British Immigrants in Montreal Blog

Stories about British Immigrants who lived in Montreal, Quebec and the organizations and companies they founded over the years will appear here as they are created.


Entraining at Quebec

New immigrants entrained at Quebec to travel across the Dominion of Canada. A few stopped in Montreal, 1/2 to Ontario and others to the west.

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Peter Mitchell

I have recently found out this is how my father arrived in Canada from Scotland. He never spoke to his children on how he came to be here and if mom knew

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Reginald Ernest Norgate 15 years old arrived in Montreal 1929

My Uncle Reginald Ernest Norgate was aged 15 when he participated in the British Immigration and Colonization Associations effort to get the British to

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SS Atlantic

I left Southampton on the SS Atlantic in September 1953, age 5, and arrived in Quebec City on October 3rd. Crossing time was 8 days, one day longer than

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Arriving in Quebec

What was it like for newcomers arriving in Quebec on ocean liners in 1921? An article by Frank Yeigh describes the immigrant experience at the port of Quebec.

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