Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Hill, Henry Fyfe

Male 1863 - 1948  (84 years)


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  • Name Hill, Henry Fyfe 
    Born 15 Oct 1863  Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1885-1887  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1899  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    624 Hastings St. W.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1900-1901  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    730 Pender St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1899-1901  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    629 Barnard St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1902  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    719 Georgia St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1902  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    439 Homer St.
    Ellesmere House
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1907-?  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1888-1902  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1902-1907  Honolulu, HI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 190-?-1939  Honolulu, HI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Jul 1948  Van Nuys, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association Trueman, Richard Henry (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association White, John M. (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Hacking, Frederick Louis (Relationship: Brother-in-law) 
    Person ID I200  Camera Workers | H, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Between 1885-1887 he was in Australia and then went to work in 1888 for the Cleveland, OH, photographer James F. Ryder (d. 1904). Hill moved to Vancouver and worked for R.H. Trueman until 1901-1902. He moved to Hawaii in 1902 and remained there for five years, appeared to have moved back to Vancouver in 1907 to work for J.M. White, then returned to Honolulu again. He was a staff photographer for the Honolulu Star-Bulletin from 1917-1924. He then operated his own studio beginning in 1925 until he left the Hawaiian Islands in 1939 and retired to southern California. Hill was at one time married to Lillian Hacking (d. 1900) who was F.L. Hacking's sister.
    • REFERENCES: HEN99; WIL99; HEN00; HEN01; HEN02; HEV07; Bishop Museum Library, Ray Jerome Baker MS Group 16; Letter, Hawaii State Archives to Mattison, 1977 10 28; World, 1900 04 14/4 & 6 (Lillian Hacking Hill obit.); Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1948 08 04/13 (obit.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      "California Death Index, 1940-1997"; URL (accessed 10 Feb 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VP6G-1KN