Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Smith, Charles Henry[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44]

Male 1871 - 1947  (~ 75 years)


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  • Name Smith, Charles Henry 
    Born Sep 1871  Manchester, Eng., UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [45
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1899-1900  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    610 Granville St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1899-1900  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    700 Homer St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1901  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Government and Fort, corner of (Five Sisters Block)
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1902-1908  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    32 Fort St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1909-1910  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    612 Fort St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1911  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1010 Broad St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1912-1923  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    611 Fort St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1924-1927  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    606 Fort St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1928-1930  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    619 View St.
    C.H. Smith and Company
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1931-1932  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    619 View St.
    Smith's Picture Shop
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1934-1947  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1201 Broad St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Died 11 Jul 1947  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [45
    Cremated 16 Jul 1947  Royal Oak Burial Park, Saanich, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [45
    Association Thompson, Stephen Joseph (Relationship: Printer; Commercial (assistant)) 
    Association Taylor, Samuel Bernard (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association C.H. Smith and Company (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I813  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 13 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Printer; Commercial (assistant); Photographic supplies.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to his obituary he arrived in Canada in either 1889 or 1897, settling first on the Prairies, then participating in the Klondike gold rush. He worked for S.J. Thompson and then moved to Victoria where he operated C.H. Smith and Company, an art, photo supply and picture framing store. He and J. Savannah were listed together in the 1908 and 1910 directories. Smith was listed as being in business through the 1947 directories.

  • Sources 
    1. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1907, 1908, 1909, 1911, 1916.
      Victoria

    2. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899), 677.
      Vancouver: Smith C. H. printer Thompson's studio 700 Homer st.

    4. [S733] GRE99, (Vancouver, BC: Rowland E. Green, [1900]).
      Vancouver: not listed

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

    6. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900), 920.
      Vancouver: Smith Chas H photographer at 610 Granville rms 700 Homer

    7. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901), 994.
      Victoria: Smith C. H. & Co. photo supplies Five Sisters Block
      Vancouver: not listed

    8. [S1028] ORMVIC01, (Victoria, B.C.: Ormond and MacGregor, 1901).
      Victoria: not listed

    9. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902), 984.
      Victoria: Smith Charles Henry of C. H. Smith & Co. h 239 Fort
      Victoria: Smith C. H. of C. H. Smith & Co. h 239 Fort

    10. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 1069.
      Victoria: Smith Charles Henry of C. H. Smith & Co. h 8 Blanchard [sic]

    11. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904), 1138.
      Victoria: Smith Charles Henry of C. H. Smith & Co. h James, Victoria W

    12. [S784] HENVIC05, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1905), 254.
      Victoria: Smith Charles Henry of C. H. Smith & Co. h James, Victoria W

    13. [S785] HEN05, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1905).
      Victoria: not listed as a person

    14. [S789] HENVIC08, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1908), 414.
      Victoria: Smith Charles Henry of C H Smith & Co h 23 Dallas ave

    15. [S792] PROVI09, (Victoria: Provincial Publishing, 1909), 545.
      Victoria: Smith Charles H mngr. C.H. Smith & Co h 23 Dallas Ave.

    16. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Victoria: not listed as a person

    17. [S793] HENVIC10, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1911), 365.
      Victoria: Smith Charles H of C H Smith & Co h 23 Dallas Ave

    18. [S796] HENVIC12, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1912), 591.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 23 Dallas Ave

    19. [S798] HENVIC13, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1913), 799.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 23 Dallas

    20. [S801] TREVIC14, (Victoria: Tregillus-Thompson Ltd., 1914), 852.
      Victoria: Smith Charles H (C H Smith & Co) h 249 King George Terrace

    21. [S745] HENVIC14, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1914), 663.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace

    22. [S802] HENVIC15, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1915), 529.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace (O B)

    23. [S803] HENVIC17, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1917), 527.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace (O B)

    24. [S804] HENVIC18, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1918), 384.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace (O B)

    25. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 501.
      Victoria: Smith C H prop C H Smith & Co 611 Fort street

    26. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Victoria: not listed as a person

    27. [S805] HENVIC20, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1920), 478.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace (O B)

    28. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Victoria: not listed as a person

    29. [S806] HENVIC21, (Victoria: Henderson Publishing, 1921), 530.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H of C H Smith & Co h 249 King George Terrace (O B)

    30. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Victoria: not listed as a person

    31. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922), 1119.
      Victoria

    32. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1795.
      Victoria

    33. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 1331.
      Victoria

    34. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 1830.
      Victoria

    35. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 1869.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H Smith's Picture Shop h 249 King George Ter

    36. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 1852.
      Victoria

    37. [S768] SUN34, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1934), 2231.
      Victoria: Smith Chas H picture frames & pictures 1201 Broad r Wilton cor Wilkinson

    38. [S774] SUN40, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1940), 1853.
      Victoria

    39. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 2012.
      Victoria

    40. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 2149.
      Victoria

    41. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 2115.
      Victoria

    42. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Victoria: not listed

    43. [S674] (Victoria) Times, 12 Jul 1947.
      Obit.

    44. [S628] (Victoria) Colonist, (Victoria: Colonist), 3, 13 Jul 1947.
      "City Businessman Dies in Hospital"
      Obit.

    45. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1947-09-006396; digital facsimile URL (accessed 16 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/b99594a4-6658-4879-8dcc-f1f763ae401d