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Object Name Ornament, Hair
Object Number 1979.020.024
Description CM 657
Hair Ornament
Imitation tortoise shell with rhinestone decoration.
Provenance Originally owned by Mrs. A.I. Andrews.

Original museum documentation states that Arthur Ivor Andrews, long-time butcher on Yale Road East (opposite old Post Office), donated many articles on behalf of his wife, Violet. Both Mr. and Mrs. Andrews came from London to Saskatchewan, circa 1911. Came to Chilliwack, circa 1922. See Add.MSS 233 for interview, Mr. Andrews.

Violet Elizabeth Andrews was born September 19, 1892 at Bexley Heath, England. She was married to Arthur Iver Andrews. Prior to living in Chilliwack they lived in Aberdeen, Saskatchewan. She was a long time member of St. Thomas Anglican Church and active on the altar guild. The couple had two sons, Rollia and Harry. She died March 17, 1981.

Arthur Iver Andrews was born April 24, 1890 at Ross-On-Wye, Herefordshire, England and at the time of his death July 2, 1982 had lived in Chilliwack for 60 years. He was the proprietor of Andrews Meat Market and like his wife a long time member of St. Thomas Anglican Church and holding every position a lay person could hold in his sixty year association with the church. Mr. Andrews was a former member of the Chilliwack School Board and Chilliwack Hospital Board. He was a director of the Chilliwack Agricultural Society and a president of the Chilliwack Lawn Bowlers.