Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Muirhead, Lewis Potter Jr.[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1874 - 1957  (82 years)


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  • Name Muirhead, Lewis Potter 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 9 Nov 1874  Govan,Lanark, Scotland, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1900  Bennett or Atlin, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Spruce Junction 
    Address:
    Spruce Junction
    Bennett or Atlin, Yukon
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1896-1920  Sidney, BC; Bennett, BC; Atlin, BC; Whitehorse, YT; Seattle, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1957  Battle, Sussex, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Association Muirhead, Charles H. (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Muirhead Brothers (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I131  Camera Workers | M, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He arrived in the USA in 1893 with his brother C.H. Muirhead. In 1896 they formed a partnership in Sidney, BC, as Muirhead Brothers.

      According to Jones (1976), L.P. worked as a commercial marine photographer between around 1908 and 1920. At the time of the 14th US Census (1920), L.P. was living in Seattle, WA, with his wife Margaret and nine-year old daughter Marion born in Washington State. L.P. moved back to England from Seattle in 1926 and was living in Biddenham, Bedford, in 1936. C.H. Muirhead's 1957 obituary reported L.P. Muirhead as still living in England.

  • Sources 
    1. [S35] HOD96, (Vancouver, B.C.: Hodgson and Co., 1896).

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1900.

    3. [S316] Jones (1976), Gordon Jones, (Sea Chest (June 1976):133-48).

    4. [S692] Correspondence, David Mattison.
      Letter, Yukon Archives to Mattison, 26 Mar 1982

    5. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      Father's Name: Lewis Potter Muirhead
      Mother's Name: Florence Lefevre D'Arcy Hale
      "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950," database; URL (accessed 29 Jan 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FQBM-WPT

    6. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      Nationality: Scotland
      Birth Date: 09 Nov 1874
      "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," database with images; URL (accessed 29 Jan 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:29JW-CFZ
      L.P. Muirhead was living in Seattle, age 43, with his wife Margaret Muirhead.

    7. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      Name: Lewis P Muirhead
      "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database; URL (accessed 29 Jan 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCZ-XV7K