Over 5,500 Emigrants which amounted about 1,000 families
emigrated to Canada (British North America) in the Spring.
of November. 1817 from Carlow and Wexford.
You can see a list of names on the
website (link below). Unfortunately the names / families are
not listed by County.
A more detailed article on this list
and the people in it was written by Dr. Bruce Elliott and
was published in: Donald H. Akenson, ed., "Canadian Papers
in Rural History", V. VIII (1992), pp. 277/305, including
detailed footnotes and information on some specific
IGSI - Information Sources, Passenger lists
1817 - Australian Monument to the Famine Girls
Orphaned by Irish Famine from Carlow & Laois
Bergen Ann, Old Derrick, Laois
Elizabeth, Old Derrick, Laois
Ann, Tullow, Carlow
Bridget, Tulloch, Carlow
Rebecca, Tulloch, Carlow
Bridget, Ballnikill, Laois
Catherine, Towlerton, Laois
Ann, Castletown, Laois
Catherine, Annicart, Laois
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