Incoming passenger lists (1878-1960)
Search and download lists of passengers arriving in the UK on ships that departed from ports outside Europe and the Mediterranean, though lists include passengers who joined ships at European and Mediterranean ports en route to the UK, between 1878 and 1960 (BT 26) on the Ancestry.co.uk (£) website.
Outgoing passenger lists (1890-1960)
Search and download (£) lists of passengers boarding at UK and Irish ports and travelling to places such as America, Canada, India, New Zealand and Australia between 1890 and 1960 (BT 27) on the findmypast.co.uk website. These lists do not include passengers who joined ships en route.
Certificates of alien arrivals and returns and papers (1810-1869)
Search and download certificates of alien arrivals (HO 2) and returns and papers (HO 3) on ancestry.co.uk (£). The records can be searched by name of alien, date and port of arrival and country/place of origin.
Aliens’ entry books (1794-1921)
Browse aliens’ entry books, 1794-1921, including indexes to certificates of alien arrivals (HO 5/25-28) on ancestry.co.uk (£).
Hamburg passenger lists 1850-1934
Search and browse passenger lists of ships leaving Hamburg in Germany on Ancestry.com (£). Although most passengers travelled beyond Europe, a significant number sailed to the UK. The records are in German.