Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Campbell, William John[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1886 - 1958  (71 years)


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  • Name Campbell, William John 
    • VARIANT NAME: Campbell, W.J.
    Born 19 Jun 1886  Southampton, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1915  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    422 Columbia St.
    Mission Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 28 Aug 1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Bride: Leonora Scott 
    Business Address/Year 1916-1920  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Operated by Campbell and Lincoln, 1918-1920 
    Address:
    108 East Hastings St.
    Mission Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1921  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1177 Granville St.
    Elite Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1922  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1117 West Pender St.
    Camera Exchange
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    640 Granville St., no. 1 (Hartley Block)
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1924-1926  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    640 Granville St., no. 1 (Hartley Block)
    Campbell Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1927-1935  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    569 Granville St.
    Campbell Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1936-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued past 1950 
    Address:
    581 Granville St.
    Campbell Studio
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 7 Feb 1958  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated 11 Feb 1958  Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Campbell Studio (Vancouver, BC) (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Campbell and Lincoln (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Mission Studio (Relationship: Co-proprietor; Proprietor) 
    Association Elite Studio (Vancouver : II) (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Camera Exchange (Vancouver, BC) (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Association Boyce, Phyllis Mary (Relationship: Assistant; Receptionist; Photographer) 
    Association Campbell, John S. (Relationship: Son) 
    Person ID I1428  Camera Workers | C, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Aug 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was the proprietor of the Mission Studio in 1915. Between 1916 and 1920 he was co-proprietor of the studio with Charles J. Lincoln. In 1921 Campbell was proprietor of Vancouver's Elite Studio.
      Beginning around 1924 he operated as Campbell's (or Campbell) Studio, which he later incorporated. He took both landscape and portrait photographs.
      Beginning in 1946 his son J.S. Campbell managed the studio.

  • Sources 
    1. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.
      Prints

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1920, 1924, 1928, 1933.
      Vancouver

    3. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 704.
      Vancouver: Campbell W J pricer Simson Balkwill & Co [ship chandlery and other hardware] r Canada Hotel

    4. [S748] HENVAN15, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1915), 541.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J prop Mission Studio r Canada Hotel

    5. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 528.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J of Mission Studio r 337 Dunsmuir

    6. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 463.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J of Campbell & Lincoln h 4016 Glen Dr

    7. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921), 509.
      Vancouver: Campbell W J of Elite Studio r 4016 Glen Dr

    8. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 544.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J photogr of Camera Exch h 4016 Glen Dr

    9. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 530.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J photogr 1, 640 Granville r 4016 Glen Dr

    10. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 693.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J of Campbell's Studio h 4016 Glen dr

    11. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 786.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J of Campbell Studio h 4016 Glen

    12. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 810.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J prop Campbell's Studio h 4016 Glen

    13. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 915.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J (Leonora) photog 569 Granville h 524 W 12

    14. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 609.
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J (Leonora) photog 581 Granville h 524 W 12

    15. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver: Campbell Wm J (Leonora) pres Campbell Studios h ....

    16. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1916-09-082690 (microfilm B11379); digital facsimile URL (accessed 29 Aug 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9934a78a-7dc8-46b7-865d-9916456b7823