Fonds PR-251 - Margaret Birkett fonds

Royal Oak Burial Park, 1945

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Margaret Birkett fonds


  • 1945 - 1984 (Creation)

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4 photographs

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Margaret Ena “Peggy” Birkett (nee Gillies) was born in Victoria in 1925. She worked for the District of Saanich for 30 years, beginning in the Tax Department in 1943 manually checking the tax calculations. She died in 2011.


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Donated by Margaret Birkett in 1984.

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Fonds consists of photographs including: Labour Day Parade; First Nations visiting from Fort Churchill, Manitoba; Royal Oak Burial Park; Saanich Tax Department employees.

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No further accruals are expected.

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No restrictions on access.

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  • English

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Associated material: Oral history interview with Margaret (Peggy) Birkett, 1984, transcript

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Accession number: 1984-017

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