Genealogy Projects tagged with Ships Lists on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Bound for South Australia

    Bound for South Australia Portal page for projects related to immigration to South Australia. Here is a video to get you in the mood: Bound For South Australia South Australia was an unusual settlement within the British Empire. Unlike the older colonies on Australia’s eastern seaboard there were to be no convicts, and this commitment to a ‘free’ settlement was fiercely maintained. Historia...

  • Bound for New South Wales

    Shipping Portal for ships "Bound fo New South Wales" after the third fleet, please see Australian Pioneers Project for the vessels that first sailed to create the colony. This is a great time to add the profile to an Occupation Project and also to the country they settled FROM Ireland, England , Scotland, Prussia, United States, Cornwall and Wales (projects to be created) This icon is reser...

  • Bound for Western Australia

    Bound for Western Australia (Ships List Portal) 21 January 1827 – Western Australia was established when a small British settlement was established at King George's Sound (Albany) by Major Edmund Lockyer who was to provide a deterrent to the French presence in the area. On 18 June 1829 the new Swan River Colony was officially proclaimed with Captain James Stirling as the first Governor. Excep...

  • Bound for Queensland

    Bound for Queensland In 1823, John Oxley, a British explorer, sailed north from what is now Sydney to scout possible penal colony sites in Gladstone (then Port Curtis) and Moreton Bay. At Moreton Bay, he found the Brisbane River. He returned in 1824 and established a settlement at what is now Redcliffe. The settlement, initially known as Edenglassie, was then transferred to the current locati...

  • Bound for Victoria

    This is a Portal Project to list all ships voyages to Victoria, Australia. This icon is reserved for all shipping voyages to Victoria on this project and Interstate to Victoria. This image in in the photos section of the project, you may download it and add text (in white) of ship name and year. This image is for PERSON PROFILES that were on the voyage, if you share the image with these pro...