Robert Kelly (1862-1922)

Robert Kelly, about 1917, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1304; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/robert-kelly.

Robert Kelly, about 1917, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1304; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/robert-kelly.

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 721.

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 721.

 

I updated the page on Robert Kelly. He was a wholesale grocer who lived at 1050 Chilco Street in 1903.

I added information on his later life, including his residences at 1186 Nicola Street and 1690 Angus Avenue (later called Angus Drive).

 

Vancouver Daily World, October 18, 1902, page 8, column 2.

 

 

Robert Kelly house, northeast corner of Davie Street and Nicola Street, Western Homes and Living, January 1958, page 16.

Robert Kelly house, northeast corner of Davie Street and Nicola Street, Western Homes and Living, January 1958, page 16.

 

 

Vancouver Sun, September 25, 1920, page 16, column 5. In 1950, the City of Vancouver confirmed that Angus Avenue was to be known as became Angus Drive. [By-law 3195; see Street Names of Vancouver, by Elizabeth Walker, page 6: Angus Drive; https://bccd.vpl.ca/pdf/Street_Names_of_Vancouver.pdf.%5D

 

Herbert Bingham residence – Shaughnessy Heights – corner of Angus Avenue (later Angus Drive) and Alexandra Street; Vancouver Province, July 18, 1914, page 5, columns 2-4.

Matthew Hendrie Leggat (1872-1936)

M. H. Leggat, detail from “Vancouver Club members,” about 1930; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 677-68; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-club-members-in-front-of-building-at-915-west-hastings.

M. H. Leggat, detail from “Vancouver Club members,” about 1930; Vancouver City Archives; CVA 677-68; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-club-members-in-front-of-building-at-915-west-hastings.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 1, page 286 (Barclay Street).

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 1, page 286 (Barclay Street).

I added a new page on Matthew Hendrie Leggat, who was a wholesale hardware merchant. He lived at 1847 Barclay Street in 1910 and 1911.

Benjamin Clews Rainsford (1854-1928)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 2, page 1219.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 2, page 1219.

I added a new page on Benjamin Clews Rainsford, who was a wholesale fruit merchant. He lived at 1047 Denman Street in 1905 and 1906 and at 2000 Beach Avenue in 1907 and 1908.

Note: June 21, 2019: I updated the page with further details on his middle name, his birth date and his death date.