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Person: WOOD, E.G.  (1811-1896)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Edward George WOOD
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
lantern and slide manufacturer and dealer
Main period of activity
N/A
Relationships to other people

brother of WOOD, George S.  (1816-1882)

father of WOOD, A.A., F.C.S.  (1846-1900)

uncle of WOOD, William  (c.1848- ? )

uncle of WOOD, John  (1850- after 1901)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
28 February 1811
born at
1846 - 1854
~34
partner
30 March 1851
40
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1529.79.29
– occupation “Optician employing 15 men & 6 boys”
1854 - 1895
~42
owner
7 April 1861
50
census record
1861 Census of England and Wales, RG9/223.73.5
– occupation “Optician & Philosophical Instrument Maker”
2 April 1871
60
census record
1871 Census of England and Wales, RG10/1342.121.21
– occupation “Optician employing 7 men 2 boys”
3 April 1881
70
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/379.18.5
– occupation “Optician Master”
1886 - 1893
~74
partner
5 April 1891
80
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/239.139.18
– occupation “Optician”
11 January 1896
84
died at
19 February 1896
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1896 p.197
References
David Robinson, Stephen Herbert and Richard Crangle (editors), Encyclopaedia of the magic lantern (London: Magic Lantern Society, 2001), pp. 325-326
‘The late Mr E.G. Wood’ in OMLJ 7.81 (February 1896)
  –  obituary
Lucerna ID  6001629

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 22 April 2014

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