Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Cross, Alfred Ernest[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1890? -


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  • Name Cross, Alfred Ernest 
    Born 1890?  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 27 Jun 1921  Banff, AB Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • The 1921 Canada census records gives an immigration year of 1906 and shows his wife working as a maid. They were both living at the Banff Springs Hotel.
    Business Address/Year 5 Oct 1921  Vancouver?, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Marriage 5 Oct 1921  Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Bride: Clara Jones 
    • On his marriage registration record he gave his occupation as a photographer.
    Person ID I1503  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 2 Feb 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He immigrated from England in Apr 1907 via Halifax, NS, with his widowed mother, destined for Edmonton, AB, with an occupation of labourer. He appears to have gotten married in Burnaby, BC, the same year the 1921 Canada census shows him residing in the Banff Springs Hotel. By 1926 he was living in Lethbridge, AB. The 1926 Canada Prairie provinces census also shows their three children were born in Quebec City and Saskatchewan. [7, 8]

  • Sources 
    1. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Burnaby, New Westminster and Vancouver: not listed

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

    3. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Burnaby, New Westminster and Vancouver: not listed

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

    5. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1921-09-232291 (microfilm B12906); digital facsimile URL (accessed 1 Feb 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a3affba5-6d52-40bb-8a7f-f3328151e3bb

    6. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of Alberta, District no. Calgary West, Enumeration sub-district no. 14 in Rocky Mountain Park, p. 39, line 24

    7. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Canada Passenger Lists, 1881-1922," URL (accessed 1 Feb 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2QS8-9H7

    8. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Canada, Prairie Provinces Census, 1926," URL (accessed 2 Feb 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPL5-P8H1