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From: Brian Piggot <>
Subject: Re: [S-I] S-I Emigration to Canada - Book suggestions
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 2009 00:02:01 -0500
The web site Scotlands Family
has a great long list of some almost 100 vessels leaving various points in britian for north america complete with crew and passenger lists.
> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 11:52:35 -0500
> Subject: Re: [S-I] S-I Emigration to Canada - Book suggestions
> Jeanne posed an interesting question. I have another side. My English great
> grandfather, Charles Pooke, was a farmer in Devon, England. In 1851 he
> moved to Tilbury, Ontario. He learned that he could have much more acreage to
> farm in Ontario than he could in Devon, so most of his family came with him
> except the older children who chose to remain in Devon. My grandfather, Charles
> Jr. was only about six months old when they moved there. He eventually
> became an insurance agent and immigrated to the U.S. where he met his future
> wife, my grandmother, Emma Hildreth.
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