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Streets of New Westminster - D-G

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Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Dallas Street

Named for Alexander Grant Dallas, Governor of Hudson Bay Company

now Carnarvon Street

Downtown

No

1859 - 1863

Dan Lee Avenue

Named for Dan Lee who, with his wife, Nin Hay Lee, ran a farm in the area

 

Queensborough

Yes

1994

Dawe Street

Named for Dawe family, shipyard owners in the area.

 

Queensborough

Yes

1960

Debeck Street

Named for Debeck Brothers, owners of Brunette Sawmills

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Delta Street

Named for City of Delta, BC

 

North Arm North

No

1892

Devoy Street

Named for John Devoy, steward at Royal Columbian Hospital, worker at BC Penitentiary and lived in the area.

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

Dickenson Street

Named for Robert Dickinson, Mayor and early businessman

Misspelled.

Downtown

Yes

1890

Digby Street

Named for Digby family, especially Charles, head steward, Royal Columbia Hospital and John, electrician.

was Jarves Street

Victory Heights

No

1909

Distillery Road

Named for B.C. Distilleries in the area

was Braid Street

Sapperton, Brunette Creek

No

1907

Dixon Street

Possibly named for Mrs. Isabella Dixon, a retired teacher who lived in the area.

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

Dockyard Street

Named for the location of the street on the dockyards.

 

Downtown

No

1892

Dorer Street

Named for Horace Dorer, businessman and property owner in area

now Fenton Street

Queensborough

No

1913

Douglas Lane

Named for Sir James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

became Kennedy Street. Also may have been called Douglas Place in 1892

Brow of the Hill

No

1891

Douglas Road

Named for Sir James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

now Eighth Street - Break is at Royal

Downtown

No

1862

Douglas Street

Named for Sir James Douglas, Governor of the Colony of Vancouver Island and British Columbia

now Eighth Street

Downtown, Brow of the Hill, Kelvin, Uptown

No

1859 - 1863

Downie Street

 

 

West End

Yes

 

Downing Street

 

 

West End

No

1909

Dublin Street #1

Named for the City of Dublin, Ireland

 

Connaught Heights, West End, Kelvin

Yes

1859 - 1863

Dublin Street #2

Named for the City of Dublin, Ireland

now Fourteenth Street

West End

No

pre 1913

Dufferin Street

Named for Lord Dufferin, Governor General of Canada

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

Duke Street

Probably named for the royal position of Duke

 

Victory Heights

No

1909

Duncan Street

Named for W.A. Duncan, City Clerk & Councillor

 

North Arm South

Yes

1909

Dundas Street

Named for the City of Dundas, Ontario

 

West End

No

 

Dundee Street

Named for the City of Dundee, Scotland

 

West End

No

1909

Durham Street

Named for Lord Durham

was Essex Street and Carmana Street

Glenbrooke North

Yes

1892

Durham Street East*

Named for Lord Durham
*Now E. Durham Street (2007) (Bylaw 1799)

 

Victory Heights

Yes

 

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Eckert Avenue

Possibly named for Henry Eckert, owner of BC Manufacturing. Co.

 

Queensborough

Yes

1997

Eddie Drive

Named for Rae Eddie, unionlLeader

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

1981

Edinburgh Street

Named for the City of Edinburgh, Scotland

Was Toronto St. bet 18 & 20

Connaught Heights, West End, Kelvin

Yes

1859 - 1863

Edworthy Way

 

 

Brunette Creek

Yes

 

Eickhoff Street

Named for Eickhoff family, prominent in the City

 

Uptown

No

1909

Eighteenth Street

 

 

West End, North Arm North

Yes

1892

Eighth Avenue

 

was Thorne Road

Connaught Heights, Glenbrooke North

Yes

1892

Eighth Avenue East*

*Now E. Eighth Avenue (2007) (Bylaw 1799) 

was Thorne Road

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

Eighth Street

 

was Douglas Street and Douglas Road

Downtown, Brow of the Hill, Kelvin, Uptown

Yes

1892

Eleventh Street

 

was Fortescue Street and Turner Street

Downtown, Brow of the Hill, Kelvin

Yes

1892

Elgin Street

Named for the City of Elgin, Ontario which was named after Lord Elgin

was Hitchcock Street

Queen's Park

Yes

1892

Ellice Street

Named for Rt. Hon. Edward Ellice, Col. Gov. & Dep. Gov. Hudson Bay Co.

now Tenth Street

Downtown

No

1859 - 1863

Elliot Street

Possibly named for Lt. G.H. Elliot, Royal Marines on station 1857-1860

 

Downtown

Yes

1862

Elmer Street

 

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Emory Street

Named for Emory Creek on the Fraser River

 

Queen's Park

Yes

1892

Esplanade Street

Named for walkway along the river

 

Brunette Creek

No

1909

Essex Street

Possibly named for Lord Essex

now Durham Street, was Pine Street (1913)

Victory Heights

No

1909

Ewen Avenue

Named for Alexander Ewen, Councillor and businessman

was Lulu Island Road

Queensborough, North Arm South

Yes

1890

Ewen Street

Named for Alexander Ewen, Councillor and businessman

Became Alexander Street

Downtown

No

1891

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Fader Street

Named for Elijah John Fader, lumber man and councillor

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Fairweather Lane

Named for Fairweather family, owners of Strand Hotel, later known as Queensborough Hotel

 

North Arm South

Yes

1997

Fenton Street

Named for Robert Fenton, master mariner, early settler and Councillor

was Dorer Street

Queensborough

Yes

1910

Fenwick Street

Probably named for the town of Fenwick, Ontario

 

Connaught Heights

Yes

1928

Ferris Street

Named for W.D. Ferris, Mayor

now Blackie Street

Downtown

No

1890

Fife Street

 

now Ash Street

Downtown

No

1890

Fifteenth Street

 

 

West End, North Arm North

Yes

 

Fifth Avenue

 

was Melbourne Street

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

Yes

1892

Fifth Street

 

was St. George's Street

Glenbrooke North, Queen's Park

Yes

1892

Finch Street

 

 

From Ewen Avenue south to the River on Lulu Island

No

1909

First Avenue

 

Now Tenth Avenue

Downtown,

No

pre1913

First Street

 

Upper part was Park Lane, Lower part was St. Anne Street

Glenbrooke North, Queen's Park, Downtown, Glenbrooke South

Yes

1892

Fisher Street

Possibly named for Wm. Fisher, prominent citizen & Councillor

 

Victory Heights

Yes

1909

Flett Street

Named for Mrs. Wm. Stott whose maiden name was Flett.

became McDougal Street

Victory Heights

No

pre 1913

Forrest Street

 

 

 

No

1890

Forrester Street

Named for James J. Forrester &/or William W. Forrester, both Councillors

now Lancaster Street

Uptown

No

1891

Fortescue Street

Named for Chicester Fortescue who obtained money for NW after building came to halt.

now Eleventh Street

Downtown, Brow of the Hill

No

1859 - 1863

Foundry Row

Named for former foundry on site

 

North Arm South

Yes

1997

Fourteenth Street

 

was Dublin Street

West End, North Arm North, Brow of the Hill

Yes

1892

Fourth Avenue

 

was Montreal Street

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

Yes

1892

Fourth Street

Col. Richard Clement Moody, founder of New Westminster

was Clement Street

Glenbrooke North, Queen's Park, Downtown

Yes

1892

Fraser Street

Named for the Fraser River

 

Brunette Creek

No

1909

Front Street

Named for location on river at "front" of city

 

Downtown

Yes

1863

Fulton Street

Probably named for R. Fulton, partner of H.A. Belyea, both businessmen

 

West End

Yes

1909

Furness Street

Named for Wm. Furness, first bridge tender in 1891and Thomas Furness, Superintendent of Board of Works

 

North Arm South

Yes

1909

Street Name

Derivation

Notes

Location

Currently in Use

Appeared

Galbraith Avenue

Named for Galbraith family and Galbraith & Sons

became Stanley Street

Queensborough

Yes

1997

Garfield Street

Possibly named for President Garfield who visited the area

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Garnegle Street

 

 

Victory Heights

No

 

Garrett Street

Named for Alexander (Sandy) Garrett, Councillor

 

Sapperton

Yes

1909

Gifford Place

Named for Gifford family including Stuart Gifford, Mayor and Thomas Gifford, Councillor

 

Queen's Park

Yes

 

Gifford Street

Named for Thomas Gifford, Councillor

 

Queensborough, North Arm South

Yes

1909

Gilley Street

Named for Gilley family including Herbert and Walter R. Gilley, Councillors

 

Brow of the Hill

Yes

1909

Ginger Drive

Named for Ginger Goodwin, early union organizer

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

 

Gladys Street

Named for ship "Gladys"

now part of Nanaimo Street

West End

No

pre 1913

Glasgow Street

Named for City of Glasgow, Scotland

 

West End

No

1909

Glen Court

Named for Glen Creek

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

1981

Glenbrook Drive

Named for Glen Creek

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

1981

Gloucester Street

Named for City of Gloucester, England

 

Downtown

Yes

1890

Glover Avenue

Named for F.R. Glover, City Clerk and employee of the Columbian newspaper

was Gunn Street

Glenbrooke North

Yes

1909

Gosset Street

Named for Capt. W. Driscoll Gosset, Treasurer of British Columbia

now part of Carnarvon Street

Downtown

No

1859 - 1863

Government Street

Named for proximity to Government House

 

Glenbrooke South

No

1909

Governors Court

Named for Governors Seymour and Douglas who both governed British Columbia

 

Glenbrooke South

Yes

1993

Grant Street

Named for Grant family, master mariners

 

Uptown

No

1909

Granville Street

Named for one of the founding areas of Vancouver

 

Downtown, Glenbrooke South

Yes

1892

Grey Street

Possibly named for Earl Grey who visited the city

now part of Princess St.

Glenbrooke North

No

1909

Griffith Place

Named for Griffith family

 

Sapperton

Yes

 

Guelph Street

Named for City of Guelph, Ontario

 

West End

No

1909

Gunn Street

Named for Gunn family, prominent in the area, especially Hugh, James and Alex.

now part of Glover St.

Glenbrooke North

No

1909

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