In the next few days Find My Past (formerly 1837online), in conjunction with The National Archives in the UK will bring on line the first major segment of digitized and searchable passenger lists for ships leaving British ports on long overseas voyages. The records are those of the
This commercial database will be available at prices comparable to those charged for TNA’s Documents Online offerings.
This is the first part of a dataset that will eventually extend to 1960 and comprise more than 30 million names. Passenger lists to the end of the Great War should be available by the late Spring, and the project complete by early 2008.