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Return of Emigrants Landed at the Port of Kingston Ontario, Canada 1861-1882

The following database is a Return of Emigrants Landed at the Port of Kingston 1861-1882, their destination, etc. The ledger pages these names were taken from consists of two pages facing each other containing information provided for each individual recorded. NOTE: I have only extracted partial information from the left side of the facing ledger pages. There is still much detail on each individual to be found on the facing (right) side pages and in comments inserted on both sides.

The column headings for each individual are Date of Landing; Name of Emigrant or Head of Family; From what Country; Via what Seaport Town; Destination; Condition, general appearnace, health; No. of male adults; No. of Female adults; No. under 6 years; No. over 6 years and under 12; in what Township Employed as Servants; In what Township settled, or bought land; Amount of passage tickets issued; Amount of provisions; Amount of Medical aid; amount of Capital brought by them; General Remarks.

The General Remarks are interesting, although small and difficult to read. Most are quite lengthy, some simply state that a ticket was given for a loaf of bread. Some have notations such as "came up by train but missed the Bay Boat, I gave him ticket for one night's lodgings..." Peter McLaren from Scotland to Quebec has the following notation "being destitute and deserving of joining friends at Thorold I gave him a pass to [Lacroix?]" Sometimes provisions are noted "Gave him a half dozen loaves of bread". John Mill from Ireland had this note "His wife was confined on [unreadable] coming out and is now very poorly.. They are out of money...." Mr. Leibke [?] of Germany is noted as "going to join his son in Sombra". Poor Niclaus Segar of Germany is noted (as are others) as "sent to Ottawa in mistake . See Mr. Will's letter. Gave him a passage ticket to Toronto, in order they might join friends in Guelph - for 4 adults" One of the saddest notations is for James Reich and family on 23 Jan. 1863 "the daughter Jane died near Prescott of diptheria, the family passed up to Guelph, the St. Andrews Society took charge of the body of girl and promised to see her decently interrred"

[Source: FHL Film 1405913. Arrival/Destination records (series M) 1862-1881 Vols. 1-7]

Return of Emigrants Landed at the Port of Kingston, their destination, etc. [Source: FHL Film 1405913. Arrival/Destination records (series M) 1862-1881 Vols. 1-7] pages 45-49
Date of Landing Name of Emigrant or Head of Family From what Country Via What seaport Town No. of adult males No. of adult females No. Under 4 yrs No. 6 to 12 yrs
Year Mo./Day Surname First Name            
            2 5 1 4
1864 Jan. 6 Leslie Allan England Montreal 1      
1864 Jan. 6 McCutchion Richard Ireland New York 1      
1864 Jan. 7 130 Norwegians for Western States by Kingston
1864 Jan. 9 O'[?[aughenny/& wife [?] & 2 others   Ireland Quebec 2 3    
1864 Jan. 14 Fleck/family J. [?] Germany Quebec 2 1 1 1
1864 Jan. 15 Hipkin J. A. England Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 17 Names Unknown   England Quebec 3 3    
1864 Jan. 18 Bell Maxwell Ireland N. [?] 1      
1864 Jan. 18 Johnston/family Mr. Scotland Quebec 1 1 2  
1864 Jan. 18 Fahey   Ireland Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 21 Beatty Wm. Ireland Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 21 Atcheson Hamilton Ireland Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 21 McCauley B. J. Scotland Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 21 Watson Peter Scotland Quebec 1      
1864 Jan. 21 Hamilton/family Charles Scotland Quebec 1 1 2  
1864 Jan. 21 Names Unknown   Germany or Montreal 1 7 1  
1864 Jan. 23 Johnson/& others R. Ireland   2      
1864 Jan. 23 about 280 adults [?] passed up on Str. [?]
1864 Jan. 24 about 300 adults [?] passed up on Str. Grecian
1864 Jan. 25 about 340 adults [?] passed up on Str. [?]
1864 Jan. 24 Hughes/& mother Wm. England/[?] Quebec 1 1    
            30 16 5 7
1864 Jan. 25 260 Norwegians via [?] going to Western States
1864 Jan. 25 Lynch/& family Mr. England Quebec 1 2    
1864 Jan. 25 Ryan/& another Mary Ireland Quebec   2    

Last Updated on 15 May 2008
Transcribed by Kathy Baker, Proofreader Laura Freeman

Ships Passenger Lists - Return of Emigrants Landed at the Port of Kingston Ontario, Canada 1861-1882

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