Elliot, Edward

ELLIOT, Edward (1833-1901)
(biography in preparation)

EDWARD ELLIOT

(works in Halifax unless noted)

(with J.A. Mitchell, Boston) CHURCH OF THE REDEEMER, Brunswick Street, 1873; parsonage, 1878 (Evening Express [Halifax], 1 Aug. 1874, 2, descrip.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 140-1, illus.)

ELLIOT BROTHERS

PRESBYTERIAN THEOLOGICAL HALL, Pine Hill, North West Arm, 1878 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 5 March 1878, 2, t.c.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., residence for Luther Sterns, Tulip Street at Pine Street, c. 1878 (dwgs. at PANS)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., Town Hall, Ochterloney Street, a conversion of the former Mechanics Institute Building, 1878; demol. 1961 (dwgs. at PANS)

EDWARD ELLIOT

CAMP HILL CEMETERY, Summer Street, keeper's lodge, gates and fence, c. 1880 (dwgs. at PANS)
HAMILTON, BERMUDA, Methodist Church, 1881 (Bermuda Pocket Almanack Guide & Directory, 1884, 75-6, descrip.)
HALIFAX COUNTY COURT HOUSE, Spring Garden Road, addition of a new Court Room, Judge's rooms and Council Room, 1882-84 (Citizen & Evening Chronicle [Halifax], 3 June 1882, 3, t.c.; Morning Herald [Halifax], 21 July 1882, 2, t.c.)
MOUNT ST. VINCENT COLLEGE, Bedford Highway, major addition, 1883 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 22 Aug. 1883, 2, descrip.)
LUNENBURG, N.S., Central Methodist Church, Cumberland Street, 1883-85 (Lunenburg Methodist Church - Its History of a Century, 1915, 15)
GRANVILLE STREET, at George Street, shops for W.H. Newman, 1885; demol. 1975 (dwgs. at PANS, Dumaresq Coll.)
PARK STREET, pair of houses for Mr. Bayers, 1885 (Halifax Herald, 29 Dec. 1885, 3)
INGLIS STREET, at MacLean Street, residence for J.E. Roy, 1885 (Halifax Herald, 29 Dec. 1885, 3)
INGLIS STREET, residence for W.G. Brookfield, 1885 (Halifax Herald, 29 Dec. 1885, 3)
POINT PLEASANT PARK, entrance gates, 1886 (dwgs. at PANS)
PUBLIC SCHOOL, 1886 (Nova Scotia Journals of Assembly, 1887, Appendix 1, Financial Returns, 9)
SAILOR'S HOME, Bell's Lane at Water Street, 1888 (Halifax Herald, 4 May 1888, 3, illus. & descrip.)
CITY HALL, Duke Street at Barrington Street, a commission won in a competition, with plans signed "Gladstone", designed 1886; built 1887-90 (Morning Herald [Halifax], 13 Oct. 1886, 3; and 19 Jan. 1887, 2, t.c.; American Architect & Building News [Boston], xxi, 11 June 1887, plate illus.; Halifax Herald, 19 March 1890, 3, descrip.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 82-3, illus.; dwgs. at PANB, Mott Coll. 364; dwgs. at PANS)
(with C.H. Hopson) ST. LUKE'S ANGLICAN CATHEDRAL, 1887, a proposal for a church seating 1,800, in the "....13th Century Gothic style", but perhaps not built (Morning Herald [Halifax], 16 Feb. 1887, 4, detailed descrip.)
PROVINCE HOUSE, Hollis Street, alterations and improvements with new Assembly Chamber, 1887, 1889 (Nova Scotia Journals of Assembly, 1888, Appendix 4, Public Works & Mines; 1890, Appendix 4, Dept. of Public Works)
HAVELOCK STREET, at Robie Street, a residence for N.A. Rhodes, 1889 (Morning Herald [Halifax], 23 March 1889, 3)
HALIFAX COUNTY ASYLUM, 1891 (Nova Scotia Journals of Assembly, 1892, Public Charities)
TRURO, N.S., Nova Scotia Agricultural College, College Road, 1892 (C.R., iii, 26 March 1892, 2; dwgs. at PANS)
PLEASANT STREET, residence for Charles C. Blackadar, 1892 (Halifax Herald, 28 June 1892, 3)
NOVA SCOTIA FURNISHING CO., Barrington Street, a large 7 storey retail store and warehouse, 1894 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 17 Feb. 1894, 5, detailed descrip.; C.A.B., viii, Jan. 1895, 11; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 94-5, illus.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., J.E. Sterns & Son, Water Street at Portland Street, commercial block, 1894 (C.R., iv, 11 Jan. 1894, 1)

ELLIOT & HOPSON (works in Halifax and elsewhere)

SOUTH PARK STREET, at Ruhland Street, residence for Harshaw B. Clarke, 1895 (C.R., vi, 9 May 1895, 2; Halifax Herald, 4 Jan. 1896, 9, illus.; E. Pacey, Historic Halifax, 1988, 22-3, illus.)
SOUTH PARK STREET, residence for H. and J. MacIntosh, 1895 (Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
SOUTH PARK STREET, residence for Simon H. Holmes, 1895 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 9 Sept. 1895, 1, descrip.; Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
SOUTH PARK STREET, large residence for H.B. Clarke, 1895 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 9 Sept. 1895, 1, descrip.)
TOWER ROAD, residence for John Bowes, 1895 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 9 Sept. 1895, 1; Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
HARVEY STREET, residence for George W.C. Hemsley, 1895 (Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
HARVEY STREET, residence for Hugh D. MacKenzie, 1895 (Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
PLEASANT STREET, at Harvey Street, large addition and alterations to residence for Judge Charles G. Townshend, 1895 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 9 Sept. 1895, 1; Halifax Herald, 10 Sept. 1895, 6)
PLEASANT STREET, at South Park Street, residence for James A. Leaman, 1895 (C.R., vi, 10 Oct. 1895, 1; Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 16 May 1896, 6, descrip.)
TOWER ROAD, at Inglis Street, residence for Charles A. Hutchins, 1895 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 9 Sept. 1895, 1; Halifax Herald, 4 Jan. 1896, 9, illus.)
MAPLEWOOD ESTATES, off Franklyn Street, residence for David McKeen, 1896 (Halifax Herald, 15 April 1896, 8)
PICTOU, N.S., Pictou Academy, 1896 (Halifax Herald, 9 April 1896, 1 and 5, illus. & descrip.; and 25 Aug. 1896, 6, detailed descrip.; Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 20 April 1896, 4, t.c.; Evening Mail [Halifax], 25 Aug. 1896, 6, detailed descrip.)
WANDERERS AMATEUR ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION, Sackville Street, 1896 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 23 April 1896, 3; 4 May 1896, 2, descrip.)
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I., residence for G.D. Longworth, Fitzroy Street, 1896 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 23 April 1896, 6)
TRURO, N.S., Merchant's Bank of Halifax, Prince Street, 1896 (C.R., vii, 14 May 1896, 2; C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, illus.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S. residence for Miss M. Creighton, Pleasant Street at Old Ferry Road, 1896 (Atlantic Weekly [Dartmouth], 8 Aug. 1896, 3)
HALIFAX EXHIBITION GROUNDS, Windsor Street at Young Street, several buildings including Horticultural Building, Agricultural Building, Machinery Building, Transportation Building, Grandstand, Judge's Stand, Ticket Offices, Press Building, 1897 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 1 April 1897, 3; 5 April 1897, 3, illus.; C.A.B., xi, Feb. 1898, 28; dwgs. at PANS)
WINDSOR, N.S., Windsor Academy, a commission won in a competition, 1897-99 (Halifax Herald, 3 July 1897, 4, t.c.; 26 July 1897, 1; C.A.B., x, June 1897, illus.; Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 27 Feb. 1899, 1, descrip.)
PLEASANT STREET, residence for Henry G. Bauld, 1897 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 18 Sept. 1897, 5)
WINDSOR STREET, at London Street, a 'Residence for Sale', built for an unnamed client, 1898 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 15 June 1898, 5, advert.)
YOUNG AVENUE, at Ogilvie Street, residence for F.W.W. Doane, 1898 (Halifax b.p. 30 Aug. 1898)
COMPTON AVENUE SCHOOL, additions, 1898 (Halifax Herald, 21 June 1898, 4, t.c.; C.R., ix, 29 June 1898, 3, t.c.)
MORRIS STREET SCHOOL, additions, 1898 (Halifax Herald, 21 June 1898, 4, t.c.; C.R., ix, 29 June 1898, 3, t.c.; Halifax, Report of the Board of School Commissioners, 1899, 45)
WINDSOR, N.S., residence for John Keith, Park Street, 1898 (Hants Journal [Windsor], 22 June 1898, 3, descrip.)
WINDSOR, N.S., St. John's Presbyterian Church, King Street, 1898-99 (Hants Journal [Windsor], 14 Sept. 1898, 2, t.c.)
DARTMOUTH, N.S., two houses for John Oland, Quarrel Street, 1898; demol. (Atlantic Weekly [Dartmouth], 15 Oct. 1898, 3)
WINDSOR, N.S., Commercial Bank of Windsor, Water Street at Stannus Street, for C. De Wolf Smith and John Smith, 1898-99 (Hants Journal [Windsor], 16 Nov. 1898, 3; C.A.B., xii, Aug. 1899, illus.)
WINDSOR, N.S., residence for C. De Wolf Smith, Plunkett Street, 1898-99 (Hants Journal [Windosr], 25 Jan. 1899)
WINDSOR, N.S., Methodist Church, King Street, 1899-1900; burned 1939 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 23 Feb. 1899, 4, t.c.; C.A.B., xvi, May 1903, illus.; E. Eaton, History of the United Church in Windsor, 1981, 25, 29, illus.)
W. & C. SILVER CO., George Street, major addition, 1899 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 7 April 1899, 6)
TRURO, N.S., Fire Hall, Young Street, 1899 (C.R., x, 5 April 1899, 3)
AMHERST, N.S., St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, 1899 (C.R., x, 5 July 1899, 4)
YOUNG AVENUE, residence for Alexander Hobrecker, 1899 (Evening Mail [Halifax], 18 Aug. 1899, 5)
ACADIAN HOTEL, Granville Street, 1899 (Acadian Recorder [Halifax], 14 Dec. 1899, 3)
TRURO, N.S., Science School, Young Street, 1900 (dwgs. at Colchester Co. Museum, Truro)
BRIDGEPORT, N.S., Chalmers Prebyterian Church, 1900-01 (Sydney Record, 20 Feb. 1901, 3, illus. & dscrip.)
WINDSOR, N.S., Town Hall, King Street, 1901 (C.A.B., xiv, Nov. 1901, illus.)

ELLIOT & HOPSON (works in Sydney, N.S.)

BANK OF MONTREAL, Charlotte Street at Dorchester Street, 1900 (Morning Guardian [Charlottetown], 14 April 1900, 7, descrip.)
KING'S ROAD, mansion for Arthur J. Moxham, 1900; demol. 1936 (Daily Patriot [Charlottetown], 24 Sept. 1900, 8; C.A.B., xiv, Jan. 1901, 8, descrip.)
TOWN HALL & FIRE HALL, Bentinck Street, 1900; demol. 1983 (Minutes of the Town of Sydney, 27 Sept. 1900; Sydney Record, 28 Sept. 1900, 4 )
CHARLOTTE STREET, commercial block for James McVey, 1900 (Sydney Record, 23 Aug. 1900, 2)
YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION, 1900-01 (Sydney Record, 12 Nov. 1900, 3)
NORTH SYDNEY, St. Matthew's Presbyterian Church, 1900-01 (Morning Chronicle [Halifax], 10 June 1901, 1)
FALMOUTH STREET PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, alterations with new galleries, 1901 (Sydney Record, 8 April 1910, 4, t.c.)
CAPE BRETON COUNTY COURT HOUSE, North Charlotte Street, 1901, completed by Charles & Edward Hopson; burned 1959 (Sydney Record, 12 April 1901, 5; and 29 April 1901, 3, illus.; and 7 Aug. 1901, 1; Halifax Herald, 13 May 1901, 2, t.c.)
ST. GEORGE'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, residence for the curate, 1901 (Sydney Record, 19 March 1901, 3, illus. & descrip.)
NORTH SYDNEY, St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, parish hall, Blowers Street, 1901 (Sydney Record, 1 June 1901, 3)
SYDNEY MINES, N.,S., Academy School, 1901 (Halifax Herald, 1 Aug. 1901, 7)

COMPETITIONS

MONCTON, N.B., Aberdeen High School, Botsford Street, 1897. The Halifax office of Ellliot & Hopson was one of several architects who submitted a design in this architectural competition (Halifax Herald, 23 July 1897, 8). The winner was J.C. Dumaresq of Halifax. The firm of Elliot & Hopson publicly objected to the decision, in a Letter to the Editor in the Halifax Herald, 26 July 1897, 1.