Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Jones, John Wallace[1]

Male 1854 - 1938  (~ 84 years)


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  • Name Jones, John Wallace 
    Born Jan 1854  Drumgor, near Lurgan, County Armagh, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1889  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    104 Douglas St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1889-1890  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    54 Pandora Ave.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1891  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    103 Pandora Ave.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1890-1899  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    60 Yates St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1892-1899  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    261 Johnson St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1900  Esquimalt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Esquimalt Rd.
    opposite Canteen
    Esquimalt, BC
    Canada 
    Died 7 Mar 1938  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Association Jones Brothers (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Jones and Company (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Jones, Robert (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Jones, Thomas McNabb (Relationship: Brother) 
    Person ID I162  Camera Workers | J, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was a partner in the Jones Brothers studio and in Jones and Company. According to Dempsey he moved to Victoria from Birtle, MB, in 1888. His obituary stated he came to Canada in 1866 and worked in photography at Winnipeg. In 1885 he was supposed to have followed the troops west to Fort Qu'Appelle during the Riel rebellion.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Jones, Artist, Douglas St., Near City Hall, Victoria, B.C." on front of cabinet card mount at bottom (horseshoe and cloverleafs graphic between name and address; BVIPA photo no. HP035283).
    • REFERENCES: WIL89; HEN90; HEN91; WIL92; WIL93; WIL94; WIL95; HEN97; WIL97; HEN98; HEN99; WIL99; HEN00; Voters List, 1900 (Esquimalt); Dempsey (1978); Colonist, 1938 03 08/12 (obit.); Times, 1938 03 08/12, 1938 03 10/11 (obits.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    2. [S652] BVIPA death registration.
      Registration no. 1938-09-540486 (microfilm reel B13162).