1102 Denman Street

1102 Denman Street; 1110 Denman Street; and 1120 Denman Street; detail from The West End looking up Pendrell Street, Vancouver, B.C. [postcard]; Valentine and Sons Publishing Company.

 

1102 Denman Street; 1110 Denman Street; and 1120 Denman Street; detail from The West End looking up Pendrell Street, Vancouver, B.C. The Coast Publishing Co.; University of British Columbia Library, Rare Books and Special Collections; Uno Langmann Family Collection of B.C. Photographs; UL_1666_0007; https://open.library.ubc.ca/collections/langmann/items/1.0369105#p0z-4r0f:

 

 

1102 Denman Street; detail from Stores on Denman Street; about 1928; Vancouver City Archives; Str N267.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stores-on-denman-street.

 

1102 Denman Street was one of three similar houses on the east side of Denman Street, north of Pendrell Street.

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 60; north portion of Lot 15 [sometimes Lot 15A].

 

1100 block of Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1901 – Sheet 45 – Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

 

1100 block of Denman Street; detail from Insurance plan – City of Vancouver, July 1897, revised June 1903 – Sheet 45 – Comox Street to English Bay and Bidwell Street to Stanley Park.

 

 

1100 block of Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 8 – Barclay Street to English Bay and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

 

 

1102 Denman Street; 1110 Denman Street; and 1120 Denman Street; detail from Goad’s Atlas of Vancouver, volume 1; Plate 64; Cardero Street to Comox Street to Denman Street to Beach Avenue/Burnaby Street; Vancouver City Archives; 1972-582.39; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/plate-64-cardero-street-to-comox-street-to-denman-street-to-beach-avenue-burnaby-street.

 

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 December 21, 2019].

 

District: Vancouver
Permit:
Owner: Banser, Francis
Architect: Julian, T. E.
Builder: McDonald, A.
Legal Address: DL: 185 Block: 60 Sub: Resub: Lot: 15
Date (Y-M-D): 1902-06-13
Street Number:
Street Name: Denman Street
Value: $4,050.00
Remarks: Three frame dwellings s.t.
Reference ID: VN-8158-8159-16

 

 

Vancouver Province, May 17, 1902, page 2, column 6.

 

Architect: Thomas Ennor Julian

The architect for the houses was Thomas Ennor Julian (1843-1921), whose most well-known project was the Holy Rosary Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. (Note: although his obituary articles said that he was “unmarried,” he actually was married to Rachel Clippingdale (sometimes written as “Chippendale” or “Chippingdale”), who died in Vancouver in 1904.)

 

Ancestry.com. London, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1932 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p93/dun/107. Name: Thomas Ennor Julian; Gender: Male; Record Type: Marriage; Marriage Date: 21 Dec 1872; Marriage Place: St Dunstan and All Saints, Stepney, Tower Hamlets, England; Father: Thomas Julian; Spouse: Rachel Chippingdale; Register Type: Parish Register.

 

Medical Times and Gazette, December 28, 1872, page 710, column 1; https://books.google.ca/books?id=YZ4EAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA710#v=onepage&q&f=false.

 

Rachel Julian died on April 3, 1904.

 

Vancouver Province, April 5, 1904, page 12, column 6.

 

Thomas Julian died on September 10, 1921.

 

Vancouver Daily World, September 12, 1921, page 1, column 7.

 

Houses for Sale in 1902

In September 1902, three cottages on Denman Street were for sale. Although it is not certain, these may have been the houses at 1102 Denman Street, 1110 Denman Street, and 1120 Denman Street.

 

Vancouver Province, September 19, 1902, page 10, column 7.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1920.

 

1903 Sewell, Frank Crompton
1904 to 1910; 1912 Horne, Thomas
1905 Vacant
1906 to 1907 Emanuels, Samuel John
1908 to 1912 Ashdown, Sydney
1913 to 1914 Markham, Ada Emma
1915 Binnington, Constance Sarah
1916 Vacant
1917 to 1919 Coates, Albert William
1920 Miles, Marshall John

 

In 1905, the contents of the house were for sale by auction.

 

Vancouver Daily World, January 24, 1905, page 4, column 7.

 

The house offered rental accommodations from time to time.

 

Vancouver Province, June 2, 1905, page 10, column 6.

 

Auctions took place at 1102 Denman Street in 1912 and 1916.

 

Vancouver Province, March 23, 1912, page 54, column 2.

 

Vancouver Province, January 21, 1915, page 7, column 6.

 

The house continued to offer rental accommodation.

 

Vancouver Province, February 9, 1920, page 17, column 5.

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 15, 1929, page 19, column 5.

 

 

Vancouver Province, October 1, 1937, page 24, column 1.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, January 31, 1950, page 23, column 2.

 

By 1953, the Kamlo Apartment Motor Hotel occupied lot 15. It had an address of 1120 Denman Street. There was another part of the hotel at 1150 Denman Street.

 

Vancouver Province, June 1, 1953, page 30, column 6.

 

 

Vancouver Province, November 5, 1953, page 30, column 2.

 

 

Northeast corner of Denman Street and Pendrell Street; 1954; detail from BO-54-211: First Beach; http://vintageairphotos.com/bo-54-211/.

 

In November 1954, a fire damaged one of the apartments in the building.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 29, 1954, page 2, column 4.

 

 

Northeast corner of Denman Street and Pendrell Street; 1957; detail from Aerial view of the West End showing the increase of apartment buildings west of Cardero Street; Vancouver City Archives; Dist P133; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/aerial-view-of-west-end-showing-increase-of-apertment-buildings-west-of-cadero-street.

 

 

Kamlo Motor Hotel and Coffee Shop, 1959, Kamlo Apartment Motor Hotel, 1150 Denman Street, Vancouver, BC. Telephone TAtlow 7474; https://www.flickr.com/photos/45379817@N08/7513320968. (1120 Denman Street is at left rear).

 

By the early 1960s, the building at 1120 Denman Street was called the Tides Apartment Hotel.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 31, 1962, page 35, column 2.

 

Some advertisements for the Tides Apartments gave 1150 Denman Street as the contact address.

 

Vancouver Sun, January 6, 1965, page 31, column 3.

 

 

In June 1966, the building at 1120 Denman Street was called the Cove Motor Hotel.

 

Vancouver Province, June 13, 1966, page 29, column 6.

 

Later, the building at 1120 Denman Street was gone, and a new building housed a series of low-rise retail businesses. (The building at 1150 Denman Street became the English Bay Hotel. Further information appears on the page for 1150 Denman Street.)

 

 

Denman Street and Pendrell Street, northeast corner; Google Streets; searched December 22, 2019; image dated April 2009.

 

 

Denman Street and Pendrell Street, northeast corner; Google Maps, 3D view; searched December 22, 2019.

 

 

Sources

Thomas Ennor Julian (architect)

JULIAN, Thomas Enner (1843-1921); Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950; http://dictionaryofarchitectsincanada.org/node/186.

Building the West: The Early Architects of British Columbia, edited by Donald Luxton; Vancouver, Talonbooks, 2003, pages 171, 507.

The Wing Sang Building – A Door to History, advisor insight; https://rennie.com/rennie-post/the-wing-sang-building-a-door-to-history: “. . . in 1901 [Yip Sang] hired architect Thomas Ennor Julian (designer of the 1899 Holy Rosary Cathedral at Richards and Dunsmiur) to extend the building to 69 East Pender Street and up to three storeys.”

Vancouver Has A Charming Summer Cottage Colony At Her Door, “The Lure of the North Arm” by T.E. Julian, Opportunities magazine, April 1911, pages 22–23; http://ralphdrew.ca/articles/The_Lure_of_the_North_Arm.pdf.

Aims of the Strike Leaders as Set Forth in the Report of Proceedings of the Western Canada Labor Conference: Held at Calgary, Alberta, March 13, 14, 15, 1919, by Thomas Ennor Julian.

“England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2NWG-FJB : 1 October 2014), Thomas Ennor Julian, 1843; from “England & Wales Births, 1837-2006,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Truro, Cornwall, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJ8C-BHF : 10 February 2018), Thomas Ennor Julian and Rachel Chippingdale, 21 Dec 1872; citing Stepney, Middlesex, England, reference it 34 p 221 no 442, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 597,244.

“British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPCJ-LKW3 : 17 April 2019), Thomas Ennor Julian, Leamington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom; records extracted FamilySearch and images digitized by FindMyPast; citing Leamington, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, 28 Dec 1872, The British Newspaper Archive, Ireland; FHL microfilm [marriage notice].

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-J1XQ : 11 December 2017), Thomas E Julian, Lambeth, London,Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 600/87, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,306.

“Recensement du Canada de 1911,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-99TJ : 16 March 2018), T E Julian in entry for Mary Clement, 1911; citing Census, Vancouver Sub-Districts 1-18, British Columbia, Canada, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; FHL microfilm 2,417,661.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLGS-9MP : 8 November 2017), Thomas Ennor Julian, 1921.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3BXS : 13 December 2015), Thomas E. Julian, 1921; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26303814, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26303814: “Thomas E. Julian; Birth: unknown; Death:10 Sep 1921; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/020/0004; Memorial ID: 26303814.”

 

Rachel Clippingdale (wife of Thomas Ennor Julian)

“England and Wales Census, 1851,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGRM-3MJ : 11 September 2019), Rachel Clippendale in household of Samuel D Clippendale, Saint George In The East, Middlesex, England; citing Saint George In The East, Middlesex, England, p. 19, from “1851 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1861,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2ML-J5JQ : 24 October 2019), Rachel Chippendale in household of Samuel Chippendale, St George in the East, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom; from “1861 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

“England and Wales Census, 1871”, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VB85-9HW : 30 September 2019), Rachael Cleppingdale in entry for Samuel D Cleppingdale, 1871.

“England Marriages, 1538–1973 ,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NJ8C-BH6 : 10 February 2018), Thomas Ennor Julian and Rachel Chippingdale, 21 Dec 1872; citing Stepney, Middlesex, England, reference it 34 p 221 no 442, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 597,244.

“England and Wales Census, 1881,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Q-J1XT : 11 December 2017), Rachel Julian in household of Thomas E Julian, Lambeth, London,Surrey, England; from “1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 1, Piece/Folio 600/87, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,306.

“England and Wales Census, 1891,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:3BVM-4W2 : 1 May 2019), Rachel Julien in household of Samuel D Chippendale, Hackney, London, England, United Kingdom; from “1891 England, Scotland and Wales census,” database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, London county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993”, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLV1-W4Q : 8 November 2017), Rachel Julian, 1904.

“British Columbia, Victoria Times Birth, Marriage and Death Notices, 1901-1939,” database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q2DS-3WRR : 15 March 2018), Rachel Julian, Death , Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; from Victoria Daily Times news clippings, City of Victoria Archives, British Columbia, Canada; citing Victoria Daily Times, 06 Apr 1904; FHL microfilm 2,218,686.

“Find A Grave Index,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVV5-3BX9 : 13 December 2015), Rachel Julian, 1904; Burial, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, Mountain View Cemetery; citing record ID 26263469, Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/26263469: “Rachel Julian; Birth: unknown; Death:3 Apr 1904; Burial: Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada; Plot: OLD/1/03/020/0004; Memorial ID: 26263469.”

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