December 25-26, 1886

Dec. Saturday 25 1886

Transfer Carriage – Winter [illegible deletion]
Cold morning heavy rain.
Church at St. Johns – Holy Communion
Commenced to snow about 1. PM
& continued all the evening.
Vowell called.
We all dined at Fairfield – the party consisted of 10 [res] ourselves – & John Zoe & Charles
The Pinders absent the children having whooping cough.

Sunday 26

Very wintry day hard frost the plants [not injured] about 4 inches
of snow & still falling heavily.
Frank went to St. Johns – the
others remained at home weather
too severe – Willy Ward & Col Baker
called & remained to lunch. Drake,
Brian & Jackson called. Frank
went to the Cathedral at 7-PM.


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Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 diary has been transcribed by volunteers and staff at Point Ellice House Museum & Gardens and is for informational purposes only. Researchers interested in this diary are advised to consult the original document housed at the Royal British Columbia Museum & Archives, found in MS-2894, the O’Reilly family fonds.

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