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|You can use the Guide to shipping and free passenger records (NSW State Archives & Records guide 17) in the Library.|
Guide 17 was compiled from all of the related resources held at NSW State Archives & Records. Its purpose is to help researchers trace the arrival and departure of people and ships from the colony.
Find records about immigrant ships arriving in Sydney, 1828–1896, Newcastle, 1854–1855, Port Phillip, 1838–1851 and Moreton Bay, 1848–1859. You will also find details of ships carrying Australian Agricultural Company servants and immigrants, 1825–1862.
Example of the information found in an appendix entry:
|Date of Arrival||Ship||From Whence||Lists||Photocopy||Reel|
London 24 Feb & Hobart
You can also view the records on microfilm at NSW State Archives & Records. The lists and reel numbers for the microfilm reels at NSW State Archives & Records are the same.
Look for the starting page of each volume for an idea of what information is listed in that particular volume. The page will contain the title of the record, the list number and the year of arrival.