Fish, Charles
b. 1830
d. 1851-11-16
Charles Fish was a blacksmith from Dorset, England, who arrived at Fort Victoria on the Norman Morison in 1850.1 His brothers, James and Robert Fish, arrived at Fort Victoria in 1851 aboard the Tory.2
According to this document, Charles and his brothers worked for the HBC on Vancouver Island. Pelly quotes their father’s letter to the company, which claims they never regret leaving their home but say they are very happy and comfortable.
Charles was killed in 1851 during the salute that was fired to welcome the Tory to Fort Victoria.3
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Fish, James

Fish, Robert

Pelly, John Henry

Vessels in this document

Norman Morison, 1849-1853

Tory, 1834

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Vancouver Island

Victoria

The Colonial Despatches Team. Fish, Charles. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria. https://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/fish_c.html.

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