Victorian Genealogy

Finding People and Places in Victoria, Australia.

 


Passenger Departure Records

 

Also see Passenger Arrival Records.

Also see Shipping Records.


DEPARTURE RECORDS 1852-1923

 

PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE VICTORIA - OUTWARDS SHIPS PASSENGER LISTS 1852-1923 (VPRS 948)

These are indexed through the catalogue on the Public Record Office Victoria website and include images of outwards ships passenger lists. This is a finding aid for outwards ships passenger lists.

https://prov.vic.gov.au/explore-collection/explore-topic/passenger-records-and-immigration/outwards-passenger-lists

 

FAMILYSEARCH - AUSTRALIA, VICTORIA, OUTWARD PASSENGER LISTS, 1852-1924

This information was provided by Public Record Office Victoria. Images are included and are searchable.

https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/2527519

 

ANCESTRY - WEB: VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA, OUTWARD PASSENGER INDEX, 1852-1915

Index to Outward Passengers to Interstate, UK, NZ and Foreign Ports 1852-1923. Public Record Office Victoria.

https://search.ancestry.com.au/search/db.aspx?dbid=70791

 

FINDMYPAST - AUSTRALIA, INWARD, OUTWARD AND COASTAL PASSENGER LISTS 1826- 1972

These include the following:

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-records/australia-inward-outward-and-coastal-passenger-lists-1826-1972


DEPARTURE RECORDS 1924-Present

 

NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA - DEPARTURE RECORDS 1924-PRESENT


The records are not available for 20 to 30 years after their creation unless access is approved under the Freedom of Information Act or the Archives Act.

The National Archives of Australia, Canberra office holds outwards ships passenger lists for all Australian ports. These are not online.

The National Archives of Australia, Canberra office holds outwards aircraft passenger records for all Australian airports. These are not online.

The National Archives of Australia, Melbourne office holds outwards ships passenger lists for the ports of Melbourne, Geelong and Portland. These are not online.

http://www.naa.gov.au/

 

NEWSPAPERS

Shipping departures were reported in the newspapers. Additional information given may include details of the ship, date of arrival and departure as well as the further destination of the ship. Other information may include the ship's captain, crew and passengers (usually only cabin passengers are named) as well as the cargo. See Newspapers, Magazines and Journals.


STRAYS COLLECTION

FINDMYPAST - STRAYS COLLECTION AUSTRALASIA

A "stray" is defined as anyone who is married, lived or died away from his/her place of birth in Australia and New Zealand.

https://search.findmypast.com.au/search-world-Records/strays-collection-australasia

 

 

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