Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Speak, Miss Doris Maud[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17]

Female 1902 - 1982  (79 years)


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  • Name Speak, Doris Maud 
    • VARIANT NAMES: Speak, Doris Maude; Speak, Dorris; Mesher, Mrs. Doris Maude; Mesher, Mrs. James D.
    Title Miss 
    Born 1 Jul 1902  Nottingham, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Gender Female 
    Business Address/Year 1920-1926  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    904 Government St.
    J.H.A. Chapman
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 8 Sep 1926  Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Groom: James Darrell Mesher 
    Died 18 Feb 1982  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Cremated 23 Feb 1982  Royal Oak Crematorium, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Association Chapman, John Howard Arthur (Relationship: Assistant photographer; Clerk; Sales) 
    Person ID I2027  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 14 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (assistant); Sales.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Immigrating in 1912, she began working in her late teen years as a sales person and photographic assistant with J.H.A. Chapman until she was married in 1926.

  • Sources 
    1. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 19, Enumeration sub-district no. 41 in Saanich, p. 18, line 24

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1924, 1928.
      Saanich

    3. [S803] HENVIC17, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1917).
      Victoria: not listed

    4. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918), 387.
      Victoria: Speak Miss D M emp J H A Chapman r Marigold P O

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

    6. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 1154.
      Victoria: Speak Dorris slsldy J H A Chapman 904 Government

    7. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920), 482.
      Victoria: Speak Doris clk J H A Chapman res Marigold P O

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

    9. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 535.
      Victoria: Speak Doris emp J H A Chapman r Grange Rd (Saan)

    10. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 1099.
      Victoria: Speak Doris asst photog J H A Chapman 904 Govt

    11. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 1120.
      Victoria: Speak Doris asst photog J H A Chapman 904 Govt

    12. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1797.
      Victoria: Speak Doris M sales J H A Chapman r Beachwood rd

    13. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1333.
      Victoria: Speak Doris M clk J H A Chapman r n s Grange rd

    14. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1416.
      Victoria: Speak Doris M r n s Grange

    15. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1541.
      Victoria: Speak Doris M sales J H A Chapman r n s Grange nr Chesterfield

    16. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927).
      Victoria: not listed under Mesher or Speak

    17. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Victoria: not listed under Mesher or Speak

    18. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1982-09-003676 (microfilm B13618); digital facsimile URL (accessed 13 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9dbffa3e-9ba7-47a7-b1f7-25f6b551d2cd

    19. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1926-09-299274 (microfilm B13751)