John Lawson


Description
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Photographs
Description:
John Lawson, pioneer of West Vancouver. He, Mrs. Lawson and children were the first family to settle in West Vancouver. They occupied "Navvy Jack's" old cottage and land, now 17th Street, which had been pre-empted about 1872, by John Thomas, whose nickname was "Navvy Jack". The mother of this pony won 46 first prizes, 32 in Ontario, 14 in B.C.
Date of Original:
Unknown
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
Vancouver City Archives
Local identifier:
0018.VCA
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • 17th Street
    fltLatitude: 49.3296397
    Latitude: 49.3296397 Longitude: -123.1555491
  • British Columbia, Canada
    fltLatitude: 49.33296
    Latitude: 49.33296 Longitude: -123.15265
  • British Columbia, Canada
    fltLatitude: 49.33296
    Latitude: 49.33296 Longitude: -123.15265
Copyright Statement:
Public domain.
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Copyright Holder:
Vancouver City Archives
Location of Original:
Vancouver City Archives
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned July 2011 using Epson Perfection V700 Photo at 300dpi and 100% of original image size. Alternate Versions: Lossless TIF from original scan at 300dpi and 100% of original print. W22 x H17 cm black & white print on photo paper.VCA number: PORT.P232 N497
Contact
West Vancouver Memorial Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

1950 Marine Drive
West Vancouver, BC V7V 1J8
604-925-7400

John Lawson




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John Lawson


John Lawson, pioneer of West Vancouver. He, Mrs. Lawson and children were the first family to settle in West Vancouver. They occupied "Navvy Jack's" old cottage and land, now 17th Street, which had been pre-empted about 1872, by John Thomas, whose nickname was "Navvy Jack". The mother of this pony won 46 first prizes, 32 in Ontario, 14 in B.C.