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POOR LAW UNION IMMIGRANTS TO CANADA
Ship Orbitto Canada 1842
Folio 419Draft letter from William Golden Lumley, Secretary to the Poor Law Commission to Henry Edwards Paine, Clerk to the Guardians of the Rye Poor Law Union. He reports that the Commission has received from Messrs Carter and Bonus a certificate signed by the Chief Emigration Agent in Quebec to the effect that they have fulfilled the agreement to convey 12 poor people from Northiam to Canada in the ship Orbit.
Paper number: 9389/A/1842. Poor Law Union Number 484. Counties: Sussex and Kent. MH 12/13079/212
TheShipsList tells us there were 5 deaths on board Orbit but no names are provided Also consult
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