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Series ID13086
Previous System LocationIMM/112-128; PRV8879
TitleRegisters of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals
Parent Series
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Start Date 15/8/1848
End Date 25/12/1912
Date Statement N/A
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Passenger lists of immigrant ships arriving in Queensland

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Items Total Items: 28
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Departmental NumbersNo. 1 - 17
System of Arrangement Within each register, chronological by dates of ships' arrivals
How To Use Series In the Public Search Room, consult the card index to immigrants or the volume labelled Index to Ships (IMM/111) or the card index to ships, then follow the procedures set out in Search Procedure 16 Immigration Records.

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Agency IDTitleFromTo
1514Immigration Department 15/4/1848 25/12/1912
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Access Category30 Years
Access ProcedurePermission to access restricted material by responsible agency
Agency Now Responsible
Agency ID: 11843
Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs
Restriction DetailsN/A
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Controlling Series

Series IDTitleFromTo
13108Indexes to Registers of Immigrant Ships Arriving in Queensland 15/4/1848 25/12/1912
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Copyright State of Queensland
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Researchers need to be aware that many of the registers were rewritten after the 1893 floods. Due to water damage, errors and ommissions occurred in the transcriptions.
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These registers contain passenger lists of immigrant ships arriving in Queensland. Details vary over time and between registers but include the names of ships, their dates of departure from European ports and arrival in Queensland ports, the tonnage etc of ships and names of masters, surgeons etc. as well as the passenger lists usually arranged by type of passage: free, assisted, remittance, bounty, steerage etc., or sometimes by type of immigrant: railway workers, for example. Details for each entry for a passenger include the name, whether married or single, male or female and age, whether a child 1 - 12 or an infant. A summary of passenger totals including births and deaths may also be included.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Series ID 13086, Registers of Immigrant Ships' Arrivals
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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