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April 24, 2017

Find an Ancestor to Canada in Poor Law Union Records

Are you looking for an ancestor coming to Canada between 1836 and 1853? You may already know that this is a challenging time period in which to find a ships passenger list, as Canada did not archive Canadian ships passenger lists until 1865.

Sample Poor Law Union Record
But there are substitutes, including Olive Tree Genealogy's names of those found in Poor Law Union Records of individuals being sent to Canada from England.

Other substitute immigration records for pre-1865 immigration to Canada include

There are many more substitute immigration records listed, with links, at Canadian Ships Passenger Lists Before 1865

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