The Migration to North America, Ireland Links

source doc Irish Emigration by Mary Johnston
 
source doc Gerald Keegan's Summer of Sorrow, 1847 (Published 1895)
Summer of Sorrow, is a diary of a journey which Gerald Keegan made when he emigrated from Ireland to Canade in 1847
 
source doc Robert Whyte's The Journey of an Irish Coffin Ship. 1847
The The Ocean Plague: The Diary of a Cabin Passenger by Robert Whyte is a diary about the journey from Ireland to Canada which he made in 1847. Part of the dairy is put online.
 
source doc "Scene between decks" of an emigrant ship
The Illustrated London News, July 6, 1850.
 
source doc Sites with Genealogical Source Material Irish Passenger Lists
Site contains links to passenger lists for emigrants from Ireland to the United States and Canada, arranged in date order.
 
source doc The tide of emigration to the United States and to the British Colonies.1850
From the Illustrated London News
 
source doc "The balance of trade with Great Britain seems to be still against us. 630 paupers arrived at Boston in the steamship Nestoria, April 15th, from Galway, Ireland shipped by the British Government." by W. A. Rogers
Political cartoon from Harper's Weekly.
 
source doc "The Embarkation, Waterloo Docks, Liverpool."
From The Illustrated London News, July 6, 1850.
 
source doc Winter Emigration
From the Illustrated London News

 

 

Dr. Marlou Schrover