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Assisted Arrivals 1887

From Sessional Papers of Government of Canada 51 Victoria 1888 (4)

Table showing the number of Immigrants arrived at Quebec, assisted to emigrate by various Societies, during the year 1887.

By whom sent Adults Children Infants Total souls Destinations
M F M F M F
Dr. T.J. Barnado,[sic] London 260 15 104 27 4 - 410 Principally Peterboro' and Toronto
Boys' Home, Southwark, London 79 - 46 - - - 123 Toronto
Canadian Catholic Emigration Committee, London 41 - 31 - 1 - 73 Ottawa
Church Emigration Society, London 94 15 8 9 7 7 140 General
East London Family Emigration Fund, London 8 6 5 6 8 5 38 General
Miss MacPherson, London 70 33 59 42 4 4 212 Stratford
Miss Rye, London 1 51 2 66 - 6 126 Niagara
Rev. Dr. Stephenson, London 17 12 25 16 4 1 75 London
Shaftesbury Homes, London 40 - - - - - 40 Hamilton
Waifs and Strays Association, London - - 20 20 - - 40 Sherbrooke
Mrs. Birt, Liverpool 28 14 53 34 2 2 133 Knowlton
Catholic Children' Protective Society, Liverpool 24 10 108 68 9 6 225 Kingston
J.T. Middlemore, Birmingham 21 6 70 38 2 3 140 London
Bristol Emigration Society, Bristol 27 2 - - - - 29 Principally St. John, N.B.
Mark Whitwill, Bristol 4 2 6 - - - 12 Principally St. John, N.B.
Miss Alexander, Sutton, Surry - 18 - - - - 18 Toronto
Barnes Home, Stockport 11 - - - - - 11 Qu'Appelle
Brenchley Emigration Fund, Brenchley 9 1 - - - 2 12 Toronto
Croyden union, Croyden 4 2 6 4 - - 16 General
Miss Wemyss, Painswick 2 - 4 3 2 1 12 Marchmount Home, Belleville
Miss Bilbrough-Wallace, Manchester, Bristol, &c. 10 8 27 28 1 1 75 Marchmount Home, Belleville
Wm. Quarrier, per Mr. Wallace, Glasgow 22 9 110 73 10 8 232 Marchmount Home, Belleville
House of Refuge, Glasgow 21 - - - - - 21 Principally Toronto
Tralee Union, Tralee 24 32 9 7 - 1 73 Principally Toronto
Killarney Emigration Committee, Killarney 4 2 1 2 1 - 10 Sherbrooke
  821 238 694 443 55 47 2,298  

Statement D.-Showing the number of children received at this Agency, whom in charge of, and destination, for the Year ending 31st December, 1887.

Date Name of Person in charge. Number of Children. Destination. By whom sent.
1887        
April 2 Mr. Owen 196 Peterboro' and Toronto Dr. Barnardo
April 13 Mr. Brace 127 Toronto Mr. Fegan
April 13 Mr. Mery 71 Stratford Miss McPherson
April 13 Miss Hopkins 59 Niagara Home Miss Rye
April 14 Mr. Wallace 117 Belleville Miss Bilbrough
April 18 Mr. Hayes 25 Belleville Miss Bilbrough
May 3 Mr. Downey 50 Hamilton Dr. Stephens [note: this is an error and should be Stephenson]
May 7 Mr. Ward 40 Hamilton Dr. Stephens
May 19 Mr. Sibberd 18 Toronto Mr. Alexander [note:this may be an error and might be Miss Alexander]
May 26 Mrs. Lacey 124 Kingston Mrs. Lacey
May 26 Mr. Wallace 116 Belleville Miss Bilbrough
May 26 Mr. Ray 18 Toronto  
June 1 Mr. Mery 95 Stratford Miss McPherson
June 3 Mr. Wallace 40 Belleville Miss Bilbrough
June 6 Mr. Wallace 16 Belleville Miss Bilbrough
June 21 Mrs. Hawkins 106 London, Ont Miss Evans[this was to the Middlemore home]
July 24 Revd. Seddon 70 Ottawa and Toronto  
July 26 Mr. Greenhalgh 36 London, Ont Mr. Middlemore
Aug 4 Mrs. Foster 12 Belleville  
Aug 15 Miss Soffa 49 Niagara Home Miss Rye
Aug 18 Mr. Price 22 London, Ont Mr. Middlemore
Aug 28 Mr. Mery 46 Stratford Miss McPherson
Sept 6 Miss Lacey 99 Kingston Mrs. Lacey
Sept 11 Mr. Owen 45 Peterboro' Dr. Barnardo
Oct 16 Miss Soffa 17 Niagara Home Miss Rye
    1,614    

Jno. J. Daley,
Dominion Government Immigration Agent.
Montreal Agency,
31st December, 1887


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