Fish, James
b. 1829
James Fish arrived at Fort Victoria with his brother, Robert Fish, in 1851 on the Tory.1
James and Robert worked for the HBC and Puget's Sound Agricultural Company at Fort Victoria and Esquimalt from 1851 to 1855.2 In Pelly, Sir John Henry to Grey, Right Honorable Second Baronet Sir George 14 January 1852, CO 305:3, no. 409, 409, Pelly quotes James's father's letter to the HBC, which claims he and his brothers, Charles and Robert, never regret leaving their home but say they are very happy and comfortable.
In 1856, after they had completed their contracts with the HBC, James and Robert were able to purchase some land and, later, start families.3
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