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Victoria in Capital, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

Pendray House

309 Belleville Street

 

— Victoria, B.C. —

 
Pendray House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
1. Pendray House Marker
Inscription.  
Family home of William J. Pendray Built 1897 Known as Loretto Hall 1940-1966 Restoration by William and Florence Prior 1970 Topiary gardens replanted by descendants of Mr. Pendray 1980

[Marker below, French]
Ancienne residence de la famille William J. Pendray construite en 1897. Devint «Lorretto Hall», couvent de la congrégation de Notre-Dame des Anges de Lennoxville, Québec. Les salles de jardins furent loués pour des activities speciales des Canadiens français. Aujourd’hui, Rita Roy-Wilson est propriétaire de cet edifice qui porte le nom «The Gatsby Mansion». Don de l’Association historique francphone de Victoria 2001
 
Erected 2001 by L’Association historique francphone de Victoria.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 48° 25.316′ N, 123° 22.5′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital. Marker can be reached from Belleville Street. Touch for map. Marker

Pendray House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, September 14, 2011
2. Pendray House Marker
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is at or near this postal address: 309 Belleville Street, Victoria BC V8V 1X2, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Juan Francisco de la Bodega y Quadra (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal Building (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Mackenzie Papineau Battalion of the International Brigades (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Creation of the Province of British Columbia (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); In Commemoration of the Treaty Between Great Britain and the Russian Empire (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Knowledge Totem (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The “Veteran Sailor” (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); The Birthplace of Victoria (approx. 0.4 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Additional keywords. topiary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on August 11, 2016, by Adrienne Walker of Victoria, British Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 1, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 4, 2022