. From UK to New Zealand via Melbourne

    I have really struck a brick wall with this. My John SHEPHERD was born circa 1831 - 33 in Yorkshire, possibly Newby. At some stage he entered Australia but I can't find any details. He left Melbourne on the St. Jean in 1862 and landed in Dundedin, New Zealand. He later married Margaret...

    Started by ishepherd‎, 17-04-2010 10:46 PM
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    19-04-2010, 12:36 AM Go to last post
  4. Which site?

    Before I shell out on a subscription, can anyone tell me which site they found best for passenger lists. For some time I have been looking for Catherine b.1895 and Mary Ann b.1897 Dean. I assumed that they died in infancy but were not registered. Whilst decorating, I came across a scrap of paper...

    Started by floristofdean‎, 06-04-2010 5:14 PM
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  5. new york passenger list?

    Hi, We were all told as Kids that good ole Henry went to New York and never came back!... We thought it was just an old family story and there was no truth in it! Henry Richard Ellmer was born in Coleford, Gloucester in 1874, I have him on 1881 census, I think i have him on 1891 census. I done a...

    Started by kellysmith1976‎, 30-03-2010 8:29 PM
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  6. Emigration to Canada 1950's

    I wonder if anyone can help me find my aunt's emigration records. She emigrated to Canada, Lake Ontario I think, in the fifties. Her maiden name was Gladys Victoria Davies, born **/**/1918. I think she had three children but am not sure. Her father was Robert William Davies & her mother was...

    Started by barb1951‎, 25-03-2010 4:25 PM
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  7. Julia Cartwright - England to Melbourne 1889

    I am trying to verify if a Julia Cartwright named as a passenger on "Garonne" sailing for Australia in June 1889 is my grandmother, her occupation listed as a governess may not be accurate. Her family lived in Great Missenden, High Wycombe have been unable to find her name on any other passenger...

    Started by robbev‎, 25-03-2010 1:05 AM
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    26-03-2010, 1:23 AM Go to last post
  8. Immigration of Hector Mckenzie

    Would like to find out when Hector Mckenzie b 1875 left the UK for australia around the 1900

    Started by jeanie‎, 25-03-2010 12:51 AM
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    26-03-2010, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  9. When did they go?

    I'm looking for my grandfathers uncle who went to live in Australia with his wife. All I know is they Lived in Glasgow and left in the 20's, Their nmes were Joseph and Margaret Campbell. Does anybody know where I can find out when the left? Thanks

    Started by griff20‎, 24-03-2010 9:19 PM
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    25-03-2010, 1:39 AM Go to last post
  10. Did they leave the country?

    I'm trying to find Jonathon Oakley Gibbons with wife Mary Ann and son William Richard. They married in 1838 Bethnal Green London. Son William was born 1839 and then they disappeared. I'm thinking that they may have emigrated and wondered if anyone has access to shipping lines and could look it...

    Started by junedye64‎, 10-03-2010 12:53 AM
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  11. New Zealand Incoming Passenger Lists

    My Father William Wilson Grant arrived in New Zealand in either Nov or Dec. 1934, paying a short visit to his Brother in Auckland. He left from India, Burma or ceylon in late oct 1934, making the return voyage to England, leaving Auckland (NZ) on the 18th of Jan 1935 and arriving in London on...

    Started by gengrant‎, 28-01-2010 6:31 AM
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  12. I've lost my Ford Family Members!

    Hi all I have been trying to trace my Ford family forward and I haven't been able to find any of these family members after these dates so I wondered if anyone could please look up my ancestors for me on FMP to see if they might have emigrated from 1930-1940? They may still be living so I...

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 20-02-2010 5:19 PM
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    22-02-2010, 3:37 PM Go to last post
  13. Ships between Aussie and NZ?

    sorry didnt know where to put this but this was my best guess, i am still looking for my great grandmother and have found out that she came to sydney before new zealand, would there be records of ships between aussie and new zealand in the vicinty if 1913 to 1917?? and if so where can i find them?

    Started by tripplel‎, 13-02-2010 7:49 AM
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    15-02-2010, 1:22 AM Go to last post
  14. Question I've lost my BROOMS

    Hi All, This family are really causing me problems, after the 1891 Census they all disappear Iíve tried all the usual combinations and wildcards and still no luck. Iím beginning to think that they might have emigrated to somewhere. :confused: Unfortunately I donít have the right...

    Started by stickymone‎, 13-02-2010 10:35 PM
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  15. Australia - UK 1887/8 - James Tuson

    James Tuson was born in 1830 at Wootton, near Liverpool. He migrated to Australia in 1852 on the "Hiberian". From information I received from 'Nannas' (thank you very much) to a posting on the Australia thread I discovered that he travelled with his wife Elizabeth and a daughterto the UK on...

    Started by David Tuson‎, 08-02-2010 12:39 AM
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    13-02-2010, 5:21 AM Go to last post
  16. Clafton emigration to Canada/USA

    My gg uncle Willie Clafton b.1863 in Dewsbury, left for Canada in about 1880-1. He had deserted from the army, had been in hiding , joined the merchant navy and jumped ship on landing in Canada. He lived in Birch Hills Saskatchewan, and eventually settled in Grand Rapids Minnesota and has many...

    Started by prinnyroyalz‎, 11-02-2010 11:56 AM
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    11-02-2010, 12:04 PM Go to last post
  17. Smile Emigration of Richard Garrett to Australia

    Hi Folks I am trying to find out a little more about the life of one of my ancestors Richard Garrett born in Winchester 27 Apr 1790, who I believe emigrated to Australia as he is mentioned in a conveyancing document as follows:- 20 Jul 1846 endorsed on 26 Jul 1846 of property handed down by...

    Started by Richard Miller‎, 07-02-2010 6:21 PM
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  18. Passenger List Abbreviation

    Hello, My 2x great grandmother emigrated to Canada in Nov/1906. On the Canadian passenger list heading "Married or Single" it states "BN" or maybe "BW". Her husband passed away in England 1 month later. Would anyone happen to know what this abbreviation might stand for. I have searched the...

    Started by Tamara‎, 04-02-2010 4:09 PM
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    06-02-2010, 4:07 PM Go to last post
  19. Flying Boat Service India to England

    What year did the Flying Boat service India to England start was it before or after WW2, I think it took about six to eight days. Passengers flew for so many hours a day and then were ferried ashore and spent the night in Posh Hotels and then continued their trip the next day What were the...

    Started by gengrant‎, 06-02-2010 10:13 AM
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    06-02-2010, 10:29 AM Go to last post
  20. IMMIGRATIONS DATES PLEASE

    HI there, |help| Looking for dates from Scotland to America. JOHN ELLIOT and ANN ELLIOT and his brother WALTER F. ELLIOT and MARGARET ELLIOT JOHN's children WILLIAM brn 1827 ELIZABETH MARY ANN brn 1837 Margaret. WALTER's children WALTER, VIOLET, ...

    Started by patriciab_1‎, 04-02-2010 3:59 AM
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