"In the middle of Hudson Bay" Belcher Island by Darby2

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The Belcher Islands were named after Sir Edward Belcher, born in Halifax, Nova Scotia 1799, who was sent out from England with a fleet of 5 ships to search for Sir John Franklin and his lost expedition in 1852.

Read more about this great seaman, explorer: Admiral Sir Edward Belcher

Despite having the same surname, I don't think there's any direct connection to our ancestry...but you never know.

The Belcher Islands are home to native Inuit and most live in the village of Sanaquliaq, famous for its soapstone carvings.

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