Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Stevenson, Oswell James[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11]

Male 1890 - 1955  (64 years)


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  • Name Stevenson, Oswell James 
    • VARIANT NAME: Powell River Studio.
    Born 20 Oct 1890  Hamilton, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [12, 13
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 10 Apr 1943  Powell River, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Bride: Edith Charlotte Hill 
    Business Address/Year 1910?-1955  Powell River, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    City directory listings: 1931-1948 
    Died 11 Jul 1955  Powell River, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Cremated 15 Jul 1955  Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I1489  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to his death registration record, he operated as a studio photographer in Powell River from about 1910 until the year of his death (45 years); he first appeared in the 1931 BC city directory. By 1948 he was operating as the Powell River Studio.

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

    2. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Powell River: not listed

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

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

    5. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Powell River: not listed

    6. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929).
      Powell River: not listed

    7. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930).
      Powell River: not listed

    8. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 464.
      Powell River: Stevenson O J photog r Brooklyn Flats

    9. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 450.
      Powell River: Stevenson O J photog r Brooklyn Blk

    10. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 563.
      Powell River: Stevenson Oswell J photog

    11. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948), 234.
      Powell River: Stevenson Oswell J of PR Studio

    12. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1943-09-550639; digital facsimile URL (accessed 14 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/f451b3a6-5e57-43a6-ab76-e2f7c15aff74

    13. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1955-09-007498 (microfilm B13224); digital facsimile URL (accessed 14 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b2a42e41-1090-41a5-b8b0-cc9e957f642a