Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Thorpe, Cecil Berthram[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1886? -


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  • Name Thorpe, Cecil Berthram 
    Born 1886?  [5
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1906  Hosmer, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1908  Silverton, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1911  Nakusp, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 23 Oct 1911  Nelson, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Bride: Verna Embree 
    Business Address/Year 1912  Revelstoke, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1913  Creston, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Thorpe and Company (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Tourner and Thorpe (Relationship: Partner) 
    Person ID I974  Camera Workers | T, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Likely the same individual, a Cecil B. Thorpe with an estimated birth year of 1885 shows up in the 1901 British census as a picture frame maker. He was born in Dorking, Surrey.

      Married in 1911 in Nelson, the BC C.B. Thorpe operated in a variety of locations in the Kootenay region in the 1900s and 1910s.

      He operated in Silverton in 1908 as Thorpe and Company and in Revelstoke in 1912 as Tourner and Thorpe.
    • REFERENCES: Duns BC (1912, Revelstoke).

  • Sources 
    1. [S987] Slocan Mining Review, (Sandon, B.C.: Jno. J. Atherton), 1, 18 Jun 1908.
      "Thorpe and Co., photographers, are now located in Silverton and are doing a good business. ...."

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1911.
      Nakusp

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1913.
      Creston

    4. [S464] Steele (1995), D. Steele, (West Vancouver, B.C.: D. Steele, August 17, 1995).

    5. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1911-09-145493 (microfilm B11384); digital facsimile URL (accessed 13 Apr 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/dae0ff2d-c02e-4ad7-8381-0ac509b4c55e