BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: British Properties
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StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: In West Vancouver District Municipality, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 49°21'00''N, 123°08'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92G/6
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Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 26 November 1979 on 92G/6 as recommended by District of West Vancouver.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
So-named in the early 1930's, when the Guinness family of Britain purchased the property; the Lions Gate Bridge was built by the Guinness interestes, as part of their development of "The British Properties".
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office