Lot #95

Page 55 of Gerald Wellburn historic Vancouver album

Burrard Inlet road building contract June 1875

“The road from Hastings to Gastown was built in 1875 by Arthur N. Herring, .... John A. Webster and R.W. Dean were his bondsmen; Arthur did not complete the road.” (See History of Lulu Island, by Thomas Kidd, which says operations ended in November, owing to snow.) “It was completed next year, 1877, by Tom Kidd as foreman.
~from Major Mathhews' Early Vancouver Volume Thre

Arthur Herring is the just wed husband of Frances Herring who becomes BC's best early writer

 

 

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