British Welcome and Welfare League, group of immigrants, Irish. Adapted with a PD license from the City of Toronto Archives.
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Emigration: Copy of a Letter from Mr. John Freeman, Residing at Goderich, Lake Huron, Upper Canada, Dated the 21st of June, 1832, together with a Letter and Extracts of Letters from Settlers in the Huron Tract, and Other Parts of Upper Canada, Containing Useful Information Respecting that Country. [Framlingham, England? : s.n., 1833?].
Jordan, J. A. The Grosse-Isle Tragedy and the Monument to the Irish Fever Victims, 1847 : Reprinted, with Additional Information and Illustrations, from the Daily Telegraph's Commemorative Souvenir, Issued on the Occasion of the Unveiling of the National Memorial on the 15th August, 1909, Including a Full Account of the Dedicatory Ceremonies, Sermon, Speeches, etc.
Macfarlane Lizars, Robina and Kathleen. In the Days of the Canada Company: The Story of the Settlement of the Huron Tract and a View of the Social Life of the Period, 1825-1850. Toronto: W. Briggs; Montreal : C.W. Coates, 1896.
A Statement of Facts, and Correspondence, Connected with Certain Public Improvements in the Huron Tract, Including a Railroad to Goderich: To which is Added some Information upon Matters Relating to the Canada Company. By Frederick Widder. [Toronto? : s.n.], 1853.
Houston, Cecil J. Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement : Patterns, Links, and Letters, edited by Smyth, William J. Toronto; Buffalo: University of Toronto Press; Belfast: Ulster Historical Foundation, 1990.
Irish and Scottish Encounters with Indigenous Peoples Canada, the United States, New Zealand, and Australia, edited by Wilson, David A., Graeme Morton. Montreal & Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2013.
Browse by District Number and then Sub-District Number to find census schedules by location. Huron County, for example, is district 16. Nearby counties include Lambton (district 18), Middlesex (23), and Perth (29).
Map of the Province of Upper Canada shewing the organized part thereof and the adjacent Country. Compiled by James G. Chewett Assistant Draughtsman Under the direction of Thomas Ridout Surveyor General (1824)
Use these detailed maps for a neighbourhood sketch: businesses, taverns, churches, schools, associations and other buildings that can help you understand where Torontonians worked, how they lived, what they believed, and what they did for fun.
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