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The Thetis of Troon – April 1837
Eliza Liddell – June/July 1847
 
Submitted by Paul Delicat
 
Passenger List: THE THETIS OF TROON – Passengers aboard, Cork to Bathurst, New Brunswick April 1837.

The list here printed is from the Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB), Fredericton, New Brunswick, reference RBS: Immigration General 1834-1845. It lists the crew and passengers of the THETIS OF TROON which left Cork on the 12th April 1837 bound for Bathurst, on the Bay Chaleur, in New Brunswick.

List of the Passengers embarked in the Thetis of Troon————Robert Hamilton Master, and who have contracted to be landed at Bathurst———Bay Chaleur.

 
41 MALE Adults, all listed as Labourers:
Timty Rearden, 30
Danl Downins, 30
Patk Desmond , 30
Danl McCarthy, 30
Tmty Clifford ,30
John Murphy ,30
Thos Leahy ,28
Patk Murphy ,25
(John Leahy,22,absent —-deleted)
(David Joyce,40-deleted)
Felix McCarthy, 30
John Murphy, 26
Patk McCarthy, 30
Patk McCarthy ,30
Denis Keefe, 20
Jerh Regan ,30
Rich Gahint (?), 28
Edwd Sweeny, 25
John Sweeny, 30
Jas Sullivan, 50
Danl Mahony, 25
John Cassey, 20
(John Carthy,20-deleted)
Thos Coffee, 20
Denis Hurley, 25
Danl Keeffe, 15
Willm Sullivan, 20
Danl Magner, 21
Robt Grudley, 25
John Murphy, 30
Patk Harrington, 23
John Brian, 25
Michl ODonoghue,25
John Harrington,20
Cuth Cain, 25
John Creane, 28
Timty Harrington, 21
John Sweeny, 20
(Thos Casey,30-deleted)
John Sullivan,27
Edmd Sweeny, 25
(Timty Cronin,50-deleted)
Jer Murphy, 26
(Owen Sweeny,30-deleted)
Thos Harrington, 21
P Murphy, 25
Michl Connelly, 25
Danl Harrington ,25

Female Adults
Cath Rearden, 30
Cath Shea, 21
Johan Desmond, 33
Johanna Brien, 25
Nelly Clifford, 30
Judy Cain, 24
Peggy Clifford, 28
(Nancy Brown, 25-deleted)
Margt Keefe, 21
Margt Connell, 21
Judy Sweeny, 26
Norry Harrington, 20
Margt McCarthy, 25
J Leahy
Cath Cronin, 20
C. Mahony, 21
Cath Mahony, 29
 
 
Children under 14 years
Children under 7 years
Mary Mahony
Jas Desmond
Danl Mahony
Cath Desmond
Mary Cahill
Danl McCarthy
Owen Sweeny
Norry Cahill
M. Daly
Patk Cahill
J. Daly
 

LIST OF CREW
Robert Hamilton, Master
Evan Owens, Seaman
Adam Bruce, Mate
John Mack , Seaman
David Galawey, 2nd Mate
Wm Tedrick, Seaman
John Nichol, Cook
James Shaw, Apprentice
John Hogan, Seaman
Peter Allen, Apprentice

We certify that the ship Thetis of Troon, Robert Hamilton Master, has been cleared for Bay Chaleur and that the above mentioned number of Passengers have embarked therein under the sanction of His Majesty’s Government, and that the said Master is hereby noticed that if the number actually embarked exceed that herein specified, this Certificate will become null, and an extra Duty of Five Shillings a head be applicable to the whole number. Instead of only those who are not included in the list.
P
ort of Cork, 12 April 1837
J.J. Troy, Collector
Mustered Crew & Passengers at the Clearing Station Cove
This 12th day of April 1837, N.Seymour, Tide Surveyor

PASSENGER LIST

ELIZA LIDDELL
Sligo to Shippegan New Brunswick
J
une/July 1847
The information here printed is from THE IRISH UNIVERSITY PRESS SERIES OF BRITISH PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS, RELATING TO CANADA AND TO IMMIGRATION IN THE PROVINCES,1847-1848.

This is a two-part passenger list. The first is the ‘official’ list as presented by the Captain to port officials on arrival; the second is a list of ‘ non -registered’ passengers gleaned from the sick lists after landing.

‘OFFICIAL’

List of Passengers on Board the "Eliza Liddell" from Lord Palmerston’s Estates in the County of Sligo( 3June/27 July). These tenants were sent to the port of Sligo to board ships chartered by the Lord’s Agent, Mr. S. Maxwell.

Name
Age
Name
Age
John Hannon
40
Anne Quin
infant
Catherine Hannon
40
Pat Feeny Quin
50
Michael Hannon
12
Nancy Quin
50
John Hannon
10
Mary Quin
18
Mary Hannon
8
Thomas Gillon
45
Peter Hannon
6
Mary Gillon
45
James Hannon
4
Thomas Gillon
18
Pat Hannon
2
Nancy Gillon
16
Sally Gilmartin
45
Kitty Gillon
13
Patrick Gilmartin
21
Mary Gillon
11
Martin Gilmartin
18
Bridget Gillon
8
Bridget Gilmartin
17
John Gillon
6
Mary Gilmartin
15
Michael Gillon
6
William Gilmartin
24
Margaret Gillon
3
Pat Nicholson Gilmartin
50
James Gillon
54
Winefred Gilmartin
50
Catherine Gillon
54
Luke Gilmartin
23
Thomas Gillon
24
Biddy Gilmartin
24
Michael Gillon
22
Andrew Murty
50
Mary Gillon
20
John Murty
30
Bridget Gillon
18
Mary Murty
45
Edward Gillon
13
Biddy Murty
15
Patrick Gillon
11
John Murty
13
John Leyden
60
Elizabeth Murty
12
Margaret Leyden
60
Peter Murty
9
John Leyden
26
James Murty
8
Mary Leyden
24
Mary Murty
6
Peggy Leyden
22
Anne Murty
infant
Catherine Leyden
20
Mary Corny (?)
44
Patrick Leyden
18
James Corny
24
Winefred Leyden
16
Peter Corny
22
James Leyden
13
Bridget Corny
13
Anne Leyden
11
John Corny
12
John Boyle
40
Mary Corny
10
Nancy Boyle
40
James Quin
45
Martin Boyle
9
Mary Quin
40
Denis Boyle
7
Hugh Quin
16
Dominick Boyle
5
John Quin
10
Catherine Feeny
50
Thomas Quin
8
Mary Feeny
12
Michael Quin
6
 
 
Total number of passengers 77
N.B.: the name Corny might well be Conroy as spelled in the sick list by Doctor Gordon, of Bathurst N.B. as first names and ages match, and the Doctor was a learned man.

UNOFFICIAL ‘ List of Passengers on Board the "Eliza Liddell", who came from either Lord Palmerston’s Estates and/or came from the poor of the port of Sligo or the surronding area, who have been receiving aid at Public Expense in the County of Gloucester, as SICK AND DESTITUDE EMIGRANTS.

James Gannon
86 died 7 Aug
Patrick Gorman
22
Mary Gennan
82 died 4 Aug
Ann Smith
17
Bartholomew Carroll
30
Luke Dwyer
40
Bridget Carroll
32 died 15 Aug
Mary Dwyer
36
Margaret Finney
16
Tom Young
31,died 8 Aug
Mary McGowan
24
Margt Young
34
Bryan Ryan
26
Pat Nicholson
60
Bryan Fallen
30
Winny Nicholson
70 Died 23 Aug.
Bridget Fallen
36
Bridget Nicholson
24
Patrick Fallen
5
Luke Nicholson
23
Patrick McEwen
20
John McCormick
13
Patrick Pheney
50
Jane McCormick
5
Anne Pheney
56
Matt McCormick
3
Mary Pheney
16
Owen Phinney
41 died 28 July
Ellen Gilligan
46
Tim Cochrane
26
Margt Gilligan
12
Peter Kelly
40
Danl Gilligan
10
Mary Kelly
17
Bridget Gilligan
8
Sally Kelenache
44
Michael Gilligan
3
William Kelenache
24
John Gilligan
24
Patrick Kelenache
20
Mary McGowan
24
Bridget Kelenache
19
Bryan McGowan
20
Martin Kelenache
16
Mary Kelenache
15
Owen Gilligan
48
Return of Deaths At Sea on Board the Brig "Eliza Liddell", from Sligo for Shippegan New Brunswick.