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  • Frederick Paulin to FA Pauline, 15 Dec c1886-1888

    September 20, 2020 by

    [Date estimated between 1886 and 1888] Acock’s Green, Wednesday Dec 15 My dear Fred, Your very acceptable and thoughtful Xmas box came quite safely and has been conferted and gone to reduce our most pressing obligations affording us gratification and relief and fixing a thankfulness to you for such assistance – We hope the weather… Read more

  • Welcome to the Paulin(e) Family

    July 28, 2019 by

    This is the first post for the Paulin(e) Family Blog.  Hot on the heels of a most wonderful family reunion held in Victoria, BC in July 2019, the idea of a place where the descendants of Frederick and Mary Paulin (also known as Pauline) could bring together their stories, photographs, questions and so forth.   I… Read more

  • 25th Wedding Anniversary of Mrs and Mrs Gardiner, 1915

    January 16, 2021 by

    The Victoria Daily Times, 11 Sep 1915 Personal Mr and Mrs Charles F Gardiner last evening celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their wedding.  They were married, as the news of twenty-five years ago, in another column, narrates, on the evening of Sept 10, 1890, in Christ Church Cathedral.  The bride was Miss Amy Pauline, who… Read more

  • Scolosaurus Cutleri! London, 1934

    January 14, 2021 by

    Sphere, 22 Sep 1934, p 418 A Canadian Armoured Monster “Scolosaurus Cutleri”: This fossilized dinosaur, one of the finest specimens of its kind in the world, was found in Alberta and is now in the reptile section of the Natural History Museum, South Kensington.  It has never before been photographed adequately, but “The Sphere” has… Read more

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