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

William Edgar Oliver

In Loving Memory of

 
 
William Edgar Oliver Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. William Edgar Oliver Marker
Inscription.  

First Reeve of Oak Bay Municipality 1906
Born in Edinburgh, Scotland, January 19, 1867
Died at Cowichan Lake, August 9, 1920
Beloved Husband of
Mary Eleanor Ward Oliver (1869-1959)

Installed 2006 - Oak Bay Centennial

 
Erected 2006.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 48° 24.726′ N, 123° 20.385′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Monument is in Section 2 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. George and Isabella Pottinger (within shouting distance of this marker); Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Isabella Mainville Ross (about 150 meters away); Minnie Victoria Robertson (about 180 meters away);
William Edgar Oliver Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. William Edgar Oliver Marker
On side of wife Lydia's grave marker
William (Billy) Barker (about 180 meters away); Kakehashi (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lorne Lewis (approx. 0.4 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.
 
Also see . . .  History of the District of Oak Bay.
A suburb of Victoria
(Submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
William Edgar Oliver Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. William Edgar Oliver Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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