They lived in the King's County area were they operated mills, tanneries, orchids, farms, and engaged in many other enterprises and trades. They were also Quakers. Please post or e-mail me if you have any information or pictures. Thank You!
him to give the public a more artistic style of work than can be obtained elsewhere in the city.
Lovell's 1871 Provincial Directory - Halifax City
Chase W.F., of Richards & Chase, 116 Hollis
Chase, Wellington, photographer, 159 Hollis, bds at Acadian Hotel
Chase H.N., painter, 23 Spring Garden Road
W A Chase Photo Young Lady Wellington in Nova Socotia
SS Atlantic shipwreck scene, sightseers 1, Lower Prospect, Halifax County, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1873 W. Chase NSARM #31 / negative no.: N-0721
Universal Male Suffrage: Nova Scotia, 1854
If they were over 21 and had lived in the colony at least five years, these Yarmouth merchants (photographed by Wellington Chase in the spring of 1855) were eligible to vote under the 1854 electoral law. Property ownership entitled recent immigrants to vote as well. "Universal" male suffrage did not include "Indians," however, and it lasted only until 1863, when property ownership again became a requirement.
Inauguration of the Welsford-Parker Monument, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, 17 July 1860. Chase, the clever photographer succeeded in taking an excellent photographic view of the whole scene, a copy of which we have no doubt many people will hasten to secure, as a memento of the day and the event."
From Margaret Conrad Apple Blossom Time in the Annapolis Valley 1880-1957
Thanks to Library and Archives Canada