Looking to the Past to Help us Look Forward


Originally Uploaded January 5, 2021 

In our fourth episode Looking to the Past to Help us Look Forward host, Brian Nash discusses 2021 his New Year’s resolutions, and what the year ahead looks like for his podcast and the world of Genealogy. In between all this there Brian sits down with Jamie Baillie who discusses his original Scottish ancestors and their removal from Scotland and arrival in Pictou Nova Scotia during the Highland Clearances.

Resources Mentioned in This Episode:

Set Adrift Upon the World: The Sutherland Clearances

Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They Carried to Canada, 1774-1855

After the Hector: The Scottish Pioneers of Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, 1773-1852

A Dictionary of Scottish Emigrants to Canada Before Confederation, Vol. 1

Topics Covered: in This Episode:

Geological Perspective, Brickwalls, Live Streaming, Family Tree Research, Continuing Education, Scotland, Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada, Highlands

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