Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Nye, George Gordon[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]

Male 1885 - 1958  (73 years)


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  • Name Nye, George Gordon 
    Born 18 Feb 1885  Brighton, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 12 Sep 1908  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Bride: Bertha Maria Janes 
    Business Address/Year 1909-1910  North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2nd St. W.
    near Lonsdale Ave.
    North Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1910  North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2nd St. W.
    near Chesterfield Ave.
    North Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1905?-1910  North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 28 Apr 1928  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Bride: Helen Bertha Crawford 
    Died 18 Nov 1958  North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Cremated 22 Nov 1958  Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Person ID I1188  Camera Workers | N, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 2 Mar 2018 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Bride: Bertha Maria Janes - 12 Sep 1908 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Bride: Helen Bertha Crawford - 28 Apr 1928 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: After emigrating in 1890, he eventually settled in North Vancouver with his mother and father. G.G. Nye set up shop as the city's first photographer. He married Bertha M. Janes in Sep 1908 and retired from photography in 1910 or 1911 to become a carpenter. He married his second wife in 1928.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be captioned and dated.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1004] COLLECTION: BNVMA.
      Postcards; miscellaneous records and photographs

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1911.
      North Vancouver

    3. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Occupation: Carpenter
      Province of BC, District no. 12, Enumeration district no. 60 in North Vancouver City, p. 3, line 48.

    4. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904).
      No North Vancouver section

    5. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      No North Vancouver section

    6. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 1205.
      North Vancouver: "Nye George G photographer 2nd W nr Lonsdale lvs same"

    7. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 949.
      North Vancouver: "Nye George G photographer 2nd W nr Lonsdale lvs same"

    8. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1282.
      North Vancouver: "Nye George G photographer 2nd W nr Chesterfield"

    9. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 1281.
      North Vancouver: "Nye George G h s s 2nd W nr Chesterfield Ave"

    10. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 1385.
      North Vancouver: "Nye Geo G carp s s St James Rd W"

    11. [S217] Bourdon (1981), Bourdon, Donald J., (North Vancouver: Hancock House, 1981).

    12. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1958-09-012483 (microfilm B13239); digital facsimile URL (accessed 27 Feb 2018): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b6eb0985-f3d1-4287-813a-42796234c3e6

    13. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1908-09-056290 (microfilm B11374)


    14. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1928-09-335262 (microfilm B13755); digital facsimile URL (accessed 27 Feb 2018): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/08bb4e5b-6c1f-4be0-b385-86caf6e9dbb2