Barbour, Allan Newton

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Barbour, Allan Newton

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

September 3, 1869 - October 26, 1953

History

Allan Barbour was born in New Brunswick to Robert Barbour and ? Newton, both of Scotland. In the early 1900's, Allan and his brother Charlie came to the coast. He worked in the Fraser Valley for two years before the Barbour brothers came to Squamish in 1907. He homesteaded across from the current railway shops.

In 1915, Allan Barbour married Kathleen Boyle. The first of their four children was born in 1916 (Richard). Later on they had Howard, Kenneth, and Kathleen (Mrs Lacey).

Al Barbour retired in 1935 and he died later that year on October 26 at age 84.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

In 1912, Allan lost his steam donkey as payment of a debt he had accumulated playing poker with Fidelle Laviolette (one of the "French Boys").

Al owned land in Pemberton in the 1920's but he lost it through taxes.

He stopped logging in Squamish in 1928 and went to Vancouver where he got a job at the Harbour Board. He lost much of his timberland due to flooding of his booming operation in Squamish.

Mandates/sources of authority

Squamish Public Library, Squamish Files: Prominent Names.

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

Barbour, Kathleen (1889 - January 11, 1974)

Identifier of the related entity

KB01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Married

Related entity

Barbour, Charles (18?? - July 1, 1940)

Identifier of the related entity

CB01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Brothers

Related entity

Barbour, Richard

Identifier of the related entity

RB01

Category of the relationship

family

Dates of the relationship

Description of relationship

Allan Barbour is Richard Barbour's father.

Access points area

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

AB01

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC