|Re: [TSL] ships from Germany to South Africa late 1700's to mid 1900's|
|Susan Swiggum via <email@example.com> on 08/16/2014|
On 8/16/2014 6:43 AM, Carol Coney via wrote:
> Where can I find a list of ships travelling from Germany to South Africa
> between the late 1700's and mid 1800's
> Thanks, Carol
I don't know much about 1700-mid-1800's. These seem like good
It is a difficult subject to research because the Bremen outbound lists
were destroyed and the Hamburg outbound lists don't begin until 1850.
There is also this, on Ancestry, but I don't know how many emigrants to
South Africa there were / or when.
Brandenburg, Prussia Emigration Records
> A province of the Prussian Empire, Brandenburg stretched from the Elbe
> River to beyond the Oder River and into modern Poland in the 1800s.
> This database is a collection of government records regarding persons
> emigrating from the province in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
> Each record generally includes the emigrant's name, age, place of
> origin, destination, and year of emigration. Many records also include
> the individuals standing (occupation and/or relationship) and some
> include the birth date. The database contains the names of more than
> 61,000 persons.
> Beginning in the early 19th century, the Brandenburg provincial
> government kept records of people who requested permission to leave
> the county. Most emigrants went to North America (Nord-Amerika), but a
> few also went to Australia, the Netherlands, Austria, Russia, or
> elsewhere. Only those who received permission to leave were listed.
> Many emigrated without official permission.
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