Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Nelson, Manfred[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1894 - 1979  (84 years)


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  • Name Nelson, Manfred 
    • VARIANT NAME: Nelson, Fred.
    Born 13 Sep 1894  Bleking, Sweden Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1918  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Star Photo Studio
    Cranbrook, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1924  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Beattie-Noble, Ltd.
    Cranbrook, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1925-1947  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage ? Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Bride: Margaret Louden Russell 
    Died 17 Jun 1979  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Cremated 20 Jun 1979  Victory Memorial Park Crematorium, Surrey, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Association Nelson's Photo Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Star Studio (Cranbrook, B.C.) (Relationship: Photographer; Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1531  Camera Workers | N, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2021 

  • Documents
    Beattie-Noble, Ltd. ad which points out that photographs are finished by an on-site 'expert,' likely Manfred Nelson, <i>Wrigley-Henderson Amalgamated British Columbia Directory, 1924</i>, p. 88.
    Beattie-Noble, Ltd. ad which points out that photographs are finished by an on-site "expert," likely Manfred Nelson, Wrigley-Henderson Amalgamated British Columbia Directory, 1924, p. 88.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Finisher.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He owned and operated the Star Photo Studio (1918) in Cranbrook. In 1924 he was listed as a photographer at Beattie-Noble; an ad for this drugstore implies he was the "expert" photo finisher. He operated between 1925-1939 in Cranbrook as Nelson's Photo Studio.

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

    2. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 148.
      Cranbrook: Star Photo Studio M Nelson proprietor photographer

    3. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Cranbrook: not listed

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

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

    6. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Cranbrook: not listed

    7. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923).
      Cranbrook: not listed

    8. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 91.
      Cranbrook: Nelson M photgr Beattie-Noble

    9. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 90.
      Cranbrook: Nelson's Photo Studio. F. Nelson, Proprietor, Commercial and Portrait Photographers.

    10. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 281.
      Cranbrook

    11. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 69.
      Cranbrook: Nelson Fred photog

    12. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 62.
      Cranbrook: Nelson Fred photog

    13. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 70.
      Cranbrook: Nelson Fred photog

    14. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 50.
      Cranbrook: Nelson Fred photog

    15. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Cranbrook: not listed

    16. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1979-09-009785 (microfilm B13596); digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Feb 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a1a2e1b9-c9f8-4f06-98d7-e14a668556c2