Title and statement of responsibility area
Higginson family fonds
General material designation
- Textual record
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Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title is based on creator of the fonds.
Level of description
CA CHL CHL_ Add. Mss 866
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
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1879 - 1932 (Creation)
- Higginson family
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1 cm textual records.
1 cm textual records.
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Name of creator
Higginson family (1887-1932)
The Higginson family came to Chilliwack in 1887 from West Hawkesbury, Ontario. Charles Tweed Higginson and his wife, Emily (Smith) bought the 214-acre farm in Sardis, owned by David Biknell. They had three sons and a daughter.
Scope and content
The fonds consists of plans, surveyor's notes, title deeds, a contract between James A. Higginson and Huey Chung, a Chinese labourer on the Higginson farm, for use of a portion of the north-east corner comprising twenty-six acres, receipts for sales of produce, and a share certificate for five shares in the Sardis Community Hall Company Limited, Numbers 202 to 206 inclusive, dated May 25, 1922.
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No reproduction without prior written approval from the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.
Finding aid available at the Chilliwack Museum and Archives.
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- Higginson family (Creator)
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