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Post by Tracey » Mon Feb 20, 2006 2:01 pm

ARGENTINA - Indexed records of British Settlers
British Settlers in Argentina—studies in 19th and 20th century emigration
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/jnth/index.htm

An indexed collection of records from Argentina documenting the presence of thousands of British and other English-speaking residents there. Records include baptisms, marriages, deaths and burials from the Anglican and Scots Presbyterian churches, transcripts from the National Archives in Buenos Aires and London, Argentine census returns and contemporary publications


New York City Area must have of links for resources
http://www.bklyn-genealogy-info.com/
http://www.italiangen.org/databaselist.stm
kindly submitted by Looking for Yuill's


Boston Passenger lists
http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/arcsrch/ ... tents.html
Boston Passenger lists 1848 - 1891 are now listed online at Massachusetts State Archives.
This is an ongoing project and as yet, far from complete.

Good starting point for research especially for Ellis Island passenger research. Helps you to find images of passenger records that were indexed incorrectly or missing when searching from the www.ellisisland.org web site.
http://stevemorse.org/
(For a discussion on how to use his site see http://stevemorse.org/onestep/onestep.htm )
kindly submitted by BobG

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Post by LesleyB » Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:53 am

There are search engines to search multiple websites for
ships going to Canada at:
http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/sea ... nada.shtml

They include most ships lists on the Internet going to Canada and the online InGeneas databases for immigration to Canada 1800s.

Immigration Projects Online

The Hawke Papers, letterbooks of Chief Emigrant Agent
Anthony B. Hawke are also available at the Archives of
Ontario. They cover the years 1831 to 1892. See the
searchable database at
http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/english/db/hawke.htm

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Newspaper Arrivals

TheShipsList website has Quebec ship arrivals extracted
from
contemporary newspapers.

See

http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/Arrivals/index.htm


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Miscellaneous Websites with Immigration Information on
Ships
to Canada

Immigrants to Canada
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html


Ships Passenger Lists Online
http://www.rootsweb.com/~ote/ships/

Finding Ships Passenger Lists to Canada
http://shipslists-online.rootschat.net/canada/

Ships Passenger Lists to Canada 1400-1930
http://olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/toc ... 1800.shtml

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Post by LesleyB » Tue Oct 31, 2006 6:06 pm

The Atlas of Canada's Gazetteer Map Service offers direct access to the Atlas of Canada's Find a Place maps. URL links to maps showing the location of 47 000 place and geographical feature names. The complete database can be searched at: http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/d ... tteer.html

A helpful link from the above, allows for searching place names, current and former, which is very helpful where name changes or amalgamations have taken place. Also very helpful in relating towns, villages, townships etc. to the larger districts and townships.
Geographical Names Web site
http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/g ... ncan_gc_ca

thanks to paddyscar for the above links

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