Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Canfield Francis Orra

Male 1871 - 1961  (89 years)


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  • Name Canfield Francis Orra 
    • VARIANT NAMES: Canfield, Frank; Caufield, Francis.
    Born 8 Sep 1871  Oxford County, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1892  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    620 Columbia St.
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1892  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    463 Seventh St.
    New Westminster, BC
    Canada 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1890-1892  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 27 Mar 1961  New Westminster, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried 30 Mar 1961  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Association Thompson, Stephen Joseph (Relationship: Employee) 
    Person ID I483  Camera Workers | C, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (assistant?).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked for S.J. Thompson and later went into teaching. He retired as a principal from a New Westminster school in 1937 or 1938.

      He married Ida Letta Wells on 1 Jan 1900 in New Westminster. She passed away on 9 Jan 1956. In the 1901 Canadian census he is listed as Francis "Caufield". The 1911 Canadian census lists two sons: Orra W. (b. 1902) and Edwin W. Canfield (b. 1910).
    • REFERENCES: WIL92; HEN97; Census of Canada, 1901, Schedule 1, New Westminster District, New Westminster (City) Sub-district, Sub-district no. D-3, p. 8, line 34; Census of Canada, 1911, Schedule 1, New Westminster District, New Westminster (City), Sub-district no. 3, p. 12, line 5; Howay & Scholefield (1914):v. 4 1004-7; Columbian, 1949 12 24/12, 1955 12 31/18, 1956 01 10/1 (wife's obit.); Province, 1956 01 11/10 (wife's obit.).

  • Sources 
    1. [S652] BVIPA death registration.
      Registration no. 1961-09-004121 (microfilm reel B13251); digital facsimile URL (accessed 12 Feb 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7e1e6efd-8a2c-41bd-bac0-88a682a51d11