03 March 2020

Ancestry adds Canada, Immigrants Approved in Orders in Council, 1929-1960

This new database is of 71,733 people who at the time didn't qualify as becoming Canadian by virtue of their birth, race or other affiliation with the British Empire. The records contain the following details:

Last Names and Given Names of the immigrant
Residence Age
Immigration Year
Employment Date

Included are 70 people with last name Smith, over half were residents of the West Indies.

The collection is from an indexing project by Ottawa-resident Johanna Crandall — Immigrants to Canada, 1930-1960. Ontario, Canada. www.orderincouncillists.com.

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