Interred Within The Pioneers of Guysborough

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Interred Within documents the history of those in one of Nova Scotia’s oldest cemeteries; consecrated in 1787. Researched by various authors over a period of four years, it tells the stories of 47 pioneers of Guysborough, Nova Scotia.

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Interred Within documents the history of those in one of Nova Scotia’s oldest cemeteries. Researched by various authors over a period of four years, it tells the stories of 47 pioneers of Guysborough. Included are:

Rev. Peter De La Roche, the first Rector, who provided clerical services to all regardless of race, religion and class at a time when slavery was still legal and before Catholic emancipation.

Daniel Aikens, ordinary seaman, who served aboard HMS Temeraire at the Battle of Trafalgar, who’s ship turned the tide of battle.

Liberty, Sarah and Peg who’s enslavement didn’t end when they got to Nova Scotia and were registered as property in the Guysborough Registry of Deeds in 1793.

Jack Cook who was abducted by John Paul Jones and forced by torture to act as a pilot during his raids on local fishing ports.

Dr. Henry Inch who was run through with a sword on a cold January night. His murder was never solved.

. . . and 44 others whose biographies will appeal to historians, genealogists and those who just want a good read!

 

ISBN 9780973536249
Copyright Guysborough Historical Society (Standard Copyright Licence)
Publisher Guysborough Historical Society
Published July 30th, 2019
Language English
Pages 168
Binding Perfect-bound Paperback
Interior Ink Black & White
Product ID 24192650

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Weight 0.3 kg
Dimensions 15.24 × 22.86 cm