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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

George and Isabella Pottinger

 
 
George and Isabella Pottinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. George and Isabella Pottinger Marker
Inscription.  

Came with their five children from Papa Westray, Orkney Isl[ands]. aboard the sailing ship Knight Bruce via Cape Horn. Arrived at Victoria on 24 Dec 1864 after 180 days at sea.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 48° 24.716′ N, 123° 20.42′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Monument is in Section H of Ross Bay Cemetery, south of Fairfield Road and east of Memorial Crescent. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1G1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Edgar Oliver (within shouting distance of this marker); Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Minnie Victoria Robertson (about 120 meters away); Isabella Mainville Ross (about 150 meters away); William (Billy) Barker (about 150 meters away); Kakehashi (approx. 0.2 kilometers away);
George and Isabella Pottinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. George and Isabella Pottinger Marker
Lorne Lewis (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Estate of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (approx. 0.7 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
George and Isabella Pottinger Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. George and Isabella Pottinger Marker
Intersection of Fairfield Road and Stannard Avenue at right distance, beyond hedge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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Nov. 23, 2020