history

The Victoria Day weekend unveiling of the Cloverdale Cenotaph drew quite the crowd. (City of Surrey Archives / 40.5.11)

HISTORY: Cloverdale Cenotaph holds nearly a century of memories

Each of the Surrey residents memoralized in the square have their own story to tell

  • Nov 14, 2017
The Victoria Day weekend unveiling of the Cloverdale Cenotaph drew quite the crowd. (City of Surrey Archives / 40.5.11)
This photo of Christ Church in the Surrey Centre Cemetery has been dated around 1900, but no one knows for sure exactly when it was taken. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)

HISTORY: Surrey Centre Cemetery a wealth of history

From Surrey’s pioneers to wartime heroines, Surrey Centre Cemetery holds many stories

  • Oct 30, 2017
This photo of Christ Church in the Surrey Centre Cemetery has been dated around 1900, but no one knows for sure exactly when it was taken. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)
“Clover Sue,” the goat, held by Lois Larsen, Ann Munroe and Susie Cloes at the Surrey Fall Fair in September 1954. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives / SM.330)

HISTORY: Surrey’s century-old Fall Fair lives on in new celebrations

The public holiday once included an annual Surrey vs. Langley tug-of-war, ‘fattest baby’ contest, more

  • Sep 29, 2017
“Clover Sue,” the goat, held by Lois Larsen, Ann Munroe and Susie Cloes at the Surrey Fall Fair in September 1954. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives / SM.330)
The A.D. Matheson General Blacksmith shop, ca. 1900. (Courtesy of Surrey Archives / 180.1.52)

HISTORY: Surrey’s first police chief, fire marshall a man of ‘many strengths’

A. D. Matheson was Cloverdale’s blacksmith when he was hired as a policeman in 1905

  • Aug 25, 2017
The A.D. Matheson General Blacksmith shop, ca. 1900. (Courtesy of Surrey Archives / 180.1.52)
A great blue heron maneuvers its catch into its mouth in the pond off 122 Street and 70 Avenue in Surrey. (Grace Kennedy photo)

North Delta history: Where is Scott Lake?

Did you know Scottsdale Centre used to be a beaver pond?

  • Jun 23, 2017
A great blue heron maneuvers its catch into its mouth in the pond off 122 Street and 70 Avenue in Surrey. (Grace Kennedy photo)