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POOR LAW UNION IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA

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Poor Law Union Emigrants 1836

Folios 9-11

Printed form sent from the parish of Linstead Parva Halesworth to the Poor Law Commission stating that Robert Rackham aged 22 a single labourer had emigrated to Quebec Canada (Paper Number: 81/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 1 Dec 1836 - 31 Dec 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11731/4)

Folio 366

Completed form from the parish of Dunwich listing the persons who have emigrated to Quebec from the parish.
  • John Laws 37
  • Sarah Laws 38
  • John Laws Junior 2
  • Emma Laws 18
  • Betsy Laws 1.
  • Robert Briggs 35
  • Ann Briggs 30
  • John Briggs 6
  • William Briggs 3
  • Happy Briggs 5
  • Henry Briggs 1.
  • John Laws aged 41
  • Hannah Laws 38
  • Elizabeth Laws 17
  • William Laws 15
  • Betsy Laws 13
  • Mary Laws 12
  • James Laws 9
  • Samuel Laws 5
  • Lydia Laws 2
  • Jeremiah Laws 1.
( Paper Number: 6070/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 1 Dec 1836 - 31 Dec 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11730/163)

From Suffolk

Letter from Wrentham Rectory to the Poor Law Commission acknowledging the receipt of their letter and enclosing the Emigration Description List which lists emigrants who all went to Canada in 1836:
  • Robert Gooding 48 Farm Labourer, to Quebec, Canada.
  • Elizabeth Gooding 50 wife, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Robert Gooding 21 son, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Rebecca Gooding 20 daughter, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Bastard child of Rebecca 2 months, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Sarah Gooding 18 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Frances Gooding 16 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Mary Gooding 15 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Hannah Gooding 14 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • James Gooding 12 son of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Emily Gooding 9 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Susan Gooding 7 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Stephen Gooding 3 son of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Charles Gowan 22, to Canada;
  • Elizabeth Gowan 22 wife received 7s 1d for confinement, to Canada;
  • Emma Gooding 2 daughter, to Canada;
  • Edmund Barrett 39, to Canada;
  • Jemima Barrett 31 wife, to Canada;
  • Maria Barrett 15 daughter, to Canada;
  • Ruth Barrett 12 daughter, to Canada;
  • Henry Barrett 8 son, to Canada;
  • Charles Barrett 6 son, to Canada;
  • Edwin Barrett 2 son, to Canada;
  • Robert Farrer 20 single, saddler and farrier, to Canada;
  • Leonard Fox 20 single, shoemaker, to Canada;
  • Samuel Fox 21 single, shoemaker, to Canada;
  • Robert Fisk 52 Farm Labourer, to Canada;
  • Mary Fisk 40 wife, to Canada;
  • John Fisk 17 son, to Canada;
  • Louisa Fisk 15 daughter, to Canada;
  • Samuel Fisk 13 son, to Canada
. "...the annexed Emigrants were sent to America at the expence of the Tax Payers to relieve the Parish from the burthen of surplus labourers and for the purchase of facilitating the workers of the Order for suspending outdoor allowances to the able-bodied. The Characters of the Emigrants were not such to make their residence in the parish desirable...". 2 November 1836. Source: Folios 201-203. Paper Number: 4977/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk.

Folio 371

Completed form from the parish of Westleton listing the people who have emigrated to Quebec from the parish:
  • William Watling 33
  • Mary Watling 35
  • William Watling Junior 8
  • Elizabeth Watling 12
  • Hannah Watling 11
  • Sarah Watling 9
  • Lydia Watling 4
  • Mary Watling 3
  • James Pritty 47 See the 1861 census for Glanford Twp, Wentworth Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com
  • Elizabeth Pritty 40
  • John Pritty 18
  • James Pritty 15
  • William Pritty 10
  • Henry Pritty 3 See the 1861 census for Glanford Twp, Wentworth Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com
  • Emily Pritty 12
  • Harriet Pritty 8
  • Susan Pritty 6.
  • William Low 50
  • Mary Low 40
  • John Low 20
  • Henry Low 15
  • Lionel Low 11
  • James Elmy 31 See the 1861 census for Tyendinaga Twp, Hastings Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com Be sure to note the family living beside him - Robert Elmy who sailed on the Albion in 1836.
  • Mary Elmy 30
  • James Elmy 1
  • Mary Elmy 6
  • Martha Elmy 4.
  • William Mayer 20.
  • James Mayer 18.
  • William ? 20.
(Paper Number: 6071/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 1 Dec 1836 - 31 Dec 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11730/168)

Folios 201-203.

Letter from Wrentham Rectory to the Poor Law Commission enclosing the Emigration Description List of emigrants who went to Canada in 1836:
  • Robert Gooding 48 Farm Labourer, to Quebec, Canada. See the 1851 census for Woolich Twp, Waterloo Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com They are recorded as GOODIN
  • Elizabeth Gooding 50 wife, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Robert Gooding 21 son, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Rebecca Gooding 20 daughter, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Bastard child of Rebecca 2 months, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Sarah Gooding 18 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Frances Gooding 16 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Mary Gooding 15 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Hannah Gooding 14 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • James Gooding 12 son of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Emily Gooding 9 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Susan Gooding 7 daughter of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Stephen Gooding 3 son of Robert and Elizabeth, to Quebec, Canada;
  • Charles Gowan 22, to Canada See the 1851 census for Woolich Twp, Waterloo Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com
  • Elizabeth Gowan 22 wife received 7s 1d for confinement, to Canada;
  • Emma Gooding 2 daughter, to Canada;
  • Edmund Barrett 39, to Canada See the 1861 census for Mornington Twp, Perth Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com
  • Jemima Barrett 31 wife, to Canada;
  • Maria Barrett 15 daughter, to Canada;
  • Ruth Barrett 12 daughter, to Canada;
  • Henry Barrett 8 son, to Canada;
  • Charles Barrett 6 son, to Canada;
  • Edwin Barrett 2 son, to Canada;
  • Robert Farrer 20 single, saddler and farrier, to Canada;
  • Leonard Fox 20 single, shoemaker, to Canada;
  • Samuel Fox 21 single, shoemaker, to Canada;
  • Robert Fisk 52 Farm Labourer, to Canada See the 1861 census for Nassageway Twp, Halton Co. Canada West (Ontario) on Ancestry.com
  • Mary Fisk 40 wife, to Canada;
  • John Fisk 17 son, to Canada;
  • Louisa Fisk 15 daughter, to Canada;
  • Samuel Fisk 13 son, to Canada.
(Paper Number: 4977/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 2 Nov 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11730/67)

Folios 245-248

. Letter from Little Fransham Parish Council, to the Poor Law Commission, enclosing a certificate referring to the emigration of paupers from the parish. Tthe ship to take them sails at the end of the month. A list and description of those persons seeking to emigrate from Little Fransham in the Mitford and Launditch Union to Quebec Canada are:
  • John Beckham.
  • Alice Beckham, wife.
  • John Beckham.
  • Mary Anne Beckham.
  • Phoebe Beckham.
  • James Beckham.
  • William Beckham.
  • John Ward.
  • Sarah Ward, Wife.
  • Israel Ward.
  • Jonathan Ward.
  • Joseph Ward.
(Paper Number: 397/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 302. Counties: Norfolk. Date 15 Apr 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/8474/120)

Folios 178-186

. Letter from Mattishall, East Dereham, to the Poor Law Commission, enclosing emigration papers. A list and description of those persons seeking to emigrate from the parish of Mattishall to Quebec Canada:
  • William Gathercole, Labourer.
  • Elizabeth Gathercole.
  • Michael Gathercole.
  • Marianne Gathercole.
  • William Gathercole.
  • Robert Gathercole.
  • Hannah Gathercole.
  • Caroline Gathercole.
  • Robert Day, Labourer.
  • Sophie Day.
  • Samuel Day.
  • Samuel Parnel, Labourer.
  • Samuel Birket, Labourer.
  • Robert Meachen, Labourer.
  • Mary Meachen.
  • Samuel Meachen.
  • Marianne Meachen.
(Poor Law Union Number 302. Counties: Norfolk.Date 28 Mar 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/8474/93)

Folios 115-118

Letter from Great Dunham, Swaffham, to the Poor Law Commission, discussing a meeting where churchwardens, overseers and parishioners resolved to borrow the sum of 300 towards paying expenses for emigration. A list and description of the parties desirous of emigrating with the amount of relief accrued from the parish of Great Dunham, during the past. All Agricultural Labourers:
  • William Bridges, wife and one child.
  • Henry Horney, wife and two children.
  • Richard Haylett, wife and four children.
  • Robert Maddis and wife.
  • Benjamin Maddis, wife and one child.
  • William Maddis, wife and two children.
  • William Ram, wife and one child.
  • William Trappett, wife and four children.
  • Job Muffett, wife and two children.
  • William Rush, wife and two children.
Single men
  • John Carter,
  • William Chamberlain,
  • Thomas Atmore,
  • James Cory,
  • James Kiddle,
  • Henry Pollington,
  • Robert Hardy,
  • James Hardy
  • Robert Noah.
It is proposed that the emigrants shall sail from Yarmouth to Quebec and then proceed to upper Canada in the first week in April. (Paper Number: 2396/1836. Poor Law Union Number 302. Counties: Norfolk. Date 25 Feb 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/8474/59)

Folios 407-408

16 June 1836. Letter from South Cove, Blything Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission. A list and description of those persons seeking to emigrate from South Cove in the Blything Poor Law Union to Quebec, Canada.
  • James Tink, Labourer; 33
  • Sarah Tink his wife; 32
  • Robert Tink, infant
  • Elizabeth Tink, child 9
  • Mary Ann Tink, child 7
  • Susannah Tink child 5
  • Eliza Tink, child 3
  • Joseph Flatman, Labourer, 37
  • Sarah Flatman, his wife; 38
  • John Flatman, child 11
  • Samuel Flatman, child 8
  • Isaac Flatman child 4
  • Rachel Flatman, child 15
( Paper number: 1896/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 1 January 1836 - 31 December 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11729/153)

Folio 435

A list and description of those persons seeking to emigrate from Brampton in the Blything Poor Law Union to Quebec Canada.
  • William Benns, Blacksmith.
  • Philip Benns.
  • George Benns.
  • Henry Benns.
  • Charles Housego, Labourer.
  • Henry Housego.
  • James Brown, Servant.
  • James Westrup, Labourer.
  • Thomas Suggate, Labourer.
  • Joseph Quadling, Labourer.
  • Edward Quadling, Labourer.
  • Charles Quadling.
  • Robert Shepard, Thatcher.
  • Susan Benns.
  • Sarah Benns.
  • Anne Benns.
  • Mary Benns.
  • Harriet Benns.
  • Frances Housego.
  • Eleanor Housego.
  • Barbary Quadling.
  • Mary Shepard.
(Paper number: 265/A/1836. Poor Law Union Number 432. Counties: Suffolk. Date 1 January 1836 - 31 December 1836 Catalogue reference MH 12/11729/169)



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