Jersey Emigration

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Newspaper advertisements in the middle of the 19th century were encouraging Jersey families to emigrate to New Zealand

Jersey emigrants to Australia and New Zealand, North America and South Africa


New Zealand

North America

This is the area of Canada's eastern seaboard where many emigrants from Jersey settled. At the top of the map is the Gaspe peninsular, part of Quebec province, with New Brunswick province below, and then Nova Scotia. At the eastern extreme of Nova Scotia is Cape Breton Island where many families originating from Jersey were granted tracts of land


United States

South Africa

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