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The McCabe list : early Irish in the Ottawa Valley

Author: John McCabe; Bruce S Elliott; De Alton Owens; Ontario Genealogical Society.
Publisher: Toronto : Ontario Genealogical Society, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Petition compiled by Lt.-Col. John By in response to a "questionnaire circulated by a British parlimentary committee to the Irish who had emigrated under the Hon. Peter Robinson" about their opinions on immigration to Ontario and the possibility of government-supported emigration from Ireland to Ontario. This petition comes from "the Irishmen working on the first sections of the Rideau Canal near the new village of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Genealogy
History
Registers (Lists)
Registers
Registres
Généalogies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McCabe; Bruce S Elliott; De Alton Owens; Ontario Genealogical Society.
OCLC Number: 25549233
Notes: "The list was discovered by John McCabe"--Page 1.
Description: 64 pages : map ; 23 cm
Contents: This petition "provides the signature or mark, county, parish, and townland of origin, number of male and female children, and names and addresses of relatives in the homeland for some 700 mostly Irish families who were in the vicinity of Bytown [Ottawa] on 5 February 1829." --
p. 1.
Responsibility: Bruce S. Elliott ; index by De Alton Owens.

Abstract:

Petition compiled by Lt.-Col. John By in response to a "questionnaire circulated by a British parlimentary committee to the Irish who had emigrated under the Hon. Peter Robinson" about their opinions on immigration to Ontario and the possibility of government-supported emigration from Ireland to Ontario. This petition comes from "the Irishmen working on the first sections of the Rideau Canal near the new village of Bytown [Ottawa]."--Page 2.

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