Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Aird, David Alfred MacGregor[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1879 - 1967  (88 years)


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  • Name Aird, David Alfred MacGregor 
    Born 2 Jan 1879  Saint John, Middlesex, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 20 Dec 1906  South Norwood, Surrey, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Bride: Diana Adela Marion Maddison 
    • Their marriage took place at Holy Innocents Church (Church of England).
    Home Address/Year 1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    PO Collingwood E.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    137 Harold
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1918  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    25 Hastings E. St.
    Suite 404
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 28 Feb 1927  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Bride: Yolande H E Pemberton 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1916?-1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1945-1955  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    311 West Hastings St.
    7 (King Photo Studio)
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 16 Sep 1967  Kelowna, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Buried 18 Sep 1967  Ocean View Cemetery, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Association King Photo Studio (Relationship: Co-proprietor; Proprietor) 
    Person ID I573  Camera Workers | A, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 21 May 2018 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsHome Address/Year - Address:
    PO Collingwood E.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1916 - Vancouver, BC
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    Link to Google MapsHome Address/Year - Address:
    137 Harold
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1917 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    25 Hastings E. St.
    Suite 404
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1918 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Bride: Yolande H E Pemberton - 28 Feb 1927 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWhere Active (Non-Specific Address) - 1916?-1933 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    311 West Hastings St.
    7 (King Photo Studio)
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1945-1955 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: The 1891 England census places has him living with his widowed mother, his wife and his mother's three grandsons, presumably David Aird's children. He is working as a barrister and solicitor while residing in Chiswick, Middlesex. His father had also been a barrister.

      Listed as a manager of an unnamed business in 1916, he was a photographer in 1917. He was employed as a photographer at the King Studio between 1928-1933. His death registration record states he had been a retired photographer since 1959 and had spent his adult life in this occupation.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1024] England and Wales Census, 1891.

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1933.
      Vancouver

    3. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 458.
      Vancouver: "Aird David mgr r P O Collingwood E"

    4. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 340.
      Vancouver: "Aird David photogr r 137 Harold"

    5. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 350.
      Vancouver: "Aird D A McGregor photogr Alex MacKenzie res Collingwood E"

    6. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1967-09-012016 (microfilm reel B13285); digital facsimile URL (accessed 21 Mar 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/8bba1edf-9e39-494a-a10f-74b192dfafa0

    7. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Surrey, England, Church of England Marriages

    8. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1927-09-317074 (microfilm reel B13753)