Christmas Celebrations, British Columbia, Canada, 1881

Images of Christmas celebrations in 1881, British Columbia, from The Graphic‘s Christmas Number 1881, page 14 – apparently mostly a joyful time from these illustrations, except for that pudding.

Christmas celebrations, British Columbia, Canada, 1881. Illustrations from The Graphic.

See the ‘Getting Ready for Christmas’ illustrations from this same set;  both courtesy a BCGS member, from a private collection.  The coverage and language usedin historical newspapers often reflect the thoughts and opinions of the times.

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About DRogers

M. Diane Rogers is a Director and Editor and Co-webmistress of the British Columbia Genealogical Society, teaches genealogy and family history year round, and blogs at CanadaGenealogy, or, Jane's Your Aunt. She's been doing her own family research since the 1980s in Canada, the UK and the United States, Sweden and further afield. She has a lifelong interest in Canadian and women's history and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors

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