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Langley (B.C. : Township)
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Township of Langley churches collection

  • CA LCM MSS 53
  • Fonds
  • 1968, [1977]

The collection consists of brief typewritten histories of Langley, B.C. and area churches, including Derby Church (Anglican), St. George's Anglican Church, Church of the Redeemer, and St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church [1977], a pamphlet on Reverend William Burton Crickmer, pioneer minister at Derby, B.C. in 1859 and Yale, B.C. in 1860, and a 1968 register of people who attended Fort Langley churches prior to 1910, with signatures, names, and dates of church attendance.

Township of Langley incorporation collection : 1872

  • CA LCM MSS 51
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied 1973]

The collection consists of copies of the original signatures of the 29 petitioners who requested the incorporation of the Langley and Derby district into a municipality on March 23, 1872, and typed lists of the petitioners' names [1973].

Township of Langley pioneers collection

  • CA LCM MSS 52
  • Fonds
  • [1977]

The collection consists of personal histories and geneaologies of pioneer settlers in Langley, B.C., including Benjamin Boake, Samuel Edge, William Edge, Thomas Jones, A.L. Lazenby, and Henry West [1977].

Township of Langley 50th Anniversary collection

  • CA LCM MSS 89
  • Fonds
  • 1923

The collection consists of 2 typewritten copies of a history of Langley municipality, B.C., entitled "Our Fiftieth Anniversary", and 2 draft copies of a brief history of Fort Langley, B.C. (1923).

Township of Langley Municipal Council petitions collection

  • CA LCM MSS 227
  • Fonds
  • 1912

The collection consists of a 1912 petition to Langley Municipality regarding street lights and other improvements in Fort Langley, B.C., possibly sponsored by the Fort Langley Board of Trade's Transport Committee.

Township of Langley railways collection

  • CA LCM MSS 50
  • Fonds
  • 1915, [1971]

The collection consists of a timetable for the Canadian Northern Pacific Railway, Port Mann to Hope, from 1915, a copy of an article from an English newspaper on the launch of its bonds by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1871 [1971], and an undated list of railroads which ran through Langley, B.C., at one time.

Township of Langley British Columbia Centennial collection

  • CA LCM MSS 60;MSS 87
  • Fonds
  • 1958

The collection consists of a Calendar of Events for British Columbia's Centennial Year Celebrations, including a list of events taking place in Langley Municipality, B.C., 2 commercial invitations to attend "British Columbia's 100th Birthday Party", signed by the Lieutenant Governor and Premier of B.C., and notes from a speech made by Mr. A.C. Hope, Chairman of the Langley Centennial Committee, on Sunday, April 27th, 1958, the "Centennial Day of Prayer". Collection also includes 3 promotional postcards outlining the history of Fort Langley, each in their original commemorative envelopes post-marked at Fort Langley, B.C., May 8th, 1958.

Township of Langley Douglas Day collection

  • CA LCM MSS 47
  • Fonds
  • 1950-1979

The collection consists of assorted material relating to Douglas Day festivities in Langley, B.C., including programmes, invitations, banquet menus, maps of Fort Langley's grounds, fact sheets about the history of the Fort, lists of invitees, and descendants of pioneers.

Township of Langley municipal taxation collection

  • CA LCM MSS 2
  • Fonds
  • 1896-1919, predominant 1906-1907

The collection consists primarily of correspondence to John Walter Berry (1868-1943), Municipal Clerk, requesting tax assessments for lots of land in the Township of Langley, B.C. (1905-1906). Collection also includes examples of official tax assessment forms (1907), court cases appealing tax assessments (1906), and assessment rolls from 1896 and 1902.

Township of Langley veterans collection

  • CA LCM MSS 1
  • Fonds
  • 1919-1970

The collection consists of programmes for civic functions held for veterans in Langley, B.C., in 1919, 1968, and 1970, and guestbooks with signatures of the veterans attending the 1968 and 1970 functions. Collection also includes a programme from the Langley Annual Memorial Day (1924).

Township of Langley cemeteries collection : 1895-1930

  • CA LCM MSS 11
  • Fonds
  • [Photocopied ca. 1976]

The collection consists primarily of municipal cemetery regulations and correspondence to Fort Langley Cemetary regarding burial plots (1895-1930), and lists of people, including birth and death dates, interred in Langley, Murrayville, Fort Langley and Aberdeen cemeteries.

Township of Langley Centennial collection

  • CA LCM MSS 10
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1973]

The collection consists of material relating to the centennial celebrations held in Langley, B.C. on April 26, 1973, including event schedules and programmes, council meeting agenda, and draft copies of a history of Langley to be placed in a time capsule. Collection also includes geneaologies of families of the original 1872 petitioners for incorporation, compiled by the 100th Anniversary Committee.

Township of Langley elections collection

  • CA LCM MSS 16
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1982

The collection consists of voters' lists for the Township of Langley, B.C. (1900-1982), lists of candidates in municipal elections (1900), and notices of municipal elections (1903).