Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hitchcox, Frederick William[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1888 - 1950  (61 years)


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  • Name Hitchcox, Frederick William 
    • VARIANT NAME: Hitchcock, Fred.
    Born 5 Jun 1888  Walsall, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    • His Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel file gave his birth year as 1888 while his death registration record stated it was 1887.
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 23 Jun 1920  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Bride: Constance Appleby 
    Business Address/Year 1925  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    F.A. Monk
    Duncan, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1926  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1927-1934  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Duncan Studio
    Duncan, BC
    Canada 
    Died 26 Jan 1950  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Cremated 31 Jan 1950  North Cowican, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • He was cremated at the Mountain View Crematorium in Vancouver, BC.
    Association Duncan Studio (Relationship: Proprietor; Co-proprietor) 
    Person ID I1551  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 9 Mar 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1911 Canada census he immigrated in 1910. He gave his birth date as Jun 1888 and his occupation as a draftsman. Enlisting with the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1916, he served with an ambulance unit in France and returned to Victoria in 1919. When he enlisted he gave his occupation as draftsman and that is also the occupation he gave on his marriage registration record.
      By 1922 he and his wife appeared to be living in Duncan where she was working as a hairdresser.
      He was first listed as a photographer for F.A. Monk in 1925 and then operated the Duncan Studio, first on his own (1927-1929 and 1934) and then with G.B. Daniels (1930-1932).

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1928, 1933.
      Duncan

    2. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 191.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Mrs F hairdresser

    3. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 153.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Mrs F hairdresser

    4. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 100.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Mrs F hairdresser

    5. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 99.
      Duncan: Hitchcox F photog F A Monk

    6. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 109.
      Duncan: Hitchcox F W photog and picture frmr

    7. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 104.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W prop Duncan Studio

    8. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 276.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W prop Duncan Studio

    9. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 303.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W prop Duncan Studio

    10. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 297.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W of Duncan Studio

    11. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 244.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W of Duncan Studio

    12. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 240.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W of Duncan Studio

    13. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 313.
      Duncan: Hitchcox Fredk W prop Duncan Studio

    14. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935).
      Duncan: not listed

    15. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936).
      Duncan: not listed

    16. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1950-09-001682 (microfilm B13203); digital facsimile URL (accessed 8 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5f2c1e07-71c3-4b9a-acaa-992e0da37451

    17. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      URL (accessed 8 Mar 2020): http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=467286

    18. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1920-09-207825 (microfilm B12904); digital facsimile URL (accessed 8 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/527a3b82-8b3f-4179-9a56-62c008ed0f74