Elliot Street Square

Elliot Street Square (HMWVU)

Location: Victoria, BC V8W 1A1 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 25.167', W 123° 22.023'

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This area, designed and laid out by the landscape branch of the Provincial Department of Public Works in 1975, has been named Elliot Street Square, in memory of Andrew Charles Elliot, barrister, judge, gold commissioner, police magistrate, and fourth Premier of the Province of British Columbia, and as a reminder of the street, which bore his name. Before its closure in 1974 many prominent citizens had their homes within the limited length of Elliot Street.On the north or city side were the residences of Sir James Douglas, K.C.B., first governor of the Colony of British Columbia, and the honourable John Sebastian Helmcken, L.S.A., M.R.C.S., the first Speaker of the first Legislative Assembly of Vancouver Island, negotiator for Confederation, and highly esteemed member of the medical profession.On the south or James Bay side lived George H. Ayllard, mining engineer; Albert T. Frampton, real estate agent; Ashdown H. Green, explorer and surveyor; John W. Morris, automobile agent; Arthur Henry, school teacher; Gutave Michaelis, retired merchant; and Henry E. Munday, contractor, who later became a leading member of the retail shoe trade.
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 1:15am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 472842 N 5362987
Decimal Degrees48.41945000, -123.36705000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.167', W 123° 22.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 10.02" N, 123° 22' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)508, 781, 978, 339, 617
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 675 Belleville St, Victoria BC V8W 1A1, CA
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