Uren, Jane

UREN, Jane, hotelkeeper (b circa 1831, Cornwall, England; d 1884, Kamloops). She operated the finest hotels in the Interior, first at CLINTON, later at SAVONA. After she was abandoned by her first husband, Peter Toy, she formed a relationship with James Uren. With James away packing so much of the time, she ran the Clinton hotel on her own, as well as bearing several children. The couple moved to Savona in the late 1860s and operated the ferry and another hotel. She was renowned for her good...

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