Post Christmas is an ideal time to do some internet surfing, mince pie and cuppa on hand.
A website is being developed to display passenger lists for those emigrating to other countries such as Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and USA. At last count, some 24 million passengers who sailed from Britain in the decades 1890 to 1960 were online. The site is a work in progress with further information being added.
Visit Ancestors on Board to search for your ancestors.
This site is sponsored by findmypast.com. The index comes up free of charge but there is a charge if you want to see a transcript or an image of the list containing specific people.