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Irish People Settle in Scotland

Source 1 is data taken from the census about the people living in Britain which
takes place every ten years. This census includes information on where people
were born.

Source 1

Year Number of Irish born in Scotland
1841 126321
1851 207367
1861 204083

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A large number settled in Glasgow as this is where they landed and there
was plenty of work. During 1848 the number landing in Glasgow was
1000 a week.
In 1861 45% of the coal miners and 47% of ironstone mine workers in the
Coatbridge area were Irish.
Between 1876…


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