John Rae

11 June 2019
Investiture at the Hall

Investiture at the Hall

On Wednesday 5th June Isaac, here, was invested into the John Rae Explorer Scouts. This was a great honour for [...]

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26 March 2019

Article by Rognvald Boyd on John Rae

We have been sent an interesting article by a member, Rognvald Boyd. Here is an extract: “Dr. John Rae – commemorated on [...]

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14 September 2018
John Rae appointed as honorary chartered surveyor by RICS

John Rae appointed as honorary chartered surveyor by RICS

The achievements and life of pioneering Scottish explorer and surveyor Dr John Rae were celebrated by the Royal Institution of [...]

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19 January 2018
Book review - Finding John Rae

Book review - Finding John Rae

This book review was first published by the Ormsby Review on https://bcbooklook.com The bane of the British Admirality Finding John Rae is [...]

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10 July 2017
John Rae given the freedom of Orkney

John Rae given the freedom of Orkney

This year’s birthday celebrations for John Rae were considerably more complex than the previous year’s free party with live music! [...]

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1 July 2015

Hudson's Bay Company

The Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada has done a fantastic job creating a web site commemorating some of Canada’s historic [...]

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17 December 2014
The Reception

The Reception

We were ushered up to the noisy, excited, throng overlooking Horse Guards Parade. I plugged in my computer and [...]

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17 December 2014
Westminster

Westminster

At 3.30 p.m. as the Abbey was closing to the public, the invited guests began to gather at The Great [...]

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17 December 2014
The lead up to the presentation

The lead up to the presentation

We had a twin celebration of the unveiling of the memorial stone to Dr. John Rae in Westminster Abbey.One in [...]

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