1891 Barclay Street

1891 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1891 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1891 Barclay Street was on the northeast corner of Barclay Street and Gilford Street.

Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 67, Lot 29.

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.

1891 Barclay Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

1891 Barclay Street; 1913, detail from Denman Street to Haro Street to Chilco Street to Comox Street; 1972-582.29 – Plate 54; Reference code: AM1594-MAP 383-: 1972-582.29; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-54-denman-street-to-haro-street-to-chilco-street-to-comox-street.

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 February 3, 2019].

District: Vancouver
Permit: 7448
Owner: Hutchins, Mrs.
Architect: Self
Builder: Hogg, G. L.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: 29
Date (Y-M-D): 1915-03-08
Street Number: 1891
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $125.00
Remarks: Office/Store; Build frame garage [BCR] [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-9936-9937-14

 

District: Vancouver
Permit: 8268
Owner: Hutchins, Mrs. W. T. [Walter Taft]
Architect: Self
Builder: Hatt Brothers
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: 29
Date (Y-M-D): 1916-10-06
Street Number: 1891
Street Name: Barclay Street
Value: $1,000.00
Remarks: Repairs; Addition to frame building [BCR]; [added legal desc.]
Reference ID: VN-0096-0097-8

Vancouver directory listings from 1900 to 1922.

1900 to 1905 Hutchins, Walter G. (probably Hutchins, Walter Taft)
1906 to 1907 Hutchins, Walter Taft
1907 to 1909 Richardson, George William
1910 to 1911 Hutchins, Walter Taft (listed as William Taft Hutchins)
1912 Hutchins, Mrs. Katharine Laing (widow of Walter Taft Hutchins.)
1913 to 1914 Cameron, Stuart
1915 to 1918 Hutchins, Mrs. Walter Taft
1919 Hutchins, Mrs. Kate (Mrs. Walter Taft Hutchins)
1920 Rogers, Blythe Dupuy
1920 Wroughton, Theodore Ambrose (assistant commissioner, R.C.M.P.) (1862-1939)
1922 Hutchins, Mrs. Kate (Mrs. Walter Taft Hutchins)

The house continued as a private residence during until the 1950s.

In June 1955, a new apartment appeared on the site, with an address of 1885 Barclay Street.

Vancouver Sun, June 3, 1955, page 32, column 1.

Vancouver Sun, June 3, 1955, page 32, column 1.

1885 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched February 3, 2019; image dated August 2018.

1885 Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched February 3, 2019; image dated August 2018.

 

1879 Barclay Street

In 1926, a new house appeared next door to 1891 Barclay Street. It was on lot 30, and the street address was 1879 Barclay Street.

1879 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

1879 Barclay Street; detail from First Beach, 1954; BO-54-211; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

In 1945, the house was for sale.

Vancouver Sun, June 16, 1945, page 21, column 3.

Vancouver Sun, June 16, 1945, page 21, column 3.

In 1955, house wreckers demolished the house.

Vancouver Sun, February 11, 1955, page 38, column 8.

Vancouver Sun, February 11, 1955, page 38, column 8.

By July 1, 1955, a new apartment building had appeared at 1879 Barclay Street.

Vancouver Sun, June 14, 1955, page 33, column 5.

Vancouver Sun, June 14, 1955, page 33, column 5.

 

Sources

1891 Barclay Street

The Glenmore, 1885 Barclay Street, Vancouver, BC; Hollyburn Properties Limited; https://www.hollyburn.com/building/the-glenmore/.

 

1879 Barclay Street

Ralston Court, 1879 Barclay Street; building and condo information; https://bccondos.net/1879-barclay.

Ralston Court, 1879 Barclay Street, Vancouver, V6G 1K7; https://www.rew.ca/buildings/8682/ralston-court-vancouver-bc.

 

Theodore Ambrose Wroughton (resident of 1891 Barclay Street in 1921.)

In Memory of O.90, Assistant Commissioner T. A. Wroughton; http://maintainourmemories-rcmpgraves.blogspot.com/2012/08/in-memory-of-o90-acommr-t-wroughton.html.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27C-DYXH : 11 December 2017), Theodore Ambrose Wroughton, Kempston, Bedfordshire, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 1620/74, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,489.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLVP-KYH : 8 November 2017), Theodore Ambrose Wroughton, 1939.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLPB-MY7 : 8 November 2017), Annie Evelyn Wroughton, 1947.

6 thoughts on “1891 Barclay Street

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  5. Water permit no. 3522 issued October 19, 1898 to W. T. Hutchins. There will be no building permit issued/available, as the building permitting process for Vancouver began January 1901.

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