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John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection
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John Keenlyside Legal Research Collection

  • RBSC-ARC-1300
  • Fonds
  • 1858-1900, 1923-1950.

The fonds consists of legal documents collected by John Keenlyside over the last thirty five years. The documents give insight into the formation of British Columbia's legal system when it consisted of two colonies. The legal records (includi...

Keenlyside, John S.

British Columbia Provincial Police records.

Series consists of four bound volumes of documents originating from the British Columbia Provincial Police (specifically the New Westminsterheadquarters):1. General orders #1-390, 1923-1950: Two ledgers of memorandums circulated to the various dis...

British Columbia Provincial Police

Court Documents

Series consists of the Augustus Pemberton and Inferior Court of Civil Justice sub-series. The series is comprised of two-hundred and fifty case files containing a total of seven hundred and twenty-three documents from 1858 to 1891. This collection...

Regina vs. Ah Ho

Indictment for Larceny from a dwelling house at granite Creek/Ah Ho is charged with breaking and entering the house of Bruneth and Sebanno and then stealing various possession of platinum and gold from them. Verdict, not guilty.

Regina vs. Ah Moon

Recognizance of Bail; Order; Warrant of Deliverance.Ah Moon is charged with feloniously wounding and causing grievous bodily harm to D. Jones outside the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Fort Street in Victoria.

Bankruptcy cases

The 1858 Gold Rush on the Fraser River in British Columbia brought an influx of miners to the area, resulting in an economic boom for the colonies.Following the end of the gold rush, however, came a time of financial strain in the 1860s and many i...

Kwong Lee and Company vs. Sing

Affidavit of Long Chong; Steamer ticket Victoria to Hong Kong per s.s. Volmer, endorsed by stamp of "Tai Chong, Victoria".Mox Sing, defendant, was heavily indebted with mortgages on property in the Clinton area and apparently was trying ...

Regina vs. Ah Sam alias Ah Mow

Information and complaint of T. Styles; Depositions of T. Styles, F.W. O'Connor; J. Flevin; T.G. Moody and G.T. Fox; Statement of the Accused.Ah Sam is charged with breaking and entering the dwelling house of Mr. Styles and stealing certain p...

Augustus Pemberton

This series is composed of legal documents concerning court cases involving Chinese and Aboriginal people as both witnesses and defendants. The collection documents early relationships between colonial society and Chinese and Aboriginal individual...

Leequneesh vs. Leequneesh

Affidavit of James Leequneesh regarding petition to dissolve marriage with Louisa Leequneesh because of adultery. Documents witnessed by Rev. William Duncan of Metlakatla. Petition granted by Judge Henry Crease.

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