Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Gibson, Rev. William Hewison[1, 2, 3]

Male 1861 - 1943  (81 years)


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  • Name Gibson, William Hewison 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 8 Jul 1861  Hindley Green, Lancashire, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1889-1890  Rivers Inlet, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    May also have worked around Bella Bella, Bella Coola and Victoria. 
    Died 26 Mar 1943  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried 30 Mar 1943  Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Person ID I219  Camera Workers | G, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The father of professional photographer, Wilfred Gibson (1886-1968), William moved to Rivers Inlet 1889-1890 and worked as a missionary. He retired in 1936.

  • Sources 
    1. [S152] COLLECTION: OOA.

    2. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 2, 28 Mar 1943.
      "Retired Indian Missionary Is Called by Death"
      Obit.

    3. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 4-5, 15, 13 Jun 1976.

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1943-09-620698 (microfilm reel B13178)

    5. [S814] Ross Bay Cemetery Records (Web site), (City of Victoria Archives).