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Manitoba Photographers: Cecil Heppenstall Reeves (1883-1969)

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Born in England on 14 July 1883, son of Henry Reeves (?-?) and Lucy Sykes (1849-1928), he came to Canada in 1913 and settled at Dauphin where he purchased the photography studio of Alfred John Rawson. He worked there until 1927 when he sold the studio back to Rawson and moved to New Westminister, British Columbia. He continued to work as a photographer there until retirement in 1960.

On 25 October 1913, he married Emma Jane Davies (1889-1964) at Winnipeg and they had three children: Nora Davies Reeves (1916-?), Thomas Henry Reeves (1918-?), and Vera Frances Reeves (1919-?). He died at new Westminster, British Columbia on 17 April 1969.

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See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sts. Peter and Paul Ukrainian Orthodox Cemetery / Kolomyja Cemetery / Negrych Cemetery (Venlaw, Municipality of Gilbert Plains)


“Change in business,” Dauphin Herald, 7 August 1913, page 7.

“Reeves - Davies,” Dauphin Herald, 30 October 1913, page 12.

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1921 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

“Ritz Studio to change management, A. J. Rawson retiring from business,” Dauphin Herald, 17 February 1944, page 5.

Death registrations [Lucy Flora Reeves, Emma Janes Reeves, Cecil Heppenstal Reeves], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Cecil Heppenstall Reeves, Geni.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 August 2021

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