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County of origin of Irish immigrants, 1891–1915 (4 o 5)

County of origin of Irish immigrants, 1891–1915

By the turn of the century a majority of Irish immigrants to New Zealand were coming from the counties around Belfast, in the north-eastern province of Ulster.

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

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Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Migration after 1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/38/county-of-origin-of-irish-immigrants-1891-1915 (accessed 24 April 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015