Food for the body and soul The 5th of July marked The Harper Family Cookbook launch, and what a day out it was. We met at Sandsford’s court in Kilkenny, home of the oldest Harper, Uncle Sam (99) and his son, Dougie. Had the weather been in our favour, we would have spread out on […]
Our virtual reunion was reported on in The Kilkenny People, the local newspaper in Kilkenny, ireland.
When Sgt. Robert Harper was posted to Kilkenny in the early 1800’s, he hardly imagined that just shy of 200 years later, 170 plus of his descendants from 9 different countries would gather virtually for a family reunion! The Harper family had been planning their 5th reunion in Kilkenny College from 16th -19th April, but […]
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A scan of a newspaper article on John Harper in The Vancouver Sun 1947