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Theme: Emigration   Sources .1. General 

This page lists sources for finding records of emigrated persons. It is organized by destination.
There are separate pages for Guides and for travel data. Links below under "SECTIONS"
For sources from a specific province only: please check the
province pages
SECTIONS: General to Nordic Countries to Central Europe to / through UK
<--Guide . Travel--> to USA to Canada to Australia to New Zealand
Author / Editor Title Publication data / Comments L M
Focused on Origin        
Mats Ekedahl Specialist at Landsarkivet, Visby. Gotland emigration only Query by mail to Expert panel B  
Nordic Countries        
The Digital Archive
Norwegian National censuses of 1801, 1865, 1900 and other sources (tax, church, emigrants, probate registers and more) Eng . Constantly developing. Very rich site, lots of free on-line data. RECOMMENDED B I
Slektsbiblioteket Rich Norwegian genealogy source. Query board, gen. forum, searchable databases of web-sites, look-up volunteers and more. RECOMMENDED
At present off line but promised to come back
University of Tromsö Lots of Norwegian sources On-line, searchable B I
Norway mailing lists RootsWeb Norway mailing lists   B I
Central Europe        
to / through UK        
through Denmark / Germany      
Quite a few of Swedish emigrants, mainly from southern Sweden, took the Hamburg/Bremen -> Köpenhamn ->USA route, some embarking in Hamburg, some in Köpenhamn. See Guides section    
CD "Emigranten" Searchable records of emigrants at port of exit. CD . Buy . Info . Star Guide (Eng) S C
Swedes emigrating through Denmark to Iowa, USA Searchable lists, extracts from Danish emigration database B I
Lindwall B (Ed) 24 famous Swedish Americans and their ancestors : a collection of ancestor tables Stockholm, 1996, 284 p. ill. E B
Örebro Stadsarkiv Emigrant Index from Örebro län 1840-1930, >48000 indiv, Karlskoga (Värmland) included. Also 9 500 immigrants. Downloadable ! Recommended Svenska . English I
Social Security Death Index Pensionärer avlidna i USA > 1937 >Go> E I
New York immigrants Scandinavian Immigrants in New York 1630-74 John O Evjen E I
Telephone and Zip USA Telephone and Zip code directories Telephone . Zip codes E I
New England Books and maps on line. Savage: 4 vols 2 500 p >Go> . E I
Child emigration movement Between 1869 and the early 1930s, over 100,000 children were sent to Canada from Great Britain Searchable database E I
National Archives National Archives of Canada
Immigrations records 1865-1935, 1925-35 on line
>Go> E I
National Archives National Archives of Australia. Searchable database of several kinds of records. Digitizes "on demand" >Go> E I
National Library National Library of Australia - "Picture Australia" - Searchable image database.  >Go> E I
New Zealand        
NZ Geneal Search Engine Search all geneal on-line sources for NZ >Go> . Great (sometimes tech problems) E I
Aminoff, Sten Svenskarna i Nya Zeeland : den svenska utvandringen till Nya Zeeland fram till 1940 = The Swedes in New Zealand: the Swedish emigration to New Zealand until 1940 Växjö, 1988, 464 p. ill. (Emigrantinstitutets vänners skriftserie 2) . Info S B
Bob Hansen Norwegian settlement Norsewood history >Go> . Incl list of settlers E I
Norsewood Settlement founded by Norwegian (and Swedish) emigrants to NZ. Bob Hansen article
Fredrikson family

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