We hold passenger lists for arrivals to South Australia for the years:
- 1845 to 1886
- 1888 to 1940. Not all lists have survived.
Passenger Llsts for arrivals to South Australia from 1941 are held by National Archives of Australia
The indexes are searchable PDFs. To search by name use CTRL F and type the name in the search box that appears.
Search by passenger name
Indexes to Passenger Lists can help locate the names of passengers from a range of series.
Search by ship name
Indexes and Digitised records for Ships Arriving at South Australian Ports can help locate the name of the ship and other information.
Assisted Passenger Lists
Passenger lists dating from 1845 to 1886 record emigrants selected by the Colonisation Commissioners London. Their passage was paid for from the Emigration Fund.
Official Passenger Lists
Passenger lists dating from 1888 to 1940 are the official passenger lists for people arriving in Port Adelaide from overseas.
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