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Podcast Episode 27 – A Grave Situation Part 3

Posted on March 9, 2022

Welcome back to the third and final part of a Grave Situation cemeteries in Dutton Dunwich.  In October 2021, the Dutton Dunwich Municipal Heritage Committee hosted an outdoor Doors Open […]

Podcast Episode 26 – Textiles

Posted on February 23, 2022

Welcome to the 26th episode of the Life in the Talbot Settlement Podcast, today we will be talking about the production of textiles Flax/linen and wool processing. Weaving, sewing, Spinning, […]

Podcast Episode 25- A Grave Situation Part 2

Posted on February 9, 2022

We’re back with part 2 in the 3 part series of A Grave Situation from our podcast Life in the Talbot Settlement! In October 2021, the Dutton Dunwich Municipal Heritage Committee hosted […]

Podcast Episode 24 – Red River Downfall

Posted on January 25, 2022

Today’s episode is about the Selkirk Settlers -A group of Scottish Highlanders who arrived at the fork of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers in Manitoba, led by Lord Selkirk and […]

Episode 18-Fleming Family

Posted on December 1, 2021

In 1796 James Fleming and his wife Barbara Windecker settled on Lot 6 1st Concession, broken front of what would become Aldborough Township, Elgin County.  Land on both sides of the Thames River were owned by Fleming descendants until 1871.   […]

Podcast Episode 17- Vanished Villages of Dunwich

Posted on November 24, 2021

Our first town, Burwell’s Corners, started with the family of the same name. Mahlon Burwell, first generation Canadian, became a surveyor in 1809 and was registrar of Middlesex by 1811. He lived […]