Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Willis, Harold Arthur[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1887 - 1965  (77 years)


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  • Name Willis, Harold Arthur 
    • VARIANT NAME: Walis, Harold Arthur. [7]
    Born 26 Oct 1887  Finchley, Middlesex, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 16 Apr 1913  Kelowna, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Bride: Grace Madeleine Hudson 
    Business Address/Year 1913-1919  Kelowna, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 13 Oct 1965  Kelowna, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Buried 16 Oct 1965  St. Andrew's Anglican Church Cemetery, Kelowna, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Association Hudson, George Henry Ernest (Relationship: Brother-in-law) 
    Association Willis and Stocks (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I1772  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Jul 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: In 1913 he married the sister of Kelowna photographer and later business partner G.H.E. Hudson. He operated as Hudson, Stocks and Company (1918) and was in partnership as Willis and Stocks (1918-1919).

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1913, 1916.
      Kelowna

    2. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Kelowna: not listed

    3. [S973] JEFVERNON13, W.A. Jeffries, (Vernon, BC: W.A. Jeffries, 1913).
      Kelowna and Classified--Photographers: not listed

    4. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Kelowna: not listed

    5. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Kelowna: not listed

    6. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Kelowna: not listed

    7. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      1891 England Census for Harold Arthur Walis

    8. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1965-09-015185 (microfilm B13275); digital facsimile URL (accessed 12 July 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/0b42e43d-2021-45fb-8600-1df58c40f64c

    9. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1913-09-026203 (microfilm B11370); digital facsimile URL (accessed 12 July 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/3630b33c-aa0b-4759-a645-48da40b3a956