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Emigrants from Ireland, 1847-1852

State-Aided Emigration Schemes from Crown Estates in Ireland

Eilish Ellis

Print Price: $16.00

Format: paper
Imprint: CFC
ISBN: 9780806307480
Pub Date: 1960
Reprint: 1993
Print Pages: 68 pp.
Item: 1630

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DESCRIPTION

Between 1847 and 1852, a number of Irish small-holders, assisted by the government, emigrated from the Crown estates of Ballykileline in Co. Roscommon; Irvilloughter and Boughill in Co. Galway; Kilconcouse, Offaly; Kingwilliamstown in Cork; and Castlemaine in Co. Kerry. This present work contains a history of the emigration scheme and a list of the emigrants from each estate with the following details: name, age, occupation, family relationships, date and place of departure, date and place of arrival in the U.S., and name of ship. Most of the emigrants arrived at the port of New York, while a handful disembarked in Quebec.