Auxiliary police--British Columbia



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Guy Lawrence interview

CALL NUMBER: T1067:0001 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Guy Lawrence : Atlin and region : part 1 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Guy Lawrence describes the circumstances surrounding his immigration to Canada from England with his father and travel to the Yukon gold fields in 1898. He discusses people (such as John Pelling) and incidents while travelling through Wrangell, Stikine River, and Telegraph Creek; mining in Atlin; various jobs; confrontation between miners and employers over Japanese workers after the government declared that foreigners had no rights to claims; and Lawrence becoming a Constable. TRACK 2: Guy Lawrence continues describing his work as a Special Constable, working on telegraph stations at Nahonahe River and Blackwater; and working at Fort George.;

CALL NUMBER: T1067:0002 SUPPLIED TITLE OF TAPE(S): Guy Lawrence : Atlin and region : part 2 SUMMARY: TRACK 1: Lawrence talks about his father, John Lawrence, who became a famous portrait painter. He also discusses duties of a telegraph linesman; John Pelling, who was his partner at Blackwater; the railroad reaching Blackwater in 1908; Lawrence marrying an Indian couple; and accidents along telegraph lines. [TRACK 2: Blank.]

Records relating to Special Constables under the Railway Act

  • GR-2884
  • Series
  • 1903-1996

The series consists of applications, certificates of appointment, oaths, certificates of dismissal and indexes for Special Constables under the Railway Act filed at the Vancouver Court Registry between 1903 and 1996. Appointments were made by a Vancouver Police Magistrate or a Vancouver Stipendiary Magistrate (or Deputy) or the Chief Commissioner of Police for the Dominion of Canada on the recommendation of member of the Department of Investigation for the railway company. Certificates of dismissal were issued by the Superintendent or an Inspector of the Department of Investigation of the railway company. This collection has records for the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canadian National Railway, the Great Northern Railway and Via Rail Canada.

British Columbia. Court Registry (Vancouver)

Special Constable's Oath and Magistrate's Certificate book

  • GR-2384
  • Series
  • 1934-1960

Special Constable's Oath and Magistrate's Certificate appointing Special Constables under the Railway Act (1919). See Sec. 453, Chap 170, RSC 1927, 1934-1960. Volume consists of signed oaths and certificates pasted into an index volume. They give name of Stipendiary Magistrate; name of Special Constable; name of Railroad; date; signature; and location.

British Columbia. County Court (Prince Rupert)