Have you ever wondered?
- Why your ancestors left Ireland when
- Where in Canada they
- All about your family history and family
- Why they
- The ship they sailed
Through a series of three Irish
immigration to Canada books written by Dr Lucille H. Campey these questions are unpicked.
- The first book, Atlantic Canada's Irish Immigrants:
A Fish and Timber Story, deals with the Irish pioneers of Atlantic Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland). In this major study Lucille traces
the relocation of about ninety thousand Irish people to their new homes in Atlantic Canada.
- The second book, Ontario and Quebec's Irish
Pioneers: Farmers, Labourers and Lumberjacks, deals with an even greater number of Irish people who settled in mid Canada from the eighteenth century.
- The third
book, Canada's Irish Pioneers - Their Story, describes the influx of
Irish immigrants across Canada, starting with Newfoundland in the east and ending up in the Prairies and British Columbia. The book is packed full
of data on sea crossings and settlements
These books are essential reading for anyone wishing to learn more about the Irish exodus to Canada..They also provide a mine of information useful to family historians
In addition to her three books on Irish immigration to Canada,
Lucille has written three books on the English , see www.englishtocanada.com as well as eight books on the Scots, www.scotstocanada.com.ovinces, follow the links to explore this web-site simply follow