The Hector: From Scotland to Nova Scotia 23 July 2022: Saturday on BBC Four

The Hector: From Scotland to Nova Scotia 23 July 2022: Saturday on BBC Four 11Neil Oliver recounts the story of the 1773 highland migrants who left Scotland to settle in Nova Scotia. He uncovers their terrifying journey on a filthy disease-ridden ship – the Hector. Neil describes how the migrants were deceived by speculators and goes on to meet their descendants. For some in Nova Scotia, the Hector has become little short of a Canadian ‘Mayflower’.



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