Morris, Henry Hume (1853-1936)

Henry Hume Morris was the local superintendent of the branches of the Canadian Bank of Commerce. He lived at 1833 Haro Street from 1903 to 1936.

He was born in Ottawa, Ontario on October 9, 1853. His father was Rev. John Alexander Morris; his mother was Elizabeth M. Cochrane.

On June 3, 1880, in Hamilton, Ontario, Henry married Fanny Louise Dewar. She was born in Scotland about 1852. Her parents were Plummer Dewar (1815-1878) and Eliza Kemp Pew (1820-1862).

In the 1890s, Henry was the manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce in Barrie, Ontario.

The Northern Advance, Barrie, Ontario, June 16, 1892, page 4, http://images.ourontario.ca/Partners/Barrie/BaPL002765378pf_0430.pdf

The Northern Advance, Barrie, Ontario, June 16, 1892, page 4, http://images.ourontario.ca/Partners/Barrie/BaPL002765378pf_0430.pdf

Henry and his family arrived in Vancouver in 1898. He was the manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce at 407 Granville Street.

Exterior of the MacKinnon Building - 413 Granville Street; Vancouver City Archives, AM54-S4-: Bu P260; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mackinnon-building-413-granville-street: “The boy on the bicycle is Arthur T. Dalton and the man in the doorway is H.H. Morris.”

Exterior of the MacKinnon Building – 413 Granville Street; Vancouver City Archives, AM54-S4-: Bu P260; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mackinnon-building-413-granville-street: “The boy on the bicycle is Arthur T. Dalton and the man in the doorway is H.H. Morris.”

H H Morris - detail from Exterior of the MacKinnon Building - 413 Granville Street - 1898 - Vancouver City Archives - AM54-S4 -Bu P260; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mackinnon-building-413-granville-street

H H Morris – detail from Exterior of the MacKinnon Building – 413 Granville Street – 1898 – Vancouver City Archives – AM54-S4 -Bu P260; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mackinnon-building-413-granville-street

By 1899, the Morris family was living at 1041 Robson Street.

1041 Robson Street - Detail from View of 1000 block of Robson Street, showing streetcar and residences of James Stark, H.T. Lockyer, J.R. Seymour, and E.S. Scoullar; Vancouver City Archives, SGN 1079.2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-1000-block-of-robson-street-showing-streetcar-and-residences-of-james-stark-h-t-lockyer-j-r-seymour-and-e-s-scoullar

1041 Robson Street – Detail from View of 1000 block of Robson Street, showing streetcar and residences of James Stark, H.T. Lockyer, J.R. Seymour, and E.S. Scoullar; Vancouver City Archives, SGN 1079.2; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/view-of-1000-block-of-robson-street-showing-streetcar-and-residences-of-james-stark-h-t-lockyer-j-r-seymour-and-e-s-scoullar

 

Exterior of Mayford Apartments - 1041 Robson Street - October 1956 - Vancouver City Archives - Bu P508-73; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mayford-apartments-1041-robson-street

Exterior of Mayford Apartments – 1041 Robson Street – October 1956 – Vancouver City Archives – Bu P508-73; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-mayford-apartments-1041-robson-street

Henry’s wife, Fanny, died in Vancouver on September 15, 1900. She was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.

By 1902, the shipping and commission merchant firm of Evans, Coleman and Evans moved their branch office to 407 Granville Street.

[Exterior of Evans, Coleman and Evans Shipping and Commission Merchants - 407 Granville Street]; Vancouver City Archives, Bu P501 - [Exterior of Evans, Coleman and Evans Shipping and Commission Merchants - 407 Granville Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-evans-coleman-and-evans-shipping-and-commission-merchants-407-granville-street

[Exterior of Evans, Coleman and Evans Shipping and Commission Merchants – 407 Granville Street]; Vancouver City Archives, Bu P501 – [Exterior of Evans, Coleman and Evans Shipping and Commission Merchants – 407 Granville Street]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-evans-coleman-and-evans-shipping-and-commission-merchants-407-granville-street

By about 1902, the Canadian Bank of Commerce had merged with the Bank of British Columbia, and moved to the southeast corner of Hastings Street and Richards Street.

Building at corner of Richards and Hastings Streets - housing the Bank of British Columbia and Pitman Business College - Vancouver City Archives - Bu N69-2 - about 1922; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/building-at-corner-of-richards-and-hastings-streets-housing-bank-of-british-columbia-and-pitman-business-college-2

Building at corner of Richards and Hastings Streets – housing the Bank of British Columbia and Pitman Business College – Vancouver City Archives – Bu N69-2 – about 1922; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/building-at-corner-of-richards-and-hastings-streets-housing-bank-of-british-columbia-and-pitman-business-college-2

A brief description of this building also appears at the Changing Vancovuer site:  West Hastings and Richards (se corner), http://changingvancouver.wordpress.com/tag/bank-of-british-columbia/

In 1903, Henry and his family moved to their new house at 1833 Haro Street.

About 1909, the Canadian Bank of Commerce built its new main branch at 650 West Hastings Street, at the corner of Hastings Street and Granville Street.

Exterior of the Canadian Bank of Commerce - Corner Granville and Hastings Streets - Vancouver City Archives - Bu P409-1; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-canadian-bank-of-commerce-cor-ner-granville-and-hastings-sts-vancouver-b-c

Exterior of the Canadian Bank of Commerce – Corner Granville and Hastings Streets – Vancouver City Archives – Bu P409-1; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/exterior-of-canadian-bank-of-commerce-cor-ner-granville-and-hastings-sts-vancouver-b-c

On August 28, 1909, in Vancouver, Henry married Letitia Madeleine Philpot. She was born in London, England, on September 23, 1876. Her father was Harvey John Philpot (1833-1913), a physician and surgeon; her mother was Caroline Ritchie (1839-1922).

Two other Philpot sisters married men who lived in the West of Denman area. Mary Philpot married Gilbert Hunter Finlay, an accountant who lived at 1932 Alberni Street from 1901 to 1904. Mabel Margaret Philpot married Verschoyle Francis Cronyn , who was at 1932 Alberni Street from 1906 to1909.

Henry and Letitia continued to live at 1833 Haro Street until 1936.

Henry died in Vancouver on April 4, 1936.

Letitia (Madeleine) died in Richmond, British Columbia, on February 24, 1974.

 

Henry and Fanny had the following children.

 

Constance Dewar Morris

Constance Dewar Morris was born in Hamilton, Ontario, on January 30, 1883.

On February 16, 1910, in Vancouver, she married William Shaw Buttar. He was born in Corston, Coupar Angus, Scotland, on July 19, 1867. His parents were David Buttar and Amelia (or Emily) Rattray Shaw, who were married in June 1860. [Further details appear on the page for William Shaw Buttar.]

William died in Vancouver on August 25, 1938.

Constance died in Vancouver on March 15, 1986.

 

Kathleen Hume Morris

Kathleen Hume Morris was born on June 30, 1885. On June 27, 1913, in Vancouver, she married Richard Bell-Irving. He was born in Vancouver on May 31, 1888. His father was Henry Ogle Bell-Irving; his mother was Marie Isabella del Carmen Beattie. [Further details appear on the page for Richard Bell-Irving.]

Richard died in Vancouver on April 29, 1962.

Kathleen died in West Vancouver on December 28, 1969.

 

Sources

Henry Hume Morris

Excerpts from Beyond our Memory… a history of Fitzroy Township, http://www.anglicanfitzroyparish.com/Documents/Glimpses%20-%20May%202013.pdf: In 1856, Rev. J.A. Morris built the Rectory, which was where the Roman Catholic sheds now are, it was later bought from Mr. Campbell, by the Presbyterians as a house for Rev. James Tait.

1863-1963: 100th Anniversary, St. George’s Anglican Church, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario, http://www.anglicanfitzroyparish.com/Documents/100th%20Anniversary%20Brochure.pdf: Rectors: 1858-1863: Rev. J.A. Morris.

“Canada Census, 1871,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M47W-2SM : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Henry H Morris, Nepean, Carleton, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 62, line 15; Library and Archives Canada film number C-10015, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4396629; http://data2.collectionscanada.ca/1871/pdf/4396629_00143.pdf

“Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FMNT-S64 : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Henry Hume Morris and Fanny Louise Dewar, 03 Jun 1880; citing registration 012129, Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1869509.

“Canada Census, 1881,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MVFV-RRX : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Fanny L. Morris in household of Henry Hame M. Morris, Burlington, Halton, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 11; Library and Archives Canada film number C-13257, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1375893; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/e/e328/e008190756.pdf

Union Publishing Company of Ingersoll, Farmers’ and Business Director, for the Counties of Grey, Ontario and Simcoe, 1887, page A10; http://localhistory.oshawalibrary.ca/pdfportal/pdfskins/1887Directory/pg_0181.pdf: Barrie, Ontario: Canadian Bank of Commercie, H H Morris, manager; page A12, http://localhistory.oshawalibrary.ca/pdfportal/pdfskins/1887Directory/pg_0182.pdf; Morris H H, Manager Canadian Bank of Commerce.

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWGC-SLT : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Henry Morris, Barrie, Simcoe North, Ontario, Canada; citing Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148170; http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1891/pdf/30953_148170-00397.pdf

Canadian Bank of Commerce, Barrie, Ontario, advertisement, The Northern Advance, Barrie, Ontario, June 16, 1892, page 4; http://images.ourontario.ca/Partners/Barrie/BaPL002765378pf_0430.pdf.

Cranbrook Herald, August 4, 1898, page 1: “Canadian Bank of Commerce Branches; Later information regarding the new branches of the Canadian Bank of Commerce say that Mr. H. Morris formerly manager at Barrie, will have charge at Vancouver and be the senior representative on the coast. Mr. T.R. Billett will be in charge of the Fernie bank, and J.W.H. Smythe, accountant at Orangeville, will be the head at the branch at Cranbrook.”

B.C. Voters List 1898 – Sa to Sg, http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~canbc/vote1898/votes.htm: Scoullar, Andrew William, Jr, 1041 Robson St, Health Inspector, Van

Society, Vancouver Province, March 15, 1900, page 10: “Mr. Morris, manager of the Bank of Commerce.” [Reference to new bank building at Hastings Street and Granville Street.]

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVN-1MD : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Henry H Morris, D, Burrard, British Columbia, Canada; citing p. 10, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario.

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZF-ZGN : accessed 18 Sep 2014), Henry Hume Morris and Letitia Madeleine Philpot, 28 Aug 1909; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11374, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983702.

Marriage notice, “Morris-Philpot,” Vancouver Province, August 30, 1909, page 9: The marriage took place quietly at 9:30 o’clock on Saturday of Mr. H.H. Morris, superintendent of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, and Miss Madeline Philpot. Rev. C.C. Owen performed the ceremony at which only members of the families of the bride and groom were present. Mr. and Mrs. Morris left for Santa Barbara and will spend a month touring in California.”

“Canada Census, 1911”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV95-MK6D : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Henry Morris, 1911.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL5V-YQ3 : accessed 18 Sep 2014), Henry Hume Morris, 04 Apr 1936; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13156, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1953020.

 

Fanny Louise Dewar (wife of Henry Hume Morris)

“Canada Census, 1871,” index, FamilySearch, (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4QP-PBH : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Plummer Dewar in household of Fanny L Dewar, Barton, South Wentworth, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 61, line 12; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9923, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4396607.

Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDV2-K2N : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Plummer Dewar, 04 Nov 1878; citing Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, yr 1878 cn 16294, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1853225.

Plummer Dewar (1814-1878), University of Glasgow, http://www.universitystory.gla.ac.uk/biography/?id=WH26248&type=P

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 127349632, Plummer Dewar, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127349632; Birth: 1815, Saint James, Jamaica; Death: Nov. 4, 1878, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Son of Robert Dewar and Elizabeth Barrett Plummer, he was christened on December 28, 1815 in the parish of Saint James. He married Jamaican born Eliza Kemp, daughter of Dr. Alexander Lawrie Pew, and with her had ten children. By 1862 they were residing in Hamilton, Ontario which is where Emily [sic: Eliza] passed away on February 22nd of that year. On June 4, 1863, he took as his second wife Emily Hopton Scoble, having five additional children with her. He passed away at home at the age of 63; the cause of death listed as urinary disease, Burial:Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada, Plot: Lot 19/20

Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial# 127350618, Elizabeth Kemp Pew Dewar, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=127350618; Birth: 1820, Saint James, Jamaica; Death: Feb. 22, 1862, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Baptized 24 June 1820 at Jamaica, her father was the Scotsman Dr. Alexander Lawrence Pew who married Ann Mowatt in Jamaica in 1818. Burial: Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton Municipality, Ontario, Canada.

The Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Representative Men of Chicago, Iowa and the World’s Columbian Exposition , Chicago, Illinois, American Biographical Publishing Company, 1893, page 252,: Alexander L. Dewar, banker, born Glasgow, Scotland, August 6, 1852, son of Plummer Dewar and Eliza Pew Dewar; http://books.google.ca/books?id=_1c0AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA252&lpg=PA252&dq=%22plummer+dewar%22&source=bl&ots=-bE3cIC5JZ&sig=GFfFlti6dCAyBG_18sTnhzqet6w&hl=en&sa=X&ei=TYI3VJnwKsntiQLHwoDYDQ&ved=0CCsQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=%22plummer%20dewar%22&f=false

“Canada Census, 1871,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4QP-PBH : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Plummer Dewar in household of Fanny L Dewar, Barton, South Wentworth, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 61, line 12; Library and Archives Canada film number C-9923, Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 4396607.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKB-XTL : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Fanny L Morris, 15 Sep 1900; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13093, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927121.

 

Letitia Madeleine Philpot (wife of Henry Hume Morris)

“Isle of Man, Parish Registers, 1598-1950,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X8MR-T8Y : accessed 18 Aug 2013), Harvey John Philpot, 1833.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NK1V-GQH : accessed 18 Aug 2013), Harvey John Philpoe, 07 Apr 1833.

“Isle of Man, Births and Baptisms, 1821-1911,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/X5GF-4RD : accessed 18 Aug 2013), Harvey John Philpoe, 07 Apr 1833.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHVN-FVH : accessed 18 Aug 2013), Harvey J Philpot, 1901.

“Canada Census, 1911”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/QV95-M2ZX : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Caroline Philpot in entry for Emily Ritchy, 1911.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLL1-1TY : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Harvey John Philpot, 11 Sep 1913; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13100, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927128.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKJ-781 : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Caroline Philpot, 04 Oct 1922; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13121, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1927298.

“England and Wales, Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/2XDR-LFM : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Letitia Madeliene Philpot, 1876.

“England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7RZ-NVS : accessed 10 Oct 2014), Letitia Madeleine Philpot, 27 Dec 1876; citing Surrey, England, reference item 3-7 p 977; FHL microfilm 2214494.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLB2-NYZ : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Letitia Madeleine Morris, 24 Feb 1974; citing Richmond, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13331, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2050286.

Letitia Madeleine Morris, death notice, Vancouver Sun, February 26, 1974, page 38; Vancouver Sun, February 27, 1974, page 48: “Morris – Letitia Madeleine, passed away at the Richmond Private Hospital in her 98th year. Born in England, Mrs. Morris lived for most of her long life in Vancouver, B.C. She is survived by 6 nephews; a stepdaughter, Mrs. Constance Buttar of West Vancouver; and many grandnephews and grandnieces living in Canada, England and the United States. Funeral service Wednesday, February 27 at 3 p.m. in the Boal Memorial Chapel, 1505 Lillooet Rd., North Vancouver. Cremation. Flowers gratefully declined. Arrangements through the Memorial Society of B.C. and First Memorial Service Ltd.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JD8Z-C44 : accessed 10 Oct 2014), John Harve Philpot in household of Lawrence Benjamin Philpot and Catherine Barbara Spurling, 16 Apr 1912; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11376, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983704.

 

Constance Dewar Morris (daughter of Henry Hume Morris)

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XL5W-L5Z : accessed 19 Sep 2014), Constance Morris, 29 Jan 1883; citing Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1845865.

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 4: “Miss Constance Morris and Miss Kathleen Morris will leave on Sunday for Southern California, and will spend the winter visiting friends in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Miss Morris entertained a few friends at tea on Friday afternoon.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 4: “The Misses Morris of Haro street are leaving on Sunday for Santa Barbara, and will spend the winter visiting there and other parts of Southern California.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLL3-P97 : accessed 18 Sep 2014), Constance Dewar Buttar, 15 Mar 1986; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B16579, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1358019.

 

Kathleen Hume Morris (daughter of Henry Hume Morris)

Henry Ogle Bell-Irving, Vancouver Voters, 1886, pages 87-98 at page 91.

“Ontario, Births and Baptisms, 1779-1899,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLTN-39F : accessed 09 Oct 2014), Kathleen Morris, 30 Jun 1885; citing Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario; FHL microfilm 1845877.

“Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2KH-JYK : accessed 09 Oct 2014), Henry Hume Morris in entry for Kathleen Morris, 30 Jun 1885; citing Hamilton, Wentworth, Ontario, 30 Jun 1885, reference 434; FHL microfilm 1845877.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNGS-T4L : accessed 09 Oct 2014), Henry Hume Morris in entry for Kathleen Morris, 1885.

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912”, index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VNGS-THY : accessed 09 Oct 2014), Henry Hume Morris in entry for Kathleen Morris, 1885.

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, May 6, 1905, page 6: Miss Evelyn Tilton came over from Victoria on Monday, and is the guest of Miss Morris, Haro street.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 4: “Miss Constance Morris and Miss Kathleen Morris will leave on Sunday for Southern California, and will spend the winter visiting friends in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Miss Morris entertained a few friends at tea on Friday afternoon.”

Social and Personal, Vancouver Province, October 14, 1905, page 4: “The Misses Morris of Haro street are leaving on Sunday for Santa Barbara, and will spend the winter visiting there and other parts of Southern California.”

“British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JDZJ-V5N : accessed 08 Oct 2014), Richard Bell-Irving and Kathleen Hume Morris, 18 Jan 1913; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, British Columbia Archives film number B11377, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 1983705.

“Weddings: Bell-Irving-Morris,” Vancouver Sun, January 20, 1913, page 7: “A wedding of great interest because of the prominence of the contracting parties was solemnized in Christ church Saturday at high noon, when Miss Kathleen Morris, daughter of Mr. H.H. Morris, was married to Mr. Richard Bell-Irving by Rev. C.C. Owen. The bride was attended by Miss Bell-Irving, Miss Cambie and Miss Baker. The groomsman was Mr. Malcolm McBain Bell-Irving. Following the impressive ceremony a reception was held at the home of the bride’s parents.”

Society, Vancouver Province, January 21, 1913, page 8: “Mr. and Mrs. Richard Bell-Irving, who were married on Saturday and who are at present in Victoria, will be among the passengers on the Marama bound for Australia and will not return to Vancouver until some time in April.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLTZ-57J : accessed 08 Oct 2014), Richard Bell-Irving, 29 Apr 1962; citing Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13256, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2033377.

Richard Bell-Irving, death notice, Vancouver Sun, April 30, 1962, page 35: “Bell-Irving – Richard, on April 29, 1962, in his 74th year. No flowers please. Memorial service Thursday, May 3 at 1:30 p.m. in Christ Church Cathedral.”

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLYZ-846 : accessed 09 Oct 2014), Kathleen Hume Bell-Irving, 28 Dec 1969; citing West Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13300, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2034111.

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