East End Emigration Fund, London,
This letter and other lists were found attached to the end of the manifest
for the White Star Line / White Star-Dominion Line ship Canada,
from Liverpool, England 1910-03-03, arriving at Halifax, N.S. 1910-03-11
ME 1910-03-12. This was on the Canadian "US East Coast ports" microfilm
T-4689 and all the Portland arrivals contain the full manifest for
both the Canada & US
destined passengers. Special Canada destined groups on board - (J):
boys (75) to Hamilton (disembarked at Halifax) & (D): Mrs. E.F. Francis
Party of Domestics (Women's Domestic Guild), Miss Gardner, matron & (O):
Lists of East End & Self-help
Emigration Fund passengers
Mr. Emile Marquette was with the provincial Immigration Office at Montreal.
He acted as an agent for several of the societies including the Self-Help
and the East End Emigration Fund emigrants.
Dear Mr. Marquette,
By the S.S. "Canada" leaving Liverpool
on March 3rd we are sending out to the Dominion the following people
and I shall be much obliged
if you will kindly arrange for them to be met and looked after as usual,
and I hope that you will have no difficulty in getting them past the
Authorities. Many of them will have cards from Mr. Obed. Smith, but
those who have been paid for privately will have my certificate to
this effect. I will send you a complete list of all the party together
with a draft for landing money by the next mail.
On January 27th I sent you full particulars about the following young
men, and you may give them each £1 for landing money, and I hope
that you have got places for them.
|| THOMAS ALFRED BUCKLAND, 21
||ROBERT BARBER, 26
||FREDERICK CHURCHILL, 37
||ERNEST GEORGE FIELDER, 29
||HENRY NEAVE, 40
||ERNEST MARTIN who is not now going
19170 JAMES HODGKISS, 30. This man is quite ready and willing
to turn his hand to anything he can get for a start. he is used
work and can well work on a farm. I hope that you can get him placed.
You may give him £1 for landing money.
19043 WILLIAM HAWKE, 23. This is the young Gardiner [sic] man about
whom I wrote to you on January 27th and about whom I cabled. He will
have money of his own for all his requirements so you need not spend
anything whatever upon him, and I hope that you will be able to place
him well as friends of ours are interested in him.
19015 ARTHUR THOMAS HOLDWAY, 26. This young man is going through
to Mr. Leslie in Winnipeg. Please give him £2 for his landing
money and let Mr. Leslie know what time he is due to arrive.
19153 ALFRED JUDD, 20. This young man is a general labourer who
has been brought up in the country, and is very ready and willing
work on a farm. You may give him £1 for landing money. (one
19164 THOMAS GEORGE JUDE, 24. This man has been working as a labourer,
and he is quite ready and willing to work on the land, and I hope
that you will be able to get him a good place. You may give him £1
for landing money. (one pound)
13755 WILLIAM JAMES JARROLD, wife and 7 children. These people
are going to Mr. Cook of the Dominion Textile Co., Kingston, Ontario.
Please send Mr. Cook £8 for their landing money, and get a receipt
from him. I have written to him fully about them. (eight pounds)
18949 CHRISTOPHER LEADHAM, wife and 10 children. These people are
also going to Dominion Textile Co. Please send Mr. Cook £10 for
their landing money.
19184 WILLIAM LICKFOLD, 21 and LEONARD, 18. These two young men
are very respectable and superior and they would like to be placed
if possible. William has done Carpentering work and he has also
worked in a garden, and so has his brother Leonard. They are highly
of by all their references as very superior young men and I hope
that you will be able to place them where they will have a good
home and be thoroughly taught their business. You may give them
pound each for landing money. Their mother who is a superior woman
is very anxious about these boys that they shall be placed in a
good home, and I hope you will look after them well. They are of
paying all their own emigration expenses. She is anxious that they
shall be placed with nice Christian people, and their Rector is
going to give them a letter of introduction to the Bishop of Montreal,
who is a great friend of his, so we should not like to think that
they would have any complaints to send home.
18537 GEORGE HUNTLEY MARTIN, 17. This young man is going out second
class on the steamer, and is going on to Mr. Leslie in Winnipeg.
Will you please telegraph Mr. Leslie what time he is due to arrive
and give him (£2) two pounds for landing money.
18965 EARL NICHOLLS, 21. This man is going out to work for Mr.
Ormomd, of Elmore, Sask. He is booked to Carievale which is the
and I shall be glad if you will telegraph Mr. Ormond what time
he is due to arrive at Carievale so that he will know what time
him, and give him (£2) two pounds for landing money.
18832 GEORGE HODDY PRATT, 17. This young man is going to his cousin
Edwards Reeves, 218 Green Avenue, Montreal. He is going out second
class in the steamer and pays his own expenses. He will have money
of his own for all his requirements, so that you need not spend anything
whatever on him. Please let his cousin know that he is coming and
if you can help him in any way to get settled he will look upon it
as a great kindness. He is quite a superior young fellow.
17561 GEORGE PHILLIPS, 41, wife and 7 children. These people are
going through to Mr. Cook at the Dominion Textile Co. Please send
him £8 (eight pounds) for their landing money.
19122 JAMES LLOYD SUGDEN, 40, wife and 3 children. Thes people
are also going to the Textile Co. and you may send Mr. Cook £5
(five pounds) for their landing money.
18874 JOSEPH STEVENS, 28. This man is a Carman and he thoroughly
understands horses. He is quite ready and willing [to] work on
the land and expects to get placed on a farm. He is a good strong
and ought to do well. You may give him (£1) one pound for landing
18940 FRANK TRICKETT, 26. This man has worked as a general labourer
and also as a cook, and is quite prepared to work on the land.
He has a cousin who is a farmer somewhere in Sask. but he does
where he is, and he is quite ready to settle down in Eastern Canada,
and with his knowledge of cooking he might be a useful man in the
country. You may give him (£1) one pound for landing money.
19276 ROBERT VINCENT, 29. This man is a general labourer and is
a protege of Mr. Kirkwood. He is anxious that you should place
well. Mr. Kirkwood is paying for his emigration and you may give
him (£1) one pound for landing money.
19163 GEORGE WRIGHT, 23. This man is used to all kinds of labouring
work and is ready and willing to work on a farm and I hope you
will be able to get him satisfactorily placed. You may give him
one pound for landing money.
I hope that you will telegraph to Mr. Cook and to Mr. Leslie to
let them know what time their parties are due so that they can be
on hand to meet them, especially Mr. Cook who will have to get conveyances
to take the families with all their luggage to their homes. If
there are any alterations or additions I will advise you by the next
|With kind regards,
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