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Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church

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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
140 Esmond Avenue
Description
Church building.
Associated Dates
1930
Street View URL
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Repository
Burnaby Heritage Planning
Civic Address
140 Esmond Avenue
Associated Dates
1930
Description
Church building.
Heritage Value
This church replaced the first Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, which opened in 1911 and later became the Masonic Hall. This site was purchased in 1928, but the new church was not completed until 1930, due to the financial constraints of the Depression era. B.C. Lieutenant-Governor Bruce dedicated the church on Feb. 16, 1931. The building has retained its Classical Revival form and detailing, including its symmetrical design, columns flanking the recessed main entrance and arched windows with keystone detailing. The Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church was designed by Australian-born architect H.H. Simmonds (1883-1954). After serving in the First World War, Simmonds resumed his local practice, and even during the Depression, his output remained prolific. In the 1920s and 30s, Simmonds was commissioned by the City of Vancouver to replace several pavilions at the Pacific National Exhibition with a consistent grouping of Art Deco buildings including the surviving Livestock Building (1929), Women and Fine Arts Building (1931) and Forum (1933).
Locality
Vancouver Heights
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Architect
H.H. Simmonds
Area
566.79
Contributing Resource
Building
Ownership
Private
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 140 Esmond Avenue
Street View URL
Google Maps Street View
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Opening of the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1931
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-414
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the official opening of the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church at 140 Esmond Avenue at Pandora Street during the Great Depression. The opening followed years of financial difficulty and a breakaway from the Presbytery. The church was dedicated by the Lieutenant Governor of British …
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1931
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-414
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the official opening of the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church at 140 Esmond Avenue at Pandora Street during the Great Depression. The opening followed years of financial difficulty and a breakaway from the Presbytery. The church was dedicated by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (in top hat).
Subjects
Officials - Lieutenant Governors
Events - Openings
Names
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Esmond Avenue
Burnaby - 140 Esmond Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto38238
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 25 cm
Item No.
373-001
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of two unidentified women walking a dog past the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1998
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Photograph Collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
373-001
Accession Number
BHS2007-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : col. ; 15 x 25 cm
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of two unidentified women walking a dog past the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church.
Subjects
Buildings - Religious - Churches
Names
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - 140 Esmond Avenue
Burnaby - Esmond Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Women at Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36778
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 8.7 cm print
Item No.
315-135
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of women in front of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[194-] (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-135
Accession Number
BHS994-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 8.7 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a group of women in front of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church.
Subjects
Buildings - Religious - Churches
Names
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Esmond Avenue
Burnaby - 140 Esmond Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church Members

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto35557
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-415
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of three Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church members inside the church. From left: Unidentified woman, Agnes Lefler, and Emma McGillivray Hutchinson (choir leader).
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1921 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-415
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of three Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church members inside the church. From left: Unidentified woman, Agnes Lefler, and Emma McGillivray Hutchinson (choir leader).
Subjects
Buildings - Religious - Churches
Names
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Lefler, Agnes
Hutchinson, Emma McGillvray
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Triumph Street
Burnaby - 4015 Triumph Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-284
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a general view of Vancouver Heights. The car is on Ingleton Avenue near the corner of Triumph Street, looking east to MacDonald Avenue and Gilmore Avenue. Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church and Gilmore Avenue School can be seen in the background at the right. The photograph is by D…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1913 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-284
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of a general view of Vancouver Heights. The car is on Ingleton Avenue near the corner of Triumph Street, looking east to MacDonald Avenue and Gilmore Avenue. Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church and Gilmore Avenue School can be seen in the background at the right. The photograph is by Dr. Carl Eaton, teacher, principal and later family physician.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Geographic Features - Neighbourhoods
Transportation - Automobiles
Names
Gilmore Avenue School
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Ingleton Avenue
Burnaby - Triumph Street
Burnaby - MacDonald Avenue
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Willingdon Heights Area
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Burnaby North High School Class

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivephoto36833
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of original), copied 1992
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.
315-291
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby North High School class in front of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church. High school classes were held in the church hall temporarily. Identified: Mary Clark (2nd row, 4th from left).
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1929 (date of original), copied 1992
Collection/Fonds
Community Heritage Commission Special Projects fonds
Series
Burnaby Centennial Anthology series
Description Level
Item
Item No.
315-291
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
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of a Burnaby North High School class in front of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church. High school classes were held in the church hall temporarily. Identified: Mary Clark (2nd row, 4th from left).
Subjects
Buildings - Religious - Churches
Buildings - Schools
Names
Burnaby North High School
Clark, Mary
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Annotation on side of photo reads, "Mary's class"
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Triumph Street
Burnaby - 4015 Triumph Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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First North Burnaby High School

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1920 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-163
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first high school class in North Burnaby, originally held in the Presbyterian Church on MacDonald Avenue (later Masonic Hall). George Pendygrasse is in the 4th row, 3rd from the left. The teacher, Mr. Black, is on the right. George spent his first few years of high school bussi…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1920 (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-163
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
May be restricted by third party rights
Scope and Content
Photograph of the first high school class in North Burnaby, originally held in the Presbyterian Church on MacDonald Avenue (later Masonic Hall). George Pendygrasse is in the 4th row, 3rd from the left. The teacher, Mr. Black, is on the right. George spent his first few years of high school bussing to Burnaby South High School. George was the son of John and Mary Pendygrasse of 4027 Eton Street, Vancouver Heights, and brother to Harold Pendygrasse.
Subjects
Occupations - Teachers
Names
Black, Mr.
Burnaby North High School
Pendygrasse, George
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Triumph Street
Burnaby - 4015 Triumph Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Item No.
204-289
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of 4015 Triumph Street, Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church at the corner of MacDonald Avenue and Triumph Street, with people playing tennis in the adjoining tennis court. The Hall's basement was used by overcrowded Gilmore School for classes and was also used for first Burnaby North h…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1920] (date of original), copied 1986
Collection/Fonds
Mayor's Office fonds
Series
Pioneer Tales files
Description Level
Item
Item No.
204-289
Accession Number
BHS988-3
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 12.7 x 17.8 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of 4015 Triumph Street, Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church at the corner of MacDonald Avenue and Triumph Street, with people playing tennis in the adjoining tennis court. The Hall's basement was used by overcrowded Gilmore School for classes and was also used for first Burnaby North high school classes before Burnaby North High School was built. It later became the Zenith Masonic Hall.
Photographer
Eaton, Dr. Carl
Subjects
Sports - Tennis
Buildings - Religious - Churches
Names
Burnaby North High School
Gilmore Avenue School
Masonic Hall
Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Geographic Access
Burnaby - Triumph Street
Burnaby - 4015 Triumph Street
Historic Neighbourhood
Vancouver Heights (Historic Neighbourhood)
Planning Study Area
Burnaby Heights Area
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Site of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church Lot 17 Block 12 DL 186 be Exempted

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
79702
Meeting Date
25-Aug-1913
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
79702
Meeting Date
25-Aug-1913
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
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Engineer Report Application: (a) Improvement of Watling Street. (b) Improvement to Graveley Street (c) Road to Lot 1 Block 14 DL 189 (d) Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church re Opening MacDonald Avenue (e) Taylor-Nasmyth Lumber Co

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
80058
Meeting Date
29-Mar-1915
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
  2 Documents  
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Report ID
80058
Meeting Date
29-Mar-1915
Type/Format
Council - Committee Report
Collection/Fonds
City Council and Office of the City Clerk fonds
Documents
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
North Burnaby
VANCOUVER HEIGHTS PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 140 Esmond Avenue H.H. Simmonds, Architect 1930 This church replaced the first Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, which opened in 1911 and later became the Masonic Hall. This site was purchased in 1928, but the new church was not completed until
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Burnaby's Heritage
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
2007
Notes
North Burnaby
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Church files - Church and Mosque

https://search.heritageburnaby.ca/permalink/archivetextualrecord66574
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Description Level
File
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Item No.
43061
Storage Location
68-1-7-2
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings pertaining to the Burnaby Fairhaven United Church Rest Home, the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, the Burnaby North Baptist Church, the Brentwood Park Alliance Church, the South Burnaby United Church, Burnaby's Ismaili jamatkhana (mosque) and St. Archange…
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
1969-2005
Collection/Fonds
Burnaby Historical Society Community Archives Collection
Physical Description
1 file of textual records
Description Level
File
Series
Burnaby Historical Society Ephemera Collection
Item No.
43061
Storage Location
68-1-7-2
Accession Number
BHS2007-04
Scope and Content
File consists of newspaper clippings pertaining to the Burnaby Fairhaven United Church Rest Home, the Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, the Burnaby North Baptist Church, the Brentwood Park Alliance Church, the South Burnaby United Church, Burnaby's Ismaili jamatkhana (mosque) and St. Archangel Michael Church along with a pamphlet for the Faith Lutheran Church.
Media Type
Textual Record
Notes
Title based on contents of file
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
n Agnes Lefler (centre) and Emma McGillivray Hutchinson were hard working members of Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church congregation for many years. Mrs. Hutchinson was choir leader while Mh were active in women's work. Picture was taken around 1921; woman at left is unidentified. The
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
clerk of session of the venerable Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, Mr. Slawson has delved into its rich history. John Slawson was born in London during the First World War and survived the German dirigible blitzes, immigrating to Canada as a six-year-old with his mother and brother. Bill. They
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
clerk of session of the venerable Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church, Mr. Slawson has delved into its rich history. John Slawson was born in London during the First World War and survived the German dirigible blitzes, immigrating to Canada as a six-year-old with his mother and brother. Bill. They
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
which was located on Hastings Street just west of Boundary Road. This small beginning was soon followed by the formation of a Presbyterian congregation at a meeting held on July 16, 1911. By 1912, the first Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church - it was also the first church on the Heights - was
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part II: 1901-1910
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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Marjorie Taylor Tudge p. 212

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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
. After the completion of Gilmore school, all services were held there until July, 1912, when the congregations finally had their own buildings. The first churches were St. Nicolas Anglican Church, Burnaby North Baptist Church, St. Helen's Catholic Church and Vancouver Heights Presbyterian Church
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
Pioneer Tales of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1987
Notes
Part III: 1911-1920
Original Book
Catalogue record for source book
Digital Book
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