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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.33.12
Description
Brackman-Ker Milling Co - Envelope -- [1901?]. Envelope addressed in ink to "Mr. J. Love" in "City". The envelope was sent by Brackman-Ker Milling Company, Manufacturers and Dealers in Flour, Grain, Meals, Etc on Front Street, New Westminster. There is a green stamp on the top right corner of King …
Object History
object was found in the Jesse Love farmhouse when moved to the Museum.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV988.33.12
Description
Brackman-Ker Milling Co - Envelope -- [1901?]. Envelope addressed in ink to "Mr. J. Love" in "City". The envelope was sent by Brackman-Ker Milling Company, Manufacturers and Dealers in Flour, Grain, Meals, Etc on Front Street, New Westminster. There is a green stamp on the top right corner of King Edward VII and a post mark stamp just below "NEW --/ FE 4/ 01/ B.C.". Handwritten in pencil on the reverse side is "Your Father Wants to see you here, J.L.". The envelope measures 14.5cm x 8.5cm.
Object History
object was found in the Jesse Love farmhouse when moved to the Museum.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Letters and Envelopes
Name Access
Love, Jesse (1849-1928)
Love Family - Jesse and Martha
Geographic Access
British Columbia - New Westminster
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Cumberland Street
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Description
The Jesse Love House is a vernacular example of a late Victorian-era wood-frame farmhouse with later Arts and Crafts alterations and additions, that has been relocated to the Burnaby Village Museum. This two-storey house has an L-shaped plan, with a compound gabled roof, overhanging eaves and a lar…
Associated Dates
1893
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Other Names
Jesse & Martha Love Farmhouse
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Jesse & Martha Love Farmhouse
Civic Address
6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Associated Dates
1893
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 9807
Enactment Date
23/11/1992
Description
The Jesse Love House is a vernacular example of a late Victorian-era wood-frame farmhouse with later Arts and Crafts alterations and additions, that has been relocated to the Burnaby Village Museum. This two-storey house has an L-shaped plan, with a compound gabled roof, overhanging eaves and a large wraparound verandah.
Heritage Value
The value of the Jesse Love House lies in its comprehensive representation of an early Burnaby farmhouse, and the typical additive growth of a home as the resident family prospered. Jesse Love (1849-1928) and his wife Martha Love (1858-1920) moved to Burnaby in 1893 with their family to start a fruit ranch and market garden on Cumberland Road in the East Burnaby district. Jesse Love was actively involved in community affairs, serving on the Burnaby School Board and also as a District Councillor in 1901 and from 1904-07. The original house was constructed by local builder George Salt and consisted of an entrance hall, dining room, lean-to kitchen, master bedroom and several rooms upstairs. As the family grew and prospered, additions were made to the house including a parlour, more bedrooms upstairs, and a large permanent kitchen. Jesse Love was actively involved in community affairs, and the kitchen became a local gathering spot for political discussion and civic organizations. The verandah, exterior shingle cladding, large windows, running water and electricity were eventually added as well. The heritage value for this house also lies in its interpretive value within the Burnaby Village Museum. The site is an important cultural feature for the interpretation of Burnaby’s heritage to the public. The house was moved to the Burnaby Village Museum in 1988 and both the interior and exterior were restored and interpreted to their 1925 period, including reproduction wallpaper.
Defining Elements
The character defining features of the Jesse Love House include its: - irregular form and massing - compound gable roof with cedar shingle cladding - Craftsman-style exterior features such as a shingled exterior and triangular eave brackets - multi-paned double-hung 2-over-2 wooden-sash windows; casement window assemblies with transoms in the Living Room - large wrap-around verandah - interior features such as pressed tin ceilings, original wallpapers and cedar panelled kitchen - reproduction Arts and Crafts parlour document wallpaper and border
Locality
Deer Lake Park
Historic Neighbourhood
Burnaby Lake (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Morley-Buckingham Area
Person
Jesse Love (Owner)
Martha Love (Owner)
Organization
Burnaby Village Museum
Builder
George Salt
Function
Primary Current--Museum
Primary Historic--Single Dwelling
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
P.I.D. No. 011-030-356 Legal Description: Parcel 1, District Lot 79 and District Lot 85, Group 1, New Westminster District, Reference Plan 77594
Boundaries
Burnaby Village Museum is comprised of a single municipally-owned property located at 6501 Deer Lake Avenue, Burnaby.
Area
38,488.63
Contributing Resource
Building
Landscape Feature
Structure
Ownership
Public (local)
Documentation
Heritage Site Files: PC77000 20. City of Burnaby Planning and Building Department, 4949 Canada Way, Burnaby, B.C., V5G 1M2
Name Access
Love, Jesse (1849-1928)
Love, Martha Leonard (1858-1920)
Love, Martha
Burnaby Village Museum
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - 4900 Deer Lake Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV998.71.3
Description
The Jesse and Martha Love Farmhouse - Leaflet -- [1998]. Information leaflet for the opening of the Jesse and Martha Love farmhouse. The front of the leaflet has a sepia toned photograph of Jesse Love standing in front of the garden, Martha Love and one of their daughters standing on the porch of t…
Object History
This artifact was used at the official opening of the Love Farmhouse exhibit, November 29, 1998; for distribution.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV998.71.3
Description
The Jesse and Martha Love Farmhouse - Leaflet -- [1998]. Information leaflet for the opening of the Jesse and Martha Love farmhouse. The front of the leaflet has a sepia toned photograph of Jesse Love standing in front of the garden, Martha Love and one of their daughters standing on the porch of the house. Inside, there is a picture of the reproduced wallpaper and information regarding the house. On the back of the leaflet is the City of Burnaby logo for Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services. The leaflet measures 18cm x 13.5cm.
Object History
This artifact was used at the official opening of the Love Farmhouse exhibit, November 29, 1998; for distribution.
Title
The Jesse and Martha Love Farmhouse
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Leaflets
Buildings
Buildings - Residences
Buildings - Residences - Houses
Name Access
Love Family - Jesse and Martha
Love, Jesse (1849-1928)
Love, Martha Leonard (1858-1920)
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 6501 Deer Lake Avenue
Burnaby - Cumberland Road
Burnaby - Cumberland Street
Historic Neighbourhood
East Burnaby (Historic Neighbourhood)
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
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