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City of Rotterdam Archives Posts Passenger Lists of Holland America Line 1900-1920 #Netherlands #Passenger Lists


Jan Meisels Allen
 

 

 

The City of Rotterdam (Netherlands) Archives has the passenger lists of the Holland-America Line  (1900-1920) available. This is for people who booked passage on this line going to the United States or Canada in the time frame mentioned above. If you use the Chrome browser it will automatically translate the website into English, otherwise it is in Dutch ad for those who are not able to read the Dutch translation service is advisable. The passenger lists are free to access.

 

The passenger lists the surname and initials and occasionally the first name of the person who booked the trip, their original place of departure and when the trip took place. The lists also contains the number of adults and children traveling with that person and the destination. Eventually the archives will have the following years.

 

Searches can be done by last name, name of the ship, departure port or departure date. You can search via the search field 'all fields' if you are not searching by name or period.

 

You can put the passenger’s name you are searching into the search field.  Go to:

https://stadsarchief.rotterdam.nl/zoek-en-ontdek/passagierslijsten/zoeken-op-passagiers/

 

These lists are also available for free on FamilySearch.org 1900-1974 and may be available on some of the subscription services.  https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Netherlands_Passenger_Lists_Holland-America_Line_-_FamilySearch_Historical_Records

 

Jan Meisels Allen

Chairperson, IAJGS Public Records Access Monitoring Committee

 


Harry Auerbach
 

Thank you. Through this link, I was able to find what I have been looking for for years--my grandfather's passenger record--both on the Rotterdam site and, with that information, through Ellis Island. But I am trying to trace him backwards from there. Is there a way to get more info from the Contract number or agency info on the passenger list?

Harry Auerbach
AUERBACH/MIRSKY (Brest-Litovsk, Jerusalem)
KOROBOV/NAHINSKY (Romny-Poltava)
GREENFELD/LEWKOWICZ (Lodz, Piotrkow Tribunalski)
RICE/RAJC (Zychlin)
MARGET (Vilna)


Abuwasta Abuwasta
 

Thank you. I was able to find my wife's second cousin Mendel APOTHEKER who took the boat in 1920. 

Jacob Rosen
Jerusalem


Joan A. Baronberg
 

Can you tell me which link you used to access this list? When I went to the one listed at Jewishgen, it said this was an insecure web address and not recommended to use.

J. Baronberg, Denver, CO
WEISSER, MASTER
Suchostav, Ukraine


Harry Boonin
 

I found what I was looking for. Has anyone translated to English the headings of the various columns on the spread sheets for the passengers Lists?

My family had nine (9) people. Three were charged full price, five were charged half price (young children) and my mom, being under two, was not charged (mom was always tight with the buck). This, of course, is a guess until I get the column-heading translations.

If one column is the price of tickets, does anyone know how this can be converted to the dollar in 1906.

The ID# of microfilm page is NL-RtSA_318-04_824_00067.jpg

There are more than a few columns with numbers. Wonder what all the numbers are?
Thanks,
Harry
Harry D. Boonin
Warrington, Pennsylvania
Searching for: Marcus DAWIDOWSKY My grandfather’s name is listed as Marcus Rawidowsky in the Rotterdam City Records.


Harry Auerbach
 

I clicked on the first link, the Rotterdam site. Google prompted me to translate the page, and I was able, by clicking the "search passenger lists" link, to get a search field.

There does not appear to be a field for the name of the vessel. If you know the name of the vessel, you can add it to the Keywords field.

Harry Auerbach
AUERBACH/MIRSKY (Brest-Litovsk, Jerusalem)
KOROBOV/NAHINSKY (Romny-Poltava)
GREENFELD/LEWKOWICZ (Lodz, Piotrkow Tribunalski)
RICE/RAJC (Zychlin)
MARGET (Vilna)



Gregory Engels
 

On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 01:47 PM, Harry Auerbach wrote:
There does not appear to be a field for the name of the vessel.
You need to go back some frames to find the heading of the section - that will tell you the name of the vessel, departing port and the date. Basically the list of passengers you are looking at is traveling on the same ship. And you only see the person who have made the booking - listing the number of tickets of full, half price and free tickets followed by the route that was booked (e.g. Rotterdam to New York)
The list seems to be structured by the class of staterooms that - first class (Erste Klasse), followed by the second (Tweede Klasse) , third (Derde Klasse).  

Gregory Engels