Today, a look at online Massachusetts passenger lists and indexes. Massachusetts passenger records include manifests for both transatlantic and Canadian ships and passengers’ names.

But they can be tricky. For decades , the Massachusetts passenger lists recorded the departure port, but not the arrival port.

So be sure to download and then immediately name that passenger list file right away, using a consistent naming pattern.

Online Massachusetts Passenger Lists

The Massachusetts Archives


Ancestry ($)

Joe Beine’s Genesearch and German Roots sites

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild