Fonds - Branchflower family fonds

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Branchflower family fonds

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  • 1902-1961 (Creation)
    Branchflower (family)

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.8 cm of textual records

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Max Preston Branchflower (1893-1969) was born in Chilliwack, B.C. and moved to Silver Creek, near Salmon Arm, in 1907. Branchflower farmed at Silver Creek and has a road named for him there. His mother, Mary Eliza Branchflower (1869-1961) (nee Mathewson) was born in Barrie, Ontario. As a widow, Mrs. Branchflower moved to Silver Creek and resided with her son until her death.

According to local sources, Max Branchflower never married. His interests included dancing, farming, and automobiles.

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The fonds consists of correspondence, a school certificate, photographs, and family tree information related to the Mathewson family of Glasgow, Scotland.

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BCAUL control number: SAM-3348

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