Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Smith, Walter Bowden[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

Male 1879 - 1949  (69 years)


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  • Name Smith, Walter Bowden 
    Born 18 May 1879  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Christened 18 May 1880  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1898  Kaslo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1899  Kaslo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    A Ave.
    Kaslo, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1899-1903  Kaslo, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 22 Feb 1927  Quesnel, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Bride: Gladys Ruby Path Gilchrist 
    • He was living in Marguerite, BC, at the time of his marriage.
    Died 14 Jan 1949  West Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Buried 18 Jan 1949  Capilano View Cemetery, West Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Person ID I815  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 6 May 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Prior to be taking up photography in Kaslo, he was a clerk in a government office there. He later moved to a town near Quesnel, BC, where he was married in 1927. His death registration record states he had worked at a retail general store for 25 years until 1938.

  • Sources 
    1. [S36] HEN97, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1897), 341.
      Kaslo: Smith Walter Bowden clerk Government office

    2. [S38] HEN98, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1898), 219.
      Kaslo: Smith W.B. photographer

    3. [S40] WIL99, Williams, R.T., comp., (Victoria, B.C.: Province Publishing Co., 1899), 128.
      Kaslo: Smith W.B. photographer A Avenue

    4. [S39] HEN99, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1899), 278.
      Kaslo: Smith W.B. photographer

    5. [S41] HEN00, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1900), 340.
      Kaslo: Smith W.B. photographer

    6. [S42] HEN01, (Victoria, B.C.: Henderson Publishing Co., 1901), 343.
      Kaslo: Smith W.B. photographer

    7. [S781] HEN02, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1902), 1085.
      Classified: Photographers: Smith W.B.
      Kaslo alphabetic: not listed

    8. [S782] HEN03, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1903), 1183.
      Classified: Photographers: Kaslo: Smith W.B.
      Kaslo alphabetic: not listed

    9. [S783] HEN04, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1904).
      Kaslo alphabetic and Classified: Photographers: not listed

    10. [S725] BVIPA birth registration.
      Registration no. 1879-09-002885 (microfilm B13807)

    11. [S726] BVIPA baptism index.
      Microfilm B16223; not available at BC Archives

    12. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1927-09-329907 (microfilm B13754); digital facsimile URL (accessed 6 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/87f18315-933a-483a-ac97-a9c040ca37de

    13. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1949-09-001479 (microfilm B13199); digital facsimile URL (accessed 6 May 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1db08a14-b7e7-49eb-8666-722a817486a7