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Item : MAP 618 - Map of part of the New Westminster District shewing the proposed new municipality of Burnaby

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Map of part of the New Westminster District shewing the proposed new municipality of Burnaby

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AM1594-: MAP 618

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  • June 5 1891 (Creation)
    Garden, Hermon and Burwell, Provincial Land Surveyors

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1 map : diazotype ; 61 x 98 cm

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Garden, Hermon and Burwell was a pioneer surveying firm, established in 1886 as Garden and Hermon. J.F. Garden was Mayor of Vancouver from 1898-1900 and an MLA from 1900-1909. E.B. Hermon, the firm's other founder, reorganized it after Garden's departure, and its present lineal descendant is Hermon, Cotton and Bunbury.

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Item is a map showing boundaries of a proposed new municipality of Burnaby, which would include all land outside the "old" City of Vancouver between Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River and west of North Road. The map also shows the boundaries of District Lots in this area.

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External Link Format: TIFF (LZW compressed) MD5: 861BF2AC2EB66D6A8044FF0207564770
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  • Cabinet: 271-07-05