Ships Passenger Lists to Canada 1535-1927
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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.
- http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/tocan1400-1800.shtml or do a Google search using the terms “ships passenger lists to Canada”.
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