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Fonds AM26 - McRoberts family fonds

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McRoberts family fonds

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AM26

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  • 1860-[1914] (Creation)
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    McRoberts family

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0.05 m of textual records : originals

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Hugh McRoberts (1814-1883), a native of Belfast, was the first white settler of Sea Island. He purchased a farm there in ca.1861 after working on the Cariboo Road and pursuing careers in California and Australia. He later sold his farm and moved to New Westminster, where he established a dairy business. His daughter, Jennie (1841-1931), born in Australia, joined him at Yale in 1860 and moved with him to the Sea Island farm. In 1864 she married a Victoria City Councilman, Charles Edward Bunting (1828-1890), a native of Saint John, New Brunswick.

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(1814-1883)

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(1841-1931)

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(1828-1890)

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The fonds consists of family records, including a diary of Hugh McRoberts, 1883, miscellaneous correspondence, and other records, including those of Charles Edward Bunting and Maude E. Bunting, and a floral album of poems and autographs addressed to Jennie (McRoberts) Bunting between 1862-1901.

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Presented from 1956 to 1960 by Mrs. C.R. Bunting (Eleanor Z.) of Vancouver.

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