Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

West, Charles[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1884 - 1978  (93 years)


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  • Name West, Charles 
    Born 29 Feb 1884  Godalming, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1934  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    407 West Hastings St., no. 9
    Dorothy West Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1935  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    407 West Hastings St., no. 9
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1921-1955  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Jan 1978  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cremated 16 Jan 1978  Vancouver Crematorium, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Association Dorothy West Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1435  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2019 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: In the 1911 Canada census he was living in Vancouver and working as a labourer; he had immigrated from England in 1900. He does not appear to have been enumerated in the 1921 Canada census.

      He had a long career in photography, working the trade from at least 1921 to 1955. In 1934 he was the proprietor of the Dorothy West Studio. [8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    3. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 1122.
      Vancouver: West Chas photogr h 863 E 7th

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

    5. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1658.
      Vancouver: West Chas Dorothy West Studio & Photog 9, 407 W Hastings r 1787 Haro

    6. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1484.

    7. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1978-09-001479 (microfilm B13583); digital facsimile URL (accessed 31 Aug 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1c8d81b1-83d7-40ae-a64f-cb6f7b7b7c97

    8. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 12, Sub-district no. 56, Enumeration district no. 10 in South Vancouver, p. 13, line 12