Theme: The way new settlers lived 145 years ago in New Brunswick
A. 5 to 9 years.
B. 10 to 14 years.
C. 15 to 19 years.
1. Poster must be on one side of ½ regular Bristol Board.
2. Use any technique or medium.
3. Your name must appear on bottom right corner of front of poster.
4. Print your name, age, address and phone number on the back of the poster.
Prizes: In each category there will be a first prize of $20.00, a second prize of $15.00 and a third prize of $10.00. Continue reading →
Scotch Colony Hearts and Hearths: History/Cookbook (first edition cover)
We are looking for new stories and recipes for our upcoming edition. We also want any updates to the previous edition. We hope to have the new edition available for The Gathering of the Scots at the beginning of June.
Plan to attend the145th Anniversary of the Scotch Colony Celebration on 17, 18 & 19 August, 2018. Details to follow.
Scotch Colony Hearts and Hearths Stories and recipes from residents and descendants of The Scotch Colony of New Brunswick 1873
Our first edition contained 221 recipes and stories, 218 pages, and 38 historic and contemporary photos! A wonderful keepsake and sure to be cherished by generations to come! Thank you to our many kind contributors for sharing their stories and recipes!
$20.00 each (Canadian Funds) $5.00 each shipping within Canada
Contact: Carolyn Smith 470 Route 190 Apt.#1 Carlingford, NB E7H 4H9 506-273-6578 Email us: info@ScotchColony.ca
Everyone is invited to our Scotch Colony 145th Celebration August 17, 18, & 19, 2018. Scottish food, fun and friends in Kincardine, Lower Kintore, Upper Kintore and Bon Accord, New Brunswick. See ScotchColony.CA for details or our Scotch Colony Facebook Page.
“Plan of New Kincardineshire containing 25,000 acres / by Charles E. Beckwith, D.L.S. [Deputy Land Surveyor]. – 1873. – 1 sketch : pen and ink. The plan gives the names of the settlers, the number of the lot assigned to each, and the number of acres each received (100 or 200 acres). Rivers, streams, and roads are also noted. MC42-MS21-7 B. R. Stevenson fonds, Charlotte County Archives. ”
Note area on right (south) is labeled New Stonehaven, now called Kincardine and Bon Accord further east. The area on the left is labeled Kintore as it is still called.
Jean found the map at the New Brunswick Archives site.
Jean counts 63 lots in the New Stonehaven area with names on them. Of the 63, probably 10 are unmarried sons who qualified for their own 100 acre lot (the lots on the north side of Kincardine road are 100 acres.)
Were the names written down as families signed up in the (old) Stonehaven, Scotland, newspaper office?
Scotland TV’s The People’s History Show; Episode: The Scots who made Canada
“Host David Farrell presents a special episode exploring Scotland’s links to Canada, as the country celebrates its 150th birthday.”
On September 27, 2017, David and Ian Hendry (director/camera) interviewed several Scotch Colony folks and videoed scenes at a Burn’s Hall Music Night and dance.