I updated the page on Samuel John Emanuels, who was an auctioneer, notary public, general commission agent and vice-consul for Brazil.
He lived at 1102 Denman Street in 1906 and 1907, at 2046 Beach Avenue in 1915, and 1154 Gilford Street in 1917 and 1918.
I added illustrations, along with information on his parents and his second marriage.
Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1152.
I added a new page on Sir Charles Pigott Piers.
He was an author, commission agent, soldier and the 9th Baronet Piers of Tristernagh Abbey.
He lived in Englesea Lodge, at 2046 Beach Avenue, from 1914 to 1916.
Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 788.
I added a new page on William Henry Wilson. He was a bookkeeper for the wholesale grocery firm of Kelly, Douglas and Company.
He lived at 944 Denman Street from about 1901 to 1915. (He was sometimes called “W. Harry Wilson” or “Harry Wilson.”)
Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1901, page 767.
I added a new page on “C. W. Robinson,” a grocer who lived at 1841 Barclay Street in 1901. It appears that this is actually a reference to Charles William Robson (1853-1906), who lived on the 1800 block of Barclay Street from 1897 to 1902.
I also updated the page on Charles William Robson (1853-1906), including references to his grocery and commission merchant businesses.
Vancouver Daily World, January 18, 1897, page 8, column 4.
Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 480.
I updated the page on Clarence Mawson Marpole, who was a coal and commission merchant. He lived at 1050 Gilford Street from 1906 to 1912.
I added information on his parents, his siblings, and his children.
Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1912, Part 2, page 1014 [edited image].
I added a new page on Andrew Christian Martin
, who was a commission agent. He lived at 1214 Denman Street
from 1910 to 1912. (The 1910 and 1911 directories listed him as “Andrew Merton.”)
Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1097 [edited image].
I added a new page on James Bain Thomson
, who was a dry goods merchant. He lived at 1869 Pendrell Street
from 1909 to 1916.