The Oak Bay EncyclopediaTM
T . H . E . . E . A . R . L . Y . . Y . E . A . R . S

A listing of noteworthy
people, places and things from
Oak Bay's early years

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Eastdowne Road
see Street/Place Names section

Earn Street
see Street/Place Names section

Economy Plan Appliances
2002 Oak Bay Avenue (19551956 phone books)

concurrent address of House of TV & Appliances
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Edward Drew electrical appliances
2002 Oak Bay Avenue (1953 phone book)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Elgin Road
see Street/Place Names section

Elizabeth's Hats
1163 Newport Avenue (1955... city directory)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Elsie Henry Women's Clothing
2248 Oak Bay Avenue (19431948 city directories)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Emily Islet
see Street/Place Names section

Emmie Randall, Mrs dry goods
2207 Oak Bay Avenue (19231925 city directories)

Previous location of O K Dry Goods
Subsequent location Oak Bay Dry Goods
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Epworth Street
see Street/Place Names section

Esplanade, The
see Street/Place Names section

Estevan Avenue
see Street/Place Names section

Estevan Children's Shop
2534 Estevan Avenue
(19661967 phone books)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Fish and Chips
2559 Estevan Avenue
(1965–1970... phone books)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Grocery
2559 Estevan Avenue (...1941–1949 phone books)

Previous location of Miss M Fairclough, grocer
Subsequent location of Watson's Grocery & Confectionery
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Grocery and Confectionery
2559 Estevan Avenue
(19531965 phone books)
. . . Estevan Grocery . . .
.& Confectionery

..2559 Estevan Avenue
Phone 3-4632
.
text from ad in 1958 OBJHS OBEJAY yearbook.
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Hardware & Gift Shop
2524 Estevan Avenue
(19471949 phone books)
2530 Estevan Avenue
(19501956 phone books)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Junior & Teen Wear
2534 Estevan Avenue
(19681969 phone books)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Meat Market
2509 Estevan Avenue
(19421947 phone books)
2517 Estevan Avenue
(19481954 phone books)
2523 Estevan Avenue (19551967 phone books)
QUALITY MEATS - FISH & POULTRY
FREE DELIVERY
BRUCE MILBURN, Proprietor
2523 Estevan . . . . . . . . . . . 2-1925
ad in 1957 phone book
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Tailors
2534 Estevan Avenue
(1970... phone book)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Estevan Woollens
2519 Estevan Avenue
(1954 phone book)
2522 Estevan Avenue
(19551961 phone books)

Formerly Lucille's Estevan Woollens
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Ewing Apartment Hotel
1420 Beach Drive (1938 city directory)
In 1938, Jane M Ewing1 became proprietor of Oak Bay Hotel and renamed it Ewing Apartment Hotel. The front entrance was reorientated from 1225 Newport Avenue to 1420 Beach Drive to face Oak Bay Beach.
A year later she renamed it Old Charming Inn.

1 Jane M Ewing was previously proprietor of Osborne Court (1932) and, just down the street, The Small Charming Hotel (1934–1937) at 1456 Beach Drive
see Oak Bay Hotel, Old Charming Inn

Exclusive Cleaners
1505 Wilmot Place (19481950 city directories)
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Exclusive Shop of Victoria
2045 Cadboro Bay Road (19551959 phone books)
ladies' ready-to-wear
Photos, artifacts and recollections welcomed

Exeter Road
see Street/Place Names section



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