Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Bentley, Percy[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]

Male 1882 - 1968  (85 years)


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  • Name Bentley, Percy 
    Born 19 Aug 1882  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Business Address/Year 1915-1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    438 West Pender St.
    Dominion Photo Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 28 Mar 1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Bride: Bertha Alida Tupper 
    Business Address/Year 1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    618 West Pender St.
    Dominion Photo Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1918-1920  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    618 Granville St.
    Dominion Photo Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1921-1936  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    119 W. Pender St., no. 126
    Dominion Photo Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1937-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Address:
    119 W. Pender St., no. 123
    Dominion Photo Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 23 Jun 1968  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Buried 26 Jun 1968  Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Association Dominion Photo Company (Vancouver) (Relationship: Co-proprietor; Proprietor; Manager) 
    Person ID I2155  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 19 Jul 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Trained under Richard N. Speight in London, he arrived in Canada in Dec 1911 or early 1912 via Portland, ME, lived in Montreal, then moved to Vancouver in 1912. He established the Dominion Photo Company in Nov 1915. In 1946 he joined the Royal Photographic Society as a lifetime member. Among his hobbies was photomicrography. He joined the Vancouver Rotary Club in 1915. According to his death registration record, he retired from photography in 1962.
      Bentley's wife died in 1963 and he was survived by his son Robert and daughter Mrs. Dorothy Mason, both of Vancouver, BC.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1916, 1924, 1933.
      Vancouver

    2. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      9 Dec 1911 at Portland, ME, on Tentonic from Liverpool, Eng.
      Source Citation
      National Archives at Washington D.C.; Series Title: Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Portland, Maine, Nov. 29, 1893-Mar. 1943; Series Number: T1151; NARA ID: 13; Record Group Number: 85; Record Group Title: Records of the Immigration and Naturalization Service; NARA Archive : The National Archives in Washington, DC; NARA Archive Location : Washington, DC
      Source Information
      Ancestry.com. U.S., Atlantic Ports Arriving and Departing Passenger and Crew Lists, 1820-1959

    3. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 645.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy photogr r 821 Howe

    4. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 382.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy prop Dom Photo Co h 1587 12th Av E

    5. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 462.
      Vancouver

    6. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 623.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy mgr Dominion Photo Co h 136 11th av W

    7. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 711.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy prop Dom Photo h 2536 W 6

    8. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 865.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy (Bertha A) prop Dom Photo h 2536 W 6

    9. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 557.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy (Bertha A) prop Dom Photo h 2536 W 6

    10. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 494.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy (Bertha A) prop Dom Photo Co h 2536 W 6

    11. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 497.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy (Bertha T) prop Dom Photo Co h 2536 W 6

    12. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951), 75.
      Vancouver: Bentley Percy (Bertha T) prop Dom Photo h 2536 W 6

    13. [S344] Vancouver Art Gallery (1976), (Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1976).

    14. [S400] Pierce (1985), Patricia Pierce, (Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart, 1985), 121.
      "T. Bentley"

    15. [S729] Presentation House Gallery (1986), Pakasaar, Helga, (North Vancouver, BC: Presentation House Gallery, 1986).

    16. [S1137] Monks (2007), Christian Patrick Monks, (Vancouver, BC: Faculty of Graduate Studies (Art History), UBC, 2007).

    17. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1968-09-008511 (microfilm B13290); digital facsimile URL (accessed 16 Jul 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/8564f7d9-77f2-46b7-aab6-cc568cf67cb5

    18. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1916-09-082519 (microfilm B11379); digital facsimile URL (accessed 16 Jul 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b6bf765d-2769-4eba-a176-0221da9b4132