Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
(One intermediate revision by one user not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
== Overview:  ==
+
The Library and Archives Canada hold the passenger lists (RG 76 C1), the official immigration documents from 1865 to 1935 for the ports of [[Canada|Canada]]. This database provides access to passenger lists for the ports of Québec (1865-1921), Halifax (1881-1912, to 1922 shortly), Saint John (1900-1912), North Sydney (1906-1908), Vancouver (1905-1912) and Victoria (1905 to 1912).  
 
+
The Library and Archives Canada hold the passenger lists (RG 76 C1), the official immigration documents from 1865 to 1935 for the ports of [[Portal:Canada|Canada]]. This database provides access to passenger lists for the ports of Québec (1865-1921), Halifax (1881-1912, to 1922 shortly), Saint John (1900-1912), North Sydney (1906-1908), Vancouver (1905-1912) and Victoria (1905 to 1912).  
+
  
 
== Content:  ==
 
== Content:  ==
Line 17: Line 15:
 
== Internet address:  ==
 
== Internet address:  ==
  
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/020118_e.html or do a Google search for Canadian Immigrants (1865-1935).  
+
*http://www.collectionscanada.ca/archivianet/020118_e.html
 +
 
 +
or do a Google search for Canadian Immigrants (1865-1935).  
  
 
== Using the site:  ==
 
== Using the site:  ==
Line 35: Line 35:
 
*The indexes may not include the names of returning Canadians, tourists, visitors and immigrants en route to the United States.  
 
*The indexes may not include the names of returning Canadians, tourists, visitors and immigrants en route to the United States.  
 
*Click the link for Online Help for information about the site.
 
*Click the link for Online Help for information about the site.
<!-- Tidy found serious XHTML errors -->
+
 
 
[[Category:Canada]]
 
[[Category:Canada]]

Revision as of 14:56, 29 September 2009

The Library and Archives Canada hold the passenger lists (RG 76 C1), the official immigration documents from 1865 to 1935 for the ports of Canada. This database provides access to passenger lists for the ports of Québec (1865-1921), Halifax (1881-1912, to 1922 shortly), Saint John (1900-1912), North Sydney (1906-1908), Vancouver (1905-1912) and Victoria (1905 to 1912).

Contents

Content:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Gender (male or female)
  • Nationality
  • Date of arrival
  • Port of arrival
  • Name of ship
  • Archive reference, volume and page number
  • Archive microfilm reel number

Internet address:

or do a Google search for Canadian Immigrants (1865-1935).

Using the site:

  1. Click Search the Database.
  2. Type the given name and surname of an individual. Note: you can also type the year of arrival, the name of the port or the name of the ship, if known.
  3. Click Submit Query.
  4. Click the square on the left side of the name to see more information.

Cost:

Free

Tips:

  • When you go to http://www.collectionscanada.ca/immigrants/ you will have the option to choose whether the screens display in English or French.
  • The indexes may not include the names of returning Canadians, tourists, visitors and immigrants en route to the United States.
  • Click the link for Online Help for information about the site.