Kōrero: History of immigration

Birthplaces of Canterbury’s assisted United Kingdom migrants, 1854–70

Birthplaces of Canterbury’s assisted United Kingdom migrants, 1854–70

This graph shows the proportions of immigrants to Canterbury from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The English counties of the south-west and south-east were good recruiting grounds, as was London. About 20% also came from Scotland, where Highland shepherds were recruited to assist in the development of backblocks Canterbury.

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Source: Sample of death registers, ‘Peopling’ project, Ministry for Culture and Heritage Wellington

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'History of immigration - Settlement in the provinces: 1853 to 1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/graph/2104/birthplaces-of-canterburys-assisted-united-kingdom-migrants-1854-70 (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 8 Feb 2005, updated 1 Aug 2015