The latest release from TheGenealogist comes out today: TheGenealogist has just released over 2.7 million BT27 records for the 1930s. These Outbound Passenger Lists are part of an expanding immigration and emigration record set on TheGenealogist that feature the historical records of passengers who sailed out of United Kingdom ports in the years between 1930 and 1939. With the release of this decade of records, the already strong Immigration, Emigration, Naturalisation and passenger list resources on TheGenealogist have been expanded again. The fully searchable BT27 records from The National Archives released today will allow researchers to:
- Discover potential family members travelling together using TheGenealogist’s SmartSearch. This unique system is able to recognise family members together on the same voyage. In this situation it will display a family icon which allows you to view the entire family with one click.
- Find people travelling to America, Canada, India, New Zealand, Australia and elsewhere in the Passenger lists of people departing by sea from the United Kingdom.
- View images of the original passenger list documents that had been kept by the Board of Trade's Commercial and Statistical Department and its successors.
- Discover the ages, last address and where the passenger intended to make their permanent residence.
- These fully indexed records allow family historians to search by name, year, country of departure, country of arrival, port of embarkation and port of destination.