Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

McGregor, James Smith[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, 31]

Male 1883 - 1964  (81 years)


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  • Name McGregor, James Smith 
    Born 20 Oct 1883  Inveraray, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1911-1921  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    410 1/2 Baker St.
    Nelson Studio
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1922-1925  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    318 1/2 Baker
    Nelson Studio
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1926  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    515 Ward
    Nelson Studio
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1927-1937  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    519 Ward
    Nelson Studio
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1938-1948  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    577 Ward
    Nelson Studio
    Nelson, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1950-1951  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    577 Ward
    McGregor's Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage ? Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Bride: Mary Isobel Stewart 
    • Her middle name was spelled Isabel on his death registration record but is spelled Isobel on her death registration record.
    Died 14 Dec 1964  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Cremated 18 Dec 1964  Nelson Memorial Park, Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Association Nelson Studio (Relationship: Photographer; Proprietor) 
    Association McGregor, Benjamin Scott (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association McGregor's Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I2108  Camera Workers | M, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 18 Jun 2021 

  • Documents
    Nelson Studio ad, Nelson <i>Daily News</i>, 17 Dec 1921, p. 10.
    Nelson Studio ad, Nelson Daily News, 17 Dec 1921, p. 10.
    The business directories never listed the two men as the McGregor Brothers.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1911 Canada census he immigrated in 1910. He was working as a photographer in Nelson and was the head of household with his brother B.S. McGregor. He worked with his brother B.S. Scott at the Nelson Studio in Nelson; they were never listed in the business directories under the name McGregor Brothers, but they did advertise in the Nelson Dailey News with that name.

  • Sources 
    1. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 9, Enumeration district no. 38 in City of Nelson, p. 6, line 40

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1911, 1916, 1920, 1928, 1933.
      Nelson

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

    4. [S1034] JEFNELSON13, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1913?), 83.
      Nelson: McGregor James S photogr Nelson Studio r 801 Victoria

    5. [S1033] JEFNELSON14, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1914?), 84.
      Nelson: Nelson: McGregor James S photogr Nelson Studio h 406 Gore

    6. [S1019] JEFNELSON15, (Nelson, BC: W.A. Jeffries and Company, 1915?), 66.
      Nelson: McGregor James S photogr Nelson Studio r Strathcona Hotel

    7. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 310.
      Nelson: McGregor J S prop Nelson Studio

    8. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 410.
      Nelson: McGregor J S prop Nelson Studio

    9. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 410.
      Nelson: McGregor J S of Nelson Studio r Gordon Rooms

    10. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 418.
      Nelson: McGregor J S of Nelson Studio r Gordon Rooms

    11. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 463.
      Nelson: McGregor J S of Nelson Studio r Annable blk

    12. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 385.
      Nelson: McGregor J S of Nelson Studio r 603 Cedar

    13. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 220.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    14. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 227.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    15. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 243.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    16. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 245.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    17. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 423.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    18. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 476.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    19. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 466.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S of Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    20. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 413.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    21. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 402.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    22. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 506.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    23. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 634.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    24. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 306.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio

    25. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 254.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S (Mary I) prop Nelson Studio h 724 Mill

    26. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 258.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S (Mary I) prop Nelson Studio h 724 Mill

    27. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 212.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    28. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 234.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio h 724 Mill

    29. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 233.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    30. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S prop Nelson Studio r 724 Mill

    31. [S1135] SUNNELSON50, (Vancouver, BC: Sun Directories, 1950), 88.
      Nelson: McGregor Jas S (M Isobel) prop McGregor's Studio h 724 Mill

    32. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1964-09-016917 (microfilm B13270); digital facsimile URL (accessed 17 Jun 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/66e3f4e9-1fa4-4e44-aa57-025aff971e2f