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    • Where do you come from? UK Emigration
    • CENSUSES CIVIL BMD RECORDS About 1840 PARISH RECORDS GENES REUNITED GENUKI , FHS, GOONS, ETC GOOGLE, ROOTSWEB and OTHER LISTS Ancestry.co.uk LDS 1881 Findmypast.com FreeBMD Ancestry Findmypast.com Local BMD sites LDS Microfiche LDS IGI / BVRI
    • Emigration from UK
      • http://www.theshipslist.com/
      • TheShipsList website, online since August 1999, will help you find your ancestors on ships' passenger lists. Also 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.
      • Over 3,500 totally free access web-pages with new databases added regularly
    • Emigration from UK
    • USA immigration
      • Roanoke 1585-8
      • Jamestown 1607
      • Pilgrim Fathers 1620
      • Colonial immigration
      • Castle Gardens 1855, immigration mostly from northern Europe
      • Ellis Island 1892, immigration mostly from southern, eastern Europe
    • http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/
    • Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild
    • Ellis Island
      • USA port of immigration
      • Replaced Castle Garden
      • 1892 until 1954
      • 12 million people
      • 1897 there were 1.25m immigrants
      • 2% of arrivals were returned
    • Ellis Island Immigration
    • American Immigrant Wall of Honor
    • http://www.stevemorse.org/
    • Canada
    • Australia
      • No convicts from Britain to ex-American colonies after independence
      • For a while, prisoners held in hulk ships
      • First penal colonies in Australia established 1787, then more in 1790/91
      • 160,000 people transported until 1868
    • Australia
      • 1836 to 1886 .. Free / assisted passage, various advertising and other schemes offered by the government according to the labour requirements of the colony.
      • 1842 .. Onwards Unassisted passage, with e.g. Gold Rush 1851-71
      • Records were State-based until 1924, then national
    • Australia
      • http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/genelist.html
      • http://www.searchwhateveraustralia.com.au/index.html
      • http://www.coraweb.com.au/
      • http://www.cohsoft.com.au/afhc/
      • http://www.genealogylinks.net/australia/
      • http://www.genealogysearchaustralia.com.au/
    • New Zealand
      • Not used as a penal colony
      • First European settlers around 1820
      • By 1911 settlers, principally European reached over 1m
      • http://www.genealogylinks.net/newzealand/
      • http://www.archives.govt.nz
      • http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/
    • India Many British people have ancestors who served and lived in India Up to 1858 The East India Company 1858 to 1947 The Raj
    • Want to track down your ancestors in India?
    • Other parts of the World
    • Other parts of the World
    • Where do you come from? That’s all!