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
circa. 1909
Subject(s)
Corporate Name(s)
Vancouver City Archives
Local identifier
0018.VCA
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • British Columbia, Canada
    Latitude: 49.33296 Longitude: -123.15265
  • British Columbia, Canada
    Latitude: 49.33296 Longitude: -123.15265
  • 17th Street
    Latitude: 49.3296397 Longitude: -123.1555491
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




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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.