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aus-immigration-ships A mailing list for anyone interested in the ships used to bring immigrants to Australia. Subjects include ports of entry and departure, ship descriptions and history, passenger lists, and other related information.
aus-usa A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Australians who emigrated to America or Americans who emigrated to Australia.
can-naturalizations Discussing and sharing of information regarding naturalization records in Canada and the best ways to find ancestors in these records.
can-usa-migration A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ancestors who moved from Canada to the United States or from the United States to Canada.
castle-garden A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Castle Garden, the first center in the United States for processing arriving immigrants, which was founded by New York State on an island off the southwest tip of Manhattan in 1855
cornwall-australia A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in immigrants from Cornwall, England, to Australia.
ellis-island A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Ellis Island which was established in 1890 at the southeast foot of Manhattan, New York as a federal processing center for arriving immigrants when the Treasury Department assumed control of immigration in New York harbor and New York officials refused continued use of Castle Garden.
la-immigrants Discussing and sharing of information regarding immigrants to the United States who settled in Louisiana
madeiraexiles A mailing list devoted to the research of Dr. Robert Reid Kalley's Portuguese Presbyterian exiles from Madeira, Portugal who emigrated to Trinidad and then to Illinois (c1846-1854). Postings regarding research of related exiles who settled in Trinidad, Antigua, St Kitts, Jamaica, Demerara, etc. are also welcome. Additional information can be found on the Madeira Exiles website.
ships_from_england Discussing and sharing of information regarding the immigration and emigration by ships from England. While the emphasis will be on ships to the British Colonies of North America, other destinations are appropriate topics for discussion.
shi-to-nz (inactive) mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in those families that moved from the Shetland Islands, Scotland, to New Zealand.
south-africa-immigrants-british South Africa Immmigrants British
theshipslist Find passenger lists, fleet lists, shipping schedules, ship descriptions, wreck data, and other information which is not readily available online. Subjects also include emigration/immigration, ports of arrival, ports of departure, naturalization and border entry records. To help with your questions, there are many regular members of the list, with a wide range of expertise and resources, who are ready and willing to assist and guide you on your search. Additional information can be found on TheShipsList website.
usa-naturalizations Discussing and sharing of information regarding naturalization records in the United States and the best ways to find ancestors in these records.
us-immigrants-post-1800 Discussing and sharing of information regarding immigrants to the United States who arrived after 1800.
us-immigrants-pre-1800 A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding immigrants to the United States who arrived prior to 1800
us-shipslists-post1820 A mailing list for the posting of information and queries regarding all aspects of the ships that carried our ancestors from place to place after 1820 including ship descriptions, ports of arrival and departure, passenger lists, fleet lists, shipping schedules, and wreck data.
us-shipslists-pre1820 A mailing list for the discussion and sharing of information regarding ship passenger lists, immigration records, naturalization records and ships' lists substitutes for immigration to the United States before 1820. Additional information can be found on the Immigration to USA Before 1820 website below: