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Manitoba History No. 89
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Manitoba Photographers: John Boyd Edwards (1923-1983)

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John Boyd Edwards
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Born at Killarney in 1923, son of Percy Charles Edwards and Florrie Hellis McCormick (1890-1966), he worked in his father’s photographic studio at Killarney and took it over in 1952. He married Dorothy Helen Dagg and they had three children. He died suddenly on 1 July 1983 and was buried in the Killarney Cemetery. His wife continued to operate the Edwards Photography Studio until 1989. The family’s cameras, glass negatives, and film developing equipment were donated to the J. A. Victor David Museum in Killarney.

Work locations

Year(s)

Address

1952 to 1983

Killarney

Sources:

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Obituary [Dorothy Helen Edwards], Brandon Sun, 12 October 1994, page 12.

We thank Paula Lietz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 March 2018

Manitoba Photographers: 1858 to Present

A list of photographers who have worked in Manitoba, from 1858 to the present, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

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