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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm print
Item No.
316-005
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1930] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
316-005
Accession Number
BHS995-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne.
Names
Byrne, Priscilla Amelia Rowling
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Priscilla Byrne and Margaret

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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1896] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm print
Item No.
316-004
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of Priscilla Byrne and her daughter Margaret.
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1896] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
316-004
Accession Number
BHS995-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 15 x 10 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of Priscilla Byrne and her daughter Margaret.
Names
Byrne, Margaret
Byrne, Priscilla Amelia Rowling
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm print
Item No.
316-003
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Byrne family seated and standing in two rows. Margaret is in the middle of the back row, standing between her twin sisters; Mary and Norah. Utan is standing in the front row beside his mother Priscilla who is seated with baby Elizabeth in her hands. Peter is on his wife's other si…
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Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[1907] (date of original), copied 1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Item
Item No.
316-003
Accession Number
BHS995-4
Storage Location
A/V Storage
Physical Description
1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 15 cm print
Media Type
Photograph
Access Restriction
No restrictions
Reproduction Restriction
No known restrictions
Scope and Content
Photograph of the Byrne family seated and standing in two rows. Margaret is in the middle of the back row, standing between her twin sisters; Mary and Norah. Utan is standing in the front row beside his mother Priscilla who is seated with baby Elizabeth in her hands. Peter is on his wife's other side, with Kathleen beside him. Peter Byrne served as a member of Council from 1894 to 1895 and from 1898 to 1906. He was Reeve of Burnaby from 1906 to 1910.
Subjects
Officials - Mayors and Reeves
Officials - Alderman and Councillors
Names
Byrne, Peter
Byrne, Priscilla Amelia Rowling
Cyr, Elizabeth Laura Byrne
Byrne, Margaret
Byrne, Mary
Byrne, Norah
Byrne, Ultan Patrick "Pat"
Byrne, Kathleen
Notes
Title based on contents of photograph
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
of Dublin at Cootehill, in County Cavan, made his early home in Burnaby. When, after some years, he returned to the land of his birth, his brother Peter Byrne took over the home established there. Peter Byrne married Priscilla Rowling, a sister of Henry S. and thus Henry was among relatives. Mrs
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
the water as much as possible, Henry S. Rowling, who had, three years earlier placed flood-gates along the Brunette, now built three flood-gates along the Byrne Ditch, and floated his logs without difficulty to the Fraser. These gates were of two inch plank, and were seven feet wide ,six feet
  1 Digital Chapter  
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Book
History of Burnaby
Type
Book Chapter
Publication Date
1947
Notes
This book is not divided into chapters. Sections have been created by Museum staff, based on the arrangement of topics in the book.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.20
Description
Virgin Mary and Jesus - Card. Cut-out paper coloured and embossed of Virgin Mary and Jesus with three children. Handwritten on the back is "Miss Norah Byrne"
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.20
Description
Virgin Mary and Jesus - Card. Cut-out paper coloured and embossed of Virgin Mary and Jesus with three children. Handwritten on the back is "Miss Norah Byrne"
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Cards
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.22
Description
Infant Jesus - Card. Religious card of an infant Jesus and flowers. Above the image is "Infant Jesus salvation of children!" written in script.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.22
Description
Infant Jesus - Card. Religious card of an infant Jesus and flowers. Above the image is "Infant Jesus salvation of children!" written in script.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Cards
Religions
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.26
Description
Autographs - Booklet -- [1915]. Small blue book for autographs that belonged to Norah Byrne. There are signatures dating from 1915 to 1932.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.26
Description
Autographs - Booklet -- [1915]. Small blue book for autographs that belonged to Norah Byrne. There are signatures dating from 1915 to 1932.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.25
Description
Blessed are all - Card. St. Joseph prayer card with an image of St. Joseph with a child Jesus on the front and "Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways" written below. On the reverse is a passage from Psalms.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.25
Description
Blessed are all - Card. St. Joseph prayer card with an image of St. Joseph with a child Jesus on the front and "Blessed are all they that fear the Lord: that walk in his ways" written below. On the reverse is a passage from Psalms.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Cards
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.27
Description
What is Correct in Dress? - Booklet -- [1920]. Small yellow booklet advertising Spring and Summer fashions for The House of Hobberlin Limited. The booklet provides information on the Psychology of Clothes and the Correct Dress for All Occasions.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.27
Description
What is Correct in Dress? - Booklet -- [1920]. Small yellow booklet advertising Spring and Summer fashions for The House of Hobberlin Limited. The booklet provides information on the Psychology of Clothes and the Correct Dress for All Occasions.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Booklets
Clothing
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.60
Description
Mourning bodice, c.1884-1889. Black satin silk. High neck with collar, buttons down front, long sleeves with cuffs, basque bodice especially flared in the back. The bodice is entirely black, and unadorned except for the buttons and cuffs. The centre front closure has sixteen black jet buttons with…
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She later married William Descoteau. Norah Byrne was born in 1896 and based on the era of the dress, it's possible that the dress originally belonged to her mother, Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.60
Description
Mourning bodice, c.1884-1889. Black satin silk. High neck with collar, buttons down front, long sleeves with cuffs, basque bodice especially flared in the back. The bodice is entirely black, and unadorned except for the buttons and cuffs. The centre front closure has sixteen black jet buttons with a pattern cut into each. At the ends of the somewhat fitted sleeves there are four inch turned back cuffs. At the high neck, there is a mandarin collar. Inside, the bodice is lined with brown cotton. Five bones are evenly spaced along the six back panels and two front panels, with two darts each. The back section of the bodice below the waistline is flared out to fit over a bustle.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She later married William Descoteau. Norah Byrne was born in 1896 and based on the era of the dress, it's possible that the dress originally belonged to her mother, Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne.
Subjects
Clothing
Clothing - Costumes
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.19
Description
Emmanuel - Card. Christmas greeting with a coloured picture of Virgin Mary and infant Jesus with flowers infront of a wall with three windows with trees visible through them. At the bottom of the card "EMMANUEL." is written in red script. Down the left side of card is "EXULTAVIT SPIRITUS", down rig…
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.19
Description
Emmanuel - Card. Christmas greeting with a coloured picture of Virgin Mary and infant Jesus with flowers infront of a wall with three windows with trees visible through them. At the bottom of the card "EMMANUEL." is written in red script. Down the left side of card is "EXULTAVIT SPIRITUS", down right side is "MEUSINDEOSALUTARIMEO". On reverse is "With CHRISTMAS Greeting"
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Cards
Holidays
Holidays - Christmas
Name Access
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
Less detail
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] -1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Description Level
Fonds
Physical Description
1 textual record and 11 photographs
Storage Location
BHS316
MSS141
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of the Byrne family and a photocopied essay entitled "Life on the North Arm of the Fraser River: The Experience of the Rowling Family."
Repository
City of Burnaby Archives
Date
[191-?] -1995
Collection/Fonds
Byrne Family collection
Physical Description
1 textual record and 11 photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Storage Location
BHS316
MSS141
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of photographs of the Byrne family and a photocopied essay entitled "Life on the North Arm of the Fraser River: The Experience of the Rowling Family."
History/Biography
William Henry Rowling was born February 9, 1826 in Truro, Cornwall, England. His wife, Mary Russell Rowling was born November 19, 1832 in Strickland, Dorset, England. Their first child, Rosetta Mary (Rose) was born August 8, 1858 in Plumstead, Woolwhich, Kent while Henry was in Esquimalt working as a Royal Engineer. The family then moved to New Westminster, and grew larger; James William Russell (Jim) Rowling born October 14, 1862, Henry Soar Rowling born February 3, 1864, Priscilla Amelia Rowling (later Byrne) born February 24, 1866 and William Henry Kemp Rowling born September 2, 1867 before settling at their farm on the North Arm of the Fraser River in September of 1868. They raised livestock and grew produce on their property for their growing family; Thomas George Rowling born and on April 14, 1869 and Elizabeth Jane Russell Rowling born on August 24, 1847. The Rowlings were raised Presbyterian but Priscilla later converted to Roman Catholicism when she married her husband, Peter Byrne on May 15, 1892. As young adults, Priscilla and Peter lived on the North Arm, close to Priscilla's parents and youngest sister Elizabeth. Her brother Henry moved his logging operations near the Byrne residence but James lived in South Vancouver with a family of his own. Their other siblings, Rose and Thomas, had passed away by this time. Peter and Priscilla had six children; their eldest Margaret Gladys Byrne, born February 28, 1893, twin daughters; Mary and Norah, Kathleen, Ultan Patrick (Pat) and baby Elizabeth Laura Byrne (later Cyr). After their parents died in 1906, Elizabeth went to live with her sister Priscilla and her nieces and nephews.
Media Type
Textual Record
Photograph
Less detail
Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.5
Description
British Columbia Driver's Licence -(License) -- [1927]. Driver's Licence issued to Norah Irene Descoteau in 1927. The front cover has the Provincial Coat of Arms and the issue number for the licence "No. 118183". It states that "The Licence Must Be Carried With You At All Times When Driving". Insid…
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
HV978.57.5
Description
British Columbia Driver's Licence -(License) -- [1927]. Driver's Licence issued to Norah Irene Descoteau in 1927. The front cover has the Provincial Coat of Arms and the issue number for the licence "No. 118183". It states that "The Licence Must Be Carried With You At All Times When Driving". Inside provides detailed infromation about Norah and rules and regulations to driving. The license has been stamped by the Provincial Police in New Westminster, B.C.
Object History
From the estate of Norah Byrne, daughter of Peter Byrne and Priscilla Amelia Rowling Rowling. She married William Napoleon Descoteau on May 28th 1924 in New Westminster. William worked as a steam engineer on the railroad.
Subjects
Documentary Artifacts
Documentary Artifacts - Licenses
Name Access
British Columbia Provincial Police
Byrne, Norah
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.14.93
Description
Pair of moccasins, child size; beige rough-textured leather; white fur trim; design of small beads in red, turquoise, black, blue, white, grey; red blanket stitch on tongue.
Object History
These shoes belonged to one of the five daughters of Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne and Peter Byrne, former Burnaby Reeve. The family owned property on what is now Byrne Road near River Road. Peter was Reeve of Burnaby from 1906-1910. The couple had six children: Margaret, Norah, Mary, Ultan, Kath…
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Repository
Burnaby Village Museum
Accession Code
BV994.14.93
Description
Pair of moccasins, child size; beige rough-textured leather; white fur trim; design of small beads in red, turquoise, black, blue, white, grey; red blanket stitch on tongue.
Object History
These shoes belonged to one of the five daughters of Priscilla Amelia Rowling Byrne and Peter Byrne, former Burnaby Reeve. The family owned property on what is now Byrne Road near River Road. Peter was Reeve of Burnaby from 1906-1910. The couple had six children: Margaret, Norah, Mary, Ultan, Kathleen, and Elizabeth. Margaret Byrne married Roy O'Connell on June 4, 1914 in New Westminster. Norah Irene Byrne (born 1896) became a stenographer and married William Descoteau in 1924. It is unclear what happened to Mary Anna Byrne (born 1899). Kathleen Rose Byrne married Joseph McKee on January 9th 1929 and died in 1992. Elizabeth Laurel Byrne (born 1905) married Charles Cyr in 1925. The only Byrne son, known as "Pat," Ultan was born in 1901 in Burnaby. He married Agnes Greig in 1929 and received his medical degree from the University of Toronto. Pat Byrne died in 1959 in New Westminster and was buried at St. Peter's Cemetery.
Subjects
Clothing
Clothing - Footwear
Record Type
Artifact
Images
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