George Robinson, Vancouver Island Pioneer

An Account Of The Life And Times
Of Vancouver Island Pioneer

G E O R G E
R O B I N S O N

by  Randolph S. Vickers
(January 10, 1917 - November 6, 2008)

Table of Contents

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Foreword, Dedication and About the Author
Antecedents
The Hudson's Bay Company
The Hudson's Bay Company's Island
The Coal of the Sne-Ny-Mo
The Recruiting of the Miners
The Norman Morison and the Princess Royal
The Passenger List
Voyage of the Princess Royal
The Landing at Nanaimo
Settling in at Nanaimo
A Time of Trouble and Sorrow
To Arms!
The Coming of the Family
The Second Wife
Politics, Victorian Style
Sojourn in England
Return of the Robinsons
Photographer -- and Consulting Engineer
The Reluctant Taxpayer
Queen Charlottes Coal
1866 - 1868: Business, Family and Other Events
A Second Venture For Queen Charlottes Coal
1869-1870: Dentistry and Temperance
Olympia, and Onward
The Final Years
Farewell to "Beaver" and "Princess Royal"
The Passing of George Robinson
Maria Robinson
The Bate Family of Nanaimo
    Nanaimo's First Mayor - Mark Bate
    Elizabeth Bate (Mrs. A.G. Horne)
    Lucy Bate (Mrs. Peter Sabiston)
Nanaimo's Bryant Family
    Cornelius Bryant - Schoolmaster
    Thomas Bryant - The Younger Brother
Dunsmuirs, Robinsons - and Random Thoughts
Appendix


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