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Link:The Yorkshire Emigration
« on: Tuesday 07 September 04 21:21 BST (UK) »
The Yorkshire Emigration 1772-1775

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more than 1,000 people emigrated from Yorkshire and Northumberland to Nova Scotia (including parts of what later became New Brunswick) between 1771 and 1776. As a group, they comprise `The Yorkshire Emigration', a significant event in the history of the Maritime provinces. The settlers shared a common language and dialect, a pioneering spirit

A great site which includeds passenger lists and information on the main families  :)

http://www.libris.ca/yrkfam/yrkfam.htm
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Re: Link:The Yorkshire Emigration
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 07 September 04 21:28 BST (UK) »
Northumberland Lead Miners
Passengers on the Emigrant Ship "Guy Mannering"

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lead miners and their families from the Allendale area of Northumberland, England, who had been been blacklisted following an industrial dispute. The intended destination of these lead- miners was the lead-mining areas of south-western Wisconsin and north-western Illinois

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« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 07 September 04 21:30 BST (UK) »
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