Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Weeks, Ernest[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male - 1916


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  • Name Weeks, Ernest 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1911  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    Thompson's Studio and Supply House
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    Shaw Brothers, Limited
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1913  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    British Canadian Photo Supply, Liimited
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    867-869 Granville St.
    Dunne and Weeks
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 1915 or 1916  [10
    Association Thompson's Studio and Supply House (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Dunne and Weeks (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association British Canadian Photo Supply, Limited (Relationship: Department manager) 
    Association Shaw Brothers, Limited (Relationship: Department manager) 
    Person ID I1782  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was was first listed as a photographer with Thompson's Studio and Supply House in Vancouver. In 1912 he worked as a department manager for Shaw Brothers Limited and the following year in the same position for the British Canadian Photo Supply, Limited. While the latter company had both a wholesale and a retail address, it is likely Weeks continued to work at the Granville St. retail one. In 1914 he entered into a photo supplier partnership with R.P. Dunne as Dunne and Weeks. The partnership was dissolved in Feb 1916 following the death of Weeks.

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

    2. [S698] HENVAN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1216.
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    4. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 1197.
      Vancouver: Weeks Ernest photogr S J Thompson lvs 834 Burrard

    5. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 1299.
      Vancouver: Weeks Ernest dept mgr Shaw Bros Ltd r 2038 7th Ave W

    6. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 1399.
      Vancouver: Weeks Ernest dept mgr British Canadian Photo Supply Co r 2635 10th Av W

    7. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 1324.
      Vancouver: Weeks Ernest of Dunn [i.e. Dunne] & Weeks r 544 Burrard

    8. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915).
      Vancouver: not listed

    9. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916).
      Vancouver: not listed

    10. [S889] BC Gazette, (Victoria, BC: Province of BC), 530, 16 Mar 1916.