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Posted - 03/09/2003 :  22:44:29  Show Profile
Here are some Posting Guidelines for this forum:

  • Make your topic title descriptive. Do not use titles like "HELP PLEASE!!!!", "PASSENGER LIST", "NAMES", "SHIP", "EMIGRATION", "GRANDMOTHER" and so on because people who might be able to help you may overlook the topic if it doesn't look like itís in their area of expertise. Also others will overlook it because there might be more than one topic with the same subject

  • If you are expecting people to help you with your research, add the necessary information, (like what you already know, such as names, dates, and other details that might help, where you have looked, and what exactly you are looking for)

  • If your question or problem is related to a finding passenger lists, General Genealogy, Ships, or what ever, please post in the respective forums. Please do not double post - Do not make multiple postings about the same topic in different forums. If you think that your subject is connected to more than one forum, please just post in the one best fitting you subject

  • Please do not post new subjects (questions) as replies on the end of other people's topics, create a new topic with a descriptive subject.

Please stay true to these guidelines best as you can, it will make this board a better experience. Thank you.


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Posted - 18/02/2006 :  11:21:22  Show Profile
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Posted - 26/04/2007 :  20:22:38  Show Profile
Please use the Testing forum to test how the forum works if you are not familiar with posting.

You can test how links are added to a post and how to add images.

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Articles for Newbies:

Hunting Passenger Lists:

An article describing how, and where, to look for passenger information about Norwegian emigrants
    1:   Emigration Records - Sources - Timeline
    2:   Canadian Records (1865-1935)
    3:   Canadian Immigration Records Database
    4:   US arrivals - Customs Passenger Lists
    5:   Port of New York Passenger Records
    6:   Norwegian Emigration Records
    7:   British outbound passenger lists

The Transatlantic Crossing:

An article about how the majority of emigrants would travel. It also gives some insight to the amazing development in how ships were constructed and the transportation arranged
    1:   Early Norwegian Emigrants
    2:   Steerage - Between Decks
    3:   By sail - daily life
    4:   Children of the ocean
    5:   Sailing ship provisions
    6:   Health and sickness
    7:   From sail to steam
    8:   By steamship across the ocean
    9:   The giant express steamers
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