Frank Arthur Anderson Barrs (1871-1963)

Frank A. Barrs, detail from [The Vancouver Exhibition Association near Hastings Park], about 1910, Port P1221, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-exhibition-association-near-hastings-park-2.

Frank A. Barrs, detail from [The Vancouver Exhibition Association near Hastings Park], about 1910, Port P1221, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-exhibition-association-near-hastings-park-2.

 

I updated the page on Frank Arthur Anderson Barrs. He was an architect and cricket player who lived at 1819 Robson Street in 1919 and 1920.

I added illustrations and biographical material.

Edward Stanley Mitton (1880-1953)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 910

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 910

I updated the page on Edward Stanley Mitton.

He was an architect who lived at 1224 Denman Street in 1909.

According to the 1914 Vancouver Social Register, he was living at Sylvia Court, 1154 Gilford Street, in 1914.

I added information on his later life in England, along with information on his two wives.

Justin Lee Skene (1872-1936)

Justin Lee Skene, about 1915, United States passport application, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJP-3B6K : 4 September 2015).

Justin Lee Skene, about 1915, United States passport application, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVJP-3B6K : 4 September 2015).

 

I updated the page on Justin Lee Skene, who was a building contractor and architect. He lived at 1019 Gilford Street in 1915 and 1916.

I added information on Justin’s sister, Mae, who was married to Justin’s business partner, John Sheridan Christie.

I also added information on a court case related to the construction of the second Hotel Vancouver.

 

C. P. R. Hotel, Vancouver, B.C., about 1917; Vancouver City Archives, CVA 677-21; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/c-p-r-hotel-vancouver-b-c-2.

 

Thanks to a descendant of Justin’s sister for this information.

William Tinniswood Dalton (1854-1931)

William Tinniswood Dalton, detail from George W. Edwards and William Tinniswood Dalton in their mountain climbing gear, Vancouver City Archives, Port P671; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/george-w-edwards-and-william-tinniswood-dalton-in-their-mountain-climbing-gear.

William Tinniswood Dalton, detail from George W. Edwards and William Tinniswood Dalton in their mountain climbing gear, Vancouver City Archives, Port P671; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/george-w-edwards-and-william-tinniswood-dalton-in-their-mountain-climbing-gear.

I updated the page on William Tinniswood Dalton, who was an architect and mountain-climbing enthusiast. He lived at 1911 Nelson Street in 1903 and at 1972 Robson Street from 1904 to 1919.