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incoming passenger/crew lists for ships

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Thora Report 7 Nov 2013 12:35

I have details of H Wyers on board leaving the UK as a passenger on 3 occasions :
1897 Destination Boston. ship: CANADA.
1907 Destination Montreal. ship: VICTORIA.
1909 Destination New York ship: LUSITANIA
Family rumours are that my Grandfather abandoned his wife and children to go to America. If this was true then I believe the passenger to be my relative.
Of interest 1911 census shows his wife as "widow" whereas my Grandfather died 1915 in England.
I would like to know where I can find passenger list for incoming ships (his youngest son was born in May 1907).


Potty Report 7 Nov 2013 12:51

The only H Wyers coming up on incoming lists is in 1921, coming from South Africa.


Potty Report 7 Nov 2013 12:53

Is this his death -

Deaths Dec 1915

Wyers Harold P 51 Whitchurch S. 6a 931


jax Report 7 Nov 2013 13:07

Person transcript detailsView the original image
Date of departure: 25 August 1897
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: Boston, USA
Passenger destination: Boston, USA
Date of Birth: 1864 (calculated from age)
Age: 33
Marital status:
Sex: Not specified
Occupation: Labr
Passenger recorded on: Page 3 of 16


The following people with the same last name travelled on this voyage:

Mrs WYERS | Page 3 of 16 View transcript
Miss WYERS | Page 3 of 16 View transcript
Miss WYERS | Page 3 of 16 View transcript
Master G WYERS | Page 3 of 16 View transcript


Report transcript error Ship: CANADA
Official Number:
Master's name: Jas Mcauley
Steamship Line: Dominion Line
Where bound: Boston, USA
Square feet: 13622
Registered tonnage: 5000
Passengers on voyage: 788


jax Report 7 Nov 2013 13:11

Name: Mr WYERS
Date of departure: 8 May 1909
Port of departure: Liverpool
Passenger destination port: New York, USA
Passenger destination: New York, USA
Date of Birth:
Marital status: Single
Sex: Male
Passenger recorded on: Page 26 of 35


Report transcript error Ship: LUSITANIA
Official Number: 124082
Master's name: W T Turner
Steamship Line: Cunard
Where bound: New York, USA
Square feet: 20019
Registered tonnage: 9145
Passengers on voyage: 1290


Margee Report 7 Nov 2013 13:33

Was his wife's name Florence by any chance?


Thora Report 8 Nov 2013 09:45

Thanks to all - I did have the three ships information.
Potty, yes this is my Grandfather.
Jax, How do I find the pages you mentioned.
Again thanks for prompt replies and interest and hopefully guidance from Jax.


jax Report 8 Nov 2013 13:27

I found those on Find my past....but they are also on Genes and Ancestry

Obviously the 1897 one is not your man...The 1909 does not give an initial...and I couldn't see one in 1907 to post


Thora Report 8 Nov 2013 18:34

Marge, no my Harold's wife was Maud Mary (nee Davies)
Jax, I do not belong to Find My Past I use The Genealogist site. and Ancestry ( only basic membership on that one. Every site seems to cost a fortune if you need to search further in depth!
My information came from Genes but I didn't see anywhere that I could check accompanying family.
Thanks for the advice anyway.


MarieCeleste Report 8 Nov 2013 20:34

Hello Thora, for reference - is this the family in 1901?

WYERS, Harold Head Married M 37 1864 Licensed Victualler Redditch, Worcestershire
WYERS, Maud Wife Married F 34 1867 Dudley, Worcestershire
WYERS, Charles Son M 9 1892 Hadzor, Worcestershire
WYERS, George Son M 7 1894 Hadzor, Worcestershire
WYERS, Robert Son M 6 1895 Hadzor, Worcestershire
WYERS, Edward Son M 3 1898 Hadzor, Worcestershire
WYERS, Hubert Son M 1 1900 Droitwich, Worcestershire
HORMER, Alfred Servant Single M 38 1863 Boots & Ostler Worcester, Worcestershire
SIMPSON, Sarah Servant Single F 24 1877 General Servant Domestic Droitwich, Worcestershire

Piece: 2796 Folio: 6 Page: 3
Registration District: Droitwich
Civil Parish: Droitwich St Andrew

Address: High Street, Droitwich St Andrew County: Worcestershire


Thora Report 9 Nov 2013 10:02

Marie Celeste, Yes this is my Grandparents and family, son Edward was my father.
Jax, Did the 1897 passenger list give dob,first names or initials for H Wyers accompanying family? Harold married Maud in 1888.and they had 3 children by 1897 - 1 daughter Mary dob 1896. 2 sons Robert dob 1895, George 19 93. Having experienced transcription errors on various researches I have the faint hope that the 1897 list is the one I am looking for.


jax Report 9 Nov 2013 13:12

Did not look at the image but mrs Wyers was 52 and a widow and the other three were possibly her children ages 20.18 and 16

No other details


Thelma Report 9 Nov 2013 13:18

Cannot find on image

Last name First name Born Died Event
+Expand WYERS H 1864 — 1897 Passenger lists Boston, Massachusetts, USA
WYERS — 1845 — 1897 Passenger lists Boston, Massachusetts, USA
WYERS — 1877 — 1897 Passenger lists Boston, Massachusetts, USA
WYERS — 1879 — 1897 Passenger lists Boston, Massachusetts, USA
WYERS G 1881 — 1897 Passenger lists Boston, Massachusetts, USA