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From - Archives of Ontario, Series RG11-4-0-1 Toronto Emigrant Office Arrival and Destination Registers (1857-1868) MS6914 - Including notes in Italics from the Montreal Gazette, Sessional Papers of Canada and Lloyds Register, the Solem, Swiggum & Austheim - Emigration from Norway, abbreviated [SS&A] Montreal Gazette abbreviated [MG] and Sessional Papers abbreviated [SP] Every effort has been made to create an inclusive list, however the lists could contain errors or have omissions.

Ships not listed below, for which there are passenger lists: Nubia, Quebec - Argentinus, St. John - Elizabeth, St. John

1861 arrivals - 1862 arrivals - 1863 arrivals -1864 arrivals

Passengers arrived at Quebec (and Portland) during the Season 1861
Month Day Type Vessel Information Cabin Steerage
April
24
Steamship Jura - 11th April, Liverpool - (G. Langlands) Jura was the first ship to reach Quebec for the 1861 shipping season. Captain Langlands won the Gold-Headed Cane
25
300
May
1
" Bohemian - 18th April, Liverpool via 19th April, Londonderry - (McMaster) Montreal Gazette [MG] May 11th - passenger testimonials published.
54
346
"
3
" United States - April, Glasgow - (Meiklereid) - Wrecked on Bird Rocks, Gulf of St.Lawrence with the loss of one life about 26th April [MG] May 4th - Captain's statement of grounding. [MG] May 20th - passenger David Dunlop, thought to be lost had actually been left behind when other passengers and crew were evacuated. He was rescued by a fishing boat at taken to the Gaspe. (the Captain's certificate was suspended for 8 months)
9
79
"
8
" North American - 25th April, Liverpool via 26th April Londonderry - (Borland) Montreal Gazette [MG] has Captain's name as Aiton
40
272
"
10
Ship Minnesota - Liverpool - (Flinn) - 892 tons, built Quebec 1857, owned by Baker & Co., Liverpool
21
-
"
10
Bark Queen - Christiason [!] - Norway
4
-
"
11
Ship Tara - 3rd April, Glasgow - (Mckinnon) Official Number 24207 - Captain McKinnon born in PEI 1829
20
-
"
"
" Ocean - 10 th April, Kragerø - (Nielsen)
6
-
"
"
" Edward D. Peters - 9th [April], Liverpool (Captain either Curtis or Porter)
28
-
"
12
Bark Countess of Durham - 11th [April], Youghal (Edwards) 324 tons, built NS 1838, owned by J. Pun, Youghal
7
-
"

"

"

Norge - 10th [April], London - (Weberg)

7

 - 
"
13
Ship Margaret Ann - 2nd [April], Plymouth - (Wm. Mortley) 688 tons, built NB 1851, owned by Rawle & Co., Plymouth
-
101
"
"
" Challenger - 12th [April], Limerick - (Gorman)
1
12
"
"
Bark Hanlon - 4th [April], Youghal - (Wilson)
7
-
"
"
" Royal Adelaide - 6th [April], Fowey - (Labb)
-
10
"
"
" Ocean Queen - 3rd [April], Bristol - (Hawes) 630 tons, built PEI 1845, owned by Yeo & Co., Bristol
-
10
"
15
Steamship Nova Scotian - 2nd May, Liverpool - (Ballantine)
42
254
"
20
" Canadian - 9th May, Liverpool - (Graham) Departed Quebec 1st June and was wrecked and sank on June 4th, after striking an iceberg near Belle Isle, with the loss of thirty-five lives.
39
322
"
21
Bark Regina - 5th April, Kragerø - (Eilertsen)
-
79
"
"
" Jane Boyd - 11th [April], Aberdeen - (Colvill)
-
36
"
26
Steamship Lady Head - Pictou - (Davison)
4
7
"
29
Bark Ugland - [7th April, Grimstad] Norway - (Olson)
-
12
June
1
Steamer Arabien - 28th May, Shediac - (Steen)
-
30
"
"
Brig William & Joseph - Limerick - (Daniel McCarthy) Official Number 40536 - McCarthy next sailed as mate to Timothy Gorman on Challanger
-
89
"
4
Steamship North Briton - 16th May, Liverpool - (Borland)
31
200
"
"
Ship Hebe - 1st May, Bergen - (Hansen) [April 22nd?]
-
367
"
5
Steamship Hibernian - 23rd May, Liverpool - (Grange)
39
218
"
"
Brig Dronning Victoria - 2nd May, Bergen - (Kahrs)
-
304
"
7
Ship Washington - 16th April, Hamburg - (Platz)
-
344
"
"
Steamer Lady Head - Pictou - (Davison)
9
2
"
8
Bark Dunbrody - 26th April, New Ross - (Williams) 458 tons, built Quebec 1845, owned by Graves & S[ons], New Ross
-
195
"
"
" Hebe - [3rd May], Stavanger (Olsen - Atkinson, agent)
-
262
"
8
Bark Amelia - 21st April, Porsgrund, - (Iversen)
-
376
"
"
Ship E. Wilder [Farley] - 8th May, Liverpool - (Nichols) aka William Farley, E. Wilder, and E. Wilder Farley
-
31
"
12
Steamship Bohemian - 30th May, Liverpool - (McMaster)
32
176
"
"
" United Kingdom - Glasgow - (Craig)
32
300
"
"
Bark Witch - 20th April, Porsgrund, Norway - (Christensen)
-
279
"
13
Ship North Polen - 7th April, Grimstad - (Olsen) [SS&A] Nordpolen
5
-
June
15
Brig Balder - 29th April, Bergen (Olsen) [MG]
-
157
"
15
Brig Christiania (Christiane) - 24th April (Wesmann) [MG]
-
186
"
15
Bark Fædres Minde - 3rd May, Bergen (Møller) [MG]
-
161
"
17
Steamship Jura - 6th June, Liverpool - (Langlands)
42
169
June
17
Ship Oder - Hamburg (Mingea?) Sessional Papers [SP] ship arrived at Grosse Isle 15th June and was ordered to land passengers at Grosse Isle with 27 cases of small pox and 5 of measles
-
301
"
20
Ship Garbaldi - 3rd May, Christiania - (Seeberg) [not Bark?] possibly Garibaldi
-
422
"
22
Steamship Lady Head - Pictou - (Bateau)
25
-
"
"
Ship Sjofna - April 22nd, Porsgrund - (J.L. Petersen) [MG] 20th June to Grosse Isle, measles and smallpox - [SP] 9 deaths
-
302
"
22
Ship Sir Isach (Isaac) Newton, Norway via 2nd May, Hamburg (Capt. Jørgensen) [MG] 20th June to Grosse Isle, measles and smallpox [SP] 9 sick
-
259
"
26
Steamship Anglo Saxon - 13th June, Liverpool - (Ballantine)
71
223
"
30
" Arabien - 25th June, Shediac - (Simard)
7
21
"
"
Ship Senator - 23rd May, Liverpool
23
257
July
3
Steamship Nova Scotian - 20th June, Liverpool - (Aiton)
44
155
"
"
Ship Marcia (Greenleaf) - Liverpool
-
24
"
5
" Helvetia - 29th April, Drammen - (Haagensen) [SP] 5 deaths
-
344
"
"
" [Queen !] Victoria - 6th May, [Drammen/Tønsberg] - (Nygaard)
-
361
"
"
" [The] Norge - 12 May, Bergen - (Jetmundsen) [MG] 9th July [SP] 31 deaths and 12 sick - released from quarantine 8th July
15
507
"
"
" Drøbak - 25th May, Christiania (Johnsen) [SP] Bark, departed Christiania 22nd April with 10 cabin and 345 steerage passengers - 12 deaths and 2 sick
-
361
"
"
" Kongeørnen - 5th May, Christiania (L.Hjelm) [Christiansand] [SP] 7 cabin and 290 steerage passengers - 8 deaths
-
313
July
6
Steamship Great Eastern (Kennedy) [MG] onboard, Mr. Brunel, son of her late designer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Excursions by boat and train to view the ship. This was her only visit to Quebec, she departed eastbound with 221 Cabin, and 123 Steerage passengers
30
Troops
"
8
" Bohemian - (McMaster) [MG] passenger testimonials signed by many Cabin passengers and 8 selected from Steerage
?
?
July
9
Bark Nordlyset - 27th April, Christiania (J. Hansen) [SP] 29 deaths and 4 sick
5
297
"
10
" Camilla - 25th May, Bergen (A.M. Andersen) [SP] 1 death
-
132
"
9
Steamship John Bell - Glasgow - (Smith)
25
151
"
10
" North Briton - 27th June, Liverpool - (Borland)
31
117
"
"
Ship Fire Sønner - 12th May, Bergen - (Gill) [6th May] [SP] 310 steerage passengers - 4 deaths and 10 sick
-
361
"
11
Bark Iris - 4th May, Stavanger - (Gloppestad) [SP] 3 deaths
-
71
"
14
" Askur - 13th May, Drammen - (C. Dechmann) [SP] departed Drammen 17th May with 3 cabin and 260 steerage passengers - 3 deaths
-
260
"
16
Steamship Hibernian - 4th July, Liverpool - (Grange)
46
122
July
17
Steamer Lady Head [MG] departed Quebec en route to the Gaspe with some Norwegian passengers
-
-
"
18
Ship Danzig - 14th May, Drammen - (Schmidt) - 8 deaths, 4 sick
-
382
 
19
" Gellert - 3rd June, Hamburg - (Terry) [MG] 42 Smallpox cases, passengers at Grosse Isle - Sessional Papers-4 deaths, 36 sick
-
325
"
"
Bark Elbe - 3rd June, Hamburg - (Bell) - [SP] 1 death, 20 sick
-
250
"
21
Steamer Lady Head - 16th [July], Pictou - (Davison)
20
49
"
23
Steamship North American - 11th July, Liverpool - (Burgess)
31
143
"
24
Bark Bayard - 4th June, Drammen - (A.H. Thoresen) [SP] 11 cabin and 257 steerage passengers - 5 deaths
11
249
July
24
Brig Wilhelm Tell - 10th June, Christiania, Norway - (Christophersen) [SP] 5 cabin and 140 steerage passengers - 3 deaths
-
390
"
25
Bark John Bull - 8th June, Liverpool - (Fox)
12
-
"
28
Steamer Arabien - 24th July, Shediac - (Simard)
30
80
Aug
4
Steamship Anglo Saxon - 25th July, Liverpool - (Ballantine)
33
134
"
4
" Norwegian - 18th July, Liverpool - (McMaster)
43
144
"
"
" Lady Head - 1st August, Pictou - (Bateau)
25
29
"
7
" United Kingdom - Glasgow - (Craig)
41
71
"
12
" Nova Scotian - 2nd August, Liverpool - (Aiton)
59
126
"
"
" Arabien - Shediac - (Simard)
39
44
"
"
Ship Culloden - 26th June - (Harley) 1370 tons, built NB 1855, owned by Jardine, Liverpool
2
300
"
13
" Flora - 16th June, Dronthiem - (Brown) [Trondheim, Capt. Brun]
2
156
"
[14]
Steamship Bohemian - 8th August, Liverpool via 9th August, Londonderry - (McMaster) Arrived 19th August
69
158
"
"
" Lady Head - 13th August, Pictou - (F. Bateau)
37
26
"
[24]
" Hibernian - 15th August, Liverpool - (Ballantine Grange) Arrived 27th August
64
142
"
"
" Arabien - Gaspe - (Simard)
35
30
"
25
Ship Mio. Mar? - 9th July, Glasgow - (Wm. Mortley) [Margaret Ann?]
4
-
Sept
1
Steamship North American - 22nd August, Liverpool - (Borland)
94
95
"
"
Ship Plasdrew ? - 20th June, Hamburg - (Blohn) [SP] Ship Andrew - 30th June, Hamburg (B. Bohn) arrived 30th August - 3 infant deaths
-
180
"
"
Steamship Lady Head - 27th [August], Pictou (Bateau)
26
67
"
2
" John Bell - Glasgow - (Scott)
12
90
"
3
Bark Robert Hastie - 14th July, Bristol - (Scott)
2
-
"
6
Ship Lady Seymour - 23rd [July], Bristol - (England) 907 tons, built PEI 1852, owned by W. Yeo, Bristol
2
-
"
7
" Coronet - 16th July, Liverpool - (Haritine ?) Official Number 42240 [Lloyds -Captain Mullings]
5
-
"
"
" Emedine - 13th August, St Johns - (Desjardines)
5
"
10
Steamship North Briton - 29th August, Liverpool - (Borland {Grange})
82
176
"
11
Ship Parsee - 30th [July], Plymouth - (Johns) 1060 tons, built Saint John 1851, owned by Rawle of Plymouth
19
-
"
16
Steamship Anglo Saxon - 5th September., Liverpool via Londonderry - (Ballantine Graham)
56
111
"
16
" Lady Head - Gaspe - (Davison)
14
62
"
"
Ship Argo - 31st July, Bremen - (Bellard)
1
-
"
"
Brig William & Joseph - Limerick - (McCarthy)
-
40
"
22
Ship Minnesota - Liverpool - (Flinn)
-
40
Sept
24
Steamship Jura - 12th September, Liverpool - (Aiton)
47
141
"
29
" Lady Head - 24th [Sept.], Pictou - (Davison)
15
35
Oct
2
" Bohemian - 19th September, Liverpool - (McMaster)
24
151
"
"
" United Kingdom - 11th [Sept.], Glasgow - (Craig)
22
70
"
7
" Arabien - 3rd [Oct.], Shediac - (P. Denis)
6
88
"
8
" Norwegian - 26th September, Liverpool - (McMaster)
60
188
"
"
Ship Shandon - 7th [Sept.], Glasgow - (Munro) Official Number 3272
4
-
"
"
" St. Laurent - 25th [Sept.], Seven Islands - (Couillard)
10
-
"
"
" Humbold - Hamburg
-
87
"
17
Steamship North American - 3rd October, Liverpool - (Borland)
75
108
"
"
" Lady Head - 8th [Oct.], Pictou - (Davison)
15
95
"
"
Ship Oswego - 27th [!], Liverpool - (Card)
10
-
"
"
Steamship St. Andrew - 27th Sept., Glasgow - (Dutton) Maiden Voyage
14
41
"
18
Ship Ardmillan - 16th August, Antwerp - (Jameson) 987 tons, built Quebec 1855, owned by J. Allan, Glasgow (Allan Line ship)
2
-
"
21
" Pride of Canada - 16th Sept., Liverpool - (Thornton) Iron Ship 906 tons, built Port Glasgow 1855, owned by Taylor & Co., Liverool
2
-
"
"
Brig Boston Lady - 8th St John's N.F. - (Boule)
6
-
"
22
Steamship North Briton - 10th October, Liverpool - (Borland Grange) Departed Quebec 2nd November and on 5th November was wrecked on Mingan Island, Labrador, with no loss of life.
78
122
"
27
" Lady Head - 22nd Oct., Pictou - (F. Bateau)
10
68
"
30
" John Bell - 12th [Oct.], Glasgow - (Scott)
15
73
Nov
1
" Anglo Saxon - 17th October, Liverpool - (Graham)
36
118
"
"
Bark Lady of the Lake - 9th [!], Limerick - (Powell)
3
-
"
5
Steamship Jura - 24th October, Liverpool - (Aiton)
17
75
"
9
" Arabien - 4th Nov., Shediac - (Simard)
12
30
"
10
" St. George - 26th Oct., Glasgow - (Wylie) Maiden Voyage
20
-
"
13
" Nova Scotian - 31st October, Liverpool - (Ballantine) Ship carried a Piano and a Bell to Canada
28
121
"
"
" Lady Head - Pictou - (Bateau Davison)
9
32
"
17
" Norwegian - 7th Nov., Liverpool to Portland - (McMaster)
10
77
"
26
" Bohemian - 9th [Nov.], Liverpool to Portland - (Burgess)
16
57
"
"
" United Kingdom - 9th [Nov.], Glasgow to Portland - (Craig)
8
14
Dec.
6
" North American - [? Nov.], Liverpool to Portland - (Borland)
?
?
"
16
" Anglo Saxon - 28th [Nov.], Liverpool to Portland - (Graham)
5
43
"
18
" Jura - Liverpool to Portland - (Aiton)
19
58
"
28
Steamship Nova Scotian - Liverpool to Portland - (Ballantine)
20
69

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