Fonds - Wagstaff family fonds

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Wagstaff family fonds

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  • 1896-1967 (Creation)
    Wagstaff (family)

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7 cm of textual records

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Jane Wagstaff was born in England in 1868, married Samuel Woodburn in 1887, and had two sons, Feron and Martin. Samuel died in 1893 in a mine accident. Her second husband, Edward Mulholland of Ladysmith, died in 1908, also leaving two sons, Cecil and Edwin. She married Fred Wagstaff of Nanaimo in 1920. They ran a grocery store at 707 Haliburton Street. Fred died in 1951 at the age of 90; Jane died in 1935 at the age of 67.

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Fonds consists predominantly of the personal papers of Fred and Jane Wagstaff but also includes some memorabilia of Cecil Mulholland. Includes birth, marriage, probate, and land records, medical services receipts, insurance policies and memorabilia.

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BCAUL control number: NCAI-231

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