Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Lennox, William Frederick[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]

Male 1887 - 1973  (85 years)


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  • Name Lennox, William Frederick 
    • VARIANT NAME: Lennox, Fred; Lennox, Frederick.
    Born 12 Apr 1887  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [32, 33
    • Both his 1901 Canada census record and Canadian Expeditionary Force personnel file give a birth date of 12 April 1889; the census "Age at last birthday" records 11.
      Other records through Ancestry and FamilySearch give a birth date of 12 Apr 1887, which is the correct date as that agrees with his baptismal date and information about his parents.
    Christened 27 Apr 1887  St. Paul, Bermondsey, Surrey, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [34
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1904-1907  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    623 Granville St.
    Edwards Brothers
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1912-1915  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    623 Granville St.
    Edwards Brothers
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    772 Granville St.
    Kitchener Photo Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1920  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    343 West Pender St.
    Ask Us Photographers
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1920-1923  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    343 West Pender St.
    Lennox and Brown
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1925  Alameda, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [35
    • He was residing at the YMCA while working as a photographer at an unspecified address in the 1925 Alameda, CA, business directory; he was not listed in the 1923 or 1924 business directories covering Alameda, CA.
    Business Address/Year 1930  Eden, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [36
    Business Address/Year 1935-1940  Albany, Alameda County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [37
    • His wife was also enumerated as a photographer in the 1940 US census.
    Died 22 Feb 1973  Alameda, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [38
    Association Ask Us Photographers (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Association Lennox and Brown (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Edwards Brothers (Relationship: Photographer; clerk) 
    Association Kitchener Photo Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1613  Camera Workers | L, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 4 May 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1901 Canada census he immigrated from England in 1889 with his family.
      Between 1904 and 1907 he was listed in the business directories as a photographer with the Edwards Brothers. After working as a post office clerk for a couple of years, he had returned to work for the Edwards Brothers as a photographer and a clerk between 1912 and 1915. The 1917 business directory listed him as the proprietor of the Kitchener Photo Studio.
      As the time of his enlistment in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in North Vancouver in Feb 1918 he gave his occupation as a carpenter. He served in the Canadian Engineers with a rank of sapper and was demobilized in 1919.
      In 1920 he was a partner in Lennox and Brown and a co-proprietor in Ask Us Photographers. He was last listed as a photographer in the 1923 business directories.
      A petition for naturalization document on Ancestry states he entered the US at San Francisco, CA, in Oct 1923. He continued to reside in California where he worked as a photographer, married and passed away there. [39]

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1920, 1924.
      Vancouver

    2. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 770.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F photographer Edwards Bros h 1624 3rd ave W

    4. [S786] HENVAN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 325.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F photographer Edwards Bros h 1624 3rd ave W

    5. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S787] HENVAN06, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1906), 432.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F photographer Edwards Bros h 1624 3rd ave W

    7. [S788] HENVAN07, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1907), 564.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F photographer Edwards Bros h 1624 3rd ave W

    8. [S790] HENVAN08, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1908), 718.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F clerk P O h 1624 3rd ave W

    9. [S791] HENVAN09, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1909), 813.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F clk P O h 1624 3rd ave W

    10. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Vancouver: not listed

    11. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Vancouver: not listed

    12. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911).
      Vancouver: not listed

    13. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 935.
      Vancouver: Lennox Fred clk Edwards Bros r 938 Thurlow

    14. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 1008.
      Vancouver: Lennox Fredk r 1030 Melville
      Vancouver: Lennox Wm F photogr Edwards Bros r 1030 Melville

    15. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 989.
      Vancouver: Lennox Fredk W clk Edwards Bros h n s Webb nr Granville S

    16. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 771.
      Vancouver: Lennox Wm F photogr Edwards Bros r 65th Av w of Granville (Pt Grey)

    17. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 729.
      Vancouver: Lennox W Fredk h 65th Av W nr Adera (Pt G[rey])

    18. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 600.
      Vancouver: Lennox W F prop Kitchener Photo Studio res Marpole P O

    19. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    21. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    23. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 713.
      Vancouver: ... of Lennox & Brown ...

    24. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 867.
      Vancouver: ...of "Ask Us" Photographers...

    25. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 787.
      Vancouver

    26. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 907.
      Vancouver

    27. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 837.
      Vancouver

    28. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 937.
      Vancouver

    29. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 881.
      Vancouver

    30. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1270.
      Vancouver

    31. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Vancouver: not listed

    32. [S647] Census of Canada 1901.
      Province of BC, District no. 1 Burrard, Sub-district no. D, Sub-division no. 31 in Vancouver City, p. 5, line 38

    33. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      URL (accessed 13 Apr 2020): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=526064

    34. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      London, England, Church of England Births and Baptisms, 1813-1917; London Metropolitan Archives; London, England; Reference Number: p71/pau/006

    35. [S936] Internet Archive (Web site), 1015.
      Polk's Oakland, Berkeley, Alameda City Directory ... 1925
      URL (accessed 4 May 2020): https://archive.org/details/polksoaklandberk1925rlpo

    36. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "United States Census, 1930," URL (accessed 4 May 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCXX-M7W

    37. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      1940 United States Federal Census; Census Place: Albany, Alameda, California; Roll: T627_186; Page: 64A; Enumeration District: 1-73

    38. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "California Death Index, 1940-1997," URL (accessed 4 May 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPHV-5YH

    39. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      This record gives a birth date of 12 Apr 1887.
      California, Federal Naturalization Records, 1843-1999; National Archives at San Francisco; San Bruno, California; NAI Number: 605504; Record Group Title: RG 21; Record Group Number: Records of District Courts of the United States, 1685-2009