Source Information

Anonymous. Rebellion of 1837, Upper Canada [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2002.

About Rebellion of 1837, Upper Canada

  • Ships Transporting Convicted Rebels from Rebellion of 1837 to Van Dieman's Land Australia: transported aboard Marquis of Hastings and Transported aboard the Canton.
  • Names of those charged in the Short Hills Insurrection 1838: Source: "The Insurrection in the Short Hills in 1838" by E. Cruikshank, in Ontario Historical Society Papers & Records 1907.
  • 1838 List of those sentenced to death in Dr. Duncombe's rising near Brantford Ontario.

Ships or vessels were hired for the conveyance of Convicts from Great Britain and Ireland, between the 1st January 1839 and the 30th June 1846.The Marquis of Hastings and Canton where hired in 1839 to transport convicts.