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Fonds AM1392 - Costain family fonds

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Costain family fonds

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AM1392

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  • 1907-1911 (Creation)
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    Costain family

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0.01 m of textual records

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(-1963)

Biographical history

James Ernest Costain immigrated to Vancouver in 1904 from Port Erin on the Isle of Man. His wife Katherine Costain and their four children: Katherine, Mildred, Madge, and Ernest joined him in 1908. They settled in the Strathcona area and built a family home at 2346 East 3rd Avenue in the 1920’s. Costain was a plasterer by trade and was involved in Odd Fellow’s Society and the Manx Society. Katherine was involved with the Dundas Methodist Sunday School and was active in the Rebecca Lodge. Katherine passed away in 1961 while James died in 1963.

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The records were donated to the archives by Glen Rapin in 2001.

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Fonds consists of a letter of recommendation for James Ernest Costain and a bound record book relating to the Dundas Methodist Church Sunday School. The record book also has entries relating to the Hastings Sunday School and Methodist Church.

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