1934 Haro Street was on the south side of Haro Street, just east of the middle of the block between Gilford Street and Haro Street.
Legal Description: District Lot 185, Block 67, Lot 10.
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 June 11, 2019].
|Owner:||Gavin, A. S.|
|Architect:||Dalton, W. T.|
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: 10|
|Street Name:||Haro Street|
In August 1901, Alexander Strachan Gavin asked the city to extend the city’s sewer system to the corner of Lot 11 of Block 67.
In the map below, 1934 Haro Street is on the east half of Lot 10. 1950 Haro Street is in its original location on Lot 11.
Dr. David Henry Wilson (1855-1926) owned the property at1966 Haro Street (on lots 12 and 13). He wanted to enlarge the space to the east of his house. He bought Lot 11 and he obtained a permit to move the house numbered 1950 Haro Street from the west half of Lot 11 to the west half of Lot 10.
Cecil Frank Cotton, the former owner of 1950 Haro Street, described the sale of the property and the move of the house.
Heritage Vancouver Society’s database of historic building permits shows the permit to move the house: http://permits.heritagevancouver.org/index.php?cID=1 [searched June 11, 2019]:
|Legal Address:||DL: 185 Block: 67 Sub: Resub: Lot: W 1/2 of 10|
|Street Name:||Haro Street|
|Remarks:||Repair; Move residence [DBR] [lot no. & street no. don’t match]|
After the move, the house at 1950 Haro Street was on the west half of Lot 10, and 1934 Haro Street remained on the east half of Lot 10.
Vancouver directory listings for 1934 Haro Street from 1902 to 1920.
|1902 to 1904||Gavin, Alexander (Alastair) Strachan|
|1905||Gavin, Francis John|
|1914 to 1916||Graham, Colin Wolseley (see under David Henry Wilson)|
|1917 to 1918||Tatlow, Mrs. R. G. (see under Henry John Cambie)|
|1919 to 1920||Cox, Alfred Arthur Cleaver|
|1920||Gilling, Norman Victor|
The house continued to be a private residence from the 1920s to the 1950s.
In 1953, the house was for sale.
The house was still present in 2000.
About 2001, a developer demolished 1934 Haro Street and replaced it with a modern structure as part of a townhouse development called Stanley Park Mews.
Move of 1950 Haro Street from Lot 11 to Lot 10
British Columbia Supreme Court (Vancouver), Probate/estate files (nos. 1-28,115). GR-1415, B02555; Bond, Catherine Elizabeth; P – 02114; First page of court file: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-31813-1551-22?cc=2014768&wc=M69N-P38:332530701,332530502,332733901; First page of content: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-31813-1874-7?cc=2014768&wc=M69N-P38:332530701,332530502,332733901; Last page of content: https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1961-31813-1401-22?cc=2014768&wc=M69N-P38:332530701,332530502,332733901.
Pages 39-45 deal specifically with the move of the house at 1950 Haro Street: page 39: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-997Z-69NP?i=1107&wc=M69N-P38%3A332530701%2C332530502%2C332733901&cc=2014768; page 45: https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-997Z-69FH?i=1113&wc=M69N-P38%3A332530701%2C332530502%2C332733901&cc=2014768.