Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Forsythe, William Steen or Stene[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male - 1922


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  • Name Forsythe, William Steen or Stene 
    • VARIANT NAME: VARIANT: Forsyth, W.S.
    Born Y  [6
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1910-1915?  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Yale Rd. East
    near Nowell St.
    Chilliwack, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1900-1910  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Wellington Ave.
    near Main St.
    Chilliwack, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1900-1915  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1918-1922  Mission, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home Address/Year 1910-1915?  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Yale Rd. East
    near Nowell St.
    Chilliwack, BC
    Canada 
    Died 12 Nov 1922  Mission, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Buried Y  [6
    Person ID I1299  Camera Workers | F, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 11 Aug 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur (1892?-1900); Commercial (1900-1922).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He opened his first studio in Chilliwack in 1900. On 1 Apr 1915, E.F. Tucker assumed the lease on Forsythe's Chilliwack photograph studio following which Forsythe left for his new home at Port Essington. At some point he returned to the Lower Mainland where he resumed commercial photography at Mission until his death in 1922.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1903, 1907, 1909, 1911, 1913.
      Chilliwack

    2. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 1, 3 Oct 1900.
      Opens studio next to I.O.O.F. Block; intends to build a studio in the near future.

    3. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 11 May 1910.

    4. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 4, 18 Mar 1915.
      E.F. Tucker assumes studio lease

    5. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 8, 22 Apr 1915.
      Left last week for Port Essington where he intends to live

    6. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 7, 23 Nov 1922.
      "Unique Funeral of Wm. Forsythe"
      Obituary

    7. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison, 6 Sep 1991.
      Chilliwack Museum and Archives to Mattison

    8. [S56] COLLECTION: BCHM.

    9. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1922-09-299417 (microfilm B13120)