Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Wescott, Stanley Haughton[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]

Male 1895 - 1967  (71 years)


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  • Name Wescott, Stanley Haughton 
    • VARIANT NAME: Westcott, Stanley.
    Born 13 Aug 1895  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1920  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1921  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    609 Yates St.
    Claude Colpitts
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 8 Oct 1921  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Bride: Clara Thirza Shappa 
    • He gave his occupation as photographer.
    Business Address/Year 1922  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    625 Columbia
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1924  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    737 Davie St.
    Wescott and West
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1924  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1928-1929  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Commercial St. (Halse Block)
    Campbell's Studio
    Nanaimo, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 6 May 1948  Whatcom County, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [19, 21, 22
    Bride: Georgina F. Culley  
    • He stated in his application of 29 Apr 1948 for a Washington state marriage license in Whatcom that he was divorced.
    Died 10 Jul 1967  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Cremated 12 Jul 1967  Ocean View Crematorium, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Association Wescott and West (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Campbell's Studio (Nanaimo, BC) (Relationship: Manager) 
    Person ID I1602  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He may have visited the USA via Minneapolis, MN, in Jun 1920 along with A.S. Moore; they had both worked as photographers in Victoria, BC, and entered the USA from Winnipeg, MB.
      Married in Victoria in 1921, he gave his profession as photographer. According to the 1921 Victoria business directory, he worked for the photographer Claude Colpitts. He later worked as a photographer in the 1920s in New Westminster and Victoria.
      He was listed in the Nanaimo business directory as the manager of Campbell's Studio in 1928 and 1929. [23]

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

    2. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918).
      Victoria: not listed

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

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

    5. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920).
      Victoria: not listed

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

    7. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 579.
      Victoria: Westcott Stanley emp Claude Colpitts r 710 Cormorant

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

    9. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 522.
      New Westminster: Westcott Stanley H photographer 625 Columbia

    10. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1815.
      Victoria: Wesott [sic] Stanley H photog r Fairfield Hotel

    11. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1346.
      Victoria: Westcott Stanley H photo r 119 1122 Govt
      p. 1494: Classified: Photographers--Commercial: Wescott & West 737 Davie

    12. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925).
      Vancouver and Victoria: not listed

    13. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926).
      Vancouver and Victoria: not listed

    14. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1609.
      Victoria: Wescott S H h 1, 1007 Collinson

    15. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 407.
      Nanaimo: Wescott Stan H mgr Campbell's Studio r Halse Blk
      Vancouver and Victoria: not listed

    16. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 457.
      Nanaimo: Wescott Stan H mgr Campbell's Studio and Shasta Cafe r Spencer Rooms
      Vancouver and Victoria: not listed

    17. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1421.
      Vancouver: Wescott S H slsmn H B Co

    18. [S725] BVIPA birth registration.
      Registration no. 1895-09-008696 (microfilm B13811); digital facsimile URL (accessed 11 Apr 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b911de00-241a-4846-861c-bfb3b345a58a

    19. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1967-09-008912 (microfilm B13284); digital facsimile URL (accessed 11 Apr 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7993ffb6-074b-483e-98d4-f178afbe2feb

    20. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1921-09-229457 (microfilm B12906); digital facsimile URL (accessed 11 Apr 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/c429324e-8d8f-48d2-90e5-16935ce4f5bd

    21. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Washington State Archives; Olympia, Washington; Washington Marriage Records, 1854-2013

    22. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Washington, Marriage Records, 1854-2013

    23. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "Vermont, St. Albans Canadian Border Crossings, 1895-1954," URL (accessed 8 Apr 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G9DZ-4J6