Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Abbott, Miss Edith[1, 2, 3, 4]

Female 1887 -


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  • Name Abbott, Edith 
    Title Miss 
    Born Nov 1887  USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1911  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Home Address/Year 1912  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    635 Homer St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Person ID I558  Camera Workers | A, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial (unverified).
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Arriving in Canada in 1910, she gave her occupation as a photographer in the 1911 Canada census. The business directories, however, list her as a cashier for the Electric Theatre, 36 West Hastings. The 1911 census also recorded her as German-American and a Methodist.

  • Sources 
    1. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      BC, District 12, Vancouver, Sub-district 16, Vancouver City, p. 2, line 28 (microfilm T-20336); digital facsimile URL (accessed 18 Mar 2017): http://data2.collectionscanada.gc.ca/1911/jpg/e001940582.jpg

    2. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912) (Reliability: 2).
      Cashier, Electric Theatre, Robert Unsworth, proprietor

    3. [S746] HENVAN13, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1913) (Reliability: 2).
      No listing for Edith Abbott or Electric Theatre

    4. [S101] Photohistory South Australia, Noye, Robert, 1932-2002.
      this is "a test"