Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Preston, George[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1855 -


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  • Name Preston, George 
    Birth 27 Feb 1855  Bristol, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    • On his marriage registration record his birth year calculates to 1859. His birthplace appears in his marriage registration record.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1896  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    56 Fort St.
    Preston's Art Studio
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    • Ad, Colonist, 17 Sep 1896, p. 2.
    Business Address/Year 1897  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    56 1/2 Fort St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 6 Mar 1897  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Bride: Catherine Brown 
    • On his marriage registration record he gave his occupation as a photographer.
    Business Address/Year 1897-1900  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    56 Fort St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1901  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    161 East Hastings St.
    Alice Adams (rooms)
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1902  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    524 Pender St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1903  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    526 Pender St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1903-1904  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    526 Pender St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Association Cravatte, Lillie (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Merrill, May Belle (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Preston's Art Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I91  Camera Workers | P, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2024 

  • Documents
    Preston's Art Studio ad, Victoria </i>Colonist</i>, 17 Sep 1896, p. 2.
    Preston's Art Studio ad, Victoria Colonist, 17 Sep 1896, p. 2.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: His studio was that previously occupied by Spencer & Hastings and O.C. Hastings. J. Savannah was also located at this address. Preston moved to Vancouver after the turn of the century and worked there as a photographer.
    • REFERENCES: HEN97; WIL97; HEN98; HEN99; WIL99; HEN00.

  • Sources 
    1. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900), 1136.
      Victoria: Preston George photographer 56 Fort
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S1028] ORMVIC01, (Victoria, B.C.: Ormond and MacGregor, 1901).
      Victoria: not listed

    3. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901), 761.
      Vancouver: Preston, ----- photographer rms 161 Hastings E

    4. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902), 742.
      Vancouver: Preston George shoemaker 524 Pender
      Victoria: not listed

    5. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 787.
      Vancouver: Preston, George, photographer, studio, h 526 Pender

    6. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 1260.
      Classified: Photographers: Vancouver: Preston George 526 Pender

    7. [S786] HENVAN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      Vancouver: not listed

    8. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      Vancouver: not listed

    9. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1897-09-008206 (microfilm B11368); digital facsimile URL (accessed 5 June 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/7ab579c8-f70d-490a-bd8f-9bc0f2afbb60

    10. [S647] Census of Canada 1901.
      Province of BC, District no. 1 Burrard, Sub-district no. D, Polling sub-division no. 18 in Vancouver City, p. 3, line 20