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Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Halifax Street

Named for City of Halifax, Nova Scotia

now Ninth Street

Brow of the Hill

No

1859 - 1863

Hall Street

Named for Valentine Hall, first City Clerk and Postmaster

 

Downtown

No

1859 - 1863

Hamilton Street

Named for City of Hamilton, Ontario

was Ridley Street

Uptown, Kelvin, West End

Yes

1892

Hamley Street

Named for Wymond O. Hamley, colonial official - Collector of Customs

 

Downtown

No

1861

Hampton Street

Named for Mr. Hampton, contractor who built many houses in area

 

Queensborough

Yes

1913

Hancock Street

 

 

Sapperton

No

1892

Hanlan Street

 

 

Downtown

No

1892

Hartco Street

Named for F.J. Hart & Co., owned by Frederick J. Hart, Councillor

now part of Townsend Place

Queen's Park

No

1909

Harvey Street

Named for Wm. Harvey, owner of Pioneer Bakery.

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1893

Hastings Street

Named for one of the founding areas of Vancouver

 

Downtown

Yes

1892

Helmcken Street

Named for John Helmcken, early doctor and politician

now Chilliwack Street

Victory Heights

No

pre 1913

Hendry Place

Named for John Hendry, Mayor and businessman

 

Queensborough

Yes

1990

Hendry Street

Named for John Hendry, Mayor and businessman

 

West End

No

1909

Henley Street

Named for Joseph Henley, owner of soda water factory & Councillor

 

Kelvin

Yes

1909

Herbert Street

 

now Kingston Street

Kelvin, West End

No

pre 1913

Hill Street

Possibly named for Arthur E.B. Hill, Councillor

 

West End

Yes

1909

Hitchcock Street

Named for W.Hitchcock, property owner, and Councillor, melter at the Assay Office

became Elgin Street

Queen's Park

No

pre 1913

Holbrook Street

Named for Henry Holbrook, Mayor

now part of Victoria Street

Downtown

No

1890

Holland Street

Named for Holland family, well known as gardeners and farm owners

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Holmes Street

Named for William Holmes, first property owner in area

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Hospital Street

Named for proximity to Royal Columbian Hospital

 

Sapperton

Yes

1892

Hoult Street

Named for E. Hoult, janitor at the Public Library

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Howay Street

Named for Judge F.W. Howay, Councillor

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Howes Street

Named for Wm. Howes, local boat builder

 

Queensborough

Yes

1927

Hume Street

Named for Fred J. Hume, Mayor

 

Queensborough

Yes

 

Hunter Street

Named for Captain Hunter, of the steamer "Transfer"

 

 

No

 

Huron Street

Named for City of Huron, Ontario

 

North Arm North

No

1892

Irving Street

Named for Capt. Wm. Irving, Councillor

now Cunningham Street

Downtown

No

1885

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Jack Mahony Place

Named for Jack Mahony, Victoria Cross recipient

member of the Royal Westminster Regiment

Glenbrooke North

Yes

1999

Jackson Crescent

Named for F.H. (Toby) Jackson, Mayor

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1966

Jamieson Court

Named for Robert Jamieson, pioneer Presbyterian minister & founding first school

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

1989

Jardine Street

Named for John B. Jardine, Councillor & son-in-law of Alex Ewen

 

Queensborough, North Arm South

Yes

1910

Jarves Street

 

became Digby Street

Victory Heights

No

pre 1913

Jemmet Street

Named for Captain C.E.  Jemmett, surveyor

 

Downtown

No

1890

Jenkinson Street

 

became Coutts Street

Victory Heights

No

pre 1913

Jensen Street Named for Nils Jensen Queensborough Yes 2008

Johnston Street

Named for J.J. Johnston, Mayor, "Mr. May Day"

 

Queensborough, North Arm South

Yes

1909

Jones Street

Named for Dr. J. Harold Jones, Medical Health Officer

now Carnegie Street

Victory Heights

No

1909

Julia #1 Street

 

now Prescott Street X-ref St. Julia

Uptown

No

pre 1913

Julia #2 Street

 

Not located on a map

Sapperton

No

1908

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

K de K Court

Named for J.S. Knyvett de Knyvett, and the "K de K" , the first ferry across the Fraser River.

 

Downtown

Yes

1985

Kamloops Street

Named for City of Kamloops, BC

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1892

Keary Street

Named for William H. Keary, Mayor

 

Sapperton, Brunette Creek

Yes

1892

Kellington Street

Named for Albert E. Kellington, Councillor

 

Victory Heights

No

 

Kelly Street

Named for the Kelly family, prominent in the City, especially John and James.

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Kelvin Street

Named for proximity to Lord Kelvin School

was Williams Street

Kelvin, West End

No

1909

Kennedy Street

Named for Kennedy family, newspaper publishers, including J.B. Kennedy, Councillor

was Douglas Lane or Douglas Place

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Kent Street

Named for the City of Kent, BC

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

King Street

Probably named for the royal position of King

 

West End

No

1909

Kingston Street

Named for City of Kingston, Ontario

was Herbert Street

Kelvin, West End

Yes

1892

Knox Street #1

Named for John Knox, Scottish church reformer (see Bonar and Calvin)

became Augusta Street

Brow of the Hill

Yes

pre 1909

Knox Street #2

Named for proximity to Knox Presbyterian church

 

Sapperton

No

1909

Kootenay Street

Named for region of British Columbia

 

Glenbrooke North

No

1913

Kwantlen Court

Named for Kwantlen First Nation

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

 

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Ladner Street

Named for Ladner family including Thomas Ladner, Councillor.

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

Laguna Court

Named by developer

 

Downtown

Yes

1989

Lancaster Street

Named for City of Lancaster, Ontario

was Forrester Street

Queen's Park

Yes

1892

Langley Street

Named for City of Langley, BC

 

Victory Heights

No

1892

Latham Street

Named for Harry Latham, City Treasurer

 

Victory Heights

No

1909

Laurel Street

Named for the laurel tree

 

Victory Heights

Yes

 

Lawrence Street

Named for Lawrence family who lived in the area

was Lawrence Road

Queensborough

Yes

1913

Lee Street

Named for John A. Lee, Mayor

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1913

Leith Street

Named for City of Leith, the port for Edinburgh, Scotland

now part of Nanaimo Streeet

Kelvin

No

1895

Leopold Place

Named for Prince Leopold, son of Queen Victoria

 

Downtown

Yes

1859 - 1863

Levi Street

Named for Thomas Levi, Councillor and owner of the American Hotel

 

North Arm North

Yes

1909

Lewis Street

Named for L.A. Lewis, Councillor & Manager of Brunette Saw Mills

 

Brunette Creek

No

1909

Lidster Place

Named for H. Norman Lidster, Councillor

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1973

Lilley Street

 

 

Brow of the Hill

No

1913

Liverpool Street

Named for the City of Liverpool, England

 

Queen's Park

Yes

1892

London Place

Named for the City of London, England

 

Connaught Heights

Yes

1972

London Street

Named for the City of London, England

bet 18 & 20 St. was Montreal Street; was Thirteenth Street

Connaught Heights, West End, Kelvin

Yes

1859 - 1863

Lorne Street

Named for the Marquis de Lorne, Governor General of Canada

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

Louellen Street

 

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Lulu Island Road

Named for Lulu Island which was named for Lulu Sweet, a show girl.

now part of Ewen Avenue

Queensbourough, North Arm South

No

1892

Lynch Street

Named for Fred J. Lynch, businessman, Councillor and lacrosse player

 

Victory Heights

No

1913

Lytton Square

Named for Sir Edward Bulwer-Lytton

 

Downtown

No

1859 - 1863

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Mahony Street

Named for Mahony family, especially John, Assistant Government Agent

 

Victory Heights

No

1909

Maisie Street

 

 

Glenbrooke North

No

1909

Major Street

Named for Charles G. Major, Councillor

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Manchester Street

Named for the City of Manchester, England

now Wilson Street

Sapperton

No

pre 1913

Manitoba Street

Named for Province of Manitoba

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

Maple Street

Named for the maple tree

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Marine Drive

Named for proximity to water

 

Connaught Heights, North Arm North

Yes

 

Marine Way

Named for proximity to water

 

Connaught Heights, North Arm North

Yes

 

Marisie Street

May be misspelling of Maisie Street

 

Glenbrooke North

No

 

Marks Street

 

 

Queen's Park

No

 

Mary Steet

Named for Colonel Moody's wife, Mary

now Sixth Street

Downtown,  Kelvin, Uptown, Glenbrooke North

No

1859 - 1863

Massey Street

Probably named for Vincent Massey, Governor General of Canada

was Coquitlam Street

Victory Heights

Yes

 

Matsqui Street

Named for City of Matsqui, BC

 

Victory Heights

No

1909

Mayers Street

Named for Capt. Fritz. Mayers, captain of the tug "Fearless" who lived in the area.

Misspelled as Mayerp Street, and Currently in Usely as Mayes Street on Currently in Use list & map

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

McBride Boulevard

Named for Sir Richard McBride

Formerly Queen's Boulevard

Downtown, Glenbrooke South, Glenbrooke North,

Yes

1909

McDonald Street

Named for Roderick McDonald, Councillor or John McDonald, first resident on street

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

McDougal Street

Named for McDougal family in the area

was Flett Street

Victory Heights

No

1909

McGill Street

 

 

 

No

1909

McGillivray Place

Named for Donald McGillivray, owner of McGillivray's Pipeworks who produced all the pipes for the City's first water system.

 

Queensborough

Yes

1992

McInnes Street

Named for T.R. McInnes &/or Loftus McInnes, both Mayors

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

McKay Street

 

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1913

McKenzie Street

 

 

Downtown

Yes

1885

McMartin Street

Named for Isaac McMartin, millwright who lived in the area

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

McNeely Street

Named for Thomas McNeely, prominent builder of the City

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

McPhaden Street

Named for Duncan McPhaden, Councillor who lived in the area

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

McQuarrie Street

Named for McQuarrie family including W.G., lawyer and N.H., City Treasurer

 

Victory Heights

No

1909

Mead Street

Named for George Mead, property owner in the area

 

Connaught Heights

Yes

 

Melbourne Street

Named for City of Melbourne, Australia

now Fifth Avenue

Queen's Park, Brow of the Hill, North Arm North, Uptown

No

1859 - 1863

Mercer Street

Named for Mercer shipyard, possibly Edward Mercer

 

North Arm South

Yes

1909

Merivale Street

Named for Undersecretary of State, H. Merrivale, 1860's

 

Downtown

Yes

1859 - 1863

Mersey Street

Named for the Mersey River, England

 

Brunette Creek

No

1909

Mill Street

Named for proximity to mill.

 

North Arm South

No

1909

Milton Street

Named for Lord Milton who came to New Westminster & bought property.

Became Brown #2 Street

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1892

Miner Street

Named for sappers and miners of the Royal Engineers

was Cemetery Street

Sapperton & Glenbrooke South

Yes

 

Mission Street

Named for City of Mission, BC

 

West End

No

1909

Montreal Street

Named for the City of Montreal, Quebec

now Fourth Avenue

Queen's Park, Brow of the Hill, North Arm North, Uptown

No

1859 - 1863

Moody Street

Named for Col. Richard Clement Moody, founder of New Westminster

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

Morrison Street

 

 

Brunette Creek

No

1913

Morrow Street

Named for A.T. Morrow, Manager of BC Distillery

Not located on a map

Brunette Creek

No

1909

Mott Crescent

Named for William M. Mott, Mayor

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1960s

Mowat Street

Probably named for Thomas Mowat, long-time Fisheries inspector.

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1893

Munday Street

Named for Munday family, Sapperton, including George Munday, Councillor

now Sixth Avenue East

Victory Heights

No

1909

Myrtle Street

Named for the myrtle tree

now York Street

Victory Heights

No

pre 1913

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