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18 March 2016
Display board and donation box

Display board and donation box

Last weekend Colin and Davey went down to the Hall of Clestrain to install the Display board and donation box. [...]

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18 February 2016
Urgent Repairs to the Hall of Clestrain

Urgent Repairs to the Hall of Clestrain

During the early part of the winter, a section of the roof was damaged and a gaping hole appeared. The [...]

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16 December 2015
Plaque at the Hall

Plaque at the Hall

The unveiling of a ‘National Commemorative Plaque’ dedicated to John Rae took place in glorious autumn sunshine at Clestrain [...]

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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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16 December 2014

Our first Year

John Rae Society’s First Year As you will see, we have been rather busy! Behind the scenes work to get a memorial [...]

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