- [191-]-1948 (Creation)
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Herbert Reed was head gardener for the Parliament Buildings for many years until his retirement in 1950. He also drove the school bus for Royal Oak School. His Saanich addresses include  Haliburton, Santa Clara, and Stelly's Cross Rd. Herbert died in 1960 at the age of 76. Lucy Reed (nee Webster) was a member of Royal Oak Women's Institute. Herbert and Lucy Reed emigrated from Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, England ca. 1911 as a married couple with Lucy’s parents, Sarah and William Webster. The Websters lived on Cherry Tree Bend and William ran a blacksmith business in Royal Oak with the help of his sons.
Donated in 2015 by Donna Cino, granddaughter of Herbert and Lucy Reed.
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Fonds consists of photographs belonging to Herbert and Lucy Reed.
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No further accruals are expected.
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No restrictions on access.
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Accession number: 2015-017