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Emigration records

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moonstar Report 21 Feb 2013 15:50

Hi, is anyone able to point me in the right direction. I'm trying to find passenger emigration records from Southampton to Freemante, Austrailia for 1962. Not sure where to start or whether these dates would be available?

Many thanks, Sarah

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 21 Feb 2013 18:22

Emigration records only go to 1960 on FMP


Choccy Report 21 Feb 2013 18:38

who are you looking for?

You might find them here -


moonstar Report 21 Feb 2013 18:48

I'm looking for a Isabella Van De Merwe and her husband Johannes. They also would have had their 5 children travelling with them.


Choccy Report 21 Feb 2013 19:02

does not appear available to view -

this is the link -

Johannes, Isabella (nee Shaw), June, Johannes, Petrus, Isabella and Karl


Stephanie Report 21 Feb 2013 22:23

have found Johannes on the African Endurance in 1950 no sign of his wife traavelling though, he is listed as

Johannes C Van De Merwe
Gen.Conv. 7th day adventists,
Takoma Pk, Washington DC

aged 48

if you want a copy of the image, i have saved it to my computer and can email it to you



Stephanie Report 21 Feb 2013 22:24

Name: Johannes C Van Der Merwe
Arrival Date: 9 Jun 1950
Birth Date: abt 1902
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Place of Origin: South Africa
Port of Departure: Cape Town, South Africa
Port of Arrival: New York, New York
Ship Name: African Endeavor


Stephanie Report 21 Feb 2013 22:28

Name: Isabella C Van Der Merwe
Birth Date: 29 Jan 1931
Age: 28
Port of Departure: Beira, Mozambique
Arrival Date: 1 Jun 1959
Port of Arrival: London, England
Ports of Voyage: Beira
[Port Elizabeth]
[Cape Town]
Ship Name: Bloemfontein Castle
Search Ship Database: View the 'Bloemfontein Castle' in the 'Passenger Ships and Images' database
Shipping Line: The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company Ltd

her london address is listed as

S A House, Trafalgar Square, London - is this South Africa House?


moonstar Report 22 Feb 2013 08:36

Hi Stephanie
Thank you for these. If you could send me a copy that would be great. Is it ok to pm you my email address?


moonstar Report 22 Feb 2013 08:41

Choccy thankyou for the link but it wont let me view anything. They are the correct names you have listed. Do you know of any other way I can view the page?


Choccy Report 22 Feb 2013 09:00

I don't think it is available to view, just gives the bare bones :-(


moonstar Report 22 Feb 2013 09:31

ok thankyou