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Map of portion New Westminster District

Item is a heavily-amended copy of a map illustrating intended land settlement and subdivision in 1877 in the future sites of Vancouver, Burnaby and the North Shore, from an area bordering on English Bay to an area bordering on North Arm. Also shown are bodies of water, Hastings & Granville Road, and the settlements of Hastings and Granville. Annotations by J.S. Matthews in 1954 made on the copy are tracings in white pen and darkening the background to improve the copy.

Map of portion New Westminster District

Item is an annotated tracing of a map showing the future sites of Vancouver, Burnaby and the North Shore from an area bordering on English Bay to an area bordering on North Arm. Traced over by J.S. Matthews in 1954, it illustrates intended land settlement and subdivision in 1877. Also shown are bodies of water, Hastings & Granville Road, and the settlements of Hastings and Granville. Annotations are an introductory note by Matthews in August 1954 titled "Before Greater Vancouver." Enclosed with the map are four letters between J.S. Matthews and W.H. Hutchinson, Chief of the Geographic Division of the B.C. Survey and Mapping Branch of the Department of Lands and Forests, in 1954 concerning the map's provenance and Matthew's efforts to increase the legibility of copies of the original map.

[The wedding party of Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Hopcraft at Skunk Cove]

Group portrait showing: 1. Mrs. Hopcraft, 2. Reverend Roland Grant, 3. Mrs. Hopcraft's mother, 4. Mr. Hopcraft, 5. Orson Banfield, 6. Mr. Montilius, 7. Mrs. Montilius, 8. Miss Montilius, 9. Mary Banfield, 10. Lois Banfield, 11. Alderman Grant, 12. Mrs. Grant, 13. Mrs. Ollie, 14. Miss Grant, 15. Dr. A.S. Monro, 16. Mrs. Monro, 17. E.B. Morgan, 18. Mrs. Faulkner, 19. Mr. Faulkner, 20. Lillie Falkner, 21. Mrs. Argue, 22. Mr. Banfield, Mrs. Banfield (at back with arm raised) and others

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