Hastings County Historical Society

Soldier Settler Sinner


Soldier Settler Sinner




Captain Charles MacDonald was somewhat of a rogue. His many escapades, beginning with the Royal Marines during the Napoleonic Wars, led him from Northumberland County in England to the Caribbean and finally, to Point Anne on the shores of the Bay of Quinte. Through all of his exploits, Charles always managed to land on his feet. Jane Simpson, author of Soldier Settler Sinner takes us on a captivating journey, often tinged with a hint of scandal, as she recounts the saga of her ancestor, his legendary travels and his many adventures. Along the way, readers are treated to a glimpse of life, its customs and its culture as would have been experienced by Captain MacDonald. Come along; join in for a unique excursion into history.

143 pages

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