Item 2016-021-085 - "A Greeting From The Dear Home-Land"

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PR-109-2016-021-085

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"A Greeting From The Dear Home-Land"

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  • 1904 (Creation)

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Postcard, 14 x 9 cm

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Reginald Chave was born in Woodstock, Ontario. In 1912, he married Bernice Scowcroft, a music teacher whose family lived at 738 Discovery St. in Victoria. Reginald and his father, William J. Chave, were grocers. From about 1915 to the early 1920s they had a grocery store, Wm. J. Chave & Son, at the corner of Douglas Street and Boleskine Road. Reginald and Bernice Chave lived nearby in a house on Saanich Road. They had two children, Cyril and Muriel. Bernice Chave died in Vancouver in 1948. Reginald died in Vancouver in 1957. Their daughter Muriel married William Townsend in 194- and had 3 children: Miriam Bowles (nee Townsend), Julie, and Devon.

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Donated in 2016.

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Publisher: Undetermined.

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Notation on front: "Cousin Ernest".
Addressed to: "Miss Bernice Scowcroft. / Pen-Y-Bryn. / Burdette Avenue. / Victoria. B.C. / Canada"

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