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POOR LAW UNION IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA

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Poor Law Union Emigrants 1844

Folios 168-170

Letter from the parish of Great Linford sent to the Poor Law Commission, detailing the resolution passed at a parish meeting concerning the emigration of poor persons having settlement in the parish who are willing to leave

A list of persons emigrating from the parish of Great Linford. John Goss, 34, husband. Susannah Goss, 40, wife. Lucy Goss, 11. Jane Goss, 9. Eliza Goss, 5. Harriet Goss, 3. Henry Goss, 11 months. The above family wish to go to New York America on the 1 April.

The following families wish to go to Montreal Canada.
  • 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.
(Paper Number: 2223/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire. Date 26 Feb 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/489/113 )

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Folios 291-293

Letter from Charles Bond, Clerk to the Guardians of the Axminster Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, regarding emigration to Canada. He forwards the resolution of the Hawkchurch parish meeting regarding the emigration of Jane Jeffrey and her six children. The guardians request permission to provide 30 for the family. (Paper Number: 4068/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset. Date 4 Apr 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/2097/173 )

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Folio 182.

Draft letter from the Poor Law Commission, to the overseers of the poor of the parish of Fenny Stratford, Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union, referencing a contract received from Mr Marshall the emigration agent for the conveyance of William Poole and his wife and children of the parish of Fenny Stratford to Montreal Canada. (5001/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire. Date 20 Apr 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/489/124 )

See list of the Poole family on board The St. Anns 15 April 1845

Folios 199-200

Letter from William Powell, Clerk to the Guardians of the Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union, to Edwin Chadwick, Secretary to the Poor Law Commission, forwarding a list of emigrants from Water Eaton stating that they sailed on 'the last ship to Canada'. Enclosed is the list and description of those persons seeking to emigrate from Water Eaton to Canada. Those listed are;
  • John Sonster, Labourer
  • William Cooke, Labour.
( Paper Number: 6191/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire. Date 6 May 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/489/135(

Folios 31-32.

List and description of the persons desirous of emigrating from Stockland.
  • John Venn and Elizabeth Venn, and their children William Venn, Thomas Venn, James Venn, Mary Venn, Sarah Venn, Ann Venn and Hannah Venn. Family from Stockland, who emigrated to Canada in May 1844.
Paper Number: 6946/B/1845. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset. Covering dates 1845 May 1

Folios 300-304

Letter from Charles Bond, Clerk to the Guardians of the Axminster Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, regarding proposed emigration. He sends papers of the parish meeting held at Stockland regarding funds for the emigration to Canada of John Venn, his wife and family. The parish wish to give 15 from the poor rate, and the family will receive a further 10 from a local charity. Also enclosed is list and description of person desiring to emigrate form:
  • John Venn, 45, Cooper,
  • his wife Elizabeth Venn, 43, and seven children, William Venn, 16, Mary Venn, 15, Sarah Venn, 14, Ann Venn, 12, Harriet Venn, 10, Thomas Venn, 6 and James Venn, 4.
(Paper Number: 5034/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset. Date 19 Apr 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/2097/177)

Folio 312

Letter from Charles Bond, Clerk to the Guardians of the Axminster Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission, regarding emigration to Canada from the parish of Stockland. He states that further information is now available from the guardian for Stockland. In addition to the 10 from a local charity, the man John Venn has raised 20 from his own resources. (Paper Number: 6067/1844. See also Paper Number: 5034/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset. Date 4 May 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/2097/182)

Folio 314

Letter from the Poor law Commission to Charles Bond, Clerk to the Guardians of the Axminster Poor Law Union, regarding emigration ofJJohn Venn and family to Canada from Stockland parish. The order for raising 15 from the poor rate is enclosed (Paper Number: 6067/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 76. Counties: Devon and Dorset. Date 9 May 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/2097/184 )

Folios 211-213

Letter from William Powell, Clerk to the Guardians of the Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union to Edwin Chadwick, Secretary to the Poor Law Commission, requesting they send their order to enable the following emigrations from Bow Brickhill:
  • John Clarke, Labourer,
  • Matilda Clarke, his wife,
  • William Clarke,
  • Susan Clarke,
  • Eliza Clarke,
  • Emma Clarke
to go to Montreal Canada. (Paper Number: 6491/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire. Date 10 May 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/489/143 )

Folio 202

Letter from Henry Saunders, Clerk to the Guardians of the Kidderminster Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission. Reference is made to the case of Lucy Webb and family who have applied for the means to emigrate to Kingston, Canada. ( Paper Number: 9055/B/1844. Poor Law Union Number 530. Counties: Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire. Date 3 June 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/14018/124)

Folios 237-238

Letter from William Powell, Clerk to the Guardians of the Newport Pagnell Poor Law Union, to Edwin Chadwick, Secretary to the Poor Law Commission, enclosing the resolutions of the Olney Vestry regarding the borrowing of money for emigration purposes not included. He hopes the Commissioners will issue the necessary order. Also included is a list of people who wish to emigrate to Montreal, Canada:
  • Jesse Morgan, Labourer;
  • Sibley Morgan, his wife; and their children, Mary Ann Morgan, George Morgan, John Morgan, Caroline Morgan Nathan Morgan.
  • James Horn, Labourer;
  • Maria Horn, his wife; and their children, Sarah Horn, George Horne, Elizabeth Horn, William Horn, John Horn and Samuel Horn.
Annotated: issue order. (Paper Number: 8900/A/1844. Poor Law Union Number 23. Counties: Buckinghamshire. Date 15 June 1844 Catalogue reference MH 12/489/158 )



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