IMMIGRATION / EMIGRATION
To And From Montreal

 
There is so much great information on-line already for Canadian immigration particularily from Marj Kohli at her site Immigrants to Canada, and also from the Olive Tree, and many others who are experts in researching and documenting immigration/emigration records.
For that reason, this page is comprised soley of links to the sections of those sites which will be of most interest to those researching migration to and from Montreal and Quebec.

Immigrants to Canada  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/thevoyage.html
Emigration / Ship Lists and Resources http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/5978/Emigration.html
Annals of the Port of Quebec 1535-1900  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/quebecport1901.html
Stray Ships Covering the Period 1800 - 1864  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/strayships.html
Immigration Report of 1844 - Ships Under The Passenger Act and Those Not Under The Act
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/ships/vessels1844.html
Continental European Immigrants  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/europe.html
The Tide of Emigration to The United States And to The British Colonies. http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/emdesc.html
The Talbot Party, From Cork, Ireland to Québec City, in 1818  http://www.cam.org/~roncox/Talbot_Emigration.html
 

They Came in Ships

Emigrants and Steamers from Liverpool to Canada in 1877  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/ships/ships1877.html
Vessels Arriving at the Port of Quebec 1793  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/quebec1793.html
Vessels carrying passengers over the legal limit in 1831 http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/ships/ships1831.html
Ships They Came On  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/ships.html
Immigrant Ships  http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Parthenon/3649/ships.html
EARLY TYPES OF SAILING SHIPS   http://www.rootsweb.com/~ote/defship.htm
Passenger Act of 1828  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/papers/passengeract.html
The Allan Line http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/allan.html
KinShips(commercial site for reprints of Ship paintings) http://www.KinShipsPrints.com
SHIPWRECKS IN THE NORTH ATLANTIC  http://www.cimorelli.com/vbclient/shipwrecks.htm
bound for Montreal or Quebec City
CIMO http://www.cimorelli.com/vbclient/shipmenu.htm
The Jeanie Johnston  http://www.kahunanui.com/projectjj/text/index.html
The Jeanie Johnston (another site) http://www.jeaniejohnston.com/

From Ireland to Quebec - The Irish Famine

Famine Information From the Boston Pilot  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/boston.html
(including Additional Names of Emigrants Who Died Without Relatives at Grosse Isle, Quebec)
Newspaper Reports of 1847  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/voyages/newspapers1847.html
Views of the Famine http://vassun.vassar.edu/~sttaylor/FAMINE/
The History of Grosse Isle http://parcscanada.risq.qc.ca/grosse_ile/frame_history_e.html
Grosse Ile, Famine Island  http://www.angelfire.com/ny/views/grosse.html
The Journey of an Irish Coffin Ship 1847. by Robert Whyte  http://www.people.Virginia.EDU/~eas5e/Irish/RWhyte.html
Gerald Keegan's Summer of Sorrow, 1847 http://www.people.Virginia.EDU/~eas5e/Irish/Keegan.html
 

Passenger Lists

Quebec Ship Arrivals 1900-1909 by George Dorscher  http://pixel.cs.vt.edu/library/ships/link/quebec.txt

From Glasgow to Quebec and Montreal on The CORSICAN  Sailing May 8, 1915 http://listserv.northwest.com/~haight/Ships.htm#The Corican  1915
Passengers from John McKenzie who were on the Montreal at time of fire,1857
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/montreal.html

Titanic Passenger List  http://www.lva.lib.va.us/pubserv/vnp/titanic/p2.htm

The Olive Tree Genealogy INDEX TO PASSENGER LISTS  http://www.rootsweb.com/~ote/indexshp.htm

The inGeneas Database  http://www.ingeneas.com/ingeneas/index.html

Empress of Britain: 2nd saloon Passenger list, Liverpool to Quebec: May 29th, 1908. http://www.angelfire.com/hi/tigy/index.html

The SS Numidian of the Allan Line, List of Saloon Passengers, From Montreal 17th, Quebec 18th June 1892 to Liverpool   http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/numidian.html

Ships Lists - To Canada  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Flats/6510/canships.html

Distant Cousin.com  List of Ships Passengers  http://distantcousin.com/Links/ships/

IMMIGRANT SHIP TRANSCRIBERS GUILD  http://istg.rootsweb.com/

The Montcalm sails for Europe, July 16, 1936(fromMontreal) http://mypage.direct.ca/d/dobee/pilgrim.html

From Liverpool, England to Montreal, Canada, departing August 24, 1899
http://istg.rootsweb.com/1800/vancouver18990824.html

From Glasgow to Quebec, September 19, 1878 http://istg.rootsweb.com/1800/austrian780929.html

Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - Canadian Ports of Arrival http://istg.rootsweb.com/arrivals/canada.html

http://www.ikweb.com/murduck/genealogy/research/sources/passenger_lists/#Cndn65
 

Voyage Accounts:

Dublin to Quebec on the Mary Bell, 1817  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/voyages/dublin1817.html
Voyage to Quebec on the David of London, 1821  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/voyages/davidoflondon.html
1828 Voyage  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/eye1820s.html
Locked In The Ice - Voyage of the Albion, 1847  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/ice.html
The Journey of an Irish Coffin Ship 1847. by Robert Whyte  http://www.people.Virginia.EDU/~eas5e/Irish/RWhyte.html
Gerald Keegan's Summer of Sorrow, 1847 http://www.people.Virginia.EDU/~eas5e/Irish/Keegan.html
Voyage on the SS St George, 1867 by John Gwynn Swain  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/swain.html
1870 Voyage of the Clerkenwell Emigration Society on the Peruvian http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/clerkenwell.html
1899 Voyage and Sinking of the Labrador  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/labrador.html
 

Emigration Handbooks (on-line)

The Emigrant's Guide to the British Settlements in Upper Canada, and the United States of America     (London:1820)  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/papers/handbook1820.html
1832 Emigrants Handbook For Arrivals at Quebec  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/emigrants1832.html
1834 Emigrants Handbook (For the information of Emigrants arriving at New York, and who are desirous of settling in Canada)   http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/emigrants1834.html
Emigrants Handbook of 1864  http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/papers/emguide1864.html
Allan Line Illustrated Tourists' Guide to Canada and the United States (c1880)
http://ist.uwaterloo.ca/~marj/genealogy/allantour.html
 

Naturalization and Citizenship

Naturalization and Citizenship Indexes in the Canada Gazette 1915-1951 http://mypage.direct.ca/d/dobee/nat.html
 
 

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