Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

McCleery, Fitzgerald[1]

Male 1838 - 1921  (82 years)


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  • Name McCleery, Fitzgerald 
    Born 15 Oct 1838  KIllyleagh, County Down, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • There are several family tree references in Ancestry.ca to Fitzgerald McCleery with different birth dates, either 15 Oct 1837, 1838 or 1839. They all agree on his date of death and some also provide his marriage date.
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1890s-1900+  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 15 Oct 1873  New Westminster District, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Bride: Mary Wood 
    Died 18 Apr 1921  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I826  Camera Workers | M, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to MemoryBC.ca:

      Fitzgerald McCleery and his brother, Samuel, came to B.C. to join their uncle, Hugh McRoberts, who transferred 160 acres of land on the north side of the North Arm of the Fraser River to Fitzgerald. The McCleerys were the first settlers in the area that eventually became the City of Vancouver. F. McCleery built his home on the property in 1873.

      He won a prize for photography at a Richmond fair. [5]

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] COLLECTION: BVA.
      Fitzgerald McCleery fonds; for a digitized image see VPL accession no. 17271

    2. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1873-09-113281 (microfilm reel B11381); digital facsimile URL (19 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/5b4b7665-5594-4cfd-9fdd-b046400b8c77


    3. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Sea Island Pioneer Families

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index (Reliability: 3).
      Event place: Point Grey
      Registration no. 1921-09-288664


    5. [S89] MemoryBC, (Archives Association of BC).
      Fitzgerald McCleery fonds
      URL (accessed 20 Jan 2017): https://www.memorybc.ca/fitzgerald-mccleery-fonds