Rather than reprint that book, he decided to produce a new book that concentrated solely on the migrant ships that served Australia from 1946 to 1977, as they are still a source of great interest to many people, especially those who â¦ Period Events 1947: Australia's first migrant reception centre opened at Bonegilla, Victoria â the first assistant migrants were received there in 1951.: 1948: Australia signed Peace treaties with Italy, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary and accepted immigrants from these countries. 3 Migrant Ships to Australia 1836-1860 Ronald Parsons Chapter 2 4 The History of South Australia by Edwin Hodder p71 possible to the boats but even then a submerging of the package or case in course of arrival was not V.80/45 Edwards collection extended captions The State Library of South Australia Parsons, Ronald 1988, Migrant Ships for South Australia, 1836-1860, Gould Books, Gumeracha, South Australia. Depicts or relates to. Peter Plowman's book "Emigrant Ships to Luxury Liners" was published in 1992, and sold steadily until 2004, when supplies were exhausted. Exhibition Treasures of the State Library of South Australia â¦ The arrival of an ancestor in Australia is a key moment in a family's history. MICROFICHE AND CDs: South Australian Births â¦ From about 1946 into the 1960s perhaps one million âboat peopleâ arrived in Australia aboard a range of passenger carrying ships that ranged from as low as 3000 gross tonnes to perhaps 25,000. Entries within the index have been taken from newspapers. Passengers arriving at South Australia from overseas ports 1836 - 1845 (GRG 56/68/5) This is an index to early passenger lists for international arrivals for the period 1836 to 1845. Migrant ships to Australia . The voyage of the Susan is not recorded in Migrant ships for South Australia 1836-1860. : 1949: In 1949 assisted arrivals reached more than 118,800, four times the 1948 figure. She had loaded timber in Puget Sound for Sydney and was making a call at San Francisco at the time of the accident. Ship rigged vessels had two or more masts 'all with square sails usually rigged across the width of the hull.' Re: Migrant ships for south Australia 1836-1860 « Reply #1 on: Tuesday 15 November 11 21:39 GMT (UK) » This snippet on trove says that Thomas Hurst was the master of Lady Emma in 1837 This book by Ronald Parsons contains information on the emigrant ships coming to South Australia from 1836 to 1850, the type of migrant, the voyage out and the arrival in South Australia. They may have arrived as a fare-paying passenger, as an 'assisted' migrant, a member of a ship's crew, in military or naval service, or as a convict. BOOKS: MIGRANT SHIPS FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1836-1860 by R Parsons; FREE PASSAGE TO PARADISE, by P Button; BAREFOOT AND PREGNANT (covering Irish Orphan Girls scheme) by Trevor McClaughlan BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX SA 1836-1885; and various books by Robert Sexton and Don Charlwood. ISBN 0 947284 02 8. 1988, Migrant ships for South Australia, 1836-1860 / by Ronald Parsons Gould Books Gumeracha, S.A. Wikipedia Citation. The State Library holds a photocopy of the lists - the original 80 lists are held in the Staatsarchiv Hamburg as well as a card index to family names.. In addition the Library holds four other Hamburg lists dated 1851 (Sophie), 1857, 1859 (two voyages of the Peter â¦ Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Notes, based on the diary of James Bowley, passenger, published in - Migrant Ships for South Australia, 1836 - 1860 - by Ronald Parsons (1983) Reference Report published in Sydney Morning Herald of 8.8.1848 The ships are listed alphabetically and include information on the captain, the size and type of ship, departure and arrival dates and the number of passengers. The Hamburg Index is a copy of passenger lists compiled in Hamburg for the years 1851 and 1855-1886.