Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Freeston, John William[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1884? - 1923


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  • Name Freeston, John William 
    Born 1884?  Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1921  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Jul 1923  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Person ID I1245  Camera Workers | F, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Having immigrated from England in 1910, he operated as an independent photographer in Victoria. According to the 1921 census, he was married and had a son and daughter. After his death in New Westminster in 1923, his widow Florence Mary Freeston continued to live in Victoria until her death in 1944. [17]

  • Sources 
    1. [S798] HENVIC13, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1913).
      Victoria: not listed

    2. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914).
      Victoria: not listed

    3. [S745] HENVIC14, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1914).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S802] HENVIC15, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1915).
      Victoria: not listed

    5. [S803] HENVIC17, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1917).
      Victoria: not listed

    6. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918).
      Victoria: not listed

    7. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Victoria: not listed

    8. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919).
      Vancouver: not listed

    9. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Victoria: not listed

    10. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920).
      Victoria: not listed

    11. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 322.
      Victoria: "Freeston John W photogr h 2803 Richmond (Saan)"

    12. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Victoria: not listed

    13. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Victoria: not listed

    14. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1711.
      Victoria: "Freeston Florence h 304 Oswego"

    15. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1923-09-319510 (microfilm B13123)

    16. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 24, Enumeration sub-district no. 19 in Victoria City, p. 2, line 36

    17. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1944-09-638135 (microfilm B13182)