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Migration
See also: Genealogy


Canadian Genealogy and History

'A listing of genealogical and historical web sites from East to Western Sea.' An extensive listing of links to other websites, searchable by keyword or phrase. The material is also organised by Province, with links also to archives, census material, loyalist and military history, organisations and societies, as well as other genealogical and historical sites. Free; no registration required.
http://www.islandnet.com/~jveinot/cghl/cghl.html
Associated headings: Genealogy, History

Citizenship and Immigration Canada
Official information about visa and immigration requirements for study, work or visiting Canada and emigrating to Canada; also about Canadian citizenship.
http://www.cic.gc.ca

Emigrants' Guides to North America - National Library of Scotland
A bibliographical database containing details of guides held by the National Library of Scotland and written for emigrants or potential emigrants to the USA and Canada, with substantial Canadian content, searchable by keyword and date of publication.
http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/scotsabroad/egna/index.html
Associated heading: Collections

Emigration from Scotland: Emigrants' Correspondence - National Library of Scotland
A keyword searchable database of manuscripts held by the National Library of Scotland and related to Scots who emigrated and travelled abroad, with substantial Canadian content.
http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/scotsabroad/mss/index.html
Associated heading: Collections

Emigration to Canada
Public Record Office, Northern Ireland (PRONI) fact sheet about emigration from Northern Ireland.
http://www.proni.gov.uk/records/emigrat2.htm

Merseyside Maritime Archives and Library
The Merseyside Maritime Museum has substantial collections relating in particular to emigration to Canada and to the vessels that made the transatlantic crossing. See the section on Major Collections for more details on holdings.
http://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/maritime/archive/
Associated heading: Collections

Scots Abroad
National Library of Scotland holdings, includes published and unpublished accounts relating to and by Scots who migrated to
Canada. Includes Emigrants' Guides to North America and Emigrant's Correspondence.
http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/scotsabroad/index.html

Scots in North America - National Library of Scotland
A bibliographical database containing details of personal accounts held by the National Library of Scotland and written by Scots who visited the USA and Canada as settlers, explorers, tourists etc., with substantial Canadian content, searchable by keyword and also browsable by date of visit.
http://www.nls.uk/catalogues/online/scotsabroad/sna/index.html
Associated heading: Collections


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