February 22 & 25, 1886

February Monday 22 1886

A lovely day – bright & warm
Carry & Puss called on Mrs.
Pearse, Mrs. Dr. Davie [*1], the Eberts
Jemmetts & at Fairfield
John came here at 4 PM
The Brealeys & Alice Ward came
for violets – J.W.T. remained a few

Thursday 25

Bright clear day – sharp
N.E. wind.
Charley worked
J.W.T. & John arrived at
5 & remained ½ hour


[*1] Sarah Davie (née Todd),
second wife of Dr. John
Chapman Davie Jr., married

Back to Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 Diary

Peter O’Reilly’s 1886 diary has been transcribed by volunteers and staff at Point Ellice House Museum & Gardens and is for informational purposes only. Researchers interested in this diary are advised to consult the original document housed at the Royal British Columbia Museum & Archives, found in MS-2894, the O’Reilly family fonds.

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