Fisher, Elmer H.

FISHER, Elmer H. (1840-1905)
(biography in preparation)

E.H. FISHER

VICTORIA, B.C., 'Spencer's Arcade', a department store for David Spencer, Government Street through to Broad Street, 1886; addition, 1888; demol. (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 30 March 1886, 3; 2 Oct. 1886, 3, descrip.; Victoria Daily Times, 13 March 1886, 4, descrip.; 2 Oct. 1886, 4, extensive descrip.; 4 Oct. 1886, 4, with presentation of gift to E.H. Fisher from David Spencer; addition, Victoria Daily Times, 27 Dec. 1888, 3)
ESQUIMALT, residence for R.M. Reid "...on the Esquimalt Road near the Halfway House", 1886 (Victoria Daily Times, 13 May 1886, 4; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1886, 3, descrip.)
VICTORIA WEST, residence for John Coigdarripe, Craigflower Road near Russell Street, 1886-87; demol. (Victoria Daily Times, 11 June 1886, 4, t.c.; 31 Dec. 1887, 3; inf. Jennifer Barr, Victoria)
VICTORIA, B.C., commercial block on Broad Street for William Denny '....adjoining Spencer's Arcade', 1886; demol. (Victoria Daily Times, 18 May 1886, 4, descrip.; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1886, 3, descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., Young Men's Christian Association, Broad Street, 1886 (Victoria Daily Times, 11 May 1886, 4, t.c.; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 15 Oct. 1886, 2, descrip.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., commercial block for Rand Bros. (later called The Byrnes Block), for the owner George Byrnes, Carrall Street at Water Street, 1886-87 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 27 Oct. 1886, 2, t.c.; Victoria Daily Times, 29 Oct. 1886, 4; 24 April 1887, 1, t.c.; Vancouver Heritage Inventory: Summary Report, 1986, 20, illus.); with addition by Fisher & Wilson, 1888 (see list below).
GOLDSTREAM, B.C., hotel for James Phair, 1887; demol. (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 25 Jan. 1887, 1, t.c.; 22 May 1887, 1; Victoria Daily Times, 8 July 1887, 4, descrip.)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Bank of British Columbia, Columbia Street at Mary Street, 1886-87; burned 1898 (Victoria Daily Times, 11 June 1886, 4, t.c.; 8 June 1887, 4, descrip.; Daily British Columbian [New Westminster], 6 June 1887, 4, t.c. with descrip.)
PORT TOWNSEND, WASHINGTON, a two storey brick commercial block of three stores, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 25 Feb. 1887, 1, t.c.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., store and shop for McLennan & McFeely, Cordova Street, 1887 (Daily News Advertiser [Vancouver], 6 Aug. 1887, 1, t.c.)
NANAIMO, B.C., Court House, Front Street, 1887-88; demol. (Nanaimo Free Press, 20 July 1887, 3, descrip.; B.C., Sessional Papers, 1889, Public Accounts, 58; A. Barrett & R. Liscombe, Francis M. Rattenbury, 1983, 45, illus.)
NANAIMO, B.C., Pimbury & Co., Drugs & Chemists, a two storey brick block for Edwin Pimbury, Commercial Street, 1887 (Nanaimo Free Press, 7 Sept. 1887, 2, t.c., and p. 3, news item; 26 Nov. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., a three storey commercial block for George Stelly, Blanshard Street at Johnson Street, 1887 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1; Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for Fred E. De Veulle, Menzies Street, 1887 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for the architect, Pandora Avenue, 1887 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1; Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for William Henry Burkholder, Chatham Street, 1887 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1; Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., two residences for Alfred J. Langley, Fairfield Road, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 7 March 1887, 4, t.c.; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 4, 2009, 65-7, illus. & descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., a two storey brick store for Louis Willie, Johnson Street, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 7 Feb. 1887, 4, t.c.; 31 Dec. 1887, 3; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 22 May 1887, 1)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for Robert Erskine, King's Road near First Street, 1887; demol. 1965 (Victoria Daily Times, 30 July 1887, 4, t.c.; 31 Dec. 1887, 3; inf. Jennifer Barr, Victoria)
ESQUIMALT, B.C., residence for W. Hunt, Esquimalt Road, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for Alfred J. Langley, Fort Street at Cook Street, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for Henry Edward Croasdaile, Pemberton Road, 1887 (Victoria Daily Times, 31 Dec. 1887, 3)

FISHER & WILSON

QUAMICHAN, B.C., residence for an unnamed client, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 17 May 1888, 4, t.c.)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., residence for Dr. C.J. Fagan, Blackwood Street, 1888 (Daily Colonist [Victoria], 16 June 1888, 1, t.c.)
VANCOUVER, B.C., major addition to the Byrnes Block, Carrall Street at Water Street, for George Byrnes, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 28 June 1888, 4, descrip.)
VICTORIA, B.C., rebuilding of the White House Dry Goods store for Henry Young & Co., Government Street, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 28 June 1888, 4; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 17 June 1888, 4)
VICTORIA, B.C., a two storey block, with retail stores, for William Craft & Frederick Norris, Douglas Street at Chatham Street, "...extending from the Odd Fellow's Hall to Johnson Street", 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 21 July 1888, 2, t.c.; 27 July 1888, 4, descrip.; 27 Dec. 1888, 3; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 1 Jan. 1889, Supplement, 2)
VICTORIA, B.C., store for William G. Cameron, Johnson Street, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 28 June 1888, 4; 27 Dec. 1888, 3; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 1 Jan. 1889, Supplement, 2)
VICTORIA, B.C., store and dwellings for Shean Tip and Low Yan San, Fisgard Street, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 28 June 1888, 4; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 1 Jan. 1889, Supplement, 2)
VICTORIA, B.C., residence for Monroe Miller, Selkirk Road at Garbally Road, near Gorge Road, 1888 (Victoria Daily Times, 27 Dec. 1888, 3; Daily Colonist [Victoria], 1 Jan. 1889, Supplement, 2)