LINKS

The links below provide further information about the life and times of Flora Ross, her family, the Provincial Asylum, the San Juan Island Boundary Dispute, and other topics relevant to this website

VICTORIA HISTORY:

University of Victoria, Victoria History Collections

https://www.uvic.ca/library/featured/collections/about/veh.php

 

Victoria Harbour History

https://www.victoriaharbourhistory.com

The Ross Bay Cemetery, which sits on the western half of the Ross family farm:

https://oldcem.bc.ca/cem/cem_rb/

Archives of the Colonist/British Colonist Newspaper:

http://www.britishcolonist.ca

THE PROVINCIAL ASYLUM FOR THE INSANE:

A history of the Provincial Asylum for the Insane/Woodlands

https://www.michaeldecourcy.com/asylum/index.htm

A brief page with a photo of the original Royal Hospital, where Flora Ross lived as Matron from 1872-1878

http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/community-stories_histoires-de-chez-nous/philip-jackman/gallery/insane-asylum-hospital-point-victoria-built-as-the-royal-hospital-in-1859-asylum-from-1872-to-1878/

THE SAN JUAN ISLAND BOUNDARY DISPUTE:

U.S. National Park Service Webpage for San Juan Island Pig War:

https://www.nps.gov/sajh/learn/historyculture/the-pig-war.htm

 

HistoryLink Page on Pig War

https://www.historylink.org/File/5724

 

VANCOUVER ISLAND FIRST NATIONS HISTORY:

Royal BC Museum, Page on History of the Territory before arrival of Europeans

https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/about/museum-information/history-territory

Royal Roads history of local First Nations Communities

https://www.royalroads.ca/about/aboriginal-relations/surrounding-local-first-nations-communities

The Bill Reid Centre/SFU – source of information on First Nation’s coastal history

https://www.sfu.ca/brc.html

A Royal BC Museum Page re: the Old Songhees Reserve

https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/exhibits/journeys/english/city_2_2a.php

THE SISTERS OF ST. ANN:

BC Archives Webpage for the Archives of the Sisters of St. Ann

https://royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/bc-archives/info/sisters-st-ann-archives

MISCELLANEOUS HISTORY PAGES:

Homepage for UBC Online Archives of BC Newspapers

https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/bcnewspapers

B.C. Archives Search Page

https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca

Bowling Green State U. Website of BC Newspaper Archives

https://libguides.bgsu.edu/c.php?g=227443&p=1507140