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FROM 1830 - 1860 > COMINGS AND GOINGS
 
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  Emigration List, 1834
This is an extract from a longer list of names of those who emigrated from the Kilrea district in 1834. In fact, a total of 73 emigrated ...
 
  An Irish Emigrant
This lithograph of Erskine Nicolís painting captures the poverty of the Irish emigrant. He is carrying a stick over his shoulder ...
 
  Passage to Liverpool
Most emigrants did not sail directly to America. Instead they went first to Liverpool where fares to America were cheaper. The ...
 
  Emigration Agent
This sketch appeared in the Illustrated London News in 1851. It shows departing emigrants paying for their fares at the emigration ...
 
  Emigration Office
The sharply rising demand for passages to America led to the opening of many more emigration offices. Sometimes fares were paid by ...
 
  Passenger List
This is part of the passenger list of a ship sailing from Liverpool to Philadelphia in September 1847. You can see how many of the ...
 
  A Priestís Blessing
This sketch shows a local parish priest giving his blessing to a group of departing emigrants. At first the Catholic Church in Ireland ...
 
  Emigrants at Cork 1
This 1851 sketch of emigrants on the quays at Cork gives some indication of the pressure on Irish ports during and immediately after the ...
 
  Emigrants at Cork 2
It should be remembered that Irish emigration did not begin with the Famine. This painting of emigrants at Cork was done several years ...
 
  Emigrant Ship 1
This Edwin Hayesí painting shows an emigrant ship in Dublin bay which sailed directly to America. This was the exception. Most Irish ...
 
 
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