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Person: YORK, William  (1855-1931)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
William YORK
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
partner and proprietor of slide manufacturing business
Main period of activity
1870s-1900s
Relationships to other people

son of YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
1870s - 1896
~15
partner
3 April 1881
~26
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/40.124.7
– occupation “Photographer”
5 April 1891
~36
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/24.12.16
– occupation “Photographic Publisher”
1897 - 1900
~42
owner
31 March 1901
~46
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/29.11.14
– occupation “Photographer”
1904
~48
partner
2 April 1911
~56
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/172
– occupation “Photographic Artist”
1931
~75
died at
References
‘Prominent men in the lantern world: no. XIII -- Mr Frederick York’ in OMLJ 8.102 (November 1897)
  –  taking over running of business
David Henry, ‘York & Son: part 1’ in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984), pp. 12-17
Lucerna ID  6002229

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 April 2020

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