January 17-18, 1886

January Sunday 17 1886

Hard frost. — Frank & Puss
went to St. Johns in the morning
& to the Cathedral at 7 P.M.
Sir M. B. B. took an early
dinner with us – Walkem &
Jackson called
Carry’s cold very heavy.

Monday 18

J. W. T. 60th birthday.
Hard frost Frank & Puss with a number of
others went to Colwood to skate
& to lunch with the Admiral, Sir
M. Culme-Seymour [*1].
Rashdale came for some holly for Miss
Crease who is to be married tomorrow.


[*1] Admiral Sir Michael

(1836–1920), member of the
Royal Navy

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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.

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