Bown family fonds
- ca. 1905 (Creation)
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Name of creator
The Bown family owned the North Saanich Hotel near Sidney, and operated the post office on site. Charles Quinton Bown Sr. is listed as the Postmaster from April 12, 1905 to December 18, 1906. Marian (May) Bown married James Hector Monk, teacher at North Saanich School. The other members of the family later moved back to Manitoba.
Donated in 2009 by Elizabeth Bown Wolfe, daughter of Charles Quinton Bown, Jr.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of a photograph of the North Saanich Hotel and Post Office (previously Wright's Hotel) and the Bown family.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Accession number: 2009-002
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Name access points
- Bown, Charles Quinton (Subject)