London Emigration and Immigration

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London was the principal port of departure for ships carrying emigrants during the early modern period. Thousands of indentured servants and convicts boarded ships in London that transported them to the American colonies.

Peter Wilson Coldham has published a variety of books on London emigrants:

A list of ship's departing from London for the United States in the mid-1800s has been reconstructed using sources stored in the arrival country:

  • The London Compass. Digital versions at Family History Archive: Vol. 2.