Manitoba Photographers: William Pullar (c1868-1894)
Born in England around 1868, son of Hannah Pullar (1846-1928), in 1880 he came to Winnipeg with his mother and siblings, physician James Pullar (1872-1961) and teacher Annie Pullar. He worked as a photographer in the studio of Steele & Company, and was a member of St. Andrew’s Church where he sang in the choir and taught Sunday School. He was also active in amateur baseball. He died suddenly at Winnipeg on 14 January 1894 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Sudden death. A highly respected young citizen called away,” Manitoba Free Press, 15 January 1894, page 8.
“Death of W. Pullar,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 January 1894, page 5.
“Laid at rest,” Manitoba Free Press, 17 January 1894, page 8.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 14 June 2014
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