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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 YearAs you will see, we have been rather busy!Behind the scenes work to get a memorial [...]

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