Richmond (City) / Deas Island / Iona Island / Lulu Island
    

Phone : (604) 276-4000
Your Host(s) : Municipal Administration

Richmond, BC (Nearby: Thompson, Seafair, Burkeville, Brighouse, Broadmoor)

  • Deas Island
  • Iona Island
  • Lulu Island

6911 No. 3 Road
Richmond, British Columbia
V6Y 2C1


British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

Description From Owner:
  • Deas Island - After John Sullivan Deas, a mulatto tinsmith who was foreman at a cannery here in the 1870s. He originally came to British Columbia as a member of the Royal Engineers.
  • Iona Island - Originally Mole Island, then McMillan Island after Donald McMillan (1848-1901), a pioneer settler, and finally renamed by McMillan after Iona, the island in the Inner Hebrides where St. Columba in 563 AD began the christianizing the Scots.
  • Lulu Island - Named by Colonel R.C. Moody in 1862 after Miss Lulu Sweet, a young actress in the first theatrical company to visit British Columbia.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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