Males had to be less than forty-five years of age and in good health and families were unrelated.
Robinson was urged by landlords to remove the "pauper and undesirables".
He resisted and stated that he had "no wish..hold out a bounty to persons of bad character..as Robinson traveled through the countryside they became flesh and blood 'people of a good sort' he called them, 'bred to farming...
-tər-bur-oh) is a city on the Otonabee River in Central Ontario, Canada, 125 kilometres (78 mi) northeast of Toronto and about 270 kilometers (167 mi) southwest of Ottawa.
According to the 2016 Census, the population of the City of Peterborough was 81,032.
In 1822, the British Parliament had approved an experimental emigration plan to transport poor Irish Catholic families to Upper Canada.
Peter Robinson, a member of the Legislative Assembly of Upper Canada and a prominent businessman from York, Upper Canada was the man who took on the emigration plan of 1825.The population of the Peterborough Census Metropolitan Area (CMA), which includes the surrounding Townships of Selwyn, Cavan Monaghan, Otonabee-South Monaghan, and Douro-Dummer, was 121,721 in 2016. 32 among the country’s 35 census metropolitan areas according to the CMA in Canada.Significant growth is expected starting in late 2020 when the Ontario Highway 407 extension is completed, connecting it to Highway 115/35 south of Peterborough.The Serpent Mounds are located near Keene, approximately 30 km southeast of Peterborough in Otonabee-South Monaghan township, in an area first inhabited sometime before 10 CE.and stayed for a brief time near the present-day site of Bridgenorth, just north of Peterborough.Two of the more prominent sites surviving from this time are the petroglyphs at Petroglyphs Provincial Park and Serpent Mounds.