871 Denman Street

 

871 Denman Street - detail from CVA 677-242 - Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club - August 15 1907; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-lawn-tennis-club-finals-international-tyler-and-ballinger-vs-payne-and-armstrong;rad

871 Denman Street; detail from Vancouver Lawn Tennis Club – finals international, August 15, 1907; Vancouver City Archives: CVA 677-242; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-lawn-tennis-club-finals-international-tyler-and-ballinger-vs-payne-and-armstrong.

 

871 Denman Street was on the west side of Denman Street, between Haro Street and Barclay Street.

 

Legal Description: District Lot: 185; Block: 67; Lot South half of lot 1.

 

1800 Block Haro Street - 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

1800 Block Haro Street – 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.

 

1800 Block Haro Street - 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

1800 Block Haro Street – 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.

 

1800 Block Haro Street - Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park

1800 Block Haro Street – Detail from Goad’s Atlas of the city of Vancouver – 1912 – Vol 1 – Plate 7 – Coal Harbour to Barclay Street and Cardero Street to Stanley Park.

 

871 Denman Street; 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 no references to this property in Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched March 21, 2019].

On March 30, 1898, the city issued water permit for what became 871 Denman Street: permit number 3275 to Elizabeth Tiffin (with R. Purdy as agent) for lot 1 (South 1/2), block 67 District Lot 185.

 

Vancouver directory listings from 1903 to 1919:

 

1903 to 1904 Bridgman, Edward Charles
1905 to 1909 Bridgman, Edward Harry
1910 to 1912 Meredith, Francis Russell
1912 Fox, Willoughby Beresford
1913 Cowin, Margaret Anna (or Anne)
1913 Creighton, (unknown given names) (rear of house)
1913 Teevan, Thomas Foster
1914 to 1915 Campbell, John (rear of house)
1914 Vacant
1915 Whitaker, Herbert Edward
1916 to 1920 Tilley, Jane (“Jeannie”) Martha (widow of Seth Thorne Tilley)
1916 to 1919 Vacant (rear of house)

 

In 1912, the contents of the house were for sale.

 

Vancouver Province, June 8, 1912, page 42, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, June 10, 1912, page 25, column 5.

 

From time to time, the whole house and rooms in the house were available to rent.

 

Vancouver Sun, November 22, 1912, page 17, column 3.

 

Vancouver Province, March 29, 1931, page 23, column 1.

 

Vancouver Province, August 17, 1935, page 19, column 5.

 

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

 

Vancouver Province, March 7, 1959, page 27, column 3.

 

A one-storey commercial building later appeared on the site.

 

Denman Street (west side), north of lane between Haro Street and Barclay Street; Google Streets; searched March 21, 2019; image dated October 2018.

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