Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Baker, William Peacock[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1841 - 1942  (101 years)


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  • Name Baker, William Peacock 
    Born 1841  Owen Sound, ON Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1899  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    59 1/2 Government St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1898-1900  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    59 1/4 Government St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1898-1900  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    204 Pandora Ave.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1902-1903  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    59 1/4 or 1/2 Government St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1913-1928  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 1 Apr 1942  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Person ID I352  Camera Workers | B, vol. 1, 1858-1900, B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2017 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1913-1928 - Vancouver, BC
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Apr 1942 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to an article two years before his death, he took up photography in Oakville, ON, after injuring his hands. He came to BC in 1890, first to Victoria, then moved to Vancouver.
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: "W. P. Baker, Photographer, Victoria, B.C." on verso of portrait.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Photo no. HP006518

    2. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898).

    3. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899).

    4. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899).

    5. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900).

    6. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1898 (Victoria), 1913, 1916, 1920, 1924, 1928 (Van.

    7. [S650] (Vancouver) Province, 16, 14 Dec 1940.

    8. [S650] (Vancouver) Province, 9, 02 Apr 1942.
      Obit.

    9. [S651] (Vancouver) Sun (Newspaper), 25, 04 Apr 1942.
      Obit.

    10. [S652] BVIPA death registration index, no. 1942-09-605565 (microfilm reel B13174).
      Age at Death: 99
      Registration no. 1942-09-605565 (microfilm reel B13174)