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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1911
Collection/Fonds
Shearer Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg)
Item No.
530-001
Storage Location
Archives permanent drive
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Dykes (Jim) Shearer, his wife Katherine (Dormer), and their daughter, Katie posed in front of the temporary shelter erected at 5573 Buckingham Avenue during the construction of their home on that site. The coupled immigrated to Canada in 1910. Their son, James Francis Shearer, w…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1911
Collection/Fonds
Shearer Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
530-001
Accession Number
2012-05
Storage Location
Archives permanent drive
Physical Description
1 photograph (jpeg)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of James Dykes (Jim) Shearer, his wife Katherine (Dormer), and their daughter, Katie posed in front of the temporary shelter erected at 5573 Buckingham Avenue during the construction of their home on that site. The coupled immigrated to Canada in 1910. Their son, James Francis Shearer, was born shortly after the picture was taken, on April 11, 1913 (died Aril 24, 1997 in London, England). The house was commissioned by Katherine's father, Francis Joseph Dormer, who published newspapers in South Africa. The couple later divorced and returned to the UK around the end of the decade.
Creator
Tony Shearer
Subjects
Buildings - Heritage
Buildings - Residences - Cabins
Buildings - Residences
Names
Shearer, James Dyke
Shearer, Katherine Dormer
Shearer, Katie
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5573 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
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