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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1970]
Collection/Fonds
Stiglish family fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Item No.
MSS190-001
Storage Location
69-7-8-13
Scope and Content
File consists of a pamphlet titled "Aids to Better Gardening--#7-- House Plants" from the Blue Mountain Flower and Garden Shop on North Road in Burnaby and two BC Food Information guides from the Department of Agriculture located at 4259 Canada Way, Burnaby.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[between 1950 and 1970]
Collection/Fonds
Stiglish family fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS190-001
Storage Location
69-7-8-13
Access Restriction
Open access
Accession Number
2013-07
Scope and Content
File consists of a pamphlet titled "Aids to Better Gardening--#7-- House Plants" from the Blue Mountain Flower and Garden Shop on North Road in Burnaby and two BC Food Information guides from the Department of Agriculture located at 4259 Canada Way, Burnaby.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Original spelling of surname was "Stiglich"
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Comprehensive Development Plans - Bylaw No. 11042, Rezoning Reference # 99-46 (Old Dutch Foods, 7800 Fraser Park Drive)

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord84463
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1999
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
Architectural drawing
Item No.
55806
Storage Location
65-7-6-14
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1999
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Physical Description
Architectural drawing
Description Level
File
Series
Bylaws
Item No.
55806
Storage Location
65-7-6-14
Accession Number
2013-28
Media Type
Textual Record
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1990
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records + 2 badges
Item No.
MSS061-047
Storage Location
69-6
Scope and Content
File consists of pamphlets, magazines, reports and newspapers on a wide variety of topics such as a pamphlet written in French entitled "Paris"; a tourist guide to Campbell River and district entitled "'Kla-How-Ya' Welcome to Campbell River"; and a paper on nutrition which lists vitamin rich foods.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1990
Collection/Fonds
Evelyn Salisbury collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records + 2 badges
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS061-047
Storage Location
69-6
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Accession Number
BHS991-24
Scope and Content
File consists of pamphlets, magazines, reports and newspapers on a wide variety of topics such as a pamphlet written in French entitled "Paris"; a tourist guide to Campbell River and district entitled "'Kla-How-Ya' Welcome to Campbell River"; and a paper on nutrition which lists vitamin rich foods.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1943]-1970 (date of originals), digitally copied 2013
Collection/Fonds
Stiglish family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
7 photographs (copy-print) + textual records
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of copy-printed early photographs of the F.J. Stiglish family and their mushroom farm and a file of food and gardening pamphlets.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1943]-1970 (date of originals), digitally copied 2013
Collection/Fonds
Stiglish family fonds
Physical Description
7 photographs (copy-print) + textual records
Description Level
Fonds
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of copy-printed early photographs of the F.J. Stiglish family and their mushroom farm and a file of food and gardening pamphlets.
History/Biography
F.J. "Jack" Stiglish (originally spelt Stiglich) and his wife bought a Burnaby home in 1943 at Keswick Street, just south of the Lougheed Highway, and took up mushroom farming. Jack decided to change the spelling of the family's surname when he went into business because people seemed to be having trouble discerning the 'ich' sound at the end of "Stiglich" so it became "Stiglish". By the time their daughter Diane was born five years later in New Westminster, the F.J. Stiglish mushroom farm was an established business. Mushrooms grown at the F.J. Stiglish farm were sent off to Money’s Mushrooms to be packaged and retailed. Later, mushroom growers bought out Money’s to form the Fraser Valley Mushroom Growers Co-op and nominated Jack Stiglish as their first president. Jack then entered a float in the Pacific National Exhibition (PNE) parade and set up a mushroom booth at the fair. In 1969 Jack Stiglish sold the mushroom farm and he and his wife moved next to their trailer court business just down the road. Diane’s brother Allan Stiglich (his family name returned to the original spelling) moved to Langley to open a large mushroom farm of his own which he established with the help of his father. Diane Stiglish began a career with BC Tel.
Media Type
Photograph
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Photo catalogue 552
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James Massey family fonds

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto88394
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1933-1953 (date of originals), copied 2014
Collection/Fonds
James Massey family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
18 photographs (tiffs) ; 600 dpi
Scope and Content
Records consist of fourteen digitized photographs of Robert Burnaby Park and the Massey family with views of buildings, gardens and trails.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1933-1953 (date of originals), copied 2014
Collection/Fonds
James Massey family fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2014-34
Physical Description
18 photographs (tiffs) ; 600 dpi
Material Details
Tiffs are copies of original photographs
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Records consist of fourteen digitized photographs of Robert Burnaby Park and the Massey family with views of buildings, gardens and trails.
History/Biography
James Massey was born in Lancaster, England in 1890 and immigrated to Burnaby in 1910. He married Alice Wilcock who also immigrated to Canada from Lancaster. James and Alice (Willcock) Massey were married in New Westminster on September 11, 1912. The couple built a house on three adjoining lots on the south side of 13th Avenue in Burnaby near Cumberland Road. James and Alice had three daughters, Betty, Grace, and Evelyn. James worked in road construction for the Burnaby Municipality assisting to build Sperling Avenue (formerly named Pole Line Road) in 1912, he also worked in the brick yard in the glen behind the B.C. Peneteniary which was owned by the Cogband family. In 1933, James accepted the job of caretaker for Robert Burnaby Park and moved his family onto the property. He was paid 30 dollars a week and the house was rent free, leaving the family to rent out their house on 13th Avenue for extra revenue. The house that they moved into in Robert Burnaby Park was formerly owned by the Ramsey family, which was a pre fabricated design with no bathroom and a wood stove in the kitchen for heating. The park is situated south of Burnaby Lake on District Lots 87, 89 and 90. The land was originally owned by the Ramsey family who purchased the property in 1905 and then sold it to Mr. Vidal in 1909. Annie Ramsey bought it back in 1917 but lost it to the city through tax sale proceedings where she entered into a lease agreement allowing her to live on the property until her death in 1926. As the caretaker of Robert Burnaby Park and Burnaby Lake, James also fulfilled the role as game warden. In his role as game warden, James would watch for any poachers, pull traps, take any fire arms from children and also act as a deputy for the Provincial Police, which later became the R.C.M.P. The Massey family's dog, Pete, a spaniel cross, assisted Jim in tracking down any traps. Mr. Massey had three avaries on the park property where he raised canaries and in 1939, he installed a goldfish pond. He was also responsible for constructing a playground and raising the flag up the flag poll on all public holidays. The family built a greenhouse behind their house to grow plants for the extensive park gardens. James' brother was the caretaker of Queens Park in New Westminster and assisted him in the planning and design of the gardens. During the 1930s many unemployed script worked for Mr. Massey in clearing land, building trails and a bridge within the park. A garage was built at the foot of 2nd Street with two additional rooms built by Mr. Massey with the intention of them being used for by the Parks Board, however it was never used for this purpose and the Air Raid Patrol building from the 2nd Street School grounds was moved to the park and used for storage.The Army for the Common Good gardens were located on the west side of Hill Avenue with a shed for tools. The Army of the Common Good grew food and distributed it within the community to those in need during the Depression. The Massey family moved from the park in 1947 and James decided to run for the Burnaby School in the early 1950s. James retired at 65 years of age but continued to work as a custodian at the Armstrong Avenue School until the age of 72. James Massey died in 1985 in Princeton, B.C. at the age of 95 years.
Notes
Title based on contents of fonds
Photo catalogue 581
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