Abbotsford (B.C.)--History



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Catherine Maclure interview

CALL NUMBER: T0715:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Catherine Maclure, daughter of Samuel Maclure, talks about her early life in Victoria; the Maclure family; grandfather Maclure; family farm in Matsqui; grandmother ...

Constance Cruikshank interview

CALL NUMBER: T0436:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-12 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Miss Cruickshank recounts the arrival of the John Maclure family at Matsqui, 1868; Maclure family stories and incidents; C.B. Sword; the dyke at Matsqui; other set...

Cornelius Kelleher interview

CALL NUMBER: T0705:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Cornelius "Corny" Kelleher recalls his father, Mortimer Kelleher, Mortimer's early days in British Columbia, and his settlement in Mission City in 1...

Joe Louie interview

CALL NUMBER: T0437:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1967-01-04 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mr. Louie speaks about Indian languages of the Fraser Valley; legends about drought and Cultus Lake; Indian religions and values; Indian boundaries respecting land...

Jonathan Kelly Fraser interview

RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-03-11 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Jonathan Kelly Fraser recalls his father [Dan Fraser], who worked with the CPR; homesteading; his work as customs officer in Huntingdon; clearing land; other settlers; mills; Abbotsford; ...

Lillian and W.G. Fadden and Rita Starr : interview

CALL NUMBER: T0706:0001 RECORDED: [location unknown], 1963-04-01 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Mrs. Fadden recalls the store at Whonnock owned by her father [L.C. York]; Bill Miner; the settlement at Whonnock. Mr. Fadden recounts his father's arrival i...

Living memory : Abbotsford and Sumas

SUMMARY: "Abbotsford and Sumas", the ninth episode, features the beginning of Abbotsford and the settlement of Sumas Lake. Voices heard include Cornelius Kelleher, Constance Cruickshank, John Fraser, William Fadden, and Joe Starr.