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The work of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia, 1858 to 1863

Frederic William Howay

The work of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia, 1858 to 1863

by Frederic William Howay

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Published by R. Wolfenden in Victoria, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Army. -- Royal Engineers. -- History.,
  • British Columbia -- History -- 1849-1871.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederic W. Howay.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 74678
    ContributionsArt, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (27 fr.)
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17491656M
    ISBN 100665746784

    In addition to the boundary survey team, the Columbia Detachment of Royal Engineers was stationed at New Westminster, Colony of British Columbia, from December to Lieutenant A. R. Lempriere was in charge of the photographic department of this detachment. His work included copy photography of maps along with documentation of survey. The Nile arrived in Fremantle on 1st January with twenty-seven rank and file RSMs and three officers of the Royal Engineers (the Corps merged with the Royal Engineers in ). This boosted the depleted 20th Company. Of these, five had been engaged in the Crimean War and had the Crimea British and Turkish medals to show for it.

    The Royal Engineers laid the foundation for much of British Columbia. Between and , they planned towns, surveyed the land, settled disputes, diverted rivers, produced maps, established the International boundary and built quality trails and roads. The Royal Engineers who came to the Cariboo were officers in the British Army skilled in. In , Linn volunteered for the Columbia Detachment of the Royal Engineers, sent to secure the new colony of British Columbia in the chaotic outset of the Fraser River Gold Rush. Mary gave birth to the couple’s first child on the voyage over; five more children were born at .

    THE ROYAL ENGINEERS PARTICIPATE IN THE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATIONS. To mark the pioneers work done by the Royal Engineers during these days which the province is now commemorating the Corps Committee has arranged, at the request of the British Columbia authorities, that one officer and five O.R.s, uniformed and armed as for , will participate in the various . WHITE, John Clayton (), an exceptionally talented artist, draftsman and delineator, was born in England on 25 November and likely received his education and training there. He joined the Royal Engineers and was posted to the colony of British Columbia in where he was one of a group of officers who established a barracks headquarters at Sapperton, just east of New Westminster.


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The Royal Engineers in British Columbia – A tiny military force in a vast and boisterous gold rush colony, the men of the Royal Engineers laid the foundations for much of British Columbia. This was a colony created by gold. Word of rich strikes on the Fraser River reached San Francisco in Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Howay, Frederic William, Work of the Royal engineers in British Columbia, to   An illustration of an open book.

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(Frederic William),   The work of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia, to [microform] by Howay, F. (Frederic William), ; Art, Historical and Scientific Association of VancouverPages: F H88 - The work of the royal engineers in British Columbia, to F F87 - The great north road to the Cariboo; F M17 - Overland to Cariboo: an eventful journey of Canadian pioneers to the goldfields of British Columbia in F W2 - Overlanders of '62; F B75 - British Columbia.

It was carefully examined in by Mar- cus Smith to ascertain if it were a feasible line for the C. R,; but when it was decided to bring the C. down the Fraser valley, no further exami- nation was made. We now come to the last year of the work of the Royal Engineers as a corps in British Columbia— the year i8C)3.

The Work Of The Royal Engineers in British Columbia to BY HIS HONOUR FREDRICK W. HOWAY JUDGE OF THE COUNTRY OF WESTMINSTER BEING An address delivered before the Art Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver On 9th February, VICTORIA, B.C: Printed by RICHARD WOLFENDEN, LS.O., V.D., Printer to the King's Most Excellent.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. B ased in British Columbia with members throughout the Pacific North-West (Canada and the US), the Royal Engineers & Associates Living History Group is an educational unit that re-creates the Military and Civilian families that, between andlived in the Crown Colony of British Columbia, as well as Washington Territory.

His Excellency, Major-General The Honourable Richard Clement Moody FICE FRGS RIBA (13 February – 31 March ) was a British Imperialist, Colonial Governor, Royal Engineer, musician, and is best known for being the founder and first Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, and for being the first British Governor of the Falkland Islands.

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The work of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia, to [F W Howay; Art, Historical and Scientific Association of Vancouver, B.C.]. (1) The first detachment of Royal Engineers to be sent from England to British Columbia arrived in the colony in Of a total of who came, about decided to remain in the colony when their detachment was disbanded in F.

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Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-Ships. Victoria, BC: Touchwood Editions, O’Neill, Patrick. “The Royal Engineers, Theatrical Entertainment for and. The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is a corps of the British provides military engineering and other technical support to the British Armed Forces and is headed by the Chief Royal Regimental Headquarters and the Royal School of Military Engineering are in Chatham in Kent, England.

ix) who described sappers as, “ a man of all work of the Army and the public – astronomer, geologist, surveyor, draftsman, artist, architect, traveller, explorer, antiquary, mechanic, diver, soldier and sailor”.

The sappers were members of the Royal Engineers who first came to British Columbia in O/D/So9s BOOK Souvenir letters; Royal Engineers in B.C. O/D/W83 MS Wolfenden, Richard A brief history of the Royal Engineers in British Columbia Typescript. nd O/D/W MS Wolfenden, Richard Correspondence re Royal EngineersA Mfilm McMurphy, John Diary May Nov 9, ; March Aug 8, ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages: illustrations, map ; 22 cm: Contents: 1.

The Boundary Commission Sappers: The Royal Engineers in British Columbia by Beth Hill and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - Sappers: the Royal Engineers in British Columbia by Hill, Beth - AbeBooks. Moody and his family arrived in British Columbia in Decembercommanding the Royal Engineers, Columbia Detachment.

He was sworn in as the first Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia and appointed Chief Commissioner of Lands and Works for British Columbia.

On the advice of Lytton, Moody hired Robert Burnaby as his personal secretary, and the two became close friends. The Royal Engineers laid the foundation for much of British Columbia. Between andthey planned towns, surveyed the land, settled disputes, diverted rivers, produced maps, established the International boundary and built quality trails and roads.

They came inthe y gold seekers flooded up the Fraser River in search of.the record of the Royal Engineers in various fields. In addition, the historical incidents leading to the dispatching of the Engineers to British Columbia are, outlined.

Finally, the objective of the Engineers, to design a visual metaphor for British dominance in the Colony, is examined within this framework.The Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) is the oldest hospital in the Canadian province of British Columbia and one of the busiest in the Fraser Health is located in the city of New Westminster overlooking the Fraser River and is the only hospital in the Lower Mainland that is immediately adjacent to a Skytrain station ().