Canada, Shipping Agent Records: Northern Ireland to Eastern Canadian Ports, 1847 to 1867

Individuals wishing to research the Canada, Shipping Agents Records: Northern Ireland to Eastern Canadian Ports Index will find 13,319 records dating back to 1847 up through 1867. These records are courtesy of Ingeneas.com, but are preserved at the Library and Archives Canada. To learn more about the Canada, Shipping Agents Records: Northern Ireland to Eastern Canadian Ports Index, visit the Ingeneas Database and Library and Archives Canada .

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Each record in the Canada, Shipping Agents Records: Northern Ireland to Eastern Canadian Ports Index displays the full name of the individual, native country, arrival date (often just the year is included) and destination.

About Ingeneas.com and Library and Archives Canada

The Library and Archives Canada hold the original records for the Canada, Shipping Agents Records: Northern Ireland to Eastern Canadian Ports Index. Individuals who wish to look further into these records or obtain copies of specific records should contact the Library and Archives Canada using the following information.

Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4 Canada
866-578-7777

Individuals performing family history research for Canadian ancestors should definitely visit Ingeneas.com. This website is run by genealogical professionals who continue to update their extensive online database containing various Canadian records like census records, birth and death certificates, immigration records, passenger lists and marriage licenses. Individuals may search the database using the name, and every matching record, across all categories, will be listed. A transcribed copy of an record can be ordered as well.

The Library and Archives Canada is home to an extensive amount of Canadian immigration records, mostly after 1865, although quite a few immigration records exist prior to that year. These are predominantly immigration records for Irish immigrants who landed in Quebec, Quebec City and St. Johns, New Brunswick. Most of these immigrants left from Londonderry, in Northern Ireland to escape poverty and religious persecution domestically for a better life in Canada. Some immigrants landed in Canada but continued to America, although many chose to remain and settle in Canada.

Although the Library and Archives Canada has inputted a lot of their immigration records into searchable databases, most of the Irish immigration records are solely on microfilm reels. These can be reviewed in person at the Library and Archives Canada main location or a branch location. Quite a few Irish immigration records can be located through online database through passenger list indexes for immigrants to Quebec that date back to 1832. Although the online database is a starting point to finding a particular record, the search results will also list the microfilm reel where the record is stored. A copy of the record can then be ordered from the Library and Archives Canada.

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