Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Wright, William George[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24]

Male 1902 - 1983  (81 years)


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  • Name Wright, William George 
    Born 17 May 1902  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 5 Oct 1929  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [25, 26
    Bride: Alice Adelaide Austin 
    Business Address/Year 1930  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address not determined 
    Business Address/Year 1935-1939  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    456 West Broadway Ave.
    Western Wholesale Drug (1928) Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1940-1941  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    569 Hornby St.
    Photo-Arts Ltd.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1945-1946  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2401 Burrard Street
    J.W. Hannay
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1947-1948  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    343 West Pender St.
    Silver Finish Photo Service
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1949  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    2291 West Broadway
    Hannay's Photo Service
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 16 Sep 1983  View Royal, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Buried 19 Sep 1983  Royal Oak Crematorium, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Association Hannay, John William (Relationship: Finisher) 
    Association Hannay's Photo Service (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Association Silver Finish Photo Service (Relationship: Co-proprietor) 
    Association Photo-Arts Ltd. (Relationship: Finisher) 
    Person ID I1618  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 16 Apr 2020 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial; Photo finisher.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: In 1929 when he married he gave his occupation as photographer. Beginning in the mid-1930s he worked as a photographer and photo finisher for various firms, including his own, Silver Finish Photo Service. In the mid-1940s he worked for a ship repair yard in North Vancouver and then returned briefly to photo finishing and photography work.

  • Sources 
    1. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Vancouver: not listed

    2. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1452.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm photog r 1362 Burrard

    4. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931).
      Vancouver: not listed except for a William G Brown, sales manager, Northwestern Manufacturing

    5. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932).
      Vancouver: not listed

    6. [S766] WRIVAN33, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1933).
      Vancouver: not listed

    7. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934).
      Vancouver: not listed

    8. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 1513.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) photog Western Whol Drug h 1759 E 47

    9. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 1237.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) photog Western Whol Drug h 1759 E 47

    10. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 1209.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) photog Western Whol Drug h 1759 E 47

    11. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 1297.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G photog Western Whol Drug h 1759 E 47

    12. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 1110.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) photog Western Whol Drugs h 1837 E 12

    13. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1122.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) fnshr Photo-Arts h 1837 E 12

    14. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 1139.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) fnshr Photo-Arts h 1837 E 12

    15. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942), 1175.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) emp N Van Ship Repairs h 1837 E 12

    16. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 1232.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) emp N Van Shp Repairs h 1837 E 12

    17. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 1159.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) emp NVSR h 1837 E 12

    18. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 1171.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) fnshr J W Hannay h 1837 E 12

    19. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 1292.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) fnshr J W Hannay h 1837 E 12

    20. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947).
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) of Silver Finish Photo Serv h 1837 E 12

    21. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) of Silver Finish Photo Serv h 1837 E 12

    22. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 616.
      Vancouver: Wright Wm G (Alice A) photog Hannay's Photo Serv h 1837 E 12

    23. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950).
      Vancouver: not listed

    24. [S1025] BCVAN51, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1951).
      Vancouver: not listed

    25. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1983-09-014551 (microfilm B13633); digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Apr 2020): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/11724aa4-d33d-4b35-b45d-f1d6cdbb8dae

    26. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1929-09-355211 (microfilm B13758); FamilySearch.org digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Apr 2020): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-DB19-3WG