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Assisting Emigration to Upper Canada : the Petworth Project, 1832-1837


Description
Authors:
Wendy Cameron, Author
Mary McDongall Maude
, Author
Media Type:
Text
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Books
Description:
This book "examines the way new attitudes and policies towards the English poor in the 1830s affected the British government's approach to emigration and to new immigrants in British colonies." The authors, "focus on one group of English immigrants sent to Upper Canada from Sussex and other southern counties with the aid of parishes and landlords. Following the work of the Petworth Emigration Committee over 6 years, they trace the emigrants sent by the Committee from their place of origin to their first settlement in Upper Canada." (from back cover)
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 297-343) and index.
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press
Place of Publication:
Montreal QB
Collation:
354 pages.
Subject(s):
ID Number:
OX 204.03
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Date:
2000
Terms of Use:
For reference use only - non-circulating.
Reproduction Notes:
Copy to view:
Oxford County Branch Library Collection
82 Light Street, Woodstock ON
email: oxford@ogs.on.ca
http://www.ogs.on.ca/oxford/index.html
Contact
Oxford County Branch Library Collection
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Oxford County Branch

82 Light St. Woodstock, ON

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Assisting Emigration to Upper Canada : the Petworth Project, 1832-1837


This book "examines the way new attitudes and policies towards the English poor in the 1830s affected the British government's approach to emigration and to new immigrants in British colonies." The authors, "focus on one group of English immigrants sent to Upper Canada from Sussex and other southern counties with the aid of parishes and landlords. Following the work of the Petworth Emigration Committee over 6 years, they trace the emigrants sent by the Committee from their place of origin to their first settlement in Upper Canada." (from back cover)