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  • 6 August 2020

    Archaeology 7: The Team

    We thought we would show you some of the team who are doing the archaeology at the Hall of Clestrain.Photo: by John Welburn ABIPPThey are left to right,

    Andrew [...]

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  • 3 August 2020

    Box restored

    This beautiful round box belonged to John Rae when he was working for Hudson’s Bay Company. It was kindly given to The John Rae Society by one of his great, [...]

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  • 27 July 2020

    Archaeology 8: Witches bottle?

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  • 21 July 2020

    Can you help?

    A request from the John Rae Society: Can any of you help us find anything out about this person?Dashing Young Frenchman in 1851A French couple, who are members [...]

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  • 20 July 2020

    Archaeology 6: Gateway to Canada and the Arctic?

    OS map of 1877OS map from Bing mapsThere was a major road from Clestrain to Coldomo. This was the estate’s Gateway to The Arctic. Coldomo is a small sandy bay [...]

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