John and Alice farmed in Hesket in the Forest in Penrith, Cummbria, England in 1941. In 1853 with at least nine children they emigrated to the New World and settled in Stouffville, York County, Upper Canada. About ten years later they relocated to Bruce County, Ontario and settled on Lots 32 and 33, Concession 4 of Elderslie Township.
Hesket High is a long village on the great high road between Carlisle and Penrith, ...
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