Airey, William (about 1844-1927)

William Airey lived at 1910 Pendrell Street from 1907 to 1914, and perhaps for a few years later.

He was a laborer for the City of Vancouver water works.

He was born in England, sometime between 1844 and 1855. It appears that he never married.

He arrived in Canada about 1888, and he lived in Vancouver from about 1894 to 1927.


Vancouver Sun, January 18, 1916, page 8, column 3 [note: the correct address was probably 1910 Pendrell Street].

He died in South Vancouver, British Columbia on May 2, 1927. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.


Vancouver Sun, May 3, 1927, page 14, column 4.



1901 Census of Canada: District: BC Burrard (#1); Subdistrict: Vancouver (City/Cité) D-11, page 5, family 50, line 46;

1911 Census of Canada, British Columbia, Vancouver, 3 Vancouver City, page 9, family 84, line 3,

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 27 Feb 2014), William Airey, 1927.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1927-09-386957, William Airey.

William Airey, death notice, May 5, 1927, page 21: “Airey – The death occurred May 2, 1927, of William Airey, aged 82 years, late of 5295 Sherbrooke St. The funeral will be held Friday at 8 o’clock from Hamilton’s Undertaking Parlors, 6215 Fraser St., South Vancouver. Interment in Mountain View Cemetery.”

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