[okfn-discuss] Historic passenger lists of ships go online

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Wed Jan 10 17:51:14 UTC 2007

rob at robmyers.org wrote:
> "Released on Wednesday by Britain's National Archives, the passenger manifests
> give an insight into all long-distance trips made by 30 million travelers from
> the country's ports between 1890 and 1960, including that of the Titanic which
> sank in 1912.
> [...]
> The records, available via commercial Web site findmypast.com, which was
> licensed by The National Archives, also show the passages of trans-European
> migrants."
> http://news.com.com/Historic+passenger+lists+of+ships+go+online/2100-1047_3-6148931.html?tag=nefd.top

Thanks for pointing this out Rob. Too bad that the whole think is 
completely closed (my impression is that the national archives in 
general incline that direction).


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