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Diaries

Several passenger diaries exist in libraries and personal collections across the world. We are fortunate to have access to some of them and sections of them are reproduced on this site.

If your ancestor travelled aboard the City of Adelaide and kept a diary, we would love to hear from you.

The diary transcripts that are available on this site are those of:


While not a diary, also provided is a very detailed account of the Nancarrow family's migration. This depiction also paints a picture of the life of a Cornish family, faced with economic hardship in the UK, migrating to work in the Moonta copper mines in South Australia.

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