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Immigration Main Page

Immigration to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania)

If your ancestor wasn't a convict, it is likely that he or she was an immigrant of some sort. The following pages may help you in finding how your ancestor arrived in Tasmania.

   Tasmanian Immigrants List
A place where visitors to this website have submitted the names of immigrants to Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) that they are researching, along with the ships they came on. You can check if someone else is researching the same name as you, and you can also submit your own immigrant and ship names for inclusion in the list.

   Tasmanian Unknown Arrivals (Swimmers) List
If you are having trouble finding out how some of your ancestors arrived in Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania), you can include their names in this list. Maybe someone who knows the answer will come across the entry and get in touch with you.

   Tasmanian Immigrants Ships List
This page contains brief summaries of some of the immigrant ships which appear on other immigration-related pages on this site. Also listed are the known passengers with links to the person researching the passengers.

   Immigrants Recruited by the Launceston Immigration Aid Society: 1855 - 1862 by Kevin Green
A list of the immigrants to Van Diemen's Land from 1855 to 1862 who were sponsored by the Launceston Immigration Aid Society. If someone you are interested in is listed here, you can add your name and e-mail address as a contact person.

  Resources for Tasmanian Immigration and Shipping
A list of resources available to help with your research.

   Guide To Resources For Tasmanian Genealogy - Passenger & Shipping Lists Section
A list of resources available to help with your research.