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David Taylor fonds
David Taylor fonds [textual record]. -- 1886-1894.
2 cm of textual records

David Taylor was born in 1861 in Scotland. He died on April 8th, 1913 at the age of 52. Taylor married Janet Brown on September 30th, 1895 in the Newcastle Townsite. Janet Taylor (nee Brown) was born in 1861 in Scotland, and passed away October 2nd, 1925. In 1920, Janet Taylor, built the T & B Apartments at 413-417 Fitzwilliam Street after David Taylor died. Taylor had numerous land holdings in and about Nanaimo and New Westminster.

Materials were in the custody of Taylor's grandnephew Bob McDougall who donated them to the Nanaimo Community Archives in 1999.

Fonds consists of legal papers related to properties connected to David Taylor. Includes Agreement for Land Sale - David Taylor to James McGregor, Texada Island (1888); Assignment-AB Anderson to David Taylor (1893); Tax Payment Verification on property-S Gough, Tax Collector (1894); Memorandum of Agreement between Samuel M. Robins (Nanaimo) and David Taylor (Gabriola Island) (1887); Indenture- Elijah Bray to Mrs. Emma Richards (1892); Agreement-Syndicate members agreement to sale of lands and division of proceeds (1890); Lein Search-Property of Emma Richards Land Registry (1894) and Land Sale Agreement- Samuel Greer to David Taylor (1886).

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