Benjamin White (1844-1906)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 785 [selected portions].

 

I updated the page on Benjamin White. He was a men’s clothing salesman who lived at 1967 Barclay Street in 1902.

His son, Arthur Stanley White (often called “Stanley White”), operated the clothing store. He lived at 1967 Barclay Street in 1902.

I added illustrations and biographical information.

 

Richard Harold Davis (1890-1945)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 524 (edited image)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 524 (edited image).

 

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 575 (edited image)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1921, page 575 (edited image)

 

I updated the page on Richard Harold Davis. He was a men’s clothing salesman who worked with Gault Brothers Limited, and for some time he may have been a dancing teacher.

Richard’s wife, Ethel Constance Davis, was a dancing teacher.

Mr. and Mrs. Davis lived at 1844 Georgia Street from 1920 to 1924.

I added information on their family background and on their later life in England.

Augustus William Kamp (Ritzinger), (1848-1912)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1912, Part 2, page 901.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1912, Part 2, page 901.

I added a new page on Augustus William Kamp. He was a retired banker and an operator of a millinery business. He lived at 2029 Pendrell Street in 1912. His wife, Lillian, was at 2029 Pendrell Street in 1913.

His real name was Augustus William (or Wilhelm) Ritzinger. He used the surname “Kamp” only in the last few years of his life.

Angus McKay Stewart (1864-1951)

I updated the page on Angus McKay Stewart, a clothing merchant who lived at 997 Denman Street from 1902 to 1910.

I added a photograph of William Hay Phillip Clubb (1862-1919), who was Angus Stewart’s senior business partner.

William Clubb, about 1915, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1065; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/william-clubb.

William Clubb, about 1915, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1065; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/william-clubb.

I also added photographs of Clubb and Stewart’s businesses on Cordova Street and West Hastings Street, along with three street views showing the Hastings Street location in the early 1900s and in the early 2000s.

Hastings Street between Hamilton and Homer Street, early 1900s; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 677-642; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/hastings-street-between-hamilton-and-homer-streets.

Hastings Street between Hamilton and Homer Street, early 1900s; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 677-642; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/hastings-street-between-hamilton-and-homer-streets.

Thanks to Gwyneth MacKenzie for information on the Clubb family and for the photograph of Hastings Street in the early 2000s.

West Hastings Street, north side, between Homer Street and Cambie Street, courtesy of Gwyneth MacKenzie.

West Hastings Street, north side, between Homer Street and Cambie Street, courtesy of Gwyneth MacKenzie.

Denman Dye Works

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 759.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 759.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 835.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 835.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 2, page 1209.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 2, page 1209.

I added a new page on Denman Dye Works, which was at 990 Denman Street from 1913 to 1916.

The first proprietors, from 1913 to 1915, were Théophile François Brest Frontier and Harry Pratt.