Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Barton, William[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14]

Male 1885? -


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  • Name Barton, William 
    Born 1885?  Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year May-Oct 1922  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1916-1937  Revelstoke, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2203  Camera Workers | B, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Aug 2021 

  • Documents
    R.J. Binning ad, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    R.J. Binning ad, Cranbrook Herald, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    About the sale of his studio to William Barton.
    R.J. Binning news item, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    R.J. Binning news item, Cranbrook Herald, 11 May 1922, p. 6.
    About his departure and William Barton taking over his business.
    William Barton news item, <i>Cranbrook Herald</i>, 12 Oct 1922, p. 6.
    William Barton news item, Cranbrook Herald, 12 Oct 1922, p. 6.
    About Cornelius Van Braam acquiring his studio.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He worked as a photographer in Revelstoke from the mid-1910s to the mid-1930s. In the 1921 Canada census he is married. Around May 1922 he acquired R.J. Binning's Cranbrook home and studio, but he did not last long and had disposed of the studio by Oct 1922 to C. Van Braam and returned to Revelstoke. Barton was last listed as a photographer in the 1937 business directory.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1916, 1924, 1933.
      Revelstoke

    2. [S995] Cranbrook Herald, 6, 11 May 1922.
      R.J. "Bob" Binning's ad about sale of studio to W. Barton

    3. [S995] Cranbrook Herald, 6, 12 Oct 1922.
      News: disposes of studio to C. Van Braam and moves to Nelson and Revelstoke where he "may again engage in the photographic business."

    4. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 385.
      Revelstoke: Barton William photographer

    5. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 538.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    6. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 298.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    7. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 545.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    8. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 598.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    9. [S769] SUN35, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1935), 712.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    10. [S770] SUN36, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1936), 387.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    11. [S771] SUN37, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1937), 327.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm photographer

    12. [S772] SUN38, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1938), 496.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm

    13. [S773] SUN39, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1939), 283.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm retired

    14. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 316.
      Revelstoke: Barton Wm retired

    15. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Province of BC, District no. 18 Kootenay West, Enumeration sub-district no. 17 in Revelstoke City, p. 6, line 17