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Building at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13534
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of three storey building at New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.877
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of three storey building at New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
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Building rooftops and grounds at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13542
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of building rooftops and grounds at New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.885
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of building rooftops and grounds at New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
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Buildings at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13536
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of workshop and main house at New Haven Correctional Centre. The workshop has two large double doors with a concrete driveway in front.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.879
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of workshop and main house at New Haven Correctional Centre. The workshop has two large double doors with a concrete driveway in front.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
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Burnaby's heritage : an inventory of buildings and structures

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary5437
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Luxton, Donald, 1954-
Wolf, Jim
Edition
Rev.
Publication Date
2011
c2007
Call Number
971.133 LUX COPY 1
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Digital Reference Collection
Material Type
Book
ISBN
0969282893
Call Number
971.133 LUX COPY 1
Edition
Rev.
Author
Luxton, Donald, 1954-
Wolf, Jim
Place of Publication
Burnaby, B.C.
Publisher
City of Burnaby
Publication Date
2011
c2007
Physical Description
157 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects LoC
Architecture
Historic buildings
Buildings
Historic sites
Subjects
Buildings
Buildings - Heritage
Geographic Access
British Columbia
Burnaby
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
2 copies held: copy 1.
Digital Books
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Cottages at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13539
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of four of five cottages inside the New Haven Correctional Centre. The cottages were numbered one through five and were built in 1939.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.882
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of four of five cottages inside the New Haven Correctional Centre. The cottages were numbered one through five and were built in 1939.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Buildings - Residential
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

Duncan & Margaret McGregor Estate 'Glen-Lyon' Mansion

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/landmark518
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
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
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 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
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, Duncan C. (1853-1929)
Whittaker, Henry
Home of the Friendless
Borstal School
New Haven Correction Centre
Subject Access
Buildings - Heritage
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Buildings - Residential
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
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Duncan & Margaret McGregor Estate 'Glen-Lyon' New Haven Barn

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/landmark852
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Description
Designed in a vernacular architectural style, the New Haven Barn is a large gambrel-roofed barn located on the Edwardian era McGregor Estate 'Glen-Lyon,' overlooking the rich farmland of the Fraser River floodplain and near a ravine and forested area adjacent to Marine Drive in South Burnaby.
Associated Dates
1939
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Other Names
Home of the Friendless, New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders, New Haven Correction Centre
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Other Names
Home of the Friendless, New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders, New Haven Correction Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Associated Dates
1939
Formal Recognition
Heritage Designation, Community Heritage Register
Enactment Type
Bylaw No. 12183
Enactment Date
11/12/2006
Description
Designed in a vernacular architectural style, the New Haven Barn is a large gambrel-roofed barn located on the Edwardian era McGregor Estate 'Glen-Lyon,' overlooking the rich farmland of the Fraser River floodplain and near a ravine and forested area adjacent to Marine Drive in South Burnaby.
Heritage Value
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 New Haven Barn is a significant feature from its development in 1939 as the Borstal School, designed by Chief Provincial Architect Henry Whittaker of the Department of Public Works, and is the only remaining structure of its kind in Burnaby.
Defining Elements
Key elements that define the heritage character of the New Haven Barn include its: - gambrel-roofed barn with roof vent with finial, sliding hay loft and access doors, small multi-pane windows, and lapped wooden siding
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Big Bend Area
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
Whittaker, George
New Haven Borstal Home for Boys and Youthful Offenders
New Haven Correction Centre
Borstal School
Subject Access
Buildings - Heritage
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Buildings - Agricultural
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
Images
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Entrance to New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13532
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of roadway entrance to New Haven Correctional Centre with the intitals "NHCC" located in a garden along the bank of a pond. Farm buildings are visible behind the trees.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.876
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of roadway entrance to New Haven Correctional Centre with the intitals "NHCC" located in a garden along the bank of a pond. Farm buildings are visible behind the trees.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
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Glen Lyon Estates and Owners

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/archivetextualrecord88217
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1901-2002 (date of originals), predominant 1937-1939
Collection/Fonds
Mary Forsyth fonds
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Scope and Content
File consists of Mary Forsyth's research documents for Glen Lyon Estate and its various tenants including; Duncan C. McGregor, The Home of the Friendless and New Haven Correctional Centre. Documents include; a copy of a marriage certificate for Ducan C. McGregor and Margaret Jane Johnston, May 7, 1…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1901-2002 (date of originals), predominant 1937-1939
Collection/Fonds
Mary Forsyth fonds
Physical Description
1 folder of textual records
Description Level
File
Record No.
MSS185-024
Access Restriction
Subject to FOIPPA
Reproduction Restriction
Reproductions subject to FOIPPA
Accession Number
2014-27
Scope and Content
File consists of Mary Forsyth's research documents for Glen Lyon Estate and its various tenants including; Duncan C. McGregor, The Home of the Friendless and New Haven Correctional Centre. Documents include; a copy of a marriage certificate for Ducan C. McGregor and Margaret Jane Johnston, May 7, 1901; an official opening invitation and program for New Haven in 1977; newspaper clippings regarding the Borstal Home and New Haven and the Prison History; copies of newspaper clippings regarding 'The Home of the Friendless', a copy of a fire insurance plan for New Haven; correspondence with the Provincial Court of B.C. about the origins of New Haven; a copy of a 24 page report from Honour Eric Werge Hamber Lte Governor of B.C. dated July 23, 1937 re: "Conduct Home of the Friendless"; a copy of the "Summerland Home Investigation with an examination by Dr. MacKay" dated February 6, 1937; a South Slope School and Program Consultation Study, Minutes, May 5, 1980 and two clippings from the Burnaby Now in 2002 and 1997 focusing on the history and development the New Haven site. Biographical and historical information was compiled by Mary Forysth with the intention of publishing a book.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Transcribed title
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Grounds and green house at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13538
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of a greenhouse and a section of the grounds of New Haven Correctional Centre. Grounds near the greenhouse include trees, vegetable and flower gardens, a wishing well and foot bridge.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.881
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a greenhouse and a section of the grounds of New Haven Correctional Centre. Grounds near the greenhouse include trees, vegetable and flower gardens, a wishing well and foot bridge.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Gardens
Buildings - Agricultural - Greenhouses
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
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Kitchen and dining addition

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13537
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of kitchen and dining addition to main building of New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.880
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of kitchen and dining addition to main building of New Haven Correctional Centre.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

Main building at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13540
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 5.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building of the New Haven Correctional Centre. A rock retaining wall and roadway are in front.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 5.3 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.883
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building of the New Haven Correctional Centre. A rock retaining wall and roadway are in front.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Buildings - Residential
Buildings - Residential - Houses
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

Main building at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13541
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 5.3 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the New Haven Correctional Centre's main building with dining-kitchen addition. A rock retaining wall with garden is in the foreground.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 10 x 5.3 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.884
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the New Haven Correctional Centre's main building with dining-kitchen addition. A rock retaining wall with garden is in the foreground.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

Mathematics for technical schools

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumlibrary3683
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Author
Warren, J. M.
Rutherford, W. H. (William Herbert), 1876-
Edition
Rev. ed.
Publication Date
1936
c1921
Call Number
510 WAR
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection
Special Collection
Material Type
Book
Accession Code
BV000.33.2
Call Number
510 WAR
Edition
Rev. ed.
Author
Warren, J. M.
Rutherford, W. H. (William Herbert), 1876-
Place of Publication
Toronto
Publisher
Copp, Clark
Publication Date
1936
c1921
Physical Description
v, 404 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Inscription
"NEW HAVEN / CORRECTIONAL CENTRE / 4250 MARINE DRIVE / BURNABY 1, B.C." - stamped in black ink on inside of front and back covers.
Subjects LoC
Mathematics
Notes
"Reprinted 1937, 1937, 1938, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945."
"Authorized by the Minister for Education for boy's classes in industrial and technical courses"
Less detail

New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13525
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of signage outside of New Haven Correctional Centre. Signage reads, "4250 / NEW HAVEN / NEW HAVEN / CORRECTIONAL CENTRE / VISITORS PLEASE REPORT / TO GENERAL OFFICE / IN MAIN BUILDING".
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.869
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of signage outside of New Haven Correctional Centre. Signage reads, "4250 / NEW HAVEN / NEW HAVEN / CORRECTIONAL CENTRE / VISITORS PLEASE REPORT / TO GENERAL OFFICE / IN MAIN BUILDING".
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

New Haven building and parking lot

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13528
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.872
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

New Haven building and parking lot

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13529
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.873
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

New Haven building and parking lot

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13530
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and cars in parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.874
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and cars in parking lot of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

New Haven buildings

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13527
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and workshop building inside of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.871
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the main building and workshop building inside of New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

Pond and bridge at New Haven

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/link/museumphoto13531
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Date
Jan. 2001
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Scope and Content
Photograph of pond and bridge at New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was o…
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Village Museum Photograph collection
Date
Jan. 2001
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 5.3 x 10 cm
Accession Code
BV020.5.875
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of pond and bridge at New Haven Correctional Centre located on Marine Drive in Burnaby.
Administrative History
In 1937 New Haven Correctional Centre was established as the British Columbia Training School on the southeast side of Marine Drive in Burnaby (4250 Marine Drive). Sections of Sussex and Patterson Avenues bordered the estate. Originally, the facility housed nineteen inmates with two staff and was one of the first initiatives in Canada to segregate young adult inmates into a separate institution apart from adults. This was part of the Borstal system that started in England whereby young male offenders between the ages of sixteen and twenty one were trained to earn an honest living. Alterations and additions to the estate took place between December 1937 and October 1939 so that more inmates could be accomodated. Five new cottages were built that could hold up to forty people. Except for the plastering and lighting, all work on the new cottages was done by the inmates. On October 29, 1939, the Lieutenant-Governor Eric Hamber formally opened the New Haven Borstal School. World War II interrupted full development of the intstitution and it was closed in 1941 when the inmates were were conscripted into the army. Between 1941 and 1947 the Deaf and Blind Institute were housed at New Haven. In 1947, the New Haven Borstal School returned to the estate. New additions were added to old buildings and new additional buildings were erected on the site over the years including a warden's house on the east grounds and a barn and gymnasium. In the 1970s an equipment shed was added along with another dormitory and a variety of small sheds and storage buildings. The correctional centre officially closed in March 2001.
Subjects
Buildings - Public - Detention Facilities
Names
New Haven Correctional Centre
Geographic Access
Burnaby
Burnaby - Marine Drive
Burnaby - 4250 Marine Drive
Media Type
Photograph
Historic Neighbourhood
Fraser Arm (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Suncrest Area
Scan Resolution
600
Scan Date
25-Aug-2020
Scale
100
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Photograph processing stamp on front of photograph reads: "'01_1_13"
Historical information based on notes from Mary Forsyth's research notes "New Haven" MSS185-018
Images
Less detail

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