Speaker Series: Scottish Settlers in Ontario

2022-06-08 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm    Zoom

Hundreds of thousands of Scots have emigrated to Canada since the late 18th century. The first waves of settlement were in Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. As more land opened up, Scots began coming west to Ontario. Maybe your ancestors were among them?

This session will investigate crown settlements in Glengarry, Baldoon, the Huron Tract, and along the south shore of Lake Huron. The talk will highlight the colonizers who assisted the emigration and explore the politics behind them.

This online discussion is free to attend as part of the Speaker Series hosted by the St. Andrew’s Society of Toronto (SAST). Everyone who registers will have a Zoom link emailed to them.

The talk will be presented by Christine Woodcock, a genealogy educator with an expertise in the Scottish records. She enjoys assisting others in their quest to find their Scottish ancestors.

Christine is a frequent contributor to Internet Genealogy Magazine. She is also the co-chair of the Scottish SIG for the Ontario Genealogical Society and is responsible for their virtual programs.

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