Crickmer, Sophia
d. 1885
Sophia Crickmer came to the colony of British Columbia with her husband Reverend William Burton Crickmer on board the Panama, arriving at Esquimalt on 25 December 1858.1 She went with him to Fort Langley in March 1859, then on to Yale in 1860, returning to England with him in 1862.2 She died in 1885 at the age of forty-nine.3
  • 1. United Kingdom, The National Archives, RG10 General Register Office: 1871 Census Returns RG10/4769, 34; Dorothy Blakey Smith, ed., The Journal of Arthur Thomas Bushby, 1858-1859 (Victoria: Queen's Printer, 1963), 86, 113-116.
  • 2. Frank A. Peake, The Anglican Church in British Columbia (Vancouver: Mitchell Press, 1959), 21; Gail Edwards, Creating Textual Communities: Anglican and Methodist Missionaries and Print Culture in British Columbia, 1858-1914, (PhD Thesis, University of British Columbia, 2001), 442.
  • 3. United Kingdom, General Register Office Index, Deaths Registered in April, May, and June 1885, Beverly, vol. 9d, 75.
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