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Ships records for incoming

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Patricia Report 2 Oct 2019 14:42

how do you go about finding ships records for people coming into England (eg from China/Hong Kong). I have access to outgoing but not incoming?


ErikaH Report 2 Oct 2019 14:45

Any dates?

Where are you accessing the 'outbound'?


Maddie Report 2 Oct 2019 15:52

ancestry has some records
do you want to post details



SylviaInCanada Report 2 Oct 2019 17:56

Ancestry and FMP both have incoming and outgoing ship's records ................ but you need to check the years.

I think Ancestry's records end around 1960.


Patricia Report 24 Oct 2019 19:48

How can I check on someone leaving for Buenos Aires/Brazil in approx. 1947/8 from Liverpool. Whether by ship or plane?


SylviaInCanada Report 24 Oct 2019 20:20

Ancestry or FMP which both have passenger lists to ca 1960, or possibly Family Search (which is free).

Just as I posted above!

Hint .............

do NOT put in too much detail.

Sometimes passengers were listed with only their initials, or even only as Mr or Mrs and surname, with no first names or even initials.


Patricia Report 25 Oct 2019 09:28

I am looking for a Yui Ting Wong we think came back from Hong Kong to Liverpool anytime between 1936 and 1948. We have him leaving liverpool to Hong Kong/China1935 with 3 young sons and again in 1949 with second wife and family plus son and wife. Trying to see when he came back to Liverpool during the above dates and who with. Cant see to find incoming ship records.


Patricia Report 25 Oct 2019 09:28

ps how do you reply to answers or queries as the options do not say "reply back"?


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:22

If you mean you want to reply privately to one specific person who has posted on your thread, click on their name in green at the top of their post, and use the form which will appear.

However, if you are giving more information which would be useful to all the helpers, just add another post as you have been doing, so that everyone can see.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:29

For our reference - is this him in 1935? Name Yiu, not Yui:

Yiu Ting Wong
in the UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Name: Yiu Ting Wong
Gender: Male
Age: 38
Birth Date: abt 1897
Departure Date: 7 Dec 1935
Port of Departure: Liverpool, England
Destination Port: Hong Kong, China
Ship Name: Philoctetes
Shipping Line: Blue Funnel Line
Official Number: 145969
Master: J Ramsay

Travelling with Dennis 7, Robert 7, and Desmond 4.
Address in UK: 90 Derby Lane, Liverpool
Occupation: Laundryman.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:38

And is this the 1949 record? Different spelling of name, but that's common with Chinese names, as the clerks wouldn't know how to spell them:

Yiu Fing Wong
in the UK, Outward Passenger Lists, 1890-1960
Name: Yiu Fing Wong
Gender: Male
Age: 54
Birth Date: abt 1895
Departure Date: 4 Feb 1949
Port of Departure: Southampton, England
Destination Port: Hong Kong, China
Ship Name: Corfu
Shipping Line: P and O
Official Number: 162643
Master: C S Parker

Travelling with Set Jang 33 (wife?), Robert 21, Loo Gee 17, Fi Zing 8, Fi Wun 5, Geoffrey 2.

UK address: c/0 Escombe McGrath & Co, 2 Crosby Square, EC3.
Occupation: Café proprietor


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:44

Fi Wun born 1943 Liverpool, mms Joe.
Fi Zing born 1940 Liverpool, mms Joe

The second marriage, which narrows the time frame:

Marriages Jun 1939 (>99%)
Joe Set J Wong Yiu Ting Liverpool N. 8b 928
Jung Joe S Wong Yiu Ting Liverpool N. 8b 928
Set Jung Joe Wong Yin Ting Liverpool N. 8b 928
Ting Wong Y Joe Set Jung Liverpool N. 8b 928
Wong Yiu T Joe Set Jung Liverpool N. 8b 928
Yiu Ting Wong Joe Set Jung Liverpool N. 8b 928


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 11:51

Robert (21) and Soo/Loo Gee (16 Robert's wife) returning to the UK:

Robert Wong
in the UK, Incoming Passenger Lists, 1878-1960
Name: Robert Wong
Arrival Age: 21
Birth Date: abt 1926
Port of Departure: Kure, Japan
Arrival Date: 26 Jul 1947
Port of Arrival: Liverpool, England
Ports of Voyage: Kure; Shanghai; Hong Kong; Singapore; Bombay and Port Said
Ship Name: Empress of Scotland
Shipping Line: Canadian Pacific Line
Official Number: 161430

UK address: 19 Victoria Road, New Brighton.
Robert's occupation: Restauranteur


Maddie Report 25 Oct 2019 11:57

1939 in case you dont have it

Name: Wong Yi?? Ting
[Yui Ting. Wong]
Gender: Male
Marital status: Married
Birth Date: 23 Sep 1894
Residence Year: 1939
Address: 90, Derby Lane
Residence Place: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Occupation: Laundry Prop??
Schedule Number: 157
Sub Schedule Number: 1
Enumeration District: NIVI
Household Members:
Wong Jac Ser Ting
Wong Yi?? Ting


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 12:00

I don't see Yiu Ting Wong (or any approximate spelling) returning to the UK 1935-9.

Not all records of voyages are online - it may not be there for anyone to find.
Maybe just another of those dead ends! Only sea travel is online.


ArgyllGran Report 25 Oct 2019 12:06

First marriage? (not that it helps your present query) -

Marriages Sep 1925 (>99%)
Leigh Joy Yiu Ting Wong Liverpool 8b 446
Wong Yiu T Leigh Liverpool 8b 446
Yiu Ting W Leigh Liverpool 8b 446


Maddie Report 25 Oct 2019 12:11

ist marriage
Last name WONG
Marriage quarter 3
Marriage year 1925
Registration month -
YIU T WONG married one of these people

Joy Leigh
Spouse's last name Leigh
District Liverpool

Name: Dennis Wong
Registration Date: Apr 1926
[May 1926]
[Jun 1926]
Registration Quarter: Apr-May-Jun
Registration district: Liverpool
Inferred County: Merseyside
Mother's Maiden Name: Leigh
Volume Number: 8b
Page Number: 502


SylviaInCanada Report 25 Oct 2019 17:50

Patricia ............

there are no records of incoming or outgoing passengers who travelled by plane