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Whether it’s reading a book by the fire, soaking up the sun or enjoying a game of bacci ball on the huge lawn, the ocean is right there.
Napping in the hammock is also a favorite past time.
According to family records, Henry worked as a carpenter, building wharves, bridges and railway trestles. When his five year contract was up, he worked on his own. He had married a native woman, probably in Fort Rupert.
Henry probably arrived on Salt Spring Island in 1859, which is when he is listed in the land records as pre-empting his land in Begg's Settlement.
A Certificate of Improvement dated, Jan 11, 1862 contains a letter declaring : "Henry Sampson, residing at Begg's Settlement for 2 years, improvements consisting of houses, outhouses, and fencing. Sampson and George Baker have 12 head of cattle and one horse." He later transfers this land to George Baker, with some of it given to provide land for the Vesuvius Bay School. Section 10 was apparently taken up by Henry Sampson in 1864, cancelled, taken up by George Hampton in January 1882 and cancelled in 1883, after he had paid for it in full. 104, CAA 30.7 4, lists the east half of #9 under this pre-emption number.
The Salt Spring register for 18 notes that Sampson had pre-empted the east half of section 9 [#750], had cancelled, and that James Hewitt had taken over, but this is crossed out. Sampson does, however, show up as pre-empting section 10, range 1 north in 1864 in the Land Register, under this pre-emption number. According to the Land Register, the east half of #9 was taken up by W. Sampson took on some work as a temporary special constable on the island, and tried to help uncover the first murder on the island. Sampson's wife is accused of helping to poison their neighbour, Mr. Although the daughter is acquitted of the crime, by a strange turn of fate, Mrs.
The summer Saturday Farmer's Market is famous. Not suited for very small children, those who are mobility impaired, or those adverse to birds and deer! Tips: Even on the hottest days, the ocean cools the evening air. Ferry reservations are recommended during summer months. Get reconnected with nature, exploring the miles of soft sand stone shoreline and the tide pools or walking the country roads.
Fall asleep to the sound of the ocean, and wake up to the sunrise over the straight of Georgia, with Mount Baker Views.
The spring water is sweet, and the ocean climate is temperate.
Emily Ellen Sampson, born in 1864 or 1865 marries William Whims, and a younger Sampson daughter attempts to run off with Clark Whims in 1881. ] for the information of His Excellency the Governor, that Mr.