Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

10/4/2007

The Irish

New England Bonnet Makers 1864

The Irish were unfortunately divided during much of the nineteenth century and was therefore helpless in the face of its grave problems. The Act of Union of 1803 incorporated the island into British polity, but was useless in easing the difficult situation of the people.. With an overly large population as the result of the Napoleanic Wars, the Irish soon became impoverished. for more click here

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