Monday, 30 March 2015

Military Settlers: call for presentation proposals

The Kawartha Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society is hosting the second annual Kawartha Conference in Peterborough, Saturday, Oct 3 on the theme Military Settlers

Papers are sought on all aspects of the settlement of British discharged military in Ontario, in particular papers that comment on:

– the situation (economic and political) in the UK that caused military people to emigrate

– the military situation in Canada that encouraged military settlers

– the economic situation in Canada

– how the military emigration took place

– the results

– where the documentation is

It is a one-day conference with five speakers, each of one hour.

Presentation proposals with a brief outline may be sent to <kawarthaconference@ogs.on.ca> by Apr 30.

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