1885 Map showing Police Station in Bastion Square, UBC Specal collections G 3514-V5G475 1885 s2.  For a larger version, go to the Maps section. View from the eventual site of the Legislature, 1860, BCA: A-02852

Archival Sources:

J. Lewis, Murder of P.C. Johnson, Statement of Evidence. 9 Jun 1859. British Columbia Archives MS-0054, Box 1, File 2, nos. 219-220.

Richard H. Vogel fonds. City of Victoria Archives, accession # 98309-06. Hierarchy of the Police Force in B.C.

Secondary Sources:

Baskerville, Peter A. Beyond the Island. An Illustrated History of Victoria. Burlington: Windsor Publications, 1986.

Levi, Giovanni. "Microhistory," in New Perspectives on Historical Writing, ed. Peter Burke. Cambridge: Polity Press, 1991.

Memmi, Albert. The Colonizer and the Colonized. Boston: Beacon Press, 1991.

Memmi, Albert. Racism. Minneapolis, Minnesota: University of Minnesota Press, 2000.

Merivale, Herman. Lecture XVIII, “Policies of Colonial Governments Towards Native Tribes, As Regards Their Protection and Their Civilization” in Herman Merivale, Lectures on Colonization and Colonies: Delivered before the University of Oxford in 1839, 1840, & 1861 London: Longman, Green, Longman, & Roberts, 1861.

Muir, Edward. "Introduction: Observing trifles," In Microhistory and the Lost Peoples of Europe, ed. Edward Muir and G Ruggiero. Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1991.

Parker, Nancy, “The Capillary Level of Power: Methods and Hypotheses for the Study of Law and Society in the Late-Nineteenth Century Victoria, British Columbia” Masters Thesis University of Victoria, 1987.

Reksten, Terry. More English Than the English: A Very Social History of Victoria. Victoria, Canada: Orca Book Publishers, 1986.

Zaffaroni, Irene. "The Great Chain of Being: Racism and Imperialism in Colonial Victoria 1858-1871." Unpublished Thesis Paper, University of Victoria, May 1987.



British Colonist, May 29th 1859

British Colonist, June 3rd 1859

British Colonist, June 6th 1859

British Colonist, June 8th 1859

British Colonist, June 10th, 1859

British Colonist, June 15th, 1859

British Colonist, June 16th 1859

British Colonist, June 17th 1859

Vancouver Island Gazette, July 28, 1858.

Web Resources:

“Victoria Police Museum,” Victoria Police. http://www.victoriapolice.org/museum.htm


Visual Resources:

See Photographs and Maps sections under Archives.