FamilyHistorySAsa arrival records

Shipping and Passenger Lists

Immigration South Australia

surname * given name

Ships with immigrant passengers arriving in South Australia, usually at Port Adelaide, from the UK and Ireland up to 1850 and from Germany (Prussia) up to 1858 totalling about 1,400 voyages.

Searching the databases

Select: Immigrant to search all of the passenger lists for a particular person or family, or
Passenger list to search for the full passenger list of a particular ship. If it made more than one voyage to SA and you don't want the first, the arrival date is required, or
Ship arrival for the arrival date and details of a particular ship, or all of the ship arrivals for a particular day (yyyy-mm-dd), month (yyyy-mm) or year (yyyy).

If you are unable to find a particular voyage, see our directory of other SA shipping & migration resources.

To better visualise the family you're researching, see these arrivals combined with births and marriages in our Pioneer settler families database.

Shipping and passenger sources


Grateful thanks to all those who have assisted with additions and amendments.