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Richard H. Trainor

in Black Country Élites: The Exercise of Authority in an Industrialized Area, 1830-1900

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203551
eISBN:
9780191675850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203551.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the demography and geography of the Black Country or the industrialized area of South Staffordshire in England during the period from 1830 to 1900. It analyses the economic and ... More


‘An Gorta Mór’: The Great Famine, 1845–50

Cormac Ó Gráda

in Ireland: A New Economic History 1780–1939

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205982
eISBN:
9780191676895
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205982.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Secondary references to Ireland's ‘Great Hunger’ or ‘Great Starvation’ are ubiquitous. The tragedy is still vividly etched in Irish and Irish-American folk memory, and a popular understanding of the ... More


Stafford’s Irish families: The overall picture

John Herson

in Divergent paths: Family histories of Irish emigrants in Britain 1820-1920

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719090639
eISBN:
9781781708385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090639.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

An overall picture of the Irish families who came to Stafford in the nineteenth century is now provided. A total of 206 distinct families settled long-term. Over sixty per cent were initially ... More


Inheritance, Family, and Mixed-Race Jamaicans, 1700–1761

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter evaluates the evolving legal and cultural standing of elite mixed-race Jamaicans in the first half of the eighteenth century. It describes why so many interracial families formed on the ... More


Early Abolitionism and Mixed-Race Migration into Britain, 1762–1778

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines how the demographic debates over interracial relationships in Jamaica, outlined in Chapter 1, became relevant in Britain in the 1760s and 1770s. The arrival into Britain of ... More


Abolition, Revolution, and Migration, 1788–1793

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter analyses the early years of the popular movement to abolish the slave trade and its effects on perceptions of mixed-race Jamaicans in Britain. It documents a number of cases of ... More


Imperial Pressures, 1800–1812

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter chronicles the institutional pressures put on mixed-race migrants in the first decade of the nineteenth century. Although families continued to assist relatives of color—which included ... More


New Struggles and Old Ideas, 1813–1833

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the immediate years leading up to the emancipation of Britain’s enslaved population in 1833 and that period’s effect on mixed-race migrants. It contends that Britain was an ... More


Northern Ireland: Migration History and Demography

Johanne Devlin Trew

in Leaving the North: Migration and Memory, Northern Ireland 19212011

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319402
eISBN:
9781781380987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319402.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Between 2004 and 2008, immigration to Northern Ireland rose to unprecedented numbers, however since then immigration has declined significantly to the point where by mid-2012, Northern Ireland net ... More


‘Doubly invisible’: Being Northern Irish in Britain

Johanne Devlin Trew

in Leaving the North: Migration and Memory, Northern Ireland 19212011

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9781846319402
eISBN:
9781781380987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319402.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

As the major destination for Irish migrants, North and South, during the twentieth century and into the twenty–first, Britain continues to play an important and fascinating part in the history of ... More


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