HAZELMERE, a farming (see AGRICULTURE) settlement in the FRASER VALLEY 24 km south of NEW WESTMINSTER, was also a station on the NEW WESTMINSTER SOUTHERN RWY and the site of a SAWMILL. Henry Thrift, who became one of SURREY's early civic leaders, took up land here in 1884 and named his farm Hazelmere.
by Andrew Scott

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