January Friday 15 1886
Hard frost – very cold N. E.
wind – Puss walked to [*Pentray]
to return “The Life of Christ” – she
then went to Fairfield & had [some]
skating with Grace. John in
J. W. T. & John called
Very cold. Hard frost N. E. wind
Frank & Puss went to Skinners
to skate & returned at 5.30 with
[a crowd] 17 – to tea.
Suffering from Cold in the head
*[Pentray] is likely a
misspelling of Pendray,
referring to the Pendray
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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.