Fonds PR-224 - Durrance family fonds

Portrait of Mrs John Durrance, Sr. John Durrance's Spring Valley farm, 1904 Portrait of John Durrance II at age twenty Mrs Durrance, Mrs Shires, Mrs Haines, Freda and Gladys, Durrances' Spring Valley farm

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PR-224

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Durrance family fonds

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  • [188-]-[1904] (Creation)

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4 photographs

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John Durrance Sr. was an early landowner in Saanich. In 1860, he settled on 400 acres in the Lake District on a property he called Spring Valley Farm. He married Royal Oak area pioneer Jane Dyke after the deaths of her first two husbands, Richard Cheeseman and James Bailey.

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Donated by Jack Durrance ca. 1981.

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Fonds consists of photographs of the Durrance family and farm.

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  • English

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Accession number: 1981-011

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