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Colwood, the home of George Langford.

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Colwood, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

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In 1851 Hudson's Bay Company, appointed Capt. Edward E. Langford 'bailiff' of the 600 acre Esquimalt Farm lying between Esquimalt Harbour and the present Langford Lake. The farmhouse was called 'Colwood' after his home in Sussex, England.