Ships Passenger Lists to Canada 1535-1927Edit This Page

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Use this online Olive Tree Genealogy database if you are searching for ancestors arriving in Canada between 1535 and 1927.



  • Ship Name
  • Port of Departure
  • Port of Arrival
  • Date of Arrival
  • Passenger’s name

Some manifests include occupation, age of passenger, country of origin for passenger and other miscellaneous data.

Internet Address:

Using the site:

  • Choose “Finding Ancestors on Ships arriving in Canada”.
  • When the new page loads, scroll down to “Ships Passenger Lists to Canada 1500s.
  • Browse the index of ships passenger lists for those years.
  • Click on the link for any ship to view the transcribed manifest, or choose a new set of years from the section “Look for ancestors in ships passenger lists arriving in Canada”.




  • Look for the Olive Tree button to quickly find the free databases.
  • Search by Port of Arrival rather than by Year of Arrival


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