- Norwegian passenger act - 1869 (April 2006)
On May 22nd, 1869 a new law was passed, concerning the conveyance of passengers to foreign parts of the world. This law was intended to protect the emigrants against trickery from the emigration agents and the companies they represented. Prior to this, complaints had been going on for several years.
- PORT OF NEW YORK PASSENGER RECORDS (2003)
Jo Anne has written several research articles for the Southern California Genealogical Society Journal, The Searcher. This is an updated, shorter version of her article regarding the New York Passenger Records. It originally appeared in the November/December 2001 issue.
- Maritime inscription - registers of seamen (2002)
An example on what you may find in the maritime inscription records, and some information about where to find them.
- Hunting Passenger Lists (1999)
An article describing how, and where, to look for passenger information about Norwegian emigrants. Featuring: US Arrivals, Records of the U.S. Customs Service, (1820 - ca. 1891), Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, (1891 - 1957), Canadian Arrivals, Canadian records - (1865 - 1935), St. Albans lists (1895-), Norwegian records, Norwegian Police Emigration Lists (1867 - 1973), the Danes, the Swedes, Norwegian church records moving lists (1820 - 1915), British records of transmigrants, The British Board of Trade, Passenger Lists, Outwards, (1890-1960), The British Board of Trade, Passenger Lists, Inwards, (1878-1888 and 1890-1960), Discussion
- Passenger Act 1819 ()
An Act regulating passenger ships and vessels. (Transcription)
- Passenger Act 1828 ()
An Act to regulate the Carriage of Passengers in Merchants Vessels from the United Kingdom to the Continent and Islands of North America (transcript)
- NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF CANADA –SEARCHING THE CANADIAN IMMIGRATION RECORDS (1925-1935) DATABASE (2002)
Have you come across an ancestor whose life story intrigues you? Does one person in particular stand out from the crowd? Did this ancestor live in Canada, then this article will be a very good tip about where to look next.
- Agent's authorization (2000-2006)
This are examples of authorization papers issued for a agents representing steamship companies in Norway. They were issued by the general agent in Norway, and co-signed by the police.
- Emigration contracts - passenger contracts (2000 - 2006)
The emigration contracts made out between the emigration agents and the emigrants.