Held in Burns Hall, Kincardine, New Brunswick Canada.
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.
You can view a bootleg copy here (until I get busted):
Originally Broadcast Mon 13 Nov, 8.00 pm in the UK. If you are in the UK you should be able to view the show online at:
The Upper Kintore Memorial Service will be 2pm, Sunday, 27 August, 2017 at the Upper Kintore United Church.
Robbie Burns Night in the Scotch Colony! Concert is Friday, 29 January, 2016, at 7:30 at the Burns Hall, Kincardine. Dance follows with the Wednesday Evening Fiddlers. Weather date is the next night, same time. Second performance is Sunday, January 31st at 2:30, with tea afterward.
Video is Kimiye Gamblin playing Burns Hall 2013
July 18, 1998. Part 1/4 of a VHS video tape. This first part records the church service at the Melville Church in Kincardine. Great music as always! Were you there? Can you spot yourself? Who can you recognize? Who was the behind the camera? Please leave a reply below. Note the playing-time for any specific information you have.
July 18, 1998. Part 2/4. Here’s the second installment: Parade and Southern Victoria Pipe Band at Woolastook Park.
July 18, 1998. Part 3/4. Here’s the Third installment: Parade on Manse Hill Road.
Part 4/4. Here’s the forth and last installment: Gathering Woolastook Park
Southern Victoria Pipe Band and Friends at the Clan March during the Opening Ceremonies at the Gathering of the Scots in Perth-Andover, New Brunswick, Canada on May 25, 2013
I understand colonists didn’t get title to the land until they occupied their assigned lot for some time. This map may represent Scotch Colony lot ownership after 1884. I’m using that date because Margaret Cocker’s (mapped on lot 34) husband, James, died in 1884. There are several other widows on the map and the records we have show their husbands died before 1884.
We have more detective-work to find a more exact date. I’ll post any additional information in a reply. Please reply with comments or questions.
(this is a new version of the video, uploaded in the fall of 2014, with newer and sharper underlying aerial photos.)
The video is a flyover of the map, overlayed on Google Earth’s recent satellite photos and 3D topography (elevation exaggeration was set to 2 so there is some extreme distortion). To make text legible, change your YouTube Settings to 720P (the little gear symbol that appears after you hit play). Hit pause to make it easier to read the map.
I think seeing the lay of the land and today’s forests and fields really brings the map to life and makes it easier to locate the lots. The map is a little out of alignment but look for the logging clear-cuts and field-edges on the photograph to get a more accurate fix.
Here’s a detail of the same map, showing the Scotch Colony. Click to enlarge.
Can you tell who, what, when or where? If you spot something, leave a reply (note the minutes:seconds). From a 16mm color film. This is from a time before color photographs were widely available. The original film is silent.