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Irish Immigrants to Canada
« on: Tuesday 14 August 07 03:13 BST (UK) »
There is a new Memorial Park in Toronto for the Famine.  On the web site is a list of the people who died, 1,100 did not survive, they have uncovered 675 to date..........

http://www.irelandparkfoundation.com/index.php?p=1_17

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Gandley (but known as Stanley in Canada)- Ireland to Birmingham
Ball, Kempson & Franklin - Birmingham
Shorter - Surrey
Dyer - Devon
Dawkins - Co. Cork, Ireland
Heffernan - Ireland
Huck - Alsace, France
Reinhart - Baden, Germany
Bowman & Ellis - England
Etheridge - Gloucestershire

Who all came to Canada in a little row boat, clap clap, clap your hands!!

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Irish Immigrants to Canada
« Reply #1 on: Wednesday 21 May 08 11:41 BST (UK) »
6000 tenants were cleared from Lord Fitzwilliam's estate in South Wicklow on the 1840s www.bytown.net/wicklowemigrants.htm Many of these people settled in Ontario.

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Irish Immigrants to Canada
« Reply #2 on: Monday 02 June 08 23:54 BST (UK) »
Emigration From Cork Ireland to Upper Canada, 1823
http://webhome.idirect.com/~obrienr/cork1823.html

Irish Passenger Lists
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html

Canadian Irish History
http://irishpub.ca/history.htm

Irish Immigration to USA & Canada
http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/irishtousa.shtml

Irish Immigration – A Scattering of Seeds
http://www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/i/2/history4.html

The Irish In Canada
http://gail25.tripod.com/

Irish Immigrants at Grosse-Île
http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/grosse-ile-immigration/index-e.html

Famine Immigrants – 1847
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/boston.html

Canadian Orange Historical Site
http://roughian.tripod.com/index.html

The Irish in Ontario By Donald Harman Akenson
(Limited Preview)
http://books.google.ca/books?id=lTeYpObU3qwC
Elder, Stewart, Johnston, Baskerville, Marks, Carson, Leitch, Bulloch, Thomson, Allen, Campbell, Gordon, Murray, Kelly, Chambers, Black, Cheyne, Youngson, Williamsdaughter, Anderson, Briggs, Pirie, Clark, Philp, Mannel, Lander, Rough, Lean, Bate, Brown, Oliver, Kitt, Shards, Bennet, Young, Petrie, Wylie, Herbertson, Martin, McAlister, Best, Ginn, Ross, McIntosh, McGillivray, Russell, Pettigrew, Fyfe, Barrie

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Re: Irish Immigrants to Canada
« Reply #4 on: Friday 13 February 09 20:37 GMT (UK) »
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Irish Immigrants to Canada/ Irish Famine
« Reply #5 on: Monday 13 April 09 20:05 BST (UK) »
The New Brunswick Irish Portal database..some ship's lists
http://archives.gnb.ca/Irish/databases_en.html

Ships Passenger Lists Ireland to U.S.A. & Canada
http://www.thegenealogyspot.com/ShipsLists-Online/jjcooke.shtml

Irish Famine Resources:
http://www.irishfamine.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=47&Itemid=63
For more publications re: the famine, put" Irish famine" into the result of url below to get more
http://amicus.collectionscanada.gc.ca/aaweb-bin/aamain/itemdisp?sessionKey=999999999_142&l=0&d=2&v=0&lvl=1&itm=15456436

Irish passenger lists to Canada & U.S. late 18th &19th century
http://freespace.virgin.net/alan.tupman/sites/irish.htm

May 8 -   21 1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsmay1847.html
May 24 - 30 1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsmay1847b.html
June 1 - 12  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsjune1847.html
June 14 - 30  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsjune1847b.html
July 1 - 18  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsjuly1847.html
July 19 -31  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsjuly1847b.html
August 2 -7  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsaug1847.html
Aug 9 - 22  1847  http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsaug1847b.html
Aug 23 - 31  1847 http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/shipsaug1847c.html

 
Vessels boarded at Grosse Isle in 1847  ( In the end, Grosse Isle reported 9,572 deaths for the 1847 season )
http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/GIRegister1847.htm
List Orphan children 1847 http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/orphans.htm
Widows & Orphans in Toronto - scroll down to list http://jubilation.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/papers/children1847.html

"Middel Island accounts" Not all were treated fabulously, and some thieves took possessions & money, but there were some good doctors & caregivers as well... http://www.theshipslist.com/1847/Miramichi.html
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Re: Irish Immigrants to Canada
« Reply #6 on: Sunday 30 May 10 19:14 BST (UK) »
Found this fabulous list... many of them from Ireland http://www.ralstongenealogy.com/sislist.htm

and a great site from the national archives, all kinds of searches can be done on this database
http://www.nationalarchives.ie/search/index.php?simpleSearch

National Library of Ireland for Roman Catholic parish registers/Griffith’s Valuation  www.nli.ie
Church of Ireland’s registers www.ireland.anglican.org
Northern Ireland Public Record Office -for N. Ireland includes copies of Church of Ireland & Presbyterian Church registers, 1901 census, and wills from 1858 on www.proni.gov.uk
GRO in Dublin  www.groireland.ie   GROf N.Ireland www.groni.gov.uk

Of course need to add the rootschat Ireland board resource board...We didn't cross reference to check, so many may duplicate those listed here:
http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php/board,385.0.html
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Re: Irish Immigrants to Canada
« Reply #7 on: Friday 04 June 10 16:40 BST (UK) »
There are new databases online at the Archives of New Brunswick.
In the Wake of Dark Passage: Irish Famine Migration to New Brunswick, 1845 -1852 at http://archives.gnb.ca/Irish/IWDP/en/Default.aspx
Barna and Kiss  - Urmenyhaza, Torontal, Hungary (now Jermenovci, Serbia)
Clark - Scarborough, Ontario, Canada and Beith, Ayrshire, Scotland
Crawford - Scarborough, Ontario, Canada and Dalry, Ayrshire, Scotland
Larway - Scarborough, Ontario, Canada and Somersetshire, England.
Kaufmann and Zengler - Zichydorf, Torontal, Hungary (now Plandiste, Serbia)
Canadian First World War Brides http://ww1warbrides.blogspot.com/

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Peter Robinson settlers 1823 1825
« Reply #8 on: Sunday 14 November 10 22:25 GMT (UK) »
Why the Irish came:
http://www.peterboroughmuseumandarchives.ca/robinson.htm
July 1, 1823, Peter Robinson settlers consisting of 568 paupers from Ireland (mostly Cork) on the ships HEBE and STAKESBY, to Quebec . Each ship carried an experienced medical officer. Following an eight-week sea voyage, they journeyed further, to settle in the Ottawa Valley area. Bathurst District
His report on the 1823 immigration project: http://webhome.idirect.com/~obrienr/probin.html
In 1825, Robinson again sent 2024 passengers on nine ships - Fortitude, Resolution, Albion, Brunswick, Star, Amity, Regulus, Elizabeth, and John Barry. The ships left Cobh, Cork Harbour Ireland in May and June, 1825. They also settled in Ontario, into Townships in Peterborough.
Report on second wave of immigration http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/passengerlists/prreport1827.htm
1825 settlers can be searched by township here, including unknown places of settlement...
http://www.karagen.org/robinson_data_table_01.html

More ship's lists for the Robinson Settlers
http://www.trentvalleyarchives.com/irish.htm
by the ship in which they came:
http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/passengerlists/peterrobinsonindex.htm
surgeons' logs with details of the sick and dying for the ships in 1825.
http://www.olivetreegenealogy.com/ships/canada/PeterRobinson.shtml

all 2,595 all listed here alphabetically  http://www.rootschat.com/links/0aeg/
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