|How to Index a Passenger List
This is a sample image of a passenger list. For the image above, the fields would indexed as follows:
- Ship's Name: Cuba
- Arrival Year: 1940
- Surname: Jones Cumbraus
- Given Names: Edith
- Age: 22
- Gender: F
- Place of Birth or Nationality: Cuba
Note that if information was given for both place of birth and nationality, you should index the information for the place of birth, not the nationality.
The other records on this page would be indexed following the same pattern.