Mrs. Carr is on the extreme far left, looking at the camera. Mary Ford is in the middle, in front of a tree, conversing with someone.
Photograph is a modern reprint. Date of negative is unknown; could be original.
John Wilfred Watson was born in 1915 to Mary Downey and Fred Watson. He fought in World War Two. Sonny Hanson was born in 1914, graduated from McGill Law in 1937 and served in the RCAF for a year. He died in 1950 at the age of 36. His real name was William and he was married to Jean Ritchie.
Joespeh "Kicker" Kelly was a prospector. Kelly's Cave on Hudson Bay Mountain and Kelly's Camp on the McCabe Trail were both named after him. He ran for government in 1920 and spent six months in prison for illegal liquor possession. He also ran the Zeolitic Mining Group and once charged Duthie mine with stealing his mining equipment. He died in 1947 at 79.
Left to right: Dan Haigh, Joe Kelley, Tommy Haigh.
Chicken Lake is now known as Lake Kathlyn. Dave and Duncan Jennings came to the area in 1910. They moved to Lake Kathlyn in the winter of 1910-11 and they co-owned the Jennings store there from 1912-1914. They moved on to ice cutting and Duncan joined the army in 1917. Dave married E Underhill and Duncan married Gertrude Barwise.
Aldermere existed from 1905-1915. John Dorsey staked the claim. The general store was owned by Jack McNeill and Lem Broughton. McNeill also owned the Old Telkwa Hotel (pictured here) and the new one in Telkwa.
History based on information in Rubber Boots, p. 30-31.