Fonds PR-300 - Clara Windsor McCoubrey Morry fonds

Portrait of a man Portrait of Lady Hill Portrait of a woman W. Taylor Portrait of a man Portrait of Clara Isabelle Windsor George Le Messurier and Roberta "Bertha" Morry Roberta "Bertha" Morry and George Le Messurier Portrait of a woman Portrait of George Le Messurier
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Clara Windsor McCoubrey Morry fonds


  • [187-] - [191-] (Creation)

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1 writing box. -- 25 photographs. -- 1 letter.

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Clara Isabelle Windsor McCoubrey Morry was born in Newfoundland in 1851. She married Captain William Sweetland Morry who died sometime around 1877. In 1877, she married Richard Alexander McCoubrey who died in 1889. Sometime after 1920, Clara moved to Saanich where her widowed sister, Sarah Windsor Bradshaw, and her children as well as their brother Augustus Windsor were living. In 1930, Clara married Thomas Graham Morry. Clara died in 1934 and Thomas in 1935, and they are both buried at St. Luke’s Cemetery along with many other members of the Morry and Bradshaw families.

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Fonds consists of Clara Windsor's writing box and includes 25 photographs primarily of members of the Windsor and Morry families dating from the 1870s to World War 1. Accession also includes 1 letter written to Clara Windsor McCoubrey dated 1898.

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No further accruals expected.

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Letter is torn along fold.
Photographs removed from writing box for preservation.

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Accession number: 2020-005.

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