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
Ship Hibernia 1838
Folios 216-220Letter from Northiam parish of the Rye Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission referring to emigration from the parish of Northiam.
Body gives details of three batches of emigrants and details of the expenditure involved and the monies borrowed.
The second batch of 30 people sailed on the ship Hibernia (Messrs Carter and Bonus) to Canada. Clothing allowance for 31 people was spent but one deserted prior to embarkation.
List 2 To Canada
(Paper Number: 7511/C/1838. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex.
Date 28 July 1838
Catalogue reference MH 12/13077/133)
- Samuel Catt 42,
- Jeremiah Catt 17,
- Edward Catt 13,
- Henry Catt 4,
- John Carter 46,
- Henry Carter 9,
- Ackhurst Daws 26,
- William Collins 13,
- George Collins 8,
- John Carter 24,
- John Taylor 19,
- William Taylor 23,
- George Poile 18,
- Thomas Rootes 24,
- Walter Rootes 22,
- Alfred Rootes 18,
- Charles Rootes 19,
- Henry Lawrence 21,
- James Newble 22,
- David Pankhurst 18,
- Jane Catt 40,
- Charlotte Catt 15,
- Eleanor Catt 11,
- Philadelphia Catt 8,
- Sarah Catt 2,
- Elizabeth Carter 48,
- Sarah Carter 19,
- Caroline Carter 8,
- Elizabeth Daws 34,
- Harriett Collins 10.
Names and ages of emigrants on the Hibernia for Canada are also registered at the Poor Law office in an agreement with Messrs Carter & Bonus, London. The name of David Pankhurst was substituted for Samuel Skinner, the latter having been arrested as a deserter from the army a few days before embarkation, after he had received clothing to the value of £1.
(Paper Number: 5669/C/1838. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex.
Date 23 May 1838
Catalogue reference MH 12/13077/104)
Folio 135 Letter from Peasmarsh in the Rye Poor Law Union, to the Poor Law Commission.
There is one person, George Stone, aged 22, Labourer who wishes to leave for Canada with the Northiam and Beckley paupers on the Hibernia, sailing from Gravesend on 8 May.
(Paper Number: 4901/C/1838. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex.
Date 2 Apr 1838
Catalogue reference MH 12/13077/83)
Folios 150-152 Letter from R Carter, 11 Leadenhall Street, to H W Parker of the Poor Law Commission, relating to the Bishops Stortford Poor Law Union, Much Hadham. Carter encloses a certificate from A C Buchanan, Chief Agent in Quebec, confirming that Captain Fowler of the ship Hibernia had safely delivered persons who emigrated from the parish of Beckley in Sussex and the House of Industry on the Isle of Wight to Canada.
(Paper Number: 8422/A/1838. Poor Law Union Number 167. Counties: Hertfordshire and Essex.
Date 10 Sept 1838
Catalogue reference MH 12/4537/81)