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Looking east from north side of 5118 Douglas Road - The Roberts House

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1922
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 cm x 10.5 cm
Item No.
620-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. Cerr, Lauretta Roberts, John A. Roberts, and John W. Roberts' goat Braelef Briar. The Roberts family grew much of their own food and bred goats to sell to supplement their income. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road, looking e…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1922
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-001
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 6 cm x 10.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. Cerr, Lauretta Roberts, John A. Roberts, and John W. Roberts' goat Braelef Briar. The Roberts family grew much of their own food and bred goats to sell to supplement their income. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road, looking east. The house located at 3090 Douglas Road is visible in the background.
Subjects
Animals - Goats
Persons - Children
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Mrs. Cerr, John and Lauretta and Bralef Briar ($300)."
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P2"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
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Looking east from north side of 5118 Douglas Road - The Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91822
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1924 and 1925]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 cm x 9 cm
Item No.
620-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lauretta Roberts standing next to the half-built Roberts' house located at 5118 Douglas Road. During construction of the house, movie posters were used in place of tar paper under the exterior cedar shingles and as cushioning under the linoleum kitchen floor. Visible in the distance …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1924 and 1925]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-003
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9 cm x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Lauretta Roberts standing next to the half-built Roberts' house located at 5118 Douglas Road. During construction of the house, movie posters were used in place of tar paper under the exterior cedar shingles and as cushioning under the linoleum kitchen floor. Visible in the distance is the Adams' family house located on the 5100 block of Douglas Road.
Subjects
Persons - Children
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Construction
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
The new address house in the background of the photograph is 3011 Godwin Street
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Probably 1924-25 / Lauretta Roberts"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P4"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 3011 Godwin Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Looking east from north side of 5118 Douglas Road - The Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91823
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca. 1931
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Item No.
620-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' children: Lauretta, John A., Edward, and Roland. The children are posed with a bicycle in the Roberts' yard, which is in the process of being landscaped. The house at 3090 Douglas Road (left) and the Adams' family house at 3011 Godwin (right) are visible in the backgrou…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca. 1931
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-004
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 8.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' children: Lauretta, John A., Edward, and Roland. The children are posed with a bicycle in the Roberts' yard, which is in the process of being landscaped. The house at 3090 Douglas Road (left) and the Adams' family house at 3011 Godwin (right) are visible in the background. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' property at 5118 Douglas Road.
Subjects
Persons - Children
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
3011 Godwin is a new address. Previous address was on the 5100 block of Douglas Road (house number unknown).
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "1930? or '31 / Roberts children / Lauretta John A. Edward / Roland"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P5"
See landscape plan for 5118 Douglas Road
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 3090 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3011 Godwin Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Looking east from north side of 5118 Douglas Road - The Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91824
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Item No.
620-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' front yard after a snowfall. The house at 3090 Douglas Road (left) and the Adams' family house at 3011 Godwin (right) are visible in the background. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1940 and 1949]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-005
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' front yard after a snowfall. The house at 3090 Douglas Road (left) and the Adams' family house at 3011 Godwin (right) are visible in the background. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
3011 Godwin is a new address. Previous address was on the 5100 block of Douglas Road (house number unknown).
The tree bisecting the gable end of the house on the left is likely the oak tree in photograph 620-007
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Probably 1940's Looking East from Roberts front yard"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P6"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "132"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 3090 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3011 Godwin Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Looking east from north side of 5118 Douglas Road - The Roberts House

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91825
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 15 cm x 10 cm
Item No.
620-006
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the foliage, planted in the late 1920s, in the Roberts' front yard. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' property at 3131 Douglas Road, looking east.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1971
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-006
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 15 cm x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the foliage, planted in the late 1920s, in the Roberts' front yard. The photograph was taken from the north side of the Roberts' property at 3131 Douglas Road, looking east.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "1971 / Looking East from Roberts' front yard""
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P7"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Looking east from 3131 Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91826
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 2016
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 15 cm x 10 cm
Item No.
620-007
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' front yard . A large oak tree stands in the centre of the photograph with a row of short shrubs on each side. The house located at 3090 Douglas Road is visible in the distance. The photograph is taken from 3131 Douglas Road, looking east.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 2016
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-007
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 15 cm x 10 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' front yard . A large oak tree stands in the centre of the photograph with a row of short shrubs on each side. The house located at 3090 Douglas Road is visible in the distance. The photograph is taken from 3131 Douglas Road, looking east.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Jan. 2016 / Looking East from Roberts' front yard"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P8"
Photograph 620-003 depicts the same house on 3090 Douglas Road.
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 3090 Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Looking west from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91827
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1934
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Item No.
620-008
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' house on 5118 Douglas Road, taken from across the street. Edward and Roland Roberts are seated on the lawn behind a hedge and in front of the house. To the left is the house located at 5106 Douglas Road, built by John W. Roberts and then subsequently sold.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
September 1934
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-008
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 7.5 cm x 8.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' house on 5118 Douglas Road, taken from across the street. Edward and Roland Roberts are seated on the lawn behind a hedge and in front of the house. To the left is the house located at 5106 Douglas Road, built by John W. Roberts and then subsequently sold.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
5106 Douglas Road later subdivided into 5539 and 5545 Norfolk Street.
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Sept. 1934 / Our house on Douglas Road"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P9"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Burnaby - 5106 Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91831
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1951
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 cm x 9 cm
Item No.
620-012
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kathryn and Elizabeth Small standing in front of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road. Snow covers the ground, trees, and house and the girls wear winter coats. The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1951
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-012
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.5 cm x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Kathryn and Elizabeth Small standing in front of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road. Snow covers the ground, trees, and house and the girls wear winter coats. The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Persons - Children
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Kathryn and Elizabeth / Jan [struck through] 1951"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "March?"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.12"
Stamp in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "754"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91832
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 cm x 12.5 cm
Item No.
620-013
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Roberts' house and front lawn at 3131 Douglas Road (previously 5118 Douglas Road). The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-013
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 9 cm x 12.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Roberts' house and front lawn at 3131 Douglas Road (previously 5118 Douglas Road). The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "1969 / Roberts' house and front lawn"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.13"
Stamp in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "11.8.69"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91833
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-014
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the houses located on the corner of Douglas Road and Dominion Street, with large oak, hemlock, and fir trees in the yard. The house in the foreground is 3131 Douglas Road; the house in the background is 5536 Dominion Street. The photograph was taken from Douglas Street, looking west.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1991
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-014
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the houses located on the corner of Douglas Road and Dominion Street, with large oak, hemlock, and fir trees in the yard. The house in the foreground is 3131 Douglas Road; the house in the background is 5536 Dominion Street. The photograph was taken from Douglas Street, looking west.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Corner of Douglas Rd and Dominion St. with Oak Tree, Summer 1991"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P14"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
The oak tree (centre) is the same tree as in photograph 620-007
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91834
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 2015
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-015
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the houses located on the corner of Douglas Road and Dominion Street, with a large oak tree in the front of the yard. The house on the left is 3131 Douglas Road; the house behind is 5536 Dominion Street. The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 2015
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-015
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the houses located on the corner of Douglas Road and Dominion Street, with a large oak tree in the front of the yard. The house on the left is 3131 Douglas Road; the house behind is 5536 Dominion Street. The photograph was taken from Douglas Road, looking west.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "April 2015 / 3131 Douglas Rd. / with Oak Tree"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.15"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
The oak tree (centre) is the same tree as in photographs 620-007 and 620-014
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking northwest from Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91835
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 2015
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-016
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a two-storey house located at 3131 Douglas Road. The house is white with brown trim and a brown shingle roof. The large oak tree in the front yard of the property is full of vibrant autum-coloured leaves. The photograph was taken from across Douglas Road, looking northwest.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
October 2015
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-016
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a two-storey house located at 3131 Douglas Road. The house is white with brown trim and a brown shingle roof. The large oak tree in the front yard of the property is full of vibrant autum-coloured leaves. The photograph was taken from across Douglas Road, looking northwest.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Plants - Trees
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Oct. 2016 / 3131 Douglas Rd. - with Oak Tree - Fall Colours"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.16"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
The oak tree (centre) is the same tree as in photographs 620-007, 620-014, and 620-015
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Close up of front of Roberts' house 5118 Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91836
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 cm x 6 cm
Item No.
620-017
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of John W. and Mary Roberts (pregnant with son Roland) and their son Edward Roberts standing in front of their house at 5118 Douglas Road. The front steps and porch of the house are complete, but the pillars and sidewalk are not yet in place. In the background is the framework for nett…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1927
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-017
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 10 cm x 6 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of John W. and Mary Roberts (pregnant with son Roland) and their son Edward Roberts standing in front of their house at 5118 Douglas Road. The front steps and porch of the house are complete, but the pillars and sidewalk are not yet in place. In the background is the framework for netting around the property's tennis court. To the right is Douglas Road, where the Roberts' mailbox and a car are visible in the distance.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Construction
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Aug, 1927 / Mother, father and Teddy / Please return"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "How's this John?"
Stamp on verso of photograph read: "56"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.17"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Close up of front of Robert's house 5118 Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91837
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1931 and 1932]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Item No.
620-018
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts children: John A., Edward (Ted) and Roland in front of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road. Ted and Roland sit in a toboggan while John stands behind them, holding the toboggan's strings. In the background, a large swing frame is attached to the cedar tree. The grou…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1931 and 1932]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-018
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 cm x 9.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts children: John A., Edward (Ted) and Roland in front of the Roberts' house at 5118 Douglas Road. Ted and Roland sit in a toboggan while John stands behind them, holding the toboggan's strings. In the background, a large swing frame is attached to the cedar tree. The ground is lightly covered with snow.
Subjects
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Recreational Activities
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Persons - Children
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "John, Ted (Edward), and Roland Roberts / (winter 1931-32?)"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "May x 1932?"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "331"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.18"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
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Back yard of 5118 Douglas Road

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91838
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca. 1951
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 cm x 11.5 cm
Item No.
620-019
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the backyard and screened summer house at 5118 Douglas Road after a snowfall. The summer house was used by the Roberts children for sleeping outdoors in the summertime and by the Small children as a playhouse. It rotted and collapsed in the 1960s, likely following the "Big Snow" of …
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
ca. 1951
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-019
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7 cm x 11.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the backyard and screened summer house at 5118 Douglas Road after a snowfall. The summer house was used by the Roberts children for sleeping outdoors in the summertime and by the Small children as a playhouse. It rotted and collapsed in the 1960s, likely following the "Big Snow" of December 1964.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Buildings - Residences - Cabins
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Summer House in the Snow / Burnaby - 1951?"
Note in blue ink on verson of photograph reads: "P.19"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking northwest from Roberts' property

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91852
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1980?]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-033
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' yard at 5538 Dominion Street covered in snow. The tennis court has been converted into a fruit and vegetable garden and the supports of a row of raspberry canes and small fruit free are visible to the right. The photograph was taken from the Roberts' property, looking n…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1980?]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-033
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Roberts' yard at 5538 Dominion Street covered in snow. The tennis court has been converted into a fruit and vegetable garden and the supports of a row of raspberry canes and small fruit free are visible to the right. The photograph was taken from the Roberts' property, looking northwest.
Subjects
Natural Phenomena - Snow
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.33"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Tennis Court in the Snow / Dec 1980 (?)"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west along the back lane

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91859
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1978?]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 13 cm x 9 cm
Item No.
620-040
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back lane between Dominion Street and Norfolk Street. The Roberts' house at 5538 Dominion Street is visible between the trees and a Volvo and VW bug are parked on the property. The lane was paved in February 1970.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1978?]
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-040
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 13 cm x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back lane between Dominion Street and Norfolk Street. The Roberts' house at 5538 Dominion Street is visible between the trees and a Volvo and VW bug are parked on the property. The lane was paved in February 1970.
Subjects
Transportation - Automobiles
Geographic Features - Lanes
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.3"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "Prob. 1978"
Note in black ink on verso of photograph reads: "Looking forwards front of house from Back Lane/Driveway / Volvo VW bug"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "If red. [illegible] 1977 or 1978 / (until 1981?) when I got this Red Volvo after [illegible] / [illegible] in Dec 1985 [arrow] 2003"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

Looking west along the back lane

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto91860
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 1994
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Item No.
620-041
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back lane between Dominion Street and Norfolk Street, looking west. The fir tree in the centre of the photograph is one of many planted by John Roberts along the south property line of 5538 Dominion Street. The other trees were removed in 1982 when the Roberts' property was larg…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
June 1994
Collection/Fonds
Small family fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
620-041
Accession Number
2017-01
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. copy print ; 10 cm x 15 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the back lane between Dominion Street and Norfolk Street, looking west. The fir tree in the centre of the photograph is one of many planted by John Roberts along the south property line of 5538 Dominion Street. The other trees were removed in 1982 when the Roberts' property was largely cleared in order to relocate the house 100 feet west and subdivide the property into 33 foot lots.
Subjects
Geographic Features - Lanes
Notes
Transcribed title
Title transcribed from donor's notes
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "P.4"
Note in blue ink on verso of photograph reads: "The Back lane behind 3131 Douglas Rd to 5496 etc Dominion St. / June 1994"
5118 Douglas Road renumbered to 3131 Douglas Road in 1958 and to 5538 Dominion Street in 1970 or 1971
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 5118 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 3131 Douglas Road
Burnaby - 5538 Dominion Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Ardingley-Sprott Area
Images
Less detail

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