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Ships Arriving at Quebec 1851

The following list of vessels was extracted from the Immigration Report of 1851.

The steamer St. Pierre was used to take emigrants from Grosse Isle to Quebec.

Vessel Whence From Arrived between/or on Passengers By Whom Sent/
Master of Vessel
John Francis Cork May 8   From Kenmare Union and tenants of Marquis of Lansdowne
Laurel London May 8   Some sent by Poor Law Unions
Brilliant Cork May 9 147? Sent by Marquis of Lansdowne
Dahlia Plymouth May 9 8+ Parish
Perseverance Stockton May 11 4+ Ditto
India New Ross May 11 85? Sent by landlords
Governor Limerick May 11 11+ Sent by Earl Dnraven
Primrose Ditto May 12 8+ Sent by Colonel Vandeleur
Ava Southampton May 14 58+ Sent by Poor Law Unions
Collina Gloucester May 29 224? Cheltenham Union
Dominica Cork May 29 100? Sent by Marquis of Lansdowne
Mary and Ellen Dublin May 29 105+ Sent by landlords
Glenlyon New Ross May 30 330? Earl Fitzwilliam and various other landlords
Envoy Londonderry May 30 87? Strabane Union and Derry Union
Deborah Londonderry May 30 6? Mr. Charley
Thompson Sligo May 31 40? Lord North
Henry Tanner London May 20-31   Master: Capt. Thomas Lightfoot
Ailsa Liverpool "   Master: Capt Poole
Jane Black Limerick "   Master: Capt Gorman
Wanderer Westport "    
Hope Limerick "    
Die Seelust Dublin "    
Aleyone Dublin June 1 159? Carrick Union and Marquis of Bath
Countess of Arran Donegal June 5 160? Tenants of Mr. Charley and other landlords
Ann Donegal June 5   Sent by landlords
Anglesea Liverpool June 5 50 Mr. Cavanagh; County Carlow
Hotspur Cork June 5 103? Kenmare Union and Mrquis of Lansdowne
Hornet Limerick June 5 5? Landlords
Secret Bideford June 5 12? Parish
Wave Dublin June 8 311? Abbeyleix, Carrickmacross and Donoghmore Unions and various landlords
Cresswell Cork June 14 26? Sir Richard Denny
Helen London June 14 70? Dover Union
Milicete New Ross June 14 37? Landlords
British Queen Limerick June 14 14? Mr. Spaight
Transit Westport June 1-14    
Ottawa Waterford June 15 4? Mr. Power, County Waterford
Ariel Kilrush June 19 4? Kilrush Union
Northumbria New Ross June 20 81? Landlords
Safeguard Dublin June 25 92? Marquis of Bath and other landlords
Prompt Cork June 25 102? Marquis of Lansdowne
Springfield New Ross June 29 10? Mr. Talbot, County Waterford
Safeguard Dublin June 25   Various landlords including the Marquis of Bath
Maranham Limerick June 15-July 12    
Dundonald Limerick June 15-July 12    
Hannah Limerick "    
Mangerton Liverpool July 3 110? Mr. Shaw and Shillelogt Union
Anna Maria Limerick July 3 50? Mr. Henry, County Tipperary
Lord Elgin New Ross July 3 58? Landlords
British Queen Limerick July 11 5? Earl of Limerick
Sprite Limerick July 14 24? Mr. Flanagan
Wolfville Glasgow July 15 69? Sir James Matheson
Urgent Troon July 15 370? Sir James Matheson
Prince George Troon July 16 203? Sir James Matheson
Susan Glasgow July 16 10? Mr. Orme
Edward Kenny Limerick July 17 11? Landlords
Die Seelust Dublin July 18 124? Mr. Shirley,. &c. and the Marquis of Bath
Giffeon Cork July 18 100? Listowel and Kenmare Unions; Marquis of Lansdowne
Huron Tralee July 19 116? Dingle Union
Agenora Dublin July 19 173? Rathdrum Union and Mr. Shirley
Nereid Limerick July 19 6? Colonel Vandeleur
Barlow Stornaway July 23 287? Sir James Matheson
Sisters London July 25 102? Lord Corrington and Poor Law Union
Louisa Southampton July 25 86? Poor Law Union
Sesostris Glasgow July 31 18? Stranorlar Union and Sir James Matheson
Spartan Clyde July 14-31    
Justyn " "    
Sesostrs " "    
Sisters London "    
Louisa Southampton "    
Anna Maria Hamburg "   Mostly Germans going to US
Providentia " "   "
Vesper Thurso Aug 2 52 Duke of Sutherland
Tay London Aug 10 26? Parish
Jamaica Greenock Aug 13 104? Landlords
Canmore Glasgow Aug 16 16? Landlords
Albion Cork Aug 18 52? Mr. Mahony
Laura Campbell Limerick Aug 22 43? Landlords
Birman Greenock Aug 22 180? Duke of Argyle and Sir James Matheson (Isle of Lewis)
Conrad Ditto Aug 26 388? Duke of Argyle
Charles Walton Southampton Aug 27 57? Poor Law Unions
Ellen Liverpool Aug 28 100? Mr. Lothian, County Glengarry
Brooksby Stornaway Aug 28 285? Colonel Gordon
Albion Cork Aug 28 124? Dingle Union
Clio Cork Aug 29 115? Marquis of Lansdowne and Listowel Union
Montezuma Stornaway Aug 30 440? Colonel Gordon
Abbeylands Liverpool Aug 1-31    
Birman " "    
Vesper Thurso "   brig
Perthshire Stornaway Sept 10 437? sailed Aug 5 mostly tenants of Col. Gordon from Uist
St. Laurence Cork Sept 10 101? Dingle Union
Jane Black Limerick Sept 14 296? Ennistymon and Kilrush Unions
Jessy Limerick Sept 14 187? Kilrush Union
Primrose Limerick Sept 14 107? Kilrush Union
John Francis Cork Sept 25 20? Marquis of Lansdowne and Listowel Union
Dominica Cork Sept 27 127? Marquis of Lansdowne
John Bull London Sept 28 25? Landlord
Canada Galway Sept 28 339? Clifden Union
Chieftain Valventia Sept 28 213? Cahireiveen Union
Venilia Valventia Sept 30 168? Dingle and Cahireiveen Unions
Jane Watson Limerick Sept 30 127? Kilrush Union
Admiral Stornaway Oct 1 413? as above and master Capt. Crisp
Waterhen Galway Oct 1 178? Scariff Union
Try-again Cork Oct 4 29+ Scariff Union
Tottenham Cork Oct 4 45+ Scariff Union
Industry Cork Oct 4 235? Marquis of Lansdowne
Liskeard Stornaway Oct 18 104 mostly tenants of Col. Gordon from Uist
Urania Cork Oct 18 105? Kilrush Union and Marquis of Lansdowne
Jeanie Johnston Tralee " 51? Sir Richard Denny and Mr. Donovan
Admiral Stornaway Oct 1 413? Colonel Gordon
Waterhen Galway Oct 1 178? Scariff Union
Try-again Cork Oct 4 29? Scariff Union
Tottenham Cork Oct 4 45? Scariff Union
Industry Cork Oct 4 229? Marquis of Lansdowne
Urania Cork Oct 18 105 Kilrush Union
Liseeard Stornaway Oct 18 104? Colonel Gordon
Pallas Valentia Oct 25 136 Marquis of Lansdowne
St. Laurence Cork ? 105? Dingle Union
Jane Black Limerick ? 296? Kilrush and Ennistymon Unions
Jessie Limerick ? 187? Ennistymon and Kilrush Unions
Primrose Limerick ? 107 Kilrush Union
John Francis Cork ? 13? Listowel Union
Chieftain Valentia ? 213? Cahlreiveen[sic] Union
Canada Galway ? 339? Clifden Union
Venilia Valentia ? 168? Dingle and Cahireiveen[sic] Unions
Jane Watson Limerick ? 127? Kilrush Union


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