New Caledonia Emigration and Immigration
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Research use: Connects individual with place of origin and current residence to identify further records.
Record type: Passenger lists, passport applications, naturalization records, various files kept for minorities entering to work in the country.
General: Civil record of those arriving and departing a country or trying to establish citizenship.
Time period: 1870-present.
Contents: Name, birth date, birth place, profession, names and ages of spouse and children; other details may vary.
Location: Administrative offices and archives.
Percentage in Family History Library: 60% (Fiji filmed or purchased previously).
Population coverage: 30-40% of the population because of imported laborers (for example, Indian emigrants to Fiji; Indonesian and Vietnamese emigrants to New Caledonia).
- The Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, “Family History Record Profile: Melanesia,” Word document, private files of the FamilySearch Content Strategy Team, 1987-2000.