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Extracts From the Immigration Report of 1859

In the Sessional Papers of 23 Victoria 1860 (18) is the report of Mr. A.C. Buchanan, Chief Immigration Agent. These are extractions from that report.

  Cabin Steerage
35 Steamships 1,583 2,724
85 Sailing Vessels 1,374 4,334
Total 1,720 7,058

Date Vessel Whence # of

Paupers

M F Children Amount

Paid

By Whom Sent Out - Remarks
May 2 North Briton Liverpool 3 - 1 2   A soldier's widow- provided with passage
" 20 Dunbrody New Ross 35 - 17 18 35 Gorey Union - received 20s. Each on landing
" 27 Menapia Wexford 13 - 13 -   Wexford Union - a free passage and outfit
" 27 John Bull London 6 6 - - - Grotto Passage Ragged School, Marlebone
June 11 North Briton Liverpool 8 8 - - - Mullingar Union - provided with passage only
" 14 Culloden " 45 - 36 - 36 Youghal Union - received 20s. Each on landing
" 14 Culloden " - 9 - - 7 Ragged School in London
" 14 Ocean Bride " 18 7 7 4 16 Chatham Union - adults, 20s.; children, 10s.
July 11 Czar " 6 6 - - 3 London Reformatory - 10s. Each
Sept 20 Agnes London 7 1 2 4 5 Ware Union, 5, paid by Master of the Ship
Nov 7 North Briton Liverpool 1 1 - - - Reformatory in London - provided with free passage

Report of Mr. A.C. Buchanan, Chief Agent


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