Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Cartmel, James[1, 2, 3]

Male 1867 - 1953  (86 years)

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  • Name Cartmel, James 
    Birth 31 Mar 1867  Plymouth, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1884-1885  Esquimalt, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Esquimalt, BC
    Death 23 Dec 1953  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I297  Camera Workers | C, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A print in the BC Archives shows HMS Amphion in drydock. He may have photographed the vessel as part of his work for the Albion Iron Works. Although this may or may not be the same person aged 85 who died in Victoria in 1953, who would have been 20 at the time the photo was taken, according to his death registration record, the 86 year-old Cartmel had last worked for the Royal Canadian Navy at Esquimalt as an "assistant in Engineer's Department."
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "Taken by Jas. Cartmel, July 1887."

  • Sources 
      Photo catalogue no. HP002133

    2. [S20] Mallandine, Edward, MAL87, (Victoria, B.C.: E. Mallandine, R.T. Williams, 1887).
      Not listed.

    3. [S19] Woltz, William, comp., WIL85, (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1885), 26.
      Cartmel, J., pattern maker (Albion Iron Works), res. Esquimalt

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1953-09-012275 (microfilm reel B13218); digital facsimile URL (accessed 12 Feb 2017):