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Pemberton Holmes Ltd. fonds Series
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Document list record books

The series consists of books (three volumes) used to track documents related to Pemberton & Son and Pemberton, Holmes accounts, and primarily record land sales between 1857 and 1957. They include details on lots purchased, selling price, and l...

Maps, subdivision plans and land surveys

The series consists of published and unpublished cartographic materials including: early surveyor plans and rough diagrams and sketches, early auction and subdivision plans, pre-emptor's and mining district maps, and city zoning and planning ...

Newspaper clippings, ephemera, artifacts

The series consists of company and family records, and includes newspaper clippings (biographical and obituaries), publications, pamphlets, ephemera and artifacts. Included are illustrated booklets which promote the company and the city of Victori...

Safety deposit box records

The series consists of files, organized by the name of the box holder, which were originally in docket envelopes and labelled as papers for a “safe deposit box” or “safety deposit box.” The records include a wide array of legal documents, fire and...

Joseph Blackburn Greaves Estate

The series consists of records dating from 1889 to 1923 related to the Estate of Joseph Blackburn Greaves, for which Pemberton & Son served as executors. From the early 1880s to 1910, Greaves had been an owner and manager of the Douglas Lake C...

Joseph Despard Pemberton financial records

The series consists of J.D. Pemberton's personal ledger book dating from 1880 to 1890, and records labelled “Pemberton & Son in account current with J.D. Pemberton,” dating from 1888 to 1893. The series also consists of balance sheets and...

Docketed business and client files

The series consists of approximately 2750 business files which made up the main filing system of Pemberton & Son and its successor companies. Most of these files consist of client transaction records, including business and legal documents wit...

Holmes family personal records

The series consists of records related to the family matters and personal business matters of various members of the Holmes family. It is frequently unclear who created or collected the records, although Henry Cuthbert Holmes appears to have been ...

McNeill Estate subdivision and auction records

The series consists of records concerning the boundaries, subdivision and sale of the McNeill estate, originally the property of W.H. McNeill, in Oak Bay, B.C. The records include correspondence, rough notes, and auctioneer advertising announcemen...

Business and client records

The series consists of business correspondence and accompanying records, including land sale agreements, property diagrams or lot plans, balance sheets, tax notices, invoices, loan applications, Land Registry Office forms, conveyances, certificate...

Mortgage ledgers

The series consists of ledgers which record receipts and disbursements on mortgages administered by the company from 1886 to 1973. The volumes contain two-column account balance sheets, headed by mortgagor names, which record details including: mo...

Stocks, shares and investments records

The series consists of correspondence regarding stocks, shares and investments, share certificates, stock transactions, company promotional material and annual reports, and company reports to directors and shareholders. The correspondence and busi...

Joseph Despard Pemberton correspondence

The series consists of two letterpress copy books containing outgoing letters of J. D. Pemberton. Both letterpress books contain alphabetical indexes.The volume dated January 31, 1890 to December 4, 1893 contains letters concerning both company an...

Land sales advertisements

The series consists of advertisements for the sale of land, in a poster or broadsheet format. Some were printed by real estate brokers, including Pemberton & Son, and many involve lot sales at public auction. These records usually have a map ...

Fred Maurice records

The series consists of the records of Frederick George Pennington (Fred) Maurice, who worked for the company for 52 years (ca. 1926-1977) and became a director of the company. After retiring, in the late 1970s and 1980s, he wrote an unpublished hi...

Maurice, Frederick George Pennington

Pemberton & Son correspondence outward

The series consists of 64 volumes of letters (letterpress copybooks) sent out by Pemberton & Son. Topics include real estate sales, mortgages, land titles, conveyances, management of rental properties, property assessments, insurance policies,...

Company buildings and offices

The series consists of records (primarily photographs) relating to company buildings in Victoria, B.C., including images of building exteriors, office interiors and a small number of photos of staff.The first Pemberton Block at Fort and Broad Stre...

Client revenue and expense sub-ledgers

The series consists of revenue and expense sub-ledgers primarily recording transactions related to Pemberton & Son clients, mortgagees or rental property owners, from 1892 to 1934. The volumes contain two-column account balance sheets, headed ...

Pemberton family wills, personal and estate records

The series consists of records of numerous members of the Pemberton family, and concern wills, estates, probate, power of attorney and court cases. These family members include J.D. Pemberton, Theresa Jane Despard Pemberton, Frederick B. Pemberton...

Cash sub-ledgers

The series consists of cash sub-ledgers recording daily receipts and disbursements for Pemberton & Son in chronological order. The chronology of the series is largely unbroken from November 1, 1894 to October 31, 1933. A volume that presumably...

Associations, community service, charities

The series consists of records pertaining to the community groups, organizations, charitable causes and political involvement with which the principals of the company or the company itself were connected. These include: the Oak Bay Improvement Ass...

Pemberton Estate and mortgage expenses ledger

The series consists of an account ledger containing two-column balance sheets which record credits and debits related primarily to Pemberton Estate accounts and mortgages expenses accounts from 1899 to 1924. Pemberton Estate accounts include incom...

Rental revenue sub-ledgers

The series consists of sub-ledgers recording revenues on rental properties from 1899 to 1940. Sheets include fields for account number, tenant name, property, water rate paid, rent payable, rental amount, held in connection with, tenancy period an...

Anglican Synod correspondence

The series consists of three letterpress copybooks, which includes outgoing correspondence from Pemberton & Son, concerning the business affairs of the Anglican Synod of the Diocese of British Columbia. Pemberton & Son was the financial ag...

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