[[people:priestley:arthur_featherstone_1887]]

Arthur Featherstone Priestley

  • b- Sept 22, 1887 , Newport, Isle of Wight, England
  • d- Oct 6, 1987 , Sandringham Hospital, Victoria BC, age 100

  • first Postmaster of Aiyansh
  • enlisted in WWI, Dec 27, 1917, Prince Rupert BC
  • living in Upper Naas BC
  • Reg # 2137821, Private
  • May 16, 1919 he was heading from Halifax to Victoria
  • son of Joshua Priestley, Solicitor, b- Isle of Wight, England
  • mother- Louisa Featherstone, b- Burslem, England
  • married Melita Mary McCullagh, July 14, 1910 in Holy Trinity Church, Aiyansh
    • b- age 25, 11 mo in 1910, in BC
    • d- bef Oct 1987
    • daughter of James B. McCullagh, Missionary, who performed the wedding ceremony, see Rev. James Benjamin McCullagh
  • Last modified: 2016/11/05 15:13
  • by agent76