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The Hector: From Scotland to Nova Scotia

Documentary in which Neil Oliver recounts the story of the 1773 highland migrants who left Scotland to settle in Nova Scotia.

Neil 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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Mon 28 Jan 2019 02:30

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Presenter Neil Oliver
Executive Producer Rachel Bell
Producer Andy Twaddle

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