Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Schofield, Harold Uttley[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1880 -


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  • Name Schofield, Harold Uttley 
    • VARIANT NAME: Schofield, H.W.
    Born 16 May 1880  Leeds, Yorkshire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In Margaret Waddington's biography for the Vancouver Postcard Club Newsletter, she gives his exact birthplace as Pendleton House, Francis Street, New Leeds, Yorkshire.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1911  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    445 Granville St., no. 54
    F.L. Hacking
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1913  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    665 Granville Street
    United Photographic Stores Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died
    • A family tree on Ancestry.ca gives a death date of Dec 1968 at Samford, Suffolk, Eng., UK.
    Association Hacking, Frederick Louis (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association United Photographic Stores Ltd. (Relationship: Traveller) 
    Person ID I1999  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 3 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Before he immigrated in 1910 with his brother Arnold he was a photographer's apprentice in 1901 in Bramley, Yorkshire, Eng. In Feb 1907 he copyrighted in the UK a head and shoulders portrait of a Rev. A. Henderson (UK National Archives, COPY 1/506/234; original registration no. 39457).

      The Lake Country Museum and Archives preserves photographs he took in 1911 for John Stokes in Oyama, BC. In Vancouver, Schofield was a photographer for F.L. Hacking in 1912. When he enlisted in Sep 1914 to serve in the Canadian Expeditionary Force he gave his occupation as photographer. In Dec 1914 he was discharged from the CEF and transferred to the British "New Army." In Feb 1917 he was appointed a lieutenant in the British Army. He remained in Great Britain following World War One. In 1930, according to Google Patents, he invented an "apparatus for use in playing a table-game simulating golf". His address at that time was Shepherds Way, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire (URL [accessed 2 May 2021]: https://patents.google.com/patent/GB362587A/en).

  • Sources 
    1. [S1089] COLLECTION: BLAK.
      John Stokes fonds
      URL (accessed 1 May 2021): https://arcabc.ca/islandora/object/lake%3Aphotographs

    2. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Harold Uttley Schofield
      URL (accessed 2 May 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/15165038/person/20489153934/facts. Some of the data in this family tree is incorrect, for example, that H.U. Schofield was residing in England in 1911 when he was actually in living in Vernon, BC.

    3. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Name is indexed as Schofield, Harold A.
      Province of BC, District no. 14, Okanagan, Sub-district no. 1, Enumeration district no. 16 in Vernon City, p. 25, line 39

    4. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      Schofield, Harold Uttley; regimental no. 12625
      URL (accessed 1 May 2021): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=216938

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

    6. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911).
      Vancouver: not listed

    7. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 1176.
      Vancouver: Schofield H W [sic] photogr F L Hacking r 803 Hastings W

    8. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913), 1267.
      Vancouver: Schofield H Uttley photogr r 2111 2nd Av W

    9. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 1212.
      Vancouver: Schofield Harold U trav United Photographic Stores r 2152 2nd Av W

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

    11. [S1127] Ellison (2007), Ken Ellison and Ron Candy, (Vernon, BC: Greater Vernon Museum and Archives, 2007).

    12. [S1126] Vancouver Postcard Club Newsletter, (Vancouver, BC: Vancouver Postcard Club), 1, vol. 26, no. 5 (Nov 2008).
      Biographies of B.C. Photographers: Harold Uttley Schofield, b. 1880. Compiled by M. Waddington

    13. [S694] Postview, (Vancouver, B.C.: Vancouver Postcard Club), 8, vol. 29, no. 4 (Dec 2011).
      Schofield/B.C. Photo Card Co.