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

7871 Westminster Hwy
Richmond, British Columbia
V6Y 1A0

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British Columbia Tourism Region : Vancouver, Coast, & Mountains

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  • After Sam Brighouse, born in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, in 1836. Brighouse and his cousin John Morton came to British Columbia in 1862 and spent a brief time in the Cariboo goldfields.
  • Later in the same year, together with William Hailstone, they purchased 550 acres of land, that portion of present-day Vancouver lying between Burrard Street and Stanley Park.
  • In 1864 Brighouse bought 697 acres on Lulu Island and established the Brighouse Ranch. He later became a Richmond councillor and a Vancouver alderman.
  • In 1907 he made one of his fields into a racetrack, Minoru Park (named after a horse owned by Edward VI I), which later became Brighouse Park. Brighouse died in England in 1913.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.


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Nearby:
Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Little Mountain, 8km
  • Trout Lake, 11km
  • Beaver Lake, 15km
  • Deer Lake, 14km
  • Burnaby Lake, 16km
  • Capilano Lake, 24km
  • Rice Lake, 23km
  • Grouse Mountain, 25km
  • Dick Lake, 24km
  • Mount Fromme, 25km
  • Dam Mountain, 26km
  • Little Goat Mountain, 26km
  • Owen Lake, 26km
  • Kennedy Lake, 26km
  • Hollyburn Mountain, 26km
  • Black Mountain, 26km
  • Goat Mountain, 27km
  • Whyte Lake, 25km
  • Yew Lake, 26km
  • Crown Mountain, 27km
  • Mount Burnaby, 21km
  • Mount Strachan, 28km
  • Dog Mountain, 26km
  • Lynn Peaks, 28km
  • First Lake, 26km
  • The Needles, 29km
  • Dinkey Peak, 26km
  • Second Lake, 27km
  • Flower Lake, 26km
  • Hidden Lake, 27km
  • Goldie Lake, 27km
  • Mystery Lake, 27km
  • Percy Lake, 27km
  • Rolf Lake, 29km
  • Lynn Lake, 31km
  • Sasamat Lake, 25km
  • Unnecessary Mountain, 32km
  • Como Lake, 23km
  • Mystery Peak, 28km
  • De Pencier Lake, 28km
  • Tim Jones Peak, 28km
  • Pump Peak, 28km
  • Little Capilano Lake, 33km
  • Mount Seymour, 29km
  • Coliseum Mountain, 31km
  • The Lions, 33km
  • Runner Peak, 29km
  • Mount Burwell, 32km
  • Hastings Lake, 28km
  • Enchantment Lake, 33km