Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Woodbridge, Charles Edward[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12]

Male 1872 - 1947  (75 years)


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  • Name Woodbridge, Charles Edward 
    • VARIANT NAME: C.E.W.
    Born 16 Mar 1872  Abingdon, Berkshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • His birth year in particular varies from 1872 to 1874. A family tree on Ancestry.ca gives a birth date of 16 Mar 1873 and cites several sources, including the English censuses of 1881, 1891 and 1901. A birth registration index indicates his birth was registered between Apr and Jun 1874. His death registration record gives a birth date of 22 Apr 1874.
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 22 Aug 1898  Willingham, Cambridgeshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Bride: Blanche Thoday 
    Business Address/Year 1910  Salmon Arm, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1920-1921  Salmon Arm, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1933  Salmon Arm, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 31 Oct 1936  Salmon Arm, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Bride: Elizabeth Agnes Vye 
    • He was divorced and she was widowed. Her family name, according to his death registration record, was Elizabeth Agnes Johnson.
    Died 1 Dec 1947  Duncan, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated 3 Dec 1947  Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1769  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: In the 1921 Canada census he indicated he had immigrated in 1902 and gave his occupation as a photographer. He had homesteaded initially in Saskatchewan. After an initial foray into photography, his operation was purchased by Rex Lingford, one of his competitors. Woodbridge returned to photography at least once more. Most of his business career was as a BC government liquor seller.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "C.E.W."
    • FORMATS: Postcards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Charles Edward Woodbridge
      URL (accessed 7 Jul 2020): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/26989961/person/1983379484/facts

    2. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      Woodbridge, Charles Edward
      URL (accessed 6 Jul 2020): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=328520

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1920, 1924 (liquor vendor), 1933.
      Salmon Arm

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1036.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge Charles E photographer

    5. [S977] HENKAM14, (Vancouver, BC: Henderson Directory Co., 1914).
      Salmon Arm: not listed

    6. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 402.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E ranching

    7. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 559.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E ranching

    8. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 604.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E ranching

    9. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 622.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E photographer

    10. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 676.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E Govt Liquor Vendor

    11. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 571.
      Salmon Arm: Woodbridge C E Govt Liquor Vendor

    12. [S580] Marshall (1998), Denis Marshall, ed., (Salmon Arm: Okanagan Historical Society, Salmon Arm Branch, 1998).

    13. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1936-09-441570 (microfilm B13772); digital facsimile URL (accessed 7 July 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5e25f640-8339-448b-aac5-92a924905cc1