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Helen Dawe Collection

Series 6.7




Series 6.7 -- Individuals and Groups, Sechelt and District -- R, Page 1

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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circa 1916-1917 -- John Reeves, a market gardener in Roberts Creek, delivered his produce by horse and cart to customers in Sechelt, including the residential School. His son John jr. is on his right and his wife Gertrude holds their younger son Gordon on her knee, the girl behind the chair is unidentified.

Photographer unknown. Photograph courtesy Mrs. Winnie Delong


Date unknown -- John Reeves farm "Velmour Ranch" on Lockyer Road in Roberts Creek. Left-right: John Reeves, brother Albert Reeves and Bill Lockyer who came from England with John Reeves.

Photographer unknown


circa 1945 -- Mrs. Gertrude Reeves, wife of farmer John Reeves of "Velmour Ranch" Roberts Creek standing beside the dead bear shot by her husband.

Photographer unknown. See Coast News newspaper story July 25, 1945


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