Lemon, John
John Lemon was a Métis man who owned twenty-nine acres of land in Victoria in 1855.1 He was registered as an owner in land-district section 18A.2 James Douglas awarded Lemon twenty additional acres of land along Portage Inlet in 1859 as recognition for Lemon’s work as a Victoria Voltigeur which were the first official Police force in the history of BC.3
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The Colonial Despatches Team. Lemon, John. 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/lemon.html.

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