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J. C. Rowley: Painter, Decorator and (Gasp!) Debt Absconder

  John Capper Rowley (1844-1941) was a real character (and a ‘bounder’) who was a resident in Vancouver during its pioneering period! Born in Staffordshire, England, he was the son of a coach shop owner. He began a lifetime of … Continue reading

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