Heritage Photos

Selected photos from the book:

Book Cover: Prospect Lake 1978     Courtesy: Margaret Hubner

 

 

Jackie Williams being held by his father, Tony Williams, 1926     Courtesy Whitehead Family

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Detail of T.N. Hibben & Co’s Map of the Saanich Peninsula 1921     Courtesy Gary Cunningham

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George Fraser 1948     Courtesy  Wayne Phillips

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Whitehead garden, c 1931     Courtesy Whitehead Family

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Gawn “Bud” McCullough, c 1917     Courtesy Doris Wakelyn

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McGregor farm, 1930’s [The old farmhouse is where the Prospect Lake Golf Course club house sits now.]

Courtesy McGregor Family

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Our Lady of Fatima     Courtesy Jo Ponsford

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Heal’s Post Office, open from August 1, 1892, to February 29, 1912.

Courtesy Saanich Pioneer Society F550ph # 1   C. 1895

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Prospect Lake General Store:  Pat [Durrance], Evelyn Durrance, John Durrance, Doug Hill, 1954

Courtesy Pat Anderson

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B.C. Electric Railway Company Trolley Car, May 27th 1923     Courtesy Henry Ewert

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Nellie Whitehead and children, 1930’s     Courtesy Whitehead Family

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In front of Oldfield Garage, the log used for the lake float.  Bill Whitehead and unidentified man.

Courtesy Gladys Raper

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Brian Oldfield on homemade tractor, with Dick Pillar in rear-engine 1927 Chev.

Courtesy Saanich Pioneer Society F441 ph # 26

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The Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.  Aerial shot with Juan de Fuca Strait in the distance, 1940’s

Courtesy Richard M. Pearce

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Marilyn Bell stayed with the Jack Todd Family, practicing at Prospect Lake.  Jack supplied the guide boat, and rowed it, for her 1956 successful swim across the Juan de Fuca Strait.

Here she is with Rick, John and David Todd.     Courtesy C.F. Todd

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Maltby Lake:  Owned by the family for five generations, the lake and old growth forests have been protected as a natural area for over 150 years.

Photos: Courtesy Woody Thomson

Dumbleton Hunting Lodge

Dumbleton Cottage

 

Cuthbert Holmes and younger brother, c 1914

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Check out:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maltby_Lake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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