English Bay Tea Rooms

English Bay Tea Rooms (called English Bay Bakery and Tea Rooms in 1909 and 1910), was a tea shop and bakery at 1200 Denman Street from 1908 to 1919.

Cyril Pusey Bliss (1878-1951) was the operator of the tea rooms from 1908 to 1910. (He later worked as a realtor in Ohio.)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 502.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 502.

From 1911 to 1914, John Beresford Reed (1878-1927) was the operator. Further information appears on the page for John Beresford Reed.

From 1917 to 1919, Arthur Henry Bradbury (about 1873-1940) was the operator. Further information appears on the page for Arthur Henry Bradbury.

1908 to 1910 Cyril Pusey Bliss, manager
1911 to 1914 John Beresford Reed, proprietor
1915 to 1916 No proprietor listed under Vancouver names
1917 Arthur Henry Bradbury, proprietor
1918 No proprietor listed under Vancouver names
1919 Arthur Henry Bradbury, proprietor
1920 Not listed under Vancouver names

 

Sources

Charles Vaughan Forster Bliss (father of Cyril Pusey Bliss)

Anglicanism in the Ottawa Valley: Essays for the Centenary of the Diocese of Ottawa, edited by Frank Alexander Peake; Ottawa, Carleton University Press, 1997, page 10; https://books.google.com/books?id=a_7ipjeoQ5IC&pg=PA10&lpg=PA10&dq=%22Charles+Vaughan+Forster+Bliss%22#v=onepage&q=%22Charles%20Vaughan%20Forster%20Bliss%22&f=false: “The pioneer of the church beyond Pembroke was Charles Vaughan Forster Bliss.”

“Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFLF-5MG : 3 January 2015), Charles Vaughn Forster Bliss, 28 Dec 1925; citing Lanark, N.Elmsley, Ontario, P.607, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,057,276.

 

Cyril Pusey Bliss

“Ontario Births, 1869-1912,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FM82-M8G : 16 July 2017), Cyril Pusey Bliss, 04 Aug 1878; citing Birth, Nepean Township, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, citing Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,845,220.

“Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F2JV-JM4 : 27 November 2014), Cyril Pusey Bliss, 04 Aug 1878; citing Nepean Township, Carleton, Ontario, 04 Aug 1878, reference cn 3276; FHL microfilm 1,845,220.

“Canada Census, 1891,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWG7-ZZX : 3 August 2016), Cyrill Bliss, Petawawa and McKay, Renfrew North, Ontario, Canada; Public Archives, Ottawa, Ontario; Library and Archives Canada film number 30953_148167.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-RXC : 16 July 2016), C P Bliss, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QKQS-WZ5Q : 9 October 2015), Cyril P Bliss, 1916; citing M1464, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 319, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,561,405.

“Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK3B-5L19 : 9 October 2015), Cyril P Bliss, 1895-1924; citing M1461, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 34, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,472,834.

“United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K6N6-V28 : 12 December 2014), Cyril Pugey Bliss, 1917-1918; citing Youngstown City no 1, Ohio, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 1,851,306.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-XZ8 : accessed 8 November 2017), Cyril Bliss, Lakewood Ward 2, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 575, sheet 16B, line 84, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4Q8-KCP : accessed 8 November 2017), Cyril P Bliss, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 639, sheet 7B, line 56, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1786; FHL microfilm 2,341,520.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW65-6H1 : accessed 8 November 2017), Cyril P Bliss, Ward 2, Lakewood City, Lakewood City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-182, sheet 9A, line 21, family 243, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3054.

“United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X54B-SQ3 : 8 April 2016), Cyril Puzey Bliss, 1942; citing NARA microfilm publication M1936, M1937, M1939, M1951, M1962, M1964, M1986, M2090, and M2097 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XX9S-QQ8 : 8 December 2014), Cyril Pusey Bliss, 23 Jul 1951; citing , reference certificate; FHL microfilm 2,372,838.

 

Mary Jane Isabel Bell (wife of Cyril Pusey Bliss)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-RXZ : 16 July 2016), M J Bliss in entry for C P Bliss, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q23H-CYQJ : 20 May 2016), Mary J I Bliss, 1918; citing  NARA microfilm publication M1480 and M1482 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 00012, FHL microfilm 1,283,646.

“Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QK3B-5RWZ : 9 October 2015), Mary J I Bliss, 1895-1924; citing M1461, Soundex Index to Canadian Border Entries through the St. Albans, Vermont, District, 1895-1924, 35, NARA microfilm publications M1461, M1463, M1464, and M1465 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, publication year); FHL microfilm 1,472,835.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-XZD : accessed 8 November 2017), Mary Bliss in household of Cyril Bliss, Lakewood Ward 2, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 575, sheet 16B, line 85, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4Q8-KC5 : accessed 8 November 2017), Mary J Bliss in household of Cyril P Bliss, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 639, sheet 7B, line 57, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1786; FHL microfilm 2,341,520.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW65-6CM : accessed 8 November 2017), Mary J Bliss in household of Cyril P Bliss, Ward 2, Lakewood City, Lakewood City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-182, sheet 9A, line 22, family 243, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3054.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XGST-Y36 : 27 November 2014), Mary Jane Isabel Bliss, 07 Sep 1949; from “Border Crossings: From Canada to U.S., 1895-1954,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing Ship , arrival port Buffalo, New York,, line , NARA microfilm publication M1480, Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service, RG 85, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 12.

“Ohio Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VKLZ-WCQ : 8 December 2014), Mary J Bliss, 01 Jul 1963; from “Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-2007,” database and images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com : 2010); citing vol. 17344, certificate number 51317, Ohio Historical Society, Columbus; Ohio Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit, Columbus.

 

Robert Cyril Bliss (son of Cyril Pusey Bliss)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-RX8 : 16 July 2016), R C F Bliss in entry for C P Bliss, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q23H-CTYB : 20 May 2016), Robert Bliss, 1918; citing  NARA microfilm publication M1480 and M1482 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 00012, FHL microfilm 1,283,646.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-XZ6 : accessed 8 November 2017), Robert Bliss in household of Cyril Bliss, Lakewood Ward 2, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 575, sheet 16B, line 86, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4Q8-KCR : accessed 8 November 2017), Robert Bliss in household of Cyril P Bliss, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 639, sheet 7B, line 58, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1786; FHL microfilm 2,341,520.

“Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3GH-F3L : 25 September 2017), Robert C Bliss and Violet Schambs, 20 Aug 1938; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,902,382.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW6T-26N : accessed 8 November 2017), Robert C Bliss, Ward 3, Lakewood City, Lakewood City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-197, sheet 9B, line 62, family 228, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3055.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JP2D-SMS : 20 May 2014), Robert C Bliss, 20 Mar 1993; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

Robert Cyril Bliss, obituary, The Baltimore Sun (Baltimore, Maryland), March 23, 1993, page 103, column 4.

 

Violet A. Schambs (wife of Robert Cyril Bliss)

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-P95 : accessed 8 November 2017), Violet Schambs in household of Phillip Schambs, Lakewood Ward 3, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 583, sheet 6B, line 71, family 158, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4Q6-QMT : accessed 8 November 2017), Violet Schambs in household of Clara Schambs, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 650, sheet 6A, line 18, family 147, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1787; FHL microfilm 2,341,521.

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:24JM-SFM : 2 October 2015), Violet Schambs, 1934; citing Immigration, New York, New York, United States, NARA microfilm publication T715 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

“Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K3GH-F35 : 25 September 2017), Robert C Bliss and Violet Schambs, 20 Aug 1938; citing Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, reference ; county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 1,902,382.

“United States Census, 1940,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KW6T-26J : accessed 8 November 2017), Violet A Bliss in household of Robert C Bliss, Ward 3, Lakewood City, Lakewood City, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 18-197, sheet 9B, line 63, family 228, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627.  Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 – 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3055.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V35J-362 : 19 May 2014), Violet A Bliss, 03 Aug 2004; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

Violet A. Bliss, obituary; published in Baltimore Sun on Aug. 4, 2004; http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/baltimoresun/obituary.aspx?page=lifestory&pid=2484720: BLISS, Violet A. On August 3, 2004 VIOLET A. (nee Schambs) beloved wife of the late Robert Bliss, devoted sister of the late Roseline McKenzie, dear friend of Louise Duffield. A Graveside service will be held on Thursday August 5, 9:30 A.M., in Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be directed in Mrs. Bliss’ name to Pickersgill Retirement Community, 615 Chestnut Ave., Towson, MD., 21204. Arrangements-Lemmon Funeral Home.

 

Charles Perry Bliss (son of Cyril Pusey Bliss)

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:27XB-RXD : 16 July 2016), C P Bliss in entry for C P Bliss, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 19-50, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,662.

“New York, Northern Arrival Manifests, 1902-1956,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q23H-C5ZN : 20 May 2016), Chas P Bliss, 1918; citing  NARA microfilm publication M1480 and M1482 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); roll 00011, FHL microfilm 1,283,645.

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-XZX : accessed 8 November 2017), Chas Bliss in household of Cyril Bliss, Lakewood Ward 2, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 575, sheet 16B, line 87, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

“United States Census, 1930,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X4Q8-KCT : accessed 8 November 2017), Perry C Bliss in household of Cyril P Bliss, Lakewood, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 639, sheet 7B, line 59, family 229, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1786; FHL microfilm 2,341,520.

“United States Public Records, 1970-2009,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KRDY-TVK : 23 May 2014), Charles Perry Bliss, Residence, Tucson, Arizona, United States; a third party aggregator of publicly available information.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V3TD-TJZ : 20 May 2014), Charles P Bliss, 19 Dec 2005; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

 

Elizabeth Bliss (daughter of Charles Pusey Bliss)

“United States Census, 1920,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD1K-XZF : accessed 8 November 2017), Elizabeth Bliss in household of Cyril Bliss, Lakewood Ward 2, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States; citing  ED 575, sheet 16B, line 88, family 371, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1375; FHL microfilm 1,821,375.

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