Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935

(Toronto, ON – 16th of September 2008) In a world first,, Canada’s leading family history website, today launched online the Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935, which contains more than 7.2 million names, including 5.6 million of those who travelled from around the world to start a new life in Canada.

Digitizing and indexing the collection took approximately 83,000 man hours, or the equivalent of a person working 24 hours a day, seven days a week for almost 10 years.

Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 -
Source Information: Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008.

Original data: Library and Archives Canada. Passenger Lists, 1865-1935. Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada. RG76, T-479 to T-520, T-4689 to T-4874, T-14700 to T-14939, C-4511 to C-4542.
About Canadian Passenger Lists, 1865-1935
This database contains passenger lists of ships arriving in various Canadian ports, as well as a few eastern U.S. ports, from 1865-1935. Information listed in these records includes: name of passenger, age, gender, marital status, birth country, nationality, occuaption, and religious affiliation.

For more information about this database, click here.
Please choose a port:
To browse passenger list information, click on a port.
Subsequent screens will allow you to select additional date information.
Eastern US Ports
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Montreal, Quebec
New York, New York, USA
North Sydney, Nova Scotia
Quebec, Quebec
Saint John, New Brunswick
Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia and Pacific Ports


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