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Fonds AM113 - Southcott family fonds

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Southcott family fonds

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AM113

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  • 1863-1933 (Creation)
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    Southcott family

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  • 0.06 m of textual records
  • 13 photographs
  • 2 prints
  • 1 painting

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John James Southcott (d. 1933) was a native of Plymouth, England. He emigrated to London, Ontario, where he married Annie Caldwell in 1874. The Southcotts settled in Vancouver in 1889. J.J. Southcott operated a wholesale tea business.

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(?-1933)

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The fonds consists of family photographs; correspondence relating to the death of Private Charles Caldwell (nephew of Annie Southcott); legal papers relating to J.J. Southcott's apprenticeship in 1863; J.J. Southcott's Masonic certificate; miscellaneous pamphlets; and two prints and one painting.

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Presented in 1953 by Edith M. Southcott of Sunshine Falls, B.C.

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