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Irish migration to Montreal 1847-1867

George Rex Crowley Keep

Irish migration to Montreal 1847-1867

by George Rex Crowley Keep

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Published by s.n.] in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Ireland -- Emigration and immigration,
  • Canada -- Emigration and immigration

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF5497M69I65 .1948
    The Physical Object
    Pagination131 leaves :
    Number of Pages131
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21732815M

    Book Description. Irish Global Migration and Memory: Transnational Perspectives of Ireland’s Famine Exodus brings together leading scholars in the field who examine the experiences and recollections of Irish emigrants who fled from their famine-stricken homeland in the mid-nineteenth century. * Return of Irish Catholic Emigrant Agent at Montreal (Quebec Canada) [BOOKS ] Canada Company Remittance Books in 3 Volumes. [BOOK 5] Index of Passengers Who Emigrated to Canada between and Ships Passenger Lists to Canada on Olive Tree Genealogy Ships with Passengers for Quebec Canada.

    Emigration To North America In The year was a unique year for emigration. Famine in Ireland leads the list of reasons for the increase in the number of emigrants in that year. However, if one reads newspapers of the day other facts soon come to light. Including a new preface by the author, Irish Migrants in the Canadas probes beyond the aggregate statistics of most studies of the migration process. Bruce Elliott traces the genealogies, movements, landholding strategies, and economic lives of families of Irish immigrants who came to Canada between and from County Tipperary, s: 2.

    The second book, which was published in September, , deals with the Irish who settled in Ontario and Quebec. A third book covering the Irish in the Prairies and British Columbia follows in For further details follow the link to The Books. The books have much useful information including maps, ships lists, and some passenger lists. Get this from a library! Death or Canada: the Irish famine migration to Toronto, [Mark McGowan].


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Irish migration to Montreal 1847-1867 by George Rex Crowley Keep Download PDF EPUB FB2

Texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top The Irish migration to Montreal, by Keep, George Rex Crowley, Publication date Topics. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

Librivox Free Audiobook. Full text of "The Irish migration to Montreal, " See other formats. “Montreal was in a sense the epicentre of the famine migration,” he says.

“It was the largest city in British North America. It was the only major city to have famine refugees in Author: Marian Scott. THE IRISH MIGRATION TO MONTREAL, -M.A Thesis submitted to McGill University, by George Rex Crowley Keep inpage Here is a file ( pages) about the Typhus epidemic of and the role of the Grey Nuns in health care.

This article is from the National University of Ireland, Galway. The present study proposes a detailed examination of the Irish migration to Montreal between andthat is to say between the Famine and Confederation. For vast numbers of Irish, Quebec and Montreal were of course merely staging-points in a weary journey whose end lay in Upper Canada or, more often, in the United States of : George Rex Crowley Keep.

Yet it was in Montreal that the tragedy struck hardest, and that the community most heroically rose to the challenge of helping the sick and dying, King says. “Montreal was in a sense the epicentre of the famine migration,” he says. “It was the largest city in British North America.

Irish Passenger Lists, Browse this collection. In fact, the country is now home to the fourth largest Irish diaspora in the world with around 15% of the population claiming some Irish descent. By Elaine Kavanagh.

The story of the Irish in Canada is a tale of two nations, each with its own complex history and competing political interests. It is estimated that almost 5, Irish died on Grosse Île and it is known to be the largest Irish burial ground exclusive of Ireland. Many Irish immigrants played a major role in Canadian society.

Perhaps one of Canada's more famous immigrants from Ireland was Canadian Parliamentarian Thomas D'Arcy McGee. In alone, 34, Irish immigrants arrived in Quebec. Irish Canadian immigration history: Grosse Isle. It was also to become the setting of the most tragic events in Canadian immigration history: the arrival of thousands of sick and dying Irish immigrants fleeing the.

s: The great Irish immigration took place, especially to New Brunswick. –s: During the Famine Migration from Ireland, tens of thousands settled farms and towns of Upper and Lower Canada.

The effect of the Irish immigration into Canada's population within such a. The Irish Emigration of and Its Canadian Consequences. BY THE REV. JOHN A. GALLAGHER, R. Alphonsus Seminary, Woodstock, Ont. The Irish Emigration of is without a. In John Francis Maguire, the founder and editor of the Cork Examiner, traveled to Quebec City and Montreal during a tour of North America which he recorded in his book The Irish in America ().

After meeting with members of the Irish communities in both cities, he wrote one of the most detailed and. Set in a road median in downtown Montreal, the rock commemorates 6, Irish interred in a mass grave. The burial site had been all but forgotten until it was uncovered during construction in The Shamrock and the Shield: An Oral History of the Irish in Montreal, Montreal: Véhicule Press, p.

ISBN ; O'Gallagher, Marianna (). The Shamrock Trail: Tracing the Irish in Quebec City, Livres Carraig Books, 35 p. ISBN ; O'Gallagher, Marianna and Rose Masson Dompierre ().

This book has passenger lists kept by 2 shipping lines in Londonderry, Northern Ireland: the J&J Cooke Line (), and the William McCorkell & Co Line ().

The listings are helpful as they give place of residence for the passengers, information which can. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Author of The Irish migration to MontrealThe Irish migration to North America in the second half of the nineteenth century.

Since the founding of Montreal inthere has been a strong Irish presence in the city. The earlier Irish immigrants gradually assimilated into Montreal society.

Irish people arrived in greater numbers as a result of the Great Irish Famine of –49, and although these encountered considerable hostility, many people of Irish descent have continued to live in Montreal.

Irish Famine Migration to Canada, has members. This is a new Facebook Group created on to research the Irish migration to. Libraries & Archives Canada (LAC): An outstanding site, crammed full of goodies for those seeking Irish ancestors and an understanding of the 19th-century Irish immigrant experience.

Here's a sample of those you might want to search, but do be sure to explore this site fully. Grosse Isle Quarantine Station More t immigrant records.

We set out to discover if there was at least one Irish novel, short story, play or, at a pinch, poem set in every country in the world Fri,Martin Doyle. Sources on Irish Immigrants to Canada and the Typhus Epidemic A unique new source of information for some Irish immigrants to Canada has gone online.

The Montreal Sisters of Charity, known as the Grey Nuns, kept a diary of sorts of the Irish immigrants they cared for in the summer ofas well as the Irish widows and orphans they.I have read and reviewed many books on the "Irish Famine",but this one is particularly interesting in that it centers on what took place in Toronto,and that,particularly at the height of the misery,in One has to keep in mind that there was really no Canada,or ConfederationI at the time,only a number of British was also only 35 years after the war of between Britian and Reviews: 5.