Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Barber, Harry James[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1875 - 1959  (83 years)


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  • Name Barber, Harry James 
    Born 29 Mar 1875  Alton, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Gender Male 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1900s?-1910s  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 11 Feb 1959  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 13 Feb 1959  International Order of Oddfellows Cemetery, Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1903  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 18 Mar 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial?
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A Chilliwack businessman managed and then purchased in May 1902 the Nelson Drug Stores with Dr. J.C. Henderson, he also published postcards of Chilliwack scenes. An important figure in Chilliwack's history, he served as mayor and as a Member of Parliament.

  • Sources 
    1. [S56] COLLECTION: BCHM.
      Harry J. Barber fonds
      No photographs; fonds description includes a biographical history; URL (accessed 18 Mar 2021): https://chilliwack.pastperfectonline.com/archive/2461D3ED-A849-4D96-935C-196087958217

    2. [S1088] Flickr.com (Web site).
      Postcard: Courthouse, Chilliwack, BC, c.1910
      "Court House, Chilliwack, B.C."
      Private Post Card. Published by H. J. Barber, Chilliwack, B.C.

      URL (accessed 17 Mar 2021): https://www.flickr.com/photos/45379817@N08/16996216870/in/photostream/

    3. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    4. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900), 219.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. mgr Nelson Drug Stores Co. Ltd.

    5. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901), 285.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. mgr Nelson Drug Stores Co. Ltd.

    6. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902), 289.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. drug store

    7. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 295.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. drug store

    8. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 310.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. drug store

    9. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 261.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. of Barber & Henderson [druggists]

    10. [S948] NW1908, (New Westminster, BC: Columbian Company, c1908), 132.
      Chilliwack: Barber H.J. druggist Westminster Street Chilliwack

    11. [S949] NW1909, (New Westminster, BC: Columbian Company, c1909), 163.
      Chilliwack: Barber H.J. druggist and stationer Westminster St. Chilliwack

    12. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 706.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. druggist

    13. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 121.
      Chilliwack: Barber Harry J. druggist

    14. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1959-09-002364 (microfilm B13240); digital facsimile URL (accessed 17 Mar 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/18346313-9a88-40c1-930d-c303efc6bd2e