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Author Name:    CAMPEY, Lucille H. English in Canada series)

Title:   Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers : English Settlers in Atlantic Canada. First Edition

Publisher:    Dundurn, Toronto, 2010, ISBN:9781554887484 

Seller ID:   94282

CAMPEY, Lucille H. Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers : English Settlers in Atlantic Canada . Toronto : Dundurn Press, (2010). First Printing. Pp. (10),[11]-470,(2). Tables & illustrations in the text. 8vo, art-illustrated grey cardcovers. A volume in The English in Canada series. Lucille Helen Campey (b. August 24, 1941, Ottawa). "Planters, Paupers, and Pioneers is the first-ever comprehensive and detailed study ever to be written of English immigration to Canada. The first of three books on The English in Canada, it considers the factors that brought the English to Atlantic Canada. It traces the English arrivals to their various settlements in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland, and considers their reasons foremigrating. Who were they? When did they arrive? Were they successful? Wha t was their lasting impact? Drawing on wide-ranging documentary sources, including passenger lists, newspaper shipping reports, and the wealth of material to be found in English county record offices and in Canadian national and provincial archives, the book provides extensive information about the immigrants and their settlements and details of more than seven hundred Atlantic crossings - essential reading for individuals wishing to trace English and Canadian family links or to deepen their understanding of the emigration process." - from rear cover. Contents: 1. Leaving England; 2. Laying the Foundations: Yorkshire Emigration; 3. The Loyalists Who Followed; 4. NovaScotia's English Settlers: Two Types of English; 5. Scattered Far and Wide in New Brunswick; 6. With Ships to Launch: The Prince Edward Island Englis h; 7. Newfoundland's West Country Settlers; 8. The Home Children; 9. The Sea Crossing; 10. The English in Atlantic Canada. With the following appendices (pp. 284-380): I: Yorkshire Passenger Lists, 1774-1775; II: Emigrant Ship Crossings from England to Nova Scotia; III: Emigrant Ship Crossings from England to New Brunswick; IV: Emigrant Ship Crossings from England to Prince Edward Island. With end-notes, bibliography and index. Very good. 22.00


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