Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Priest, Albert Henry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]

Male 1881 - 1955  (74 years)


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  • Name Priest, Albert Henry 
    • VARIANT NAME: Priest, Henry.
    Nickname Harry 
    Born 28 Jan 1881  Old Hill, Staffordshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1910-1911  Merritt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Business Address/Year 1920-1950  Merritt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Marriage ? Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    Bride: Lily Sydonia Emery 
    Died 27 Nov 1955  Merritt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Buried 30 Nov 1955  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Person ID I1729  Camera Workers | P, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 8 Jun 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1911 Canada census he arrived in 1908, was married and working as a photographer in Merritt, BC. The 1921 Canada census contains the same information. He spent at least two years in the late 1910s as Merritt's city clerk, then returned to photography in the early 1920s, a career which he worked at, according to his death registration record, until six months before he died.
      There was a familial relationship between Harry Priest and J.J. Priest of Princeton because the former's father was named Joseph Jordan Priest according to Harry's death registration record.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: Print surface may be titled, dated and captioned "Photo H Priest".

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Prints

    2. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Priest Henry ... city of Merritt ... photographer
      Province of BC, District no. 14 Yale Cariboo, Enumeration district no. 4 in Yale, city of Merritt, p. 14, line 48

    3. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Priest Harry
      Province of BC, District no. 14, Enumeration sub-district no. 50 in Merritt, p. 6, line 24

    4. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1911, 1920, 1928, 1933.
      Merritt

    5. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 500.
      Merritt: Priest Harry

    6. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 282.
      Merritt: Priest Harry City Clerk

    7. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 359.
      Merritt: Priest Harry city clerk

    8. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 349.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photographer

    9. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 345.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photographer

    10. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 396.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photographer

    11. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 180.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    12. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 414.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    13. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 592.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    14. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 190.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    15. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    16. [S1090] KAM54, (Vancouver, B.C.: B.C. Directories, 1954), 406.
      Merritt: Priest Harry photog

    17. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1955-09-012093 (microfilm B13226); digital facsimile URL (accessed 7 June 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5a3924f5-eb81-47c3-ae4a-943fb3e8874f

    18. [S666] BVIPA archival records.
      Item E-06954 - "Hurdle race, Nicola, July 1st 1910, photo H. Priest"; URL (accessed 7 Jun 2020): https://search-bcarchives.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/hurdle-race-nicola-july-1st-1910-photo-h-priest