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Passenger Lists


Home Children, 1869-1930
Between 1869 and the early 1930s, over 100,000 children were sent to Canada from Great Britain during the child emigration movement. This site lists several print resources for those researching home children.  

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
The Compass is a guide to assist you in your search for immigrant related information. Our aim is to provide you with the best and most up-to-date information available with special emphasis on passenger lists, ships, ship images and descriptions. There are descriptions of each site, and some, due to the extensive amount of information, are listed under more than one topic.

Immigrants Before 1865
Searchable index to 27,846 references to immigration records dating from 1803 to 1864 which are held at Library and Archives Canada (LAC).

Library and Archives Canada - Passenger Lists 
This is a helpful link to all information regarding Passenger Lists in Canada, including a searchable database for Passenger Lists, 1865-1900 (Quebec City) and Passenger Lists and Border Entries, 1925-1935.

The ShipsList
TheShipsList website, online since August 1999, will help you find your ancestors on ships' passenger lists.We also have immigration reports, newspaper records, shipwreck information, ship pictures, ship descriptions, shipping-line fleet lists and more; as well as hundreds of passenger lists to Canada, USA, Australia and even some for South Africa.