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Matthews, James Skitt, Major
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The item is a table of place names shown on map 56.01; Indian villages and landmarks, Burrard Inlet and English Bay, before the whiteman came. The table gives First Nations names and their approximate english meaning, or the European name given to...

It might have been Albert City, 1858, New Georgia 1792 : it was Granville, 1870, British Columbia, 1871 : it is Vancouver, 1886, British Columbia, 1871 : it is Vancouver, 1886, Canada, 1867

Item is a map compiled and drawn by J.S. Matthews, City Archivist showing historic place names of Vancouver and the North Shore and listing some historic Burnaby names. A note in the bottom left hand corner reads: "Memorada. The precise loca...