Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hay, David Chisholm[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]

Male 1876 - 1962  (85 years)


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  • Name Hay, David Chisholm 
    Born 26 May 1876  Edinburgh, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [36, 37
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1911-1913  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    406 Homer St.
    Artona Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 18 Mar 1913  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Bride: Gertrude Alice Sutcliffe 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    938 Robson St.
    Artona Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1915  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1027 Davie St.
    W.C. Duryea
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1177 Granville St.
    Elite Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1917-1922  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    337 West Hastings Street
    G.T. Wadds
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1928  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    736 Granville St. (Vancouver Block)
    G.T. Wadds
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1929  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1318 Granville St.
    G.T. Wadds
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1930  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    560 Granville St.
    Steffens-Colmer Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1931-1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    413 Granville St., no. 28
    A.T. Bridgman
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1934-1937  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1938-1941  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1445 West 8th Ave.
    Gowen Sutton Company Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1943-1949  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1445 West 8th Ave.
    Gowen Sutton Company Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1950-1951  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Died 19 Jan 1962  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [37
    Cremated 25 Jan 1962  Vancouver Crematorium, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [37
    Association Artona Studio (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Duryea, William Chauncey (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Elite Studio (Vancouver : II) (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Wadds, George Thomas (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Steffens-Colmer Studio Ltd. (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Bridgman, Archibald Thomas Reed (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Gowen Sutton Company Ltd. (Relationship: Assistant; Photographer) 
    Person ID I1496  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: As a young child (4) he lived in Perth, Scotland, with his family. In 1891 he was still living in Perth and apprenticing as an engraver. According to the 1911 Canada census, he immigrated in 1909 and worked as a photographer in Vancouver; he lived as a lodger with his employer, H.B. Nielsen, who operated the Artona Studio. At the time of his marriage in 1913 he gave his occupation as photographer.
      He began his photography career in Vancouver with the Artona Studio, then worked for W.C. Duryea as a photographer (1915), followed by employment as a photographer with the Elite Studio (1916). He next worked as a photographer for G.T. Wadds (1917-1929), followed by stints as a photographer with the Steffens-Colmer Studio and A.T. Bridgman. He worked as an assistant and photographer for the Gowen Sutton Company in the 1940s and continued to work as a photographer past 1950. [38, 39, 40]

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1924, 1933.
      Vancouver
      Not listed in the 1928 voters list for Vancouver

    2. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Vancouver: not listed

    5. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 744.
      Vancouver: Hay D C photogr H B Nielsen lvs 784 Granville

    6. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 837.

    7. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 902.

    8. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 897.

    9. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 699.

    10. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 666.

    11. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 541.

    12. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 569.

    13. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919), 580.

    14. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 635.

    15. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 854.
      Vancouver

    16. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1110.
      Vancouver

    17. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 965.
      Vancouver

    18. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 965.
      Vancouver

    19. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 924.
      Vancouver

    20. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 904.
      Vancouver

    21. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 429.
      Vancouver

    22. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1108.
      Vancouver

    23. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1086.
      Vancouver

    24. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 788.
      Vancouver

    25. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 741.
      Vancouver

    26. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 895.
      Vancouver: Hay David C (Gertrude A) asst Gowen Sutton r 4557 W 4

    27. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 705.
      Vancouver

    28. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 712.
      Vancouver

    29. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 714.
      Vancouver

    30. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 732.
      Vancouver
      No occupation

    31. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 755.
      Vancouver: Hay David photog Gowen Sutton r 2651 Pt Grey Rd

    32. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 728.
      Vancouver

    33. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 258.
      Vancouver

    34. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 261.
      Vancouver

    35. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver

    36. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1913-09-072334 (microfilm B11377); digital facsimile URL (accessed 27 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/0905ca9d-945f-463a-b76a-e54ed2efe175

    37. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1962-09-001534 (microfilm B13255); digital facsimile URL (accessed 27 Jan 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/36b54840-99e6-4462-9f8c-4eb123222056

    38. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Scotland Census, 1881," database; URL (accessed 27 Jan 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KM6T-6MB

    39. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Scotland Census, 1891," database; URL (accessed 27 Jan 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KSNP-YSP

    40. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Recensement du Canada de 1911," database; URL (accessed 27 Jan 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV95-SBTM