Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hill, Dalton James[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1866 - 1947  (80 years)


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  • Name Hill, Dalton James 
    Born 27 Dec 1866  Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 11 Dec 1909  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Bride: Sarah Jane Rose 
    • A widower and merchant, he was residing in Spokane, WA, at the time of their marriage.
    Business Address/Year 1924-1926  Mayne Island, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1926-1931  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    609 Yates St.
    Shaw's Studio
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1932  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    609 Yates St.
    Paramount Studio
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Died 3 Jun 1947  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • He was a widower at the time of his death.
    Buried 6 Jun 1947  Colwood Burial Park, Colwood, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Association Paramount Studio (Victoria, BC) (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Marlborough Studios (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1577  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was a general merchant on Mayne Island and Postmaster there from Nov 1916 to Feb 1926. He operated his photographic business on the island under the name Marlborough Studios and upon relocating to Victoria opened a new photography studio under the name Shaw's Studio (formerly the Shaw Brothers managed by E.A. Williams) which he renamed Paramount Studio in 1932. No occupation is given in the business directories from 1934 onward and eventually he is described as "retired."

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1928, 1933 (not listed).
      Victoria

    2. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 310.
      Mayne: Hill Dalton J postmaster

    3. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 179.
      Mayne: Hill Dalton J mgr Marl Studios and PM

    4. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 178.
      Mayne: Hill Dalton J mgr Marl Studios and PM

    5. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 197 and 1479.
      p. 197: Mayne: Hill Dalton J mgr Marl Studios and PM
      p. 1479: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio h 1300 Pandora

    6. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1535.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio h 1300 Pandora

    7. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1691.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio r 210 Wilson

    8. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 1761.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio r 210 Wilson

    9. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1802.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio h 210 Wilson

    10. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1798.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Shaw's Studio h 210 Wilson

    11. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1782.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J prop Paramount Studio h 210 Wilson

    12. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 2152.
      Victoria: Hill Dalton J h 867 Craigflower

    13. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1947-09-005283 (microfilm B13194); digital facsimile URL (accessed 24 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/bbf396e4-59ba-44ba-8573-b2a8df52dcdd

    14. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1909-09-058174 (microfilm B11374); digital facsimile URL (accessed 24 Mar 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7c2ff42a-8b5a-4a82-aca3-009d5df61d87