|About From England to Canada and beyond, one Families Journey
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This Web Site is dedicated to the memory of our immigrant ancester John Buckland who
arrived in Canada from England with his wife Matilda and six children in tow, aboard the ship
VICKSBURG arriving at Quebec on July 20 1874.
They settled down in Ottawa Ontario.
From there their decendants have spread out to where today they are all over Canada
and down into the United States
Every effort has been made to provide accurate and factual information in this
endeavour but errors and omissions can happen.
So on that note enjoy this tree called BUCKLAND, and remember if you shake any tree
hard enough there is bound to be a few nuts fall out. lol
Keep checking back in as more information is being added, this is an ongoing project
If you know the name(s) of the people in the unknown Photo Album could you please send them to me
the Administrator ,citing the photo number.. Thank you.
Ship information- The Vicksburg was in service from 1871-1875,owned by the Dominion shipping line.
Built by A. McMillan & Son, Dumbarton Scotland. Tonnage 2,484. Dimensions 317'x 38'. Single screw,
11 knots. Compound engines.Three masts. one funnel, iron hull.
Passengers 80 first.600 third. Mainly in England-Gulf trade. Struck an Iceburg off Newfoundland
June 2 1875 and sank with the loss of 47 lives.
Can anyone put some light on the marrage listed in the info box of Archibald Buckland 1882-1918 this
info has us stumped. If anyone could clarify that it would be greatfully appreciated. Thx