Fonds PR-114 - Croft family fonds

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Croft family fonds


  • [ca. 1904-1960] (Creation)

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250 photographs

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Herbert Croft, born in Saanich on August 18, 1920, was the son of Ethel Mottershead and Charles Croft. The Croft family lived on Cedar Hill Cross Road near St Aiden's Church and Herbert Croft attended Cedar Hill School. On September 4, 1942 at St Luke's Church, Herbert Croft married Vera May Croft (b. 1923), the daughter of Mary Annie Beeston and Thomas Williams of Delatre Street in Victoria. Herbert and May Croft lived for many years in the Mount Tolmie and Cedar Hill areas of Saanich. Herbert Croft died on July 17, 2011.


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Donated in 2013 by Tom Croft, son of Herbert and May Croft.

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Fonds consists of film negatives and prints relating to the Croft family.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Associated material: Oral history interview with Herbert and Very May Croft, 2010 (accession number: 2010-036)

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Accession number: 2013-014

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