Murray, Andrew (1866-1913)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1904, page 817.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1904, page 817.


Andrew Murray was a grocer who lived at 998 Denman Street from 1904 to 1906.

Andrew Murray was born in Scotland in February 1866 (some sources say 1863).

He arrived in Canada about 1896.

He first appeared in the Vancouver directories in 1904. He was a grocer, living at 998 Denman Street. He resided at the following addresses in Vancouver.

1904 to 1906 998 Denman Street
1907 1543 West Second Avenue
1908 Not listed under Vancouver names
1909 and 1910 2605 Westminster Avenue (later Main Street); residence: Ninth Avenue and Westminster Avenue.
1911 2605 Main Street; residence: 2603 Main Street
1912 2601 Main Street; residence, 2601 Main Street
1913 787 Hornby Street


He never married.

He was a grocery store operator until 1913, when he began a brief career as a bailiff.

He died in Vancouver on July 16, 1913. He was buried in Mountain View Cemetery in Vancouver.



Andrew Murray

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch ( : 15 July 2016), Andrew Murray in entry for John B Bereziux, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 51-76, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,663; [indexed as Andrew Munny].

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch ( : 13 April 2017), Andrew Murray, 1913.

Andrew Murray, death notice, Vancouver Province, July 17, 1913, page 20: “Murray—The death occurred suddenly Wednesday of Andrew Murray, aged 43 years, at 787 Hornby street. The remains were removed to Center & Hanna’s Mount Pleasant parlors, awaiting instructions.”

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2015), Andrew Murray, 1913; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26269080, Find a Grave,