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Forum: Emigration

  1. Robert wiliam atkinson

    I am trying to trace a relative of mine,a Robert William Atkinson,who emigrated to Canada in 1910.He sailed from Glasgow on the Pretorian. He came from Durham and was a miner.He sailed to Quebec and we believe he worked on the railways.He was born in 1874.Does he ring a bell with anyone?

    Started by p. harrison‎, 18-06-2010 3:08 PM
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  2. Emigration to Canada

    This is a general question and if it has a more appropriate home please let me know... Does anyone have any experience of researching into English family members who emigrated to Canada in the early-mid 1800s please? I don't mean researching what happened to them when they got to Canada but...

    Started by ashbee‎, 19-06-2010 6:58 PM
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    20-06-2010, 1:50 PM Go to last post
  3. Arrival in the UK

    Could someone with an Ancestry subscription please look up one of my relations in the 'Alien Arrivals' collection. He arrived in the UK between 1861 and 1871 possibly arriving in Southampton. Frederick August Weigel b. 1829 Copenhagen, Denmark. Thank you. :smile5:

    Started by Titanicfan‎, 31-05-2010 2:14 PM
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    31-05-2010, 6:02 PM Go to last post
  4. Cunard Ship Ascania, S/hampton to Quebec 1913

    Can anybody with acess to the Lloyds shipping register help with the sailing dates of two ships, the first one is for a family from my tree that emigrated to Canada in 1913, the ship "Ascania" (Cunard Line) is listed as arriving in port on the 23rd June 1913, can anyone find out the date that it...

    Started by burgerbern‎, 22-05-2010 8:49 PM
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  5. Lightbulb Balranald 1925 voyage to Australia

    Looking to hear some information about the voyage on Balranald London to Australia 1925. My grandparent travelled on this ship with 5 young children on Dec 23 and i would like to know what the conditions would have been like. - imagine travelling over christmas, there must have been a good reason...

    Started by kazzaa‎, 10-05-2010 10:42 AM
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  6. Question Godfrey /Geoffrey May

    I have Godfrey May or spelling could be Geoffrey who went to Australia sometime after 1909 , He was born in Dartford Kent in 1888 I have searched the http://www.naa.gov.au/the_collection/recordsearch.html and have been unable to find him. The name MAY is a ...

    Started by Mistyisle‎, 21-02-2006 12:24 AM
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    05-05-2010, 2:37 AM Go to last post
  7. 10 emigration to Oz?

    Is there a list somewhere, possibly TNA, of those who went on these assisted 10 passages to Australia? My uncle went with his wife when I was a wee whippersnapper and created a family out there with six children in Melbourne! Sorry if this has been asked before Cheers P.S. Yes I know, I...

    Started by British Viking‎, 01-05-2010 12:41 PM
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    02-05-2010, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  8. Cost of passage to Canada

    I have a mother and her 2 children who emigrated to Quebec from London on an Allan Line ship in May 1911. In the 1911 census the family were in Greenwich and the children were 12 and 14 which accords with their birth dates. However on the passenger list they are 11 and 10. Was there a cheaper fare...

    Started by Val Goddard‎, 29-04-2010 9:02 PM
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    30-04-2010, 11:18 PM Go to last post
  9. Immigration to Australia - STEPHENS / HIGGINS

    Hi, seeking help to knock down my remaining 3 brick walls. BW1: My great-grandfather and great-grandmother immigrated to Australia, each arriving about 1855 aged about 16 and 22 respectively. Don't know the name of the ship(s) or whether they were assisted or not? Don't know if they met in...

    Started by G_J_Stephens‎, 15-04-2010 4:42 AM
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  10. 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 7:29 PM
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    27-04-2010, 8:12 PM Go to last post
  11. 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 6:01 PM
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    23-04-2010, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 9:46 PM
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    18-04-2010, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 4:14 PM
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  14. 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 7:29 PM
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  15. 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 3:25 PM
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  16. 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 12:05 AM
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    26-03-2010, 12:23 AM Go to last post
  17. 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, 24-03-2010 11:51 PM
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    25-03-2010, 11:39 PM Go to last post
  18. 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 8:19 PM
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  19. 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, 09-03-2010 11:53 PM
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  20. 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 5:31 AM
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    28-02-2010, 4:56 PM Go to last post

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