Sidney Ernest Thorpe (1889-1959)

Shelly's horse drawn bread wagon - 601 West 10th Avenue; June 15, 1923; Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 21577; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/402/21577.jpg.

Shelly’s horse drawn bread wagon – 601 West 10th Avenue; June 15, 1923; Vancouver Public Library; VPL Accession Number: 21577; https://www3.vpl.ca/spePhotos/LeonardFrankCollection/02DisplayJPGs/402/21577.jpg.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 1009.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1915, page 1009.

I added a new page on Sidney Ernest Thorpe. He was a driver for the baking firm of Shelly Brothers. He lived at 996 Denman Street in 1915.

(The photograph above shows a Shelly Brothers wagon with an unidentified man as the driver.)

Shelly Brothers

Shelly’s Bread wagon, detail from Stores on Denman Street, 1928, Vancouver City Archives, Str N267.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stores-on-denman-street.

Shelly’s Bread wagon, detail from Stores on Denman Street, 1928, Vancouver City Archives, Str N267.1; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/stores-on-denman-street.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1223 [selected and edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1223 [selected and edited image].

I added a new page on Shelly Brothers, which was a bakery firm.

The Shelly brothers were William Curtis Shelly (1878-1951) and Frederick Shelly (1886-1948).

The main business location of Shelly Brothers was at 2533 Ash Street. In 1914 there was also a branch at 740 Denman Street, which Shelly Brothers had taken over from Hoy and Sons.

(Further information on the Hoy family appears on the page for Charles Hoy.)

 

Albert Thomas Hutchings (1882-1957)

Albert Thomas Hutchings, 1949, petitition for naturalization.

Albert Thomas Hutchings, 1949, petitition for naturalization.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 520.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 520.

I added a new page on Albert Thomas Hutchings, who was a baker. He lived at 1869 Georgia Street from 1907 to 1909.

Albert’s wife, Violet, also appeared at 1869 Georgia Street in the 1907 Vancouver directory.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 520.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 520.