Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Simmonds, William De Lasaux[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30]

Male 1879 - 1962  (82 years)


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  • Name Simmonds, William De Lasaux 
    Birth 31 Jan 1879  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [31, 32
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1919-1921  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    654 Yates St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1922  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    641 Yates St., no. 3-4
    Surrey Block
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1935  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    639 Yates St., no. 3
    Surrey Block
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage ? Find all individuals with events at this location  [31, 32
    Bride: Emily Augusta Baker 
    Death 16 Jan 1962  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [31, 32
    Burial 20 Jan 1962  Royal Oak Crematorium, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Association Victoria Professional Photographers Association (Relationship: Member) 
    Person ID I2045  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 22 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: First noted in Fernie as a registered voter in 1908, he moved to Victoria the following year and worked there as a photographer into the 1930s. In Jan 1916 he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served in France during World War One; he was discharged in Apr 1919. He was a member in 1921 of the Victoria Professional Photographers Association. He was last listed in the 1935 business directory as a photographer. His death registration record noted he had last worked as a photographer for the BC Provincial Police.

  • Sources 
    1. [S138] COLLECTION: BVAUS.
      West Fernie [view of sawmill]
      Uno Langmann Family Collection of B.C. Photographs: Postcard

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), 1908, Ref. NW 324.1 B862.
      Fernie

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), 1909, Ref. NW 324.1 B862.
      Victoria

    4. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), 1920, 1924 (William), 1928 (Wm. Delacaux), Ref. NW 324.1 B862.
      Saanich

    5. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), 1924 (William De'Lasaux), 1933, Ref. NW 324.1 B862.
      Victoria

    6. [S792] PROVI09, (Victoria: Provincial Publishing, 1909).
      Victoria: not listed

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

    8. [S793] HENVIC10, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 363.
      Victoria: Simmonds William D h 561 Toronto

    9. [S796] HENVIC12, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 586.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm photogr h 948 View

    10. [S798] HENVIC13, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1913), 794.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photogr h 948 View

    11. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914), 845.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm photogr A H Maynard h 948 View

    12. [S745] HENVIC14, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1914), 659.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photogr 948 View h same

    13. [S802] HENVIC15, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1915), 526.
      Victoria: Simmons Wm H photogr A H Maynard h 581 Niagara

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

    15. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918).
      Victoria: not listed

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

    17. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 1153.
      Victoria: Simmonds W D photogr 654 Yates

    18. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920), 474.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photogr 654 Yates h 141 Robertson

    19. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 1034.
      Victoria: Simmonds W D photogr 654 Yates

    20. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 526.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photogr 654 Yates r Marigold P O (Saan)

    21. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 1098.
      Victoria: Simmonds W D photogr 654 Yates

    22. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 1119.
      Victoria: Simmonds W D 3-4 Surrey blk

    23. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1794.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photog 3 Surrey blk h 149 Maddock av

    24. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1755.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photog 3-4, 639 Yates h 140 Maddock

    25. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1850.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photog 3, 639 Yates h 1067 Oliver

    26. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 2229.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D photog 3, 639 Yates h 1067 Oliver

    27. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1896.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D (Emily) photog 3, 639 Yates h 1067 Oliver

    28. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1684.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D (Emily) h 1067 Oliver

    29. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 1598.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D (Emily) h 1067 Oliver

    30. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 2010.
      Victoria: Simmonds Wm D (Emily) retired h 761 Cloverdale

    31. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      Name: Simmonds, William De'Lasaux
      Regimental no. 313968
      URL (accessed 22 May 2021): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=229526

    32. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1962-09-001379 (microfilm B13255); digital facsimile URL (accessed 22 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/76538b60-672a-4342-9c3b-a5f34b6525c6