Athelstan George “Athel” Harvey

Athelstan George “Athel” Harvey

Birth
Great Ellingham, Breckland Borough, Norfolk, England
Death 12 Jan 1950 (aged 65)
Vancouver, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Burial Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada
Plot Grave 1 Lot 198 Poplar
Memorial ID 73187475 · View Source
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Athelstan Harvey was prominent in civic affairs for many years. He was an ex alderman. He served as alderman on Vancouver city council from 1932 to 1936.
He and his mother and two brothers went to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1909.
He was the author of a book "Douglas of the Fir" which brought him International fame. His book was a biography of the famed botanist, David Douglas, after whom the giant Douglas Fir is named.
He was a retired lawyer and a civic leader.
He was married to Elizabeth Mary King who died after him.
He died at age 65 in Vancouver.
The ashes of Athelstan Harvey are buried with his mother Mary Ann Alice Harvey in Grave 1 Lot 198 Poplar.


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  • Created by: Maureen
  • Added: 11 Jul 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 73187475
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Athelstan George “Athel” Harvey (26 May 1884–12 Jan 1950), Find a Grave Memorial no. 73187475, citing Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, Greater Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada ; Maintained by Maureen (contributor 47545993) .