Gilford Street

Gilford Street - Intersections with Comox - Nelson - Barclay - Valentine & Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd - Montreal and Toronto - Printed in Great Britain.

Gilford Street – Intersections with Comox – Nelson – Barclay – Valentine & Sons’ Publishing Co., Ltd – Montreal and Toronto – Printed in Great Britain.

Gilford Street runs between English Bay and Coal Harbour.

Source of name

Gilford Street is named after Gilford Island.

This is one of the streets that Lauchlan Hamilton named after features on a Pacific Coast admiralty chart. Gilford Island was named after Captain Richard James Meade, who later became Viscount Gilford, and who was captain of the HMS Tribune, which served on the Pacific coast from 1862 to 1864.

Sources

Biography of Viscount Gilford (Richard James Meade) R.N.Richard Meade, 4th Earl of Clanwilliam.

John T. Walbran, British Columbia Coast Names: Their Origin and History, Ottawa, Government Printing Bureau, 1909, page 207 [reprinted: Vancouver, Douglas & McIntyre Ltd., 1971].

Elizabeth Walker, Street Names of Vancouver, 1999, pp. 46-47.

678 Gilford Street
744 Gilford Street
746 Gilford Street
748 Gilford Street
786 Gilford Street
990 Gilford Street
1000 Gilford Street
1019 Gilford Street
1025 Gilford Street
1034 Gilford Street
1050 Gilford Street
1100 Gilford Street
1101 Gilford Street
1102 Gilford Street
1154 Gilford Street

 

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