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#218

Date: [N.D.] c. 1843 (?)
Source: ________
Photographer: _________

Information: "Colonel Richard Clement Moody R.E. 1813 - 1887"
This photograph appears in Scholefield and Gosnell's "History of British Columbia" R 971.1 SC 64 H

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#2688

Date: 1854
Source: Brian Kennedy, donor
Photographer: _________

Information: Mr. and Mrs. James Kennedy. Howay and Scholefield mention in R 971.1 B777 "British Columbia: from the earliest times to the present - Biographical u.3," p.551, that Mrs. Kennedy nee Caroline Stone was the first white woman in New Westminster. This is confirmed in Margaret McDonald's thesis, "New Westminster, 1859-1871," R971.1 M145n. McDonald says, "Mrs. James Kennedy, the first white woman to come to New Westminster, lived for some months in a tent erected on the banks of the Fraser near the foot of Mary Street." (p.30). James Kennedy was born Dec.9, 1817 in Ireland and died Nov.23, 1902. He was trained in architecture and lived in the United States as well as in Toronto, Ontario. He also spent time in the gold field of Australia, and in Cape Town, South Africa. In 1859, Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy reached New Westminster via Panama. They took up residence at the time when the settlement was first begun by the Royal Engineers and was known as Queensborough. Kennedy did school teaching, road contracting, ranching and built many of the city's first buildings. He superintended the building of the Dominion government's post office as well as designing and building a number of business blocks which were destroyed in the great fire of 1898. Along with his sons, the Kennedy Brothers, he was interested in the publication of the Daily and Weekly Columbian. He also supervised the building of the Provincial Asylum for the Insane. He was a skilled horticulturist with one of the finest orchards in the city. This photo was taken on the Kennedy's wedding day.

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#1655

Date: c.1859
Source: Lucy Chambers, donor, (courtesy of Holy Trinity Cathedral)
Photographer: __________

Information: Francis George Claudet, youngest son of Antoine Claudet, F.R.S. He was the first Government Assayer in B.C. He put up the Mint in New Westminster.

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#1652

Date: 1860
Source: Lucy Chambers, donor (Courtesy of Holy Trinity Cathedral)
Photographer: __________

Information: Judge Arthur Thomas Bushby was Registrar General. Was the first Rector's Warden for Holy Trinity Cathedral. He was appointed to this position in 1862. He was also appointed Registrar of the Supreme Court and Acting Post Master General. He was an honorary member of the Hyack Company, a member of the board of the Royal Columbian Hospital, a member of the Library Committee, and a member of the New Westminster Rifle Corps. He was also a school inspector and helped to organize the first May Day.

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