Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Williams, John Tomatoa Chawner[1]

Male 1858 - 1943  (84 years)


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  • Name Williams, John Tomatoa Chawner 
    Born 27 Nov 1858  Kent (county), UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1888-1899  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 21 Nov 1943  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Death registration index entry: Williams, John Chawner.
    Association Camera Club (Vancouver, 1897) (Relationship: Member; President) 
    Person ID I22  Camera Workers | W, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A photo in the City of Vancouver Archives is dated 1888. Williams was listed as president of the Vancouver Camera Club in the directories of 1897-1899. He was a surveyor with his brother Sidney (Williams Brothers). In 1904 John became provincial inspector of fisheries.
    • REFERENCES: WIL89; HEN90; HEN97; HEN99; BVAA photo no. 66-14; Howay & Scholefield (1914):v. 3 405-6; (Vancouver) Sun, 1943 11 03/8 (obit.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.

    2. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1943-09-633130 (not microfilmed?)