Research & Reproduction Services

Early Port Moody Street Scene

Early Port Moody Street Scene

Image Reproduction Services

The Port Moody Heritage Society maintains a collection of over 7,500 photographs. Reproductions of some photographs are available to purchase in print or digital format. Please visit the Port Moody Station Museum or email for reproduction services. You may also consider purchasing a copy of our book, Tracks in Time; Port Moody’s First 100 Years which features a large selection of photos from the area.

You can also find a large selection of early photographs of Port Moody and Ioco at the Vancouver Public Library, the BC Archives and the Vancouver Archives.

Reproduction Services

Historical Research Services

The Port Moody Heritage Society maintains a collection of unique archival materials related to Port Moody’s history. Items which may be useful in genealogical or property research include:

1882 Moody Centre Map

  • City of Port Moody Water and Tax rolls from 1913 to 1974,
  • City of Port Moody police logs from 1913 to 1960,
  • Issues of the Port Moody Advance from 1942-1967,
  • Logs from Captain James A. Clarke and Dr. Charles Symmes.

Note: If you would like information on a particular property, please use the map above to identify the specific lot number. The tax rolls do not list properties by street address.

We are working to digitize our archival materials to make these documents more accessible. Until this time, research requests using these materials must be handled by Museum staff. Requests which require more than 20 minutes of staff time are subject to a charge of $30/hour. Please contact the Port Moody Station Museum at 604-939-1648 or to schedule an appointment with staff.
Additional archival information can be found at the following institutions:
    • The Vancouver Archives website has a variety of 20th century maps of the area scanned in high resolution.
    • The Royal BC Museum has a searchable site of births, deaths and marriages in BC.
    • The University of British Columbia Library has a full set of the Port Moody Gazette newspapers in hard copy. The Gazette covered the Port Moody area from 1883 to 1887.
    • The New Westminster Library has a set of the Columbian newspaper in microfilm. The Columbian covered the Port Moody area from the 1880s to the 1940s.
    • The Coquitlam Library has a full set of bound volumes of the Coquitlam Herald newspapers from the 1930s to 1980s.

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