Notes From The October Meeting

The October meeting of the Grandview Heritage Group was very well attended, including a very welcome visit by Patrick Gunn of Heritage Vancouver. Although a presentation took up much of the meeting, we were also able, as usual, to discuss a wide range of other topics. Jak King presented his Database of Grandview Properties whichContinue reading “Notes From The October Meeting”

Meeting Notes: October

Excellent meeting last night with a number of new people in attendance, including two from Mount Pleasant who have been inspired to start a heritage group in their neighbourhood — that’s what we want to see all over the City!  There were a number of interesting items on the agenda: We started with an announcementContinue reading “Meeting Notes: October”

Introducing The Grandview Wiki

For the last few months we have been working on creating a wiki for Grandview. For those for whom the term “wiki” is obscure, it is, in short, an online encyclopedia of information that can be updated easily. The best known of these is Wikipedia. The Grandview wiki is designed to capture as much informationContinue reading “Introducing The Grandview Wiki”

Meeting Notes: August 2013

We had another great meeting last Thursday evening.  We covered quite a lot of ground: It was noted that the 1921 Census of Canada is now available for scholars. At the moment it is made available via Ancestry.ca and a subsription membership is required.  The current search engine dies not allow searches via addresses. BruceContinue reading “Meeting Notes: August 2013”