Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Baer, Rev. Walter Wesley[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1865 - 1939  (73 years)


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  • Name Baer, Walter Wesley 
    Title Rev. 
    Born 22 Jul 1865  Goderich, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Gender Male 
    Home Address/Year 1894-1895  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    434 Princess St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1901  Nanaimo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Died 23 Apr 1939  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried 27 Apr 1939  Colwood Burial Park, Colwood, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Association Camera Club (Vancouver, 1897) (Relationship: Member) 
    Association Camera Club (Vancouver, 1895) (Relationship: Member) 
    Association Victoria Photographic Society (Relationship: Member) 
    Person ID I344  Camera Workers | B, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 12 Mar 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Amateur.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: A minister at Methodist Church, Westminster Rd. near South Vancouver brickyards (opened Jan 1894), and at the Princess St. Methodist Church (1894-1895). A promoter of the Vancouver Camera Club, he gave lantern slide shows with local views in Jan and Dec 1894. In 1901 he was living and working in Nanaimo as a minister. He lived in Victoria after the turn of the century. His Colonist obituary indicated he had been an editorial writer for the rival Victoria newspaper the Times and then secretary to two premiers.
    • FORMATS: panoramic (example: BVIPA Visual Records call no. F-04091 / HP009638).

  • Sources 
    1. [S872] COLLECTION: BL.
      Print

    2. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., Victoria City, 1893.
      Baer, W. Wesley

    4. [S626] (Vancouver) News-Advertiser, (Vancouver: News-Advertiser), 1, 10 Jan 1894.

    5. [S626] (Vancouver) News-Advertiser, (Vancouver: News-Advertiser), 8, 12 Dec 1894.

    6. [S626] (Vancouver) News-Advertiser, (Vancouver: News-Advertiser), 8, 21 Apr 1895.

    7. [S33] WIL94, Williams' B.C. Directory Co., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1894).

    8. [S34] WIL95, (Victoria, B.C.: Williams' B.C. Directory Co., 1895).

    9. [S400] Pierce (1985), Patricia Pierce, (Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart, 1985), 78.
      Walter M. or W. Baer

    10. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1939-09-556412 (microfilm B13165)

    11. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Walter Wesley Baer [family tree]
      URL (accessed 11 Mar 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/23019764/person/1510764004/facts

    12. [S647] Census of Canada 1901.
      Province of BC, District no. 3 Vancouver, Sub-district no. E?, Polling division no. 2 in Nanaimo City Middle Ward north west, p. 11, line 41

    13. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 3, 26 Apr 1939.
      "Death Summons Walter W. Baer"
      Obit.