Ireland, Parliamentary Papers on Emigration to Canada - FamilySearch Historical Records
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Ireland, Parliamentary Papers on Emigration to Canada, 1826
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- 2 What Can These Records Tell Me?
- 3 Collection Content
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- 6 Citing This Collection
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]
The information in this collection was originally published in Parliamentary Papers, Session 1847-48, Vol. XLVII, p.705. This report addresses the condition of Irish paupers from County Cork, who were given land in the townships of Ashpodel, Douro, Dummer, Emily, Ennismore, Ops, Otonabee and Smith between 1825 and 1828. The plan was locally administered by Peter Robinson, Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Ontario.
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Research Helps[edit | edit source]
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Related Family History Library Holdings[edit | edit source]
- Bill LaBranche The Peter Robinson settlement of 1825 : the story of the Irish immigration to the city and county of Peterborough, Ontario
- Carol Bennett Peter Robinson's settlers
Related Digital Books[edit | edit source]
- Return ... to the Governor General, 7th March last : list of the Patents granted in Lower Canada for lots and land exceeding five hundred acres, from 1795 to 1848, 1849 (for Quebec)
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