Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Stenton, Harry Royal[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]

Male 1876 - 1930  (54 years)


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  • Name Stenton, Harry Royal 
    Born 4 Oct 1876  Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [21, 22, 23
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 5 Aug 1896  Port Huron, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Bride: Ethel Spry 
    • This marriage resulted in a divorce which was granted in Wayne county, MI, on 17 Apr 1903. [24]
    Marriage 26 Aug 1903  Detroit, MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Bride: Emma M. Schiebille 
    Marriage 13 Nov 1912  Seattle, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Bride: Lettie Scott 
    Business Address/Year 1914-1915  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    He may have worked out of his home address at the Field Apartments. 
    Address:
    Field Street, no. 9 (south side)
    Field Apartments
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 5 Oct 1917  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22, 23
    Bride: Viola Gwendolyn Adams 
    • While he and his bride resided in Victoria, they were married in Vancouver. At 38, he was a widower and she, at 20, was single.
    Business Address/Year 1917-1918  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1169 Oscar St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    • He registered for the U.S. World War One draft in 1918 in Victoria and gave as a U.S. address the Hotel Seward in Seattle, WA. He gave his occupation as photographer and his Victoria employment address as 1169 Oscar St. [23]
    Business Address/Year 1919-1921  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1002 Government St.
    Victoria Book and Stationery Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1930  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1261 McKenzie
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Died 6 Dec 1930  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [25
    Association Victoria Book and Stationery Company Ltd. (Relationship: Photographer) 
    Person ID I1857  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: First listed in the 1914 Victoria business directories, he worked as a "commercial" photographer. In 1919 he was first listed as a photographer with the Victoria Book and Stationery Company who also published postcards.
    • FORMATS: Postcards.

  • Sources 
    1. [S303] Grant (2002), Peter Grant, (Victoria, B.C.: TouchWood Editions, 2002).

    2. [S798] HENVIC13, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1913).
      Victoria: not listed

    3. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914), 866.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry commercial photogr r Field Apts

    4. [S745] HENVIC14, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1914), 673.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R coml photogr h 18 Field Apts

    5. [S802] HENVIC15, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1915), 536.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry photogr h 9 Field Apts

    6. [S803] HENVIC17, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1917), 534.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photogr h 1169 Oscar

    7. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918), 390.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photogr h 1169 Oscar

    8. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Victoria: not listed

    9. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 1155.
      Victoria: Stenton H R photographer Victoria Book and Stationery Co 1002 Govt

    10. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920), 485.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photogr h 1261 McKenzie
      Stenton H R clk Vic Book & Stationery Co r --- Oscar

    11. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 1035.
      Victoria: Stenton H R photographer Victoria Book and Stationery Co 1002 Govt

    12. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 539.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photogr Victoria Book Co h 1261 McKenzie

    13. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Victoria: not listed

    14. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Victoria: not listed

    15. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1799.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photog 1261 McKenzie h same

    16. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1334.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photog h 1261 Mackenzie

    17. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1417.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photog h 1261 MacKenzie

    18. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1595.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photog 1261 MacKenzie

    19. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1875.
      Victoria: Stenton Harry R photog h 1261 MacKenzie

    20. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931).
      Victoria: not listed

    21. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Ancestry.com. Michigan, U.S., Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911

    22. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1917-09-088944 (microfilm B11380); digital facsimile URL (accessed 9 Feb 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/3d30b2fe-8936-40bf-b495-a7993730cf95

    23. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Harry Royal Stenton [family tree]
      URL (accessed 10 Feb 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/6387831/person/230161922656/facts

    24. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Harry R Stenton
      Ethel Stenton
      Source Citation: Michigan Department of Community Health, Division for Vital Records and Health Statistics; Lansing, Michigan; Michigan. Divorce records
      Source Information: Ancestry.com. Michigan, U.S., Divorce Records, 1897-1952

    25. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1930-09-434676 (microfilm B13138)