Guest, Charles W. (1873-after 1905)

Charles W. Guest was a broker who lived at 1919 Beach Avenue in 1903 and 1904.

It appears that he was born in England on December 13, 1873, and that he arrived in Canada in 1899.

By 1900, he was the president of the British Columbia Stationery Company at 407 Cordova Street.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 825

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 825

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 771

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 771

In the 1901 Canada census, he appeared in the household of Richard Angus, who lived at 1919 Beach Avenue from about 1898 to 1904.

In the 1903 and 1904 Vancouver directories, Charles was at 1919 Beach Avenue. In 1903, he was working as a broker at 405 Cordova Street.

In 1905 and 1906, he was a clerk with Canadian Fairbanks Company, a machinery and mill supply company, which was at 153 West Hastings Street in 1905 and at 101 Water Street in 1906.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 202

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 202

 

Exterior of The Canadian Fairbanks Co. Ltd. - 101 Water Street, October 1905, Vancouver City Archives, Bu P504.3, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/exterior-of-canadian-fairbanks-co-ltd-101-water-street

Exterior of The Canadian Fairbanks Co. Ltd. – 101 Water Street, October 1905, Vancouver City Archives, Bu P504.3, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/exterior-of-canadian-fairbanks-co-ltd-101-water-street

In 1905 and 1906, Charles was living at 1675 Burnaby Street, which was the residence of Archibald Rowan of the Colonial Portable House Company.

No further information is available for Charles at this time.

 

Sources

“Canada Census, 1901,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KHVN-FBQ : accessed 22 August 2015), Charles Guest in household of Richard Angus, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 11, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa; http://automatedgenealogy.com/census/View.jsp?id=36136&highlight=24&desc=1901+Census+of+Canada+page+containing+Charles+Guest; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1901/z/z001/pdf/z000010194.pdf

Vancouver Daily World, May 7, 1904, page 6: Mr. C. W. Guest was on the list of participants who were involved in a Vancouver Rowing Club event.

101 Water Street, leased to Canadian Fairbanks Company; https://changingvancouver.wordpress.com/2014/05/17/101-water-street/.

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