Tag: Passenger Lists

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The Ten Pound Pom passenger lists have been digitized and can be downloaded or purchased from a number of different websites. The passenger lists are a great way of preserving your personal history or that of your parents, grandparents or ancestors. A searchable database allows you to research and find friends made during the long…

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Jul 15

Ships

The migrants’ long voyages to Australia improved considerably over the years, as the primitive post war converted troop ships were superseded by more modern purpose built passenger liners.  In the 1940’s troop ships were rapidly fitted out to meet the urgent need for transportation. Men and women were often segregated and slept in overcrowded holds;…