Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Vancouver Amateur Finishing Company[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]



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  • Name Vancouver Amateur Finishing Company  
    • VARIANT NAME: Vancouver Photo Finishing Company (1935-1950+).
    Gender Unknown 
    Business Address/Year 1922-1943  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1706 First Ave. E.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1944-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued in business past 1950. 
    Address:
    1605 Commercial Dr.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Armour, Robert (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Association Hodgson, William Curtis (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Person ID I882  Camera Workers | V, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 31 Mar 2020 

  • Documents
    Vancouver Amateur Finishing Company's dissolution of partnership notice, <i>British Columbia Gazette</i>, 4 Nov 1926, p. 3871.
    Vancouver Amateur Finishing Company's dissolution of partnership notice, British Columbia Gazette, 4 Nov 1926, p. 3871.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Photo supplier.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: This business was operated by W.C. Hodgson and Robert Armour who dissolved their partnership in 1926. Hodgson carried on as the sole proprietor until his death in 1946. His widow and their son W.A. Hodgson carried on the business.
      For a further history of the company see the Grandview Heritage Group's wiki page "Vancouver Photo Finishing" (URL accessed 10 Mar 2020: http://grandviewheritagegroup.org/ghgwiki/index.php?title=Vancouver_Photo_Finishing)

  • Sources 
    1. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 1019.
      Vancouver: "Vancouver Amateur Finishing Co (W C Hodgson and R Armour props) 1706 1st E"

    2. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1537.
      Vancouver: "Vancouver Amateur Finishing Co (Hodgson & Armour) 1706 1st av E"

    3. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1114.
      Vancouver: "Vancouver Amateur Finishing Co (W C Hodgson and R Armour) photogs 1706 1st av E"

    4. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1192.
      Vancouver

    5. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1394.
      Vancouver

    6. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933), 828.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Amateur Finishing Co (W C Hodgson) photo fnshrs 1706 E 1

    7. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 1625.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Amateur Finishing Co (W C Hodgson) photo fnshrs 1706 E 1

    8. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1463.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Finishing Co (W C Hodgson) 1706 E 1

    9. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1076.
      Vancouver

    10. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 1120.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Finishing Co (W C Hodgson) 1605 Coml

    11. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1236.
      Vancouver

    12. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 1055.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Finishing Co (Mrs W M Hodgson) 1605 Coml

    13. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 577.
      Vancouver: Vancouver Photo Finishing Co (Mrs W M Hodgson) 1605 Coml