Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Gore, Thomas Sinclair[1, 2]

Male 1851 - 1937  (86 years)


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  • Name Gore, Thomas Sinclair 
    Born 1851  Gore's Landing, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1886  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Died 8 Jan 1937  Oak Bay, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I225  Camera Workers | G, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2017 

  • Photos
    Arrival of the first Canadian Pacific Railway train at Port Moody, BC.
    Arrival of the first Canadian Pacific Railway train at Port Moody, BC.
    Photographed by T.S. Gore, a photographer is visible in the left background. Image courtesy of BC Archives, Visual Records call no. A-09737.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A surveyor by profession, he photographed the arrival of the first Canadian Pacific Railway train at Port Moody on 4 Jul 1886. He was mentioned as an amateur photographer in the Colonist in Feb 1886. He was later active in the Island Arts and Crafts Society.
    • REFERENCES: BVIPA GR-1304, file 294/37 (probate); Colonist, 1886 02 27/3, 1891 11 06/5, 1937 01 09 (obit.); BVIPA Reference Room VF; BVAA photo CANADIAN P. 2.

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.

    2. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 1, 3, 9 Jan 1937.
      "Death Claims Old Resident"

    3. [S652] BVIPA death registration.
      Registration no. 1937-09-523107 (microfilm reel B13158)