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A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison

Allison, Susan; Ormsby, Margaret A. (editor)

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ISBN 10: 0774800399 / ISBN 13: 9780774800396
Published by University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver, 1976
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Title: A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: ...

Publisher: University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket

Book Condition:Fair

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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In 1860, at the age of fourteen, Susan Louisa Moir left England for British Columbia. After settling initially at Hope, she lived briefly in both Victoria and New Westminster, then BC's two most important settlements. Returning to Hope, she helped her mother open the community's first school. In 1868, she married John Fall Allison and, on her honeymoon, rode over the Allison Trail into the unsettled Similkameen Valley.

Her record of the voyage, of Victoria, New Westminster, and Hope and her memories of the isolated but fulfilling life she, her husband, and their fourteen childeren led in the Simlkameen and Okanagen valleys provide a unique view of the pioneer mind and spirit.

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Margaret A. Ormsby is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. She was head of the Department of History at the University of British Columbia from 1965 until 1974.

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