Bibliography
Due to the volume of information accessed in doing this research, it cannot all be listed in the Bibliography. Only large documents specific to the Victoria area and people, and architectural styles guides, have been listed here. This bibliography covers general and specific history of Victoria's neighbourhoods.

Adams, John. Historic Guide to Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria BC Canada. Victoria, Sono Niss Press, 1998.

___. Old Square-Toes and His Lady: The Life of James and Amelia Douglas. Victoria, Horsdal & Schubart, 2001.

Agnew, Laurette, Ed. French Presence in Victoria, BC: 1843-1991. Victoria, L’Association Historique Francophone de Victoria, CB, 1991.

Audain, James. My Borrowed Life. Sidney, BC, Gray’s Publishing Ltd., 1963.

___. Alex Dunsmuir’s Dilemma. Victoria, Sunnylane Publishing Co., 1964.

Barr, Jennifer Nell. Cumberland Heritage: A Selected History of People, Buildings, Institutions & Sites, 1888-1950. Cumberland, Corporation of Village of Cumberland, 1997.

___. Saanich Heritage Structures: An Inventory. Victoria, Corporation of the District of Saanich, 1991.

___, Mary E. Doody Jones & Helen Edwards. Ross Bay Villa: A Colonial Cottage 1865-2000 (3rd edition). Victoria, Hallmark Society, 2000.

Barrett, Anthony A. & Rhodri Windsor Liscombe. Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age. Vancouver, University of British Columbia Press, 1983.

Baskerville, Peter A. Beyond the Island: An Illustrated History of Victoria. Burlington, ON, Windsor Pubs, Ltd, 1986.

Bingham, Janet. Samuel Maclure Architect. Ganges, BC, Horsdal & Schubart, 1985.

Boam, Henry J. British Columbia: Its History, People, Commerce. London, 1912.

Bowen, Lynne. Robert Dunsmuir: Laid of the Mines. Lantzville, BC, XYZ Publishing, 1999.

Bradshaw, Marian Hahn. Canadian Collector: Special Provincial Issue, British Columbia. Toronto, M.F. Goldenberg, May/June 1976.

Bridge, Kathryn. By Snowshoe, Buckboard, and Steamer: Women of the Frontier. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1998.

___. Henry & Self: The Private Life of Sarah Crease, 1826-1922. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1996.

Brown, Gregg & Linda Moore. The Story of CPR Roundhouses in British Columbia. Vancouver, UBC School of Architecture, Summer Project, 1978.

Bucher, Ward. Dictionary of Building Preservation. New York, Preservation Press, 1996.

Carpenter Pensioners’ Association of British Columbia. Building British Columbia: The Story of the Carpenters’ Union and the Trade Union Movement Since 1881. Vancouver, College Printers Ltd., 1979.

Castle, Geoffrey & Barry F. King. Victoria Landmarks. Victoria, Geoffrey Castle & Barry King, 1985.

Cauthers, Janet and Derek Reimer, Eds. A Victorian Tapestry, Impressions of Life in Victoria, BC, 1880-1914. Victoria, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1978.

Chamberlain, Paul G. Victoria’s Castles. Victoria, Dingle House Press, 2005.

Chaster, G.D., D.W. Ross & W.H. Warren. Trees of Greater Victoria: a Heritage. Victoria, Heritage Tree Book Society, 1988.

City of Victoria. Victoria Illustrated. Victoria, Ellis & Co., “The Colonist,” 1891.

Clark, Cecil. The Best of Victoria, Yesterday and Today: A Nostalgic 15-Year Pictorial History of Victoria. Victoria, The Victorian Weekly, 1973.

Cleghorn, Joan McIlmoyl, U.E. The Norman Morison 150th Celebration Committee Presents a Compendium: Being Reflections and Anecdotes of the Company of Adventurers’ Servants’ Voyages to the Colony of Vancouver Island and Thereafter, 1849-1850, 1851-1851, 1852-1853. Victoria, Joan McIlmoyle Cleghorn, 2003.

Corley-Smith, Peter. Victoria Golf Club 1893-1993: One Hundred Treasured Years of Golf. Victoria, Victoria Golf Club, 1992.

Cotton, Peter Neive. Vice Regal Mansions of British Columbia. Vancouver, Elgin Publications Ltd. for the BC Heritage Trust, 1981.

Cross, Rosemary James. The Life and Times of Victoria Architect: P. Leonard James. Victoria, Dear Brutus Publishing, 2005.

Dannocks, Daniel G. Sir Arthur Currie: A Biography. Toronto, Meuthuen, 1985.

Denhez, Marc. The Canadian Home: From Cave to Electronic Cocoon. Toronto & Oxford, Dundurn Press, 1994.

Duffus, Maureen. Craigflower Country: A History of View Royal, 1850-1950. Victoria, Desktop Publ. Ltd, 1993.

___. A Most Unusual Colony: Vancouver Island 1849-1860. Victoria, Desktop Publishing Ltd., 1996.

___. Old Langford: An Illustrated History, 1850 to 1950. Victoria, Town and Gown Press, 2003.

Eaton, Leonard K. The Architecture of Samuel Maclure. Victoria, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1991.

Ellis, John J., and Charles Lillard. The Fernwood Files. Victoria, Orca Book Publishers, 1989.

Esquimalt Silver Threads Group. Seafarers, Saints & Sinners: Tales of Esquimalt and Victoria West People. Victoria, Desktop Publishing Ltd., 1994.

Field, Dorothy. Built Heritage in Esquimalt: An Inventory. Victoria, Hallmark Society, 1984.

Flynn, Emmett & Betty, compiled & edited by. Victoria, 125 Years: 1862-1987. A reprint of Victoria Historical Review, pub. 1962. Flynn Bros. Publishing, Ltd., Victoria, 1987.

Forbes, Elizabeth. Wild Roses At their Feet. Vancouver, Evergreen Press Ltd., 1971.

Forward, Charles N. Residential Neighbourhood Studies in Victoria.Victoria, University of Victoria, 1973.

Foundation Group Designs. City of Victoria Downtown Heritage Registry. Victoria, City of Victoria Planning Department, 1996.

Franklin, Douglas & John Fleming. Early School Architecture in British Columbia, an architectural history and inventory of buildings to 1930. Heritage Conservation Branch, Ministry of Provincial Secretary & Government Services, BC, 1980.

Gough, Lyn. As Wise As Serpents: Five Women & An Organization That Changed British Columbia, 1883-1939. Victoria, Swan Lake Publishing, 1988.

Gould, Jan. Women of British Columbia. Saanichton, BC, Hancock Publishers Ltd., 1975.

Green, Valerie. Excelsior! The Story of the Todd Family. Victoria, Orca Book Publishers, 1990.

___. Above Stairs: Social Life in Upper Class Victoria 1843-1918. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1995.

___. Upstarts and Outcasts: Victoria’s Not-So-Proper Past. Victoria, Valerie Green, 2000.

___, Illustrated by Lynn Gordon-Findlay. If These Walls Could Talk: Victoria’s Houses From the Past. Victoria, TouchWood Editions, 2001.

Gregson, Harry. A History of Victoria 1842-1970. Vancouver, J.J. Douglas Ltd., 1970.

Hagelund, William A. House of Suds: A History of Beer Brewing in Western Canada. Surrey, Hancock House Publishers, 2003.

Hallmark Society. Heritage Inventory of Greater Victoria. Victoria, Hallmark Society, 1978.

Helgesen, Marion I, compiled & edited by. Footprints: Pioneer Families of the Metchosin District, Southern Vancouver Island 1851-1900. Victoria, Metchosin School Museum Society, 1983.

Higgins, D.W. The Mystic Spring and Other Tales of Western Life. Toronto, William Briggs, 1904.

Hora, Z.D. & L.B. Miller. Dimension Stone in Victoria, B.C.: A City Guide & Walking Tour. British Columbia, Ministry of Energy, Mines & Petroleum Resources, 1994.

Howay, F.W. and E.O.S. Schofield. British Columbia: From the Earliest Times to the Present. Vols. I-IV. Vancouver: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company 1914.

Humphreys, Danda. Building Victoria: Men, Myths and Mortar. Surrey, BC, Heritage House Pub Co Ltd, 2004.

___. On The Street Where You Live: Pioneer Pathways of Early Victoria. Surrey, Heritage House, 1999.

Jackman, S.W. The Men at Cary Castle: A Series of Portrait Sketches of the Lieutenant-Governors of British Columbia from 1871 to 1971. Victoria, Morriss Printing Co Ltd., 1972.

James Bay New Horizons Society. Camas Chronicles of James Bay, Victoria, BC. Victoria, Camas Historical Group, 1978.

Johnson, Peter. Voyages of Hope: The Saga of the Bride-Ships. Victoria, Touch Wood Editions, 2002.

Jupp, Ursula. Home Port: Victoria. Victoria, Ursula Jupp, 1967.

Kalman, Harold. A concise history of Canadian architecture. Don Mills, ON: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kerr, J.B. Biographical Dictionary of Well-Known British Columbians. B.C., Kerr & Begg, 1890.

Kluckner, Michael. Victoria: The Way It Was. Vancouver, Whitecap Books Ltd., 1986.

___. M.I. Rogers, 1869-1965. Victoria, Rogers Family, 1987.

___. Vanishing Vancouver. Vancouver, Whitecap Books Ltd., 1990.

Kynaston, Matthew. Edifice Complex: Poor Man’s Purse. A Century of Dreams. Victoria, James Bay United Church Centennial-Memorials Committee, 1991.

Luxton, Donald, compiled & edited by. Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia. Vancouver, Talon Books, 2003.

___ & Valda Vidners. Jubilee Neighbourhood Heritage Resource Review. Victoria, City of Victoria, 1996.

McAlester, Virginia & Lee. A Field Guide to American Houses. New York, Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.

MacLachlan, Donald F. The Esquimalt & Nanaimo Railway: The Dunsmuir Years: 1884-1905. Victoria, British Columbia Railway Historical Association, 1986.

MacLaren, Sherrill. Braehead: Three Founding Families in Nineteenth Century Canada. Toronto, McClelland & Stewart Ltd, 1986.

McLean, Miss M.L. Victoria Architecturally. Victoria, Thomas R. Cusack, 1911.

McLeod, Anne Burnaby and Pixie McGeachie. Land of Promise: Robert Burnaby’s Letters from Colonial British Columbia, 1858-1863. Burnaby, BC, City of Burnaby, 2002.

Massey, James C, & Maxwell, Shirley. House styles in America The Old-House Journal guide to the architecture of American homes. New York, Penguin Studio, 1996.

Minaker, Denis. The Gorge of Summers Gone: A History of Victoria’s Inland Waterway. Victoria, Desktop Publishing Ltd., 1998.

Mole, Rich. Derek Reimer, Ed. Season’s Greetings from British Columbia’s Past. Victoria, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1980.

Morgan, Roland and Emily Disher. Victoria Then and Now. Vancouver, Bodima Publications, 1977.

Nesbitt, James K. Old Homes and Families. Articles written over many years and published in Sunday editions of the Daily Colonist, Victoria, BC.

Obee, Dave. Making the News: A Times Colonist Look at 150 Years of History. Victoria, Victoria Times Colonist, 2008.

Old Cemeteries Society. Roster of the ‘Fifty-Eighters’ in B.C. Victoria, Old Cemeteries Society, 2008.

Ormsby, Margaret. A Pioneer Gentlewoman in British Columbia: The Recollections of Susan Allison. Vancouver, UBC Press, 1976.

Parker, Dave. First Water Tigers: A History of the Victoria Fire Department. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1987.

Parker, Douglas V. No Horsecars in Paradise: A History of the Street Railways and Public Utilities in Victoria, British Columbia Before 1897. Vancouver, Whitecap Books Ltd, 1981.

Pearson, Anne. The Royal Jubilee Hospital School of Nursing, 1891-1982. Victoria, The Alumnae Association of The Royal Jubilee School of Nursing, 1985.

Pethick, Derek. Victoria: The Fort. Vancouver, Mitchell Press Limited, 1968.

___. Summer of Promise: Victoria 1864-1914. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1980.

Preston, Dave. The Story of Butchart Gardens. BC, Highline Publishing, 1996.

Reksten, Terry. A Century of Sailing 1892-1992: A History of the Oldest Yacht Club on Canada’s Pacific Coast. Victoria, Orca Book Publishers, 1992.

___. Craigdarroch: The Story of Dunsmuir Castle. Victoria, Orca Book Publishers, 1987.

___. The Dunsmuir Saga. Vancouver/Toronto, Douglas & McIntyre, 1991.

___. Rattenbury. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1978.

___. More English Than the English: A Very Social History of Victoria. Victoria, Orca Book Publishers, 1986.

Renfree, Harry A. Celebration 100: The Centennial Story of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Victoria, BC. Victoria, Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1990.

Ricketts, Shannon; Maitland, Leslie; & Hucker, Jacqueline. A guide to Canadian architectural styles (2nd edition). Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2004.

Rogers, Linda. The Broad Canvas: Portraits of Women by Women. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1999.

Roueche, Ken. A Fairfield History. Victoria, Trafford Publishing, 2005.

Segger, Martin, edited by. The British Columbia Parliament Buildings. Vancouver, Arcon, 1979.

___ & Douglas Franklin. Exploring Victoria’s Architecture. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1996.

___ & ___. Victoria: A Primer for Regional History in Architecture, 1843-1929. Watkins Glen, N.Y., A Pilgrim Guide to Historic Architecture, 1979.

____, Project Leader. Victoria Modern: Investigating Postwar Architecture and Design on Southern Vancouver Island, an introduction. Victoria, Maltwood Art Museum and Gallery, 2005.

Smith, Peter L. Come Give a Cheer! One Hundred Years of Victoria High School, 1876-1976. Vancouver, Evergreen Press Ltd., 1976.

___. A Multitude of the Wise: UVic Remembered. Victoria, Alumni Association of University of Victoria, 1993.

Stark, Stuart. Oak Bay’s Heritage Buildings: More than just Bricks and Boards. Victoria, Hallmark Society, 1986.

Stursberg, Peter. Those were the Days: The Days of Benny Nicholas and the Lotus Eaters. Toronto, Peter Martin Associates Ltd., 1969.

Thackray, William S., editor. The Kirk That Faith Built: St. Andrew’s on Douglas Street, 1890-1990. Victoria, The Session of St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 1989.

Turner, Robert D. Vancouver Island Railroads. Victoria, Sono Nis Press, 1997.

Underhill, Stuart. The Iron Church. Victoria, Braemar Books Ltd., 1984.

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners, Local Union 1598. Centennial, 1883-1983.Victoria, Evergreen Press Ltd, 1983.

Victoria Centennial Celebration Society. Victoria: 125 Years, reprint. Victoria, Flynn Bros Publishing Ltd., 1987.

Virgin, Victor E. History of North and South Saanich: Pioneers and District, third ed. Victoria, Saanich Pioneer Society, 1985.

Walton, Avis. About Victoria and Vancouver Island. Victoria, New Neighbour Services, 1959.

Ward, Robin. Echoes of Empire: Victoria & Its Remarkable Buildings. Madeira Park, B.C., Harbour Publishing, 1996.

White, Elwood and Peter L. Smith. Wings Across the Water: Victoria’s Flying Heritage, 1871-1971. Madeira Park, BC, Harbour Publishing, 2005.

Wolf, Jim. Royal City: A Photographic History of New Westminster, 1858-1960. Surrey, BC, Heritage House, 2005.

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