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Kenneth McKenzie family personal and business papers

The McKenzie Family collection consists of the business and personal papers of Kenneth McKenzie (1811-1874), his ancestors and descendants, including correspondence, notebooks, diaries, and other papers. It documents over one hundred and fifty ye...

Great Britain Admiralty log books

Logs, 1791-1795, H.M. Sloop Discovery, Captain George Vancouver, to northwest coast of North America; includes master's logs of H.M. Ships Chatham, Daphne (1790), Dorset (1789-1790) and Drake (1788-1789). (Great Britain, P.R.O., Adm. 51/4533,...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Great Britain. Admiralty.

Reports and despatches between Senior Naval Officer (Esquimalt, B.C.) & Secretary of the Admiralty, Whitehall (London, Eng.). Correspondence includes letters from colonial governors and despatches from Deputy Adjutant General (B.C. militia dis...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Frederick Longstaff papers

Diaries, 1897-1961, correspondence, subject files, scrapbooks and household accounts. The collection reflects Longstaff's interest in military affairs, naval history, mountaineering, the Anglican Church, various youth organizations and the h...

Longstaff, Frederick Victor, 1879-1961

Letterbook copies of despatches from Governor Douglas to Colonial Office

  • GR-1447
  • Series
  • 1853-1854

Letterbook copy of despatch from Governor Douglas to Colonial Secretary, Duke of Newcastle, 8 June 1853, concerning expedition of HM Steam Sloop Virago to Queen Charlotte Islands. Also draft despatch, 26 July 1853, concerning capture of vessel Su...

Vancouver Island. Governor

Palmer, George, 1829-1917. Lieutenant; Royal Navy.

Ship's journal maintained by Lieutenant George Palmer, RN, while serving aboard HMS Amphitrite, 1855; HMS Monarch, 1855-1858; and HMS Edinburgh, 1858-1861. The Monarch entries describe Palmer's visit to Esquimalt, 1856 and his involveme...

Palmer, George, 1829-1917

Correspondence

Letters to Harry Bedwell in Australia from his younger brother Edward Parker Bedwell, R.N.: ten were written from England, Europe and Australia, and twelve from British Columbia, 1857-1860, where Bedwell was engaged in the boundary survey on H.M....

Great Britain. Admiralty.

Pacific Station records consisting of correspondence, memoranda and reports accumulated by the Commander in Chief of the Pacific Station at Esquimalt. A subject index to volumes 1-22 is located in GR-3257. Volumes 23-39 have not been indexed.Purc...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Edgar Crow Baker papers

Logs, journals, notebooks and scrapbooks relating to naval service, 1860-1873; diaries, 1861-1920; journals of BC Pilotage Authority, 1877-1878; copy of letter, 1886, from Bishop Augustine Scriven. Excerpts from diary relating to Victoria Telephon...

Baker, Edgar Crow, 1845-1920

Personal log books

Personal log book of Blackwood on board "H.M.S. Royal Adelaide", Devonport, Nov 19, 1863 to Jan 26, 1864; "H.M.S. Royal Oak", Mediterranean station, Jan 27, 1864 - Feb 12, 1864; "H.M.S. Meeanee", Mediterranean station...

Blackwood, Francis J.

Great Britain. Admiralty.

Admiralty 1: Admiralty and Secretariat Papers: New General Series, 1873-1875. Includes extracts from vol. 6283 of series [re: torpedo boats, conveyance of contraband by neutrals, etc.]; -vol. 6296 [General Letters from Admirals, Plymouth Sound]; ...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Correspondence

  • GR-1305
  • Series
  • 1879-1881

Volume containing letter-book copies of correspondence from Lieutenant Governor A.N. Richards to Senior Naval Officer, Esquimalt (3 January 1879 - 2 June 1881), along with schedule of despatches received by Lieutenant Governor Edgar Dewdney from S...

British Columbia. Lieutenant Governor

Midshipman's log-books

Midshipman's log-books for H.M.S. Superb, Monarch and Satellite, including paintings, diagrams, maps and charts, compiled during world wide cruising. During the cruise, the time from October 1884 to September 1885 was spent on the British Col...

Great Britain. Admiralty.

Pacific Station index to correspondence. Consists of an index to the records of the Pacific Station at Esquimalt. The original records to which this index refers have been catalogued at the BC Archives GR-3256. Although the microfilm in GR-3256...

Great Britain. Admiralty

Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946. Sayward; Farmer

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...

Henry, Arthur, 1876-1946

Diaries

Diaries, February 28, 1904 - March 10, 1905, and August 11 - December 22, 1909. The diaries describe Gelsthorpe's journey from Malta to Esquimalt, where he was employed at Dockyard; his life there from April 19, 1904 to February 28, 1905; hi...

Gelsthorpe, Frank

Brock, Patrick Willet, 1902 - ;London; Royal Navy, Retired

Dossiers on ships of the Royal Navy which served on the Pacific Station (and those visiting prior to 1837). The research was commissioned by the Maritime Museum of B.C. and conducted by Admiral P.W. Brock in Britain under a grant from the Leon an...

Brock, Patrick Willet, 1902-. London; Royal Navy, Retired