Jones, Arthur (1882-after 1912)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 946.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 946.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 1129.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 1129.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 410.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 410.

Arthur Jones was a member of the real estate firm of Smith and Jones. He lived at 1814 Georgia Street from 1910 to 1912. He may also have lived at 1893 Beach Avenue in 1906.

Arthur Jones was born in England in May 1882.

He arrived in Canada about 1901.

Arthur Jones first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1906. He lived at 1893 Beach Avenue and he was working as a clerk. (It is not certain that this is the same person who later lived at 1814 Georgia Street.)

Arthur Jones lived at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1906 1893 Beach Avenue
1907 1067 Melville Street (possible connection)
1908 1218 Seaton Street (possible connection)
1909 Number 3, Inns of Court (no home address under Vancouver names)
1910-1912 1814 Georgia Street

In 1907, Arthur was the manager of the Faulkner and Gibson firm, which advertised lots in Kitsilano.

Vancouver Daily World, February 12, 1907, page 10, column 3.

Vancouver Daily World, February 12, 1907, page 10, column 3.

In February 1907, burglars attacked several rooms in the Fairfield Block, including Arthur’s office at Faulkner and Gibson.

“Burglars Loot Big Downtown Block,” Vancouver Daily World, February 21, 1907, page 1, column 5.

“Burglars Loot Big Downtown Block,” Vancouver Daily World, February 21, 1907, page 1, column 5.

In 1908, Faulkner and Gibson had their offices in Granville Mansions, at the corner of Granville Street and Robson Street.

Faulkner and Gibson - Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 558.

Faulkner and Gibson – Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 558.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 558.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1908, page 558.About 1909, Arthur joined George H. Smith in a new real estate firm.

In the 1911 Canada census, Arthur was married to Beatrice, who was born in Canada in June 1886. They were living at 1814 Georgia Street in Vancouver, along with their son, Noel, who was born in Canada in December 1910.

Arthur and Beatrice did not appear in the Vancouver directories after 1912. No further information is available for this family.

 

Sources

Arthur Jones

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M263 : 16 March 2018), Arthur Jones, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

 

Beatrice (wife of Arthur Jones)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M26Q : 16 March 2018), Beatrice Jones in entry for Arthur Jones, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

 

Noel Jones (son of Arthur Jones)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-M267 : 16 March 2018), Noel Jones in entry for Arthur Jones, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.