Irish to America Passenger and Immigration Lists Volume 2, 1846-1886

Referencing arrivals in Boston between 1846 and 1851 and New York between 1866 and 1886. You can discover information taken from original ship manifest schedules – documents filed by all vessels entering United States.

A good deal of information in this resource was collected from immigrants to the United States during the Great Famine (1845-1849). Between 1847 and 1854, 1.6 million Irish immigrated to the U.S., mostly arriving in New York, marking the first voluntary mass migration to the United States.

Listings Include:

  • Name of immigrant
  • Name of the ship
  • Ports of origin and debarkation
  • Ship’s arrival date
  • Immigrant’s age, gender, and occupation
  • Immigrant’s country of origin, destination, and manifest ID number
  • Village or town or origin – Purpose and mode of travel