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Series 6.7




Series 6.7 -- Individuals and Groups, Sechelt and District -- A-B , Page 4

Photographs consist of pioneer families, individuals, groups, Mayors and Councillors, members of town service industries of Sechelt listed in alphabetical order. Photographers include Edric Clayton, Charles Bradbury, Helen McCall.

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date unknown -- Dorothy Bradbury, nee Allison, wife of Sechelt telegraph operator (1913-1914) Charles Bradbury. Her mother was a member of the Baines family associated with the Black Ball Ferry Company. She lived in Sechelt 1913-1914 and taught at Franklin School, Vancouver, 1920-1921.

Photograph probably by Charles Bradbury, photograph courtesy the Vancouver City Archives.


1957 -- First plane to land at Sechelt/Gibson's airport. Pilot was Roy Brett a Selma Park contractor who was awarded a contract to work on the airport. He later disappeared on a flight from Powell River to Wilson Creek.

Photographer unknown. View video of first plane landing.


date unknown -- Lorrie Bryson and her husband and family. In 1978 Mr. Bryson and his son were lost while flying near Vancouver Island.

Photograph courtesy the Sechelt Peninsula Times newspaper and the Alsgard family


circa 1915 -- William S. Burley and family in front of one of Herbert Whitaker's rental cottages. Left-right seated Martha Burley (later Mrs. Creighton), William S. Burley, principal in B.C. Fir & Cedar Lumber, behind Mrs. W.S. Burley, Mrs. M. Lamb, Helen Burley, Norman Burley. Note Whitaker's "Beach House" to the right.

Photographer unknown. See also oversize photograph 6.5.111


1971 -- New cub house opened at Camp Byng by Rotary International as a Centennial project. Left-right: Norman Burley, vice-president Vancouver-Coast Region and Chairman Sechelt's Centennial Committee; Lorne Wolverton, scoutmaster, Port Mellon; ?; Col. Smart, Boy Scouts Regional Commissioner Vancouver-Coast Region; Rev. Stanley Smith, Chaplain to Mission to Seamen in Vancouver; Norman Rudolph, District Commissioner; Ernie Booth, Sechelt Bank of Montreal manager.

Photograph courtesy the Sechelt Peninsula Times newspaper and the Alsgard family



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