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Person: BAMFORTH, Edwin  (1877-1939)

Biographical summary of this person
Full name
Edwin BAMFORTH
Gender
male
Relevance of this person
director of lantern slide manufacturing business
Main period of activity
1880s-1930s
Relationships to other people

son of BAMFORTH, James  (1842-1911)

son of BAMFORTH, Mrs Martha  (1843-1894)

brother of BAMFORTH, Harry  (1867-1930)

brother of BAMFORTH, Walter  (1869- ? )

brother of BAMFORTH, Fred  (1871- ? )

brother of BAMFORTH, Frank  (1872-1947)

brother of BAMFORTH, Lizzie  (1875-1956)

brother of BAMFORTH, Jane  (1878-1963)

father of BAMFORTH, Derek  (1919-2010)

Chronology
Date
Age
Event/activity
unknown
director
2 April 1911
34
census record
1911 Census of England and Wales, RG14/26222
9 October 1939
archive entry
National Probate Calendar Index of Wills and Administrations, 1939 A-C p.198
Slide sets linked to this person

model: Ora pro nobis (song: Bamforth & Co., 8 slides, 1897)

Reference
Robert McMillan, ‘James Bamforth’ in NMLJ 1.2 (February 1979), p. 12
Notes

Edwin Bamforth took over the running of the Bamforth business from his father in or before the early 1900s, and was Managing Director after the company became a limited company in 1910.
As a boy and young man he appeared as a model in numerous slide sets and postcards.
Occupations from Census records:
1891 Photographer's assistant
1901 Magic Lantern Slide Maker
1911 Photographic Fine Art Publisher

Lucerna ID  6002381

Record created by Richard Crangle. Last updated 11 February 2020

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