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February 4, 2018

Names of Emigrants to Canada 1845-1847

From 1823 to 1849, James Allison was a government emigrant agent at Montreal, Quebec Canada. He was responsible for the provisioning and transportation of destitute immigrants from Montreal to locations mostly in Upper Canada. There were several Emigration Agents in Upper and Lower Canada, each was responsible for assisting poor immigrants in finding employment, shelter, provisions and transportation to their final destination.

The book Names of Emigrants from the 1845-1847 Records of James Allison, Emigrant Agent at Montreal is divided into two parts:

Part 1: The transcript (The transcript includes the records of James Allison and an appendix from the British parliamentary papers of persons who died at Grosse Île in 1846.)

Part 2: The indexes - an Index of emigrants personal names and an Index of place names)

Olive Tree Genealogy has published an index of emigrant names plus page numbers at Names of Emigrants from the 1845-1847 Records of James Allison, Emigrant Agent at Montreal

To view the full record for an individual, consult Ancestry.com Irish Canadian Emigration Records, 1823-1849

These records are also available on microfilmat the NAC as records of James Allison, Emigrant Agent at Montreal, 1823-1849 (reel C-15773)

Image is a sample page from Ancestry.com database

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