Description of Surveyed Lands in the Railway Belt of British Columbia

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The federal government also surveyed the Railway Belt under the Dominion Lands Survey. The CPR had relied on selling the lands to settlers to assist in financing the construction of the railway, the same technique it used in the Prairie provinces.

However, in British Columbia the route of the CPR went through the mountains.

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Description of surveyed land in the railway belt of British Columbia. By Canada. Dept. of the Interior. Surveys Branch. Abstract. At head of title: Dominion of Canada. Dept. of the Interior. Topographical Surveys of access: Internet Publisher: [Ottawa] Year:. Interpretation. Definition of Railway Belt.

2 In this Act Railway Belt means that tract of land in the province of British Columbia within which lie the lands granted to the Dominion Government for the purpose of constructing and to aid in the construction of the portion of the Canadian Pacific Railway on the mainland of the said province, by section one of the.

Item is a map showing railway lines from Kamloops to the Vancouver, homesteads, lands disposed of by the provincial government, Indian reserves, forest reserves and parks, timber berths, grazing leases and land sales, land grants and mining land sales.

Inset shows Vancouver Island and its railway line. Full text of "Report of the triangulation of the railway belt of British Columbia between Kootenay and Salmon Arm bases [microform]: surveyed by.

HE B7 T37 - Railroaders: recollections from the steam era in British Columbia. HE B7 C32 - Description of surveyed lands in the railway belt of British Columbia. HE C2 B7 - Papers in connection with the construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway, between the Dominion, Imperial, and Provincial governments.

Land settlement within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Belt was administered by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company beginning in following transfer of this land grant by the Canadian government to the company. For information on E&N Railway Belt records, consult the Railway Belt category in Binder Crown Lands, in the Reference Size: KB.

Quick Guide to Pre-emption and Homestead Records September 2. Land settlement within the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway Belt was administered by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company beginning in following transfer of this land grant by the Federal government to the Size: KB. Inan order in council initiated a uniform land survey of the three Prairie Provinces as well as the railway belt of British Columbia.

The land had to be accurately described and located through cadastral surveys before Letters Patent could.

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The Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) now manages all historical land title and survey records relating to Crown land and alienated Crown land (private property) dating back to the s. Before British Columbia became a Province of Canada on J Joseph Despard Pemberton, "Colonial Surveyor", Hudson's Bay Co Joseph Despard Pemberton, Surveyor General of Vancouver Island Colony Col.

35 Appendix A - Diary of an early surveyor, 38 Appendix B - Scale of fees, 39 Appendix C - General Survey Instructions. 40 Appendix D - E. & N. Railway Company Survey Rules, 43 Appendix E - Posting - Crown Land Surveys.

44 Appendix F - Posting - Dominion Land File Size: KB. Canada. Dept. of the Interior: Regulations for the survey, administration, disposal and management of Dominion lands within the forty-mile railway belt, in the province of British Columbia [electronic resource].

([Ottawa?: s.n.], ) (page images at HathiTrust) Canada. Dept. of the Interior: Report of the Chief Astronomer. The revised statutes of British Columbia, a revision and consolidation of the public general acts of the Legislature of British Columbia proclaimed and published under authority of the Revised Statutes Act, Volume 4.

The British Columbia Railway was incorporated as the Pacific Great Eastern Railway in to build a line from North Vancouver to Prince George, where it was to link up with the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway. Initially it was privately owned, but financial difficulties developed quickly and inafter only km of track from the coastal.

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Territories. Then in British Columbia decided to join Canada, but only if the Canadian government promised to build a transcontinental railway. British Columbia set a 10 year deadline for the completion of this link to the rest of the country.

— Robert Allen, BCLS, CLS, Life Member and Past President, Association of British Columbia Land Surveyors. About the Author. Jay Sherwood is a historian and retired teacher-librarian who worked in surveying for several years.

He is the author of five BC history books, including SURVEYING NORTHERN BRITISH COLUMBIA (Caitlin Press, 5/5(1). The records refer to grants issued in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the railway belt of British Columbia, c.

Land patents contain only the name of the grantee, the description of the land and the date granted. They do not contain other personal information The Virtual Museum of Métis History and Culture Oral History Transcripts.

The Dominion Land Survey (DLS) is the method used to divide most of Western Canada into one-square-mile sections for agricultural and other purposes.

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It is based on the layout of the Public Land Survey System used in the United States, but has several differences. The DLS is the dominant survey method in the Prairie provinces, and it is also used in British Columbia along the Railway Belt.

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Lines of railway. 8 (1) The company may continue the construction and operation of its line of railway in British Columbia, and other lines in British Columbia that are authorized by the Lieutenant Governor in Council.

(2) Despite the agreement referred to in section 2 (1), the common law and the provisions of this or any other enactment, including the Railway Act and. The British Columbia Railway, Vol. 2 [Timothy J. Horton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The British Columbia Railway, Vol.

24/5(1). Historical Timeline s to the Present Railway Belt and Peace River lands are transferred from BC to Canada (to ) Federal Railway Act community members wanting to conduct research on a variety of issues affecting traditional territory and reserve lands in British Columbia.

The second revised edition is published in Report of the triangulation of the railway belt of British Columbia between Kootenay and Salmon Arm bases: surveyed by P.A. Carsonand M.P. Bridgland. [Harry Parry; Morrison Parsons Bridgland; Percy Alexander Carson; Canada.

Surveying Central British Columbia. Posted on Febru by Association of BC Land Surveyors. Jay Sherwood’s second book on the adventures of Frank Swannell interweaves an engaging narrative with excerpts from the surveyor’s journals and a selection of his best photographs.

The DLS is the dominant survey method in the Prairie provinces, and it is also used in British Columbia along the Railway Belt (near the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway), and in the Peace River Block in the northeast of the province.

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The grant survey returns were drawn up as part of the process of acquiring a grant of Crown Land in New Brunswick. If an individual's (or corporate body's) petition was approved, a warrant was drawn up for the Surveyor General to survey the lands.

The warrant and a completed plan of the surveyed lands had to be returned within six months.The British Columbia Sessional Papers are an annual collection of selected papers tabled in the Legislative Council of British Columbia (2nd to 8th Sessions, 18 BRITISH COLUMBIA.

CROWN LAND SURVEYS FOR THE YEAR ENDING 31ST DECEMBER, British Columbia.David Thompson (30 April – 10 February ) was a British-Canadian fur trader, surveyor, and cartographer, known to some native peoples as Koo-Koo-Sint or "the Stargazer".

Over Thompson's career, he traveled s kilometres (56, mi) across North America, mapping million square kilometres ( million square miles) of North America along the : 10 February (aged 86), Longueuil.