Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy


Broadside ballad entitled ‘Burning of the Montreal and loss of Three Hundred Scotch Emigrants’

This ballad is sung to the tune of ‘Flowers of the Forest’ and begins: ‘You people of Scotland I pray give attention, / A sad dismal story I soon shall let you hear, / Of the dreadful burning of the Steamship the Montreal / For Montreal in Canada her course she did steer.’ A woodcut illustration is included at the top of this sheet. for more click here

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