Archief PR-136 - Irvine family fonds

View of Mount Douglas from Mount Tolmie View of Mount Douglas from Mount Tolmie View of St. Aidan's Church and nearby homes taken from Mount Tolmie View from Mount Tolmie of nearby farms View from Mount Tolmie of nearby farms and St. Aidan's Church Portrait of Annie Deans Kate Deans with James Deans (seated) and William Bruskey James Deans in First Nations costume Mary Jane Deans, daughter of George and Annie Deans Portrait of James Deans
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Irvine family fonds


  • [187- to 194- predominant] (Vervaardig)



Omvang en medium

1.7 linear m of textual records, photographs, ephemera, and other material.


Naam van de archiefvormer


John Irvine was recruited in Orkney, Scotland in 1850 by the Hudson's Bay Company as a labourer for the Company's operations on Vancouver Island. He and his wife Jessie arrived in Victoria in 1851 aboard the HBC ship Tory. John Irvine worked at Craigflower Farm and later purchased land in the Cedar Hill area of Saanich where the family established a farm, Rose Bank. John and Jessie Irvine had six children: William (1851), Mary Anne (1853-1892), Jessie (1855), Christine (1858), John Irvine Jr. (1862-1948, Long Gun Jack) and Margaret (1865-1955).


Geschiedenis van het archief

Donated to Saanich Archives in multiple accessions by family members, 1997-2015.

Directe bron van verwerving of overbrenging

Inhoud en structuur

Bereik en inhoud

Fonds consists of records relating to John and Jessie Irvine and their children of Rose Bank Farm, Cedar Hill and includes correspondence, financial records, ephemera, certificates, photographs, maps, books, and genealogical research. The fonds is arranged into 13 series: Financial and Household Records; Personal Papers; Schools; Churches; Ephemera; Maps; News Clippings; Publications; Reference Material; Artifacts; Sound Recordings; Photographs; and Oversized Material.

Waardering, vernietiging en slectie


Further accruals are expected.


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Voorwaarden voor raadpleging

No restrictions on access.

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Taal van het materiaal

  • Engels

Schrift van het materiaal

Taal en schrift aantekeningen

Fysieke eigenschappen en technische eisen


Series and file list available.

Verwante materialen

Bestaan en verblifplaats van originelen

Bestaan en verblijfplaats van kopieën

Related units of description

Associated material: Oral history interview with Jean Levis, 2010 (Accession number: 2010-040); Oral history interview with Barbara Brown, 2008 (Accession number: 2009-007)

Related descriptions



Accession number: 1998-006, 2007-013, 2008-008, 2008-014, 2011-024, 2011-036, 2012-018, 2014-011, 2014-016, 2015-002

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Onderwerp trefwoord

Geografische trefwoorden

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Identificatiecode van de instelling

Toegepaste regels en/of conventies


Niveau van detaillering

Verwijdering van datering archiefvorming

Taal (talen)



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