1847 Barclay Street

1847 Barclay Street was on the north side of Barclay Street, about midway between Denman Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 67, Lot 32

Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Detail from Insurance plan - City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 - Sheet 43 - Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 43 – Coal Harbour to Comox Street and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park

Goad's Atlas of the city of Vancouver - 1912 - Vol 1 - Plate 7 - Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

There are two references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched December 12, 2018].

Municipality: Vancouver
Permit: 6583
Owner: Drysdale, D.
Architect: Benzie, J. A.
Builder: Newitt, S. J.
Legal Address: DL: Block: Sub: Resub: Lot:
Date (Y-M-D): 1914-04-28
Street Number: 1847
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $1,500.00
Remarks: Dwelling house [“Frame addition to residence”]
Reference ID: VN-3500-3501-522

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 10962
Owner: Bell-Irving, R.
Architect: Townley & Matheson
Builder: Purdy & Lonergan
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: 32
Date (Y-M-D): 1919-11-29
Street Number: 1847
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $1,600.00
Remarks: Repairs; Extensive alterations/additions to the residence [BCR] [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-1437-1438-17

Vancouver directory listings for 1847 Barclay Street.

1900 Leigh-Spencer, Oliph Leigh
1901 Averill, Henry Dodge
1902 to 1905 Leigh-Spencer, Oliph Leigh
1906 to 1909 Tuthill, Emma Deponai
1910 to 1911 Leggat, Matthew Hendrie
1912 to 1913 Johnson, John William Fordham
1914 Hutchins, Frederick Leech
1915 to 1916 Drysdale, Daniel
1917 Hinman, Edward
1918 Buchanan, Rupert Charles
1919 Vacant
1920 to 1938 Bell-Irving, Richard
1939 to 1946 Pease, Robert Aldam
1946 to 1949 Pease, Grace Constance (widow of Robert Aldam Pease)
1950 Pease, Jocelyn Susan (daughter of Robert Aldam Pease)
1951 Vacant

In 1951, the house was for sale.

The Vancouver Sun, July 7, 1951, page 35, column 8 [selected portions].

The Vancouver Sun, July 7, 1951, page 35, column 8 [selected portions].

By April 1953, the house was gone, and a building called Corona Apartments was on the site.

Vancouver Sun, April 25, 1953, page 45, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, April 25, 1953, page 45, column 5.

Corona Apartments, 1847 Barclay Street; Google Streets, searched December 12, 2018; image dated May 2012.

Corona Apartments, 1847 Barclay Street; Google Streets, searched December 12, 2018; image dated May 2012.

 

Sources

The Vancouver City Archives has the following reference to this property: Job no. 2 : owner R. Bell-Irving, alterations to residence, 1847 Barclay Street, [Vancouver, B.C.] : [plans]; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/job-no-2-owner-r-bell-irving-alterations-to-residence-1847-barclay-street-vancouver-b-c-plans:

Job no. 2: owner R. Bell-Irving, alterations to residence, 1847 Barclay Street, [Vancouver, B.C.] : [plans]

General material designation: Architectural drawing

Title notes: Source of title proper: Title taken from job index card.

Level of description: File

Class of material specific details area

Statement of scale (architectural): scales differ

Dates of creation area: Date(s): 6 Nov. 1919 (Creation)

Note: Date taken from job index card.

Corona Apartments, 1847 Barclay Street; https://www.relianceproperties.ca/residential/1847-barclay-street/.

 

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