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Item ID# A960.044.001
Title Chantry Island 1880 [Lightkeeper's log transcription]
Object Name Diary
Dates of Creation 1880
Creator Lambert, Duncan McGregor
Other Creators [Bach, James, transcriber?]
Description 5 typewritten transcribed pages from Chantry Island lighthouse keeper's diary, 1880 - 1884, originally created by Captain Duncan Lambert. "James Bache - Toronto" written at the top in pen.

There are 8 to 15 entries per year , followed by a list of births and deaths of family and friends, including the Lambert and Bach families. The diary entries include information about when Captain Lambert moved his family and cow over to the island for the season, first lighting of the light of the year, first frost of the season, launching of the Peerless, the Manitoba being taken off and finding anchor, Schooner Dauntless, etc.
Collection Lambert family fonds
Physical Description 5 p.
Subjects Genealogy
Lighthouse keepers
Lighthouses
Marine
People Bach, Arthur Ross Byers
Bach, Edward Lambert
Bach, Harry Little French
Bach, Helen Janet Emily
Benny, Walter
Cook, Mary
Flett, Peter
Greathead, Joseph
Lambert Family
Lambert, Duncan McGregor
Lambert, Duncan Ross
Lambert, Ellen Maude
Lambert, Grace Ogilvie
Lambert, Louisa Emily
Lambert, William McGregor
Parsille, Elizabeth Mary
Parsille, James David
Tranter, Joseph
Place Chantry Island
Level of Description Item