Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Pontin, Edward George[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1885 - 1972  (87 years)


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  • Name Pontin, Edward George 
    • VARIANT NAME: Portlin, E.G.
    Born 19 Mar 1885  Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1921  Armstrong, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1922-1923  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 30 Nov 1972  Surrey, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Cremated 4 Dec 1972  Ocean View Crematorium, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Person ID I1482  Camera Workers | P, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer in the North Okanagan in the early 1920s prior to moving to Vancouver in the early 1930s. His death registration records states he had last worked as a photographer in 1955 and that it was his life's career.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1933.
      Vancouver

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

    3. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 60.
      Armstrong: "Portlin E G photographer"

    4. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 1055.
      Vernon: "Pontin Edward G photographer"

    5. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 659.
      Vernon: Pontin Edward G photographer

    6. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Vernon and Vancouver: not listed

    7. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 687.
      Vancouver: Pontin Edw G photog h 4591 Windsor

    8. [S397] Phillips (1997), Glen C. Phillips, (London, Ont.: Iron Gate Publishing, 1997; 2nd printing, 2002).

    9. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1972-09-018367; digital facsimile URL (accessed 11 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/19038aa6-0d18-4458-8b12-de3a2cb424ef