By Canada's National History Society
Released to coincide with the one hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the 1st international struggle, Canada's nice conflict Album is an exceptional and noteworthy choice of Canadian photos, memorabilia, and tales of the conflict. years in the past, Canada's historical past Society invited Canadians to inform their relatives tales from the 1st global warfare. The reaction used to be overwhelming and assembled for the 1st time are their own tales and pictures that jointly shape a compelling and relocating account of the warfare. Canada's nice battle Album additionally contains contributions from Peter Mansbridge, Charlotte grey, J.L. Granatstein, Christopher Moore, Jonathan Vance, and Tim prepare dinner. within the spirit of the bestselling 100 photographs that modified Canada, the conflict that modified Canada perpetually is mirrored the following in phrases and images.
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It is also dedicated to other emigrant Scots who settled in North America in the i8th and i9th centuries. Photograph by Geoff Campey. 30 The Hector Arrives In IJJ3 River. Alexander Falconer settled near Hopewell, further to the south of McLellans Brook, while Robert Sim moved to New Brunswick after living in Pictou for a few years. But a good many of the Ross-shire emigrants, especially the single men, simply left the area without trace. The same was true for the Sutherland settlers. Many Sutherland families, and men travelling on their own, left Pictou soon after their arrival and apparently did not return.
Pictou was the initial attraction. The Hector settlers had claimed an early foothold at its Harbour and along its river frontages. Their colonization efforts were given a boost, a decade later, with the arrival of ex-soldiers from two disbanded Scottish Regiments: the Duke of Hamilton's Regiment (82nd) and the Royal Highland Emigrants Regiment (the 84th). Figure 4: Predominant Ethnic Groups in Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1871 45 AFTER THE HECTOR TABLE 1 Men from the disbanded 82nd Regiment (Duke of Hamilton's Regiment) who settled at Fisher's Grant (between Pictou and Merigomish harbours) from 1784* Officers 1 COL.
6 JOHN McNEiL. Received 300 acres, but history unknown. Non-Commissioned Officers Receiving Each 200 Acres CHARLES ARBUCKLES. A native of Falkirk, moved afterward to the Ponds. Married to a daughter of B. McGee. His descendants numerous. 8 DAVID BALLANTYNE. Removed to Cape George, where his descendants are numerous. 9 GEORGE BROWN. Settled on Frasers Mountain. 10 JOHN BROWNFIELD. A native of Derry, in Ireland, and a Presbyterian, died near French River, where his descendants still are. 11 JAMES CARMICHAEL.