Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Freeman, Barnabas Courtland[1, 2]

Male 1869 - 1935  (66 years)


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  • Name Freeman, Barnabas Courtland 
    • VARIANT NAMES, Freeman, Barnabus Cortland (BVIPA death registration index); Freeman, Barnabas Cortland (Gravestone). [3]
    Born 30 Jul 1869  Godfrey, Frontenac County, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1897  Skidegate, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 17 Dec 1935  Cape Mudge, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Buried Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I249  Camera Workers | F, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 15 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A Methodist missionary at Skidegate, he came to BC from Prince Albert in 1893 and was stationed at Skidegate, Port Simpson and Port Essington. In a letter to C.F. Newcombe, Freeman talked about making prints for the anthropologist using bromide paper. Freeman probably used a camera as well as an enlarger.

  • Sources 
    1. [S666] BVIPA archival records, 02 Dec 1897.
      Call no. MS-1077, v. 3, file "Freeman, B.C., 1897-1902"(letter, Freeman to Newcombe)

    2. [S650] (Vancouver) Province, Dec 1935.
      Obits. appeared on 17 and 20 Dec 1935.

    3. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      URL (accessed 15 Jan 2017): http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=21735786

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Person: Barnabus Cortland Freeman
      Registration no. 1935-09-509058 (microfilm reel B13155)