Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Brooks, Francis Elmer[1, 2, 3, 4, 5]

Male 1884 - 1975  (91 years)


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  • Name Brooks, Francis Elmer 
    • VARIANT NAME: Brooks, Elma.
    Born 24 May 1884  Elton, MB Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • The 1882 year of birth on his death registration record is incorrect. His birth registration record indicates a birthplace of the "R.M. [rural municipality] of Elton", which is north of Brandon.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1909-1911  Clayton, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 2 Apr 1911  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Bride: Mary Ruth Smiley 
    • He gave his occupation as mechanic.
    Died 20 Nov 1975  Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Cremated 22 Nov 1975  Vancouver Crematorium, Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1969  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer in Clayton, a station on the New Westminster Southern Railway which was in the municipality of Surrey. When he married in Apr 1911 he gave his occupation as mechanic, a trade he continued for the rest of his life according to his death registration record. For the 1911 Canada census he gave his occupation as an automobile chauffeur.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1909, 1911.
      Clayton

    2. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 11, Enumeration district no. 6 in New Westminster City, p. 4, line 40

    3. [S949] NW1909, (New Westminster, BC: Columbian Company, c1909).
      Surrey: Not listed

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 325.
      Clayton: Brooks Francis E photographer

    5. [S795] HENVAN11, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 1354.
      New Westminster: Brooks Elma [sic] mech Westminster Garage Co lvs Cunningham & St Marys

    6. [S824] Vital Statistics Agency (Manitoba), (Province of Manitoba).
      Registration number: 1884-002315

    7. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1975-09-016944 (microfilm B13346); digital facsimile URL (accessed 14 Apr 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/d6adc781-310f-4900-8561-004e6f58b464

    8. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1911-09-232344 (microfilm B12906); digital facsimile URL (accessed 14 Apr 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/c6520b17-a667-4c6a-af58-f2607fa415e6