Surplus People: Online talk by Jim Rees on the Fitzwilliams & the Coolattin Clearances

Lecture 86: Surplus People: Assisted Emigration from the Fitzwilliam Estate 1847-1856 by Jim Rees

Jim Rees’ fascinating and informative talk on the Fitzwilliam Estate and the assisted emigration to Canada given to tenants during the Famine.

See Jim’s article on his book Surplus People for more information and the book is available here:

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