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Did you know that The State Library of New South Wales has many shipboard accounts of emigrants in the late 19th century? It covers personal experiences and can give you a good idea what your relatives went through on their journey from the United Kingdom to Australia.
You can discover more about 19th century immigration to Australia, find out about life on board ship and read a selection of shipboard newspapers and passengers’ journals.