Barkley Charles William 1759-1832 Served In The East India
Company; sailed on a trading voyage for sea-otter skins to the
North-West Coast, 1787. Brought his bride with him, the first white
woman on the North-West Coast. Discovered and named Juan de Fuca Strait
the same year, and carried his cargo of furs to China. In 1792 made
another voyage to the North-West Coast, again accompanied by his wife,
who kept interesting journals of both voyages. Died at North Crescent,
Hartford. Barkley Sound, Vancouver Island, discovered and named by him.