THE IRISH BOOK

 

 

 

ATLANTIC CANADA'S IRISH IMMIGRANTS

A FISH AND TIMBER STORY

 

 

 

The book provides new insights on how, why and when Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island came to acquire their Irish settlers. Using wide-ranging documentary and statistical sources, it identifies the areas of Ireland from which people came and traces their locations to the four provinces. It provides details of 780 sea crossings from Ireland to New Brunswick, 165 crossings to Nova Scotia and 85 crossings to Prince Edward Island and includes maps for the four provinces showing Irish settlement locations. 

 

Obtaining this book

 

All of Lucille's books have been published by Dundurn of Toronto. They are available as either printed books or e-books. In case of problems please contact the Dundurn Group at http://www.dundurn.com.