6.7 -- Individuals and Groups, Sechelt and District -- V-W, Page 1
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
1907-1908 -- Standing on the steps of the Whitaker house are left-right
Sister ?, Sister Theresine, Principal of Sechelt Indian Band boarding
school, Edith May Von Alvensleben, wife of Count Von Alvensleben
(see photo 6.7.287) and two unnamed sisters. Seated are Evelyn
Haslett and on the right her sister Muriel Whitaker sisters of
Sechelt pioneer entrepreneur Herbert Whitaker.
1907 -- German Count Gustav Von Alvensleben married British Columbian
Edith Westcott in 1907. Through the Count's real estate agency
Herbert Whitaker sold his Sechelt holdings to a German syndicate
in 1913. The Von Alvenslebens fled to the USA in 1914 where he
was interred in 1917 and died in Seattle in 1965.
A-1965 courtesy the Royal B.C. Museum, B.C. Archives
-- David Wallbridge in front of Quinte Cottage. The Wallbridge
family; father and mother David and Bessie and their children
Grace, Henry and Eleanor summered in Sechelt from circa 1919 to
1940. They rented cottage #8 then built their own summer home
'Quinte Cottage' on Trail Bay in 1926-1927.
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