Wilson, William Ridgway

WILSON, William Ridgway (1863-1957)
(biography in preparation)

(works in Victoria unless noted)

NANAIMO, B.C., Opera House & Hotel, Church Street, for Alderman John Mahrer, 1889 (Nanaimo Free Press, 19 March 1889, 3, descrip.; 18 Oct. 1889, 9, descrip.)
MOSS STREET, near Fort Street, 'Gyppeswyk', residence for Mrs. Alexander A. Green, now the Art Gallery of Victoria, 1889 (M. Segger & D. Franklin, Victoria, 1979, 260-3, illus.; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 144-6, illus. & descript.; Robert R. Taylor, The Spencer Mansion, 2012, 20-25, illus. & descrip.)
ROCKLAND AVENUE, residence for Thomas B. Hall, 1890 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2007, 161, illus.)
SOUTH PARK SCHOOL, Douglas Street at Michigan Street, 1893 (Colonist [Victoria], 18 July 1893, 6, descrip.; C.A.B., xi, March 1898, illus.; D. Franklin, Early School Architecture in British Columbia, 1980, 83-4, 96, illus.)
BELCHER STREET, 'Schuhuum', residence for Hewitt Bostock, 1894 (M. Segger & D. Franklin, Victoria, 1979, 270-1, illus.; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 159-61, illus. & descript.)
NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C., Asylum for the Insane, two major extensions, 1897 (Chilliwack Progress, 16 June 1897, 1; C.R., viii, 24 June 1897, 2; B.C.Sessional Papers, 1899, Public Accounts, 610; dwgs. at BCPA, GR54, Box 22, 392)
ROBERT PORTER & SON, Douglas Street at Johnson Street, commercial block, 1900 (C.R., xi, 1 Aug. 1900, 2; M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 57, illus.)
METLAKATLA, B.C., rebuilding (after a fire) of three school buildings for Indian and white children, for Bishop William Ridley, 1901 (Vancouver Daily World, 26 July 1901, 1)
VANCOUVER, B.C., E.G. Prior & Co., Pender Street, major addition, 1901 (C.R., xii, 2 Oct. 1901, 3)
BANK OF BRITISH NORTH AMERICA, Yates Street near Langley Street, extensive alterations and new glass dome, 1902 (Colonist [Victoria], 1 May 1902, 5, descrip.)
FAIRFIELD ROAD, 'Arbutus', residence for John Douglas, 1903 (C.R., xiv, 29 July 1903, 2)
ESQUIMALT, Lampson Street Public School, 1903 (list of works on A.I.B.C. Application Form 49)
SHASTA PLACE, residence for Albert E. Todd, 1904 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 191-92, illus. & descript.)
ROCKLAND AVENUE, near Terrace Avenue, 'Patly', residence for James A. Mitchell, 1905 (C.R., xvi, 13 Sept. 1905, 2; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 177-78, illus. & descript.)
B.C. SOAP WORKS & BRITISH AMERICAN PAINT CO., Belleville Street, Laurel Point, several buildings for William J. Pendray, 1905 (C.R., xvi, 22 Nov. 1905, 2, t.c.)
VERNON BLOCK, Douglas Street at View Street, major alterations and improvements, 1906 (C.R., xvii, 28 Nov. 1906, 2)
ESQUIMALT, Victoria West School, Front Street, 1907 (C.R., xviii, 28 Aug. 1907, 4; D. Franklin, Early School Architecture in British Columbia, 1980, 87-8)
MAHON BLOCK, Government Street near Fort Street, reconstruction after the fire, 1908 (C.R., xix, 29 April 1908, 19; M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 60, illus.)
ROCKLAND AVENUE, residence for Dr. Thomas Jones, 1908 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 4, 2009, 119-20, illus. & descrip.)
WESTERN MOTOR & SUPPLY CO., Broad Street near Pandora Avenue, stores and garage, 1909 (C.R., xxiii, 17 Nov. 1909, 23)
LOTBINIERE AVENUE, residence for Charles Spratt, 1909-10 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 138-39, illus. & descript.)
LEE BUILDING, Broad Street at Johnson Street, for R.P. Clark, 1910 (C.R., xxiv, 26 Jan. 1910, 23)
VERNON MANSIONS APARTMENTS, View Street, 1910 (Colonist [Victoria], 8 Sept. 1910, 10, illus. & descrip.)
ST. CHARLES STREET, near Richardson Street, residence for Edward G. Prior, 1911 (C.R., xxv, 12 April 1911, 54; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 197-8, illus. & descript.)
KER BLOCK, Pandora Avenue at Cook Street, commercial block for David R. Ker, 1911 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 83-84, illus. & descript.)
WILSON BLOCK, Government Street at Trounce Alley, for W. & J. Wilson, 1912 (M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 67, illus.)
ROCKLAND AVENUE, residence for Rout Harvey, 1912 (Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 162-3, illus. & descript.)
ST. JOHN'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, Quadra Street at Mason Street, 1912 (Colonist [Victoria], 6 May 1911, 11, illus.; 28 May 1911, 19, illus.; 5 May 1912, 2, illus. & descrip.; M. Segger & D. Franklin, Victoria, 1979, 236-9, illus.; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 89-91, illus. & descript.)
SAANICH PROVINCIAL JAIL & PRISON FARM, Wilkinson Road, 1912-13 (Colonist [Victoria], 10 Nov. 1912, 16, illus. & descrip.; M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 262, illus.; Donald Luxton & Jennifer Barr, Saanich Heritage Structures, 2008, 55, illus. & descrip.)
VICTORIA DRILL HALL, for the Fifth Regiment, Bay Street at McBride Street, 1913-14 (Colonist [Victoria], 21 March 1911, 17, illus.; 5 April 1913, 7, illus. & descrip.; Canada, Sessional Papers, No. 19, 1916, 110; M. Segger & D. Franklin, Exploring Victoria's Architecture, 1996, 72, illus.; Victoria Heritage Foundation, This Old House: Victoria's Heritage Neighbourhoods, Vol. 3, 2014, 18-19, illus. & descript.)