Frank Beaton and the Fort St. John Fur Trade


The following interview with Joseph Apsassin was conducted in July 1956 by Isabel Loggie at Fort St. John, B.C.

The following interview with Johnny Beaton was conducted in August 1955 by Isabel Loggie at Fort St. John, B.C.

1912 Survey

The following survey was taken in 1912 Survey(Tp 83 Rge 19 & 18 W 6). It is for the Peace River area including old Fort St. John. Courtesy of BC Lands.


The following document is a copy of a letter From Johnny Beaton regarding the gold dredge on which he worked as winter watchman. Dated August 4th 1920.

The following document includes three original letters to F.W. Beaton from HBC District Manager J.C. Boyd. Dated 1919. Letters donated by Patrick Woods