N-1975.41.5 | Daintry and Geoffrey Notman, Montreal, QC, 1907

 
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Daintry and Geoffrey Notman, Montreal, QC, 1907
Wm. Notman & Son
June 17, 1907, 20th century
Silver salts - Gelatin silver process
17.8 x 12.7 cm
Gift of the Estate of James Geoffrey Notman
N-1975.41.5
© McCord Museum
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Naomi Daintry Notman (1899-1993) was a granddaughter of William Notman, founder of the William Notman photographic studio in Montreal. She was the first-born child of Charles Frederick Notman (1870-1955), a son of William, and Alice Hudson Pyke (1875-1959). Naomi Daintry had one brother, James Geoffrey Notman (1901-1974).

In 1925, Naomi Daintry married Robert Muir Miller who would be the father of her daughter, Barbara Daintry (1927- ), and son, Robin Notman Miller (1929-2002). She was later remarried to John Archibald Campbell Colvil with whom she would have four children: Helen Patricia; Elizabeth Letitia; Molly Louise; and John. Naomi Daintry died in 1993 at age 94.

Geoffrey Notman (1901-1974) was the family's second child. In 1922, he received a Mechanical Engineering Degree from McGill University. In 1925, he married Grace Caroline Williamson (1900-1995). The couple's two children are Margaret (1926- ) and Joan (1929- ).

During his career, Geoffrey managed companies such as Dominion Engineering and Canadair. He died on April 1, 1974, at age 72.