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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).  
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Canadian Passenger lists are housed at The Library and Archives Canada (RG 76 C1), the official immigration documents from 1865 to 1935 for the ports of [[Canada|Canada]]. Online databases provide 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).  
  
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*[http://search.ancestry.ca/search/db.aspx?dbid=1263 Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935]&nbsp;Indexed, ship lists with images Ancestry online database - Free index only
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*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/022/022-908.003-e.html Canadian Immigrants, 1865-1935] Ship list images - Free - Only the Quebec arrivals are indexed by name. All other port records are searchable by date and ship name only.
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:#Click Search the Database.
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:#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.
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:#Click '''Submit Query'''.
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:#Click on '''View Image''' to see the original ship list
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*Archive reference, volume and page number  
 
*Archive reference, volume and page number  
 
*Archive microfilm reel number
 
*Archive microfilm reel number
 
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*[http://search.ancestry.ca/search/db.aspx?dbid=1263 Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935]&nbsp;Indexed, ship lists with images - Free Ancestry online database
 
*[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/022/022-908.003-e.html Canadian Immigrants, 1865-1935] Ship list images - Free - Only the Quebec arrivals are indexed by name.  All other ports are searchable by date and ship name only.
 
 
:#Click Search the Database.
 
:#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.
 
:#Click '''Submit Query'''.
 
:#Click the square on the left side of the name to see more information.
 
  
 
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*When you go to http://www.collectionscanada.ca/immigrants/ you will have the option to choose whether the screens display in English or French.  
 
*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.  
 
*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.
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*Click the link for Online Help for information about the Lirbary Archives Canada site.
  
 
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Revision as of 17:05, 1 March 2013

Canadian Passenger lists are housed at The Library and Archives Canada (RG 76 C1), the official immigration documents from 1865 to 1935 for the ports of Canada. Online databases provide 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).



  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 on View Image to see the original ship list

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


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 Lirbary Archives Canada site.