Cecil Thomas Arthur Cuell (1899-1982) born Portsmouth England. Immigrated to Canada with family 1913. Settled first in Calgary where he apprenticed with the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) Ogden Shops as an electrician. Moved to Lethbridge in 1922 and married Violet Ann Beaton on September 2, 1925. They had 8 children including a set of twins. Cuell was an electrician at the Government Elevator in Lethbridge when it was built in 1930 until he retired in 1964. He was an amateur photographer who developed and processed his own film in his home darkroom. Cuell like to experiment with flash powder and various chemicals to produce different colours and special effects on his photos.
Dorothy Cecile Cuell was the second child of Cecil and Violet Cuell. She was born November 8, 1927 and later married Donald Fox.
Robert (Bob) Frederick Cuell was the third child of Cecil and Violet Cuell. He was born June 5, 1929 and later married Georgia Chugg.
Walter Langrish Cuell was the fourth child of Cecil and Violet Cuell. He was born June 13, 1931 and later married Suzanne Biron. Walter Cuell died in 2017.
Photographed by Cecil Cuell and kept in Cuell family.
Scope and Content
Left to right: Walter Cuell (age 6), Donald Rasmussen (cousin), Robert Cuell (age 8), Dorothy Cuell (age 10), William (Bill) Rasmussen (cousin) pose in backyard of 316 - 15 street south.