Durrance family fonds
- [188-]- (Creation)
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Name of creator
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.
Donated by Jack Durrance ca. 1981.
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Fonds consists of photographs of the Durrance family and farm.
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No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Accession number: 1981-011