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Index of Family Names 1832-1837
Compiled by Brenda Dougall Merriman

The alphabetical list that follows includes all family names found in Part Two of Assisting Emigration to Upper Canada.

Part Two of that volume brings together the results of years of work to determine a list of "Emigrants on Petworth Ships, 1832-1837." Few passenger lists survive for this early in the nineteenth century, and there are none for these ships. We had to work from scattered records of emigrants assisted through the Petworth Emigration Committee. In England, Sheila Haines and Leigh Lawson supplied names for family members where only the head was named. They found births or baptisms, marriages, and some deaths for men, women, and children. They also looked for information on subjects such as occupation or assistance to emigrate. In Ontario (Upper Canada), Brenda Dougall Merriman added evidence from Canadian sources and helped us to distinguish Petworth families from other emigrant families of the same name. Mary McDougall Maude compiled all this information into our published list. Our information varies from one individual or family to the next: the data most frequently found relate to parish recording of vital statistics or sending emigrants to Canada, ages, occupations, embarkation dates, and names of ships.

Many Petworth people also wrote letters to the folks back home - it was quite an event to receive such a letter, which was shared in the community - and letter writers would mention fellow emigrants and "sightings." The letters are reproduced and annotated in English Immigrant Voices.

Researchers are reminded that this list, or index, is to the published books and covers the years 1832-37. On this website you will find a separate site for "Post-1837 Emigrants." As well, we have a separate list of "Petworth Wives," which highlights the surnames of women before they married. There are therefore three lists to be consulted.

See our "Family History Archives" section for more information about our archived collection, which is available to researchers at the University of Waterloo Library. We hope that descendants will add their own family information to the collection for the benefit of present and future family historians.

Notes
1. An asterisk (*) following a name on the list indicates that someone of that surname wrote one or more letters published in English Immigrant Voices.
2. Occasionally we show another name in brackets beside a surname entry. These are spelling variations or aliases that occur in a few sources. A question mark is a sign of inconclusiveness.
3. A name appears on the list only once, even though many families of the same name emigrated in different years or on different ships. For example, different members of the Mann family emigrated in the years 1832, 1835, and 1836. Families with the same surname were not necessarily related.
4. The year of emigration for surnames is shown on the www.theshipslist.com website but of course this information is also available in Assisting Emigration, along with other details.

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A
Able
Adsett *
Anscomb(e)
Ansell
Arnold
Ayling *

B
Ba(t)chelor
Baker *
Ballison
Barberry (Burberry)
Barlow
Barnes *
Bartlett (Bartiett)
Bartley
Barton
Bassam
Bennett
Berry
Biggs
Birch (Burch) *
Bishop
Blandford
Bloes (Blows)
Blunden (alias Mitchell)
Blythman
Booker
Botterell
Bound
Bowley
Boxall *
Bridger
Bright
Bristow *
Brooks
Broughton
Budd
Bull
Burchell *
Burgess
Burningham
Burstead
Burton

C
Caplin(g) (Capelain) *
Carey
Carter
Carver *
Chalcraft
Chalwin
Chantler *
Charman
Chase
Chatfield
Chivers (possibly Clemens?)
Clear
Clements (Clemens)
Clowser (see Sharp)
Cobby
Cole (Coles)
Coleman *
Cook
Cooke
Cooper *
Cosens (Cosins) *
Cotton
Courtnage *
Cox
Crockford
Crossing
Croucher
Cull
Curley
Curtis

D
Dale
Daniels *
Davies (Davis)
Davis
Davis (alias Watson)
Dearling *
Dell
Denman *
Dighton (Deighton)
Dilley
Ditton
Downer
Drake
Drewett
Dutton

E
Eade
Edsall
Edwards
Elliott *
Enticknap
Evans *
Ewens

F
Fair
Fallick
Farley
Farre
Fleet
Fletcher
Flux
Ford (Foard)
Forster
French
Fry

G
Gaiger
Gamblen *
Gates
George
Goatcher *
Goble
Goddard
Goldring *
Golds
Grace
Grafenstein (Gravenstine)
Graffam (Grantham?)
Green *
Grevatt
Grinyer
Groggin (Gogger)

H
Habbin *
Hacker
Haines *
Hale (Hall?)
Hall
Hambleton (Hamilton)
Hammond
Handsfield
Handy
Hard
Harper
Harwood *
Haslett
Hasted *
Hatton
Hawkins
Hayles (Hayless)
Heasman *
Heather
Helyer (Hillier, Hilyer) *
Heming *
Hendy
Hersee
Hetzel
Hewitt *
Hide
Hill
Hillman
Hills *
Hilton *
Hoare
Hodge
Holden *
Hollis
Holloway
Holmwood
Hook
Hopkins
Hornsby
Howick
Hunt
Hunter
Huntley

I- J
Ide
Inwood
Irish
Jackman *
Jarrett (Jerratt)
Jay
Jeater
Joice (Joyes) *
Joiner
Jolliffe
Jones *
Jordan
Joyce (Joice)
Joyes (Joice)

K
Kachett (Ratchett)
Kemp
Kenward
King
Kingswell
Kinshott
Knight *
Knott

L
Ladd
Laker
Lander (Launder)
Langley
Leggett
Lelliot
Lillywhite
Lingham
Lintot
Littleworth
Lockyer
Longhurst *
Longley *
Lowe
Lower
Lucas
Lucy
Luff *

M
Maingy
Mann *
Marshall
Martin *
Masters
McCurry
Meaden
Mellish *
Mercer
Merritt (Meryett)
Messenger
Miles
Milyard
Mitchell
Moore *
Moorman
Morgan
Morley
Muzzall

N
Napper
Nash *
Neal *
Nesbit
Nevett
Newman
Nicol
Norris (Noice)
Nott

O
Older (Oler) *
Oliver
Overdean
Owen

P
Page
Palmer
Pannell *
Parker *
Parsons
Pay
Peacock
Pearce
Pellett
Pelling
Penfold *
Pennicott
Percival
Perrin
Peters
Phillips *
Pickett
Plumbley
Poland (Poling, Polen)
Pratt
Puddock (Puttock)
Pullen (Pulling) *

R
Racher
Rackett
Randall
Rapley *
Rapson *
Raynor
Read
Reeves
Rice
Richardson
Rich
Richard
Riddill
Ripley
Robinson *
Rogers
Rose
Rowland
Ruddick (Ruddock)
Russell

S
Sageman (Sedgman)
Sanders (Saunders)
Sandford
Saunders *
Saxby
Sayres (Sayers)
Scott *
Scutt (Scott)
Shambrook (Shambrink)
Sharp (alias Clowser/Clousley)
Sharp *
Sheath
Shepherd
Sheppard
Sherring
Short
Simmonds (Simmons)
Sims
Slipper
Smart *
Smith
Smithers
Snelling
Snow
Southerton
Spencer *
Squibb
Stamford
Stamp
Standing
Stedman *
Stemp
Stephenson
Stevens
Streeter
Sturt (Start)
Suter

T
Tanner
Tarrant
Taylor
Terry
Thair(e) (Thayre) *
Thomas *
Tickner
Tilley *
Tilt
Titmouse *
Townsend
Tribe *
Trusler (Trussler) *
Tugwell
Turner
Tutt
Upton *
Urry

U-V
Varndell
Verrall
Viney
Vinson (Vincent)
Voice (Foice) *

W
Wakeford (Wackford) *
Walden *
Ware
Warne
Warren
Waters
Watts
Webb *
Welbeloved
Wells
West
Wheeler
White *
Whitington
Whitmaish (Whitmarsh?)
Whittington
Willard *
Willett
Williams
Wills
Wilson *
Winham
Wolfe
Wonham
Woodford
Woods *
Woolgar
Worsfold *
Wright *

Y
Young

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