Fonds PR-0492 - Moody family fonds

Colonel Richard Clement and Mary Moody scrap album Portrait of Royal Engineers Col. Moody and Unidentified Man Unidentified Indigenous Man Portrait of Colonel Moody and Lieutenant Anderson (?) Pencil sketch of Moody home

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Moody family fonds

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  • 1858-1878 (Creation)
    Moody (family)

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2 cm of textual records, 102 photographs and 1 painting

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Richard Clement Moody was born in 1813. He joined the army and became a Royal Engineer. He and his family came to B.C. in 1859. He surveyed the townsite of New Westminster. He left British Columbia in 1863 and died in England in 1887.

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The fonds consists of letters from Mary Susannah Moody to her mother and sister in England, written from New Westminster, Victoria and Hope. It also includes other family correspondence, a photo album kept by Richard and Mary Susannah Moody and a copy of the Moody family tree.

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Archives code(s): MS-0060, MS-1101, MS-3132, MS-0836

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Accession number(s): MS-0060, 79-131; 79-185, 2014.56, 78-202

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