- 1938-1959 (Creation)
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1 cm of textual records.
Name of creator
Robert Charles "Bud" Squair was born on September 18, 1932. In his early years, he lived with his adoptive mother Agnes Ethelyn Wilson and her parents in Vancouver. Agnes Ethelyn had married Robert James Squair in Washington State, but the relationship had ended. Mother and son moved to 2836 Austin Avenue in Saanich ca. 1937. Bud's grandfather, Charles James Wilson, had a bungalow and garage built next door at 2830 Austin. Agnes Ethelyn later married Robert McRae Mackay and the family moved to 906 Empress in Victoria. Bud attended Craigflower, Tillicum, Central Junior High, and Victoria High schools, graduating in 1950. Robert Mackay died while working for the City of Victoria cemetery. Later, Agnes Ethelyn married Harry Anderson, an elevator operator at a hotel in downtown Victoria. The family then moved back to Saanich, to 530 Davida. Harry Anderson became a career fire fighter with the Victoria Fire Department and had served overseas in WWI in the 62nd Battery, Canadian Artillery. Bud joined the RCMP in 1951 and left Saanich. He married Betty Blanchett.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Donated in multiple accessions in 2018.
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Scope and content
Fonds consists of photographs and reference material relating to family and friends of Robert Charles "Bud" Squair, his childhood, and family homes in the Tillicum area (2836 Austin, 2830 Austin, 530 Davida).
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No restrictions on access.
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Related units of description
Accession number: 2018-024, 2019-002.