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Sydney Morgan Eveleigh

September 21 1869 - November 29, 1947

Vancouver Arts and Crafts Association
Architectural Institute of B.C. (Reg. #6, President 1923-24)

S.M. Eveleigh was born in Bedford, England in 1869 (or 1870). He arrived in Vancouver in May 1888. He married Florence Mary Southcott in Vancouver on February 21, 1900.

He was Vice-President of the Arts & Crafts Society in 1900, and also exhibited his work in the group's First Annual Exhibition.

He was the sixth architect registered with the AIBC after it was founded in 1914. He was President of the Institute in 1923-24.

He died in Vancouver in 1947.

Exhibitions

DATE EXHIBITION ARTWORK
1900 Sept. 25-27 VACA First Annual Exhibition Residence
Portrait (photo)

References

THE ARCHITECTURAL INSTITUTE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA HANDBOOK - 1928
      1928, published by AIBC, 90 pages
      Includes Register of Members, regulations, Architect's Act
      Also Index of Building Materials Handled by Wm.N. O'Neil Co. Ltd.

THE FINE ARTS IN VANCOUVER, 1886 - 1930 (refer to THOM)

BUILDING THE WEST - Early Architects of British Columbia
      2003; Edited by Donald Luxton, numerous contributing authors and researchers
      Talonbooks, ISBN 0-88922-474-9
      560 pages, extensively illustrated in black and white, some colour
      Biographies of over 400 architects and firms; extensive bibliography

B.C. Vital Statistics on-line (Royal B.C. Museum & Archives)

CITY & PROVINCIAL DIRECTORIES (refer to DIR)

Clippings

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