Monday, April 20, 2009

Erin's Sons

New genealogy book at the Glenview Public Library:

Erin's sons : Irish arrivals in Atlantic Canada, 1761-1853. Volume II by Terrence M. Punch, FRSAI.
929.3415 PUN v. 2
(There is another copy in the Reference Genealogy collection)

Geographic area covered includes provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New brunswick, and Nova Scotia. 7,000 Irish arrivals in Atlantic Canada before 1853 are listed. Information derived from diverse sources such as church and cemetery records, lists of convicts, indenture documents, and passenger lists, is included in each listing.

There are indexes of surnames and ship names.

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