Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Napier-Henry, Hubert John[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1886 - 1967  (80 years)

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  • Name Napier-Henry, Hubert John 
    Born 27 Sep 1886  Falmouth, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 25 Jun 1921  Esquimalt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Bride: Kate Winifred Wolfenden 
    • His name is misindexed as Herbert J Napier Henry.
    Business Address/Year 1934-1935  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    602 Fort St.
    Robert H. Fort
    Victoria, BC
    Died 28 Aug 1967  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Name misindexed as Hubert John Napier Hemy.
    Association Fort, Robert Hamilton (Relationship: Finisher) 
    Person ID I1181  Camera Workers | N, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 24 Feb 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Finisher.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: At the time of his marriage he was a naval officer residing at the Royal Naval College of Canada in Esquimalt. According to his immigration record, he arrived in August 1918 but had visited Canada previously between 1910 and 1912. By the mid-1930s he was working as a finisher for Robert Fort.

      His wife, who went by Winifred, was an amateur photographer and in 1934 won honourable mention in a monthly competition sponsored by the Daily Colonist. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1933.

    2. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932).
      Victoria: not listed under H or N

    3. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 2197.
      Victoria: "Napier-Henry Hubert J fnshr R Fort h 622 Head"

    4. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1871.
      Victoria: "Napier-Henry Hubt J (Winifred) fnshr R Fort r 622 Head"

    5. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1659.
      Victoria: "Napier-Henry Mrs Winifred r 622 Head"

    6. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1921-09-229384 (microfilm B12906); digital facsimile URL (accessed 23 Feb 2018):

    7. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1967-09-011019 (B13285)

    8. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 3, 18 Jul 1934.
      "Want Your Breakfast Big Fellow?" (halftone reproduction)