Nelson Street

Nelson Street runs through downtown Vancouver from Beatty Street to the edge of Stanley Park.


Source of name

Lauchlan Hamilton named this street after Hugh Nelson (1830-1893), who was a politician and the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia from 1887 to 1892.



Elizabeth Walker, Street Names of Vancouver, 1999, p. 93.

Richard Edward Allen, A Pictorial History of Vancouver: Book 1: Origin of Street and Place Names, 1982, p. 71.


The following links lead to pages for individual houses.


1800 Block Nelson Street
1900 Block Nelson Street
2000 Block Nelson Street


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