Cameron Family fonds
- -1920 (Creation)
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The Cameron family lived in the Fairfield area of Victoria. Charles Napier Cameron married Louise Abigail Gosnell on December 25, 1882 in Victoria. They had 2 daughters, Gladys Maud and Abigail "Abby" Louise. Louise Abigail died giving birth to Abby in 1885. Charles Cameron married Eleanor Penelope Atwood on January 7, 1888. Charles and Eleanor had 6 children together: Walter Clifton, Claribel Lillian, Clarence George, Olivia Grace, Phyllis Jean, and Robert "Bob" Dixi. Gladys Maud Cameron, a niece of Agnes Deans Cameron, married John Christian in 1919. John Christian was born in Nova Scotia and came to Victoria about 1895. He originally worked as a sealer and began work for the Consolidated Whaling Corporation as a whaler ca. 1911. John Christian and Gladys Maud Cameron had 3 children: Phyllis Louise, Charles Donald and Creta Cameron Christian.
Donated in 2010 by Creta Redgrave, daughter of Gladys Maud Cameron and John Christian.
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Fonds consists of 3 photograph albums belonging to the Cameron family.
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No further accruals are expected.
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Accession number: 2010-050