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IMMIGRATION & IMPACT:

The Yorkshire Settlers from 1772 to 1820


Yorkshire 2000 Conference Program
Mount Allison University, Sackville, N.B., August 4-5, 2000

Audio files of the entire proceedings of the conference, in MP3 format, are available. To access this record of the conference click on the names of presenters/titles of presentations below.


CONTEXT OF IMMIGRATION
Introduction by W. Hamilton

Ged Martin: Built in Stone: New Brunswick From Government House 1848-1866


YORKSHIRE ROOTS OF IMMIGRATION

George Redmonds: The Yorkshire Surnames of Nova Scotia

June Hall: The World they Left Behind

Question and Answer Session - 1


PATTERNS OF IMMIGRATION
Introduction by W. Godfrey

James Snowdon: Adapting to the New Land: The Material Culture of the Yorkshire Settlers

Roger Woodhouse: Chain Migration: the Copitts Case

Helen Petchey: The Yorkshiremen of Dorchester: Getting to Know Them

Bruce Elliott: The Yorkshire Legacy Beyond Chignecto

Question and Answer Session - 2


RELIGIOUS IMPACT
Introduction by C. MacMillan

Allen Robertson : Friends Amongst Us: Yorkshire Quakers who came 1749-1800

Shirley Dobson: Yorkshireman William Black: His Ministry on the Petitcodiac 1780-1834

Marilyn Whitely : Cumberland is a Wicked Place: The Changing Lay Witness of the Yorkshire Methodists

Question and Answer Session - 3


CULTURAL IMPACT
Introduction by N. Vogan

Peter Ennals: Yorkshire Influence on Vernacular Architecture in the Maritimes

Barry Cahill: Yorkshire Methodists and Slaveholding: A Study in Sociocultural Assimilation

Gwen Davies : Will R. Birdís Fictional Construction of the Yorkshire Settlers

Question and Answer Session - 4


GEOPOLITICAL IMPACT
Introduction by P. Bogaard

Barbara Schmeisseer: Fort Beausejour: Commemorating the Yorkshire Immigration

Ernest Clarke : The Yorkshire Settlers and the Cumberland Rebellion

Question and Answer Session - 5


PANEL DISCUSSION
Moderator: P. Bogaard
(acknowledgement by P. Ennals, VPAcademic, Mount Allison University)

Bruce Elliott, James Snowdon, Ged Martin : What can we Reconstruct of this Immigration and its Impact?


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