1818 Barclay Street was on the south side of Barclay Street, just west of Denman Street. It is in the centre of the photograph above.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 68, Lot 2
There is one reference to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched January 30, 2013].
|Owner:||Harvey, R. V.|
|Architect:||Honeyman & Curtis|
|Builder:||Baynes & Horie|
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 68 Sub: Resub: Lot: 1 & 2|
|Street Name:||Barclay Street|
|Remarks:||Frame dwelling addition|
The listed owner is “R.V. Harvey,” who appears to be Robert Valentine Harvey. He was born in Liverpool, England on August 29, 1872. He arrived in Vancouver about 1899, and was a school instructor and later headmaster at Queen’s School in Vancouver. In 1908, he became Warden at University School of Victoria. In September 1914, he enlisted as a Captain in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He was wounded and taken prisoner by the Germans in the Second Battle of Ypres, and he died in a prison hospital on May 8, 1915.
1901 Census of Canada, District: BC Burrard (#1); Subdistrict: Vancouver (City/Cité) D-4, page 7, line 5.
1911 Census of Canada, District: BC Nanaimo (#10); Subdistrict: 8, Saanich Ward I, page 12, line 35.
Vancouver directory listings for 1818 Barclay Street:
|1897 to 1900||Robson, Charles William [listed as “Denman and Barclay”]|
|1901||Robson, Charles William [listed as “Robinson, C.W.,” at 1841 Barclay]|
|1902||Robson, Charles William|
|1903 to 1904||Harrison, David Howard|
|1905||Kent, Herbert William|
|1906 to 1911||Harrison, Katherine Stevenson|
|1912 to 1916||Harrison, George Stevenson|
|1917 to 1920||Harrison, Katherine Stevenson|