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
Poor Law Union Emigrants 1841
Folios 491-493 Letter from Henry Edwards Paine, Clerk to the Guardians of the Rye Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, acknowledging their order of 30 April concerning the transfer of £36 from the rates of Playden to the union for emigration purposes. This was spent and it is now requested that it be repaid from the sale of 3% bank annuities belonging to Playden. At a meeting of the guardians on the 23 August it was decided an application be made authorizing such a sale. The money was used to pay for John Gocker (Gocher) and his family who emigrated to Montreal in North America Canada. Enclosed is a printed form for the sale of the annuities.
(Paper Number: 9288/B/1841. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex and Kent.
Date 25 Aug 1841
Catalogue reference MH 12/13078/307)
Folios 317-318. Letter from Henry Edwards Paine, Clerk to the Guardians of the Rye Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, enclosing the stock receipts of the sale proceeds of parish property belonging to Icklesham and Playden which were requested by the Commission in its letter dated 6 March 1841 not included. Anticipating a resolution being passed by the board of guardians Paine also enquires whether the Commission would approve the allocation of part of the sale proceeds to helping a family named Gocher (man, wife and four children) who have arrived in Playden as a result of a removal order and admitted to the Rue workhouse. The family has relatives in Canada and wants assistance in emigrating to Montreal. The parish of Playden wishes to remove the family from the rates and it is proposed to provide help with the passage and clothing.
(Paper Number: 2692/B/1841. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex and Kent.
Date 9 Mar 1841
Catalogue reference MH 12/13078/207 )
Folios 361-365. Letter from Henry Edwards Paine, Clerk to the Guardians of the Rye Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, concerning emigration from Northiam. He encloses the papers required for issuing an Emigration Order and requests a quick response as arrangements have been made with Messrs Carter and Bonns of Leadenhall Street, London, for the conveyance of most to the emigrants to sail on or about 6 May 1841. Included are a handwritten version of Emigration Form A, Forms B and C, and a list of emigrants. Handwritten Emigration form A relating to a
Those listed are: To Canada:
( Paper Number: 4975/B/1841. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex and Kent.
Date 26 Apr 1841
Catalogue reference MH 12/13078/234 )
- Charles Skinner, 38, married, Agricultural Labourer;
- Eliza Skinner, 31;
- Jane Skinner, 9;
- Sarah Skinner, 7;
- Charlotte Skinner, 5;
- Eliza Skinner, 3;
- Mary Ann Skinner, 3 months;
- Edward Hill, 19, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- John Hill, 21, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- George Millham, 16, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- Thomas Lawrence, 25, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- George Collins, 20, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- William Skinner, 18, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- Thomas Cook, 47, single, Agricultural Labourer;
- Stephen Booth, 43, married, Agricultural labourer;
- Elizabeth Booth, 44;
- William Booth, 6;
- Elizabeth Booth, 15;
- John Booth, 4;
- Sarah Ann Booth, 14;
- Alfred Booth, 1;
- Eliza Booth, 10;
- Emily Booth, 7;
- William Cramp, 22, single, Agricultural Labourer.