William Lolley Immigrates to America
There is no proof that this is the William Lolley who settled in Ontario, Wayne, New York, but he appears to be the most likely candidate from the name, age, and date of arrival.
Although he sailed from Liverpool rather than Hull, and he is listed as 46 rather 51, the timing he seems to be right. His arrival would have been two years before that of his wife and children giving him the opporunity to purchase a farm and ready it for their arrival.
DISTRICT OF NEW-YORK. . . PORT OF NEW-YORK
I George B. Cornish do solemnly, sincerely, and truly swear that the following List or Manifest of Passengers subscribed with my name, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs for the District of New York, contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief, a just and true account of all the Passengers received on board the - Ship Sheridan - whereof I am Master, from Liverpool.
Sworn to the 18 April 1843
LIST or MANIFEST of all PASSENGERS taken on board the Sheridan, Geo. B. Cornish is Master, from Liverpool.
|Name||Age||Occupation||Country to which they severally belong||Country in which they intend to become inhabitants|
|William Lulley||49||Laborer||England||United States|
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Thanks to Seth Lolley III for locating this record.