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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1906] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-785
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of three people and a dog standing in front of the Hart family cottage on Deer Lake.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1906] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-785
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of three people and a dog standing in front of the Hart family cottage on Deer Lake.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Animals - Dogs
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6664 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Great Northern Railway construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38849
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
477-168
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-168
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a work crew working on the Great Northern Railway line that ran along the north shore of Burnaby Lake. The line was built ca. 1904.
Subjects
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Construction - Railroad Construction
Transportation - Rail
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1909
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.4 x 10 cm
Item No.
477-745
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hill family home, Broadview, in the Burnaby Lake district.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1909
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-745
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.4 x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hill family home, Broadview, in the Burnaby Lake district.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Great Northern Railroad

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39518
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-837
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1903]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-837
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5 x 5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of men working on the Great Northern Railroad line that ran through the Burnaby Lake area by 1904.
Subjects
Construction - Railroad Construction
Occupations - Railroad Labourers
Names
Great Northern Railway
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm (oval, sight) on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
477-946
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the second home of Claude Hill in the Burnaby Lake district. It was known as Broadview.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-946
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 8 cm (oval, sight) on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the second home of Claude Hill in the Burnaby Lake district. It was known as Broadview.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : 5.5 x 7.5 cm on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
477-947
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a horse standing in the field in front of "Broadview," the home of Claude Hill in the Burnaby Lake district.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-947
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : 5.5 x 7.5 cm on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a horse standing in the field in front of "Broadview," the home of Claude Hill in the Burnaby Lake district.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-?] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a two-storey farmhouse with a large patio, and a ladder on the roof. There is a foot path leading to the house through the garden, and a lake in the background. A catalogue record from 1978 indicates that the farmhouse depicted in the photograph is "Mayfield," the original farmhouse o…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a two-storey farmhouse with a large patio, and a ladder on the roof. There is a foot path leading to the house through the garden, and a lake in the background. A catalogue record from 1978 indicates that the farmhouse depicted in the photograph is "Mayfield," the original farmhouse of the Sprott family. The woman standing in the garden is identified as Mrs. Edgar Sprott, and the lake in the background is Burnaby Lake.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Agriculture - Farms
Names
Sprott, Mrs. Edgar
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Accession Code
HV978.1.4
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-?] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
24-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Sprott farm under construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3760
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1900] (date of original), copied 1978
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "Dovecote" or the Sprott family farm under construction. There is a white fence running along the side of a footpath and a wooden building with scaffolding in the foreground. There is wood piled high beside a small wooden structure to the left of the photograph. Note the thick wo…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of the "Dovecote" or the Sprott family farm under construction. There is a white fence running along the side of a footpath and a wooden building with scaffolding in the foreground. There is wood piled high beside a small wooden structure to the left of the photograph. Note the thick wooded region behind the farm property.
Subjects
Construction
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Accession Code
HV978.1.2
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1900] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
24-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.7 cm mounted on cardboard 14.8 x 19.7 cm
Item No.
022-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of C.F. Sprott's House at Douglas Road and Norland Avenue. A unidentified man is standing on the porch steps.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1908
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
022-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.7 cm mounted on cardboard 14.8 x 19.7 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of C.F. Sprott's House at Douglas Road and Norland Avenue. A unidentified man is standing on the porch steps.
Photographer
Cooksley, W.T.
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation at bottom of photograph reads, "C.F. Sprott's Residence, Fruit Farm, Burnaby B.C."
Annotation underneath photograph reads, "W.T. Cooksley, New Westminster, B.C."
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Burnaby - Norland Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Claude Hill family home

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35911
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-770
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Claude Hill family home, "Brookfield," built in 1896. He and his family lived there until 1906, when he built a new home on the same property. The property later became the site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-770
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Claude Hill family home, "Brookfield," built in 1896. He and his family lived there until 1906, when he built a new home on the same property. The property later became the site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Kitty on the front steps of Brookfield

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38826
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1902]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8.2 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-145
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill sitting on the steps of her family home, Brookfield, in the Burnaby Lake area. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1902]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-145
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.7 x 8.2 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill sitting on the steps of her family home, Brookfield, in the Burnaby Lake area. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Toys
Names
Hill Family
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Brookfield in the winter

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38830
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 5.5 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-149
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Brookfield, the home of Claude and Annie Hill in the Burnaby Lake area, covered with snow. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-149
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 5.5 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Brookfield, the home of Claude and Annie Hill in the Burnaby Lake area, covered with snow. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Kitty in front of Brookfield

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38832
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 6 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-151
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill playing in the front garden of her family home, known as Brookfield. Kitty was the daughter of early Burnaby Lake residents Claude and Annie Hill. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-151
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 6 cm on page 11.5 x 14 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill playing in the front garden of her family home, known as Brookfield. Kitty was the daughter of early Burnaby Lake residents Claude and Annie Hill. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Broadview in the winter

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39244
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.8 x 9.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-563
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Broadview, the home of Claude Hill and his family in the Burnaby Lake area. A girl, probably Claude's daughter Kitty Hill, can be seen standing next to a post on the veranda of the house.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-563
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 6.8 x 9.5 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Broadview, the home of Claude Hill and his family in the Burnaby Lake area. A girl, probably Claude's daughter Kitty Hill, can be seen standing next to a post on the veranda of the house.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Broadview in the winter

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39245
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.2 x 8 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-564
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Broadview, the home of Claude Hill and his family in the Burnaby Lake area. A girl, probably Claude's daughter Kitty Hill can be seen sitting on the railing of the house, to the far right.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-564
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.2 x 8 cm on page 24.5 x 32.5 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Broadview, the home of Claude Hill and his family in the Burnaby Lake area. A girl, probably Claude's daughter Kitty Hill can be seen sitting on the railing of the house, to the far right.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-863
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the house belonging to Bernard Hill in the Burnaby Lake area on what is now Canada Way. Douglas Road runs through the foreground.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1905]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-863
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 10 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the house belonging to Bernard Hill in the Burnaby Lake area on what is now Canada Way. Douglas Road runs through the foreground.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4990 Canada Way
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail

Brookfield in the Snow

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39546
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 5.5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-865
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the home of Claude Hill, known as Brookfield in the Burnaby Lake area. The house and surrounding yard are covered with snow.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1904]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-865
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 5.5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the home of Claude Hill, known as Brookfield in the Burnaby Lake area. The house and surrounding yard are covered with snow.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.2 x 6.3 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-873
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the building of Broadview, the home belonging to Claude Hill on Buckingham Avenue. Shown here under construction, Broadview was finished around 1907 and was the second home for the Hill family in the Burnaby Lake area. The first, Brookfield, was on Deer Lake Avenue.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-873
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.2 x 6.3 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the building of Broadview, the home belonging to Claude Hill on Buckingham Avenue. Shown here under construction, Broadview was finished around 1907 and was the second home for the Hill family in the Burnaby Lake area. The first, Brookfield, was on Deer Lake Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Construction
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail

Broadview under construction

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39555
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.3 x 7.8 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-874
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the building of Broadview, the home belonging to Claude Hill on Buckingham Avenue. Shown here under construction, Broadview was finished around 1907 and was the second home for the Hill family in the Burnaby Lake area. The first, Brookfield, was on Deer Lake Avenue.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1907
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-874
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.3 x 7.8 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the building of Broadview, the home belonging to Claude Hill on Buckingham Avenue. Shown here under construction, Broadview was finished around 1907 and was the second home for the Hill family in the Burnaby Lake area. The first, Brookfield, was on Deer Lake Avenue.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Construction
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
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Kitty and a friend on the front steps

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39581
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1902]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 8.2 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-900
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill (right) and an unidentified girl standing on the front steps of the Hill family home, known as Brookfield.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1902]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-900
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 5.5 x 8.2 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill (right) and an unidentified girl standing on the front steps of the Hill family home, known as Brookfield.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
477-948
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill, holding a dog on her lap. The photograph was likely taken at the Hill family home, Broadview.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1908]
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-948
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 5.5 x 7.5 cm on sheet 15 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kitty Hill, holding a dog on her lap. The photograph was likely taken at the Hill family home, Broadview.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Buckingham Avenue
Burnaby - 5730 Buckingham Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[190-?] (date of original), copied 1978
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a house in a clearing just on the outskirts of densely wooded area. There is a wooden fence around the property, and in front of the house is a dirt road. There are small piles of logs along the road side. An earlier catalogue record identifies this house as the Haszard house that was…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 20.2 x 25.2 cm print
Scope and Content
Photograph of a house in a clearing just on the outskirts of densely wooded area. There is a wooden fence around the property, and in front of the house is a dirt road. There are small piles of logs along the road side. An earlier catalogue record identifies this house as the Haszard house that was located across the street from the property of the Sprott Farm. The photograph was taken from Douglas Road (later renamed in part Canada Way). It is also noted that the Sprott family lived in the Haszard house while their home, named "Dovecote" was being completed.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Land Clearing
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Burnaby - Canada Way
Accession Code
HV978.1.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[190-?] (date of original), copied 1978
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
24-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1900]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 14.0 cm mounted on cardboard 17.8 x 23.0 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Brookfield", the first home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Claude Hill. The Hills, including the daughter Kitty Hill, are on the lawn on the lower right corner. The man sitting on the steps is identified by the inscription on the photograph card mount as Mr. Wetenhall. Annotations on the back…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9.9 x 14.0 cm mounted on cardboard 17.8 x 23.0 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of "Brookfield", the first home of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Claude Hill. The Hills, including the daughter Kitty Hill, are on the lawn on the lower right corner. The man sitting on the steps is identified by the inscription on the photograph card mount as Mr. Wetenhall. Annotations on the back of the card read: "'Brookfield' / Burnaby Lake" and "L.C. Hill & Kitty M. Hill, Mr. Wetenhall." Another annotation reads: "App. 1900."
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Hill, Annie Sara Kenrick
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Accession Code
HV976.139.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1900]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Related Material
For another view of Brookfield home, see HV976.139.53
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
18-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
unknown
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Louis Claude Hill's Strawberry Farm, Burnaby BC

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto991
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
1902
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.7 cm mounted on grey card 15.0 x 20.0 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of immigrant workers in the field picking strawberries on the farm belonging to Claude Hill. On the left, the Hill family home, Brookfield, can be seen. Claude Hill's daughter, Kitty Hill, is sitting on the steps of the house. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Muse…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 12.8 x 17.7 cm mounted on grey card 15.0 x 20.0 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of immigrant workers in the field picking strawberries on the farm belonging to Claude Hill. On the left, the Hill family home, Brookfield, can be seen. Claude Hill's daughter, Kitty Hill, is sitting on the steps of the house. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Agriculture - Farms
Occupations - Agricultural Labourers
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Accession Code
HV973.40.5
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
1902
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
15-Aug-06
Scale
100
Photographer
W.T. Cooksley
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Inscribed on the negative and (therefore) printed on recto of photograph reads: "L.C. Hill's Strawberry Farm, Burnaby, B.C." and "W.T. Cooksley, New Westminster, B.C."
Note written in red pencil on the card reads: "1902 - Grandview H.WAY"
Images
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Interview with Helen Sprott August 10, 1977 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Helen Fanny Sprott's memories of her family's first years of living in Burnaby. She mentions the Hazard House and Mayfield Farms.
Date Range
1900-1908
Length
0:05:47
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Helen Fanny Sprott's memories of her family's first years of living in Burnaby. She mentions the Hazard House and Mayfield Farms.
Date Range
1900-1908
Photo Info
Sprott sisters sitting together on a long tressle. Helen Sprott is seated on the right, wearing glasses [1906]. Item no. HV978.1.10
Length
0:05:47
Subject
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - Burnaby Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Interview Date
August 10, 1977
Scope and Content
Recording is of an interview with Helen Sprott, August 10, 1977. Major themes discussed are: the Sprott home.
Biographical Notes
Helen Sprott was born in Burnaby on June 22, 1902. Her father, Louis Edgar Sprott and younger brother came out to Burnaby from England, following their older brother Charles F. Sprott. The two younger brothers were in the Merchant Marines together prior to arriving in to Burnaby and learning to farm. Louis Edgar Sprott and Helen Louise F. Nicholls were married June 30, 1900 and stayed at the Haszard House while their own house was being built. By 1902, "the Dovecote" was built and Helen was born. The house was added on to and later renamed "Mayfield Farms." Helen's grandmother and aunt on her mother's side came to live at Mayfield Farms in 1907 or 1908. Helen Sprott was living in Penticton at the time of her death, April 8, 1978 at the age of seventy-five.
Total Tracks
2
Total Length
0:08:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Sprott, Helen
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-019-2_ Track_1
Media Type
Sound Recording
Audio Tracks

Track one of interview with Helen Sprott

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Hill family in front of Brookfield

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39515
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1900
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-834
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hill family in front of the family home, Brookfield in the Burnaby Lake Area. To the right, is Claude Hill holding his daughter Kitty. His wife Annie is standing behind them while the man seated on the steps of the home is unidentified. The property is the current site of the Bur…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1900
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-834
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 14 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Hill family in front of the family home, Brookfield in the Burnaby Lake Area. To the right, is Claude Hill holding his daughter Kitty. His wife Annie is standing behind them while the man seated on the steps of the home is unidentified. The property is the current site of the Burnaby Village Museum.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Names
Hill, Annie Sara Kenrick
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
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First School at Burnaby Lake

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39549
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1909
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-868
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Harriet Woodward and her class of students outside the Woodward home near Deer Lake which served as the first school and post office in the Burnaby Lake area; (l to r): Harriet Woodward (Miss Harry), Bob Peers, Melvin Mawhinney, Muriel Sprott, Kitty Hill, Beatrice Clayton and Arthur P…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1909
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-868
Accession Number
2007-12
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 x 17 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Harriet Woodward and her class of students outside the Woodward home near Deer Lake which served as the first school and post office in the Burnaby Lake area; (l to r): Harriet Woodward (Miss Harry), Bob Peers, Melvin Mawhinney, Muriel Sprott, Kitty Hill, Beatrice Clayton and Arthur Peers. The cottage was a prefabricated building designed by J.J. Mahoney and architect Joseph Bowman and was manufactured in Vancouver by the B.C. Mills Timber and Trading Company and erected here is 1904. The cottage was enlarged with several additions until 1912 when the Woodwards built a new house.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Buildings - Institutional - Post Offices
Buildings - Schools
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Clayton, Beatrice
Mawhinney, Melvin
Peers, Arthur Francis "Mike"
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Peers, William John "Bob"
Sprott, Muriel
Woodward, Harriet
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5141 Sperling Avenue
Burnaby - Sperling Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Images
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