Passengers to America
Direct from Ships Passenger Lists
records also include the dates, the names of the ports and ships names
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Irish Genealogy, thousands of individual passengers named
in alphabetical order, includes ship name, port of origin/arrival/ date, and the specific names of passengers.
What it is
A series of passsenger lists with over 7,400 passengers from Ireland. Each passenger is given along with the ships name that they arrived in, date of departure, port of departure and arrival. In some cases the county from which the Irish passenger resided is given. The listing of passengers given (spanning the years of 1811 - 1847 - most are from the earlier dates.) in the these pages sometimes gives place of origin. That is a valuable piece of information often not found in ship lists.
Irish ports of departure included in this work include ..........,
Galway city, County Galway,
Newry, County Down
Belfast, County Antrim
Halifax (Nova Scotia),
Lough Swilly, and
Ports of Arrival
The ports of arrival on the enclosed ship lists include:
New London, Ct.;
Baltimore, Maryland; and
These lists Include both Ireland and Northern Ireland passengers. The binding is spiral and the cover is on a heavier parchement type paper, easily searched in alphabetical sequence by last name.
When conducting Irish Family Research be sure to remember that the spelling of Irish names can change. Note also that the O' and the Mac prefix appearing before so many Irish surnames has also been added and dropped at will. From the archives of the Irish Genealogical Foundation. Introduction to passenger lists is included. This work helps you understand this area of research. Most helpful for those leaving Ireland in the first half of the 1800's as all dates are prior to 1850. A publication of the Irish Genealogical Foundation.
The Final Word
Passenger lists are helpful research aids if you are looking for your Irish ancestors. Here is a good selection and introduction for you to begin with. Many passenger lists have been lost to the ravages of time, but these are some of those that remain.
New. In alphabetical order by last name of passenger, first names also included with port etc...
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