Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Layton, Albert James[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]

Male 1894 - 1960  (66 years)


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  • Name Layton, Albert James 
    Born 8 Jan 1894  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [30
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1925  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1117 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1930  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    25 East Hastings Street, no. 404
    Parisian Photo Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 4 Jul 1931  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [31
    Bride: Mary Katherine Holicky 
    Business Address/Year 1931-1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1935-1943  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1947-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined; continued past 1950 
    Died 7 Aug 1960  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 10 Aug 1960  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Parisian Photo Studio (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Person ID I1648  Camera Workers | L, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 4 May 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to his death registration he had been in Canada for 50 years and in BC for 35 years. His occupation was as a self-employed photographer which he had last worked at over 15 years on 19 Jun 1960.
      He was first listed as a photographer in a 1923 business directory. Except for his work as a photographer for the Parisian Studio in the 1930 business directory, one of his other listings after 1931 indicate a specific business addresss, which means he may have been working from his home. The 1944 and 1945 business directories state he was a Boeing employee.

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

    2. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922).
      Vancouver: not listed

    4. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1266.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J photog h 743 Hamilton

    5. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 875.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J r 743 Hamilton

    6. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 910.
      Vancouver: Layton Albert J photog r 1117 Granville

    7. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 954.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J 1117 Granville h 743 Hamilton

    8. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1020.
      Vancouver
      No occupation

    9. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1062.
      Vancouver
      No occupation

    10. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Vancouver: not listed

    11. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929).
      Vancouver: not listed

    12. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1057.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J photog Parisian Studio r 1161 Granville

    13. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1018.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J photog r 1161 Granville

    14. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 998.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J photog r 1161 Granville

    15. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 514.
      Vancouver: Layton Albt J photog r 1161 Granville

    16. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1219.
      Vancouver
      No occupation

    17. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1167.
      Vancouver

    18. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 790.
      Vancouver

    19. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 795.
      Vancouver

    20. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 818.
      Vancouver

    21. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 848.
      Vancouver

    22. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 805.
      Vancouver: ... emp Boeing

    23. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 814.
      Vancouver: ... emp Boeing

    24. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 901.
      Vancouver
      No occupation

    25. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 805.
      Vancouver

    26. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Vancouver

    27. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 329.
      Vancouver

    28. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 332.
      Vancouver

    29. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver

    30. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1960-09-009675 (microfilm B13248); digital facsimile URL (accessed 3 May 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/4899033b-9f31-42a8-a218-898ae623707f

    31. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      His name is incorrectly indexed as Albert James Layten.
      Registration no. 1931-09-388463 (microfilm B13761)