The study of genealogy of my family roots has shown me the many reasons why various branches came to settle in Canada, some as early as 1787 (before it was 'Canada' - and others on dates such as 18

Dinah and Jonathan Oakes

Have I mentioned that Genealogy is one of my interests (read addiction) and hobbies?

View of old guildhall, Fressingfield, Suffolk

The following information about the Barber Family of Fressingfield, Suffolk, England is gathered from The Bohun of Fressingfield Cartulary, Edited by Bridget Welss-Furry in the series Suff

Robert & Harriet Barber - a portrait

Robert Barber married Harriet Oakes (nee Oakes) in Guelph, Ontario, in 1836. He helped to carve what would become the Royal City of Guelph out of the forest, working for a time for Mr.

Bulcamp Work House, Suffolk, England

One of my hobbies is Genealogy: the pursuit of data related to my family tree.

old clock and candles

This clock belonged to my great aunt, Mary Willoughby Potter, who lived with her husband Jim at Freeman’s Corners (now part of Burlington, Ontario) early in the last century.

Laurie Barber

Thought I might comment on my last name - BARBER . . .

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