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Person: YORK, Frederick  (1823-1903)

Biographical summary of this person
Frederick York in 1897

Portrait photo from OMLJ, November 1897

Full name
Frederick Arlington Viler YORK
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
photographer and proprietor of slide manufacturing business
Main period of activity
1870s-1900s
Relationships to other people

father of YORK, William  (1855-1931)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
11 August 1823
born at
30 March 1851
27
census record
1851 Census of England and Wales, HO107/1941.339.27
– occupation “Chemist”
1870 – 1896
~46
partner
3 April 1881
57
census record
1881 Census of England and Wales, RG11/40.124.7
– occupation “Photographer”
5 April 1891
67
census record
1891 Census of England and Wales, RG12/24.12.17
– occupation “Photographic Publisher”
31 March 1901
77
census record
1901 Census of England and Wales, RG13/29.11.14
– occupation “Gentleman”
17 December 1903
80
died at
9 January 1904
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1904 p.280
15 January 1904
archive entry
London Gazette, 27636 (15 January 1904), p.359
– occupation “Optical Lantern Slide Manufacturer”; call for creditors of his estate to contact executors
Slide sets linked to this person

model: Friendless Bob: or, kindness to animals (story: York & Son, 18 slides, 1880s)

model: Gabriel Grub, a Christmas story: or, the sexton who was stolen by goblins (story: York & Son, 17-19 slides, c.1875)

model: John Ploughman's pictures (lecture: York & Son, 38 slides, 1880 - 1887)

model: Marley's ghost: a Christmas carol (story: York & Son, 24 slides, 1884)

model: Ten nights in a bar room (story: York & Son, 24 slides, in/before 1891)

Slide images showing this person
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Slide set references

image appears in: Friendless Bob: or, kindness to animals (story: York & Son, 18 slides, 1880s)

image appears in: Gabriel Grub, a Christmas story: or, the sexton who was stolen by goblins (story: York & Son, 17-19 slides, c.1875)

image appears in: John Ploughman's pictures (lecture: York & Son, 38 slides, 1880 - 1887)

image appears in: Marley's ghost: a Christmas carol (story: York & Son, 24 slides, 1884)

image appears in: The Old Curiosity Shop: the wanderings of Little Nell and her grandfather (story: York & Son, 24 slides, 1881)

image appears in: Ten nights in a bar room (story: York & Son, 24 slides, in/before 1891)

References
David Henry, York & Son: part 1 in NMLJ 3.1 (February 1984), pp. 12-17
Lucerna ID  6002230

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 28 February 2018

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