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Ah Soy

As part of the Chinese Historical Wrongs Legacy Initiative, we’ve digitized a small selection of inquests and inquiries from 1872 to 1934, found in series GR-0431. These were chosen to reflect the experiences of early Chinese immigrants to B.C. – their living and working conditions, and their unfortunate accidental or unusual deaths.   They range from a woman working in a brothel in Barkerville who died of natural causes to three sawmill workers who died from malnutrition. Learn more.

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BC Archives GR-0431

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In Witness whereof, as well the aforesaid Coroner as the Jurors aforesaid, have to this Inquisition put their seals, on the day and year and at the place first above-mentioned.

William Lumfrie Foreman Thos. Doby J. A. Brewer S. M. Walker Cha. Galloway J.H. Bears

coroner.

James Wardly

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