6 David and Clara Maxwell  

Mr. David Maxwell recalls early memories of Saltspring Island. His father, John Maxwell, settled at Burgoyne Bay in the 1860s. David Maxwell discusses farming; cattle rustlers; his family background; wildlife; Indians; early settlers and settlement; hotels; stores; roads; Black and Kanaka settlers. Mrs. Clara Maxwell recalls her father, Theodore Trage, who came to Salt Spring Island in the 1860s, and settled at Beaver Point. More on early settlers and agriculture on Saltspring Island; domestic life.

Accession Number   Interviewer Imbert Orchard
Date Oct 7, 1965 Location  
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