Series MS-1502 - Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946. Sayward; Farmer

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Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946. Sayward; Farmer

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  • 1897-1936 (Creation)
    Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946

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Microfilm (neg.), 16 mm, 2 reels [A00843-A00844], Originals loaned for copying by A.W. Henry (son of Arthur Henry), 1977.

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Arthur Henry emigrated to B.C. in 1911 and from 1913 to 1914 he worked as a carpenter at South Wellington Mine. In 1914 he preempted a lot in the Sayward district. He served in the army from 1915-1917, partly in England, returning with his family to Sayward in 1920.

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Diaries. From 1896-1900, Henry was in the Royal Marine Artillery on board H.M.S. Victorious on the China Station; he emigrated to B.C. in 1911, and from November 1913 to February 1914 worked as a carpenter at South Wellington mine; in May 1914 he pre-empted Lot 8, Sayward district; he served in the army from 1915-1917, partly in England; in April 1920 the family returned to Sayward. A typescript of the diaries for 1897-1900 is filmed after the 1935-1936 diary, and contains photographs, programmes, etc. Photos transferred to Visual Records.

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Accession number(s): 77-201

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