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The Reverend Thomas Greene of Great Dunham, Norfolk received a letter from Wroxham, Norfolk written on January 19 1836. The writer John Humfrey was surprised by the number of people who wished to emigrate - 50 in all! 19 men, 10 women and 21 children were on the list of emigrants.
Norfolk Record Office PD684/86

1st Feb 2009

Citizenship, Geography, History, ICT

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Poor Law Norfolk Canada emigration pauper poverty poor 19th century travel ship women children letter

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