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From: John Paul Bradford <>
Subject: Re: [LON] Ships List question
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:38:18 -0400
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We just got Workhouse records for my grandmother who was sent to Canada
courtesy of the Whitechapel Union in 1912. So some records might be
available in 1906.

God bless

John Paul

On Thu, Mar 19, 2009 at 7:50 AM, Barry1936 <> wrote:

> In the late 1800's, Poor Law Unions would assist people to emigrate.
> I am not sure if would have continued up to 1906 because the Uk
> economy had improved by then but it might be worth your looking in
> workhouse records for clues. If your ancestor came from a particular
> area you could search 1901 census to see if his fellow passengers came
> from the same place and that would point you to the relevant Union.
>
> Barry
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