Passenger Lists and Immigration 1700 - 1800
Canny, N. (1988) Kingdom and Colony: Ireland in the Atlantic World
1560-1800, Baltimore, MD
Dickson, R. J. (1966) Ulster Emigration to Colonial America 1718-1775,
Doyle, David Noel (1981) Ireland, Irishmen and revolutionary America
1769-1820 Dublin (?)
Houston, C. J. and Smyth W. J. and Graham, B. J. et al. (1993) The Irish
Diaspora: Emigration to the New World 1720-1920, : in an Historical Geography
of Ireland, Academic Press
Lockhart, Audrey (1976) Some Aspects for Emigration from Ireland to the North
American Colonies between 1660 and 1775, New York: Arno
McDonnell, Frances (1992) Emigrants from Ireland to America, 1735-1743:
Report of Irish of Commons, Baltimore MD: Genealogy Publishing Co.
Silke, J. J. in Moody, Martin and Byrne (eds.) (1976) The Irish Abroad
1534-1691, Oxford: in a History of Ireland Vol III
Stephenson, John (1971) Scotch-Irish migration to South Carolina, 1772 (Rev.
Wllm. Martin and five Shiploads of Settlers), Washington: ?
Weaver, Jack W. (1986) Immigrants from Great Britian and Ireland, a guide to
archival and manuscript sources in America, Westport CT: Greenwood Press
ONE THING YOU WILL NOTICE FROM THE ABOVE LIST. IT DOES NOT GIVE ANY
REPOSITORIES OR CALL NUMBERS.
Hackett, J. Dominick, Charles Montague Early. Passenger Lists From Ireland,
Excerpted from JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN IRISH HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Vols. 28 and
29, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company , Inc. 1973.
List of Irish Immigrants for 1811 and 1815-1816.
Some forty pages of Irish Immigrants including the names of the Ships.
Tennessee State Library and Archives E184 I6H2 1973
Library of Congress Catalog Card # 652979
International Standard Book # 0-8063-0166-X
Myers, Albert Cook, M.L., Immigration of the Irish Quakers into Pennsylvania
1682- 1750 with their Early History in Ireland, Vol. One and Two. Swarthmore
PA.: The Author. 1902
The History of Irish Quakers and their immigration to Pennsylvania.
Tennessee State Library and Archives F152 M98 2 Volumes
Revill, Janie. A Compilation of the Original Lists of Protestant Immigrants
to South Carolina 1763 - 1773. Baltimore: Reprinted Genealogical Publishing
The Immigrants listed in this volume were Protestant refugees from Ireland
and Europe. They came to South Carolina on the encouragement of an Act passed
by the General Assembly of the Colony on 25, July, 1761, called the Bounty
They received land as an incentive to settle in the Up Country of South
Carolina. The list includes the Ship in which they came, the amount of land
they each received and in most instances the location of the land.
Tennessee State Library and Archives F 272 R49 1968
Library of Congress Catalog Card # 68-25937
In searching the Internet I found several lists already available in our area
Sites with Genealogical Source Material
Irish Passenger Lists
Many searchable sites with 1700 - 1800 Passengers Six pages.
Passenger and Emigrant Lists
These are not searchable databases. They give the books were the lists can be
The Lists covers from 1538 to the 1900's and is four pages in length.
The Olive Tree Genealogy IRISH SHIP LISTS
Searchable databases 1716 - 1768
See also More Websites Here!
Submitted by Temp, Swan, Leslie and PoppaJoe
The first two can be found in the larger libraries.The rest I found at the FHC,on the shelf
- "Passenger and immigration lists index" by P.Wm.Filby and Mary k Meyer ,
3 vols.and a yearly suppliment since1982
- "The Complete Book of Emigrants in Bondage"by Peter Wilson Coldham
- "Emigrants from England 1773-1776"by Gerald Fothergill
- "Some Emigrants to Va." By W.G.Standard,
-lots of 1600s names,not lists,notindexed
- "Immigrants to America Appearing in English records" by F.Smith and D.Gardner,
- I find that most all early settlements were known as "ENGLISH' when in fact
there were Scots and Irish in most of the groups.Point being ,we can't
skip over some thing just because it is titled "English" ,may miss lots
of Scots and Irish if we do.
- "Passenger Lists Index" by Filby
- It is truly an index, which referrs you to hundreds,maybe
thousands,of. individual sources.You can get the name,age,general
destination and year ,from the index.
- This publication has referenced, by surname, a large number of immigrants to North America (mostly the U.S...but some Canadian immigrations are in there).
- The publication might give an entry similar to the following example:
O'Leary, Bridget Philadelphia, 1886  p 10
O'Leary would be the surname, Bridget the first name, Philly, the port, 1886 the
year of entry, p10 is the page, and  is a particular publication. You
go to the front of the book and find out what publication  is...and then
scoot over the the ILL (Inter Library Loan) desk and order it (I always assume the library does
not have the book). Then, go home, turn on your computer, and go to the
NARA site and order the forms you need for the ship list. If your library
isn't too remote...you should get the book and the form about the same time.
Check through the book, see if the fellow(s) are yours, then order up the
manifest through NARA.
Submitted by Joseph Fowler
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