Fonds PR-106 - Cameron family fonds

Man and woman at tennis courts View of Gorge bridge and boardwalk View of Gorge bridge and foam below View of Cordova Bay At Cordova Bay Camp Children and man on the beach at Cordova Bay Camp At Cordova Bay Camp Swimmers on the beach at Cordova Bay Camp Swimmers in the water at Cordova Bay Camp Swimmers lined up in the water at Cordova Bay Camp
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Cameron family fonds


  • [1890]-1920 (Creation)

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980 photographs

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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.


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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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  • English

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Accession number: 2010-050

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