Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Biggart, Percy A.[1, 2, 3]

Male 1875? -


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  • Name Biggart, Percy A. 
    Born 1875?  Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1891  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Oppenheimer St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1891-1892  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    516 Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1892  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    605 Oppenheimer St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1895  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Cordova St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1895  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    334 Cordova E. St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Vancouver Photographic Company (Relationship: Employee) 
    Person ID I389  Camera Workers | B, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to the 1891 Canada census (23 May), he was 16 and living with his widowed mother and an uncle in Vancouver. No occupation was given. The 1891 city directory (preface date of Jan 1891), however, shows him working as a clerk at the Vancouver Photo Company, then as a photographer at the same address in 1892. Although not listed in the 1894 directory, Biggart is listed as a photographer in the 1895 directory.

  • Sources 
    1. [S28] HEN91, (Vancouver, B.C.: Henderson Directory Co., 1891).

    2. [S30] WIL92, (Victoria, B.C.: R.T. Williams, 1892).

    3. [S34] WIL95, (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1895).

    4. [S720] Census of Canada 1891.
      Province of BC, District no. 2 New Westminster, Sub-district C Vancouver City, Division 28, p. 32, line 15