Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Harper, Harold Hilton[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40]

Male 1886 - 1967  (81 years)


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  • Name Harper, Harold Hilton 
    • VARIANT NAME: Harper, H.H.
    Born 9 Feb 1886  Forest Hall, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [41, 42
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    25 East Hastings Street, no. 404
    David Wadds
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1915-1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    337 West Hastings Street
    G.T. Wadds
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 9 Jan 1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [41
    Bride: Katie Hyne 
    Business Address/Year 1920  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1924-1925  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    311 West Hastings Street
    King Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1926  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    325 Howe Street, no. 304
    D.W. Bradshaw and Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1928-1931  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    408 Homer Street
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1935  West Vancouver?, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    City and address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1937?-1939  West Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2462 Marine Drive
    West Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1940  West Vancouver?, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    City and address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1941-1943  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    6082 Fraser Street
    Fraser Photo Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1935-1943  West Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home Address/Year 1944  Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 4 Jul 1967  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [42
    Cremated 7 Jul 1967  Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [42
    Association Wadds, George Thomas (Relationship: Photographer; Printer) 
    Association Wadds, David (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association King Photo Studio (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Fraser Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Hyne, Katie (Relationship: Spouse) 
    Person ID I1400  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2019 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Printer; Commercial; Photo supplier.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer for David Wadds in 1914; a printer for G.T. Wadds in 1915 and 1917, then as a photographer in 1916, also for G.T. Wadds. When they were married in 1917 his wife was employed as a photographic assistant. In 1918 he was working as an agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, an occupation he repeated in 1923. Between 1924 and 1925 he worked as a photographer for the King Photo Studio. By 1926 he was working with the photographic supply firm of D.W. Bradshaw and Company. Beginning in 1928 he was operating his own photographic supply company and was an official distributor of Agfa products. He was listed as a photographer again in the 1935 business directory. According to his death registration record, he last worked as a photographer in 1943.

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

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

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1928.
      North Vancouver

    4. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Vancouver: not listed

    5. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 889.

    7. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 692.

    8. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 660.

    9. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 536.

    10. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 563.
      Life insurance agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

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

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

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

    14. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 628.

    15. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Vancouver: not listed

    16. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    18. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    20. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923).
      Vancouver: not listed

    21. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1187.
      He worked as an agent for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and lived in West Vancouver.

    22. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 848.

    23. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 882.

    24. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 976.
      He worked as a commercial agent, but no company affiliation is given.

    25. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1102.
      Vancouver: "Harper, H.H. Photo Supplies. B.C. Distributor Agfa Products Ltd. 408 Homer. Phone Sey. 2620."

    26. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 958.

    27. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 957.

    28. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 915.

    29. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 895.
      No occupation listed

    30. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 421.
      No occupation listed

    31. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934).
      Vancouver: not listed

    32. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1079.
      Listed as a photographer with no business address

    33. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 781.
      Vancouver: no occupation listed

    34. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 733.

    35. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 888.

    36. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 699.

    37. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 705.

    38. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 706.

    39. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942).
      New Westminster, Burnaby and Vancouver: not listed

    40. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 747.

    41. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1917-09-087325 (microfilm B11380); digital facsimile URL (accessed 13 Aug 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/56e60d3d-bbac-4f8e-9a31-d842d2b70542

    42. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1967-09-009006 (microfilm B13284); digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Aug 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/429b8896-8568-4ab4-b917-a2f1b19a784e