Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Fenn, Bernard Samuel[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1875 - 1963  (87 years)


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  • Name Fenn, Bernard Samuel 
    Born 27 Dec 1875  Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1916-1921  Royston, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1924  Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 5 Jun 1963  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Cremated 8 Jun 1963  Royal Oak Crematorium, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Person ID I1228  Camera Workers | F, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur?; Commercial?
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Born in England, he immigrated to Canada in 1910 with his wife Else Padel and was working as a farmer according to the 1911 Canada census. At the time of the 1921 census his occupation was recorded as photographer. At some point in his life, according to his death registration record, he also worked as a lawyer, but had retired in 1913.

      The Comox Archives and Museum holds a photograph depicting the Comox shoreline which is copyrighted 1919. The Library and Archives also holds several photographs copyrighted in 1919 and 1923, chiefly of the Comox area and Butchart Gardens, Victoria, in its Patent and Copyright Office collection.

  • Sources 
    1. [S57] COLLECTION: BCMX.

    2. [S152] COLLECTION: OOA.

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1916.
      Royston

    4. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1924.
      Saanich

    5. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      L. Gallant, Comox Archives and Museum, to Mattison, 9 May 2006.

    6. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 10 Nanaimo, Sub-district no. 15, Enumeration district 65 in Cowichan and Comiaken, p. 7, line 32

    7. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 15, Enumeration sub-district no. 2 in Nelson, p. 20, line 18

    8. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Royston Station: not listed

    9. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 5534.
      Royston Station: "Fenn B S retired"

    10. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 597.
      Royston Station: "Fenn B S retired"

    11. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 612.
      Royston Station: "Fenn B S retired"

    12. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Royston Station: not listed
      Saanich: not listed
      Victoria: not listed

    13. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1707.
      Victoria: "Fenn B S h 986 Crescent rd (Saan)"

    14. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1262.
      Victoria: "Fenn Bernard S h 980 Arundel"

    15. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1347.
      Victoria: "Fenn Bernard S h 986 Arundel"

    16. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1963-09-007340 (microfilm B13262); digital facsimile URL (accessed 23 Mar 2018): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/2359c517-cec5-408e-9fb9-96642f7c7da4