Fonds PR-163 - David Scholes Fonds

Marigold Hall being built, 1921 Alfred Leech home, "Orion Villa", 3368 Douglas Street Mr and Mrs Sidney Rand at Oak Street House Bob Mercer farm, 4400 Blenkinsop Road, 1934 Mr and Mrs Alfred Leech, Elk Lake, 1913 Mr Scholes and Mrs Leech, at the Leech's Palo Alto Farm near Elk Lake, 1913 Mr and Mrs Leech, Palo Alto Farm near Elk Lake, 1913 Swan Lake as seen from Vernon Avenue, 1913 Beaver Lake, 1913 Foul Bay, 1913
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PR-163

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David Scholes Fonds

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  • [189-]-[198-] (Creation)

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83 photographs

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David Scholes came to Victoria from Hamilton, Ontario in October of 1919, at the age of 9. His parents were from Manchester, England. He attended Margaret Jenkins School, Victoria High and Sprott Shaw where he trained as a wireless operator in 1928. He worked at various jobs using this background. Beginning in 1936, Mr. Scholes kept bees, and was an Apiary Inspector from 1960-1975. He was a member of the Saanich Pioneer Society. He lived at 1431 Harrop Road. Mr. Scholes died Nov 2, 1995.

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Donated to Saanich Archives in 1984 and 1985.

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Fonds consists of photographs of historical houses in Saanich taken from the 1960s to the 1980s; streets include Tattersall, Prosser, Barrie, Wings Road, Borden, Saul, Snowdrop, and Prillaman. Fonds also contains photographs of the Leech family and various locations in Saanich from the 1890s to the 1960s: greenhouses, churches, radio towers and bridges. Locations are predominantly Saanich, but also include Central Saanich and Victoria West.

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No further accruals are expected.

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  • English

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Accession number: 1984-003,1985-004

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