Fonds PR-105 - Caleb Henry Horspool fonds

321 Gorge Road West 321 Gorge Road West Caleb Henry "Jack" Horspool with his mother Matilda standing in the formal garden of th... Formal garden at 321 Gorge Road West 321 Gorge Road West Horspool family standing in formal garden of their home at 321 Gorge Road West

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Caleb Henry Horspool fonds


  • [1900]-1989 (Creation)

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6.0 cm textual records and other material

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Caleb Henry “Jack” Horspool was born at 79 Belgrave Road, Leicester, England on July 25, 1905. He immigrated to Victoria with his father Caleb, a cement contractor, his mother Matilda, and his brother Joshua in 1913. The family lived at 363 Davida Avenue. Later, Caleb H. Horspool, a subcontractor and brick mason, built a brick home at 321 Gorge Road West for his mother and himself after the death of Caleb Horspool Sr. in 1932. Caleb Henry Horspool married Edith Ruth Geddes. He died on June 1, 1983 in Victoria of pneumonia.


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Fonds consists of personal and business records relating to Caleb Henry Horspool, and includes assorted financial and legal records, accounting ledger, tax returns and accompanying receipts, correspondence, ephemera, news clippings, and photographs. Fonds is arranged into 5 series: Financial & Legal Records, Correspondence, Ephemera, News Clippings, and Photographs.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 2007-179

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