Quarriers Canadian Family Gathering 1998


Saturday, November 7, 1998

10.00 ­ 12.00

1.00 pm

1.30 pm

1.50 pm

2.05 pm

2.20 pm

2.45 pm

3.00 pm

3.30 pm

4.00 pm

4.45 pm

7.00 pm

7.30 pm

Sunday, November 8, 1998

7.00 am

11.00 am

12.30 pm

Representatives from Quarriers, Scotland, will be available for informal discussion with participants.

Welcome & Introduction of Guests Melanie King, President
Day's Agenda & Future Objectives
Maple Grove & Canadian Centre; The "Dunbar" Archives Project
Fred Wardle, Canadian Director, Quarriers Scotland

William Quarrier & The Orphan Homes of Scotland Remembrance at Bill Dunbar, Honourary Archivist Quarriers or Dr. Tony Williams, Communications and Fund Raising Director, Quarriers

Arrival in Canada & Fairknowe Home Myrtle Johnston, Leeds Grenville Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society.

The Canadian Experience Anna Magnusson, author of The Village (invited) Ken Bagnall, author of Young Immigrants (invited)

Personal Reminiscences


'The Vision Lives On - Quarriers Today' Gerald Lee, General Director, Quarriers Scotland

Glasgow Streetkids Projects Phil Robinson, Service Director, Children, Young People and Families & Hughes, Projects Manager

Adoption of a Constitution for Quarriers Canadian Family Election of Officers

Planning Where do we go from Here? Projects in Scotland? Projects in Canada?

Assemble for Dinner

Dinner - Speaker to be announced
Ceilidh following dinner, Kingston Ceilidh Band

Meeting rooms available for further discussions

Church Service,1st Presbyterian Church

Fairknowe Plots, Old Protestant Cemetery