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Burnaby's first Public School

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 1894 (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.
204-740
Scope and Content
Photograph of school officials standing on the steps of the first public school in Burnaby, Douglas Road and Edmonds Street. Left to right: William McDermott (school trustee), Ethel Lepage (first teacher), Lancelot Grimmer (school trustee), and Bernard Hill (school board chairman and secretary). Th…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
February 1894 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-740
Accession Number
BHS988-3
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 school officials standing on the steps of the first public school in Burnaby, Douglas Road and Edmonds Street. Left to right: William McDermott (school trustee), Ethel Lepage (first teacher), Lancelot Grimmer (school trustee), and Bernard Hill (school board chairman and secretary). The school was called Burnaby School from 1894 to 1896, and then East Burnaby School from 1896 to 1907. The present day address of the site is 7376 Canada Way.
Subjects
Officials
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Burnaby School
Grimmer, Lancelot
Hill, Bernard R
Lepage, Ethel
McDermott, William
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Canada Way
Burnaby - 7376 Canada Way
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Edmonds Area
Images
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People next to a large fallen tree

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto39514
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1898
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.8 x 13.5 cm on page 21.5 x 28 cm (pasted in album)
Item No.
477-833
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of people next to a very large fallen tree. The photograph was taken just above Deer Lake Avenue and the home of Bernard Hill can be seen in the background. Identified in the picture are Mrs. Sprott (standing in front of tree to the left), directly in front of her, lying on th…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1898
Collection/Fonds
Peers Family and Hill Family fonds
Series
Kitty Hill Peers Family Photographs
Description Level
Item
Item No.
477-833
Accession Number
2007-12
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 9.8 x 13.5 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 a group of people next to a very large fallen tree. The photograph was taken just above Deer Lake Avenue and the home of Bernard Hill can be seen in the background. Identified in the picture are Mrs. Sprott (standing in front of tree to the left), directly in front of her, lying on the ground is Bernard Hill. The woman standing farthest to the right (next to man holding child) is Marian Hill and next to her is Claude Hill holding his daughter Kitty. The man farthest to the right is Mr. Sprott. The rest are unidentified.
Subjects
Land Clearing
Plants - Trees
Names
Hill, Bernard R.
Hill, Marian Berkeley
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Peers, Katherine Maude Hill "Kitty"
Notes
Title based on caption accompanying photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Images
Less detail
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