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William Nicol, Immigrant Voyage to New South Wales 1837

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The William Nichol - also known as the William Nicol.

The William Nicol was The first boat to leave Sleat under the programme of assisted immigration instigated by Rev Dunmore Lang, a Presbyterian minister based in Australia. It sailed from Isle Ornsay in July 1837 with 70 families from Sleat, the neighbouring parish of Strath and the adjoining mainland. Of the 322 passengers, 107 came from Sleat. The Edinburgh Courant of July 10 1837 reported that it took three days to complete the embarkation of the emigrants.




NRS5313/4_4780/William Nicol_27 Oct 1837/ on the Assisted Immigrants, Passenger List for the William Nicol from the NSW Government, State Archives and Records at: http://indexes.records.nsw.gov.au/ebook/list.aspx?series=NRS5313&item=4_4780&ship=William%20Nicol

Assisted Immigrants, Passenger List for the William Nicol arrived Sydney 27 October 1837 page 1 on the Family Search website at: https://www.familysearch.org/photos/artifacts/18985679

Ship William Nicol 408 Tons from Stephany Smith's A Family History of James John Maxwell and Margaret Frances Daly website: http://www.heathsmith.com/genealogy/maxwell/mclennan_alexander_mary_voyage_william_nicol_passenger_list.htm

William Nicol from Robert Mote's OZIGEN - Australian Genealogy at: https://www.ozigen.com/exhibits/passenger-list---william-nicol.pdf

"'https://www.dropbox.com/s/xt5nweeqfol6xqq/Section%2003.pdf?dl=0'" - Donald Mackenzie's story of the leaving from the Isle of Skye

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