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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (date of original) copied [1950]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph ; b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 cm print
Item No.
459-010
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Duncan Campbell McGregor, Burnaby Reeve in 1913 and a council member from 1909 to 1912.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (date of original) copied [1950]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
459-010
Accession Number
BHS2003-19
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph ; b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Duncan Campbell McGregor, Burnaby Reeve in 1913 and a council member from 1909 to 1912.
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby
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Duncan & Margaret McGregor Estate 'Glen-Lyon' Mansion

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/landmark518
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4250 Marine Drive
Description
Overlooking the rich farmland of the Fraser River floodplain, 'Glen-Lyon' is an Edwardian era rural estate, with a tall, two and one-half storey plus basement wood-frame mansion, set in a pastoral and formal landscape with an associated barn and early log pond, located near a ravine and forested ar…
Associated Dates
1902
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
4250 Marine Drive
Associated Dates
1902
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 12183
Enactment Date
11/12/2006
Description
Overlooking the rich farmland of the Fraser River floodplain, 'Glen-Lyon' is an Edwardian era rural estate, with a tall, two and one-half storey plus basement wood-frame mansion, set in a pastoral and formal landscape with an associated barn and early log pond, located near a ravine and forested area adjacent to Marine Drive in South Burnaby.
Heritage Value
‘Glen-Lyon’ is valued as an excellent example of a privately-owned Edwardian era country estate built at the turn of the nineteenth century. The property retains significant heritage features including the Edwardian era mansion with rustic Arts and Crafts features, and elements of a working agricultural landscape. The property was originally the Royal City Mills logging camp, and in 1900 was purchased by Duncan Campbell McGregor (1853-1929) and Margaret Jane McGregor (1875-1960), who named their estate ‘Glen-Lyon’ after Duncan McGregor’s birthplace in Perthshire, Scotland. The McGregors were active in municipal affairs and social activities, and played a significant role in the early development of Burnaby. Duncan McGregor served as a city councillor from 1909 to 1912 and was elected reeve of Burnaby in 1913. Margaret McGregor was instrumental in the formation and fundraising activities of the Victoria Order of Nurses in Burnaby. Additionally, the site is historically significant for its association with early social welfare and correctional reform. The estate was sold in 1926 to an inter-denominational religious organization called the Home of the Friendless, which used it as their B.C. headquarters. The organization was charged with several cases of abuse and neglect in 1937, after which a Royal Commission was formed that led to new legislation to regulate and license all private welfare institutions. 'Glen-Lyon' was sold to the provincial government, and was dedicated in 1939 by the Lt.-Gov. E.W. Hamber for use as the New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders (later renamed the New Haven Correction Centre). The Borstal movement originated in England in the late nineteenth century, as an alternative to sending young offenders and runaways to prisons by providing reformatories that focused on discipline and vocational skill. This site’s role as the first North American institution devoted to the Borstal School philosophy was historic, and influenced corrections programs across Canada. The site retains significant features from its development in 1939 as the Borstal School, including a large gambrel-roofed barn designed by Chief Provincial Architect Henry Whittaker of the Department of Public Works that is the only remaining structure of its kind in Burnaby. Between 1941 and 1945 the mansion housed the Provincial School for the Deaf and Blind when the Borstal School was closed temporarily as a war measure during the Second World War.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of 'Glen-Lyon' Mansion include its: - location on a sloping site with expansive southern exposure, adjacent to Marine Drive - residential form, scale and massing of the house as exemplified by its two and one-half storey height, above-ground basement and rectangular plan - Arts and Crafts elements of the house such as its stone foundation, multi-gabled roof line with steep central hipped roof, symmetrical cross-gables, side shed dormers, bellcast upper walls sheathed in cedar shingles and lower walls sheathed in narrow clapboard - original exterior features of the house such as the full width front verandah with square columns, central staircase on the southern elevation, original doors and stained glass windows; and the irregular fenestration such as double-hung 1-over-1 wooden-sash windows, bay windows, and projecting windows in the gable ends - original interior features of the house such as the U-shaped main stair designed around two symmetrically placed Ionic columns, and interior trim on the main floor including boxed beams and fireplaces - gambrel-roofed barn with roof vent with finial, sliding hay loft and access doors, small multi-pane windows, and lapped wooden siding - associated landscape features such as the original garden plantings with some exotic and many native specimen trees; the original log pond and its concrete Marine Drive causeway and culvert; rockeries and a rose garden
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
Person
Duncan Campbell McGregor
Margaret Jane McGregor
Organization
Home of the Friendless
Borstal School
New Haven Correction Centre
Architect
Henry Whittaker
Function
Primary Historic--Estate
Community
Burnaby
Cadastral Identifier
003-004-661
Boundaries
'Glen-Lyon' is comprised of a single residential lot located at 4250 Marine Drive, Burnaby.
Area
230873.18
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Name Access
McGregor, D.C.
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Opening of Hastings Street Tramline Extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto3182
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line …
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w
Material Details
printed on the photograph, recto, u.l. "Reeve MacGregor + Councillors of Burnaby/ with Officials of the B.C.E.R. at the/ Opening of Burnaby's New Tram Extension/ on Hastings St. East. Dec 23. 1913./ Photograph by J. Phillips/ Capitol Hill P.O."
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man in the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line and who was also known as the anchor for the BCER tug-of-war team). Reeve McGregor is standing near the door to the tram, holding a pipe in one hand and a cane in the other (he is also the only man wearing a bow-tie) and Eber Stride is standing directly in front of the tram, wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and bowler hat. British Columbia Electric Railroad official R.H. Sperling and BCER general executive agent Fred R. Glover (his topcoat is open) are standing second from right and third from right respectively. The remainder of the men are unidentified although Councillors Coldicutt, MacDonald, Mayne and Macphearson, with municipal engineer MacPherson, British Columbia Electric Railroad chief engineer G.R.G. Conway and traffic agent for the city J.B. Rainey, solicitor A.E. Beck, chief inspector W. Whitenick, traffic superintendent James Hilton and Burnaby resident W.J. Holdom, Motorman C.C. Cameron and Conductor A. Sherman are said to be pictured.
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Toffaletto, Joe
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Stride, Eber
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Accession Code
BV985.5398.1
Date
December 23, 1913
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
06-Dec-2018
Scale
96
Photographer
J.W. Phillips
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
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Opening of Hastings Street Tramline Extension

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto57698
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Item No.
487-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man seen standing in the front row, near the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER constr…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
December 23, 1913
Collection/Fonds
J.W. Phillips fonds
Description Level
Item
Item No.
487-003
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w glass negative ; 11 x 15.5 cm
Material Details
Emulsion measures 11 x 15.5 cm on the glass; entire glass plate measures 12 x 16 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the opening of the Hastings Street Tramline Extension, Capitol Hill. The man seen standing in the front row, near the centre of the photograph (with the light-coloured coat) and in front of the mounted police officer, has been identified as Joe Toffaletto (he headed up the BCER construction team which built this line and who was also known as the anchor for the BCER tug-of-war team). Reeve McGregor is standing near the door to the tram, holding a pipe in one hand and a cane in the other (he is also the only man wearing a bow-tie) and Eber Stride is standing directly in front of the tram, wearing a three-piece suit with a white shirt and bowler hat. British Columbia Electric Railroad official R.H. Sperling and BCER general executive agent Fred R. Glover (his topcoat is open) are standing second from right and third from right respectively. The remainder of the men are unidentified although Councillors Coldicutt, MacDonald, Mayne and MacPherson, with municipal engineer MacPherson, British Columbia Electric Railroad chief engineer G.R.G. Conway and traffic agent for the city J.B. Rainey, solicitor A.E. Beck, chief inspector W. Whitenick, traffic superintendent James Hilton and Burnaby resident W.J. Holdom, Motorman C.C. Cameron and Conductor A. Sherman are said to be pictured.
Photographer
Phillips, J.W.
Creator
J.W. Phillips
Subjects
Events - Openings
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Transportation - Electric Railroad
Names
British Columbia Electric Railway Company
Toffaletto, Joe
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Stride, Eber
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Hastings Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Capitol Hill (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Capitol Hill Area
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1983]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : colour ; 19.5 cm x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of New Haven taken in 1983. Caption on original matte read: "McGregor Home, 'Glenlyon', built c. 1905, at Marine Drive, between Patterson & Sussex, built by Duncan C. McGregor, who later became Burnaby's 6th Reeve. It was acquired by a religious group "The Home of the Friendless". The in…
Administrative History
Donated by the Burnaby Historical Society.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : colour ; 19.5 cm x 12.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of New Haven taken in 1983. Caption on original matte read: "McGregor Home, 'Glenlyon', built c. 1905, at Marine Drive, between Patterson & Sussex, built by Duncan C. McGregor, who later became Burnaby's 6th Reeve. It was acquired by a religious group "The Home of the Friendless". The institure (sic) was closed by the authorities in 1936. The building became the B.C. Correctional's in 1937-41, and it became part of the Borstal System for Young Men and was given the name "New Haven". In 1941-1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute was housed there. It reverted back to New Haven which it remains today."
Administrative History
Donated by the Burnaby Historical Society.
Creator
[unknown]
Other Title Information
Title based on content of photograph.
Subjects
Buildings - Schools
Buildings - Heritage
Names
New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Burnaby Historical Society
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Accession Code
BV017.32.4
Date
[1983]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
300
Scan Date
06-Mar-2018
Images
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Municipal Council in front of the Municipal Hall

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/museumphoto990
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
[1910]
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 35 x 37.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Municipal Council and members of the municipal hall staff sitting and standing in two rows outside the enlarged version of Burnaby's first Municipal Hall. Identified, seated (from left): L. Claude Hill, T.D. Coldicutt, J. Love, Reeve Peter Byrne, Duncan C. McGregor, John Rumble an…
  1 Image  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : sepia ; 19.5 x 24.5 cm, mounted on card 35 x 37.5 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Municipal Council and members of the municipal hall staff sitting and standing in two rows outside the enlarged version of Burnaby's first Municipal Hall. Identified, seated (from left): L. Claude Hill, T.D. Coldicutt, J. Love, Reeve Peter Byrne, Duncan C. McGregor, John Rumble and Eber Stride. Behind, standing, fifth from the left is F.L. MacPherson.
Subjects
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Buildings - Civic - City Halls
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Names
Byrne, Peter
Hill, Louis Claude "Claude"
Coldicutt, Thomas D.
Love, Jesse (1849-1928)
McGregor, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Rumble, John
Stride, Eber
MacPherson, F.L.
Burnaby City Hall
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Kingsway
Burnaby - 7282 Kingsway
Accession Code
HV973.40.3
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Date
[1910]
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Edmonds (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Stride Avenue Area
Related Material
According to earlier catalogue record, a plan for the conversion from the municipal hall to a community hall is in the the BVM archives.
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
1/8/2010
Scale
100
Photographer
Broadbridge
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Note on verso of original reads: "Burnaby Municipal Council in front of the first Municipal Hall on Kingsway"
Stamp on verso of photograph reads: "The Broadbridge Commercial Photo Co. / 530 Homer St. Vancouver [illegible]"
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