Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hughes, Robert Jaffray[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 1888 - 1953  (65 years)


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  • Name Hughes, Robert Jaffray 
    • VARIANT NAME: Hughes, Robert Jaffrey.
    Born 21 Apr 1888  Liverpool, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 8 Dec 1910  Nakusp, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [37
    Bride: Daisy Annie Wheatstone 
    Business Address/Year 1922-1930  Trail, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Hughes Brothers
    Trail, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1931  Trail, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Hughes Studio
    Trail, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 24 Dec 1936  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [38
    Bride: Greeta Ella Richardson 
    • He gave his place of birth as London, Eng. and was divorced.
    Business Address/Year 1932-1937  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2113 West 41st Ave.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1938-1949  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2113 West 41st Ave.
    Hughes Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Address:
    5886 West Blvd.
    Hughes Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 30 Jun 1953  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Buried 3 Jul 19553  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Association Hughes Studio (Vancouver, BC) (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Hughes Studio (Trail, BC) (Relationship: Finisher) 
    Association Hughes, Leslie Cameron (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Hughes Brothers (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Person ID I1568  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Finisher; Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: While residing at Edgewood, BC, in 1910, and working as a fruit rancher (farmer), he was married in Naskusp, BC. While listed as an assayer for the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company in Trail in the 1920 directory, he was first listed as a Trail photographer in the 1922 directory.
      He joined forces with his brother L.C. Hughess as photographers in the 1926 directory. By the 1929 directory year they were calling themselves the Hughes Brothers. R.J. Hughes was listed as a finisher in the 1931 directory.
      By the time of his second known marriage in 1936, he was living in Vancouver where he had lived since about 1932. He began using the business name Hughes Studio with the 1938 directory.
      His death registration records states he last worked as a self-employed photographer in Jun 1953 and had spent 30 years in the business.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1924, 1928, 1933.
      Trail

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1933 (Jaffrey).
      Vancouver

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

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

    5. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 660.
      Trail: Hughes R J assayer C M & S Co

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

    7. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 750.
      Trail: Hughes R J photographer

    8. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 633.
      Trail: Hughes R J photographer

    9. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 360.
      Trail: Hughes R J photographer

    10. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 346.
      Trail: Hughes R J photographer

    11. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 366.
      Trail: Hughes R J & L C photographers

    12. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 375.
      Trail: Hughes R J & L C photographers

    13. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 551.
      Trail: Hughes Robt J & Leslie C photographers

    14. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 621.
      Trail: Hughes Robt J of Hughes Bros

    15. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 613.
      Trail: Hughes Robt J of Hughes Bros

    16. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 559.
      Trail: Hughes Robt J fnshr Hughes Studio
      Vancouver: not listed

    17. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 935.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J photog 2113 W 41 r 2158 W 46

    18. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 457.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J photog 2113 W 41 r 5831 Alma

    19. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1145.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J photog 2113 W 41 r 5831 Alma

    20. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1112.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J photog 2113 W 41 r 5831 Alma

    21. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 815.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J photog 2113 W 41 r 5831 Alma
      Also listed was a Robert W. Hughes photog r 5831 Alma, more than likely an error

    22. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 770.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greta [sic] E) photog 2113 W 41 h 2079 W 37

    23. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 920.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta A [sic]) prop Hughes Studio h 6586 Sperling


    24. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 731.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2, 2176 W 40

    25. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 737.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2, 2176 W 40

    26. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 740.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio r 2153 W 40

    27. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 760.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J prop Hughes Studio r 2153 W 40

    28. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 785.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J prop Hughes Studio r 2153 W 40

    29. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 748.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio r 2821 W 42

    30. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 755.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2821 W 42

    31. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 837.
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2821 W 42

    32. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947).
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2821 W 42

    33. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 2821 W 42

    34. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]).
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 5860? Macdonald

    35. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950).
      Vancouver: Hughes Robt J (Greeta E) prop Hughes Studio h 5860? Macdonald

    36. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1953-09-006881 (microfilm B13216); digital facsimile URL (accessed 20 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/2d747386-d7bb-4c33-9379-0a92f5de0cf4

    37. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1910-09-178988 (microfilm B11388); digital facsimile URL (accessed 20 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/29118c14-d0ea-49b4-a859-c71f878b7078

    38. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1936-09-442115 (microfilm B13772); digital facsimile URL (accessed 20 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/c82061b7-040d-4203-bf7f-392e54cc67ff