“Garry Oak on the property of Captain William McNeill; his daughter-in-law Mrs. William McNeill and granddaughter Helen.” BC Archives Call No. F-06765. Courtesy Royal British Columbia Museum Corporation. Photo dated circa 1910, attributed to “Maynard.” Mrs William McNeill was Mary Macaulay McNeill (1839-1911), wife of Capt. McNeill’s eldest son William, Jr. She lived out her life on the McNeill estate. Her youngest daughter Helen Fanny (1874-1948), moved to another neighbourhood some time after 1900.


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