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Albion ‘George’ Tranfield was born in Nanaimo’s East Wellington in 1891. His grandfather was the first white settler and sheep farmer on Lasqueti Island. His father, Alex Tranfield, was a pioneer, trapper and scout. In 1891, he was responsible for surveying the highway route to Port Alberni which was on the opposite side of Cameron Lake to where it is now. George built the first road up Little Mountain and lived in a log house at the foot of Little Mountain. More on p. 65 Parksville & then some by Marjorie Leffler

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Parksville, BC V9P 2E5

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The Parksville Museum is located on the unceded, traditional, & ancestral lands of the Coast Salish, Hul’q’umi’num’ speaking people including the Snaw-naw-as and Snuneymuxw people.

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