Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Ramsay, Colin Cameron[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1891 - 1966  (74 years)


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  • Name Ramsay, Colin Cameron 
    Born 13 Dec 1891  Logie, Stirlingshire, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [13, 14
    • According to his death registration record he was born at the Bridge of Allan in Scotland.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1925  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    938 Robson St.
    Lafayette Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1926  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    833 Granville St.
    Artona Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1928-1931  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1214 Government Street
    Steffens-Colmer Studio Ltd.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1935  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    560 Granville Street
    Steffens-Colmer Studio Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Cremated Jul 1966  Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Died 3 Jul 1966  North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Association Artona Studio (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Lafayette Studio (Relationship: Proprietor?) 
    Association Steffens-Colmer Studio Ltd. (Relationship: Manager) 
    Person ID I1278  Camera Workers | R, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 7 Feb 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was listed in 1925 at the same address on Robson Street used in 1924 by A.A. Johnston. The 1925 address at which he was listed was the site of the Lafayette Studio. In 1926 was listed as working for the Artona Studio. By 1928 he was working as the manager of the Victoria branch of the Steffens-Colmer Studio. On 10 Jun 1931 he and his mother arrived in Vancouver, BC, travelling onward to Victoria. He gave his occupation as "artist." He was listed as retired in the 1938 business directory. [15]

  • Sources 
    1. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1095.
      Vancouver: "Ramsay Colin C photog 938 Robson"

    3. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1181.
      Vancouver: "Ramsay Colin C photog Artona Studio"

    4. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1232.
      Vancouver: "Ramsay Colin C retired r 1, 540 Columbia N Westr"

    5. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 1815.
      Victoria

    7. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1857.
      Victoria

    8. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1873.
      Victoria: Steffens-Colmer Studio C C Ramsay mgr photogs 1214 Govt

    9. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1340.
      Vancouver: Ramsay C Cameron artist 560 Granville h 4, 700 Broughton
      Victoria: not listed

    10. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940).
      Victoria: not listed

    11. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941).
      Victoria: not listed

    12. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942).
      Victoria: not listed

    13. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Colin Cameron Ramsay
      Father: Colin Campbell Ramsay
      Mother: Isabella Anderson Bowie Ramsay
      Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950. FHL Film Number: 255107; Reference ID: vol. 374, p. 34

    14. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1966-09-009146 (microfilm B13278); digital facsimile URL (accessed 6 Feb 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/e6b643e7-e8f8-4dbd-bb62-9a862b0baf44

    15. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Library and Archives Canada; Ottawa, Ontario, Canada; Series: RG 76-C; Roll: T-14899. Vancouver and Victoria arrival, both on the ship Pacific Trader out of Manchester, Eng.