Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Shaw, Walter Abraham[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1883 - 1953  (69 years)


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  • Name Shaw, Walter Abraham 
    Born 29 Nov 1883  London, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [15, 16, 17
    • His marriage registration record gives his place of birth and age.
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1910-1911  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    604 Broughton St.
    Shaw Brothers
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1914-1917  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    549 Bastion
    Shaw Brothers
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 16 Jun 1920  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Bride: Alice Lizzie Bish 
    Died 8 May 1953  Coquitlam, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • At the time of his death his permanent residence was Saanich, BC, but he had been living in the Home for the Aged in Coquitlam for 20 days prior to his death.
    Buried 13 May 1953  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    • His death registration record states that his remains were moved to Victoria to an unknown cemetery.
    Association Shaw, Archibald Ernest (Relationship: Brother) 
    Association Shaw Brothers (Relationship: Partner; Photographer) 
    Person ID I1981  Camera Workers | S, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 25 Apr 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Listed as a photographer in the 1911 Canada census, he initially worked with his brother A.E. Shaw in the Shaw Brothers firm. By 1913 W.A. and Horace Shaw, who were residing at the same address, were working with "investments". By 1920 he was the proprietor of the Clarence Hotel in Victoria.

  • Sources 
    1. [S792] PROVI09, (Victoria: Provincial Publishing, 1909).
      Victoria: not listed

    2. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Victoria: not listed

    3. [S793] HENVIC10, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 361.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A of Shaw Bros lvs 628 Rupert

    4. [S797] HENVAN12, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1912).
      Vancouver: not listed

    5. [S796] HENVIC12, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 582.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A of Shaw Bros res Vancouver B C

    6. [S798] HENVIC13, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1913), 791.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A investments 111, 1122 Government r 926 Humboldt

    7. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914), 840.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A photogr Shaw Bros r 1957 Ash

    8. [S745] HENVIC14, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1914), 655.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A of Shaw Bros r 1957 Ash

    9. [S802] HENVIC15, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1915), 523.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A photogr Shaw Bros r 1957 Ash

    10. [S803] HENVIC17, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1917), 521.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A of Shaw Bros r 1957 Ash

    11. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918).
      Victoria: not listed

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

    13. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920), 471.
      Victoria: Shaw Walter A of Clarence Hotel r same

    14. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921).
      Victoria: not listed

    15. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Province of BC, District no. 13, Enumeration district no. 18 in Victoria, p. 10, line 41

    16. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1920-09-207945 (microfilm B12904); digital facsimile URL (accessed 25 Apr 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9cc1bae1-5666-426b-b6e6-62391bcdcfb2

    17. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1953-09-005350 (microfilm B13215); digital facsimile URL (accessed 25 Apr 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/fee4bd4b-3a17-4963-b769-7e32ee88aa17