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Monserrat


 In the narrative of the voyage of the Jesuit Father Andrew White aboard the "Dove and "Ark" from England to Maryland in 1633 in Lord Baltimore's expedition, White wrote that on the way to Maryland, the ship put in at Monserrat (one of the smallest of the Caribbean Islands) where they found a colony of Irishmen "who had been banished from Virginia on account of professing the Catholic Faith"  White, John Campbell. Dr: White Belfast in 1798. He was elected first president of The Benevolent Hibernian Society of Baltimore.