Fonds PR-0159 - Tolmie family fonds

Mother, May, Jeanie and Anne; Mrs. William Fraser Tolmie, nee Jane Work, and her daughters William Fraser Tolmie and Aunt Tullooh. Mr. Finlayson; Wallace album Mrs. William Fraser Tolmie, nee Jane Work, daughter of John Work Janet Tolmie, married to Alick Tolmie Mrs. William Fraser Tolmie, nee Jane Work, daughter of John Work May, Jeanie, Simon and Ettie Fraser Tolmie Sarah Finlayson Dr. William Fraser Tolmie Maggie Jackson; part of the Finlayson, Tolmie and Work clan Captain Basilgate and C.W. Wallace Alick Tolmie

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Tolmie family fonds

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  • [ca.1870-1900] (Creation)
    Tolmie (family)

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192 photographs

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William Fraser Tolmie (1812-1886) arrived in the Columbia district in 1843. A surgeon by profession, he worked for the Hudson's Bay Company as chief factor for several posts on Puget Sound. He moved to Victoria following the establishment of the international boundary, and became a farmer, school trustee, and member of the Vancouver Island colonial legislature. His family included five daughters and seven sons, including Simon Fraser Tolmie (1867-1937), a Premier of B.C.

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The fonds consists of photographs of William Tolmie and family depicting Tolmie family and friends, various Victoria residents, the Hudson's Bay Company and navy personnel.

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Archives code(s): 197901-052.

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Accession number(s): 197901-052

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  • Box: 000458-0001