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Two women greeting each other

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-069
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of two women standing face to face, in profile, greeting each other. The woman on the left is wearing a pink suit and a green hat and the woman on the right is wearing a blue floral dress and a blue hat. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-069
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of two women standing face to face, in profile, greeting each other. The woman on the left is wearing a pink suit and a green hat and the woman on the right is wearing a blue floral dress and a blue hat. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-070
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of women celebrating. This is a double exposure; one image is of women seated, and the other is of women standing. Everyone is smiling and wearing dresses, white gloves and hats. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-070
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of women celebrating. This is a double exposure; one image is of women seated, and the other is of women standing. Everyone is smiling and wearing dresses, white gloves and hats. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Celebrations
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Two women smiling at each other

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-071
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of two women standing face to face, in profile, smiling at each other. The woman on the left is wearing a navy blue suit and a white hat and the woman on the right is wearing a blue floral dress and a blue hat. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-071
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of two women standing face to face, in profile, smiling at each other. The woman on the left is wearing a navy blue suit and a white hat and the woman on the right is wearing a blue floral dress and a blue hat. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-072
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of four women in dresses and hats, sitting on wooden chairs, drinking tea. There is a paint of a ship hanging on the wall behind them. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-072
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of four women in dresses and hats, sitting on wooden chairs, drinking tea. There is a paint of a ship hanging on the wall behind them. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-073
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman in a blue floral dress and blue hat cutting a large white cake, as a woman in a navy suit and white hat stands next to her, smiling. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-073
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a woman in a blue floral dress and blue hat cutting a large white cake, as a woman in a navy suit and white hat stands next to her, smiling. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail

Women having tea together

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto51478
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-074
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of women having tea together. A woman in a white suit is standing with her back to the camera. She is facing three women who are all seated in wooden chairs holding a cup and saucer on each of their laps. The woman closest is wearing a blue floral suit and a blue hat. Her white gloves ar…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-074
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of women having tea together. A woman in a white suit is standing with her back to the camera. She is facing three women who are all seated in wooden chairs holding a cup and saucer on each of their laps. The woman closest is wearing a blue floral suit and a blue hat. Her white gloves are resting on her lap as she talks to the woman in the white suit. The woman in the middle is wearing a black suit and a black and gold patterned hat. Her white gloves are resting on her lap as she faces the woman on her left. The last woman is wearing a green floral dress and is deep in conversation with the woman in the black dress. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Item No.
243-075
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of four women sitting on a couch together. Three of them are wearing patterned dresses, and the fourth is wearing a white dress and a pink hat. They are all smiling. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[196-]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-075
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. negative ; 5.5 x 5.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
In Archives only
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of four women sitting on a couch together. Three of them are wearing patterned dresses, and the fourth is wearing a white dress and a pink hat. They are all smiling. These women are believed to be members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 12.7 cm print
Item No.
315-323
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the playroom of the Grant family home at 2772 Sussex Avenue (old street numbering). In the room is a sign for the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) with which Mrs. Grant was involved. Alice and George A. Grant moved here with their family in 1925.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1925
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-323
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 8.7 x 12.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the playroom of the Grant family home at 2772 Sussex Avenue (old street numbering). In the room is a sign for the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (I.O.D.E.) with which Mrs. Grant was involved. Alice and George A. Grant moved here with their family in 1925.
Subjects
Furniture
Advertising Medium - Signs and Signboards
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sussex Avenue
Burnaby - 4700 Kingsway
Burnaby - Kingsway
Historic Neighbourhood
Central Park (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Maywood Area
Images
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Collecting books for Canadian soldiers

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1942
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16 cm
Item No.
243-025
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alice Grant and two fellow members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire having created a library of books, are now sending them to soldiers overseas.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
January 1942
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-025
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 11.5 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alice Grant and two fellow members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire having created a library of books, are now sending them to soldiers overseas.
Subjects
Wars - World War, 1939-1945
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Grant, Alice Taylor
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire papers

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1973
Collection/Fonds
Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
MSS021-037
Storage Location
Bay 71 - Shelf 3
Scope and Content
File consists of a copy of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire as well as a newspaper clipping recognising the IODE's "73rd birthday of service in Canada and abroad."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-1973
Collection/Fonds
Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) fonds
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Item No.
MSS021-037
Storage Location
Bay 71 - Shelf 3
Accession Number
2010-09
Scope and Content
File consists of a copy of the Constitution and Bylaws of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire as well as a newspaper clipping recognising the IODE's "73rd birthday of service in Canada and abroad."
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
Less detail

Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire function

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 25, [1950]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 22.5 cm
Item No.
243-026
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire function. Alice Grant is handing a gift to another member as they stand at the head table, in front of the microphone. Both women seated on either side are watching with emotional smiles on their faces. There is a large bouquet of daffodils on…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
April 25, [1950]
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
243-026
Accession Number
BHS990-06
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 16 x 22.5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire function. Alice Grant is handing a gift to another member as they stand at the head table, in front of the microphone. Both women seated on either side are watching with emotional smiles on their faces. There is a large bouquet of daffodils on the table.
Photographer
North Shore Graphic Arts
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Grant, Alice Taylor
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Stamp on verso of phototgraph reads: "NORTH SHORE GRAPHIC ARTS WEST VANCOUVER BC"
Photographer identifies item as no. 139-50-20
Images
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Burnaby General Hospital isolette

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 19 cm
Item No.
480-234
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of an isolette (incubator) that was paid for by funds donated by the Hugh Stroyan Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE). Special care nursery head nurse Carol Bullock demonstrates equipment to two members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1979
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-234
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 13 x 19 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of an isolette (incubator) that was paid for by funds donated by the Hugh Stroyan Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE). Special care nursery head nurse Carol Bullock demonstrates equipment to two members of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire.
Photographer
Hodge, Craig
Subjects
Buildings - Institutional - Hospitals
Names
Burnaby General Hospital
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Bullock, Carol
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Newspaper clipping attached to verso of photograph reads: "GIFT OF LIFE ... Hugh Stroyan Chapter IODE of Burnaby has donated funds to purchase an isolette for premature babies for Burnaby General Hospital. The gift was in joint commemoration at the clubs 51 years of service and International Year of the Child. Special care nursery head nurse Carol Bullock, left, demonstrates equipment to IODE members"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 3935 Kincaid Street
Burnaby - Kincaid Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Broadview (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Cascade-Schou Area
Images
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3Mrs. George D. McLean

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 9 cm
Item No.
480-945
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. George D.McLean sitting in a living room with a floral motif, wearing a white dress, white hat, white gloves, and a string of large white pearls. She is holding a white purse in one hand, while her other hand is resting on the arm of the sofa. She is a member of the Burnaby Imper…
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-945
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 9 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. George D.McLean sitting in a living room with a floral motif, wearing a white dress, white hat, white gloves, and a string of large white pearls. She is holding a white purse in one hand, while her other hand is resting on the arm of the sofa. She is a member of the Burnaby Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE).
Photographer
Smith, Sheamus
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
McLean, Mrs George D
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Item No.
480-946
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. George D.McLean wearing a white dress, white hat, and a string of large white pearls. She is a member of the Burnaby Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE).
  1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
July 1959
Collection/Fonds
Columbian Newspaper collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
480-946
Accession Number
2003-02
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 7.5 x 5 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of Mrs. George D.McLean wearing a white dress, white hat, and a string of large white pearls. She is a member of the Burnaby Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (IODE).
Photographer
Smith, Sheamus
Subjects
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Names
McLean, Mrs George D
Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.3296.1
Description
Pin; gold, white, blue, red; gold bar with writing engraved; had two chains from which the oval hangs; oval has crown on top and British flag in centre; flag is overtop of white star on blue background; gold writing along outside edge. "PRIMARY / LIFE MEMBER / IMPERIAL ORDER / DAUGHTERS OF / THE EM…
Object History
The Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE) is a Canadian women's charitable organization. Founded in 1900 during the Second Boer War in patriotic support of the British Empire.
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV985.3296.1
Description
Pin; gold, white, blue, red; gold bar with writing engraved; had two chains from which the oval hangs; oval has crown on top and British flag in centre; flag is overtop of white star on blue background; gold writing along outside edge. "PRIMARY / LIFE MEMBER / IMPERIAL ORDER / DAUGHTERS OF / THE EMPIRE"
Object History
The Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (IODE) is a Canadian women's charitable organization. Founded in 1900 during the Second Boer War in patriotic support of the British Empire.
Marks/Labels
"PRIMARY / LIFE MEMBER", blue engraving on gold bar "IMPERIAL ORDER DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE", gold embossed in circular form along edge.
Subjects
Adornment
Adornment - Lapel Pins
Organizations - Women's Societies and Clubs
Geographic Access
United Kingdom
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Deer Lake Park--Heritage Resource Inventory p. 51

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Deer Lake Park Heritage Resource Inventory
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1998
. The building was a model of modern school construction when it was designed by Vancouver architects Bowman and Culleme. The original school furnishings were in part financed by the Seaforth Chapter of the I.O.D.E. (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire). ? "VORCE" TRAM STATION B.C. Electric
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1893-1964
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
4 files of textual records and 75 photographs
Storage Location
BHS243
MSS048
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records and photographs created by Burnaby magistrate and Freeman, George A. Grant and family.
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1893-1964
Collection/Fonds
George Grant fonds
Physical Description
4 files of textual records and 75 photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
BHS243
MSS048
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records and photographs created by Burnaby magistrate and Freeman, George A. Grant and family.
History/Biography
George Alford Grant was born in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 22, 1877. In 1907 George married Alice Taylor of Stonehaven, Scotland. Three of their children were born in Edinburgh; William (1908), George Jr. (1910) and Herriot (1912). By 1912 George Grant had secured a job in Burnaby at a law office (eventually he established his own law firm of Grant and MacDougal) and brought his family to join him. While in Burnaby, Alice and George Grant would have two more children, Alastair and Millie. During World War One, George served in the 11th Irish Fusiliers of Vancouver, attaining the rank of Captain. Upon returning to Burnaby, George would go on to have a long and distinguished career, serving for over 43 years holding both official and unofficial offices in Burnaby – a record of service that would eventually result in him receiving not only local recognition but also the Order of the British Empire. Between 1921 and 1931, George sat on the Burnaby School Board and also served as the Municipal Solicitor in the 1930s. Alice Grant became a life member of the Provincial Chapter of the Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire (as well as the Col. Hart McHarg Chapter) in 1935 and George was a Burnaby Police Magistrate (for 13 years) until 1954. During this time he was recognized for his patience and fairness and the BC Borstal Association benefited from his active interest for many years. George also served as chairman of the West Burnaby Liberal Association from 1925 to 1938, heading the New Westminster Federal Riding Association in 1938. In January 1955 he was presented with the Gold Key award by the Municipality of Burnaby. Alice Grant died in May of 1954 and her husband died ten years later on April 30, 1964.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's early childhood including the reasons why her family first moved to Burnaby, other early residents of the Deer Lake district, farming practices, and why the Hart family chose to leave Burnaby in 1917.
Date Range
1898-1917
Length
0:06:11
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's early childhood including the reasons why her family first moved to Burnaby, other early residents of the Deer Lake district, farming practices, and why the Hart family chose to leave Burnaby in 1917.
Date Range
1898-1917
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:06:11
Name
Woodward, Harriet
Subject
Agriculture - Fruit and Berries
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track one of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 2

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's time in Vancouver and her early married life in the Edmonds district, as well as her husband's work at Fraser Mills.
Date Range
1917-[1929]
Length
0:03:29
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's time in Vancouver and her early married life in the Edmonds district, as well as her husband's work at Fraser Mills.
Date Range
1917-[1929]
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:03:29
Name
Fraser Mills
Godwin, Harold
Subject
Industries - Pulp and Paper
Transportation - Buses
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track two of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 3

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's positive attitude towards fellow citizens during the Depression, her husband's work and pay cuts at Fraser Mills and the issues of unemployment in general.
Date Range
1930-1939
Length
0:04:34
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's positive attitude towards fellow citizens during the Depression, her husband's work and pay cuts at Fraser Mills and the issues of unemployment in general.
Date Range
1930-1939
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:04:34
Name
Godwin, Harold
Subject
Industries - Pulp and Paper
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_3
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track three of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 4

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory13
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's volunteer work with the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) with Nurse Woodward and the Well Baby Clinic.
Date Range
1922-1942
Length
0:09:04
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's volunteer work with the Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) with Nurse Woodward and the Well Baby Clinic.
Date Range
1922-1942
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:09:04
Name
Victorian Order of Nurses
Woodward, Maude
Subject
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_4
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track four of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 5

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory14
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's thoughts on the impact of the Depression on the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) as well as information on the first Health Officer of Burnaby, Dr. Watson. Florence mentions recieving the support of then municipal treasurer, Mr. Caf…
Date Range
1930-1939
Length
0:07:27
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's thoughts on the impact of the Depression on the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON) as well as information on the first Health Officer of Burnaby, Dr. Watson. Florence mentions recieving the support of then municipal treasurer, Mr. Cafferky.
Date Range
1930-1939
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:07:27
Name
Victorian Order of Nurses
Cafferky, Emmet J.
Subject
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_5
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 6

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory15
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin and her husband Hal's involvement with the VON and how they managed to carry on during the Depression, partially with the support of then municipal treasurer, Mr. Bolton.
Date Range
1930-1939
Length
0:06:16
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin and her husband Hal's involvement with the VON and how they managed to carry on during the Depression, partially with the support of then municipal treasurer, Mr. Bolton.
Date Range
1930-1939
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:06:16
Name
Godwin, Harold
Bolton, Richard
Victorian Order of Nurses
Subject
Organizations - Womens' Societies and Clubs
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_6
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track six of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 7

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory16
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's thoughts on Municipal politics of the time.
Date Range
1930-1939
Length
0:05:09
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's thoughts on Municipal politics of the time.
Date Range
1930-1939
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:05:09
Name
Pritchard, William A.
Subject
Elections
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
View All Tracks
Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_7
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track seven of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury July 2, 1975 - Track 8

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory17
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of entertainment on offer during the Depression as well as her overall experience of that time, where she mentions the birth of her daughter in 1929.
Date Range
1930-1939
Length
0:05:54
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the interview pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of entertainment on offer during the Depression as well as her overall experience of that time, where she mentions the birth of her daughter in 1929.
Date Range
1930-1939
Photo Info
Florence Hart Godwin on her wedding day, August 7, 1922. Item no. 477-601
Length
0:05:54
Name
Godwin, Elizabeth
Subject
Recreational Activities
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Richmond Street
Burnaby - Elwell Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Bradbury, Dr. Bettina
Interview Date
July 2, 1975
Scope and Content
Recording is a taped interview with Florence Hart Godwin by SFU (Simon Fraser University) graduate student Bettina Bradbury, July 2, 1975. Major themes discussed are: Victoria Order of Nurses (VON) and the Edmonds Historic Neighbourhood. To view "Narrow By" terms for each track expand this description and see "Notes."
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
8
Total Length
0:47:57
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Interviewer Bio
Bettina Bradbury teaches history and women's studies at York University. She is the author of Wife to Widow. Lives, Laws and Politics in Nineteenth-century Montreal. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, June 2011), 520p; Working Families. Age, Gender and Daily Survival in Industrializing Montreal. (Toronto: Canadian Social History Series, McClelland and Stewart, 1993); (Republished Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1996) (3rd edition, Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007). These interviews were undertaken after she completed her MA at Simon Fraser University in 1975 with the support of an LIP grant.
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
100-13-17_Track_8
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track eight of interview with Florence Hart Godwin by Bettina Bradbury

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Speech given by Florence Hart Godwin May 28, 1973 - Track 1

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the pioneers of Burnaby and their residences. Among others, Florence mentions the Sprott brothers and their families, the Hill brothers and their families and the Woodward sisters. She also mentions her thoughts on early…
Date Range
1911-1917
Length
0:08:27
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the pioneers of Burnaby and their residences. Among others, Florence mentions the Sprott brothers and their families, the Hill brothers and their families and the Woodward sisters. She also mentions her thoughts on early members of Council.
Date Range
1911-1917
Photo Info
Arthur Morrow, Kingsley Hart, Florence Hart (later Godwin), and Katherine Maude "Kitty" Hill (later Peers) in the woods at the south side of Deer Lake photographed by W.T. Cooksley [1908]. Item no. HV976.139.3
Length
0:08:27
Name
Woodward, Harriet
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Burnaby Arts Council
Interview Date
May 28, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a speech given by Florence Hart Godwin at a Burnaby Arts Council meeting held May 28, 1973. Major themes discussed are: pioneer families and early residences in the Burnaby Lake District.
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:33:50
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-005-1_Track_1
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track one of speech given by Florence Hart Godwin

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Speech given by Florence Hart Godwin May 28, 1973 - Track 2

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory278
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the house that her father built at Sperling Avenue and Douglas Road (it sounds as if Florence is pulling out an architectural drawing of her house). She also mentions the Townley, Mathers and Ceperley houses.
Date Range
1911-1917
Length
0:08:09
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the house that her father built at Sperling Avenue and Douglas Road (it sounds as if Florence is pulling out an architectural drawing of her house). She also mentions the Townley, Mathers and Ceperley houses.
Date Range
1911-1917
Photo Info
Arthur Morrow, Kingsley Hart, Florence Hart (later Godwin), and Katherine Maude "Kitty" Hill (later Peers) in the woods at the south side of Deer Lake photographed by W.T. Cooksley [1908]. Item no. HV976.139.3
Length
0:08:09
Subject
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Sperling Avenue
Burnaby - Douglas Road
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Interviewer
Burnaby Arts Council
Interview Date
May 28, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a speech given by Florence Hart Godwin at a Burnaby Arts Council meeting held May 28, 1973. Major themes discussed are: pioneer families and early residences in the Burnaby Lake District.
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:33:50
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-005-1_Track_2
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track two of speech given by Florence Hart Godwin

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Speech given by Florence Hart Godwin May 28, 1973 - Track 3

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory280
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the neighbouring farms along Deer Lake, her family's boathouse and boat and the days spent in the waters of Deer Lake with her friends.
Date Range
1911-1917
Length
0:07:04
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the neighbouring farms along Deer Lake, her family's boathouse and boat and the days spent in the waters of Deer Lake with her friends.
Date Range
1911-1917
Photo Info
Arthur Morrow, Kingsley Hart, Florence Hart (later Godwin), and Katherine Maude "Kitty" Hill (later Peers) in the woods at the south side of Deer Lake photographed by W.T. Cooksley [1908]. Item no. HV976.139.3
Length
0:07:04
Subject
Geographic Features - Lakes and Ponds
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Interviewer
Burnaby Arts Council
Interview Date
May 28, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a speech given by Florence Hart Godwin at a Burnaby Arts Council meeting held May 28, 1973. Major themes discussed are: pioneer families and early residences in the Burnaby Lake District.
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:33:50
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-005-1_Track_3
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track three of speech given by Florence Hart Godwin

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Speech given by Florence Hart Godwin May 28, 1973 - Track 4

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory281
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the Mathers family home, the Mathers children and husband and wife, H.T. and Grace Ceperley. She also mentions the Anderson house and the Bateman house at Burnaby Village Museum.
Date Range
1911-1917
Length
0:04:49
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's memories of the Mathers family home, the Mathers children and husband and wife, H.T. and Grace Ceperley. She also mentions the Anderson house and the Bateman house at Burnaby Village Museum.
Date Range
1911-1917
Photo Info
Arthur Morrow, Kingsley Hart, Florence Hart (later Godwin), and Katherine Maude "Kitty" Hill (later Peers) in the woods at the south side of Deer Lake photographed by W.T. Cooksley [1908]. Item no. HV976.139.3
Length
0:04:49
Name
Mathers, Billy
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - 6490 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Douglas-Gilpin Area
Interviewer
Burnaby Arts Council
Interview Date
May 28, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a speech given by Florence Hart Godwin at a Burnaby Arts Council meeting held May 28, 1973. Major themes discussed are: pioneer families and early residences in the Burnaby Lake District.
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:33:50
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-005-1_Track_4
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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Track four of speech given by Florence Hart Godwin

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Speech given by Florence Hart Godwin May 28, 1973 - Track 5

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/oralhistory282
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's description of her family's stories of the New Westminster fire. She also mentions B.R. Hill and his three sons, Claude, Frank and Minard Hill.
Date Range
1898-1917
Length
0:05:22
  1 Audio     1 Image  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Summary
This portion of the recording pertains to Florence (Hart) Godwin's description of her family's stories of the New Westminster fire. She also mentions B.R. Hill and his three sons, Claude, Frank and Minard Hill.
Date Range
1898-1917
Photo Info
Arthur Morrow, Kingsley Hart, Florence Hart (later Godwin), and Katherine Maude "Kitty" Hill (later Peers) in the woods at the south side of Deer Lake photographed by W.T. Cooksley [1908]. Item no. HV976.139.3
Length
0:05:22
Subject
Natural Phenomena - Fires
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Interviewer
Burnaby Arts Council
Interview Date
May 28, 1973
Scope and Content
Recording is of a speech given by Florence Hart Godwin at a Burnaby Arts Council meeting held May 28, 1973. Major themes discussed are: pioneer families and early residences in the Burnaby Lake District.
Biographical Notes
Florence Hart was born in 1898 in New Westminster. Florence first saw Burnaby in April of 1905 on a trip made by horse and buggy from the family home in New Westminster where her father worked as a real estate agent. By 1911, he had built a permanent home for his family in Burnaby, building what is now known as the Hart house and is currently owned by the municipality. Frederick John “Fred” Hart married Alice Chapman in Yale BC on August 13, 1895. They had four children together; Kingsley Chapman born May 27, 1897, Florence Elizabeth born October 23, 1898, and ten years later, Edwyna and Jack. They followed their family nurse, Miss Maude Woodward to Burnaby and purchased thirteen acres of land at Deer Lake to build a summer cottage. Mrs Hill and the children spent the summer months there while Frederick continued working in New Westminster, joining his family on the weekends. Florence Hart attended Douglas Road School before boarding at Crofton House in Vancouver. Kingsley Hart had enlisted in the army on March 23, 1915 when he was only seventeen years old. He was killed in action on September 26, 1916. The Hart family then moved to Kerrisdale, Vancouver. Florence worked at the Carnegie Library. On August 7, 1922 Florence Hart married Harold “Hal” Godwin and moved back to Edmonds in Burnaby where they remained for their entire married lives. In 1929, Florence and Harold’s daughter, Elizabeth Godwin was born. Alice (Chapman) Hart died May 24, 1935 at the age of sixty-eight. Frederick John Hart died August 29, 1945 at the age of seventy-seven. Florence Hart Godwin was named Good Citizen of Burnaby in 1971 and received a life membership to the IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) for her long tenure. Both Florence and her husband Harold were awarded life memberships from the VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) for more than half a century of service. Harold Ward Godwin died December 12, 1962 at the age of sixty-six.
Total Tracks
5
Total Length
0:33:50
Other Tracks
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Interviewee Name
Godwin, Florence Hart
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives collection
Series
Oral History series
Item No.
MSS137-005-1_Track_5
Transcript Available
None
Media Type
Sound Recording
Web Notes
Interview was digitized in 2010 allowing it to be accessible on Heritage Burnaby. The digitization project was initiated by the Community Heritage Commission with support from City of Burnaby Council and the BC History Digitization Program of the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, University of British Columbia. It was recognized by the Heritage Society of BC with an award in 2012.
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