Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Parry, Melfyn Henry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21]

Male 1911 - 1991  (80 years)


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  • Name Parry, Melfyn Henry 
    • VARIANT NAME: Parry, Harry H.; Parry, Harry M.; Parry, M. Harry.
    Born 13 Jan 1911  Revelstoke, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22, 23
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 5 May 1934  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Bride: Dorothy Mathilda Edgar 
    Business Address/Year 1935-1936  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    260 Terminal Ave.
    Neon Products of Western Canada, Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1946-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Address:
    144 West Hastings St., no. 33
    Graphic Enterprises
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 9 Oct 1991  Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Buried 11 Oct 1991  Vancouver Crematorium, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Association Graphic Enterprises (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Parry, Llewellyn Maddock (Relationship: Brother) 
    Person ID I1722  Camera Workers | P, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 3 Jun 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Industrial; Cinematographer.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The brother of L.M. Parry, he worked as both a photographer and cinematographer. He was employed as a photographer in the mid-1930s by Neon Products, but did not return to photography until after World War Two. Beginning with a 1946 business directory listing, he operated Graphic Enterprises in Vancouver.

  • Sources 
    1. [S272] Duffy (1986), Dennis J. Duffy, (Victoria: Sound and Moving Image Division, Provincial Archives of British Columbia, 1986).

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1933.
      Vancouver

    3. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1223.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn appr Quest Metal Wks r 138 E 6

    4. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1190.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn tnsmth W A Guest r 138 E 6

    5. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1168.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn tnsmth r 138 E 6

    6. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 668.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn artist Neon Prods r 138 E 6

    7. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1418.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn artist Neon Prods r 138 E 6

    8. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1310.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy M) photog Neon Prods h 8, 11 W Bway

    9. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1024.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) photog Neon Prods h 8, 11 W Bway

    10. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 988.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) artist Neon Prods h 8, 11 W Bway

    11. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1107.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) artist Neon Prods h 2378 Kings W Van

    12. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 918.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) artist Neon Prods h 2378 Kings W Van

    13. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 927.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) artist Neon Prods h 2378 Kings W Van

    14. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 936.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) artist Neon Prods h 2378 Kings W Van

    15. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 964.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) ftr Boeings h 2378 Kings W Van

    16. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 1004.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) eng Boeings h 2378 Kings W Van

    17. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 949.
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) eng Boeing h 30, 101 E 7

    18. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945).
      Vancouver: not listed

    19. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1061.
      Vancouver: Parry Harry M prop Graphic Enterprises h 30, 101 E 7
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H (Dorothy) r 30, 101 E 7

    20. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 929.
      Vancouver: Parry Harry M h 30, 101 E 7
      Vancouver: Parry Melfyn H prop Graphic Enterprises r 30, 101 E 7

    21. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 448.
      Vancouver

    22. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1934-09-416536 (microfilm B13767); digital facsimile URL (accessed 31 May 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/bfd61621-1e87-42df-b705-46da6d90356f

    23. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1991-09-017600 (microfilm B17153); digital facsimile URL (accessed 31 May 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7fc3097f-a230-4bd2-bd95-bc6e46a77538