Barnston Island

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New Westminster, BC (Nearby: Barnston Island, Tynehead, Anniedale, Pitt Meadows, Port Kells)

24 Ovens Ave.
New Westminster, British Columbia
V3L 1X6

British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • After George Barnston, an HBC clerk, one of the party that founded Fort Langley in 1827.
  • He became a Chief Factor in 1847 and retired in 1863. Governor Simpson described him as 'A well educated man, very active and high spirited to a romantic degree, who will on no account do what he considers an improper thing.'
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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