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Off to Canada

In 1930 Frances Donald left her home in Aberdeenshire for a new life in Canada with some of her friends.  Their story was reported in the Aberdeen newspaper The People’s Journal:

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Alex Wood, Bishop of Nagpur

Alexander Wood was born in 1870 at Shalloch, Clochforbie, near Crudie in Aberdeenshire.  He was the son of Jane Hay and Robert Wood, and lived at the Clochforbie croft of his grandparents Francis and Elspet Hay (along with his mother … Continue reading

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