Stamp, Edward

STAMP, Edward, sawmill manager (b Nov 1814, Alnwick, England; d 17 Jan 1872, London, England). He went to sea as a young man and by 1857 was captain of a vessel that visited Puget Sound to load lumber. The following year he opened a general store in VICTORIA, then returned to England to arrange financing for a SAWMILL at ALBERNI INLET. The mill, known as the ANDERSON MILL after its principal backer, was the first export sawmill in BC and operated from 1861 to 1864. Stamp managed the mill until...

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