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Title Immigration Reports on Arrival, 1864-1866
Date 1864-1866
Document Type Shipping Papers; Report
Reference R194-64-6-E, Volume 2394, Folder 4
Library / Archive Libraries and Archives Canada
Collection Name Immigration Branch Correspondence Returns, 1840-1853, 1864-1866, 1876. Publications, 1855-1861
Description Arrival report for each ship including where they came from, the number of emigrants on board, births, death, where families were heading and notes on the passengers.
Series Description Records created and maintained by the Immigration Branch of the Department of Agriculture. As immigration and colonization became increasingly important to the new Dominion government, the high volume of information flowing into and required from the Minister's office overwhelmed the docket system of record-keeping.
Theme(s) Arrivals: Ports and Early Experiences
Country (from) Great Britain; Germany; Norway; France; Sweden; Denmark
Country (to) Canada
Places Ottawa, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Ports London, Liverpool, England; Londonderry, Dublin, Cobh, Ireland; Bremen, Hamburg, Germany; Glasgow, Scotland; Gothenburg, Sweden; Bergen, Christiania, Norway; Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality English; Irish; Scottish; German; Norwegian; Swedish; French; Danish; European
Ships SS St Lawrence; SS Nova Scotian; Argonaut; Mani; Keppler; Laurdal; SS Moravian; Hebe; SS Belgian; Tonaro; SS St Patrick; SS North American; SS St George; SS Thames; SS Peruvian; Superior; Helena; Norge; SS Hibernian; Sleipner; SS United Kingdom; Othello; Neckar; Balder; Atalanta; Haugesund; SS Damascus; SS St David; Nordlyset; Bergen; SS St Andrew; President Harbitz; Emerald; Galathea; Brodrene; Washington; Northcote; SS Ottawa; Main; Pallas; Fadrelandet; Tamworth; Monsoon; Roska; Inga
Keywords shipping, employment, soldier, army, steerage, child migration, birth, death, passenger, quarantine, poverty, family, assisted emigration
Language English
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