Death Finds a Way: A Janie Riley Mystery
by Lorine McGinnis Schulze
Janie Riley is an avid genealogist with a habit of stumbling on to dead bodies. She and her husband head to Salt Lake City Utah to research Janie's elusive 4th great-grandmother. But her search into the past leads her to a dark secret. Can she solve the mysteries of the past and the present before disaster strikes? Available now on Amazon.com and Amazon.ca
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POOR LAW UNION IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA
Folio 528Draft letter from William Golden Lumley, Assistant Secretary to the Poor Law Commission to Henry Edwards Paine, Clerk to the Guardians of the Rye Poor Law Union. He informs him that they have received, through Messrs Carter and Bonus, a certificate from the Chief Emigration Agent in Quebec, stating that the agreement they entered into, to convey five poor people from Icklesham to Canada in the ship Burrell, has been fulfilled.
Annotated: Lumley 7 September 1843
Paper Number: 12396/B/1843.
Poor Law Union Number 484.
Counties: Sussex and Kent.
Covering dates 1843 Sept 11
Olive Tree Genealogy Note: The barque Burrell arrived in Canada around August 9, 1843 with 120 passengers sent out by the Poor Law Union. Ref:Immigrants to Canada
Folio 263Draft letter from Poor Law Commission, to Carter and Bonus, Leadenhall Street, referring to their letter of 15 June enclosing a certificate from Mr Buchanan. They point out that the emigration from the parish of Great Linford referred to in that certificate comprised of 12 adults and 12 children but the numbers registered to sail on the Burrell in the Commission's office are 12 adults and two children. They ask for an explanation for this. Paper Number: 9837/B/1844.
Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire.
Date 26 June 1844
Catalogue reference MH 12/489/178
Folio 251 Letter from Carter and Bonus, Leadenhall Street, to the Poor Law Commission, acknowledging his letter of 26 June, 9837/B/1844, which stated that the number of emigrants on the Burrell from the parish of Great Linford in the Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union to Canada were 12 adults and 2 children. However Mr Buchanan's certificate had 12 adults and 12 children. They state the difference is due to a mistake in registering the contract and it should be 12 adults and 12 children.
Paper Number: 9563/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire.
Date 27 June 1844
Catalogue reference MH 12/489/169links to the Catalogue
Folio 264Letter from Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission. In reply to their letter of 2 July, 9563/A/1844, he states that the guardians know of no objections to the issue of the certificate enabling Messrs Carter and Bonus to receive the sum due for conveying 25 poor persons to Canada on the ship Burrell from the parish of Great Linford.
Paper Number: 9856/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire.
Date 3 July 1844
Catalogue reference MH 12/489/179
Olive Tree Genealogy Note: I believe the following people probably sailed on The Burrell. Note the total number (24) which agrees with Folio 251 and 263.
A list of persons emigrating from the parish of Great Linford. The following families wish to go to Montreal Canada.
(Paper Number: 2223/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire.
Date 26 Feb 1844
Catalogue reference MH 12/489/113)
- Matthew Goss, husband.
- Mary Goss, wife.
- Henry Goss.
- Edwin Goss.
- William Hobbs.
- Thomas Riley.
- William Riley, husband.
- Elizabeth Riley, wife.
- Joseph Riley.
- Ben Riley.
- Martha Riley.
- George Riley.
- Mary Ann Riley.
- Emma Riley.
- Hester Riley.
- Samuel Fennell, husband.
- Sarah Fennell.
- Henry Fennell.
- Thomas Fennell.
- Leah Fennell.
- Isaac Fennell.
- David Fennell.
- John Fennell.
- Folio 360 letter re conveying emigrants from Icklesham parish in the Rye Union to Montreal on the ship Burrell . 12 June 1843 MH 12/13080/229
- Folio 176. 25 Mar 1844 MH 12/489/119
- Folio 177. 3 Apr 1844 MH 12/489/120 re contract for the conveyance of emigrants from the parish of Great Linford in the Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union, to Montreal Canada on the ship the Burrell.
- Folio 228. 20 May 1844 MH 12/489/152