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From: "Patrick A. Andrus" <>
Subject: Re: [TSL] [Fwd: Lookup>Ireland>Ontario>1846]
Date: Fri, 26 Feb 1999 12:27:42 -0800
Marj Kohli wrote:
> At 02:59 PM 99/02/25 -0800, Patrick A. Andrus wrote:
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> >Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 14:56:23 -0800
> >From: "Patrick A. Andrus" <>
> >Organization: Sunset Chaser Resorts, Inc.
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> >Thank you all who answered my question about Hamilton and the Emigration
> >Service Fund. This is somewhat of an extension of the subject. I
> >appreciate your help.
> >Were there ocean going ships that would have continued up the St.
> >Lawrence River, ending up in Lake Ontario (near Hamilton)? Or, would my
> >relative have disembarked elsewhere, like Quebec City or Halifax, then
> >taken another ship or different mode of transport to Hamilton?
> The Ocean vessels stopped at Quebec. From Quebec people took a boat up the
> St. Lawrence to Montreal. From Montreal they had a few options: a boat up
> the Ottawa River and then down the Rideau Canal to Prescot where they got a
> lake steamboat and went to Hamilton; a boat from Montreal, over the rapids
> and on to Prescot.
> >Would someone be able to look for Josheph Willis b. 1820 Clough Jordan,
> >Ireland on the 1846 Canadian passenger lists? He would have been about
> >26. Or, if that's too vague, how can I narrow it down?
> >Thank you all very much,
> Canadian passenger lists were not archived until 1865. There are only
> scattered lists available. Try the InGeneas site at
> as they have some of those scattered records from the National Archives of
> Marj Kohli
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You're really really GOOD. Thank you once again.
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