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Title Letters From the Dorking Emigrants Who Went to Upper Canada in the Spring of 1832
Author Barclay, Charles
Date 1833
Document Type Printed Book
Publisher Information J. & A. Arch
Reference T.1415.(13.)
Library / Archive British Library
Collection Name General Reference Collection
Description A publication intending to show the results of the labours of the Dorking Emigration Society to get poorer members of the Dorking parish to move to Canada. Takes the form of letters which include updates on the emigrants' situation, details of how their expectations have differed from the reality, and messages to those left behind in the parish. Includes a list of persons emigrating from Dorking to Canada.
Theme(s) Motives for Emigration; Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Great Britain
Country (to) Canada
Places London, Dorking, Surrey, England; Ontario, Canada
Nationality English
Keywords pull factors, push factors, settlement, skilled migration, labourers, wages, emigration, family emigration, emigration scheme, emigration society
Language English
Copyright British Library