Old Cemeteries Society's "Leechtown 150th Anniversary"
November 29, 2014

Old Cemeteries Society's "Leechtown 150th Anniversary"

July 13, 2014

The Old Cemeteries Society is honouring Peter Leech, who was a member of the Royal Engineers.

Sunday, July 13th, 2014
12:30 pm to 3:30pm
Ross Bay Villa

The original Leechtown cairn - erected in 1928 and now destroyed by vandals. Leechtown was a gold mining town up the Sooke River, above Sooke Potholes.

There will be a tour of Ross Bay Cemetery for the invited guests, where addresses will be given and a piper will play a lament.The Honourable Judith Guichon, O.B.C., Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia will attend at the invitation of the Old Cemeteries Society. Members of Peter Leech's family will also be present.

The Ross Bay Villa Society is pleased to make Ross Bay Villa  available for such an important historic event.



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