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Faith, Fish, Farm & Family - Oct 8, 2015

posted 14 Apr 2016, 12:11 by Lakeshore Genealogical Society   [ updated 20 Jan 2020, 13:56 ]

Oct 8: Guest Speaker from England on the Bible Christians from Devon to Northumberland & Durham

We are excited and honoured to host Dr. Janet Braund Few on her cross-Canada tour at our Oct 8 meeting where she will present Faith, Fish, Farm & Family - Immigration from North Devon 1830-1900

Port Hope-Cobourg became the cradle of the Bible Christian movement in Canada due to missionaries from Devon. Dr. Few is a "rockstar genealogist", historical interpreter ("Mistress Agnes") and author from Exeter, England whose PhD thesis studied communities in North Devon and their migratory patterns. 

Poster (PDF)