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Robert Craig and Isabella Gilchrist
Robert Craig and Isabella Gilchrist
           Robert Craig and his wife Isabella Gilchrist left Greenock, Scotland, on the ship "Commerce" on May 11, 1821. Accompanying them on their voyage were five of their six children: John, William, Robert, Ellen, and their year-old son Stewart Douglas Craig. They arrived in Quebec on June 20, 1821, travelling as part of a group called the "Camlachie Emigration Society."
           Robert Craig died 2 November, 1871, age 85, and Isabella Gilchrist died March 26, 1866. Both are buried in the Hopetown Cemetery, Plot 25, Row 4.

Photo submitted by Judy Woodley.